Student-athletes juggle academics, sports and ROTC

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 12:30pm

Getting through four years of college while playing a varsity sport is more than enough of a challenge for most student-athletes, but for Spring Hill College students Katie Martin and Catie Palmer it is just the beginning. Martin and Palmer also spend two to three days each week on the campus of the University of South Alabama as members of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).

Friends remember James F. McGah ’79 through funded scholarship

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 12:15pm

Jim McGah believed in living life to its fullest. Those who knew McGah may remember how involved he was at Spring Hill, how much he loved his fellow classmates, professors and alma mater.

Carrying on Father Foley’s mission of service

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 4:45pm
By Joe Ackels ’11

The Rev. Albert S. Foley, S.J., played a dominant role in the struggle for civil rights and wanted to create equal relationships between all people living in the Mobile area. The Foley Community Service Center was created in 1992, in order to carry out Father Foley’s mission after his death in 1990.

Alumna’s desire for justice leads to career with FBI

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 4:30pm
When Deanna Day ’84 was a little girl, she read every Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mystery. She later moved to the next level of thrills and suspense, diving into books by John Le Carré, Robert Ludlum and Ken Follett. She was always interested in becoming an FBI agent.

Reflecting on the Avenue

Tue, 03/01/2011 - 2:30pm

To celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Avenue of the Oaks, alumni and friends of the College shared their memories of the canopy of live oaks.

Green Keepers act 'out of the box'

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 2:30pm

By Elizabeth Jouve

Awaiting the opening of Spring Hill College’s new Student Center, students have led the campus community in numerous sustainability awareness-building events and conservation activities. Students have undertaken an impressive array of projects supporting the cause.

Writing their song

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 2:30pm

By Caroline Smith

For the past year Michael Bernos, class of 1973, has served as a voice for migrant workers through his music. He says, “A good song is like a short story.”

Seven days of solidarity in El Salvador

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 2:00pm

“I have frequently been threatened with death. I must say that, as a Christian, I do not believe in death without resurrection. If they kill me, I shall rise again in the Salvadoran people.”

Oscar Arnulfo Romero, archbishop of San Salvador, spoke these prophetic words just weeks before his assassination on March 24, 1980. Thirty years later, I witnessed firsthand the spirit of Romero alive in the people of El Salvador.

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