Huntington, Ind.— Denver & The Mile High Orchestra (DMHO), a Christian Swing Orchestra, will perform at Huntington College’s Merillat Center for the Arts on Friday, January 10, 2003, at 8:00 p.m. This evening of enthusiastic entertainment in a refreshing big band style is available to Huntington College students and senior citizens at $5 in advance and to the general public and Huntington College faculty and staff for $8 in advance. Tickets on the day of the show will be $10.
Huntington, Ind.— Dr. Janice Fulbright will lead the HC Music Department faculty in a showcase to honor the Christmas season at the next Huntington College Foundation Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, and will offer a chance to hear the celebrated songs of the season.
HUNTINGTON, IN – As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, people across the nation are giving thanks for our country, their families, and the love of God. One young man from Kisimu, Kenya is grateful for life-saving surgery, made possible by an international network of friends, including one extraordinary Huntington College alumna.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of November 18 – 23, 2002. Women’s basketball junior Lane Allen and men’s basketball senior Adam Hill earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.
Huntington, Ind.— As Thanksgiving approaches, more and more people are putting up holiday decorations. Consider making something fresh and new to decorate your home this year. Instead of putting last year’s tired old wreathes on your doors and windows, bring friends and family for an evening of creativity and crafts. On December 3, 2002, from 7:00- 9:00pm, Huntington College and Thornhill Nature Preserve will host a fun evening of creativity and community. Refreshments will be served. The evening is open to the public with no charge. Donations will be accepted to support Thornhill Nature Preserve.
Huntington, Ind.— Just as Dave Rahn has many letters in his title, so are the many duties he has in the realm of his work. Rahn, a professor at Huntington College since 1985, recently accepted appointment as the Vice President for Youth for Christ /USA Ministries in addition to his regular teaching duties at HC. Rahn juggles the workload of his new endeavor along with his normal daily routines at the College by saying, “Everyday is a challenge!”
Huntington, Ind.— Thornhill Nature Preserve will offer an evening spent gazing at the stars as it hosts a Christmas Star Party on Friday, December 13, 2002, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Many people have enjoyed watching the especially beautiful night sky this season, but the Christmas Star Party offers a unique opportunity through the cooperation of the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society and Huntington College. The two organizations will provide telescopes so that individuals can take a closer look at their favorite stars and constellations.
Huntington, Ind.— The Lady Foresters of the women’s cross country team are gearing up for the NAIA National Cross Country Championships this Saturday, November 23, in Kenosha, Wis. Last year’s national runner-up, John Ngure, will represent Huntington College in the men’s race.
Huntington, Ind.— Artist Sally Van Orden will display some of her work in an exhibit entitled, “Organic Architecture: Silk Paintings and Mixed Media.” This exhibit will be on display at Huntington College in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts from December 2, 2002, through January 24, 2003.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College men’s baseball team will host its annual Holiday Baseball Camp on December 27, 28, and 30, 2002, in the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation. Head coach Mike Frame, along with assistant coaches Brian Abbott, Dave Kennedy, Jeff Le Beau, Nate Perry and current Huntington College baseball players, will offer instruction for essential skills
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of November 11 – 17, 2002. Women’s basketball senior Sarah Gordon and men’s basketball sophomore Justin Riegsecker earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.
Huntington, Ind.— Over sixty volunteers from Huntington College will spend Saturday morning in Van Wert, Ohio, helping in the clean-up effort after an F-4 tornado struck the area last Sunday. Huntington College’s Joe Mertz Center for Volunteer Service has organized the effort through the United Way of Van Wert and has worked to offer many local businesses an opportunity to support the relief work in Van Wert.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College baseball team will host Kids’ Night Out on Saturday, November 23. Activities will begin at 6:30 p.m. and conclude by 9:30 p.m. All children from the ages of six to 14 are invited to attend.
HUNTINGTON, IN – Two Huntington College Foresters will be inducted into the Huntington College Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 23. Jim Wilson and Darren Tecklenburg will be honored at a ceremony held during the Huntington College/Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Classic in the Merillat Complex for Physical Education and Recreation.
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College music professors will serve as vocal soloists for the annual community performance of Handel’s Messiah, on Sunday, November 24, 2002. The performance, held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntington, will feature Dr. George Killian, choral education and choir director, as conductor. Featured soloists include Joni Killian, soprano; Dr. Janice Fulbright, alto; Ben Kendall, tenor; and John Thompson, bass. The HC Concert Choir and Orchestra will join with the Community Festival Chorus for the 48th annual presentation of the most beloved of all sacred choral works. Members of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic will serve as orchestra principles.
HUNTINGTON, IN – Various ensembles of the Huntington College music department will team together on Friday, December 6, 2002, to present “A Christmas Collage.” The program will include many popular songs to celebrate the holiday season performed by the HC Wind Ensemble, Women’s Chorale, Concert Choir, Piano Ensemble, and Hanbells. The performance will begin at 7:00 p.m., in the Merillat Centre for the Arts.
HUNTINGTON, IN – The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will perform Christmas favorites on Sunday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m. The Holiday Pops Concert, sponsored by the Huntington College Community Arts Program, Myers Funeral Homes and Bowers, Brewer, Garrett and Wiley, will be held in the Merillat Centre for the Arts in the main auditorium.
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College officials today announced a new Facilities Master Plan. The document presents a roadmap for the campus’ future growth and development over the next ten years.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of November 4 – 10, 2002. Women’s cross country sophomore Elizabeth Ngugi and men’s basketball junior Ryan Thwaits earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.
Huntington, Ind.—Dr. Nancy L. Jones, Associate Professor of Pathology at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., will present the next Forester Lecture at Huntington College. The presentation will take place on Monday, November 25, at 7 p.m. in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. Admission is free and the lecture is open to the public.
Huntington, Ind.— Think of a story—perhaps a thought that enters the mind as a childhood daydream. What becomes of such a story? For some, it floats out of the mind as quickly as it entered, never to be remembered. For Huntington College sophomore Rachel Tinon, it became a book.
Huntington, Ind.— Huntington College sophomore Dustin Smith, a mathematics major from Rensselaer, Ind., was recently honored at the 2002 “Realizing the Dream” banquet in Indianapolis. Along with 31 other outstanding first-generation college students, Smith was given the opportunity to recognize a teacher who played an important role in encouraging him to be academically successful and to pursue a college education. Smith chose his Kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Karen Watt from Monnett Elementary School in Rensselaer.
Huntington, Ind.— The Mid-Central College Conference announced its soccer post-season awards with six Huntington College Foresters appearing on the list of honorees.
HUNTINGTON, IN – Thornhill Nature Preserve will host a community movie night on Friday, November 8. “The Great Outdoors,” starring John Candy and Dan Aykroyd, will begin at 7:00 p.m. and admission is $2.00 per person.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College Theatre Department will present Mister Roberts on November 21-23 at 8:00 pm in the Merillat Center for the Arts. Tickets for the show go on sale November 11th. Ticket prices are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors. Seating is festival style only. Call the Huntington College Box Office at (260) 359-4261 to reserve tickets.
HUNTINGTON, IN – Several Huntington College students will take part on an urban plunge November 8 – 10, at Circle Urban Ministries in Chicago. The plunge will allow students to experience and understand urban life while providing the ministry with volunteer work.
Huntington, Ind.— Mr. Tom Ayers, Vice President for Business and Finance at Huntington College, will speak on Huntington College’s recently updated Facilities Master Plan at the next Huntington College Foundation Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2002, and will offer a chance to get a first-hand view of the future plans for the campus community
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College’s Julie Porter, a sophomore music major from Addison, Mich., has the privilege of being president-for-a-day at Huntington College today. Porter was the winner of “Operation S.W.A.P.” (switch with a president), a Student Senate fundraiser to help enhance funds for the Fund Allocation Committee, a committee that supports various student-centered events.
Huntington, Ind.— James O’Donnell, Huntington College’s executive-in-residence, will offer a business course designed specifically for adults in the EXCEL Program at Huntington College. Business in Literature will advance knowledge of the business world through readings of several American novels.
Huntington, Ind.— The Huntington College athletic department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of October 28 – November 3, 2002. Women’s volleyball senior Renee Rupp and men’s soccer junior Luke Caldwell earned the honors for their excellent efforts during the week’s competitions.