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The Huntington College Great Forester Speak Off, held at the end of each semester, showcased the persuasive skills of Huntington College’s finest student speakers. Classmates voted participants into the competition based on their outstanding oratorical skills from the fall semester’s speech classes. Each contestant was then evaluated by the judging panel made up of Claudia Ward, Community Relations Director of Parkview Huntington Hospital; George Killian, music professor at Huntington College; and Audra Engle, last semester’s Forester Speak Off winner.
Thornhill Nature Preserve will start the New Year with free activities for the community. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, January 8 and Friday, January 11, to come enjoy nature presentations for all ages.
Huntington College students studying Spanish now have an opportunity to learn the language in the best possible laboratory: Spain. HC’s new Spanish minor includes a full semester of study in Seville.

2001-12-11 Six HC athletes earn national academic honor Fall season successful for Foresters FOR RELEASE Huntington, Ind.—The joy of victory is never as sweet as when it combines feats on the playing field with success in the classroom. During the 2001 fall semester at Huntington College, six individ

Dr. Paul Michelson, distinguished professor of history at Huntington College, is co-editor of a newly published book, National Development in Romania and Southeastern Europe: In Honor of Cornelia Bodea. Dr. Michelson wrote the introduction as well as a chapter entitled Cornelia Bodea and the History of the Emergence of Modern Romania.
The Huntington College English Department revived its chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, with an induction ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2. Originally established in 1993, the HC chapter has been inactive for several years.

For Huntington College student Evelyn White, the addition of theatre department professor, Paula Trimpey, to the HC faculty in 2000 was a personal blessing. White is focusing her studies this year on costume design, aiding Trimpey with all theatre production costumes. With the opening of “Little Women” on Thursday, White’s work will be seen by sold-out crowds from December 6-8.
Academic achievement, service to the community and leadership in extracurricular activities are a few ways to describe a typical Huntington College student. Along with its strong academics, HC allows its students to involve themselves in countless activities from theatre to athletics and volunteer services to a variety of clubs. In short, Huntington College students learn that their time on campus goes by quickly as they develop not only career skills but also other attributes that complete them as a whole person.
The Huntington College baseball team will host two consecutive weekends of Kids' Night Out this Saturday, December 8, and the following Saturday, December 15. The evening will start 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.
Music is in the air, and the Huntington College Foundation will take full advantage of this holiday season’s merry melodies at its next foundation breakfast on Wednesday, December 12. Huntington College music faculty will showcase their talent in both traditional and popular Christmas carols, Christmas spirituals, and carols from around the world.

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