Archive for October 2016

10 Under 10 announced at Homecoming Awards Dinner

The new class of 10 Under 10 was announced over the weekend at the Homecoming Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner held on campus in the Bannister Glasshouse. During the dinner, President Kina Mallard gave an update on the university including Reinhardt’s increased ranking to 29th place in the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Regional…

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Anonymous donor honors retired Gordy Dining Hall cashier

Opened almost 15 years ago, the Falany Performing Arts Center at Reinhardt University (FPAC) is at the heart of a thriving arts community in Cherokee. Now, with a gift from an anonymous donor, the endowment for the FPAC has grown by $2,000, and Rachel Elizabeth Satterfield — longtime cashier at Reinhardt’s Gordy Dining Center, now…

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Inaugural Clay Shooting event raises more than $15,000 for scholarships

The inaugural Reinhardt University Clay Shooting Classic at Garland Mountain Sporting Clays brought in more than $15,000 for student-athlete scholarships. “I could not be more proud of the turnout,” said Jeffrey Pourchier, director of advancement for athletics, who was led the charge in planning the event. “We had almost 20 four-person teams and great sponsor…

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FPAC has plenty to do this month

The Falany Performing Arts Center has only a few events left in the month of October. The performances include The Rome Symphony Orchestra, The University Opera and Virginia Rep on Tour. “The Falany Performing Arts Center is the hub of live performing arts for Reinhardt University and the local community. Guests will enjoy experiencing a…

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Come home to Reinhardt for Homecoming 2016

Come home to Reinhardt next week, see what has been happening on campus since you graduated and participate in some exciting activities and events. “We have been diligently preparing for a great week of festivities to welcome back our Reinhardt alumni, friends and family to our University in a Park,” said President Dr. Kina S.…

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Renasant Bank earns ADay for Reinhardt 5K team trophy

The coveted team for the ADay for Reinhardt 5K was delivered to its home for the next year: Renasant Bank. The team trophy is awarded each year based on participation from an organization in support of Reinhardt’s annual ADay for Reinhardt 5K race. Dale Morrissey, director of development and external relations for Reinhardt University, delivered the trophy to the…

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Reinhardt welcomes Dr. Austin Flint to Board of Trustees

Dr. Austin Flint, of Canton, is now part of Reinhardt University’s Board of Trustees. The Board voted on his appointment at its Sept. 20 meeting. Dr. Flint said he always has felt a strong connection to Reinhardt. While he and his wife, Bea, live in Canton, they own a farm in Waleska. In addition, Mrs.…

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Meet the new Dean of Nursing: Dr. Glynis Blackard

Dr. Glynis Blackard has come full circle in her nursing career but not without roadblocks she thought may be in the way. She said God has opened and closed doors for her along the way, and it was taking a step in faith that ultimately led her to Reinhardt. Dr. Blackard started nursing school at…

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Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Class inducted

Reinhardt Athletics inducted its first class into the Reinhardt Athletics Hall of Fame last Friday night at the Gordy Center on the University’s campus. Nine individuals and one team were inducted during the emotional ceremony. Throughout the night, a love for the school, for teammates, and for family was a common theme that was weaved…

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