Archive for December 2016

Fourteen officers graduate from Reinhardt’s Public Safety Academy

Fourteen officers are certified after graduating from Reinhardt University’s Public Safety Institute Dec. 20. More than 70 percent of the graduates left with employment secured at various law enforcement agencies in the area. “Agencies employing the newly minted officers include the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office, Woodstock Police, Milton Police and…

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Hunter Reeves completes Eagle project at Funk Heritage Center

Jason Hunter Reeves, a member of Canton’s Boy Scout Troop 125, completed his Eagle Scout service project at Reinhardt University’s Funk Heritage Center this fall. Members of his Troop helped him construct a 12-foot-by-12-foot pole shed in the Appalachian Settlement located behind the Funk Heritage Center. In addition to designing the shed, Hunter determined the…

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Two Reinhardt professors create published works

Two distinguished Reinhardt faculty members have had published works in the last month. Dr. Jacob Harney’s research recently was published as part of a compilation of research, while Dr. Jonathan Good was commissioned to write a book review. “I often say to students, families, and community members that I am humbled by the work of…

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Merry Willis prepares for Fulbright program in New Zealand

Reinhardt University adjunct professor and Carmel Elementary School teacher Merry Willis will find herself studying abroad for six months in New Zealand next year. The trip is part of her prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Grant given by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. She will…

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Annual Giving Tree brings joy to local children

Seventeen children will have gifts under the tree this Christmas, thanks to the giving hearts of the Reinhardt Community. Jon Costales and Dottie Townsend, from R.M. Moore Elementary School, picked up two carloads of gifts Wednesday morning that will be delivered to families in need right here in Waleska. “The relationships that Reinhardt University continues…

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Michael Dubuc’s performance wins first place

Reinhardt University senior Michael Dubuc will be representing Reinhardt at the Georgia Music Educators Conference in January following his first-place win in the Georgia Music Educators State Piano Competition – College Division on Nov. 19. Dubuc, a Biology major, played Hungarian Rhapsody No. 9 composed by Franz Liszt, and will perform this same piece in the statewide…

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Don’t miss out on Waleska UMC’s ‘Jingle Jam’

Waleska United Methodist Church’s third annual Jingle Jam will bring Christmas fun to Reinhardt University for all faculty and staff, as well as their families, students and community members. Jingle Jam will be held Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 6-7:30 p.m. This is the third year Waleska UMC has hosted the event in Reinhardt’s Hoke O’Kelly…

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