Archive for January 2017

Funk Heritage offers free admission for Reinhardt students, faculty and staff for upcoming events and other programs

On Tuesdays in February, the Funk Heritage Center of Reinhardt University will feature public programs on Georgia history as part of its continuing effort of keeping history alive. The Heritage Center is a member of the Georgia Historical Society, and each February, participating members organize public programs on Georgia history. “We have found that many…

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Tina Savas speaks of ‘vision’ during Community Gathering

Self-awareness and perseverance were some of the key components of Tina Savas’ talk during the first Community Gathering Series of spring semester. The event was sponsored by the Reinhardt Women’s Leadership Program, of which Savas’ niece, RU freshman Taylor Savas, is a member. Savas, of Birmingham, Ala., visited Reinhardt University’s Bannister Glasshouse Jan. 25 to…

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Dr. Karen Owen’s book takes a look at women in politics and those who encouraged them

Dr. Karen Owen, Reinhardt University assistant professor of political science and director of the MPA program, is making great contributions to political science with her new book that examines the role of mentorship in helping women advance in politics. “Women Officeholders and the Role Models Who Pioneered the Way,” published by Lexington Books – The…

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Tina Savas to speak at Community Gathering event

The second installment of the Reinhardt University Community Gathering Series ramps up with the first event of the semester this month. Tina Savas, co-author of “Women of True Grit,” is an entrepreneur from Birmingham, Ala. with a strong history of successfully educating people about women’s issues, “breaking the mold” for what is considered “acceptable” for…

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Falany Performing Arts Center to celebrate 15 years

The Floyd A. and Fay W. Falany Performing Arts Center at Reinhardt University is celebrating 15 years of bringing quality entertainment and culture to the community this February. “The Falany Performing Arts Center on the campus of Reinhardt University is the hidden gem of North Georgia.  We have a fabulous evening planned to celebrate the…

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Reinhardt University publishes its first issue of the ‘James Dickey Review’

Reinhardt University recently published its first issue of the “James Dickey Review,” a nationally recognized literary journal that includes creative work inspired by the famous author of “Deliverance.”  The journal also publishes scholarly studies of Dickey’s literature. The Review, founded in 1984 in Atlanta, Dickey’s hometown, had been housed for several years at Lynchburg University…

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