Archive for October 2017

#RUFacultyFriday Joel Langford, Director of Library Services

Joel Langford is more than the Director of Library Services at Hill Freeman Library and Spruill Learning Center. He holds the esteemed informal title of being the go-to for all things Reinhardt history. An employee since 1985 (second longest tenure next to Bonnie DeBord in the Office of the President), Langford enjoys helping students navigate…

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The guitar takes center stage at Reinhardt University festival

The Reinhardt University Honors Guitar Orchestra and Festival is on target Saturday, Oct. 28, for a great weekend of learning and performances open to the public. “There aren’t a lot of guitar programs in Georgia,” said Dr. Matthew Anderson, assistant professor of music. “We offer the program to elementary through high school students, but mainly…

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Reinhardt University Chamber Singers plan for trip to Italy

The Reinhardt University Chamber Singers are headed to Italy to perform in multiple venues including a Mass in the Vatican, and they are diligently raising money for their trip. The 43 Chamber Singers need to raise $3,420 each to attend the Renaissance & Music History Tour of Italy. “Some of the students can work and…

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Cade Fowler ’07 named to Reinhardt University’s 10 Under 10

Cade Fowler ’07 is one of the recipients of Reinhardt University’s prestigious 10 Under 10 awards for 2017. He and other winners were recognized during Homecoming Weekend this month. “The 10 Under 10 is an awards program we began to honor our alumni doing wonderful things in their 10 years since graduation,” said Tim Norton,…

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Two historical homes at Reinhardt University to be featured on Tour of Homes

The Cherokee County Historical Society has selected two beautiful, historic homes on the Reinhardt University campus as part of its annual Tour of Homes Oct. 20-21. The President’s Home and the Evelyn Gordy Rankin Hospitality House will be open to Historical Society eventgoers Oct. 20 from 5 – 9 p.m. and Oct. 21, from 11…

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Canton’s Matthew Thomas to speak at Oct. 18 Community Gathering

Matthew Thomas is the youngest Economic Development Director in city of Canton history, and his fresh vision and insight have Canton on a strong path to economic success. Thomas, 27, will be the featured speaker at the Oct. 18 Community Gathering. The event will be held at 1 p.m. in the Hill Freeman Library and…

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Maria Flores Blackburn ’15 named to Reinhardt’s 10 Under 10

Maria Flores Blackburn ’15 was named to Reinhardt University’s prestigious 10 Under 10 class during the 2017 Homecoming Alumni Brunch held in the Bannister Glasshouse Oct. 7. “The 10 Under 10 is an awards program we began to honor our alumni doing wonderful things in their 10 years since graduation,” said Tim Norton, vice president…

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Reinhardt alumnus and MBA student writes book of RU football history

“I was never the main star, but I had a front row seat.” In the words of Gordon Thigpen ’17, his view of the Reinhardt University football team was one of opportunity and insight. As Thigpen entered his senior year at Reinhardt University studying English, he was preparing to write the senior thesis, but his…

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