Archive for February 2018

Dr. Ken Wheeler uncovers Waleska’s forgotten religious history

Reinhardt professor Dr. Ken Wheeler presented his sabbatical research, “Stranger than you Knew: Waleska Universalists and their Influence on the South,” to a standing-room-only crowd at the Cherokee County Historical Society’s Feb. 20 meeting. Wheeler gave a fascinating speech about a time when Waleska was spelled Wahluskie and when the town diverged from the religious…

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Fundraiser, clay shooting tournament returns to Waleska

A fun-filled day at Garland Mountain Sporting Clays is on target to boost scholarship opportunities for Reinhardt University athletes. Reinhardt will host its second annual Clay Shooting Classic on April 13. The event offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities centered around a clay shooting tournament. Benefits go toward enhancing the experience of Reinhardt’s student-athletes, who…

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Hall, Nisbet join the ranks of tenured faculty

Hard work and dedication to their students and Reinhardt University paved the way to tenure for Dr. Dana Hall and David Nisbet. Both professors were granted tenure during the most recent Board of Trustees meeting. “Dr. Hall and Mr. Nisbet have served Reinhardt University well,” said Provost Dr. Mark Roberts. “Dr. Hall has made positive…

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Local residents gift $25,000 to ADay for Reinhardt Pickens County

ADay for Reinhardt Pickens County received a significant financial boost to help provide scholarship money for Pickens County residents attending Reinhardt University with a gift from Dr. Robert Keller and partner, and Reinhardt student, Amberle Godfrey. Keller, founder and chief executive officer of Jasper-based Atlantic Coast Conservancy, and Godfrey, chief operating officer of Pickens County Chamber…

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Reinhardt University to offer RN to BSN program

Registered nurses will soon have a path to earning their Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Reinhardt University. The Reinhardt Board of Trustees unanimously approved the program at its Jan. 30 meeting, and classes are expected to begin in fall 2018. “We are excited to be able to offer registered nurses a path to complete…

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