Archive for March 2018

Next week to include academic presentations and Spring Day fun

Reinhardt University’s annual Convocation of Artists and Scholars highlights some of the best of the best of University students. The weeklong event celebrates the artistic and scholarly achievement of Reinhardt students. The week will begin Monday, April 2, with An Evening of Honors, a night in Flint Hall at Falany Performing Arts Center that honors…

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Bill Walsh Wins Poetry Prize for ‘Fly Fishing in Times Square’

Bill Walsh, director of Reinhardt’s MFA program, has won the Červená Barva Press Editor’s Poetry Series. In order to win this prize, the editors at Červená Barva Press – an organization founded in 2005 that solicits works from various writers around world and holds open contents regularly – narrowed the manuscripts down from 400 to…

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Reinhardt alumni honored at Celebration of Education Gala

The Fourth Annual Celebration of Education Gala held March 10 to benefit the Cherokee County School District (CCSD) honored Reinhardt University alumni Billy Hasty and Dr. Susan Buice. The Cherokee County Educational Foundation (CCEF) recognized Hasty ’67 and Buice’77 as the Alumnus and Alumna of the Year for their leadership and service to CCSD public…

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The Screaming Eagles Marching Band to host auditions

The Reinhardt University Screaming Eagles are looking for new members to rouse crowds at football games and gain experience in a fun, musical way. Auditions for the Fall 2018 Marching Band, Color Guard and Twirling program will be held April 21, coinciding with “Ready. Set. Reinhardt!” and the School of Performing Arts auditions. “Membership in…

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Reinhardt, Waleska churches to host Easter sunrise worship service

Reinhardt University, together with Waleska area churches, welcomes you to the annual community Easter sunrise worship service. “Our Easter sunrise services over the years have been a beautiful experience celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ,” said Reinhardt President Dr. Kina S. Mallard. “There are not many other places as beautiful as the Falany Performing Arts…

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Dr. Namalie Jayasinghe talks solutions to poverty at Community Gathering

Oxfam America’s gender and women’s rights researcher Dr. Namalie Jayasinghe cast a hopeful light over the world’s most vulnerable populations at this month’s Community Gathering. Addressing Reinhardt University students, faculty and staff in the Hill Freeman Library Community Room, Jayasinghe presented “An Introduction to the Good Work of Oxfam America,” explaining how international organizations actively…

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Third annual Contemporary Arts Festival unites students, faculty and composers in Flint Hall

Reinhardt University musicians shined, through their performances and enthusiasm to learn, in the third annual Contemporary Arts Festival. The festival was founded in 2015 to showcase the talents of the University’s faculty and students; it celebrates the musical, theatrical, visual and written arts surrounded by contemporary campus settings. This year, Reinhardt hosted guest composers Luke Carlson…

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Future Sharp Scholars explore campus, meet faculty

Reinhardt University welcomed a record number of candidates, 114, March 2 for the Sharp Scholarship Interview Day. The Interview Day connects high-achieving rising freshmen with faculty and current students to provide a taste of the Reinhardt experience. The process identifies future campus leaders in the classroom and beyond; many Sharp Scholars join honors societies and…

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Dr. Namalie Jayasinghe to discuss “good work” amid poverty, hunger and injustice

Reinhardt University will host Dr. Namalie Jayasinghe March 14 as she presents, “An Introduction to the Good Work of Oxfam America” during this month’s Community Gathering. “Dr. Jayasinghe has dedicated her studies and career to supporting those in need,” said University Provost Dr. Mark Roberts. “This month’s Community Gathering will pose an excellent example to…

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