Archive for April 2018

Local family to celebrate rare occasion at commencement

It’s not every day that two generations get to celebrate at a university commencement. This May, Hugh Sheffield ‘68, of Canton, will celebrate his Golden Anniversary as his grandson, Benjamin Wheeler ‘18, walks across this stage to receive his hard-earned degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. The Sheffields/Wheelers are a Reinhardt family. Wheeler’s twin brother, Joseph Wheeler…

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Reinhardt University welcomes new Trustee

The Reinhardt University Board of Trustees has welcomed a dedicated community member and Reinhardt University supporter, Tommy Beman, to its membership. Beman – chair of the University’s Dave Henritze Scholarship Golf Classic – said he holds a deep appreciation for Reinhardt and is humbled and honored to serve on the Board of Trustees. “I truly…

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Reinhardt University to host Commencement May 4

Reinhardt University alumna Chanda Bell will address the Class of 2018 – including the first class of students earning the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing – during the Commencement ceremony May 4. Bell ’94 is the creative visionary and entrepreneur behind the global success Elf on the Shelf. Co-written with her mother, Carol…

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Reinhardt President to speak about University partnership and trip to Nigeria

Reinhardt University will hold its final President’s College of the academic year this month with a presentation by Reinhardt University President Dr. Kina S. Mallard. Dr. Mallard will be joined by students and faculty who accompanied her on the December 2017 trip to Nigeria. The President’s College event entitled “Visiting Edwin Clark University in Nigeria,”…

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Reinhardt students ace edTPA assessment

Reinhardt’s Price School of Education (PSOE) students continue to beat state and national average scores on a 3-year-old assessment process of education majors. In their edTPA assessments, which is a requirement for certification of teacher candidates, Reinhardt University students boast a 100 percent pass rate. PSOE students’ success in the edTPA assessment has been consistent…

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Phi Beta Lambda students excel at state competition, qualify for nationals

Phi Beta Lambda students excel at state competition, qualify for nationals By Madelyn Montgomery Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) students went above and beyond at the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference in Dunwoody April 6 and 7, placing in four separate categories and making Reinhardt proud. The following students placed: First-Place Impromptu Speaking – Joshua…

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2nd Annual Reinhardt Clay Shooting Classic to benefit students

Reinhardt University will host its 2nd Annual Clay Shooting Classic at Garland Mountain Sporting Clays in Waleska on April 13 with proceeds going to support student success scholarships for RU Eagle athletes. Building on the success of its inaugural Clay Shooting Classic, Reinhardt’s Office of Advancement and the Department of Athletics has been working to enlist…

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