Campus Life

‘First Engaged Learner Award’ given to Madeline Gray ‘18

By Jordan Beach Across the nation, overseas and right here in Waleska, Madeline Gray took advantage of Reinhardt’s many academic opportunities and created some of her own. Gray ‘18 was the first recipient of the Engaged Learner Award at the 2019 Evening of Honors, an award given by the Center for Innovative Teaching and Engaged…

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Falany Performing Arts Center focuses on fun during 2019-20 season

By Jordan Beach This season, the Falany Performing Arts Center is focusing on fun, by introducing new events and bringing back some crowd favorites. The Falany hosted its largest Sneak Peek event to date May 14 with more than 900 guests attending to preview the new season and join Patron Memberships to get advance ticket…

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Dr. Cheryl Brown wins inaugural Innovative Teaching Award

By Jessie Fanczi  Reinhardt students know Dr. Cheryl Brown, professor of sociology, for both her international adventures and her ability to connect concepts in the classroom to real-world moments through hands-on, practical teaching methods.   Brown was recognized for this ability earlier this month when she received the first Innovative Teaching Award, an inaugural honor from Reinhardt’s…

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Bill Walsh wins Faculty Artistic Award

By Jordan Beach Reinhardt’s faculty are often hard at work as professors and as scholars, contributing to their fields and then reporting back the findings from their educational realms to their students, using experience as expertise. In 2018, creative writing professor Bill Walsh produced his own works and published his seventh book, “Fly Fishing in…

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Leadership, diligence earns Anderson ‘Student of the Year’ Award

By Erika Neldner Mark Anderson is not a traditional student – he’s married with three children, works full time leading a precinct for the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office and earlier this month he celebrated earning his degree in Organizational Management and Leadership at Reinhardt University’s 132nd Commencement Ceremony. Anderson was nominated for and earned the Non-Traditional…

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Reinhardt’s CITEL connects with Christian homeschool organization

By Jordan Beach While preparing for an April performance, the Reinhardt University Wind Ensemble had a unique audience: several rows of Flint Hall were filled with children. Director of the Center for Innovative Teaching and Engaged Learning, Dr. Mason Conklin, connected Reinhardt’s Wind Ensemble with Classical Conversations, a Christian home school organization. When getting his…

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Partnership allows educational pathway for Cherokee employees

By Erika Neldner A partnership between Reinhardt University and Cherokee County is making it easier for county employees to earn their college degree. The Cherokee Board of Commissioners approved the Educational Pathway agreement at its May 7 meeting, allowing county employees who qualify the opportunity to earn their Reinhardt degree. “A lot of employers provide…

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