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Dr. Ken White Courtyard Dedication

By Suzy Alstrin | May 26, 2023

The outdoor plaza leading to Reinhardt University’s Hasty Student Life Center is now named after 1961 alumnus Dr. C. Ken White. At the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, a unanimous…

2023 Reinhardt University MFA Summer Reading Schedule

By Suzy Alstrin | May 26, 2023

This summer’s residency for Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing students begins June 14 and concludes with graduation on June 24. Each graduate is paired with a well-known writer…

Police Academy Graduation 2023

By Suzy Alstrin | May 26, 2023

Reinhardt University is proud to announce the six graduates of its Public Safety Institute. Basic Law Enforcement Training Certifications were presented at a ceremony Tuesday night to Jerelyn Calhoun, Rony…

2023-2024 Season at Falany Performing Arts Center

By Suzy Alstrin | May 19, 2023

The wait is over, and excitement is in the air! The next season of performances at the Falany Performing Arts Center was unveiled at the Sneak Peek event this week.…

Joel Langford, Director of Library Services, Retires After 38 Years

By Suzy Alstrin | May 12, 2023

Teacher Appreciation Week was celebrated this week. Reinhardt University would like to recognize someone who has not held the title of professor but has been equally instrumental in the education…

Reinhardt Theatre Receives National Recognition

By Suzy Alstrin | May 12, 2023

The Reinhardt University Theatre program is celebrating receiving a remarkable number of awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). The KCACTF is a national theater program that…

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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…

Dr. Namalie Jayasinghe talked about solutions to poverty during the March 14 Community Gathering. Photo by Jeff Reed

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…

The Reinhardt University Contemporary Arts Festival included a composing masterclass. Photo by Jeff Reed

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…

Sharp Scholar interviewees enjoyed time in the President's Home with Reinhardt President Dr. Kina S. Mallard. Photo by Jeff Reed

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…

Dr. Namalie Jayasinghe

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…

#RUFacultyFriday: Jym Davis inspires students with his love of art

Since 2006, Associate Professor of Art Jym Davis has used his passion for art to teach, as well as mentor, students at Reinhardt University in their path toward creative careers.…

Kappa Delta Pi and Price School of Education student Amber Felix is pictured with Reinhardt President Dr. Kina S. Mallard at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Little Free Library dedicated to late Reinhardt University professor Harriett Lindsey. Photo by Jeff Reed

Little Free Library dedicated to late Reinhardt professor opens in Canton

Community members from Reinhardt University and Canton gathered in downtown Canton on Friday, Feb. 23,  to open a Little Free Library in memory of late Reinhardt University Associate Professor of…

Student Karina Rodriguez is pictured with Reinhardt University donor Marty Driscoll. Photo by Jeff Reed

Reinhardt donors enjoy time with students they help

Reinhardt University students had the opportunity to meet and give thanks to the donors who help make their educational experience possible. The Office of Advancement & Marketing hosted the Scholarship…

Dr. Ken Wheeler presented his sabbatical research to a standing-room-only crowd at the Cherokee County Historical Society Feb. 20. Photo by Jeff Reed

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…