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Reinhardt University awarded grant for library exhibit

Erika Neldner Reinhardt University students and faculty will collaborate on a library and online exhibit beginning next fall thanks to the Humanities Research for the Public Good Grant from the Council of Independent Colleges. Dr. Donna ...
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#AfterReinhardt: Stanley Porter remembers segregation, community service

Stanley Porter, 1970 Stanley Porter was welcomed with open arms at Reinhardt College in August of 1969. It was a time of racial turmoil, and while his journey began as intimidating, he didn’t let fear get in the way of his education or professional success. “My parents sort of prepared me for what I might face from a discriminatory standpoint,” said Porter. “Thankfully, that never happened.  Reinhardt was a new experience for me. It was a warm environment, and, in my opinion, a very good school. It was my first ...
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#FacultyFriday: Mellanie Robinson values mentorship for students and self

Dr. Mellanie Robinson With more than 20 years of experience in middle grades and higher education, Dr. Mellanie Robinson knows that good teachers not only mentor students, but also continue to learn from mentors in their own field. “During my first year at Reinhardt University, Dr. Ann Smith provided me with words of encouragement and so many valuable teaching resources,” said Robinson, an assistant professor of education. “Dr. Theresa Ast has also been very instrumental in my career development. She was extremely supportive when I was preparing to go up for tenure ...
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Financial Aid: a personalized experience

Angie Harlow, director of student financial aid The benefits of a small campus come in many forms, including the individualized service students received in all areas, not the least of which is financial aid. Finances in ...
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First Year Experience helps immerse new students into Reinhardt culture

Reinhardt’s Women’s volleyball helps move freshmen into Eagles View residence hall. Dr. Walter May, dean of students, believes students feel engaged on campus when they make meaningful connections with faculty or staff members, an experience initially ...
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Why Reinhardt: non-traditional student, Hannah Hise ’14

Hannah Hise '14 With a full-time job, ease and convenience was on Hannah Hise’s ’14 mind when she wanted to earn a degree to accelerate her career. Reinhardt wasn’t new to her. In fact, she earned ...
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Reinhardt student Amberle Godfrey to lead Pickens County Chamber of Commerce

Amberle Godfrey, a “non-traditional, traditional” student at Reinhardt University, has been named President/CEO of the Pickens County Chamber of Commerce. Amberle Godfrey “From a highly skilled and experienced pool of applicants, the committee realized that without ...
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#FacultyFriday: David Nisbet is vested in each student’s progress

Dave Nisbet, Theatre Director and Program Coordinator David Nisbet’s passion for teaching and care for his students is reflected in nearly any conversation with him. The father of two has had hundreds of kids over the ...
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#AfterReinhardt: Reinhardt helped Jamie Palmer ’16 build a strong foundation

While an undergraduate student at Reinhardt, Jamie Palmer '16 was selected as a delegate at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs conference. He is pictured with U.S. Congressman Barry Loudermilk during that visit. On a typical ...
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Reinhardt Vice President Fleming to chair GACRAO Institute next year

Julie Fleming Reinhardt University’s Julie Fleming will be leading the Georgia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers’ (GACRAO) Institute for Strategic Enrollment Management (GISEM) as its chair next year. “I was nominated and approved by ...
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‘Polar Express’ makes stop at Reinhardt

The Polar Express, a family holiday movie, will make a scheduled stop at the Falany Performing Arts Center at Reinhardt University on Dec. 9 with shows at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. In the holiday classic, ...
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Reinhardt students translate for families at Salvation Army

Ana Bezerra, Marianna Herrera and Abby Catano helped translate for the Salvation Army. Photo by Parker Rinehart. What started as a mandatory assignment for Spanish class turned into a heart-warming experience assisting the community. Dr. Jennifer ...
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#FacultyFriday: Dr. Lynda Chisholm promotes lifelong learning

Dr. Lynda Chisholm When it comes to teaching ways to educate, Dr. Lynda Chisholm wants her students to become teachers who inspire students to have a desire to learn. Her childhood memory of assisting an illiterate ...
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Annual Giving Tree benefits families in need

Tags on the Giving Tree, located in Support Services, are available for Reinhardt community members to take, purchase gifts for the child they choose and return the gifts to the President's Office by Dec. 10. The ...
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Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall delves into conflict

Dr. Ellen Mott Marshall presented 'Leadership through Conflict' at the Nov. 8 Community Gathering. Photo by Madelyn Montgomery Handling conflict is an everyday occurrence, and Thursday evening’s Community Gathering helped those in attendance rethink how they ...
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Sister-Sister: Nallely Juarez ‘09 and Sandra Salazar ’12 pursued education as Eagles

Sisters Nallely Juarez and Sandra Salazar earned their respective degrees from Reinhardt's Price School of Education, which was made possible by the Goizueta Foundation's endowed scholarship program. Spend a few minutes talking with Nallely Juarez ’09 ...
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Reinhardt MFA director Walsh to moderate panel at 2018 Milton Literary Festival

William Walsh When writing his first published book, Bill Walsh’s mother convinced him to request an interview with the prolific southern author, Pat Conroy. Walsh took his mother’s advice and, much to his surprise, was granted ...
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#FacultyFriday: Dr. Melissa Arasi inspires music students

Dr. Melissa Arasi Dr. Melissa Arasi, assistant professor of music and music education coordinator, arrived at Reinhardt University two years ago and has already made a lasting impact on her students. “I wish for all my ...
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President Kina S. Mallard to chair Georgia Independent College Association Board of Trustees

Dr. Kina S. Mallard Reinhardt’s President Dr. Kina S. Mallard continues to raise the University’s profile by serving the institution as chair of the Georgia Independent College Association Trustee (GICA) for the next two years. “I ...
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Reinhardt performing arts students compete, win in statewide GNATS competition

Mackenzie Hall won second place room winner and overall winner in the Freshman Women Musical Theatre category. She is pictured with Dr. Rebecca Salter. More than a dozen students wowed judges and brought accolades home to ...
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Reinhardt, Cherokee County, Ga. Chick-fil-A establish educational pathway partnership

Reinhardt University and Chick-fil-A Canton celebrated a new partnership Friday. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Hayden Holcomb, the first Chick-fil-A team member to be a part of the program, Kevin Williams, owner/operator of Chick-fil-A Canton ...
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#FacultyFriday: Cindy Moss brings prudence and personal connection to business courses

Cindy Moss Business instructor Cindy Moss knows the skills Reinhardt students must master for future careers. She strives to instill vital values in her students to guide them toward success in their careers. One of those ...
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Theatre students consume Keith David’s masterclass

Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Keith David spoke candidly with Reinhardt theatre students during a masterclass before his show at the Falany Performing Arts Center. Photo by Jordan Beach Before Emmy Award-winning actor and musician Keith ...
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Kaitlin Marick ‘22 takes on parliamentary procedure at national level

Reinhardt freshman Kaitlin Marick, pictured third from the right, and her team are competing at the National Future Farmers of America competition through Oct. 27. As a junior in high school, Kaitlin Marick joined the Parliamentary ...
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#AfterReinhardt: Reinhardt foundation set Trotter on the right path

Daniel Trotter, owner/operator of a Chick-fil-A store in Arizona, graduated from Reinhardt in 2007. While a Reinhardt student, Daniel Trotter ‘07 learned many valuable lessons, but none more valuable than the value of building relationships. And ...
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Poet Sara Hughes evokes emotion from audience at Community Gathering

Dr. Sara Pirkle Hughes presented her poetry at the Community Gathering event Oct. 24. Photo by Madelyn Montgomery Sara Pirkle Hughes brightened the Community Room at Hill Freeman Library as she shared poetry from her first ...
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High school students learn at Reinhardt Choral Festival

Reinhardt student Rachel Hutto helps Sequoyah High School student Sophia Muscato during the Choral Festival last week. Photo by Jordan Beach Reinhardt’s sixth choral festival was a hit as 120 high school students came together with ...
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