George Steger '57 recently wrote and published his first novel, "Sebastian's Way." The novel is set during the Frankish-Saxon war and features some of the great warriors like Charlemagne and the young warrior and main character, Sebastian.
They are doctors, lawyers, professors, accountants, researchers and project managers. And they might not be where they are today if, more than three decades ago, they hadn't received the prestigious Miller-LeJeune Scholarship to attend Spring Hill College.
Established by Clark and Eleanor Akers of Nashville, the scholarship was awarded annually to four incoming freshmen from 1977 to 1980. The scholarship, named using the couple's mothers' maiden names, covered complete tuition, room and board. Spring Hill College continued to award the scholarship until 1991.
Stephanie Myers put on her dancing shoes at age 4, and she's been dancing ever since.
Trained in ballet, pointe, tap and jazz, Myers was on the dance team in high school and re-founded the cheerleading team at Spring Hill her freshman year. "Dancing professionally was the next logical step for me to pursue my passion," she says.
Spring Hill College alumni Paul Cussen, class of 1989; Marshal Darryl McPherson, class of 1997; and Gina Pambianchi, class of 2011, were honored on April 13 as a part of the college's Homecoming on the Hill celebration.
One way John Zollinger '89 and his wife, Christina Marie Taulli Zollinger '91, give back to Spring Hill College is through planned giving. By naming the College as a beneficiary in his will, John helps to provide a Jesuit education for future generations.
Spring Hill College is experiencing record numbers of prospects, applicants and accepted students. As a result, we need your help to connect with these students and share with them how Spring Hill helped make you who you are today. The new Spring Hill Alumni Recruitment Program (SHARP) is a great way to get involved, regardless of your class year or where you live.
Matt D'Arrigo '95 believes in the transformative power of art. He has felt its effects firsthand, and has seen it in the faces of those who enter the studio feeling defeated, and leave with a sense of release and empowerment.
One of goals of a Spring Hill education is to form leaders in service, and on Feb. 26 history was made during the first Mobile Alumni Day of Service. Spring Hill College alumni from Mobile and Baldwin counties, Spring Hill faculty and staff, and the graduating class of 2013 reached out together to serve the Mobile area.
Following in the mission of St. Ignatius, Spring Hill College alumni from the Washington, D.C., area sought a new way to come together through service.
On Sept. 22, a group of local alumni partnered with We Are Family Senior Outreach Network to deliver groceries to low-income seniors in their neighborhoods. Afterward, they rejoined to reminisce with their fellow Badgers and watch the Washington Nationals win against the Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park.
Marney Skinner '85 came to Spring Hill from Belleville, Ill., just outside of St. Louis. Encouraged by her family and SHC graduates to take a look at the College, she headed south and fell in love with the campus and atmosphere.
Jeffrey A. Hilperts, Spring Hill College class of '99, joined the staff in mid-April as vice president for advancement, a division that includes development, alumni programs, and communications and marketing.
A native of Fairhope, Ala., Hilperts holds a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Spring Hill College and a Master of Science in human services management from Franklin University.
St. Vincent de Paul Center and Marillac Social Center honored long-time supporter Jim McKinney '69, chairman of the SHC board of trustees, at their 18th annual Fleur de Lis Ball, held Feb. 25 in Chicago.
McKinney received the 2012 Fleur de Lis Award for his work and support of the St. Vincent de Paul Center and his outstanding service to Chicago-area children of working-poor families, the homeless and isolated seniors.
Spring Hill College alumni Dr. John E. Lemoine, class of 1962, and Jessica Baker, class of 2008, were honored at a President's Society brunch on April 22 as part of the college's Homecoming on the Hill festivities.