HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale College John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center hosted the USA Shooting National Junior Olympic Shotgun Championships. The skeet competition took place from June 9-11, and the trap competition took place from June 16-18.
Junior Shooters Participate in USA Shooting Junior Olympic Development Camps at Halter Shooting Sports Education Center
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College’s John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center, in partnership with USA Shooting, hosted the 2023 Junior Olympic Development Camps from June 19-24. The camps focused on bunker trap and skeet and included instruction from USA Shooting Olympians and National Team members.
Hillsdale College Physics Alumni, Professor Participate in Groundbreaking International Research Work on Gravitational Waves
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College Associate Professor of Physics Timothy Dolch and two physics alumni co-authored a study that discovered the existence of gravitational waves that oscillate slowly — some with a frequency of years or even decades. These gravitational waves, which were first hypothesized by Albert Einstein in his general theory of relativity, were observed in data acquired by the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav). As part of their research, the Hillsdale colleagues reviewed, recorded, and analyzed the NANOGrav data.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College has awarded the 2023 Henry Salvatori Prize for Excellence in Teaching to Atlanta Classical Academy. A member school of Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative, Atlanta Classical Academy, received the award on June 19 during the K-12 Education Office’s annual Summer Conference in Classical Education in Hillsdale, Michigan.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College graduates Colton Duncan (‘22) and Katherine Helmick (‘15) were awarded the Barry Foundation Scholarship, which grants full funding for its recipients to pursue graduate degrees at the University of Oxford.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Rotary Club of Somers hosted their 51st annual Fishing Derby at the Blake Center for Faith and Freedom on May 27. The derby honored the memory of Paul Monstello, a former member of the Somers Rotary Club.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale College John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center hosted the USA Shooting Skeet and Trap National Championships. The skeet competition took place from May 17-22; the trap competition took place from May 23-28. These championships selected the 2023 World Championship Team and Pan American Team. It was also the first part of the Olympic Trials for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Doctoral student Joey Barretta presented his dissertation research titled “Frederick Douglass on the Necessary Prescriptions of Freedom: Proscriptions for Post-Slavery America” on Nov. 1. Barretta spoke on Douglass’s writings and political philosophy during the post-Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — As a part of its 171st Commencement Ceremony, Hillsdale College recognized the top five academic graduates of the Class of 2023 and the Outstanding Senior Man and Woman. The Outstanding Senior Man and Woman are nominated by the senior class and voted on by the faculty.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — The Hillsdale College Symphony Orchestra performed its final concert of the 2022-2023 school year on Friday, May 12, the evening before commencement. Parents, students, faculty and staff, and members of the community attended the concert in Christ Chapel.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College celebrated the groundbreaking for the new Diana Davis Spencer Graduate School of Classical Education on May 12. The building will house the graduate program in classical education, which first held classes in August 2022. Hillsdale College President Larry P. Arnn and Dean of the Graduate School of Classical Education Daniel Coupland provided remarks.
HILLSDALE, Mich. — Hillsdale College congratulates Meghan McKeogh on her commission to the U.S. Marine Corps. The college hosted an outdoor ceremony at the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument on May 13 to honor McKeogh’s achievement and willingness to serve.