Theatre and Music Faculty Receive Coveted Grants from Arts Council of Indianapolis
May 28, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. - Franklin College associate professor of theatre Gordon Strain and adjunct music professor and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra cellist Geoffrey S. Lapin have been awarded Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Grants by the Arts Council of Indianapolis.
Franklin College Staff Member Named Woman of the Year by Girls Inc.
May 26, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. Diane Black of Franklin, professor and assistant to Franklin College's leadership department, has been recognized as "Woman of the Year" by Girls Inc. of Johnson County.
Communication Legends Inducted into Inaugural Class of FC Journalism Award Winners
May 17, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind., - Longtime Indianapolis Star editor and columnist Russ Pulliam, Emmis Communication founder and chief executive officer Jeff Smulyan and retired Scripps Howard Newspapers vice president and Franklin College trustee Dan Thomasson became the inaugural class of Ben Franklin Junto Award winners. The trio was honored at the 2013 Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism Dinner on May 10.
Students Initiated Into English Honor Society
May 5, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. - Franklin College's chapter of the international honor society of English, Sigma Tau Delta, inducted ten new members on April 17.
2013 Commencement and Baccalaureate
May 3, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. - Franklin College will host its 2013 commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 in Spurlock Center Gymnasium on the Franklin College campus. Dr. Steven Cohen, a 1974 Franklin College graduate, will be the keynote speaker and will receive an honorary doctor of science degree. In addition, James E. Hoover will receive an honorary doctor of science degree posthumously.
FC Journalism Students, Website Win SPJ Awards in Pro Category
April 22, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS - Four students, an editor and TheStatehouseFile.com took home awards Friday night from the 34th annual Society of Professional Journalists "Best of Indiana Journalism" awards gala. Franklin College seniors Samm Quinn and Adrian Gillaspy and sophomores Timothy Cox and Sandie Love won 1st Place in the Coverage of Government and Politics category at the SPJ event.
Music Department to Host Spring Instrumental and Choral Concerts
April 22, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. -The Franklin College music department will present the Spring Choral Concert Saturday, May 4 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 5 at 2:30 p.m. in Custer Theatre located in Old Main. The Spring Instrumental Concert will be held Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. also in Custer Theatre.
Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin College Partner for Annual Golf Outing
April 21, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. - The annual Hugh Andrews Memorial Golf Outing, a fundraising event for Franklin College, will be held Thursday, May 9 at The Legends Golf Club in Franklin. The event will begin with registration and lunch at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at noon.
Grizzly Grand Prix Bike Race Ready to Roll
April 20, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. - Franklin College will hosts its 34th annual Grizzly Grand Prix Team Bike Race on Saturday, April 27 in the circle drive in front of the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, located at 690 State St.
Indianapolis 500 Official Vehicles Rolling Onto Campus
April 20, 2013
FRANKLIN, Ind. - Several Indianapolis 500 Camaro Hot Wheels Edition convertibles will roll onto the Franklin College campus on Thursday, May 2, at approximately 11:30 a.m., when a group of 500 Festival board directors gather. The Camaros will be parked in a drive encircling the Fitness Center (accessible from Grizzly Drive) until approximately 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to view the cars and take photos.
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