HSU students from the Cowboy Band and Dr. Tim Chandler’s COMM1301 classes volunteered at two H-E-B Feast of Sharing events in Fort Worth and Abilene.
The Hardin-Simmons Theatre Department performed the show This Random World from Nov. 8-10. Directed by HSU adjunct professor Teri Wilkerson, the show is about a life full of random coincidences rather than the belief in fate.
Each year, the Hardin-Simmons University School of Music sends a few very talented students to the National Association of Teachers of Singing conference held at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. From Oct. 30-Nov. 3, six HSU students attended the NATS Texoma Regional Conference, attending workshops, various classes taught by prestigious artists, and even participated in the Student Adjudications, or also known as the Student Auditions.
After returning from HSU’s Physician Assistant mission trip in May, artist Michael Wurman created seven drawings depicting the trip to the Dominican Republic, plus two pieces depicting Abilene landscapes. Wurman donated the pieces to decorate HSU’s newly renovated Physician Assistant space in Mabee Hall, where his daughter is currently enrolled.
Hardin-Simmons provides multiple opportunities for students to serve their community and world. From local mission projects like building houses, to international trips through GoNow, HSU students are making a difference for Christ.
Hardin-Simmons University’s Leadership Studies Program works tirelessly on countless endeavors each year. On Nov. 1-2, the HSU Leadership Studies’ Model UN Club hosted its third Texas Crisis Simulation (TCS), which provided HSU students the ability to work on a mock council and attempt to solve various political dilemmas.
Hardin-Simmons students are ringing in the final stretch of the semester with new bling. Friday, Nov. 1, seniors preparing to graduate in December stood in Logsdon Chapel with their friends and families as they received their long awaited class rings during the annual HSU Ring Ceremony.
On Oct. 29, Dr. Jeffrey Cottrell, Associate Professor of Low Brass and Theory, directed the 12th annual Oktubafest at Hardin-Simmons’ Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall. Performers included students, faculty, and the Civic Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble of Abilene. With a variety of musical styles ranging from serious music to jazz, artists were able to shine a light on the talents of the low brass instruments.
The Hardin-Simmons School of Music’s Concert Band celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month with its recent concert titled Fiesta. Held in Behrens Auditorium on October 22, the concert was filled with Spanish and Latin American influences.