Provost Kate Conway-Turner announced in this letter to faculty and staff that she will taking on the role of president at Buffalo State College and leaving Hood College in late July. She has served as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at Hood since July of 2010. Dear Faculty, Academic Staff, and the Hood Community, I have been recommended as the next President of Buffalo State College and the appointment will be finalized by the Regents in mid-June.  As I …

Hood College President Ronald Volpe announced on Thursday that he will leave Hood at the end of the 2015 academic year. President Volpe was appointed as Hood’s 10th president in 2001. He wrote this letter to the Hood community: Dear Hood College Family Members and Friends: Today I informed the board of trustees that I have decided to step down as president at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year. This was a very difficult and emotional decision given my …

Whether you read the Washington post or any other newspaper they all seem to have one new exciting, attractive aspect about them. They each have an advice column. Those advice columns are run by Somebody who answers people’s questions, and gives them pointers, or advice on what they should do or options as to how going about tough situation. Here at the Blue and Grey, we would like to provide students with appropriate, timely, student-to-student advice. The Blue and Grey …

Taylor Murphy The Career Center has a busy month ahead with many events that are catered to help juniors and seniors after graduation. Jill Hermes, the director of Career Center, has put together many events for the month of April. Among these events is the annual networking event, which allows juniors and seniors to meet with professionals from different career fields. The Spring Networking Event gives students an opportunity to make connections with professionals that could potentially to lead to …

Logan Samuels The snow has finally melted and SGA is gearing up for several fun spring events to enjoy the beautiful weather and prepare for next year.  Along with a change in the temperature, comes a change in the people of student government. Elections will take place during the week of April 14th. Be sure to come to Whitaker between 11 and 5 to make your vote count, or even run for a position yourself! SGA will wrap up this …

By Jennifer Forester The Resident Assistant (RA) selection process concluded just before spring break on March 7, when potential applicants received their initial offers from the Office of Residence Life. The extensive process, which aims to select RAs for the 24 coveted spots, is described as “intense” by Area Coordinator (AC) Travis Eichelberger. The process begins in February, just after the start of the spring semester. During this time, current RAs are asked what their future intentions are, such as …

By Jamone Davis It’s easy to say that every year; the lacrosse team has taken recruiting very serious by recruiting prospects from as far as Hawaii. Each year, the team has hopes of being better than it was the previous year and display how they have improved in certain areas. It’s obvious that when the seniors graduate, the team will have to find new players to fill their positions and provide depth as well. This year the men’s lacrosse team …

By Jeanne Robinson While most Hood students went home for their Spring Break, some used their week of free time for mission work in North Carolina, Florida and around Frederick with the Alternative Spring Break program. Students and faculty members put their energy to good use helping others in both local and out-of-state projects while learning about their fellow community members. Catherine Brown, graduate assistant to the dean of the chapel, along with Elaheh Eghball, supervised a team of students …

By Jennifer Forester Seussical, the upcoming musical production of Hood College Student Musical Theatre, referred to HCSMT,will debut on campus at the end of March. Seussical, a musical based on the stories of Dr. Seuss, has universal themes that are relevant to Hood students. and, according to the director of the play and president of HCSMT, Travis Gilbert, Themes of bullying and differentiating between “us” and “them,” for example, are explored in the musical. Gilbert, a junior history and pre-law …

By Natalie Peake Hood College Choir and Gospel Choir will perform spring semester concerts throughout the month of April. The Hood College Gospel Choir Ensemble will perform a spring concert on April 27th at 3:00 p.m. in Hood’s Coffman Chapel with a variety of traditional and contemporary music. The Hood College Choir will perform the Brahms German Requiem, and five Liebeslieder Waltzes on April 13th at 3 p.m. in The Brodbeck Music Hall. The five Liebeslieder Waltzes are based on country …

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