Southern Lit Conference

Having dinner with William Faulkner or tea with Margaret Mitchell might be unrealistic, but running into a prominent Southern writer in Chattanooga last weekend was not far-fetched at all. Chattanooga buzzed with writers and literary enthusiasts on April 16 – 18 due to the Celebration of Southern Literature. Held by the Southern Literature Alliance, this event takes place biennially in April.

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New Hire: Alumni Engagement

“As an alumnus myself, I wasn’t connected to Covenant enough,” said Kim Collins, the new Director of Alumni Engagement at Covenant College. Collins’ job description, in “broad strokes,” as she puts it, is to get to know alumni, to find ways for them to stay connected and be involved, and to help them connect with other alumni. Collins, who began work for the college in late January, also works alongside faculty members and other departments such as the Admissions office and the Center for Calling and Career in order to facilitate alumni.

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