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In several collegiate universities, a group of the colleges are known as the "hill" colleges. A college (Latin collegium) can be the name of any group of colleagues; originally it meant a group of people living together under a common set of rules (con-, together + leg-, law). As a consequence members of colleges were originally styled fellows and still are in some places. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ...

In the University of Cambridge, the "hill" colleges are so known because they are located to the North-West of the city centre on the only reasonably-sized hill in the centre of Cambridge, Castle Hill. They are Churchill, Fitzwilliam, Girton and New Hall. The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... The city of Cambridge is an old English university town and the regional centre of the county of Cambridgeshire. ... Full name Churchill College Motto Forward Named after Sir Winston Churchill Previous names - Established 1966 Sister College Trinity College Master Sir John Boyd Location Storeys Way Undergraduates 440 Graduates 210 Homepage Boatclub Churchill College Churchill College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge and was... Full name Fitzwilliam College Motto Ex antiquis et novissimis optima Best of the old - and of the latest Named after Fitzwilliam Museum, named after Richard Fitzwilliam Previous names Fitzwilliam Hall [Non collegiate] (1869), Fitzwilliam House [Non collegiate] (1924) Established 1966 Sister College St Edmund Hall Master Prof. ... Full name Girton College Motto - Better is wisdom than weapons of war (Alumni) Named after Girton Village Previous names The College for Women (1869), Girton College (1872) Established 1869 Sister College Somerville College Mistress Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern Location Huntingdon Road Undergraduates 503 Graduates 201 Homepage Boatclub Girton College lies... Full name New Hall Motto - Named after - Previous names - Established 1954 Sister College St Annes College President Anne Lonsdale Location Huntingdon Road Undergraduates 377 Graduates 74 Homepage Boatclub New Hall is a womens college in the University of Cambridge. ...

In the University of Durham, the colleges situated on Elvet Hill are the "hill" colleges. They are Grey, Collingwood, Van Mildert, St Aidan's, Trevelyan and St Mary's. The University of Durham is a university in England. ... Elvet Hill is situated on the south bank of the River Wear in the city of Durham, in County Durham, in England. ... Grey College can refer to: Grey College, University of Durham, England Grey College, Bloemfontein, South Africa This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Collingwood College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Van Mildert College, commonly known as Mildert, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Aidans College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... Trevelyan College, commonly known as Trevs, is a college of the University of Durham in England. ... St Marys College is a college of the University of Durham in England. ...

Also, Spring Hill College is sometimes colloquially referred to as "the college on the hill". Spring Hill College is a private, co-educational Roman Catholic Jesuit college in the United States. ...

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FastWeb: Mars Hill College (1863 words)
On February16, 1859, the school was chartered by the North Carolina General Assembly as Mars Hill College, a name suggested from the verse in the Bible at Acts 17:22, Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars Hill.
Mars Hill College is located in the mountains of western North Carolina, one of the most beautiful regions of the United States.
The members of the faculty at Mars Hill College are very accomplished in their respective fields and skilled in the art of teaching.
College Profiles - Spring Hill College (844 words)
Founded in 1830, Spring Hill is the first Catholic college in the Southeast, the third-oldest Jesuit college in the nation, and the fifth-oldest Catholic college in America.
Spring Hill's academic tradition stresses the importance of the liberal arts and sciences and aims to develop student's intellectual capacities for critical thinking, coherent writing and articulate speaking.
In the athletic arena, Spring Hill College is a member of the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC).
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