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Symphonic Band performing tonight
The BSC Symphonic Band will perform its annual outdoor concert tonight at 7 p.m. at the Hill Amphitheatre. Bring a blanket and snacks and enjoy some great music. *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Student named Traffic Safety Scholar
Cheyenne Trujillo, a BSC first-year student, was named a 2016 Traffic Safety Scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 34th annual National Lifesavers Conference on traffic safety that took place April 3-5 in Long Beach, Calif. Read more at News@BSC.

2016-17 SGA elections held
Congratulations to BSC's newest SGA officers and representatives. Next year's executive board will be led by: Caroline Irby, president; Toby White, executive vice president; Shiv Desai, secretary; and Griffith White, treasurer. Good luck!

Morrow to deliver next Provost's Forum
Tomorrow, Dr. Bert Morrow, associate professor of business administration, will present "Cooperation among Ugandan Farmers: Cultivating Social Capital" at 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre. *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Fall course schedule updates
Registration for the fall 2016 term is open. Please note the latest course changes that were made after the published schedule.

Big Read ends Saturday
As part of BSC's participation in the National Endowment for the Arts' "Big Read" program, the college is hosting events through April 30 focused on Emily Dickinson's poetry. Read more.

Chemistry speaker series
Join the CH418 Medicinal Chemistry class this Thursday at 9:30 a.m. in SSC 336 when they present their final guest speaker in a series of talks by professional scientists and researchers. Dr. Pengfei Wang, a UAB professor of chemistry, will speak on "Research and development of anti-cancer pro-drugs and adjuvant therapies."

Leadership seminar is Thursday
Band leadership trainer Duane Huff will lead a seminar for the Department of Music called "Write Your Own Ticket" this Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Hill Recital Hall. He will coach students on how to determine their direction during and after college. Everyone is welcome and Huff, a John Maxwell certified team member, will provide a free copy of one of his professional development books to all who attend.

Campus community invited to SoCo
This year's SoCo spring concert will feature DJ Nightrain, Ryan Sobb, Rayland Baxter, and The Drive By Truckers. The concert, sponsored by the Quest II student programming board, will be held Friday, April 29, at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, at 8:30 p.m. at the Hilltop Village parking lot.

Rape defense classes
The BSC Campus Police will offer rape aggression defense classes May 2-3. More details here.

Alumna to deliver Honors Day address
Caitlin Harper '09, associate pastor of Community Church Without Walls in Birmingham, will deliver the keynote address at the 2016 Honors Day Convocation on Thursday, May 5. Read more at News@BSC.

Human Resources News

2016 Employee Service Awards
Thanks to everyone who participated in the Employee Appreciation and Service Awards Ceremony on Friday. We are grateful for each of you for your dedicated service to Birmingham-Southern throughout the years. The individuals listed here are reaching a milestone year of service with BSC in 2016.

Computer training courses
Off-campus computer training is available through New Horizons Computer Learning Center. A sampling of the courses offered include basic, intermediate, and advanced levels of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Adobe programs. Most classes are one day in length and are offered multiple days throughout the month. If you are interested in any of these courses, talk to your supervisor and contact Savannah at x4644.

Long Term Care Lunch and Learn
A Lunch and Learn event on long term care insurance is scheduled for Thursday, April 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Norton Center's Student Development Conference Room. Sign up here.

Job vacancies

Staff positions:
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Campus Police Officer
Development Officer
Director of Bands

Faculty positions:
Assistant Professor of Education
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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Men's track and field wins SAA Championship
With a commanding performance on Friday and Saturday at Krulak Stadium, the men's track and field team captured its first conference title, winning the 2016 Southern Athletic Association Championship. The Panther men won seven individual titles, with sophomore Jamal Watkins earning four gold medals. On the women's side, BSC also won seven individual championships, led by sophomore Karmin Shute with three gold medals. In total, the Panthers won 14 gold, 14 silver, and 16 bronze medals.

Baseball to host SAA title series this weekend
For the third straight year, the baseball team will host the three-game title series for the SAA Championship. The No. 7 Panthers, the top seed in the tournament, battled back out of the elimination bracket over the weekend, defeating Berry twice on Sunday, to earn the right to host third-seeded Rhodes in a best-of-three series this Saturday and Sunday at Striplin Field.

Panther sports
For an overview of weekend sports action, current stats, and upcoming games; please visit


For sale: Attractive, cozy, two-story home. $169,000. Contact Anne Ledvina at or 907-9928 if interested. Open house will be Sunday, May 8, from 2-4 p.m.

For sale: Lovely, spacious home on campus at 1237 Greensboro Road. This 3,000+ sq. ft. house features 4 BR/2BA on main level and newly renovated basement including den, alternate BR, and full BA. For an information packet or to schedule a visit, email Drew Briese at

For sale: Bladez Fitness Discover Treadmill. Includes built-in programs, adjustable incline, and shock-absorbing base. Contact Dr. Mark Rupright at or 655-0418.

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