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Birmingham-Southern welcomes new class, fall term opens Wednesday
On Saturday, BSC welcomed one of its largest classes of new students in recent years and installed the college's 14th president, Dr. Edward F. Leonard III. Returning students moved on campus Sunday for the 2015-16 academic year, which kicks off Aug. 26. New students will get introduced to a long-standing BSC tradition tomorrow when they load up on buses to perform community service in various locations around Birmingham, including homeless shelters, urban gardens, and youth programs.

Faculty and staff invited to attend Alumni Day at the Barons Aug. 30
The Alumni Association invites faculty and staff to BSC Alumni Day at the Birmingham Barons on Sunday, Aug. 30, starting at 3 p.m. The group has seats reserved on the Home Run Porch; hamburgers and hotdogs with all the extras and ice cold beverages will be served. Two ticket options are available; sign up and join alumni on the porch. Friends and family are welcome!

Student common hour Sept. 1
Stephen Black, founder of Impact Alabama, will speak at a "Welcome to College" common hour hosted by BSC's Bunting Center next Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Norton Theatre. Black will talk about how students can engage in their community and practice citizenship.

College announces 11 new faculty hires
New faculty orientation was held last week for BSC's newest crop of professors and academic personnel. Welcome to: Lamia Benyoussef, assistant professor of Arabic; Ashley Gabriel '00, visiting assistant professor of psychology; Jessica Grunda, visiting assistant professor of biology; Kate Hayden, assistant professor of chemistry; Lucas Johnson, assistant professor of English/director of Writing Center; Jessica King, rise3 director; Tracy Smith, instructor of accounting; Keely Sutton, visiting assistant professor of religion; Melinda Thompson, instructor of English; Daniel Wheatcroft, instructor of media and film studies; and John Lytle Wilson '99, instructor of art.

Holt receives 2015 faculty development award
Congratulations to Dr. William Holt, assistant professor of urban environmental studies and coordinator of BSC's UES program, who received this year's Bob Whetstone Faculty Development Award, given by the Provost's Office. Holt has been teaching at the college since 2012.

Former BSC president named to Birmingham Business Hall of Fame
BSC President Emeritus Gen. Charles C. Krulak was inducted into the Birmingham Business Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at the Harbert Center in downtown Birmingham. Read more at News@BSC.

Campus police offer safety and crime prevention tips to BSC community
These tips for residence hall living and work and office were compiled by campus police to contribute to the safety and security of the college community.

Human Resources News

Job vacancies

Staff positions:
Academic Programs Assistant
Admission Counselor
Assistant Director of Residence Life
Certification Officer
Data Systems Assistant
Grants Administrator
Instructional Designer
Student Accounts Assistant-Cashier

Faculty positions:
Instructor of Art in Painting
Instructor of English
Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology

Welcome aboard!
Tammie Dodd, Assistant to the President
Timothy Wilding, Purchasing Manager


Men's soccer coach Preston Goldfarb announces retirement
After a storied 33-year career at Birmingham-Southern, Head Men's Soccer Coach Preston Goldfarb has announced that he will retire at the end of the 2015-16 academic year. Read more at News@BSC.

Jothani Dixon named USTFCCCA All-Academic
BSC sophomore sprinter Jothani Dixon has been named an All-Academic Athlete by the U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association. Read more.

College hires new assistant women's basketball coach
BSC has hired Maisie Elston as its new assistant women's basketball coach. Read more.


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