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Larry Thomas selected for NABC Reese's Division III College All-Star game
Senior Larry Thomas added another prestigious honor to his stellar career last week when he was selected to play in the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Reese's Division III College All-Star game. Read more at News@BSC.

Two BSC students finish leadership training at Leading Edge Institute
Madison Bryant, a junior, and Taylor Davis, a sophomore Harrison Honors Scholar, celebrated their graduation from Birmingham's Leading Edge Institute at a Winter Gala for participants held in late February. The LEI is a non-profit organization that works with college-age women, promoting community work and leadership roles in Alabama. During the event, the students presented their community work from the last nine months.

Submit nominations for new teaching award
The Diversity in the Classroom award will honor a faculty member who excels in incorporating values and practices related to diversity into his or her instruction and interaction with students. Nominations for the first award, to be presented during Honors Day, are due to Angela White ( by close of business today. To be considered for the award, a faculty member must be nominated by one or more students. More information about the award's criteria and the nomination process is here.

Rise3 Common Hour to highlight student work
Students will showcase their research, internships, and service-learning experiences as part of BSC's rise3 initiative tomorrow at 11 a.m. in Bruno Great Hall. Come hear them discuss and share their work in a wide range of disciplines and answer questions. A handful of community partners will also be on hand to discuss opportunities to get involved with rise3. Light refreshments will be available.

Dr. Cheryl Law will return to campus March 26
Dr. Cheryl Law will be available in Health Services this Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. Her normal Friday clinic will resume on April 10 at 9 a.m. For appointments, call her office at 744-4410 or email Health Services ( Most insurance is accepted.

Spies to present next Provost's Forum
Dr. Kathleen Spies, BSC professor of art history, will talk about "Walt Kuhn, the 'Buckeye,' and American Modernism" on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre. *This event counts as a lectures and arts event credit.

Co-star of AMC's Breaking Bad to deliver Stirling Lecture on Thursday
R.J. Mitte, co-star of AMC's Emmy-winning drama Breaking Bad and equality and diversity activist, will deliver the college's 2015 Stirling Lecture on March 26 at 7 p.m. in Bruno Great Hall. Read more at News@BSC. *This event counts as a lectures and arts event credit.

"Mirror and Light: The Revelation of Cooper Spivey" continuing this week
The final day to see the collection of work in the Durbin Gallery honoring late BSC Art Professor Bud Spivey is Thursday.

Concert Choir's annual Homecoming performance is Sunday
The BSC Concert Choir's 2015 spring tour will conclude with a Homecoming performance on March 29 at 4 p.m. at the Hill Recital Hall. *This event counts as a lectures and arts event credit.

Homewood Library showcasing art collection by Shelton
A collection of unusual crossword puzzles assembled and created by BSC Emeritus Professor of Art Bob Shelton is being exhibited at the Ellenburg Gallery of the Homewood Library throughout March.

UC Irvine professor to deliver 2015 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture at BSC
Dr. Jeffrey Wasserstrom, a Chancellor's Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine, will speak at BSC on Tuesday, March 31, and meet informally with students and faculty. His talk will be held at 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre. Wasserstrom studies modern China and is especially interested in student protest. Read more at News@BSC. *This event counts as a lectures and arts event credit.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition kicks off April 6
Four seniors in the college's Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree program--Kate Boliek, Mackenzie Hagen, Emily Rice, and Alexandra Ross--will exhibit their original artwork from April 6-17 in the Durbin Gallery. An opening reception will be held in the gallery on Friday, April 10, from 6-8 p.m., which will count as a lectures and arts event credit.

BSC and Barons to face off in intra-city exhibition, April 7
Two of Birmingham's own baseball teams are set to square off in an exhibition game on Tuesday, April 7, as Birmingham-Southern visits Regions Field to take on the Birmingham Barons. Game time is set for 6:30 p.m. Read more at News@BSC.

Gen. Krulak to present college's 2015 Stump Lecture
You may know him as the president of BSC, but what do you know about the entrepreneurial approach he took to getting here? He'll tell you when he presents the fifth annual Stump Entrepreneurship Lecture on Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in Bruno Great Hall. *This event counts as a lectures and arts event credit.

Human Resources News

Upcoming holiday
The college will be closed on April 3 in observance of Good Friday.

Job vacancies

Staff positions
Assistant Athletic Trainer
Campus Police Officer
Director of Residence Life
Graduate Area Coordinator for Residence Life
Graduate Coordinator for Student Activities
Head Coach of Women's Basketball
rise3 Director

Faculty positions
Assistant Professor of Arabic
Assistant Professor of English, Director of Writing
Instructor of Accounting
Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology

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Panthers earn All-America honors at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship
Junior Duncan Bonney, as well as the BSC 800-yard free relay team, earned All-American honors on Friday at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship in Shenandoah, Texas, notching eighth-place finishes. Bonney finished eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 56.55, while the relay team of Bonney, junior Wil Cushman, freshman Wil Barton, and junior Drew Priede also placed eighth with a school-record time of 6:40.83.

Softball goes 3-1 on the week
The softball team had a successful week with three wins against conference rival Millsaps, all on Saturday. Earlier, the Panthers dropped a 14-11 decision to NCAA Division II program Montevallo. BSC is at home this Wednesday hosting LaGrange in a 5 p.m. doubleheader, and then travels to face Centre this weekend in Danville, Ky.

Snow wins hammer throw at Emory Invitational
Sophomore Michael Snow won the hammer throw at the Emory Track and Field Invitational over the weekend, with the rest of the Birmingham-Southern squad turning strong performances as well, posting six top-five finishes and 18 top-10 finishes. The Panthers travel back to Atlanta this weekend for the Emory Classic on Friday and Saturday.

Men's lacrosse wins double-overtime thriller against Rhodes, women's lacrosse falls to Berry
After dropping a home game to Benedictine University 14-9 on Wednesday, the men's lacrosse team traveled to Memphis to face conference rival Rhodes on Saturday. With the score tied 10-10 in double overtime, sophomore McHale Schneider scored the sudden death game-winning goal for BSC to win 11-10. Also on Saturday, the women's lacrosse team dropped a tough game to Berry College, 13-6.

Baseball goes 3-3 on the week
The fourth-ranked baseball team traveled to Auburndale, Fla., last week for the RussMat Classic and split four games, going 2-2 including a 2-1 mark against teams that played in the 2014 NCAA Championship. The Panthers returned home to host an SAA series against Berry, splitting on Saturday with a 6-2 win and 2-0 loss. Sunday's game reached the 12th inning before it was suspended due to rain and unplayable field conditions.


Guitar lessons: Beginners to intermediate level. $10 per hour. Instructor well-versed in rock, metal, and some blues styles; will come to your residence hall room for lessons. Call J.D. West, BSC music major, at 850-776-7458. Have one guitar that can be rented for practice for $5 a week.

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