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E-Term 2017 underway
Birmingham-Southern students are traveling with faculty, conducting internships in Birmingham and away, and staying on campus to conduct research or take courses that approach subjects in a whole new way during the college's annual Exploration Term this January. Read more at News@BSC.

Casting call
BSC's E-Term Movie Making class is seeking extras to participate in a film they're producing. If interested, send an email to whjosey@bsc.edu.

Noises Off tickets on sale
An E-Term theatre class will produce the mainstage performance Noises Off from Jan. 26-29. Called the funniest farce ever written, the three-act play features a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearse a flop called Nothing's On. The students are working daily building sets, creating costumes, designing lighting and sound, and rehearsing. Click here for ticket and schedule information. The show's director, BSC Professor of Theatre Arts Dr. Alan Litsey, and company members will present the Provost's Forum "Noises Off: Speak Louder than Words" on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m. in the College Theatre. (*Both the play and forum count as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.)

College's president, innovator lauded
A local publication has named BSC President Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith and the college's Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Jennifer Skjellum, among leaders who shaped the business world in 2016. Read more.

BSC team places second in social media challenge
Birmingham-Southern students Jackson Bell, David Dearing, Owen Ferguson, and John Oliver were part of a team that won second place in the inaugural United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) Social Media Challenge. The team, mentored by BSC Assistant Professor of Marketing Dr. Carolyn Garrity, designed a social media campaign that helped broaden UWCA's reach. They were selected second among five other college/university teams in the Birmingham area and received a cash prize for their work.

Business Showcase set
Everyone is invited to the BA499 Business Showcase scheduled tomorrow and Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Norton Atrium. Thirteen student teams will share their creative ideas-- from lip balm to unique flavors of smoothies.

BSC receives more accolades
Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has again ranked BSC among the top 100 private colleges for 2017 on its annual list. Read more at News@BSC. Also, the college ranked 12th among Best Values Schools this year as one of the top small colleges for an art degree.

"Structure for Seeing" exhibition on display
The Durbin Gallery is hosting an exhibition for most of January featuring the assemblages of two Alabama-based painters, Ty Smith and Jurgen Tarrasch. An opening reception will take place in the gallery this Friday from 6-8 p.m. that counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit. Read more at News@BSC.

Spring course schedule updates
Please note the latest course changes made after the published schedule. TheSIS will re-open for confirmations, adds, and drops for the spring term from Jan. 30 to Feb. 9.

College releases fall Dean's List
Congratulations to all BSC students who have earned a place on the fall 2016 Dean's List.

Get Microsoft Office 365 for free
The Information Technology department, along with Microsoft, is offering Microsoft Office for all staff, students, and faculty. Office 365 can be installed on up to five devices; see the installation instructions.

Nominations open for alumni awards
Nominations for the Distinguished and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards are open until Monday, Jan. 23. These awards honor alums with significant contributions to their communities, their professions, and to the college. You can see past honorees, learn more, and submit a nomination here.

Art duo's work featured in exhibition
The artwork of BSC Prof. Pamela Venz and her husband, UAB Prof. James Alexander, is on display at the University of Alabama gallery in Tuscaloosa through Jan. 30. He is displaying four of his sculpture works consisting largely of steel, wood, and marble. Venz, who has a background in three-dimensional art and photography, is displaying 15 images. "A Shared Individuality" can be viewed M-F from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Young alum to take stage at TEDx Birmingham
Refugee advocate Dunya Habash '16 is among the speakers selected for the TEDx Birmingham event on Saturday, March 25. The event, which features live talks from people of all backgrounds and is themed "Possibility," will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Alys Stephens Center. Tickets are on sale.

The doctor is in
Dr. Cheryl Law of Brookwood Baptist Family Medicine will be on campus through April. Her hours of operation will be 8:30-11:45 a.m. each Friday except Feb. 3. To make an appointment, call x7720, email yspencer@bsc.edu, or stop by the Office of Health Services. Dr. Law accepts most health insurance plans. Please be prepared to pay the co-pay at the time of service.

No campus newsletter next week
The Monday Morning newsletter will resume on Jan. 23 following the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Human Resources News

Upcoming holiday
The college will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Welcome aboard!
Chuck Evans - Assistant to the President
Tony Joe White - Head Coach, Football
Anthony Colucci - Offensive Coordinator, Football
Jonathan Uncapher - Network Administrator
Raven Knowlton - Coordinator of Annual Giving
John Perin - Defensive Coordinator, Football

Free tax prep
Impact America provides free tax preparation services for households earning up to $53,000 with one or more children in the home, or $20,000 without children in the home. Services are provided by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers from local colleges in the cities where our tax sites are located. See more details.

GHG app
Hourly employees now have the option to clock in and out via the free GHG Mobile Webclock app on their iOS or Android device. For more information, please access the User Guide posted on the BSC Human Resources site.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield online tools
Create a myBlueCross account at AlabamaBlue.com for access to important information regarding your BSC-sponsored BCBS health insurance. More information is available here.

Job vacancies
Campus Police Officer
Director of Financial Planning
Graphic Design Specialist
IT Technician
Regional Recruitment Counselor
Social Media Marketing Coordinator
Systems Analyst

Religious Life

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For more info on Religious Life, click here.


Basketball, swim/dive continue competition
Both men’s and women’s basketball opened their conference seasons with wins on the road against Millsaps. The men won 69-68 in overtime and the women won 61-45, tying a season-high in scoring with their 70-38 win over Agnes Scott last Wednesday. The women picked up their third SAA win yesterday as they held off Hendrix University 54-53 on the road, and senior Laura Van Peursem became the all-time career blocks leader. Swimming and diving returns to competition this Friday in a tri-meet with Sewanee and West Florida. They will hold their senior day on Saturday, Jan. 14, before their meet against Emory University at 11 a.m.; both events will be held at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

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


For sale or rent: Home on campus at 1236 Greensboro Road. 1,579 sq. ft., 2BR/1BA on main floor, 1BR/1BA on lower level, laundry area on lower level, and screened porch on main floor. Sell for $145,000 or rent for $900/mo. Call x4630 for more info.

For sale: Home on campus at 1253 Greensboro Road. Unique architect designed home, 4BR/2BA, one and one-half levels featuring high ceilings with exposed beams throughout, skylights and lots of glass looking into college woods. New roof, updated appliances, and more. A fun place to live. Contact Kathy or Bob Tucker at 322-6233 or bobkatuck2@hotmail.com.

For sale: Home on campus at 1228 Greensboro Rd. 3 BR/1BA. Recently renovated kitchen, including new floor, flat-top range, ceiling fan, and some cabinets; freshly painted kitchen, hallway, and living room. $125,000. For more information, email karlo@senasi.com.

For sale: 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 dbriese@bsc.edu.

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