Birmingham-Southern College celebrates 154th Commencement
More than 300 students graduated this past Saturday at BSC's154th Commencement ceremony. Here is a summary and photo slideshow of the big day.
New BSC graduate heading to Taiwan on Fulbright teaching assistantship
Danielle Rucker, who graduated from Birmingham-Southern May 18 with a degree in economics, was recently awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship from August 2013 to June 2014. Read more at News@BSC.
They're going places—a sampling of graduates' plans
Check out the newest student spotlight to find out what several members of the Class of 2013 have planned for their next chapters.
Bookstore closing for inventory
The BSC Bookstore will be closing May 28-31 to take year-end inventory.
College offers fun, educational, economical summer camps
Looking for summer classes and camp options for your child or teen? BSC offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor programs during June and July. Registration forms and price information are available online.
Campus newsletter to be delayed one week
The Monday Morning newsletter will take a brief pause next week due to the Memorial Day holiday. It will resume Monday, June 3.
Human Resources News
BSC closed for Memorial Day observance
The college will be closed on Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. Semi-monthly paid employees, please remember to enter Holiday time on your timesheet for this day.
College sets new promotion guidelines
Staff supervisors, the college has new procedures in place for employee promotions. The Request for Promotion form is located in the “HR Forms” section on the BSC website. If you have any questions regarding the procedure or form, please contact HR at x4646.
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For more info on Religious Life, including its calendar and upcoming religious holidays, click here: www.bsc.edu/campus/religious/schedule.cfm.
Women's golf finishes 12th in the nation at NCAA Championship
The No. 18 Birmingham-Southern women's golf team shot 324 on May 14, their lowest round of the tournament, to finish 12th at the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship, played at Baytowne Golf Club in Sandestin, Fla. The Panthers posted a four-day total of 1,334. Freshman Sarah Dolmovich was the top finisher for the Panthers after shooting 74 for a four-round total of 325 (87-84-80-74), tying her for 38th in the final standings.
Taylor Bassett selected as NFCA All-American in softball
After earning First-Team All-Region honors last week, sophomore Taylor Bassett was selected on Friday as a Third-Team All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Bassett was voted 2013 Southern Athletic Association Player of the Year after leading the league in home runs (17), RBIs (47), and batting average (.459). She ranked second in the nation in home runs, second in walks per game (1.04), third in on-base percentage (.617), and sixth in slugging percentage (1.000). Bassett was named BSC Co-Female Athlete of the Year, and is now the program's leading home-run hitter with 21 in her two-year career.
Four Panthers make NCAA Track & Field Championship field
Senior Robert Willett, senior Aaron Sherrill, junior Hank Ballard, and junior Tiarra Goode were all chosen to participate in the 2013 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship held May 23-25 in La Crosse, Wis. Willett qualified in the 800-meter run, Ballard and Sherrill in the javelin, and Goode in the 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash, and 100-meter hurdles. Willett placed third last year in the 800-meter championship, earning All-American honors, and was also an All-American in the indoor 800m. Goode is a two-time NCAA champion after winning the 2012 outdoor 100m hurdles and indoor 60m hurdles. It will be the first championship berths for Ballard and Sherrill.
Photo of the Week
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For sale or rent: 3BR/3BA house at 1256 Greensboro Road with high-ceiling living room, dining room, large kitchen, sun room upstairs, and spacious screened porch with barbeque deck. Built-in book and storage cabinets and wooden floors on ground level. Ceiling fans in most rooms, central heat, and air. Full basement. Total living space is 1,921 SF. Sale price is $150,000. Rental price is $975 per month. Faculty and staff only. Call x4630.
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For sale: 3BR/2BA house with a newly remodeled kitchen that includes granite counter tops and all new appliances, newly refinished hardwood floors throughout, great room with a gas fireplace, and a full walk-out basement. 1229 Greensboro Road. Email email@example.com.
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