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Studying seminar tonight
A panel of students will share time management strategies that help them succeed at BSC tonight at 7:30 p.m. in room 134 of the Stephens Science Center. "From Struggle to Strengths: Student Strategies for Success" is the second of a four-part series on studying and student success. Students are encouraged to bring syllabi and planners to this event.

Students select Homecoming King and Queen
Seniors Blaire Alexander and Addison Brown were crowned the 2016 BSC Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the college's homecoming football game against Rhodes on Saturday. Alexander, a senior media and film studies major from Birmingham, and Brown, a business major from Acworth, Ga., were elected by student vote.

Test of BSC emergency alert tomorrow
The college will conduct a test of its emergency text messaging system, Campus Alerts, tomorrow at 10 a.m. Anyone who does not receive a text tomorrow is asked to contact campus police at x4700 or

History presentation is Tuesday
Dr. Guy Hubbs, BSC professor emeritus and archivist, will present "What's Southern about Birmingham-Southern?: BSC Turns 160" in honor of the college's anniversary. The event will take place tomorrow during common hour (11 a.m.) in Norton Theatre. More details here. *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

E-Term and spring course schedule updates
Please note the latest course changes made after the published schedules.

Campus conversation on education
BSC's education department is sponsoring an event tomorrow entitled "Education Unplugged: Learning Through Conversation" to raise critical questions about issues that impact people invested in education. Everyone is invited to come and be part of the conversation at 11 a.m. in the Education Studio (room 126) of the Harbert Building.

Skjellum honored by BHM Biz magazine
BSC's executive-in-residence and TechBirmingham president Jennifer Skjellum is included in the BHM Biz magazine's "20 for the next 20" listing, which awards and features Birmingham's most outstanding business leaders who have begun to impact and will continue to lead the community for the next two decades. Skjellum is also featured on the cover of the magazine's Novenber issue.

Visiting scholar lecture
Dr. David Areford, associate professor of art history at the university of Massachusetts in Boston, will explore the printmaking of American artist Sol LeWitt, a pioneer of minimalism and conceptual art. Areford is the curator of a major upcoming exhibition on LeWitt. His lecture, "The Strict Beauty of Sol LeWitt," will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre.

Concomitant closing this week
The last day to see BSC Professor of Art Jim Neel's powerful new sculpture installation, Concomitant, is Thursday.

Three more shows for Fiddler on the Roof
The beloved musical theatre classic Fiddler on the Roof continues at the College Theatre/Mainstage Oct. 27-29. Got your tickets? *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Hubbs to hold book signing
Dr. Guy Hubbs will sign his latest book, Searching for Freedom after the Civil War, at the University of Alabama Press Fall 2016 Book Sale & Fair. He will be available from 3:15-4:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at the Sellers Auditorium of the Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa.

Magic City Classic information
Traffic around the campus is expected to be highly congested this Saturday due to the Magic City Classic football game at Legion Field. There will be limited access to and from the Bruno Entrance, but the gate below the lake (12th Street) will be open and staffed throughout the day. For those who must travel on- or off-campus Saturday, please pick up a "BSC" placard from the Campus Police Department on the second floor of the Student Services building, in Student Development on the second floor of Norton, or at the front gate. You can also print a copy of the placard as well as a map of an alternate route to campus. Call x4700 if you have any questions.

Halloween on the Hilltop
The college will host its annual Halloween on the Hilltop festival on Oct. 31 from 4-6 p.m. to provide a fun and safe atmosphere in which children in nearby communities and children of faculty and staff can celebrate Halloween. The success of this project is dependent upon the full support of the BSC community. If your organization, team, or department would like to have a booth, fill out the form here by Oct 27. (since it's on OrgSync, you will need your email login to reach it.)

Annual "Organ Spooktacular" is Oct. 31
What would a BSC Halloween be without the annual ritual of "organists behaving badly?" Come out to the Hill Recital Hall on Halloween night at 9 p.m. and listen to BSC students, faculty, and alumni performers--all in costume--playing hauntingly beautiful music. Coordinated by Dr. Leon Couch III, this event has become a campus favorite. Wear your costume! *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Classics meet and greet
The Classics Program at BSC invites interested students to an informal meet and greet on Tuesday, Nov. 1, during Common Hour in Art Annex 222. Curious about the ancient world? Interested in a Classics minor? Come by for some good food and great conversation. For more information, contact Dr. George Hendren, visiting instructor of classics, at

Admission presentation
All faculty and staff are invited to attend an admission presentation on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Norton Theatre. Sara Newhouse will provide information about the most recent enrollment results, moving forward, and the new initiatives admission plans to undertake this year.

Gallery to host painting exhibition
The Durbin Gallery will host Virginia Derryberry's "Private Domain" collection Nov. 4-23, featuring large-scale figurative oil paintings on canvas alongside costume constructions. An opening reception will be on Nov. 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the gallery. Read more at News@BSC. *Opening counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Rape defense training
The BSC campus police will offer free rape aggression defense classes Nov. 7 and 9. Click here for more info.

Human Resources News

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Annetta Nunn, community outreach coordinator for the YWCA and former Birmingham police chief, will be on campus this Wednesday to speak to BSC faculty and staff to raise awareness of domestic violence. The event will be held at noon in Norton's SGA Room. Bring your lunch!

Save the date!
The Benefits and Wellness Fair will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Benefits Open Enrollment will begin that day and go through Dec. 5.

Remaining 2016 holidays
Thanksgiving - Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25
Christmas - Monday, Dec. 19 through Friday, Dec. 30

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

Job vacancies
Regional Recruitment Counselor
Assistant to the President
Coordinator of Annual Giving

Religious Life

Special worship in the Chapel
An All Saints Day Service will be held on Monday, Oct. 31, from 8-8:30 p.m. in Yeilding Chapel. Join us for this brief service to remember loved ones who have died and to give thanks for all those who have gone before us. Everyone is invited.

Stay connected to Religious Life at BSC
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For more info on Religious Life, click here.


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


Wanted: Wheelchair. The department of Media and Film Studies is looking for a wheelchair to be donated to the school to use for student productions. Contact Robert Corna at

For sale: 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring GLS. 43k miles, one owner, non-smoker, never wrecked or damaged, perfect running order. Equipped with cargo cover, roof rack, Bluetooth, aux/USB input for connecting phones and iPods, CD player, cloth seats, and brand new battery. All routine maintenance w/ paperwork. Perfect for student or commuter, great gas mileage, and nice quiet ride. Asking $10,900 or negotiable. Contact Charlie Prince at or 862-8403.

For sale or rent: 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

For rent: Beautiful 1BR loft in the historic Transportation Building in downtown Birmingham. $1,200. Approximately 1,000 sq. ft. corner unit with original windows, updated stainless steel appliances, and new hardwood floors. Elevator access, door code, and private off-street parking. Price includes all utilities. Located on 1st Ave. North, only a block away from El Barrio, Collins Bar, Urban Standard, etc., and in walking distance to Railroad Park and the Rotary Trail. Contact Caroline McLean at for more information.

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

For sale or rent: Home on campus at 1221 Greensboro Road. 3 BR/2BA with open den/living room. Contact Charlie Carlton for more information or viewing at 919-5614.

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

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