BSC News Archive
- Former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove to be Grand Master at Writing Today 2006 conference
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Rita Dove will serve as Grand Master for Writing Today 2006, at Birmingham-Southern College.
- Birmingham-Southern partners with local, state organizations to create summer internships
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Hess Center for Leadership and Service at Birmingham-Southern College is partnering with 11 local and state organizations to create six full-time internships for BSC students in summer 2006.
- Birmingham-Southern announces 2006 winter/spring calendar of events
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College announces its schedule of 2006 winter/spring major events.
- Birmingham-Southern announces Interfraternity Council Executive Board
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College is pleased to announce the 2006 Executive Board of the Birmingham-Southern Interfraternity Council.
- Birmingham-Southern students selected as Ivy League campus tour guides
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The following Birmingham-Southern College students have been selected as members of the college's Ivy League.
- Birmingham-Southern music professor's compositions included in recording
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The compositions of Dr. Dorothy Hindman, assistant professor of music at Birmingham-Southern College, are included in the latest CD release of the “Masterworks of the New Era” series.
- Birmingham-Southern College student receives French travel award
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College student Kate Brantley of Madison, Miss. has received the 2006 Alliance Francaise Travel Award.
- Birmingham-Southern professor named Sierra Club Preservationist of the Year
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—Larry Brasher, Denson N. Franklin Professor of Religion at Birmingham-Southern College, has been selected 2005 Preservationist of the Year by the Sierra Club, Alabama Chapter.
- Birmingham-Southern students sponsoring Constitutional Reform Awareness Week
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College students have organized Constitutional Reform Awareness Week on the college's campus Nov. 28 to Dec. 2.
- Birmingham-Southern College in concert for 69th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will present its 69th Annual Service of Lessons and Carols on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 4 at 4:30 p.m.
- Birmingham-Southern College names Harrison director of alumni affairs
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College alumna and longtime communications professional Lisa Harrison has been named director of alumni affairs at the college.
- Birmingham-Southern announces Triangle Club members
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College has announced its students selected to serve in the 2005-06 Triangle Club. The group is a service organization composed of sophomore students at BSC.
- Birmingham-Southern College students selected as BACHE Scholars
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Four Birmingham-Southern College students are among a group of nine local college students who have been chosen by the BACHE Scholars program as 2005 BACHE scholars.
- Birmingham-Southern College to sponsor dinner to benefit Adopt-A-Minefield project
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The United Nations Assembly Association Chapter at Birmingham-Southern College will sponsor “A Night of a Thousand Dinners” Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in Bruno Great Hall of the Norton Campus Center.
- Birmingham-Southern College theatre to present “Extremities”
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The College Theatre at Birmingham-Southern College will present William Mastrosimone's “Extremities” Nov. 15-20, for its second line-up of the fall season.
- Birmingham-Southern chancellor to be honored with local street dedication
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College Chancellor Dr. Neal R. Berte and his wife, Anne Berte, will be honored with the dedication of a local street near the college's campus on Nov. 14.
- Birmingham-Southern faculty and Alabama Symphony Orchestra members to perform
BIRMINGHAM , Ala. —Birmingham-Southern College Assistant Professor of Music and soprano Jacqueline Leary-Warsaw and Adjunct Professor of Music and pianist Virginia Dismukes will perform with Alabama Symphony Orchestra members Lisa Wienhold Bartlett on flute, and Judy Donaldson on clarinet.
- Heflin's Mary Kathryn Gaines crowned Miss Birmingham-Southern College 2006
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Mary Kathryn Gaines of Heflin is Miss Birmingham-Southern College 2006.
- Birmingham-Southern Panhellenic Council wins highest national award for scholarship
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—The governing body of Birmingham-Southern College's seven national sororities has been awarded the highest award for scholarship in its category.
- Birmingham-Southern professor gets debut novel published
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—Peter Donahue, assistant professor of English at Birmingham-Southern College, has published Madison House with Hawthorne Books.
- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to lecture at Birmingham-Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former New York Times correspondent David Shipler will lecture at Birmingham-Southern College November 8.
- Former South African president F.W. de Klerk to lecture at Birmingham-Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—F.W. de Klerk, world-renowned peacemaker and former president of South Africa who created and currently chairs the Global Leadership Foundation, will lecture at Birmingham-Southern College November 16.
- Miss Birmingham-Southern College 2006 to be crowned Oct. 29
BIRMINGHAM , Ala. —Five women will compete for the title of Miss Birmingham-Southern College 2006 on Saturday, Oct. 29.
- Birmingham-Southern announces 2005-06 fall sorority pledges
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—More than 100 Birmingham-Southern College first-year students pledged sororities at the start of the 2005-06 academic year.
- Birmingham-Southern announces 2005-06 fall fraternity pledges
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A number of Birmingham-Southern College first-year students pledged fraternities at the start of the 2005-06 academic year.
- Birmingham-Southern College opens three art exhibits with live iron pour
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will launch three separate art exhibits with an opening night reception on Friday, Oct. 7, outside the Durbin Gallery, Kennedy Art Center/Azar Art Studios, from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Birmingham-Southern College student receives UPS scholarship
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.— Katie Clingan, a freshman biology major at Birmingham-Southern College, has been selected to receive a UPS Scholarship.
- Birmingham-Southern to host graduate and professional school fair
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The 11th annual Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held at Birmingham-Southern College Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 3-6 p.m. in the Norton Campus Center.
- 'Southern Diversity Delegate inducted at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern student Kandace Hamilton of Bay Minette was inducted as the college's 2005-06 'Southern Diversity Delegate at a recent ceremony on campus.
- Birmingham-Southern College theatre season to open with “Young Zombies” production
BIRMINGHAM , Ala. —The tale of two-high school seniors whose love affair takes a horrific turn as they cope with the disappearance of their classmates will have its Southeastern premiere Oct. 13-16 at Birmingham-Southern when the college's 2005-06 theatre season gets under way.
- Birmingham-Southern College to host panel on poverty, hunger, health
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College will host a panel discussion on poverty, hunger, and health Wednesday, Sept. 28. “Building a Safer World: Defining the U.S.-U.N. Relationship for the 21st Century” will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Norton Campus Center Theatre.
- Birmingham-Southern College students selected as Rotary Ambassadors
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Four Birmingham-Southern College students have been chosen by the National Rotary Foundation to receive its prestigious Rotary Scholarship for international cultural study.
- Birmingham-Southern announces 2005-06 Vail teaching and research fellows
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Nine Birmingham-Southern College students received fellowships for the 2005-06 academic year that allow them to collaborate with their professors on teaching or research projects.
- Birmingham-Southern performance to remember natural disaster victims
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A performance in tribute to victims of recent natural disasters including Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami will be held at Birmingham-Southern College Sept. 22. The event will be at 11 a.m. in Hill Recital Hall.
- Birmingham-Southern College president chairs presentation for Teagle Foundation
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College President Dr. G. David Pollick recently chaired a presentation about college students' religious and spiritual engagement at a Teagle Foundation conference in Little Switzerland, N.C.
- Birmingham-Southern artists, choirs to appear with Alabama Symphony Orchestra
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will kick off its 150th anniversary celebration Sunday, Oct. 9, with an afternoon performance by BSC student choirs and faculty composers and musicians performing with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
- Birmingham-Southern professor awarded faculty development award
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—Dr. Megan Gibbons, assistant professor of Biology at Birmingham-Southern College, has received the 2005 Bob Whetstone Faculty Development Award.
- Birmingham-Southern College students receive study abroad grants
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Office of International Programs at Birmingham-Southern College has announced that five BSC students have been selected to receive competitive scholarships and grants for study abroad.
- Birmingham-Southern College announces 10 faculty appointments
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College has announced the addition of ten faculty members beginning with the 2005-06 academic year.
- Birmingham-Southern College announces fall 2005 calendar of events
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has announced its schedule of major events for fall 2005.
- Birmingham-Southern included among Best 361 Colleges by The Princeton Review
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College is included in the 2006 edition of The Best 361 Colleges released this week by The Princeton Review.
- Birmingham-Southern again in top tier of national liberal arts colleges in newest U.S. News rankings BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College is again included in the top tier of the Best Liberal Arts Colleges in the country in the annual U.S.News & World Report rankings released on the magazine's Web site today (Aug. 19).
- ‘Four Spirits' author to hold forum at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Best-selling author Sena Jeter Naslund will speak in an open forum at Birmingham-Southern College Monday, August 29.
- Birmingham-Southern College Mortar Board chapter receives national award
Birmingham , Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern College 2004-05 Mortar Board chapter was awarded the Silver Torch Award.
- Birmingham-Southern College biology professor receives NIH grant
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.—Dr. Leo Pezzementi, professor of biology at Birmingham-Southern College, has received a research grant from the National Institutes of Health.
- Birmingham-Southern piano professor invited to teach again in China
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Internationally acclaimed pianist and Birmingham-Southern College Artist-in-Residence William DeVan has been invited to teach next summer at the Shen Yang Conservatory in Shen Yang, China
- Birmingham-Southern College graduate selected for Points of Light Award
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College alumna Katherine Stewart Stokes of Huntsville has been selected for a national Daily Points of Light Award for her volunteer work in educating young people about the perils of smoking.
- Birmingham-Southern College music student to study in Czech Republic
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Mary Elizabeth Neal of Albertville has been selected to study music composition this summer at the 12th annual Czech-American Summer Music Institute in Prague, Czech Republic.
- Birmingham-Southern College alumna crowned Miss Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Alexa Jones of Andalusia, a 2003 graduate of Birmingham-Southern College and Miss Birmingham-Southern College 2003, was crowned Miss Alabama June 11.
- Birmingham-Southern College professor receives education award
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. John Tatter, English professor and chair of the Humanities Division at Birmingham-Southern, was presented with the inaugural Outstanding Educator Award during the college's 2005 graduation ceremonies in May.
- Birmingham-Southern College student places third in ACS music competition
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern student Erika Pipkin of Irondale recently was awarded third place in the 2005 Associated Colleges of the South Student Composition Competition.
- Birmingham-Southern College to host international education symposium
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern will host a two-day symposium “Defining Reorientation for the Study Abroad Student and the Institution” June 16-18 focusing on re-entry programs for students who study abroad and the effect of this experience on the internationalization of the campus and curriculum.
- Birmingham-Southern names CDC Foundation chief fundraiser to vice president for development post
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Adelia Patrick Thompson, the chief fundraiser for the National Foundation for Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, will become the new vice president for development at Birmingham-Southern College.
- Birmingham-Southern College to present three with honorary degrees
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern is presenting three individuals with honorary degrees at its annual Commencement ceremony May 28 in recognition of distinguished careers and service to the college.
- Birmingham-Southern professor recognized for outstanding manuscript
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. Ron Stunda, associate professor of accounting at Birmingham-Southern College, recently received the Distinguished Paper Award in Accounting and Finance at the annual conference of the Allied Academies, held this year in Memphis.
- Former FORTUNE magazine managing editor to deliver Birmingham-Southern Commencement address
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Rik Kirkland, former managing editor and current global editor of FORTUNE magazine, will address the Birmingham-Southern class of 2005 during the college's 146th Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 28.
- Two Birmingham-Southern College faculty members receive technology fellowships
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. Rodney Dunning, assistant professor of physics at Birmingham-Southern College, and Dr. John Tatter, BSC professor of English, have both received technology fellowships from the Associated Colleges of the South.
- Colorado student earns top scholarship to study at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Nick Olson of Durango, Colo. is the recipient of the McWane Honors Award to attend Birmingham-Southern College in fall 2005.
- Birmingham-Southern College student earns national public policy fellowship
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Skye Stewart of Vestavia Hills has received a fellowship to the Junior Summer Institute in Public Policy and International Affairs at the University of Michigan.
- Birmingham-Southern's 7th Annual Livable Cities Conference to focus on healthy communities
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Healthy communities through the creation of active living environments will be the focus of the 7th Annual Livable Cities Conference at Birmingham-Southern College Friday, May 6.
- Duo pianists to present recital at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Duo pianists Cynthia Lawing and Gloria Cook will present a duo recital at Birmingham-Southern College Saturday, May 7.
- Summer fine arts, sports camps offered at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A series of fine arts and sports camps will be offered this summer at Birmingham-Southern College.
- Tsunami relief, guest choreographers highlight spring dance performance at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The spring student dance performance at Birmingham-Southern College will feature dances by guest choreographers April 28-30 at 7:30 p.m. each night on the BSC Theatre/Mainstage. Opening night proceeds will go to tsunami relief.
- Five to receive Birmingham-Southern College's top alumni awards
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Five Birmingham-Southern College alumni will receive the college's Distinguished Alumni Award or Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend festivities Saturday, April 30.
- Birmingham-Southern College music professor awarded prestigious Rome Prize
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. Charles Norman Mason, composer and Birmingham-Southern College professor of music, was awarded the prestigious Rome Prize in Musical Composition during ceremonies today in New York City.
- Class parties, alumni speakers to highlight Birmingham-Southern College's Reunion Weekend
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Class celebrations and a mini-college and luncheon featuring alumni speakers are among the events available to alumni when they return to the Birmingham-Southern College campus April 29-May 1 for Alumni Reunion Weekend 2005
- Baltimore city official, Birmingham-Southern alumnus to keynote college's Honors Day
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College alumnus Christopher Thomaskutty, analyst for the Baltimore mayor's CitiStat Program, will deliver the keynote address at the college's annual Honors Day Thursday, April 21.
- Birmingham-Southern College education alumni plan second annual reunion
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College's Division of Education and its Teacher Education Committee are sponsoring the second annual Education Education Alumni Reunion on Thursday, April 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Stockham Parlor on campus.
- Summer educational programs for youth offered at Birmingham-Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Youth programs in leadership and service and college life experiences will be offered this summer at Birmingham-Southern College.
- Mountain Brook resident elected 2005-06 SGA president at Birmingham-Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College's Student Government Association recently held elections to choose officers and representatives to lead the campus governing body during the 2005-06 academic year.
- Dr. Kathleen Murray named new Birmingham-Southern College provost
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The dean of the faculty and professor of music at Lawrence University will become the new provost of Birmingham-Southern College.
- Birmingham-Southern College Model Senate to train future leaders
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will host this month its 29th annual Model Senate, a “political science laboratory” that provides high school students with a unique and fun learning experience in government.
- BSC graduate, retired U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin dies
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Retired three-term U.S. Sen. Howell Heflin, a 1942 graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, died Tuesday, March 29, in a Sheffield hospital near his Tuscumbia home.
- Birmingham-Southern College student named 2005 Truman Scholar
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Webb Lyons was named today a 2005 Harry S. Truman Scholar
- Birmingham-Southern College's Bentley Pollick and Hultgren to perform string duos April 6-7
BIRMINGHAM , Ala.— Birmingham-Southern College First Lady Karen Bentley Pollick and BSC Adjunct Professor of Music Craig Hultgren will perform string concerts April 6 and 7 in Birmingham.
- Birmingham-Southern students take top prizes in national cello composition contest
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College students recently took the top prizes in the inaugural Wheaton College Internet2 cello composition competition.
- Distinguished Czech scholar, former dissident to lecture at Birmingham-Southern College
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. Alena Hromadkova, distinguished Czech scholar and professor of political science at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, will give a lecture at Birmingham-Southern College Wednesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. in Munger Hall Auditorium on campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
- Birmingham-Southern to host presentation on modern day slavery
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will host “Slavery in the 21st Century: Living Proof” Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in Munger Hall Auditorium on campus.
- Birmingham-Southern to host Alabama Academy of Science annual meeting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will host the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science March 31-April 1 on campus.
- Author, actor, lawyer, humorist Ben Stein to lecture at Birmingham-Southern
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Ben Stein, whose multi-faceted career has included stints as an author, actor, lawyer, and humorist, will lecture at Birmingham-Southern College March 14.
- Award-winning Birmingham-Southern students perform with local orchestra
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Three student winners of the fifth annual Whittington Competition at Birmingham-Southern College recently performed with the Red Mountain Chamber Orchestra in the college's Hill Recital Hall.
- Birmingham-Southern receives research grant for computer science program
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College is receiving a $233,000 award from the National Science Foundation to provide undergraduate research opportunities to full-time computer science students attending any of the five member institutions in the Birmingham Area Consortium of Higher Education.
- Birmingham-Southern College student named 2005 Truman Scholarship finalist
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Web Lyons of Centre is a finalist for a prestigious 2005 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
- Birmingham-Southern College elects 2005 Homecoming Queen and court
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Susan Petty of Mountain Brook was crowned the 2005 Birmingham-Southern College Homecoming Queen during halftime ceremonies of the men's Homecoming basketball game against Virginia Military Institute Feb. 19.
- Birmingham-Southern hosts British Studies symposium
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College will host the third annual British Studies Student Symposium Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18-19.
- VMI-BSC game, other festivities on tap for Birmingham-Southern Homecoming
BIRMINGHAM, ALA.—Birmingham-Southern College is preparing to kick off it its 2005 Homecoming celebration, scheduled for Feb. 14-19 on campus.