Hilltop Photo of the Week
Welcome to Birmingham-Southern's “Hilltop Photo of the Week” webpage and archives. Each week at this site, we'll feature a photo that depicts some aspect of life on the Hilltop campus, along with brief information about what is taking place in the Photo of the Week.
The college welcomes submissions to be considered for the Hilltop Photo of the Week. Scanned or digital photos can be e-mailed to the Office of Communications at email@example.com, or photographic prints may be sent through campus mail to Box 549004. Please limit photo submissions to those that depict some aspect of the BSC experience, and be sure to identify what is taking place in the photo, along with location and people involved.
View the Photo of the Week archive here.
Legislative advocacy—Quite a few individual members of a student delegation from Birmingham-Southern received awards and officer positions at the annual conference of the YMCA's Collegiate Legislature held March 3-5 in Montgomery. Students from four-year institutions of higher learning from around the state gathered for the weekend conference to participate in moot law review sessions. The BSC delegation (from left to right; top to bottom) included Kindred Motes, named 2012 Conference Coordinator; Kortni Hadley; Lana Sheqem; Zachary Guyse; Alex Masterson; Kyle Doiron, named 2012 School Representative; Brittany Herring; Megan Goggans; Maulin Shah, named this year's Outstanding Delegate; Daniella Murphy; Grace Elliott; Mandy Shunnarah, named 2012 Senate Sergeant at Arms and School Representative; Haley Martin, named 2012 Chaplain of the State House; Kimber Reeves, named 2012 Senate Pro Temp; Shelly Mamo; and Sarah McCune. The conference was held at the Renaissance Hotel. Reeves served as this year's House Sergeant at Arms and School Representative, along with Motes as the other School Representative. Guyse served as this year's Senate Pro Temp.
Homecoming spectacular—The BSC Concert Choir, conducted by Joseph Hugh Thomas Professor of Music Lester Seigel '79, will return from its spring tour of southeastern states to perform at Bluff Park United Methodist Church in Hoover on Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m. The tour program features a wide range of selections from the Renaissance to the present day. Highlights include three Appalachian folksongs for choir and bluegrass fiddle by the fine American composer Phillip Rhodes; "I Cannot Dance, O Lord," a new work by one of America's most engaging young composers, Aaron Jay Kernis; choral classics by Brahms and Franz Liszt (in this bicentennial year of his birth); lively spiritual and hymn arrangements; and much more. The choir is pictured here performing at Spring Hill Presbyterian Church in Mobile on March 23.