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Piece by Amber Scoon

Amber Scoon and Charmaine Ortiz Art Exhibition
Oct. 2-29
Durbin Gallery
Dr. Amber Scoon,a mixed media artist and philosopher from Pelham, Mass., and Charmaine Ortiz, a visual artist based out of Carolina Beach, N.C., are displaying their work.

Hispanic Heritage Month
Oct 1-Nov. 2
BSC is honoring Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month with festivals, a thought-provoking lecture, and more. Most events are free and open to the public. See the full schedule here. Lino Gutierrez, Cuba native and former U.S. ambassador to Argentina, will join the celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 20 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre to speak on "The Cuban Thaw: U.S. Cuban Relations."

Fall Break
Oct. 8-11
No classes

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SGA room, Norton Center
Help BSC's Pre-health Honor Society (AED) reach their goal of 100 donors! You can sign up here; BSCollege is the sponsor code.

Reunion/Homecoming/Family Weekend
Oct. 16-17
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate by attending events or volunteering. Friday's centerpiece is the Shrimp Boil/Family Party on the Quad from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy great food, lawn games, live music at Hill Amphitheater, and a cash bar. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased by Oct. 12; children 8 and under are free. Saturday's event before the Homecoming game is "The Big Tailgate" at the Clubhouse for BBQ. Tickets are $10 each and children 8 and under are free. Reserve your tickets soon by contacting Joanna Jones at 226-4722 or

Guest Speaker
Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m.
Stephens Science Center, Room 138
Dr. Mustafa Morsy, associate professor of biology at the University of West Alabama, will lecture on "Fungal Endophytes as a Tool to Increase Crop Productivity."

Fall Career Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 2-5 p.m.
Bruno Great Hall, Norton Center
More than 60 representatives from top companies and organizations from a variety of fields and industries will be on hand. This is a great opportunity for students to obtain internships, part-time jobs, seasonal jobs, and fulltime career positions. It is open to BSC students of all majors, class levels, and career paths.

Provost's Forum
Tuesday, Oct 27
11 a.m.
Dr. Natalie Davis, Howell T. Heflin Professor of Political Science at BSC, will discuss "Campaign Television Ads: Is the South Really Different?"

Provost's Forum
Tuesday, Oct 29
11 a.m.
Dr. Melanie Styers '99, BSC assistant professor of biology, will present the Provost's Forum "You've Got Mail: Unraveling the Cellular Postal System."

Annual "Organ Spooktacular"
Saturday, Oct. 31 at 9 p.m.
Hill Recital Hall
What would a BSC Halloween be without the annual ritual of "organists behaving badly"?! Listen to BSC students, faculty, and alumni performers--all in costume--playing hauntingly beautiful music. Coordinated by Dr. Leon W. Couch III, this event has become a campus favorite. Don't forget your costume!

*All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.