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College named 2018 “hidden gem”
For the first year, the college matching platform College Raptor Inc. named BSC a “hidden gem” in the Southeast. Read more here.

Mayoral candidate visiting campus today
Both candidates in the Oct. 3 runoff election for the Birmingham mayor’s seat were invited to campus this month. Today, incumbent Birmingham Mayor William Bell will speak at 3:30 p.m. in the Norton Theatre. The talk is sponsored by the Black Student Union and is open to everyone.

Movie auditions
The college’s Media and Film Studies program will hold open call auditions today from 6-9 p.m. in Munger Auditorium for an upcoming production. Join them for a cold read; seeking actors of all ages. You’ll have time to prepare once you arrive. Questions? Contact Rose Simpson at

Biology Natural Sciences Seminar
The Biology Department will host Tyler Malugani, the education coordinator at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, tomorrow at 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre. He will speak about “Sloss Furnaces and the Rise of the Birmingham District.” *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Upcoming seminars in BSC’s Career Workshop Series

  • Résumés that Stand Out – Tuesday, Sept. 26
  • Impress at the Grad School Expo (Expo is Oct. 3) – Monday, Oct. 2

This five-week series provides practical advice to help students succeed beyond the Hilltop. Students who attend four out of five workshops receive a BSC padfolio. All sessions are from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Harbert Auditorium. For more information, contact Katy Smith,

Training session for calendar software
A training session for BSC’s online campus-wide event calendar and Catertrax will be held at 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Norton Theatre. If you are new to campus or just need a refresher, please make plans to attend.

Musical called [title of show] opens Thursday
BSC’s 2017-18 theater season kicks off Sept. 28 at the College Theatre/The Underground with the musical [title of show], which is about a pair of struggling writers who decide to create something new with the help of their friends, Susan and Heidi. For more information on the production and ticket prices, click here. *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Durbin exhibition closing this week
Thursday is the last chance to see Robert Gephardt’s “Muslim American/American Muslim” exhibition in the gallery.

Zingara selected for international event
BSC Director of Bands Ginger Zingara was selected to direct the Alabama All-Star Band, which performed in Chicago this summer for the Centennial Lions Club Parade of Nations. The top 65 musicians from Alabama joined with the 20,000 participants—representing 190 countries—in a parade through downtown Chicago that was broadcast throughout the world.

Student publication seeking assistant editor
The Compass, BSC's journal of leadership, service, and experiential learning, is seeking an assistant editor for 2017-18, to eventually become the 2018-19 editor. Students interested in writing, editing, layout/design, and raising the profile of Compass across campus are encouraged to apply. This is a two-year commitment and a paid position. Apply by Oct. 10. Contact Mary Caroline Newman at with any questions.

Chapel rededication service
Join us on Monday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. when BSC celebrates the 50th anniversary of Yeilding Chapel with a worship service led by Chaplain Rev. Julie Blackwelder Holly ’01. Several former college chaplains will participate in the rededication service, including Rev. Stewart Jackson, Rev. Jack Hinnen, and Rev. Brian Erickson ’97. The homily will be delivered by Rev. Dr. Russell Levenson Jr. ’84, rector of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. Others making remarks will include BSC Trustee Richard Yeilding ’73 and BSC President Emeritus Dr. Neal Berte. Dr. Lester Seigel ’79 will play the chapel organ. Levenson will also give a talk in the Norton Theatre at 5 p.m. that day on the topic “How Are You Happy?” *The talk in Norton counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Henley to kick off fall Provost’s Forums
BSC Professor of Philosophy Dr. Steven Henley will give his sabbatical presentation “What Can Philosophers Learn from Psychologists about Morality?: Jonathan Haidt on WEIRD Ethics” on Tuesday, Oct 3, at 11 a.m. in the Norton Theatre. *Counts as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Calling all-star students!
Do you know a student who is enthusiastic, reliable, talkative, and motivated? BSC’s Phonathon is looking for energized students who love ’Southern. Your best referrals will add to our fun and professional environment, where student callers build meaningful alumni relationships and valuable resume experience, all from the convenience of campus. Great pay and flexible hours that fit most students’ schedules—even athletes. Click here for more information—or forward the link. If you’d like to refer a student, please contact Eden Harris, coordinator of annual giving, at or x4939.

Local casting call
Marinella Hume Casting is seeking paid background actors/extras for its period feature film Bigger that is shooting in Birmingham during October and November. More information here.

Religious Life

Theological Education Day
Join representatives from Duke Divinity School at BSC’s Theological Education Day on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to find out more about Duke Divinity degree programs, the application process, and student life.

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For more info on Religious Life, click here.

Human Resources News

United Way
It’s time to pledge your donations to United Way! Remember every cent counts and our community relies on our support. You can make a one-time donation or a recurring donation through payroll deduction. Please turn in your pledge form to Human Resources, BSC Box 549090 or, by Sept. 30.

Job vacancies


Academic Programs Assistant
Assistant VP for Information Technology
Customer Service Coordinator
Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Graphic Design Specialist


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


*Homes on campus are available for faculty and staff only.

Wanted: Media and Film Studies seeks a Super 8mm home movie camera (film) and/or projector; looking for donations of this equipment or even for someone to loan it to the department for the school year. Check your parent’s/grandparent’s attic! Contact Robert Corna at

For sale: Home on campus at 1220 Greensboro Road. 2,200 sq. ft. 3BR, 2BA, finished basement, fully remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, refinished floors, combination screened-in porch and outdoor deck, lovely back yard with an out-building. To see the house, call David Smith at 936-5252.

For sale or rent: Home on campus at 1245 Greensboro Road, ranch style with finished basement, 2 bedrooms and 2 baths on first floor. Lower level has in-law quarters, including a kitchenette with a third bedroom and a third bath and recreation room. Two fireplaces (inside and outside), 2-car carport, backyard suitable for swing set/children’s play yard; woods beyond. Hardwood underneath carpets. Freshly painted inside and out with light neutral colors. Roof is three months old. Recently appraised at $141,000 for determining market value. Call Richard Ward at 516-4883.

For sale: Home on campus at 1224 Greensboro Road, 2BR/1.5BA plus bonus room/office. New roof and recent renovations/updates throughout, including energy efficient windows, modern kitchen, and walk-in closet in master bedroom. Available June 7, 2018. For more information, contact

For sale: 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 sale: Home on campus at 1228 Greensboro Road. 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

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For sale: 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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