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Building the Bridge to the Future session set for Tuesday
All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend the Building the Bridge to the Future session tomorrow from 9 a.m. to noon in Bruno Great Hall. The working groups from the summer will present their vision statements and strategies for input and feedback. For more information on the working group projects, see the Building the Bridge Moodle site.

Chapel named best in Birmingham
BSC’s Yeilding Chapel has been selected for the 2017 Best of Birmingham Award in the “Place of Worship” category by the Birmingham Award Program. Those companies/organizations who win the award “enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers, making the Birmingham area a great place to live, work and play.”

Opening-of-School Assembly
The annual Opening-of-School Assembly for faculty and staff will be held Thursday, Aug. 17, at 8:30 a.m. in Bruno Great Hall; coffee and juice will be served at 8:15 a.m. The event will include the President’s Address by Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith, new staff and faculty introductions, and the naming of the 2017 Whetstone Award winner.

Welcome Back Picnic
The annual Faculty and Staff Picnic hosted by President Linda Flaherty-Goldsmith is set for Thursday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. on the lawn of the President’s Home (or in Bruno Great Hall if it is raining). No RSVP is necessary and families are welcome.

Move-In Day details
New first-year and transfer students will arrive on campus for Move-In Day on Friday, Aug. 18. Students will move into the residence halls between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. The New Student Convocation will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Bill Battle Coliseum, and students will meet with their faculty advisors at 3:45 p.m. Fall Orientation begins that evening and runs through Tuesday; view the full orientation schedule. Classes begin Wednesday, Aug. 23.

Campus dining services

  • The Norton Marketplace (formerly the Cafe) re-opened on Aug. 9 and will be open through tomorrow with limited hours (breakfast--7-8:30 a.m., lunch--noon to 1:30 p.m., and dinner--5:30-7 p.m.). Normal operating hours resume Wednesday, Aug. 16.
  • The Cellar will re-open with limited hours today and tomorrow (11 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Normal operating hours--8 a.m. to 11 p.m.--will resume Aug. 16.
  • The Attic will re-open Aug. 16 under normal operating hours, which are 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
  • The Go Shop at the Norton Center will re-open on Aug. 16 under normal operating hours.

With the transition from Aramark to Bon Appetit, dining services will limit the use of meal vouchers. Existing vouchers are no longer valid. Bon Appetit will produce vouchers for those departments (admission/provost) who have existing voucher programs. New meal vouchers will only be good in the fiscal year they are distributed. Other departments should use their P-cards for buying guest meals in the food service locations; departments should not create their own vouchers. Questions? Contact Lane Estes at x4640.

Eclipse event planned
Come see the solar eclipse BSC style! Dr. Mark Rupright and a team of physics students will be on the Academic Quad from 1-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, to help students, faculty, staff, and visitors view the eclipse, which will be most visible for a few minutes around 1:30 p.m. Please note that it is never safe to look directly at the sun during an eclipse. BSC will have an indirect telescope on hand and other methods for viewing; please read this for full safety information.

Student Involvement Fair set
The Student Involvement Fair will be Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 2-3 p.m. in Bruno Great Hall. The event promotes the various organizations and interests on campus and quickly engages incoming students. If you’re interested in reserving a table for this event, please complete this form on Orgsync by noon on Aug. 16. (Log on with your BSC email address and password.) If you’re a student organization and your portal on Orgsync is not updated and/or complete (including a profile picture), your group will not be able to participate in this event. Space is limited and priority will be given to student organizations. Questions? Contact Robby Prince at x7791.

Gallery opening kicks off arts season
The Durbin Gallery will kick off the 2017-18 visual and performing arts season on the Hilltop with a month-long photographic exhibition by Robert Gerhardt titled “Muslim American/American Muslim,” beginning with an opening reception on Friday, Sept. 1, from 6-8 p.m. “My hope is that this photo series will erase the boundaries that engender a sense of ‘them’ and begin to foster a sense of ‘us,’” said Gerhardt, who resides in New York City. He will deliver an artist’s lecture on Thursday, Aug. 31 in the Norton Theatre. Both the opening and the artist’s talk count as a Lectures and Arts Events credit.

Campus police offer safety and crime prevention tips
These tips for residence hall living and work and office safety were compiled by campus police to contribute to the safety and security of the college community.

Religious Life

Religious Life open house
Everyone is invited to come by the Office of Religious Life on Tuesday, Aug. 22, from 3-5 p.m. in Norton 120 to enjoy some cookies and to meet the chaplain, new office staff members, and the student leadership team.

Queso and catch up
Join Religious Life on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 4-6 p.m. in Norton 120 in eating Moe’s chips and queso, catching up with old friends, and making new ones. All students are welcome.

New student dinner at the chaplain’s house
All first-year students are invited to attend dinner at Chaplain Julie Holly’s house on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. For directions to her house, email jbholly@bsc.edu or text 205-529-0610.

Campus ministries
Worship in the Chapel and all weekly campus ministry groups will begin their regular gathering times the week of Aug. 27. Check the Religious Life Orgsync page or contact their office at x4760 for schedule details.

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

Human Resources News

Job vacancies
Staff
Assistant Director of Student Life
Assistant VP for Information Technology
Circulation Assistant
Customer Service Coordinator
Videographer

Welcome aboard!
Katie McCormack - Assistant Coach, Volleyball
Alyssa Parrinello - Assistant Athletic Trainer
Emily Tisdale - Admission Counselor
Camerin White - Admission Counselor
Kathryn Davis - Office Assistant for Religious Life
Jeff Gillespie - Assistant Coach, Softball
Carson Sterling - Assistant Coach, Men’s Lacrosse
Suzanne Eberhardt - Admission Visit Coordinator
Sarah-Kate Roberts - Associate Director of Development
Amy Bickers - Director of Development Communications
Mackenzie Quick - Alumni Coordinator
Jessica Rager - Regional Recruitment Counselor 
Bren Yeager - Donor Communications Specialist
Allison Hedge - Director of Development
Kendra Lyas - Admission Counselor
Elmer Lopez - Site Services Technician
Lesley Williams - Campus Police Officer
Tim Emahiser - Admission Counselor
Jamesia Jackson - Office Assistant for Counseling & Health Services
Kadin Pounders - Assistant Sports Information Director
Lauren Tennant - Admission Counselor 
Eden Harris - Coordinator of Annual Giving
Corey Cates - Laboratory Coordinator

Athletics

Sports highlights
Panther profile: Head Football Coach Tony Joe White
Women, Dixon Earn USTFCCCA Academic Honors
LaMay, Krieger named All-America Scholars in men’s golf

Panther sports
For upcoming games, please visit www.bscsports.net.

Classifieds

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

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 pvanzand@bsc.edu.

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 bobkatuck2@hotmail.com.

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 karlo@senasi.com.

Monday Morning Submissions

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