Dr. Edward Leonard III has been selected to be the next president of Birmingham-Southern College. Leonard, who has more than 20 years of experience in higher education leadership, will succeed Gen. Charles C. Krulak when he retires June 1.

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baseballBSC Student receives 2015 ASHOF Award After a standout career on the diamond and in the classroom over the past four years at Birmingham-Southern, Jacob Mayfield was honored recently by the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame with its inaugural Scholar-Athlete Award.

BSC appoints new president
Dr. Edward F. Leonard III was introduced May 13 as the 14th president of Birmingham-Southern College. Leonard was hired after an extensive selection process and approved by a unanimous vote of the BSC Board of Trustees

College announces newest class of Hess Fellows
The Hess Center for Leadership and Service at Birmingham-Southern College has announced its 2015 class of Hess Fellows.

BSC president commencement speaker at Pace University
Gen. Charles C. Krulak, BSC's current president, was the speaker for the graduate program commencement at Pace University in New York City on May 20; he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at the ceremony, which was held in Madison Square Garden.

College announces $1 million gift from alumni couple
Birmingham-Southern College has received a $1 million gift from two of its long-standing supporters and graduates, Dr. Peter and Derry Bunting, college officials announced Monday.

Birmingham-Southern holds its 156th commencement
At Birmingham-Southern College's 156th commencement ceremony on May 16, some 200 students walked across the stage in Bill Battle Coliseum to receive their undergraduate degrees--and one special degree was conferred.

ATO fraternity announces inaugural Putman Award recipient
The Beta Beta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity at Birmingham-Southern College has awarded BSC senior Vishvanathan Subramaniam with its inaugural John Lloyd Putman Award.

BSC students raise more than $50,000 to fight cancer
Birmingham-Southern College's inaugural Relay for Life event raised more than $50,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Honors Day recap
Birmingham-Southern College held its annual Honors Day celebration Thursday, April 30, to recognize students, faculty, and staff for their scholarly achievements as well as their leadership and service.

New chaplain appointed to Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham-Southern College will welcome a new chaplain, Rev. Julie Blackwelder Holly '01, to campus June 10.

Birmingham-Southern junior named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar
Birmingham-Southern College junior Katherine Valin, who is double majoring in psychology and biology, has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar.

BSC, Miles partner with city to bid for presidential debate
Birmingham-Southern College will partner with Miles College to assist the City of Birmingham in its bid for a 2016 presidential debate, officials from the schools and the city announced Friday.

Birmingham-Southern announces Rushton Scholar award
Evan Whisnant of Chapel Hill, N.C., has been selected as the 2014-2015 Rushton Scholar for Birmingham-Southern College's incoming Class of 2019.

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The spring edition of the alumni magazine is online. Check out some of the featured stories in the latest issue and view exclusive digital content.

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Commencement

Congratulations to members of the Class of 2015 who graduated May 16! Check out this video recapping the happy day.

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