News for the Birmingham-Southern campus community.
News for the Birmingham-Southern campus community.
May 2, 2022
New Phi Beta Kappa Members
BSC's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Beta of Alabama, inducted 13 new members last Tuesday. Congratulations to the new members of the country's oldest academic honor society: Ansleigh Dailey, Lauren Dickens, Claire Gallion, Chloe Gardner, Grace Glasgow, Elizabeth Hackenberg, Lauren Hayes, Kaitlyn Hearn, Natalie Justus, Geon Lee, Thornton Muncher, Mary Emerson Owen, and Amber Thompson
E-Term 2023 Travel Projects
The Krulak Institute is thrilled to announce the faculty-led travel projects for E-Term 2023. There will be nine travel projects in January 2023, including six international and three domestic projects. Detailed information, including trip costs, project descriptions, and travel dates, can be found in this year's travel project brochure and project descriptions and details. Secure your spot on a trip now by placing a deposit. Trip deposits are refundable until Aug. 1. Reach out to the Krulak Institute at with any questions.
Honors Day Details for Seniors
Graduating seniors, the Honors Day Convocation will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 5 in Munger Auditorium. Seniors will assemble on the Academic Quad in front of Phillips Administration by 9:45 a.m. In the event of rain, seniors will assemble on the third floor of Munger Hall. Please remember to wear both your caps and gowns for the convocation. There will be a reception in the Bruno Great Hall immediately following the ceremony.

Faculty and Staff Photos
Sign up to take a new portrait for use on the BSC website, LinkedIn, and in promotional materials. A photo session will be held from 11 a.m. to noon May 12 in the photo studio in Stockham. Sign up here.
  May 2 & 3     Choir Performances
5:30 p.m. Mon. | 11 a.m. Tues.

Hill Recital Hall | Lecture and Arts Credit
Following their road trip to schools and churches around Alabama, the BSC Concert Choir and Hilltop Singers will perform on campus.
  May 5     Honors Day Convocation
10 a.m. Thurs. | Munger Auditorium
Dr. Sima Lal Gupta '99, director of health services Aletheia House, will serve as this year's Honors Day Speaker. Following awards, a brunch reception will be held in Bruno Great Hall. Seniors, remember to wear your caps and gowns!
  May 5     Class of 2022 Fiesta
5:30-7 p.m. Thurs. | Hill Amphitheatre Register here
The BSC Young Alumni Council invites young alumni and members of the BSC Class of 2022 to gather and enjoy chips, salsa, and beverages to celebrate our newest class of graduates.
  May 2     Worship in the Chapel
7:30 p.m. Tonight | Yeilding Chapel | Join us for Senior Night – Thornton Muncher, Mary Frances Gaston, and Constance Hodges will each give a reflection about their time at BSC. Everyone is invited to join us in celebrating our graduates. Pizza will be served afterwards.

  May 7     Hillfest
2-4 p.m. Sat. | Hill Amphitheatre | Lecture and Arts Credit | The Association of Music Students' annual performance event is happening this weekend, featuring multiple student and faculty performances. The Drink Fresh açaí cart will be there, and the first 50 bowls are free.

  May 9-16     Finals Week
Schedule here | Student Development is here to help you finish the spring term strong! Take part in activities of all kinds starting next Monday, including coffee bars, labyrinth, pups and pops, and our favorite year-end traditions like Cookies with the Colemans and Late Night Breakfast.

  May 9     Senior Recital
7 p.m. Mon. | Hill Recital Hall | Join music major Logan Lowery and psychology major Maria Potts for a joint senior recital.

  May 9     Wares for the Reconciler
11-1 p.m. Mon. | Alumni Fountain | Dr. Sutton’s Wealth, Poverty, and Religion class and We the Neighbors have joined together to host Wares for the Reconciler. Come shop for sustainable, handmade gifts that support those experiencing homelessness. All proceeds will go to the Church of the Reconciler and its non-profit organization, Community on the Rise.

  May 19     Baccalaureate Service
10 a.m. Thurs. | Canterbury UMC | Seniors, the Office of Religious Life invites you and your families and friends to participate in our annual Baccalaureate Service with featured speaker Rabbi Simone Schicker '11. Schicker is the first BSC graduate to become an ordained Rabbi and serves as the spiritual leader of Temple B’nai Israel in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She is active in interfaith work, with the local LGBT+ organization, and as a Board member of a senior living nonprofit.

Chimney Swift Towers
Thanks to Richard Stump ’09, BSC has our very own tower habitat for chimney swift birds. Chimney swifts spend spring and summer months in the continental United States and fly south in the fall, heading to the Amazon basin and surrounding areas. Read more here.
Office Hours: Roald Hazelhoff
Roald Hazelhoff has a proper office in the Southern Environmental Center – right above the center’s award-winning interactive museum – but we consider the Hugh Kaul EcoScape his real office. Read more about his work in the garden and outdoor classroom in our feature from 'Southern.
Summer Housing Funding Applications
The Krulak Institute is accepting applications for funding to support on-campus summer housing. Students are eligible to receive up to $1,200 support if participating in a rise3 project (i.e. collaborative student-faculty research, internship, service-learning) during summer 2022. Priority will be given in the following order: (1) credit-bearing rise3 experiences; (2) financial aid ranking of need; (3) other sources of funding (e.g. paid/non-paid internship, applied for SGA funds, etc.); and (4) availability of alternative housing (i.e. residence when school is not in session). Funding is contingent upon the availability of funds and the number of applications received. To apply for summer housing, students must email the application form (on the Krulak Institute forms page) to Amanda Coshatt at by 5 p.m. Monday, May 2.
Fulbright Applications Open Now
Calling all juniors – Fulbright applications are open now. If you have any interest in doing research, study, or serving as a teaching assistant for English language abroad, then consider a Fulbright scholarship. This is a fully paid opportunity to live, study, and work abroad after graduation. Check out or contact Anne Ledvina at in BSC's Krulak Institute for more information.
COVID-19 Boosters
The CDC and FDA approved a second booster or a fourth shot to improve protection against COVID for certain groups. Those eligible for this are adults 50 and older and those 18 and older who are immunocompromised. Cahaba Medical will have boosters available on campus free of charge from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursdays. No appointment necessary. If you cannot come on a Thursday, contact Cahaba at (205) 440-1432 or Health Services at (205) 226-7720.
Resources for Students
Find links below to counseling resources, tutoring, and more.
ARC Tutoring
Counseling and Health Services
First Day Complete Program
Major Information Sheets
The Math Lab
The Writing Center
Resources for Faculty and Staff
Find links below to technology resources, benefits information, and more.
Book Adoption Portal
Employee Assistance Program
Major Information Sheets
Payment Request Form
TAC Resource Library
TIAA Financial Counseling
Vacant Faculty and Staff Positions
Services at Panther Print
Panther Print can handle your personal projects, including flyers, brochures, cards, booklets, and more. Plus, they have a wide format printer to produce banners, yard signs, foam board signs, canvas art, and posters. Panther Print and Post offers competitive pricing with the convenience of on-campus printing, copying, and mailing services. Learn more here.
Cape Cod House for Rent
This three-bedroom house with wrap-around deck is in the Brewster, Massachusetts, Highlands, a private, charming neighborhood centrally located on Cape Cod. A two-minute walk to the end of the road brings you to a small private beach on Seymour Pond, a clear lake with no motorized boats allowed that is perfect for swimming, kayaking, canoeing, sailboarding, and paddle boarding. A five-minute drive (or 10-minute mountain bike ride) takes you to mountain bike and hiking trails in the Punkhorn Wilderness, an extensive town conservation area that protects a large portion of Seymour Pond. And a safe, five-minute bike ride away is the popular Cape Cod Rail Trail that runs south to Harwich and Chatham, west to Dennis and Hyannis, and north to Orleans, Wellfleet, Truro and Provincetown.
Find additional information and pictures in the attached flyer. Please email Edwin Booth at for more details.
Home for Sale on Greensboro Road
1233 Greensboro Road is available for sale to eligible faculty and staff. The house is approximately 3400 square feet with a main floor and finished basement. There are three large bedrooms and two full bathrooms on the main floor. The kitchen and living room are spacious and open with large windows overlooking the back yard and the woods. The finished basement has another living room, full bedroom/bathroom.
Please contact Mike Ricks at or (832) 527-4524 or Dana Ricks at or (832) 527-3417 for more information or to schedule a visit.
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