News for the Birmingham-Southern College community
News for the Birmingham-Southern College community
October 3, 2022
Revelator Coffee opening Oct. 10
Brewing coffee at the 3rd Avenue location in downtown Birmingham since 2014, Revelator Coffee is coming to Birmingham Southern College! The expected opening date is Monday, Oct. 10. Revelator will move into the Panther Perk space and serve signature house roasts in drip coffee and espresso-based beverages along with seasonal hot and iced beverages. Revelator will partner with several local vendors, including Continental Bakery and Steel City Pops, to bring delicious treats to campus. Panther Bucks will be accepted. Stop by for samples during move-in week starting today. 
SGA officers
Meet the SGA Officers for the 2022-23 school year
Attend weekly open SGA meetings at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the SGA Room. SGA recently approved two proposals — one to fund the Architecture Committee attending a graduate school open house and one to support a student-run production of "The Last Five Years." View full minutes on Engage. Officers for the 2022-23 school year are (left to right): Paige Washington - Secretary, Lauren Barnett - President, Kenye' Underwood - Treasurer, and Madison Blair - Vice President.
Krulak Poster Expo Krulak Poster Expo Krulak Poster Expo

Krulak Poster Expo

At the Krulak Poster Expo on Sept. 22, students presented a range of projects beyond the classroom: studying abroad, internships, community engagement, and undergraduate research. For information on opportunities for this year, visit the Krulak Institute online. Application deadlines below.
 October 5  
Norton Café - 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Closed for Dinner)
The Attic 5 - 8 p.m.
The Cellar - 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 October 6  
Norton Café - Closed
The Attic - 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cellar - 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 October 7  
Norton Café - Closed
The Attic 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cellar - 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 October 8  
Norton Café - Closed
The Cellar - 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
 October 9  
Norton Café - Opens at 4:30 p.m. for dinner
The Cellar - 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.
 October 3  Worship in the Chapel
7:30 p.m. Tonight | Yeilding Chapel | We agree there are some unexpected things found in the Bible. Chaplain Julie Holly will teach on these stories in a new series, "Strange S#*! in the Bible," and help us discover things we can learn from strange stuff like a talking donkey, a plague of tumors, and a fish found with a coin in its mouth. Worship is student-led and all are invited. 
 October 4  Faculty and Staff Photos
11 a.m. Tuesday | Stockham | 
Headshot sessions for faculty/staff will be held during Common Hour on the first Tuesday of each month. The studio is on the ground floor. 
 Homecoming Weekend 2022 
Mark your calendars for Oct. 14-15! Check out events for students, families, alumni, and friends, and register here. 
 October 14  Hilltop Market
3-5 p.m. Friday | Are you crafty? Do you sew? Make jewelry? Bake? Quest II wants YOU to sign up for a vendor booth at this year's Hilltop Market that will take place during Homecoming week on Friday, Oct. 14. Sign up here or email Debby Cullum if you have any questions. Space is limited!
E-Term Project Changes
There have been several changes to E-Term project offerings since the bulletin was printed. Self-Service is always up to date as is the online version of the bulletin. Please contact the Krulak Institute,, if you have any questions.
E-Term Pre-Law Internship
This law office internship provides the opportunity to observe and participate in the work of a law firm in the Birmingham area. This experience will help you determine whether a career in law is right for you. To be eligible, you must have at least a 3.3 GPA. To apply, send a resume, your GPA, a brief writing sample (critical, not descriptive or narrative), and the name of a professor who would endorse your application for this position to Dr. Myers at by October 14.
Sponsored external scholarships for study or internships abroad
Critical Language Scholarship - for students interested in studying critical languages (beg to adv levels) Deadline: mid-November.
Fund for Education Abroad - open to students with US citizenship, DACA, permanent residency (preference for students with high financial need and underrepresented in study abroad) Deadline - early January.
Gilman Scholarship - for students who are Pell eligible. Deadline: early October
Gilman McCain Scholarship - for veterans or children of military families with some level of financial need. Deadline: early October.
For information about these and any other global scholarships, please contact Anne Ledvina in the Krulak Institute ( or 205-226-1722).
Travel to Belize 
Sign up for a faculty/staff-led trip to the Caribbean nation of Belize. Travel dates: Dec. 8-17, 2022. Scholarships are available. Apply here. For information, contact
Athletic Work Study
The Athletic Department has work-study positions available for the 2022-23 athletic season. Students will get experience in many aspects of how the athletic department and BSC athletic events operate. If interested please contact Sports Information Director, Nick Mathey at


Spring Term Study Abroad
Apply to study abroad in spring 2023 on BSC Engage by Oct. 14 and apply for scholarships by the following deadlines:

• Gilman Scholarship (Pell grant eligible) — Oct. 6. Apply here.

• BSC Study Abroad Scholarship (ENGAGE/Study abroad) — Oct. 14 

To learn more, contact Anne Ledvina at or by appointment.

Independent Study Contract Changes

Submit contracts for individualized study on Engage by Nov. 2. Use the Academic Contract Proposal Worksheet to draft the contract. Once completed, copy and paste relevant information into the online form. Both the form and the worksheet are linked on the Krulak Institute Forms page. Questions? Contact
Flu and Bivalent Covid Booster Shots
Flu and the new Covid booster shots will be available in Health Services Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 4-5. The shots are provided by Cahaba Medical Care. Walk in between 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1- 4:15 p.m. both days. Flu shots are FREE with insurance. Without insurance the cost is $15. The cost of bivalent Covid boosters are covered by the Federal Government. You can get both at the same time if requested. Questions, email

Graphic Design Blackout Dates
Communications will be in production on ’Southern Magazine Oct. 25 - Nov. 12. Requests received through Nov. 12 will be considered for production after Nov. 12. Request projects here.

Web Design Blackout Dates
Website design projects will be placed on hold beginning Nov. 7 through the end of the year. Only simple updates to text or photos will be made.
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
Home for Sale on Greensboro Road
1233 Greensboro Road is available for sale to eligible faculty and staff. Details: approximately 3400 square feet with a main floor and finished basement; three large bedrooms, and two full bathrooms on the main floor; spacious and open kitchen and living room with large windows overlooking the backyard and woods; finished basement with second living room, full bedroom/bathroom. 
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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