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Dr. Barbara C. McMillin
January 27, 2017
Nation-wide Recognition

This is either a really late Monday Message—or a fairly early one! In any case, I want to share some things with you that I trust are timely for today.

Today’s “Monday Message” pales in comparison this week to another venue that also provides news from BMC. On Tuesday Blue Mountain College was featured in a news article in none other than the Wall Street Journal! Explaining the efforts numerous small private colleges are making to pave the way for students to make seamless transfers from community colleges to four-year institutions, the article, complete with pictures, cites the relationship between BMC and Northeast Mississippi Community College as a partnership that serves students well. If you don’t subscribe to the WSJ, you can locate the article through a search on Facebook. We are thankful for this nation-wide recognition.

Yesterday we were honored to have Susan Parker on campus. Susan is Congressman Trent Kelly’s Communications Director. The WSJ article will be featured in next week’s email update from Congressman Kelly’s office. You can sign up to receive this update on the Congressman’s website:
In other news, let me remind everyone that sponsorships are still available for the second annual BMC Scholarship gala featuring Trent Harmon. We are looking forward to this very special event to be held on campus on April 13. Contact Nancy Grisham at 1-662-685-4771 x255 for more information.
We are thankful that Dr. Kenny Digby, Executive Director-Treasurer of the Christian Action Commission, was able to be on campus on Monday to deliver our chapel address. Today we will hear from Wayne Vandiver, Director of the BSU at NEMCC.

I am very pleased to learn of the strong response to the Leora Duce Leadership Initiative on our campus. If you are interested in pursuing the LDLI diploma, please stop by the Alumni office to see Mrs. Lynn Harrison.

I close today by reminding everyone to continue to pray for our sister institution William Carey University. When WCU officials deem it is safe for volunteer assistance, we will certainly organize a group for this purpose. For now, donations of school supplies and laptops are needed. You may drop off supplies in the boxes located in the Admin hallway; computer equipment should be taken to Brett Fowler. I am grateful to Brett for coordinating this effort. Gift cards are also much appreciated and can be left with Tracy Moser at the BSU. #CareyStrong

Barbara C. McMillin
Blue Mountain College
PO Box 160
Blue Mountain, MS 38610
662.685.4771 Ext. 130

But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen. II Peter 3:18

Posted by Monday Messages on January 27, 2017 at 3:17 PM

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