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April 13, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Monday, April 14 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Rita Sweatt
12:30 PM – Joint Residence Hall Council Meeting; FW 206
7:30 PM – Kaitlyn Bruno Senior Performance; Garrett
Tuesday, April 15 –
7:00 PM – Prime Time; Broach BSU
Wednesday, April 16 –
8:00 AM – Literacy on the Lawn
10:00 AM – Chapel; Student Chapel
Thursday, April 17 –

Friday, April 18 – GOOD FRIDAY
                – No Classes
                – Offices Closed
Saturday, April 19 –

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

· Help tutor ESL students at FBC New Albany 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesday’s. You do not have to be there every Tuesday. Contact Andrea Smith – 534-6316
· Noonday meets 1:00-1:25 Monday’s and 12:35-1:00 Thursday’s at the BSU.
· Prime Time with Fish Robinson is Tuesday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at the BSU.

CLEP TESTS:

CLEP tests will be given each Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30. You must pre-register to take the tests. Please contact Eddie Rucker at erucker@bmc.edu regarding registration.

FINANCIAL AID FOR 2014-2015:

Federal Aid - Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.


State of Mississippi Financial Aid – Various grant and scholarship opportunities. Application deadlines vary.
www.riseupms.com.  

Mississippi Baptist Foundation - Application deadline is May 31, 2014 www.msbaptistfoundation.org

The 2014-2015 General Scholarship Application Form, for all BMC students, is now available online at http://www.bmc.edu/generalscholarshipform.asp.  Priority filing date is April 1, 2014.

For more information contact Michelle or Beverly at financialaid@bmc.edu or 662-685-4771 Ext 141.

REMINDER: Fall 2014 Room Reservations for Residential Housing Students

Reserving a room by Friday, April 11, will
Allow you to keep the current room you have.Potentially provide the opportunity to change to a room you want if available.After Friday, April 11, until the Friday before graduation (May 9) you will still be able to reserve a room in campus housing. It just may not be the room you reserved. After May 9, you will be placed on a waiting list.

Pay $10 deposit to Business Office, get ID photo made in the office across from Admissions (Paige and Taylor’s office), then come to Office of Student Services to complete the form. Thanks.

 
2014 CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES!

Information concerning the 2014 commencement activities is available for you to pick up in the Office of the Registrar. Each packet of information includes details about commencement tickets, the commencement services, the commencement practice, etc. Please stop by at your earliest convenience to pick up your packet. Packets for candidates for degrees who completed all degree requirements in December, 2013, have been mailed to the candidates’ home addresses.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts throughout the summer!!
· Summer I 2014 Online Students:
The Summer I Online Term begins April 28. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on March 31. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on April 28 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Summer II 2014 Online Students:
The Summer II Online Term begins June 23. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on May 23. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on June 23 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Fall I 2014 Online Students:
The Fall I Online Term begins August 25. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on July 28. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on August 25 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

Special Library Hours:

The Library will be open for the next four (4) Sunday evenings (April 13, 20, 27, May 4) from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

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April 6, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Monday, April 7 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Bro. Rickey Blythe
4:00 PM – Cooperating Teacher/Intern Reception; Ed. Building
Tuesday, April 8 –
3:15 PM – Intramural Track Meet; MEN & WOMEN
7:30 PM – Musical Theatre Showcase
Wednesday, April 9 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Club Meetings (New Officer Elections)
10:00 AM – Biblical Studies & Christian Ministry majors Senior Exit Survey; FW 108
Thursday, April 10 –
3:30 PM – Koinonia Service Project; Baby Shower for My Choices Pregnancy Help Clinic
4:30 PM – Easter Eggs at Armstrong; Refreshments will be available.
Friday, April 11 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; BMC Chorale
                – BSU LTC (Leadership Training Conference)
Saturday, April 12 –
                – BSU LTC (Leadership Training Conference)
9:00 AM – Ultimate Frisbee Tournament; New Albany SportsPlex

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2014 TERMS AND FALL 2014 SEMESTER

Faculty advisors will be enrolling current Blue Mountain College students in summer 2014 and fall 2014 classes as follows:
Seniors – Week of March 3
Juniors – Week of March 17
Sophomores – Week of March 24
Freshmen – Week of March 31

Students are asked to follow instructions listed below:

1. Each degree-seeking student must meet with his/her advisor to obtain approval of his/her summer 2014 and fall 2014 class schedule. Advisors will then enroll the student in his/her summer and fall courses. Non-degree students will enroll in classes through the Office of the Registrar.

IMPORTANT NOTE!!!
Students planning and enrolling in online courses especially the summer online courses, should be certain that they know the beginning and ending dates of the courses (i.e., the Term I online summer courses begin April 28, before the spring semester is over, and the Term II online summer courses will not end until August 18.)

2. Each class (seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen) will be expected to complete the enrollment process for the summer terms and fall semester within a week's time. Space is limited in some classes so it is imperative that each class pre-register within the deadline given.

If you have questions concerning the enrollment process, please contact the Office of the Registrar. Registration for the summer terms and fall semester is not complete until each student has completed required forms and has obtained clearance from the Office of Business Affairs. (A GPS link will be available on the Blue Mountain College Web Site at a later date. This link will direct all students to required registration forms and specific registration information/deadlines. Watch for an upcoming announcement with more details and deadlines.) Students who complete registration after the announced registration period will be assessed a late registration fee.

NOTE: Advisors of candidates for degrees for August 18, 2014, will need to be certain to enroll these students in their summer coursework.

CLEP TESTS:

CLEP tests will be given each Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30. You must pre-register to take the tests. Please contact Eddie Rucker at erucker@bmc.edu. regarding registration.

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

· Help tutor ESL students at FBC New Albany 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesday’s. You do not have to be there every Tuesday. Contact Andrea Smith – 534-6316
· Noonday meets 1:00-1:25 Monday’s and 12:35-1:00 Thursday’s at the BSU.
· Sign up for LTC at the BSU cost $20 - April 11-12; Deadline is Tuesday, April 8
· Prime Time with Fish Robinson is Tuesday, April 15 at 7:00 PM at the BSU.

FINANCIAL AID FOR 2014-2015:

Federal Aid - Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov  

State of Mississippi Financial Aid – Various grant and scholarship opportunities. Application deadlines vary.
www.riseupms.com.  

Mississippi Baptist Foundation - Application deadline is May 31, 2014 www.msbaptistfoundation.org.  

The 2014-2015 General Scholarship Application Form, for all BMC students, is now available online at http://www.bmc.edu/generalscholarshipform.asp.  Priority filing date is April 1, 2014.

For more information contact Michelle or Beverly at financialaid@bmc.edu or 662-685-4771 Ext 141.

REMINDER: Fall 2014 Room Reservations for Residential Housing Students

Reserving a room by Friday, April 11, will allow you to keep the current room you have.Potentially provide the opportunity to change to a room you want if available.After Friday, April 11, until the Friday before graduation (May 9) you will still be able to reserve a room in campus housing. It just may not be the room you reserved. After May 9, you will be placed on a waiting list.

Pay $10 deposit to Business Office, get ID photo made in the office across from Admissions (Paige and Taylor’s office), then come to Office of Student Services to complete the form. Thanks.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE TOURNAMENT:

Blue Mountain College's sophomore class is hosting an Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to sign up, as well as invite anyone from the general public to play. The tournament will be on April 12th, beginning at 9:00 A.M. at the New Albany Sportsplex. It will be a 7 on 7 tournament (7-10 person teams with at least 1 female). The cost is $5 per person, and the deadline is April 1st. On April 1st, we will need a list of your team members and your team captain's contact information (including cell phone number and email). All proceeds will go to benefit Pennies for Posho, a Georgia-based organization that works in Uganda by delivering food and the gospel to orphanages. Each person on the winning team will receive a Pulsar Frisbee. Contact Jamieon Davis, class president, at jamieondavis@bmc.edu or Rachel Walker at rachelwalker@bmc.edu to provide the needed information or if questions arise.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts throughout the summer!!
· Summer I 2014 Online Students:
The Summer I Online Term begins April 28. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on March 31. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on April 28 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Summer II 2014 Online Students:
The Summer II Online Term begins June 23. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on May 23. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on June 23 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Fall I 2014 Online Students:
The Fall I Online Term begins August 25. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on July 28. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on August 25 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

KOINONIA SERVICE PROJECT:

Koinonia will be sponsoring a baby shower benefiting My Choices Pregnancy Help Clinic. They will be collecting gifts starting Monday, April 7 in Stevens dorm. The shower will be Thursday, April 10 from 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Bring a baby gift and come get some cake!

Required Senior Exit Survey

· for Biblical Studies majors, Christian Ministry majors, and any double majors included in those
· Wednesday 09 April 14, 10 A.M.
· FW108
· Wednesday chapel attendance excused
· Pencils furnished
· Time required about 12 minutes
Please be present – thanks!

INTRAMURAL TRACK MEET

The Intramural Track meet for both MEN and WOMEN is Tuesday, April 8 at he Intramural Track meet for both MEN and WOMEN is Tuesday, April 8 at :15 PM at the Softball Field.

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March 30, 2014
This week at a glance….......

Monday, March 31 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Dr. Ron Madison
Tuesday, April 1 –
6:00 PM – Intramural Council Meeting; Gym classroom
7:00 PM – Prime Time with Don Gann; Broach BSU
Wednesday, April 2 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Class Meetings (New Officer Elections)
Thursday, April 3 –

Friday, April 4 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Dr. Eric Hankins
Saturday, April 5 –


REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER 2014 TERMS AND FALL 2014 SEMESTER

Faculty advisors will be enrolling current Blue Mountain College students in summer 2014 and fall 2014 classes as follows:
Seniors – Week of March 3
Juniors – Week of March 17
Sophomores – Week of March 24
Freshmen – Week of March 31

Students are asked to follow instructions listed below:

1. Each degree-seeking student must meet with his/her advisor to obtain approval of his/her summer 2014 and fall 2014 class schedule. Advisors will then enroll the student in his/her summer and fall courses. Non-degree students will enroll in classes through the Office of the Registrar.

IMPORTANT NOTE!!!
Students planning and enrolling in online courses especially the summer online courses, should be certain that they know the beginning and ending dates of the courses (i.e., the Term I online summer courses begin April 28, before the spring semester is over, and the Term II online summer courses will not end until August 18.)

2. Each class (seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen) will be expected to complete the enrollment process for the summer terms and fall semester within a week's time. Space is limited in some classes so it is imperative that each class pre-register within the deadline given.

If you have questions concerning the enrollment process, please contact the Office of the Registrar. Registration for the summer terms and fall semester is not complete until each student has completed required forms and has obtained clearance from the Office of Business Affairs. (A GPS link will be available on the Blue Mountain College Web Site at a later date. This link will direct all students to required registration forms and specific registration information/deadlines. Watch for an upcoming announcement with more details and deadlines.) Students who complete registration after the announced registration period will be assessed a late registration fee.

NOTE: Advisors of candidates for degrees for August 18, 2014, will need to be certain to enroll these students in their summer coursework.

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

· Help tutor ESL students at FBC New Albany 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Tuesday’s. You do not have to be there every Tuesday. Contact Andrea Smith – 534-6316
· Noonday meets 1:00-1:25 Monday’s and 12:35-1:00 Thursday’s at the BSU.
· Sign up for LTC at the BSU cost $20 - April 11-12
· Tuesday, April 1 - Prime Time with Don Gann; 7:00 PM; Broach BSU

CLEP TESTS:

CLEP tests will be given each Tuesday and Friday afternoon at 1:30. You must pre-register to take the tests. Please contact Eddie Rucker at erucker@bmc.edu.  regarding registration.

FINANCIAL AID FOR 2014-2015:

Federal Aid - Complete the 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov.  

State of Mississippi Financial Aid – Various grant and scholarship opportunities. Application deadlines vary.
www.riseupms.com.  

Mississippi Baptist Foundation - Application deadline is May 31, 2014 www.msbaptistfoundation.org.  

The 2014-2015 General Scholarship Application Form, for all BMC students, is now available online at http://www.bmc.edu/generalscholarshipform.asp.  Priority filing date is April 1, 2014.

For more information contact Michelle or Beverly at financialaid@bmc.edu.  or 662-685-4771 Ext 141.

SCHOLARSHIP LETTER RECIPIENTS:

Please remember to send thank you letters to your scholarship donors and forward a copy of each letter to the Office of Institutional Advancement cgriffin@bmc.edu.  The deadline for this is April 1, 2014.

2nd ANNUAL INTERNATIONALS vs. NATIONALS SOCCER GAME:

The 2nd annual International vs. National Soccer game will be on Thursday, April 3 at 4:30 p.m. on the intramural softball field. Bruno Santana will head up the International team and Justin Lewis will head up the Nationals. Students come and support your teams with flags and plenty of noise. Let’s have a great soccer game again this year.

RESERVING A ROOM IN CAMPUS HOUSING FOR FALL 2014:

This year we are going to follow the spring registration schedule except for non-graduating seniors.
We will begin reserving rooms for non-graduating seniors beginning Monday, March 17.

· Juniors will begin reserving rooms the week beginning Monday, March 17.
· Sophomores will begin reserving rooms the week beginning Monday, March 24.
· Freshmen will begin reserving rooms the week beginning Monday, March 31.

Before you reserve a room, you must pay a $10 deposit in the Business Office and have your ID photo made for the fall semester. The Business Office will give you a receipt which you will show the Admissions Office for your ID photo and our office, Student Services. We cannot reserve a room without the deposit or photo being made.

You cannot reserve a room prior to the week designated.

By reserving a room during the designated time periods will:

· Allow you to keep the current room you have.
· Potentially provide the opportunity to change to a room you want if available.

After Friday, April 4, until the Friday before graduation (May 9) you will still be able to reserve a room in campus housing. It just may not be the room you reserved. After May 9, you will be placed on a waiting list.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE TOURNAMENT:

Blue Mountain College's sophomore class is hosting an Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. Students, staff, and faculty are welcome to sign up, as well as invite anyone from the general public to play. The tournament will be on April 12th, beginning at 9:00 A.M. at the New Albany Sportsplex. It will be a 7 on 7 tournament (7-10 person teams with at least 1 female). The cost is $5 per person, and the deadline is April 1st. On April 1st, we will need a list of your team members and your team captain's contact information (including cell phone number and email). All proceeds will go to benefit Pennies for Posho, a Georgia-based organization that works in Uganda by delivering food and the gospel to orphanages. Each person on the winning team will receive a Pulsar Frisbee. Contact Jamieon Davis, class president, at jamieondavis@bmc.edu. or Rachel Walker at rachelwalker@bmc.edu. to provide the needed information or if questions arise.

INTERNSHIP

Deadline to turn in completed INTERNSHIP application and approved resume for Summer Term and Fall Term is APRIL 1.

3-Point Shoot-Out Fundraiser Sponsored by BU370

Tuesday, March 25th and Thursday March 27th 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Tyler Gymnasium

Final round-March 27th

Entry Fee: $10

$50 gift card for overall winners

Gift cards for round winners

Separate girls and guys competition

Contact Adam Hall if interested: 662-610-3480

High school athletes and other participants are welcome!!!

(This fundraiser is to raise money for the BMC Library Color Printer.)

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts throughout the summer!!
· Summer I 2014 Online Students:
The Summer I Online Term begins April 28. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on March 31. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on April 28 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Summer II 2014 Online Students:
The Summer II Online Term begins June 23. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on May 23. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on June 23 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.
· Fall I 2014 Online Students:
The Fall I Online Term begins August 25. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on July 28. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on August 25 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

Required Senior Exit Survey

· for Biblical Studies majors, Christian Ministry majors, and any double majors included in those
· Wednesday 09 April 14, 10 A.M.
· FW108
· Wednesday chapel attendance excused
· Pencils furnished
· Time required about 12 minutes
Please be present – thanks!

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