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September 21, 2014
This week at a glance….......

Sunday, September 21 –

Monday, September 22 –
10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Rev. Greg Spencer
4:30 PM – Women’s Intramural Softball Game

Tuesday, September 23 –
4:30 PM – Faculty/Student Softball Game; Softball field
7:00 PM – Prime Time with Jason Cook; Broach BSU

Wednesday, September 24 –
               – Sign up for Women’s Intramural Tennis; Admin.
7:30 AM – See You at the Pole; Flagpole on the Green
10:00 AM – Club Meetings
12:30 PM – Ministerial Association Meeting; Lowrey Memorial Baptist Church
12:30 PM – Koinonia Meeting; Broach BSU

Thursday, September 25 –
4:30 PM – Ice Cream Social & Bachelor Auction Benefit; SUB (Sophomore Class sponsored)

Friday, September 26 –
10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Safety Chapel
10:30 AM-3:30 PM – English Club Blood Drive; Paschal Student Union (SUB)

Saturday, September 27 –

ETS PROFICIENCY PROFILE:

The following students are REQUIRED to take the ETS Proficiency Profile in the CAL:

Monday, September 22 from 11:40-12:40
William Basil
Brandon Berry
Zachary Brock
Brittney Burkeen
Seth Davis
Chalice Harbor
Whitney Hardwick
Carlye Henderson
Jacob Meeks
Lauren Murray
Sarah Reed
Emily Russell
Bruno Santana

Tuesday, September 23 from 9:30-10:30
Austin Hunter Gregory
Chelsea Kellum
Jared Knight
Thomas Russell

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE REGISTRAR

ATTENTION 2015 CANDIDATES FOR UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES! All students who expect to complete degree requirements by December 2014, May 2015, or August 2015 must submit an application for degree to the Office of the Registrar by Friday, November 21. Information concerning commencement and the application for degree process as well as the application form are posted at www.bmc.edu. Click on the ACADEMICS tab and then the OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR tab. Scroll down the page and click on the Application for Degree link. Carefully read the information items and then complete and submit the Application for Degree. Contact the Office of the Registrar if you have questions concerning the application for degree process.

Ministerial Association

The Ministerial Association will have their regular Wednesday noon meetings at 12:30 PM in Lowrey Fellowship Hall. We will be looking to see you there!

STUDENT TIME CARDS

Student time cards for September 2014 are due in the Office of Financial Aid by Wednesday, September 24, 2014 by 1:00 pm. Student payroll will be distributed as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Koinonia Meeting

Koinonia will have their regular Wednesday noon meetings at 12:30 PM in Broach BSU.

ATTENTION ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP 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. Deadline by September 30. If you need assistance with writing your thank you letter, please see Mrs. Anna Quinn in the CAL.

OFFICE OF BUSINESS AFFAIRS

All charges for room and board, tuition and fees of every kind must be paid in full to the Office of Business Affairs before the student’s official transcript can be released or a diploma can be awarded. Grades will not be accessible until satisfactory arrangements have been made in the Office of Business Affairs. Thank you in advance for your payment.

WELLNESS CENTER HOURS

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday – 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday – 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

CHAPEL ABSENCES

Students are allowed six (6) chapel absences each semester. These six allowed absences will not be used in determining the chapel grade. For each chapel absence over the six (6) allowed, the student must make up the absence in order to have the absence cleared. Holds will be placed on the student’s account until the excessive chapel absences are cleared. Transcripts and diplomas will not be awarded until the chapel absences are cleared.

Students should complete the requirements for clearing the excessive chapel absence during the semester in which the absence occurs. Satisfactory chapel attendance is a graduation requirement.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts regularly!
· Fall II 2014 Online Students:
The Fall II Online Term begins October 20. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information were emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on September 15. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on October 20 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

CAMPUS SWIMMING POOL

Swimming Pool Times (Weather Permitting) for September 21 - September 27
Sunday (9/21) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday (9/22) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday (9/23) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday (9/24) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Thursday (9/25) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday (9/26) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday (9/27) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

TOPPER FEST

Want to raise funds for your organization, society, club or yourself? Then consider having a booth at Topper Fest on November 8, 2014. You can pick up an application to have a booth from Nancy McDonald in the Office of Alumni Affairs. For questions or more information: nmcdonald@bmc.edu  / 662.685.4771 (Ext. 119). The deadline for turning in applications is September 30, 2014.

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

**
Need 8 students to serve lunch at Magnolia Place Assisted Living in New Albany. October 18
from 11AM-12:30 PM. See Mrs. Tracy.
College Student Conference – September 26-27, Sign up at the BSU. Cost $20.
Prime Time with Jason Cook – Tuesday, September 23. 7PM at the BSU
See You at the Pole – Wednesday September 24, 7:30AM on the Green
Prayer Time – Mondays 2:20PM at the BSU with Jessie Kellum
Community Missions – Visit the Nursing Home with Andrew Higdon. Thursdays 2:30. Meet in the SUB.
BSU T-shirts are $10 at the BSU.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL AND BACHELOR AUCTION

TO RAISE MONEY FOR MY CHOICES PREGNANCY CENTER
SEPTEMBER 25TH 4:30-5:30 PM IN THE SUB
DONATIONS WITHOUT BIDDING IS ACCEPTED
BIDDING ON A BACHELOR FOR ANOTHER PERSON IS ACCEPTED
COME OUT FOR SOME FUN AND ICE CREAM!
('Dates' to stay directly after for pizza and a movie)
Sponsored by the Sophomore Class

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September 14, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Sunday, September 14 –

Monday, September 15 –
8:30 AM – Northeast Pastor’s Conference; SUB & Lowrey Church
10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Dr. Brian Harbour
4:30 PM – Women’s Intramural Softball Practice

Tuesday, September 16 –
4:30 PM – Women’s Intramural Softball Game

Wednesday, September 17 – PICTURE DAY
10:00 AM – Faculty/Staff Coffee
12:30 PM – Ministerial Association Meeting; Lowrey Memorial Baptist Church
12:30 PM – Koinonia Meeting; Broach BSU

Thursday, September 18 –
4:30 PM – Women’s Intramural Softball Game
6:30 PM – CRV Banquet; Ray Dining Hall

Friday, September 19 – Constitution Day
10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; State Senator Rita Potts Parks

Saturday, September 20 –


Ministerial Association

The Ministerial Association will have their regular Wednesday noon meetings at 12:30 PM in Lowrey Fellowship Hall. We will be looking to see you there!

Koinonia Meeting

Koinonia will have their regular Wednesday noon meetings at 12:30 PM in Broach BSU.

Attention Endowed Scholarship 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. Deadline by September 30.

Northeast Mississippi Pastor’s Conference
Proclaiming the Good News (Acts 5:42)
September 15, 2014
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College, in association with the Northeast Mississippi Pastor’s Conference, will host a one-day conference for pastors and church staff members on Monday, September 15, 2014. The conference, entitled “Proclaiming the Good News,” has been designed to provide inspiration and instruction for pastors and church staff members. The worship services will include messages by Dr. Brian Harbour, Founder of SeminaryPLUS and Brian’s Lines, and Dr. Tommy Vinson, Founder of Tommy Vinson Ministries. Dr. Greg Long, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Speech, will lead the worship services. Special conferences related to pastoral ministry will include the following:
· “Preparing to Preach: Getting Ready to Proclaim the Good News” led by Brian Harbour
· “The Pastor as Evangelist: Leading the Church to Share the Good News” led by Ray Newcomb, Pastor Emeritus, First Baptist Church, Millington, TN
· “Engaging Your Hearers: The Use of Creativity and Humor in Preaching” led by James Lewis, Pastor, Desoto Hills Baptist Church, Southaven, MS
Registration for the conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Union Building and the conference will conclude at 2:45 p.m. Lunch will be provided for a cost of $5.50 in the newly redesigned Ray Dining Hall. While pre-registration for the conference is not required, it is requested in order to provide an accurate count for meals and free conference materials. To pre-register or to request additional information, contact Dr. Ronald Meeks, Director of Church Relations at Blue Mountain College.

Office of Business Affairs

All charges for room and board, tuition and fees of every kind must be paid in full to the Office of Business Affairs before the student’s official transcript can be released or a diploma can be awarded. Grades will not be accessible until satisfactory arrangements have been made in the Office of Business Affairs. Thank you in advance for your payment.

CHAPEL ABSENCES

Students are allowed six (6) chapel absences each semester. These six allowed absences will not be used in determining the chapel grade. For each chapel absence over the six (6) allowed, the student must make up the absence in order to have the absence cleared. Holds will be placed on the student’s account until the excessive chapel absences are cleared. Transcripts and diplomas will not be awarded until the chapel absences are cleared.

Students should complete the requirements for clearing the excessive chapel absence during the semester in which the absence occurs. Satisfactory chapel attendance is a graduation requirement.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts regularly!
· Fall II 2014 Online Students:
The Fall II Online Term begins October 20. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on September 15. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on October 20 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

CAMPUS SWIMMING POOL

Swimming Pool Times (Weather Permitting) for September 14 - September 20
Sunday (9/14) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday (9/15) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday (9/16) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday (9/17) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Thursday (9/18) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday (9/19) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday (9/20) – Closed

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We still need Clowns and Puppets for Open Vessels Fine Arts Team. See Mrs. Tracy.
College Student Conference – September 26-27, Sign up at the BSU. Cost $20.
Prime Time with Jason Cook – Tuesday, September 23. 7PM at the BSU
See You at the Pole – Wednesday September 24, 7:30AM on the Green
Prayer Time – Monday’s 2:20PM at the BSU with Jessie Kellum
Community Missions – Visit the Nursing Home with Andrew Higdon. Thursday’s 2:30. Meet in the SUB.
BSU T-shirts are $10 at the BSU.

Attention: Teacher Interns Spring 2015

If you plan to enroll in teacher internship (student teaching) in spring 2015, you must fill out an application. Get your application from the Education Office, Room 102. Deadline for applications is Friday, September 19.
Dr. Lela Hale, Director of Clinical Experiences

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September 7, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Sunday, September 7 –

Monday, September 8 – 
   10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Dr. Jim Futral
   11:00 AM – ETS Proficiency Test; Admin. 25 (CAL)
   3:30 PM – Dean’s Council Meeting; Admin. 27
   4:00 PM – Women’s Intramurals Swimming Practice; Pool

Tuesday, September 9 –
   9:30 AM – ETS Proficiency Test; Admin. 25 (CAL)
   2:30 PM – Dean’s Council Meeting; Admin. 27
   4:30 PM – Women’s Intramurals Swimming Practice; Pool

Wednesday, September 10 –
   9:00 AM – ETS Proficiency Test; Admin. 25 (CAL)
   10:00 AM – Class Meetings 
   12:30 PM – Ministerial Association Meeting; Lowrey Memorial Baptist Church
   12:30 PM – Koinonia Meeting; Broach BSU

Thursday, September 11 – 
   7:00 PM – Ana Coleman Senior Project; Paschal Student Union Building (SUB)
Friday, September 12 – 
   10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Rev. Steve Wilson

Saturday, September 13 –


 

CYCLING II Students

All Cycling II Students need to please pick up your Cycling II materials in the Office of the Registrar today. Read the material very carefully. Miss Johnnie

Ministerial Association

The Ministerial Association will have their regular Wednesday noon meetings at 12:30 PM in Lowrey Fellowship Hall. We will be looking to see you there!

ETS Proficiency Test

The ETS Proficiency Test will be given Monday through Wednesday, September 8-10 in the CAL (Admin. 25). Those students who were juniors last year and received an email from Dr. Spencer need to respond ASAP.

Koinonia Meeting

Koinonia will have their regular Wednesday noon meetings at 12:30 PM in Broach 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 are available. Application deadlines vary. www.riseupms.com .

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

Office of Business Affairs

All charges for room and board, tuition and fees of every kind must be paid in full to the Office of Business Affairs before the student’s official transcript can be released or a diploma can be awarded. Grades will not be accessible until satisfactory arrangements have been made in the Office of Business Affairs. Thank you in advance for your payment.

Attention Endowed Scholarship 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. Deadline by September 30.

Northeast Mississippi Pastor’s Conference
Proclaiming the Good News (Acts 5:42)
September 15, 2014
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College, in association with the Northeast Mississippi Pastor’s Conference, will host a one-day conference for pastors and church staff members on Monday, September 15, 2014. The conference, entitled “Proclaiming the Good News,” has been designed to provide inspiration and instruction for pastors and church staff members. The worship services will include messages by Dr. Brian Harbour, Founder of SeminaryPLUS and Brian’s Lines, and Dr. Tommy Vinson, Founder of Tommy Vinson Ministries. Dr. Greg Long, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Speech, will lead the worship services. Special conferences related to pastoral ministry will include the following:
· “Preparing to Preach: Getting Ready to Proclaim the Good News” led by Brian Harbour
· “The Pastor as Evangelist: Leading the Church to Share the Good News” led by Ray Newcomb, Pastor Emeritus, First Baptist Church, Millington, TN
· “Engaging Your Hearers: The Use of Creativity and Humor in Preaching” led by James Lewis, Pastor, Desoto Hills Baptist Church, Southaven, MS
Registration for the conference will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Union Building and the conference will conclude at 2:45 p.m. Lunch will be provided for a cost of $5.50 in the newly redesigned Ray Dining Hall. While pre-registration for the conference is not required, it is requested in order to provide an accurate count for meals and free conference materials. To pre-register or to request additional information, contact Dr. Ronald Meeks, Director of Church Relations at Blue Mountain College.

CHAPEL ABSENCES

Students are allowed six (6) chapel absences each semester. These six allowed absences will not be used in determining the chapel grade. For each chapel absence over the six (6) allowed, the student must make up the absence in order to have the absence cleared. Holds will be placed on the student’s account until the excessive chapel absences are cleared. Transcripts and diplomas will not be awarded until the chapel absences are cleared.

Students should complete the requirements for clearing the excessive chapel absence during the semester in which the absence occurs. Satisfactory chapel attendance is a graduation requirement.

ONLINE STUDENTS

MARK your calendars when your online courses begin and end, and check your BMC email accounts regularly!
· Fall II 2014 Online Students:
The Fall II Online Term begins October 20. Training, Ordering Text, and Browser settings information will be emailed to preregistered online students' BMC email accounts on September 15. Login instructions will be emailed to BMC email accounts on October 20 to those students who made payment arrangements with the Office of Business Affairs.

Attention: Teacher Interns Spring 2015

If you plan to enroll in teacher internship (student teaching) in spring 2015, you must fill out an application. Get your application from the Education Office, Room 102. Deadline for applications is Friday, September 19.
Dr. Lela Hale, Director of Clinical Experiences

Ministerial Aid

All students (male and female) who are preparing for a church related vocation and who are members of a Southern Baptist Church should contact Dr. Ronald Meeks concerning ministerial aid. Dr. Meeks can supply information about the online application process at his office (Fisher Washburn 104). The completed application must be submitted online by Friday, September 5. Students who have received aid in the past are required to reapply for aid. In addition, all applicants should sign up for an interview, which will be conducted on Thursday, September 11 and Friday, September 12. If you have questions regarding your eligibility, see Dr. Meeks.

CAMPUS SWIMMING POOL

Swimming Pool Times (Weather Permitting) for September 8 - September 14
Monday (9/8)
– 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
                           7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday (9/9) – 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
                              8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday (9/10) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
                                    8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Thursday (9/11) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
                                 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday (9/12) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Saturday (9/13) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Sunday (9/14) – 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We still need Clowns and Puppets for Open Vessels Fine Arts Team. See Mrs. Tracy.
Discipleship groups are about to start! Sign up at the BSU.
Prime Time with James Lewis and Marc Lewis – Tuesday, September 9, 7PM at the BSU
College Student Conference – September 26-27, Sign up at the BSU. Cost $20.
See You at the Pole – Wednesday September 24, 7:30AM on the Green
Prayer Time – Monday’s 2:20PM at the BSU
Community Missions – Visit the Nursing Home with Andrew Higdon. Thursday’s 2:30. Meet in the SUB.

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