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October 19, 2014
Week of October 19-25, 2014

This week at a glance….......

Sunday, October 19 –

Monday, October 20 –
10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Dr. Justin Spencer

Tuesday, October 21 –
7:00 PM – Prime Time with Linda Halfacre; Broach BSU

Wednesday, October 22 –
10:00 AM – Chapel; Student Memorial Service remembering Dr. Betty Hearn

Thursday, October 23 –
3:30 PM – TAK (Theta Alpha Kappa) Meeting; FW 206
5:30 PM – Local Alumni Meeting
7:00 PM – Duncan Schaefer Senior Project; TBA

Friday, October 24 – BSU Fall Retreat
10:00 AM – Chapel: All Students; MLB Auditorium; Make A Difference Day

Saturday, October 25 – BSU Fall Retreat


2014 Mountaineer

If you did not pick up your copy of the 2014 mountaineer, you can do so by dropping by the Business Office.

Koinonia Meeting

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

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!

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

STUDENT PARKING

Students may park in the parking lot of Lowrey Memorial Baptist Church and on the south side of the Paschal Student Union Building (SUB). There are available parking spaces in these areas almost every day.


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.

BSU ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you are interested in serving as an international missionary you will need to attend a sentinel training. We will be sending a team on Saturday, Nov. 1 to Northeast Community College.
Prime Time with Linda Halfacre Tuesday, Oct. 21 7PM at the BSU
Sign up for Fall Retreat at the BSU. Speaker: Gary Permenter. Oct. 24-25 Cost $15.
Harvest Festival- Thursday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8PM in the SUB. Wear your favorite costume.
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.
Applications are available on the BSU website now for the Mission Arlington trip December 12-18. Cost is $160. Interviews will be scheduled as applications come in.
Applications are available on the BSU website now for the Spring Break in San Francisco mission trip March 14-19. Cost is $1000. Interviews will be scheduled as applications come in.
(The BSU website can be found under the current students column of the BMC website.)
Come to Noonday at the BSU for student-led worship. Monday’s 1-1:25, Thursday’s 12:35-1

REGISTRATION FOR SPRING 2015 SEMESTER

Faculty advisors will be enrolling current Blue Mountain College students in spring 2015 classes as follows: 
      Seniors – week of October 20
      Juniors – week of October 27
      Sophomores - week of November 3
      Freshmen – week of November 10
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 spring 2015 class schedule. Advisors will then enroll the student in his/her spring courses. Non-degree students will enroll in classes through the Office of the Registrar.
2. Each class (seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen) will be expected to complete the enrollment process for the spring 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 spring semester is not complete until each student has obtained clearance from the Office of Business Affairs. An announcement will be made in the near future when the deadlines are set. (Watch the Blue Mountain College Web Site for specific details concerning registration deadlines.) Students who complete registration after the announced registration period will be assessed a late registration fee.
Note: The spring class schedule should be available by the early part of the week of October 20.

THETA ALPHA KAPPA (TAK) MEETING

The National Honor Society for Religious Studies has its Fall 2014 Meeting Thursday, October 23, 2014 in FW 206 at 3:30 PM. The program is presented by Dr. Nancy Kerns, BMC’s own Assistant Professor of English. This program is TAK’s latest presentation in its series on Reclaiming the Christian Intellectual Tradition.

Special Class Schedule for Founder’s Day November 7, 2014

First Period 8:00 - 8:50
Second Period 9:00 - 9:50
Chapel 10:00 - 10:50
Third Period 11:00 - 11:40
Fourth Period 11:45 - 12:30

Regular schedule will resume after 12:30 p.m.

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