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- June 2006 / BPC offers certain facilities, services
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Brewton-Parker College offers certain facilities, services to the general
BPC Director of Marketing
Do you need a package shipped and don’t have time to get to the nearest
shipping outlet? Are you looking for a new dining option to try in the area?
Do you need to get a gift for that special someone? Have you needed a particular
resource to complete a research project and didn’t know how to search
You can do all of this and more at Brewton-Parker College.
There are certain facilities and services
on BPC’s main campus in Mount
Vernon that are available not only to BPC students, faculty, and staff, but
to the general public as well.
The Fountain-New Library houses a wide variety of resources sure to aid any
type of research project. All materials are available and free for public use
while visiting the library. Should the checkout of any books be necessary,
a one-time $10.00 checkout fee is required with a limit of five books per checkout.
During summer semester, the library is open
Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00
p.m. and on Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. During fall and spring semesters,
the library is open Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Fridays
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturdays 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Sundays
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
For more information on the Fountain-New Library contact Barry Bull at 583-3234.
The Campus Post Office, located in the Phillips
Student Center, is affiliated with the United States Postal Service and offers
the same mail services found
at any regular post office. Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00
p.m., the Campus Post Office can also handle any big mail outs through their
bulk mail services. The Campus Post Office is also a shipping and drop-off
point for UPS, FedEx, and DHL.
For more information on any of the services offered through the Campus Post
Office, contact Rosalie or Michelle Selph at 583-2241.
The Phillips Student Center is also home
to the Campus Store. From textbooks to office and computer supplies, the
Campus Store has a wide inventory of items
that will appeal to more than just students. The Campus Store is also a gift
shop featuring BPC apparel and other novelty items. Some unique gift ideas
include candy and balloon bouquets which are created by the Campus Store staff.
Historical books about Brewton-Parker and Montgomery County are also sold and
the Campus Store is the county’s exclusive retailer of Hallmark cards.
The Campus Store also offers a shoe repair service. Utilizing the services
of a local repair shop, shoes may be dropped off at the Campus Store and picked
up once the repair is complete.
For more information on the Campus Store, contact Lynn Addison at 583-3285.
The Aramark Corporation is responsible for
providing all meals on campus through the Cyber Café and the Residential Restaurant, both of which are also
located in the Phillips Student Center. The Cyber Café offers hamburgers,
pizza, and other short order items including Freshens Smoothies. The Residential
Restaurant has a wide selection of entrees and desserts which are served buffet
style and includes a full-service salad bar.
During summer semester, the Cyber Café is closed while the Residential
Restaurant is open Monday – Friday serving fifteen meals per week. However,
both will be open again seven days a week starting in the fall, with the Residential
Restaurant serving a traditional Sunday lunch buffet each week. There are also
plans to publish all menus beginning this fall on BPC’s website – www.bpc.edu.
In addition to the meals provided on campus, Aramark offers catering services.
From weddings, to banquets, to family reunions, to luncheons, the Aramark Corporation
can provide meals for any type of event.
For more information on the meals offered
on campus or Aramark’s catering
services, contact Ruth Underwood at 583-2770.
For visitors who come to the Toombs-Montgomery County area and prefer the
outdoors, Brewton-Parker offers an RV Park on campus across from Baron Ridge
Apartments and near the Bartow and Jean Snooks Student Activities Center. For
$10.00 a night, visitors can hookup to one of twelve spaces in the park complete
with electricity and water resources.
Visitors may check-in and out of the RV Park during regular main campus business
hours. For more information, contact Norma Beaird at 583-3210.