Activities Welcome BPC Students for Fall
MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College officials are
preparing for the arrival of the majority of fall-semester students, with fall
classes beginning with evening courses Monday (Aug. 19) and day classes starting
Tuesday. Many students began their semester early with Music Week activities
that started Friday night and ran through Tuesday.
New student orientation begins Friday, with new students allowed to move into
residence halls beginning at 10 a.m.
Recent high school graduates are urged to attend all four days of orientation.
A special session for commuter students is planned for Monday beginning at 8:30
a.m. in Cook Building Room 101. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Advisement and registration for students who have not
previously registered is planned for Monday. New students may register from 11
a.m. to 6 p.m., while returning students may register from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Any inquiries concerning orientation and registration may be directed to the
Registrar's Office at 583-3240.
Also, rehearsals for the Brewton-Parker Choral Society
Choral Society Director Mark Bowdidge invites all community members to
participate, as membership in the Choral Society is open not only to
Rehearsals will be on Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. in the Gilder Recital Hall of the
Miller Music Building on the Brewton-Parker College campus.
Inquiries concerning the Choral Society may be directed to Bowdidge at
The varsity soccer teams both have scrimmages planned, with
the Lady Barons kicking off the college's athletic schedule Saturday with a
scrimmage at Darton Junior College beginning at 1 p.m.
The men's soccer squad opens its scrimmage season Tuesday with a home match at
5 p.m. against South Georgia College. The varsity squads will have home
scrimmages Aug. 24, with the Barons playing Gordon College at 1 p.m. and the
Lady Barons facing the Golden Surf exhibition squad at 4 p.m. The varsity teams
begin regular-season play Aug. 30 with a pair of road matches. The Barons will
play at Jacksonville University at 5 p.m., while the Lady Barons travel to
Cleveland, Tenn., to play Lee University at 7:30 p.m.
The Lady Barons volleyball team is scheduled to begin its
season Aug. 29-30 in the Agnes Scott Classic in Atlanta. Their first home game
is Sept. 5 against Paine College.
Dr. T.N. Retif (left), professor of music at
Brewton-Parker College, leads members of his Introduction to Handbells class
during a rehearsal Monday morning as part of BPC's Music Week activities. Music
students began their rehearsal sessions Saturday and finished with Tuesday
night's ensemble program in the Gilder Recital Hall of the Miller Music