Brewton-Parker College alumni returned to the Mount Vernon campus to celebrate Baron life on April 13-14. Once there, they joined current students and the local community for a long weekend of scheduled events. Baron Weekend started on Friday at 4PM and continued all the way through Family game night on Saturday evening. An important part …
Brewton-Parker College’s English Department will celebrate the hard work of its students on April 24, 2018. Playwrights, southern literature students, and seniors will all be featured at this event.
On April 3, Brewton-Parker College continued the emphasis on honoring the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special guest speaker. Dr. F. Lee Carter, special guest speaker, shared his experiences from working alongside MLK, Jr. Attendees of the chapel service were invited to the front of Saliba Chapel to view some pictures Carter brought from his experiences working with MLK, Jr.
A unique traveling exhibit opened at the Fountain-New Library on Monday, April 2. “Georgia Journeys: Legacies of World War II” explores the lives of twelve individuals whose lives intersected with Georgia. Georgia is the only common ground between twelve diverse individuals, each with their own unique contribution to World War II.
Brewton-Parker College has added two community events to correspond with the Onion Festival weekend. A fishing competition will be held at Jones Lake on Saturday, April 28 for the majority of the day. Meanwhile the Historic Village will be offering tours at their traditional Spring opening.
Brewton-Parker College’s Baron Weekend Celebration is for more than alumni and current students. Supporters and local friends are invited to join the fun with three free events.
Professor Roger Byrd, participated in an academic observation at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik from March 20-22. Byrd visited Dr. Maximilian Conrad’s Political Theory classes and witnessed Icelandic students’ presentations on human rights. Conrad is the author of numerous works including his recent book, “Bridging the Gap? Opportunities and Constraints of the European Citizens’ Initiative.”
r. Matt Harper, Assistant Professor of History and Africana Studies at Mercer University and author of The End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation will be the guest speaker at the 2018 History Under the Stars.
Brewton-Parker’s Ministerial Association hosted a Student-Led Revival March 12-14 in the Gilder Recital Hall. The Revival services featured worship led primarily by students and two to three students as speakers each night.
Brewton-Parker College’s alumni choir will be performing a mini-concert on Saturday, April 14 as part of Baron Weekend. The community is invited to attend this event. Over 300 choir alumni will gather from all across this country to sing together once again.