Jerusha Yoder

#MyBPC: Parasitus (L.) – “a hanger-on, a toady, person who lives on others”

  By Dr. Helene Peters, Ph.D. Chair: Math & Natural Sciences Division Associate Professor of Biology When I first learned about hyperparasites I read the famous rhyme “Siphonaptera” by the mathematician Augustus De Morgan, named for the biological order of the flea ‘Big fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite ’em, And little …

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Honoring the Native American Heritage

  Written by the Cultural Diversity Committee and edited by Dr. Matt Haley Recently, a video spread across the US of students seemingly taunting an Omaha tribesman participating in an Indigenous Peoples parade. Soon after, other videos surfaced showing it was another group taunting the Native Americans and even the students. While much of the …

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BPC professors spotted in local pig ring

By Dr. Amanda Wrenn Allen MOUNT VERNON— Saturday, February 16, 2019 several Brewton-Parker Faculty members supported students at the Montgomery County Livestock Show. The show featured several Montgomery High School students who are also duel enrollment students at Brewton-Parker: both Stella Fulford and Darby Connell showed pigs while Kierston Coleman volunteered at the concession stand. …

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BPC to host second annual Warren C. Crawley, Sr. Gala

  In celebration of African-American History month and American diversity, Brewton-Parker College is pleased to announce the second annual Warren C. Crawley Gala. Themed “United for the Next Generation,” this scholarship gala will take place on Feb. 5, 2019, at 6:30 PM. Hosted at First Baptist Church of Lyons, the semi-formal event will feature special …

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Brewton-Parker’s Music Department presents a night of talent

By Jerusha Yoder Director of Marketing MOUNT VERNON—With a history of over 50 years in music, Brewton-Parker’s community eagerly anticipated the annual Fall Concert this year. On Thursday, November 28, the concert exceeded all expectations. The night proved to be one filled with beautiful compositions performed by talented musicians, both young and old. The night …

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Local community celebrates #GivingTuesday with record breaking support for Brewton-Parker

MOUNT VERNON- This #GivingTuesday, Brewton-Parker received record breaking support from the community. On Monday, Nov. 26, the college launched its 36 hour campaign, and within the first 24 hours, the matching grant of $2,500 from Mount Vernon Bank had been met. Allan Thigpen, president of Mount Vernon Bank, presents Dr. Echols with $2,500 matching grant. …

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BPC’s Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences celebrates National Chemistry Week with local high school students

  October 21-27 is National Chemistry week and Brewton-Parker College invited AP Chemistry students from Robert Toombs Christian Academy and Mrs. Ashley Lampp, their chemistry teacher, to join them for a fun Chemistry event on Friday October 26th. The event was also open to the community. Dr. Wanda Rodriguez Rivera wowed participants with an explosive …

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BPC Student Receives Domino Effect Award for His Act of Kindness

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, sophmore DeAngelo Howell was named the first recipient of the 2018 Domino Effect Award by Dr. Davis Huffman, Program Director and Assistant Professor of Communication. This Annual Communication Award is given to students who communicate kindness in a way that sets off a succession of similar events. These small events impact faculty …

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