Christian Studies and Humanities

Sisyphus No More – An Academic Book by BPC Professor of Social Sciences

By Evan Riekhof BPC Marketing Coordinator  MOUNT VERNON — Brewton-Parker College’s (BPC) Associate Professor of Social Sciences and Director of Prison Programs, Dr. Roger C. Byrd, will have an academic book published by Rowman and Littlefield on December 15, 2020. Dr. Byrd’s upcoming book, entitled Sisyphus No More: The Case for Prison Education, will explore …

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BPC History Professor Primed to Publish First Academic Book: Russia’s French Connection

By Evan Riekhof BPC Marketing Coordinator  MOUNT VERNON – Brewton-Parker College’s (BPC) Assistant Professor of History and Christian Studies, Dr. Adam Coker, received news that his academic book will be published by Routledge in July 2020. Dr. Coker’s forthcoming book entitled Russia’s French Connection: A History of the Lasting French Imprint on Russian Culture will …

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Brewton-Parker College Now Offers Two Degree Programs Completely Online: Bachelors of Business Administration and Bachelors of Arts in Christian Studies

By Emma Hamilton External Programs Admissions Counselor MOUNT-VERNON – Brewton-Parker College now offers two degree programs completely online: a Bachelors of Business Administration and a Bachelors of Arts in Christian Studies. Online education through BPC affords a variety of individuals the ability to create an accommodating schedule without affecting their work, family, and social responsibilities.  …

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Local High School Students Attend First Annual BPC Choral Clinic

High School student displaying her talent at the BPC Choral Clinic Concert MOUNT VERNON – Around 9:30 AM on February 1, 2020, the Music Department at Brewton-Parker College (BPC) welcomed over 25 high school students to campus for the first annual Choral Clinic. Last year, Dr. David Wilson, Assistant Professor of Worship and Church Music, …

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Interview: Alumna Returns for Annual MLK Day Parade

MOUNT VERNON— On Monday, January 20, students gathered around Brewton-Parker College’s flagpole to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through a 1.5 mile march to join the local MLK Day Parade.  As students stood in the morning chill sipping on hot chocolate, one face in particular stood out from the crowd. While most in attendance …

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Brewton-Parker College partners with NOBTS to offer accelerated Master of Divinity program to students

By Evan Riekhof – Marketing Coordinator MOUNT VERNON – Brewton-Parker College (BPC) President Dr. Steve Echols signed an articulation agreement earlier this academic year with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) President Dr. Jamie Dew. This articulation agreement was created to help students in BPC’s Christian Studies program save time and money as they work toward …

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Online Program for Christian Studies to Launch Fall 2019

By Thomas Rhodes BPC Student Writer MOUNT VERNON—Brewton-Parker College is excited to announce the launch of a new online degree program for a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies this fall. To have this degree program available in an online format will allow for a wide variety of students to earn their degree, no matter …

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Community explores restored BPC Historic Village during History Under the Stars

By Suzanne Hewett BPC Student Writer MOUNT VERNON—After months of hard work and planning, students celebrated the grand opening of BPC’s Historic Village during the annual History Under the Stars event on Thursday, April 4. While the Historic Village has been a longstanding tradition at BPC, this year brought fresh changes. As part of a …

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#MyBPC: The Business of History

Dr. Allen Associate Professor of History When people first think about the two disciplines of History and Business, they probably do not think the two go together.  Well this semester BPC’s HIS 395 “Public History in America” class is proving otherwise. This course has served as an introduction into the widely growing Public History field. …

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Local women gather at BPC to share their stories and encourage students

Pictured left to right: Dr. Beverly Robinson, Dr. Amanda Allen, Kailey Dees, Regina Harris, and Andrea Hinojosa (Photo Credit: Jerusha Yoder) By Jerusha Yoder Director of Marketing MOUNT VERNON— On Thursday, March 14, 2019, four esteemed women from the community gathered on Brewton-Parker College’s campus to share their stories with the student body. The round …

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