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GBHCMF Awards BPC a Grant of $150,000

MOUNT VERNON – This year marks the 17th annual Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry Foundation’s (GBHCMF) Grant Award Luncheon. 8.4 million in checks were handed out to faith-based healthcare providers on February 8th. This year, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) was awarded a grant of $150,000 to continue support for the organization’s school of nursing. By providing …

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BPC Dedicates Redding Hall

MOUNT VERNON —  On Tuesday, October 17, 2023, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) dedicated a newly constructed dormitory in honor of Timothy E. Redding Sr. BPC faculty, staff, and trustees, along with members from the community, joined the Redding family for the dedication ceremony following chapel. Redding Hall stands as a testament to the extraordinary life and …

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BPC Receives $1.5 Million Grant from EDA

MOUNT VERNON — Brewton-Parker College has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to construct an 8,000 sq/ft state-of-the-art nursing instructional facility on its campus. The facility will provide an opportunity for students to study in a simulated environment, adequately preparing them for the great demand for registered …

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BPC is Presented a Matching Gift of $50,000

From left to right: Mr. Chad Ritchie – BPC Director of Advancement, Dr. Byron Edens – Vice President of Online Learning & Professor of Preaching and Christian Ministry, Dr. Steven Echols – BPC President, Dr. Carey Brown – presenting the $50,000 check to the BPC Seminary program, and Dr. Mark Gregory – Dean of the …

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6th Annual BPC Southern Classic Raises Over $20,000 for College

Presenting Sponsor Tim Redding from Metter Ford with Dr. Steven Echols, President of Brewton-Parker College. MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, March 31, 2023, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) hosted its 6th Annual Southern Classic Golf Tournament presented by Metter Ford at the Willow Lake Golf Club in Metter, Georgia. Through the generous support of business sponsors and …

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BPC’s Newest Dorm Named Ben & Pat Cochran Hall

From left to right, President of BPC; Dr. Steven Echols, Benjamin and Patricia Cochran, and members of the Cochran family stand in front of the new dedicated dorm, Ben & Pat Cochran Hall MOUNT VERNON — Recently Brewton-Parker College (BPC) honored Benjamin and Patricia Cochran by dedicating the dormitory to commemorate their support of BPC’s …

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Successful Homecoming Weekend

BPC’s 2023 Homecoming Queen and King: MacKenzie Tripp and Emmanuel Green On the weekend of February 11, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) welcomed alumni and family back to campus for the annual Homecoming and Alumni Weekend. The weekend consisted of a wrestling match, basketball games, BPC homecoming court, and an alumni choir concert followed by a luncheon. …

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Carl Anthony “Tony” Wardlaw – For over 25 years, Dr. Wardlaw has worked in leadership, counseling, and pastoring. Beginning with working in middle management for a manufacturing company in Douglas, GA, Dr. Wardlaw has also worked in the academic, nonprofit, public, and private sectors. Additionally, he served over 7 years in the United States Military as a Military Intelligence Officer before resigning his commission as a Captain in the Army. Currently serving as the Assistant Director of the Student Enrichment Center, Student Success Coach, and Adjunct Faculty at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, GA, he also serves as the Pastor of The Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Dublin, GA. As a member of the renowned International Gospel Singing Group, The Wardlaw Brothers, Dr. Wardlaw has traveled all over the nation and abroad ministering and singing the Gospel of Christ Jesus. Dr. Wardlaw has served as a consultant for various agencies and has worked as a Fatherhood Coordinator and G.E.D. instructor within the Technical College System of Georgia and participates in local and national civic and philanthropic work. Dr. Wardlaw holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business from the University of Georgia, two master's degrees from Troy University (Master of Science in Clinical Counseling and Psychology and Master of Education in Counseling), and a Doctorate in Education from Argosy University in Organizational Leadership. Dr. Wardlaw is a Lifetime Silver Member of The NAACP and a member of The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He is happily married to the former Mrs. Stephanie Scott. They have 3 Children; Chambria, Marc, and Carleigh.
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