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Baptist Campus Ministries events
n Alabama college and Baptist Student Center, 2 p.m. BCM Game Night, 8 p.m. 4Aug. 14: Worship in local Pancake supper, Baptist Student
university campuses this 4Aug. 21: Worship in local 4Aug. 30: Pancake breakfast, churches Center, 11 p.m. following
fall, Baptist Campus Min- churches Baptist Student Center, 4Aug. 15: BCM fellowship/ concert
istries (BCM) will welcome new 4Aug. 22: King’s Acres Local 8–11 a.m. discipleship groups on campus, 4Aug. 15: SURVIVAL for
and returning students with events Outreach Ministry, AU Baptist Welcome party, Baptist Student 10 a.m.–2 p.m. freshmen and transfers, Baptist
designed to intentionally engage Student Center, 3 p.m. Center, 8 p.m. War Eagle Game Night/ Student Center, 6 p.m.
and involve them in a life-changing 4Aug. 23: BCM Discipleship Life 4Sept. 1: Meet to go to first JSU Fellowship with AU BCM, 7 p.m. 4Aug. 16: Games on the quad,
ministry experience. BCM is a Groups Kickoff, AU Baptist football game 4Aug. 16: Burger Drop-In with AU 2–5 p.m.
Great Commission ministry of the Student Center, 6 p.m. 4Sept. 6: Celebration student BCM, noon 4Aug. 17: BCM luncheon, 11 a.m.
Alabama Baptist State Board of Worship, AU Baptist Student worship, Baptist Student Center, BCM worship begins with and noon
Missions and local Baptist associa- Center, 8 p.m. 8 p.m. Pierced Holy in concert, AU 4Aug. 18: Broom hockey,
tions and is made possible by gifts 4Aug. 26–27: BCM Fall Retreat 4Sept. 7: Agape Lunch, Baptist Student Center, 6 p.m. Montgomery Eastdale Mall,
from Alabama Baptist churches 4Aug. 28: Worship in local 11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. 4Aug. 17: Free lunch at AU BCM 8 p.m.
through the Cooperative Program. churches noon and 1 p.m. 4Aug. 20: All Nations Church,
If you have questions about any 4Aug. 29–Sept. 1: Concourse Samford University 4Aug. 18: BCM fellowship/ Baptist Student Center, 6 p.m.
BCM group or event, please con- Outreach 4Aug. 26: Freshmen move in discipleship groups on campus, 4Aug. 23: Alpha Omega Worship,
tact the Baptist campus minister 4Aug. 27: Church Connections 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Baptist Student Center, 8 p.m.
for that campus by going to www. Auburn University 4Aug. 30: Shiloh: A Worship Freshmen Insight Kickoff, 4Aug. 26–28: Beach retreat,
thestudenthub.org. at Montgomery Gathering (freshmen Bible study and Panama City Beach
4Aug. 15: Coke booth on the quad, 4Sept. 1–2: FreshMin Retreat fellowship), AU BCM, 7 p.m. 4Aug. 29: Progressive supper with
Alabama A&M University 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Global Cafe (international five area churches, 5 p.m.
4Aug. 13: Church festival on the Bowling, Brunswick Lanes,
Shelton State student ministry), AU Baptist
campus quad, 5:30 p.m. 8–11 p.m. Community College Student Center, 7 p.m. University of Alabama
4Aug. 16: Coke booth on the quad, Fredd Campus 4Aug. 19: Girl’s and Guy’s Night 4Aug. 20: Dorm move in
Auburn University 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. 4Sept. 1: First Thursday Lunch, Out, AU Baptist Student Center, 7:30 a.m.–noon and
4Aug. 13: Dinner and a movie, AU Manhunt (capture the flag), Unity Center Building 400, 6 p.m. 12:30–5 p.m.
BCM, 6 p.m. noon–1 p.m. 4Aug. 20: Field Day Mania, AU 4Aug. 21: Dorm move in,
Baptist Student Center,
4Aug. 14: Worship in local Baptist Student Center, 2 p.m. 12:30–5 p.m.
churches 4Aug. 17: Cookout on the quad, Shelton State 4Aug. 21: Worship in local Ultimate frisbee on the quad,
4Aug. 15: War Eagle Game Night/ 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Community College churches 8 p.m.
Fellowship, AU BCM, 7 p.m. Martin Campus 4Aug. 22: King’s Acres Local 4Aug. 22: Survival for freshmen
Broom hockey, Eastdale Mall, and transfer students,
4Aug. 16: Burger Drop-In, AU Outreach Ministry, AU Baptist
9–10:30 p.m. 4Aug. 23: BCM Breakfast to Go in 6:45–10:30 p.m.
BCM, noon Student Center, 3 p.m.
4Aug. 18: Free pizza, Baptist the Atrium, 7:45 a.m. 4Aug. 23: Discovery (weekly
1st fall BCM worship with 4Aug. 23: BCM Discipleship Life
Student Center, 4Aug. 30: Get on Board Day, worship)/Open House, Baptist
Pierced Holy in concert, AU Groups Kickoff with AU BCM,
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 6 p.m. Student Center, 7 p.m.
BCM, 6 p.m. Scavenger hunt, Baptist Student
4Aug. 17: 1st Wednesday lunches, 4Sept. 6: First Tuesday Lunch of Worship, AU Baptist Student 4Aug. 24: Free steak lunch and
Center, 8–11 p.m. the Semester, Room 2410, Center, 8 p.m. midday devotion,
AU BCM, noon and 1 p.m.
4Aug. 22: RESONATE (student 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 4Aug. 26–27: BCM fall retreat 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
1st Weekly Lunch Devo, School
of Veterinary Medicine, noon worship), Baptist Student 4Aug. 28: Worship in local 4Aug. 25: Ice cream and church
4Aug. 18: Concourse Outreach Center, 8 p.m. Southern Union churches tailgate, 7–9 p.m.
Freshmen Insight Kickoff, AU 4Aug. 30: UpStream (freshman Community College/ 4Aug. 26–27: Back to School
Baptist Student Center Bible study), Baptist Student Opelika Troy University Retreat
(Freshmen Bible study and Center, 6:30 p.m. 4Aug. 13: Dinner and a movie with 4Aug. 14: Concert on campus, 4Aug. 29: Transfers Taste of
fellowship), 7 p.m. 4Sept. 2–4: BCM beach retreat, AU BCM, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. (See ‘BCM,’ page 16)
Global Café, AU Baptist Panama City Beach
Student Center (International Jacksonville State
student ministry), 7 p.m.
4Aug. 19: Girl’s and Guy’s Night University
Out, AU Baptist Student Center, 4Aug. 26: Dorm move in
6 p.m. 4Aug. 29: Survival B for freshmen
4Aug. 20: Field Day Mania, AU and transfers, 1–3 p.m.
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BCM events on Alabama colleges 9–11 p.m. Baptist Student Center, 8 p.m.
(continued from page 8) College – Shelby Campus 8 p.m.
Tuscaloosa, Baptist Student 4Aug. 31: Cafe Escape Lunch, 4Aug. 26: Cookout on campus at 4Aug. 23: MERGE Worship
4Aug. 23: Campus Ministries
Center, 5:30 p.m. Baptist Student Center, the amphitheatre, Kickoff, Baptist Student Center,
lunch, HSB Room 152,
Freshman Journey Groups 11:15 a.m.–1 p.m. 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 7 p.m.
(small group Bible studies), 4Aug. 25: ABLAZE collegiate Frisbee at Orr Park, 3:15 p.m. 4Aug. 29: Progressive dinner, 4Aug. 24: BCM Community
Baptist Student Center, 7 p.m. worship, UAB Baptist Student 4Sept. 1: Late nite movie, BCM, 5 p.m. Table, USA Cafeteria,
4Aug. 30: Discovery (weekly Center, 8:30 p.m. 10 p.m. 4Sept. 12–15: Fall revival 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
worship), Baptist Student 4Sept. 2: Man of God Camping 4Sept. 30–Oct. 1: Fall retreat 4Aug. 25: Outdoor Living Room,
Center, 7 p.m. University of Alabama Trip; Girls’ Night Out Humanities Courtyard,
4Aug. 31: Church road trip, 5 p.m. at Huntsville 4Sept. 5: Freshman Family University of South
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
4Aug. 12: Dorm move in (1st-year Groups, Baptist Student Center, Alabama
University of Alabama students), 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 8:30 p.m. 4Aug. 20: Dorm move in, Info
4Aug. 26: Church road trip, Baptist
at Birmingham Student Center, 6 p.m.
4Aug. 13: Dorm move in 4Sept. 6: Resonate Worship and Table and TRASH Team, 4Aug. 27: (Not your ordinary)
4Aug. 12: Leadership team meets (returning students), church fair ice cream Epsilon Dorms and Stokes Hall,
fellowship, Baptist Student Beach day, Dauphin Island,
for prayer and outreach 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 9 a.m.
planning Center, 8 p.m. 4Aug. 21: Parents/new student 10 a.m.
4Aug. 14: Festival of Food and
4Aug. 13: Help freshmen move in Fellowship, University Center, breakfast, worship and church University of West
to dorms 8–10 p.m. University of North connections, Baptist Student
4Aug. 15: BCM Welcome Party, 4Aug. 16: Celebration, Baptist Alabama Center, 9 a.m. Alabama
Baptist Student Center, 7 p.m. Student Center, 8:30 p.m. 4Aug. 20: Move in day at the Beat the Heat, Fun, Games, 4Aug. 17: Welcome lunch and
4Aug. 16: Baptist Medical and 4Aug. 17–18: Free muffins, dorms Refreshments and FiSH Bible study, SUB Tigers Den,
Dental Fellowship, Lecture University Center, 8–10 a.m. 4Aug. 24: Free Chick-fil-A lunch, Freshman Group sign-ups, USA 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Room C Volker Hall, 12 p.m. 4Aug. 18: Free lunch, Baptist BCM, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Intramural Fields, 2 p.m. 4Aug. 18: Get on Board Day,
4Aug. 18: ABLAZE collegiate Student Center, noon 4Aug. 25: Free ice cream, BCM, 4Aug. 22: BCM open house, S.U.B., 2–4 p.m.
worship, Baptist Student Center, 4Aug. 20: Helping Hands for
8:30 p.m. Huntsville, University Center
Church ice cream social, Baptist parking lot, 8 a.m. For more information
Student Center, 10 p.m. 4Aug. 26–28: Weekend getaway,
4Aug. 19–20: Welcome retreat, Gatlinburg, Tenn. about Baptist Campus
4Aug. 21: Worship in local University of Montevallo Ministries, visit
churches 4Aug. 27: Church progressive www.thestudenthub.org
4Aug. 23: UAB Survive and dinner, Baptist Student Center,
Thrive (Freshman Bible study), 4:30 p.m. and click on collegiate
Baptist Student Center, 8:30 p.m. 4Aug. 28: Video scavenger hunt,
Baptist Student Center, 4 p.m. ministries.
Jeff State Community 4Aug. 30: Resonate Worship,
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Samford receives federal grant for students
who intend to serve as nursing educators
amford University’s Ida V. cator student in the 2011–12 year, schools participating in the sur-
Moffett School of Nurs- Martin explained. vey cited faculty shortages as a
ing has received a federal The NFLP was approved by primary reason for not accept-
grant designed to help ease the Congress in 2002, and Samford ing all qualified applicants, she
national shortage of nursing edu- was one of the first 55 nursing noted.
cators. Samford is the only nurs- schools from across the United “To date, 103 Samford students
ing program in north Alabama to States to receive funds. have benefited from NFLP grants
receive the funds and one of only For academic year 2011–12, and are serving as nursing edu-
two — the other is the Univer- 110 NFLP grants cators across the
sity of South Alabama — in the were awarded to in- country,” Martin
state. stitutions across the said.
The $805,595 grant, award- United States and “To date, 103 Sam- “Our unique
ed by the U.S. Department of Samford received online curriculum
Health and Human Services, will the sixth largest ford students have allows us to ex-
provide loans for graduate and award. tend our efforts to
doctoral students pursuing an To date, Samford benefited from address the nurs-
advanced degree with the intent has received more ing faculty short-
to serve as faculty in a school of than $2 million in NFLP grants and are age far beyond
nursing. NFLP grants. Alabama.”
The Nurse Faculty Loan Pro- “There is a na- serving as nursing In a September
gram (NFLP) addresses a critical tional shortage of 2010 study by the
need in health care, according to both nurses and
educators across the AACN, 880 facul-
Associate Dean Jane S. Martin. nurse educators, country.” ty vacancies were
Students who receive the loans for and the NFLP pro- identified in a sur-
master’s or doctoral degree pro- vides a great incen- Jane S. Martin vey of 556 nursing
grams can have up to 85 percent tive to pursue a ca- Samford University schools with bac-
of their loan forgiven in exchange reer in education,” calaureate and/or
for service as a full-time nursing Martin said. graduate programs
faculty member at an accredited “Without highly across the country,
school of nursing. trained educators, we cannot ade- according to Martin.
quately prepare future generations In addition to the vacancies,
Allows for new students of nurses.” schools cited the need to create an
The 2011 grant will fund up to The nursing educator shortage additional 257 faculty positions to
25 new students, Martin said. Cur- impacts a school’s ability to admit accommodate student demand.
rently 47 Samford nursing gradu- qualified applicants, Martin ex- “These federal dollars assist in
ate students receive funds from the plained. the recruitment of high quality stu-
loan program, and students can According to a study by the dents for our programs and in the
continue to receive loans as long American Association of Col- training of excellent nurse educa-
as they maintain good academic leges of Nursing (AACN), nurs- tors who will prepare the nurses of
standing. ing schools turned away more the future,” Martin said.
The Ida V. Moffett School of than 67,500 qualified applicants in For more information, call 205-
Nursing hopes to extend NFLP 2010. 726-2047 or visit http://nursing.
funds to every qualified nurse edu- More than two-thirds of the samford.edu. (SU)
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