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         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.
                                        8–11 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.
                                        12:30 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
  Camp WorldSong
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
                                                                      S
                                                                             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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