Diversity chapel series opens semester

June 4, 2014

evanssmStudents returned for the spring semester this week, as classes began Wednesday, the same day the Engage conference, with Leroy Barber, began.

Dr. Tony Evans Mr. Barber, president of Mission Year in Atlanta, Ga., wrapped up his five-part presentation Friday. His chapel talks kicked off a chapel series on Ethnic Diversity and the Kingdom of God, which will conclude with a presentation by Dr. Tony Evans Friday, January 20. Dr. Evans, president of The Urban Alternative and a daily speaker on more than 500 radio stations nationwide, will address the topic “Oneness Embraced,” at 10 a.m. in Rudd Auditorium, after which he will be meeting with a group of area pastors.

Aaron Porter, director of admissions, said 15 new students enrolled this semester. Total enrollment will not be available until the formal census count later this month.

In addition to a full calendar of athletics events, the spring calendar features an abundance of special events for the college and community. Among these are productions of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” and “Curtains: A Musical Murder Mystery,” presented by the Hilltop Players and the music department; an opera workshop production of “Street Scenes”; the Undergraduate Research Conference; and the Bryan Opportunity Program dinner featuring Michael Reagan, son of former President Ronald Reagan.