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Fine Arts Calendar – October 28 – November 2

Monday, October 28, 5:00 p.m., Stratton Hall

Danielle Duncan, piano, will present her senior recital. She will perform works composed by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Scriabin.

Wednesday, October 30, 5:00 p.m., War Memorial Chapel

The Collegiate Choir will present a program of choral music that explores the ubiquitous God-ordained beauty found in the moments of time and in the events that make up the tapestry of daily life–Dawn, Day, and Dusk. The program’s repertoire includes “Sure on This Shining Night” by Morten Lauridsen and “Be Thou My Vision” by John Rutter.

Wednesday, October 30, 5:00 p.m., Fine Arts 224

Alex Wright, saxophone, will present his junior recital.

Thursday, October 31, 5:00 p.m., War Memorial Chapel

Tara Solomon, voice, and Ivan Carey, voice, will present their senior recitals. Tara will perform works composed by Bach, Scarlatti, Fauré and Beach. Ivan will perform works composed or arranged by Purcell, Beethoven, Schumann, Donizetti, Finzi, and Hogan.

Friday, November 1, 5:00 p.m., War Memorial Chapel

The Concert Choir will present a fall concert featuring sacred works, songs from the civil war, and barbershop and folk songs.

Saturday, November 2, 1:00 p.m., War Memorial Chapel

Nathan Phillips, trombone, and Wayne Fitzgerald, bass trombone, will present their senior recitals.  Nathan will perform works composed by Forrest, Sparke, Larsson, and LoPresti. Wayne will perform works composed by Williams, Lassen, Carr, Frank, and LoPresti.

Saturday, November 2, 3:00 p.m., War Memorial Chapel

Robyn Mortland, piano, will present her senior recital. She will perform works composed by Beethoven, Mompou, and Rachmaninoff.

Saturday, November 2, 5:00 p.m., War Memorial Chapel

Tan Viriyothai, violin, will present his graduate recital. He will perform works composed by Mozart, Klein, Doane, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, and Dhamabutra.

Nieves-Lugo Named to Children’s Trust of South Carolina Board

Ramon Nieves-LugoGreenville, S.C. (October 24, 2013) – Ramon Nieves-Lugo, a 2008 graduate of Bob Jones University, has been named to the Board of Directors for Children’s Trust of South Carolina.

Nieves-Lugo, a resident of Greenville, is chief marketing officer with UniComm Media Group. He has served as a board member for the S.C. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and on the Human Relations Commission in Greenville County. He is currently a board member of A Child’s Haven and on the Minority Council of the Greenville Health System.

He earned a BS in Marketing Management with a minor in Human Relations from BJU.

Kim Wellman, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Children’s Trust of South Carolina stated, “Our board members are talented and dedicated volunteers, representing all areas of South Carolina. Their skills, leadership and passion will be an asset to the organization as we work for a 50 percent reduction in the number of confirmed cases of child abuse, neglect and unintentional injuries in South Carolina by 2023.”

Children’s Trust of South Carolina is the only statewide organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting public and private prevention efforts that keep South Carolina’s children safe. They work to prevent child abuse, neglect and unintentional injuries so that every child has the opportunity to thrive in a healthy, nurturing environment. Children’s Trust is home to KIDS COUNT South Carolina, Safe Kids South Carolina, Prevent Child Abuse South Carolina and other programs that deliver on our mission.

NSCAA to Webcast BJU Bruins Soccer Match

Greenville, S.C. (October 17, 2013) – The Bob Jones University Bruins are partnering with National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) to webcast their match with Columbia International University Fri., Oct. 18.

The NSCAA was founded in 1941 and is the largest soccer coaches’ organization serving members at every level of the game. The NSCAA works to inspire coaches and pass along their passion for the game to their players and soccer community. Their motto is “Learn. Participate. Belong.”

“We are happy to be able to showcase our webcast on the NSCAA network,” Bruins’ Sports Information Director Jonny Gamet said. “Doing this allows us the opportunity to highlight our program here at Bob Jones University, while engaging a nationwide audience of soccer enthusiasts. We hope to be able to show what BJU is all about and be a resource for those Christian coaches and athletes who want to compete at the highest level.”

The game will be webcast on NSCAAtv.com as well as www.bjubruins.com. The Bruins compete in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) in Division I.

Anglea Named Best of Conference

crop-highres-Peter-Anglea-4659Greenville, S.C. (October 17, 2013) – Peter Anglea, web developer with the new media team at Bob Jones University, was named “Best of Conference” and “Best of Track” for his presentation at the 2013 Higher Education Web Professionals Association Conference in Buffalo, N.Y. Oct. 5-9. The conference offered 72 presentations across six different tracks.

Anglea, a resident of Greenville, presented “The On-Ramp to a Successful Responsive Workflow” in the Applications, Integration and Mobile track.  He demonstrated the change management strategy BJU used to implement a new web design workflow across multiple departments and how it assisted BJU in adapting to responsive web design, a new paradigm shift in web design, over the last 6 months.

HighEdWebAwardThe Higher Education Web Professionals Association is comprised of web professionals working at institutions of higher education. The association’s mission is to “strive to advance Web professionals, technologies and standards in higher education.”

Gold Places Second in NCCAA Regional Golf Tournament

MicahGoldGolfGreenville, S.C. (October 16, 2013) – Micah Gold, a freshman majoring in health, fitness and recreation at Bob Jones University, received National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) All-Tournament and All-Region Honors at the NCCAA South Regional Golf Tournament at Smithfield Country Club in Easley, S.C. Oct. 14-15.

Gold, a resident of Florence, finished his second round with a 69 – the lowest score of an individual golfer on the day. Combined with his score from the previous day, Gold was tied for lowest tournament score and was forced into a pairing to determine who would walk away with the lowest score. In the final pairing, Southern Wesleyan University’s Zach Moore edged out Micah Gold by one stroke to capture lowest individual score of the tournament.

This is the inaugural year for the BJU Bruins golf team. They compete in Division I of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

Iles Sets Course Record in Cross Country Meet

IlesGreenville, S.C. (October 14, 2013) – Aaron Iles, a senior mathematics major at Bob Jones University, set a course record  in the men’s 8000 meter run at the TFC Eagle Invitational held at Toccoa Falls College Oct. 12.

Iles, a resident of Monroeville, N.J., and the captain of the BJU Bruins men’s cross country team, finished first in the 8000 meter run and set a meet and course record with a time of 26:56. This is the third successive meet where Iles finished first.

Iles’ leadership, combined with outstanding contributions from each member of the team, made history as the BJU Bruins men’s cross country team finished first in the invitational, their highest finish in their inaugural year of intercollegiate competition.

Stanley Finishes First in Cross Country Meet

stanleyGreenville, S.C. (October 14, 2013) – Abigail Stanley, a senior journalism and mass communication major at Bob Jones University, finished first in the women’s 5000 meter run at the TFC Eagle Invitational held at Toccoa Falls College Oct. 12.

Stanley, a resident of Three Springs, Pa., and the captain of the BJU Bruins women’s cross country team, finished first in the 5000 meter run with a time of 20:39. This is Stanley’s first blue ribbon finish this season. In the two previous meets, Stanley finished third.

The BJU Bruins women’s cross country team placed second in the invitational, narrowly missing first place by 3 points.

Phillipo Finishes Third in Cross Country Meet

phililpoGreenville, S.C. (October 14, 2013) – Meghan Phillipo, a senior nursing major at Bob Jones University, finished third in the women’s 5000 meter run at the TFC Eagle Invitational held at Toccoa Falls College Oct. 12.

Phillipo, a resident of Taylors,S.C., finished third in the 5000 meter run with a time of 20:43. This was Phillipo’s best finish this season.

The BJU Bruins women’s cross country team placed second in the invitational, narrowly missing first place by 3 points.

Zakariasen Finishes Third in Cross Country Meet

ZakariasenGreenville, S.C. (October 14, 2013) – Nathan Zakariasen, a junior interior design major at Bob Jones University, finished third in the men’s 8000 meter run at the TFC Eagle Invitational held at Toccoa Falls College Oct. 12.

Zakariasen, a resident of Clarksburg, W.Va., finished third in the 8000 meter run with a time of 28:48. This is his highest finish this season.

Zakariasen’s leadership, combined with outstanding contributions from each member of the team, made history as the BJU Bruins men’s cross country team finished first in the invitational, their highest finish in their inaugural year of intercollegiate competition.

Marinelli Finishes Fifth in Cross Country Meet

MarinelliGreenville, S.C. (October 14, 2013) – Daniel Marinelli, a sophomore engineering major at Bob Jones University, finished fifth in the men’s 8000 meter run at the TFC Eagle Invitational held at Toccoa Falls College Oct. 12.

Marinelli, a resident of Winter Springs, Fla., finished fifth in the 8000 meter run with a time of 29:03. This is his highest finish this season.

Marinelli’s leadership, combined with outstanding contributions from each member of the team, made history as the BJU Bruins men’s cross country team finished first in the invitational, their highest finish in their inaugural year of intercollegiate competition.