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July 2014
Connected E-Newsletter
Presidential Search
Surveys open until July 15

Alumni, students, parents, donors, and friends are being asked to complete an online survey to help inform the decision on the next President. You’ll find a link on the search page. BBC&S is conducting a national search to fill the role. The next leader will succeed President Jim Jeffery, who has led the campus since 2001.
Take the online survey here.
Learn more about the search here.

College
Expanded study abroad options broaden learning, perspectives

A range of expanded opportunities help students gain through travel and study in others countries and cultures. Credits earned through partnering organizations are accredited and transferable. In many cases, financial aid opportunities are still available.
Read more here.
Get details here.

Summer
Students leading and growing on, off campus

Students are taking advantage of time away from campus to travel, minister, and serve around the globe and across the country. Working in churches, mission agencies, camps, and other organizations, students may leave for the summer but don't stop learning and growing. Other opportunities include internships, employment, and serving on campus.
Read more here.

Leadership
New Vice President for Business & Finance

Mark Borden, a former municipal manager and small business owner, has been named Vice President for Business & Finance. Most recently serving as City Manager in Carson City, MI, he will oversee the daily operations and manage the Business Office. He plans to implement many strategies that have proven effective in organizations he has led.
Read more here

Camps
TLC, LAUNCH weeks provide foundations

Developing leadership skills, growing in faith, and having fun will come together for high school students packing the campus July 21–26 and July 28–August 2. TLC trains student leaders to influence churches and communities for Christ. Helping young people answer life's big questions while gaining leadership skills is the focus of LAUNCH, July 14–18.
Read more about TLC here
Register for TLC here.
Read more about LAUNCH here
Register for LAUNCH here

Advancement
Midwest Golf Tournament set to raise funds for student
s
Friends and alumni will be given a special opportunity September 6 to support students at a championship-caliber golf course in suburban Toledo, OH. The Legacy Golf Club in Ottawa Lake, MI, ranked among the top 200 courses in the country, will host the event. BBC&S students directly benefit from the funds raised.
Read more here.
Learn more here.

Community
Campus is host venue for local benefit race

A two-mile run/walk around campus is set to raise funds in honor of a local high school student killed in a 2010 auto accident. The Kristyn E. Kromko Memorial Scholarship Race is Saturday, July 12, at 9 a.m. The scholarship fund was established by the Kromko family and benefits graduating seniors from nearby Abington Heights High School.
Read more here.

Campus
Crew members grow, serve

Summer Crew plays an invaluable role each year. This year's six-member team is preparing and maintaining the campus for guests and visitors. Crew members are busy with tasks that include cleaning, working in the Underground Cafe, serving as counselors for camps, assisting with conferences, and much more.
Read more here
Learn about campus events here.

Conferences
Nearly 1,000 attend 2014 LYFE

Nearly 1,000 women attended the LYFE Women's Conference over two weekends in late May and early June, a powerful time of spiritual refreshment and renewal. The event carried the theme "Breathe," offering a focus on finding strength to breathe in times of stress, fear, and pain. The events included powerful workshops and presenters.
Read more here.
See photos here.

 
Websites
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Campus Visits
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Join more than 11,000 friends.
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LRAP
Financial assistance for new students
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Radio
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Whom you should know
Thomas Anderson Jr.
is a Seminary Admissions Counselor.
Contact Thomas.
 
Suzanna Henzler
is an Administrative Assistant in the President’s Office
Contact Suzanna.

In the Spotlight
Stories about exceptional students, faculty members, staff, and friends.
 
Rich Clark: Learning
and Ministering

Read more.
 
Kati Raven: Serving Well
Read more.
 
Prayer
Pray for our students as they work this summer—from their neighborhoods to locations around the globe. They are serving, leading, and gaining valuable experience.