COMING UP

Friday, April 6
Good Friday

Monday, April 9, 10 a.m.
SGA Inauguration Ceremony
Beaman Lobby
A week ago Jim Darter and Sarah Currey were elected by the student body to be SGA’s new President and Vice President, respectively. During this time of transition, the current SGA Cabinet would like to invite each of you to attend the Inauguration Ceremony in the Beaman Student Life Center Lobby.
 
Monday, April 9, 4-6 p.m.
Retirement Ceremony for Dr. Jennie Carter Thomas
Massey Boardroom
 
Monday, April 9, 7 p.m.
Religion & the Arts Symposium presents “Economies of Grace”
Beaman A&B
The 2012 Religion and Arts Symposium will feature original art work, poetry and music from Belmont students.
 
Tuesday, April 10, 5 p.m.
TOMS’ Documentary Screening
Multimedia Hall, Bunch Library Second Floor
In honor of TOMS’ annual One Day Without Shoes awareness campaign, join Belmont Enable Now for a screening of the official TOMS documentary and learn more about TOMS’ work to combat the health problems and other issues that come about when adults and children in impoverished countries cannot afford shoes.
 
Tuesday, April 10, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Baseball vs. Tennessee Tech
Rose Park
This game includes dinner, shuttles to and from the park, and the presentation of the annual President’s Spirit Award.
 
Tuesday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.
New Music Ensemble
Massey Performing Arts Center
This ensemble of students who perform newly composed music will delight the audience with unique and original performances.

Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m.
SIFE Annual Presentation
Massey Business Center 103
Belmont Student in Free Enterprise year-end presentation in Massey Business Center room 103.

Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m.
Triple Thread: Custom Apparel with a Purpose
McWhorter Hall 114
Bill Coleman, chief executive officer of Dismas Inc., speaks about Triple Thread Apparel, a social venture that creates quality custom apparel while enabling former offenders residing in the Dismas House through employment and job training.

Wednesday, April 11, 10 a.m.
Three More Ways of Looking at a Blackbird: Teaching the Hunger Games in the College Classroom
Beaman A&B
Dr. Marcia McDonald, Dr. Cynthia Cox and Professor Sue Trout will conduct a roundtable discussion on how to successfully incorporate a pop culture hit like The Hunger Games into the College Classroom.

Thursday, April 12, 10 a.m.
KONY 2012 Video Screening
Massey Business Center 103
Belmont’s student organization Enable Now will be showing the KONY 2012 video by Invisible Children and will be holding an Q&A afterwards.

Thursday, April 12, 2 p.m.
FAQ with Dr. Fisher
Vince Gill Room
 
Thursday, April 12, 4 p.m.
Cloar Art ExhibitLecture and Reception
Leu Art Gallery
Art historian and writer Richard Gruber gives a lecture on paintings, lithographs and drawings by the late Carroll Cloar followed by a 5-7 p.m. reception. The exhibit is open April 2-May 24.
 

Thursday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.
Mixed Bill VIII annual dance concert
Troutt Theater
Performances continue at 7:30 April 13 and 14.

Thursday, April 12, 8 p.m.
Phoenix Concert
Massey Performing Arts Center
Phoenix is Belmont’s top-40 vocal ensemble that performs in several styles, including pop, R & B, rock and alternative music. A full band accompanies the mixed group of 12 as they perform regularly throughout the year. Phoenix is directed by Mr. James Wigginton.

Friday, April 13, 10 a.m.
Social Movements and Libraries: From Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street
LCVA 117
In celebration of National Library Week April 18-12, the Bunch Library will host Amanda Click, who worked at The American University in Cairo as a librarian and experienced the Arab Spring firsthand, to discuss social movements in the Arab Spring.

Friday, April 13, 10 a.m.
Green Worms: Using the Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans in Protecting us From Environmental Pollution
McWhorter 114
The Seventh Annual Environmental Science Lecture will be presented by Dr. Joel Meyer from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University.

Friday, April 13, 10 a.m.
Life for women in college since Title IX (1972): What’s different?
Massey Business Center 204
Dr. Becky Spurlock will discuss the impact of Title IX on women in college. This will also discuss the overarching impact of Title IX since 1972.

Friday, April 13, 11:30 a.m.
Staff Bake Off
Neely Dining Room

Friday, April 13, 7 p.m.
An Evening with Poet Alex Lemon: A Celebration of National Poetry Month
McWhorter 110
The author of Mosquito (Tin House Books, 2006), Hallelujah Blackout (Milkweed, 2008), Fancy Beasts (Milkweed, 2010), and the acclaimed memoir, Happy (Scribner, 2009), Alex Lemon will read his poetry and participate in a Q&A to help the Belmont community celebrate National Poetry Month.

Friday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.
Now Then Again
Troutt Black Box Theater
Performances continue at 2 p.m. April 14, 15, 21, 22 and 7:30 p.m. April 14, 19, 20.

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