Towers Weekly for March 14-18

Towers Weekly


  • Fulfill requirements before May graduation: All outstanding academic issues, excluding those of the current semester but including the completion of all approved transfer of credit, must be resolved by Tuesday, March 15, or a student’s May graduation may be in jeopardy. For questions, contact as soon as possible. 
  • Learn more about the Boyce Seminary Track: Students interested in entering concurrent studies for the Seminary Track in Summer/Fall 2016 are invited to attend an informational meeting on March 16, 11 a.m., located in the Whitsitt Lounge (WH120). Luke Harding and Kirt Henderson will outline the application process from start to finish and offer counsel for students entering the program.
  • Dining services survey available: In order to better serve the Southern community, Dining Services is conducting a food service survey. Input will allow Dining Services to make changes that lead to better service. The survey should only take about three to five minutes and is available until March 17. Take the survey here
  • Develop discipline of thinking at Adelphai Society: The Adelphai Society will hear Biblical Spirituality professor Donald S. Whitney, and wife, Caffy, speak on the spiritual discipline of thinking. The meeting will be Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m. in Room 17 of the James P. Boyce Centennial Library. The Adelphai Society is an organization for wives of Ph.D. students that exists to expose them to the academic world and provide an atmosphere of critical thinking and fellowship.
  • Special rates available at the Legacy Hotel: During the week of March 20-27, alumni and families of students can stay at the Legacy Hotel in select room types for $50 (tax not included). To book, call (502) 736-0600.
  • Join annual Resurrection Celebration: The Southern community and guests are invited to celebrate the resurrection of Christ together on Friday, March 25 from noon to 4 p.m. Families will be picnicking from noon to 1 p.m. on Southern’s lawn, with activities starting in Heritage Hall and the Main Gym at 1 p.m. 
  • LifeWay roundtable addresses needs in the pastor’s family: Concerned about how to lead your family through ministry? During the Great Commission Summit, the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization and the Student Activities Office will host a panel on the pastor’s family in Heritage Hall on Tuesday, March 29 at 11:45 a.m. Mark Dance, associate vice president of pastoral leadership for LifeWay, will moderate a conversation between Jimmy Scroggins, Brian Croft, and Jeremy Pierre. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. LifeWay will sponsor book giveaways and lunch for the first 100 students.
  • Jenkins Center events during Great Commission Summit: The Jenkins Center is hosting two events March 30-31 to discuss Islam, including a Wednesday, March 30, discussion on “Cross Cultural Discipleship” with Mack Stiles from noon-1 p.m. in Heritage Hall. Then on Thursday, March 31, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Heritage Hall, Ayman S. Ibrahim, John Klaassen, and David Bosch will lead the panel: “Three Talks: ISIS fundamentalism, Islamic refugees, and Business and Missions in the Muslim world.” Each event will offer free food and giveaways. Click here for more information. 
  • Donate to T4G used book sale: Southern Seminary will host a used book sale during T4G for pastors, students, and gospel leaders, April 11-15 and is receiving donations. The donation drop-off is located in the Lifeway book store in the Honeycutt Campus Center. The deadline for all donations is April 1. For large donations or questions, please contact Lindsay Edwards
  • Submitting announcements for Towers Weekly: Note the Towers Weekly email is distributed by the Communications office. You can submit announcements that have been approved by your department’s vice president or dean to the Communications office or Becky Williams by noon each Friday.

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