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Convo offerings vary in October

For those who are interested in earning some Convocation Credit this coming month, here is a brief look into what’s going on during the month of October:

Mon., Oct. 1 Creating Powerful Resumes – Belmont & Beyond

This career-building convo focuses on resume writing and how students can market the skills and experiences they have to employers. Belmont will also show how to utilize these resources through their CareerConnector website.

Location: Multimedia Hall- Bunch Library Second Floor Time: 10:00 a.m. Category: Personal/Professional Growth Tues., Oct. 9

The Wind Ensemble will perform “a concert of challenging classical and modern works” in their performance Tuesday. The 50-member group under Dr. Barry Kraus will perform for the first time in the McAfee Concert Hall.

Location: New Concert Hall Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Category: Culture and Arts Wed., Oct. 10 Understanding Muslim Societies

Columbia history professor Richard W. Bulliet, the director of the school’s Middle East Institute, will speak about understanding Muslim societies in this academic lecture. Bulliet has authored several books about Islam and its role in history.

Location: Massey Boardroom Time: 10:00-10:50 a.m. Category: Academic Lecture

Wed., Oct. 17 CeCe Winans: One Passion

Gospel music legend and noted Belmont support CeCe Winans will perform at MPAC as part of the week’s Chapel service co-sponsored by the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business. Winans has earned eight Grammys and 21 Dove Awards from her number of gold and platinum albums.

Location: Massey Concert Hall (MPAC) Time: 10:00-10:50 a.m. Category: Christian Faith Development Wed., Oct. 24 Truthiness: Deciphering fact vs. fiction during election season

As the Presidential election season nears its end, a combination of campaign mudslinging will lead to a muddling of fact and fiction, according to this convo listing. The program in the Lila D. Bunch Library will analyze the role of media during the campaign, show how pieces of information can drastically affect races and how this information can be deciphered as fact or fiction as Election Day nears.

Location: Leu Art Gallery Time: 10:00- 10:50 a.m. Category: Academic Lecture Sat., Oct. 27 INTO Nashville

University Ministries’ will offer its regularly scheduled community service opportunity and convocation this month in several locations. Participants can receive up to five credits for community service, personal growth and Christian faith development as they go into the city and introduce themselves to places in need in Nashville’s diverse community. To sign up for limited slots, email or go to the UM office.

Location: Off Campus Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Category: Multiple

For information on other convocation events. You can access them on your BIC account calendar or go to for a complete schedule.

– Nick Yacovazzi

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