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Spring 2015

January 28-29, 2015
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Student Center
BLC Vice President
blcvicepresident@belhaven.edu
Student Leadership Fair-
Join us in the Student Center from 11am-2pm to learn about leadership opportunities on campus!  Applications for Resident Assistant, Belhaven Leadership Council, Peer Leader, and Campus Rec Team can be found online. Questions? Email slife@belhaven.edu for RA and stleadership@belhaven.edu for BLC, PL, or CRT.
January 29, 2015
8:00–11:00pm
Funtime Skateland in Clinton MS
Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu
Skate Night w/ BAT and Campus Recreation-
Join BAT and Campus Rec at Funtime Skateland in Clinton MS, for a FREE night of skating followed by a Quidditch tournament. Gather a team of 6 and sign-up in the Caf, January 26 and 27, 11am-2pm, or just come and enjoy skating, snacks, and the free entertainment.
February 2015
Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu
Black History Month, February 2015-
Enjoy meals in the Caf the month of February that are themed around foods from the home towns of Martin Luther King Jr., W.E.B. Dubois, Fredrick Douglass, Rosa Parks, and Oprah Winfrey.
February 6, 2015
8:00–10:00pm
Student Center
Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu
#FlashBackFriday #90’s-
Get ready for food, games, and costumes inspired by the best the 90’s had to offer.  The best costume will win a prize while everyone will be wishing it was 20 years ago.
February 7, 2015
Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu
Heart to Home Conference-
A group of Belhaven girls will be heading to Monroe, LA to volunteer with Show Hope at the Heart to Home Conference. This conference features speakers like the Ladies of Duck Dynasty and Mary Beth Chapman! Along the way to volunteering, the girls will enjoy a day of fellowship with one another as they take a brief road trip!
February 16, 2015
7:00pm
Intramural Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu
Badminton/Pickeball-
Badminton and Pickleball with be held Monday the 16th in the AUX gym. For all of you non-traditional sport lovers this is the time for you to come out and have a great night of competition and fun. As requested by you the student body we are having this tournament for the second straight semester. Make sure and sign-up even if you have never played before! There will be prizes for the winners of both tournaments.
February 18, 2015
11:00am-2:30pm
Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu
Chicken and Waffle Day!-
Join us in the Dining Commons for chicken and waffles on Wednesday, February 18th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. This treat will be one you do not want to miss! Please contact Morganne Atchley at campuslife@belhaven.edu

February 23, 2015
11:00am-2:30pm
Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu
Peanut Butter Everything!-
There will be a peanut butter everything dessert bar on Monday, February 23rd from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. in the Dining Commons. Enjoy treats like peanut butter brownies, peanut butter ice cream, peanut butter cookies, and much more! For more information please contact Morganne Atchley at campuslife@belhaven.edu
February 25, 2015
7:30pm-9:30pm
Cups in Fondren
BLC Intern
blcintern@belhaven.edu
Anchored-
Anchored was established to create intentional fellowship time for the women of Belhaven- both students and faculty. We hope to see this grow into monthly events as well as hopefully spurring friendships and relationships to continue far beyond these gatherings.
We will be having our first event this semester at Cups in Fondren on Wednesday, February 25 from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Come and go as you please and enjoy some relaxing and fun fellowship with other Belhaven ladies. There will also be FREE coffee.
February 27, 2015
2:00pm-5:00pm
Wingard Home
Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu
Fourth Fridays-
Every Fourth Friday afternoon of the month, there will be a service project! Join us as we serve at the Wingard home for the month of February! Meet in Cleland Hall (First Floor) at 2pm to carpool. We will be back on campus by 5pm!
February 28, 2015
7:45-10:00pm
Student Center
Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu
"Get On Up" Movie Night!-
Join us in the Student Center on Saturday, February 28th from 7:45-10:00 p.m. for a movie night! We will be showing the movie Get On Up, the James Brown movie that was shot right here in Jackson. We will be serving Coke Floats and ice cream sundays! For more information please contact Morganne Atchley at campuslife@belhaven.edu or Moriah Carver at mchitwood@belhaven.edu


February 28, 2015
11:00 am-2:00 pm
BLC Intern
blcintern@belhaven.edu
Car Facts-
On Saturday, February 28th from 11:00-2:00, the Belhaven Leadership Council will be hosting an event that will help students, faculty, and staff gain more insight on how to take care of your car and what to do in certain situations that might leave you on the side of the road. For example: How do you change a tire? or Who do you call when a rock hits your windshield while driving down the highway? These are valuable questions that have answers!
Also, the Social Work ministry, His Hands His Feet, will be traveling to Haiti to serve at an orphanage. They will be hosting a car wash to raise money for their service in May. Come for insight and leave with a nice clean car!
March 2-5, 2015 (Sign-ups)
March 30-April 22 (Gotcha Competition)
Student Center
Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu
Gotcha!-
We have all been waiting and it is finally here.  Sign-up to participate in this campus wide game of “tag” with water; the goal is to get your target and not get wet.  Gotcha Awards will be bigger than ever and they will be presented at the Intramural Basketball Championship.
March 16, 2015
11:00am-2:00pm
Intramural Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu
March Madness Bracket Challenge-
March Madness is the most exciting time of the year for college basketball, and if you have never filled out a bracket before, make sure and take advantage of this. Even if you don’t know anything about basketball, this is a great opportunity to have some friendly competition with your friends, and the whole school. Sign-Ups will be in the student center on Monday, March 16th. There will be a $50 gift card to the winner of the bracket challenge!
March 18, 2015
9:00 pm
Gillespie Commons
Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu
Starlight Cinema-
FREE movie and popcorn. Do we need to say more?  Get your friends, get a blanket, and get to Gillespie Commons!
March 21, 2015
1:00-4:00pm
Intramural Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu
Flag football-
Flag football has been requested by many people, and at your request we are having a Saturday tournament on March 21st. Make sure and get a team together and come out and enjoy a day of nice weather (we hope) and competition. The tournament will be held on the practice football field, so everyone around will be able to see why y’all should be in the NFL. Sign-ups will be in the student center March 5th, 16th, 17th, and 18th.
March 23, 2015
6:00 pm
Ministries and Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu
Nefarious-
Join us at 6pm in the Student Center Theatre.
For Missions Emphasis Week we will be showing a screen of Nefarious, an anti-trafficking documentary followed by some time with Jeff Shaw from Atlanta Dream Center.
March 24, 2015
7:00 pm
Ministries and Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu
Ike Ndolo Concert-
Belhaven Center for the Arts at 7pm.
Tickets for the concert can be purchased at: secure.sellingticket.com
March 27, 2015
1:30pm-5:00pm
Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu
Fourth Fridays-
Every Fourth Friday afternoon of the month, there will be a service project! Join us as we serve at the Jackson Zoo for the month of March! Meet in Cleland Hall (First Floor) at 1:30pm to carpool. We will be back on campus by 5pm!
March 27, 2015
8:30-10:30 pm
White Columns Editor
whitecolumns@belhaven.edu
Who's Who Awards Night-
Come to the Student Center Dining Commons for a red carpet event filled with desserts, games, music and the presentation of 22 Who's Who trophies. Vote for your friends for categories like "Trendsetter", "Most Likely to Succeed", or "Class Favorite" and come to the awards night to discover who the winners are!
April 6, 2015
Intramural Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu
March Madness Championship Watch Party-
For all of you basketball fanatics, or all of you that just want to come and hang out with friends, we will be hosting a National Championship basketball game watch party on April 6th. After a long Monday this will be a great time to kick back and fellowship with friends. Also, the winner of the bracket challenge for March Madness will be presented with his/her prize following the game! I can’t wait to see y’all there!
April 10, 2015
8:00–11:00 pm
The Ice House in Downtown Jackson
Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu
Spring Formal-
Formal has a new location and a new feel and you do not want to miss out! Tickets will be $15 each and this will get you three hours of dancing, food, and a special gift.  Tickets will be sold at the door but at an increased price.  Watch for advertisement and details to come but Save the Date. #theicehousevenue
April 24, 2015
2:00pm-5:00pm
Spencer Perkins Center
Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu
Fourth Fridays-
Every Fourth Friday afternoon of the month, there will be a service project! Join us as we serve at the Spencer Perkins Center for the month of February! Meet in Cleland Hall (First Floor) at 2pm to carpool. We will be back on campus by 5pm!

Fall 2014

August 22, 2014
8:00 pm
Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu
Square Dance: *First Weekend-
The annual Square Dance is open to all Belhaven University students! Come out in your best getup and join the Belhaven Activities Team as we dance square-dance style! There will be food and refreshments in the Student Center and the fun will begin at 8:00pm!
August 23, 2014
6:00 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Braves Night: *First Weekend-
The Mississippi Braves are hosting Belhaven University! The game starts at 6:00pm at the Mississippi Braves Stadium in Pearl, MS and enjoy fireworks after the game. Tickets are $3. Come by Cleland Hall, Suite 101, to reserve your ticket early through Friday, August 22nd. Meet in the Student Center at 5:15pm on Saturday to carpool, or meet at the stadium before the game at the first base ticket box office. Directions to the stadium will be in the residence halls and on the first floor of Cleland Hall.
August 25-27, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

Intramural Volleyball Signups-
The intramural volleyball season is coming soon and this is where you need to be to sign your team up for the 2014 season. The sign up table will be located in the front of the Student Center from 11AM – 2PM. If you have any questions about rules and team requirements the intramural’s team will be there to assist you in any way.
August 25, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

White Columns Editor
whitecolumns@belhaven.edu

Yearbook Distribution-
Come and get your 2013-2014 yearbooks free of charge! The White Columns team will have a table set up in the Student Center just outside of the café from 11AM – 2PM. Stop by and grab a yearbook filled with memories that will last a lifetime.
August 28, 2014
9:30 am-11:00 am

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

CRT Interest Meeting-
The new intramural staff has developed a new and improved plan for the 2014-2015 year and want you to be a part of the action. Come check out the promising plans and ideas of the new Campus Recreation Team to see how you can help. There will be an interest meeting in the Cooper Room, located in the back of the café, beginning at 9:30 AM and will last no later than 11 AM. If you enjoy intramural sports, this is a great way for you to get connected.
August 28, 2014
11:00 am-Noon

White Columns Editor
whitecolumns@belhaven.edu

Yearbook Interest Meeting-
If you are interested in joining the yearbook staff here at Belhaven, there is a meeting in Bitsy Irby room 119 from 11 AM – 12 PM that might aid you in your decision. Come join the White Columns staff and learn about all that the yearbook team does and has to offer.
August 29, 2014
7:30 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Movie Night: *Labor Day Weekend-
Enjoy a movie in the Student Center Commons sponsored by BAT on Saturday, August 24th! Come meet new friends and enjoy free popcorn and drinks. The new release movie begins at 7:30pm!
September 3, 2014

BLC Intern
blcintern@belhaven.edu

Coffee and a Calling-
Stop by the Shoebird Café in the Student Center to enjoy a time of refreshments and fellowship. There will be a number of community organizations represented at this event that will each speak on their organization and give a better understanding as to what they do in the community. This is a great way for students to get plugged into the surrounding community and make a difference!
September 4, 2014
6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Intramurals Coordinator
 intramurals@belhaven.edu

CRT Training-
All students who have been selected to serve on the Campus Recreation Team: there is a mandatory meeting on Thursday, Sept 4 from 6 PM – 10 PM. The leaders of CRT will be training team members for a number of intramural sports and other activities.
September 5, 2014
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Luau-
Limbo, potato sack races, hula hoop contests, and music and dancing are just some of the fun things going on at the Luau! Enjoy the pig roast, smoothies, and many other hors d’oeuvres from 8:00-10:00pm outdoors on the lawn between Preston and Fitzhugh. (If inclement weather, event will be hosted on the first floor of the Student Center.)
September 5, 2014
6:15 pm

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Sonbeams Night Out-
Come volunteer at Pear Orchard Presbyterian to help Sonbeams and care for children with special needs! Be at Pear Orchard (7505 Pear Orchard Rd; Ridgeland, MS 39157) at 6:15 PM!
September 6, 2014
11:30 am-3:30 pm

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

Spikeball and Cornhole Tournament-
Come join us on the practice football field from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM for a great time. You can enter into both spikeball and cornhole tournaments and compete for cool prizes!
September 16-18, 2014
9:00 am- 5:00 pm

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Mississippi Children’s Museum Fall Fix Up-
Come help clean up the Mississippi Children’s Museum at any time between 9 AM and 5 PM!
September 16-18, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

BLC Vice President
blcvicepresident@belhaven.edu

Homecoming Voting-
Stop by the voting table in the Student Center to place your vote for the 2014 homecoming court! The table will be open from 11 AM to 2 PM each day starting on 9/16 and going through 9/18.
September 17, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu

Constitution Day-
Come drop by the Constitution Day table in the Student Center from 11 AM – 2 PM and learn more about the United States and its rich history. We would also love for you to share with us what freedoms you are thankful for.
September 19-30, 2014

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Donation Boxes for Red Bus Project-
Come support the cause in creating a movement to care for orphans with the Red Bus Project and Show Hope. Donation boxes will be in Helen White, Caldwell, Gillespie, and Cleland Hall for clothing, shoes, and accessories!
September 26, 2014

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Rec the Night-
Join Intramurals for a night of recreation: including laser tag and 3-on-3 basketball! BAT will sponsor BINGO! It all ends with Waffle House catering and Outdoor Movie Night. You don't want to miss this late-night fun event!
September 26, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

Rec the Night Sign Ups: Laser Tag & 3 v. 3 Basketball-
Stop by the Campus Recreation promotional table located in the Student Center from 11 AM – 2 PM to sign up for laser tag and 3 v. 3 basketball at Rec the Night.
September 26, 2014
11:00 am-2:00 pm

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Red Bus Project Promotional Table-
Come check out the Red Bus Project promotional table in the Student Center from 11 AM – 2 PM and learn about their cause and how you can aid them in the fight to raise orphan awareness.
September 26, 2014

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Rec the Night-
Join Intramurals for a night of recreation: including laser tag and 3-on-3 basketball! BAT will sponsor BINGO! It all ends with Waffle House catering and Outdoor Movie Night. You don't want to miss this late-night fun event!
September 29, 2014
7:30 pm

Ministries & Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu

Mission Trip Interest Meeting-
Come to the Student Center Theatre at 6:30 PM to attend a mission trip interest meeting that will last no later than 7:30 PM.
October 1, 2014

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Red Bus Project-
The Red Bus is a double decker red bus imported from England that has been transformed into a thrift store & tours to college campuses to raise funds and awareness for the global orphan crisis. Students are able to donate to the Red Bus Project, shop for clothes on the bus, and learn about how students can make an impact on the global orphan crisis!
Oct. 1-Nov. 13, 2014

BLC Vice President
blcvicepresident@belhaven.edu

Operation Christmas Child Collections-
Come show your support and aid Samaritan’s Purse outreach project in Operation Christmas Child. There are donation boxes located in Cleland Hall to collect essential items and toys. You could be the change and provide Christmas for countless children in need.
October 2, 2014

Ministries & Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu

Anchored-
Anchored was established to create intentional fellowship time for the women of Belhaven—both students and faculty. We hope Anchored grows into monthly events and spurs friendships and relationships that continue far beyond these gatherings.
October 4, 2014

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Food for the Hungry/MercyMe Concert-
Students are able to partner with Food for the Hungry by helping Food for the Hungry get sponsors from those in attendance at the MercyMe Concert at the Fair! As a bonus, students will be able to watch most of the concert, and explore around the fair when they are done at the concert for the evening.
October 15, 2014

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

Pickleball and Badminton-
For all you non-traditional sport lovers, make sure to come out and play pickleball, badminton, or both! The fun begins at 8pm in the Aux gym. You are not going to want to miss it!
October 17, 2014

Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu

Spirit Day-
Faculty, staff, and students, wear your craziest green and gold outfit to class to support our Belhaven football team!
October 18, 2014
8:00 pm-11:00 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Homecoming Dance-
Celebrate this year’s Homecoming Court and annual festivities at the annual Homecoming Dance! The dance will be held at the Mississippi Children’s Museum from 8:00-11:00pm. Directions will be available in all the residence halls as well as the first floor of Cleland Hall. Casual dress.  Admission is FREE with a Belhaven ID. All guests must be signed in with a Belhaven student.
October 18, 2014

Campus Life Coordinator
campuslife@belhaven.edu

Homecoming Court-
Please join us at Newell Field October 18th for the presentation of our 2014-2015 Homecoming Court.
October 20, 2014
6:30 am

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

Insanity date-
Join us in the Aux Gym from 6:30 AM to jump start your day with a great workout. We will by playing the Insanity fitness program and following along in an attempt to get fit! The Insanity program will be offered Monday-Friday mornings from October 20th- November 25th.
October 20, 2014

Intramurals Coordinator
 intramurals@belhaven.edu

Intramural Dodgeball-
Intramural dodgeball season begins October 20th! This will happen in both the Aux gym and Rugg Arena. Dodgeball is a great game that brings the kid out in all of us. Each game will be a best out of seven match up, and the top four teams at the end of the year will make the tournament!
October 23, 2014
6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Ministries & Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu

Anchored-
The women of Belhaven—both students and faculty, are invited to join us at Cups for a time of fellowship and coffee from 6:30-8:30pm.
October 25, 2014
3:30 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Pumpkin Carving-
Come join BAT for an afternoon of pumpkin carving and/or painting and watch the Blazers Men’s Soccer Team in the Bowl. The fun begins at 3:30pm!
October 31, 2014
5:45 pm

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Operation Halloween-
Instead of trick-or-treating for candy, students will go door to door to collect donations & raise awareness for Operation Christmas Child. Meet in the student center at 5:45pm.
November 4 & 11, 2014

BLC President
blcpresident@belhaven.edu

Operation Christmas Child Promotion Table-
Stop by our table on your way into chapel to pick up a shoebox and learn how you can help bring Christmas to children around the world!
November 5, 2014
10:00 am-7:00 pm

White Columns Editor
whitecolumns@belhaven.edu

Photo Day-
Come get your picture taken for Fall Photo Day from 10am-7pm in the Student Center! Whether you're a student, faculty, or staff, we want your face in the 2014-2015 yearbook.
November 7, 2014

Community Outreach Coordinator
communityoutreach@belhaven.edu

Volunteering with tobyMac & Matt Maher-
Students are invited to volunteer at merchandise & promotion tables for tobyMac, Matt Maher, and Food for the Hungry during tobyMac's tour Worship, Stories, & Songs. Students are also allowed to see portions of the concert while not working at one of the tables.
November 11, 2014

BLC President
blcpresident@belhaven.edu

Promotion Table-
Stop by our table in the Student Center to learn about Operation Christmas Child, the Every 18 Seconds Challenge, and the Photo Scavenger Hunt!
November 12, 2014
6:30 pm-7:30 pm

BLC Vice President
blcvicepresident@belhaven.edu

Christmas Decorating-
Christmas is coming! From 6:30-7:30 PM, the Student Center will be transformed into a festive atmosphere for the holiday season.
November 13, 2014
7:00 pm-10:00 pm

BLC Vice President
blcvicepresident@belhaven.edu

Holiday at BU/Operation Christmas Child-
Come join us in the Student Center to pack up boxes for Operation Christmas Child, watch a Christmas movie, and enjoy some Christmas snacks! We’ll be there from 7-10pm and would love to see everyone!
November 13, 2014
7:00 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Holiday at BU/Operation Christmas Child-
Come get a jump start on the Christmas season at Holiday at BU! In addition to festive music and lights, join the Belhaven Activities Team and enjoy free hot chocolate and snacks, and pack or turn in your Operation Christmas Child boxes. The fun begins at 7:00 pm in the Student Center!
November 17-20, 2014

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Hunger Games Scavenger Hunt-
Join in on this campus-wide scavenger hunt and win two tickets to the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 midnight movie premiere!
November 22, 2014
10:00 am

Ministries & Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu

Anchored Christmas Shopping-
Anchored exists to create intentional fellowship with Belhaven women including students, staff, and faculty. On Saturday, Nov. 22 we will meet in the commuter parking lot at 10 am to carpool for shopping.
November 22, 2014
4:00 pm-6:00 pm

Ministries & Programming Coordinator
studentministries@belhaven.edu

Anchored Christmas Ornament Exchange-
Anchored exists to create intentional fellowship with Belhaven women including students, staff, and faculty. On Saturday, Nov. 22 we will have a Christmas party at the home of Jobeth Murphree from 4pm-6pm. Bring a Christmas Ornament to be shared and prepare to bring home a new one!
December 2, 2014
8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Activities Coordinator
activities@belhaven.edu

Chill Out-
Need to chill out before exams start? Come relax with friends at Chill Out from 8:00-9:30pm in the Student Center. We will have coffee and dessert!
December 2, 2014
6:30 pm

Intramurals Coordinator
intramurals@belhaven.edu

Fall Semester Blow Out-
The fall semester is coming to a close!  Come to Rugg Arena at 6:30pm to cheer for the Dodgeball Champ games. Between games join us on the court for 321 and knock- out. Bring a canned good for pizza and enjoy free coffee and donuts!