Cupola Now April 4, 2013

  HOnors Convo > Honors Convocation and Reception Celebrate Academic Success
Students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered inside Francis Auditorium last week for Honors Convocation, a ceremony to recognize student academic achievement. Awardees were also congratulated at an evening ceremony in Hunt Gallery.


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Last Lecture
Associate Professor of Biology Eric Jones speaks to students as if it were his final lecture. Thanks to student Amber Ocasio ’14 for capturing the moment on video.

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Writing Center Revamp

Student Art Work Shines

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Daily Announcements

  Reunion 2012 > Reuniting the Classes of 3's and 8's
Reunion 2013 is scheduled to begin next week, with nearly 300 alumnae/i from class years ending in threes and eights returning to campus to celebrate milestones and renew ties with friends and classmates.

  Bishop > Murphy Deming Faculty Expands
The latest hire is clinical anatomist Keith Bishop, who brings a wealth of experience in the areas of anatomy, neuroanatomy, pathophysiology, and cellular science to MBC's emerging physical therapy program.

  Hungarian flag > Hungarians Explore Community
The college is serving as the central host for visitors from Dabas. The guests will eat in Hunt Dining Hall and visit MBC classes as well as connect with Robert E. Lee High School students and visit landmarks throughout the state.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments in the School of Science and the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

MBC in the News
  News Leader > Much Ado About Shakespeare
New master's program revamps how students learn theater production.

    > Hungarian Students Visit Staunton
The exchange program is organized through Mary Baldwin, although Staunton school officials hope this will be the beginning of a partnership with the high school in Dabas and Lee High School.

Featured Events
  Proof, photo by Patrick Smith
> April 3–7
MBC Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play Proof by David Auburn, directed by Terry Southerington ’72. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday in the Fletcher Collins Theatre, Deming Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students and senior citizens. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 540-887-7189 or visit
  Bella Voce, photo by Woods Pierce
> April 7
Bella Voce Concert
MBC's premiere a capella ensemble will perform a program of international delights, with traditional and contemporary works in English, Japanese, Russian, French, and Italian. With special guest artists Madeline Abel-Kerns, soprano, and Tonya H. Menard, piano. Free and open to the public. 3 p.m. Third Presbyterian Church, 1313 Barterbrook Road.
  Conference Call
> April 9
Modern Jazz Concert
The internationally acclaimed modern jazz quartet, Conference Call, features exciting German woodwind virtuoso Gebhard Ullmann, established piano/bass collaboration of Michael Jefry Stevens and Joe Fonda, and highly individualized percussion stylings of master drummer George Schuller. Free and open to the public. 7 p.m. Francis Auditorium in the Pearce Science Center, 227 East Frederick Street.

Visit the college calendar for a full listing of MBC events.

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