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Dr. Lewis Jones to Deliver BSC’s 2012 Founder’s Day Speech, October 13

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    Tuesday, October 02 2012
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu

louis jones(Bluefield)—Dr. Lewis Jones, Bluefield State College Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, will deliver BSC's 2012 Founder's Day speech. His presentation will be a highlight of BSC's Founder's Day Luncheon, which begins at noon on Saturday, October 13 in the Harris-Jefferson Student Center cafeteria.

Dr. Jones has extensive academic administrative experience that includes service as Director of Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officer, and Dean of Faculty at institutions of higher education. His teaching experience includes service as Professor/School of Education (Mankato State University and Central Connecticut University) and Professor (tenured)/Graduate School of Education (California State University).

The BSC Provost holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy Analysis and Higher Education Administration from the University of Iowa. He received a Master's degree in American History from North Carolina Central University and a Baccalaureate degree in Social Science from St. Paul's College.

Additional information regarding BSC's Founder's Day program can be obtained by contacting Ms. Deirdre Guyton, Director of Alumni Affairs (304-327-4569).

Bluefield State College's 2012 Homecoming celebration continues on Monday, October 15 with an 11:30 a.m. cookout at the Harris-Jefferson Student Center, during which Homecoming candidates will be introduced and Dr. Marsha Krotseng (BSC's new president) will meet and greet attendees. A 6 p.m. Homecoming parade will also be held later that day. Other events and activities will be conducted throughout the week, with the Homecoming Coronation taking place at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 19 at David's @ the Club. The Homecoming Dance will follow at the same location.

Additional information regarding BSC's 2012 Homecoming Celebration can be obtained by contacting Ms. Joan Buchanan, Director of Student Activities (304-327-4186).