BSC names Arts and Lecture Series after President Carter

Photo of President Jimmy Carter

Bainbridge State College’s Arts and Lecture Series will now be the President Jimmy Carter Arts and Lecture Series thanks to the former U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize-winner donating back to the College his honorarium for his lecture on Feb. 18.Bainbridge State President Richard Carvajal said the donation marks a significant gift to the College’s capital campaign and ensures, among other things, that the institution’s new popular arts and lecture series will continue to enrich the College’s students and the community’s residents for years to…

Carters’ visit special because of relationships

Photo of Bainbridge State College President Richard Carvajal and U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

The relationship former President Jimmy Carter has with Bainbridge State College goes way back – back before there was even a college in Southwest Georgia. On Tuesday, Feb. 18, President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, marked the first time Bainbridge State hosted a U.S. President in its 40-year history, and the visit from the Nobel Peace Prize-winner was even more special because he was speaking from the building named in honor of his close adviser, the late Charles H. Kirbo. “I would not have been…

Second City bringing its version of comedy to BSC Jan. 30

Photo of cast members with The Second City

Chicago’s legendary comedy theater The Second City will mark its 54th year with the touring company’s “Happily Ever Laughter” series at Bainbridge State College on Thursday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes ripped from the morning headlines, The Second City’s “Happily Ever Laughter” is a chance to see comedy stars in the making in an evening of smart, cutting-edge comedy. The Second City is the leading brand in improvisation-based sketch comedy, and…


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