Williams to Celebrate Black History  Month


(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) – Williams Baptist College  has several events scheduled for the month of February in honor of Black History  Month.  Activities will kick off  Monday, Feb. 4, in the Eagle Coffeehouse & Grill, located in the Mabee Student Center, with a 9:30 p.m. viewing of the  movie The  Help.


The public  is invited to a free concert in Manley Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 5.  The KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory  School Choir from Blytheville, Ark., and the KIPP Delta Collegiate High  School Choir from Helena-West Helena, Ark., will perform.  The concert begins at 6:30  p.m.


Black  History Month activities will conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 19.  Mabee-Gwinup Cafeteria will serve soul  food, and later that night students can participate in a poetry slam and jam in  the Eagle Coffeehouse & Grill.  Current and former WBC students will honor Black history creatively  through spoken word, skits, artwork and various other outlets.  The open-mic night begins at 6:30  p.m.

Stolz Joins Williams PR Office

(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) – Williams Baptist College has announced that Grace  Stolz is the school’s new coordinator of public relations. Stolz, a 2012 WBC  graduate, recently began work handling a variety of publicity and marketing  tasks for the college.

“Grace is a great writer and natural communicator, and we are very pleased to  have her using those skills to tell the story of Williams Baptist College. She  also believes passionately in the mission of WBC, giving her an ideal  perspective for this job,” said Brett Cooper, WBC’s vice president for  institutional advancement.

Cooper said the new PR coordinator will work in several areas of  communication at Williams, including new releases, the WBC website and social  media, as well as the layout and design of college publications.

Stolz had been serving as assistant to the campus ministries director at  Williams.

She is a native of Yellville, Ark., and a graduate of Yellville-Summit High  School. She is the daughter of Danny & Jimmie Sue Gilley of Yellville. She  is married to Shane Stolz, who is sports information director and head coach of  men’s and women’s soccer at Williams.

Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.

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