Williams to Celebrate Black HistoryÂ Month
(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) â€“ Williams Baptist CollegeÂ has several events scheduled for the month of February in honor of Black HistoryÂ Month.Â Activities will kick offÂ Monday, Feb. 4, in the Eagle Coffeehouse & Grill, located in the Mabee Student Center, with a 9:30 p.m. viewing of theÂ movie TheÂ Help.
The publicÂ is invited to a free concert in Manley Chapel on Tuesday, Feb. 5.Â The KIPP Blytheville College PreparatoryÂ School Choir from Blytheville, Ark., and the KIPP Delta Collegiate HighÂ School Choir from Helena-West Helena, Ark., will perform.Â The concert begins at 6:30Â p.m.
BlackÂ History Month activities will conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 19.Â Mabee-Gwinup Cafeteria will serve soulÂ food, and later that night students can participate in a poetry slam and jam inÂ the Eagle Coffeehouse & Grill.Â Current and former WBC students will honor Black history creativelyÂ through spoken word, skits, artwork and various other outlets.Â The open-mic night begins at 6:30Â p.m.
Stolz Joins Williams PR Office
(Walnut Ridge, Ark.) – Williams Baptist College has announced that GraceÂ Stolz is the schoolâ€™s new coordinator of public relations. Stolz, a 2012 WBCÂ graduate, recently began work handling a variety of publicity and marketingÂ tasks for the college.
“Grace is a great writer and natural communicator, and we are very pleased toÂ have her using those skills to tell the story of Williams Baptist College. SheÂ also believes passionately in the mission of WBC, giving her an idealÂ perspective for this job,” said Brett Cooper, WBCâ€™s vice president forÂ institutional advancement.
Cooper said the new PR coordinator will work in several areas ofÂ communication at Williams, including new releases, the WBC website and socialÂ media, as well as the layout and design of college publications.
Stolz had been serving as assistant to the campus ministries director atÂ Williams.
She is a native of Yellville, Ark., and a graduate of Yellville-Summit HighÂ School. She is the daughter of Danny & Jimmie Sue Gilley of Yellville. SheÂ is married to Shane Stolz, who is sports information director and head coach ofÂ menâ€™s and womenâ€™s soccer at Williams.
Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.