Southeastern Baptist College COVID-19 Updates

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

GOVERNOR REEVES ISSUES NEW COMPREHENSIVE SAFE RECOVERY ORDER IN ONGOING EFFORT TO FLATTEN THE CURVE

 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

GOVERNOR REEVES EXTENDS SAFE RETURN ORDER AND RELAXES RESTRICTIONS ON BUSINESSES, SOCIAL GATHERINGS AS COVID-19 NUMBERS IMPROVE

 

AUGUST 03, 2020

Please note that a mask is required to enter all buildings on the Southeastern Baptist College Campus.

 

APRIL 20, 2020

Governor Tate Reeves has extended the Shelter in Place order, originally scheduled to end April 20th, to April 27, 2020.

 

APRIL 14, 2020

Students, Faculty, and Staff,

Due to the effects of COVID 19, graduation is moved FROM May 14 TO Saturday, August 1 at 11 a.m. 

For specific questions, please communicate with Dean Foster, Dean Walker, or Mrs. Emma Bond (Registrar).

God bless you during these historic days we are living in. Please remember all those affected by the devastating tornados that ripped through our local communities. I've seen the damage first hand and it is massive.

Equipping the Saints,

Dr. Carson

President

 

APRIL 1, 2020

Shelter in Place - Gov. Tate Reeves, Mississippi has issued Executive order 1463 establishing a statewide shelter-in-place for Mississippi to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of all Mississippians.

The shelter-in-place will begin this Friday, April 3, 2020, at 5:00 PM and be in effect until Monday, April 20, 2020, at 8:00 AM.

Executive Order 1463 Shelter In Place

Shelter in Place FAQs

National Day of Prayer Breakfast - Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast that was scheduled for May 7 at the Southeastern Baptist College gymnasium is CANCELLED.

 

MARCH 25, 2020

Mississippi COVID-19 cases as of March 25, 2020, are 425 total cases reported and 5 deaths.

For the most current information on COVID-19 and how it may affect you where you live, visit the Mississippi Department of Health on the web. The MSDH receives updates daily which includes information from outside laboratories

 

MARCH 23, 2020

Regarding Lighthouse Cafe'

Due to the COVID 19 imposed restriction affecting our logistics and ability to field an adequate workforce, the Lighthouse Café is closed indefinitely. We will make a public announcement when the café will be opened again. Thank you for your patronage and prayers! 

 

MARCH 20, 2020

Students, Faculty, and Staff,

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7

We are living in an extraordinary time wherein the entire nation is proactively addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of the challenges and concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus, Southeastern Baptist College will move forward with the 2020 Spring Semester with caution. We have considered every aspect of the situation as it has evolved. Our intentions are to make sound decisions that take the health of our students and employees into consideration.  Due to this, all classes will be online.

-        All ongoing online courses will continue as currently scheduled on Monday, March 23, 2020.

-     All IN-CLASSROOM classes will transition to online classes beginning Monday, March 30, 2020. Individual professors will instruct you regarding procedures and any makeup work.

-      Students who have paid for housing will be allowed to live on campus if they choose to do so. They may return to their rooms BY APPOINTMENT on Monday, March 23, 2020. Please contact the Dean of Student Affairs as instructed in a separate message.

-          Classrooms, gym, chapel, and library are closed until further notice.

-          A separate message regarding the café will be released when the final details are worked out.

SBC leadership will continue to monitor the situation and will provide additional updates as warranted.

God is with us as we all rise together to this challenge. God bless you!

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26

Equipping the Saints.

Dr. Scott R. Carson

President & Director of BMAA Chaplaincy Dept.
Southeastern Baptist College
4229 Highway 15 North
Laurel, MS 39440
601-426-6346