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  1. 1. THE N GHTT E NIG TOWOWL NEWSLE N ETTER OF BEL LMONT ABBEY COLLEGE’S T Y ADULT DEG GREE P PROGRA AMVo olume 1, Issue 1 Feb bruary 2012 Educati the Mind, Body E ing Meet our student of th M r he and irit a Spi What W our Adu Degree Pr ult rogram is all about. month! m Statement from the Presid dent:INSIDE THIS ISSUE1 Welcome to our Adult Degree Pro t ogram!2 Student P Profile3 Calendar of Events: ADP BASKE A ETBALL NIGHT!4 Lifestyle t for a bus life: Food, Fitness tips sy and Wellb being co ontinued on page 3 Newsletter 1
  2. 2. continued from page 1 Special Announcement: The 2nd annual ADP Basketball Night is scheduled for Friday, February 24, 2012.The Belmont Abbey College Crusaders men’s and women’s basketball teams are hosting the Limestone Saints.The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m. and themen’s game begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Wheeler Center.ADP students,faculty and their families are invited to attend the games free of charge. Please contact the ADP Office at and make a reservation.Join us for family fun and cheer on our Crusader basketball teams! Newsletter 2
  3. 3. continued from page 1 Stu udent (continued from p. 1) c u mCALENDAR OF EVENTSArts at the AbbeyA eFeb. 13, 20F 012German BaG aroque Ma asters - Ca arolinaPro MusicaP a The college’s ensemble in Tre esidence performs intricate wor by rksBach from CB Cantata 18 and the Easter 80Oratorio, an obbligato keyboard sonata,O n o .a trio for tw flutes by Handel an one wo y ndfo recorder and viol by Teleman or r b nn.Period instruments an the colleP nd ege’sKingston doK ouble manu harpsichord will ualbeb used. The Abb bey Play yers Pre esent Tom St toppard’s “Arca ardia” Written by Tom Stoppard W m Directed by Simon Donoghue In the Haid Theatre n d February 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 ,ADP BASKA KETBALL NIGHT!FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012 Y 2PLACE: WHE EELER CEN NTERTIME: 5:30 & 7:30 Newsletter 3
  4. 4. FOOD, FITNESS AND WELLBEING: Helpful Hints for Studying: Pasta and Health  NOTE-TAKING • Pasta is a “good” carb. Carbohydrates are the A few key points to help you take better source of most of the bodys glucose, which is the notes: crucial fuel energy source for the brain, red blood cells, muscle and organs. Pasta is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates. • Listen for what is Emphasized: You do • Pasta is not a “white” food. Pasta is golden or not have to copy every word your teacher amber because it is made from semolina flour, says. Instead, try to recognize what is which is ground from durum wheat. White flour especially stressed or emphasized in the used to make white bread is ground from lecture. Keep your ear attentive to the common wheat. “themes” of the lecture, what is it that • Pasta is nutritious. Pasta is a good source of B vitamins, iron and niacin. It is very low in sodium keeps coming up in the discussion or that and is cholesterol free. ties it all together? • • Mark the Book: Write notes to yourself! Pasta has a low Glycemic Index (GI) so it does not cause sugar in the blood to rise quickly. The Glycemic index measures how rapidly a When a specific passage in the textbook carbohydrate triggers a rise in blood sugar; the is selected for discussion by your teacher higher the number, the greater the blood sugar it will probably appear on your exam. response. Whenever a passage is brought to your attention in class, highlight it, underline it, write in the margins or make any other Recipe Tip: Pairing pasta with legumes, such marking that will help you remember its as beans and lentils, or low-fat dairy products importance. makes for protein-rich, but inexpensive and delicious meatless meals.IMPORTANT CONTACTS:Dean of Graduate and Adult Degree Programs:Dr. Sandra Nicks Bakersandranicksbaker@bac.eduProgram Director:Julia Gunterjuliagunter@bac.eduAcademic Resource Center:Thomas Newsletter 4
  5. 5. Newsletter 5