AN INVITATION TO CBU FACULTY & STAFF
Brother Vincent Malham, FSC, President, cordially
invites faculty and staff to a convocation and campus address on Thursday,
January 26, at 12:45 p.m. in the CBU Theatre. Brother Vincent would
like everyone to attend and is looking forward to greeting those members
of the CBU family whom he has not yet had the opportunity to meet.
There will be time for questions following his remarks and a brief
informal reception will be held after the presentation.
HOMECOMING WEEK 2006:
THROUGH THE DECADES"
• Monday, January
23, is Fifties Day: Get together in Alfonso Dining Hall for Coke floats and a movie
at 7:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, January 24, is Sixties Day: Get out the tie-dyes and
dress up like a person from the ’60s.
• Wednesday, January 25, is Seventies and Eighties
Day: Disco Dance-off
and Karaoke Night in Alfonzo Dining Hall, starting at 7:00 p.m.
• Friday, January 27, is Spirit Day: Wear your CBU red and support
HOMECOMING DAY: SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
• The annual Up 'til Dawn Homecoming 5K will be run at
on 9:00 a.m. in the Central Lot with registration beginning at 7:30
a.m. Proceeds from the event go to St. Jude Children’s Research
Hospital. Register online at www.cbu.edu/studentlife/stjude or call
• A Pre-Game Chili Cook-off will take place on the East
Balcony of Canale Arena, noon-2:00 p.m. Sample some home-cooked chili, have a
hot dog, and get in the Buc spirit! Great family event with children's
activities. Cook-off teams can represent alumni, students, and faculty/staff.
Contact the Alumni Office at 321-3270 for rules and entry information
or go to www.cbu.edu/Friends/events.html.
• Gametime in Canale Arena: CBU Lady Buccaneers vs. Southern Arkansas
at 2:00 p.m.; CBU Buccaneers vs. Southern Arkansas at 4:00 p.m. Admission
is $5 for adults and $3 for students and children. Halftime and between-game
activities will include a half-court shot contest, awarding
of letter jackets to CBU student-athletes, recognition
of CBU All-American Stephen Hill, and presentation
of the Homecoming Court.
• Homecoming Dance: Buses will leave the Central Lot at 9:00 p.m. — You
must ride the bus to attend!
• Leslie Aldrich (Natural Science '05) has been
accepted to the City and Regional Planning Master's Program at the
University of Memphis. She has also been offered an assistantship for
the spring semester working on a fair housing project with
a professor there.
• Dr. Juan Carlos Olabe (Electrical Engineering)
was invited last week to teach a course in the Master of Science in
Information Systems at Esigelec, in Rouen, France. CBU and Esigelec
have collaborated since 1997 in areas of research and exchange of students
and faculty. Dr. Christine Roueche, Chair of the Information and Communications
Technologies Department at Esigelec, and visiting faculty at CBU, regularly
co-teaches with Dr. Olabe in CBU's Electrical Engineering and Engineering
• Melissa Rasmussen (Biology '06) has been accepted to
the Southern College of Optometry.
WELCOME TO CBU
• Lorene Cathey has joined the Division of Student Life in the position
of Director of Health Resources.
• Cheryl Harris has joined the Department of Campus
Safety in the position of Safety Officer.
Joseph Gaydos, father-in-law of Paula
Gaydos (Academic Affairs), passed
away on January 9. Let us remember the Gaydos family in our thoughts
and prayers. Condolences may be sent to Paula and Joe in care of
Campus Box 26.
ARE YOU "WHO'S WHO" MATERIAL?
Attention all juniors, seniors, and graduate
students: If you have
demonstrated academic excellence while participating in community
services and extracurricular activities, you may be eligible for
selection to Who's Who Among American College
are available in Student Life and must be completed by February 14.
If you have additional questions, please contact 321-3529.
FACULTY/STAFF NIGHT IN THE SKYBOX
All members of the CBU faculty and staff are
invited to the President's Skybox in Canale Arena for the
basketball games vs. Harding University on January 19. The Lady Bucs'
game begins at 5:30, followed by the Buccaneers' game at 7:30 p.m.
Light food, courtesy of
Coletta’s Restaurant, and beverages will be
served beginning at 6:00 p.m. Family members are also welcome. RSVP
to Eric Ellis at 321-4036 or email@example.com.
• The CBU Community is invited to an Ecumenical
Prayer Service on
Thursday, January 19, at 1:00 p.m. in Canale Arena. The speaker will
be Reverend Rob Mullins, college pastor of Bellevue Baptist Church. As
we begin our new semester, it is appropriate that we ask for God's
blessings on our important ministry of education.
Please join us for this community service.
• It is a great grace that we have been given to pray for one another.
Keeping this in mind, a Book of Intentions will be placed in St. Joseph
Chapel (Barry Hall) to remember our loved ones and any special intentions
we may have.
CBU is a sponsor in a Tax Assistance Program. Join CBU alumni volunteers
and other community volunteers to help those earning less than $38,000
do their taxes. Use your skills to make a difference for others on
Saturday mornings January 28, February 4, and February 11 from 9:00
a.m. to noon at Memphis Catholic High School. Junior
and Senior Accounting and ITM majors are especially needed. For more information, contact
Shawna Engel at 321-3254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BECOME A STUDENT CAREER ADVISOR
There's still time to become a Student Career Advisor.
Get three hours of credit while you have fun and learn about careers
and develop counseling skills. For more information, contact Dee
Beard in the Career Center (Barry Hall 240) at 321-3329 by Friday,
CAMPUS JOB OPPORTUNITY
Earn money without leaving campus, and learn valuable communication
skills all in one terrific job. Student Callers
for the Annual Fund are needed for the Spring Semester. The five weeks of calling begin
in March, Mondays through Thursdays with some Sunday hours (three
night minimum required). To pick up your application and a job description,
please visit the Advancement Office in Barry Hall. For more information,
contact Shawna Engel at 321-3254 or email@example.com.
LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD VOICES
The CB Singers are looking for a few good voices. Rehearsals are Tuesdays
and Thursdays 2:00-3:30 p.m. To schedule an audition, contact Anthony
Williams at 321-3390 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2006 FAFSA DUE BY FEBRUARY 15
Tennessee Student Assistance Awards are given on a first-come, first-served
basis and funds are quickly depleted. Make sure to complete your
FAFSA by February 15 by following the steps below, even if you have
to use estimated data and make corrections once you file your 2005
federal income taxes:
• Get your PIN today. You may request a duplicate PIN at www.pin.ed.gov.
One parent needs a PIN for dependent students.
• Get your 2005 income and asset information ready
• Complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
CAREER CENTER SPRING EVENTS
• Junior Meetings: Tuesday, February 7; 1:00 p.m. & 5:15 p.m.;
• Junior Meetings: Wednesday, February 8; 1:00 p.m. & 5:15 p.m.;
• Resume Writing Workshops: Thursday, February 16; 1:00 p.m. & 2:00
p.m.; Kenrick 220
• Graduate School Workshop: Tuesday, February 21; 1:00 p.m.; Montesi
Executive Center (Buckman 211)
• Practice Tests: Wednesday, February 22; 1:00-5:00 p.m.; Kenrick
203, 204, 219, and 221
• Practice Tests: Thursday, February 23; 1:00-5:00 p.m.; Kenrick
203, 205, 219, and 221
• Job Fair Preparation/Professional Image
Workshop: Tuesday, February
28; 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m.; Buckman 226
• Spring 2006 Job Fair: Wednesday, March 15; 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.;
East Lounge/Alfonso Dining Hall
• E-Recruiting Workshop: Tuesday, March 21; 1:00 p.m.; Montesi Executive
Center (Buckman 211)
The CBU Counseling Center will coordinate two forums for the CBU community
in February. On February 14, Dr. Rena Durr (Behavioral
Sciences) will present "Speaking of Sex... Do Men and
Women Speak Different Languages?" to describe the differences
in how males and females communicate. On February 23, clinical psychologist Dr.
David Goldstein and Karen
Conway (Dean of Students) will join a volunteer student
to discuss "Academic Coping Strategies for Students
with ADD/ADHD." Both
hour-long forums will be held in Spain Auditorium at 1:00 p.m.
An exhibition of new work in clay by Ellen McGowan will open in the
Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library) with
a public reception on Friday, January 27, 5:30-7:30 p.m., and be
on display through March 10. To learn more about Ellen McGowan and
her artwork, visit www.ellenmcgowan.com.
SUPPORT YOUR BUCS!
You can help our student-athletes and show the world you're a CBU
supporter with the line of university-branded clothing and merchandise
at the CBU Online Store. Visit www.memphisstuff.com/cbustore.htm and check out the selection. A portion of all proceeds goes to the
CBU Athletic Scholarship Fund.
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