THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY
JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 6, 2006


KUDOS
A record six CBU student-athletes were named to their respective Gulf South Conference Fall Academic All-GSC Teams, as voted on by the league’s sports information directors and faculty athletic representatives. Buccaneer soccer players Chris Marwood and Nathan Chantara, Lady Buc soccer players Ciara McGuiness and Ella Thorsteinsdottir, and Lady Buc volleyball players Laura Washingtonand Nan Kimbrell were all named to their respective teams. To qualify for voting on the Academic All-GSC Team, a student-athlete must achieve a 3.2 grade point average, as well as being a starter or key contributor to his/her respective teams.

Forty-five CBU student-athletes were named to the GSC Academic Honor Roll, which requires a 3.0 grade point average and team participation. Among non-football playing schools, CBU had the second-highest number of student-athletes on the honor roll. Every member of the Lady Buc volleyball teamwas named to the Academic Honor Roll. In addition to the previously mentioned All-Academics, the following CBU students were named to the Honor Roll: Men’s cross country runners Francis Ginski, Andrew Hayden, Stephen Hill, Ryan Ross, Daniel Syzdek, and John Waldorf; women's cross country runners Laura Kreager, Jenny Mohan, Ashley Prevost, Lori Stewart, Kelly Summons, and Emily Wong; men's soccer players Alex Balog, Ryan Heine, Brian McNamara, Harry Murphy, Ryan Peel, Chad Rounder, Matt Werakso, and Brad Whitsitt; women's soccer players Jeanine Abel, Helen Goodacre, Embla Gretarsdottir, Colleen Hart, Kate Miller, Angela Papachristou, Sara Senkbeil, Danielle Sines, Ashley Smith, Joanne Tobin, and Rachael Valenzuela; and volleyball players Lauren Amundson, Bridget Buckley, Jenna Cherry, Brittany Cochran, Krista Gyarmati, Aubrey Pancratz, Stephanie Parker, and Hattie Schnacke.

AN EXCELLENT ADVENTURE
Dr. Tracie Burke (Behavioral Sciences) and Dr. Max Maloney (Philosophy) invite potential study-abroad travellers to a meeting on Tuesday, January 31, at 12:30 p.m. in Kenrick 110 to discuss "Burke and Maloney's Excellent Adventure: Psychopathology and Terrorism in Jolly Old England"— the study-abroad trip to England, May 17 to June 16. Discussions will include cost, scholarships, itinerary (including London), course expectations, and EVERYTHING you need to know. Sally Lynch will be there to tell you about her adventures in England during Fall Semester 2005. For more information, click here.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
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 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 giving@cbu.edu.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT CBU
All programs are in conjunction with the Office of the Dean of Students, a Division of Student Life.
MONDAY FEBRUARY 6
Tour of the National Civil Rights Museum (co-sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta): 3:00-5:00 p.m.; free admission. Meet in front of the Thomas Center at 2:30 p.m. to carpool, or meet at the museum at 2:50 p.m.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Soul Food Day: Alfonso Dining Hall; 11:00 a.m.- 1:15 p.m.
Panhellenic Greek Step Show (sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma): CBU Theatre; 7:00 p.m.; $5.00 admission.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Urban Hang Suite Part 2 (sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta), featuring live music, poetry reading, and food; Thomas Center East Lounge; 8:00 p.m.; $3.00 admission. Persons interested in presenting poetry should email shelondarichardson@yahoo.com.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
Black Student Association African-American Alumni Award Reception: Thomas Center East Lounge; 6:30 p.m. (Business attired required.)
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Gospel Explosion Competition 2006 (sponsored by the CBU Inspirational Voices Gospel Choir), featuring a variety of choirs from the Memphis community: CBU Theatre, 7:00 p.m.

PLOUGH SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEWS
Attention Faculty and Staff: The Admissions Office would like to invite all of you to participate in our Plough Scholarship interviews. The Plough Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship based on high academic standing, strong extracurricular activities, and leadership roles. The interviews will be held on campus on Saturday, February 18, and will begin at 9:00 a.m. The interview sessions will end around 12:00 pm. If you are interested in assisting this year, contact Maureen Collins at 321-3210 or macollin@cbu.edu. Thank you in advance for all of your help!

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 temporary Advancement Office in the Computer Center, Room 112 (Lab # 2). For more information, contact Shawna Engel at 321-3254 or giving@cbu.edu.

CAMPUS MINISTRY
?Due the fire in Barry Hall, chapel services normally held in St. Joseph Chapel will temporarily be held in the following locations:
Monday Bible Study: Buckman Hall 104 at 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday Communion Service: Buckman Hall 103 at 12:22 p.m.
Thursday Prayer Service: Buckman Hall 103 at 12:22 p.m.
Friday Rosary: Buckman Hall 104 at noon

@ YOUR LIBRARY
Tennessee libraries are currently sponsoring online surveys to identify roadblocks to health information.
Take the 5-minute survey here.

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 Students. Applications are available in Student Life and must be completed by February 14. If you have additional questions, please contact 321-3529.

NOTICE FROM FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
If you are a new student in the spring term, your loan proceeds will come to your account in two disbursements. The first disbursement will post after drop/add if you are finalized and have attended a class. The second disbursement will come after mid-term. This is done because it is required by federal law.

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.; Spain Auditorium
Junior Meetings: Wednesday, February 8; 1:00 p.m. & 5:15 p.m.; Spain Auditorium
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)

SPRING FORUMS
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.

ART EXHIBITION
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. An exhibition of writing and photography by Daniel and Travis Benson is on display in the gallery lobby.

NOTICE: THE CBU BOOKSTORE WILL BE CLOSED WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, FOR INVENTORY.


SUPPORT YOUR BUCS!
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