• 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
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
Goodacre, Embla Gretarsdottir, Colleen
Hart, Kate Miller, Angela Papachristou,
Sara Senkbeil, Danielle Sines, Ashley
Smith, Joanne Tobin, and Rachael
and volleyball players Lauren Amundson, Bridget
Buckley, Jenna Cherry, Brittany
Cochran, Krista Gyarmati, Aubrey
Pancratz, Stephanie Parker, and Hattie
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,
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
?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
• 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.;
• 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. 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,
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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