• Buccaneer forward Kevin
Weybright (General Studies
'08) forward Kevin Weybright earned his second straight Gulf South
Conference West Basketball Player of the Week award for the period
ending February 8. His fourth GSC West Player of the Week award for
the season came after 64 points and 14 rebounds in two games. On the
season, Weybright leads the GSC in scoring with 22.7 points per game.
He ranks 17th in the NCAA in scoring.
• Dr. K. Madhavan (Civil Engineering) gave a talk on "Site
Remediation" to students at Middle College High School on February
2. The host was Ms. Talya Brown.
• Dr. Randel Price (Chemical Engineering) spoke to a group of
students visiting CBU from South Side High School on February 6. His
topic was "Engineering: Bridging to the Future," an outline
of engineering careers.
BARRY HALL UPDATE
Progress continues in the rehabilitation of Barry Hall. The first floor
of Barry Hall is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, February 14.
This floor includes St. Joseph Chapel and the offices of Administration
and Finance, Advancement, Communications and Marketing, and the President.
The School of Arts faculty and Career Center returned to their offices
on the second floor last week. The lower level remains closed as
SPEAKING OF SEX...
Dr. Rena Durr (Behavioral Sciences) will present "Speaking
of Sex... Do Men and Women Speak Different Languages?" on Tuesday,
February 14, to describe the differences in how males and females
communicate. The hour-long forum will be held in Spain Auditorium
at 1:00 p.m. The CBU Counseling Center invites the CBU community
SPRING FACULTY/STAFF SOCIAL GATHERINGS
The first Faculty/Staff gathering of the spring semester is Wednesday,
February 15, in the Canale Arena skybox, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Light snacks
and beverages will be served. And mark your calendar now for the
gatherings on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, May 10 (in conjunction
with the Senior Picnic) - same place, same time.
FAFSA DEADLINE THIS WEEK
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, and complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT CBU
All programs are in conjunction with the Office of the Dean of Students,
a Division of Student Life.
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.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Black Student Association African-American Alumni Award Reception: Thomas
Center East Lounge; 6:30 p.m. (Business attired required.)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS
The Theta Pi Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta would like to congratulate Molly
Lucas on being named Sister of the Week. The chapter would also like
to thank all who were in attendance at the Crush Party held February
4 at the Vine, and for making it a huge success.
The Annual All College Retreat is taking place for students on the
weekend of February 18-19. For further information, please contact
Brother Rob at email@example.com or 321-3509.
HEALTH RESOURCES IN-SERVICE
A 30-minute in-service/demonstration for faculty
and staff on the use of the oxygen unit in CBU Health Resources is scheduled for Friday,
March 3, in the Thomas Center Conference Room, at 10:00 a.m. This
in-service will provide attendees with the skills necessary to assess
a victim and save a life by utilizing this equipment until emergency
medical responders can arrive. For more information, please contact
Lorene Cathey at 321-3260 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS
• 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)
SECOND FACULTY/STAFF TALENT SHOW
The greatest show on earth is scheduled on Saturday, April 1, at 7:00
p.m. in the CBU Theatre. A few brave volunteers are sought to be
in charge of the silent auction, book sales, etc. If you are interested,
please contact Dr. Pong Malasri at email@example.com. Performance proposals
are also being accepted. Each performance must include at least one
CBU faculty/staff member. Dancing, singing, playing an instrument,
joking, poem readings, jumping—anything that you think will
win the heart of the honorable judges will do. If you want to share
your talent, please contact Dr. Mary Ogilvie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All funds raised will go to benefit De La Salle Elementary School
at Blessed Sacrament.
New work in clay by Ellen McGowan will be on exhibit in the Beverly & Sam
Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library) 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!
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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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