THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY
FEBRUARY 13 - 20, 2006


KUDOS
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 work continues.

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 to attend.

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 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.

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.

CAMPUS MINISTRY
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 rveselsk@cbu.edu 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 lcathey@cbu.edu.

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 pong@cbu.edu. 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 mogilvie@cbu.edu. All funds raised will go to benefit De La Salle Elementary School at Blessed Sacrament.

ART EXHIBITION
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, FOR INVENTORY.


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