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@ YOUR LIBRARY
In honor of National
Library Week, Benjamin Head and Suzanne
Mangrum (Plough Library, above) entered the CBU physics department’s
bottle rocket competition on April 6. With three (mostly) successful flights,
they won the longest time in the air part of the competition. The duo researched
(in the library, of course) and built their rocket in less than 24 hours. More
photos are available at www.cbu.edu/library/rocket.htm.
Senior Day meetings will be held Tuesday, April 11, in Montesi Executive
Center (Buckman Hall). If you are planning to
graduate in May, you
need to attend one of the two meetings, scheduled for noon-1:30 p.m.
or 4:30-6:00 p.m.
• Jennifer Bernard (Biology '06) has been accepted to the University
of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine at Knoxville.
• Dr. Mike Condren (Chemistry) spoke to students at Germantown High
School on March 30. His presentation, "Nanotechnology: The next
BIG thing, only smaller," was part of the after-school seminar program
for AP science students.
• Dr. Scott Geis (Religion & Philosophy) presented
a paper entitled "Suffering
(and) the Consolations of Religion" to the Eleventh Annual Christianity
in the Academy conference at the University of Memphis on March 31, and
also participated in a brief panel discussion on various issues and questions
related to the conference theme of Classical Education in the Post-Modern
Academy. Dr. Geis will be included in the 2006 edition of Who's
Who Among America's Teachers.
• Christy Harwell (Natural Science '06) has been board-certified
as a massage therapist and is working with Spa Chakra and Salon in Southaven.
• Whitney Heath (Biology '07), Truc
Le (Biology '08), and Brett
Prentiss (Biology '06) have been accepted by the Memphis Zoo to be Biodiversity
Fellows this summer. This fellowship is highly competitive with students
from other universities. The positions are funded by a grant from the
• Jennifer Hendrick (Biology '06) and Melissa
Hines (Biology '06)
presented papers to the Alpha Chi Honor Society Regional meeting in Wilmington,
NC, on (respectively)"Abdominal Compartment Syndrome in a Newly
Diagnosed Patient with Burkitt Lymphoma" and "Abdominal Compartment
Syndrome in a Newly Diagnosed Patient with Burkitt Lymphoma." Sana
Mujahid (Biology '07) also attended.
PEER COUNSELORS FOR 2006-07
The Division of Student Life is pleased to announce that the following
students have been selected to serve as Peer Counselors for the 2006-2007
academic year: Burton Bridges, Turner
Crow, Jesse East, Antony
Lauren Hearn, Nicholas Hill, Lacey
Hopper, Ashley Hum, Tony
Jestein Lamey, Tim Miller, Amanda
Myers, Tori Nelson, Rachel
O'Malley, Wilson Phillips, Amanda
Pitt, Jennifer Prater, Rebecca
Alicia Scarborough, Lori Stewart, Kelly
Summons, Quennette Taylor, and
Kelly Towns. Principal Alternates are Philip
Gattas, Tabitha Hamilton,
Kristen Kirkland, and Lindsay
Leslie. Special thanks to each student
who applied. Your willingness to help the incoming students and their
transition to college life is admirable and truly appreciated.
NEWS & EVENTS
• The Pi Epsilon Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon held its annual Night
of Life on April 8 with a field trip to the Pink Palace, a cookout, and
a carnival for children in the Dream Factory of Memphis program. TKE
presented a check for $3,500 to a young lady with cystic fibrosis to
help realize her dream of a trip to France.
• Tri-Beta and American Chemical
Society would like to thank all
who participated and attended the Youth and Vitality
vs. Old Age and Deceit charity volleyball game, especially Old
Age and Deceit team members
Dr. Tracie Burke, Ms. Cathy Carter, Dr.
Johnny Holmes, Dr. Max Maloney,
Br. Francisco Martin, Mr. Ken
Massa, Dr. Mary Ogilvie, Dr.
and Dr. John Varriano. Though their team may have looked
promising when the tournament went to three games, the students left
Old Age and Deceit in defeat. A special thanks to Ann Ramsey ('06)
for coordinating the event, which raised over $600 for the Church Health
Center through donations and raffle ticket sales.
• The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi (Business Fraternity)
is hosting a Behavioral Interviewing Workshop with Christy Mater, from
Enterprises, on Tuesday, April 11, at 1:00 p.m. in Buckman Hall 111.
All are welcome to attend.
HOLY WEEK SERVICES
The following religious services during Holy Week will be observed
on campus in De La Salle Chapel (Stritch Hall): Holy
Thursday, 5:00 p.m.; Good Friday, 3:00
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. All are welcome!
HOLY WEEK HOURS
• Plough Library will be open 7:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday,
April 12, and then will be closed Thursday-Sunday, April 13-16. Regular
hours will resume on Monday, April 17.
• The Computer Center will be closed Thursday-Sunday, April 13-16.
The 24-hour lab will be available via ID card access.
GRIZZLIES COLLEGE NIGHT 2006
The Memphis Grizzlies invite the CBU community
to Grizzlies College Night on Tuesday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m. for a game pitting the Grizzlies
against the Minnesota Timberwolves and Kevin Garnett. Tickets are
only $10 with a valid CBU ID at the FedExForum Box Office.
DELTA SIGMA PI FASHION SHOW
The Epsilon Psi Chapter of the International
Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi (Business Fraternity) is hosting
its Second Annual Fashion Show, "Strictly
Business," in conjunction with the Career Center on Thursday,
April 20, at 7:00 p.m. in the CBU Theatre. The show will be hosted
by Aleesha White, Epsilon Psi president, and Jill Ellis, Ellis Image
Consulting, Inc. Tickets are $3.00 in advance and $4.00 at the door.
There will be two raffles, one for a $200 gift card to Macy's, and
one for an hour-consultation with Jill Ellis (you must be present
to win). Come out and support CBU's Business Fraternity and get fashion
tips for the business world.
SPRING CONCERT SERIES
• A Student Voice/Piano Recital featuring the students of Tony Silva
and Anthony Williams will be held on Saturday, April 22 at 5:00 p.m.
in Spain Auditorium. Admission is free.
• The CB Singers will present their Spring Concert on Sunday, April
23, at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Admission is free.
• "Pearls of Uganda," an exhibition by CBU artist-in-residence
Taga Francis Nuwagaba is on display at the DCI Gallery (772 Brookhaven
Circle East) though April 14. For more on Taga and his artwork, visit
• "Seen & Unseen: Art for the Blind and Sighted" by
Guy Cobb will be on exhibition through May 12 in the Beverly & Sam
Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library). To learn more about Guy
Cobb and his artwork, visit www.guycobb.com.
RESEARCH POSTER SESSION
The 9th Annual Research Poster Session is scheduled for Tuesday, April
18, in the East Lounge of the Thomas Center, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Please email the titles of posters to be exhibited to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 12.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE NOTICES
• The end of the school year is in sight and the Office of Student Financial
Assistance just wants to remind you that it will begin mailing out award letters
to returning students who will not graduate after final grades are posted in
• If you are planning to take summer classes and would
like to receive financial aid (Stafford Loans, Pell Grants, or work-study only) there are some additional
steps you will need to take:
> You must have the 2005-2006 FAFSA on file with CBU. If you haven't filled
one out, you may do so at www.fafsa.ed.gov. CBU's code is 003482.
> Students must be registered for classes at least half
time (six hours for
undergraduates or five hours for graduates).
> Complete the Summer Financial Aid Request form located at www.cbu.edu/Prospective/summeraid.html.
The Financial Assistance Office will process it and notify you if you are eligible
for any aid for the summer. If you decide not to attend, you must drop your classes
before the term starts or you will incur charges. Please notify Student Financial
Assistance, the Business Office, and the Registrar.
FINANCIAL LITERACY SEMINARS
CBU, in partnership with MPACT Memphis and the Financial Planning Association,
is presenting a series of eight seminars covering various aspects
of personal financial fitness. Seminars are being conducted by CBU
School of Business faculty and the Financial Planning Association
and will be held on the third Thursday of each month (except May)
in Buckman Hall, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Topics are: Debt
20; Building Wealth, June 15; Investment
Basics, July 20; Buying
a Home, August 17; Insurance, September 21; Retirement, October 19;
and Estate Planning, November 16. All seminars are free, but seating
is limited. To register for one or all, call MPACT Memphis at 312-7760,
or go to www.mpactmemphis.org/Pillars/News-Detail-Page.cfm?ID=5332.
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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