TO PRESENT SEIDMAN LECTURE AT CBU
Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen will be the
speaker at the M. L. Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series on Thursday,
April 27, in the CBU Theatre at 7:00 p.m. Bredesen will speak
Crisis in Health Care Benefits: Tennessee’s Challenges and
Opportunities." Governor Bredesen's address is open
to the public and reservations are recommended. For more information
and to RSVP, call Lisa Teaford in the Advancement Office at 321-3270
• Ana Lopez (Chemical Engineering '06) won first
prize ($300) at the MidSouth Section of the American Institute of Chemical
Engineers student design presentation competition at the Creek Cafe in
Oxford, MS, on April 19. Her presentation, "Debottlenecking of Ethanol
Batch Distillation System," described her senior project, which
was done in conjunction with an internship at Buckman Laboratories.
• Teri Mason (Behavioral Sciences) took three MHIRT program student
participants to the 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology,
in Vancouver, British Columbia, in March to present research from summer
2005 projects in Uganda. Christina Blanchard-Horan and Teri
Mason presented "Student
Opportunities for Support for International Research through NIH MHIRT
Programs" (Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald also contributed);
Crystal Ton and Beth DeBlanc (graduate program in Medical Anthropology,
U of M) presented "A
Malaria Prevention Strategy in Uganda"; and Manny
'05) presented "Barriers to Self Sustainability at an Alternative
• Briget Murphy (Information Technology Services) edited a book
that has been published by Yekaterinburg Publishers in Russia entitled
Rembrandt's Prodigal Son: More Than Meets the Eye. The book
is the first book in a series devoted to the Hermitage Museum in St.
Petersburg, Russia. Written by Galina Liouban, its goal is to introduce
the reader to the museum's masterpieces from an unusual perspective—through
the eyes of a Jewish historian and art connoisseur.
• Sarah Wright (Chemistry '06) has been accepted to the Pharm.D.
program University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy.
• Wayne Moore, father of Briget Murphy (Information Technology Services),
passed away recently. Condolences may be sent to Briget in care of Campus
• Marjorie Arnold, mother of Brother
Kenneth Arnold (Information
Technology Services), passed away recently. Condolences may be sent to
Brother Ken at Campus Box 56.
• Clyde Cline, father of Jane Murphy (Printing & Mail Services),
passed away on April 20 in North Carolina. Condolences may be sent to
Jane at Campus Box T-10.
• James L. Guy, professor emeritus in the School of Engineering,
passed away on April 13. Mr. Guy taught over 25 years at CBU and was
a founder of the Department of Civil Engineering. He was awarded the
Brother Dominic Dunn Award for Student Service in 1993 by the CBU Alumni
Association. Mr. Guy is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sarah Strong
Guy, and four sons.
Please keep these departed souls and their families in your thoughts
NEWS & EVENTS
• CBU's Mu Tau chapter of Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta), the
national Biology Honor Society, held its induction ceremony on April 5 and elections
on April 6. Officers elected for 2006-2007 are Ashley
Michael Herr, Vice President; Rebecca
Bastnagel, Treasurer; Sana Mujahid,
Secretary; and Whitney Heath, Historian. Committee Chairs
elected for 2006-2007 are Cynthia Johnson, Social Chair; Raven
Chair; Jeremy Armstrong, Public Relations Chair; Antony
Chair; and Brian Kim, Volleyball Game Chair. Tri-Beta
would like to thank the 2005-06 officers: Christie Spencer,
Vice President; Reena Patel, Secretary; Christina
Brown, Treasurer; Sarah
Wright, Historian; Melissa Hines, Social Chair; Steven
Chair; Ashley Prevost, Public Relations Chair; Jeremy
Chair; and Ann Ramsey, Volleyball Game Chair. Most importantly,
Tri-Beta would like to give a big thanks to Dr. Mary Ogilvie for
all her hard work and dedication.
• The ladies of the Theta Pi chapter
of Alpha Xi Delta would
like to recognize their graduating senior class: Janet
Bates, Jenny Bernard, Colleen
Boyette, Laura Kreager, Jenny
Phillips, Ann Ramsey, Heather
Shirley, Christie Spencer, Brittany
Melissa Woods, and Sarah Wright. AZD would like to thank them for everything
they have done for the chapter and wish them well in the future.
NURSING CAREER PRESENTATION
Dr. Robert Koch, director of graduate nursing studies at the Loewenberg
School of Nursing, will discuss nursing careers and preparation for
nursing school on Monday, April 24, at 2:00 p.m. in Science 153 as
part of the Biological Career Choices class. David
Arrington (Biology '01)
will also be speaking. David graduated from nursing school at the
University of Memphis. Any interested individuals are encouraged
ATTENTION SENIORS: VOTE!
Please take time to vote on the Thomas Lipsmeyer
Award on April 24-25
in the Dining Hall during lunch. You will also be able to vote at
the Lasallian Spirit Celebration on April 27 (see below). The Thomas
Lipsmeyer award recognizes the senior student who has most actively
contributed to the campus and the community.
LASALLIAN SPIRIT & CLUB
The Lasallian Spirit Celebration and Club
Recognition Day will be April
27 in the Quad at noon. Come celebrate St. John Baptist de La Salle
and honor all the hard work the student clubs have accomplished.
STUDENT AMBASSADORS WANTED!
The Admissions Office will hold an information
session for all students interested in becoming a 2006-07 ambassador on Thursday, April 27,
at 4:00 p.m. in Buckman 112. Come learn more about how you can share
your experiences at CBU.
The Human Resources Office invites all CBU faculty and staff to the
Faculty/Staff Recognition Event and Reception on Thursday, April
27, at 1:00 p.m. in the CBU Theatre. A reception will follow in Montesi
Executive Conference Center, Buckman Hall. RSVP to Sonya Harris at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend the reception.
SPIRITUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE WEEK
• Mass: Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.
in Stritch Chapel
• Bible Sharing: Monday, 5:00 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel (Barry Hall)
• Communion Service: Tuesday, 12:22 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel
• Bible Study: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. in Stritch Lounge
• Noontime Prayer: Wednesday, 12:22 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel
• Rosary: Friday, noon in St. Joseph Chapel
MASS FOR SENIORS
Students, faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend the last
student-led Mass of the year on Sunday, May 7,at 9:00 p.m. in the
De La Salle Chapel at Stritch Hall. This Mass will be in honor of
the graduating seniors. You are welcome to end the school year in
prayer and celebration of God's special blessings.
LIBRARY STUDY AND EXAM HOURS
PLough Library will be open on the following schedule for the remainder
of the semester:
• Mondays-Thursdays, April 24-May 4: 7:45 a.m. - midnight
• Fridays, April 28 & May 5: 7:45 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
• Saturday, April 29: Noon - 4:00 p.m.
• Sundays, April 30 & May 7: 2:00 p.m. - midnight
• Saturday, May 6: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
• Monday, May 8: 7:45 a.m. - midnight
• Tuesday-Friday, May 9-12: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
• Saturday-Sunday, May 13-14: CLOSED
TAKE A BREAK FROM STUDYING and come enjoy FREE
Pancakes prepared by Student Life on Wednesday, May 3, in Alfonso Dining
Hall, 9:30-10:30 p.m.
HOPE NORTH FUNDRAISER
Prescott Baptist Church (961 Getwell Road) is holding a spaghetti dinner
fundraiser for Hope North, the Ugandan camp supported by CBU's
MHIRT program, on Saturday, May 6, at 6:00 p.m. The church is also
organizing a medical mission trip to Uganda in 2007. For more information,
contact Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald or visit www.prescottchurch.org. Dinner
reservations for can be made by phone at 327-8479 by May 3.
"Seen & Unseen: Art for the Blind and Sighted" by Guy
be on exhibition through May 12 in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower
level of Plough Library).
GRIZZLIES PLAYOFF DISCOUNTS
The Memphis Grizzlies are making their third consecutive
appearance in the NBA Playoffs and are offering CBU students, employees, staff,
their families and friends deeply discounted tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime
experience! Tickets are available for as low as $11.75 -- All
you have to do is contact Kate Lyon, our Grizzlies rep, at 205-1466 or email email@example.com. Download
an order form at www.cbu.edu/News/Connection/playoffs.pdf.
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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