THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY AUGUST 28, 2006
CBU HOMECBU NEWSCBU SPORTSCBU CONNECTION ARCHIVES
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RESIDENT STUDENTS:  The last day to change rooms or meal plans is September 1.

KICKING OFF THE SEMESTER: Students played faculty and staff in a spirited game of kickball as part of Welcome Week festivities on August 25. Pictured above (l-r) are Megan Rice (Business '07), Bobby Lawrence (Biology '07), Dr. John Varriano (Physics), Sarah McDaniel (Student Activities), and Elizabeth Callabretta (Chemistry '10). The disputed final score was Faculty/Staff 9, Students 6.


BARRET GIFT TO SUPPORT THEATRE RENOVATION

The Paul W. Barret, Jr. School of Banking has awarded $300,000 to CBU to help transform the 46-year-old CBU Theatre into a 21st century educational and performance facility. When renovated, the new University Theatre will serve as a venue not only for the theatre arts but also a hi-tech meeting space for business programs and seminars. The theatre will also be made available to the general public for musical presentations, film screenings, symposia, and lectures. Technological additions, including wireless Internet access, a control podium, and a digital video projection system are planned.
   The renovation project is scheduled to begin November 1 and be completed by March 31. The Office of Advancement has initiated a campaign for raise additional funds for the project. Interested individuals who would like to support the theatre renovation project should contact Andrew Prislovsky at 901-321-3278.


MESSAGE FROM BROTHER VINCENT

As John Kerr (Advancement, Communications & Marketing) prepares to leave CBU and assume his new position at Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL, I would like to take a moment to express our appreciation for his fine contributions over the past four and three quarters years.
  During his tenure at CBU, John:
• rebuilt and strengthened media relationships for the university
• initiated relationships with national news monitoring services and national newswires
• initiated the Marketing and Communications Report to the President in 2004 with Br. Terence McLaughlin
• implemented a "media buying" system for advertising saving CBU thousands of dollars each year
• developed a crisis communication plan
• worked to promote the importance of improved campus safety and recommended and ensured the 2003 campus safety audit and report.
   We especially appreciate the excellent video presentation on the University, which John conceived and directed, which was shown at the President’s Workshop.
   John’s last day will be September 15. There will be a Campus Farewell Party on Wednesday, August 30, in the Canale Skybox, 2:30-3:30 p.m. All are welcome!
                                  -- Brother Vincent Malham, FSC

CONDOLENCES
Mr. James I. Malham, brother of Brother Vincent Malham, passed away this past Friday evening, August 25. Mass will be held at Monday, August 28 at 10 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church in Brinkley, AR. Please keep the Malham family in your thoughts and prayers.

WELCOME TO CBU

Brenda Hill has joined the Division of Student Life as Director of Health Resources. Her normal office hours are 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (unless otherwise posted).

ART EXHIBITS
• "Studies in Color & Form," a retrospective exhibition by glass artist Gary Beecham, will be in at the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library) through October 26. Beecham is an internationally known glass artist, with artwork in collections around the world. For more information, visit the artist's website at www.beechamwhiteglass.com.
• An exhibition of artwork by Kong Wee Pang will be on display in the foyer of the Sam & Beverly Ross Gallery through October 26. A graduate of Nanyang College in Singapore and the Memphis College of Art, she is currently an assistant art director at archer>malmo in Memphis.

MUSICAL NOTES AT CBU
Mrs. Janelle Ganey, the new adjunct piano instructor, can be contacted regarding auditions and sign-ups for private piano at janelleganey@bellsouth.net.
Interested in joining a jazz ensemble at CBU? Contact John McLaughlin (Mechanical Engineering '08) at illustrious.johnnymac@gmail.com or (731) 589-1425. Include your name, your instrument(s), and best way to be contacted.

WEEKLY WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Daily Mass in De La Salle Chapel (Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m.)
Sunday Masses in De La Salle Chapel (11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m.)
Chosen Generation in St. Joseph Chapel (Monday, 5:00 p.m.)
Catholic Communion in St. Joseph Chapel (Tuesday, 12:22 p.m.)
Bible Study in Stritch Lounge (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.)
Noontime Prayer in St. Joseph Chapel (Thursday, 12:22 p.m.)
Rosary in St. Joseph Chapel (Friday, noon)

MATH TUTORING AT FAIRVIEW JUNIOR HIGH
A new Lasallian Leadership Institute project is underway. A math tutoring program has been established for students at Fairview Junior High across the street from campus at Central and Parkway. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please attend an information session on Thursday, August 31, in Science Center 153, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

 


KUDOS

Tracey Dysart Ford (Admissions) served on the faculty for Camp College this summer held at The University of the South. Camp College is a three-day program assisting students from Chattanooga with their college search.
• Three CBU accounting students have been awarded competitive scholarships by the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants. Emily Ellis ('09), Daniel Large ('07), and Candace Parks ('08) were selected among 129 recipients at 25 colleges and universities statewide.

ATTENTION STUDENTS: ON-CAMPUS JOBS
If you are interested in working on campus and need money, the Advancement Office has a job for dynamic, articulate students for evening & Sunday tele-fundraising positions for Fall and Spring Campaigns. Tele-fundraisers call alumni and friends of the university and ask for support of the CBU Annual Fund. Starting pay is $7 per hour, and additional benefits include food, coupons, and great fun. Training begins mid-September, and there are a limited number of positions available. To apply, please stop by the Advancement Office on the main floor of Barry Hall and pick up a job description and an application. Contact Shawna Engel, Director of Annual Giving, at 321-3254 if you have questions.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS & EVENTS
Alpha Sigma Tau welcomes its new Campus Advisor, Dr. Rod Vogl. Alpha Sigma Tau would also like to thank everyone who came out and supported their Rock-A-Thon for Pine Mountain Settlement School.
Lasallian Collegians will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, August 30 at 8:00 p.m. in Stritch Lounge. All are welcome!
• This week is Up Til Dawn Awareness Week. Join the Up Til Dawn Executive Board and the entire campus every day, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., in the Buccaneer Patio (or the foyer of Alfonso Dining Hall in the event of rain) and learn about this campus-wide fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. UTD will conclude Awareness Week with an event "On the Lawn" on Thursday, August 31, at 12:15 p.m.

ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK, SEPTEMBER 4-8

Wednesday, September 6
Mocktails and Karaoke (Alfonso Dinning Hall, noon–2:00 p.m.) Join us for happy hour with non alcoholic cocktails and karaoke.
Candlelight Vigil/Prayer Service (Buckman Quad, 8:00 p.m.) Come worship and pray for those who have been affected by alcohol abuse. CBU singers will perform and testimonials will be given.  If you are interested in speaking at this event, contact the Student Life Office.
Thursday September 7
Beer Google Olympics (Buckman Quad, noon–2:00 p.m.) Come laugh at friends as they try to complete sobriety tests while wearing simulated goggles that makes them feel as though they have had too much to drink.
Skit Night (CBU Theatre, 5:30 p.m.) You don’t want to miss this! Organizations will present skits demonstrating situations involving alcohol and how to prevent alcohol abuse.
Bobby Petrocelli's "Ten Seconds" (CBU Theatre, 7:00 p.m.)
Bobby Petrocelli combines both his expertise and riveting personal experience to inspire and motivate people into making the right choices in life. His life is a testimony of how one can turn pain and tragedy into triumph, hope, and victory. Each decision we make, how we act, react and respond takes no more than 10 seconds. Ten seconds can change your life forever; good, bad, right, or wrong.  Petrocelli will share his story with CBU on Thursday, September 7, at 7:00 p.m. in the CBU Theatre.

ALUMNI WEEKEND: OCTOBER 5-8
The weekend is filled with great events for alumni and their families!  Go to http://www.cbu.edu/Friends/weekend/ for event information and online registration or by calling the Alumni Office at 321-3271. 
ATTENTION FACULTY AND STAFF: This year, faculty and staff are admitted FREE to all Alumni Weekend events except the 50th Anniversary Engineering Dinner and the President's Dinner. The opening night reception is in Boshwit Courtyard and features the World of Beers beer tasting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Family Picnic is Saturday, noon-3:00 p.m., at Nolan Field and includes fun for kids of all ages. Come visit with your former students, enjoy good food, and cold beverages! In order to attend any event, you must RSVP by September 28 to alumni@cbu.edu for catering purposes. 
ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENTS
The following awardees will be recognized at the Alumni Weekend Brunch following Mass on Sunday, October 8, in the Stritch Gardens:
Father Scott F. Binet, M.D., OSCam (Biology '85), Distinguished Alumnus; Mr. Christopher J. Kane (Economics & Finance '00, MBA '01), Distinguished Young Alumnus; and Brother Robert J. Staub (Professor Emeritus), Lifetime Service Award.

UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS
Senior Meetings: Wednesday, September 6 (Spain Auditorium, 1:00 & 5:15 p.m.)
Senior Meetings: Thursday, September 7 (Spain Auditorium, 1:00 & 5:15 p.m.)
Resume Writing Workshop: Thursday, September 14 (Buckman 211, 1:00 p.m.)
Job Fair Preparation/Professional Image Workshop: Tuesday, September 19 (Science 153, 1:00 p.m.)
Interview Skills/Professional Image Workshop: Thursday, September 21 (Buckman 211, 1:00 p.m.)
Graduate School Workshop: Monday, September 25 (Buckman 211, 1:00 p.m.)
Practice Test LSAT, GMAT GRE, MCAT: Tuesday, September 26 (Kenrick- 2nd Floor, 1:00-5:00 p.m.)
Practice Test LSAT, GMAT, GRE, MCAT: Wednesday, September 27 (Kenrick- 2nd Floor, 1:00-5:00 p.m.)
Graduate School Fair: Thursday, September 28 (University of Memphis, 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.)


BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD

through August 27

MEN'S SOCCER
(2-0, 0-0 GSC)
8/25: Bucs 5, Missouri Southern 0
8/26: Bucs 2, Missouri Rolla 1 (ot)

WOMEN'S SOCCER (1-0, 0-0 GSC)
8/26: Lady Bucs 4, Loyola 0
VOLLEYBALL (1-2, 0-0 GSC)
8/25: Lady Bucs 0, Missouri Western 3
8/25: Lady Bucs 3, West Alabama 0
8/26: Lady Bucs 1, Montevallo 3


 

THIS WEEK

CROSS COUNTRY
9/01: ARK. STATE INVITATIONAL @ Jonesboro, AR (5:00 p.m.)
MEN'S SOCCER

9/01: SIU-EDWARDSVILLE @ Edwardsville, IL (7:00 p.m.)
WOMEN'S SOCCER
9/01: SOUTHWEST BAPTIST @ Bolivar, MO (noon)
9/03: BARRY UNIVERSITY @ Signaigo Field (1:00 p.m.)
VOLLEYBALL (CARSON-NEWMAN TOURNAMENT)
9/01: CHARLESTON @ Jefferson City, TN (12:30 p.m.)

9/01: CARSON-NEWMAN @ Jefferson City, TN (2:45 p.m.)
9/02: MOUNT OLIVE @ Jefferson City, TN (11:45 a.m.)


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