THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY SEPTEMBER 5, 2006
CBU HOMECBU NEWSCBU SPORTSCBU CONNECTION ARCHIVES
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New hours for the CANALE POOL for the remainder of the summer/fall are 1:30-7:00 p.m.



KUDOS
Dr. Leigh C. Becker (Mathematics) is the author of a research article entitled "Principal Matrix Solutions and Variation of Parameters for a Volterra Integro-differential Equation and Its Adjoint." It is published in the online journal, Electronic Journal of Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (2006, No. 14, pp. 1-22).
Chantel Engleberg (Biology '08) received a summer research fellowship from the Hamilton Eye Institute, where she conducted research with Dr. Monica Jablonski in the Ophthalmology Department.
Sana Mujahid (Biology '07) received a summer fellowship from the Summer Research Scholars Program at the University of Tennessee, where she conducted research with Dr. Gabor Tigyi in the Department of Physiology.
• Buccaneer midfielder Brad Whitsitt (Business Administration '07) was named the Gulf South Conference Offensive Soccer Player of the Week for the period ending August 27. He scored once in a 5-0 win over Missouri Southern and followed by scoring both goals in a 2-1 win in overtime over Missouri-Rolla.
• Buccaneer soccer defender Kieran Wilson (MBA '07) was named the Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending August 27. he anchored a Buc defense that allowed just four shots on goal in the week's two matches.


ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK

Tuesday, September 5
Counseling Presentation: The CBU campus community is invited to join the freshman class and peer counselors in the CBU theatre for a presentation by Dr. Margie Miller (Behavioral Sciences). Dr. Miller will be speaking on alcohol and some of its ramifications for college students, 1:10-1:50 p.m.
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 Goggle 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.

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.)

ART EXHIBITS
• "Inside-Out," an exhibit of paintings by Jana Travis (Art) opens at DCI Gallery (772 E. Brookhaven Circle) with a reception for the artist on Friday, September 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m. The exhibition will remain on view through September 25.
• "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.

 


CAREER CENTER SENIOR MEETINGS
Senior Meetings will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, September 6 and 7, 1:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. each day in Spain Auditorium. All December 2006, May 2007, and August 2007 graduates need to attend one of these four meeting times. Important information will be shared regarding how students can participate in campus interviews, as well as information about the resume referral program, upcoming workshops and training, and more. Meetings will last approximately 30 minutes.

TO THE CBU COMMUNITY

Your most kind expressions of sympathy and support on the passing of my brother, Isaac, are sincerely appreciated.
                                   -- Brother Vincent Malham, FSC

NEW HONORS PROGRAM STUDENTS
Congratulations to the 32 freshmen students admitted to the CBU Honors Program: Caitlin Ashley (Biology), Curtis Austin (Biology), James Brown (Engineering), Caitlin Clay (Biology), Milton "Trey" Crews (Engineering), Boris deSouza (Engineering), Rachel Escue (Science), Adam Guarino (Engineering), Leigh Hill (History), Rebecca Horton (Biology), Anmol Khan (Biology), Kenneth Latta (General Studies), Johanna Lawson, Patrick Louie (Engineering), Melissa McDonald, Caroline Mitchell (History), Catherine Montesi (English), Kaci Murley(Business), Terence Netzel (Biology), David Peck (General Studies), Chloe Perkins(General Studies), Dustin Perry (Mathematics), Dylan Perry (Religion & Philosophy), Christopher Peterson (English), Kristi Prevost (Biology), Julie Ristich (Engineering), Brandy Sims (General Studies), Rikki Toth (English), Jason Volpe (General Studies), Jacky Wong (Engineering), Jessica Wright (Liberal Studies), and Keith Wyrick (Engineering).

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.

HEALTH FAIR
The CBU Health Fair will be held Tuesday, September 12, in the Buckman Quad, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Stop by for a free neck and shoulder massage and get advice from CBU's Counseling Center, Health Resources, and Campus Ministry. Information and services will also be provided by the following participants and vendors: AAA Auto Club, American Cancer Society, American Red Cross, Baptist Health Services Group, Christ Community Health Services, Diocese of Memphis Natural Family Planning, Family Services of the Mid-South, Friends for Life, Johnson Family Chiropractic, Lakeside Behavioral Health, Life Choices, Memphis and Shelby County Health Department (Nutrition), Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center, Mid-South Chiropractic, Mid-South Transplant Foundation, National Foundation for Transplants, National Marrow Donor Program, St. Francis Behavioral Health Department, The Shot Nurse, Walgreens, and Wild Oats Market.

MHIRT PRESENTATIONS
Presentations on the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) Program will be made on Saturday, September 16, beginning at 9:00 a.m. A schedule of presentations will be available soon. Interested individuals should contact Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald at 321-3262 or malinda@cbu.edu.

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.

SEEKING GOLFERS FOR GOOD TIME & SCHOLARSHIPS
The 18th Annual Brother Mark Sullivan Golf Tournament benefiting the CBU Athletic Fund will be held Friday, October 13 at Stonebridge Golf Club in Lakeland. This is a 4-person scramble format with a 1:00 p.m. tee time. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. with lunch provided at 11:30 a.m. We are looking for golfers ($85 per golfer) and also sponsors for tees or greens ($100 each). For more information go to www.gobucsgo.com or contact assistant athletic director Kyle Bone at 321-4496 or kbone@cbu.edu.

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)
Besides the regular worship opportunities during the week, everyone is also cordially invited to pray the Rosary on Wednesdays at noon in St. Joseph Chapel.

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.


BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD

through September 4

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
9/01: Arkansas State Invitational: Bucs 5th of 5
Best Individual Finish: Stephen Hill, 5th of 35

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
9/01: Arkansas State Invitational: Lady Bucs 6th of 6
Best Individual Finish: Kelly Summons, 26th of 46

MEN'S SOCCER
(2-0-1, 0-0 GSC)
9/01: Bucs 2, SIU-Edwardsville 2

WOMEN'S SOCCER (2-1, 0-0 GSC)
9/01: Lady Bucs 0, Southwest Baptist 3
9/03: Lady Bucs 3, Barry 1
VOLLEYBALL (4-3, 0-0 GSC)
9/01: Lady Bucs 3, Charleston 2
9/01: Lady Bucs 3, Anderson 0
9/02: Lady Bucs 1, Carson-Newman 3
9/02: Lady Bucs 3, Mount Olive 2


 

THIS WEEK

CROSS COUNTRY
9/09: HARDING INVITATIONAL @ Searcy, AR (9:00 a.m.)
MEN'S SOCCER

9/08: LYNN UNIVERSITY @ Signaigo Field (7:30 p.m.)
9/10: UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA @ Signaigo Field (3:00 p.m.)
WOMEN'S SOCCER
9/08: LYNN UNIVERSITY @ Carrollton, GA (TBA)
9/09: ECKERD COLLEGE @ Carrollton, GA (TBA)
VOLLEYBALL
9/05: WILLIAMS BAPTIST @ Walnut Ridge, AR (7:00 p.m.)

9/08: VALDOSTA STATE @ Huntsville, AL (9:00 a.m.)
9/08: ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE @ Huntsville, AL (1:00 p.m.)
9/09: WEST ALABAMA @ Huntsville, AL (9:00 a.m.)
9/09: WEST GEORGIA @ Huntsville, AL (1:00 p.m.)


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