• 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.
• 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
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.)
• "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.
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
Caitlin Clay (Biology), Milton "Trey"
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.
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
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for
• 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
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 email@example.com.
WEEKLY WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
• Daily Mass in De La Salle Chapel (Monday-Friday, 5:00
• Sunday Masses in De La Salle Chapel (11:00 a.m. and 9:00
• Chosen Generation in St. Joseph Chapel (Monday, 5:00
• Catholic Communion in St. Joseph Chapel (Tuesday, 12:22
• Bible Study in Stritch Lounge (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.)
• Noontime Prayer in St. Joseph Chapel (Thursday, 12:22
• 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.