Buccaneer Stephen Hill (Chemical Engineering '09)
was named the Gulf South Conference Cross Country Runner of the Week after placing
fifth out of 34 runners at the Arkansas State Invitational on September 1. He
finished the 6,000-meter course in 20:49, as the highest-placing Division II
runner in the race and the second-highest American-born runner.
HARRAH'S MAKES GIFT TO THEATRE RENOVATION
The Harrah’s Foundation has awarded $50,000 to CBU
for its theatre renovation project. When renovated, the new University Theatre
will serve as a venue not only for the theatre arts but a hi-tech meeting space
for business programs and seminars. The renovation project was spurred by an
initial gift of $300,000 from the Barret School of Banking; it is
scheduled to begin in November and be completed
in March of 2007. Interested businesses and individuals who would
like to support the theatre renovation project should contact Andrew Prislovsky,
CBU director of development, at 901-321-3278.
UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS
• 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.)
MR. CBU GOES HOLLYWOOD
Zeta Tau Alpha will present its annual Mr. CBU pageant on Friday,
September 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the CBU Theatre -- and this year "Mr.
CBU Goes Hollywood!" Admission is
$2 in advance in the dining hall and $3 at the door. Includes pizza and drink.
Mr. CBU contestants will participate in talent, swimsuit, and evening wear contests.
Door prize drawings will be held throughout the show. Contestants may sign up
September 18-22. Please come out and support your favorite guy in his quest for
the crown of 2006 Mr. CBU. All proceeds support ZTA's
philanthropy, Breast Cancer Research and Awareness.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• "Inside-Out," an
exhibit of paintings by Jana Travis (Art) on view
through September 25 at DCI Gallery (772
E. Brookhaven Circle).
in Color & Form," a
retrospective exhibition by glass artist Gary Beecham, will
be in 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.
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.
adjunct professor of Religion and Philosophy at CBU for many years,
passed away on September 2. A memorial service will be held
Monday, September 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the Baptist College of Health
Sciences (1003 Monroe, at Pauline). The
family requests that any memorials be sent to the Baptist Memorial
College of Health Science or the Baron Hirsch Congregation. (For
a tribute to Dr. Prince from the editors of The Memphis Flyer, who
published many of his letters over the years, click here.)
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, Body Mechanix
LLC, 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, UT College
of Physical Therapy, Walgreens, Weight Watchers, and Wild Oats Market.
COUNSELING SEMINAR: SEX CRIMES
The CBU community is invited to join the freshman class and peer counselors
on Tuesday, September 12, 1:10-1:50 p.m. in the CBU Theatre for a presentation
on "The Spectrum of Sex Crimes" by Dr. Ricci
Hellman, executive director of Friends for Life.
TO MEET AT CBU
The Christian Brothers De La Salle Regional Archivist Association (DLSRAA)
will meet on campus in Stritch Hall, September 14-17. Archivists from
Christian Brother Archives in the United States and Canada will attend
the meeting, including representatives from New York, Baltimore, Toronto,
New Orleans, San Francisco, and Tennessee.
Brother Robert Werle (O'Donnell Archives) is the founder
and Chairman of the DLSRAA.
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.
Presentations on the Minority Health and Health Disparities International
Research Training (MHIRT) Program will be made on Saturday,
September 16, 9:00 a.m. - noon. A schedule of presentations will be available
soon. Interested individuals should contact Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald at 321-3262
or email@example.com. The schedule for presentations
will be posted on the MHIRT
FORENSIC ENGINEERING WORKSHOP
The CBU School of Engineering will hold a "Forensic Engineering" workshop
for high school students on Wednesday, October 4, at 3:30 p.m. in Science Center
155. All students in grades 9-12 are invited to attend. This will be a repeat
of the workshop held last November. Details may be downloaded here.
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
Alumnus; Mr. Christopher
J. Kane (Economics & Finance '00, MBA '01), Distinguished
Young Alumnus; and Brother Robert J. Staub (Professor
FALL THEATRE PRODUCTION
The Christian Brothers University Theatre presents the fall play, One
Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, in the CBU Theatre, October 6-8. Admission is free and everyone
in the community is invited to attend. Showtimes are are Friday, October 6,
at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 7, at 8:00 p.m.; and a Sunday matinee on October
8 at 2:00 p.m. The play
is directed by Kevin Shaw and will include a diverse cast of students from CBU
and the University of Memphis, and will also include local actors. For more information
please e-mail Burton Bridges at email@example.com.