• Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald (Biology) will give a
seminar on "How the
Brain Keeps the Retina Healthy" on Thursday, September 21,
at the University of Memphis in the Ellington Auditorium at 4:00 p.m. The
MHIRT program will also be discussed.
• Dr. Kris Pruitt (Professor Emerita) and Charles Durham
are the recipients of the Irene Samuel Award for the most distinguished multi-author
collection of essays on John Milton in 2005, presented by the Milton Society
of America, for their book Milton's Legacy. The award will be officially
presented at the society's annual dinner held on December 28 in Philadelphia.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
The International Day of Peace is Thursday, September 21. Campus Ministry invites
the CBU community to be in solidity with the international community for peace
and to meet in Alfonso Dining Room for a special observance of prayer, 12:15-12:20
COME ON IN, THE WATER'S ALMOST GONE
Last day of operation for the Canale Pool this semester will
be Wednesday, September 20.
MID-SOUTH FAIR PARKING
The Mid-South Fair will run from Thursday, September 21, through Sunday, October
1. A CURRENT decal or hang tag is required to be
admitted into the Central parking lot. Contact Coach Phil
FINANCIAL LITERACY SEMINARS
Christian Brothers University, in partnership with MPACT Memphis and the Financial
Planning Association, will host a seminar on "Insurance" on
Thursday, September 21, in Spain Auditorium, 6:00-7:30 p.m. This series of seminars
is conducted by CBU School of Business faculty and the Financial Planning Association;
upcoming in the series are "Retirement" (October 19)
and "Estate Planning" (November 16). All seminars
are free but seating is limited. To register for one or all, call MPACT Memphis'
Mark Jordan at (901) 312-7760, or click here.
AZD & SAE VOLLEYBALL
Alpha Xi Delta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon will
host their annual sand volleyball tournament on Saturday, September 23, at
the sand volleyball court between Capstone and Rozier Hall, beginning at 9:00
a.m. Sign-ups begin on September 18 in Alfonso Dining Hall. Up to five members
are allowed to a team, while four players will play on court at one time. Men's,
women's, and co-ed teams are welcome. Pizza and sandwiches will be included
in the $5 fee for each participant. Prizes will be raffled off at the event,
and a water slide will be available for the non-volleyball enjoyment of participants
and spectators. Please come out and support this philanthropy fundraiser --
all proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House.
UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS
• 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.
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. Pictured
at left is Martian Constellations, a vase form from 2005.
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
• "Inside-Out," an exhibit of paintings by Jana
Travis (Art) on view through September 25 at DCI
Gallery (772 E. Brookhaven Circle).
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
NEW CAMPUS GROTTO
A fountain grotto has been added to the garden shrine of the Blessed
Virgin Mary on the north side of Buckman Hall. The new grotto is a gift
of the family of the late Dr. Richard Deutsch, one
of the founding professors of what is today the CBU School of Business,
and is dedicated to his memory. The original statue of the Blessed Mother
dates to 1955 and was a gift of the Class of 1944.
Plough Library will observe Constitution Day on Monday, September
18, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. in the Buc Cup (Plough Library, lower level). Come and
watch Colin Powell read the Preamble to the Constitution and recite the original
signatories of the Constitution, along with a C-Span video on the
Constitution. Refreshments will be served. Also, come and enter the library's
Bill of Rights contest, which will run September 18-22.
Entry forms have been mailed to all departments and are available in the library.
A winner will be announced on Monday, September 25.
• CBU is hosting a public Constitution Day seminar with
Criminal Court Judge
Mark Ward on Tuesday, September 19, at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium.
Judge Ward will speak about his experience applying the Bill of Rights in Criminal
Procedures, with a focus on the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Amendments to
the Constitution. All are welcome to attend.
CBU GREEK WOMEN ORGANIZE 9/11 MEMORIAL SERVICE
Sarah Tragarz, Zeta Tau Alpha vice president, and Megan
Rice, Alpha Xi
Delta president, organized a prayer service and memorial on the fifth
anniversary of September 11. Students met at 7:00 p.m. near the CBU
Bookstore to reflect and pray about the events of September 11. Students
wrote memories of where they were and what they thought on a banner the
organizers made. It was a nice way to stop and take a quiet moment
to reflect on the events of 5 years ago.
COUNSELING SEMINAR: HIV/AIDS
The CBU campus community is invited to join the freshman class and peer counselors
on Tuesday, September 26, 1:10–1:50 p.m. in the CBU Theatre for a presentation
on HIV/AIDS by Dr. Linda Pifer, Dr. Pifer, among the first researchers
on HIV, is an expert on the transmission and effects of the virus.
CBU NIGHT AT THE GRIZZLIES: SPECIAL OFFER
The Memphis Grizzlies are offering members of the CBU
community a special deal on tickets to the December 2 game against the Miami
Heat -- individual
tickets at group rates! Everyone can order individually and still be
seated together in the sections they order --so if you want to sit with
someone, make sure that someone buys the same price ticket. Tickets must be ordered
by phone from Robert Salek at 205-1463 or by mail with this
downloadable form. Order
soon before they individual tickets go on sale!
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.
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 email@example.com 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or
visit the theatre website.