THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY SEPTEMBER 18, 2006
CBU HOMECBU NEWSCBU SPORTSCBU CONNECTION ARCHIVES
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MANDATORY SENIOR COMMENCEMENT MEETINGS
October 3, 12:30–1:00 p.m. and 5:15-5:45 p.m., and October 4, 5:15-5:45 p.m., in Spain Auditorium.


KUDOS
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 p.m.

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 Goodwin for additional information.

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 TOURNAMENT

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 kbone@cbu.edu.

ART EXHIBITS
• "Studies 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 Memphis.
• "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 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.

 


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.

CONSTITUTION DAY
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 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.

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 bbridges@cbu.edu or visit the theatre website.


BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD

through September 17

MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
9/16: W. Kentucky Invitational: Bucs 5th of 10
Best Individual Finish: Stephen Hill, 9th of 62

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
9/16: W. Kentucky Invitational: Lady Bucs 9th of 10
Best Individual Finish: Kelly Summons, 47th of 67

MEN'S SOCCER
(4-1-1, 0-0 GSC)
9/14: Bucs 5 , Rhodes 0

WOMEN'S SOCCER (3-3, 0-0 GSC)
9/13: Lady Bucs 2 , Rhodes 4
VOLLEYBALL (8-7, 1-2 GSC)
9/12: Lady Bucs 2 , Harding 3
9/15: Lady Bucs 0 , Arkansas Tech 3
9/16: Lady Bucs 3 , Ouachita Baptist 1


 

THIS WEEK


MEN'S SOCCER

9/22: NE OKLAHOMA @ Signaigo Field (7:30 p.m.)
9/24: FLORIDA TECH @ Signaigo Field (2:00 p.m.)
WOMEN'S SOCCER
9/19: CRICHTON COLLEGE @ Signaigo Field (7:00 p.m.)
9/22: LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY @ Signaigo Field (5:00 p.m.)
VOLLEYBALL
9/19: WEST ALABMA @ Livingston, AL (7:00 p.m.)

9/23: HENDERSON STATE @ Canale Arena (1:00 p.m.)
9/24: SOUTHERN ARKANSAS @ Canale Arena (1:00 p.m.)



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