TO PRESENT SEIDMAN LECTURE
president emeritus and former laboratory director of Sandia National
Laboratories, will be the speaker at the M. L. Seidman Town Hall Lecture
Series at CBU on Thursday, November 2. Dr. Robinson (CBU '63) will
speak on "The Energy 'Facts of
Life' Worldwide" in Spain Auditorium, Buckman Hall at 7:00
p.m. During his ten years as its president, Robinson managed the operation
and growth of Sandia National Laboratories from a $1.3 billion annual
budget to more than $2.4 billion and greater than 8,500 full-time employees.
Under his leadership, SNL diversified its mission support activities
to include larger efforts in nuclear weapons design and development,
non-proliferation and material control around the world, counterterrorism,
homeland security, and support for the Defense Department and intelligence
communities. The Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series is free and open
to the public. More
Elizabeth Nelson (Behavioral
Sciences) made a presentation on "Mental Health and Alzheimer's Disease; Salud Mental y Enfermedad de
Alzheimer” at the Septemberfest Health Fair in Raleigh, TN on September
THANKS FROM THE CUCKOO'S NEST
The cast and crew of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest would
like to thank everyone who helped make it a successful production. We also
appreciate the support from the audience, and we thank you for coming to see
the show. Look for more shows on campus this spring!
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU
Vaccines are now available in Health Resources during
office hours. The cost of the shot is $15. Cash and checks will be accepted.
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES ANNOUNCED
Four new or reinstituted committees that will address campus-wide
items of interest have been selected, with membership representing the student
body, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, and trustees.
Budget Committee has the responsibility for review of University
needs in preparation for the annual budget. It will meet during the
spring semester, as needed, with directors and deans and make budgetary
recommendations to the president. The chairman of this committee
Administration and Finance). Members are: Brother
Louis Althaus (President's
Office), Tonna Bruce (Graduate and Professional
Studies), Lance Forsdick (Trustee), and Jack
Strategic Planning Committee has the responsibility for
oversight of the University’s
Strategic Plan as approved by the Board of Trustees. It meets quarterly
to monitor the action steps and review progress being made by the
persons responsible toward the strategic targets and goals of the
Plan. The committee will make recommendations as needed for improvements
and adjustments to the planning process. The chairman of this committee
is Dr. Tony Aretz (VP, Academics). Members are: Bobby
Lawrence (SGA, Biology '07), Dr. Jim
Rhodes (Management), Tracey
Dysart Ford (Admissions), Talana Vogel (Education), Dr.
Randel Price (Chemical Engineering), and Dr.
Johnny Holmes (Dean,
Residence Hall Focus Group will make recommendations to the President
for renovation of the residence halls, primarily Rozier Hall, along
with cost estimates and timelines for renovation and construction.
It will meet during the fall 2006 with the objective of renovations
to take place in the summer of 2007. The chairperson of this committee
is Dr. Evelyn McDonald (VP, Student Life). Members are: Maureen
Collins (Admissions), Tony Kreager (SGA,
Business '08), Phil Yelvington (Physical Plant), Dick
Gadomski (Trustee), Aimee Elliotte (Advancement),
and Julie Terry ('84).
Faculty/Staff Development Committee will establish criteria
for faculty and staff stipend projects, receive and review proposals,
and recommend candidates to the President for the one-year stipend
awards. The chairman of this committee is Brother Louis Althaus (President’s
Office). Members are: Margaret Cardwell (Library), Ken
Massa (Human Resources), Dr. Rod Vogl (Behavioral
Sciences), Dr. Claire Nash (Business), Dr.
John Ventura (Electrical Engineering), and Dr.
Dennis Merat (Chemistry).
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.
UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS
• Job Search Strategies (School of Business): Thursday,
October 26; Buckman 112, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
• Job Search Strategies (School of Engineering): Tuesday,
October 31; Nolan 241, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
• Job Search Strategies (School of Sciences): Thursday,
November 2, Science 153, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
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.
PAINT THE CAMPUS PINK
is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is also the philanthropy
of CBU sorority Zeta Tau Alpha. Tuesday, October 10,
has been officially proclaimed a day to "Paint the Campus Pink." Everyone
on campus is encouraged to wear pink,
and the campus will be decorated with pink banners,
posters, balloons, and ribbons . This day is to remind the entire CBU community
about early detection for this horrible disease and to honor those
who have been lost and those who have survived. Yoplait and
ZTA have teamed up and placed containers in all of the food service areas
around campus in which to place Yoplait yogurt lids in support of the "saving
lids to save lives" campaign. So... Remember to
think pink on
MHIRT FACULTY TO SPEAK
Dr. Claudio Toldeo, a Brazilian faculty participant in the
Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT)
Program, will speak to students on Wednesday, October 11, in Science 201 at
noon. Interested students may also make an appointment to speak to Dr. Toledo
about the MHIRT program by contacting Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald at firstname.lastname@example.org or
ALTERNATIVE FALL BREAK
CBU's Annual Alternative Fall Break Service Day will take
place on Saturday, October 14. Volunteers will meet Saturday morning at 8:00
a.m. in the Campus Ministry office and travel to Walls, MS (about 45 minutes),
where they will serve until 6:00 p.m. or upon completion of projects. The projects
will center around the new Center that has been established for Volunteer workers,
from laying new floors to painting rooms so that future volunteers will be
able to stay beyond one day in serving the very poor in this area of Mississippi.
If you are interested in serving, Brother Rob register volunteers during lunch
Tuesday through Thursday. Serving others is a great way to begin Fall Break!
STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS & EVENTS
CBU's honorary biology society, Beta Beta Beta, hosted its
third annual Health Careers Mock Interviews on September 20. Local health
professionals joined participating science majors for a lasagna dinner, followed
by the interview sessions. Interviewers were Dr. Karen Curtis,
pharmacist; Dr. Andrew Kouba, Memphis Zoo; and the following
CBU alumni: Dr. Colleen Hastings ('96),
nephrologist; and Dr. Jarad Braddy ('00), dentist. Thirteen students
participated in the interviews: Indre Augustinaite (Biology
'08), Vincent Bryant (Natural Science
'07), Michael Herr (Biology '08), Brian Kim (Biology
'07), Jordan Klein (Biology '07), Truc
Le (Biology '08), Sally Lynch (Natural Science
'09), Sheharyar Minhas (Biology '07), Sana Mujahid (Biology
'07), Alan Newton (Biology '08), Chemetra Patrick (Natural
Science '08), and Ashley
Prevost (Chemical Engineering
FALL BREAK HOURS
The Plough Library will observe the following hours during
• Friday, October 13: 7:45 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
• Saturday, October 14: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
• Sunday, October 15: CLOSED
• Monday-Friday, October 16-20: 8:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
• Saturday, October 21: Noon-4:00 p.m.
• Sunday,October 22: 2:00-11:00 p.m.
The ITS Help Desk will observe the following hours during
• Friday, October 13: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
• Saturday, October 14: Noon-4:00 p.m.
• Sunday, October 15: 3:00-7:00 p.m.
• Monday-Thursday, October 16-19: Regular hours
• Friday, October 20: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
• Saturday, October 21: Noon-4:00 p.m.
• Sunday,October 22: 3:00-7:00 p.m.
NEEDED: INSPIRATIONAL VOICES CHOIR MEMBERS
If you are interested in being
a member of the CBU Inspirational Voices Gospel Choir, you
can join in the first choir rehearsal on Monday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m. in
Spain Auditorium. Please address questions to choir director Gregory
Thomas at 321-3222. All are welcome!
FACULTY & STAFF COMMENCEMENT
Student Life is updating all faculty and staff
regalia information for the 2007 Commencement Ceremony. In order
to ensure that we have your correct cap and gown measurements, everyone
who is processing in the Commencement Ceremony must fill out the online
form no later than December 1. Additional information pertinent
to the Commencement Ceremony is located here.
If you have any questions, please contact Andrea Payne in the
Office of Student Life at 321-3531.
OCTOBER ROSARY PRAYERS
During the month of October, the Church celebrates the
of Life." The rosary is a special tradition in the Church
to recall the gift of Jesus and to meditate on His life of love,
service, and redemption of humankind. Campus Ministry will be praying
the rosary on Wednesdays and Fridays at noon. If the weather is
good, prayers will be at the new Grotto of Mary in front of Barry
Hall; otherwise prayers will be at St. Joseph Chapel in Barry Hall.
Rosaries will be provided. There
is also an opportunity to pray the rosary also on Mondays at 11:00
a.m. and noon.
Father David Knight, a former faculty member,
will re-institute his Twilight Retreats on Thursday, October
Pat McCarthy will open the retreats with
a talk entitled "The First Encyclical of Pope Benedict
XVI: God Is Love." The letter is deep, pastoral and
inspiring. The retreat will be held in the East Lounge
of the Thomas Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. These
retreats will be a regular monthly spiritual formation
offering at CBU this year.
GANDHI CENTER CONFERENCE ON NONVIOLENCE
The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence has
partnered with the National Civil Rights Museum
for the 3rd Annual Gandhian Conference on Nonviolence,
under the theme, "Promoting
and Practicing Peace in Perilous Times." The
conference will explore non-violent means to
achieve lasting peace within ourselves, our communities
and our world. CBU will host the conference on
Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14. For complete
details or to register, visit the Gandhi Center's website or
contact Allison Glass at 452-2824 or email@example.com.