Vincent O'Neill (Literature
& Languages) and Alexis
Bickel (English/Corporate Communications
'02) were among the Alumni Weekend participants
at the opening reception on October 6 in Boshwit Courtyard.
ORGANIZATION NEWS & EVENTS
CBU's Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society participated
in the Tour d'Esprit to raise money for the Haiti Medical
October 6-7. They raised $530 for the projects. Involved
were biology professors Dr. Mary Ogilvie, Dr.
psychology professor Dr. Tracie Burke, and
students Melody Allensworth, Rebecca
Bastnagel, Antony Eddy,
Thomas Hardin, Michael
Herr, Rob Hixson, Ben
Kim Koerber, Callie
Kraus, Evan Kraus, Katie
Nguyen, Johannah O'Malley, Ashley
Prevost, Emily Wong, and John
York. Assisting as well were
Elizabeth Rosen, Alan
Newton, Brian Kim, and Divya
A special thanks also goes out Evan
Kraus for all of
his hard work in this project.
PORTAL COMING SOON
Two of the myCBU Campus Portal will become
accessible to the community as a whole by Friday, October
27 (if not sooner). Replacing the current CBU
Intranet, the goals of the myCBU Portal are to allow
access by username/password login from both on-campus as
well as off-campus, and to provide a method of automatic
login to commonly used applications such as Webmail, WebCT
and Banner Web. Using myCBU, you'll be able to set up automatic
logins into these applications, as well as choose many of
the features you will see on the page to suit your taste.
These features will include news, access to other email systems
such as GMail, Hotmail, and Yahoo! Mail, and RSS feeds. ITS
plans to continue portal development and add additional features
over time. CBU and the ITS department hope that the myCBU
Portal will prove useful as your gateway to the campus community.
AWARDS HONOR BRENNER, HILLIARD
CBU School of Business will honor two prominent Memphis businessmen
at the school's annual Founders Award Dinner to be held on Saturday, November
L. Brenner will be recognized with the Community Service Award, and Herbert
will be recognized with the Corporate Achievement Award. The CBU School of
Business will also pay posthumous tribute to two of its founding faculty
members, Brother Emery Hogan and Brother
Roland Klassen, with the School of Business Faculty Award of Distinction.
The recipient of the Harry B. Solmson Faculty Chair of Excellence will
also be announced during the award dinner. The event will be held at the Memphis
Hilton Hotel, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd., beginning at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception
and dinner to follow at 7:00 p.m. Admission and dinner is
$100 per person, $75 for CBU faculty and staff. More
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
HESBURGH LECTURER TO ADDRESS TERRORISM
The 2006 Hesburgh Lecture Series in Memphis
continues at CBU on Thursday, November 9, with a lecture by
Dr. Jimmy Gurulé entitled "Confronting
the Global Threat of Terrorism In a Post-9/11 World: An Unconventional
War or Merely a Law Enforcement Matter?" Gurulé is
an internationally known expert in the field of international criminal
law, specifically, terrorism, terrorist financing and anti-money laundering.
He is a professor in the University of Notre Dame Law School and served
as Undersecretary of Enforcement for the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
The Hesburgh Lecture Series is a worldwide program co-sponsored by more
than 60 Notre Dame Clubs annually. This Hesburgh Lecture is co-sponsored
in Memphis by The Notre Dame Club of Memphis and CBU. The lecture will
be held at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. More
EDUCATION ACCREDITATION NEWS
The Precondition Document for the CBU Education Department was submitted to
National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
on September 15 as the first step in the journey toward NCATE accreditation. The
CBU unit received a Preconditions Report from NCATE on October 3 that gave
the approval for to continue the accreditation process. The
report also provided commendations for the Conceptual Framework,
a 40-page section of the Precondition Document, for being comprehensive
and well written. The Education Department is busy now preparing
for a Spring 2008 site visit.
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.
Katherine Fisher, mother of Susan
Fisher Todd ('96), mother-in-law of
David Todd ('97), and longtime secretary at Immaculate Conception
Middle and High School, passed away on October 20. Please keep Susy,
David, and the rest of Katherine's family in your prayers.
in Color & Form," a
retrospective exhibition by glass artist Gary Beecham, will
be in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough
Library) closes Thursday, October 26. Opening Friday, November 3, will
be "Moments in Time," an exhibition by Germantown
Kelso Craig. More
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.
Lisa C. Hickman (Literature & Languages, Adjunct) was one
of 200 nationwide authors participating in the 18th Annual Southern Festival
of Books held in Memphis on October 13-15. She discussed her new book, William
Faulkner and Joan Williams: The Romance of Two Writers (McFarland
Malinda Fitzgerald (Biology) attended the Society for Neuroscience
meeting in Atlanta over fall break and presented a poster on "Differential
expression of the AMPA-type glutamate receptors in the nucleus of Edinger-Westphal
of embryos and young adult chicks." The poster was the result of the
MHIRT summer 2006 research program. Bob Dalsania (Biology
'06) and Reena
(Biology '06) were co-authors along with Drs. Toledo and Pires from
• Dr. Mike Ryan (Dean, School of Business) was the
speaker at the October meeting of the Financial Planning Association. He
Impact of Demographics on Retirement Planning."
CB SINGERS MINI-CONCERT
Take a break from your busy day and come
to Boshwit Courtyard in front of Buckman Hall to hear the CB
Singers perform a three-song mini-concert on Tuesday, October 31, at 3:00 p.m. (Weather
permitting--above 45 degrees and NO rain!) You'll get a nice break from
your day plus a preview of the Singers' upcoming Fall/Holiday concert.Come
The Music Department of CBU
also announces its Fall 2006 Concert Series:
• Friday November 3: Voice Students of Tommy
Gaines in Recital (7:00
p.m., Spain Auditorium)
• Friday December 1: The CB Singers Annual
Fall/Holiday Concert (7:00
p.m., Spain Auditorium)
• Friday December 8: Voice Students of Tommy
Gaines and Piano Students of Janelle Ganey in Recital (7:00 p.m., Spain Auditorium)
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
BOWL-A-THON FOR HOPE NORTH
Biological Honor Society) will host a Bowl-A-Thon
benefiting Hope North US on November 10 at 7:00 p.m. (location to be
announced -- check for signs to be posted in the Science Center and for
future notices). Hope North US is a organization that was established
in Uganda to combat poverty and educate children in a country which has
been torn by an ongoing civil war. The civil war
has led to one of the worst humanitarian situations in the world. The
organization provides clean water, sanitary facilities, a school for
children displaced by the war, and other aid. Everyone is encouraged
to create or join a team of five. Teams and bowling fees should be turned
in by November 3. Team sponsor(s) are allowed to make a one-time donation
or donate money per pin knocked down.
The Office of Admissions would
like to thank David Breen (Engineering '10), William
Vestal (Business '10), Joseph
Kaminski (Engineering '10), and Vincent
Bryant (Natural Science '07)
for their help in Little Rock on Tuesday, October 17. The young men
attended a reception for prospective students and their parents and spoke
about their experience at CBU.
VOTER INFORMATION @ YOUR LIBRARY
As you ponder your choices in the upcoming
election, please consult the library home page for the link to our election
or click here.
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!
OCTOBER ROSARY PRAYERS
During the month of October, the Church celebrates
the special "Gift 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.
Bible studies are available on campus at the Chosen
Generation Bible Study every Monday night at 5:00 p.m. in St. Joseph Chapel in Barry Hall, or
the Passion Bible Study every Wednesday night at 6:45 p.m. in Stritch Lounge.
New members 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.
CAMPUS SAFETY COMPLIANCE DOCUMENT
Christian Brothers University is committed to assisting all members of
the campus community in providing for their own safety and security.
The annual security compliance document is available online here.
If you would like to receive a copy of this information in printed form,
please feel free to stop by the Department of Campus Safety in St. Joseph
Hall or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (901)
321-3550. The website and printed document contain information regarding
campus safety and personal security topics such as: crime prevention,
crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to
safety on campus. They
also contain information about the crime statistics for the three previous
years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, on certain
off-campus properties owned or controlled by CBU, and on public property
immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information
is required by law and is provided by the
Christian Brothers University Department of Campus Safety.