Burk (Dean, Academic Services) recently participated in a conference on
student retention at Xavier University (without leaving his office).
• Dr. Marius Carriere (Dean, School of Arts) attended the
Tennessee Conference of Historians in Nashville, where he chaired and commented
on a panel titled"Traveling along the Mississippi, Cumberland and Tennessee:
Nineteenth Century Southern Politics."
• Dr. Steve Grice (Literature & Languages) has had
an article entitled "A Leaf from Thoreau’s Fire Island Manuscript" accepted
for publication in the upcoming Winter number of the Thoreau Society Bulletin.
• Buccaneer soccer forward Rasaq Kuteyi (Business '09)
was named to the Gulf South Conference Men's Soccer All-Tournament Team following
the Bucs' appearance in the championship tourney.
• Dr. Margie Miller (Behavioral Sciences) presented a paper
on "Professional Ethics: A Model for Analysis" at the American Society
of Engineering Management on October 27 in Huntsville, AL.
• Dr. Scott Nikaido (Religion & Philosophy) gave a
lecture at Idlewild Presbyterian Church entitled "The History of the Messiah
in Judaism" on October 29. Tracing developments from Aaron's High Priesthood
to modern Zionism, the function of the "anointed one" in Judaism was
examined, emphasizing the dual nature of the office: cultic (atonement) and remedial
(redemption). Dr Nikaido will return to Idlewild for another lecture series in
• Brother Kevin Ryan (Physics) was a guest speaker at the
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center on October 24, addressing the
topic of "Religion and Science" considering evolution and Big Bang
cosmology. Brother Kevin was also a member of the tennis team that won local
Senior Men's championship in October. They played this past weekend in the State
Tournament in Chattanooga (results to come).
• Lady Buc middle blocker Laura Washington (Business '07)
was named to the All-Gulf South Conference West Division First Volleyball Team
by the league's coaches. She finished her CBU career with school single-season
and career records for attack percentage, kills, and blocks. She is also in the
top 10 in the GSC record books in career kills, blocks, attack percentage, matches
with double-digit kills, matches with double-digit blocks, and matches with 20
or more kills.
• Buccaneer soccer midfielder Matt Werakso (MBA '08) has
been named ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-District
4 by the district's members of the College Sports Information Directors of America.
He completed his undergraduate work at CBU with a 3.62 GPA in business management.
INFO @ YOUR LIBRARY
you ponder your choices in the Tuesday's election, please consult
the Plough Library home page for the link to our election resources page
(or click here).
Also -- try out the new Shelby County Voting Machines online.
HESBURGH LECTURER TO ADDRESS TERRORISM
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
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
FACULTY/STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Pre-proposals for the 2007 Faculty/Staff Development
Projects are requested by November 20. Faculty and staff members
should have received paper announcements in their mailboxes
last week. The announcement and the
pre-proposal submission form is also located online.
FOR HOPE NORTH
Tri-Beta (CBU's Biological
Honor Society) will host a Bowl-A-Thon benefiting Hope North
US on Friday, November 10, at Billy Hardwick's All-Star Lanes
on White Station and Quince, 7:00-9:00 p.m. ($15.00 for 3 games
and shoes). 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, providing 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. Team sponsor(s) are allowed to make
a one-time donation or donate money per pin knocked down. More
information on Hope North>
STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS
Delta Chi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau celebrated the 107th anniversary of
the national sisterhood on October 28. Alpha Sigma Tau was founded on November
4, 1899, at Eastern Michigan University. Congratulations, Alpha Tau!
• The Tennessee Theta
Chapter of Alpha Chi honor society will induct new members
on Sunday, November 12, at 1:00 p.m. in the East Lounge of the Thomas
Center. The speaker will be Rabbi Tara Feldman from
Temple Israel. Everyone one is invited to attend the induction. Alpha
Chi is an interdisciplinary program representing the upper 10% of
the junior and senior classes. Students will receive an invitation
to join. For further information, visit the AX website or
contact Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald at email@example.com.
• Phi Alpha Theta,
the History Honor Society, is proud to announce the recent induction
of three new initiates (pictured above): Marly
'07), Dr. Neal Palmer (History & Political
Science), and Jane Mashburn (Religion & Philosophy
'07). For more information on the Honor Society, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Phi
Alpha Theta also completed its 2006 service project by assisting
WKNO in its annual Art and Antique Auction this past weekend. Several
members of Phi Alpha Theta, as well as Faculty Advisor Neal Palmer,
worked at the WKNO TV station for several hours on November 4.
The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon organized a Halloween Trick-or-Treat
event for the children of the Memphis community on October 31.
The event was quite successful being that parents were drawn to the
idea of their children being able to trick-or-treat in a safe environment.
The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon would also like to thank everyone
who had helped in making this event a success.
& REGISTRATION FOR SPRING
Attention Day Students: Academic Advising for Spring
semester is November 6-10. Please make an appointment with your
academic advisor this week. A comprehensive list of all students/advisors
is on the bulletin board outside the Registrar's Office, Barry Hall 40. Registration
period begins the following week:November 13-14 for current seniors; November
15-16 for current juniors; November 17-20 for current sophomores; and
November 21-22 for current freshmen. Students may register on
or after the dates listed for their class.
• Congratulations to Clarissa
'03, MBA '07) for her marriage to Degarrett Newson on September 23.
• The Lasallian Ambassador Board would like to congratulate Chris
Reid as September's Ambassador of the month and Cole
Harrell as October's
Ambassador of the month. The Office of Admissions appreciates the
hard work and dedication of the Lasallian Ambassadors and would
like to thank them for their recruiting efforts. For more information
about becoming a Lasallian Ambassador contact Betsy Loe at email@example.com or
Brad Romig at firstname.lastname@example.org in
the Office of Admissions.
• 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!
UPCOMING CAREER CENTER EVENTS
• Value Of Internships Workshop: Thursday, November 9;
Buckman 211, 1:00 p.m.
• Negotiating Salary Workshop: Tuesday, November 14; Buckman
211, 1:00 p.m.
• Behavioral Interviewing Workshop: Thursday, November
16; Buckman 211, 1:00 p.m.
ASTRONOMY EVENT: MERCURY TRANSIT
The planet Mercury will appear to move across the sun on
the afternoon of Wednesday, November 8, 1:00-6:00 p.m. CBU Physics
faculty and students will set up two telescopes equipped with
solar filters on the south lawn of the Science Center, and invite the campus
community to stop by and view this event. (Brother Kevin Ryan says that
rain and clouds will not be allowed.)
"Moments in Time," an exhibition by Germantown artist Pamela
Kelso Craig, will be on display through December 14 in the Beverly & Sam
Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library). More
NOVEMBER TWILIGHT RETREAT
The two-hour Twilight Retreats offered monthly by Fr. David Knight continue on
Thursday, November 16, in the East Lounge of the Thomas Center. The November
retreat begins at 6:30 p.m. when Father David Knight will speak
on the topic of "What Kind of Love is Possible With Jesus?" Father
Knight says that the goal of this Twilight Retreat is "to help people enter
into and experience their relationship with Jesus Christ in a deeper, clearer
way. It will focus on translating theory into practical, lived experience. This
is a 'forward motion' retreat." The topic is also an ideal introduction
to Advent. There will be two forty-five minute talks with a snack break in between.
Departure guaranteed between 8:15 and 8:30 p.m.
LOST BOYS OF SUDAN MEETING
The Lost Boys of Sudan, an organization of refugees from the
Sudanese village of Juet which was completely evacuated and destroyed in the
civil war in 1988, will hold a national meeting at CBU November 24-25. There
will be presentations about Sudan history, The Lost Boys of Sudan, and the
Juet Community organization. The Memphis community is invited to
attend and to learn how to help, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. each day in Montesi Executive
Center (lunch included afterward). For more information, visit www.juet.org or
contact Joseph Jok Atem (Mechanical Engineering '07) at 831-4898 or email@example.com.
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE
Influenza Vaccines are available
in Health Resources for $15. Cash and checks will be accepted. Office
hours are 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
BUSY PERSONS RETREAT
Students will hold the Busy Person's Retreat here
at CBU this week, November 6-9. Please keep them in your prayers. This retreat
is sponsored by Campus Ministry and the Diocesan Office of Spiritual Formation.
Several Brothers and Sisters will be assisting our students on the Retreat.