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THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY DECEMBER 4, 2006
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The CBU School of Business began an 18-week pilot program to train managers from Memphis City Schools in management and leadership. The first group of 20 managers began classes last week with Dr. Cayce Lawrence (above) and Dr. Bev Pray.


PIANO & VOICE RECITAL
The voice students of Tommy Gaines
and piano students of Janelle Ganey will present a free recital on Friday, December 8, at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium.

STUDENT LIFE PANCAKE BREAKFAST
Attention students: The Student Life Pancake Breakfast will be held Tuesday, December 12, in the Alfonso Dining Hall, from 9-10:30 p.m. Take a break from studying to come rejuvenate yourself with pancakes.

LIBRARY EXAM HOURS

Plough Library will observe the following hours during Fall Exams, December 4-16: Mondays-Thursdays, 7:45 a.m.-midnight; Fridays, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 9, noon - 4:00 p.m.; Saturday, December 16, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m.-midnight

PSYCHOLOGY PRESENTATIONS
The Correlational Methods class in Psychology will make PowerPoint presentations of their research on December 13 in Science 153 beginning at 1:00 p.m. The campus community is invited to attend. Participating students and their research are: Thais Hunter, Carl McKee, Chastity Ragland, and Sunny Wilks on "Parental Involvement and Academic Achievement"; Laura Bailey and Tracie Mims on "Relationship between Religiosity and Happiness"; Antonio Castro, Charmaine Cruz, and Jermel Tucker on "Relationship between Religious Commitment and Academic Success"; Greg Griffin, Erin Huff, and Shelley Lawrence on "Relationship between Risk Behaviors and Self-esteem in College Females"; Leanne Britton, Jason Hopper, Willard Wilks, and Herbert Wright on "Relationship between Intelligence, Self-efficacy, and Birth Order"; Barbara Adams, Shmeka Gibson, and Victoria Kronenwetter on "Relationship between Exercise and Depression"; Sarah Cagen, Richard Gray, and Sharonda Wilson on "Self-Esteem and Celebrity Worship in College Students"; Bridget Buckley, Brittany Cochran, and Chaveka Duckett on "Relationship between College Females' Level of Self-Esteem and Participation in Sports"; Ponecia Anderson, and Shana Thompson on "Relationship between Locus of Control and Empathy in Acquaintance Rape Trials"; and Russell Brandon, Adrienne Hill, and Krista Gyarmati on "Relationship between Parental Weight Expectations and Dieting Behavior in Females."


COMMENCEMENT REMINDERS

Faculty/Staff Reminder: If you are planning to participate in the 2007 Commencement Ceremony, please submit your cap and gown orders online before December 15. Thanks to all who have already submitted this information!
Attention Graduates: The last day to file an Intent to Graduate form and to order your cap and gown is December 15. All forms are online. Please get this taken care of immediately.

ART EXHIBITS
"Moments in Time," an exhibition by Germantown artist Pamela Kelso Craig, will be on display through December 13 in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library).

CBU DISCOUNTS FROM BALLET MEMPHIS
Ballet Memphis is offering faculty, staff, and students of CBU a 50% discount on tickets for its 20th Anniversary Season. Performances for Nutcracker (December 15-17), Trey Bien: The McIntyre Residency (February 10-11), and The Wizard of Oz (April 28-29) are included in the discount program. Call the box office at 737-7322, ext. 302, and use the discount code CBU06.


BOWLATHON FOR HOPE NORTH: RESULTS
Beta Beta Beta, the biology honor society, sponsored its 2nd annual Bowlathon for Hope North (a Ugandan community that serves the living and educational needs of families displaced by an ongoing civil war) on November 10. Nineteen teams of five bowlers each, representing all levels of prowess (or lack thereof), converged on the All-Star Lanes vying for the coveted title of "Best of the Bowling Bucs." Representing CBU were five faculty teams, two alumni teams, and twelve student teams. Student teams included Lasallian Collegians, Kappa Sigma, TKE, Honors Program, ACS, Zeta Tau Alpha, Alpha Xi Delta, teams representing their respective classes (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors), and even a biology work study team. Taking first place and a hefty trophy was the School of Sciences faculty/staff team, followed by Kappa Sigma in 2nd place and TKE in 3rd place. Although some of the money pledged by sponsors is still out, at last count, more than $1500 has been collected for the Ugandan community. Tri-Beta would like to especially thank Michael Herr and Rebecca Bastnagel for their hard work on this project. Tri Beta respectfully requests that all bowlers with sponsors turn in pledge money to Dr. Ogilvie at their earliest convenience.

 

KUDOS
Buccaneer forward Kevin Weybright (Business '08) was named the Gulf South Conference West Division Player of the Week for the period ending November 28, the fifth Player of the Week honor of his career. Weybright carried the Bucs to a 3-1 week, averaging 22.8 points and 6.8 rebounds per game and shooting 64.3 percent from the floor and 60 percent from three-point range. He scored a season-high 31 points with nine rebounds and three steals in a win at LeMoyne-Owen College on November 21.

CHRISTMAS TREE
LIGHTING
Join the CBU community in Buckman Quad
on Monday, December 4, at 7:00 p.m. for the yearly tradition of lighting the campus tree (postponed from last week). The CB Singers will perform holiday selections, and cookies and hot chocolate will be served as we prepare for the joyous season.

CHRISTMAS DINNER
Students, Faculty, and Staff: Student Life and Student Government Association will be hosting the Christmas Dinner on Wednesday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall. Come hear the CB singers perform as we enjoy fellowship and a delicious meal. If you plan on attending, please dress in business attire.

FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation for Catholics, is Friday,December 8. Mass will be offered at 5:00 p.m. in Stritch Chapel. All are welcome!

ANGELS OF LOVE TOY DRIVE

Campus Ministry is hosting the 2nd Annual Angels of Love Toy Drive. Please drop off brand-new toys for ages 2-16 to the Campus Ministry office by December 8 at 4:00 p.m. Thanks for helping the less fortunate have a wonderful Christmas!

DELTA SIGMA PI FOOD DRIVE
Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity, is sponsoring a food drive for Holy Rosary Catholic Church, collecting items for Christmas baskets that will be given out to families in need. Please drop off any of these listed items in the boxes placed at Buckman Hall, Alfonso Dining Hall, or the Library: rice, peanut butter, jelly or jam, canned yams, canned corn, canned green beans, canned mixed vegetables, cranberry sauce, cake mix and frosting, marshmallows, boxed stuffing, and/or macaroni and cheese. Delta Sigma Pi will be collecting food until December 15. For any questions please contact Qiaohua Lin, the Vice President of Community Service, at qlin@cbu.edu.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS & EVENTS
Last month, the Mu Epsilon chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority served as advocates for the "Get Out and Vote" campaign by volunteering at Harold Ford Jr.'s campaign office. For World Food Day, the chapter donated can goods and assembled baskets for delivery at the Manna Outreach Program. Mu Epsilon served as hostesses for the sponsoring graduate chapter’s (Beta Epsilon Omega) annual fundraising events of Youth Portraits and Pink Ice Affair, with all proceeds donated to the community. Mu Epsilon would also like to congratulate its newest member, Breon D. Rosser.

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE FLU
It is not too late to protect yourself from the flu!
Flu shots are still available in Health Resources. Because we have adequate supply, adult family members or alumni (over age 18) may call to schedule an appointment to obtain the vaccine at CBU. Shots are $15 by cash or check.

THE SHOT NURSE
The Shot Nurse will be on campus Wednesday, December 6, at 12:30 p.m., offering the following immunizations/services: Influenza vaccinations flu shots $20 (Flu Mist $30-requires pre-pay), tetanus/diphtheria boosters ($30), pneumonia vaccinations ($35), and Vitamin B12 injections ($20). Be sure to wear clothing with sleeves that can be rolled up easily to expose the upper arm. Payment is accepted by cash or checks made payable to The Shot Nurse, or you may prepay online at www.shotnurse.com. Please visit the website or call 901-685-9999 for further information. A nurse will be available to answer any questions at your appointment.

FACULTY/STAFF HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

The Brothers’ Community and the President cordially invite members of the CBU faculty and staff and their families to the Annual Faculty/Staff Holiday Celebration on Saturday, December 9. 8:00-10:30 p.m. in Lambert Hall (2455 Avery). RSVP with number of guests to the Holiday Hotline at 321-3082 or to dwarren@cbu.edu.


FAFSA ONLINE
The 2007-08 FAFSA will be available online January 1, so make plans to fill it out as soon as possible after that date. Tennessee residents need to submit the FAFSA by February 15 even if estimated data has to be used. Please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov (CBU = 003482).


 

BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD
MEN'S BASKETBALL (7-1, 0-0 GSC)
11/28: Bucs 55 , Lane College 53

12/02: Bucs 63 , Williams Baptist 53
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (2-3, 0-0 GSC)
11/29: Lady Bucs 61 , Rhodes 49

12/03: Lady Bucs 42, Montevallo 44

BUCCANEERS THIS WEEK

MEN'S BASKETBALL

12/05: MONTEVALLO @ Montevallo, AL (7:00 p.m.)
12/09: NORTH ALABAMA @ Canale Arena (4:00 p.m.)
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
12/07: BLUE MOUNTAIN @ Canale Arena (5:30 p.m.)
12/09: NORTH ALABAMA @ Canale Arena (2:00 p.m.)


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