• Ashley Hum (Psychology '07) has been accepted in to the Ph.D. program in Health Psychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago.
• Alan Newton (Biology '07) has been accepted to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Pharm.D. Program.
• Buccaneer soccer defender Kieran Wilson (MBA '07) has signed a one-year contract with the Wilmington Hammerheads of the United Soccer League. The Hammerheads are a USL Second Division team in Wilmington, NC. They went 4-9-7 last season, finishing eighth in the Second Division. The Hammerheads' 20-game 2007 season begins Saturday, April 21, and ends Sunday, August 12.
• Seventeen CBU biology students presented papers to the Western Collegiate Tennessee Academy of Sciences meeting hosted by LeMoyne-Owen College on March 24. CBU students received three of the "first-place in session" awards: Kanika Townsend in the Social Sciences for "Diabetes prevalence trends among African-Americans and Hispanics: 2001-2003"; Sana Mujahid in the Physiology section for "Characterization of the dioctylglycerol pyrophosphate-binding pocket of lysophosphatidic acid 3 receptor"; and Sheharyar Minhas in the Molecular Biology section for "Incorporation of HA into H5N1 vaccine virus is independent of matrix gene origin." Other CBU presenters included Laura Anglin, Bernard H. Bach, Chantel Engleberg, Raven Fifer, Whitney Heath, Brian Kim, Jordan M. Klein, Bobby Lawrence, Alan Newton, Jennie Nguyen, Brett Prentiss, Makita Reed, Jay Scott, and Hannah Shackelford.
Dr. A. Wayne Denton, former librarian and teacher at CBU, 1972-1994, passed away on March 28. Condolences may be sent to his beloved wife, Ann Denton, at 4776 Audubon View Circle #3, Memphis, TN 38117.
Tela McEwen, Assistant Director in the Office of Admissions, married Derrick Thigpen on March 18, 2007 at the Chimes in Memphis. Congratulations, Derrick and Tela!
EASTER WEEK HOURS
The Help Desk/Computer Center will observe the following hours for Easter Week:
• Wednesday, April 4: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
• Thursday, April 5 - Monday, April 9: CLOSED
Plough Library will observe the following hours for Easter Week:
• Wednesday, April 4: 7:45 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
• Thursday, April 5 - Monday, April 9: CLOSED
Registration for Summer courses (day and evening) and Fall courses (day and evening) for seniors and juniors is April 2-3; April 4-10 for sophomores; and April 11-12 for freshmen.
• STUDY ABROAD: Please note as you begin registration this week that there are still places available on the England "History of British Rock" trip, mid May to mid June. Also note that students can register for Both the RS course and the Art course for the Rome fall break trip IF they meet all the requirements of both courses. Partial scholarships for the Rome trip are still available to qualified students.
INTERESTED IN STUDENT GOVERNMENT?
An SGA candidate interest meeting will be held Tuesday, April 3, in Spain Auditorium, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 5:00-6:00 p.m. The SGA elections will be held the week after Easter break. Candidate applications for the SGA Executive Committee and the SGA Senate can be picked up in the office of Student Life.
REFWORKS @ YOUR LIBRARY
Plough Library is currently running a trial of RefWorks, an online research management and collaboration tool designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies. The trial ends April 31. Click here and take some time to try out RefWorks -- then end your feedback to email@example.com.
• Thanks to all who were able to attend the Outdoor Stations of the Cross last Friday. It was a very moving experience. Also, we want to thank the students who participated in the All College Service Day on Saturday. CBU students served an outdoor soup kitchen in the neighborhood of Holy Names Catholic Church in North Memphis. Later that day students from U of M and CBU participated in a scriptural reflection on the service they offered on Saturday. A good meal was had by all at our own Alfonso Dining Hall.
• As we begin Holy Week let us be mindful of the Holy Presence of God. For those who will be on Campus there will be Mass each day at 5:00 p.m. in De La Salle/Stritch Chapel. Holy Thursday and Good Friday Liturgy will be at 5:00 p.m. There will be NO Mass on Saturday, but there will be Easter Sunday Mass at 11:00 a.m. (no Mass at 9:00 p.m. Easter). Have a blessed Holy Week; take some special time to be with the Lord, friends and family.
SEIDMAN LECTURE SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 12
Barry Carroll, Business Development Manager at Lurgi, Inc. (and CBU Class of 1994), will be the guest speaker at the Spring 2007 M. L. Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series at CBU on Thursday, April 12, 2007. Mr. Carroll will address "Meeting Our Energy Needs for the Future" in Spain Auditorium, Buckman Hall at 7:00 p.m. More>>
CAREER CENTER EVENTS
• Behavioral Interviewing Workshop: Thursday, April 12; 1:00 pm, Buckman 211
• Negotiating Salary Workshop: Thursday, April 19; 1:00 pm, Buckman 211
STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER SESSION
The 11th Annual Student Research Poster Session will be held on April 17 in the East Lounge of the Thomas Center. Students from all disciplines are asked to submit titles and present posters. Posters will be displayed on trifolds on table tops. There are a limited number of positions for posters to be displayed in a wall type display. This year's poster session will be sponsored by Alpha Chi National Honor Society, which will provide refreshments and awards to student presenters. For more information, contact Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald at firstname.lastname@example.org; poster titles need to be submitted to Dr. Fitzgerald by April 10. Click here for information on last year's session.
YOUTH & VITALITY vs OLD AGE & DECEIT
Tri-Beta's Annual "Youth and Vitality vs. Old Age and Deceit" (Students vs. Faculty) Volleyball Game benefiting the Church Health Center is set for Wednesday, April 11, at 5:00 p.m. Come to watch the game, stay to win prizes! There is no cost to come watch, but donations are very much appreciated and put you in the running to win raffle prizes! Come support the Church Health Center! Practices for players will the held in Canale Arena at 6:00 p.m. on April 3 and April 9 (all students and faculty welcome). For more information, contact Brian Kim at email@example.com.
The Christian Brothers University chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha
celebrated its 21st birthday this year. The Memphis alumnae chapter of ZTA also celebrated a milestone. The alumnae group turned 65 years old this year. To celebrate these big birthdays, the collegiate members and alumnae members got together on March 1 in the East Lounge for bunko, sisterhood, cake, and ice cream.
BLESSING OF THE GARDEN SHRINE
The blessing and dedication of the Garden Shrine of the Blessed Virgin Mary (given by his family in memory of Dr. Richard Deutsch) will take place on Tuesday, April 3, at 11:30 a.m. in front of Barry Hall. Father Valentine Handwerker will provide the blessing, and CBU trustee Leo Arnoult ('70) will offer reminiscences of Dr. Deutsch. The visitor's parking lot in front of Barry Hall will be reserved Tuesday morning for guests and the Deutsch family.
CBU GONG SHOW
The CBU Gong Show, hosted as a fundraiser for the Panhellenic Council, will be held Tuesday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium for ONLY $3! It will be "talent like you've never seen it before!" As students display their talents, the crowd can either cheer or boo. Those who get booed get "gonged" off the stage by our emcee. First-place winner will receive a nice PRIZE for all their hard work. Come on out!! (If you want to participate, no matter how SILLY or serious your act is, applications are available in Student Life, and rehearsal will be April 2 at 7:00 p.m. in Spain.)
• KISS AWAY CANCER: The ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha would like to ask everyone for their support and donations during their second annual "Kiss Away Cancer" fundraiser that will be held April 10-13. All proceeds benefit the Zeta Foundation which supports breast cancer awareness and education. ZTA will also be handing out PINK lemonade to remind everyone to "Think Pink" during the month of April.
• VEGAS GAME NIGHT: The Fraters of Tau Kappa Epsilon and the ladies of Alpha Xi Delta are hosting a Charity Vegas Game Night on Thursday, April 12. It will be hosted in Alfonso Dining Hall, 8:00-11:00 p.m., and there will be an entry fee of $10.00. Games to be played are blackjack, roulette, Texas Hold'em, and bingo. Snacks and drinks will be provided, and all proceeds benefit the Dream Factory of Memphis.
• BOXING TOURNAMENT: The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon raised over $6500 for the Children's Miracle Network through the 5th Annual Boxing Tournament. SAE thanks all those who participated and supported this great cause.
STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS
• The Mu Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (pictured above) welcomes and congratulates its new members: Chemetra Patrick, Ashley Cleaves, Nina Jones-McCollins, and Crystal Shelton.
• Alpha Sigma Tau welcomes its newest sister, Stephanie Johnson, to the sorority!
• Beta Beta Beta biological honor society would like to congratulate its new associate and full members. New associate members include Brooke Allen, Melody Allensworth, Caitlin Ashley, Nicole Bates, Keshia Belle, Rosie Britton, Nakia Chambliss, Caitlin Clay, Todd Davis, Rachel Escue, Jessica Hines, Blake Jackson, Seema Janga, Kaite Kneis, Valencia Lewis, Coy Lock, Terry Netzel, Thang Pham, Raelyn Pirtle, Kristi Prevost, Lisa Schultz, Jason Voeller, Ting Wong, and Jessica Wright. New full members include Michael Antone, Jeremy Armstrong, Courtney Colotta, Daniel Darnell, Katie Finch, Erin Green, Steven Hill, Fatima Khan, John Legge, Angela Lingerfelt, Kyle Markway, Michelle Moats, Carter Nazor, Tim Nguyen, Stephanie Parker, Heather Box Perry, Jason Porter, Hallie Rose, Hope Shackelford, Brian Walter, Lorna Wilks, Ying Wong, and John York. Tri-beta would also like to congratulate our outgoing officers for a great job, as well as Dr. Mary Ogilvie for all her help, and Dr. Anna Ross for her assistance.
SPEAKERS ON CAREERS IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
The CBU community is invited to sit in on presentations by guest speakers for the spring course in "Careers in Accounting and Finance" (ACCT300/FIN300), which meets on Tuesday afternoons at 12:45 p.m. in Buckman 112. (Warning: It may be SRO.) The remaining schedule for guest speakers is as follows: Brett Johnson, CPA (senior manager at Deloitte & Touche) on March 27; Craig Wiener (senior vice president at Wunderlich Securities) on April 3; Christopher M. Kelley (executive director of Barret School of Banking) on April 10; and Philip D. Babin (Thompson Dunavant PLC) on April 17. For more information, contact Dr. Lynn Kugele at 321-4222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE POSTERS AT CBU
For the last seventeen years, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Tennessee has hosted the annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition to recognize firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of achievement, value, and ingenuity. Almost 30 entries were submitted this year from various companies and government agencies across Tennessee. Posters of these entries will be displayed at the Plough Library for free pubic viewing from Monday, April 16, through Sunday, April 22. For more information, please contact Pong Malasri at email@example.com. For a complete list of entries, please check the web site at: www.acectn.org.
ART EXHIBITION: MURRAY RISS PHOTOGRAPHY
An exhibition of "Painted Portraits" by photographer Murray Riss will be on display through May 12 in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library). Riss established the photography department at the Memphis College of Art and taught there from 1968 to 1986. He was an adjunct lecturer in photography and film at Rhodes College from 1971 to 1986. He is currently a professional photographer for magazines, advertising agencies, and corporations with clients locally, nationally, and internationally. More>>
GODIVA CHOCOLATE TASTING SESSION
Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 24, to learn about the way in which gourmet chocolates are prepared. Then learn the proper way to sample and appreciate white, milk, and dark chocolate. This sweet seminar will be held in the Montesi Executive Center, starting at 2:00 p.m.
ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT LECTURE SERIES
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Epsilon Mu Eta, the Engineering Management Honor Society, invites the CBU community to attend its spring Lecture Series event on April 24, 12:00-1:00 p.m., in the East Lounge. Speaker John W. Moore, president and CEO of the Memphis Regional Chamber, will address the potential for Memphis to become a world-class aerotropolis and leader in worldwide logistics management. If you plan to eat lunch, arrive at 11:30 a.m., and RSVP by April 20 to 321-3282 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UP TIL DAWN APPLICATIONS
Attention Students: The Up til Dawn Executive Board applications are available in Student Life. Up til Dawn is a campus-wide fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Executive Board plans all campus events that assist in the fundraising efforts for St. Jude. If you are looking for a truly rewarding leadership experience, please apply. Applications are due in the Student Life Office Friday, April 20, by 4:00 p.m. Please do not forget to sign up for an interview time when you turn in your application.