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Ashley Cleaves (Chemical Engineering '09) participated in a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Center for Membrane Sciences of the University of Kentucky in Lexington this summer. Her project involved ways to improve the performance of bacteria used to produce ethanol from plant cellulose.
• Lady Buc soccer forward Nicole Evans (Liberal Studies '09) was named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Week for the week ending August 26.Evans scored five goals in CBU's 12-1 rout over Crichton, only the 12th five-goal performance in GSC history.
Josh Miles (Chemical Engineering '08) worked as a junior engineer this summer at Memphis Biofuels, where he learned how to fix and repair control equipment and to oversee the control room in the process engineer’s absence.
Claudia Roldan (Chemical Engineering '08) was an engineering intern at the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery complex this summer. Her assignment was in the Operations Support Department of the Technical Division where she dealt with projects in the Heavy Crude Distillation Unit. Claudia had individual responsibility for two projects: quality improvement of the vacuum tower overhead product and an analysis of the unit steam system to identify and fix energy inefficiencies.
Netia Shores (Chemical Engineering '09) received an ongoing internship with Trex Company at their facility in Olive Branch. Her responsibilities include writing equipment procedures and maintaining the replacement part inventory.
Casey Weber (Chemical Engineering '10) was an intern at Vermont Composites in Bennington, Vermont this summer. He was responsible for designing sheets of carbon-fiber and creating manufacturing instructions for laser guided missile gimbals.
• Lady Buc outside hitters Jenna Cherry (Business '09) and Michelle Hein ('11) were named to the All-Tournament Team from the CBU Volleyball Tournament, August 24-25. Cherry led CBU with 57 kills in 15 games, helping the Lady Bucs to a 3-1 finish in the tournament. She hit .228 and added 46 digs and nine blocks.Hein had 53 kills and a team-high .265 hitting percentage for the tournament. She finished second on the team with 49 digs in the tournament, and she collected eight blocks. Hein also tied for the team lead with 12 aces.

Christopher Matz has been appointed to the position of Director of the Plough Library at CBU. He comes to CBU from the Ned R. McWherter Library at the University of Memphis. He has an Master of Library and Information Studies degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He also has a B.S. in Political Science from the University of Oregon, and recently received a M.A. in English/Professional Writing from the U of M.
Ashley Miller (Biology '06) has returned to CBU to join the Admissions Office in the position of Admissions Counselor.

All interested students should plan to attend a China trip meeting for details on an exciting Asian experience leaving just after Christmas. The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 6, at 12:15 p.m. in Buckman 103. Credit is available on the graduate and undergraduate levels in Business courses and will satisfy the travel abroad requirement for Global Studies minors. Please contact Prof. Pat Papachristou at ext. 3301 or for more details.

• Tuesday, September 4: Neal Oldham, Alcohol Awareness Speaker; University Theater; 1:10 p.m.:
Neil Oldham is currently an assistant district attorney General in Covington, TN. Through his own life experiences, he will discuss the consequences of alcohol abuse and the importance of making good choices. He will also review alcohol laws in Tennessee and the repercussions of breaking these laws.
• Wednesday, September 5: Smoothie King— the other 40 oz.
Receive Alcohol Awareness information while enjoying a taste of Smoothie King in Alfonso, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
• Thursday, September 6: Salsa Night
Come to East Lounge from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. for a night of Salsa dancing and drinking mocktails! This sober dance will surely shake up your evening!
• Friday, September 7: Second Annual Beer Goggle Olympics
Watch your friends complete obstacles using impaired vision goggles that simulate the effects of alcohol in your blood. Campus Safety will assist SGA in educating students on blood alcohol content and the negative implications of impaired driving. Buckman Quad, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

The MHIRT Projects Symposium and Wrap-up for Summer 2007 projects will be held September 15, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., in Science Center 155. Students from the 2007 projects from this international research experience will be presenting the results from their summer research. The symposium will be open to anyone that is interested. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in the summer projects fro 2008 or 2009 to meet with students and find out about the program. A schedule will posted on the MHIRT Web site. RSVP to Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald at since snacks and lunch will be provided.

Brother Vincent Malham, CBU president and classical pianist, will be entertaining audiences at the "Classical Night of Music and Dining" hosted by the Church of St. William in Millington on Saturday, September 15. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and Coletta’s Fine Italian Restaurant will be catering the event. Tickets are on sale now and must be purchased in advance. More>>

The 2007 Gandhi-King Conference on Peacemaking, "Building the Beloved Community," will be held at CBU on October 26-27. Scheduled speakers include Nontombi Naomi Tutu, Barry L. Gan, Rosa Alicia Clemente, Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons, and G. Simon Harak. The conference is presented by the National Civil Rights Museum, the Mid-South Peace and Justice Center, the HEAL Foundation, BRIDGES-Peace Jam, and the Indian Community Fund. For more information, visit


For all December 2007, May 2008 & August 2008 graduates
All students who wish to participate in Career Center programs and services are STRONGLY encouraged to attend one of these short meetings. Very important information will be discussed regarding how graduating students can participate in campus interviews, as well as information about the resume referral program, up-coming workshops, training, graduate school information and more. Meetings will last approximately 30 minutes. Make plans to attend one of these four meetings; it could be the most important meeting you attend all year!
Wednesday, September 5; 1:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.; Buckman Hall 211
Thursday, September 6; 1:00 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.; St. Joseph Hall 10
The Career Center has several events scheduled for this semester to assist you, regardless of where you are in your career path. Below is a summary of what's coming up during Fall 2007; more events will be scheduled later in the year.
Resume Writing Workshop: Thursday, September 13; 1:00 p.m., Buckman 112
Interviewing Skills Workshop: Thursday, September 20; 1:00 p.m., Buckman 112
Graduate School Workshop: Tuesday, September 25; 1:00 p.m., Buckman 211 (Montesi)
Practice Tests (GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, GRE): Wednesday & Thursday, October 3-4; 1:00 p.m., Kenrick Hall
Business & Arts Job Fair: Thursday, October 25; 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Sabbatini Lounge
Job Search Strategies Workshop: Science & Engineering Majors; 1:00 p.m., Buckman 112
Job Search Strategies Workshop: Business & Liberal Arts Majors; 1:00 p.m., Buckman 112

• The ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha would like to invite everyone to their annual philanthropic fundraiser, Mr. CBU Pageant. The pageant will be held Saturday, September 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the University Theater. All proceeds benefit The Zeta Foundation, which promotes breast cancer awareness and education. Tickets ($2 in advance) will be on sale in the cafe beginning Tuesday, September 4. Tickets will be $3 at the door.
• Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton will join the CBU Blues on Tuesday, September 11, at 6:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium.
Pictured above: Burton Bridges, president of the Epsilon Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, with the national grand president, Mitch Simmons. Bridges and Charles Bennett attended the Grand Chapter Congress of the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi, the co-ed, professional business fraternity, that is celebrating 100 years since its founding in 1907. Bridges received the Melvin Wolfe Undergraduate Scholarship and is the first recipient of the Brother Alfred Moroni Epsilon Psi Scholarship.
Delta Sigma Pi is open to all business majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. For more information please contact or visit the DSP website.

The Canale Pool will be open the following hours for the remainder of the season:
• Closed on Monday
• Open 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday
• Open 12:00-7:00 p.m. Friday-Sunday

The CBU Fall Health and Club Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., in the Buckman Quad and Thomas Center Conference Room (TC-100). Free samples and information will be provided from area participants, along with free neck and shoulder massages, free blood pressure and
BMI screenings, body fat analysis, strength assessments, and chiropractic screenings. Register at the CBU Health Resources table to win one of two free Malco passes. Participants from the following community and CBU organizations will include AAA Auto Club, Baptist Health Services Group, BeautyControl Spa, Bibb Family Chiropractic, Body Mechanix, CBU Campus Ministry, CBU Counseling Center, CBU Health Resources, Costco Optical and Pharmacy, Diocese of Memphis Natural Family Planning Center, French Riviera Spa, Friends for Life, Lakeside Behavioral Health System, Life Choices, Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center, Memphis and Shelby County Health Department (Nutrition), Mid-South Chiropractic, Mid-South Transplant Foundation, National Marrow Donor Program, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Smoothie King, St. Francis Hospital Behavioral Health Department, The Shot Nurse, University of Tennessee Department of Physical Therapy, Walgreens, Weight Watchers, and Wild Oats Market.

These worship opportunities will begin on Monday, August 27. Everyone is cordially invited to attend any or all. May God continue to live in our hearts!
Daily Mass: Monday-Friday, 5:00 p.m., De La Salle Chapel
Sunday Mass: Sunday, 11:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. (student-led), De La Salle Chapel
Bible Reflection: Monday, 5:00 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel
Communion: Tuesday, 12:22 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel
Bible Study: Wednesday, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Stritch Lounge
Adoration: Wednesday, 8:00-9:00 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel
Noontime Prayer: Thursday, 12:22 p.m., St. Joseph Chapel
Rosary: Monday, Wednesday, Friday; noon, St. Joseph Chapel

The 19th Annual Brother Mark Sullivan Golf Tournament benefiting the CBU Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund will be held Friday, October 5, on The Links at Galloway. This is a 4-person scramble format with a 1:30 p.m. tee time. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch provided. We are looking for golfers ($100 per golfer) and also sponsors for tees or greens ($150 each). For more information go to or contact athletic development director Kyle Bone at 321-4496 or

Neil Simon's Rumors will be produced by the Encore Drama Club on October 5-7 in the University Theater. Show times are Friday, October 5, at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 6, at 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 7, at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $2 for ANY college student or faculty member with valid ID. Tickets will be sold at the door, no reserved seating. Advance ticket sales will be provided on campus through members of the Encore Drama Club. For additional information, please email

An exhibition by the Mid-South Woodturners Guild entitled "Beneath the Bark" will be on display through October 4 in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library). The Mid-South Woodturners Guild is a local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners, an organization dedicated to the advancement of the woodturning craft. Its mission is to provide information, education, and an effective organization for all who are interested in turning wood. More>>
"Faces of the Faithful," an exhibition of photography excerpted from a 2001 photo-documentary on Elvis fans by Judy Wimmer and Dr. Teri Mason (Behavioral Sciences), is on display in the Plough Library through September 21.


(2-0, 0-0 GSC)
: Bucs 1, SIU-Edwardsville 0
(3-0, 0-0 GSC)
08/31: Lady Bucs 4, Spring Hill College 0
09/02: Lady Bucs 4, Eckerd College 1
(7-3, 0-0 GSC)
08/28: Lady Bucs 3, Crichton College 0
08/31: Lady Bucs 1, Flagler College 3

08/31: Lady Bucs 3, Montevallo 0
09/01: Lady Bucs 3, Shaw University 0
09/01: Lady Bucs 1, Drury University 3



09/03: Lambuth College (Signaigo Field; 7:00 p.m.)
09/07: Lynn University (Tampa, FL; 5:00 p.m.)
09/09: University of Tampa (Tampa, FL; 1:00 p.m.)
09/07: Valdosta State (Carrollton, GA; 10:00 a.m.)
09/07: West Georgia (Carrollton, GA; 3:00 p.m.)
09/08: Fort Valley St. (Carrollton, GA; 10:00 a.m.)
09/08: St. Andrews (Carrollton, GA: 4:00 p.m.)

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