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THE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OF CHRISTIAN BROTHERS UNIVERSITY SEPTEMBER 17, 2007
CBU HOMECBU NEWSCBU SPORTSCBU CONNECTION ARCHIVES
 
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KUDOS
Dr. Robert Brittingham (Economics) will take the stage in a major role in the upcoming production of Edward Albee's Seascape at Theatre Memphis' Next Stage. Performances will start on Friday, September 21, and continue through October 7. Tickets are $23 for adults and $15 for students with valid ID. For more information, call 682-8323 or visit www.theatrememphis.org.

Dr. David Gides (Religion & Philosophy) will present a lecture on the topic of "Why is Theology Important for the Folks in the Pews?" at the Church of the Holy Spirit on Tuesday, September 18, at 7:00 p.m. In the lecture, Dr. Gides will address topics such as liberation theology, war and pacifism, and Catholic and fundamentalist readings of Scripture. Admission is free; for more information call 754-7146 or visit www.hspirit.com. The Church of the Holy Spirit is located at 2300 Hickory Crest Drive.

WELCOME TO CBU
Charlotte Marks has joined the Office of Advancement in the position of Gifts Processor. She was most recently employed at Kellogg's in Rossville as a human resources intern and hopes to complete her degree here at CBU.

THIRD ANNUAL CONSTITUTION DAY
The Constitution is more than just an old document; it is the basis of the entire American form of government. Find out more about the Constitution at CBU's Third Annual Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 18, when CBU hosts a public seminar with Marlinee Iverson, Shelby County Assistant District Attorney. Ms Iverson will speak about the Constitutional issues that arise in criminal cases. The talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium and all are welcome.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Karl Leib at kleib@cbu.edu or 321-3337.

FROM THE OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Hope Scholarships have been certified and sent to the state for payment. This money should arrive to be applied to accounts about the first week of October. Tennessee Grants for Day Students are being certified and that money should arrive about the first week of October. Tennessee Grant rosters for Evening/Professional Studies students will be certified after drop/add of "B" Term and the funds will be to us around Thanksgiving.

CAREER CENTER FALL EVENTS
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.
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

ENGINEERING FOR AVIATION
The CBU School of Engineering will present a workshop on aviation for high school students on Tuesday, October 2, in Nolan Engineering Center 241, 3:30–5:45 p.m. This workshop will introduce students to technologies such as instrument systems, engines, and more. The guest speaker for this event is Ms. Jan Sawyer of Kidsfly, a flight instructor and FAA certified teacher. CBU engineering faculty will present additional technical aspects associated with aviation. Participating students will also learn about the aircraft dynamics of simple gliders and will build and test a small glider of their own. This program will be open to students in grades 9-12. Seating is limited, so advance registration is recommended. For more information: contact engineering@cbu.edu or (901) 321-3405. To register online, visit www.cbu.edu/Prospective/aviation.html.

DOZIER AWARD TO BE PRESENTED OCTOBER 4
The Most Reverend Pietro Sambi, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, will be awarded the Bishop Carroll T. Dozier Award for Peace and Justice on Thursday, October 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the University Theater with a reception immediately following in the Boshwit Courtyard.
Archbishop Sambi was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as Apostolic Nuncio to the United States in December 2005. He previously served as Apostolic Nuncio to Israel and Cyprus, and Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine. The CBU community is cordially invited to attend this event; admission is free.

SEEKING GOLFERS FOR GOOD TIME & SCHOLARSHIPS
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 www.gobucsgo.com or contact athletic development director Kyle Bone at 321-4496 or kbone@cbu.edu.

GANDHI-KING CONFERENCE ON PEACEMAKING
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 www.gandhikingconference.org.

  PENDER HALL DEDICATION

CBU will formally dedicate Pender Hall, the Capstone student apartment building at 604 East Parkway adjacent to the Canale Pool, in honor and memory of the late Gene Pender on Friday, September 21. Mr. Pender, who attended Christian Brothers College and high school in the 1940s, passed away in 2005 and left a generous portion of his estate to CBU and CBHS. The dedication ceremony will be held at Pender Hall at 4:00 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Grove. The entire campus community is invited to attend and express its gratitude to this benefactor and his family.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION NEWS & EVENTS

Delta Sigma Pi, the Professional Business Fraternity, is open to all business majors with a minimum 2.5 GPA. If you are interested in joining Delta Sigma Pi during its centennial year, you are invited to attend our fall recruitment events:
Club Fair Booth, September 11, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Meet the Chapter Informational Session in Montesi, September 11, 5:15 p.m. (food provided); Free Putt-Putt Mini Golf with the Chapter, September 14, 6:30 p.m. (meet in the foyer of Buckman Hall); Meet the Chapter Informational Session in Montesi, September 18, 12:30 p.m. (refreshments provided); Behind the Scenes Tour at Cargill Cotton in Cordova, September 20, 3:30 p.m. (meet in the foyer of Buckman Hall). For more information please contact the president, Burton Bridges, at dsp@cbu.edu or visit the website at stu.cbu.edu/Clubs/dsp.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for these upcoming SGA events: Student Appreciation Day on September 26 and Fall Fling on
September 28. More information to come!

GRADUATION MEETINGS
Any student who is planning on graduating in December 2007, May 2008, or August 2008 must attend one of the Graduation Meetings scheduled for October 2 at 12:30 p.m. or 5:15 p.m. or October 3 at 5:15 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Topics include things you need to know about commencement and how to file your Intent to Graduate. You will also be measured for your cap and gown. The deadline for filling your Intent to Graduate and your Cap and Gown forms is December 1. A $50 late fee will be assessed if the Intent to Graduate is filed after December 15.

FALL CONCERT SERIES
$5.00 admission to CBU concerts; FREE to CBU students, faculty, and staff with valid ID.
• Friday, September 28: "An Evening of Recital" featuring the students of Tommy Gaines. An evening of vocal selections including art songs, arias and sacred songs; 7:30 p.m.; Spain Auditorium
• Tuesday, October 23: "Faculty Recital by Tommy Gaines, Baritone." A program of art songs, operatic arias, sacred and popular songs. Mr. Gaines has sung professionally with several opera companies, has appeared as a frequent soloist in numerous oratorios, concerts and recital venues. A winner of the Encouragement Award at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Gaines was also the winner of the Beethoven Club of Memphis' Young Artist Competition. 7:30 p.m.; CBU Theatre
• Friday November 16: "Duet and Ensemble Recital" given by students of Tommy Gaines, assistant professor of music. A delightful evening of duet, trio and small ensemble selections ranging from classics and opera to Broadway show tunes; 7:30 p.m.; Spain Auditorium
• Friday November 30: "This is Christmas" presented by the CB Singers. CBU's premier singing group will be singing sacred and popular Christmas songs arranged by Bob Krogstad, one of today's most popular arrangers. Come and start your Holiday season off with these fantastic stylings; 7:30 p.m.; CBU Theatre

FALL PLAY
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 encore@cbu.edu.

ART EXHIBITIONS
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. 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.

TWILIGHT RETREATS
This year's Twilight Retreats, focusing on "Five Steps to a Fuller Life," will be held in Spain Auditorium on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Dates are September 25, October 30, November 20, December 18, January 22, February 26, and March 25. For more information, visit www.hisway.com or www.immersedinchrist.org.

LEAD LIKE JESUS - VIA SATELLITE
Christian Brothers University will be hosting the seminar, “Lead Like Jesus Now: The Leadership Revolution,” on Friday, October 19, in the University Theater. Developed by Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager and co-founder of Lead Like Jesus, it is dedicated to inspiring and equipping people to adopt the servant-leadership model of Jesus Christ. This broadcast seminar is being sponsored by the CBU Center for Ethical Leadership and will be broadcast by CCN, which provides more than 150 satellite events every year with leadership training, special events, and outreach opportunities to churches throughout North America. Cost is $35 which includes lunch. For more information, call 321-3114.

CAMPUS MINISTRY FALL 2007
Everyone is cordially invited to attend any or all of these regular worship opportunities. 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

 

BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD
MEN'S SOCCER
(5-2, 0-0 GSC)
09/12
: Bucs 2, Rhodes 0
09/15: Bucs 2, Flagler 0
WOMEN'S SOCCER
(4-2, 0-0 GSC)
09/12: Lady Bucs 3, Missouri Baptist 0
09/14: Lady Bucs 0
, Murray State 2
09/16: Lady Bucs 1, Tennessee-Martin 8
VOLLEYBALL
(10-8, 0-0 GSC)
09/14: Lady Bucs 0, West Georgia 3
09/14: Lady Bucs 3, Valdosta State 0

09/15: Lady Bucs 1, Alabama-Huntsville 3
09/15: Lady Bucs 1, Francis Marion 3
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
09/15: Western Kentucky Invitational - Bucs 8th of 13; Stephen Hill 19th of 114
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY

09/15: Western Kentucky Invitational - Lady Bucs 12th of 12; Brittley Butler 83rd of 100

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

MEN'S SOCCER

09/22: Northeastern State (Tahlequah, OK; 12:00 p.m.)
VOLLEYBALL
09/17: Henderson State (Arkadelphia, AR; 6:00 p.m.)
09/20: Ouachita Baptist (Canale Arena; 6:00 p.m.)

CROSS COUNTRY
09/22: Pepperdine Invitational (Malibu, CA)


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