DOZIER AWARD TO BE PRESENTED THURSDAY
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. Archbishop Sambi is being honored for his extraordinary life of service promoting social equality and religious freedom for all, and for his continual advocacy for Catholic education and priestly formation. The CBU community is cordially invited to attend this ceremony; admission is free.
• Buccaneer goalkeeper Daniel Foster (Business '09) was named the Gulf South Conference Soccer Defender of the Week for the week ending September 23. Foster recorded his third consecutive shutout as the Bucs defeated Northeastern State 3-0. He recorded five saves in the win.
• Diana Green (Registrar's Office) won a third place ribbon at the Mid South Fair for her Texas Sheet Cake entry.
• Stephen Hill (Chemical Engineering '09) was named the Gulf South Conference Runner of the Week after finishing 12th in the Pepperdine Invitational Saturday in Malibu, CA. Hill finished the 8k course in 25:18 as he defeated all other Division II runners and all but 11 Division I runners in the race.
PRAYER REQUESTS FROM CAMPUS MINISTRY
• Let us keep in our prayers Patricia DeLaPaz, an undergraduate evening student majoring in Applied Psychology, who was in a terrible car accident on September 26 and is at the Med in ICU.
• Let us also keep in our prayers Br. John Johnston, Dr. Mary Ogilvie, and Miss Johnnie Shotwell, as they deal with health issues.
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.
• 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
GOSPEL CHOIR MEETING
The Inspirational Voices Gospel Choir will host its first gospel choir practice and meeting on Friday, October 19, at 6:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Please contact Gregory Thomas at 321-3222 for more information.
Time Warner Telecommunications will be performing maintenance on Monday October 8 at 12:01 a.m. The maintenance window will be four hours long. They expect CBU's outage to come 90 minutes into the maintenance and last 15-30 minutes.
THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
• 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.
• FALL PLAY: Neil Simon's Rumors will be produced by the Encore Drama Club this weekend 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• ALUMNI WEEKEND: The weekend is filled with great events for alumni and their families! Event information and registration is available at www.cbu.edu/Friends/weekend07 -- or call the Alumni Office at 321-4036. The opening night reception is in Boshwit Courtyard and features the World of Beers beer tasting, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Family Brunch is Saturday, 10:15 a.m., following the Up 'til Dawn 5K at Bland Field/Central Lot, and the Picnic on the Grounds is in Buckman Quad at 5:30 p.m. -- both events include food, beverages, music and fun for kids of all ages.
• BROTHER MARK SULLIVAN GOLF TOURNAMENT: Benefiting the CBU Student-Athlete Scholarship Fund, the 19th annual tournament will be held Friday 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. $100 per golfer. For more information go to www.gobucsgo.com or contact athletic development director Kyle Bone at 321-4496 or email@example.com.
ATTENTION STUDENTS: ON-CAMPUS JOBS
Need money? Want to work on campus? The Advancement Office is looking for dynamic, articulate, and responsible students for evening & Sunday tele-fundraising positions for Fall and Spring campaigns. Tele-fundraisers call alumni and friends of the University and ask for support of the CBU Annual Fund. Starting pay is $7 per hour, and additional benefits include food, coupons, and great fun. There is also a position for a Call Center Manager that pays $10 per hour. Training will take place October 10 & 11, and calling will begin Monday, October 22. There are a limited number of positions available. To apply, please stop by the Advancement Office on the main floor of Barry Hall and pick up a job description and an application. Contact Aimee Lewis, Director of Annual Giving, at 321-3271 if you have questions.
HONORS PROGRAM NEWS
The CBU Honors Program joined with the University of Memphis Honors Program to participate in "Networking 101: A Leadership Activity" on September 24. They attended a lecture by Les Risner, a Dale Carnegie speaker, and learned how to network with fellow colleagues. Participants were Laura Bailey, Andrea Bordwell, Cheryl Clausel, Jenessa Gebers, Leigh Hill, David James, Madeline Jones, Patrick Louie, Brandon Maharrey, Tim Miller, Kaci Murley, Kathleen Nelson, Johanna O'Malley, Dylan Perry, Lynne Sneed, Jessica Wright, and Keith Wyrick. Also in attendance were Honors Program faculty members Dr. Tracie Burke and Dr. Kristen Prien.
CAMPUS MINISTRY NEWS
You are cordially invited to a special Mass to honor students, faculty, and staff in higher education at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, October 7, at noon with the Most Reverend J. Terry Steib. Schools participating are CBU, Rhodes, UT Medical, and the University of Memphis. A special blessing and reception will follow the Mass.
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>>
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.
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.