Congratulations to the Epsilon Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi for being awarded five regional awards and two provincial awards — including the Most Outstanding Chapter in the Southern Province — this summer at the Grand Chapter Congress in Washington, DC. Pictured above (l-r) are Kristen Bramlitt ('10), Burton Bridges ('09), Jenny Terbrock ('10), David Ross (Provincial Vice President), and Brandi Mayhan ('11). Delta Sigma Pi is a professional, co-ed fraternity organized to foster the study of business.
• Dr. Leigh C. Becker (Mathematics) is the author of a computer application entitled "Constant Delay Differential Equations and the Method of Steps," which was recently published by the Maplesoft Application Center. Click here to download the application.
• Dr. K. Madhavan (Civil Engineering) was selected by the Pile Driving Contractors Association to attend the 5th Biennial Professors' Driven Pile Institute held at Utah State University, Logan, Utah, June 14-20. This was a week-long workshop and 25 university professors from the USA and Canada attended.
• Dr. Bev Pray (Finance) was the luncheon speaker for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) on June 4. Her topic was "Moral Competency: How Intelligent are your Ethical Decisions?" She also presented twice in a train-the-trainers format to the facilitators of the Memphis Youth Leadership Program. This is an eight-week program for at-risk youth between the ages of 14-17 sponsored by Memphis Challenge and Memphis Regional Chamber of Commerce. Her topics were "Personal Responsibility to your Community" and "Character Development." Dr. Pray also presented a half-day workshop to managers and supervisors in Shelby County Government on "Ethical Decision-Making and Moral Competency."
• Dr. Sarah Pitts (Accounting/Business Law/Finance/MIS/Statistics) and Dr. Kristin Prien (Management/ Marketing/Economics) have been appointed as Associate Deans of the School of Business and will share the duties of the dean until a more permanent solution can be implemented. They will also continue to serve as chairs of their respective departments.
• The Social Justice Committee will hold an open meeting for the CBU Community on Wednesday, September 2, at 4:00 p.m. in Kenrick 117. All interested faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.
• The Theta Pi chapter of Alpha Xi Delta would like to congratulate Jessie Wortham on being the recipient of the Bonnie Baker-Blish Scholarship for Academic Excellence.
Need money? Want to work on campus? The Advancement Office is looking for dynamic, articulate, and responsible students for evening and Sunday phonathon positions for its Fall and Spring Campaigns. Student callers call alumni and friends of the University and ask for support of the Fund for CBU. Starting pay is $7 per hour, and additional benefits include a great work environment and marketing job experience. Training will take place October 1, and calling will begin Monday, October 5. There are a limited number of positions available. To apply, please stop by the Advancement Office on the main floor of Barry Hall, Room 101, and pick up a job description and an application. Contact Aimee Lewis, Director of the Fund for CBU, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.