Alumni Weekend 2010
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2010: Photo albums from Alumni Weekend (October 1-3) are now available online at the CBU Flickr site (including pics from the World of Beers, 1990ish Reunion, the TKE Rededication of the Brother Tony Pisano Memorial, and the Alumni Dinner and Celebration) >>>

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Click here to check out "CBU in the News" for a compilation of articles and stories from last week's media — and then check back often to keep up with the latest press on your University!


FLU SHOTS are available in Health Services, Tuesday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.for $15 (cash or check). Limited doses available; first-come first-serve!
IEEE WEEK OF SENSEI: Dazed and confused in your engineering classes? Freaking out about midterms?  Never fear — Week of Sensei is here! Come by the IEEE room (Nolan 106) the week of October 11-14 (Monday and Wednesday noon-2:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.) to reach Enlightenment! Are you a master of engineering (including math and physics)? Help out with IEEE's  Week of Sensei. For more information, contact Khai Nguyen at
Autism AwarenessAUTISM AWARENESS WEEK: The Ladies of Alpha Xi Delta want to invite everyone to participate in Autism Awareness Week (October 11-14) to help raise awareness for autism. The week's events are:
• Monday: Wear blue to show your support and raise awareness
• Tuesday: Puzzlepalooza in Alfonso Dining Hall at noon
• Wednesday: Cindy Brandon, organizer of Autism Speaks Memphis Group, will be speaking in Spain Auditorium at noon
• Thursday: Scavenger Hunt starts in the Quad at 4:00 p.m. (Sign up in Alfonso all week!)
RESIDENT PARKING RESTRICTIONS: Some parking in the Resident Lot located near Maurelian Hall and Rozier Hall will need to be blocked due to construction until Wednesday (October 13) at 5:00 p.m. Parking will be temporarily restricted in this area for these days. The construction foreman says they will complete the work as soon as possible and will notify Campus Safety if completed early so that parking can resume in that area. Students may park in the Central Lot if there is no parking space available in the Resident Lot. You may, as always, contact Campus Safety if you need an escort to your residence hall from the Central Lot.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Campus Safety at 321-3550.
GERARD RUMMERYINTERNATIONAL LASALLIAN SCHOLAR ON CAMPUS: Brother Gerard Rummery, an internationally known and respected scholar in Lasallian spirituality from Australia, will share his passion for and insight into Lasallian heritage at CBU on Monday (October 11) with the President's Cabinet and the Brothers of Lambert Hall. Brother Gerard will also give a presentation to the Board of Trustees on Tuesday (October 12). Brother Gerard has been a presenter with the Buttimer Institute of Lasallian Studies in the USA since 1987 and at the Lasallian Leadership Institute since 1997.
STUDY ABROAD DEADLINE EXTENDED: The deadline for the Buenos Aires, Argentina (and Colonia, Uruguay) Study Trip has been extended to Tuesday (October 12). A $300 deposit will hold your airline seat(seats limited). Partial Scholarships are available for this trip only. See the Study Abroad website for application and more information. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see the "Paris of the Americas!"
COMMENCEMENT MEETING FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS: The Office of Student Life in conjunction with the Student Government Association will be hosting an open meeting for all graduating students. During this meeting, you will have an opportunity to hear the details in regards to Commencement 2011 and also voice your opinions about the event. We hope that you will be able to participate in this forum on Tuesday (October 12) at 3:30 p.m. in the University Theater.
RESUMES FOR DUMMIES: Need a job? Don't have a resume? Attend Resumes for Dummies in Maurelian Lounge on Wednesday (October 13) at 5:30 p.m., and you'll have a resume in 15 minutes! Food will be served.
RAISING THE FLAG - WOMEN VETERANS CONFERENCE AT CBU: A Women Veterans Conference will be conducted at CBU on Saturday (October 16) in the University Theater beginning at 8:00 a.m. This conference will provide a forum to support the professional and personal growth of women veterans. The conference is designed to help women veterans smoothly transition to a non-military lifestyle. By using the collective knowledge, skill and experience of all participants through networking, the conference will develop and advance women veterans issues. Conference is free and open to the public. Lunch is available for $5.00. For more information, contact Anthony McClyde at or (901) 321-4455. The conference is sponsored by the Vet Center Memphis, VA Medical Center Women’s Clinic, and CBU.


Kay Cunningham (Plough Library) coauthored an article on “Best Free Reference Websites: Twelfth Annual List" that has been published by Reference & User Services Quarterly. The article is available online here.
Raquel S. Edwards (Chemical Engineering '12) is the recipient of the 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Sophomore Academic Excellence Award. This award is presented to one National AIChE student member in each student chapter who has attained the highest scholastic grade-point average during his/her freshman and sophomore years, on recommendation of the Student Chapter Advisor.
Stephanie Parker (Biology '09) has been accepted to the Pharm.D. program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Sarah and Jacob Edwards (Communications & Marketing) are proud to announce the birth of Oliver Henry Edwards on October 10. Weighing in at 4 lb., 11 oz., Oliver Henry is currently in NICU at Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women. ("He's cool!" Jacob says.)


Zeta Tau Alpha would like to congratulate and welcome one more new members — Welcome to ZTA, Megan Wilson!
Tri-Beta held its annual Mock Interviews on September 28 and would like to thank all those who participated. The interviewers and interviewees enjoyed a traditional BBB lasagna dinner and then met one on one with their respective health science counterparts. BBB would like to especially thank the health professionals who generously donated their time: Colleen Hastings, MD (Chemistry '96); Jarad Braddy, DDS (Biology '00); Melissa Hines, MD (Biology '06); Scott Adelman, MD (Biology '03); Carla Orr, pharmacist; Linda Williams, physical therapist; and Karyl Buddington, DVM. Tri-Beta also thanks the students who took interest in the event: Kathleen Nelson, Erik Scott, Ashia Rallings, Hajra Motiwala, Samantha Bownes, Jessica Wooster, Antony Eddy, Justin Gallagher, Huong Tran, Kelly Jeu, Mary Jane Dickey, Scott Parker, Natalie Hurt, Christopher Colaner, Sarah Hill, Catherine Gluszek, and Dana Pabalate. And a special thanks to advisor Dr. Mary Ogilvie, for making Mock Interviews a success! Stay tuned for more BBB events!


This month, Plough Library is featuring trials for two databases. Films on Demand is a new database of more than 6,000 streaming videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences (FFHS). IOPscience offers 60 science journals in the fields of physics, mathematics, engineering, chemistry and biology. If you like either of the databases and/or have any questions about them, contact the Library at or 321-3432.


Photo portraits for the 2010-2011 Galleon yearbook will be taken on Thursday, October 28, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in Sabbatini Lounge. Open to all students, faculty and staff! Be sure to look your best and come on out to support CBU! Your yearbook photo is free, but you can order prints for yourself after proofing your shot.


Campus Ministry is attempting to secure scholarship money for CBU students attending the Memphis College Search Retreat November 19-21. The retreat, which will be held at John Kyle State Park in Sardis, MS, offers students the opportunity to take a look at what's happening within and to grow closer to their God and others in their lives. The cost of the retreat is $75.00. Please consider a donation to sponsor one of our students. Checks may be made out to CBU Campus Ministry.