Lasallian Fellows 2011
LASALLIAN FELLOWS OF THE CLASS OF 2011: Congratulations to the 2011 Lasallian Fellows (pictured above, l-r)Ashley Jones (Psychology '11), Jenessa Gebers (Psychology '11), Wesley Hall (Mechanical Engineering '11), Kathleen Nelson (Biology '11), and Rachel Haag (Biology '11). The Lasallian Fellows Program, made possible by the generosity of CBU trustee Joyce Mollerup and her husband, Bob Buckman, is an annual fellowship program awarding $5,000 each to five members of the senior class whose scholarship, leadership and service reflect CBU's Lasallian values. Lasallian values include being committed to the service of the under-served, being sensitive to social and community needs, and putting faith into action. Students are nominated for this award by members of the CBU faculty and staff and selected based on the above criteria.

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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!
DEATH WARMED OVER BENEFIT CONCERT: The members of Death Warmed Over, who have been resting in their crypts for a year, will re-emerge, as they do this time of year, to play the Annual Lunchtime Benefit Concert for LeBonheur Children's Medical Center.  The concert will be performed in Alfonso Dining Hall on Tuesday (October 26) starting at noon. This year's Death Warmed Over lineup includes: Larry Anderson (electric bass & vocals), Justin Escue (drums), Phillip Loewenberg (alto sax), Matt Vincent (vocals), and Dr. Stan Eisen (keyboard, guitar, and vocals). There will also be a costume contest! Compete to show off your style and you could win a Dinstuhl's gift certificate! Or maybe you'd just like to watch OTHER people parade around in silly outfits — that's good too! Consume nutrients, enjoy the show, and give if you can. (Click here for photos from last year's concert.)
ThinkShow!"THINK SHOW" INFO MEETING: This fall's "Think Show" will be held on November 11. For all who have participated in this rewarding event in the  past, it is once again time to take a stroll over to Fairview Middle School to see the outstanding work of the future leaders of our community as well as potential CBU students! If you have not participated as a juror in the past or would like to 'brush-up' on your juroring skills, please join Dr. Talana Vogel in St. Joseph Hall 10 at 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday (October 26) for an informational meeting to learn more about this opportunity to serve your community.  All students, staff and faculty are invited. Refreshments will be served. See below for more information on "ThinkShow."
CATHOLIC ROUNDTABLES AT CBU: Catholic Roundtables at CBU will present "Caritas in Veritate: A Discussion of the Papal Encyclical and its Implications for Business Practices and Moral Life in America" on Tuesday (October 26) at 7:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Pope Benedict XVI's first social encyclical is concerned with the problems of global development and progress towards the common good of all peoples Analysis will be provided by Fr. Paul Watkins (Marketing) and Dr. Burt Fulmer (Religion) with responses by students from the School of Arts and School of Business. The Catholic Roundtables encourage the participation of "non-experts" in these meetings, and all members of the Memphis Catholic community, lay and clergy alike, are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information about the Catholic Roundtables at CBU, please contact Dr. David Dault at
YEARBOOK PHOTOS—ONE DAY ONLY! 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.
Green RabatRECYCLE YOUR MIND — CBU GREEN WORKSHOP: Faculty and staff are invited to join the CBU Sustainability Committee for an afternoon discussion of sustainability at CBU on Friday (October 29) at 2:00-4:30 p.m. in Montesi Executive Center. Learn about sustainability in the curriculum, upcoming recycling and other environmentally-friendly initiatives, "CBU Green" and the new CBU residence hall, and other sustainability issues. Eco-friendly food and drink will be served. Watch for the "Recycle Your Mind: CBU Green Workshop" flyers to be distributed soon and RSVP to
HEALTHCARE PACKAGING CONSORTIUM SEMINAR: The CBU Healthcare Packaging Consortium will host a Manufacturing Processes Seminar on Friday (October 29) at 1:00-5:00 p.m. in Sabbatini Lounge. A few seats are available to CBU faculty/staff/students with no charge. If you are interested in attending, please register via email to by noon on Wednesday. For more information, please visit the Consortium website.
CBU FACULTY ART EXHIBIT: The Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery will feature the art of Pam Hassler, Nick Peña, and Jana B. Travis in the "CBU Faculty Exhibition," October 29 through December 10. An opening reception will be held Friday (October 29), 5:30-7:30 p.m., in the gallery on the lower level of Plough Memorial Library. For the first time since CBU's Visual and Performing Arts department was established, the faculty has selected their own artwork for a comprehensive exhibit. More>>>


Larry Anderson (Biology and Chemistry '12) presented a poster at the American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Conference in Washington, DC, on October 14. The title of the poster is "Inhibition of Cytochrome P450 1B1 Activity with 2,3',4,5,'-Tetramethoxystilbene Prevents Renal Dysfunction Associated with Angiotensin II-Induced Hypertension in Rats." Larry is conducting his research at UT Department of Pharmacology.
Mallory Bailey (Civil Engineering '11), Evan Boulanger (Civil Engineering '12), Katie Godwin (Civil Engineering '12) and Daniel Smith (Civil Engineering '12) won second place in the student competition at the Tennessee Section American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) meeting on October 15. The CBU student chapter was awarded a $400 check for the second-place finish.
Dr. Frank Buscher (VP for Academics) ran the Grand Rapids half-marathon (13.1 miles) October 17 in 1:22:55.
Gene McGinnis (Civil Engineering) was presented with a 2010 Peter G. Hoadley Award for Outstanding Engineering Educator in the state at the Tennessee Section American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) meeting on October 15.
Lady Buc outside hitter Kelly Nolan (Accounting '12) was named Gulf South Conference West Division Offensive Volleyball Player of the Week for the period ending October 12. Kelly led the Lady Bucs to a pair of three-set wins, averaging 4 kills and 3.67 digs per set, hitting .420.
Andrew Prislovsky (VP for Advancement) completed and graduated from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation Citizen's Training Academy, Memphis Division, on October 12.

Delta Sigma Pi LEAD 2010
CBU's very own Epsilon Psi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi received the following awards at the fall Leadership and Excellence Academies for Deltasigs (LEAD) School held in Knoxville on October 9:
R. Nelson Mitchell Outstanding Chapter - Mid-South Region, Southern Province
Outstanding Financial Operations - Mid-South Region, Southern Province
Outstanding Service - Mid-South Region, Southern Province
Outstanding Professional Activities - Mid-South Region
Outstanding Alumni Relations - Mid-South Region
Outstanding Scholastic Development - Mid-South Region

William Thomas "Bill" Cochran, father of Tom Cochran (Controller), passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 12. The family requests that any memorials be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Please keep Tom and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Condolences may be sent in care of Campus Box 103.
Jessie L. Starnes, grandfather of Lisa Teaford (Advancement), passed away on October 20. Please keep Lisa and her family in your thoughts and prayers. Condolences may be sent in care of Campus Box 104.


Special thanks to the peer counselors and to the freshman class for their participation and cooperation during the first eight weeks of Orientation.  Congratulations to Danielle Hobbs’ freshman group who maintained perfect attendance during the first eight weeks of Orientation classes:  Charles Armour, Christian Caldwell, Kristen Davis, VaNessa Diggs, Kailein Dixon, Rebekah Duncan, Dominic Fragale, Patrick Ghant, Michael Harrell, Michael Hollier, and Madison Key.  
The Orientation classes will continue after fall break as follows:  Tuesday, Ocotber 26, in the Theater; Tuesday, November 9, in the Theater; Tuesday, November 16, in breakout rooms (to be announced;, and Tuesday, November 30, in the Theater.  


Partial scholarships are now available for the Buenos Aires spring break trip. A limited number are available! A $300 deposit will hold your airline seat until November 10. Contact the Study Abroad office at 321-3264 or 321-3461—or visit the Study Abroad website for an application.

Registration Upcoming Dates:
October 29: Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course
October 29 (noon): Last day to finalize 2nd 8-week courses with the Business Office
November 4: Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course
November 26: Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course
The Fall Final Exam schedules for Day Undergraduate and Graduate & Professional Studies are posted on the Web.
The Spring Course Schedule is available on the Web >>>
Spring Registration Opening Dates:
November 1: Graduate & Professional Studies (alternate PIN available in Banner Web)
November 15: Day Seniors
November 17: Day Juniors
November 19: Day Sophomores
November 23: Day Freshmen
Day students meet with their advisors to receive their alternate PIN.


Students are cordially invited to attend the College Search Retreat which will take place November 19-21 at John Kyle State Park in Sardis, MS. The Retreat is an opportunity to get away from school and have a chance to take a look at how things are going with God, friends and family. Contact Br. Rob for more
details: or (901) 321-3509.

Campus Ministry offers a big THANK YOU to those who have already donated scholarship money for CBU students attending the College Search Retreat November 19-21. 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.