Tau Beta Pi Induction
Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society, initiated ten new members on December 4.  They are (pictured above, l-r) Richard Boyette (Chemical Engineering '11), Justin Davis (Electrical Engineering '12), Robert Alekos (Electrical Engineering '11), Kalli Powers (Mechanical Engineering '11), Garret Brooks (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science '12), Andrew Greenop (Mechanical Engineering '11), Raquel Edwards (Chemical Engineering '12), Ethan Clapp (Chemical Engineering '12), Matthew McKnight (Mechanical Engineering '11) and Steven Menezes (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science '12). Tau Beta Pi is the second oldest greek letter honor society.  CBU’s Tennessee Delta chapter was established in 1974.


The MATH CENTER will open the following hours:
Monday, 12/13: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; 7:15-9:15 p.m.
Tuesday, 12/14: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; 7:15-9:15 p.m.
Wednesday, 12/15: 9:00 a.m. - noon; 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, 12/16: CLOSED
Friday, 12/17: 4:00-5:45 p.m.; 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 12/18: Noon-1:30 p.m.

The Math Center is located in Cooper-Wilson 321.
PLOUGH LIBRARY will be open the following hours:
• Monday-Thursday (December 13-16): 7:45 a.m. - Midnight
• Friday (December 17): 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
• Saturday (December 18): 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Food for FinesEnding Friday (December 17): Plough Library’s "FOOD FOR FINES" Food Drive!

If you have an overdue book, you can contribute canned goods in lieu of paying the fine. One can of food equals $1 off your fine. If you just want to make a contribution, please bring canned goods and non-perishables only (no Ramen please). Donations will be given to Catholic Charities of West Tennessee.

"Food for Fines" applies to overdue fines only; fees for lost items are not included in this program.


Dr. Wendy Ashcroft (Education) was presented with an award for Lifetime Achievement in Education by the Arc of the Mid-South on November 6. She was honored at the Arc’s 60th Anniversary Celebration at the Peabody Hotel for her work with children with intellectual disabilities and for her service to both the Mid-South and Tennessee chapters of the Arc. he Arc of the Mid-South is a non-profit United Way agency dedicated to empowering people with disabilities to achieve their full potential.
Katherine Misee (Human Resources) has been certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by the HR Certification Institute. The certification signifies theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management.
The Department of Education celebrated on December 8 with students who completed their Student/Intern Teaching this semester: Kerry Camp, Katie Clements, Shermelle Cowan, Eda Fain, Shelley Hand, Ashleigh-Brooke Hensley, Jaye Hudson, Marlene Kelly-Bailey, David Scott Ralston, Shelby Roberts, Madiha Sayani, Lou Shelton, Sean Smith, Rhiannon Thomas, Rachel Webb, Susan Wessel and Carley Wright. Student/Intern Teaching is the semester-long field experience each student must complete before licensure. Along with serving in the classroom, students worked to complete their Final Portfolio. Congratulations to these wonderful teachers, and thank you to all of the cooperating teachers, mentor teachers, university supervisors, and CBU faculty who had a part in their preparation!


The American Society of Civil Engineers would like to thank those who participated in its 1st annual Christmas Raffle. ASCE raised over $900 dollars, which will go to helping the chapter attend its annual conference in March. Congratulations go out to the prizewinners of the raffle: Dr. Divya Choudhary (Electrical Engineering) won the Blu Ray DVD Player, and Katie Godwin (Civil Engineering '12) took home the HDTV. Once again, thanks to those who participated and Merry Christmas from ASCE!




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The CBU Community has given in the following ways in preparing for Christmas:

Through the student-led Masses on Sundays since August, students have contributed over $500 to help St. Mary's Soup Kitchen. This has provided more than 1000 meals for the homeless of Memphis.
Two CBU families lost their homes through fires, and over $300 was given by faculty to help in their immediate care.
More than 1000 pounds of food and $100 was given by the CBU community to help poor families in Memphis for Christmas.
Through the peanut butter-and-jelly ministry on Wednesday afternoons, more then 2,000 sandwiches have been made by students this semester for the homeless. Special thanks to Aramark for providing ALL the peanut butter, jelly and bread to make the sandwiches.

This is just the tip of the iceberg that has been given — much much more has been done that we don't even know about. We are a giving community — let us continue to help our brothers and sisters in need!

As a result of the food drive for poor families, we will continue to collect food and clothes during the spring semester. More info will be available when we get back from the Christmas holidays.


CBU’S annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Service is scheduled for Thursday, January 13, at 1:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. This year’s celebration will consist of musical selections from CBU’s own faculty, staff and students, who will be part of a one-day temporary gospel choir. We need your talent! Please email kcoway@cbu.edu if you would like to be a part of this unique performance.