Homecoming 2011: Rock the Reddies

Tickets for Homecoming Dance on sale Tuesday-Friday in Alfonso Dining Hall, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Questions regarding the competitions? Please visit Student Life or email Michael Berry at mberry3@cbu.edu.

• The 2011 HOMECOMING OLYMPICS will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Canale Arena.
FREE COOKOUT in Buckman Quad, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
ALL SING COMPETITION at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theater.
SPIRIT DAY Sign-in in Alfonso Dining Hall, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Homecoming Banners due to the Office of Student Life by 3:00 p.m.
• The Christian Brothers University Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2011 as part of Homecoming weekend at the HALL OF FAME BANQUET at 6:00 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall. This year’s class features Dustin Allison, Jennie Bradford, Michele Bradley, Mike Broderick, Brother Cy Conroy, Randy Engel, Earl Gillespie, Don Popp, Melanie Stephenson and Dave Terrell. Tickets for the Banquet are $40 each, and a table of eight is $320. A reservation form can be downloaded online. More info >>>
• The 3rd Annual Alumni DODGEBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP will be held on Friday, February 11, in Canale Arena. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the games will start at 7:00 p.m. The co-ed dodgeball tournament is open to teams of SIX players each — open to students, faculty, staff, and alumni for a $5 registration fee. Online registration is available at https://forms.cbu.edu/alumni/dodgeball. Please bring your registration fee to the tournament or drop it off in advance at the CBU Alumni Relations Office (Barry Hall 101).
HOMECOMING DANCE with musical guest King Beez, 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Buses leave Central Lot. Homecoming Court will be announced.
Lady Bucs vs. Henderson State Lady Reddies at 2:00 p.m. in Canale Arena
Bucs vs. Henderson State Reddies at 4:00 p.m. in Canale Arena — Homecoming Court will be presented at halftime.


BLACK HISTORY MONTH LECTURE: Dr. Karl Leib (History & Political Science) and Benjamin Head (Plough Library) will present the "Four Important Supreme Court Decisions in Black History" at a brown bag luncheon on Tuesday (February 8) in Sabbatini Lounge. Lunch will be provided to the first 40 individuals.
VALENTINE'S DAY CANDYGRAMS FOR SALE: Alpha Xi Delta will be selling candygrams for Valentine's Day in Alfonso Dining Hall this February 10, 11, and 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as a part of TKE's Nite of Life, benefiting St. Jude. Candygrams can be purchased for $1 and will be placed in students' mailboxes on Valentine's Day.
Rev. Patrick Ryan2011 VANDERHAAR SYMPOSIUM: The Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium will be held on February 10, 2011 in the University Theater at 7:00 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Rev. Patrick J. Ryan (pictured at left), who will address the topic of "Peacemakers: Jewish, Christian & Muslim." Father Ryan is the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University. His doctoral work at Harvard University centered around Arabic and Islamic studies. He spent 26 years in West Africa teaching comparative religion and Islamic studies at the University of Ghana, the University of Cape Coast and in Abuja, Nigeria. Upon assuming his post at Fordham, Father Ryan's work has focused on fostering dialogue between and among Jewish, Islamic and Christian scholars. His presentation promises to be an enlightening look at the struggle for peace invoking the wisdom of historical figures from the three traditions. Also at the Symposium, the Vanderhaar Student Peace Award will be presented to Kioni Logan, a criminal justice major at LeMoyne-Owen College.
PLOUGH SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEWS: Attention Faculty and Staff: The Office of Admissions cordially invites you to participate in the Plough Scholarship interview process scheduled for Saturday, February 12, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Plough Scholarship is a full-tuition four-year scholarship offered to two incoming freshmen each year based on high academic standing, strong extracurricular involvement and leadership abilities. The interviews will take place in Buckman Hall. Please consider participating in the interview process this year. For more information or to sign up to assist, please contact Everrett Smith, Plough Scholarship Chair, at 321-3209 or esmith17@cbu.edu.

ART EXHIBIT: "Translated Landscapes," featuring paintings by Brian Taylor, runs through February 24 in the Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery (lower level of Plough Library), 5:30-7:30 p.m. The exhibit . Taylor is a graduate of the University of Memphis with B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Studio Art. He is currently a Professor of Art at Shorter University in Rome, GA and serves as Chair for the Art Department. (In the gallery foyer, Alex Lucas is presenting an exhibition entitled "Women and Senses.") More info>>
RELIC COLLECTION ON EXHIBIT: Christian Brothers University is presenting the "Relic Collection," which belongs to the De La Salle Archives of the Christian Brothers of the Midwest District, through May 1 in Plough Memorial Library. This recently modernized collection of 358 relics is publicly exhibited once every three years so that students and other interested persons can view and learn about the history of relics in the Catholic Tradition. The exhibit is free and open to the public.


Registration is currently open for the 2nd 8-week Spring Term of classes. The last day to withdraw from the 1st 8-week Spring Term course is Friday, February 11.


Chelsea Chandler (Psychology ’11) was crowned Miss Soybean Festival at the Miss UT Martin/Miss Soybean Festival on January 29 in Martin, TN. She received a $1,500 scholarship and is now headed to the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant in Jackson, TN, June 12-19.
Buccaneer guard Scott Dennis (Business Administration/Marketing '12) was named the West Division Player of the Week by the Gulf South Conference for the period ending January 26. Dennis averaged 28.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.5 steals, and 2.5 assists per game for the week. He scored a career-high 37 points with 14 rebounds in a winning game at Ouachita Baptist University.
Kenny Latta (Religion & Philosophy '10) has been named Lasallian Volunteer of the Month for February 2011. He is working as a tutor at La Salle Academy in New York City.
L. Yu Lin (Civil and Environmental Engineering) presented the results of geo-reference interface video technology to the Project Management Council of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering on January 5 and also demonstrated the results to the Corps' E-Action Conference on January 26. The project was to apply newly developed geo-reference interface video technology with a 360-degree real-time clip to the riverine and levee system. The Corps will apply this technique to flood control, levee protection and various environmental projects.
Dr. Olabe, One Laptop Per Child
Dr. Juan Carlos Olabe-Basogain (Electrical & Computer Engineering; pictured above, front row right) conducted a week-long workshop at the Ministry of Education of Peru. In collaboration with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), a team of ten researches (engineers and educators) of the University of the Basque Country led by Dr. Olabe has developed a multi-year curriculum for the use of technology throughout K-12 education. Representatives of all provinces of Peru were trained to impart training workshops on the integration of this curriculum in their regions. According to the Ministry of Education, a total of seven million Peruvian students will participate in the project. Teams of OLPC countries participating in similar projects are scheduled to be trained in the coming months.
Bob Wilson, longtime friend and benefactor of CBU, has been elected to membership in the Society of Entrepreneurs. Mr. Wilson, executive vice president for the Kemmons Wilson Companies and the founder and president of Wilson Air Center, is the son of Holiday Inn founder Kemmons Wilson and son-in-law of Dr. Marguerite Cooper (Chemistry Professor Emerita). He will be officially inducted into at the 19th Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis on April 9.

Allen Bowden has joined the Department of Campus Safety as a Campus Safety Officer and Entrance Attendant (Part-time).
Phillip R. Devers Jr. has joined the Department of Campus Safety as a Campus Safety Officer (Part-time).


Marilynn Wherry Latta, grandmother of Robert Latta (Business Administration '07), Kenny Latta (Religion & Philosophy '10) and David Latta, died on January 18. The family requests that memorials be made to Memphis Boychoir (3245 Central Ave. Memphis, TN 38111) or the Memphis Union Mission (P.O. Box 330 Memphis TN 38101). Robert is currently serving in the Marine Corp as an F-18 Hornet pilot at Oceana Naval Air Station for a year prior to deployment to Japan; Kenny is serving as a Lasallian Volunteer, teaching at La Salle Academy in New York City; and David is currently attending the University of Memphis, majoring in architecture.
Kenneth David Tucker (Marketing '90) died on January 28 at Methodist University Hospital. Kenneth is survived by his son, Brennan Tucker, and his parents, Kenneth and Carolyn Tucker of Pensacola, FL. The family requests that all memorials be directed to Goodwill Industries.


The Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC) will be held on Friday, February 18, at the Center for Southern Folklore (123 S. Main St.), starting at 4:30 p.m. for professionals and 5:30 p.m. for students. SPAC is a formal dinner event that aims to bridge the gap between engineering students and their career goals. SPAC offers students and employers an opportunity to network with each other in a professional environment along with professionals and academics representing the field of engineering. Register at http://spac.ieeecbu.org.


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2011-12 RESIDENT ASSISTANT APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE: Do you want to make a positive impact on the CBU community? Are you creative and hard-working? Do you have exciting programming ideas? Are you a good listener and willing to lend a helping hand? If you answered "yes" to these questions, you may be interested in applying for the Resident Assistant position. Please stop by the Office of Student Life for an application and more information. Applications are due by February 11 at 4:30 p.m.
WHO'S WHO APPLICATIONS: Applications are now open for Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. A nominee from Christian Brothers University is a student that is academically and philosophically prepared and capable of aiding today’s society. Thus, the member will have demonstrated a combination of academic excellence, community services, involvement in extracurricular activities, and the potential for continued success. Naturally, different members will have excelled in different areas, but all members are deemed as current and future beneficial contributors to our society. A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 for undergraduates in junior or senior standing or 3.0 for graduate students is necessary to be considered. Please follow this link to submit your application: http://tinyurl.com/CBUWhosWho. The deadline is February 18.


SACSQEP stands for Quality Enhancement Plan, which is a five-year plan designed to improve student learning at CBU.
What's new about it?
The focus of our QEP is enhancing academic advising as an important way of improving student learning on CBU's campus.
Why should I care about it?
Every ten years, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reviews CBU's accreditation, and the QEP is a vital part of that process. More importantly, quality advising is a way of advancing our vision and mission as a Lasallian university.
What's next?
A committee representing SACS will visit CBU March 28-30 to review our QEP and suggest possible ways to improve it.
Contact Dr. Scott Geis, QEP Chair, at (901) 321-3349 or sgeis@cbu.edu.


Starting Monday, February 7, when accessing library databases from off-campus, you will need to log in using your Active Directory username and password. If you do not know your Active Directory username/password, please contact ITS HelpDesk at (901) 321-4438 or use the Help Request Form.


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