Washington Monthly College Guide

CBU is ranked in the Top 100 Master's Universities in Washington Monthly's 2012 College Guide (#83, to be exact). We are also ranked #27 in the Guide's "Bachelor's to PhD" category, recognizing the high caliber of scholarship at CBU and the number of graduates who go on to pursue higher degrees. The publication ranks colleges based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: Social Mobility (recruiting and graduating low-income students), Research (producing cutting-edge scholarship and PhDs), and Service (encouraging students to give something back to the community).


NEW STUDENT ACTIVITIES BLOG: The Student Government Association presents Buc Nation, a new blog to keep CBU students informed of events on campus as soon as they are planned. Check out Buc Nation at bucnation.tumblr.com for weekly updates on what's happening — or follow it on your Tumblr Dashboard.
UP 'TIL DAWN TEAM APPLICATIONS are available in the Office of Student Life through September 28.
ALCOHOL AWARENESS PRESENTATION: The CBU campus community is invited to join the freshman class, the peer counselors, and representatives from Athletics and the Greek organizations on Tuesday, (September 11), 1:00–1:50 p.m. in the University Theater for a presentation by Mr. Neal Oldham. Mr. Oldham, Assistant District Attorney General for Shelby County, will speak on alcohol in the campus environment with focus on peer interaction and the law.
EAT OUT AND DO A GOOD DEED: If you're looking for a great excuse to eat out, go to On the Border on Poplar (across from the Oak Court Mall) on Tuesday (September 11) and 10% of your ticket total will go to Autism Speaks! Click here to download the flyer, take it to On the Border, enjoy AND support!
BSA VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE: The Black Student Association will be holding a voter registration drive every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for the month of September starting Tuesday (September 4). The BSA will be located in the Quad in front of the Buc from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. (rain location will be in the walkway in front of the Career Center). In order to vote in the November election, students must be registered by October 8 in order to receive their voter card in the mail.
TALKING LAW SCHOOL: Interested in law school? Not sure where to apply? Not sure how to apply? LeTiffany Obozele from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas will discuss law school and answer student questions about law school and the programs available at Washburn University. All students who are interested in law school, or in graduate study in general, are strongly encouraged to attend on Thursday (September 13), 12:45-2:00 p.m. in St Joseph Hall 10.
NATIONAL HISPANIC MONTH: CBU celebrates National Hispanic Month starting this Friday (September 14) with a screening of The Motorcycle Diaries, the dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling. The movie starts at 6:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. On Monday, September 17, Alfonso Dining Hall will be the site of a Fiesta with entertainment — featuring a Mariachi Band! 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
BOOKSTORE SEPTEMBER OF SAVINGS: In conjunction with "September of Service: 30 Days of Good Deeds," the CBU Bookstore is offering 10% off a different item each day during the month of September! What a great opportunity to load up on CBU swag one day at a time!
KICK'N IT FOR KIDS: Come out and play with the Boys & Girls Club Kick'n It for Kids 3-on-3 Basketball and Soccer tournaments at CBU on Saturday (September 15)! Adults can also join in the fun with the Adult Kickball tournament. Check in is at 7:00 a.m., play begins on all fields and courts at 8:00 a.m. Teams and sponsors of this event may register online at www.bgcm.org/k4k. Sponsored by the CBU Athletic Department.
ART GALLERY EXHIBITION: The Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery is exhibiting photography by the Memphis Camera Club through September 18. The exhibit entitled "A Walk Through History" was inspired by a challenge from Brother Robert Werle, Director of Archives & Art Gallery at CBU, to the Camera Club to assemble a collection of photographs of Memphis Landmarks based on the National Register of Historic Places, as well as other notable buildings and districts that portray the colorful history of the city. The exhibit is not meant to be a complete catalogue of the National Register but rather a reflection of the city as seen through the creative eyes of the club members.


September 17: Fall 2nd 8-week registration will reopen
September 21: Last day to withdraw from a first 8-week class
November 1: Last day to withdraw from a 16-week class


Lady Buc goalkeeper Robyn Wade (Natural Science '14) won the Gulf South Conference Soccer Defender of the Week award for the period ending September 4. Wade made three saves each in a 2-0 win over Harding University and a 1-0 win over Tennessee Wesleyan. Wade won the award three times last year as a freshman.
Lady Buc libero Kristina Headrick (Biology '16) earned Gulf South Conference Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week honors for the period ending September 4. In her first week with the Lady Bucs as she led CBU to a 4-0 weekend. Headrick averaged 6.18 digs per set, including matches of 30, 29, 23, and 23, to lead the way for CBU. She also added 13 assists and five aces over 17 sets.


Mary S. Phillips, grandmother of Wilson Phillips (Student Life), passed away on August 31. Please keep Wilson and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Condolences may be sent to Wilson in care of Campus Box T-4.
Linda Carol Sullivan Taylor, sister of Molly Sullivan (Graduate & Professional Studies), passed away on September 5 after a lengthy illness. Please keep Molly and her family in your thoughts and prayers. Condolences may be sent in care of Campus Box T-5.


Upon successful completion of Days 1 through 9 of September of Service, the S.O.S. team reports the following statistics:

Agencies served: 9
Hours served: 240
Total S.O.S. Participants: 86 (74 students, 9 faculty/staff, 1 Brother, 2 family members)
Pictures taken: 1 jillion
Good times had: Infinite

S.O.S. Group at Rock For Love
Thanks to the Memphis Music and Heritage Festival, DeNeuville Learning Center, GrowMemphis, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Union Mission, Manna House, SRVS, Church Health Center, and the Memphis Islamic Center for letting us serve. Pictured above are CBU S.O.S. volunteers at the Rock for Love benefit for the Church Health Center on Day 8.

Go to www.cbusos.com to sign up for a few hours of fun. There are 10 projects that still need participants, including today's Overton Park cleanup, which starts at 1:30 p.m. Look for daily Facebook posts at www.facebook.com/septemberofservice. Will YOUR picture be posted?

S.O.S. t-shirts are now available. For only $7.00 you get a very cool t-shirt with $1 going to one of our S.O.S. agencies. See the S.O.S. table in Alfonso Dining Hall during lunch or email sos@cbu.edu.


Dr. Eisen or Cap'n BreadhookBuckyInternational Talk Like A Pirate Day falls on September 19 every year — It's the only holiday on the calendar that encourages people to talk like a true BUCCANEER! You won't get out of class or off work, but it's a perfect opportunity to let your inner Buc shine forth. As you can see at left, some faculty members have been known to do more than just talk like a pirate.

Check out the official Facebook page, or visit the official website at www.talklikeapirate.com. Follow the Twitter feed @thecapnslappy.


The Office of Student Life is sponsoring a monthly Sunday Series of Movies. All movies are shown in Spain Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. Below is the schedule for the rest of the semester:

October 7, 2012
Snow White & The Huntsman
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (PG-13) (If the video does not appear in your email or mobile device, please click here>>>)

November 4, 2012
Men in Black 3
Agent J travels in time to MIB's early years in the 1960s, to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history. (PG-13)

December 2, 2012
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (PG)


AIR TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY SEMINAR: The CBU Schools of Business and Engineering will cohost a seminar by Stephen L. Waechter ('72) on "Air Transportation Technologies and Business Models" on Monday, September 17, in Spain Auditorium at 2:00 p.m. Mr. Waechter is Vice President of Business Operations and Chief Financial Officer of ARINC, a global provider of communications, engineering, and integration solutions. His presentation and question/answer session will cover the technologies and business models used by ARINC to support the air transportation industry. His broad professional background provides a unique perspective on the technical and financial challenges faced by major air carriers, air traffic control systems and airport designers and operators.
US ConstitutionCONSTITUTION DAY 2012: CBU will celebrate the anniversary of the U.S. Constitution with a public seminar on Monday, September 17, at 5:45 p.m. (location to be announced). In recognition of this presidential election year, the topic of discussion will be the Electoral College: what it is and what it does. The seminar will also consider the perennial question of whether the Electoral College should it be reformed, abolished, or left as it is. This will be an open forum of questions and free discussion. Everyone is welcome!
PRESENTATION BY CAMPUS POLICE & SAFETY: The CBU campus community is invited to join the freshman class and the peer counselors on Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 – 1:50 p.m. in the University Theater for a presentation by Officer Carey Carter, Assistant Director of Campus Police & Safety.  Officer Carter will speak on "Date Rape, Domestic Violence, and Synthetic Drugs."
CBU THEATRE AUDITIONS: Auditions for Steven Dietz' Private Eyes will be held on September 19 and 20 at 4:00 p.m. in Kenrick Hall 200. Actors should be prepared to do cold readings from the script. Three males and two females are needed for the play. All are welcome to audition. For more information. contact Matthew Hamner at mhamner@cbu.edu or come visit him in Kenrick 118C.
FALL TRIVIA NIGHT: CBU will host Fall Trivia Night on September 21 in Alfonso Dining Hall. Brother Ignatius Brown, Memphis' Trivia King and CBU's own, will emcee. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the competition will begin at 7:30 p.m. This night of fun and mind challenges is sponsored by the CBU Alumni Association. Teams may consist of 6 to 8 people and can pre-register before September 19 for $15 per person. After September 19, registration will be $20 person. CBU students can register for $5 at any time. To register, visit www.cbu.edu/trivia or contact Karen Viotti at (901) 321-3254 or kviotti@cbu.edu. More info >>>
ALUMNA ART EXHIBIT: "Carry On," an exhibition of new paintings by Yancy Villa-Calvo ('99, MBA '03, MAT '13) will open with a public reception on Thursday, September 27, at the offices of Latino Memphis and the YMCA (6041 Mt. Moriah Ext., Suite 16), 5:00-7:30 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through October 25. More info at yancyart.com.
HEALTHCARE MOCK INTERVIEWS: Are you interested in pursuing a healthcare career? You're in luck! CBU's biology honor society, Tri-Beta, will be hosting mock interviews for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who plan to attend healthcare related graduate school. The interviews consist of small group sit-down sessions with professionals from the Veterinary, Pediatric, Dental, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing, Optometry, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy fields. The interviews will take place on Thursday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the student lounge of Cooper-Wilson (2nd floor). Food and drinks will be provided! Please RSVP by Monday, September 17 to Dr. Ogilvie at mogilvie@cbu.edu or to JD Wolfe at jwolfe1@cbu.edu —or call (501) 773-0355— indicating which professional field you are interested in so you can be matched up with a professional interviewer.
DOZIER AWARD CEREMONY: The Bishop Carroll T. Dozier Award for Peace and Justice will be presented to Pastor Keith Norman on October 2, 7:00 p.m. in the University Theater. As pastor of First Baptist Church, located in the Binghampton community, he is the shepherd of a ministry that is dedicated to serve a predominantly African-American community in transition, which is targeted for revitalization in housing, education, and crime prevention. He currently serves as the Tennessee State Conference NAACP Religious Affairs Chairman and in February 2012 was elected to the NAACP's Special Contribution Fund Board of Trustees. He serves as a chaplain with the Law Enforcement Chaplains Corps of the Shelby County Sheriff's Department. He serves as cochairman of the Board of Directors of the Shelby County Health Care Corporation (The MED), and the Memphis PREP Program. Norman is a 2010 Presidents Volunteer Service Award recipient. The Dozier Award for Peace and Justice is named for Bishop Carroll T. Dozier, the first Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis and a leader in race relations, peace and justice. Bishop Dozier served as Bishop of Memphis from 1971-1982. This event is free and open to the public.
Alumni Weekend ALUMNI WEEKEND: Alumni Weekend 2012 will be held on campus on October 5-6, honoring CBU's reunion classes (classes ending in a 2 or 7) as well as our Distinguished Alumni for 2012 — Distinguished Young Alumnus Mark Baricos ('02) and Distinguished Alumnus Mitch Graves ('83). In addition, Dick Gadomski ('62) will be recognized with the Brother Lawrence Egbert Distinguished Service Award, in honor of extraordinary time and service to the University over a period of many years in a fashion that exemplifies the devotion of Brother Lawrence. Events for the weekend include International Festival of Hops, Tailgate Party, Alumni Soccer Game and the Alumni Dinner & Celebration. A schedule is available on the Alumni Events webpage, and online registration is available at this secure link.
FAMILY WEEKEND: CBU will also host its annual Family Weekend on October 5-6. We invite the members of our extended Lasallian Community to spend a couple of days on campus and experience firsthand our commitment to faith, community and service. Family Weekend happens simultaneously with Alumni Weekend and offers a unique opportunity for the entire CBU family to come together and share our points of pride through an exciting selection of collaborative programming. Click here for schedule of events.
SAE GOLF TOURNAMENT: The fifth annual Sigma Alpha Epsilon Golf Tournament will be held on October 13 at The Club at North Creek. The format will be a four-man scramble with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. The cost of the tournament is $75 per person, or $300 per team. Proceeds will go to benefit Children's Miracle Network. Please feel free to fill your team with coworkers, family, and friends. Registration will close October 7 for catering purposes — to register online, click here. For more information, contact Kyle Talley at ktalley@cbu.edu.
PACKAGING GOLF FUNDRAISER: TAPPI, a non-profit technical organization focusing on pulp, paper and packaging based in Atlanta, will host a golf event —"Tee Up with TAPPI and Christian Brothers University"— with the CBU Packaging Department at the Vantage Point Golf Center in Cordova on October 22. Proceeds will support scholarships at the CBU Packaging Program. $35 for single player and $120 for a team of four. To register for the event, please visit www.tappi.org/CBUFundraiser.
BROTHER MARK SULLIVAN GOLF TOURNAMENT: The 24th annual Brother Mark Sullivan Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 29 at TPC Southwind. Registration and lunch are at 11:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. Four-Person Scramble, $165 per player/ $660 per team. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the CBU Buccaneer Athletic Scholarship Fund. For more info, contact Donna Crone at (901) 321-3478 or dcrone@cbu.edu.

MEN'S SOCCER (0-3, 0-0 GSC)
09/08: Bucs 1, Lindenwood University 2 (at St. Charles, MO)
09/07: Lady Bucs 0, University of West Georgia 1 (at Signaigo Field)
09/09: Lady Bucs 2, Valdosta State University 3 (at Signaigo Field)
08/31: Lady Bucs 0,
Washburn University 3 (at Bolivar, MO)
08/31: Lady Bucs 0,
Harding University 3 (at Bolivar, MO)
09/01: Lady Bucs 1,
Pittsburg State University 3 (at Bolivar, MO)
Lady Bucs 3, Drury University 2 (at Bolivar, MO)


09/12: Rhodes College (Signaigo Field; 7:00 p.m.)
09/14: University of Alabama-Huntsville (Signaigo Field; 7:30 p.m.)
09/16: Shorter University (Signaigo Field; 2:30 p.m.)


09/14: University of Alabama-Huntsville (Signaigo Field; 5:00 p.m.)
09/16: Shorter University (Signaigo Field; 1:00 p.m.)

09/14: University of West Alabama (Livingston, AL; 7:00 p.m.)
09/15: Commodore Classic (Percy Warner Park, Nashville, TN; 9:00 a.m.)