SOS Day 15 at the Memphis Harbor
SEPTEMBER OF SERVICE (S.0.S.) REPORT

What an amazing day at the Harbor!! Approximately 90 Buccaneers participated in Saturday's (Day 15) September of Service Harbor Cleanup, where a muddy time was had by all. After 16 days, the September of Service initiative has resulted in 557 hours of service to the Memphis Community! Thanks to everyone who has participated so far, and remember to go to www.cbusos.com to sign up. Today's Memphis Food Bank project can still use some volunteers (12:30-4:30 p.m.), as can Wednesday's (3:30-6:30 p.m.) Beltline Community project, as well as Wednesday, September 27 (2:10-6:10 p.m.) at the Wolf River Greenway cleanup. Don't miss your chance to participate in this one-of-a-kind service event!


EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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UP 'TIL DAWN TEAM APPLICATIONS are available in the Office of Student Life through September 28.
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Mariachi Band
NATIONAL HISPANIC MONTH: CBU celebrates National Hispanic Month on Monday (September 17) with a Fiesta with entertainment — featuring a Mariachi Band — in Alfonso Dining Hall, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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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.
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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 Monday (September 17) at 2:00 p.m. in St Joseph Hall 10.
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CONSTITUTION 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. in St. Joseph Hall Room 10. 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!
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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."
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BLACK STUDENT ASSOCIATION, PAST & PRESENT: The Black Student Association, CBU Alumni Association, and the Dean of Students will sponsor a panel discussion of African-American alums on the theme of "Necessary Tools for Career Success: Networking, Mentors and Personal Branding" on Tuesday (September 18) in Spain Auditorium, 1:00-2:00 p.m. The panel, moderated by Michael Collins ('96), will consist of Tyree Daniels ('010, Brenda Kyles ('90), Eboni McCray ('98), and Oliver Peyton ('70).
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Dr. Stan Eisen as Cap'n BreadhookAVAST, YE BUCCANEERS! WEDNESDAY IS "TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY" International 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. Check out the official Facebook page or visit the official website. Follow the Twitter feed @thecapnslappy.

AAAAARRRRRRRRRRR!
As you can see at left, some CBU faculty members have been known to do more than just talk like a pirate.
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SOFTBALL INTRAMURALS: The next intramural sport is going to be slow pitch softball! (Kickball has been moved to the spring semester.) Teams can have up to 15 people per roster, with a minimum of eight. Rosters for softball will be due on Wednesday (September 19).
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CBU THEATRE AUDITIONS: Auditions for Steven Dietz' Private Eyes will be held on Wednesday and Thursday (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.
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DEMOS, DINNER AND MOVIE! The Society of Physics Students is holding an open- to-the-campus event this Thursday (September 20) in Assisi Hall 005, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Pizza will be served at 4:00 while Dr. Ted Clarke shows off some super cool physics demos. After dinner, the movie Copenhagen will be screened — it's about Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, two of the great scientific minds of the 20th Century, trying to make sense of a meeting they had in September 1941, while World War II raged around them. Come on by for good ol' educational fun!!
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GRADUATE SCHOOL EXPO: Our friends at Rhodes College will be hosting our area's Graduate School Expo on Thursday (September 20) in the Bryan Campus Life Center on the Rhodes campus, 4:00-6:00 p.m. More than 60 local, regional, and national universities will be represented — including American University, Columbia , Emory , Hofstra , Louisiana State , Loyola New Orleans, University of Alabama, and many more.
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LADY BUC VOLLEYBALL "SERVING FOR PRIZES": Win prizes at the Lady Buccaneer volleyball team's home matches! On Friday (September 21), fans will get a chance to win pizzas, shirts and other door prizes during the intermission by serving over the net and hitting the prize on the other side. The match (against West Florida) starts at 6:00 p.m. in Canale Arena. "Serving for Prizes" will also be featured at the September 28, October 12, October 30, and November 6 home matches, so mark your calendars and get your serve on!
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FALL TRIVIA NIGHT: CBU will host Fall Trivia Night on Friday (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 >>>
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MHIRT PROJECTS SYMPOSIUM: The Mid-South Coalition for Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Projects Symposium and Wrap-up for Summer 2012 projects will be held Saturday (September 22), 9:00 a.m.-noon, in Cooper-Wilson Center 105. Students who participated in the 2012 projects will be presenting the results from their summer international research experiences in Uganda and Brazil. The symposium is free and open to the public. Breakfast and lunch will be served. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in the summer projects for 2013 to meet with students and learn more about the program, and how they can qualify for an all-expense paid research experience. If you plan to attend, RSVP to Julia Hanebrink at jhanebri@cbu.edu by Wednesday September 19. To learn more, visit www.cbu.edu/mhirt.
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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.
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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!
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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.

IMPORTANT DATES ON THE ACADEMIC CALENDAR

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

KUDOS

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Gina Bui (Business Administration '13) has been awarded the Brother Alfred Moroni/Epsilon Psi Scholarship for 2012 by the Delta Sigma Pi Leadership Foundation.


FACULTY STAFF NEWS

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Antoinette Mkwapatira has joined Information Technology Services in the position of webmaster. Welcome to CBU, Antoinette!
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Jerry Swanberry, CBU's Multimedia Services Coordinator, has transitioned to the Events Management office effective as of September 1. Jerry will continue to provide the same excellent audiovisual services that were previously offered through ITS, and his move will help to provide a more streamlined Events experience. All requests for Multimedia Services should now be directed to audiovideo@cbu.edu. Jerry's telephone extension and office location will remain the same.

CBU NEWS

Sustainability LCC at Farmers Market
Eleven students from the Sustainability Living Learning Community and Dr. Ben Jordan went to the Downtown Farmers' Market on September 1 to talk to local and organic farmers and buy food to have a picnic together. Pictured above, everyone is settled down to share and enjoy their market findings, using biodegradable corn starch forks and sugar cane cups (seriously).
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U.S. NEWS RANKS CBU AMONG TOP 25 AGAIN: Christian Brothers University is again one of the 25 best Southern universities according to U.S. News & World Report's 2013 edition of "America's Best Colleges." In addition to being ranked among the best Southern universities, CBU ranked as one of the best national Undergraduate Engineering Programs, third in Campus Ethnic Diversity, 20th in Freshman Retention, and was recognized as an "A+ Option for B Students" and for its economic diversity. MORE>>>
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FACULTY & STAFF NAME BADGES: Faculty and staff name badges have been newly designed and, with the help of Communications & Marketing, we are able to now produce these in-house. Please email Jane Murphy (jcmurphy@cbu.edu) in Print Services to order your new name badge. They will be produced weekly on Friday for a cost of $7, to be charged to your departmental budget.
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CBU GETS A LUVMUD DISCOUNT! Do you like running? Do you like to get muddy? Do you love helping those in need? Do you love discounts? Then, signing up for the September 29 & 30 LUVMUD race is the perfect thing for you! LUVMUD is a benefit 5k mud race with obstacles and a mud pit, benefitting Habitat for Hope. In conjunction with September of Service, for the rest of the month there will be a sign-up booth set up in the cafeteria Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., where you can get more information about how to take part in this awesome event that's being held at Shelby Farms. If you want to go ahead and sign up online at www.luvmud.com, the CBU discount code is CBUROCKS, and it will give you a $15 discount, making your registration fee only $35 per /person! You can also contact Tiffany Corkran at tcorkran@cbu.edu or (615) 579-7634 for more details. CBUers will also be volunteering at the race with S.O.S., so you will have lots of fans to cheer you on!
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Pallet Factory
PALLET STUDY: The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association has recently donated 10 lab licenses and one instructor license for its state-of-the-art Pallet Design System (PDS) software to the CBU Packaging Department for educational use. A group of CBU students, faculty and staff who are involved with a Healthcare Packaging Consortium R&D project on pallet study visited the Pallet Factory in Memphis on September 14. The pallet project is sponsored by FedEx. Pictured above are (front row, l-r) Alvin Siow, Giovanti Palacio, Dr. Pong Malasri, Phyo Aung; (back row) James Laney, Rhett Jordan, Nathan Sampson, Luis Garcia, Bob Moats, Mallory Harvey, Ryne Stevens, Katie Godwin ( '12), and Jay Gilman (FedEx).

CBU SUNDAY MOVIE SERIES

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)

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
Brave: 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)

UPCOMING EVENTS

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CAREER APTITUDE TEST (AND FREE DINNER): Unsure about your major or want some guidance on some possible career paths? The Living Learning Center and the CBU Career Center will host a one-hour Career Aptitude test, evaluation, and discussion with free dinner in the LLC classroom #104 on Wednesday, September 26, starting at 4:00 p.m. Please RSVP to Dr. Ben Jordan at bjordan1@cbu.edu or 321-4406 to attend.
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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.
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HEALTH FAIR: The CBU Health Fair will take place on Wednesday, September 26, in Buckman Quad and
Sabbatini Lounge, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. More than 15 vendors will be participating this year, offering blood pressure and spinal screenings, product samples, volunteer opportunities, and lots of helpful information. Flu shots will also be available for a fee. Come join in for some healthy fun!
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CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP AT FEDEX: The Lagrant Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that works with minority students in the public relations, marketing and advertising fields, will host a free Career Development Workshop at FedEx World Headquarters (3670 Hacks Cross, Building G, 3rd Floor) on Friday, September 28, at 11:30 a.m. Students who are interested in attending will be provided with a free lunch and are encouraged to register early, as space is limited. They may do so by registering on the Lagrant Foundation website or by contacting Ericka Iniguez directly at erickainiguez@lagrant.com.
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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 Friday, 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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AUTISM WALK: The ladies of Alpha Xi Delta invite everyone to join them at the Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, October 6, at Hope Presbyterian Church in Cordova (8500 Walnut Grove Road). Make a team or donate to this worthy cause! For more info, visit www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/tennessee.
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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.
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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.
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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.

BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD
MEN'S SOCCER (3-3, 2-0 GSC)
09/12:
Bucs 4, Rhodes College 0 (at Signaigo Field)
09/14:
Bucs 2, University of Alabama-Huntsville 1 (at Signaigo Field)
09/16:
Bucs 1, Shorter University 0 (at Signaigo Field)
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WOMEN'S SOCCER (3-3, 1-2 GSC)
09/14: Lady Bucs 0,
University of Alabama-Huntsville 2 (at Signaigo Field)
09/16:
Lady Bucs 3, Shorter University 2 (at Signaigo Field)
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VOLLEYBALL (6-3, 1-0 GSC)
09/14:
Lady Bucs 3, University of West Alabama 0 (at Livingston, AL)
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CROSS COUNTRY
09/15: Commodore Classic (at Percy Warner Park, Nashville) Bucs 6th of 12 teams; Kyle McLarty led the Bucs (26th of 135, 27:17.90); Lady Bucs 9th of 12 teams; Courtney Morris led the Lady Bucs (23rd of 107, 25:37.30).


THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

MEN'S SOCCER
09/21: University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL; 5:00 p.m.)
09/23: University of West Alabama (Livingston, AL; 3:30 p.m.)
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WOMEN'S SOCCER

09/21: University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL; 7:30 p.m.)
09/23: University of West Alabama (Livingston, AL; 1:00 p.m.)

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VOLLEYBALL
09/21: University of West Florida (Canale Arena; 6:00 p.m.)
09/22: Valdosta State University (Canale Arena; 3:00 p.m.)
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MEN'S & WOMEN'S GOLF
09/17-18: Freed-Hardeman Fall Invitational (Covington Country Club, Covington, TN)