Aleisha Curry at St. Vincent's Orphanage in Haiti

Saturday, October 27 • 9.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. • Sabbatini Lounge

CBU is assembling 10,000 meal packets of dried food to support the efforts of the RN to BSN Program's mission trip to St. Vincent’s School and Orphanage in Haiti. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged and invited to donate time or treasure (donations to CBU Mission and Identity for Haiti) to help in our humanitarian outreach. The post-hurricane children’s food allowance has been stopped, so they really need our efforts! Pictured above is Aleisha Curry (BSN '13) with children at St. Vincent's Orphanage.

Sign up here for a two-hour slot (9:00-11.00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.) on Saturday to help out on the meal assembly line! See you Saturday! We're making 10,000 meals!


TEE UP WITH TAPPI & CBU DRIVING RANGE FUNDRAISER: TAPPI and the CBU Packaging Department will host a driving range fundraising event at the new Vantage Point Golf Center in Cordova, TN on Monday (October 22), 5:30–9:30 p.m. The event will raise money for scholarships for CBU packaging students. Many prizes including "Get a Hole-In-One and WIN A TOYOTA 4RUNNER from Wolfchase Toyota"! For more information:
Debate GraphicPRESIDENTIAL DEBATE: Don't miss CBU's Presidential Debate on Tuesday (October 23) at 7:00 p.m. in the University Theater. Moderated by Benjamin Head (Plough Library), the debate will feature Dr. Robert Brittingham (Management/Economics) and Justin Joy (Chairman of the Republican Party of Shelby County), representing the Republicans, and Pastor Keith Norman (Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church) and Dr. Max Maloney (Religion & Philosophy), representing the Democrats. Sponsored by the Black Student Association and the Student Government Association.
INFO ON SPRING BREAK IN SPAIN: Want to travel to Barcelona, Spain and Carcassone, France over spring break and earn three hours of credit? Sign up today to study abroad over spring break. You can choose from GS 301 or ECON 347. The deadline for airline tickets is approaching so make you deposit today! Come to an informational meeting on Wednesday (October 24) at 12:20 p.m. in Buckman 222 to learn about the trip and the value of study abroad for your future career. For more information email
FALL JOB FAIR: CBU's Fall 2012 Job Fair will be held on Thursday (October 25) in Sabbatini Lounge, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Companies already confirmed to attend include: Diocese Of Memphis (Memphis Catholic Schools), Energizer, Valero Energy, MassMutual, SRVS, Fastenal, AutoZone, MLG&W, Northwestern Mutual, Unified Health Services, ServiceMaster, Azo Inc., UT Health Science Center, EdR (Education Realty Trust), ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing, CBRE, and ABC24/CW30. Be prepared! Bring plenty of resumes on high-quality, bond paper. (Look for a watermark!) Dress appropriately! Wear an appropriate business suit. (Just as you would for an interview.) Got questions? Stop by the Career Center in the Thomas Center or check out their Job Fair Preparation packet. Register to attend through your Nace-Link account.
UP 'TIL DAWN LETTER-WRITING PARTY: Up 'til Dawn will conduct its first letter-writing party from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Living Learning Center on Thursday (October 25). Everyone who has signed up as a team is invited to write letters to friends and family in order to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The theme is "Be a kid, Save a kid" — so dress up like a kid! There will be refreshments!
Treasure MaoTRICK-ARRR-TREAT! The National Alumni Association will host Trick-ARRR-Treat on campus for alumni, students, donors and friends of CBU on Sunda, (October 28) at 6:00 p.m. Participants will follow a treasure map around campus and find candy stations along the way. There will be something for everyone! Bring your friends and family! Other activities for the evening include face painting provided by the Art Club, the Kenrick Haunted House (sponsored by the Office of Admissions and SGA) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. , and a bonfire at the LLC at 7:30 p.m. (sponsored by SGA).

If you have a group interested in hosting a trick-or-treating station, please contact the Advancement Office at 321-3270 or
Toys For TotsTOY DRIVE: Alpha Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, and the Black Student Association are hosting a toy drive at CBU through November 2. Boxes will be available on campus. Bring new, unopened, and unwrapped toys for girls and boys (no teddy bears, please). For more information, contact Alicia Russell at, Jada Owens at and Candace Lester at
CBU PHONATHON JOBS: Like to talk on the phone? Now get MONEY for it! Call alumni and friends of Christian Brothers University. Prizes! Fun! Great Pay! Interviewing is underway at (Entry code: CBU12F). Phonathon training is November 3, and calling runs November 3-15. Contact with any questions.
FLU SHOTS: Flu shots are available in Health Services for a fee of $15. Shots will be given from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday-Friday in the Health Services office in the Thomas Center. Quantities are limited!
CLASS RINGS ONLINE — Create a ring that's all about you and your college experience at Josten's Online. Order your class ring starting at $289 for women's and $299 for men's styles. Select from Lustrium® styles, or for a stunning look at an irresistible price, design your ring with Solaris Elite™ or Silver Elite®. Click here for the Jostens' CBU Store online.
EXTENDED HOURS — Monday-Thursday (October 22-25), 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
EXTENDED HOURS — October 29-30, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
ANDY ANDREWS BOOKS — In celebration of Andy Andrews' appearance at CBU for the Seidman Town Hall Lecture Series on October 30 (see Upcoming Events below), The CBU Bookstore is offering autographed copies of his best-selling books!
ART EXHIBITION: The Beverly and Sam Ross Gallery is exhibiting the sculpture of Ellen McGowan in an exhibit entitled "Nearing Ninety." The exhibit will be on display through November 1. More info >>>


Michelle Metzger (MEd '13, second-year LANCE teacher) was awarded the Sister Elizabeth Ann Seaton Award for Innovation in the Classroom at the Memphis Diocesan in-service on October 12. Michelle is currently teaching at Our Lady of Sorrows School.


In celebration of its rich history, Christian Brothers University is proud to present its inaugural Bell Tower Gala on November 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Memphis Hilton Hotel. This exclusive event will honor CBU's
past presidents while giving alumni and supporters an opportunity to celebrate over 140 years of Lasallian tradition. Guests will enjoy fine dining, cocktails, and the opportunity to mingle with CBU luminaries past and present.

Six past presidents will be spotlighted:

Past Presidents Honored at Bell Tower Gala
This unforgettable evening will be a festive charitable event, a tribute to the history of Lasallian education in Memphis, and a great way to reconnect with old friends. And since all proceeds support CBU's academic programs and scholarships, it's a great way to invest in the future of our students and our community. To purchase your ticket and reserve your spot today, please use the online reservation form. Faculty, staff and alumni will receive a $50 discount on tickets if they reserve them by October 15!


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:

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)


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
INTERESTED IN TEACHING ENGLISH IN JAPAN? If you are an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated individual, why not embark upon a journey that will change your life? The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, which is sponsored by the Japanese government, offers you the opportunity to engage in intercultural exchange through language teaching in the Japanese public education system or by working in a local Japanese government office. Participants are invited to Japan as representatives of their home countries and play an important role in promoting mutual understanding between nations. Although no prior teaching experience and no prior Japanese-language skills are necessary for teaching positions, successful JET Program applicants must have a strong sense of responsibility, a genuine interest in learning about Japan, and an ability to adapt to a different culture and new situations. In order to be eligible to apply to the program, applicants must be U.S. citizens and have obtained a bachelor's degree in any field by July 1 of their departure year. Students or alumni interested in learning more about are invited to attend the JET Program Information Session, led by JET alum Tia Kofahl (Academic Services), on Tuesday, October 30 at 12:45 p.m. in Buckman 102 to learn more about the program. If you have questions, please contact Tia Kofahl at Complete eligibility requirements and applications can be found at
Andy AndrewsAUTHOR ANDY ANDREWS IS SEIDMAN LECTURER: Andy Andrews, author of the bestsellers The Traveler's Gift and The Noticer (CBU's summer "Fresh Reads" book) and now How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, will be the keynote speaker at the Fall 2012 M.L. Seidman Town Hall Lecture on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the University Theater. Andrews will address the topic "How Do You Kill 11 Million People? Why the Truth Matters More Than You Think." Andrews believes that the only way to keep the United States of America the greatest country in the world is to demand the truth from our elected officials. By illuminating the startling history of how great countries have gone bad, Andrews will demonstrate in his lecture how we, as American citizens, can avoid the same mistakes by refocusing our standards of leadership. The M.L Seidman Town Hall Series was established by Mr. and Mrs. P.K. Seidman in memory of Mr. M.L. Seidman, founder of an international accounting firm who maintained an active interest in public issues. This series of lectures is scheduled every year in light of current public issues. The town hall forum format encourages the active participation of students, faculty and members of the Memphis community.
JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES: There are lots of different tools you can use to conduct your job search. The Career Center will host its Job Search Strategies Workshop on Thursday, November 1 in Buckman 101 at 1:00 p.m. Buckman 102. Learn all about those job search tools and how they apply to your personal situation — along with recent hiring trends, salary figures, and more! RSVP through your Nace-Link account. Lunch will be served!
SWING WITH THE ORANGUTANS, ROAM WITH THE ELEPHANTS: Prepare to fall in love with orphaned orangutans and elephants and the people who care for them when you watch Born to Be Wild on November 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Spain Auditorium. Watch the new IMAX film (narrated by Morgan Freeman) and then hear from Fields Falcone, a Memphis zoo researcher, about the conservation efforts there. Open to the entire CBU community. Bring your animal-loving friends. Cosponsored by the Honors Program, Tri-Beta, the Living Learning Center, and the Student Activities Council.
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ALUMNUS BOOKSIGNING: Author and CBU alum Ryne Hancock will be signing copies of his new book, Say Goodnight Cassie: A Southern Football Memoir, in the CBU Bookstore on November 8, 12:00-2:00 p.m. The book chronicles the 2007 LSU championship football season from the fan's perspective as well as themes of friendships, faith, and fun.
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH THE PRESIDENT: The next Community Conversation with the President is November 15 in the University Theater. Faculty and staff, please show up at 12:30 for snacks and conversation in the lobby. Conversation with Dr. Smarrelli will begin afterward in the theater to discuss matters of relevance in an informal setting. No agenda will be formulated. Dr. Smarrelli hopes to use this as an opportunity to discuss topics large and small.

MEN'S SOCCER (8-6-1, 6-3-1 GSC)
10/19: Bucs 1, University of West Florida 2 (at Signaigo Field)
Bucs 4, University of West Alabama 0 (at Signaigo Field)
WOMEN'S SOCCER (5-9-1, 1-7-1 GSC)
10/17: Lady Bucs 0, University of North Alabama 2 (at Signaigo Field)
10/21: Lady Bucs 1, Delta State University 1 (2OT; at Signaigo Field)
VOLLEYBALL (14-7, 7-2 GSC)
Lady Bucs 3, St. Leo University 1 (at Tampa, FL)
10/19: Lady Bucs 0, Eckerd College 3 (at Tampa, FL)
10/20: Lady Bucs 3, Florida Southern College 0 (at Tampa, FL)
10/20: Lady Bucs 0, University of Tampa 3 (at Tampa, FL)
10/20: Gulf South Conference Championship (at Hoover, AL) Bucs 4th of 7 teams; Alex Shipp led the Bucs (14th of 63, 27:15.60); Lady Bucs 8th of 8 teams; Courtney Morris led the Lady Bucs (33rd of 79, 21:30.80).


10/24: Union University (Signaigo Field; 7:00 p.m.)
10/28: Delta State University (Cleveland, MS; 3:30 p.m.)

10/24: Trevecca Nazarene University (Signaigo Field; 5:00 p.m.)
10/27: Bethel University (McKenzie, TN; 2:00 p.m.)

10/26: University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL; 6:00 p.m.)
10/27: Valdosta State University (Valdosta, GA; 2:00 p.m.)