CBU Buccaneer Soccer Team with GSC Champsionship trophy
BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPS: The CBU Buccaneers won their second consecutive Gulf South Conference Soccer Championship on November 4 with a resounding 5-1 win over Delta State at Brosnaham Park in Pensacola, FL. Midfielder Andrew Ballard (Natural Science '13), defender David Skull (Applied Psychology '13), and forward Adamandios Toras (Accounting '14) earned spots on the All-Tournament Team.


EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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FREE TICKETS FOR BUCS VS. TIGERS: Come one, come all — All students are invited to join the SOLD OUT CBU vs. Memphis basketball game on Wednesday (November 7) at 7:00 p.m. in FedExForum! Reserve your free ticket today by going to www.tinyurl.com/cbutickets. Hurry, the amount of tickets are limited! Each students is only allowed one ticket and must present a CBU ID to claim it. All recipients will be notified by email on or before Tuesday (November 6) on where and when to pick up their ticket.
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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 Monday (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. Watch the trailer >>>
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ELECTION WATCH PARTY: The Black Student Association and the Mu Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated will host an Election Watch Party on Tuesday (November 6) in the Living Learning Center Lounge, 6:30-11:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All are invited and admission is free.
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MOBILE MAMMOGRAM SCREENING ON CAMPUS: Is it time for your mammogram? One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Early detection and early treatment are the best hope for survival. CBU and Baptist Healthcare will provide digital screening on campus on Thursday (November 8), 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It only takes 15 minutes — but pre-registration is required. Please contact Katherine Misee at (901) 321-3307 or kmisee@cbu.edu to schedule your appointment.
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STUDY ABROAD MEETING: An informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday (November 8) in Buckman Hall 222 to discuss the Spring Break Trip to Barcelona. Classes offered are Economics 347 and Global Studies 301, which will satisfy a General Education Requirement. Airline seats must be reserved before the Thanksgiving holiday — so make your deposit now! Contact Dr. Emily Forsdick or Shelby Roberts in the International Initiatives Office or at studyabroad@cbu.edu for more details — or contact the faculty, Ms. Papachristou at ppapachr@cbu.edu or Ms. Burns at maburns@cbu.edu. Fact to Remember and Report to Parents: Research indicates that travel/study abroad affords students who participate a competitive edge both in job search and career advancement in today's global society.
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FROM SCIENCE TO ART: The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery will feature "From Science to Art" by Dr. Gopal Murti from November 9 through December 13. The exhibit will open with a public reception on Friday (November 9), 5:30-7:30 p.m., in the gallery on the lower level of Plough Memorial Library. In addition, an exhibition of portraits, "Spotlights & Shadows" by CBU alumnus Daniel Thompson (BFA '09), will be on display in the foyer of the gallery. More info>>>
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UP TIL DAWN COED FOOTBALL: Sign up for Up Til Dawn's Coed Football all this week in Alfonso Dining Hall from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The game will be on Saturday (November 10), and it costs $3 to sign up. All proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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CBU BOOKSTORE NEWS & SPECIALS
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.
Ryne Hancock bookBOOKSIGNING: Author and former CBU student Ryne Hancock will be signing copies of his new book, Say Goodnight Cassie: A Southern Football Memoir, in the CBU Bookstore on Thursday (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.
TRICK-OR-TREAT HALLOWEEN DRAWING WINNER! Congratulations to Maria Garcia! Thanks to Maria and all the participants that entered!
BEFORE FINALS NOVEMBER STUDENT DRAWING! The drawing is free! Enter now to win your choice of a warm CBU hoodie or CBU zip-up fleece! Winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 28.
DIDN'T PICK UP YOUT COPY? Autographed best sellers by Andy Andrews are still available in the Bookstore through Friday, November 9!


IMPORTANT DATES & NEWS FROM THE REGISTRAR

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SPRING REGISTRATION OPENING DATES
• OPEN NOW: Graduate & Professional Studies Students
• November 12: Day Seniors
• November 14: Day Juniors
• November 16: Day Sophomores
• November 19: Day Freshmen

Undergraduate Day & Evening students meet with their advisors to receive their alternate PIN.
Contact your advisor now to set up an appointment.

Graduate students have their alternate PIN always available in BannerWeb on the ALT PIN page.
Check BannerWeb to see if you have any holds.

Take care of these now so you will be able to register on time.
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UPCOMING WITHDRAWAL DATE
• November 23: Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course
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The Fall Final Exam schedules are posted on the Registrar's website: Day and GPS
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The Spring Course Schedule is available on the Web.

KUDOS

Emiluy Forsdick with representatives from Edge Hill University
Dr. Emily Mathis Forsdick (International Initiatives) attended the Southeast Regional Meeting of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 14-18. She is pictured above (center) with Jane Clarke, U.S. Associate Study Abroad Director for Edge Hill University in England, and Jason Keeling, Study Abroad Advisor for Edgehill, discussing Jason's upcoming visit to CBU to speak with students interested in studying at Edge Hill University or in Dr. Neal Palmer's summer session at Edge Hill in June. Exact date for Jason's visit will be announced soon. See the Study Abroad website for trip details, to register, and make your deposit now to reserve your place.
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FIVE BUCS NAMED ALL-GSC: Soccer midfielder Yannick Skull (Business Administration '13) represents the Bucs on the All-GSC First Team for the third straight year after scoring two goals and four points as he started all 17 games. His twin brother, defender David Skull (Applied Psychology '13), earned First Team honors for the second straight year after starting all 17 games, scoring two goals with one assist for five points. Forward Jose Ferraz (Civil Engineering '15) also repeated as a First Team selection after scoring seven goals with four assists for 18 points, all team-highs, as he started all 17 games. Goalkeeper Jaime Garcia (Business Administration '15) earned a spot on the All-GSC Second Team for the second consecutive year after going 8-7-1 with a 1.20 goals against average and 38 saves this season. Defender Sean Rutter (Business Administration '15) also repeated on the Second Team after scoring two goals and four points as he started all 17 games this season.
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Lady Buc outside hitter Alexis Gillis ('16) was named GSC Offensive Player of the Week for the period ending October 26. Gillis recorded double-digit kills in all four matches for the week, including tying her career-high with 16 kills when she hit .565 in a win over Saint Leo. She added 12 kills against Eckerd, 14 against Florida Southern, and 11 against Tampa. For the week, she recorded 53 kills in 13 sets, hitting .189 with seven digs and five blocks.
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Lady Buc midfielder Carmen Manes (Liberal Studies '15) was named to the All-GSC First Team. Manes scored two goals with two assists for six points as she started all 17 games for the Lady Bucs. She scored one game-winning goal, against Tennessee Wesleyan, and she scored the game-tying goal at Delta State.
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TAPPI CBU Driving Range Fundraiser
GOLF FOR CBU PACKAGING: Several CBU students, faculty and staff participated in the TAPPI-CBU Driving Range Fundraiser at the new Vantage Point Golf Center in Cordova on October 22. The event raised a $2,500 scholarship fund for CBU packaging students. Pictured above (l-r) Larry Montague (President of TAPPI), Adam Thornton, Alvin Siow, Phyo Aung, Rhett Jordan, Shawn Breckenridge, Evan Edwards, Mallory Harvey, Palacio Giovanti, Lauren Harrett, and Dr. Pong Malasri (Packaging Department Chair). For more pictures from the event, please visit the CBU Packaging Facebook album.

CONDOLENCES

Helen Thorpe, stepmother of Donna Crone (Athletics) and grandmother of Justin Crone ('16) and Kristin Crone ('11), passed away on November 2. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday (November 6) at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Wounded Warriors Project or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Condolences may be sent to Campus Box T-1. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers,

UPCOMING EVENTS

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SCIENCE TRIVIA: The Society of Physics Students would like to invite ALL STUDENTS from the School of Sciences and other students with an interest in science to join in a fun evening of Science Trivia on Tuesday, November 13 in Assisi Hall 005, 4:00-6:00 p.m. SPS will be hosting a "Jeopardy-like" trivia night covering Biology, Math, Chemistry, and (of course) Physics. PRIZES will be awarded, and small refreshments will be served. Please feel free to either preassemble a team of three or just stop on by and SPS will put you into a team! If there are any questions, feel free to contact Tiffany Corkran at tcorkran@cbu.edu.
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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.
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CBU RECYCLING GAMES: In recognition of America Recycles Day, Phi Alpha Theta (History Honor Society) will sponsor the CBU Recycling Games 2012, an afternoon of recycling fun with all proceeds going to a local charity. The games will be held in Buckman Quad on November 15 at 1:00 p.m. and will consist of a recycling trivia contest, speed sorting, most creative reuse ideas/art, and aluminum can toss. There is a registration fee of $10 (All proceeds will be donated to a charity chosen by the winning team*).

Registration Deadline is 3:00 p.m. on Thursday (November 8). Register your team (of three or more students) in person at the table outside the Alfonso Dining Hall on Thursday (November 8) between noon and 2:00 p.m. or by contacting Dr. Neal Palmer (Barry 204; npalmer@cbu.edu; 321-3249) at any point prior to the registration deadline.
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RENEWABLE ENERGY CONFERENCE: CBU, the City of Memphis, Mirimichi Green and the University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) have partnered with the Tennessee Renewable Energy and Economic Development Council (TREEDC) to organize a community-wide forum at the annual TREEDC Memphis event on Friday, November 16, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in Buckman Hall. MTAS Management Consultant Warren Nevad and Sean MacInnes (CBU Sustainability Committee Chairman) have developed a comprehensive renewable energy educational agenda for area clean energy stakeholders. Clean energy topics to be explored include compressed natural gas, solar energy, solid wastes to clean energy and hydrokinetic energy. Attendees will also hear from PHG Energy regarding their wastewater sludge gasification project with TREEDC Member City of Covington. Shelby County Sustainability Director Paul Young and TREEDC Board Member/Memphis Councilman Edmund Ford Jr. will also give presentations. CBU professor Dr. Ben Jordan (History & Political Science, Sustainability) will discuss sustainability initiatives. The forum is free to the public and includes a continental breakfast and lunch. Register online by November 12 to ensure a seat. Seating is limited to 80 attendees.
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SUNDAY MOVIES: The Office of Student Life's Sunday Series of Movies ends the semester on December 2 with a screening of Pixar's Brave in Spain Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. Synopsis: : 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)

BELL TOWER GALA

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!

BUCCANEER SCOREBOARD
MEN'S SOCCER (11-7-1, 7-4-1 GSC)
11/02:
Bucs 4, University of West Alabama 3 (at GSC Semi-Final; Pensacola, FL)
11/04:
Bucs 5, Delta State University 1 (at GSC Championship; Pensacola, FL)
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VOLLEYBALL (16-9, 9-3 GSC)
10/30:
Lady Bucs 3, Union University 1 (at Canale Arena)
11/02: Lady Bucs 2, Palm Beach Atlantic University 3 (at Florence, AL)
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MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
11/03: NCAA Division II Regional Championship (at Huntsville, AL) Bucs 9th of 12 teams; Wil Norris led the Bucs (28th of 83, 33:15.90)
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MEN'S GOLF
10/29-30: Matt Dyas Memorial (at Carrollton, GA) Bucs 8th of 8 teams; Mitchell Bennett led the Bucs with a 24th-place finish, 239 +23.

THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

VOLLEYBALL
11/06: University of North Alabama (Canale Arena; 7:00 p.m.)
11/09: University of Alabama-Huntsville (Huntsville, AL; 5:30 p.m.)
11/10: Shorter University (Rome, GA; 5:30 p.m.)
11/11: University of West Georgia (Carrollton, GA; 6:00 p.m.)
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MEN'S BASKETBALL
11/07: University of Memphis (Exhibition; FedExForum; 7:00 p.m.)
11/10: Rhodes College (Canale Arena; 4:00 p.m.)
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
11/10: Harding University (Searcy, AR; 5:30 p.m.)