CBU Nursing Students in Haiti
NURSING MISSION TO HAITI: Pictured above are CBU students and faculty from the CBU Nursing Program on their recent mission trip to St. Vincent’s School and Orphanage in Haiti: (first row, kneeling l-r) Summer Allen ('13), Patricia Pike ('14), Lillian Polk ('13), Stephanie Scott ('15) and Kathy Conrad (friend of Dr. Trzynka); (second row l-r) Verlee Thompson ('13), Clark Gwaltney ('13), Ramelle Wheeler ('13), Christen Coleman ('13), Laura Nathan ('13), Marcia Van Alstine ('14), Christopher Russell ('13)l, Jennifer Roberts ('13), Lt. Greg Clifford ('13) and Dr. Sue Trzynka.


VETERANS APPRECIATION WEEK: The Psi Chi Honor Society and Psychology Club are hosting Veterans Appreciation Week at CBU, November 12-16.
Monday–Operation Honor: Come to school with any military gear you have and/or get your yellow ribbon in honor of Veteran’s Day. Also, check out an incredible documentary that evening for Movie/ Documentary Night, 7:00-9:30 p.m. in Kenrick 211.
Tuesday-Operation Gratitude: Take some time to write a caring letter to a veteran that has been deployed or wounded. 5:00-6:30 p.m. in Kenrick 211.
Wednesday-Operation Learn: Prepare for this informative session on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder from our very own Dr. Elizabeth Nelson (Psychology) at 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Kenrick 219.
Thursday-Operation Fitness: Grab your tennis shoes and get prepared for an exciting workout with CBU alumnus, Specialist Rex Hammonds at 6:00-7:00 p.m. in the Swashbuckler Fitness Center.
Friday-Operation Celebration: End the week in celebration as we salute special military guests at 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Montesi Executive Center.
MONTH OF ZEN: FREE computer repair! During the month of November, IEEE|CBU will provide a computer help-desk/repair program for all of CBU faculty, staff and students. Free diagnostics and repair for malware, viruses, the 'blue screen of death' and much more will be provided. Give your computer a treat this month by emailing ieeerepair@gmail.com. If you like the work, support by donating to IEEE! This will help cover expenses for the program. Contact ieeerepair@gmail.com today about your problem and set up an appointment.
THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON: The Office of Student Life is sponsoring a Thanksgiving Luncheon for students, faculty and staff on Tuesday (November 13) in Alfonso Dining Hall, 11:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m. Come and join the CBU Community, as we rejoice in giving thanks!
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.
GROUP KICK CLASSES: The Kroc Center will be offering Group Kick Classes here on campus in Canale Arena. The classes will be offered on Wednesday (November 14) at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 5 at 6:00 p.m. This electric 60-minute fusion class of martial arts and boxing movements will kick your cardio fitness to the next level while defining and shaping your body and self-confidence! Energetic music, awesome instructors and a group environment will keep you punching, kicking and smiling.
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH THE PRESIDENT: The next Community Conversation with the President is Thursday (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.
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 Thursday (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.
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.
BELL TOWER GALA: In celebration of its rich history, Christian Brothers University is proud to present its inaugural Bell Tower Gala on Saturday (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.
FROM SCIENCE TO ART: The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery is exhibiting "From Science to Art" by Dr. Gopal Murti through December 13. An exhibition of portraits, "Spotlights & Shadows" by CBU alumnus Daniel Thompson (BFA '09), is on display in the foyer of the gallery. More info>>>


• November 12: Day Seniors
• November 14: Day Juniors
• November 16: Day Sophomores
• November 19: Day Freshmen

Check BannerWeb to see if you have any holds. Take care of these now so you will be able to register on time.
• November 23: Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course


Dr. Ric Potts (Education) made a presentation on "Developing Writers Using the 6 Traits" at the Tennessee Association of Independent Schools Biennial Conference on November 5 at Hutchison School.


Larry Montague and Dr. Pong Malasri
The TAPPI Foundation has started a scholarship fund specifically for CBU Packaging students with the initial amount of $2,500. A call for applications will be issued in the near future. Students in the B.S. in Engineering Management program (Packaging Concentration), the Packaging Minor program and the Packaging Engineering Certificate program are eligible to apply. TAPPI plans to build up the scholarship fund from the contributions by the pulp/paper/packaging industry. TAPPI (TAPPI.org), headquartered in Atlanta, is a trade/professional organization which represents the leading association for the worldwide pulp, paper, packaging and converting industries. Pictured above: Mr. Larry Montague, TAPPI President, presents a promotional check to Dr. Pong Malasri, Packaging Department Chair.
DEADLINE FOR BARCELONA TRAVEL/STUDY TRIP EXTENDED: The deadline for the Spring Break Travel/Study Trip to Barcelona has been extended to Wednesday, November 28. Students must pay a total of $1200 by November 28 to secure an airline seat. Make payments to the Business Office by check (payable to Christian Brothers University) or by credit card. Be sure to note that payment is for Barcelona. Balance of the trip cost must be made before departure. Courses offered provide GER credit, Honors credit, or just regular credit. If you have questions, please contact studyabroad@cbu.edu or phone (901) 321-3461 or (901) 321-4416.


LV alumni
LVs RunFive CBU alumni Lasallian Volunteers are running the Williams Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, OK during the weekend of November 17, representing Lasallian Volunteers in the 5K Run and Walk on Saturday (November 17) and in the Marathon/Half-Marathon on Sunday (November 18). The five are pictured above with fellow CBU/LV alumna Sam Almanza ('09) — (standing, l-r) Angela Toomer, Shanae Farrell, Sam Almanza; (seated, l-r) Kristen Crone, TJ Buckley, and Jennifer Sneed. Click on their names below to aid their efforts to raise funds and awareness for the amazing work of Lasallian Volunteers around the country.

Kristen Crone ('11; serving in St. Louis, MO)
TJ Buckley ('11; serving in El Paso, TX)
Angela Toomer ('11; serving in Providence, RI)
Jennifer Sneed ('11; serving in Bronx, NY)
Shanae Farrell ('12; serving in Racine, WI)


Life After College logoCBU will once again be offering an 8-week course on "Life After College" this spring. The 75-minute, non-credit class will be offered at two convenient times — Tuesdays at 12:40 p.m. or Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. — and will be taught by CBU alumni.

If you are interested in participating in this class, please consider these times when arranging your spring class schedule. You will only need to attend one of the classes each week.

Below are the topics covered in the course. Each will give you the critical information you will need upon graduation:
Pursuing a graduate education
Finding a job
What to expect and how to succeed in your first 90 days
Budgeting and creating a savings plan
How to tackle student loan debt
Credit scores, credit cards, and credit reports
Remaining Lasallian after CBU

Gradspot.com's Guide to Life After College is the book that will complement the course. After you have completed your registration, you may pick up your copy of the book in the Office of Advancement, located in Barry Hall 101.

Click here to register for the class today!>>>


Turner Pitts, son of Dr. Sarah and Wes Pitts, passed away suddenly on November 4 after a long illness. Condolences can be sent to the family at 4852 Lorece Avenue, Memphis, TN 38117. In lieu of flowers, family and friends are making contributions to the National Kidney Foundation of West Tennessee (www.nkfwtn.org or 857 Mount Moriah Rd., Suite 201, Memphis, TN 38117) or to the Salvation Army. Please keep the family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.


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)
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION & TREE LIGHTING: Dr. and Mrs. John Smarrelli Jr., the Brothers of the Lambert Hall Community and the CBU Student Government Association cordially invite everyone to CBU's Christmas Celebration & Tree Lighting on Thursday, November 29, in Buckman Quadrangle and Alfonso Dining Hall. Christmas Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m., with the Tree Lighting at 6:00 p.m. with a special performance by the CB Singers. An Angel Tree will benefit families with Catholic Charities, and Photos With Santa will benefit Up 'Til Dawn and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Bring your family & celebrate the season with the entire CBU community! Please reply to rsvp@cbu.edu or (901) 321-3082.
MARCH FOR LIFE 2013: Join fellow CBU students in Washington D.C. as they show support for the Right to Life in the annual march past the Capitol to the Supreme Court steps on January 23-26, 2013, marking the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court. Cost is $300, which covers transportation and lodging. For further information contact Hollie Comas (Director of Lasallian Community Service) at (901) 321-3119 or hcomas@cbu.edu.

VOLLEYBALL (18-11, 11-5 GSC)
Lady Bucs 3, University of North Alabama 1 (at Canale Arena)
11/09: Lady Bucs 3, University of Alabama-Huntsville 2 (at Huntsville, AL)
11/10: Lady Bucs 1,
Shorter University 3 (at Rome, GA)
11/11: Lady Bucs 0,
University of West Georgia 3 (at Carrollton, GA)

11/07: Bucs 54, University of Memphis 65 (Exhibition; at FedExForum)
11/10: Bucs 72, Rhodes College 65 (at Canale Arena)
(0-1, 0-0 GSC)
11/10: Lady Bucs 50, Harding University 73 (at Searcy, AR)


11/16: University of West Alabama (GSC Tournament; Pensacola, FL; TBA)
11/17: GSC Semifinals (GSC Tournament; Pensacola, FL; TBA)
11/18: GSC Championship ((GSC Tournament; Pensacola, FL; TBA)


11/13: Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, TN; 7:00 p.m.)
11/17: Wliiiams Baptist College (Canale Arena; 4:00 p.m.)
11/13: Arkansas Tech University (Russellville, AR; 5:30 p.m.)