PSI CHI PIE FLY: If you’re looking to burn some steam before finals begin, then come throw a pie at your favorite professor during the Psi Chi Pie Fly! The fundraiser will be held on Monday, May 5 at 12:30-2:00 p.m. next to the gates surrounding the Buccaneer Grill. All of the money raised will go to Harwood Center, a nonprofit agency that assists and educates children and families affected by developmental disabilities. A donation of $1 gives you the opportunity to throw a pie at a professor, and a donation of $5 will allow you to pie them in the face. The following faculty and staff will be participating in the fundraiser: Dr. Tracie Burke, Dr. Jeff Gross, Dr. Paul Haught, Dr. Elizabeth Nelson, Dr. Mary Oglvie, Dr. Jeffrey Sable, Dr. Rod Vogl, Sandra Davis, Chanda Murphy, and Martin Brock.
WELCOME TO THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PARTY (WITH SLOSHBALL): Student Life and the Alumni Association are hosting a “Welcome to the CBU Alumni Association Party” at the Rozier Deck on Monday, May 5, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for our graduating CBU students. This is an opportunity for the Class of 2014 to socialize and enjoy and celebrate their time at CBU. As part of the party, there will also be a Sloshball game with graduating seniors and alumni at Bland Softball Field. (BTW, Sloshball is kickball. With beer.)
THEATRE READING: The Intro to Theatre class will present a staged reading of Act 3 of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town on Monday, May 5 in the University Theater at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.
STRESS RELIEF (EXAM WEEK): Do you need an enjoyable break from end-of-school-year stressors? If so, Student Life will host several events to help ease the stress during Exam Week:
• Tuesday, May 6: Free Massages, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. You can get a free chair massage (shoulder and neck) in the Thomas Center Conference Room by “Massage on the Go.”
• Wednesday, May 7: Paws to Relax with the Therapy Dogs, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on the Buc Patio. It’s a proven fact that petting a dog can relieve stress and lower blood pressure. Visit with the Therapy Dogs, brought to campus by the Mid-South Therapy Dogs and Friends Organization.
• Thursday, May 8: CBU Pancake Study Break, 9:00-11:00 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall. It’s not really a proven fact that pancakes help you study, but they certainly can’t hurt…
DRINK BEER*, PLAY BINGO, AND CARRY ON: It‘s a Great Day at CBU presents Beer and Bingo in the Buc on Friday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. Grab your friends and get ready for a fun night of CBUnity. There will be some free beer (*and root beer), death match bingo, music, and good clean fun. All are welcome!!
PA WHITE COAT CEREMONY: The CBU Physician Assistant Studies Program will host the White Coat Ceremony for its Class of 2015 on on Saturday, May 10 at 10:00 a.m. in the University Theater. The white coat ceremony is a rite of passage in medical education that marks the student’s transition from preclinical study to clinical health sciences.