Prospective Faculty visit Campus
The Division of Humanities and Fine Arts will be
hosting and interviewing prospective faculty members during February
and March. Applicants for English are Kelly Searsmith (Feb 15-16),
Kendrick Prewitt (Feb. 18-19), David Caplan (Feb. 22-23), and Randy
Fuller (Feb. 25-26). The four applicants for the history position
include Steve Oatis (Feb.18-19), Greg Barton (Feb. 22-23), David Silbey
(Feb. 25-26), and Carolyn Knapp (Mar. 1-2).
All students, faculty, and staff are invited to
meet and greet the prospective applicants while they are on campus.
Congratulations to the winners of the indoor volleyball
tournament: "Dig This!" The team's members included Cesar
Cervantes, Cesar Romero, Diane Pohlmeier, Bryan Bishop, Matt Bradke,
Sherrie Arey, and Chad Kingston.
Also, Allan Garrison won the Hot Shot 3-point Shootout on Tuesday,
Don't forget that intramural basketball will start
the 18th of this month, and softball is coming next month - team entries
will be due the 11th of March.
Ash Wednesday Service
All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend
an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, February 17, at 6:00 p.m. in
the Chapel. The service will be a short prayer service which will
include the impositition of ashes.
Eagle Basketball Update
The men's basketball team defeated Mississippi College
101 to 98 in double overtime. Mississippi College was ranked 15th
in the Nation. This loss marks only their second conference loss in
the last two years. Also, congratulations to Daniel Shepherd who was
selected as the American South Conference Player of the week.
PBL Week took place February 8 through 12 with the
purpose to appreciate advisors and members, to invite anyone interested
in being part of the organization, and to increase the awareness of
the organization for further activities. PBL wants to thank everyone
who made this activity possible and encourage every member to continue
their hard work for PBL.
In addition PBL would like to encourage all members
to sign-up for Stat competitions. The sign-up period is February 4
Karen Jones Attends Conference
Professor of Psychology, Karen Jones attended the
Twenty-First Annual National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology
on January 3-6 in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.
The institute is for teachers of psychology at universities, two and
four-year colleges and high schools, who wish to enhance and broaden
their teaching skills.
The University Theatre's Spring Production will
be a University Caberet, a revue featuring University students, faculty,
and staff. Auditions are Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9 and 10 at
6:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre. Individuals may audition with prepared
solo numbers, duet numbers, instrumental numbers, comedy routines,
scens monologues, juggling, etc. These audition pieces need to be
selections which the individual or group, if cast, will perform in
The Caberet performance will be April 15 and 16 in the Seay Theatre.
For more information contact Dr. Pat Farmer.
Thinking about Graduate School
The topic for the next Programs on the Run will
be graduate schools. This noon time workshop will be held on Wednesday,
February 24. Students who are thinking about graduate work will have
the opportunity to learn more about the preparation and application
Students can pick up information just ourside the
cafeteria doors from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. and may join the workshop
from 12:00 until 12:30 in the Cane Hill Room in the Cafeteria.
Students Participate in Computer Competitions
Nathan Sain, Ladonna Jenkins, Cesar Cervantes, Otto
Mejia, Jeremy Box, Cindy Rosado and Mitch Escamilla will participate
in a computer programming contest next Tuesday at UCA.
Religion Field Trip
There will be a field trip to Hendrix College, Thursday,
Feb. 18, to hear Dr. Walter Brueggemann give a lecture titled, "A
Rooted Future in the Face of Thinness."
Dr. Brueggemann is the William Marcellus McPheeters
Professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary and is
an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. His lecture will
address options and alternatives facing our society, and
the role of seriously educated people in adjudicating these options.
The trip will depart from the Walton Center at 5:15
p.m. and return about 10:30 p.m. Meals-to-go will be available at
the cafeteria. Please contact Dr. Mitchell or Rev. Woodard to reserve
a place on the vans.
Ozarks Will Host Choral Festival
The University Chorus will host the West Central
Region High School Choral Festival on Tuesday, March 9, in the Walton
Fine Arts Center. High School Choirs will be on campus to perform
for a panel of adjudicators. If anyone would like to listen to the
choral performances, there will be seating available in the Seay Theatre.