Education Awards Ceremony
The Education Division will be holding its fourth
annual Education Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 22,
in the Baldor Auditorium, Boreham Building. Following the ceremony,
the Education Division will host its annual Cooperating Teachers Luncheon
in Seay Cafeteria.
Student Awards Convocation
The 44th annual Awards Convocation will be held
during the chapel service on Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in the Raymond
Munger Memorial Chapel. Over 150 awards will be given to students
from each of the academic disciplines. Everyone is encouraged to attend
this yearly event.
Senior Art Presentation
From April 12 through May 7, Ozarks senior Richard
Armstrong will be presenting a selection of his paintings, drawings
and ceramics in the Stephens Gallery. This is his Senior Exhibit and
is part of the requirement for completion of his major in art.
A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Friday, April
30. This will precede the Board of Trustees Banquet later that evening.
SIFE Team Earns Trip to International Competition
U of O's Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team
participated in the Regional Competition in Fort Worth last week and
were one of the Regional Champions, earning a trip to the International
Championships next month.
There are over 680 SIFE teams both in the United
States and internationally. Of the 680 teams, 60 will compete in the
International Competition in Kansas City. The University's team will
be one of that 60.
Team members include: Manuel Mejia, Kelly Palmer,
Melissa Worm, Derek Barahona, Cynthia Salgado, Maria Pineda, Jessica
Real, Evike Soto, Iliana Rosales, Sergio Quezado, and Sofia Avila.
Coro Capella Auditions
Dr. De Seguirant will continue to hear auditions
for Coro Cappella until the end of the semester. Information is available
at the Office of the Registrar. Please contact him via e-mail or phone
at ext. 1342 to make an audition appointment.
DOOR PRIZE WINNERS!
The Career-Placement Office recently hosted our
first Spring Career Fair on April 8. Seventeen businesses, graduate
schools, and governmental agencies attended along with over 140 U
of O students. A special thanks goes out to Pizza Pro, Taco Bell,
and OK Food Market for donating door prizes.
The following students need to pick up their prizes
ASAP: Jennifer Kreinheder, Brian Smith, Dennis Wright, Otto Mejia,
Lidia Sierra, and Shane Norrid.
Attention Graduating Seniors
Dr. Strain has been chosen by your vote to give
the faculty greeting at commencement. Faculty members chosen to participate
in prayer/invocation/benediction parts are Loyce Anne Brooke, Dr.
Bruce Elmore, and Dr. Rickey Casey. Flowers and colors chosen by vote
were: Mixed bouquet/multi-colored.
A special Bible Study will come to the campus when
author Morris Inch introduces the first twenty-three pages of his
book, Exhortations of Jesus According to Matthew and Up From the Depths:
Mark as Tragedy, at the meeting of the Ozarks Area Theological Society
The meeting will be held Thursday, April 29 from
5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the President's Dining Room of the Seay
Student Center. Inch's book is on the OATS reserve shelf in the Robson
Library. His topics will be "The Messiah" and "The
Kingdom of Heaven (God)" in Matthew.
Go through the Cafeteria line, bring your tray to
the President's Dining Room, and enjoy the discussion.
For more information see Holly Mitchell, Bill Woodard,
Stuart Stelzer, or John Frost.
Ozarks Today will present two more newscasts for
the Spring Semester: Wednesday and Thursday, April 23 and 24; and
Wednesday and Thursday, April 28 and 30.
Shows can be seen on cable access channel 6 at 6:30
p.m. and 9 p.m. on Wednesday and 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Baseball Season Finale
The Eagles baseball team will wrap up its 1999 season
with a three-game home series against Austin College on April 23-24.
The Eagles will play a single game on Friday, April
23, at 2 p.m., and then will play a double-header on Saturday, April
24, starting at 1 p.m.
Alumni Weekend 99 Draws Large Crowds
More than 250 people took part in various activities
and events during Alumni Weekend 99, held this past weekend.
Overflow crowds participated in the Alumni Weekend Picnic, the Business
Reunion at Dr. Randy Hilton's home, the University Theatre Cabaret
and the Golf Tournament.
Four returning students were recognized during the
Awards Banquet for receiving Alumni Association Scholarships for the
1999-2000 academic year: Brandi Bradley, Rebekah Watkins, Valerie
McClaine and Leigh Ann Finley. Also, senior Franqua Bedell gave an
entertaining talk on "Reflections of a Senior" during the
Students Looking for Summer Work
Kimberly Spicer of Job Placement reports that numerous
students are looking for summer work in the Clarksville area. If you
know of somebody who is in need of summer labor, please contact the
Job Placement Office at Ext. 1320.
Human Resource Scholarship
The Society for Human Resource Management of Western
Arkansas announces a $1,000 scholarship to promote and encourage excellence
in the practice of human resource management. $1,000 will be given
to a college junior, senior or graduate student. To be considered
for the scholarship, applicants must be planning to pursue a career
in Human Resources, Benefits and Compensation, Labor Relations, Training
and Development, etc. Complete scholarship application, essay describing
academic goals, two letters of recommendation and official transcript
must be submitted by July 31.
Kinseys to Lead Team to China
Winnie and Mike Kinsey have been chosen to lead
a team of students to China for two weeks this summer to teach American
culture at a Chinese university. The team including students from
throughout Arkansas will speak about various aspects of life in the
United States, such as college, family, and community life. The trip
is sponsored by the state BSU.
University Chorus and Handbell Choir Tour Region
University Chorus and University Ringers Handbell
Choir will leave this Thursday, April 22 ,for a four-day tour to churches
in Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas. Among their stops will be a day
spent at Six Flags Over Texas. The ensembles will return to the U
of O campus on Sunday, April 25 and present their tour concert on
Thursday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Raymond Munger Memorial Chapel.
Admission is free and convocation credit will be given.
If you would like to be a part of either University
Ringers Handbell Choir or the newest vocal ensemble on campus, Coro
Cappella, you will need to schedule an audition with Dr.
De Seguirant. If you would like to join University Chorus, speak to
your advisor during pre-registration about enrolling. There is no
audition required for University Chorus.
John Gyles Education Fund
The John Gyles Education Fund provides financial
assistance to Canadian and American full-time students both male and
female in all areas of post-secondary education. A minimum GPA of
2.7 is required. Selected students will receive up to $3,000. The
filing date for applications has been extended to July 1.
UOW to Hold April Meeting
The University of the Ozarks Women (UOW) will hold
its last meeting of the school year at noon on Thursday, April 20,
in the President's Home. Officers for 1999-2000 will be inducted.