|Volume I Issue # 3|
|Monday, September 28, 1998
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Career Placement Program is Scheduled
Careers for the 21st Century, a “Programs On the Run” presented by the Career-Placement Office, will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 30th. From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., you can pick up information just inside the main entrance to the Seay Student Center. Then, from noon to 1:00 p.m. the group will move into the President’s Dining Room to learn more about Careers for the 21st Century. There will be a discussion on why careers change and grow, trends in the workplace, the hottest growth fields, the top 100 careers for the 21st century, and what you can do to learn more about them. Students may bring in their lunch trays from the cafeteria and faculty, staff, or anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.
Ozarks Theatre Group Goes On Stage
The University of the Ozarks Theatre will present Aesop’s: Fables For Our Times, which was adapted for the stage by Dr. Pat Farmer, on Oct. 17, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre of the Walton Fine Arts Center. Admission is FREE to students, faculty and staff. A ticket price of $3 will be charged to the public. For more information, call the Humanities and Fine Arts Division Office at 979-1349.
PBL Holds I-40 Clean-A-Mile
The local chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) held an “I-40 Clean A Mile” on Friday, Oct. 26, 1998. The chapter members met a 3:30 p.m. and finished cleaning up the interstate at 4:30 p.m. PBL holds a “Clean-A-Mile” once each semester. The focus is to help preserve the environment and keep Arkansas a “Natural State.” PBL would like to thank all its members who participated on Friday’s clean up and everyones’ effort in helping keep Arkansas clean.
Planet Club Plans Restoration
The restoration of Spadra Creek, sponsored by the Planet Club, will be on Oct. 11th and 25th. They will meet at 1:00 p.m. in front of McLean Hall or at the American Legion Fort. The campus community is invited to pitch in.
Part-Time Work Available for Students
Last month alone the Career-Placement Office received almost 3,000 job announcements ranging from anywhere to anything. Currently there are 20 Clarksville businesses who are very willing to hire U of O students for part-time work! These jobs are at restaurants, hotels, banks, small businesses, corporations, grocery stores, medical facilities, retirement homes, schools, and preschools. Some are very flexible with jobs in the afternoon, evenings and weekends. For more information on job titles and locations, see Kimberly Spicer in the Career-Placement Office.
Campus Directories Now Available
The 1998-99 Directory of Administration, Faculty, Staff & Students has been printed and is available for students to pick up in the Student Life Office. The directory has telephone numbers, addresses and c-box numbers for the campus community. Students are limited to one copy per person.
Loibner is Artist of the Month
Polly Loibner will be the featured artist for the month of October in the Stephens Gallery. Loibner, a native of Kensett, Ark. who now lives near Knoxville, operates VanGo Galleries in Russellville with her husband, Bill. Loibner’s watercolors hang in numerous public and private collections throughout the United States and Mexico. A “Meet the Artist” reception and gallery tour will be held 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17.
Hendrix to Test Eagles, Lady Eagles
The Eagles and Lady Eagles will play a home soccer match on Wednesday, Sept. 30, against Hendrix College. The women’s match begins 2 p.m., followed by the men’s match at 4 p.m. Come out and support the soccer teams!
In a related note, Eagles freshman Marcos Gonzaelz was named ASC East Division Offensive Player of the Week last week after scoring three goals in a pair of matches.
U of O Cheerleaders Selected
University of the Ozarks Cheerleaders held their yearly try-outs on Sept. 18, 1998. Seven females and five males were chosen this year as the new 1998-99 U of O Cheerleading Squad. They are as follows: Carrie Shoemate (Captain), Jennifer Graham (Co-Captain), Jared Cariker (Co-Captain), Brian Hellard (Co-Captain), Jeff Jackson, Brian Cross, Franqua Bedell, Angela Diehl, Lisa Hilton, Kim Shaw, Erin Tobey and Gabriela Franco. Coach, Sally Wood, stated, “This year’s squad looks like a wonderful, experienced group.”
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