|Volume I Issue # 6|
|Monday, November 9, 1998
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Worm Named Vice President
Melissa Worm, a sophomore communications major, was elected to the position of Phi Beta Lambda State Region 1 Vice President on Oct. 23 at the Fall Leadership Conference in Harrison, Ark. A delegation of 13 U of O students and one advisor attended the two-day conference. Because of her campaign, Worm easily won a first round victory against her two competitors. In addition to the duties as a state vice president, Worm will represent Arkansas at the Southern Region Conference in Birmingham, Ala., in early November.
Worm makes the second student from Ozarks on the State PBL Executive Committee. Deborah Ford, a sophomore political science major, presently serves as the State Parliamentarian. "This is the first time in 20 years that Ozarks has had two state officers," said Dr. Randy Hilton.
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Also, NiteLite is looking for a part-time worker. Pay is $5.45 an hour. You must be able to type and speak clearly. Mostly evening and weekend work. Please contact Kimberly Spicer (Ext. 1320) for more information on these positions.
Partnership with Business
Mr. Wayne Callahan, national account representative for HeinzUSA, will be addressing an open forum at 11 a.m. in the Baldor Auditorium on Friday, Nov. 13. The topic for the delivery will be "National Brands vs. Private Label Brands: The Pro's and Con's." All students and members of the college community are cordially invited. The program is sponsored by Phi Beta Lambda.
Persecuted Church Emphasis
Sunday, Nov. 8, the Ozarks BSU began a week of activities and awareness for many Christians who are persecuted for their faith throughout the world. A country each day will be emphasized for prayer, culminating in a 24-hour fast beginning 8 p.m., Sat. Nov. 14, and ending 8 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Maclean Formal Lounge.
Three Earn All-ASC East Honors
Freshmen Rachel Davies, Liza Talley and Lisa Hilton of the Ozarks women's soccer team were all named to the American Southwest Conference East Division First Team. Hilton who was second in the ASC with a 4.37 shots-per-game average was also named to the ASC All-Conference team, which includes the top 13 players from both the East and West divisions.
"Unfair Arguments With Existence"
The Ozarks theatre department will present "Unfair Arguements with Existence" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 13 ,and Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Walton Fine Arts Center.
The production is a compilation of short plays and poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti in 1960. The cast includes Stacey Duff, Matthew Hill, Jennifer Kreinheder, Cooper Mann, Megann McManus, Amberly Mouser, Jennifer Penka, and Brandy Rhodes.
This play will also be submitted by Ozarks at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival.
Plant a Tree
The U of O Planet Club is having its second annual Tree Planting Day on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to meet in front of the library to get organized for the day's event.
Featured Artist of November
Janet E. Donnangelo of Russellville will be displaying her original ceramic forms as the featured artist for November in the Stephens Gallery of the Walton Fine Arts Center. The works will be on display November 3 thru December 10.
There will be a reception to meet the artist at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 14, prior to the performance of "Unfair Arguments with Existence" in the Seay Theatre.
Hanging of the Green
This year's "Hanging of the Green" will begin a new fall tradition at Ozarks. Students from various campus organizations will be selected to participate in the event during a special ceremony at the regular chapel service, Tuesday, Nov. 24. Organizations will receive information concerning this event very soon.
Upcoming BSU Events
The BSU is planning a variety of events during November, beginning with a special BSU Noonday on Thursday, Nov. 19 at noon. Dean of Students Joe Hoing will be speaking and convocation credit will be given for the event.
Also on Nov. 19, there will be a "Jamalaya Fest" at 5:30 p.m. at the BSU. Former summer missionaries will be sharing their incite on mission service.
On Friday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m., the BSU will sponsor a concert by the Christian Band "Unworthy." Two new prayer groups on campus are meeting on Monday nights. "The Safe Haven" for women meets at 9 p.m. at the BSU. "Men of Courage" meets at 9 p.m. in the King Hall basement.
Campus Activity Board
Applications for this year's Miss U of O contest are now being accepted in the Student Life Office. Applications should be turned in by Friday, Nov. 13. The competition will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21.
OCHO's Coffee House will be open Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 8 p.m. in the Seay Student Center. The Acoustic Refugees will be performing.
Plans have been made for a ski trip to Glenwood, Co. in early January. The trip will cost $390.00 per person and will include four nights at the Holiday Inn Express, three days skiing, ski rentals, one day of ski lessons, breakfast at the ski lodge, and one pool pass to the hot springs pool and bath houses.
Pre-registration and Advising Week begins November 9. All students are encouraged to sign up for an advising time with their advisors as soon as possible. Spring schedules are available in the Registar's office.
Financial Planning 1999-2000
It is that time to start thinking about and planning for financial aid to help with the 1999-2000 school year expenses. The Arkansas Student Loan Authority has a web site located at - www.asla.state.ar.us - that will provide information on financial aid planning, links to on-line scholarships searches and other great education resources. You may also complete an on-line entry form for a scholarship. Our own Mellena Helton from Magazine, Ark., was one of the winners for 1998-99. The scholarship searches are free.
The Web site for the Junior Auxilaries Scholarship should be: http://www.tecinfo.com/~najanet/schapp.html
This scholarship is for graduate study in special areas such as Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented and related fields. Deadline is November 15.
The U of O Alumni Association will be offering three scholarships of $500 each to returning Ozarks students for the 1999-2000 academic year. Applications should be turned in to the Alumni Office in the Mabee Administration Building. For more information call 979-1234.
Samuel Robinson Award
Competition for the $1,000 Samuel Robinson Scholarship is open to full-time juniors and seniors as Presbyterian-related universities. The competition includes a test portion and a 2,000 word essay. All students interested should contact Jana Hart in the Finacial Aid Office.
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