Volume 2 Issue # 3   
Monday, September 13, 1999

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GOAL
:
100% Participation
CURRENT:
77% Participation

Campaign Reaches 77% Mark
   The University has surpassed the 75 percent mark in its 100 percent participation goal for the faculty/staff campaign, which is a part of the University’s five-year, $55 million To Preserve the PRIDE, To Keep the PROMISE Campaign. As of Monday (Sept. 13), 105 of the University’s 137 employees had made pledges and gifts which totaled more than $122,000! But the amount is secondary to the target of reaching 100 Percent Participation. We thank those who have helped us reach the 75 percent level, and we encourage those who have not yet made a pledge to do so by contacting the Office of Advancement (ext. 1236).

Soccer Teams Notch First Wins
   University of the Ozarks men's soccer team evened its season record to 1-1 on Saturday, September 4, when they defeated Southwestern University 1-0 in Georgetown, Texas.
   With a combined effort of the team and a goal from sophomore Marcos Gonzalez, the Eagles were able to defeat a Southwestern team that is considered one of the top teams in the region.
   The win was not without its struggles though. The Eagles played the final 25 minutes one player short due to yellow cards and two others because of injury. Coach Dave De Hart said, “We finished without three starters, and our depth really helped us. Overall, we played very well, especially defensively.”
   The Lady Eagles notched their first victory of the season this past Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Mississippi College. Goals by Lisa Hilton and Sarah Martin and a strong game by goalie Jessica Bush helped the Lady Eagles to the victory. In the men's game, a late goal by MC forced a 3-3 tie. The men are back in action at home on Sept. 22, while the women's next home match is Sept. 23.

Intramural Winners Announced
   On Monday, August 30, sand was flying next to the MacLean parking lot as eight teams from U of O tested their skills against each other.
    The intramural volleyball games continued until Wednesday night, when only two teams were left to battle it out. Team 1, which included Cesar Cervantes, Gabriela Tovar, Otto Mejia, Ryan Evans,and Lauren Lay, had been defeated only once in the tournament against the same team they had to face for the win.
    The team was Faculty 2, and its players were Larry Isch, Jon Janssen, George Pittenger, Susan Dorney, and Becky Swearingen. The game was close and tough but there could only be one winner. So, when the dust cleared it was Team 1 who was the victor.
    They took home the prize of new T-shirts; for the team Faculty 2 there is always next year.
    In intramural tennis action this past weekend, Andrew Engelbrecht and Cesar Cervantes advanced to the singles championship match, which was postponed by rain.
    The next intramural sport for this fall is flag football, September 14 through October 20. For more information contact Bo Funderburk.

WAIS Sponsors Arkansas Symphony
   U of O's 1999-2000 Walton Arts & Ideas Series’ “The Millennium: Looking Forward! Looking Back,” is hosting its first event, The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 14, in the Walton Fine Arts Center.
   The symphony is now in its 34th season and plans to perform 10 classical/pop selections, including Aaron Coplands's Hoedown from Rodeo and Fanfare for the Common Man,
Leonard Bernstein's Overture to Candide, Duke Ellington's Caravan, and a
George M. Cohan Celebration.
   Remember, students, faculty and staff receive free tickets to WAIS events. Come out and enjoy a wonderful evening of classical/ pop music. For more information about the concert, call ext. 1349.

Do You Believe in Magic?
    Dr. Randy Hilton and Dr. Pat Farmer will be team-teaching a three-hour class during the spring semester on the Disney Corporation and the organizations behind the magic.
The course will focus on Disney’s creative marketing philosophies and how those philosophies can be applied to other areas of interest. An important part of the course will be a six-day trip to Disney World.
   The trip is schedule for March 11-17, 2000. Its estimated cost is between $800-$850. This price covers seminars through the Disney Institute while at Disney World, room accommodations in a Disney World Hotel, round trip airfare from Little Rock, and five days admission to the parks, including The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, The Animal Kingdom, and Disney-MGM Studios. A loan through the Financial Aid office is available for the trip.
   Please contact Jana Hart (ext. 1221) or Debbie Siebenmorgen (ext. 1219) for financial aid information. For further information on the course, please contact Dr. Hilton in Boreham Business Building or Dr. Farmer in the Walton Fine Arts Center.

Getting Connected
    The Presbyterian College Connection will meet at the First Presbyterian Church after chapel on Tuesday, September 14, for a pizza lunch. Everyone is invited to enjoy free food, fun and fellowship.
   For more information, contact Andrew Engelbrecht at 979-1413 (day), or 979-1416 (night), or come by the Advancement office in the Administration Building. We hope to see you there!

Education Division Downlinks in September
   The Education Division will be presenting the first of three downlink conferences. The theme of all of the conferences is “Breaking the Cycle of Violence II.” The first session is “Acting on Early Warning Signs,” and will be held at 3 p.m., Sept. 21, in the Rowntree Recital Hall in the Walton Center. It is a convo credit.
   For seating and refreshment planning, please RSVP to 979-1331 by Sept. 17.

Religion Field Trip To Hendrix
A field trip is scheduled to Hendrix College on Thursday, September 23, to see
“An Evening with Robert Fulghum.”
   Robert Fulghum is a Unitarian minister, and the author of the book “All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.”
   The vans will leave from the Walton Center parking lot at 5:30 p.m. and return at about 10-10:30p.m. For more information contact Rev. Bill Woodard, Mr. John Frost, or Dr. Holly Mitchell.

Scholarships Available
   The Clarksville Kiwanis Club is accepting applications for the Kiwanis Student Leadership Scholarship until Nov. 1. Applications may be picked up in the Financial Aid Office.
  The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for its Graduate Scholarship Program for persons who work, or plan to work, directly with children.
   Instructions and official application forms are available through Nov. 15 from the NAJA web site: http://www.tecinfo.com~najanet/
   If you have questions, please contact Sheree Niece at 979-1242.

Campus Notes
   A Health Fair featuring numerous health providers from the area will be held on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, in the Seay Student Center. Health screenings, as well as snacks and refreshments, will be provided by the sponsors ... A new UPS drop box has been placed next to the Mabee Administration Building parking lot. The final pickup during the week is 4:30 p.m. ... Dr. David De Seguirant's recital, scheduled for Sept. 21, has been postponed to a later date because of a “stubborn respiratory infection.”



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