Volume 2 Issue # 7   
Monday, November 8, 1999

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Basketball Sneak Peek
   Students, faculty and staff can get an early look at the 1999-2000 Eagles and Lady Eagles basketball teams on Tuesday, Nov. 9, as both teams will hold their Purple & Gold scrimmage games at Mabee Gym. The Lady Eagles will scrimmage at 6:30 p.m. and the Eagles will follow at 7:30 p.m.
    There will also be a U of O Booster Club membership drive for the 1999-2000 season. Memberships are $50 per person. Come out and support the roundballers this season!

íTis The Season
   Lessons and Carols will be on Sunday, Dec 5th, at 4:00 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec 7th at 11:00 a.m. in the Raymond Munger Chapel.
    The performance will include Bible lessons and scriptures along with music by the University Chorus, University Ringers, Clarksville High School, and Stillwell Bible Baptist Church.    Admission is free to everyone and all are invited to attend!

Miss U of O of the Millennium
   CAB will be sponsoring the up and coming Miss U of O Pageant on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Rowntree Recital Hall in the Walton Fine Arts Center. This will be the last
Miss U of O Pageant of the 20th Century!
    Contestants will be judged on four areas, including evening gown, interview, talent, and casual wear. Awarded positions will be Miss Congeniality, second place, third place, and Miss U of O.    Applications are still being accepted. The first rehearsal will be held Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m. in Rowntree. For more information, contact Kendra Akin or Carrie Shoemate.

Get Ready To Travel!
   What do you get when you combine five talented musicians and add over 30 acoustic instruments with music from six continents?
    The answer is Tin Roof Tango, and they are coming to U of O! This group takes the audience on a musical journey around the world. The night will include humor and a bit of dancing, too.    The show starts on Tuesday, Nov. 16th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre in the Walton Center. Tickets are $10 and admission is free to U of O students, faculty and staff. So get ready; the adventure is about to begin.

Out With A Bang
    The University of the Ozarks cross country teams finished the 1999 season recently be competing in the American Southwest Conference Cross Country Championships.
    The Eagles and Lady Eagles both finished in sixth place in the meet. Mississippi College won the womenís division and McMurry University won the menís division. Ozarks Coach Jon Janssen said: ď I was proud of how our teams competed.Ē
    The menís team did not have any seniors, and the womenís team was composed of mostly soccer and basketball players. The plan is to continue running and recruiting for the next season. Great season everyone!

The 17th Floor
    Are you ready for a blend of hip-hop rap music and exciting choreography. The 17th Floor is coming to U of O on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Walton Seay Theater, and that is excatly what they are bringing with them.
    The group was founded in 1988 and has been making great impressions all over the Midwest and South. They have been on a world tour with the female rap group TLC and have appeared with Usher on the Keenan Ivory Wayans Show.
    Come out and join the fun, but be prepared to blown away!

Bells Will Be Ringing
   Get ready for some singing and ringing because the Coro Cappella and the University Ringers are teaming up for their first Winter Gallery Gig.
    The groupsí performance is on Monday, Nov. 22, at 7:00 p.m. It will include some familiar Christmas tunes and other songs of winter. Admission is free to all. The concert also provides a great chance for last minute convo credit. We hope to see everyone there!

 

 

Attention   
All Students, Faculty, and Nine-Month Staff
Thanksgiving Break Will Be Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday, Nov. 24-26 Offices will be open on Wednesday, Nov. 24th by Twelve-Month Staff.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Are You Ready For Some Football?
   Flag Football is taking off at Hendrix College where two teams from U of O competed this past weekend.
    One female team, captained by Jenny Butler, and one male team, led by Bull Smith, represented U of O. The teams competed against all other colleges in Arkansas who have intramural football. Congratulations to all the team players!

Opportunity Knocks
   John Gyles Education Fund is available for a full-time Canadian or American citizen student in any area of post-secondary study, who has a minimum GPA of 2.7. Deadline is Nov. 15. To receive an application send only a stamped self-addressed, standard letter size
(No. 10) envelope to :
          The John Gyles Education Fund
           Attention: The Secretary P.O. Box 4808
           Frederiction, New Brunswick
           Canada E3B 564

   State Farm Insurance Companies is accepting applications for the Actuarial Tuition Assistance Program. The program offers to selected students a paid internship; and upon successful completion of that internship, will receive up to $12,500 tuition for their senior year. Applicants must be enrolled full-time with junior standing, or equivalent credit hours, during 1999-2000 academic year, have interest in pursuing a career as an actuary in the insurance industry and be majoring in Actuarial Science or Math/Statistics maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA overall. Also required is a successful completion of one Actuarial exam. Applicants must be willing to commit to working one of the Actuarial Departments for 2 years following graduation. Deadline is December 1, 1999.
    For more information on these opportunities please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Alumni Association Scholarship
   The Alumni Association will be offering several scholarships for approximately $500 each to returning Ozarks students for the 2000-2001 academic year.
    Interested students must be individuals exemplifying good moral character, with a 3.0 grade point average or higher. The completed application must be submitted with two letters of recommendation (one from an Ozarks faculty member) and received in the Alumni Office
before Jan. 14, 2000. Applications are available in the Alumni Office in the Mabee Administration Building.




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