|Volume 2 Issue # 9|
|Monday, January 24, 2000
Don't Be A Dummy
The Miss Ozarks Highland’s Pageant will be held on Saturday, Jan. 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Walton Fine Arts Center.
The competition’s judging includes a swimsuit, evening gown and talent events. The field includes four U of O students: Kristi Miner, Donelle Mitchell, Christina Cameron, and Amber Homer. Other contestants are Whitney Beckham, Angie Stewart, Misty Eichelberger, Leslie Hagar, and Jennifer Goodman.
The "Night of Stars" will open with the Acoustic Refuges at 6:30 p.m. and will include a performance from Miss Arkansas 1999, Brandy Rhodes. Rhodes will also emcee the pageant. Admission cost is $5 for the public and $4 for U of O students. The contest is open to contestants from Johnson, Franklin, Logan and Newton counties.
Students who have a documented physical or learning disability can interview for summer jobs with the Workforce Recruitment Program on Thursday, February 10.
Jobs are available with both the government and private businesses and are located all across the United States. Because this program is sponsored by the federal government all participants must be United States citizens.
For more information , please contact Kimberly Spicer in the Student Support Services at 979-1320. Students must sign up by January 31!
Interviews for full-time and internship positions will be held in Little Rock on Monday, Feb. 28, at Opportunity Day. This is an annual event that allows private schools from the state to meet in one place to have a great day of recruiting!
Some companies that will be in attendance include: Pulaski County Special School Dist., Alltel, Acxiom, Beverly Enterprises, Parks &Tourism, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Regions Bank, FBI, Fairfield Bay & Resort, Hibbett Sporting Goods, and many others. Contact Kimberly Spicer in Student Support Services at ext. 1320. Interviews are assigned on first-come basis. The registration deadline is February 15!
Campus Job Available
The Career-Placement Office will be accepting applications for a work study position until Friday, January 28. You must be eligible for federal work study to qualify. Come by Student Support Services to pick up a job description and application.
WA Press Announces SLAM
The University's WA Press is bringing the first poetry SLAM to Clarksville on Thursday, Jan. 27. The excitement begins at 8:00 p.m. at Crosswoods.
The Northwest Arkansas Slam organization will have a guest emcee. Several other slammers from Northwest Arkansas will be attending as well as some slammers from the Hot Springs area. Anyone interested in participating or needing more information can contact Mr. Fred Kinslow (1428) or Mr. Jeff Blackard(1220). We hope everyone comes out and shows their talent!
The American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering a scholarship for an African -American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian. The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of U.S. and a full-time student.
Also required is a financial need with high achievements in chemistry or science. All applicants need to be a high school senior, college freshman, sophomore, or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science and planning a career in the chemical sciences or chemical technology.
For applications check out the web at http://www.acs.org/minorityaffairs/ or see the Financial Aid Office. Deadline is Feb. 15.
Virginia Driggers Is Back
Can you sing, or do you want to learn? Now is the chance to learn or improve.Virginia Driggers will be on campus again this semester to teach private voice lessons to interested students.
If you would like to add private voice lessons to your schedule, please contact Dr. De Seguirant as soon as possible. Ms. Driggers will be on campus Thursday, Jan. 25.
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