Volume 2 Issue # 9  
Monday, January 24, 2000

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Get Ready To Rumble

   The new year is here and games are about to begin. So, get out your sports equipment and get prepared for a good time.
    Starting the action is intramural volleyball on Jan. 27 in the Maybee Gym at 6:00 p.m. Everyone can sign up on Tuesday, Jan. 25. So, what is next? Well...the fun continues with the pool tournament in MacLean lower lounge. Students can start signing up on
Jan. 20 though Feb. 3.
    All signups can be done in the Student Life Office. If there are any questions please, contact Bo Funderburk at 979-1426.

Don't Be A Dummy
   Student Life will be presenting Keith Haddrill, an award-winning ventriloquist, on Friday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. in the Student Center.
    Mr. Haddrill has over eight years of experience. He uses clean material and charming characters to entertain audiences of all ages. For more information, contact Kim Clemens at 1400.

Talent Search
   Auditions for SYLVIA, University Theatre’s Spring Production, will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 31, in Seay Theatre.
    The show has flexible casting and several small roles are featured. Copies of the script may be obtained from Dr. Pat Farmer in the Walton Fine Arts Center room 171. A one-minute memorized monologue is required for the audition.
    For more information, please contact Dr. Pat Farmer or Dustin Campbell, the stage manager for the production.

SSS Offers GRE Reviews
  Student Support Services will be offering review sessions for the Graduate Records Exam (GRE) in the coming weeks. The sessions will be conducted in three meetings (one per week), beginning the week of January 31. Please stop by SSS today for more information or e-mail Sherry Davis at sdavis@ozarks.edu. You must sign up for these sessions so that materials can be prepared in advance.

Odyssey 2000
   Catch the millennium wave with Odyssey 2000 and find a great summer job at the same time. The Jones Learning Center is looking for college students who would like to serve as counselors at a summer camp for children ages 8-13 who have learning disabilities and/or A.D.D.
    Camp will be from June 16-30 on campus. Counselors will spend the entire two weeks with the children, 24 hours a day. Qualities needed include leadership skills, ability to work as part of a team, patience, energy, understanding, and a sense of humor. Salary is $825 plus
room and board.
    Resumes will be accepted through January 31. Interested students should submit a resume with three references to Debby Mooney. For more information contact Debby Mooney in the Jones Learning Center at 979-1422 or e-mail her at dmooney@ozarks.edu.

“Night of Stars”
   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.

Get Recruited
   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!

Opportunity Day
   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!

Scholarships
  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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