Volume 3 Issue # 15
Monday, April 23, 2001

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“Pardi Gras” hits Ozarks

   Spring is in the air and “Pardi Gras” is on the U of O campus! Our version of “Pardi Gras” will be held the week of April 23 through April 28.
   The week starts on Monday with the Womanless Beauty Pageant. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be located in the Seay Student Center. The event contains casual, sports and evening wear. Money prizes go for first and second place in the student category and for the faculty/staff category. On Tuesday, April 24, OCHOS will be holding a Lip Sync Contest, which starts at 8:00 p.m. Money prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places. The event will take place in the Seay Student Center. Casino Night will also take place in the Seay Student Center on Wednesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. Students get the chance to win great prizes with the money they win! A drive-in movie will be held on the campus mall on Friday, April 27. A Bikini and Board Shorts Dance will take place Saturday, April 28, at 9:00 p.m. in the Student Center.

Good Year for SGA

   TThe Student Government Association has done its best this year to represent the interest of the students. I am very proud of the 27 students who represented the student body this year. We have been able to support student organizations and create more student activities for the student body. If you want to make a difference or a change at U of O, then get involved in your Student Government Association for next year. The SGA Elections are April 24th and 25th.

Brian Owens
Student Body President

Organ Recital

   University of the Ozarks music professor Dr. Sharon Gorman will play a faculty organ recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in Munger Memorial Chapel. The concert is free of charge and open to the public. The program will include the following works: Nicolaus Bruhn's Praeludium in E minor; chorale works by Heinrich Scheidemann, Goerge Boehm and J.S. Bach; a suite of dances by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault; four short, mystical works by 20th Century composers, Jean Langlais and Olivier Messiaen; a set of concert variations on “The Star Spangled Banner” by 19th Century American composer, John Knowles Paine; and Felix Mendelssohn’s Organ Sonata No. 1.

Alpha Chi Inducts Eight
   Eight University of the Ozarks students were inducted into the Arkansas Delta chapter of Alpha Chi, a national honor scholarship society, in Chapel services April 17.
   Membership in Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior and senior classes. At the University of the Ozarks, students must have earned at least a 3.7 grade point average to be eligible for membership, and have demonstrated leadership, service, integrity and character.
   The new members include: Matt David, Rene Espinosa, Jennifer Foote, Cara Holmes, Clay Manning, Eric McGehearty, Christie Shuffield, and Christie Toland.
   Officiating at the initiation were chapter sponsors, Dr. Pat Farmer and Dr. Robert Hilton. Assisting the sponsors were Gabby Franco, chapter president; Maria Pineda, chapter vice president; Elizabeth Schimberg, chapter secretary-treasurer; and members Sean Heyliger, Ben Matson, and Jessica Real. Dr. Rick Niece gave the proclamation; and Piper Dayna Hilton led the processional with the bagpipes.

Around Campus ...

  The annual Board of Trustees Awards Banquet will be held at 6 p.m., Friday, April 27, in Seay Student Center. Faculty and staff are encouraged to RSVP to Paula Wills in the President’s Office by Monday, April 23 ... There will be a dedication for the Mabee Residence Hall at 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 27. All are invited! ... Dr. Jane Cater was presented the Faculty Enrichment Award by the Alumni Association during the Alumni Awards Banquet on April 21 ... The U of O Rotaract Club helped secure 167 children’s books during a book drive to benefit Johnson County Head Start/Child Development, Inc.

Ozarks Vocal Persuasion and University Ringers Present the........ Spring Gallery Gig

Thursday, April 26, 7:30 p.m.
Walton Fine Art Center
Stephens Gallery
Convo Credit

March of Dimes
September 2001
Join the Walk That Saves Babies
Johnson County WalkAmerica

For more information contact:
Nancy Qualls: 705-9916
Donna Turner: 754-3584




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