Theatre Department Shines
The Theatre Departmentís production of Benefactorís
earned the Directorís Choice Award at the State Festival in Conway recently.
That distinction means the production is nominated
for the Regional Festival to be held in February in Tyler, Texas. The
Theatre Department will find out in December whether or not it will
participate in the regionals.
Other awards given to U of O during the State Festival
included, Bruce Brown for scenery design and Ashley Patridge for excellence
in stage management. Megann McManus and Johnny Waldrop each received
Irene Ryan nominations and will compete for regional scholarships in
Soccer Team Advances to Finals
The U of O menís soccer team defeated Mary Hardin-Baylor
3-1 last Friday to advance to the championship match of the American
Southwest Conference Menís Soccer Tournament in Abilene, Texas. The
news wasnít as good on Saturday as Hardin-Simmons blew open a close
game with four late goals to defeat the Eagles 5-1 in the tournament
title match. It was still a great season for the Eagles, who finished
with the best record in the programís history, 15-7.
Career Fair Coming
Looking for a job or internship? Have you ever thought
of going to graduate school? Well, get your resume ready because U of
O is holding a Career Fair.
The fair will be held on Wednesday, November 8, from
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Seay Student Center. There will be opportunities
to talk to graduate schools and a variety of businesses.
Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, or
senior, this may be one of the most important events you will ever attend
on this campus! Take a minute to think about your future! Come to the
Career Fair and explore the options that are available for you ! For
more information contact Kimberly Spicer in the Career Placement Office
at Ext. 1320.
Campus Directories Available
U of O Phone Directories are now available for the
campus community. Faculty and staff can pick up their directories in
the Advancement Office, and students can pick up their directories in
the Student Life Office.
Ronald King Laster Scholarship
Applications for the Ronald King Laster Scholarship
are available. The student chosen will receive $125 for the Fall semester
and $125 for the Spring semester.
The recipient must be a graduate of a Johnson County
High School or have been born in Johnson County. He/she must have a
minimum grade point average of 2.5 based on a 4.0 point scale. If the
recipient does not maintain the minimum grade point average for the
Fall semester, he/she will not be eligible for the Spring semester.
Each year, Ronald and Marian Laster review applications and pick the
recipient. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2001 and applications can
be picked up in the Financial Aid Office.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW)
is offering grants that range from $2,000-$8,000 for work towards a
masterís degree, second bachelorís degree, or specialized training in
a technical or professional field. The application deadline is December
15, 2000. For more information or an application, contact AAUW at www.aauw.org.
Financial Planning 2001-2002
It is time to start thinking about and planning for
financial aid to help with the 2001-2002 school year expenses.
The Arkansas Student Loan Authority has a website,
www.asla.state.ar.us that will provide information on financial aid
planning, links to on-line scholarships searches and other great education
MCM Sponsors Habitat Work Day
WThe Methodist Campus Ministry is sponsoring a work
day with Habitat for Humanity in Fayetteville on Saturday, November
18. Students will leave campus at 4:30 p.m. Friday. All expenses, including
meals, will be provided. Please contact Julia Frost at 979-1403 or John
Frost at 979-1236 if you would like to attend.
This and That...
Thanksgiving Break for students is Nov. 22-24 ...
The Lady Eagles will play a basketball scrimmage game against NorthArk
Community College at 7 p.m., Nov. 7, at Dover High School ... Twenty-eight
Ozarks students representing SIFE will travel to Chicago this weekend
for a national conference that will expose them to businesses from throughout
the world ... The Intramural Flag Football Playoffs have been rescheduled
for Tuesday, Nov. 7.
WA-Press will be holding "Open Mic Poetry Night" on Thursday, Nov.
16, at 7:00 p.m., in the Seay Student Center. Come and enjoy interesting
and entertaining poetry!
The annual Miss U of O Pageant is being held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday,
Nov. 11, in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The contest will be judged
on interview, talent, casual wear, and evening wear. Come and see who
will win Millennium Miss U of O!