Wiley and the Hairy Man
University Theatre will be holding auditions Monday, October 22, at
6:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre for the short play, Wiley and
the Hairy Man. The play is set in the woods and swamps of
central and southern Arkansas. The Theatre is seeking performers who
are outgoing, energetic, and flexible who enjoy improvisation and creative
expression. While the play only features roles for six performers, students
who can play the acoustic guitar, banjo, dulcimer, harmonica, mandolin,
and other musical instruments are also needed.
To audition for the play, students should prepare
a one-minute memorized anecdote, story, or narrative joke to recite
at auditions. They should also wear clothes that allow flexibility so
that they are able to move about while prerforming. Also, readings from
the script will be part of the audition. Scripts are available from
Dr. Pat Farmer who can be reached at Walton #171, by calling Ext. 1341,
or via E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
LC to Present Conference
The Jones Learning Center
will present a one-day learning disabilities conference for the public
on Thursday, Sept. 27, on the Ozarks campus.
The conference, which is open to educators, parents
and students, will be presented by JLC staff members and will run from
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Jones Learning Center. The pre-registration
cost for the conference is $60, and on-site registration is $70. The
sessions are open to all Ozarks' faculty, staff and students free of
charge. Please contact Shannon Rutledge at Ext. 1403 if you would like
There will be four sessions during the day, with participants
having a choice of five different workshops per session. Emphasized
in the presentations will be ways to better understand students with
disabilities and attention deficit disorders, as well as strategies
to ensure their success in education and life. Among the 20 workshops
that will be offered are Growing up with ADD, Building
Study Skills for College, and Tutoring Students with Learning
Time for a Health
from the Johnson County Regional Hospital will be in the student center
from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, to provide free health screenings
for students and staff. Among the services they will be providing are
blood pressure checks and cholesterol and glucose tests.
for the Aerie Yearbook will be taken from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Wednesday, Oct. 17, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in
the Seay Student Center ... The mens soccer team is off to its
best start in the programs history, 6-0-1, following a hard-fought
2-2 tie with East Texas Baptist on Saturday at Hurie Field. The Eagles
play host to Harding at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 ... Registration for
intramural football, which begins Oct. 2, is currently underway. Also,
free bowling for students will be available after 9 p.m. both Friday
and Saturday this weekend at Clarksvilles Sherwood Bowl. See Bo
Funderburk in the Student Life Office for more information on both football
and bowling ... Ozarks students Fiorella Bove, Dwayne Lambert, Jessica
Musselmann and Jason Small have been selected by the faculty to attend
the Arkansas Student Leadership Forum ... Claudia Woodard in the Student
Life Office is now in charge of scheduling events for the Chapel. She
can be reached at Ext. 1322.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic Scholarship Fund offers scholarships
on a competitive basis for community college, four-year college, and
graduate students of Hispanic heritage. These awards generally range
from $1,000 to $3,000. To be eligible, students must: be of Hispanic
heritage (one parent must be fully Hispanic or both parents must be
half Hispanic); be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent resident (with permanent
resident card); and must have earned at least 15 undergraduate college
credits with a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.
Applications are evaluated on the basis of academic
achievement; letter of recommendation; personal statement; and financial
need. The application deadline is October 15, 2001. Applications are
available at http://www.hsf.net/scholarship/CollegeRetention.htm.
Welfare to Work Scholarship
The Welfare to Work Scholarship is a one-time scholarship
that is going to be given for the Spring 2002 semester. Four hundred
scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded. Priority for these
scholarships will be given to TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
recipients. Applications can be picked up from Financial Aide Director,
Jana Hart. The deadline for the scholarship is Nov. 1, 2001.
Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society
The Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society Grants-In-Aid
applications are now available. The recipient of this scholarship must
be a female majoring in education, who has completed the general education
requirement, and has a cumulative grade point average of 2.5. A letter
of recommendation from a faculty member in the School of Education or
Head of Specialized Department verifying the above-mentioned criteria
and providing qualifications of the student for receiving the grant
is required. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1, 2001 and applications
can be picked up in the Financial Aid Office.
Going to Spain
is looking for students, faculty and staff interested in studying and
living in Alicante, Spain for a month next summer. Courses in intensive
language will range from the beginning to advanced levels, and six hours
of university credit is offered. The trip also provides excellent living
conditions and exciting excursions at a great price. Come find out about
this exciting opportunity during an information session Wednesday, Oct.
3, at 8:00 p.m. in Walton basement LL3. For more information, contact
Dr. Heil at Ext. 1338 or email@example.com..
Words of Wisdom...
It is not because things are
difficult that we do not dare. It is because we do not dare that things