Volume 4 Issue # 5
Monday, October 22, 2001


Campus News


WAIS Presents Indian Dance

   Ozarks’ 2001-02 Walton Arts & Ideas Series will present “Kathak Dance of North India” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the Walton Fine Arts Center on campus.
   Performed by the Katha Dance Theatre based in Minnesota, this beautiful and graceful Indian classical dance is derived from the word “Katha,” meaning story. This spontaneous art form is characterized by rhythmic footwork, flowing gestures, colorful costumes and the blending of music, dance and storytelling.
   It is an art form which originated in the ancient temples of India and eventually found its way to the royal courts. Today, the Katha Dance Theatre is keeping these colorful traditions alive. This fascinating evening of dance will take audience members on a journey from the temples, to the royal palaces, to modern India where they will discover the origins, as well as the future, of this exotic art. It will be an adventure the whole family can enjoy.
    Faculty, staff and students can receive one free ticket to the performance.

Halloween Party set for Oct. 29

   President Niece and Shereé will hold the 5th Annual Pumpkin Carving and Scary Movie Night on Monday, October 29th. The pumpkin carving will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by the movie beginning at 6:45 p.m.
   The night will be filled with lots of fun and entertainment, so make plans to party with Dr. Niece on the 29th. 9.

Blood Drive is Huge Success

   The American Red Cross Blood Drive held on campus on Oct. 10 was a tremendous success.
Eighty units of blood were donated, which was a 33 percent improvement over the goal of 60 units. There were 39 first-time donors. Thanks to everyone who helped in this worthwhile effort!

University Webmaster Named
   President Niece has appointed Cara Flinn to be the University's Webmaster. Cara’s new duties will begin immediately, and she will also retain her responsibilities as the Director of Academic Computing.    Dr. Niece expresses strong confidence in Cara as she begins this exciting challenge.

Around Campus ...

   There will be no classes Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 in observance of Fall Break ... The Admissions Office is preparing to present its annual Fall Open House for prospective students and their parents from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Please start thinking about what you and your division or department can do to help Ozarks put its best foot forward on this important day. Contact Susan Dorney or Glenda Gibson in Admissions for more information ... IBSweb is offering off-campus internet service to our students, faculty and staff at a discounted rate of $15 a month. For more information, log on to their Web site at www.ibsweb.net or call 705-8516 ... Board of Trustees member Dr. Rollie S. Boreham Jr., of Fort Smith has been selected for induction to the 2002 Arkansas Business Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies are scheduled for Feb. 8, 2002, in Little Rock ... Auditions for the Theatre Department’s production of “Wiley and the Hairy Man” have been moved to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 29, in Seay Theatre. For auditions, students should prepare a one-minute memorized anecdote, story or narrative joke ... Despite Saturday’s 3-2 loss to Louisiana College, the men’s soccer team has clinched the American Southwest Conference East Division title and will host the ASC Tournament Nov. 2-3. Congratulations, Eagles! ... Remember to tune in to the TV6 newscast each Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Thursday at 6:30 and 9 p.m. And, don’t forget to try your hand at Ozarks Today Trivia for free food and other prizes ... The Junior Auxiliary of Clarksville is sponsoring the fifth annual Chili and Chocolate Cake Supper from 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Clarksville Junior High Cafeteria. Proceeds benefit area children. To purchase a ticket, please see Anne Abbuhl (Ext. 1428), Karen Jones (Ext. 1226) or Shereé Niece (Ext. 1242) ... There will be an Athletic Booster Club meeting at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 30, at Western Sizzlin’. Contact Josh Peppas at Ext. 1465 for more info.

Basketball Season Closing in
   The 2001-02 basketball season is fast approaching and the Eagles and Lady Eagles have been working hard to prepare for it. Ozarks will host a scrimmage game at Mabee Gym against Central Arkansas on Nov. 6, with the women playing at 5:30 p.m. and the men playing at 7:30 p.m. Both teams will travel to Hendrix on Nov. 10 for scrimmage games as well. The Eagles open the season on Nov. 16 against Rust College in the Hendrix Classic. The Lady Eagles’ first game is also Nov. 16 against Rust College in the Hendrix Classic.

Planning for the Spring Semester
   
It’s time to begin planning for the Spring 2002 Semester, and the course offering will be available at the Registrar’s Office on Monday, Oct. 29. Students will be pre-registered by the following schedule:
   *Seniors (90 or more earned hours): Monday, Nov. 5th
   *Juniors (60 -89 hours): Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 6-7
   *Sophomores (30-59): Thursday and Friday, Nov. 8-9
   *Freshmen will be advised prior to Monday, Nov. 12, and will carry the tentative schedule of classes to the Boreham Computer Lab, according to the following schedule:
15-29 earned hours: (M-Z) 1:00-2:15 Monday, Nov. 12th
   (A-L) 2:30-4:00 Monday, Nov. 12th
1-14 earned hours: (M-Z) 1:00-2:15 Tuesday, Nov. 13th
    (A-L) 2:30-4:00 Tuesday, Nov. 13th
   Students, PLEASE do not forget to contact your advisor and arrange an appointment for advising and pre-registration.

Investment Seminars Offer   
   
Nathan Knight of Edward Jones Investments in Clarksville will present four special workshops titled, “A Financial Workshop for Beginning Investors,” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, in the Walton Center. The workshops, which are a part of the Community Service program, will cover everything you need to know about getting started as an investor. The cost is $10, which covers the cost of a workbook for the class. The class is open to faculty, staff and students, as well as anyone in the Clarksville community. The enrollment deadline is Nov. 12, and classes are limited to 20 participants. Contact Ginny Sain at Ext. 1346 to enroll.

Scholarship Opportunity
   The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation makes available at least one fellowship worth up to $24,000 in each state for the master’s level graduate study of framing, principles and history of the Constitution by current and prospective secondary school teachers of American history, American government and social studies. For additional information and detailed regulations, please visit the Foundation's website: www.jamesmadison.com or call the toll free number for this program, 1-800-525-6928.







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