Volume 4 Issue # 7
Monday, November 19, 2001

 

Campus News
Faculty Enrichment Award
   The Alumni Association will once again sponsor the Faculty Enrichment Award, which includes a stipend of $1,000. To apply, submit a proposal that states the reason you seek the award, indicating very specifically how you plan to use the stipend and how it will enrich you as a faculty member at Ozarks. Please limit your proposal to two pages and include letters of recommendation from a student and division chair. The selection committee will review applications based on their merit, but will also focus on how the proposal relates to the stated mission of the university.
   Please turn in your proposal to the Alumni Office no later than Jan. 18, 2002.

“Wiley and the Hairy Man”

   The Theatre Department’s production of “Wiley and the Hairy Man” will be performed at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The play is for children and for those young at heart. “Wiley and the Hairy Man” is a country tale of courage and cunning set in the swamps of Central Arkansas. The Hairy Man roams the countryside seeking to spead unhappiness on the people that live in the swamp. Wiley and his mother, using bravery and common sense to outsmart the Hairy Man, emerge triumphant. The play has many effects that add excitement to the play: colorful characters, fast paced action, rhyming verses, and choral chants. “Wiley and the Hairy Man” is a play that will delight children of all ages. General admission is $3, and as always U of O students, faculty, and staff can receive one free ticket..

Contest for new athletic logo

   The U of O Athletic Department and the Public Relations Office are sponsoring a contest to design a new athletic logo to be used by the university’s athletic programs. The contest is open to all Ozarks faculty, staff, students and alumni. Logos must be original art and incorporate the university mascot, an Eagle. A university committee comprised of members from athletics, public relations and the art department will choose the winning logo. A $500 cash prize will be awarded to the winning entry. Deadline to enter is Feb. 1, 2002. For more information, contact the PR Office at Ext. 1420.

Winter Weekend Celebration 2001

   Come and join your family here at Ozarks for the Winter Weekend Celebration 2001, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2. The events begin with traditional Christmas dinner, served at 5:30 p.m., Friday. The Coats and Tails Cabaret Christmas Dinner will be held in Seay Cafeteria and will be hosted by the Student Life Staff. Entertainment will be provide by various students. The Hanging of the Green is set for 6:45 p.m. in Munger Chapel, followed by the play at 7:45 p.m. After the play, dessert will be served in the lobby of the Walton Center. On Dec. 1, the party begins at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Mabee Gym with basketball games. Following the men’s game, there will be a tree-lighting ceremony on the campus mall. The Night Under the Stars Dance will begin at 9:45 p.m. in the upstairs main dining room (Live music by Larry Bedell & TCR). Sunday, Dec. 2. in Munger Chapel, University Chorus will present Lessons and Carols at 4 p.m. Come and share a great weekend with friends and family.

Around Campus ...

   The team of Bud Smith, Nick Crider, Doug Grunwald and Josh Sterling did not lose a game in winning the intramurals 3-on-3 basketball tournament held Saturday, Nov. 17 ... The U of O men’s soccer team swept the American Southwest Conference awards, which were announced last week. Marcos Gonzalez was named ASC East Co-Offensive Player of the Year; Dave DeHart was named ASC East Coach of the Year; Aaron Coats was named ASC East Defensive Player of the Year; Daniel Faires was ASC East Offensive Freshman of the Year; Chris Shultz was ASC East Defensive Freshman of the Year; Gonzalez and Armando Vergara were All-Conference selections; and Ricky Herrera joined Gonzalez, Vergara, Faires and Coats on the All-Division team ... The Eagles and Lady Eagles opened the 2001-02 basketball season over the weekend in the Hendrix Classic, with the men winning both of their games and the women splitting their two games. Both teams make their home debut at Mabee Gym on Monday, Nov. 19, against Rhema Bible College. The women play at 6 p.m., followed by the men at 8 p.m. ... In honor of Thanksgiving, Aramark will be serving its annual Thanksgiving meal on Monday, Nov. 19, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Ozarks Dining Hall. The meal will consist of: carved roasted turkey, carved roasted pit ham, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, country style green beans, whole kernel corn, giblet gravy, dinner rolls, pumpkin pie, apple pie, and pecan pie. The meal is free to students on their meal plan, and faculty and staff may use the Aramark white meal tickets plus $2.00. Others who wish to join may eat for $5.00 at the door. If you have any questions, you may call 754-3140.

Scholarship Opportunities
   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.
   The Arkansas Student Loan Authority is sponsoring a free scholarship and financial aid search provided by Student Outreach Services. For your free search, go to www.eCampusTours.com. By logging on to this website and entering your information, you will automatically be placed in a $1,000 Scholarship Giveaway. For additional information, please contact the Financial Aid Office. Deadline for this free search and scholarship give-a-way is Jan. 1, 2002.
   Talbot’s is offering a scholarship to women applicants currently residing in the U.S., who have earned a high school diploma or a GED, and have at least two full-time semesters
remaining to complete their undergraduate degree. For more information or an application come by the financial aid office or visit the Talbots website at www.talbot.com/about/scholar/asp. Deadline for applications is March 1, 2002.
   The Arkansas Geographical Critical Need Minority Teacher Scholarship is now available. Participating scholars may receive up to $1,500 per academic year for full attendance and up to $750 for part-time attendance. Interested recipients may come by the Financial Aid Office for applications and requirements for the scholarship. Deadline is Dec. 3, 2001.
   The U of O Alumni Office will be offering scholarships for the 2002-2003 school year. Please see Lisa Casey in the Mabee Administration Building for application forms. The application deadline is Jan. 18, 2002.
   The National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications for financial assistance for the 2002-2003 academic year. Additional information and application forms can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office. Deadline for this application will be March 10, 2002.
   The Arkansas Press Women’s Organization is offering a $450 scholarship to a student seeking a degree in journalism. For more information or an application, please come by the Financial Aid Office or call 979-1447. Applications are due by March 1, 2002.



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