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.
the Hairy Man
The Theatre Departments 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
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 universitys 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.
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 mens 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
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 mens
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.
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation makes
available at least one fellowship worth up to $24,000 in each state
for the masters 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.
Talbots 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.
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,
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 Womens 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.