Alumni Weekend 04 successful
The Alumni Office would like to thank the entire campus
community for helping make Alumni Weekend 2004 a rousing success. More
than 400 alumni and their families enjoyed the weekends events
on campus. Kudos to the faculty, staff and students who helped us welcome
back our alumni.
Guerrero elected SGA president
Auxi Guerrero, a junior accounting major from Nicaragua,
was elected Student Government Association president for the 2004-05
academic year during elections held recently.
SGA Vice President is Shelly Muston; Treasurer is
Carlos Bethancourt; and Secretary is Adam Ivy.
The President for CAB is Rodnie Bohannon and the Vice
President is Carola Dienemann.
In RHA executive positions, President is Kristin Martinez;
Vice President is Valerie Powell; and Peer Judicial Board Chair is Kevin
Cheek. Senators at-large representatives are Hector Lara, Lucia Gomez,
Alejandra Gomez, Kayla Todd, Leo Rivera, Kari Overton, Cristina Zavala,
Alex Burgos, Jenni Gudahl, and William Rodriguez. Senator for Undeclared/General
Studies is Valerie Powell. Senators for Sciences & Mathematics are
Claudia Tovar, Rodnie Bohannon, and Ember Smith. Senator for Humanities
& Fine Arts is Cody Bennett. Senators for Business, Communications,
& Government are Tony Fug, Yon Jayo, and Alejandra Tabora..
Waite to speak
Humanitarian and author Terry Waite, a former hostage
negotiator who was once held hostage for nearly five years himself,
will speak at Ozarks at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20.
Waites appearance is the final event of the
universitys 2003-2004 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. Tickets
are free for the campus community.
Waites lecture topic touches on humanitarian
concerns, international relations and conflict resolution. He drew international
attention in the 1980s by successfully negotiating the release of hostages
in Iran and Libya. His life took a fateful turn in 1987, when, while
negotiating for the release of Western hostages in Beirut, he was taken
into custody. He spent five years in captivity, four of which were spent
in solitary confinement.
In the years that followed his ordeal, Waite has written
three books, including a memoir of his detainment, Taken on
Trust (Bantam Books, 1994). He lectures extensively and works
with humanitarian groups striving for compassion and understanding around
Final Exam Schedule
Mon., May 5 Period
1 (MWF 8:00-8:50) 8:00
6 (MWF 2:00-2:50) 11:00
2 (MWF 9:00-9:50) 2:00
6:00 - 8:30
Tues., May 6
Period 1A (TR 8:00-9:15) 8:00
3A (TR 1:00-2:15) 11:00
4 (MWF 11:00-11:50) 2:00
Night Classes 6:00
Wed., May 7
Period 8 (MWF 4:00-4:50) 8:00
5A (TR 4:00-5:15) 11:00
College Algebra Sessions 2:00
Beginning or Intermediate Algebra)
Night Classes 6:00
Thurs., May 8
Period 2A (TR 9:30-10:45) 8:00
12:00 - 12:50 11:00
5 (MWF 1:00-1:50) 2:00
Night Classes 6:00
Friday, May 9
Period 3 (MWF 10:00-10:50) 8:00
4A (TR 2:30-3:45) 11:00
7 (MWF 3:00-3:50) 2:00
Outback Challenge Weekend
The annual Ozarks Outback Challenge will
be held Saturday, April 24, at Horsehead Lake. Each team must have at
least four members for each event, and one member of the opposite sex
must participate in each event.
The hike will consist of each team member making it
to the checkpoint and then returning to the starting line. In the bike
competition, each participant must provide his or her own bike for the
race. The canoe relay race will take place on Horsehead Lake. There
must be two people per canoe, and one of the four people competing must
be of the opposite sex. Teams will meet and register at 10 a.m. at the
Mabee Sports Complex parking lot and then head out to Horsehead. The
bike race will begin around 10:45 a.m., the hike will begin around 11:45
a.m., and the canoe race will begin around 12:45 p.m. At 2 p.m. there
will be a cookout and the winner of the Ozark Outback Challenge will
Student leaders to be honored
The annual Student Leadership Recognition
Ceremony will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 22, in Munger Chapel.
Please come and show your appreciation to all of your student leaders.
OSEA Raffle set for April 23
For any information
on scholarships or the STAR (State Teacher Assistance Resource) Program,
please contact the Financial Aid Office... CAB, RHA & SGA election
dates are: April 8 candidates meeting; April 9 petitions are due; April
12 candidates open forum; April 13-14 elections; April 20-21 run-off
elections; and April 22 swearing-in ceremonies at Awards Day ... The
annual Ozarks Orations speech contest will be held on April 15 at 11
a.m. in Boreham 120. For more information, contact Greta Marlow at Ext.
1204... U of O cheerleading tryouts for the 2004-2005 school year will
be held on April 24. For more information, please contact Lisa Hollis
in Admissions ... Room Selection Week will be April 19-21. Information
will be available outside the Student Life Office beginning April 5.
If you have any questions, please contact the Student Life Office...
Tuesday, April 13, Campus singles waiting list sign-up begins in Student
Life; April 19 Current room sign-up begins for upperclass students in
Smith & MacLean; April 20, Campus lottery by seniority at 9 p.m.
in the Student Center for the Community Apartments & Houses and
current room sign-up continues for MacLean & Smith; and April 21,
Current room sign-up ends for MacLean & Smith at 4:30 p.m., and
Campus lottery by seniority for males at 8 p.m.and females at 9 p.m.
in MacLean Hall Formal Lounge... Photography Club meeting will be held
April 5 at 5 p.m., outside if weather permits or in Walton 222... April
5-8 is National Student Employment week ... OSEA election applications
are due April 8. For more information, contact Amanda Austin.
Around Campus ...
The annual Study Night
Breakfast, where faculty and staff serve students a hearty breakfast
to keep them going during finals week, will be held at 10 p.m., Tuesday,
May 4, in the student center. Numerous prizes will also be given out.
Dont miss this evening of food and fun ... U of O cheer-leading
tryouts for the 2004-2005 school year will be held on April 24. For
more information, please contact Lisa Hollis in Admissions ... Room
Selection Week will be April 19-21. Information will be available outside
the Student Life Office beginning April 5. If you have any questions,
please contact the Student Life Office... The Awards Day Ceremony, which
includes scholarship presentations, will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday,
April 27, in Munger Chapel ... The Alumni Office will sponsor the annual
Graduation Luncheon for graduating seniors at 11:30 a.m., Thursday,
April 29, at the Presidents House. The deadline to sign up for
the event is April 27. For more information, please contact the Alumni
Office at Ext. 1234. ... On April 22 Student Life will sponsor a canoe
trip on the Buffalo River. Anyone wanting to attend should meet in front
of the student center at 7:30 a.m. Lunch and transportation will be
provided ... Commencement will begin at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 8
on the campus mall. The commencement speaker is The Rev. Dr. Robert
Bohl, a former board member and retired Presbyterian minister.