Ensemble to perform
The Scholars of London, a chamber music ensemble,
will perform at the University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec.
5, in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The event is part of the 2003-2004
Walton Arts & Ideas Series. Tickets are free for university faculty,
staff and students.
The Scholars of London have performed more than 2,500
concerts in more than 50 countries. Using period instruments, this sparkling
performance, enlivened by humorous commentary, will lighten your mood
and set your spirit soaring.
Established in 1970, the name Scholars comes from the fact
that the original members of the group all won scholarships to Cambridge
University to sing in the famous choir of Kings College Chapel.
& Carols on Dec. 7
One of the holidays most anticipated events,
the annual Lessons and Carols Service, is scheduled for 4 p.m., Sunday,
Dec. 7, and 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Munger Chapel.
The service will feature scripture readings and songs
by the University Chorus, under the direction of Dr. David De Seguirant.
The Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage the
support of everyone for the Christmas Angels Program, a program to help
provide Christmas gifts for children from low-income families. The program
is sponsored by the University of the Ozarks Women (UOW).
Angel gifts should be returned to the Christmas tree
no later than Dec. 8. Gifts will be distributed on Dec. 15-16 at the
Johnson County Fair Building between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The angels, which
have information such as the childs age, gender and types of gift
they desire, can be picked up on the Christmas tree located in the Mabee
Basketball season begins
The Lady Eagles basketball team opens
the season at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, at home against Central Baptist
The mens team opened its season last weekend
in the UCA Alltel Classic against a pair of NCAA Division II schools.
The Eagles fell to Southern Arkansas in overtime and to Central Arkansas.
Both the Eagles and Lady Eagles go on the road this weekend to
Hardin-Simmons on Nov. 29 and McMurry on Dec. 1.
Faculty Enrichment Award
The Alumni Association is currently taking
proposals for the Faculty Enrichment Award of $1,000. To apply, submit
a letter/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 of Ozarks. The proposal should be limited to
two pages and include letters of recommendation from a student and division
chair. The selection committee will review applications based on merit,
but will also focus on how the proposal relates to the stated mission
of the university. Please submit your proposal to the Alumni Office
no later than December 18, 2003. For more information contact the Alumni
Office at Ext. 1234.
SIFE busy during October
The Ozarks SIFE Team recently completed
several community projects in the month of October.
SIFE team members taught fourth graders from Westside Elementary School
the importance of ethics in different aspects of our lives: school,
home, and the business environment. Clarksville High School students
met with SIFE team members to discuss issues concerning ethics and to
determine unethical issues in different case scenarios. SIFE also visited
the students in seventh grade at Scranton High School to play Ethics
Bingo. SIFE team members discussed how ethical standards vary from culture
to culture. Ozarks students were invited to participate in an
ethical survey with the purpose of measuring students ethical
behavior. SIFE created an advertisement campaign called Awareness
in Action. The posters were placed in local banks, businesses,
and restaurants. On October 30, two guest speakers from ThompsonMurray
visited the campus to talk about the importance of ethics in todays
advertising industry. The attendance at the seminars exceeded 250, including
students, faculty, and staff.
Around Campus ...
Ozarks recently received official notification
from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education
(NCATE) that the universitys Dr. Wiley Lin Hurie Teacher Education
center has been accredited for at least five more years. Congratulations
to the faculty, staff and students of the Education Division. ... The
Community Service Program will present a Spanish for Business class
for the community during the spring semester. Call Ginny Sain at Ext.
1346 for more information ... The College Republicans are sponsoring
a Christmas Card drive for the troops. There are drop boxes located
in the Seay Student Center, Boreham, and in the Robson Library... There
will be auditions for The Indian Wants The Bronx
on Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre. There are roles for three
men. Auditioners should be prepared to memorize a one minute monologue.
Contact Dr. Pat Farmer for more information... The SIFE Kiss the
cow fundraiser will take place on Dec. 5. Vote for your favorite
before Dec. 5 ... Dates to take the Computer Literacy Exam are Nov.
25, Dec. 2 and Dec. 4 ... Nov. 1 through Dec. 12 there will be selections
from the Mid-Southern Watercolorists 33rd Annual Exhibition in Stephens
Gallery in the Walton Fine Arts Center ... Aramark food service will
serve a Thanksgiving buffet on Tuesday, Nov. 25. Cost is $5.50 for faculty
and staff or two meal tickets from the faculty/staff meal plan.
Scholarship deadlines near
The Financial Aid Office has information on numerous
state and national scholarships available in its office.
One of those is the James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Foundation worth up to $24,000 in each state for master's level graduate
study of History, American History, American government and social studies.
Arkansas Geographic Critical Needs Minority Teacher
Scholarship recipients must be an African-American, Hispanic-American,
Asian-American, or Native American United States citizen or permanent
Talbots Womens Scholarship is available for
non-traditional women, who have earned a high school diploma or a GED
at least 10 years ago and have at least two full-time semesters remaining.
Applicant must be a member of the Presbyterian Church and demonstrate
Native American Education Grant is for Alaska Natives
and Native Americans pursuing full-time post-secondary education.
Samuel Robinson Award is available to undergraduate
juniors and seniors enrolled full-time in one of the colleges related
to the Presbyterian Church. Loan Program applicants much demonstrate
financial need, be enrolled full-time, and be a member of the Presbyterian
For information on these and other scholarships, please
contact the Financial Aid Office, located in the Mabee Administration