Volume 7 Issue # 8
Monday, December 6, 2004

Campus News

Lessons & Carols service set
    The university’s annual Service of Lessons and Carols will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 7, in Munger Chapel.
   The traditional service combines familiar carols, the telling of the story of Jesus’ birth through scripture readings, and musical selections performed by the singers in the University Chorus and the Women’s Select Ensemble.
   This service provides a meaningful way to usher in the holiday season for the entire community and has become a family tradition for many. The campus community is invited to attend.

Dec. 14 graduation has 21
    The campus community is invited to a small graduation ceremony for 21 December graduates at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 14, in the lobby of Walker Hall.
   Those who have applied for December graduation are Rodolfo Ayala, Melissa Greco, Jennifer Green, Maria Garcia Guardado, Kerri Hughes, Carl Owen, Aaron Sanders, Xiao Song, Scott Thompson, Juan Pablo Vivar Jordan, Brett Fletcher, Blanca Alvarado, John Cooper, Wendy Springer, Jamie Johnson, Jenna Corbell, Stephanie Ellis, Holly Cornell, Lindsay McEuen, Nakia Smith and Loren Barden.

Fourby Four hits the stage
    The U of O Theatre Department will present FourbyFour, a series of four student-directed, one-act productions.
   The plays will be held Dec. 6-7 and 9-10 in the Walton Fine Arts Center on the U of O campus.
   On Dec. 6 and 7, a pair of Thornton Wilder productions, The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden and The Wreck on the 5:25 will be presented. On Dec. 9-10, the productions will be The Most Massive Woman Wins, written by Madeline George, and This is the Rill Speaking, written by Lanford Wilson.
   India Judd, a junior theatre major from Sapulpa, Okla., will direct The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden. The cast will include Aleks Berry, Amanda Asmussen, Leah Short, James Pritchett, Katie Mobley and Garrett Kilgore.
   Shelly Muston, a senior theatre major from Paris, Texas, will direct The Wreck on the 5:25. Her cast will include Dane Sanders, Danielle Stover, Rose Southwell and Michael Greenlee.
   In the production The Most Massive Woman Wins, Diana Farrow, a junior theatre major from Gilmer, Texas, will direct a cast of Ashley Broomfield, Andrea Jennings, Kristina Davenport and Valerie Powell.
   Jessica Gay, a junior theatre major from Gilmer, Texas, will direct This is the Rill Speaking. The cast includes Lacey Kennedy, Alisha Jones, Frank Weskamp, Leah Short, Garrett Kilgore and Michael Greenlee.

Nieces to host Holiday event
   Students, faculty and staff are invited to drop by the President’s Home for refreshments and fellowship from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 15, for the annual Holiday Open House, hosted by President Rick Niece and First Lady Sherée.

Around Campus ...
    The newest members of the Alpha Chi honor society are, Amanda Alders, Rebecca Alexander, Diana Confer, Seidy Cruz, Louisa Denizot, Ross Halsted, Amisadday Ramirez, Karla Sosa, Lindsey Turnbow and Kendall Wagner ... The annual Study Night Breakfast, where faculty and staff members serve students a hearty breakfast during finals week, will begin at 10 p.m., Monday, Dec. 13 ... Residence halls will close at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 16, for the Christmas Break ... Ozarks Student Education Association will host its annual Christmas Potluck on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. in the Walker Hall second floor student lounge ... December 8 at 6:30 p.m. in S-129, there will be a presentation by the Arkansas BRIN Research Fellowship. Presenters are Senior Lindsey Turnbow and Junior Victoria Sayarath ...Falstaff is taking submissions for their spring publication thru Dec. 16.

Seniors to showcase artwork
   The artwork of Jamie Johnson and Maria José Garcia will be showcased at the Senior Art Show, Dec. 9-17, in the Stephens Art Gallery in the Walton Fine Arts Center.
   The exhibit, titled “Natural Vision,” includes a variety of mediums, including watercolors, prints, drawings and sculpture. There will be a reception to meet the artists from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 11, in the Gallery.

Student newspaper returns
    The student online newspaper, The Mountain Eagle, will have its first publication at http://on.ozarks.edu/onhome.htm on December 8. The Eagle is organized and maintained by students. The newspaper staff includes five students for the fall semester. The Eagle will include stories, such as Ms. U of O, Affectus concert; Study Night Breakfast, Student Directed One-Acts, Winter graduation and much more. Any students interested in working on The Eagle should contact Angie Forrest at aforrest@ozarks.edu.

Soccer team earns NCAA honor
    Congratulations to head coach Dave De Hart, assistant coach Trace Hollis and the entire men’s soccer team for earning a prestigious Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for the second consecutive year. The NSCAA/adidas Team Academic Award is presented to those teams with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average for the 2003-2004 year. Posting a 3.02 team gpa, Ozarks joins just 73 institutions (including University of Notre Dame, College of William & Mary and Georgetown University) as winners. Ozarks was the only school in the American Southwest Conference to earn the distinction. Institutions from NCAA Division I, II and III, and NAIA are eligible for the honor.

Finals Schedule

Day Class Time Test Time
Monday, Dec. 13 Period 3 (MWF 10:00-10:50) 8:00-10:00
  Period 7 (MWF 3:00-3:50) 10:30 - 12:30
  Period 4 (MWF 11-11:50) 1:00-3:00
  Period 6 (MWF 2:00-2:50) 3:30-5:30
  M/W Evening classes* 6:00-8:00
Tuesday, Dec.14 Period 1A (TR 8:00-9:30) 8:00-10:00
  Noon Classes 10:30-12:30
Period 2 (MWF 9:00-9:50) 1:00-3:00
  Period 5A (TR 4:00-5:15) 3:30-5:30
  Tues/Thurs Evening Classes* 6:00-8:00
Wed., Dec. 15 All College & Inter. Algebra 8:00-10:00
  Period 1(MWF 8:00-8:50) 10:30-12:30
  Period 5 (MWF 1:00-1:50) 1:00-3:00
  Period 8 (MWF 4:00-4:50) 3:30-5:30
Thursday, Dec. 16 Period 2A (TR 9:30-10:45) 8:00-10:00
  Period 4A (TR 2:30-3:45) 10:30-12:30
  Period 3A (TR 1:00-2:30) 1:00-3:00


“The Review” set to air
    Susan Edens’ Intermediate Television Practicum class will be airing their production, “The Review,” which will highlight stories and events from the past semester, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, on cable channel 6. It will re-air throughout the weekend of Dec. 10-12. The cast and crew includes 12 students. “The Review” will include stories such as the International Children’s Choir, Ms. U of O, Family Weekend and the Affectus concert.



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