Weight room gains new equipment
A special thank you goes out to Matt Young and Bryan
Bishop for their leadership in securing new dumbbells and a stepping
machine for the weight room.
Dr. Elmore also wishes to thank the Student Government
Association for supporting the diverse needs of our student body.
At the present time, many students and a good many staff don't use
this facility, but the new equipment may spur some interest.
Our campus BACCHUS chapter has organized a "Responsibility
Week" for March 7-12. The purpose of the week is to promote responsibility
and awareness in the areas of Alcohol, Drugs and Sex. BACCHUS will
be doing the Chapel on 3/9 on 3/11 there is an "Art of Kissing
Lecture" for convo credit. There will be Spring
Break kits handed out that week with items that promote a safe Spring
Break. There are other events happening that week, some of which are
a surprise in the Seay Student Center.
Auditions for the University Cabaret will be held
Tuesday and Wednesday, March 9 and 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre.
Rebecca Aguilar is the accompanist for the Cabaret, and if people
who are auditioning musical pieces will get their music to her before
Friday, February 5, she will be able to play for them during auditions.
Taped accompaniment is also fine.
A delicious dinner with Latin American food in an
enthusiastic environment will be held next Saturday, March 6, at 7:00
p.m., in the university's cafeteria. The dinner is part of Alpha and
Omega's fund-raising activities for their project "God's Target."
The organization is planning a mission trip to help the needy and
spread the word of the Lord.
This summer, "God's Target" is going to
La Tinta, a very small community in Guatemala with a population of
approximately 3,000 people. All contributions collected will go directly
to the people in Guatemala. The suggested donation for the dinner
is $6.00. If you wish to participate in this event please call 979-2683
Luncheon for Guests from El Salvador
On March 9 at noon, bring your trays to the Cane
Hill room of the cafeteria and enjoy lunch with Ena Garcia, Dr. Mario
Juarez, and Christina Juarez, regional representatives for Habitat
for Humanity International in El Salvador and hosts to our students
who went to El Salvador last May. They will be available to discuss
their Habitat efforts and to provide us with information about their
country. For more details, contact Dr. Heil: email@example.com or 979-1338.
The Eagles baseball team will play five home games
within the next week, beginning with a 1 p.m. doubleheader on Tuesday,
March 2, against neighboring rival Arkansas Tech. Come out and support
the Eagles against their arch nemesis, the Wonder Boys. Other games
this week include an American Southwest
Conference series against Hardin Simmons on March
3-4 and a game against Ouahita Baptist on March 9.
Spring Career Fair
The Spring Career Fair is coming soon! It
is scheduled for Thursday, April 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Career Placement Office is working to obtain
a more diverse group of recruiters from agencies, businesses, and
graduate schools. If there is any organization or graduate school
that you haven't seen on our campus before and would like to see,
send the name (and address, if possible) so they can be added to our
New Food Service Director
The University has a new interim Food Service Director
who began work Monday, February 22. His name is Jon Giesler, and he
will serve as interim director until a permanent replacement has been
found. Please stop by and welcome Jon to our campus.
Soto To Attend Marketing Institute
Evike Soto, a senior marketing major, is among 30
students from across the nation who have been selected to attend the
Marketing Collegiate Institute in Detroit, Michigan. The intensive
four-day seminar is held March 17 through 21 and features some of
the top marketing executives from across the country. Soto was selected
based on the quality of her resume, GPA, faculty recommendation, and
essays concerning marketing issues and her career plans.
TRIO Hall of Fame Award
Congratulations go out to Ladonna Jenkins who has
recently been inducted into the 1999 TRIO Hall of Fame! On Saturday,
February 20, Ladonna Jenkins travelled to Arkansas State University
in Jonesboro to attend the annual TRIO Day event. The 1999 TRIO Hall
of Fame recognized 30 students from six major programs serving 17,126
students throughout Arkansas.
Ladonna was honored with a certificate of achievement
and presented with a medallion at the ceremony on Saturday. Her story
and picture are published in a booklet that will go to the U.S. Senators
and Representatives in Washington, D.C. in March.
On, Monday March 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
in the Seay Student Center, you can speak to a representative from
Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center about a summer job at one of
They are looking to hire Resident Counselors for
their summer camp in Little Rock. This summer program of the Presbytery
of Arkansas seeks to be faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ. It
provides a quality camping experience for children, youth and families.
If you would like to fill out an application ahead of time or read
more about Ferncliff camps, please come by the Career-Placement Office.