Volume I  Issue # 11   
Monday, March 1, 1999

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Campus News

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.

Responsibility Week

   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.

Cabaret Auditions

   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.

Sabor Latino!!!

   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 or 979-2777.

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: eheil@ozarks.edu or 979-1338.

Baseball News

   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 mailing list.

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.

Summer Job

   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 their camps.
   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.

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