Religion Field Trip.
There will be a religion field trip to Hendrix College
on Thursday, April 8, to hear Dr. Marilyn Friedman of Washington University,
St. Louis, lecture on "Romantic Love and Personal Autonomy."
The trip will depart from the Walton Fine Arts Center drive-thru at
5:15 p.m. and return about 10:30 p.m. Meals to go will be available
in the cafeteria. Please see Dr. Mitchell or Rev. Woodard to reserve
a seat on the vans.
MCM to Attend Contemporary Worship Service
Methodist Campus Ministry is sponsoring a trip to
Fayetteville to attend a contemporary worship service at Central United
Methodist Church on Sunday, April 11th. The lead guitarist for their
praise band, Eben Jones, provided the music for our chapel service
on March 23rd. Please contact Julia Frost, Brian Owens, or Jackie
Jansen if you are interested in going.
Pittenger Joins Advancement Team
George Pittenger has joined the Advancement Office
as a development officer. Pittenger, a 1991 graduate of Ozarks with
a communications degree, has been serving as the associate director
of admissions at Northwood University in Cedar Hill, Texas.
Coro Capella Auditions
Dr. De Seguirant will continue to hear auditions
for Coro Cappella until the end of the semester. Information is available
at the Office of the Registrar. Please contact him via e-mail or phone
at ext. 1342 to make an audition appointment.
Cabaret Performance April 15-16
The University Theatre Department will present "University
Cabaret," April 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Seay Theatre. Admission
is free; however, seating is limited.
Performers will include: Jason Wakefield, Dave Ennis,
Jennifer Kreienheder, Rachel Pickett, David and Malea De Seguirant,
Barbershop Quartet (Jason Hargreaves, David De Seguirant, Brad McLelland
and Dave Ennis), Megann McManus, Pat Farmer,and Jazz Band (Miller
Giffen, Aaron Windell, Anna-Maria Myers and Brad McLelland).
Intramural Sports Update
The intramural basketball championship was won by
The Crew, who defeated the No Limit Soldiers 38-36, avenging their
only regular season loss. The NLS came in undefeated, and led at the
half 23-15 thanks to hot 3-point shooting by Robert Cheatham, Larry
Isch, Katari Hawthorne, Brian Hull and Chad Kingston and the inside
play of Jeremy Box. The Crew turned up the defense in the second half,
and won it on a layup by Cesar Cervantes with :02 on the clock. The
Crew members are: Terry Tice, Franqua Bedell, Bryan Bishop, Lee Beshoner,
Jeremiah Woehl, Mark King, Nick Yount, Andrew Smallwood and Cervantes.
Thanks to everyone for a great season!
Punt, Pass and Kick was held Tuesday at the softball
field, and Peter Maxwell won with a combined distance of 144 yards,
one-foot 9 inches. Peter had the longest punt (49/1-6) and kick (47/1-9),
while Bryan Bishop had the longest throw (53/2-10). Thanks to all
Softball starts April 7! Games will be Monday and
Wednesday afternoons at the softball field. Check the window of the
IM/Rec office for details.
SFB Elects New Officers
Congratulations to the 1999-2000 Student Foundation
Board Officers! The new officers include: Aaron Windel, president;
Eric Steinmiller, vice president for Admissions; Tina Dennis, vice
president for Advancement; and Carrie Shoemate, vice president for
Alpha Chi Inducts New Members
Ten new members were inducted into the University's
Alpha Chi Organization on Tuesday, March 30. New inductees include:
Silvia Arias, Richard Armstrong, Louis Aszod, Micheal Compher, Ladonna
Jenkins, Diane Pohlmeier, Brandy Rhodes, Evike Soto, Lidia Sierra,
and Aaron Windel.
Alpha Chi is a national honors society which
recognizes students for previous accomplishments and provides opportunity
for continued growth and service.
Isch Attends Professional Conference
Public Relations Director Larry Isch recently won
a new professionals scholarship to attend the regional conference
of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in
The five-day conference included workshops and seminars
pertaining to communications, alumni relations and development. Isch
was one of 15 advancement professionals in the five-state District
IV region to win a scholarship to the conference.
Reception to Honor Student-Workers
There will be a reception to honor Ozarks' work-study
students on Tuesday, April 6, from 3:30 to 4 p.m. in the lower level
of the Seay Center. Refreshments and door prizes will be given away
to student-workers who attend the reception.
The University's Alumni Association will sponsor
the annual Alumni Weekend '99, April 16-18. The theme for the weekend
will be "Helping Fulfill the Promise."
Along with the traditional events such as a golf
tournament, picnic, 5K run, President's Reception and Awards banquet,
Alumni Weekend '99 will showcase several new events that organizers
hope will offer more interaction opportunities and variety to the
affair. Among the new events are a business division reunion on Friday
night, an alumni basketball game on Saturday afternoon and a Student/Alumni
dance on Saturday night.
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to take
this opportunity to visit and meet University alumni and participate
in the weekend's events. Make plans to attend the special Student/Alumni
dance and all the other events.
Aldana receives Chemistry Award
Jose Aldana's presentation "The Temperature
Dependence of the R to Transition in Photolyzed Carbonmonoxyhemoglobin"
was selected as the outstanding presentation at the recent Undergraduate
Chemistry Conference at University of Memphis. Aldana won the $500
first prize for the winning presentation.
Aldana is a senior chemistry/biology major who conducted
the research on which his talk was based at the University of California
at Santa Cruz under the direction of Dr. David Kliger and Dr. Raymond
Esquerra last summer. Jose will be starting his Ph.D. in
biochemistry at Rice University in the fall.
Seniors Urged to Suggest Commencement Topic
At the present time, 1999 Commencement speaker Stuart
Stelzer, director of Robson Library, has received only one suggestion
for the upcoming address. Please take a little time to e-mail your
thoughts about what Mr. Stelzer should cover in his commencement address.
Also, please let Registrar Rebecca Haynes know how many
tickets you will need for graduation. She has heard from only 21 of
you so far.
Maxwell Earns ASC Tennis Honor
Ozarks sophomore Peter Maxwell was named the American
Southwest Conference East Division's Men's Tennis Player of the Week
last week after going 2-0 in singles matches. Maxwell is 3-0 against
conference opponents this year in singles.
The Eagles will play thier final home match of the
season at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 14, at the U of O courts.
Planet Club Continues to Restore Spadra
The Planet Club will be continuing its restoration
efforts on the Spadra Creek Nature Trail (weather permitting), Sunday,
April 11, at 1:00 p.m. The group will meet at the American Legion
Fort. Faculty, staff, and members of the Clarksville community are
encouraged to participate. Students who participate will receive CONVO
credit (one per semester). No experience necessary.