Volume I  Issue # 13   
Monday, April 5, 1999

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Campus News

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 who participated.
   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 Student Life.

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 New Mexico.
   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.

Alumni Weekend

   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.

Any information to be included in the Campus Communique can be done by calling the
PR office at (479)-979-1420, Larry Isch

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