Volume I  Issue # 14   
Monday, April 19, 1999

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Campus News

Education Awards Ceremony
   The Education Division will be holding its fourth annual Education Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 22, in the Baldor Auditorium, Boreham Building. Following the ceremony, the Education Division will host its annual Cooperating Teachers Luncheon in Seay Cafeteria.
Student Awards Convocation
   The 44th annual Awards Convocation will be held during the chapel service on Tuesday, April 27, 1999, in the Raymond Munger Memorial Chapel. Over 150 awards will be given to students from each of the academic disciplines. Everyone is encouraged to attend this yearly event.
Senior Art Presentation
   From April 12 through May 7, Ozarks senior Richard Armstrong will be presenting a selection of his paintings, drawings and ceramics in the Stephens Gallery. This is his Senior Exhibit and is part of the requirement for completion of his major in art.
   A reception is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Friday, April 30. This will precede the Board of Trustees Banquet later that evening.
SIFE Team Earns Trip to International Competition
   U of O's Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) team participated in the Regional Competition in Fort Worth last week and were one of the Regional Champions, earning a trip to the International Championships next month.
   There are over 680 SIFE teams both in the United States and internationally. Of the 680 teams, 60 will compete in the International Competition in Kansas City. The University's team will be one of that 60.
   Team members include: Manuel Mejia, Kelly Palmer, Melissa Worm, Derek Barahona, Cynthia Salgado, Maria Pineda, Jessica Real, Evike Soto, Iliana Rosales, Sergio Quezado, and Sofia Avila.
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.
DOOR PRIZE WINNERS!
   The Career-Placement Office recently hosted our first Spring Career Fair on April 8. Seventeen businesses, graduate schools, and governmental agencies attended along with over 140 U of O students. A special thanks goes out to Pizza Pro, Taco Bell, and OK Food Market for donating door prizes.
   The following students need to pick up their prizes ASAP: Jennifer Kreinheder, Brian Smith, Dennis Wright, Otto Mejia, Lidia Sierra, and Shane Norrid.
Attention Graduating Seniors
   Dr. Strain has been chosen by your vote to give the faculty greeting at commencement. Faculty members chosen to participate in prayer/invocation/benediction parts are Loyce Anne Brooke, Dr. Bruce Elmore, and Dr. Rickey Casey. Flowers and colors chosen by vote were: Mixed bouquet/multi-colored.
Bible Study
   A special Bible Study will come to the campus when author Morris Inch introduces the first twenty-three pages of his book, Exhortations of Jesus According to Matthew and Up From the Depths: Mark as Tragedy, at the meeting of the Ozarks Area Theological Society (OATS).
   The meeting will be held Thursday, April 29 from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the President's Dining Room of the Seay Student Center. Inch's book is on the OATS reserve shelf in the Robson Library. His topics will be "The Messiah" and "The Kingdom of Heaven (God)" in Matthew.
   Go through the Cafeteria line, bring your tray to the President's Dining Room, and enjoy the discussion.
   For more information see Holly Mitchell, Bill Woodard, Stuart Stelzer, or John Frost.
Ozarks Today
   Ozarks Today will present two more newscasts for the Spring Semester: Wednesday and Thursday, April 23 and 24; and Wednesday and Thursday, April 28 and 30.
   Shows can be seen on cable access channel 6 at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Wednesday and 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Baseball Season Finale
   The Eagles baseball team will wrap up its 1999 season with a three-game home series against Austin College on April 23-24.
   The Eagles will play a single game on Friday, April 23, at 2 p.m., and then will play a double-header on Saturday, April 24, starting at 1 p.m.
Alumni Weekend ’99 Draws Large Crowds
   More than 250 people took part in various activities and events during Alumni Weekend ’99, held this past weekend. Overflow crowds participated in the Alumni Weekend Picnic, the    Business Reunion at Dr. Randy Hilton's home, the University Theatre Cabaret and the Golf Tournament.
   Four returning students were recognized during the Awards Banquet for receiving Alumni Association Scholarships for the 1999-2000 academic year: Brandi Bradley, Rebekah Watkins, Valerie McClaine and Leigh Ann Finley. Also, senior Franqua Bedell gave an entertaining talk on "Reflections of a Senior" during the banquet.
Students Looking for Summer Work
   Kimberly Spicer of Job Placement reports that numerous students are looking for summer work in the Clarksville area. If you know of somebody who is in need of summer labor, please contact the Job Placement Office at Ext. 1320.
Human Resource Scholarship
   The Society for Human Resource Management of Western Arkansas announces a $1,000 scholarship to promote and encourage excellence in the practice of human resource management. $1,000 will be given to a college junior, senior or graduate student. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must be planning to pursue a career in Human Resources, Benefits and Compensation, Labor Relations, Training and Development, etc. Complete scholarship application, essay describing academic goals, two letters of recommendation and official transcript must be submitted by July 31.
Kinseys to Lead Team to China
   Winnie and Mike Kinsey have been chosen to lead a team of students to China for two weeks this summer to teach American culture at a Chinese university. The team including students from throughout Arkansas will speak about various aspects of life in the United States, such as college, family, and community life. The trip is sponsored by the state BSU.
University Chorus and Handbell Choir Tour Region
   University Chorus and University Ringers Handbell Choir will leave this Thursday, April 22 ,for a four-day tour to churches in Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas. Among their stops will be a day spent at Six Flags Over Texas. The ensembles will return to the U of O campus on Sunday, April 25 and present their tour concert on Thursday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Raymond Munger Memorial Chapel. Admission is free and convocation credit will be given.
   If you would like to be a part of either University Ringers Handbell Choir or the newest vocal ensemble on campus, Coro Cappella, you will need to schedule an audition with Dr.
De Seguirant. If you would like to join University Chorus, speak to your advisor during pre-registration about enrolling. There is no audition required for University Chorus.
John Gyles Education Fund
   The John Gyles Education Fund provides financial assistance to Canadian and American full-time students both male and female in all areas of post-secondary education. A minimum GPA of 2.7 is required. Selected students will receive up to $3,000. The filing date for applications has been extended to July 1.
UOW to Hold April Meeting
   The University of the Ozarks Women (UOW) will hold its last meeting of the school year at noon on Thursday, April 20, in the President's Home. Officers for 1999-2000 will be inducted.



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