|Volume I Issue # 5|
|Monday, October 26, 1998
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Campus NewsStudents, faculty and staff are all invited to attend an extraordinary and unprecedented announcement at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, in Raymond Munger Memorial Chapel. The announcement ceremony will include Ozarks President Rick Niece, Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, U of O Board of Trustees Lifetime Chair Helen Walton, Former U.S. Congressman and Board of Trustees member John Paul Hammerschmidt, Board of Trustees Chair Richard Streller, and most importantly the students, faculty and staff of the University of the Ozarks.
A Special Invitation
Convocation credit will be awarded for the ceremony, which will take place during the regular Tuesday chapel service. You will not want to miss this historical announcement.
Career Fair '98
Career Fair '98 will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Seay Student Center. If you are interested in working for any of the companies who are planning to attend, it might be a good idea to send them a letter and resume before the career fair. For more information on companies attending the Career Fair, contact Kimberly Spicer at 979-1320.
Several members of the Ozarks tennis team attended the ASC Singles/Doubles Tournament held recently in Abilene, Texas. Greg Gilliam won two matches to reach the semifinals of Flight A. Gilliam and Peter Maxwell also teamed up to reach the semifinals in doubles. A. Aaron Hudson won three matches to reach the finals in flight C. Ashley Wright won the consolation flight in the Championship singles. Julie Harris reached the finals of Flight B, and Wright and Harris reached the semifinals in doubles.
PBL members will be attending a state conference at Harrison, Ark., on October 23-24. This will be a great opportunity for members to get to know other PBL members from the region and across the state of Arkansas. At this conference, Melissa Worm will be seeking the seat of Vice-President of Region I. PBL is proud to support Melissa and wishes her the best of luck in the upcoming elections.
The University Alumni Association is selling University of the Ozarks amethyst stone pins for $10 each. If you would like to purchase a pin, come by the Alumni Office located in the Mabee Administration Building. Proceeds are used for Association projects.
Mr. Bill Hanuska of the Robson Library has retired from the University as of Friday, Oct. 23. Hanuska rejoined the library staff this year dispite ongoing trouble with his back. His next stop is the rocking chair to allow his back some time to heal. Then he plans to work part-time as a volunteer for literacy and similar areas.
U of O Women Sponsor Calendar
The University of the Ozarks Women will sponsor a community-wide birthday calendar for 1999.
Profits from the calendar are used to award one or more scholarships for students to the university. Local businesses may purchase advertising in the calendar, and members of the community can have birthdays listed in the calendar for 25 cents each. The deadline to purchase advertising, submit birthday listings or purchase a calendar is Friday, Nov. 6.
For more information, contact Malea De Seguirant at 979-1230.
Fall Computer Literacy Schedule
Computer literacy exams for the Fall Semester will be offered five different times in November: on Wednesdays, Nov. 4 , 11, and 18 from 3 until 5 p.m. in the Smith/Broyles Computer Lab, and also on Thursdays, Nov. 12 and 19 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Smith/Broyles Computer Lab.
To sign up for sessions or exam dates contact Elaine Contant at 979-1417 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are approximately 35 immediate job openings at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Clarksville. Starting pay is $7.80 and $9.55. There is some heavy lifting involved. To apply, call Candace at 754-7861 as soon as possible.
Study Abroad to Ireland
Dr. Jane Cater and Dr. Sharon Gorman are making arrangements for a Spring course entitled "Ireland and Irish Culture," which will include a 10-14 day tour of Ireland in late May or early June. An informational meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. in LL3 of the Walton Fine Arts Center. For more information contact Dr. Jane Cater (ext. 1352) or Dr. Sharon Gorman (ext. 1343.)
Mr. Fred Kinslow of the Jones Learning Center would like to express his sincere thanks to all of the faculty, staff and adminstration for their generous gifts, prayers and kind words following his stay in the hospital and the burning of his home.
Scholarship Corner 1999-2000:
Graduate Study - Deadline Nov. 15
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. is currently accepting applications for scholarships for graduate study in special areas such as Counseling, Psychology, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Speech Pathology, Remedial Skills Development, Deaf Education, Hearing Impaired, Gifted and Talented, and related fields.
Scholarship grants are awarded each year to persons who work, or plan to work directly with children. Instructions and official application forms are available only from Sept. 1 through Nov. 15 at the following web site: http://www.tecinfo.com/-najanet/schapp.html.
The Alumni Association will be offering three scholarships of $500 each to returning Ozarks students for the 1999-2000 academic year. Application deadline is Jan. 15. For more information, contact Ozarks' Alumni Office at 979-1234.
Samuel Robinson Award
Competition for the $1000 Samuel Robinson Scholarship Award is open to full-time juniors and seniors at Presbyterian-related universities. The competition includes two parts: 1) memorizing and reciting the answers to the Westminster Shorter Catechism, and 2) writing a 2,000 word essay on an assigned topic which is designed to increase the writer's knowledge and understanding of the Westminster Shorter Catechism and A Brief Statement of Faith.
Students must complete both parts of the competition or they will be disqualified. Deadline is April 1, 1999.
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