Volume 3 Issue # 6
Monday, November 6, 2000

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Theatre Department Shines

   The Theatre Departmentís production of Benefactorís earned the Directorís Choice Award at the State Festival in Conway recently.
    That distinction means the production is nominated for the Regional Festival to be held in February in Tyler, Texas. The Theatre Department will find out in December whether or not it will participate in the regionals.
    Other awards given to U of O during the State Festival included, Bruce Brown for scenery design and Ashley Patridge for excellence in stage management. Megann McManus and Johnny Waldrop each received Irene Ryan nominations and will compete for regional scholarships in February.

Soccer Team Advances to Finals

  The U of O menís soccer team defeated Mary Hardin-Baylor 3-1 last Friday to advance to the championship match of the American Southwest Conference Menís Soccer Tournament in Abilene, Texas. The news wasnít as good on Saturday as Hardin-Simmons blew open a close game with four late goals to defeat the Eagles 5-1 in the tournament title match. It was still a great season for the Eagles, who finished with the best record in the programís history, 15-7.

Career Fair Coming

   Looking for a job or internship? Have you ever thought of going to graduate school? Well, get your resume ready because U of O is holding a Career Fair.
    The fair will be held on Wednesday, November 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Seay Student Center. There will be opportunities to talk to graduate schools and a variety of businesses.
    Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, this may be one of the most important events you will ever attend on this campus! Take a minute to think about your future! Come to the Career Fair and explore the options that are available for you ! For more information contact Kimberly Spicer in the Career Placement Office at Ext. 1320.

Campus Directories Available

   U of O Phone Directories are now available for the campus community. Faculty and staff can pick up their directories in the Advancement Office, and students can pick up their directories in the Student Life Office.

Ronald King Laster Scholarship
   Applications for the Ronald King Laster Scholarship are available. The student chosen will receive $125 for the Fall semester and $125 for the Spring semester.
    The recipient must be a graduate of a Johnson County High School or have been born in Johnson County. He/she must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 based on a 4.0 point scale. If the recipient does not maintain the minimum grade point average for the Fall semester, he/she will not be eligible for the Spring semester. Each year, Ronald and Marian Laster review applications and pick the recipient. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2001 and applications can be picked up in the Financial Aid Office.

AAUW Grants
   The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering grants that range from $2,000-$8,000 for work towards a masterís degree, second bachelorís degree, or specialized training in a technical or professional field. The application deadline is December 15, 2000. For more information or an application, contact AAUW at www.aauw.org.

Financial Planning 2001-2002
   It is time to start thinking about and planning for financial aid to help with the 2001-2002 school year expenses.
    The Arkansas Student Loan Authority has a website, www.asla.state.ar.us that will provide information on financial aid planning, links to on-line scholarships searches and other great education resources.

MCM Sponsors Habitat Work Day
    WThe Methodist Campus Ministry is sponsoring a work day with Habitat for Humanity in Fayetteville on Saturday, November 18. Students will leave campus at 4:30 p.m. Friday. All expenses, including meals, will be provided. Please contact Julia Frost at 979-1403 or John Frost at 979-1236 if you would like to attend.

This and That...
    Thanksgiving Break for students is Nov. 22-24 ... The Lady Eagles will play a basketball scrimmage game against NorthArk Community College at 7 p.m., Nov. 7, at Dover High School ... Twenty-eight Ozarks students representing SIFE will travel to Chicago this weekend for a national conference that will expose them to businesses from throughout the world ... The Intramural Flag Football Playoffs have been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Campus Notes

WA-Press will be holding "Open Mic Poetry Night" on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7:00 p.m., in the Seay Student Center. Come and enjoy interesting and entertaining poetry!

The annual Miss U of O Pageant is being held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The contest will be judged on interview, talent, casual wear, and evening wear. Come and see who will win Millennium Miss U of O!

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