Spirit to hit the stage
Described by author Noel Coward as an improbable
farce in three acts, Blithe Spirit is the perfect play
for a spring evening. Full of witty dialogue and banter, vivid and colorful
characters, and hilarious and zany situations, Blithe Spirit has been
a popular production since it was written to cheer up England during
Unique among most University Theatre productions,
Blithe Spirit will feature Walton Professor of Theatre Pat Farmer
in the role of Charles Condimine. After directing 28 plays at Ozarks,
Farmer is returning to acting for the first time since 1983. Appearing
alongside Farmer will be Ginny Sain in the role of Madam Arcati. Sain
graduated with a theatre major from Ozarks in 1995 and is currently
the director of the Walton Arts and Ideas Series and the Kids College
The performances of Blithe Spirit will take
place on April 19th and 20th at 7:30 p.m. General Admission is $5 and
Uof O students, faculty, and staff will be given free admission. For
more information, please call 979-1349.
The Aerie needs club
Do you want your club or organization in the yearbook?
The Aerie needs your help. We would like as much information
and pictures that you have to show off U of Os great clubs. Please
contact Maggie McDonald at 705-3338 or George Pittenger in the Student
Life Office at Ext. 1400.
University faculty, staff and students are encouraged
to take part in the myriad events planned for Alumni Weekend 2002, April
19-21. Among the activities scheduled are a golf tournament, alumni
picnic, 5K run/walk, Awards Luncheon, Memorial Service, Spirit Reunion,
Math/Science Reunion, Presidents Reception, and theatre production.
If you plan to participate in any of these activities,
you are encouraged to register early in the Alumni Office. Faculty and
staff can pick up their complimentary tickets to the alumni picnic by
calling Lisa Casey in the Alumni Office at Ext. 1234.
Danz Team tryouts scheduled
Tryouts for next years U of O Danz Team will
be held April 19-21. The tryouts will include several practices over
the three days and will conclude with the closing session from 3 to
5 p.m. on Sunday, April 21. For more information, contact Danz Team
sponsor Cindy Lanphear at 979-1470 or 979-7160 or Christa Lanphear at
Around Campus ...
Amber Lollar is the new secretary in the International
Studies Office. Amber, a native of Clarksville, most recently worked
at Nite Lite Co. Amber replaces Leah Rogers, who resigned last summer
... Registration for intramural softball is currently underway. Contact
Bo Funderburk in the Student Life Office to sign up for the upcoming
action-packed season ... The U of O Cheerleading squad is holding a
mini-cheer camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through sixth grade
this week. The camp is from 4-6 p.m. daily in Mabee Gym ... The International
Studies Office will present a Host family Cookout on the campus mall
at noon on Saturday, April 13. For more information, contact Deborah
Estep at Ext. 1443 ... The Ozarks baseball team, which won one of three
at Austin College this past weekend, will play Central Baptist College
in a home doubleheader on April 2 and then meet East Texas Baptist in
a three-game series on April 5 and 6 ... U of O tennis players Zach
Schiff and Karie Allen were recently named American Southwest Conference
players of the week. The tennis team plays two home matches this week
April 1 against John Brown University and April 2 vs. Lyon College
... Men, get out your lipstick and panty hose! The Campus Activities
Board (CAB) has scheduled the annual Womanless Beauty Pageant for 8
p.m., April 6, in the Student Center. There will be competition in formal,
casual, and athletic wear. See Franqua Bedell in Student Life for more
info ... The Student Life Office is coordinating a paintball outing
for April 13. Contact Bo Funderburk for additional information ... There
will be a fiction and poetry reading at 4 p.m., April 3, in MacLean
Hall lounge. Convo credits will be given and refreshments will be served
... The Lady Eagles softball team continues to battle for a spot in
the postseason conference tournament. The 14-9 Lady Eagles return home
on April 9 against Williams Baptist College in a 2 p.m. doubleheader.
set for April 25
The U of O music departments annual Spring
Concert has been rescheduled to Thursday, April 25, on the U of O campus.
The concert, which will include the University Chorus,
Handbell Ringers and the Ozarks Vocal Persuasion, will begin at 7:30
p.m. in the Rowntree Recital Hall in the Walton Fine Arts Center. The
concert had originally been scheduled for April 9. There is no charge
for admission and the public is invited.
Amanda Tarvin, a sophomore English major from Claremore,
Okla., has been accepted into the Irish/American scholars program at
Queens University in Belfast, Ireland. Ozarks nominated Amanda
for the program, which is sponsored by the Presbyterian Church (USA).
An international committee selected Amanda as a scholar
from a pool of very competitive nationwide applicants. Amanda will spend
her entire junior year studying at Queens, an internationally
recognized institution that offers programs of study in all disciplines.
in Alicante, Spain
This summer, Ozarks Abroad is taking 20 students (19
from Ozarks and one from Ouachita Baptist University) to Alicante, Spain
for a month of immersion study. Students will earn six hours of credit
through the program. All levels of Spanish study are offered. For students
interested in participating in Ozarks Abroad Summer 2003, contact Dr.
Elissa Heil at Ext. 1338 for details.
The Financial Aid Office would like to remind students
that deadlines for many scholarships are quickly approaching. Three
scholarships with approaching deadlines include: The Mickey and Ross
Kelder Scholarship, the Arkansas Bankers Association Scholarship, and
the Mid-America Science Museum Volunteer Scholarship.
The Mickey and Ross Kelder Scholarship is awarded
to a full-time student who is pursuing study in foreign languages. Scholarship
applications are available at www.fnbmh.com. The deadline is April 12.
The Arkansas Bankers Association will award a $2,500
scholarship to a deserving student enrolled in a four-year college or
university who is majoring in business, finance, or banking. The deadline
for this scholarship is April 12.
The Mid-America Science Museum Volunteer Association
is offering $1,500 to a qualified college junior or senior majoring
in a science discipline. The deadline is May 31.
Information on these and many more scholarships can
be picked up in the Financial Aid Office, located in the Mabee Administration