Sharon Isbin performs for WAIS
Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin will be
performing Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Walton Arts
and Ideas Series. Isbin has been called the preeminent solo guitarist
of our time, and her performances have been described not just
as an evening of music, but as a whirlwind tour of the globe.
This musical world tour will introduce the audience
members to folk-inspired music from the Appalachian Mountains, Ireland,
Greece, Israel, Spain, Cuba, Venezuela, and Brazil. The performance
has been described as joyous, vibrant, and the
next best thing to traveling the world yourself. As always, faculty,
staff and students can receive one free ticket to the performance.
SIFE Sponsors Baldor
On October 18, SIFE and the Baldor Executive-in-Residence
program brought a very special and highly respected speaker to the Ozarks
campus, Donald G. Soderquist, Senior Vice Chairman-Retired of Wal-Mart
Stores, Inc. Soderquist was greeted by a full Baldor Auditorium and
he delivered a message that was important to him In order to
be a successful business person, you have to be a good family member,
but most importantly you have to be a good son or daughter of God.
The event was open to all faculty, staff and students,
as well as the public. Many important guests were in attendance to hear
the message that Mr. Soderquist delivered. Some of those in attendance
included Mrs. Helen Walton, Drs. Rollie and Judy Boreham, and Dr. R.L.
and Nancy Qualls.
Around Campus ...
Despite a 4-1 loss to Hardin-Simmons in the championship
match of the American Southwest Conference Mens Soccer Tournament,
the Eagles had their best season in the programs history, going
18-3-1 and winning the ASC East regular-season title. Congratulations,
Eagles on a great season! ... The Miss U of O Pageant will be held on
Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Walton Fine Arts Building ... Intramural bowling
begins on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Cost is $5 and bowling nights will be at
9 p.m. on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. If youd like to compete,
contact Bo Funderburk in Student Life at Ext. 1426 ... The deadline
to enroll in a four-week workshop on achieving financial and investment
goals is Nov. 12. The classes, led by Nathan Knight of Edward Jones
Investments, will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 15, Nov. 29, Dec.
6, and Dec. 13. Cost is $10 for the workbook. For more info, contact
Ginny Sain at Ext. 1346 ... There will be a Rotaract meeting after Chapel
on Nov. 6 in the Seay Student Center. Anyone interested in joining Rotaract
is invited ... Its time to start thinking about the UOW Community
Birthday Calendar for 2002. If you would like to get your birthday and
those of family and friends in the upcoming calendar, or if youd
like to purchase a calendar, contact Debbie Williams at Ext. 1402 ...
Condolences go out to former U of O professor Dr. Ruby Reynolds of Clarksville,
whose husband Leonard died on Nov. 2 ... There are several faculty and
staff positions available for the Arkansas Governors School, June
11-July 27, 2002, at Hendrix College. For an application or more information,
call 1-800-808-2944 or go online at www.hendrix.edu/ags ... The
team captained by Kevin Cheeks and Doug Grunwald completed an unbeaten
season last week by winning the intramural flag football title.
Fall Open House
Its time to put our best foot forward as Ozarks
hosts the 2001 Fall Open House for prospective students and their parents
on Saturday, Nov. 10. The Admissions Office, Student Foundation Board
and various staff and faculty members have worked hard to prepare for
this important day. You can also help. If you see someone you dont
know during that weekend, give them a warm and friendly Ozarks greeting,
and lets show them why this is such a special place!
The university has a policy for students who are activated
for full-time military service during a time of national crisis. Those
students will be allowed to withdraw from classes without penalty, using
one of several options that are available. The student must present
an original copy of his or her military orders to the Registrar and
the Business Office. For more information on the military service policy,
please contact the Registrars Office.
Basketball season is fast approaching and the Eagles
and Lady Eagles have been working hard to prepare for it. Ozarks will
play scrimmage games against the University of Central Arkansas on Nov.
6, with the women playing at home at 4:30 p.m. and the men playing at
4 p.m. in Conway. Both teams will travel to Hendrix on Nov. 10 for scrimmage
games as well. The Eagles open the season on Nov. 16 against Rust College
in the Hendrix Classic. The Lady Eagles first game is also Nov.
16 against Rust College in the Hendrix Classic.
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship
Foundation makes available at least one fellowship worth up to $24,000
in each state for the masters level graduate study of framing,
principles and history of the Constitution by current and prospective
secondary school teachers of American history, American government and
social studies. For additional information and detailed regulations,
please visit the Foundation's website: www.jamesmadison.com or call
the toll free number for this program, 1-800-525-6928.
The National Society of Accountants (NSA) Scholarship
Foundation is now accepting applications for financial assistance for
the 2002-2003 academic year. Additional information and application
forms can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office. Deadline for this
application will be March 10, 2002.
The Arkansas Press Womens Organization is offering
a $450 scholarship to a student seeking a degree in journalism. For
more information or an application come by the Financial Aid Office
or call 979-1447. Applications are due by March 1, 2002. .