Volume 6 Issue # 6
Monday, November 10, 2003

Campus News

Eagles reach NCAA Tourney

   The Ozarks men’s soccer team defeated McMurry (3-0) and UT-Dallas (2-1) over the weekend in Richardson, Texas, to win its first American Southwest Conference championship and become the first team in school history to advance to NCAA postseason play. The Eagles will play in the 44-team NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Tournament at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, against Trinity (Texas), at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Emory is hosting one of the four-team regionals.
   Stay tuned for the time and place of a campus-wide pep rally for the team. Congratulations Eagles!

Christmas Angels Program
   The Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage the support of every one for the Christmas Angels Program, which is sponsored by the University of the Ozarks Women (UOW). Angel gifts should be returned to the business tree no later than December 8. Gifts will be distributed on Dec. 15-16 at the Johnson County Fair Building between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
   Angels are available this year at the following locations: Clarksville Insurance Agency, Baldor Electric, Bright Harvest Sweet Potato Company, Clarksville Refrigerated Lines, Coldwell Banker Ken Stall & Associates, First Security Bank, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Mid-South Roller Company, Sara Lee Hosiery, Simmons Bank, Tyson Foods, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Wal-Mart Supercenter, Whitson-Morgan Motor Company, U of O, Rotary Club, Kut Hut, and Lamar City Hall. If interested in putting up an Angel tree, or for more information, contact UOW representative Diana McCormick at 979-1415.

Nature photographer to visit

    Renowned Arkansas nature photographer and author Tim Ernst will present a slide show program of his photography at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, at Ozarks.
   The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the university’s Photography Club and Planet Club. It will be held in Baldor Auditorium, located in the Boreham Business Building. Ernst’s Arkansas wilderness photographs have appeared in hundreds of national, regional and local publications, including National Geographic and Outdoor Photographer. He has authored numerous hiking and photography books, including “Arkansas Portfolio: Twenty Years of Wilderness Photography,” “Buffalo River Wilderness,” “Arkansas Hiking Trails,” and “The Ozark Highlands Trail Guide.”

Rev. Clingan to speak on book
   
The Rev. Dr. Ralph Garlin Clingan, a 1963 University of the Ozarks alumnus, will present a lecture and book signing at the university on Tuesday, Nov. 11.
   Clingan, a pastor of a Presbyterian Church in New Jersey, will speak about the book he recently authored, “Against Cheap Grace in a World Come of Age.” The book is an intellectual biography of the African-American clergyman and author Clayton Powell (1865-1953). Clingan’s book was published by the Peter Lang Publishing Co., New York, in September of 2002. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the Seay Student Center. Clingan will hold a book signing immediately following his lecture.

Around Campus ...
   
The University of the Ozarks Community Service Program will present a Spanish for Business class for the community during the spring semester. The class will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays from Jan. 12 to May 6. Call Ginny Sain at Ext. 1346 for more information ... The makeup day for yearbook photos will be from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, in the student center ... At 7 p.m., Nov. 18, there will be a Lady Eagles alumni basketball game in Mabee Gym featuring current players against alumni ... For anyone who is interested in studying abroad in Spain, there will be a meeting on Monday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. in Walton 222. Contact Dr. Heil at Ext. 1338 for more information ... Tree Planting will be Nov. 15, on the campus mall at 9:30 a.m....The College Republicans are sponsoring a Christmas Card drive for the troops. There are drop boxes located in the Seay Student Center, Boreham, and in the Robson Library.

English ensemble Red Priest brings unique style to Ozarks
   
The English group Red Priest will bring its unique and creative style of Baroque music to the University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 11, as part of the Walton Arts & Ideas Series.
   Named after the flame-haired priest, Antonio Vivaldi, this extraordinary English ensemble has redefined the art of Baroque music performance, combining extensive research with swashbuckling style, creative re-composition, tremendous emotion and exciting staging. International critics have described their style as “electrifying,” “daring,” “supercharged,” “brilliant,” and “utterly inspired.” Formed in 1997, Red Priest gives more than 50 concerts a year throughout Europe and the United States.
   UofO faculty, staff and students are provided one free ticket each.

Steven Jackson to perform
   
Steven Jackson has become known for his high-energy grit, nostalgic intimacy and his off-the-cuff humor. Paste Magazine says Jackson “gives form to your thoughts with words more beautiful, evocative and true than you could ever find yourself.”
   Nashville-based singer/songwriter Steven Jackson will perform live at Ozarks at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18. Admission is free of charge. Jackson's music has a “storytelling” and roots-rock style with a folksy focus on lyrics. Jackson admits that listening to pioneers like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash had an impact on developing his style.

Scholarship deadlines near
   The Financial Aid Office has information on numerous state and national scholarships available in its office.
   One of those is the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation worth up to $24,000 in each state for master's level graduate study of History, American History, American government and social studies.
   Arkansas Geographic Critical Needs Minority Teacher Scholarship must be an African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, or Native American United States citizen or permanent resident alien.
   Talbots Women’s Scholarship is available for non-traditional women, who have earned a high school diploma or a GED at least 10 years ago and have at least two full-time semesters remaining.
   Applicant must be a member of the Presbyterian Church and demonstrate financial need. Native American Education Grant is for Alaska Natives and Native Americans pursuing full-time post-secondary education. Samuel Robinson Award is available to undergraduate juniors and seniors enrolled full-time in one of the colleges related to the Presbyterian Church.
   Undergraduate/Graduate Loan Programs applicants much demonstrate financial need, be enrolled full-time, and be a member of the Presbyterian Church.
   For information on these and other scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office, located in the Mabee Administration Building.



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