Volume 6 Issue # 8
Monday, December 8, 2003

Campus News

Christmas Angels Program

   The Chamber of Commerce would like to encourage the support of everyone for the Christmas Angels Program, a program to help provide Christmas gifts for children from low-income families. The program is sponsored by the University of the Ozarks Women (UOW).
   Angel gifts should be returned to the Christmas tree no later than Dec. 9. Gifts will be distributed on Dec. 15-16 at the Johnson County Fair Building between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The angels, which have information such as the child’s age, gender and types of gift they desire, can be picked up on the Christmas tree located in the Mabee Administration Building.

2003 ASCA Student Congress
   Ozarks’ Student Congress delegation brought home several awards from the 2003 ASCA Student Congress competition held recently.
   Excellent in Caucus - Adam Ivy and Cooper Koepp. Excellent in Committee - Robert Hines, Valerie Powell, and Jason Small. Superior in Committee - Elizabeth Drye and Jason Small. Excellent in Floor Debate - Elizabeth Drye and Jason Small. Excellent in Parliamentary Procedure - Jason Small. Best Delegate for our delegation - Jason Small. Elizabeth Drye’s bill passed both the Senate and House to become a “Law of Congress” that will be forwarded to Gov. Huckabee.

Lessons & Carols on Dec. 9

    One of the holiday’s most anticipated events, the annual Lessons and Carols Service, is scheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Munger Chapel.
   The service will feature scripture readings by students as well as songs by the University Chorus, under the direction of Dr. David De Seguirant.

Study Night Breakfast set
The annual Study Night Breakfast, where faculty and staff serve students a hearty breakfast to keep them going during finals week, will be held at 10 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the student center. Numerous prizes will also be given out, so don’t miss this evening of food and fun.

Basketball teams sweep
Both the Lady Eagles and Eagles picked up wins over previously unbeaten Concordia-Austin in American Southwest Conference crossover action at Mabee Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
   The Lady Eagles (3-2, 0-0) outscored the visiting Lady Tornados (4-1, 0-0) 44-29 in the second half to gain a 63-56 win. An action packed second half saw five lead changes, with a resilient Eagles (3-3, 0-0) team making the key plays down the stretch to win their second straight home game, 73-69, over the visiting Tornados (4-1, 0-0).
   Ozarks ventures into non-conference action over the Christmas break. The Eagles will travel to Russellville to face Arkansas Tech University on December 31 and the Lady Eagles will travel to Conway to take on Hendrix College on December 29.

Final Exam Schedule
December 15 – 19, 2003
Day Class Time Test Time
Monday, Dec. 15 Period 1(MWF 8:00-8:50) 8:00-10:30
  Period 6 (MWF 2:00-2:50 11:00-1:30
  Period 2 (MWF 9:00-9:50) 2:00-4:30
  Monday Night Class 6:00-8:30
Tuesday, Dec. 16 Period 1A (TR 8:00-9:15) 8:00-10:30
  Period 3A (TR 1:00-2:15) 11:00-1:30
  Period 4 (MWF 11:00-11:50) 2:00-4:30
  Tuesday Night Class 6:00-8:30
Wednesday, Dec. 17 Period 8 (MWF 4-4:50) 8:00-10:30
  Period 5A (TR 4-5:15) 11:00-1:30
  All College Algebra Sections 2:00-4:30
(no beginning or intermediate algebra)
  Wednesday Night Classes 6:00-8:30
Thursday, Dec. 18 Period 2A (TR 9:30-10:45) 8:00-10:30
  Noon Class 1:00-1:30
  Period 5 (MWF 1:00-1:50) 2:00-4:30
  Thursday Night Classes 6:00-8:30
Friday, Dec. 19 Period 3 (MWF 10:00-10:50) 8:00-10:30
  Period 4A (TR 2:30-3:45) 11:00-1:30
  Period 7 (MWF 3:00-3:50) 2:00-4:30
The schedule is to be followed without exception. Students who have four examinations on a single day may speak to the Vice President for Academic Affairs about taking one of the examinations on a later day.

Around Campus ...
The Community Service Program will present a Spanish for Business class for the community during the spring semester. Call Ginny Sain at Ext. 1346 for more information ... The Alumni Association is taking proposals for the Faculty Enrichment Award. Please submit your proposal to the Alumni Office no later than Dec. 18... There will be auditions for “The Indian Wants The Bronx” on Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Seay Theatre. There are roles for three men. Auditioners should be prepared to memorize a one minute monologue. Contact Dr. Pat Farmer for more information ... Nov. 1 through Dec. 12 there will be selections from the Mid-Southern Watercolorists 33rd Annual Exhibition in Stephens Gallery in the Walton Fine Arts Center... Ozarks is now an Authorized Testing Center for Microsoft Office. Individuals may earn a Master Certification in Microsoft Office with completion of exams in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. For more information contact Ms. Christine Farrell at 979-1233, MWF 9 to 10 a.m., or Ms. Judy Thornton in the Business, Communications, and Government Division Office... PBL will be having a canned food drive from Monday Dec. 1 through Friday Dec. 12. Please bring any non-perishable food items to the boxes in the Business Building, the cafeteria, and in the Student Center... Catholic Campus Ministries invites everyone to the celebration in honor of the Immaculate Conception of Mary starting Tuesday, Dec. 2 through Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. in the MacLean lounge... The Ozarks Abroad’s Irish History & Culture class & trip still have available places. Students may take the course at either the 2783 or 4783 level, there are no prerequisites. At the end of the semester the class will spend 12-13 days in Ireland. For more information contact Dr. Judy Walden or Dr. Sharon Gorman ... SIFE and PBL raised $420 in the Kiss-the-Cow fundraiser. The funds will go toward educational projects and state conference dues. Student Life’s Bo Funderburk received the most votes from faculty, staff and students and got the privilege of kissing the cow.

Soccer teams excel in class
   The men’s and women’s soccer teams have earned a prestigious team academic award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for posting a cumulative team grade point average above 3.0.
   A total of 336 intercollegiate soccer programs, 71 men and 265 women, received the award. Ozarks was one of 48 schools in the country to have both men’s and women’s programs recognized, joining such schools Duke University, Creighton University and Johns Hopkins University.
    Congratulations to all of our soccer players and head coaches Dave De Hart and Jeremey Bernard for their outstanding academic success. Coach Bernard and the Lady Eagles recieved the same award last year.

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