“Meet” Eleanor Roosevelt
Meet Eleanor Roosevelt, a one-woman theatre
performance depicting the life of the former First Lady, will be held
at U of O at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9.
The event is part of the 2004-2005 Walton Arts &
Ideas Series. Tickets are free for the campus community. Meet Eleanor
Roosevelt is performed by Boston-based actress Elena Dodd and directed
by Josephine Lane. The performance will include two stages of Eleanor
Roosevelt’s life, 1905-1945: Wife, Mother and First Lady and
1945-1962: Private Citizen and First Lady of the World.
International choir scheduled
The Children of
the World International Children’s Choir will perform during
Chapel Service on Tuesday, Nov. 9, in Munger Chapel. The choir, which
is in the middle of a 10-month U.S. tour, is comprised of 15 orphaned
or disadvantaged children from countries such as India, Burma and Brazil.
The choir raises funds and awareness for the plight of homeless and
disadvantaged children throughout the world.
The concert will feature songs, in both English and
native dialects, as well as personal testimonies. Additionally, a video
presentation will highlight footage of each child’s home country.
The concert is free and open to the public.
Basketball season begins soon
Basketball season begins
next week as the Eagles and Lady Eagles open their seasons on the road
The Eagles open their season at 8 p.m., Nov. 19 against
Hendrix College in a tournament hosted by Hendrix College in Conway.
They will play Rhodes College at 2 p.m., Nov. 20.
The Lady Eagles will be at a tournament at John Brown
University in Siloam Springs. They will play Oklahoma Baptist University
at 6 p.m., Nov. 19, and JBU at 3 p.m., Nov. 20.
Both teams will play scrimmage games at home this
week, the men at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 against Harding and the women at
3 p.m., Nov. 13 against UA-Monticello. The first regular-season home
game for both teams will be Dec. 2 against Howard Payne University.
University to present service
The University will
present both morning worship services at First Presbyterian Church in
Clarksville on Sunday, Nov. 14.
Under the direction of Dr. David De Seguirant, the
University Choir will provide the music. President Dr. Rick Niece will
give the sermon and First Lady Sherée Niece will read scriptures.
Worship services begin at 8:45 and 10:50 a.m.
Around Campus ...
Junior theatre major
Diana Farrow from Gilmer, Texas, was crowned Ms. U of O during the annual
pageant this past weekend. Seven contestants competed in the pageant
... The University will celebrate Thanksgiving Break from Nov. 24-26.
There will be no classes on those days and offices will be closed ...
There will be a small graduation ceremony for December graduates at
3:30 p.m., Dec. 14, in Walker Hall ... Senior dinners will be Nov. 8,
10, and 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the President’s Home. Seniors who have
not received an invitation should contact the Alumni Office at Ext.
1234 ... For information on new part-time jobs and/or internships, please
contact Career Services ... Ozark’s Casino Night will be in MacLean
Hall formal lounge on Nov. 13 ... PBL’s “Mentor a Student”
will be held Nov. 11-12... Graduating seniors have until Nov. 15 to
turn in photos to the yearbook.... Nov. 8 is the deadline for deposits
for the Art and Italy study-abroad class ... The Admissions Office would
like to thank the campus community for helping the university host one
of its most successful Fall Open Houses ever this past weekend. A record
217 guests, including 93 prospective students, attended the event ...
Nov. 19 is the deadline for spring and summer 2005 graduating seniors
to turn in their graduation information... The cross country team completed
its season recently by competing in the ASC Championships at Texas Lutheran
University in Seguin, TX. The team had a very competitive season with
10 of the team’s 13 members setting personal best times. Congratulations
to team members Jake Sibley, Clif Cottrell, David Ray, Dave Hamilton,
Kody Jones, Jose Schonenberg, Cameron Osborne, Claudia Aguilar, Amanda
Stang, Sydney Johnson, Lisa Mercer, Devon Bottoms and Tiffany Koller
... Talbots is offering scholarships for nontraditional women students.
For more information, visit the web site at www.talbots.com. For information
on other scholarships, please visit the Financial Aid Office, located
in the Mabee Administration Building ... A record 34 teams — more
than 160 students and staff — signed up to compete in intramural
bowling, which begins this week ... Tyler Gideon’s team won the
intramural flag football championship with a 44-20 victory over captain
David Pridgin’s team in the championship game, held last week.
The student newspaper returns
It has been a couple
of years since the campus community had a student newspaper, but that
is about to change. During the Spring 2005 Semester, The Mountain
Eagle will return to Ozarks in an online format.
The goal is to create a communications practicum course
for The Mountain Eagle, however for next semester the staff
will work on a volunteer basis only. Newspaper staff positions are open
to anyone, regardless of major. Students who are interested in being
involved with the newspaper should contact Angie Forrest at email@example.com
or Dr. Greta Marlow at Ext. 1204.
Acting, directing classes
U of O will offer a
variety of classes in the creative arts for school-age children during
November and December as part of the university’s on-going Kids
College.The classes scheduled include: Play Production for 7th through
12th graders on Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2-30; Acting
Up! For 1st through 5th graders from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 6;
Play Days for 7th through 12th graders from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov.
13 and Dec. 4; A Family Affair for 5th through 12th graders
and their families from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 20; and Christmas
Creations for 1st through 8th graders from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on
Dec. 5. Many of the classes will conclude with a performance in front
of family and friends. Enrollment fees for the classes range from $15
to $30 and class enrollments are limited. For more information on any
of the Kids College classes, please contact director Ginny Sain at 979-1346.
Eagles ousted in tournament
The men’s soccer
team completed another successful season this past weekend with a 3-0
loss to McMurry University in the quarterfinals of the American Southwest
Conference Tournament in Texas. The Eagles finished the season with
an 11-9 record and their fifth consecutive appearance in the ASC postseason