Volume 7 Issue # 6
Monday, November 8, 2004

Campus News
“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 at tournaments.
   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 aforrest@ozarks.edu 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 tournament.

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