GAYLA: The CBU Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is hosting a “Gayla” on Monday (March 18) in Sabbatini Lounge, 7:00-9:00 p.m. The theme is St. Patrick’s Day, so there will be snacks (such as green Rice Krispie treats and s’mores and maybe even some mocktails) and light music. This is an event to foster community and fellowship between everyone and the fellow GSAs in the community — and of course to have fun!! All are welcome!
FILM SCREENING: Plough Library and Student Life are sponsoring a showing of the documentary, Prince Among Slaves (Unity Productions, 2008), the story of Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori, an African prince who was enslaved in the American South for 40 years in the early years of the Republic, on Tuesday (March 19) in Spain Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. The film is free and open to the public and will be followed by a discussion, led by Dr. Mary Campbell and Dr. Neal Palmer. Snacks will be provided. For additional information, call (901) 321-3432. This presentation is part of Multi-Cultural Awareness Month.
LEADING LADIES: A Panel Discussion on “Leading Ladies: Women, Careers & Leadership” will be conducted on Thursday (March 21) in Spain Auditorium at 1:00 p.m. Panelists will be Andrea Hough, Vice-President of Talent Acquisition with ServiceMaster; Maria Lensing, Vice President of Signature Client Group, AT&T ; Emily Greer, Vice-President at ALSAC; Lori Patton, President of Roadshow BMW; Susan Stephenson, CEO of I-Bank; and Sylvia Walker, State Farm Agent, State Farm Insurance. Learn about these successful women and how they made it to the top! This presentation is part of Multi-Cultural Awareness Month.
CARDIO HOUR: Come and join in a free workout class that is sure to fire away the fat! Where? Swashbuckler Fitness Center. When? Thursday (March 21) at 7:00 p.m. (Did we mention that it’s FREE?)
DISCOVER CBU: An open house for prospective students and parents will be held on campus Saturday (March 23), 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with registrations starting at 8:30 a.m. in the lobby of Alfonso Dining Hall. Attendees will be greeted over breakfast by Dr. Smarrelli and the Admissions staff, with campus tours starting at 9:20 a.m. A Student Information Session will be held in Sabbatini Lounge at 10:30, while parents take a break in the Assisi Hall Lobby and then meet with the Deans in Assisi 153 at 10:40 a.m. At 11:00 a.m., students will be offered classes in each School, taught by Dr. Divya Choudhary (Engineering), Dr. Maureen O’Brien (Arts), Dr. James Allen (Business), Dr. Dennis Merat or Dr. Anna Ross (Sciences). At the same time, parents will attend a session offering information on Admissions and Financial Aid, along with words of advice and encouragement from CBU alumni. Lunch will be served for everyone outdoors at noon. Optional sessions for students and parents will be offered following the lunch festivities.