This Week at CBU

pink-goes-redPINK GOES RED: The Mu Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents Pink Goes RED! on Tuesday, February 11. The first event will be held in Alfonso Dining Hall at 12:15 p.m. to promote Heart Disease Awareness. Then head down to the Swashbuckler at 6:00 p.m. for a fun and active (and heart-healthy) Hip Hop Zumba Class, led by Mu Epsilon’s own Taveka Hicks.

FAFSA WORKSHOPS: The CBU Financial Assistance Office is offering on-site professional assistance completing the FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid) during the next three months.  Students and families will be able to talk to financial aid professionals about financial aid resources and how to apply, along with getting information regarding state-wide student services, and more!  Following are the scheduled dates for the FAFSA workshops that will take place in Computer Lab 218 of Buckman Hall from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Individuals can email finaid@cbu.edu or call (901) 321-3305 to sign up. Space is limited to 25 computers per session. This week’s sessions are February 11 and February 13. More info >>>

BLACK HISTORY MONTH LUNCH & ENTERTAINMENT: In celebration of Black History Month, the CBU Black Student Association will present musical entertainment during lunch on Thursday, February 13, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall. Featuring special musical selections by the Divine Voices Gospel Choir and performances by CBU African-American Greek organizations.

WILL YOU MAKE HISTORY? Christian Brothers University has NEVER before had its own chapter of the NAACP, and the new chapter needs you to make history with us by joining!  Don’t let money be an issue!  Scholarships to cover half of your membership dues are going fast, so contact chapter president Taylor Flake as soon as possible via email at tflake@cbu.edu.  CBU’s NAACP chapter will have an information table outside of Alfonso Dining Hall during the lunch hour on Thursday, February 13. Come pay your dues! Don’t be left out!

WORKSHOP SESSION FOR ACADEMIC IMPROVEMENT: The final of four workshop sessions offered to help students toward a more successful college experience in areas of basic study skills techniqueshelpful resourcesself-assessment, and self-motivation, will be held on February 13, 1:00-1:50 p.m. in Assisi Hall 122 and will be facilitated by Ms. Sadie Lisenby, Director of Counseling. The sessions are designed for students who have the desire and commitment to become a more successful student.

LOVE LETTERS FOR VALENTINES DAY (AND HOMECOMING):  The CBU Office of Advancement and the Visual and Performing Arts Department will present a special Valentine’s reading of A. R. Gurney’s play Love Letters in Sabbatini Lounge with a 3-course dinner and wine on February 14 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person — RSVP by February 10 — today! to  rsvp@cbu.edu or (901) 321-3277. Love Letters is the story of Andrew Ladd III  and Melissa Gardner’s complex relationship as told through the reading of a lifetime of correspondence between the two — from childhood birthday invitations and thank you notes to pledges of adolescent infatuation, through the trials and tribulations of marriage, professional aspirations, parenthood, addiction, and ultimately to their love affair.