AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK: Alpha Xi Delta is presenting Autism Awareness Week at CBU this week, with events everyday to raise awareness:
• Monday: Jello-eating contest at 12:15 outside the Buc
• Tuesday: “Catch A Xi” (find an Alpha Xi Delta and sign her shirt for points) all day
• Wednesday: Wear blue! and be at the Light It Up Blue ceremony by the Bell Tower at 7:30 p.m. After that, everyone is playing Capture the Flag!
• Thursday: Jail N’ Bail in the Quad, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
• Friday: Join the AmaXing Race at 3:00 p.m.
SMALL GROUPS FAITH DISCUSSIONS: Join the Small Groups Faith Discussions on Monday evenings at 8:00 p.m. in the Campus Ministry Suite located in the Thomas Center for an hour of community, conversation, and scripture studies with a Lenten focus. If you have any questions please contact Julia Kueter at firstname.lastname@example.org or Nathan Sampson at email@example.com. Every week through the end of the semester.
GRAD FAIR: Graduating students are required to attend this event. Graduates may attend one of the two sessions (Noon – 2:00 p.m. or 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.). The average time you will need to set aside for the Grad Fair is about 30 minutes. Receive rain tickets and announcements. Photographers will take cap-and-gown (loaned for the shoot) photos of graduating students at the Grad Fair. There is no sitting fee and no obligation to purchase. Proofs will be emailed to students within 48 hours of the sitting.
NATIVE AMERICAN BROWN BAG LUNCH: Mr. Robert Connolly, Director of the C.H. Nash Museum at the Chucalissa Archaeological Site, will speak on Tuesday, April 1, at 12:15 p.m. in Alfonso Dining Hall. Henna tattoos depicting aspects of the Native American culture will also be available free of charge in front of Sabbatini Lounge between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
ZOO SCAVENGER HUNT: The CBU student chapter of the Mathematical Association of America (M.A.A.) is holding a Zoo Scavenger Hunt on Tuesday, April 1. The event is FREE and open to the entire student body. If anyone would like more information, or to RSVP for the event, direct all queries and emails to firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants will meet in front of the Cooper-Wilson Center at 3:00 p.m. in order to carpool to the zoo. If you are attending and do not need a ride, please indicate that in your RSVP. Those attending can get into the zoo for free with a valid state ID, state drivers license, or their university ID card.
SELF-DEFENSE CLASS: Dr. Eric Welch (Dean, School of Engineering) who has 30 years of experience in Judo and Taekwondo, will conduct a class in self-defense on Tuesday, April 1 in Montesi Executive Center, at 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Presented by the President’s Commission on Women.
YOGA CLASSES with Meredith Melvin continue this Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in Sabbatini Lounge. Meredith, a native Memphian, earned her instructor certification from Delta Groove Yoga in Overton Square, where she continues to teach. Sessions at CBU are only open to students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their immediate families. There is no charge, but a $1 donation is appreciated. Classes are held every other Wednesday, the next ones are April 16, and 30.
AFRICAN HERITAGE DAY LUNCH & PRESENTATION: Enjoy African-themed menu items starting at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 3 in Alfonso Dining Hall. Afterwards, at 1:00 p.m., CBU students and Christian Brothers from various countries in in Africa will make a presentation in Spain Auditorium.
YOUTH & VITALITY VS. OLD AGE & DECEIT: CBU¹s student chapter of Tri Beta (Beta Beta Beta) presents the Annual School of School of Sciences Charity Volleyball Game on Thursday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m. in Canale Arena.School of Sciences students (Youth & Vitality) will duke it out against the CBU faculty and staff (Old Age & Deceit). All proceeds benefit the Church Health Center! Admission is free! Prizes will be raffled! Raffle tickets and baked treats will be sold at the game, so bring your appetite (and donations). There will also be a bake sale during lunch on Thursday outside the cafeteria. Students: Watch out because Old Age & Deceit is out for revenge after the Youth and Vitality victory of 2013!
GOSPEL CONCERT: CBU’s Divine Voices Gospel Choir will hold its first annual Gospel Choir Concert on Thursday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m., in the University Theater. Tickets are $5 or $7 at the door. Contact Kierra Turner at email@example.com to purchase tickets.
LASER TAG ON CAMPUS! The CBU Physician Assistant Student Society (PASS) and SGA are sponsoring a Laser Tag Event on campus on Friday, April 4 in Canale Arena,1:00-4:00 p.m. Teams of 10 can battle each other around an obstacle course. Open to all students, faculty and staff. Reserve your spot: Participants can sign up from Monday to Wednesday this week and next, outside Alfonso Dining Hall at lunch time. The cost is $10 for a 15-minute game; all proceeds go to CBU PASS.
TOUR OF CHUCALISSA: Student Life is offering a tour of the C.H. Nash Museum at the Chucalissa Archaeological Site on Saturday, April 5, at 10:00 a.m. Meet in front of the Thomas Center at 9:00 a.m. to carpool. Tickets are $3.00 for adults — First 30 tickets are free! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a ticket.