BROTHER MARK SULLIVAN GOLF TOURNAMENT: The annual Brother Mark Sullivan Golf Tournament, benefitting CBU Athletics, will be held Monday, April 7 at Mirimichi (6195 Woodstock Cuba Rd., Millington). Registration begins at 12:00 p.m., with a Shotgun Start at 1:00 p.m. Four-person teams will compete in the tournament which includes greens fees, cart, three flights, 1st and 2nd place prizes, door prizes, a putting contest, a longest drive contest, hole-in-one contests, and lunch. For more information, contact Stephen Kirkpatrick at (901) 321-4036 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DOROTHY & KEMMONS WILSON SPEAKER SERIES: The Dorothy and Kemmons Wilson Speaker Series will be held t Christ United Methodist Church which will be held on April 7 at 7:00 p.m., featuring guest speaker Dennis Rainey. Dennis Rainey is an author, speaker and CEO and host of “Family Life Today,” a nationally syndicated radio program. He is a champion for marriage and the family and has authored or co-authored more than two dozen books including the best selling Moments Together for Couples and Staying Close. He has also received two Golden Medallion Awards from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Rainey serves as the senior editor of the HomeBuilders Couples Series which has sold over 2.5 million copies and has been translated into 47 languages. The Wilson Speaker Series is a family event and free to the public. It was created to honor the legacy of Dorothy and Kemmons Wilson and their Christian faith.
CAREER SERVICES CALENDAR: Career Services will host “Career Power Half Hour – Social Media Networking” on Tuesday, April 8 in Buckman 102, 1:00-1:30 p.m. “Pizza & Professionals with AFLAC” will be held on Thursday, April 10 in Buckman 102, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
JAIL ‘N’ BAIL: Postponed due to weather last week, Alpha Xi Delta’s annual Jail ‘n’ Bail event for Autism Speaks will be held Thursday, April 10 in the Buckman Quad, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Warrants will be on sale throughout the week.
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION WITH THE PRESIDENT: The next Community Conversation with the President for faculty and staff has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 10 beginning with snacks at 12:30 p.m. in the University Theater. No agenda will be formulated. Dr. Smarrelli hopes to use this as an opportunity to discuss matters of relevance, large and small, in an informal setting.
PLANTING PARTY: Come out and join the members of the Honors Capstone Spirituality and Ethics of Eating course in planting the CBU Community Garden! The planting party will be on Thursday, April 10 from 3:30 to 5:30 in CBU’s lovely community garden by Stritch. We will have light refreshments, seeds to plant, and a jolly good time. Find the event on Facebook.
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: Come out to Buckman Quad on Friday, April 11 at 11:00 to sample the flavors, sights and sounds of international cultures at CBU! Sample foods from local restaurants, peruse products from local international businesses, and enjoy a variety of ethnic entertainment.
ART GALLERY OPENING: An opening reception for “Saturday Afternoon at the Opera — On Canvas,” an exhibition of paintings by Martha Stephens will be held Friday, April 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery on the lower level of Plough Library. The exhibit will be on display through May 22. Pictured at right is Stephens’ painting entitled La Boheme.
THE BUCS ARE TAKING OVER AUTOZONE PARK for the Redbirds’ opening home game on on Friday, April 11! FREE tickets for students and CBU faculty/staff as long as they last! Alumni tickets only $5.00! Registration is good for one free ticket, with the option of purchasing extras up to five additional tickets at $5 each. Click on the appropriate link to get your tickets: • STUDENTS • CAPS STUDENTS • FACULTY/STAFF • ALUMNI
Tickets include dinner at the Right Field Pavilion, and a t-shirt for the game. Students will be provided bus transportation from Central Lot at 6:15 p.m. An email will be sent to reserved ticket holders when tickets and t-shirts are available for pick up.
CUP OF NATIONS SOCCER TOURNAMENT: CBU will host the first annual Memphis Cup of Nations Soccer Tournament and Festival on April 12. The all-day event will be held at CBU’s Signaigo Field, with soccer matches featuring 16 local men’s amateur teams, as well as a festival for players’ families and community members. Each team will represent a different nationality. The event’s purpose is to seize the universal passion for soccer to cultivate lasting friendships and build a sense of camaraderie amongst the international and immigrant communities of our city. CBU is partnering with Christ United Methodist Church, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Soccer, Barnhart Crane, World Relief, and USSSA Soccer for this event. International teams wishing to participate in the Memphis Cup of Nations 2014 must complete a registration form, but the event is free. Teams of any level representing any nation are welcome. Visit cupofnationsmemphis.com for more information. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! The tournament is seeking Set-Up Crew, Hospitality, Scorers, Ball Retrievers, Field Directors, Greeters, PA Announcers, Tear-Down Crew, and Festival Volunteers. Sign up to volunteer online here>>>
CAREER TRANSITIONS WORKSHOP: Whether you choose to make changes in your career or change finds you, at some point, change is coming. If you¹re feeling stuck, uncertain or downright anxious, please join Jen Frank, Certified Professional Life Coach, on Saturday, April 12, to learn more about navigating change and making successful career transitions. In addition, if you can’t easily answer the questions who am I?, what do I want? and why?, this workshop will help you begin to find those answers. Armed with this self-knowledge, you¹ll feel more confident being the CEO of your life and career — and making the decisions that will get you to where you want to be. For more information about your workshop leader, see www.jenfrankcoaching.com. This is a free event for all CBU Alumni, sponsored by CBU Career Services. Buckman Hall 102, 10:00-11:30 a.m.
BOOKSIGNING: Fr. David Knight (Catholic Studies) and Anthony Maranise, OblSB (Religious Studies ’11, Catholic Studies ’18) will have a booksigning at St. Paul Book & Gift Store (5101 Sanderlin) on April 12, 1:00-3:00 p.m. All current CBU students, faculty, friends, benefactors, and alumni are welcome and encouraged to attend.