CAREER POWER HOUR: Attend the Career Power Hour: Resume Writing session on Tuesday, September 9, 1:00-2:00 p.m. in Buckman 102. Contact Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP INFORMATION SESSIONS: Attend an Academic Internship Information Session on September 10 to register for a spring term internship. Thirty-minute meetings will be held every half hour from 9:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. You only need to attend one session. All sessions take place in Buckman 207. Contact Career Services at email@example.com.
PIZZA & PROFESSIONALS: Attend Pizza & Professionals on September 11 in order to learn about job and internship opportunities from a local employer. Buckman 102, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Contact Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COOPER YOUNG FESTIVAL: The Cooper-Young Festival, hosted by the Cooper Young Business Association, is Memphis’ most anticipated outdoor celebration. Held in Memphis’ largest historic district, the Cooper-Young Festival is scheduled for September 13, 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Experience art with over 425 artists from all over the nation. Experience the music of local Memphis bands playing original tunes on three stages. On the Main Stage, Cory Branan is this year’s headliner along with other popular Memphis musicians like Marcella Simian, Candace Ashir, James and the Ultrasounds, Mighty Souls Brass Band, Darrel Petties and Devil Train. On the Memphis Grizzlies Stage, listen to your favorite garage punk bands with a lineup by Goner Records that will make you scream. Be sure to catch Subtractions, Talbot Adams, Nots, Mark Edgar Stuart and the Manatees performing at 4:30 p.m. The School of Rock Stage is located in the First Congo parking lot. School of Rock students will be performing from noon until 5:00 p.m. Go listen to a tribute to U2, some indie rock and more by these talented young people. CBU is a proud sponsor of the Cooper Young Festival! (If the video above doesn’t play or appear in your email or on your portable device, please click here »»)
THEATRE AUDITIONS: Theatre auditions for the Southern farce, Dearly Departed by David Botrelle and Jessie Jones, will be September 15 and September 16 in the University Theater at 6:00 p.m. Not since Steel Magnolias and Greater Tuna has a more colorful and dysfunctional group of Southern eccentrics gathered below the Mason-Dixon line. When the patriarch of the Turpin family keels over dead in the first scene, the struggle to get him buried involves the whole clan, including the not-so-grieving widow who wants to put “Mean and Surly” on the tombstone. For more information about the play and rehearsals, contact Matthew Hamner at email@example.com.
IMAGE IS EVERYTHING: PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS ETIQUETTE: Attend the First Impressions Series program, Image is Everything: Professional Business Etiquette, on Tuesday, September 16. 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Montesi Executive Center, Buckman Hall. Contact Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOCK INTERVIEW DAY: Participate in Mock Interview Day for a 30-minute practice interview with an employer. Wednesday, September 17. Students must sign-up for an interview time in advance. Note: Deadline to sign-up for an slot is September 15. Contact Career Services at email@example.com.
BINGO IN THE BUC: Bingo, drinks, snacks and more in the Buccaneer Gallery & Grill on Friday, September 19 starting at 7:00 p.m.
INTERNATIONAL RED PANDA DAY AT THE ZOO: Join the Memphis Zoo in celebrating the 5th International Red Panda Day anniversary on September 20 as an expected 100,000 visitors at more than 40 zoos worldwide and over 1,000 students at schools in five states and abroad help us create as many Red Panda Rangers as possible in a single day! 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Contact Thien Nguyen at firstname.lastname@example.org for CBU student ticket information. OR click here to see if registration for tickets is open »»
ALUMNI TRIVIA NIGHT: It’s time for our Semi-Annual Alumni Trivia Night with Brother Ignatius Brown! Friday, September 26, 7:00-9:30 p.m. Pre-register your team on or before September 24 for $15 per person. After September 24, registration is $20 per person — CBU students can register for $5 per person. BYOB/BYOF (food and drink). Free soft drinks and bar snacks will be available. Teams are comprised of 6 to 8 people. More info and registration »»
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ORPHEUM: Join Student Life to view this timeless musical on September 27 with production overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh. The beloved story and thrilling score – with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” is being hailed as “bigger and better than ever before.” Saturday Matinee Performance at 2:00 p.m. Limited availability – 20 free tickets! Sign up today at www.tinyurl.com/cbutrips.
THE CANNON BALL CONCERT: CBU’s first Cannon Ball is a concert event featuring country music star Ben Bradford and local rock group Fingertrick. Open to CBU students and high-school seniors. The Cannon Ball will also host several local food trucks! Saturday, September 27, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at Nolan Field and the Gazebo area.
KATY PERRY CONCERT: Registration is open for Katy Perry tickets at www.tinyurl.com/cbutrips. The Prismatic World Tour is the third concert tour by American singer Katy Perry, in support of her fourth studio album, Prism. Join your CBU friends at the FedEx Forum for a spectacular show that is designed to be a “multi-faceted spectacular” and will include a special standing pit around the stage called “The Reflection Section” that will allow Katy to be “closer than ever to her fans. Sunday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m.