Career Services Calendar

CUPCAKES & CONVERSATION: Attention All Rising Juniors & Seniors: AutoZone has a number of summer internships coming up next year, and the application process will be starting soon! Internships are available in a number of different areas: Information Technology, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Merchandising, Supply Chain, and Human Resources. These are paid positions, full-time during the summer months at AutoZone Corporate Office in Downtown Memphis. Come learn more about the program on Wednesday, December 3 — and enjoy free Muddy’s Cupcakes (while they last!)  Make plans to be there! Montesi Executive Center, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

PIZZA & PROFESSIONALS: Come learn about Youth Villages on Thursday, December 4 — who they are, what they do, and about some of the positions they typical hire… and, enjoy free pizza! What a deal! Buckman 112, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open to all interested students and alumni in all majors.  RSVP

REGISTER FOR CBU 200!
CBU 200: Career Planning
 is designed to prepare students for a successful career. Topics will focus on self-assessment, career exploration and decision-making, job & graduate school preparation, and professionalism. Through this course, you will earn academic credit while completing necessary activities (such as job search skills, resume and cover letter development, and career exploration) to accomplish your career goals. Class will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 to 1:50 during Spring 2015 (one credit hour). There are only a few spots still available, so register for CBU 200 today! CRN 20637, one credit.

Kudos

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Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald
 (Biology) presented a poster at the Society for Neuroscience entitled ”Characterization of the central neurons responsible for parasympathetic regulation of choroidal blood flow in rat eye using pseudorabies virus.” The meeting was held in Washington DC, November 15-19. Over  30,000 scientists were in attendance.

Dr. James Moore (Biology) received a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for sampling turtles for ranavirus at Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge in Arkansas. This month’s cold weather made some of the field work a little more “inconvenient” than normal for this time of year.

gina-sabbatiniGina Sabbatini (Physician Assistant Studies ’16) was selected as the featured Student Spotlight on the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants website. Gina is president of the CBU PA Class of 2016 and the SAAAPA Student Society chapter at CBU. A native of Clarksdale, MS, Gina also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Investigative and Medical Sciences with a secondary major in Theological Studies from Saint Louis University.

The CBU Student Members of the American Chemical Society won two national awards from the American Chemical Society for activities during the 2013-2014 academic year. The club received the Honorable Mention Award for its program of activities and the Green Chemistry Student Chapter Award for its Green Chemistry activities during the 2013-2014 school year.

NCAA Division II South Region Sports Information Directors voted four CBU Bucs to the Daktronics All-South Region Men’s Soccer Team:
Jose Ferraz (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) won First Team All-Region honors after scoring 13 goals with two assists for 28 points in 17 games. He scored six game-winning goals, ranking 10th in the nation. He is 20th in the nation in goals per game and 29th in points per game.
Britton McGuire (Memphis, Tenn./Memphis University School) earned a spot on the Second Team after playing all but 20 minutes in goal this season, recording eight shutouts, 56 saves and a 0.71 goals against average. He is 16th in the nation in goals against average and 22nd with an .812 save percentage.
Defenders Sean Rutter (Bristol, England/Filton College) and Andrew Forrest (Lanark, Scotland/Lanark Grammar School) joined McGuire on the Second Team. Forrest started all 18 games and played 1,623 minutes, while Rutter started 16 games and played 1,427 minutes, scoring a goal with two assists for four points. The Bucs’ defense ranks eighth in the nation in shutout percentage and 12th in team goals against average.

NCAA Division II South Region Sports Information Directors voted two CBU Lady Buc midfielders to the All-South Region Second Women’s Soccer Team:
• Carmen Manes (Memphis, Tenn./St. Agnes Academy) earned Second Team All-Region honors after she earned First Team All-GSC this season. She started all 19 games at midfielder, logging three assists and three points as a defense-oriented midfielder.
Camilla Rodrigues (Belo Horizonte, Brazil/American School) joined her on the All-Region team. Also a First Team All-GSC pick, Rodrigues collected 10 goals and 11 assists in 19 games, starting 18.

 

News at CBU

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Students in the Sustainability Living Learning Community, Dr. Ben Jordan, and Sean MacInnes went on a walking tour of Downtown Memphis on November 21 with tour guide extraordinaire Jimmy Ogle to learn more about its rich history and recent revitalization efforts. When the group stopped to get snacks at the Peanut Shoppe (in business on Main Street since 1949), the owner offered to climb up on the candy counters to take this picture of them.

It’s Exam Time: Paws to Relax!

“Not all medicine comes in a bottle.”
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STRESS FREE ZONE: If finals have you stressed, you should definitely come to Paws to Relax with the Therapy Dogs, Thursday, December 11, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on the Buc Patio. It’s a proven fact that petting a dog can relieve stress and lower blood pressure.  Come visit with the Therapy Dogs, brought to campus by the Mid-South Therapy Dogs and Friends Organization and sponsored by the Departments of Counseling and Health Services.

London-Paris Tour

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Explore the world by studying abroad. Experience the life outside of the United States on the London-Paris trip. Learn about Global Studies—a general education requirement—and Finance while visiting places such as Buckingham Palace, Galeries Laffayette, Notre Dame Cathedral and much more. See the world in a different aspect by studying abroad. This trip is open to all students. Now, qualified students can study abroad with a Student Government Association Grant. Four $500 grants are available for students studying abroad this year. For more information on this trip or SGA grants click here.

Mailroom/Print Shop Christmas Holiday Hours

Wednesday, December 24: CLOSED
Thursday, December 25: CLOSED
Friday, December 26: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Monday, December 29: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 30: CLOSED
Wednesday, December 31: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 1: CLOSED
Friday, January 2: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Those receiving packages during this period this time will receive an email and are asked to pick up those packages during the times posted above.

#Thx4Bux

IT’S THANKSGIVING WEEK! AND IN THAT SPIRIT, CBU JUST WANTS TO SAY:
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All students, faculty, and staff are invited to come by Sabbatini Lounge on Monday, November 24, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Can’t make it by during lunch? Then drop by Canale Arena before the basketball games Monday evening, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Join us in making personalized “thank you” videos and write “thank you” cards to send to our great CBU donors, without whose support we could not offer the amazing educational programs that we do!

Invite your friends to come with you, encourage others to say THANKS by talking about #Thx4Bux on social media!

 

Deck the Halls (Arches)!

Help make CBU sparkle for the holidays!
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Student organizations, departments, schools, programs, cohorts, and any other group that wants to assemble itself, are all invited to decorate one of our beloved Arches (that’s two columns and the space above/between). The Brothers and members of the Board of Trustees will judge the decorations, and the winning organization will have $50 donated to the charity of their choice. Winners will be announced at the Christmas Tree Lighting on December 4, and at least one member from the winning organization must be present.

Please sign up HERE to register your organization, department, etc.  Deadline to register is November 24.

Settle Your Accounts for Spring!

ATTENTION STUDENTS: You need to register and settle your account for Spring quickly!  Students can begin settling their accounts online Monday, November 24 — see www.cbu.edu/payments for instructions. The deadline to settle your account for Spring is Friday, December 19. Most administrative offices will close on December 23 and will not reopen until January 5, which is just a few days before classes start.

Kudos

Lady Buc guard Courtney Banks (Natural Science ’18) won the inaugural Gulf South Conference Freshman of the Week award after leading the Lady Bucs to a 1-1 week. She averaged 9.0 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists for the week.

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Dr. Sue Trzynka
(Nursing) presented a poster at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Baccalaureate Education Conference in Baltimore on November 21.

 

Spring Break in Spain, London & Paris in May

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The Moors developed a very sophisticated civilization in Spain during the Middle Ages. These great Moorish monuments still stand today! See them in person studying environmental studies in Spain. See the flamenco dancing, the tapas bars, famous local painters, and even enjoy the beautiful coast of Malaga! While absorbing Spanish culture, you can take Economics 347 — discussing current topics in economics — renewable energy courses (ME 497 is three credits while ME 498 is one credit) or, for engineering majors, a three-hour engineering course. This is an amazing opportunity that no one should miss out on.

Broaden your horizon by taking “Global Citizen” (GS 300), and satisfy a general education requirement or International Finance 437 in London and Paris! Absorb knowledge in the classroom and outside the classroom. Many of these must see sights and activities include Big Ben, House of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Montmartre, a Seine River Cruise, Eiffel Tower, and financial institutions!

These trips are open to all students. The Spain trip is Spring Break of 2015, and the London-Paris trip is May of 2015. For more information on these trips click here.

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE THIS YEAR! We have four $500 scholarships available for our spring break trip and may trip. Apply now for these as they are limited!

Note: Spain travelers must pay $1,318 by Tuesday, November 25 to cover airfare and assure a seat on the plane. No exceptions! Later payments are negotiable with Study Abroad office.

Career Services Calendar

CUPCAKES & CONVERSATION: Attention All Rising Juniors & Seniors: AutoZone has a number of summer internships coming up next year, and the application process will be starting soon! Internships are available in a number of different areas: Information Technology, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Merchandising, Supply Chain, and Human Resources. These are paid positions, full-time during the summer months at AutoZone Corporate Office in Downtown Memphis. Come learn more about the program on Wednesday, December 3 — and enjoy free Muddy’s Cupcakes (while they last!)  Make plans to be there! Montesi Executive Center, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

PIZZA & PROFESSIONALS: Come learn about Youth Villages on Thursday, December 4 — who they are, what they do, and about some of the positions they typical hire… and, enjoy free pizza! What a deal! Buckman 112, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open to all interested students and alumni in all majors.  RSVP

REGISTER FOR CBU 200!
CBU 200: Career Planning
 is designed to prepare students for a successful career. Topics will focus on self-assessment, career exploration and decision-making, job & graduate school preparation, and professionalism. Through this course, you will earn academic credit while completing necessary activities (such as job search skills, resume and cover letter development, and career exploration) to accomplish your career goals. Class will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 to 1:50 during Spring 2015 (one credit hour). There are only a few spots still available, so register for CBU 200 today! CRN 20637, one credit.

Student/Faculty Rush Tickets

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The Orpheum is offering $20 tickets available for students, teachers and school staff members for the performances of A Christmas Story, The Musical on the evenings of Wednesday, November 26, and Sunday, November 30. Military personnel can also purchase $20 tickets for the Sunday night show. The details are below, and more information is at http://bit.ly/1z3j8Nj or (901) 525-3000.

The discounted tickets will go on sale at the main box office about half an hour before showtime. Two tickets can be purchased per valid school or military ID on a first come first serve basis for the best available seats (no choice in seats). ID required for 18+. Not valid toward previous purchases.

Upcoming Events

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CBU CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION:
 Dr. and Mrs. John Smarrelli Jr., the Brothers of the Lambert Hall Community, and the Student Government Association invite the entire CBU community to the annual Christmas Celebration and Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 4 in Alfonso Dining Hall and at the CBU Christmas Tree.
Christmas Dinner courtesy of the President’s Office and the Lambert Hall Brothers
Photos with Santa
Caroling with the Divine Voices Gospel Choir
Hot Chocolate
Angel Tree collecting canned goods and unopened toys for Catholic Charities.

Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m., with the Tree Lighting at approximately 6:30 p.m. RSVP to the Santa Hotline at 321-3082 or rsvp@cbu.edu.

SAFE ZONE TRAINING: Safe Zone training for interested faculty and staff will be held on Friday, December 5, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Montesi Executive Center. Dr. Kelly James (Behavioral Sciences) will facilitate the training. To sign up, contact Dr. James at kjames2@cbu.edu. More information about CBU Safe Zones can be found at this link >>>

DIVINE VOICES GOSPEL CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Come out and support the Divine Voices’ first holiday concert and enjoy all of your favorite Christmas songs from “Hallelujah Chorus” to “This Christmas”! You don’t want to miss this festive night! ENJOY the Christmas Spirit! CELEBRATE the birth of Jesus Christ! SING along to Christmas Classics! FREE admission, cider, and cookies! Friday, December 5 in the University Theater, 7:00 p.m.

THE NUTCRACKER: More than 100 professional dancers, children, musicians and vocalists make this holiday tradition the one to see, and an extraordinary experience for all. With magical sets that change before your eyes, snowflakes trickling from the sky and dances from around the world, Ballet Memphis‘ Nutcracker lifts everyone into the holiday spirit. Saturday, December 13, at the Orpheum Theatre. CBU Student Life will have 20 tickets available soon — check the CBU Recreation & Community Involvement website to see when you can sign up for tickets!

 

Intramural Commissioner Application

Do you like sports? Do you have experience working in recreation? Do you want to be a part of an exciting and rapidly growing program? The Recreation Office is excited to announce the opening of an Intramural Commissioner position and will be accepting applications until the position is filed.

Position: Intramural Commissioner
Location: Student Life, Rozier Hall
Reports To: Director of Recreation

Description: The Recreation Office at Christian Brothers University provides intentional programming that aids in the holistic development of its students.  The Office employs two (2) intramural commissioners and one (1) staff assistant who supervise twelve (12) intramural officials and ten (10) team managers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Full administrative responsibilities in managing a comprehensive Intramural Sports program (including but not limited to equipment inventory, facility scheduling, event clean up, report writing, and developing officials work schedule)
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate intramural officials for use during recreation events
  • Serve as general coordinator and supervisor of all intramural and recreational activities (i.e., basketball, flag football, Humans Vs. Zombies, sand volleyball, etc.)
  • Market and advertise all recreation events to University community
  • Assist with development and implementation of learning outcomes for recreational events
  • Develop and communicate calendar of intramural activities to be offered during regular academic year
  • Troubleshoot concerns and safety issues raised by players, coaches, managers, staff, and fans in the area of intramural and recreation
  • Serve as general coordinator of the Swashbuckler Fitness Center.
  • Interface with Student Life, Athletics, Event Services, Campus Safety and other offices and departments on campus

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Ability to recruit, train, and supervise college student personnel (managers and officials)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of a variety of sports and intramural programs
  • Experience within a campus recreation setting
  • Background in sports and knowledge of games rules and regulations
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and proficiency in problem solving and leadership

Application Instructions:
To apply for the Intramural Commissioner position please submit a resume and list of 3 references to the Recreation Office, Rozier Hall or through email to Thien Nguyen at thien.nguyen@cbu.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Buccaneer Bulletin

STANDINGS
The CBU Buccaneers basketball team are ranked No. 8 in the Preseason Division II Sports Information Directors Association (D2SIDA) Media Poll. The Bucs are one of two GSC teams in the top 25, with Delta State ranked No. 23.

SCOREBOARD
MEN’S BASKETBALL (2-0, 0-0 GSC)
11/17: Bucs 92, Blue Mountain 58 (at Canale Arena)
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (1-2, 0-0 GSC)
11/20: Lady Bucs 43Alaska-Anchorage 88 (at Anchorage, AK)
11/21: Lady Bucs 41, Alaska-Anchorage 78 (at Anchorage, AK)

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
MEN’S BASKETBALL
11/25: Bellarmine University (Canale Arena; 7:00 p.m.)
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
11/26: Lane College (Jackson, TN; 6:00 p.m.)
11/28: Arkansas State University (Exhibition; Jonesboro, AR; 7:05 p.m.)

This Week at CBU

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JUVENILE JUSTICE SUMMIT: 
The CBU Chapter of the NAACP will present a Juvenile Justice Summiton Tuesday, November 18 in Spain Auditorium. Confirmed panelists include  Shelby County Mayor Mark Lutrell; Memphis Mayor A C Wharton; Andrew Collins of Stain Your BrainCharlie Caswell, executive director of the Rangeline Neighborhood CDCThomas Coupé,Supervising Attorney for Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court; Avis Lamar, Youth Court Coordinator for Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County; and a representative from the Memphis Police Department. The discussion will be led and moderated by CBU’s NAACP members and we will solicit questions via a live Twitter feed with the hashtag #CBUJJ. A reception will precede the summit at 5:00 p.m., with the panel discussion beginning at 6:00 p.m. Engage in this community conversation and learn about the roles in the juvenile justice system, including the part you can play! Email naacp@cbu.edu for more information.

STRESS REDUCTION THROUGH MEDITATION: Please join us for a meditation workshop on Wednesday, November 19 in the LLC Classroom, 1:00-1:30 p.m. Led by Dr. Emily Holmes (Religion & Philosophy), this workshop will cover basic techniques of mindfulness meditation to help focus our attention and awareness as we begin a very busy and frequently stressful time of the year.

THANKSGIVING LUNCH: Skip breakfast on Thursday, November 20 and save room for a  Thanksgiving feast with all the trimmings in Alfonso Dining Hall, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Included on meal plans for students — faculty and staff meals are free, courtesy of the President’s Office.

fleshmadewordREADING & RECEPTION: The President’s Commission on Women presents a reading by Dr. Emily Holmes (Religion & Philosophy) on November 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Plough Library. Dr. Holmes will be reading from her book, Flesh Made Word: Medieval Women Mystics, Writing, and the Incarnation, in which she displays how medieval women writers expanded traditional theology through the incarnational practice of writing and draws inspiration for feminist theology from the writings of these medieval women mystics as well as French feminist philoso­phers of écriture féminine.

S-PAC: The 2014 Student-Professional Awareness Conference will be held at the Kroc Center, Hardin Hall on November 21, 4:00-9:00 p.m. The goal of the (S-PAC) is to unite students and professionals to learn, network, and grow by interacting with each other through non-technical presentations by speakers from different parts of the country. Speakers for this year’s conference are Dr. Rob Reilly and Dr. Ben Amaba. Admission is $30 for professionals, $10 for students. Professionals will receive 2 PDHs (two 30-minute presentations and two 30-minute panel discussions). More info and online registration at spac.ieeecbu.org.

BUC GAME NIGHT: It’s a lot like Buc Bingo, except with community-style board games! Friday evening, November 21, in the Buc, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

 

Career Services Calendar

THIS  WEEK
CAREER PANEL – Careers For The Criminal Mind (Forensics & Law Enforcement):
Thursday, November 20 at 1:00 p.m. in Spain Auditorium  RSVP

UPCOMING EVENTS
PIZZA & PROFESSIONALS: Come learn about Youth Villages on Thursday, December 4 — who they are, what they do, and about some of the positions they typical hire… and, enjoy free pizza! What a deal! Buckman 112, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Open to all interested students and alumni in all majors.  RSVP

Kudos

Gulf South Conference volleyball coaches voted three Lady Bucs to the All-GSC Volleyball Teams.

  • Outside hitter Alexis Gillis (Visual Arts ’16) was a First Team All-GSC pick for the second consecutive year. She led the Lady Bucs (16-15) with 2.96 kills per set, 3.23 digs per set and 0.50 aces per set. She is second in the GSC in aces and fourth in kills.
  • Middle blocker Brinsley Cooper (Business ’17) joined Gillis on the All-GSC First Team. She was Seocnd Team All-GSC and GSC Freshman of the Year last year. Cooper led the GSC with a .322 hitting percentage and finished second on the team with 2.46 kills per set and 0.76 blocks per set.
  • Setter Sami Gruse (Cultural Studies ’15) was named Second Team All-GSC after leading CBU and finishing third in the GSC with 9.54 assists per set. She also averaged 2.25 digs per set.

Dr. Marius Carriere (History & Political Science) attended the Southern Historical Association Conference in Atlanta, November 13-16.

Buccaneer Bulletin

SCOREBOARD
MEN’S SOCCER (14-3-1, 8-1 GSC)
11/16: Bucs 2, St. Leo University 2 (2OT, PK; NCAA South Regional at Signaigo Field)
WOMEN’S SOCCER (13-6, 8-4 GSC)
11/14: Lady Bucs 0Valdosta State 1 (2OT; NCAA South Regional at at Winter Park, FL)
VOLLEYBALL (16-15, 12-8 GSC)
11/11: Lady Bucs 0, North Alabama 3 (GSC Volleyball Championships at Florence, AL)
MEN’S BASKETBALL (1-0, 0-0 GSC)
11/12: Bucs 74, University of Memphis 70 (at FedExForum)
11/15: Bucs 72, Harding 61 (at Searcy, AR)
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (1-1, 0-0 GSC)
11/14: Lady Bucs 56, Harding 70 (at Searcy, AR)
11/15: Lady Bucs 80, Lane 57 (at Canale Arena)

THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE
MEN’S BASKETBALL
11/17: Blue Mountain College (Canale Arena; 7:00 p.m.)
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
11/20: University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage, AK; 10:00 p.m.)
11/21: University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage, AK; 10:30 p.m.)

News at CBU

The CBU Healthcare Packaging Consortium hosted its 2014 HPC Fall Meeting on Friday, November 14. The meeting was well attended with a total of 36 participants from CBU, Memphis College of Art, MicroPort Orthopedics, Autozone, FedEx, The Royal Group, Smith & Nephew, Century Wealth Management, Southern Growth Studio, and Bayer Consumer Care. More information can be found in the meeting proceedings.

 

Important News from the Registrar

Fall 2014 DAY Final Exam Schedule is now available on the Registrar’s website.

Fall Withdrawal Dates
 November 28: Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course

Spring & Summer 2015 Registration Opening Dates
 OPEN: Adult Professional Studies (CAPS) & Graduate
 OPEN: Day Seniors
 OPEN: Day Juniors
 OPEN: Day Sophomores
 OPEN: Day Freshmen

The Spring and Summer Course Schedules are now available on the Web.

Prepare now for registration:
1.
 ALT PIN
 Undergraduate Day, Nursing & CAPS (Evening) students meet with their advisors to receive their alternate PIN. Contact your advisor to set up an appointment. Once you have registered for one course, your alternate PIN for that semester will be available on BannerWeb.
 Graduate students have their ALT PIN available in BannerWeb at all times
 There is a distinct alternative PIN for spring and another for summer.
2. Please note: CAPS students may only take CAPS courses and all other Undergraduates may only take NON-CAPS courses. You can easily find which sections are CAPS courses as they have CP in the campus (Cmp) section, such as:
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3. Check BannerWeb to see if you have any holds. Take care of these now so you will be able to register on time.

Being “Young Lasallians”

The Lasallian Collegians thank to all who came out to support the movie they brought to campus, When the Game Stands Tall. The event was a success, judging by the  applause and cheering that went on during and after the movie. About 150 people came out and had a great time! Keep an eye out for the next event! (And if you missed the event but still want to see the movie, the DVD comes out on December 9, and it is still showing at the discount Malco in Bartlett.)

dustinperryBefore the movie began, CBU alum and CBHS math teacher Dustin Perry (Mathematics ’10) spoke about his Lasallian journey and what it means to be  a Young Lasallian. Young Lasallians, according to lasalle.org, are 16-35 year-old “adolescents and young adults who are moved by the spirit of St. John Baptist de La Salle, to be an active agents of change against poverty and injustice as they affect the lives of the young, especially the poor.” The site also says that Young Lasallians are “Responding to an invitation/call; On a journey; Living the Lasallian Values and Principles.” We are proud to say that we are Young Lasallians, and we hope that you feel that way too!

New Coffee Bar on Campus

The Brew is located just inside Plough Library, right of the main entrance, and offers Starbucks coffee (with premium flavor options), assorted Tazo teas, hot chocolate (with or without marshmallows), and quick snacks for students on the move. Open Tuesdays 7:45-9:15 a.m. and Thursdays 2:30-5:00 p.m.

  • Large coffee and all hot teas: $2.00
  • Small coffee, hot chocolate, flavor shots: $1.00
  • Snacks $1.00-2.00

 

Upcoming Events

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CBU CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION:
 Dr. and Mrs. John Smarrelli Jr., the Brothers of the Lambert Hall Community, and the Student Government Association invite the entire CBU community to the annual Christmas Celebration and Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 4 in Alfonso Dining Hall and at the CBU Christmas Tree. Food, photos with Santa, Angel Tree, and great Christmas music! Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m., with the Tree Lighting at approximately 6:30 p.m. RSVP to the Santa Hotline at 321-3082 or rsvp@cbu.edu.

DIVINE VOICES GOSPEL CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Come out and support the Divine Voices’ first holiday concert and enjoy all of your favorite Christmas songs from “Hallelujah Chorus” to “This Christmas”! You don’t want to miss this festive night! ENJOY the Christmas Spirit! CELEBRATE the birth of Jesus Christ! SING along to Christmas Classics! FREE admission, cider, and cookies! Friday, December 5 in the University Theater, 7:00 p.m.

THE NUTCRACKER: More than 100 professional dancers, children, musicians and vocalists make this holiday tradition the one to see, and an extraordinary experience for all. With magical sets that change before your eyes, snowflakes trickling from the sky and dances from around the world, Ballet MemphisNutcracker lifts everyone into the holiday spirit. Saturday, December 13, at the Orpheum Theatre. CBU Student Life will have 20 tickets available soon — check the CBU Recreation & Community Involvement website to see when you can sign up for tickets!

 

 

Mammogram Screenings

The Mobile Mammography Unit from the Women’s Health Center at Baptist Memorial Hospital is coming to Christian Brothers on December 4. Appointments begin at 8:30 a.m. and are every ten minutes up until 2:30 p.m. This service is covered under TICUA. If you have any medical insurance other than TICUA, please contact your insurance company and check to see if you are covered with Baptist Memorial Hospital.

If you would like to get a mammogram on this day, please preregister with Human Resources by Friday, November 21. Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration is preferred. We need to have at least 10 to 15 people signed up in order for this unit to come to CBU.

Participants for screening mammograms on the mobile unit must:

  • Be 35 years or older
  • Have no symptoms (new lumps or masses)
  • Have no personal history of breast cancer
  • Not be pregnant or nursing
  • Have a physician to receive the mammography results report
  • Have seen your physician within one year
  • Be able to walk up stairs and stand alone

For more information and to preregister with Human Resources, please contact Lauren Bowen at lauren.bowen@cbu.edu or Ashley Reed em_areed1@cbu.edu or call Human Resources at (901) 321-3307 with your available times for an appointment and they will provide you with the paperwork required for preregistration.

Networking Opportunity with Teach For America

Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of ensuring all kids have an education that expands their opportunities and gives them more choices in life.  Representatives from Teach For America are visiting campus on Thursday, November 20 to meet with CBU students. Please sign-up for a 30 minute networking meeting. This is an informal conversation to learn more about Teach for America and share about your experiences and aspirations.  Full salary and benefits. Federal student loans deferred. All majors and career backgrounds.