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 Brain; Charlie Caswell, executive director of the Rangeline Neighborhood CDC; Thomas 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
READING & 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.