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.