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Monday, February 10, 2003
 Volume # 258,  Issue # 72
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Community News
   Prayer requests
   New Items to the Falcon's Landing Evening Menu

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   African American History Month - Film Showing
   Volunteer to be a Tour Guide for Admissions

Academic Information
   Apply Now For Nursing Major
   Public Relations Society of America Scholarship
   Online Scholarship Newsletter
   Whitman County Retired School Employees Scholarship
   Advance Registration for Spring Quarter
   National Hispanic Explorers Scholarship Fund
   WA State Federation of Garden Clubs Scholarship
   Scholarship for Wenatchee Valley College Transfers

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Intern in the Admissions Office
   Taiwan Teaching Opportunities
   Volunteers Needed

COMMUNITY NEWS

Prayer requests
Here at the Olive Branch it is our desire to help those suffering or affected by cancer (yourself, a loved one, friend, etc.). One of the ways we would like to help is through prayer. If you have any prayer requests you would like to share, please email them to shahmin@spu.edu. Thank you and God be with you, The Olive Branch. [email]


New Items to the Falcon's Landing Evening Menu
To serve the needs of our evening patrons, Ivar's Clam Chowder and Handmade Calzones by Sandy are now available at Falcon's Landing from 3pm to 7pm Monday through Thursday, and Friday from 3pm to 6pm. We also offer 1/2 price on all baked goods after 3pm weekdays! Stop by and let us know what you think!


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

African American History Month - Film Showing
February is African American History Month and SPU is offering events and activities to help celebrate and appreciate its significance. Check out posters around campus for details, and make sure you come to the film showing of "Mississippi Burning" on Tuesday the 11th. It will be shown in Demaray 150 at 7:00 pm and be followed by a discussion of the film and its significance concerning SPU professors and students. Make it a priority to participate in this and the many other events this month.


Volunteer to be a Tour Guide for Admissions
Are you someone who loves SPU and isn't afraid to tell people about it? Then volunteer to be a tour guide for the Admissions office! Tour guiding is a great way to show and tell prospective students and their parents all about SPU. Share your experiences with visitors and make an impact on their college decision! This volunteer position offers a constant change in pace due to the number of students interested in the school, so there's never a dull moment! Varieties of tour scenarios are available; sign up to lead a weekly tour or special group tours. Plus, CFE credit is available for every tour given. For more information, please contact Brit Saleeby, Visit Core Intern, by emailing her at bsaleebs@spu.edu or by calling her at (206) 281-2565. [email]


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Apply Now For Nursing Major
If you are planning to apply for entry into the nursing program for Autumn 2003, applications are now being accepted. Please pick up an application at the School of Health Sciences, Marston Hall, 3rd floor, (206)281-2233. March 1, 2003 is the deadline for applying as well as last day to apply before wait listing begins. Applicants will be reviewed on a monthly basis until the program is full. Applications will not be reviewed until four or more prerequisite courses are completed, grades are posted, and your recommendation letter is received by our office. See the SPU web site to download an application: http://www.spu.edu/depts/hsc/app.html or call the School of Health Sciences (206) 281-2233 if you have questions or to sign up for one of our information sessions.


Public Relations Society of America Scholarship
The Puget Sound Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is offering two $2,500.00 scholarships to students majoring in communications and related fields who intend on practicing public relations after graduation. The “Horace and Susie Revels Cayton" Scholarship will be awarded to a junior or senior level minority student, enrolled part-time or full-time, with financial need. The “Sally Heet Memorial" Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time junior or senior student. Both applications are available in the Student Financial Services office or at www.prsapugetsound.org and are due March 28, 2003. [link]


Online Scholarship Newsletter
Student Financial Services will be posting monthly scholarship newsletters online. Go to: http://www.spu.edu/depts/sfs/scholar.asp to view the latest newsletter. Click on "Scholarship Newsletter" to get tips on winning scholarships, summaries of our newest scholarships, and reminders of upcoming deadlines. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn how to get FREE MONEY for your education! [link]


Whitman County Retired School Employees Scholarship
Two $750.00 scholarships are being offered for 2003-2004 through The Whitman County Retired School Employees Association. Recipients of the scholarship must be a graduate of a Whitman County High School, have successfully completed their freshman year of college, be majoring in the field of Education, plan on being a teacher, and demonstrate some degree of financial need. Applications are due April 15th and are available in the office of Student Financial Services, Demaray 10, (206) 281-2061.


Advance Registration for Spring Quarter
Advanced Registration for Spring Quarter is coming! All continuing students have been assigned an appointment time, which can be viewed by going to the "Check your Registration Information" in the Student Menu of the Banner Information System. Spring registration for currently admitted undergraduate students begins Monday, February 24th. Spring registration for graduate students begins Monday, March 3rd. Questions? Please contact Student Academic Services (206) 281-2031 or sasinfo@spu.edu [email]


National Hispanic Explorers Scholarship Fund
The Hispanic College Fund is now offering “the National Hispanic Explorers Scholarship Program" for 2003-2004. Recipient of the scholarship must be; a US Citizen of Hispanic background, majoring in business, science or technology, planning to enroll full time for 2003-2004, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For further details and an application go to: www.hispanicfund.org or visit the Student Financial Services office: Demaray 10, (206) 281-2061. [link]


WA State Federation of Garden Clubs Scholarship
The Blue Mountain District of the Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs is offering a $750 scholarship to a junior or senior majoring in horticulture or allied subjects in 2003-2004. Applications are available in the Student Financial Services office and are due May 19.


Scholarship for Wenatchee Valley College Transfers
The Wenatchee branch of the American Association of University Women is offering the “Dorothy Prewitt Pohlman" Scholarship to women who have completed at least 60 credits at Wenatchee Valley College and are now pursuing a bachelor's degree at a four-year university. Applications are available in the Student Financial Services office and are due March 31.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Intern in the Admissions Office
Would you like to gain valuable experience in college recruiting, event planning, volunteer supervision, and have fun while working in a fast-paced environment? Apply for an Admissions Internship! Admissions Interns work with prospective students during campus visits, college fairs, and other Admissions events. Applications will be available starting February 4, 2003 in the Admissions Office (Demaray 120). The applications are due on March 31, 2003. For more information, call Kristen at (206) 281-2567.


Taiwan Teaching Opportunities
Don't know what to do after graduation? Want to work overseas? Morrison Christian Academy is recruiting for administrative and teaching positions in Taiwan. Representatives will have a display table in the SUB on Tuesday, February 25 from 10:00am-2:00pm. You may be invited to an informal interview on the spot. For more information contact Laura in the Career Development Center at (206) 281-2485.


Volunteers Needed
Interested in volunteer work? The “Right to Life Organization" needs a “Duty Volunteer Supervisor". Three hour shifts are available to be filled Monday – Saturday. What are the recommended skills for “Right to Live" volunteers? We want people with excellent communication skills, the ability to listen compassionately without judging, and to be able to respect and maintain confidentiality. The work would include: telephone and face-to-face conversations, listening, gentle nudging the woman to explore her own situation and successfully carry her child to term, helping the woman self evaluate personal habits (alcohol, drug use, nutrition, sleep/exercise, medical care, education, family relationships), helping the woman to recognize personal/family/community resources (parents, siblings, school systems, church, public agencies), and administering pregnancy tests. The qualified volunteer must be pro-life and committed to a regular schedule. To get involved, please contact Executive Director, Kelly Korrigan at (206) 789-5676. Thank you!


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