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Quote of the Week:   "Sympathy with joy intensifies the sum of sympathy in the world, sympathy with pain does not really diminish the amount of pain." Oscar Wilde


Monday, February 24, 2003
 Volume # 258,  Issue # 74
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CONTENTS

Community News
   Upcoming Women's Studies Speaker
   Faculty Flute Recital
   "The Undiscovered Chesterton"

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Gymnastics Home Meet
   Skiing Anyone?

Campus Related Events
   Shane Barnard and Shane Everett Concert

Academic Information
   A.S.W.A. Scholarships
   Scholarship Opportunity
   Scholarship for Food Service Management
   Society for Marketing Professional Services Scholarship
   March Scholarship Newsletter
   Garret J. Goodchild Achievement Award
   Papers from Fall Quarter
   Spring Quarter Foreign Languages
   Are You Graduating This Year?

SPU Health and Wellness
   “Respect Your Body – Respect Every Body" Week

Enrichment Opportunities
   Psychopathology and War

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Nursing Career Fair
   MARCH MADNESS
   Recruiting

COMMUNITY NEWS

Upcoming Women's Studies Speaker
Interested in hearing an accomplished, professional, female speaker? Come hear Professor Mary Stewart van Leeuwen. She will be giving two public talks on Tuesday, March 4 and preach in chapel at 9:30a.m. on the theme, "Talking about Tamar" and at 7:00p.m. in Demaray 150 on the theme, "An Agenda for Gender Reconciliation". On Monday, March 3, she will be available for conversation with students and faculty at 12:30p.m. in the SUB. Professor Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, is a Professor of Psychology and Philosophy, Resident Scholar at the Center for Christian Women in Leadership at Eastern University, and the author of Gender & Grace: Love, Work and Parenting In A Changing World and, My Brother's Keeper: What the Social Sciences Do (and Don't) Tell Us About Masculinity.


Faculty Flute Recital
Shelly Collins, M.M., Director of Flute Studies, will be presenting a recital of flute music on Sunday, March 2, 3:00p.m., at First Free Methodist Church. This event is free. For more information, visit www.spu.edu/flutissimo. [link]


"The Undiscovered Chesterton"
Poet, novelist, theologian, and social critic; British author G.K. Chesterton has had a profound influence on many subsequent Christian writers, including C.S. Lewis. On Wednesday, February 26, come hear Dale Ahlquist, President of the American Chesterton Society, speak about the hidden treasures scattered throughout the writings of this wise and witty Christian intellectual. The event takes place at 7:30p.m. in the SUB Fireside Room. CFE credit available.


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Gymnastics Home Meet
Come watch gymnastics Friday, March 1 at 7:00p.m. as the Falcons compete against Sacramento State. There is only one home meet after this one, so make sure you come and cheer the ladies on! SPU students receive complimentary tickets with ID. Complimentary tickets will be available at ticket window only – there are no advance ticket pick-ups.


Skiing Anyone?
The Nordic Club is sponsoring a ski trip for March 1 and 2 at a private lodge on Stampede Pass. Cost is $35 and includes: cross-country skiing, sauna & hot-tub, sledding and inner-tubing, three great meals/Scandinavian food, games & activities, and down-hill skiing at Snoqualmie Summit. All are welcome, but space is limited, so sign up now. Contact Katrina Sharpe at (206)782-8284 or by email, ksharpe@spu.edu.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Shane Barnard and Shane Everett Concert
Shane Barnard and Shane Everett are coming to SPU on March 2nd -- you don't want to miss this! The concert will begin at 7:00 pm, March 2nd in Upper Gwinn. Tickets are available in the ASSP office with an SPU ID for $9.00. General admission: $11. Come and hear these amazing Christian artists on our own campus - you'll be glad you did!


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

A.S.W.A. Scholarships
The American Society of Women Accountants is offering several scholarships for the 2003-2004 academic year. Applicants must be full or part time female student majoring in accounting, have completed at least 45 quarter hours within 4 weeks of application deadline and have a minimum GPA of 2.05 overall, 3.0 in accounting. Applications are due by May 28. Please visit www.aswaseattle.com/scholarships.htm for details and application.


Scholarship Opportunity
Lafayette Masonic Lodge Foundation, Inc. is in its 34th year of awarding college scholarships to outstanding students. To date, the foundation has awarded 334 scholarships worth over $285,000.00. You may request an application by writing to Jerry Whitney, 231 S. Normandy Road, Seattle, WA 98148 - or by going to the foundation's website at: http://charitablefoundations.org/Lafayette.htm . Application deadline is March 15 for students applying for 2003-2004 scholarships. [link]


Scholarship for Food Service Management
The Puget Sound Chapter of the American Society for Hospital Food Service Administrators is offering a $1000.00 scholarship for 2003-2004 students. Applicants must be enrolled in a program related to Food Service Management. Applications are available in the scholarship notebook in Student Financial Services, Demaray 10. Application deadline is March 28.


Society for Marketing Professional Services Scholarship
The Society for Marketing Professional Services Undergraduate Scholarship is open for application. Candidates for the scholarship must be: Freshman, Sophomore or Junior status, planning to attend college in Fall 2003, majoring in marketing (business, communications or English), architecture, environmental sciences, engineering, construction or other related disciplines, and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Applications are available in the scholarship notebook in Student Financial Services, Demaray 10. Applications will be due May 5.


March Scholarship Newsletter
Our March Edition of "Scholarship News" is now available! Visit http://www.spu.edu/depts/sfs/scholar.asp to learn about new scholarships and upcoming deadlines! [link]


Garret J. Goodchild Achievement Award
Do you know anyone currently attending Eastlake High School or Redmond High School? The Independent Colleges of Washington is offering the Garrett J. Goodchild Achievement Award to high school seniors graduating from Redmond High School or Eastlake High School. Recipients of the scholarship must have a high school GPA of 3.25, school leadership credentials, community involvement, and be planning to attend one of the Independent Colleges of Washington (such as SPU). The award is $5000 per year, renewable for three years. For an application, please see the scholarship notebook in Student Financial Services, Demaray 10, or contact Kathleen Firstenberg, firstk@spu.edu, (206) 281-2467. Applications are due to Kathleen in Student Financial Services by April 15.


Papers from Fall Quarter
All papers, tests or journals from any of the humanities courses from Fall Quarter need to be picked up. They are available in Marston 229. After the end of March they will be thrown away.


Spring Quarter Foreign Languages
Students who are currently enrolled in 1102 level foreign language classes will have priority to register for 1103 the week of February 24. On March 3, all other students are welcome to register. If you are not currently enrolled and need permission entered into Banner, please email Gail DeBell at debelg@spu.edu. [email]


Are You Graduating This Year?
If you are planning to graduate this year and have not yet applied to graduate, you must do so as soon as possible in order to receive commencement information and have your name printed in the commencement program. Please contact your Undergraduate Academic Counselor with questions.


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SPU HEALTH AND WELLNESS

“Respect Your Body – Respect Every Body" Week
In today's culture, we need to be knowledgeable of our bodies and how to take care of them. This week will be devoted to informing SPU about what we can be doing to take better care of ourselves. There's a lot of great stuff planned, take a look at the events that will be happening throughout the week: All week: Student prayer from 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. in the LOFT theme house Message board in the SUB Eating Disorder Assessment Tool offered to on-line http://www.spu.edu/depts/scc/ Monday February 24: “Great Jeans Giveaway" Collection boxes in Residence Halls Tuesday February 25: Nutrition Education at Gwinn and SUB during meals Wednesday February 26: National Eating Disorders Association Thursday February 27 SUB Thursday: "Free Motion" Class – Lower Gym at 9:30p.m. “Great Jeans Giveaway" in the SUB, 10:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. Friday February 28: “Great Jeans Giveaway" in the SUB, 10:30a.m. – 2:30p.m. Saturday: Body Image Walk – Meet at 10:00a.m. in Martin Square, $4 suggested donation, Continental breakfast provided


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Psychopathology and War
Psi Chi Honor Society would like to invite both students and faculty to a special CFE forum, sponsored by the Lilly SERVE Grant. Dr. Laurence Miller from Western Washington University will be speaking on Psychopathology and War on Tuesday, February 25, at 7:00p.m. in Demaray 353.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Nursing Career Fair
SPU's School of Health Sciences will be hosting a nursing career fair, on February 27 from 1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. in Upper Gwinn. Twenty-five health care organizations from around the Puget Sound will be here to talk with students about job opportunities. All nursing and pre-nursing students are encouraged to attend! Although the focus will be nursing-related jobs, all students interested in health care are invited. Snacks and door prizes included. For more information, contact Chris Henshaw, SHS, chenshaw@spu.edu, (206) 281-2612.


MARCH MADNESS
March madness is coming and you're not going to want to miss it! “March Madness" will include three events that are designed to help with your job market concerns. Take advantage of these opportunities right on the SPU campus. Here's what will be going on, Saturday, March 1, PR Career Jumpstart, 9:00a.m.-3:30p.m. in Upper Gwinn, sponsored by the Public Relations Society of America. Here you can learn about the world of PR. Register online at www.prsapugetsound.org or call (206) 623-8632. Fee is $35.00 and includes lunch. Then, Tuesday, March 4, come to the SPU Internship Fair, 11:30a.m.–3:00p.m. in Upper Gwinn. Over 30 employers will be here. Bring your resume; you may get hired on the spot. And finally, Thursday, March 6, a Non-Profit Career Evening, 6:00p.m.-9:30p.m. in First Free Church. Here, you can find out what it's really like to work for a nonprofit agency. FREE PIZZA and SNACKS! Call the Career Center at (206) 281-2485 to register – (this one's FREE!) Space is limited so hurry!


Recruiting
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 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Bring a resume as 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.


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