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Quote of the Week:   “It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching." - Saint Francis of Assisi (1181 - 1226)


Monday, March 10, 2003
 Volume # 258,  Issue # 76
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Community News
   Meal Plan Changes until March 21 ONLY
   Help Seattle Pacific make improvements!

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Student Ministry Coordinator Program Application Process
   ASSP Officer Candidacy Applications

Campus Related Events
   Car Maintenance 101

Academic Information
   Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarship
   Women's Business Scholarship
   Anacortes Soroptimist Scholarships
   Scholarship for Anacortes High School Woman Graduate
   Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
   Car Questions an Answers
   Living Learning Grant
   Study in Boston This Fall
   Salt Lake Theological Seminary

Enrichment Opportunities
   The Refugee Project

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Summer Mission Program: Intern for Campbell Farm

COMMUNITY NEWS

Meal Plan Changes until March 21 ONLY
Changes in meal plans for Spring Quarter may be made, but only until March 21. Come in to University Services and ask to fill out a, “Meal Plan Change Form". Forms may be submitted until March 21, 2003 - this is the absolute last day to make meal plan changes, no exceptions will be made. Please keep in mind that if you live in a Residence hall, you are required to have one of the "metal" meal plans (Platinum, Gold, Copper, Silver, or Bronze). Robbins residents may opt for either the Robbins Plan or a Block 50. IMPORTANT: IF YOU LIVE IN ROBBINS and currently have a Block 50 plan, you must fill out another Meal Plan Change Form to have another Block 50 for the Spring Quarter (otherwise you will get the Robbins Plan).


Help Seattle Pacific make improvements!
If you recently received a copy of the survey, The College Student Report, and have not responded, please do so today. The survey only takes about 10 minutes. Your feedback will provide valuable information about how SPU can improve undergraduate education. The link to access the online survey is www.collegereport.org. If you find you need a survey ID and password, please call, (800)676-0390. Thanks for your assistance in helping us improve Seattle Pacific University! [link]


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Student Ministry Coordinator Program Application Process
Are you interested in serving other students through on-campus ministry? Apply to be part of the Student Ministry Coordinator Program. Applications are now available for all positions in the SMC Program: Student Ministry Coordinator (on each floor), Residence Hall Ministry Coordinator (in each hall), and SMC Program Coordinator (CSMC). Pick up your application on the second floor of the SUB, or download from http://www.spu.edu/depts/ocm/files.asp?files=all. All applications are due March 21. For more information, contact the current CSMC, Celia Wolff, at silwolff@spu.edu or by phone at (206) 281-2457. [email]


ASSP Officer Candidacy Applications
The ASSP Officer elections are quickly approaching. We are looking for students who are excited to serve others. Officer Candidacy Applications are now available in the ASSP Office. These applications are due Thursday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m. For more information on the different officer positions, go to http://199.237.180.240/main.asp and click on the 'ASSP Staff' tab. [link]


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Car Maintenance 101
There's more to keeping your car running safely and smoothly than putting gas in the tank! If you are planning a road trip this spring break or just want to save a little cash by doing-it-yourself, come receive some quick and easy tips from a professional mechanic. You'll learn the basics of checking fluids, fixing a flat tire, changing your oil, jump starting your battery, and more! Please join for this FREE, informative event. Car Maintenance 101 will take place in the upper (smaller) Emerson Hall Garage, on the west end of the building, Tuesday, March 11, 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Hispanic Professional Engineers Scholarship
The Puget Sound Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is offering six $500.00 scholarships to Hispanic students majoring in any Engineering or Science field. These scholarships are for Spring quarter, 2003. Applications are available online at http://206.213.183.16/users/psc/ and in the Student Financial Services scholarship folder. Please contact Penelope Ramirez at, (253) 773-2443 or res0n92q@verizon.net with any questions. Applications are due on April 25. [email]


Women's Business Scholarship
The Business and Professional Women's Foundation for Washington State is offering a scholarship to female business majors. This scholarship has a quickly arriving deadline! Application must be post marked by March 15. Open to all female business majors. Applications are available in the Student Financial Services scholarship notebook.


Anacortes Soroptimist Scholarships
Soroptimist International of Anacortes is offering several scholarships for the 2003-2004 academic year. These scholarships are: Lottie McGovern Continuing Education Scholarship for female Anacortes residents with financial need and a High School Diploma or GED. The Thelma Marani Health Services Scholarship: for Anacortes High School graduates or Anacortes residents who are entering a recognized Health Services program. College Student Scholarships: four scholarships for Anacortes HS graduates who will have junior status at an accredited college or university. Applicants must have good academic standing and financial need. See the scholarship folder in Student Financial Services for more details and how to apply.


Scholarship for Anacortes High School Woman Graduate
The Anacortes branch of the American Association of University Women is offering a $1500.00 scholarship to a female graduate of Anacortes High School, who will be a junior or senior in college in Fall 2003. Applications are due April 10 and are available in the scholarship notebook in Student Financial Services. You may also call Bunny Heiner, AAUW Scholarship Chairperson at (360) 466-5701 to have an application mailed to you.


Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
Washington State Employees Credit Union is pleased to offer twenty $1700.00 scholarships (to four-year and graduate school students) and seven $900.00 scholarships (to two-year, vocational and trade school students). Please visit www.wastatecu.edu or call (800) 562-0999 for requirements and an application. [link]


Car Questions an Answers
The Oxford Study Abroad Program (OSAP) is offering two programs to SPU students: a 4-6 week summer study program and a 15 week semester program for either fall or spring. Note that this is different from the CCCU Honors Program at Keble College. The OSAP accepts students with a 3.0 GPA, as opposed to the CCCU requirement of 3.5. The OSAP offers a wide range of courses. For more information, see www.studyabroad.com/osap, or contact Professor Gallagher at gallaghe@spu.edu. [link]


Living Learning Grant
In an effort to bring Academics and Student Life closer together, ASSP and the office of Academic Affairs are partnering to bring the annual Living Learning Grant to the SPU community. This is an opportunity for students to work with a Faculty advisor to enrich classroom learning through a tangible application of the ideas and concepts. $3,000.00 will be given to the winner of the Living Learning Grant to bring their idea to realization. Applications are available in the ASSP office and are due April 2. Any questions can be directed to ASSP President, Jason Van Winkle, at (206) 281-2494 or assp-president@spu.edu. [email]


Study in Boston This Fall
Dr. Craig McMullen will be in the SUB on March 10 and 11 to talk with students interested in Gordon College's, Boston Urban Semester Program. The program is a unique semester focusing on the multi-faceted dimensions of urban life while living in one of Boston's largest inner-city neighborhoods. The program offers six specially designed courses and a service learning internship. Don't miss out on your chance to experience the brilliant colors of fall in New England while studying in the historic city of Boston!


Salt Lake Theological Seminary
A representative from Salt Lake Theological Seminary will be in the SUB Thursday, March 13 from 9:00a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Salt Lake Theological Seminary is an evangelical Protestant graduate school providing practical, relevant Christian education and leadership training. Located in the unique cultural setting of Utah, the school equips men and women to meet the challenges of sharing the Good News in the midst of the diversity of our world. The representative would love to talk to anyone who is considering graduate theological education, considering a call to full time ministry, and/or missions.


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Refugee Project
Through a new partnership with World Relief, what was once known as Taste of the City has been revolutionized into an incredible new event called The Refugee Project. Students will get a glimpse into the life of a refugee through this 24-hour learning experience. They will become acquainted with the hopes and fears of refugees while learning the Christian response to this global crisis and discussing strategic outreach. The setting for this simulation and reflection is the historic and diverse International District of Seattle. Applications are now available on the 2nd floor of the SUB and are due Wednesday, March 12. Experience it!


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Summer Mission Program: Intern for Campbell Farm
Campbell Farm is a Christian camp that encourages, demonstrates and teaches young Christians in the practice of their faith. The camp emphasizes modeling a commitment to Jesus Christ through Service, Community, Multi-cultural understanding, Prayer, Worship, Stewardship and Enjoyment of God's creation. The program will include working with a prayer team and helping out with general duties around the campsite. For more information you can visit the website: www.nwinfo.net/~campbellfarm, e-mail: campbellfarm@nwinfo.net, call: (509) 877-6413, or contact David Hacker & Sheri Noah at “The Campbell Farm" 2527 Campbell Road, Wapato, WA 98951. [email]


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