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Monday, May 19, 2003
 Volume # 258,  Issue # 85
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Scholarship Reminder
   Philip W. Eaton Scholarship
   The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Northwest Scholarship

Community News
   Thank You & Congratulations
   State- Wide Student Employee of the Year at SPU
   Need a place to store your stuff during summer?

Campus Related Events
   Mariners Game on Tuesday
   Christian Writers Conference

Academic Information
   Fulbright Student Program for 2004-2005
   Financial Aid for Summer School

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Get a job with AFLAC!

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarship Reminder
The application form for next year's School of Theology scholarships is now updated and on line at http://www.spu.edu/depts/theology/scholarship.html. Applications are also available in office 102 in Alexander Hall. Due date is May 23.


Philip W. Eaton Scholarship
The deadline is fast approaching for the $3000.00 Philip W. Eaton Scholarship. To be considered, you will need to submit a completed application and reference form no later than May 19 at 4:30p.m. The application is available at www.spu.edu/depts/sfs/scholar. Contact Kathleen Firstenberg at (206) 281-2467 with questions.


The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Northwest Scholarship
The Network of Executive Women in Hospitality is a non-profit organization dedicated to the Hospitality Industry. NEWH Northwest Chapter will award up to three $1000 scholarships for the 2003-2004 academic year. Requirements are: have half the requirements for your degree completed, demonstrate financial need, a minimum GPA of 3.0, be in pursuit of a career in Hospitality (for example: Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary, Food Service, Architecture, Design, etc.). Applications are available in the Student Financial Services scholarship notebook or by contacting Janine Klapmeier at oei-janinek@qwest.net. Deadline is July 11. Late applications will not be accepted.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

Thank You & Congratulations
Thank you to all SPU student employees for your dedicated service throughout the academic year and to those that have represented SPU in a positive manner in off campus positions. Congratulations to the thirty-one students that were nominated for Student Employee of the Year, especially the 2003 Student Employees of the Year Recipients; Sara Gorski, DSHS and Richard Moore, SPU Computer and Information Services!


State- Wide Student Employee of the Year at SPU
Richard Moore won the State-Wide Student Employment Honors and was named Student Employee of the Year by the Washington Association of Student Employment Administrators. Richard was officially recognized earlier this month at WSASEA's annual conference in North Bend, WA. Richard was nominated by his supervisors in CIS, Gerard Duguay and Reece Carson. Congratulations Richard!


Need a place to store your stuff during summer?
Look for the Shurgard promotional containers coming to campus this week. Shurgard is currently offering great savings for Seattle Pacific University students who need storage space. Look for the Shurgard representative on campus on May 29 and 30, and June 2, 3, and 4. For more information, contact Ty Solomon at 1-800-563-6040.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Mariners Game on Tuesday
Come spend Tuesday evening with 250 of your closest friends at SAFECO Field as the Mariners play Kansas City! Tickets are only $7.00 in the ASSP office, so be sure to get one before they sell out! (Limit of two tickets per student.) Please email Bri Clark at bri@spu.edu with questions.


Christian Writers Conference
SPU's annual Christian Writers Renewal Conference will be held on campus May 30-31. This two day conference provides writers a chance to grow professionally, restore their spirits, meet with editors looking for publishable material, attend workshops, participate in idea exchanges, and enjoy the humor of keynote speaker and award-winning writer Liz Curtis Higgs, author of "Help! I'm Laughing and I Can't Get up!" and "Bad Girls of the Bible." Dick Staub, popular radio host and publisher, will lead sessions on "Influencing America's Spiritual Journey." Workshops will cover topics such as "Working with Editors and Agents," "Developing Strong Prose and Salable Short-Short Stories" and "Starting and Maintaining Your Writing Career." Registration is $99. HOWEVER -- SPU students pay a reduced fee of just $25 for the conference. Contact Linda Wagner (lwagner@spu.edu) for additional information or pick up a brochure in The Center for Learning in Lower Moyer. Sponsored by SPU Society of Fellows with support from Promontory Artists Association. Brochure also available online at advance.spu.edu/Fellows/writers.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Fulbright Student Program for 2004-2005
The Fulbright Student Program provides funding for approximately 1000 American students to study or conduct research in more than 140 nations each year. The program welcomes applications from men and women in all fields who are: U.S. citizens holding a B.A., have sufficient proficiency in the language of the host country, and are in good health. Information is available online at www.iie.org/programs/fulbright. If you are enrolled at SPU when you apply, you must use the on-line campus application process. The SPU deadline for applications is October 1. Juniors interested in applying for travel and study following graduation should apply over the summer. Those apply this fall should discuss their plans with Pr. Susan Gallagher this spring. Booklets about the Fulbright Student Program are available in Marston 238.


Financial Aid for Summer School
If you are attending summer school and would like financial aid, please pick up the Summer Financial Aid application in Student Financial Services office or download it from the web via www.spu.edu/sfs. You must, besides applying, file a 2002-03 FAFSA form and plan to enroll in at least six undergraduate credits to qualify for financial aid. Graduate students need to take at least four graduate credits. For more information, contact SFS office at (206) 281-2061.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Get a job with AFLAC!
Are you a senior looking for a job? AFLAC currently has sales associate positions available for graduating seniors from ANY major. AFLAC, a fortune 200 company, is looking to rapidly expand its sales force to keep up with a growing market potential. The position is business to business sales with residual and renewal commission, with first year sales associates averaging $50,000. A recruiter from AFLAC will be in the SUB on Wednesday, May 21 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. collecting resumes and answering questions. Getting Fortune 200 sales experience is a great way to start out your career!


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