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Monday, February 16, 2004
 Volume # 259,  Issue # 3
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
   Horace and Susie Revels Cayton Scholarship
   American Association of University Women
   Young Alumni Council Scholarship
   Hawaiian Leadership Scholarship
   Whitman County High School Graduates
   Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship

Community News
   Senior Preview is almost here!
   National Eating Disorders Awareness Week THIS WEEK

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Women's Knitting Group beginning on campus!
   Stress Less Festival

Campus Related Events
   Etiquette Evening
   Worship for Women
   European Studies Symposium 2004
   Let's Talk About Sex
   Acting on AIDS Events

Academic Information
   We've got a class for you!
   Spring Registration

Enrichment Opportunities
   Study Abroad in South Africa

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is awarded a $1,000 scholarship to all currently enrolled, full-time accounting or criminal justice majors attending a four year university. The requirements are a completed application, original essay (250-500 words), copy of transcript and three letters of recommendation. Application deadline is April 30 and can be found at http://www.cfenet.com/services/scholarships.asp or in the SFS office. If you have any questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


Horace and Susie Revels Cayton Scholarship
The Puget Sound Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America is awarding a $2,500 scholarship to minority students looking to pursue a career in public relations. Students who are eligible must be of a minority status, a U.S citizen, student with a junior or senior standing, demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Applications must be postmarked by March 28 and can be found in the SFS office. If you have any questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


American Association of University Women
The American Association of University women are pleased to announce two scholarships in the amount of $1,615.50 to women residents of Arlington, Stanwood, and Camano Island, or past graduates of Stanwood and Arlington. These scholarships are available to students who have completed two years by June 2004 and have a junior standing. Applications must be received by March 31. Applications are available in the SFS office. If you have any questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


Young Alumni Council Scholarship
Juniors: the Young Alumni Council of SPU has established a scholarship for an SPU senior who has demonstrated academic achievement and a commitment to volunteer service off campus. The scholarship of $500.00 will be awarded annually to a senior who excels in the community and the classroom. Students should apply their junior year to receive the award their senior year. The full application can be accessed at: http://advance.spu.edu/yac/scholarships.asp. All applications and materials are due by March 29, and references must be received by April 5. If you have any questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


Hawaiian Leadership Scholarship
Applications for The Native Hawaiian Leadership Project Scholarship are now available in the SFS office. Eligibility for this scholarship includes being a U.S. citizen, a decedent of the aboriginal inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands, enrolled full-time or part-time, and be maintaining a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Applications are due March 1 and the deadline is fast approaching so hurry in today to pick one up. If you have any questions contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


Whitman County High School Graduates
Hey all you Whitman County High School Graduates listen up: The Whitman County Retired School Employees Association has two $750 scholarships to distribute to worthy candidates who meet the following criteria: must be a graduate of a Whitman County Public High School, completed their freshman year successfully, must be in the field of education, and demonstrate some financial need. Applications are available in the SFS office and are due by April 15. Pick up one today! If you have questions, please email Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship
The Scottish Rite Scholarship Foundation of Washington is pleased to announce the applications for a $2000 scholarship is now available. Requirements for this scholarship include being a U.S citizen, a Washington resident, a full-time student, going into their 3rd or 4th year, and are maintaining a GPA of 3.0. Applications are now available in the SFS office and the deadline to turn all materials in is March 31. If you have any questions, please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

Senior Preview is almost here!
This week (Thursday and Friday) almost 200 seniors will be here to check out our campus. Please take a moment to give directions, share your story and make them feel welcome! Be warned that lines in Gwinn may be especially long for Friday breakfast and lunch. Thanks in advance for what you will do to make their stay enjoyable. Contact Catherine Seguin in Admissions with any questions cseguin@spu.edu.


National Eating Disorders Awareness Week THIS WEEK
This week, February 22 - 29 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Although you will not be seeing observance of this on campus, please keep posted. Seattle Pacific University has chosen to have a "Respect Your Body Week" April 19-24. This will be a week of expression, action, and education regarding eating and body image issues. There will be speakers, workshops, and nutrition education opportunities. If you desire to offer your hands of service for this week please contact Julie, churcj@spu.edu. Please keep posted regarding the scheduled events, to be available at the beginning of spring quarter. Check out the below websites to learn about the speakers coming to campus: Jean Kilbourne at www.jeankilbourne.com and Lilian Calles Barger at www.damarisproject.org.


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Women's Knitting Group beginning on campus!
Calling all Women! Do you like to knit? What: Women's Knitting Group! This is for students, staff, and faculty alike! When: Twice a month. Fridays at 4:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. Where: TBD. If you are interested, email me and I'll let you know where we decide to meet! Why: To have fun, get to know women on campus, and knit! Who: contact Jen Montzingo, jen@spu.edu.


Stress Less Festival
Stressed out? Come to the Stress Less Fest on March 19, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., to participate in activities designed to minimize your stress level. Activities include aromatherapy, prayerful meditation, yoga, massage, active games, crafts, healthy food and big screen video gaming. Activities will take place in the new Science Building Lounge and the SUB Gazebo Room. This is a free event, sponsored by the SPU Wellness Committee, ASSP, Student Counseling Center and the Health Center.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Etiquette Evening
Put your best "fork"- forward with employers by attending the Etiquette Evening on Tuesday, February 24 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Upper Gwinn. Learn how to impress potential employers and your friends and family. Join us for dessert as presenters explain etiquette do's & don'ts! *Business casual attire is recommended. The Etiquette Evening is the culminating event of a series of events/workshops that AUSBE and the Career Development Center are co-sponsoring to help you better prepare for the job/internship process. On February 17 we will offer a workshop on Networking from 1:00-1:50 p.m. in McKenna 117. Grab a friend and sign-up TODAY for the Etiquette Evening. It's FREE! You can sign up by calling the Career Center at (206) 281-2485 or emailing us at cdcinfo@spu.edu. Please provide us with (1) your name, (2) year in school and (3) your current email address. *Business casual attire for men: slacks and a shirt with a collar. For women: slacks or a skirt with a sweater or blouse.


Worship for Women
Join the community of SPU women in a night of worship. When: Thursday February 19 at 9:00 p.m. Where: the Emerson Hall Lounge. All ages are welcome! (Sponsored by Falconettes) Questions? Contact Molly, wilsom@spu.edu.


European Studies Symposium 2004
Please join us for the 21st Annual European Studies Symposium at SPU, February 17-19. Rick Steves, renowned travel author and producer of a PBS TV series, will deliver the Keynote Address on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Upper Gwinn. Other highlights include: a talk by Dr. Resat Kasaba, Professor of International Studies at UW, on Turkey and the EU (3:00 p.m., Feb.18, Library Seminar Room). Dr. Alain Gowing, Proffessor of Classics at UW, will deliver the C. May Marston Lecture (7:30 p.m., Feb., Demaray 150). All events are free and open to the public. Hope to see you there! For a full listing of events please contact Erika Daligcon, dalige@spu.edu.


Let's Talk About Sex
Join us in WETER at 9:00 p.m. on February 24 to talk about SEX and issues relating to sexual purity. There will be a panel of women sharing their testimonies and a time for discussion, worship and prayer. It will be an awesome night and we encourage all WOMEN to come. Please note that this event is for women only. For more information contact Becka Lewis, beckalewis@spu.edu.


Acting on AIDS Events
Take part in this week's Acting on AIDS events!! February 17: The Student/Faculty Forum concerning the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa will be held at 1:00 p.m. in Demaray 150. AIDS Academic Forum will deal with the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa at 7:30 p.m. in the First Free Methodist Fine Center. February 18: GROUP and AIDS Involvement Fair: Steve Haas, VP of Church Relations at World Vision, will share his passion and call our generation to action, in Upper Gwinn starting at 9:00 p.m. February 19: Activism Workshop will take place at 1:00 p.m. and will give students a chance to speak with Steve Haas of World Vision and hear from organizations involved in the AIDS Involvement Fair. February 20: Acting on AIDS Concert will feature Jacob's Well will headline a concert in Upper Gwinn at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $3 with proceeds will go directly to One Life Revolution. February 21: During the Acting on AIDS Service Project students will have the opportunity to spend the day volunteering through one of many different opportunities, such as helping out at one of several Multifaith Works houses around Seattle or promoting awareness and involvement downtown. For more information, go to http://www.actingonaids.org.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

We've got a class for you!
Are you struggling with choosing a major? Would you like help exploring your career options? Or perhaps you just need a little advice on how to handle the transition from SPU to the "real world." Then please consider classes offered by the Career Center. Registration for Spring quarter begins on Monday, February 23 and we want you to know about two classes designed to address all your job/career concerns. GS 2001: Career Exploration and Planning is a wonderful resource for anyone looking to explore career options and those who are still undecided about their major choice. GS 3001: Career and Life Planning will assist students with: finding a career, managing stress, developing resumes and cover letters and how to manage finances after college. Both classes are one credit. For more detailed information on both of these courses see the SPU online catalogue or call (206) 281-2485.


Spring Registration
Spring Registration is coming soon! All continuing students have been assigned an appointment time, available by viewing "Check Your Registration Information" in the Student Menu of the Banner Information System. Spring Registration for currently admitted undergraduate students begins Monday February 23. Spring Registration for graduate students begins Monday March 1. For more information contact Student Academic Services (206)281-2031 or sasinfo@spu.edu.


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Study Abroad in South Africa
The study abroad in South Africa program--one month and 8 SPU credits, summer 2005--is led by SPU professor Kimberly Segall. The group will travel to several coastal areas, watch at least six theatre performances at the National Arts Festival, visit the former island prison where Nelson Mandela was held, see elephants and other African animals at a safari game park, and work with a Xhosa family to build a house in a township. Applications available at the Humanities Desk (2nd floor Marston) or inquire with Dr. Segall (Marston 234). There will be a slide show and information meeting on Wednesday March 3, in Marston 253 at 4:30 p.m.


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