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Monday, March 15, 2004
 Volume # 259,  Issue # 7
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Seven ICW Scholarships in ONE Application!

Community News
   Stronger Than One
   Graduation Announcements
   Spring-Cleaning-Out Your Closet for Street Youth
   Books for Baghdad

Campus Related Events
   Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Seven ICW Scholarships in ONE Application!
Come check the ICW Scholarships! Simply fill out the general application and individual one-page essays for the scholarships you are interested in. Below is the list and descriptions of the 7 scholarships available. Applications are due to the SFS office no later than April 1. Pick up applications in Student Financial Office located in lower Demeray Hall. For more information contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.Richard E. Bangert Business Award: this is an $850 award to a sophomore or junior, at time of application, and is planning on majoring in business or any business-related field. Demonstrated financial need is required. E.K. & Lillian F. Bishop Foundation Scholarship: this is a $2,500 scholarship to a student who is a permanent resident of Grays Harbor County, Washington. Demonstrated financial need is required. David M. Irwin Friend of Higher Education Award: this is a $1,000 award to a sophomore or junior, at time of application, who demonstrates leadership qualities. Students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to 3.0 are encouraged to apply. Stanely O. McNaughten Community Service Award: this is a $2,500 award to a sophomore or junior, at time of application, who demonstrates a commitment to volunteering in their community in both high school and college. William G. Saletic Scholarship: this is a $1,000 scholarship to a sophomore or junior, at time of application, who is planning on majoring in or studying politics or history. Verizon Workforce Response Scholarship: this is a $2,500 scholarship given to students representing underserved populations and minorities. Student must be a junior when receiving this award and must being majoring in, or directing their studies toward a career in teaching or nursing. Demonstrate financial need is required. Preference given to community college graduates. Washington Mutual Minority Teacher Scholarship: this is an award of up to $3,000 given to minority students directing their studies toward a career in teaching. Students must demonstrate financial need and represent a minority population. Students must demonstrate a commitment to a teaching career through selection of major or course load. Review includes education courses taken, as well as activities and community service.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

Stronger Than One
Want to ask the tough questions? Stronger Than One meets on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m. This is a free men's group for SPU undergraduates led by Dave Lutz. Dave was a college pastor and conference speaker for six years before going on to complete his master's in psychology - he is now a therapist and life coach. Dave still keeps in contact with the men from the first guy's group he led over seven years ago - and counts himself privileged to have been a part of their lives. Please contact Dave with questions or come into the Student Counseling Center in Watson Hall to sign up. Contact: Dave Lutz, sdl@qwest.net, 206-369-2185.


Graduation Announcements
A representative from Herff-Jones will be at the bookstore on Tuesday March 16 and Wednesday March 17 to take class ring and graduation announcement orders. This will NOT be the only time to order graduation announcements. All graduating seniors and graduate students will be receiving a mailing in the coming weeks explaining all you will need to know for graduation day. For more information contact Adina Shewfelt, adina@spu.edu, (206)281-2137.


Spring-Cleaning-Out Your Closet for Street Youth
Do you have a pair of pants that just don't seem to be worn anymore? Or how about that pair of shoes that remain inside the shoebox in the back of your closet? Well, come back from Spring Break with clothing items to donate to homeless youth. March 30-April 7, there will be a table at Gwinn and the SUB where you can bring your donations! They will be given to Street Youth Ministries and New Horizons Ministries in Seattle. Thank you for your thoughtfulness! For more information contact Tiffany, foremt@spu.edu.


Books for Baghdad
SPU's Dr. Ruth Ediger has teamed up with Seattle University's Dr. Sarah Berry to collect books for the non-profit organization called Books for Baghdad. We are asking for any textbooks that students would be willing to donate, such as one's that have gone out of date or out of print or even the ones that students haven't been able to sell back to the books store. Text books, fiction or non-fiction books: any book is welcome, no matter what the subject is, including different language texts as well. Book donations can be brought to the fourth floor of Alexander Hall, Dr. Ediger's office. Or if students want someone to come and pick up their books they can contact Katie Stalley at stallk@spu.edu. The Books will be going to university students in Baghdad and to help them complete their library which was looted and destroyed during the war. For more information you can contact Dr. Berry at sberry@seattleu.edu. This is an amazing way to help the war effort in a positive way that is within your means!


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Washington Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
On Thursday and Friday, March 25-26, 120 plus Washington high school students and teachers with a special interest in science, mathematics and technology research will be on the SPU campus. It is one of 47 regional programs conducted by the Academy of Applied Science under contract with the U. S. Army, Navy and Air Force. Fifteen of the high school students have been selected to present their science research orally and Washington winners will receive a total of $4,500 in scholarships. Poster presentations will be set up in Weter Lounge, and you are invited to view them anytime after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday through Friday. You also are invited to attend the oral presentations on Thursday evening, 7:15-9:00 p.m. and Friday morning, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in Demaray 150.


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