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Monday, March 29, 2004
 Volume # 259,  Issue # 8
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   BECU Scholarship
   ICW Scholarship: Washington Mutual Minority Teacher Scholarship
   ICW Scholarship: Verizon Workforce Response Scholarship
   ICW Scholarships
   More Scholarships!

Community News
   So you work part-time off-campus?

Academic Information
   Are You Graduating This Year?

Enrichment Opportunities
   Where You End and I Begin: A Group about Boundaries
   "La Belle Tour" Cancelled, New Tour to Italy Scheduled
   Stronger Than One - Men's Counseling Group
   Spring Stamping Workshop

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Hall Council Executive Positions!
   Earn money this summer by planning orientation!

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

BECU Scholarship
The BECU Foundation is pleased to offer at least 25 $2,000 merit-based, educational scholarships for the 2004-2005 academic school year. Selection is based on community/school involvement, leadership, and academic achievement. Applicants must be attending a university full time and must be a member of BECU and have a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Applications are due no later than March 31st. Hurry to the SFS office today and pick one up!


ICW Scholarship: 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. Application can be found on the SFS website or in the SFS office. All materials must be turned in by 4:30pm on April 1st. Important: Remember to tell your reference to include the name of the scholarship you are applying for!


ICW Scholarship: 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. Application can be found on the SFS website or in the SFS office. All materials must be turned in by 4:30pm on April 1st. Important: Remember to tell your reference to include the name of the scholarship you are applying for!


ICW Scholarships
ICW applications are now available on the web! Visit the SFS website at http://www.spu.edu/sfs/scholar.asp and print off a copy today! Remember to turn all application materials into the SFS office by 4:30pm on April 1st. If you have any questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


More Scholarships!
Visit our website to find more for recent scholarships and tips on where to find them! Places like http://www.fastweb.com and www.collegeboard.com are two other great resources to use in finding scholarships! Check it out today!


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COMMUNITY NEWS

So you work part-time off-campus?
Seattle Pacific University will be hosting a Student Employment Appreciation Ceremony on April 23rd. There will be a special guest presenter and Student Employees of the Year will be recognized. All students working on and off campus will be invited to attend (invitations will be sent later this month). If you work off campus, in a non-work study job, the Office of Student Employment needs to know your employer's address and the name of your direct supervisor. Contact Bob Yohnka with any questions, byohnka@spu.edu.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Are You Graduating This Year?
If you are graduating this year, please visit the commencement web-site at http://www.spu.edu/special/commencement/ which gives all pertinent information regarding commencement-related activities including how to sign up to participate. If you plan to take part in any of these activities, you are required to sign up by May 28th. If you have any questions please contact your Undergraduate Academic Counselor immediately.


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Where You End and I Begin: A Group about Boundaries
Do you have a hard time saying no to family and friends? Do you do things for others but not for yourself? Do you feel like your life is too busy and out of control? If so, join us for a new boundaries group on campus. The group is free and confidential and will focus on: what healthy boundaries are and are not; reasons why setting boundaries is so difficult; how to care for yourself while caring for others; supporting each other as we practice new behaviors; and learning how to honor yourself while still honoring others. The group will meet Thursdays for 7 weeks (April 1 through May 13) from 4:00-5:15 p.m. at the Student Counseling Center in Watson Hall. If you have questions or want to register, call 281-2657 by March 29. For more information contact Shelly Tiemeyer, tiemes@spu.edu, 206-281-2657.


"La Belle Tour" Cancelled, New Tour to Italy Scheduled
The "La Belle Tour" to France has been cancelled for July 2004. Sign up now for an ACIS (American Council for International Study) "Passage to Italy" 15-day tour, July 11-25, 2005. The trip includes London, Paris, Venice, Florence, Padua, Siena and Rome. Savings are available if registered by April 20, 2004. Cost for students is $3,259; adults (24 or older) is $3,679, which includes roundtrip airfare, three- to four- star hotels, two meals per day, ground transportation, museum entrances and guides. For more information, go to http://www.acis.com/web.asp?site=Haas48906. To register online, go to the ACIS Web site's "Registration Center." For questions, contact Susan Haas, art history adjunct professor, at (206) 522-0693 or email haass@spu.edu. SPU credit is optional to anyone for additional cost of summer credits.


Stronger Than One - Men's Counseling Group
Want to ask the tough questions? Stronger Than One meets on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m., starting April 5th. 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.


Spring Stamping Workshop
Come join stamping instructor and SPU grad, Rebekah Young for an evening of creative fun! We'll make five fabulous cards using A Muse Artstamps and fresh new techniques. Shake off the blahs of winter and welcome in spring with new card ideas for the season ahead! For those interested in expanding their stamp collection or looking for gifts, A Muse Artstamps' entire line of rubberstamps will be available for purchase at 10% off retail prices! Date: Tuesday, April 6th Time: 7-9pm Place: SPU, room to be determined Cost: $10 (includes materials) RSVP/Info: rebekah@designingsimplicity.com


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Hall Council Executive Positions!
Like to work hard and have fun? Want to help build community in your residence hall? Looking for an opportunity to serve at SPU next year? Then apply to be a Hall Council Executive! Applications available: April 5th @ Residence Life, 2nd floor SUB Informational Meetings: April 6th & 13th at your local Hall Council Meeting Applications Due: April 19th.


Earn money this summer by planning orientation!
Do you need a summer job on campus? You can help to plan New Student Orientation for next year! The New Student Orientation Intern assists the Director and the Student Programs staff through the planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the New Student Orientation program. Contact Scott Strawn, Director of Student Programs, at sstrawn@spu.edu for job description and/or questions.


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