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Monday, April 05, 2004
 Volume # 259,  Issue # 9
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation
   The Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship
   Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
   Northwest Journalists of Color 2004 Scholarship Program

Community News
   Suzanne Wolfe Reading
   ASSP Student Budget Committee Presentation
   Financial Aid for Summer School
   Attention all tennis players!

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Where You End and I Begin: A Group About Boundaries
   Commuter Senate Seat Open for Spring Quarter

Campus Related Events
   Majors Fair

Academic Information
   Tuition Refund Reminder
   ICW extension
   Passed Registration Deadlines

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation
The Edmund F. Maxwell Foundation for Fall 2004 will continue its program of financial assistance to students from Western Washington entering or attending an institute of higher education. Students should show a financial need through their FAFSA application. Applications are available in the SFS office or on the web at www.maxwell.org. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2004. If you have questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


The Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship
The 2004 Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship is open to anyone aspiring to pursue post secondary education in the 2004-2005 academic year. In addition, eligible students may not have already been receiving or awarded a full-tuition scholarship or waiver from another source. The criteria for the 2004 scholarship is to write an essay of fewer than 1,000 words explaining why he/she deserves the award, based upon the following criteria: an exceptional work ethic, an a demonstrated commitment to excellence. Find the official rules in the SFS office or on the web at www.straightforwardmedia.com. Essays are to be submitted via email only. Deadline for essays is midnight April 1, 2004. If you have any questions please contact Glenda, at Glenda@spu.edu.


Washington State Employees Credit Union Scholarship
The Washington State Employees Credit Union is pleased to offer financial assistance to students pursuing higher education. Twenty $1,700 scholarships are being awarded to undergraduate or graduate students. Eligibility includes; student must be full-time, and must be pursuing their first bachelor's degree, member of the WSECU. Applications can be found in the SFS office and are due no later than April 15, 2004. If you have any questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


Northwest Journalists of Color 2004 Scholarship Program
Northwest Journalists of Color 2004 Scholarship Program provides a financial grant of up to $1,000 to Washington college students seeking careers in journalism. Their goal is to help motivate Asian American, African American, Native American, and Latino American students become journalists. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited college. Application materials are due by May 1, 2004. If you have questions please contact Glenda at Glenda@spu.edu.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

Suzanne Wolfe Reading
Suzanne Wolfe will read from her new book, Unveiling, in the Fireside Room in the Student Union Building on Tuesday, April 13, 7:00 p.m. Called by Publisher's Weekly "dark and lovely," this is Wolfe's first novel, though she has three other books to her credit as a writer. Of this novel, Annie Dillard has written: "To read this novel is to be reminded that explorations at this depth are inevitably accompanied by uncertainty, suffering, and the piercing joy of revelation." The executive editor of Image, Suzanne Wolfe also serves as an instructor in the SPU English department. For more information about the reading, please contact Sarah Steinke, ssteinke@imagejournal.org.


ASSP Student Budget Committee Presentation
The ASSP Student Budget Committee will be giving a presentation to the ASSP Senate on Monday April 19 at 8:30 p.m. in the Library Seminar room. The presentation will summarize the topics students discussed with university administration regarding the SPU budget and the resulting tuition. As with all ASSP Senate meetings, the presentation and discussion is open to all students to participate in. If you have questions or have topics you would like presented please contact Richard T. Moore at ASSP-VPFinance@spu.edu.


Financial Aid for Summer School
If you are planning to attend summer school and want financial aid, please pick up the Summer Financial Aid application in Student Financial Services or download it from the web at www.spu.edu/sfs. This separate application is required for summer financial aid. You must also have filed a 2003-04 FAFSA and plan to enroll in at least 6 undergraduate credits to qualify for federal aid this summer. For more information, contact Student Financial Services in Demaray Hall or at (206)281-2061. Awarding of summer financial aid will begin after May 1.


Attention all tennis players!
Spring is here and it's time to get out that rusty racket! Are you looking for a new tennis partner? Are you interested in picking up the sport? Are you ready to ralley? Contact Cari Carnahan (cariann@spu.edu) with your name, phone number, and an approximate skill level (1-5) to be added to the roster. A little sport, a little fun...a little sun!


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT 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 meets Thursdays for 7 weeks, April 1-May 13, from 4:00-5:15 p.m. at the Student Counseling Center (Watson Hall, 1st floor). There is still time to join! If you want to register or have questions contact (206)-281-2657 by April 8.


Commuter Senate Seat Open for Spring Quarter
Applications are now available for an open Commuter seat in the ASSP Student Senate. The term office is for Spring quarter and candidates must be able to actively participate in Senate meetings at 8:30 p.m. on Monday nights. Applications are available in the ASSP Office and due by Tuesday, April 13 at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact James Pedrick, assp-execvp@spu.edu.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Majors Fair
Make plans to attend the Majors Fair on Wedneday, April 14 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in upper Gwinn. This event is for undecided majors or anyone who's decided but not yet applied to the major of their choice. All application forms will be available for students to complete and turn in on the spot. Faculty representatives will be there from every SPU major to answer questions and career counselors are available for advice as well. Don't miss it! For more information contact (206)-281-2485.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Tuition Refund Reminder
Remember that if you drop a class during the 2nd week of the quarter, you will pay 25% of the tuition. If you drop during the 3rd week of the quarter, you will pay 50% of the tuition. If you drop during the 4th or 5th weeks of the quarter, you will pay 75% of the tuition. You must drop a class in person in Student Academic Services after the 1st week of the quarter. If you are a financial aid recipient, be aware that dropping a class can affect your financial aid. Contact Student Financial Services at (206)281-2061 for more information.


ICW extension
The ICW Scholarship Application deadline has been extended to April 12! Now there is no reason not to apply! Hurry down to the SFS office to pick up an application today! There is still time! (Please bring all application materials to the SFS office before next Monday).


Passed Registration Deadlines
THE WAITLIST HAS ENDED. Unless you received confirmation from Student Academic Services, by the end of last week, that you got into a course you waitlisted, please stop attending the waitlisted course. REGISTRATION VIA THE WEB IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE as of 5:00 p.m. on Friday April 2. The deadline for adding classes for Spring Quarter has passed. Students wishing to take a course Pass/No credit or registering for an internship, independent study, or individual instruction in music may do so in Student Academic Services (Demaray Hall 151) through 4:30 p.m. on Monday April 12. For more information contact Kristin Stendera, kristins@spu.edu.


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