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Monday, October 11, 2004
 Volume # 262,  Issue # 3
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Graduate Students in Pre K-12 Education Studies
   Liberty Mutual Scholarship
   More Resources

Campus Related Events
   Art sale to benefit SPU Track Team
   Back-to-back volleyball
   Learning Strategies Workshop: "Where Does Your Time Go?"
   $300 SPU Bookstore Raffle & Day of Common Learning
   Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment in the SUB this Tuesday!
   How to Read Faster and Learn More
   Come to the SMORGASBORD

Academic Information
   Spend Your Summer In Europe

SPU Health and Wellness
   Men's Groups

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Graduate Students in Pre K-12 Education Studies
Graduate students that are enrolled in Pre K-12 Education for the Academic Year 2005-2006 come pick up an application today! The ESA Foundation is awarding two $7,500 scholarships to graduate students! Criteria for this scholarship include: attendance at an accredited graduate school during the 2005-2006 academic school year, majoring in any field to Pre K-12 (ex. Curriculum & Instruction; School Administration; Math Ed; School Guidance & Counseling etc.), with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Come down to Student Financial Services to pick up an application. The application deadline is February 1, 2005. Contact Whitney Kruse with questions at: krusew@spu.edu.


Liberty Mutual Scholarship
This scholarship is for junior students who "have an appropriate major and interest in working in a business environment." Scholarships are for junior students that attend a private college. Applications can be found at: www.fihe.org or in the Student Financial Services office. Application deadline is November 1, 2004. For more information, contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu.


More Resources
You can always check online for scholarships!! Places like www.fastweb.com and www.scholarships.com are great places to start. They check for scholarships based on the criteria that you provide. Check them out today!


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Art sale to benefit SPU Track Team
The SPU Track and Cross Country teams are selling art prints to raise money for their travel budget. Pay only $1.00 - $5.00 for prints worth up to $50.00. Come to Weter Lounge, (Thursday and Friday) October 14 & 15, 11:00am-6:00pm. It will be the best fine arts print sale you will ever see!


Back-to-back volleyball
Women's volleyball hosts Saint Martin's on Friday and Central Washington on Saturday. Both matches begin at 7pm in Brougham Pavilion. Students receive complimentary ticket with student I.D. Also, men's soccer hosts Simon Fraser on Tuesday, October 19 at 7pm. Don't forget to pick up a colorful SPU Sports 2004-05 poster and pocket schedule at the SUB's UNICOM desk - or in the Athletics Office in Brougham Pavilion. GO FALCONS!


Learning Strategies Workshop: "Where Does Your Time Go?"
It seems that there is never enough time in the life of a college student, but you can learn to make the most of the time you have by developing good habits of time and task management. In this session, you will learn how to evaluate your use of time, maximize your efficiency when studying, and make time for those things that are most important to you. The workshop will be held in Ashton Hall Lounge on October 14th 7:00-8:00pm. For more information, contact Heath Spencer or Mary Jayne Allen in the Center for Learning at (206) 281-2475 or centerforlearning3@spu.edu.


$300 SPU Bookstore Raffle & Day of Common Learning
The Day of Common Learning occurs October 20th. Workshops will be in the afternoon. Attendance at workshops determines the number of opportunities you will have to win a $300 book credit at the SPU Bookstore (compliments of Office of Academic Affairs and Student Life). Participate and win!


Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment in the SUB this Tuesday!
Suzanne Smith, admissions counselor for the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University will be in the SUB with information about graduate and professional degrees in the environmental and forestry field between 9am and 12noon on Tuesday, Oct 12th. Contact Suzanne for more details at: smithsuz@duke.edu.


How to Read Faster and Learn More
Is your reading load a bit heavy this quarter? Learn practical strategies that will improve your reading rate as well as your comprehension and memory of what you have read. Gain hands-on experience in previewing, note-taking, and concept mapping as well as a few tips on what to do when you are pressed for time. This workshop will take place on October 12 (Tuesday) from 7:00-8:00pm in Demaray Hall 258. For more information, contact the Center for Learning in Lower Moyer Hall at (206) 281-2475 or visit us online at http://www.spu.edu/depts/cfl/.


Come to the SMORGASBORD
Come meet the leaders of the NORDIC CLUB and find out about ski trips, parties, parades, concerts, museum trips, and more. You don't have to be Scandinavian to join, everyone is welcome and we'll teach you a little about the culture and have fun along the way. Event will be held in Otto Miller Hall Lounge at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, October 13th. Pizza is provided but space is limited, so please RSVP to Chris Sharpe sharpc@spu.edu. www.nordic-club.com


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Spend Your Summer In Europe
Susan Haas, and SPU Adjunct Prof. of Art, will lead a 15-day, "Passage to Italy" Tour, July 11-25, 2005. Destinations will include London, Paris, Versailles, Venice, Padua, Florence, Siena, and Rome. The ACIS (American Council for International Study) will facilitate the trip. Participants may make alternate return flights with ACIS if they wish to extend their stay. A $95 deposit by December 6, 2004 will hold your space and lock in current trip package prices which include round trip airfare from Seattle, quality hotels, two meals per day, all ground transportation, entrance fees to sites, and a guide. Students may earn 3-5 optional credits by registering for Art 4920 under Prof. Roger Feldman. To register online for the trip, go to: www.acis.com/web.asp?site=Haas48906 . Or contact Susan Haas: Haass@spu.edu.


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SPU HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Men's Groups
Student Counseling Center's Men's Groups will be starting next week. They are called "S.T.O." Groups (Stronger Than One) The groups are designing to be a place where men can be honest, strive for authentic change, and engage such relevant issues as: - Dating and Sexuality - The Internet - Strength and Self-Confidence - Authenticity - Social and Spiritual Pressure - Feeling Isolated Ė etc. There are two groups available: Monday Night from 5:30-7pm or Wednesday Night from 5:30-7pm. Groups are open to undergrad male students and start October 11th/13th. Students can sign-up in the counseling center or call us if they have any questions at x2657. Space is Limited, Sign-up Today!


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