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Monday, January 10, 2005
 Volume # 269,  Issue # 13
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Scholarship for Study in Canada

Community News
   CIS Help: Kazaa and Spyware

Campus Related Events
   Learning Strategies Workshop: "Where Does Your Time Go?"
   Learning Strategies Workshop: "How to Read Faster and Learn More"
   Basketball Double Header

Academic Information
   Passed Registration Deadlines

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   State Work Study Update

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarship for Study in Canada
The Canada America Society of Washington offers five $3,000 scholarships for study in Canada for the 2005-06 academic year. Students must be pursuing their BA or BS degree and wish to spend a minimum of one term studying in Canada and attend a Canadian university (preferred universities are in Alberta or British Columbia.)Deadline for submission of two copies of the application, personal statement, transcript and two letters of recommendation is June 1, 2005. For an application contact Marlene McCurley, Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development (ext. 2003). For more information contact Kevin Cook, Canadian Consulate General Seattle at (206) 770-4065 or kevin.cook@dfait-maeci.gc.ca.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

CIS Help: Kazaa and Spyware
Kazaa has been highlighted by Computer Associates International Inc. as one of the worst spyware threats out there, with the ability to cause serious system problems. To keep your computer safe, make sure you are regularly using and updating spyware removal tools such as Ad Aware and Spybot (available from the CIS Security CD or from www.download.com). Also, make sure to remove threatening programs such as Kazaa. Residential students: If your computer is running slow or you are having trouble getting rid of spyware, please consider having CIS visit you at your room or campus apartment to perform a free computer tune-up. Please go to www.spu.edu/help-at-home to request a visit. For more information, please contact Reece Carson, CIS, reece@spu.edu.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

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. Come, January 13, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. to the Emerson Hall Main Lounge. This event is open to all SPU students. For more information please contact Mary Jayne Allen in the Center for Learning or visit http://www.spu.edu/depts/cfl/.


Learning Strategies Workshop: "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. Come January 13 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to Weter Room 202. This event is open to all SPU students. For more information please contact Mary Jayne Allen in the Center for Learning or visit http://www.spu.edu/depts/cfl/.


Basketball Double Header
The Falcons are back in action this Saturday night. The women play Northwest Nazarene at 5:00 p.m., and the men host Western Washington at 7:00 p.m. Don't forget to bring cans of food to the foyer to support Northwest Harvest's hunger relief program. For more information please contact Sports Information, ext. 2772.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

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 your waitlisted, please stop attending the waitlisted course. REGISTRATION VIA THE WEB ENDS TODAY As of 5:00p.m. today, Monday, January 10, registration via the web disables. The deadline for adding classes for Winter Quarter is 5:00 p.m. today. OTHER REGISTRATION DEADLINES Student's 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 Tuesday, January 18. For more information please contact Kristin Stendera, SAS, kristins@spu.edu.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

State Work Study Update
There are a number of state work study (SWS) jobs still available to students that have work study eligibility as part of their financial aid. If you are looking for a work study job please visit www.spu.edu/studentjobs to view current SWS openings. Feel free to contact Bob Yohnka if you would like to arrange a meeting to discuss work study opportunities. Bob Yohnka, byohnka@spu.edu, (206) 281-2047


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