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Quote of the Week:   "Faith is the power. Love is the motive. Obedience is the price. The Spirit is the key. And Christ is the reason." --Ed Pinegar


Monday, April 11, 2005
 Volume # 269,  Issue # 25
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Women's Century Club Scholarship
   R.O.T.C. Nursing Scholarship

Community News
   CIS Help@Home: Saving the Day, Serving the Community
   Learn about Loan Repayment Options
   Need Tutoring? Want to Tutor?
   RoadTrip Nation

Campus Related Events
   Is Grad School for You?
   2005 Weter Lecturer is Dr. Bill Woodward
   JOY AT WORK: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job
   Are you STRESSED?
   Falcon Career Lunch - THIS WEEK
   What to do with a B.A/B.S. in Psychology?

Academic Information
   2005 Summer Aid Applications Available

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Searching for Jobs & Internships Workshop

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Women's Century Club Scholarship
This is a $1,000 scholarship for a woman who is pursuing a degree in one of the following fields: Fine Arts, Music, Medicine or Nursing, or Women's Studies. The applicant must be currently attending an accredited Washington State University, be in need of financial assistance, and has demonstrated high scholastic ability. Pick up an application today in the SFS office. All materials must be postmarked by June 30. Please email Whitney Kruse with questions at krusew@spu.edu.


R.O.T.C. Nursing Scholarship
This R.O.T.C. Nursing Scholarship is available for incoming freshman and transfer students. You must be a full-time student, taking ROTC classes as an elective in order to apply. The scholarship amounts varies up to a maximum of $20,000 a year for tuition, additionally, a yearly book allowance of $900. Finally, a monthly stipend starting at $250 your freshman year and increasing yearly to $400 your senior year. This scholarship is based on enrollment and status in the R.O.T.C. program and acceptance into a Nursing program. If you have questions call the R.O.T.C. Recruiting Office at (206)-543-9010 or visit their website at http://depts.washington.edu/armyrotc/Scholarship.htm#nursing.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

CIS Help@Home: Saving the Day, Serving the Community
If you live in campus housing, CIS Help@Home offers free visits from our technicians to help you with your computer issues. Whether it is getting your computer connected to the network, solving a virus or spyware issue, improving your computer's speed, or troubleshooting a hardware issue, we're here to serve you. To sign up for some help, go to the Help@Home website: http://www.spu.edu/help-at-home or call 206.281.2982.


Learn about Loan Repayment Options
Find out about loan repayment options by taking part in a live chat event on April 12 at 4:00 p.m. via Mapping Your Future. To participate, go to www.mapping-your-future.org and click on "chat session" at the top of the page. You'll learn more about deferment and forbearance options as well as alternative repayment plans for your loans. They will also discuss loan consolidation and basic money management. Don't miss out! For more information please contact SFS, sfs-info@spu.edu, (206)281-2061.


Need Tutoring? Want to Tutor?
Struggling in your class? Need to talk about testing and note-taking? Check out the Tutoring Program in the Center for Learning! Tutors are available in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Psychology, Sociology, English, Foreign Languages, UFDN, UCOR and more! The tutors are available by scheduled appointments, so get down to Lower Moyer and see what is available to you! New tutors for every subject are always needed. If you are interested in becoming a tutor a) your fellow students in need will love you; and b) you need to come to the Center for Learning to apply! Let us know what you are interested in tutoring. All tutors receive specialized training. If you have any questions regarding becoming a tutor or receiving tutoring, contact Lori Tongol or the Center for Learning front desk at (206)-281-2475.


RoadTrip Nation
The Roadtrip Nation crew, four recent grads who had no idea what they wanted to do with their lives, decided to take a road trip to figure it out. On Tuesday, April 19 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the streetscape by Watson Hall, visit the RV and crew, featured on a PBS special, to find out more about how they traveled around the country interviewing leaders from all walks of life. Also, don't miss their entertaining workshop later that night at 6pm. For more details and link to their PBS special visit the SpringBoard website: http://www.spu.edu/depts/cdc/students/springboard.asp .


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Is Grad School for You?
This presentation will help you begin the process of discerning whether you should consider attending graduate school or not. Intended for students from a wide variety of majors, it will address such issues as "Does God have a graduate school plan for my life?" "How do I know I can do graduate level work?" "Should I go into debt to attend graduate school?" "How does one decide where to apply?" "What's the point of graduate school?" "How is it different from undergraduate education?" This session deals with the general question of whether or not to attend graduate school. Another "Nuts and Bolts of Applying to Graduate School," which covers specific details of the application process, will be offered during the fall quarter. For more information please contact Dr. Susan Gallagher, gallghe@spu.edu, 206-281-2152.


2005 Weter Lecturer is Dr. Bill Woodward
The 2005 Winifred E. Weter Lecture will take place on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Upper Gwinn Commons. This year's lecturer is SPU Professor of History, Dr. Bill Woodward. Dr. Woodward's topic is "People of Promise and People of Hope: A Response to the American Dream." The respondent is Dr. Richard Hughes, Director of the Center for Faith and Learning at Pepperdine University. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information please contact Dr. Susan Gallagher, gallghe@spu.edu, (206)-281-2152.


JOY AT WORK: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job
There is a reason why people like President Clinton and Jack Kemp are raving about JOY AT WORK: A Revolutionary Approach to Fun on the Job by Dennis Bakke. There is a reason why Dennis Bakke and AES, the global energy company he co-founded, are required study at Stanford Business School. Please join Dennis Bakke on April 18, 2005 in Upper Gwinn at 7:00 p.m. for lecture, dessert, and book sale/signing to follow. Cost: Free to Students, $10 to general public. For more information please contact Melody Tomlinson, melodyt@joyatwork.net.


Are you STRESSED?
Need a Break? The 2nd Annual Stress Less Fest is on Wednesday! The SPU Wellness Committee invites you to the second annual Stress Less Fest in the Science Building on Wednesday, April 13 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prizes, food, massages, contests, crafts, entertainment, and much more! Come stress less!! For more information please contact Jen Hutchings, hutchj@spu.edu.


Falcon Career Lunch - THIS WEEK
It's your last chance to register for the Falcon Career Lunch on Thursday, April 14 in Upper Gwinn from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Register in the Career Development Center on the 2nd floor of the Student Union Building. Do not miss this chance to talk with professionals from employers such as Microsoft, Starbucks, Pura Vida Coffee, Macy's...just to name a few! Get over to the SUB and register. For details on the event, visit the SpringBoard website: http://www.spu.edu/springboard . For more information please contact Courtney Heily, cheily@spu.edu; (206)-281-2485.


What to do with a B.A/B.S. in Psychology?
If you are a psychology major, don't miss a great opportunity on Tuesday, April 19 in Upper Gwinn Foyer from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Do you know what you're going to do with that Psychology degree? Is the career you're planning really right for you? Meet and talk with Psychology alumni about possible career choices. For more information visit the SpringBoard website: http://www.spu.edu/springboard .


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

2005 Summer Aid Applications Available
Students considering taking at least 6 credits this Summer and are interested in summer financial aid need to turn in a Summer Aid Application. Starting April 1, stop by Student Financial Services to pick up your application or get one online at www.spu.edu/sfs . If you haven't already submitted the 2004-2005 FAFSA, the federal processor will need to receive it no later than June 30, 2005 to be potentially eligible for federal or state financial assistance. Alternative loans provide another source of funding; go to www.spu.edu/sfs for more information and to apply online. If you have any questions please contact Student Financial Services at 1-(800)-737-8826 or sfs-info@spu.edu.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Searching for Jobs & Internships Workshop
Have you ever heard of the 'hidden job market'? Are you having difficulty finding good job or internship opportunities in eRecruiting? We have employers posting new positions every day and some are calling us asking why their positions are not getting applicants. On Tuesday, April 19 at 4:30 in SUB 207 learn quick and easy ways to find opportunities and resources so you can find a great job or internship. Call the Career Development Center at (206)-281-2485 for more details.


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