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Monday, April 25, 2005
 Volume # 269,  Issue # 27
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Take 5!!
   Society for Marketing Professional Services
   Sallie Mae Fund Unmet Need Scholarship
   American Business Women's Association

Community News
   Physical fitness and exercise services

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Want to be a Senator?

Campus Related Events
   Why Are You Kicking Me? A Second Look at Writing as Vocation
   Loan Exit Counseling
   Seminary Fair 2005
   Make Plans to Attend the Student Employee Celebration
   First Annual Ashton Art Show

Academic Information
   Autumn Registration

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Searching for Jobs & Internships Workshop
   Student Job Openings in CIS

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Take 5!!
Key Bank is offering students a chance at $5,000 through the months of April, May and June. One lucky student could receive the $5,000 award after registering online at www.key.com/take5. Students can register to win one time each month.


Society for Marketing Professional Services
The SMPS scholarship was established to support students who are pursuing a career in marketing professional services or project management in the architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Incoming Freshman, Sophomore, or Juniors status at any accredited University and planning to attend in Fall 2005, and majoring in marketing, business communications, journalism, English, graphic design, architecture, environmental sciences, engineering, construction, planning, GIS, CAD, or other related disciplines. SMPS will award one $1,000 scholarship in June 2005. Applications must be postmarked by May 5, 2005. Applications can be found in the SFS office.


Sallie Mae Fund Unmet Need Scholarship
The Sallie Mae Fund helps to provide scholarships to help meet last dollar needs of low-income students. These scholarships are intended to supplement the financial aid package, not replace aid students have been granted from their institution. Eligibility to apply for this scholarship include: being a U.S citizen; have a family adjusted income for the calendar year 2004 of $30,000 or less; demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after the financial aid award has been determined; GPA between 2.5 and 3.0; and be a high school senior or graduate planning to enroll or a student already enrolled full-time in undergraduate courses. Applications are located in the SFS office.


American Business Women's Association
The American Business Women's Association is offering a scholarship to women's in business from Clark County Washington. Applicant should be a woman who has completed her freshman year or above, be a citizen and be a full time student. Applications are available in the SFS office located in lower Demaray. Application deadline is May 1, 2005.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

Physical fitness and exercise services
Senior Exercise Science majors are available on a limited basis to provide a variety of physical fitness and exercise services. These can be as simple as the assessment of a single component of fitness or instruction for a specific exercise. On the other end of the spectrum you can get a complete fitness assessment and exercise prescription or have a personal trainer for a period of time. If you are interested, call (206)-281-2081 and give the receptionist the information needed to match you with an appropriate student.


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Want to be a Senator?
Are you interested in being an ASSP Senator next year? Applications are available for 2005-2006 Senate seats in the ASSP Office; the Senate seats include the following positions: 2 Senators at Large, 2 Campus Housing and Apartment Senators, 3 Commuter Senators, 1 Intercultural Senator and 9 Academic Senators. Applications are due in the ASSP Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 27. For further information or any questions, please contact ASSP Executive Vice President Jessica Whitehead at !ASSP-ExecVP@spu.edu or (206)-281-2499.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Why Are You Kicking Me? A Second Look at Writing as Vocation
Milton Center Fellow Linda Wendling will present "Why Are You Kicking Me? A Second Look at Writing as Vocation" at a CFE forum in Demaray Hall, Room 150, Tuesday, May 24, 1:00 p.m. Fiction writer Wendling will share her view of how a writer of faith might look at writing as "vocation" from both spiritual (creative) and practical standpoints. She'll examine writing as stewardship and how to treat the everyday word as sacred in both work and play. The session will include a reading from an agented novel-in-progress, and questions are encouraged. For more information please contact Julie Mullins, (206)-281-2988.


Loan Exit Counseling
If you are graduating and you borrowed a Perkins, Nursing, Institutional or Stafford Loan, it is a Federal requirement that you attend a Loan Exit Counseling Session. Sessions will be held in the Library Conference Room (Library - 2nd floor): Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at: 1:00; 3:00; 5:00; 7:00 Thursday, May 5, 2005 at: 1:30; 3:30; 5:30 Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at: 1:00; 3:00; 5:00 7:00 Thursday, May 12, 2005 at: 1:30; 3:30; 5:30


Seminary Fair 2005
If you are considering seminary or exploring a vocation in ministry, join us at Seminary Fair 2005! On Monday, April 25 in Upper Gwinn, come and meet representatives from 19 seminaries around the nation. The fair will be open from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. You are also invited to an evening session at 7:00 p.m. in Upper Gwinn, where seminary representatives will address topics of interest and answer your questions. Seminary Fair 2005 is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Doug Koskela at kosked@spu.edu.


Make Plans to Attend the Student Employee Celebration
The Annual Student Employee Celebration will be held in Upper Gwinn on April 27, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All students that work on and off campus are encouraged to attend. Enjoy a special fondue bar, enter to win great door prizes, and hear the unique experiences of keynote speaker Dennis Madsen, former CEO of REI and SPU alumnus. For more information please visit: http://www.spu.edu/news/studentemployee_stevite.html .


First Annual Ashton Art Show
Come to Ashton Hall Saturday, April 30 for the First Annual Ashton Art Show! Student artwork ranging from photography, poetry, painting, drawing, sculpture and more will be displayed in the Ashton Lounge for all to see. Join us for a night of creativity, live music, delicious food and celebration as we showcase the work of SPU students. Students, faculty, staff, and community members are all invited! Contact Sarah Tiedeman, Ashton Hall Council Executive, for more information at (206)-286-6153 or tiedes@spu.edu


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Autumn Registration
Registration for Autumn quarter is coming soon! All contuining students have been assigned an appointment time, available by viewing "Check your Registration Information" in the Student Menu of the Banner Information System. Autumn registration for currently admitted undergraduate students begins on Monday, May 16. Autumn registratin for graduate students begins on Monday, May 23. Questions? Please contact Student Academic Services at (206)-281-2031 or sasinfo@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 Thursday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. 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.


Student Job Openings in CIS
Computer and Information Systems has a number of exciting student work/internship positions available for immediate hire. Most opportunities will carry over to next year; some are also available over summer. Specific areas include: Microsystems (desktop) support; and Network/Telecommunications support. Please contact the CIS Help Desk for details. (help@spu.edu or 206-281-2982).


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