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Monday, October 17, 2005
 Volume # 271,  Issue # 35
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   The SFS Undergrad Scholarship is Almost Here

Community News
   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Academic Information
   Summer in Spain
   Biology Credit in Belize this December

Enrichment Opportunities
   Europe Trip: France & Spain
   Stories of Thanksgiving

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The SFS Undergrad Scholarship is Almost Here
The SFS Undergrad Scholarship application and reference form will be available online starting Wednesday, November 2nd. All application materials will be due no later than December 2nd. So mark your calendars and tell your references to get ready! With over 70 scholarships available what reason is there to not apply? You can find applications starting November 2nd at www.spu.edu/depts/sfs/scholar.asp. If you have questions please contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The SPU Bookstore proudly supports Breast Cancer Research this month by carrying special products to promote Breast Cancer awareness. We will be contributing the profits from the sale of these products to Breast Cancer research. Please visit the SPU Bookstore this month to participate in the fight for the cure!


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Summer in Spain
This year will be the 17th annual SPU/Spain summer program! The program is through the University of Salamanca and will last from June 28 to July 31, 2006. Applications are now available for this 10 credit program in History and Language. Only 20 students will be accepted on a first apply/accepted policy until the group is full. It fills up quickly, so do not be left behind! Deadline is February 1, 2006. For information or an application Contact Dr. Ferreiro at beto@spu.edu


Biology Credit in Belize this December
There is still a little bit of time to sign up for the December 10-23 study tour to Belize. We will be studying tropical marine biology and get 5 credits of either BIO 1100 or BIO 4950 for a cost of $3,580. Brochures and applications are available in the Science Building Office and the SUB bulletin board. You will need to make a $1,250 payment immediately to secure a position.


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Europe Trip: France & Spain
Register now for the "Paris, Loire Valley, and Barcelona" tour set for July 13-24, 2006 including Paris, Versailles, Chartres Cathedral (famous stained glass windows), grand ch‚teaux in the Loire Valley, the Dordogne region (prehistoric cave paintings), the Medieval walled town of Carcassonne, Salvador DalÓ's Museum in Figueras, Spain, and GaudŪ's Church of the Holy Family in Barcelona. The trip is open to students, adults, and friends. A $95 registration fee holds your space and, if paid by December 6, 2005, locks in current rates: $3,600 (student rate: under age 24) or $4,025 (adult rate: age 24 or older). Rates include RT airfare, hotels, two meals/day, ground transportation, museum entrances, and a guide. Final payment is due March 1, 2006. Alternate flight arrangements may be made for an extended stay. Please note that ACIS (American Council for International Study) is the facilitator for this tour, not SPU. For full details and registration is online at: www.acis.com/web.asp?site=Haas48906. The SPU contact for this trip is Susan Haas, Adjunct Professor, Art History, at haass@spu.edu or (206) 522-0693.


Stories of Thanksgiving
For our Thanksgiving community celebration on Tuesday, November 22, we will be sharing stories of thanksgiving. As a community member of SPU, you're invited to submit your personal story of thanksgiving; three of these stories will be shared in our service. Stories should be autobiographical and 500-700 words. Please email your story by Tuesday, November 8th to Caenisha Warren, Campus Ministries Administrative Assistant at, warrec@spu.edu.


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