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Monday, April 10, 2006
 Volume # 388,  Issue # 53
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Society for Marketing Professional Services Scholarship
   StraighforwardMedia.com
   Soroptimist Scholarship of Seattle
   The Young Alumni Council Scholarship deadline has been extended to April 17th!!!

Community News
   The 2006 Student Employee Celebration

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Summer housing applications are now available in the Office of University

Campus Related Events
   Nominate a Student for the Barnabas Servant Leadership Award
   SPU Majors Fair
   Invisible Children

Academic Information
   REGISTRATION VIA THE WEB IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE
   Papers from Winter Quarter
   Student Financial Services has made some changes to the financial aid process.

Enrichment Opportunities
   Oh Behave! Social and Professional Etiquette
   Falcon Career Lunch

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   NEW! Career Development Center Walk-In Hours
   Milton Center Fellow Reading and Lecture

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Society for Marketing Professional Services Scholarship
The SMPS Undergraduate Scholarship was established to support students who are pursuing a career in marketing professional services or project management. To qualify for the scholarship, candidates must meet the following criteria: be an incoming freshman, sophomore or junior status at any university or college in Fall of 2006 and be majoring in marketing, business communication, journalism, English, graphic design, engineering, environmental sciences or other related disciplines. Applications can be found in the SFS office and are due by April 28th. If you have any questions please contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu.


StraighforwardMedia.com
StraightforwardMedia.com is offering three scholarships for students majoring in business, a medical related field, and communications. Each discipline has a separate scholarship. All you have to do is be majoring in one of those three disciplines and visit their website to apply. Applications must be sent mailed by June 30th. The websites are listed are as follows: Communications: http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/media/ Medical Profession: http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/medical-professions/ Business: http://www.straightforwardmedia.com/business-school/.


Soroptimist Scholarship of Seattle
This Soroptimist Club of Seattle periodically awards a scholarship to a person from the Seattle community who is committed to attaining a higher education. This scholarship is awarded based upon demonstrated need. Applicants can be a person attending or planning to attend a college or university, be married, single, with or without dependents. Applicant must be accepted into their specified program of study. Applicant can be working towards a BS, BA, Masters, or Doctorate degree. Applications can be found in the SFS office and are due by June 1st. If you have any questions please contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu.


The Young Alumni Council Scholarship deadline has been extended to April 17th!!!
Are you an active volunteer in the Seattle community? Do you succeed academically? The Young Alumni Council of Seattle Pacific University has established a scholarship for SPU seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement and a commitment to volunteer service off-campus. Scholarships will be awarded to students who excel in the classroom AND in the community. Applications are due Monday, April 17th! Current juniors may apply by downloading the application at: http://advance.spu.edu/yac/docs/YAC%2006-07%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf.


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COMMUNITY NEWS

The 2006 Student Employee Celebration
Make Plans to Attend the Annual Student Employee Celebration in Upper Gwinn on Thursday April 20, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30p.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 be encouraged by keynote speaker Ralph Palmen, corporate trainer and author of ď8 Critical Lifetime Decisions". For more information please visit: http://www.spu.edu/news/studentemployee_stevite.html.


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Summer housing applications are now available in the Office of University
In order to be eligible for summer housing, you must currently live on campus AND be enrolled for classes Summer Quarter OR be enrolled for classes Fall Quarter OR be a graduating senior. Applications must be received by Tuesday, May 9th at 5 PM. If you have any questions, please contact University Services at (206) 281-2188 or housing@spu.edu.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

Nominate a Student for the Barnabas Servant Leadership Award
Do you know a student who demonstrates Christian character, is committed to serving others, is willing to take on challenging projects, has leadership qualities, and will be a senior during the 2006-07 school year? If so, nominate this student (or students) for the Barnabas Servant Leadership Scholarship. Recipients of the scholarship receive a $750 cash grant and a contribution of $250 given in their name to a charity of his or her choice. Online nominations are due by April 14, 2006 and are on the Office of Campus Ministries Student Leaders web page: http://www.spu.edu/depts/ocm/about/studentleaders/barnabas.asp


SPU Majors Fair
The Majors Fair is an excellent chance for students to explore their major and career interests and talk with professors. The event will be on April 12th in Upper Gwinn from 1:00 - 4:00pm. Visit the Career Development Center's SpringBoard website for more details: http://www.spu.edu/springboard.


Invisible Children
Join multiple groups on campus as well as members of the Invisible Children movement for the national tour of the film. If you want to learn more about the crisis in Uganda involving thousands of young children, this evening will be the perfect opportunity. On April 11, 20o6 7:30pm in Demaray 150 there will be a showing of this film. Invisible Children Inc., established in 2004, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial resources to invisible children by documenting their true, untold stories in a creative and relevant way, resulting in positive change. Invisible Children Inc. was formed after the release of the film "Invisible Children: Rough Cut", which documents a war in Northern Uganda in which children are abducted by a rebel army and forced to fight as child soldiers. The filmmakers for "Invisible Children: Rough Cut", Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey and Laren Poole, are also the founders of Invisible Children Inc. Currently Invisible Children Inc. employs over 150 people in the war-torn area of Northern Uganda and is putting 300 kids through school, with plans to see that number grow into the thousands. The organization is based in San Diego, California. Its website is www.invisiblechildren.com


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

REGISTRATION VIA THE WEB IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE
REGISTRATION VIA THE WEB IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE As of 5:00p.m. on Tuesday, April 4th, registration via the web was disabled. The deadline for adding classes for Spring quarter has passed. 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 4:30p.m. on Tuesday, April 11th. A list of classes with the extended deadline may be found here: http://www.spu.edu/depts/sas/SASFAQ/extendeddeadl


Papers from Winter Quarter
If you think you may have papers or tests from a Winter quarter class in Theology, History or Political Science please pick them up from Alexander Hall Room 102 before 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 26th. After that time all remaining items will be disposed of.


Student Financial Services has made some changes to the financial aid process.
If you are current financial aid recipient and will be returning next year here is what you can expect after you file your 2006-07 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): You will receive an email from Student Financial Services requesting further information if additional documents are required. You will receive an email notification that your Offer of Financial Assistance is ready to be viewed on your BanWeb account; you will no longer receive a paper copy of your Offer of Financial Assistance. It is not necessary any more to sign and return your Offer of Financial Assistance. You will need to sign and return a Master Conditions of Financial Aid form once while receiving aid at SPU. Please read it carefully. You will need to complete a Master Lender Selection form once while receiving federal Stafford loans at SPU. If you decide to change your Stafford loan lender after the Master Lender Selection form is completed or would like to make any changes to your Offer of Financial Assistance, you will need to contact Student Financial Services by email, phone or in writing. If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact Student Financial Services at (206)281-2061 or send an email to sfs-info@spu.edu.


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Oh Behave! Social and Professional Etiquette
Join us for the upcoming Etiquette Evening on Thursday, April 27th from 6:30 - 9:00pm in Upper Gwinn. Enjoy appetizers, dinner and an elegant dessert while learning the basics of social and professional etiquette. Learn how to handle professional lunches or networking events, how to confidently dress for interviews, what to do with all those forks at the table and more. Space is limited so register soon! The registration deadline is April 21st. (Fee: $5.00 - includes food and handouts). For more information visit, http://www.spu.edu/springboard


Falcon Career Lunch
This luncheon will be a venue for students to meet informally with SPU alumni and other professionals as well as learn about specific career fields in your major or areas of interest. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, May 2nd in Upper Gwinn from 12:30 - 2:00pm. Space is limited - Registration deadline is April 24th. (Fee: $5.00 - includes lunch and priceless advice and information) For registration information visit, http://www.spu.edu/springboard


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

NEW! Career Development Center Walk-In Hours
Have a quick question about applying for a job? Need someone to quickly check on your resume or cover letter? Want some tips on how to dress and prepare for an interview? Need help navigating our website resources or job listings? Career Counselors are now available for "walk ins" (15 minute appointments) Monday - Thursday between 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Stop by (2nd Floor SUB) or call (281-2485) to reserve a time slot. Sign-up sheets are made available at 9:00 a.m. for same day "walk-ins."


Milton Center Fellow Reading and Lecture
A presentation and reading by Laura Good in the Milton Center Fellow Art Center Gallery, Seattle Pacific University Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m. Made possible by a Lilly SERVE Grant Short story writer, social activist, and television producer Laura Good recounts the idealistic vocational missteps of her early twenties and explores a definition of vocation grounded in daily realities. Drawing on her work in international relief and television, she'll examine what it means to follow the call to serve God and cultivate one's created purposes, even in the mundane. The session will include a reading from several short stories-in-progress, followed by questions and answers. Laura Good has contributed production and research to documentaries and educational television shows including PBS Frontline: Inside the Terror Network, Rediscovering Dave Brubeck, Juggling Work and Family, and Secrets of the Sequence. As a consultant to international aid initiatives serving sexually exploited persons, she has lived and worked in Bolivia, Thailand, Nepal, and India. Her domestic activism interests center on women, children, and quality, community-based childcare as a means to social justice. Laura received a BA in English from the Oxbridge Honors Program at William Jewell College and an MA in Fiction Writing from the Johns Hopkins University Writing Seminars. She has been published in Regeneration Quarterly and recognized by Glimmer Train as an outstanding new writer. She is the current Milton Center Fellow at Image journal. The Milton Center offers new writers the opportunity to complete their first book-length manuscript.


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