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Monday, October 16, 2006
 Volume # 389,  Issue # 65
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   More Scholarship Resources
   Undergrad Scholarship Almost Here!
   Nursing Scholarships
   Attention Junior Ladies . . . It's Back!!!

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Graduate Programs Open House
   Summer 2006 SPRINT Team Debriefing
   Oktoberfeast: Fall Reception for History Dept./Club
   CHA Self-Defense Class
   Thom Satterlee Poetry Reading
   SPU Men's Soccer vs. Simon Fraser
   SPU Women's Soccer vs. Western Washington
   SPU Men's Soccer vs. Western Washington
   SPU Women's Soccer vs. Western Oregon
   SPU Women's Volleyball vs. Saint Martin's

Campus Related Events
   The Day of Common Learning

Academic Information
   Controlling Your Financial Future--Priceless!

SPU Health and Wellness
   Attention: Freshmen and New Transfer Students
   Attention Couples, Roommates, Friends!

Enrichment Opportunities
   How Can I Read Faster and Learn More?
   What Do I Study and When Do I Start?

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Teach for America Information Session

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

More Scholarship Resources
There is a scholarship newsletter located on the Student Financial Services website that includes an array of scholarships currently available. If you have any questions, please contact Whitney Kruse, krusew@spu.edu.


Undergrad Scholarship Almost Here!
Applications for the SFS Undergrad Scholarship will be available online starting November 1. Deadline for applications and references is December 1. Mark the date on your calendar--you won't want to miss it!


Nursing Scholarships
Nursing scholarships are currently available at www.nsns.org (click on foundation). Scholarship awards range from $1,000-$5,000. Applications must be received by January 12, 2007. Eligibility includes enrollment in a state-approved nursing program, pre-nursing students taking courses to prepare for matriculation into nursing program, currently enrolled at least 1/2 time, involvement in nursing organizations, academic achievement and establish financial need. Applications as well as additional information can be found at the website. Contact person: Whitney Kruse, krusew@spu.edu. [link]


Attention Junior Ladies . . . It's Back!!!
Glamour's "Top 10 College Women Competition" is back and applications are now available. This scholarship is for any woman currently a full-time junior. You must exemplify leadership experience, involvement on campus and in your community, unique and aspiring goals and excellence in your field of study. Winners will receive a $2,000 cash prize, trip to New York City, opportunities to meet with top female professionals and national recognition in Glamour's October 2007 issue. Pick up an application in the SFS office. Entries must be received by February 12, 2007. Contact person: Whitney Kruse, krusew@spu.edu.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Graduate Programs Open House
October 17, Tuesday, 4:30-7:00 p.m., Upper Gwinn. Open house for prospective Graduate Programs students. For more information: gradadmissions@spu.edu.


Summer 2006 SPRINT Team Debriefing
October 17, Tuesday, 6:00-8:30 p.m., Otto Miller 127. This is a required debriefing seminar for Summer 2006 SPRINT teams, hosted by Tim Dearborn of World Vision Int'l. Pizza provided! For more information, contact Bob Zurinsky, bob@spu.edu.


Oktoberfeast: Fall Reception for History Dept./Club
October 17, Tuesday, 6:15-8:50 p.m., Library Seminar Room. All history faculty, majors, minors, and friends are invited to share food and each other's company to kick off the new school year. For more information, contact jacobn@spu.edu.


CHA Self-Defense Class
October 19, Thursday, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Lower Gym. Self-defense class instructed by Cheryl Michaels for all CHA residents. The event is free and healthy snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Ashley Wimberly, CHA RLC.


Thom Satterlee Poetry Reading
October 19, Thursday, 7:30-9:00 p.m., Art Center Gallery. Thom Satterlee will read from his recent collection of poetry, "Burning Wyclif." For more information, contact Julie Mullins, jmullins@imagejournal.org, or call 281-2988.


SPU Men's Soccer vs. Simon Fraser
October 16, Monday, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


SPU Women's Soccer vs. Western Washington
October 17, Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium. Sports information office 281-2772.


SPU Men's Soccer vs. Western Washington
October 20, Friday, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium. Sports information office, 281-2772.


SPU Women's Soccer vs. Western Oregon
October 21, Saturday, 3:00-5:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


SPU Women's Volleyball vs. Saint Martin's
October 21, Saturday, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion. Sports information office, 281-2772.


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CAMPUS RELATED EVENTS

The Day of Common Learning
October 18, Wednesday, 10:00-11:30 a.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion. 'Give We Sense': Seeking to be Wise in a Shrinking World. Speaker: Dr. Joel Carpenter, Professor of History and Director of Nagel Institute for Study of World Christianity at Calvin College. [link]


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Controlling Your Financial Future--Priceless!
Build a foundation for a solid financial future by learning about the way you handle money. October 24, 2:00 p.m., Demaray Hall 150. This free session includes the topics of money management, financial goal setting, needs and wants, and paying off debt. Upcoming sessions will also include topics like credit reports, and financial identity. For more information, visit our website. [link]


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SPU HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Attention: Freshmen and New Transfer Students
Are you feeling lonely? Overwhelmed? Discouraged? Homesick? Students in Transition is a group for SPU freshmen and new transfer students who are finding that college life isn't what they expected. It is a place to support each other through the very real stresses and strains that come with starting a new life at college. If you are interested, contact Kyle at erickk@spu.edu, or call 281-2958. To view a listing of all of our Fall groups, check out our website. [link]


Attention Couples, Roommates, Friends!
Do you have a relationship that could use a little help? The Student Counseling Center is currently seeing couples of all kinds--married, engaged, dating, friends, roommates, siblings. Only one member of the pair needs to be an SPU undergraduate student for both to come. Sessions will be held in the Student Counseling Center, 1st floor, Watson Hall. Call 281-2657 and get the help you need today!


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ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

How Can I Read Faster and Learn More?
October 17, Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. or 8:00-9:00 p.m., Center For Learning, Lower Moyer Hall. For more information, contact CFL front desk at 281-2475 or centerforlearning3@spu.edu.


What Do I Study and When Do I Start?
October 19, Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. or 8:00-9:00 p.m., Center For Learning, Lower Moyer Hall. For more information, contact CFL front desk at 281-2475 or centerforlearning3@spu.edu.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Teach for America Information Session
Thursday, October 19, 2006, 7:00 p.m., Demaray Hall 259. MAKE AN IMMEDIATE IMPACT on the lives of students who have tremendous potential but don't have the educational opportunities they deserve. Gain the insight, experience and personal strength to FIGHT FOR CHANGE throughout your life, from whatever professional sector you choose. The second application deadline for the 2007 corps is Sunday, November 5, 2006. Apply now at www.teachforamerica.org. Full salary and health benefits. No education courses or experience required. [link]


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