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Monday, November 13, 2006
 Volume # 389,  Issue # 69
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   SFS Undergrad Scholarship Now Online!
   Rachel Royston Permanent Scholarship Foundation
   Arc of Washington Trust Fund

Announcements
   International Dinner - Food, Music & Culture
   3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for Charity

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Jazz Ensemble Concert
   Sodexho Tipoff Classic
   Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert
   Latreia Service Day
   Gospel Saturday
   SPRINT Training
   Musical: You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
   Sophia- A Gender Equality Club
   Attention All Commuter Students! Cooking Class in Collegium!

Academic Information
   Unveiled: The story begins
   Graduate School in Psychology and Related Fields Seminar
   Undergraduate Registration
   Math Proficiency Exam
   Nazarene Theological Seminary Visit
   Senior Exercise Science Practicum

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

SFS Undergrad Scholarship Now Online!
The Student Financial Services Undergraduate Scholarship is now online! Visit the website and click on the scholarship and grants link and then click on the application! It's as easy as 1-2-3! All application materials are due by 4:00 p.m. on December 1. Remember, there is only one application to fill out and you could be eligible for more than one scholarship. It's a great opportunity! Don't let it pass you by! Contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu for more information. [link]


Rachel Royston Permanent Scholarship Foundation
This scholarship is available to women educators residing in the State of Washington who are pursuing post-baccalaureate study at an accredited college. Stop by the Student Financial Services office, lower Demaray Hall, for more information on how to apply for this scholarship. The deadline is December 1. Additional information can be found in the SFS Scholarship Notebook, located in the corridor outside the main SFS lobby. Contact Whitney Kruse at krusew@spu.edu for more information.


Arc of Washington Trust Fund
The Arc of Washington Trust Fund is a 50-year old trust which provides funding to researchers in the field of mental retardation and closely related areas. The application deadline is February 28. Applications can be found in the Student Financial Services Scholarship Notebook located in lower Demaray Hall in the SFS Corridor. Applications and more information can also be found at the attached link. [link]


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

International Dinner - Food, Music & Culture
http://www.spu.edu/orgs/mosaic/indian-cuisine.jpgSunday, November 19, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The International Dinner is an annual celebration of food, music, and culture from around the world. This event is sponsored by Mosaic and will be held in the Weter Hall Lounge. Donation $5.00. Contact person: Chris Matsuo at matsuc@spu.edu. For more information about Mosaic, see our website! [link]


3-on-3 Basketball Tournament for Charity
Sunday, November 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Come support a good cause! Sign up teams of 3 or 4 players to play in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. The entry is $20 per team, and all of the proceeds will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Washington. Teams can be single sex or coed. The winners of the tournament will receive a prize. If you don't want to play, volunteer to help with the event! Contact Brittany at bford@spu.edu to sign up to participate or volunteer.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Jazz Ensemble Concert
Thursday, November 16, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. The SPU Jazz Ensemble will be directed by Bill Park. Admission is free. For more information, call (206) 281-2411.


Sodexho Tipoff Classic
Friday, November 17, Royal Brougham Pavilion. The SPU Men's Basketball team plays at 7:00 p.m., and the Women's team plays at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact the Sports Information Office at frmacdon@spu.edu or (206) 281-2772.


Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concert
Friday, November 17, 7:30-8:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. The SPU Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform, directed by Gerry Marsh. The SPU Percussion Ensemble will be directed by Dan Adams. Admission is free. For more information, call (206) 281-2411.


Latreia Service Day
Saturday, November 18, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., SUB Gazebo Room. Participate in community service activities around Seattle with fellow SPU students. E-mail volunteer@spu.edu to sign up. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Elizabeth Miles at volunteer@spu.edu or (206) 281-2097.


Gospel Saturday
Saturday, November 18, 7:00-10:00 p.m., Demaray 150. This will be the fourth week in the series, and the discussion will be on the Gospel of John. Becoming Christ's disciple means intentionally learning who Jesus was, what he said, what he did...everything we can know about Jesus. We will read and listen together, so join us for the book of John! For more information, contact Zach McCauley at mccauj@spu.edu.


SPRINT Training
Monday, November 13, 9:00-10:30 p.m., Weter 202. Training for the Winter break and Spring break SPRINT teams. For more information, contact Mark Dailey at dailem@spu.edu


Musical: You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
November 16, 17, and 18, 7:30 p.m., EE Bach Theatre. On November 18, there is a matinee showing at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available through the Fine Arts box office. The box office can be reached at (206) 281-2959 or TheatreTickets@spu.edu. Tickets are $10 for general, $8 for students and seniors. The show is directed by Ruben Van Kempen, music direction is by Jacinta Koreski, and design is done by Don Yanik. Call (206) 281-2959 for more information.


Sophia- A Gender Equality Club
Thursday, November 16, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Weter 201. Sophia, a club for gender equality, will be meeting. Even if you haven't been before, please join us! Contact Beebe Sharkey at sharkb@spu.edu for more information.


Attention All Commuter Students! Cooking Class in Collegium!
Wednesday, November 15, 5:00 p.m. Pacific Collegium. This free cooking class is open to ALL commuter students. Free food and fun with other students as well as healthy recipes especially for the commuter student.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Unveiled: The story begins
Thursday, November 16, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Weter Lounge. For women ONLY! The second of a series of campus-wide programs focused on helping women discover their dignity, value, and worth in Christ alone by encouraging them to exemplify a physical, emotional, and spiritual lifestyle that in all aspects reflects the glory of God. The program is held as an "open house" style setting. For more information, contact Traci Grenz at tgrenz@spu.edu or x7246.


Graduate School in Psychology and Related Fields Seminar
Tuesday, November 14, 2:00-3:30 p.m., Bertona 1. The Graduate School in Psychology and Related Fields Seminar is an opportunity for students to hear from a panel of professors with a variety of professional backgrounds in psychology and related fields about successfully preparing for and applying to graduate school. For more information, contact Annie DeWaal at (206) 281-2918.


Undergraduate Registration
November 13-16. Registration for Undergraduate students begins. For more information, contact Student Academic Services at sasinfo@spu.edu or (206) 281-2031.


Math Proficiency Exam
Tuesday, November 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Otto Miller Hall. Check-in will be held in the OMH lobby from 3:15-3:25 p.m. Please bring a #2 pencil. Calculators are not allowed for this test. Please see our website for more information and sample test questions. Contact Laurie Mendes at mendel@spu.edu or (206) 281-2140 for more information. [link]


Nazarene Theological Seminary Visit
Monday, November 13, Student Union Building. Interested in seminary education? Representatives from Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO will be on campus to talk with interested students about their programs. Dr. Fletcher Tink, Adjunct professor of Urban and Compassionate Ministries at NTS, and Admissions Counselor Jennie Johnston will have a booth set up in the SUB throughout the day. There will also be a question and answer event at 7:00 p.m. at a location near campus for all students interested in pursuing graduate studies. To sign up for this event and get details, please come to our booth on Monday! Contact Dr. Koskela at x2261 or kosked@spu.edu for more information.


Senior Exercise Science Practicum
Senior Exercise Science majors are now prepared and available on a limited basis to begin offering a variety of services to help you with your physical activity and fitness goals. Services range from instructing you on how to do a single exercise or assessing a single component of physical fitness up to a complete fitness assessment and personal training. Students can also help you find ways to work health-enhancing physical activity into the accomplishment of daily tasks. To take advantage of this free service and help students earn practicum credit, please call the PES Office at (206) 281-2081 and tell the receptionist what kind of service you desire. A record of your request will be made, and a student will contact you within a week to set up an appointment.


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