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Monday, November 19, 2007
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 8
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award
   Outside Scholarship Notebook on the Web!
   SFS Undergraduate Scholarship Application Reminder

Announcements
   Summer SPRINT Applications Available!
   SUMMER IN SPAIN
   HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   The President's Christmas Study Break
   "Blue in Green" Film Screening with Ron Austin
   Lingua's FALL ART PARTY
   THANKSGIVING BLOOD DRIVE
   Winter Registration for Graduate Students or New Admits
   An Evening at the Steelhead Diner to Benefit CIB
   Finding the Right Investment Strategy

Falcon Sports
   Friday, November 23
   Saturday, November 24

Academic Information
   Meal Plan Changes for Winter Quarter

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award
Soroptimist International of Seattle Metropolitan will award two Women's Opportunity Awards in the amounts of $2,000 and $1,500. These awards aid women who are entering or returning to the job market and/or upgrading their job market skills to better support their family. For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit the attached link or stop by Student Financial Services. [link]


Outside Scholarship Notebook on the Web!
Want to find out about all the outside scholarship notifications that are in the notebook outside Student Financial Services without leaving the comfort of your Residence Hall? You can view an online listing of all outside scholarship notifications that are in the Outside Scholarship notebook by going to the attached link. Happy Scholarship Hunting! [link]


SFS Undergraduate Scholarship Application Reminder
Just a friendly reminder that the SFS Undergrad Scholarship Application is available online at the attached link. All application materials are due by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 30. For more information, contact Whitney Kruse at whitney@spu.edu.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer SPRINT Applications Available!
Where will SPRINT take you? 2008 Summer Team applications are available!! This year's locations include: Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic - Theology, India, Guatemala, China, Russia, Indonesia, Ukraine, West Virginia, and Cameroon. Pick up an application in the SPRINT office (2nd floor SUB).


SUMMER IN SPAIN
University of Salamanca, August 1 to September 1, 2008, 13 credits, $5,000, includes all major costs, including airfare. The July program is full, but another small group is gathering for a second opportunity. For more information and an application, contact Dr. A. Ferreiro, Salamanca Campus Representative at beto@spu.edu.


HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
GOBBLE; GOBBLE; GOBBLE. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving break with family, friends, and lots of good food! Let us give thanks for the blessings in our lives.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

The President's Christmas Study Break
Monday, December 3, 8:00 - 9:30 p.m., 600 West Dravus Street. President and Mrs. Eaton invite you to the President's Christmas Study Break at the President's home, located across the street from Ashton Hall. Enjoy a test free, study free environment with terrific holiday goodies! Come for 5 minutes, or stay awhile! If you have questions, contact Mindy at mindyw@spu.edu.


"Blue in Green" Film Screening with Ron Austin
Monday, November 26, 7:00 p.m., Library Seminar Room. Please join IMAGE journal for an evening with renowned screenwriter and producer Ron Austin. The evening will feature a screening of the film "Blue in Green," created by Unica - a collective Austin helped to found that is bringing a fresh, improvisational approach to filmmaking. This will be followed by a question and answer session. "Blue in Green" is a funny, accessible, real, and moving exploration of desire and its subtle but devastating effects on our lives. For more information, go to the attached link. [link]


Lingua's FALL ART PARTY
Tuesday, November 20, 7:00-11:00 p.m., Pacific Collegium, 1st floor SUB. Come join us for art, music, friends, hot drinks, and open mic performances! Do your own art (supplies provided), and show up any time. Questions? Want to sign up for open mic? E-mail lingua@spu.edu.


THANKSGIVING BLOOD DRIVE
Monday, November 26, 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. (closed 2:15 to 3:00), The Puget Sound Blood Center Bloodmobile will parked on campus at 3rd Avenue (Tiffany Loop). After your wonderful Thanksgiving vacation, stop by the bloodmobile and be someone who saves lives! For more information, contact Tamera Kennedy in the Student Programs office, kennedyt@spu.edu or 281-2689.


Winter Registration for Graduate Students or New Admits
Monday, November 19. For more information, contact Student Academic Services.


An Evening at the Steelhead Diner to Benefit CIB
Monday, November 19, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m., Steelhead Diner. The Steelhead Diner is hosting a fundraising dinner to benefit the Center for Integrity in Business in SPU's School of Business. For more information, contact Lindsey Peterson at 281-2992.


Finding the Right Investment Strategy
Tuesday, November 20, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., Library Seminar Room. Understand stocks, bonds, and short-term investments. Combine investment types to match your style. Manage your portfolio to meet your long-term goals. Take a closer look at your investment mix and learn how to be better prepared to make investment choices. To make the most of this workshop, bring a copy of your current workplace savings account statement. For more information, contact Carrie McCrimmon at 281-2676.


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FALCON SPORTS

Friday, November 23
Men's Basketball vs. Bloomfield for the Chuck Randall Classic, 3:00 p.m.


Saturday, November 24
Men's Basketball vs. Northwest for the Chuck Randall Classic, 3:00 p.m.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Meal Plan Changes for Winter Quarter
Monday, November 19, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Housing Services. This is the first day of a 3-week time period in which you can make changes to your Meal Plan for Winter Quarter. You must do so in person at Housing Services (across from Hill Hall).


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