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Tuesday, January 22, 2008
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 13
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   Wanda Munn Scholarship
   Hispanic Scholarship Fund
   2008 Critical Language Scholarship
   Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship

Announcements
   Stephen Newby Concert!
   2008 Summer SPRINT Team Applications Available!

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   "HONK!" This Week at SPU Theatre
   Your Credit Report: Do You Know What's on it and How it Got There?
   TAILGATE PARTY
   PARENT AND FAMILY WEEKEND
   Talent Show
   Annual Moyer/Robbins Broomball

Falcon Sports
   Thursday, January 24
   Friday, January 25
   Saturday, January 26

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Wanda Munn Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional women students in engineering who will be re-entering the work force. Applications are due February 29, 2008. See attached link for more information and the application. [link]


Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Thousands of scholarships available! You must have a 3.0 minimum G.P.A., be of Hispanic heritage, apply for financial aid, and plan to enroll in a full-time degree-seeking program during 2008-2009. Applications are due March 15, 2008. See attached link. [link]


2008 Critical Language Scholarship
The U.S. Dept. of State and the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) are pleased to announce scholarships for intensive overseas study in the critical need foreign languages of Arabic, Bangla/Bengali, Chinese, Hini, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish and Urdu for Summer 2008. For an online application, visit the attached link. [link]


Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship
The Center for Scholarship and Faculty Development is currently reviewing candidates for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Graduate Scholarship Program. The foundation awards graduate scholarships to help students with exceptional promise and demonstrated financial need reach their full potential through education. Each award funds a portion of educational costs including tuition, fees, and living expenses for the length of a graduate degree, up to six years. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Gallagher, gallaghe@spu.edu.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Stephen Newby Concert!
Associate Professor of Music, Stephen Newby, will perform a special concert celebrating 15 years of gospel, jazz, blues, and classical compositions on Sunday, February 3, 7:00 p.m. at The Triple Door. The Triple Door is located at 2216 Union Street, across from Benaroya Hall and beneath Wild Ginger Restaurant. Tickets are $15, purchased by phone 206-838-4333, or www.tripledoor.com, or at the door.


2008 Summer SPRINT Team Applications Available!
Where will SPRINT take you? The 2008 summer teams will be traveling to West Virginia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Cameroon, Russia, Ukraine, China, Indonesia, and India. Applications are available at the attached link or stop by the SPRINT office (2nd floor, SUB). [link]


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

"HONK!" This Week at SPU Theatre
The delightful musical comedy adaptation of "The Ugly Duckling" will be performed at the SPU Theatre this week on January 24-26 in E.E. Bach Theatre in McKinley Hall. Matinee at 2:00 p.m. on January 26. Tickets $12 and $10 for students. For tickets, call 206-281-2959.


Your Credit Report: Do You Know What's on it and How it Got There?
Wednesday, January 23, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Demaray Hall 150. Bring your lunch, we will provide soda and snacks. Learn how to read your credit report, what is on the credit report, and how to improve it. For more information, contact Student Financial Services at 206-281-2061 or sfs-info@spu.edu.


TAILGATE PARTY
Thursday, January 24, 4:30-7:00 p.m., Alumni Parking Lot. Join the SPU community for our pre-game tailgate party hosted by ASSP, Senate, and the Alumni Office. Meal is free to SPU students with ID, $2.00 for non-students.


PARENT AND FAMILY WEEKEND
Friday & Saturday, January 25-26. Parents and families are invited to spend the weekend with their student on campus. Various events are planned for all to attend. Schedule of events can be found at the attached link. [link]


Talent Show
Friday, January 25, Royal Brougham Pavilion. Contact person: Kim Proctor, STUB, 281-2459.


Annual Moyer/Robbins Broomball
Saturday, January 26, Highland Ice Arena. Open to Moyer and Robbins residents. The event is free.


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FALCON SPORTS

Thursday, January 24
Men's Basketball vs. Western Oregon 7:30 p.m.; Women's Basketball vs. Montana State Billings 5:30 p.m.


Friday, January 25
SPU Gymnastics at Southern Utah, 6:00 p.m.


Saturday, January 26
SPU Row-n-Run 8:00 a.m.; Men's Basketball vs. St. Martin's 3:30 p.m.; Women's Basketball vs. Seattle University 1:30 p.m.


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