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Monday, March 03, 2008
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 19
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   2008-09 ICW Scholarships
   The Superpower Scholarship

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Careers in Event Planning! - Info Session
   SPU Jazz Ensemble
   Save a Life! Blood Drive This Friday
   Student Directed One Act Plays
   Pemberley Society Reading Group: Northanger Abbey
   Concert and Chamber Choir Concert

Falcon Sports
   Thursday, March 6
   Friday, March 7
   Saturday, March 8

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   Applications for Student Media Positions Available - NOW!

Academic Information
   Last Day to Submit Room Change Forms

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

2008-09 ICW Scholarships
The ICW Scholarships are now back and available in Student Financial Services. These scholarships are for students attending private colleges and universities in Washington only! There are seven scholarships and eligibility requirements differ between scholarships. Award amounts range from $850 to $5,000. Scholarships are available for undergraduates and graduates! All application materials are due to ICW by March 14, 2008. For more information, stop into the SFS office today for an application packet, or go to the link. [link]


The Superpower Scholarship
Did you always want a superpower? Well, here's your chance! Please answer the following question in 250 words or less: "If you were granted the superpower to manipulate time, how would you use it and why?" You could win a $1,000 scholarship from ScholarshipExperts.com! Apply online at the link. The application deadline is March 31, 2008. [link]


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Careers in Event Planning! - Info Session
Tuesday, March 4, 1:00-1:50 p.m., Lake Union Room-Gwinn Commons. Do you think you'd like to work in the field of event planning? If so, be sure to hear Rebecca Wilhite, Senior Events Coordinator in SPU's Department of External Relations, share her experiences in this fun and in-demand profession. Students may bring their lunch. For more information, contact the Career Development Center at 206-281-2485 or spucareercenter@spu.edu.


SPU Jazz Ensemble
Thursday, March 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. SPU Jazz Ensemble concert directed by Bill Park. This will be a benefit concert for "Night Watch". Please bring a pair of men's white athletic socks, any size. For more information contact 206-281-2411.


Save a Life! Blood Drive This Friday
Friday, March 7, 12:00-6:00 p.m., Puget Sound bloodmobile will be on 3rd Ave. by Tiffany Loop. Closed from 2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. NEW! YOU CAN NOW MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR A SPECIFIC TIME--see the link! For more information, contact Tamera Kennedy in Student Programs, kennedyt@spu.edu, 206-281-2247. [link]


Student Directed One Act Plays
March 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Lower McKinley Hall. "THIS IS A TEST" by Stephen Gregg, Directed by Ryan Putnam. "CURTAINS" by Gloria Gonzales, Directed by Stephen Bauman. General admission is $6. Children under 5 not permitted. For more information and for tickets, call 206-281-2959.


Pemberley Society Reading Group: Northanger Abbey
Thursday, March 6, 4:30 p.m., Weter Lounge. Pemberley Society's Fine-Brush-on-Ivory Reading Circle will be hosting an informational meeting about next quarter's reading and discussion group on Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey. Come and join us as we read through this overlooked satiric masterpiece that is even funnier than Pride and Prejudice! We will enjoy this book at a leisurely pace. Participate in fun activities like movie nights, special events for our upcoming Pemberley Ball, fun skits, and a real High Tea. All SPU students are welcome to attend. For more information or if you can't make the meeting, contact Cassandra Vlahos at vlahoc@spu.edu.


Concert and Chamber Choir Concert
Friday, March 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church, Admission is free. Directed by David Anderson.


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FALCON SPORTS

Thursday, March 6
Women's basketball vs. Western Oregon, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion; Men's basketball at Western Washington, 7:00 p.m.


Friday, March 7
Gymnastics at Sacramento State/UC Davis, 7:00 p.m.


Saturday, March 8
Men's and Women's track and field at Puget Sound Five-Way, 11:00 a.m.; Women's basketball vs. Saint Martin's, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion; Men's basketball at Central Washington, 7:00 p.m.


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Applications for Student Media Positions Available - NOW!
Applications for the following positions for the 2008-09 academic year are now available in the ASSP office: Station Manager for KSPU campus radio, Editor-in-Chief for "The Falcon" newspaper, Editor of "Cascade" yearbook, and Editor of "Lingua" literary and arts journal. Applications should be turned into the ASSP office by March 10 at 5:00 p.m. You may also request an application by email to meganw@spu.edu. For more information contact Megan Wurster at meganw@spu.edu.


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Last Day to Submit Room Change Forms
Friday, March 7, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This is the last day to submit completed "Room Change Forms" to Housing Services. Forms can be obtained from your PA or RLC.


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