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Monday, April 21, 2008
 Volume # 390,  Issue # 24
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CONTENTS

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Worship Workshop - Greening The Church: Stewardship as an Act of Worship
   SPU Theatre Presents: "You Can't Take It With You"
   A Forum on Writing with Milton Fellow Jessie van Eerden
   Seminary Fair
   Identity Theft - Yes, It Could Happen to You!
   Earth Day: Bring Out Your Bicycles!
   Women's Studies Community Lecture
   Careers in International Business
   Image's Denise Levertov Reading with Thomas Lynch
   Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
   Thursday Food For Thought
   Networking with Integrity & Ease
   Falcon Idol

Falcon Sports
   Monday, April 21
   Tuesday, April 22
   Friday, April 25
   Saturday, April 26
   Intramurals

Campus Involvement Opportunities
   CORE Team - Orientation/Welcome Week 2008

UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Worship Workshop - Greening The Church: Stewardship as an Act of Worship
Thursday, May 1, 9:30 a.m., Fine Center at FFMC. University Ministries is hosting an all day worship workshop for Seattle area worship and lay leaders. Together we will explore the question why people of faith should care for creation and how to weave this awareness throughout congregational life. We would like to invite students to the main forum with guest speakers Fritz and Vivienne Hull and to worship with us in a special eco-focused service at 1:00 p.m. For more information, visit the link. [link]


SPU Theatre Presents: "You Can't Take It With You"
April 24-26, 7:30 p.m., James Leon Chapman Stage. Matinee performance, April 26, 2:00 p.m. You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by George A Scranton, design by Don Yanik. This American classic is one of the most popular and successful comedies of modern times. Entrenched in carpe diem themes, the play's affectionate portrait of the eccentric Sycamore family demonstrates that family is something that can't be taken from you - no matter how hard you may try. For tickets, call 206-280-2959. Tickets are $10 for students/seniors, general admission is $12. Children under 5 are not admitted. Group rates are available for 20 or more. Nor refunds, or exchanges.


A Forum on Writing with Milton Fellow Jessie van Eerden
Thursday, April 24, 9:30 a.m., Demaray Hall 150. Van Eerden is currently in residence at SPU as the 2007-08 Milton Center postgraduate fellow. Her essays have appeared in Best American Spiritual Writing, Geez, Riverteeth, and elsewhere. The event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Milton Center at IMAGE and University Ministries.


Seminary Fair
April 24, 12:00-5:00 p.m., Upper Gwinn Commons. Stop by to meet representatives from seminaries in the Pacific Northwest and from across the country. You can find out information about their school, compare schools, likely pick up some freebies, and hang out with other TSU students. Note: We will only host Seminary Fair every 2 years, so take advantage of this opportunity since it won't happen again until Spring 2010.


Identity Theft - Yes, It Could Happen to You!
Wednesday, April 23, 12:30 p.m., Demaray Hall 150. Over 10 million people fall victim to identity theft each year and spend an enormous amount of time and money clearing their name and credit records. This class focuses on how to avoid becoming a victim and provides some steps for recovery from identity theft. For more information contact Student Financial Services at 206-281-2061 or sfs-info@spu.edu.


Earth Day: Bring Out Your Bicycles!
Tuesday, April 22, 1:00 p.m., between the Science Building and the SUB. Are you interested in alternative transportation methods? Or, maybe you just need your brakes tightened? May is National Bike to Work Month so come and gear up your bicycles while learning about alternative forms of transportation that are good for both you and the environment. Guests of this event will include Cascade Bicycle Club, Transportation Choices, and SPU's Safety and Security. For more information contact Cory Deppe, Commuter Senator at deppeco@spu.edu.


Women's Studies Community Lecture
Monday, April 21, 7:30-8:00 p.m., Bertona 1. Historian Dr. Margaret Lamberts Bendroth presents the annual Women's Studies lecture, "Do Women Matter? Why Christians Should Care About Gender Justice."


Careers in International Business
Tuesday, April 22, 1:00-1:50 p.m., McKenna 111. Eat your lunch AND learn about the career field of International Business. Guest presenter Dean Kato, Business Development Manager at Korry Electronics will share his experience and answer your questions.


Image's Denise Levertov Reading with Thomas Lynch
Tuesday, April 22, 8:00-9:00 p.m., St. James Cathedral Place Hall. Join Image to hear a reading and lecture by National Book Award nominee Thomas Lynch, best known for "The Undertaking" - a collection of essays on the spiritual undercurrents of his work as a funeral home director. He is the 2008 recipient of Image Journal's Levertov Award. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the SPU English Department and the SPU MFA in Creative Writing Program.


Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, April 23, 12:30-1:20 p.m., Weter 202. Thinking about applying for an internship, summer or part-time job? Are you graduating soon and looking for a full-time job after graduation? If so, this is the workshop for you. Come and learn how to create and exceptional resume and cover letter that will really stand out.


Thursday Food For Thought
Thursday, April 24, 12:30-1:50 p.m., Library Reading Room. Greg Wolfe, editor of "Image" journal, explores the intersection of art, faith, and mystery in "Intruding Upon the Timeless".


Networking with Integrity & Ease
Thursday, April 24, 1:00-1:50 p.m., Weter 202. Networking is something we do naturally, every day of our lives. At this workshop you will learn how to consciously identify, utilize and further develop your valuable network with integrity and ease.


Falcon Idol
Friday, April 25, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion. Falcon Idol is an exciting all campus event that simulates the popular television show American Idol. The finale will be held for all students to come and watch and support their fellow Falcons. The winner will get a free plane ticket to try out for the real American Idol!


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FALCON SPORTS

Monday, April 21
Men's and Women's Track & Field, GNAC Championships.


Tuesday, April 22
Men's and Women's Track & Field, GNAC Championships.


Friday, April 25
Men's and Women's Track & Field at Oregon Invitational; Men's and Women's Track & Field at Western Washington Twilight, 3:30 p.m.


Saturday, April 26
Men's and Women's Track & Field at Oregon Invitational, times TBA. See Athletics website for more information.


Intramurals
Rosters for Doubles Badminton are due April 22, and rosters for Coed Badminton are due April 29, at the event.


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CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

CORE Team - Orientation/Welcome Week 2008
Are you organized? Do you want to welcome new students to campus? Six students will serve as "CORE Team" members who will work to help make Orientation/Welcome Week 2008 a success! There will be an informational meeting April 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hill Hall Main Lounge. Applications are available now in the Student Programs Office (2nd floor SUB) and are due May 2. For more information, contact Allison Kerr, Student Orientation Director, alikerr@spu.edu.


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