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Monday, September 22, 2008
 Volume # 391,  Issue # 1
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Announcements
   WELCOME NEW STUDENTS

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Early Connections
   MBA Graduate Programs Kick-Off
   ORIENTATION - WELCOME WEEK
   New Students Check-In for Housing
   NEW STUDENT CONVOCATION
   CITY QUEST SERVICE DAY
   RETURNING STUDENTS CHECK-IN
   FRED MEYER EXTRAVAGANZA
   BIG PARTY and INVOLVE-O-RAMA

Falcon Sports
   Women's Volleyball vs. St. Martin's
   Women's Volleyball vs. Central Washington
   Men's Soccer vs. Northwest Nazarene
   Men's and Women's Cross Country at Stanford Invitational
   Women's Soccer at Montana State-Billings

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WELCOME NEW STUDENTS
A warm welcome to all incoming new students to SPU. Orientation events will start on Thursday, September 25. A complete schedule of events can be found in the "Welcome To Basecamp" orientation booklet.


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Early Connections
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; September 23-24-25. Early Connections will introduce students of color from diverse high schools or communities into college life at SPU and provide resources and services to help insure a smooth transition. Students will meet older student leaders and staff members of color and have fun getting to know each other, the campus, and the city. Check-in will be located in the Student Union Bldg. Gazebo Room. Sponsored by Multi-Ethnic Programs. Contact: Susan Lane, Director, solane@spu.edu.


MBA Graduate Programs Kick-Off
Tuesday, September 23, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Queen Anne Room, Upper Gwinn. New and returning MBA and MS-ISM graduate students are invited to this annual dinner event. Contact: Debbie Wysomierski, djwysom@spu.edu, (206) 281-2753.


ORIENTATION - WELCOME WEEK
Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 25-28, New students arrive on campus and attend orientation events. See "Welcome To Basecamp" for a complete schedule!


New Students Check-In for Housing
Thursday, September 25, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. New students will move into their assigned housing. Orientation events will begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. Contact: Housing Services, housing@spu.edu, 281-2188.


NEW STUDENT CONVOCATION
Friday, September 26, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion. This is a formal ceremony of initiation of new students into the SPU community. Contact: Office of Academic Affairs, 281-2125.


CITY QUEST SERVICE DAY
Saturday, September 27, 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Meet in Martin Square. The event begins with a rally in Martin Square, guest speaker and prayer. This is a great way to meet your classmates, make new friends, and have fun! Lunch, transportation, t-shirts, and work gloves provided. Contact: Owen Sallee, owen@spu.edu, 281-2932.


RETURNING STUDENTS CHECK-IN
Saturday, September 27, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Returning SPU students will move into their assigned housing. Contact: Housing Services, 281-2188.


FRED MEYER EXTRAVAGANZA
Saturday, September 27, 11:00 p.m., buses will leave from Tiffany Loop. Fred Meyer store is opening its doors for the SPU community. Find great deals on the "stuff" you need for your room! Sponsored by New Student Orientation, Andrea Ide, ideal@spu.edu, 281-2831.


BIG PARTY and INVOLVE-O-RAMA
Sunday, September 28, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Martin Square and streetscape. Enjoy live music, grab some food at the "Big Party" and find out all the ways you can get involved on campus! Contact: Kate Peterson, 281-2459.


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FALCON SPORTS

Women's Volleyball vs. St. Martin's
Thursday, September 25, 7:30 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Women's Volleyball vs. Central Washington
Saturday, September 27, 3:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Men's Soccer vs. Northwest Nazarene
Saturday, September 27, 7:30 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


Men's and Women's Cross Country at Stanford Invitational
Saturday, September 27, 1:00 p.m., Palo Alto, CA.


Women's Soccer at Montana State-Billings
Saturday, September 27, 12:00 noon, Billings, Montana.


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