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Monday, October 13, 2008
 Volume # 391,  Issue # 4
 Published by Student Life
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CONTENTS

Announcements
   European Quarter 2009 - Accepting Applications
   Study Abroad in Spain

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   Managing Your Money and Student Loans
   Octoberfeast-Fall Dinner
   SPRINT Informational Meeting
   Russia - Teaching Ministry
   Katia Velit and Angela Petrucci - Student Recital
   DAY OF COMMON LEARNING
   Thursday Food for Thought - Bill Woodward and Baseball
   The Lowdown: What You Need to Know About the Elections
   Intercultural Retreat at Camp Casey
   Faculty Recital

Falcon Sports
   Tuesday - Men's Soccer
   Thursday - Volleyball
   Thursday - Women's Soccer
   Saturday - Cross Country Cascade Conference Preview
   Saturday - Volleyball
   Saturday - Women's Soccer

SPU Health and Wellness
   Nourish

Internships, Jobs & Classifieds
   Looking for a Job?

ANNOUNCEMENTS

European Quarter 2009 - Accepting Applications
Travel dates are March 31 through June 7. All students welcome to apply. Sponsored by Foreign Languages and Literatures. Contact: Jordan Rickard, rickaj@spu.edu for more information.


Study Abroad in Spain
Summer of 2009, Study in Spain, University of Salamanca. The 4-week session runs July 1 - August 1 (13 credits), or the 6-week session runs July 1 - August 17 (17 credits). Hurry--openings fill rapidly. This program is also open to non-SPU students. Contact: Dr. Alberto Ferreiro, beto@spu.edu, or visit the website at attached link. [link]


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

Managing Your Money and Student Loans
Monday, October 13, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Demaray Hall 258. Topics will include money management and financial goal setting, and paying off debts. Contact: Debbie Bristol, bristd@spu.edu, 281-3534.


Octoberfeast-Fall Dinner
Tuesday, October 14, 6:15 p.m., SUB Collegium. For all History majors, minors, prospective majors, or historically interested parties. Enjoy free pizza, salad, beverages, and homemade desserts. Relax and enjoy this fun program with fellow students and faculty. You will learn about the History Club's activities and plans for the year. Sponsored by the History Club. Contact: Conrad Reynoldson, President, reynoc@spu.edu.


SPRINT Informational Meeting
Tuesday, October 14, 6:30 p.m., Demaray 150. Learn about Summer 2009 SPRINT trips, get updates on the costs and other information. This summer's travel includes: China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Cameroon, Ukraine, and Canada. Contact: Nick Swenson, sprintcoordinator@spu.edu.


Russia - Teaching Ministry
Tuesday, October 14, Information Booth 10:00-2:00, Student Union Bldg., and meeting 6:00-7:00 p.m., Science Bldg. 112. Hiring recruiter, Dacey Hodges, will discuss the teaching ministry needs in Russia for Moscow Economic School PK -12th grade teachers. For more information, contact Career Development Center at spucareercenter@spu.edu, or 281-2485.


Katia Velit and Angela Petrucci - Student Recital
Tuesday, October 14, 7:30 p.m., EE Bach Theatre, McKinley Hall.


DAY OF COMMON LEARNING
Wednesday, October 15, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Dr. Nicholas Wolerstorff of Yale Divinity School, will speak at Royal Brougham Pavilion at 10:00 a.m. on the topic of "Beauty, Love, Justice, and Worship." In the afternoon, there will be forums, seminars, and panel presentations at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. For a complete listing of events, see attached link. [link]


Thursday Food for Thought - Bill Woodward and Baseball
Thursday, October 16, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Library Reading Room, with question and answer time to follow. Bring your lunch and enjoy Professor of History, Bill Woodward, present "Runs, Hits, and Eras," a synopsis of the story of Major League Baseball. Drawing on his University Seminar on "The History of Baseball," the presentation covers seven eras in baseball's history, each illustrating trends in the larger American culture. As Woodward likes to say, "It's an epic of biblical proportions." Sponsored by the SPU Library. [link]


The Lowdown: What You Need to Know About the Elections
Thursday, October 16, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Upper Gwinn. Professors from the Political Science Dept. will conduct a question and answer forum about the upcoming presidential election. Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life and Hill/Moyer PA staff.


Intercultural Retreat at Camp Casey
Friday, October 17, starting at 3:00 p.m. SPU students and A.C.E. students from various cultural backgrounds come together for one weekend in order to make new and long-lasting cross-cultural connections/friendships. For more information, contact Ashley Reece, reecea@spu.edu.


Faculty Recital
Friday, October 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m., EE Bach Theatre. Wayne Johnson on piano; Julian Catford on guitar; and Brian Chin on trumpet. Admission is free. For more information, 281-2205.


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FALCON SPORTS

Tuesday - Men's Soccer
Men's Soccer vs. Seattle University, 7:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


Thursday - Volleyball
Women's Volleyball at Central Washington, 7:00 p.m., Ellensburg, Washington.


Thursday - Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer vs. Western Washington, 7:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


Saturday - Cross Country Cascade Conference Preview
Men's and Women's Cross Country will be at the Cascade Conference Preview in Lincoln Park, Seattle, Washington, starting at 10:00 a.m.


Saturday - Volleyball
Women's Volleyball vs. Northwest Nazarene, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Saturday - Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer vs. Northwest Nazarene, 1:00 p.m., Interbay Stadium.


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SPU HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Nourish
SPU's Disordered Eating and Eating Disorder Support and Recovery Group will meet starting October 21, Tuesdays, from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Student Counseling Center. Contact: Erinn Koerselman, koerse@spu.edu, 281-2697.


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INTERNSHIPS, JOBS & CLASSIFIEDS

Looking for a Job?
Visit the Student Employment website for job openings both on and off-campus. [link]


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