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Monday, October 20, 2008
 Volume # 391,  Issue # 5
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CONTENTS

Scholarship Opportunities
   One Application - MANY Scholarship Opportunities

Announcements
   SPUD Yearbook Shots
   Registration Now Open: Oh Behave! Professional & Social Etiquette Dinner

Upcoming Events and Weekly Reminders
   ASSP Senate Meeting
   KSPU Radio Station Launch Party
   University Players Perform at New Horizon Church
   "Thursday Food for Thought" - Tom Trzyna and Pacifism
   "50 Minute" Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
   Math Proficiency Exam
   University Players Perform at Lynden Christian School
   SPU FILM FESTIVAL - American Electoral Politics in Film
   Thalia Symphony Concert

Falcon Sports
   Monday - Men's Soccer
   Thursday - Volleyball
   Saturday - Cross Country - GNAC Championships
   Saturday - Men's Soccer
   Saturday - Women's Soccer
   Saturday - Volleyball

Academic Information
   European Quarter 2009 - You Can Still Apply!
   Study Abroad in Spain

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

One Application - MANY Scholarship Opportunities
The Student Financial Services Undergrad Scholarship Application will be available starting Monday, November 3. This is a great opportunity for all continuing undergrad students enrolled full-time during 2009-2010 academic year. Over 70 scholarships available. Fill out one application to be automatically placed in a pool of eligible scholarships. Applications and requirements can be found at the link provided. Applications due by 4:30 p.m., December 3. Contact Whitney Kruse, whitney@spu.edu. [link]


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ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPUD Yearbook Shots
Get your picture taken and reserve your copy of the 2008-2009 Cascade Yearbook. Come dressed in your craziest outfit! The most creative person will receive a special feature in the yearbook! This week's picture times: Hill Hall, Tuesday, October 21, 7:30-10:30 p.m./Moyer Hall, Thursday, October 23, 7:30-10:30 p.m./Weter Hall, Sunday, October 26, 9:00-11:00 p.m.


Registration Now Open: Oh Behave! Professional & Social Etiquette Dinner
This event is held once each year. Thursday, November 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn skills that employers will want to see you have in social situations, learn how to conduct yourself particularly if the job you want requires a certain standard of conduct with clients and superiors. Learn skills for a lifetime at this fun, tasty and invaluable event! Guest presenter, Mary Mitchell (Ms. Demeanor). Early registration discounts offered. For event/registration information, visit the link or contact Career Development Center, 2nd floor SUB, spucareercenter@spu.edu, 281-2485. [link]


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UPCOMING EVENTS AND WEEKLY REMINDERS

ASSP Senate Meeting
Monday, October 20, 8:30-10:45 p.m., Library Seminar Room. Join your student senate to discuss matters important to the students at SPU. This is an open forum where your voice can be heard through your elected officers! For more information, contact ASSP Executive VP, Kevin McFarland, execvp@spu.edu, 281-2499.


KSPU Radio Station Launch Party
Tuesday, October 21, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Lower Weter. KSPU is kicking off the year and announcing their official website at this launch party. You will enjoy live music, food, and meet your SPU DJ's for the quarter! [link]


University Players Perform at New Horizon Church
Tuesday, October 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monroe, Washington. The University Players, SPU's acting troupe, have a reputation for dramatic excellence and theological richness. Programs engage the audience by exploring conflicts and difficult issues that all of us face. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, kfeldman@spu.edu, 281-2933.


"Thursday Food for Thought" - Tom Trzyna and Pacifism
Thursday, October 23, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Library Reading Room. SPU Professor of English, Tom Trzyna reads from "Blessed are the Pacifists," his exploration of pacifism as both a way of life and a practical method of conflict resolution. This is a brown bag event. Question and answer time will follow, and copies of the book will be available for purchase. Sponsored by SPU Library. [link]


"50 Minute" Resume & Cover Letter Workshop
Thursday, October 20, 3:00-3:50 p.m., Weter 202. Thinking about applying for an internship or part-time job? Are you graduating soon and looking for a full-time job after graduation? Learn how to create an exceptional resume and cover letter that will really stand out! For more information, contact Career Development Center, 2nd floor SUB, spucareercenter@spu.edu, 281-2485. [link]


Math Proficiency Exam
Thursday, October 23, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Otto Miller Hall Lobby. Report to OMH lobby by 7:20 for testing room assignments and bring a #2 pencil. Calculators are not allowed. Sample questions may be found at the website. Exam scores posted in Banner by October 30. For more information, contact Laurie Mendes, mendel@spu.edu, 281-2140. [link]


University Players Perform at Lynden Christian School
Thursday, October 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Kyle Feldman, kfeldman@spu.edu, 281-2933.


SPU FILM FESTIVAL - American Electoral Politics in Film
Friday and Saturday, October 24-25, Upper Gwinn. Don't miss this exciting, fun weekend of film and discussion surrounding the theme of American electoral politics in film. Friday's shows include "Recount," "Swing Vote," and "All The President's Men." Saturday's shows include "A Perfect Candidate," "The Best Man," "The Candidate," "The Manchurian Candidate," and "Bob Roberts." Tickets may be purchased at Unicom. $5.00/all access pass, $1.00/film, or $2.00/film at the door. Sponsored by Student Programs, Communications and Journalism, and ASSP.


Thalia Symphony Concert
Friday, October 24, 7:30-9:30 p.m., First Free Methodist Church. Thalia is a select ensemble of string, wind, and percussion instrumentalists and are directed by Eric Hanson. Admission $5 for SPU students, $15/adults, $10/seniors and other students.


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FALCON SPORTS

Monday - Men's Soccer
Men's Soccer at Northwest Nazarene, 3:00 p.m., Nampa, Idaho.


Thursday - Volleyball
Women's Volleyball vs. Alaska Anchorage, 7:00 p.m., Royal Brougham Pavilion.


Saturday - Cross Country - GNAC Championships
Men's and Women's Cross Country at GNAC Championships, 11:00 a.m., Yakima, Washington.


Saturday - Men's Soccer
Men's Soccer at UC San Diego, 7:00 p.m., San Diego, California.


Saturday - Women's Soccer
Women's Soccer at Central Washington, 11:00 a.m., Ellensburg, Washington.


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


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ACADEMIC INFORMATION

European Quarter 2009 - You Can Still Apply!
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, 281-2670.


Study Abroad in Spain
Summer of 2009, study at the University of Salamanca, Spain. 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. Also open to non-SPU students. Contact Dr. Alberto Ferreiro, beto@spu.edu. Visit attached link for more information. [link]


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