Thursday, August 28, 2008
C-SC plans a study abroad course to the British Isles
Culver-Stockton College is planning a study trip to the British Isles led by Dean Dieker, Mary Dieker, Lee Hammer and Anne Hammer during the three-week short term in the spring of 2009. The course includes destinations such as Edinburgh, York, Stratford, Windsor and London. Many popular sites will be incorporated including the Edinburgh Castle, Hadrian's Wall, Warwick Castle, Shakespeare's home, the Oxford Colleges, Windsor Castle and the many sights of London. Students that are currently signed up for the study abroad course or those who are interested in joining the course are encouraged to attend an informational meeting at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, September 2, in room 307 of Henderson Hall.
Informational meeting for Egypt study abroad
An informational meeting about the Egypt study abroad course is being held today at 4:30 p.m. in the All-Faiths Chapel. Participants will see where ancient history meets modern technology. They will visit one of the world's seven wonders, the Egyptian pyramids, cruise down the Nile, the world's longest river, and get the chance to view some of the biggest and most ancient monuments in the world. They will also get to experience some of the most beautiful and colorful coral reefs and the most diverse species of fish in the Red Sea. For more information about this trip to Egypt contact Dr. El-Bermawy at ext. 6344 or Dr. Walsh at ext. 6376.
Deadline for study abroad scholarships approaching
Up to 10 $500 scholarships will be awarded to applicants for the C-SC study abroad courses scheduled for the three-week part of the semester. The application process is short and fast, students should write a one-page essay explaining why the study abroad course they have chosen is important to his or her education. Please include your GPA and any other information you would like the committee to consider. Financial needs will be considered, and the committee will confer with the financial aid office on each applicant. The deadline for these scholarships is Tuesday, September 2. These scholarships can be used in addition to EXP@CSC rewards toward the cost of the study abroad programs going to Turkey, England and Scotland, Egypt, and The Netherlands and Luxemburg. Once the application is complete, please give it to one of the study abroad committee members: Dr. Hotle, Dr. Polett, Dr. Kennon, Dr. El-Bermawy or Dr. Walsh.
Tryouts for C-SC mascot to be held
Tryouts for the Culver-Stockton College mascot, Wildcat Willie, are being held on Wednesday, September 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Field House Dance Studio. Willie is an important member of the spirit squad and is visible at various C-SC sporting events throughout the year. Being Wildcat Willie is a year-round commitment that starts immediately this fall. You will be expected to attend Wildcat sporting events, athletic department and college functions as well as community and private events. Willie is a highly visible, enthusiastic wildcat whose primary purpose is to support all athletics and serve as an ambassador of C-SC. Anyone interested in being Wildcat Willie is encouraged to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Field House Dance Studio.
Cash checks on campus with ID card
Students, faculty and staff members with a Culver-Stockton College ID are allowed to cash personal checks in the Student Financial Services Office. Checks up to the amount of $50 can be cashed between the hours of 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1- 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is located on the first floor of Henderson Hall in room 102.
Carlís Cafť open for business
Carl's Café is located in the corner of the library in the Johann Building under the big sign that reads "Carl's Café." It provides students with coffee and tea every day of the week. On Wednesdays the café also offers snacks. The café is open during library hours, which are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 1 to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to10:30 p.m.