Thursday, November 12, 2009
Culver-Stockton to hold music concerts November 13 and 15
Culver-Stockton College's Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Jazz Ensembles will present a "Spotlight on Music" concert on Friday, November 13, and on Sunday, November 15, the C-SC Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform a concert. Both concerts will be held at 7 p.m. in the Alexander Campbell Auditorium. "On Friday evening under the direction of Kevin Baker, associate professor of music, the choirs will perform selections that include: "Kua Rongo Mai Koe" by Ngapo Wehi, "Verbum caro factum est" by Hans Leo Hassler, "Musica, die Ganz Lieblich Kunst" by Johann Jeep, "Muie Rendera" by Pinto Fonseca, "Sing Unto God" by Paul Fetler, and "Whether Men Do Laugh or Weep" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, among others. Under Polett's direction, the Jazz Ensemble will present music with the theme "A Day in the Life..." Selections will include "One O'Clock Jump", "Round Midnight", and "In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down)", as well as recent compositions and arrangements in many styles. The Sunday evening concert will be led by Trent Hollinger, assistant professor of music and will feature something for everyone. Hollinger said the concert represents many of the traditional and new styles for both wind ensemble and the large symphonic band. Both concerts are a part of the C-SC Academic and Cultural Events program and are free and open to the public. More information is available online.
Residence living during break
During the Thanksgiving Break period (November 20 at 6 p.m. through November 29 at noon), residence halls and Greek chapter houses are not open, but students may request permission through the office of Residential Life to remain in campus housing during the break. Students who would like to remain on campus during the break must notify Residential Life of their plans to remain. Students may be relocated to another residential space during the break. A relocation plan will be made after the request deadline, and students remaining on campus will be notified before November 20 concerning relocation arrangements. If you plan to be in residence during any portion of the Thanksgiving Break, please e-mail Heather Keller at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your message should include how long you plan to reside on campus during the period and where you currently live. Your request must be received no later than Friday, November 13 at 5 p.m. Limited dining options will be available to students during this time. Local families and C-SC staff and faculty have volunteered to host students on Thanksgiving Day if they are residing on campus and are without meal service. Please let Heather know if you are interested in these accommodations. Any questions can be sent to email@example.com.
Twelve education students inducted into Pi Lambda Theta
Culver-Stockton College inducted 12 students into the Pi Lambda Theta international honor society and professional association in education recently. The inductees include Jessica Bunch, senior special education major from Quincy, Ill.; Travis Dahlhauser, junior speech education major from Rockford, Ill.; Jessica Davis, junior math major from New London, Mo.; Whitney Gibler, junior English education major from Foley, Mo.; Karrie Guthrie, senior criminal justice major from Independence, Mo.; Brent Holtrop, junior English education major from Frisco, Texas; Rebecca Keith, junior elementary education major from Ewing, Mo.; Rebekah Mathieson, junior art education major from St. Louis, Mo.; Erin McAvoy, junior English education major from Blufton, Ind.; Ashley Mohrman, senior early childhood education major from Canton, Mo.; Ellie Shoemyer, junior English education major from Monroe City, Mo.; and Lance Smith, junior history education major from Memphis, Mo. Read full story online.
Harmony Magazine Art Auction
Just in time for Family Weekend, Harmony magazine is holding a silent auction of C-SC artwork on Friday and Saturday, November 13 and 14, from 4-7 p.m. Beautifully crafted artwork by faculty, students, and alumni of the college will be up for silent bidding or buy-now sale just outside the entrance to the cafeteria during dinner hours. The staff of Harmony invites students and their families to stop by, place a bid, or make a purchase. Help fund a sensational 2010 issue of Harmony magazine and take home a memorable piece of C-SC art!
Corrections class visits correctional center
Thirty students from Professor Bradshaw's "Corrections" class recently visited the Women's Eastern Reception and Diagnostic Correctional Center in Vandalia, Mo. While there, they were given a tour of the various housing units and recreational facilities. They were also allowed to personally visit with and ask questions of seven inmates who are currently housed for crimes ranging from theft to manslaughter. This facility is one of only two state correctional facilities in the State of Missouri and houses 1,500 women from all parts of the state.
Federick Hohman to perform in concert, free to C-SC students
Using the magnificent organ in St. John's Church, Quincy, Frederick Hohman will perform a concert, presented by the Quincy Civic Music Association, Thursday, November 19, at 7:30 p.m. Frederick Hohman specializes in symphonic organ transcriptions of music of the great symphony orchestras, and symphonic music composed just for pipe organ. Hohman has ignited the current revival in symphonic organ literature and performance practices. For further information see the Quincy Civic Music Association website at www.quincycivicmusic.org or call 224-5499. This program is part of C-SC's Academic and Cultural Events program. Admission for C-SC students is free.
C-SC professor's art accepted into traveling show
Robert Kennon, associate professor of art and design, has three engraved prints accepted into the "29th Mini Print International of Cadaques," in Girona, Spain. The prints will travel to exhibits "Taller Galeria Fort," Girona, Spain; "Gallery Fundacio Tharrats d'Art Grafic," Barcelona, Spain; "Gallery L'Etangd Art," Bages France; and "Wingfield Arts Gallery," Suffolk, England, in 2010 and 2011.
Book buy-back on campus
Students will have the opportunity to sell their books back to MBS Direct on Wednesday, November 18, and Thursday, November 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, November 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Representatives from the company will be in the logo store in the lower level of the Crown Center.
Wildcats place two on All-HAAC soccer team
Culver-Stockton College placed two players on the 2009 Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) all-conference men's soccer team. Senior forward Bryan Curry and junior defender Joseph Demosthene were named to the third team. Curry, of Chatham, Ill., led the Wildcats with two goals this season. He recorded a team-high 24 shots, including nine on goal. Demosthene, of Boynton Beach, Fla., netted one goal on a penalty kick this season. He was the main defender for the Wildcats, playing sideline-to-sideline on the backrow. The Wildcats completed the 2009 campaign with a 1-15 overall record.
Blevins, LeGrand named to All-HAAC team
Culver-Stockton College placed two players on the 2009 Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) all-conference soccer team. Junior Danielle Blevins was named to the second team, while sophomore Jackie LeGrand was picked for the third team. Blevins, of Topeka, Kan., led the Wildcats with eight goals and seven assists for 23 points this season. She recorded a team-high 51 shots, including 30 on goal, and she had one game-winning goal. Blevins finished fourth in the HAAC during the regular season in scoring, averaging 1.35 points per game. She was ninth in goals, averaging 0.47 goal per game, and fourth in assists, averaging 0.41 assists per game. LeGrand, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., netted one goal and one assist for three points this season. She totaled nine shots overall, including five on goal. This marks the second straight year LeGrand was honored by the HAAC, having garnered third team honors as a freshman. The Wildcats completed the 2009 campaign with a 3-15 overall record.