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This Week at CBU

Voices United is a student organization that works to support immigration advocacy, founded by CBU DREAMers. The organization is holding its second meeting of the semester on Tuesday, October 2 in Rosa Deal 111, 12:20-1:00 p.m. It's recommended for members to bring dues to this meeting. For more info, email

In honor of Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we are proud to announce that we will be celebrating Hispanic and Latin American cultures at Christian Brothers University. 

Tuesday, October 2 | University Theater | 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Voices United will facilitate a forum to promote awareness and engage in meaningful dialogue about the experiences that
affect Hispanic-American students in the U.S. SPECIAL GUEST:
Roberto "Boro" Alfaro"The Story of an Undocumented Immigrant Living in Memphis." This event is free of charge and open to all students, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments will be provided.
DVGC Day (5th Annual Celebration of the founding of the Divine Voices Gospel Choir) will be held on Wednesday, October 3 from 11:00 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. in the Buckman Quad. Come visit DVGC to purchase concert tickets, food, and apparel. Vendors will be Chick-fil-a, Central BBQ, Papa Johns, Krispy Kreme, Office Depot, and Strategic Apparel. Everyone is asked to wear their best music-themed attire.

Baptist College of Health Sciences and CBU join with the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network to present a screening of the documentary, Suicide: The Ripple Effect on Wednesday, October 3 in Spain Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. The feature length film takes you on a journey with Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. The film highlights Kevin’s miraculous story, while showing the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration, and action that are helping millions of people find the hope needed to stay alive.The documentary will be followed by a short discussion, and resources will be available. Refreshments will be served.

The Office of Recreation is challenging CBU students, facility, and staff to take on the Intramural Staff in volleyball starting at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3 in Canale Arena. Bring your "A" game!

Plough Library
invites the entire CBU community to its annual Fall Fest this Thursday, October 4, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Buckman Quad in front of the library. Stop by for food, fun, and free stuff!

The Living Learning Communities will be hosting a free Pita Pita lunch discussion in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis on Thursday, October 4 in the LLC 104 classroom, 12:30-1:45 p.m. This Catholic Climate Covenant program, entitled “Who Is My Neighbor in a Climate-Threatened World?,” examines the connections between immigration, refugees, and global climate change. Open to all! Please RSVP if possible to Dr. Ben Jordan at

The new upgraded CBU fitness facility is now open on the east balcony of Canale Arena and available for student, faculty, and staff use. An Open House will be held on Thursday, October 4 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to tour the improvements and learn about the new equipment.
The Office of Recreation is seeking to hire 15 students to work the front desk in the new Canale Arena fitness facility. Deadline for submissions are Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. The Office is also seeking two (2) students to wear the mantle of Bucky, making appearances at various events, such as athletic events and Homecoming. Those interested should be energetic, have an excellent personality, and be able to put on a show for the audience.. All applicants must be eligible for Federal Work-Study. If you are interested, please contact Ian Boyd at or visit him in Student Life. 


The Beverly & Sam Ross Gallery announces new exhibitions: "Breaking Ground" by Roger Allan Cleaves (whose work is pictured above) will be on display in the main gallery, and a selection works by of six CBU Alumni — Michelle Fair ('12), Lauren Jeu ('17), Servando Mireles ('18), Desiree Mitchell ('13), Ray Pagni ('16), and Yancy Villa-Calvo ('99, '01, '06) —will be shown in the gallery foyer. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday, October 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Both shows will be on exhibition through October 24. More info… 

The Office of Recreation will host a raffle contest this week in Alfonso Dining Hall for 30 lucky winners to attend the preseason match between the Memphis Grizzlies vs. the Indiana Pacers, which will be on Saturday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the FedEx Forum. Winners will be contacted on Friday, October 5 starting at 1:00 p.m.

September of Service Finale This Friday!

We've served and served and served and SERVED! Now it's time to CELEBRATE! 
Last week our amazing September of Service volunteers played games with seniors at Ave Maria Home, cleaned and organized at Dorothy Day House,  did outdoor tasks in the Beltline community with Jacob's Ladder, cleaned the Athletics vans (pictured) and helped several other offices during SOS@CBU, painted railings and cleaned up the cobblestones with Memphis River Parks Partnership, and (among other things) managed the Sumo wrestling contests at Japan Fest at Memphis Botanic Garden. Thank you, volunteers; it was a GREAT final week!

Now that SOS 2018 is a wrap it is time to 
CELEBRATE! Come to the Wilson Family Commons in the LLC at 5:00 p.m. this Friday, October 5 for our annual celebration of the biggest service initiative of the year. We will reveal this year's service statistics (did we set any records?) and have refreshments, fun awards, participation prizes, your "Why I Serve" printed photos, and our always popular SOS finale video. What could be more fun than all that?! If you participated in SOS, look for your picture on finale flyers around campus this week. Remember, for every SOS project in which you participated, you get a chance to win a fun participation prize, so don't miss the SOS Finale!

Be sure to check out the SOS Facebook page,
 where all our pictures are posted. 

Career Calendar

Tuesday, October 2 | 1:00-2:00 p.m. | Montesi Executive Center
Come hear from representatives of Disability Rights Tennessee and the Memphis Center for Independent Living as they discuss how visible or invisible disabilities may impact the job search process, when and how to disclose a disability to an employer, how to request workplace accommodations or other disability services, and what your legal rights are. Open to all students with visible or invisible disabilities, as well as allies!

Wednesday, October 3 | ALL DAY | Career Services Office
If you are seeking an academic internship for the Spring 2019 semester, stop by the office to pick up a priority application, site list, and instructions.

Thursday, October 4 | 3:30 p.m. | Montesi Executive Center
Learn about the AutoZone, about who they are and what they do, about current job/internship opportunities they may have, and enjoy free Muddy's cupcakes while they last! Open to all interested students —
those in business-related majors are especially encouraged to attend.!


Lady Buc midfielder/forward Anna Della Rosa (Psychology '20) was named by the Gulf South Conference as its Women's Soccer Player of the Week after she scored four goals in a pair of wins for the week. 
Lady Buc middle blocker Miaya Smith (Unspecified Science '22) earned her second straight Gulf South Conference Volleyball Freshman of the Week award after hitting .343 with 20 kills and 10 blocks on the week. 
Dr. Bev Vitali presented "Using Lasallian Principles to Develop Corporate Training Programs" at the 7th Annual International Symposium on Lasallian Research at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, September 21-23.

Delta Sigma Pi Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Delta Sigma Pi will be conducting a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser through Friday, October 5. This fundraiser includes glazed ($9) and flavored (chocolate glazed, kreme, raspberry, and lemon-filled $10.50) donuts by the dozen, BOGO dozen of donuts cards (each card includes 10 BOGO deals $20), a dozen glazed-only certificates ($9), and a variety of coffee blends. The BOGO cards and  dozen glazed certificates are great if you do not want to have the donuts on our set delivery date. They never expire! Orders will be available for pickup on Wednesday, October 10 in Alfonso Dining Hall during lunch time. If you are unable to pick-up on that date/time, they can be delivered to you! Contact Emily Sneed at to place your order today!

Library Student Advisory Board

To help Plough Library better serve the CBU community, a Student Advisory Board is being created. This student-only, student-run board will work on library-related issues chosen by students. The goal is to provide a communication link between students and library staff, to provide feedback, and to act as a sounding board for proposed changes. Plough Library is seeking student volunteers who are invested in helping the library improve. Interested?

Campus Ministry News & Events

CBU FOOD PANTRY: The CBU Food Pantry is open and available for anyone in our CBU community and provides nonperishable food items, spices, and limited hygiene products. If you or someone you know is in need of food, please fill out the form at, and we will set up a time that works for you to pick up the food. The CBU Food Pantry is located in the Campus Ministry Office in the Thomas Center.
STUDENT MASS: Join us to pray together as a faith community every Sunday night at 9:00 p.m. for our weekly Student Mass held in the Stritch Chapel. If you are interested in joining the choir or playing an instrument please contact Joseph Preston at
PB&J SERVICE WITH CAMPUS MINISTRY: Want to give back to your community? Have around an hour to give? Join Campus Ministry in making peanut butter-and-jelly sandwiches for St. Mary's weekly meal kitchen! Meet in Alfonso Dining Hall every Wednesday from 3:30 until 4:00 p.m.
ADORATION AND RECONCILIATION: Eucharistic Adoration will be held every Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the St. Joseph Chapel located in Barry Hall. Fr. Bruce Cinquegrani will also be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Please stop by even for a couple of minutes to say a quick prayer moment and a quiet moment in your day.

Current Job Openings at CBU

• Faculty Position in Accounting
• Faculty Position In Marketing
• Assistant of Advanced Assistant Professor of English (New Media & Digital Humanities)
• PA Program Faculty, Academic
• Assistant Professor of Biology
• Visiting Assistant Professor of English (Digital Rhetorics & Professional Writing)
• PA Program Clinical Pharmacology Instructor
• Adjunct Instructor (Part-time)

• Instructional Designer
• Cheer Coach (Part Time)
• Director of Counseling
• Sr. Administrative Assistant, School of Business
• Police Supervisor (Lieutenant)
• Maintenance Technician I
• Maintenance Technician I
• Director of AutoZone Center for Community Engagement
• Coordinator for Special Enrollment Initiatives
• Programmer Analyst
• Human Resources Coordinator I
• PA Program Clinical Administrative Assistant
• Graduate Assistant - Softball

Volunteer Opportunities

Help serve with the Wolf River Conservancy’s annual Greenway Soiree at Opera Memphis on November 10! Volunteers needed to help with event setup, welcoming guests, assisting with the auctions and event cleanup — there are multiple shifts volunteers can sign-up for. Sign up on Volunteer Odyssey. If you have any questions, please reach out to Dermot Murray, the Wolf River Conservancy's Volunteer Coordinator, at

Volunteers are sought for a Meals on Wheels service event in conjunction with MIFA (Memphis Inter-Faith Association), planned for November 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Thanksgiving season offers us no other better time or way to embody the Thanksgiving spirit — as well as the Lasallian spirit — than to serve fellow Memphians by delivering hot meals to their doors. The goal is to acquire 60 committed volunteers to participate in delivering meals to elderly seniors’ homes, with 20 volunteers designated as delivery drivers.
Apply as a volunteer and sign the release waiver at For more information and details on this project, contact William Foner at or (901) 634-6086. Deadline to volunteer is November 6!
Volunteers are the lifeblood of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, providing crucial support services that are vital to the hospital and the well-being of its patients. Every day, willing volunteers donate their time and energy so that St. Jude can fulfill its mission of finding cures and providing care. Filling a wide variety of roles throughout the hospital, the impact of volunteers extends beyond the immediate needs they meet. Whether they are playing games with children, giving parents a much-needed break, or working the Happy Cart like CBU Lasallian Fellow Alison Allensworth ('18), their generosity leaves a lasting impression on all those they serve. 

Private Math Tutoring

The Math Center now offers private tutoring in addition to its regular tutoring program.

The regular tutoring schedule is:
  • Monday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday  9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
  • CLOSED Saturdays and Sundays
More info on Math Center Tutoring at

Koinonia Student-Led Retreat

Koinonia, a  Greek word meaning "Community," is a peer-led, peer-planned, and peer-directed retreat that will be a wonderful experience open to all of our students. Join us for a stress free weekend as we discover ourselves, God, and others. The retreat will take place at St. Columba Retreat Center on November 2-4. Spots are filling up quickly! For more information and/or to sign up, you can reach out to Joseph Preston in the Office of Campus Ministry through email at or one of the following students who will be serving as the Koinonia core team: Chris Fagin ('20), Elizbeth Sanchez ('21), Megan Morrison ('22), Jermani Douglas ('20), and Grace Von Boeckman ('22). 

CBU Service

Members of the Xi Eta chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity worked downtown at a water station for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer 
on Saturday, September 22.

The Kappa Sigma Fraternity and Alpha Xi Delta Sorority celebrate after concluding the 1st Annual Kappa Sigma Can Food Drive last week. Donations totaled 171 canned food items, which were donated to Memphis Union Mission.  

CBU Snapshots

Tri-Beta recently had its first "coffee and conversation" with Garrett Burton (Natural Science '14, MPAS '17), who works as a PA for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Associates. Pictured, from left to right, are: Krishna Patel, Elizbeth Sanchez, Kiara Macklin, Garrett Burton, Lizbeth Segovia, Lindsey Lin, Sarah Brasher, and Amalia Skalos

The Offices of Multicultural Student Services and Recreation, in partnership with the Asian Student Association, traveled to the Memphis Botanic Gardens on Sunday, September 30. Congratulations to the 40 winners of the raffle contest. Attendees learned about authentic Japanese clothing, the origins of several martial arts techniques, and enjoyed live performances.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 9 | LLC Classroom | 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Need a break during midterm exams week? Join Hola CBU, Voices United, and the Office of Multicultural Student Services during Hispanic & Latino Heritage Month as they host a relaxing event where students can converse, enjoy tasty pastries, and listen to music — all while hanging out in comfy pajamas. We look forward to seeing you there!

Join panels of distinguished men in Spain Auditorium on Tuesday, October 9 as they engage in dialogue about topics that impact our communities. The purpose of this event is to equip young ages 14 and up with knowledge to create a vision, execute their plan, and become Legends in tomorrow's society. Organized b Jamal Threlkeld and promoted by Avyon Bess and Antoine Lever, the panelists will include Dr. Drake Dudley and Dr. Gerald Onuoha of Project DR.eam, Erik Henneghan, Trey Carter, Brent Hooks, and Corbin Carpenter, Esq. Refreshments will be served at 6:00 p.m., with the symposium starting at 6:30 p.m. RSVP at

Interested in carving a pumpkin, but don’t want to do it alone? Come out to the Student Life Pumpkin Party on Friday, October 12 for a night full of pumpkin carving and creativity! Fifty pumpkins will be available, so be sure to come quick! All carving supplies will be included! 6:30 p.m. at the Wilson Family Commons and the LLC Fire Pit!


Divine Voices Gospel Choir will present its Fall Concert on Thursday, October 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the University Theater. Tickets are now available for purchase online at for $3 in advance and $2 with a student ID. Tickets at the door will be $5. Doors will open for the concert at 5:15 p.m. More information about Divine Voices Gospel Choir can be found at as well. 

The CBU Athletics Department will hold the 30th annual Brother Mark Sullivan Golf Tournament on Monday, October 22, at 12:30 p.m. at Germantown Country Club. For more information and registration, visit

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Bell Tower Gala on November 3 at the Peabody Hotel! This is CBU's event of the year, celebrating our remarkable alumni and faculty! This year's honorees are:
Brother Chris Englert (’77), Distinguished Alumnus
Dr. James Parker, National Alumni Board Teaching Excellence Award
Dr. John Smarrelli Jr., A Special Tribute
For information or to purchase tickets, visit today.

Buc Bulletin

MEN'S SOCCER (2-4-2, 1-1-2 GSC): The Bucs jumped out to an early lead against Ouachita Baptist with two first half goals and held that advantage with a 3-0 win Wednesday night. The Bucs nd the Union University Bulldogs were evenly matched throughout the entire game, as both teams scored a single goal in the first half, but both teams failed to score again to end the game in a 1-1 2OT draw Sunday afternoon. The Bucs will be back at Signaigo Field Friday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. against Mississippi College. Full schedule… 
WOMEN'S SOCCER (5-2-1, 4-1-0 GSC): The Lady Bucs rolled past the Union University Bulldogs 5-0 in the Smith Memorial Soccer Complex on Sunday. The Lady Bucs return to Signiago Field next weekend for two crucial conference games against Mississippi College (Friday at 5:00 p.m.) and Delta State (Sunday at 1:00 p.m.). Full schedule… 
VOLLEYBALL: (8-10, 2-4 GSC): The Lady Bucs posted the second-highest hitting percentage in school history Tuesday night, hitting .436 as they swept LeMoyne-Owen 3-0. Host Lee University hit .324 as they swept the Lady Bucs 3-0 Friday night in Gulf South Conference volleyball action. Their next home match is set for Tuesday, when they host Trevecca Nazarene at 6:00 p.m. Full schedule… 
MEN'S GOLF Full schedule…
WOMEN'S GOLF Full schedule…
CROSS COUNTRY Full schedule…
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