Thursday, February 26 , 2009
Fox on Fox Business Network
Culver-Stockton College President Bill Fox's interview on Fox Business Network has been rescheduled for Friday, February 27, at 10 a.m. The interview will take place in St. Louis and will discuss challenges being faced by colleges and their students given the current state of the economy. The interview will focus on colleges in the Heartland. Experiences at C-SC over the past several months and what the near future may bring will also be topics for discussion. President Fox will also have the opportunity to talk about EXP@CSC as an example of creative programs that make a college more marketable.
C-SC Wind Ensemble and Kirksville High School Band to perform joint concert
The Culver-Stockton College Wind Ensemble will perform a joint concert with the Kirksville High School Band, Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m., in the Alexander Campbell Auditorium. The Kirksville High School Band is conducted by Brad Hudson, Kirksville High band director and 1999 alum of C-SC, and Karen Harrison, Kirksville High assistant band director. The band will play selections from Leemans, Sheldon, Boysen, and Barrett. The C-SC Wind Ensemble is directed by Thomas Herb, assistant professor of music. They will perform the "Nabucco Overture" by Verdi, "A Quiet Moment" by Sparke, and "Cyprian Suite" by Barnett. The concert will conclude with the groups uniting to perform "Balladair" by Frank Erickson. The concert is free and open to the public. It is also a part of C-SC Academic and Cultural Events program.
Fall '09 registration slated for after Spring Break
When students return from Spring Break on March 16, they will have a week to meet with their advisor and plan their coursework before they need to register for the Fall '09 semester. All students need to meet with their advisor before registering for classes. Some of the 12-week EXP@CSC courses planned for next fall include "Model United Nations," "Film and Society in Post-War America," "Survey of Geology" and "Digital Layout and Typography." The 3-week EXP@CSC courses include a study abroad course in Egypt, as well as several courses that include regional travel and other hands-on experience such as: "Dueling and European Culture of Honor," "Multimedia Usage in Business," "Real Estate," "Corporate Experience," "Global Business," "Human Geography," and "Religion in America" All registration will be done online. Online registration is done on a priority basis allowing students with the greatest number of credit hours earned to register first, followed by those with fewer accrued hours. For planning purposes, the full list of fall courses is currently available online.
C-SC reduces tuition for summer classes
In recognition of the current economic challenges, C-SC has cut tuition for Summer 2009 from $325 to $200 per credit hour. All summer courses will only be offered online; and students can pick from a variety of courses including: "Astronomy," "Atmospheric Science," "New Testament," "American Government & Politics," "Instructional Technology," and "Principles of Organizational Structure and Management." The full list of summer courses is available online. Students may begin registering for the summer classes during Fall '09 registration from March 23-27.
C-SC to host 51st Annual Science Fair
Culver-Stockton College will host the 51st annual C-SC Science Fair for high school and middle school students on Saturday, February 28, in the Science Center on the C-SC campus. The Science Fair begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration. Science projects will be judged from 9:15 to 11 a.m., with public viewing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Judges for the event are C-SC students, including members from the Beta Beta Beta Biology Society, faculty, and volunteers from the Canton community. An awards ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. in Merillat Chapel in the Performing Arts Center. Award categories include sixth through eighth grade awards, ninth through twelfth grade awards, and nine categories from behavioral science and zoology. Last year, the C-SC Science Fair had more than 150 students participate, who presented 110 projects. C-SC is anticipating similar numbers this year. Participating schools include: Canton RV, Southeastern, Highland, Palmyra, La Plata, and Central Lee.
Wildcat repeats as HAAC weekly winner
Culver-Stockton College pole vaulter Zach Rosenberger has been named the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week after his performance at the HAAC Indoor Championships last weekend in Lamoni, Iowa. Rosenberger, a junior from Columbia City, Ind., won his second straight HAAC pole vault title with a personal best mark of 16 feet, 6 inches. His winning mark broke his previous high of 16 feet, 3 inches, which he set Feb. 13 at the Graceland Open. That mark is also the second-highest mark set in the NAIA this season.
Campus recycling update
The recycling containers for plastic and aluminum beverage containers have arrived on campus for recycling use. It has been decided that glass will no longer be accepted for recycling. Other materials that are not being accepted are wrapping paper and Styrofoam. The recycling center, located at 508 N. 4th St. in Canton, will accept small electronics to be recycled every Saturday, this includes computer monitors and television sets, but does not include appliances.
John Dominic Crossan to be speaker for annual Robison Lecture
John Dominic Crossan, best-selling author and lecturer, will give a presentation titled "The Bible and Violence" as the annual Robison Lecture in religion on the Culver-Stockton College campus at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Merillat Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public and is also a part of Culver-Stockton College's Academic and Cultural Events program.
New restaurant in Canton lookin for workers
Riverhouse Smoke House and Grill, will open the second week in March. The restaurant is located at 305 Lewis Street (formerly the Bird 's Nest) in Canton. The restaurant is accepting applications for employment and is interested in filling those positions with C-SC students. Applications are available at the restaurant. All positions are available, and interviews will start next week. For more information contact Kenneth Rieffer, restaurant owner, at 288-3986.