Thursday, March 05 , 2009
Three prizes offered for on-time Fall '09 registration
Register on time for the Fall '09 semester and have the chance to win one of three prizes to be used during the 2009-10 academic year: special parking priviledges for the entire academic year, a $250 book voucher for textbooks, or $100 in CP Bucks. The winning names will be drawn from those of all students who register within their priority time slot during the week of March 23. To find out when your priority time slot is, go to "MyCulver." Priority is assigned by the number of credit hours that you have completed. Registration for Fall '09 will be done online. And don't forget that all students need to schedule an appointment with their advisor the week of March 16, before they are eligible to register. Find out more about fall courses during Advising Week activities in the dining hall, and check out all the courses online.
More courses, new format, lower cost for Summer 2009
Don't forget! You can also register for summer classes the week of March 23. The tuition rate for summer courses has been cut from $325 to $200 per credit hour. All summer courses will only be offered online. C-SC also has expanded to 20 the number of courses available to you this summer -- everything from accounting to New Testament and human geography to astronomy. Check out the full list of summer courses online. For more information on summer courses, click here.
Insurance and financial leader to speak at C-SC
The Culver-Stockton College annual Business Leadership Exchange series will feature Stephen J. Hall, C-SC graduate and founding partner of Anderson, Hall, Marsh, and Company, a leading brokerage firm in the St. Louis area. Hall will speak on "The Business Guide to Participation" at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, in the Merillat Recital Hall. Hall began an insurance brokerage career in 1973 with the firm, Case, Thomas, and Marsh, a St. Louis firm founded prior to the Civil War. He later joined the Canadian firm Reed, Shaw, Stenhouse and in 1978, then joined Rollins, Burdick, Hunter. Hall is currently a managing director of Anderson, Hall, and Marsh and is responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, new business, and mentoring new sales associates. This event is a part of the C-SC Academic and Cultural Events program and is free and open to the public. Read full story online.
C-SC to change e-mail providers
Culver-Stockton will migrate away from the current Groupwise e-mail system and be changing to a new Google-based e-mail system this spring. The new system will have many more features and more than seven gigabytes of storage space per user. E-mail addresses will not change. However e-mail access will be different. C-SC users will be able to move all current folders and calendars to the new system, beginning Monday, March 16 until the end of May. The Information Technology Department will send out more information about migrating over to the new system. For further information and frequently asked questions, click here.
Five area school districts compete in C-SC's 51st annual science fair
Five area school districts competed in the 51st annual Culver-Stockton College Science Fair on Saturday, February 28. Junior and senior high students from Canton R-V, Keokuk, La Plata R2, Southeastern, and Central Lee entered projects to be judged in the science fair. A total of 135 students submitted 96 total projects to be judged by C-SC students, faculty, and staff, and members of the Canton community. "The fair was a major success. The school kids were very enthusiastic and clearly enjoyed being able to display their academic efforts. Many thanks to the volunteer judges from the community and the college faculty, staff and students," said Indiren Pillay, chair of the C-SC natural and mathematic sciences division and director of the science fair. Projects were ranked on creative development, scientific thought, thoroughness of data, skill, clarity of display, and clarity of explanations. Overall there were 18 ribbons given to senior high school students and 27 ribbons awarded to junior high school students who participated. There were 36 judges from C-SC faculty, students, and community members. There were nine junior high categories and seven senior high categories, all which placed the top three exhibits in each division. Southeastern Junior/Senior High School, Augusta, Ill., received the outstanding chapter awards for both the junior and senior divisions. To read the full story and to see a complete list of winners click here.
Fantazia, Peugh, Letcher named to All-HAAC team
Culver-Stockton College placed two men and one woman on the 2008-09 Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) all-conference basketball teams. Senior guard Brice Fantazia was named to the men's second team while junior guard Phil Peugh was an honorable mention selection to the men's team. Sophomore forward Jamai Letcher was named to the women's all-conference team, earning honorable mention honors. Fantazia, a 6-foot-4 transfer from Turlock, Calif. (Modesto Christian HS / North Central College), tied for the team lead in scoring, averaging 16.1 points per game, and led the team with 152 assists, an average of 5.24 per game. He shot 45.1 percent from the field (172-381) and 70.1 percent from the free throw line (110-157). Fantazia also averaged 4.3 rebounds per game and 1.21 steals per game. He scored a career-high 35 points versus MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) University on February 28, and had a career-high 11 assists against Central Methodist (Mo.) University on February 26. He was named the HAAC Player of the Week for the week ending February 28, 2009. Peugh, a 6-foot-2 guard from Rock Falls, Ill. (Rock Falls HS/Sauk Valley CC), joins Fantazia on the all-HAAC team after averaging 16.1 points per game and making 85 three-pointers this season, which was just two off the school single-season record of 87. Peugh also averaged 4.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.4 steals per game for the Wildcats. He shot 44.4 percent from the field (168-219), 85.9 percent from the free throw line (61-71) and 38.8 percent from outside the arc (85-219). He tied the school record for 3-pointers in a game with seven against Columbia College on November 14, 2008, and had a season-high 25 points on four different occasions. Letcher, a 6-foot sophomore from Keokuk, Iowa (Keokuk HS), averaged a team-best 11.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per game this season. Letcher played in 26 of the 27 games, leading the HAAC in steals with 59 (2.27 per game) and was third in blocks with 38 (1.46 per game). She shot 47 percent from the floor (124-264) and scored in double figures in 17 of her 26 games played, recording four double-doubles.