Cupola Now November 29, 2012

  Sophia Stone > Stone Impresses at NCAAs
The News Leader followed Stone's story, and published an op-ed by Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Catharine O'Connell about the value of Division III athletics.


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Dixie and Kyla's rings

All in the Family
Check out the college's  Facebook page to see how a beloved MBC tradition was shared between an alumna and her daughter, an MBC student.

In Other News …

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Daily Announcements

  Verizon logo > Grant Infuses Teaching Programs with Innovative Technology
One hundred fifty students in the undergraduate education and Master of Arts in Teaching programs will make use of the technology over the next two years, beginning in spring 2013.

  Lyn McDermid > Board Chair Accepts New Position With Fed
In her new role McDermid will oversee national information technology for the Federal Reserve System, the nation's central bank.

  Athletes > Fighting Squirrels Fight Hunger
The Cans Across the Conference food drive was started in 2004 by the Student Athlete Advisory Committee of the USA South Athletic Conference in an effort to give back to their local communities.

  Cupola > Faculty Achievements
The latest faculty accomplishments for the School of Social Sciences, Business, and Global Studies.

MBC in the News
  WMRA > Leni Lets her Hair Down
Adventurous "foodie" (and MBC graduate) Leni Sorensen recalls all sorts of zany times — including nude stage scenes in the 60s production of "Hair."

Featured Events
  Bead for Life
> November 29 and 30
Bead for Life Sale
Students will be hosting the sale from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today and from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday in the foyer of Hunt Dining Hall. Bead for Life helps women and families in Uganda improve their living conditions and buy food and medicine. The bead makers also learn to expand their skill set and develop other entrepreneurial ventures over the course of several years. The beads make wonderful gifts as well!
  Roderic Owen
> December 5
International Café
Professor of Religion and Philosophy Roderic Owen will discuss observations from his recent trip to Asia with the talk, "Reflections of Caste in India Today." The final International Café of the fall semester begins at noon in the Spencer Center.
  Las Posadas
> December 7
Las Posadas
Dress warmly, wear comfortable clothes, and bring a flashlight to join Mary and Joseph in their quest for shelter during this family-oriented event: MBC's 16th annual celebration of the traditional Latin-American holiday Las Posadas. Meet at 6 p.m. at the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted, or PEG, Center, the first stop. Participants are asked to bring a dry or canned food item to support the families of the Migrant Education Program.

Visit the college calendar for a full listing of MBC events.

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