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Something to do: August 25 – September 13, 2014!

Open Auditions for Fall Main Stage One Act Plays

Date: Monday and Tuesday August 25-26
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: Blackbox Theatre

Students only need to attend either Monday or Tuesday. Callbacks will occur on Wednesday 8/27 from 7-9pm.  No audition material is needed. The production dates will be October 1-5. They are in search of a diverse cast of both men and women. Everyone is welcome! Experience is not required!

Pioneer Scholar Welcome Party

Date: Tuesday August 26
Time: 10:45 a.m. -noon Location: Frazier

All freshmen first-generation college students are welcome to mingle with their peers and meet their Pioneer mentor. Free food and prizes! For more information contact Lindsey Peetz-Murray, 502-272-8062 lpeetz@bellarmine.edu.

International Student Welcome

Date: Tuesday August 26
Time: 4-5:30 p.m.
Location: Hilarys

Pre-Physical Therapy Association Preparing for Applying to PT

Date: August 27

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Miles 145

The meeting this Wednesday, August 27th, at 6:30pm in Miles Hall Room 145 will go over the Physical Therapy Centralized Application System (PTCAS). A representative of the Graduate Admissions Office will be present to speak about PTCAS as well as answer any questions that students may have regarding the application process. The NEW PRIORITY DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 1, 2014.

Bowling Team Interest Session

Date: Wednesday August 27
Time: 9 p.m.
Location: Terzo Lobby

By attending the meeting your student does not make any commitment.  If he or she is are unable to attend but still interested, please have him or her contact David Rohlmann drohlmann01@bellarmine.edu, Megan Szczepanski mszczepanski01@bellarmine.edu, or Ron Freking rfreking@bellarmine.edu.

Meet Your Tutor

Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time: 10:45 – noon
Location: UDH Lobby

Before grabbing lunch in UDH, students can mingle with ARC tutors and writing consultants to learn how these services can enhance their academic experiences.

STAGE’s 2nd Annual Zombie Make-up Workshop

Date: Friday, August 29
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Fireplace room

Come get zombie-fied to prepare for Louisville Zombie Attack at the Zoo with STAGE. Free makeup workshop with local makeup designer, Corey Elmore. Come in as a human and leave as a zombie!

Students must register to reserve a space, only 30 spots available.
https://orgsync.com/70515/events/802053/occurrences/1677832

Email kthesing01@bellarmine.edu with any questions!

Hindu Temple Trip

Date: Friday, August 29
Time: 4 p.m. departure
Location: Meet at the Campus Ministry Office for carpool

Students are asked to please wear conservative clothes like pants and shirts with sleeves.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact Meera Patel at mpatel03@bellarmine.edu

Labor Day Weekend

For students living on campus, the first break in the academic calendar inevitably seems to ask: “Do I stay or do I go?” Since Labor Day weekend is just mere weeks from the start of school, many choose to stay on campus and take advantage of the extra time to get acquainted with living at Bellarmine and the surrounding Louisville area. The Department of Housing and Residence Life, the SuRF, and Commuter Services has planned a packed weekend of activities free for Bellarmine Students called, “Labor Day in the ‘Ville”:

  • Friday, August 29 – Frankfort Avenue Trolley Hop. Students can ride a bus from Bellarmine to a Frankfort Avenue drop off near a trolley stop. Students can board free trolleys to travel along Frankfort Avenue and explore galleries, shops, and restaurants.
  • Saturday, August 30 – Residence Life is celebrating with the Outsized Influence Music Festival. Hosted on the campus quad from 3-10pm, there will be live music and food trucks from around the city. Come enjoy local music and food!
  • Sunday, August 31 – Louisville Bats baseball game. $1 hotdog and $1 Pepsi night – free fireworks after the game. A number of tickets will be provided to students. Details TBD.

Women’s and Gender Studies Information Session

Date: Wednesday, September 3
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Fireplace room

This interdisciplinary program draws on courses for the minor from Communications, English, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Theology, and IDC as appropriate.  For a full list and the requirements of the minor, see the Bellarmine Catalog at this page:  https://catalog.bellarmine.edu/2014-2015/dept/wgst.

The Involvement Fair

Date: September 4, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. – noon
Location: Quad

Students can check out all the ways they can get involved on campus. Over seventy Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), academic departments, and various special events will have tables where students can meet members and sign up. If your student is interested in joining a club, an intramural sport, or a group affiliated with his or her major (such as the student nurses association), this is the time and place!

Student Government Association Assembly

Date: September 5

Time: 3:05 p.m.

Location: Hilarys

All students are welcome to attend this first meeting of the SGA.

Dance Team Fall Tryouts

Date: September 6 & 7

If your student is interested in trying out for the Bellarmine Dance Team and missed the tryout in May, there will be a fall tryout for the 2014-2015 season! Dancers interested in attending will be sent an online video to learn in advance of the tryouts.The clinic will run 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. on Saturday September 6, with tryouts beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday September 7. Those planning to try out need to RSVP so the coaches can send the video links. (Email jklutka@bellarmine.edu OR RSVP on Facebook). If students are unable to make the tryout, video auditions are accepted. More information can be found on the Bellarmine Athletics website, as well as on the Bellarmine University Dance Team Facebook page. If you have any questions, you can send an email to jklutka@bellarmine.edu.​

Phi Mu Recruitment : September 8-10

Phi Mu sorority is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 recruitment week. Applications are available online.

Applications are due by September 8 at noon. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation and transcript by delivering them to the Phi Mu mailbox located in the SAC​ . Recruitment week is September 9 & 10 at 7 pm in Hilary’s. Questions? Email Rachel Fischer, Membership Director, at rfischer02@bellarmine.edu.

Canoe Regatta

Date: Saturday, September 13
Location: McNeely Lake
Sponsored by BAC & the SuRF

The 2nd Annual Canoe Regatta is coming soon! Teams of two can sign up to compete in canoe races at McNeely Lake. Lunch and transportation will be provided for all participants. Awards will be given to the top competitors along with prizes for best team spirit and costumes. Students can register online at www.imleagues.com/bellarmine. Email bac1@bellarmine.edu or cjennings@bellarmine.edu for more information.

To stay up-to-date on the latest Bellarmine Activities Council information and events, follow online:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BACatBU
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bacatbu
Instagram: http://instagram.com/bacatbu

Check out Louisville Connections!

Louisville Connections is a program sponsored by the Student Activities Center that provides monthly opportunities for all students to EXPLORE, DISCOVER and CONNECT with the city of Louisville. From horseback riding lessons to local theater productions to culturally specific events, Louisville Connections aims to expose Bellarmine students to the electric and diverse areas surrounding campus. Tickets are generally provided either for free or at a minimal cost. Transportation is also provided for select events. Visit our page on U Knight at https://orgsync.com/70302/chapter to see our full schedule of events for the Fall.

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About Cassie

I'm the Director of the Writing Center and Director of Parent Communications at Bellarmine University.

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