• Campus Announcement -- Sept. 29, 2014

    Dr. Paul Marshall, senior fellow with the Center for Religious Freedom with the Hudson Institute, to speak at KHIPP and chapel

    Dr. Paul Marshall, Senior Fellow with the Center for Religious Freedom with the Hudson Institute, will be our guest on campus on Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be two opportunities to hear from and interact with this very distinguished scholar on international religious liberty and human rights issues. He literally travels the world – he emailed last week from Asia – has written hundreds of articles that are published far and wide and has written, or collaborated on more than 20 books including “Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians” – his most recent book published in 2013.

    On Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. he will be speaking on global human rights issues with an emphasis on religious liberty issues – and will discuss the plight of various religious groups and sects around the world and will discuss in some detail the threat of radical Islam – not only to those of the Christian or other faiths – but to the vast majority of the Islamic faith who are not radical jihadists. This event is in the Banquet Hall.

    On Wednesday morning in Chapel, he is going to present a very compelling and moving update on the global Christian community and the persecution of the church in many areas of the world. Chapel is at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel.

    These presentations are a great opportunity for the CU family to benefit and learn. Please encourage students to attend as well. This is one of those great opportunities to hear from and talk with a highly-recognized expert on these topics and a prolific writer and author on same.

    Below is a link to his biographic information:

  • Campus Announcement -- Sept. 26, 2014

    The Central Kentucky Arts Series concert on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. features the Louisville Civic Orchestra in Ransdell Chapel. The program will feature works from Beethoven to soundtrack films and include a violin concerto played by a 14-year-old boy from Louisville. Dr. Wesley Roberts, professor of music who is a member of the CKAS Board, said It promises to be a "wonderful occasion of symphonic music."

    CU students are admitted free with ID. A minimal fee is charged for faculty, staff, administration, and the community. Everyone is invited.

  • Campus Announcements -- Sept. 25, 2014

    QEP ethics question

    Is it ethical to steal food for the benefit of a starving person if that is the only means by which the food may be obtained? Would it make a difference if the starving person were a family member? Please elaborate. Please answer on the CU QEP Facebook page.

    Make plans to attend KHIPP event Sept. 30 and chapel Oct. 1 with Dr. Paul Marshall

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    KHIPP Forum – “Global Human Rights in 2014

    Featured Speaker: Dr. Paul Marshall, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute’s Center for Religious Freedom and the author and editor of more than twenty books on religion and politics, especially religious freedom, including recently Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians(Thomas Nelson) Silenced How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes Are Choking Freedom Worldwide (Oxford University Press, 2011, with Nina Shea), Blind Spot: When Journalists Don’t Get Religion (Oxford University Press, 2009), Religious Freedom in the World (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008). He has been a member of the Advisory Board of Harvard University’s project on “Religion and Global Politics,” and is a member of the Religious Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author of several hundred articles, and his writings have been translated into Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Ukrainian. He is in frequent demand for lectures and media appearances, including interviews on ABC Evening News; CNN; PBS; Fox; the British Australian, Canadian, South African, and Japanese Broadcasting Corporations; and Al Jazeera, among many other outlets. His work has been published in, or the subject of, articles in the New York Times, Wall St. Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Washington Time, Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, Christian Science Monitor, First Things, New Republic, Weekly Standard, Reader’s Digest, and many other newspapers and magazines. His current interests and research focus on international religious freedom, its relation to freedom of speech and of the press, and of the situation of religious minorities.
    5:00 P.M. Banquet Hall in the Badgett Academic Support Center
    Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. Chapel Presentation in Ransdell Chapel


  • Campus Announcements -- Sept. 24, 2014

    Operation Christmas Child Kickoff is tomorrow

    A kickoff worship service for Taylor County's 2014 Operation Christmas Child kickoff will be from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday Sept. 25 in Ransdell Chapel. Worship music will be by INCANDESCENCE. Everyone is invited; students attending will receive chapel credit. A flier is attached.


    Homecoming information and deadlines

    The deadline for submitting a candidate for the Homecoming Queen competition is Friday, Sept. 26. Clubs or organizations wishing to have a candidate MUST also submit a float for the Homecoming parade which is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Homecoming elections will be Sept. 29-Oct. 3 in Winters Dining Hall during lunch hours.

    Clubs or organizations may request a booth for the Homecoming Festival to Trent Creason at before Oct. 3.

    Please specify the number of tables and chairs that will be needed for the booth as well as whether access to a power outlet will be necessary. Campbellsville University graduates that are also published authors are invited to be a part of the Homecoming Festival.

    There will be a Maroon Goons Homecoming Rally at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10 behind the Student Activities Center.

    Attached you will find the forms needed for candidates, floats and the club festival.

  • Campus Announcements -- Sept. 23, 2014

    Student Health Fair tomorrow

    A Student Health Fair will be tomorrow, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Activities Center. Come and explore how stay healthy during college. Lots of free items will be given away; chapel credit is to be given. The event is sponsored by the CU Health/Wellness Committee. A flier is attached.

    Homecoming T-shirt orders due Thursday

    Homecoming T-shirt orders are due Thursday, Sept. 25. All orders must be placed and paid for by Sept. 25. Shirts will be available by Oct. 6 in Carter Hall 207. All proceeds benefit the Campbellsville University Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Contact Stan McKinney, associate professor of journalism, at (270) 789-5035 with questions. An order form is attached. The theme this year is "Let the Good Times ROAR."

    Three career workshops coming up this week!

    There are three Office of Career Service Workshops coming up this week. You are invited to each! An "Internship Strategies Workshop" is at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24. "Building Your Network While in College" is from 2 to 2:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 and "Social Media and Your Job Search" is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. Christina Kern, an alumna who worked in the Office of University Communications, will speak at the last two. A flier is attached.

    'Once a Fighting Tiger, Always a Fighting Tiger' Golf Scramble Oct. 11

    We will have our Annual “Once a Fighting Tiger Always a Fighting Tiger” Golf Scramble on October 11th at Campbellsville Country Club at 8:00 am est. The cost per player will be $50.00 which will include the 18 hole scramble and lunch. CU will play Georgetown College on Homecoming that day. All proceeds from the day will go directly to the 12th Man Club which is the booster club for the football program. The scramble will be open to all alumni and friends of the program. Our goal this year is to get 12 teams and top last year’s mark of $1000.00 raised. Prizes are listed below. If you would, please help me spread the word and let folks know that if they are not golfers and wish to sponsor a hole or one of the hole prizes that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance for your help and hope to see you there!!

    $400.00-1st Place team
    $200.00-2nd Place Team (*If we have 10 or more teams)
    $50.00 closest to the pin
    $50.00 long drive

    There are 24 players committed thus far.

    Please contact if you’re interested.

    Dave Petett

    Looking forward to seeing you all at homecoming this year!

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