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Meetings/GatheringsTuesday, Aug. 31. Faculty and Students. Registration is still open for anyone who wants to take lessons on any musical instrument or voice. Please attend the short applied music meeting at Common Hour tomorrow 11:30 a.m. in Grant 114. You can also register for any instrumental ensemble at this time or before. There are still spaces open in campus choral organizations! Please sign up for choral auditions on the Grant Hall bulletin board for times on Tuesday between 2:30-9:00 in Grant 114. Hope to see as many of you there as possible!
Sunday, Sept. 5. Get Centred is a contemplative Christian worship service held on Sunday nights at 10 p.m. in the candlelit sanctuary of the Presbyterian Church. This half-hour service of music, prayer, scripture readings, and silence is a great way to start the week.
Tuesday, Sept. 7. Poster Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Ewen Meeting Room in the Campus Center.
Tuesday, Sept. 7. Non-credited community education sign language class to be offered to members of the Centre community this semester. If you have ever had an interest in sign language now is your chance to learn it. The plan is to hold the class twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Please come to the first meeting at 6 p.m. in the Nichols Dining room in the new student center. Be sure to bring pen and paper and we will get started. Below is a description of the class and if you have any questions please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. ASL 1: Introduction to American Sign Language. This is an introductory class for those with little to no signing experience. Manual alphabet, development of basic knowledge, understanding of conversational ASL, and Deaf Culture will be covered. Focus will be on a non-voice environment to improve expressive and receptive skills. A group outing and a visit from native Deaf signers are planned. The class is free to students, faculty, and staff and will meet twice a week.
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NoticesMeal Plan Changes. If you would like to change your meal plan, please come by the Student Life Office and complete a form. The last date to change your meal plan is Sept. 10.
Student survey takers needed. First Things, published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life (interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute) is looking for Centre students to fill out a brief survey about their time at Centre, focusing on their relation to religious faith and practice as well as academics. The results of the survey will be published in the November issue of First Things. Click here for the survey.
Student NewsMarcia Mount Shoop '91 Authors First Book. Marcia Mount Shoop, a Centre graduate (1991) and daughter of retired professors Eric and Truly Mount, will introduce her new book to her home community at the Centre Bookstore from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9. Her title is Let the Bones Dance: Embodiment and the Body of Christ. She received her Ph.D in theology from Emory University, and she currently serves as theologian in residence at the University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. All are invited to drop in.
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