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Campus notes for Nov. 20

November 20, 2013
Marshall Independent

Tate studying in Galway

Amanda Tate, the daughter of Jim and Mary Tate of Marshall, is studying in Galway during fall semester 2013 through the Office for Education Abroad at the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, and St. John's University in Collegeville. Tate is a junior English major at CSB.

The Galway program gives students an opportunity to explore the history, culture, literature and sociology of Ireland. While students are exposed to Gaelic as a living language, courses are taught in English. The focus is on a structured curriculum, leaving room for the exploration of unique opportunities presented by the intellectual and cultural resources of Ireland. Located in Spiddal, a rural village outside of Galway, students are housed in cottages at the Park Lodge, a family-run institution.

Brown awarded USF academic scholarships

The University of Sioux Falls announces that it recently awarded a music performance scholarship, a provost's academic scholarship and a theater performance scholarship to Damon Brown of Lynd.

A music performance scholarship is an award offered to full-time undergraduate students who complete an audition with the USF music department and show musical talent. This award varies between $500-$4,000.

The provost's academic scholarship is an award offered to full-time incoming freshmen based on academic achievement; average award criteria are a 25 ACT or 1130 SAT score and a grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. This award is worth $38,000 over four years or $9,500 annually.

A theater performance scholarship is an award offered to full-time undergraduate students who complete an evaluation by the USF theater department and show theatrical ability. This award varies between $500-$4,000.

Moody to perform in the University of Minnesota, Morris' 2013 Carol Concert

Brandon Moody of Wood Lake will perform in the University of Minnesota, Morris' 2013 Carol Concert. The concert will be Dec. 6-8 at Assumption Catholic Church. This will be the 35th Carol Concert and the first under the direction of Christina Armendarez, assistant professor of music.

Featuring seasonal favorites and well-known choral arrangements, the annual concerts promise festive holiday music and entertainment inspired by a bygone era. Performance times are as follows: 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6; 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

 
 

 

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