1. Law enforcement reception features panel discussion

The College of Professional Studies will host the Third Annual Law Enforcement Leadership and Management Reception from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, in AMU Ballroom E.

A panel discussion, “The Importance of Education in the Field of Criminal Justice,” will include Kevin Carr, deputy inspector, Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department; John Chisholm, Milwaukee County district attorney; Janine Geske, distinguished professor of law; James Harpole, assistant chief of police, Milwaukee Police Department; Dr. Margaret Kendrigan, assistant regional chief, Department of Corrections; and Richard Ruminski, special agent in charge, FBI. The panel will be facilitated by David Perlman, assistant state attorney general.

RSVP to 8-4743 by Wednesday, May 13. Space is limited.

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2. Ushers and musicians needed for Baccalaureate Mass

Volunteer ushers and musicians are needed for the 2009 Baccalaureate Mass at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the U.S. Cellular Arena. The Mass is a time to pray and celebrate with graduating students and their families.

Musicians need to arrive by 2:15 p.m. Ushers need to arrive by 3 p.m.

A mandatory rehearsal for musicians will be held Thursday, May 14, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Gesu choir loft. Instrumentalists don’t need to arrive until 5:30 p.m.

Contact Ann Mulgrew, assistant director of campus ministry, at 8-3694 by Monday, May 11, to volunteer as an usher.

Contact Rachelle Kramer, assistant director of campus ministry, at 8-3685 by Tuesday, May 12, to volunteer as a singer or instrumentalist.

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3. Rev. Andy Thon, S.J., returning to Marquette

Rev. Andy Thon, S.J., former vice president of student affairs at Marquette, will return to Marquette as clinical associate professor of higher education and student affairs in fall 2009.

Father Thon will teach and advise for the College Student Personnel Administration Program in the College of Education’s Department of Education Policy and Leadership, as well as promote and recruit for the CSP program.

After stepping down as vice president for student affairs at the end of the spring 2008 semester, Father Thon took a year’s sabbatical to write and serve as president of the Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators. He came to Marquette as an assistant to the vice president for student affairs in 1989, became associate vice president in 1992 and was named vice president in 1997.

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4. Special Mass for seniors scheduled for Sunday

A special Mass for all graduating seniors will be celebrated Sunday, May 10, at 5 p.m. in the AMU, Chapel of the Holy Family. The Mass will include a special blessing for those participating in post-graduate volunteer programs. Rev. Andy Thon, S.J., former vice president of student affairs at Marquette, will be the celebrant.

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5. Free food and entertainment for Senior Challenge participants

Seniors who have donated to The Senior Challenge are invited to the Lakefront Brewery for free food and entertainment Monday, May 11, from 5 p.m. to midnight. Brewery tours are also available for $6. Buses will depart the Annex every half hour beginning at 4:45 p.m.

The Senior Challenge is a student organization comprised of graduating seniors responsible for the senior class gift to the university.

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6. Senior Week T-Shirts available for pick-up

Seniors who purchased a Senior Week T-Shirt can pick them up beginning Monday, May 11, in the Office of Student Development, AMU 121. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The shirts are no longer available for purchase. Contact OSD at 8-7205 for more information.

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7. PrintWise unavailable Monday, new download needed

The PrintWise system will be unavailable from 7 a.m. to noon Monday, May 11, for maintenance. The new PrintWise Client must be downloaded for users to be able to print to a PrintWise printer after May 11.

For more information, contact the IT Services Help Desk at 8-7799.

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8. Union Station selling Forever Stamps; prices increase Monday

The price for a one-ounce first-class mail stamp will increase from 42 cents to 44 cents Monday, May 11. “Forever Stamps,” can be used, regardless of when they were purchased, to mail one-ounce letters after the price change and are available in Union Station.

Additional postage rates have changed as well.

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9. Haggerty Museum hosting Wisconsin art exhibition

The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art is hosting a Current Tendencies exhibition featuring 10 Wisconsin artists through Sunday, June 14. The exhibition features works in diverse mediums by emerging, mid-career and established Wisconsin artists — Jennifer Angus, Peter Bardy, Anne Kingsbury, Colin Matthes, Shana McCaw, Brent Budsberg, T.L. Solien, Sonja Thomsen, George Williams Jr., and Xiaohong Zhang.

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