BIG WELCOME TO ALL OUR NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS
At least 470 new students — more than 320 of them first-year students–swelled the undergraduate full-time count to over 1200 students. That is the largest number in the university’s 56 year history.

FALL SPIRITUAL CONVOCATION—This Friday
When:
Fri., Aug. 26, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where:
Mystical Rose Oratory (MRO)
What:
Convocation Mass followed by lunch is an opportunity to worship and fellowship as an ‘ohana. Offices have permission to close so that you may attend.
Who:
All invited; hosted by Campus Ministry
Contact:
Kay Stone, Campus Ministry director, at kstone@chaminade.edu or at 808-440-4226

AUDITIONS FOR FALL THEATRE PRODUCTIONS—Early Next Week
When:
Tues, Aug 30, from 7 to 9 pm & Wed, Aug 31, 5 to 7 pm
Where:
Loo Theatre (CTC Ching 101)
What:
Chaminade’s Drama department will do two comedies this fall (Nov 4-13): Herb Gardner’s  A Thousand Clowns and Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple–Female Version” and have a combined need for 1 boy, 6 men and 7 women’s parts
Why:
Auditions to fill mentioned parts
Who:
All are welcome (no preparation needed)
Contact:
Fr. Bob Bouffier at rjbouffier@gmail.com

MARIANIST FAMILY RETREAT — Sat, Sept. 3
When:
Scheduled for Sat, Sept 3
What:
Marianist Family Retreat Program opportunity
Who:
Families, parents, children, couples
Why:
Purpose is to impact and strengthen families
How:
Call Barb Belle at 739-4664 (daytime) or (937) 684-5680 (evening) for details
Or  go to:
http://marianisthawaii.org/

JOIN CHAMINADE KOMEN TEAM TO RACE FOR THE CURE
When:
Register now for race on Sun., Oct 16
Where:
Kapiolani Park
Who:
Everyone invited
What:
17th Annual Komen Hawai’i Race for the Cure
Why:
Survivors, family members, friends, and dedicated community activists come together to help end breast cancer forever.  Goal this year is $650,000 to continue work in the community.
How:
Register at www.KomenHawaii.org; click “Join an Existing Team” and follow prompts to join the “Chaminade University Ohana” team
Cost:
Early registration $25 now through Sept. 6; Regular $30 after Sept. 6 through Oct. 15
Contact:
Allison Jerome at ajerome@chaminade.edu or 735-4718

OPEN MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT
When:
2 choices — Wed, Sept 7 at 12:30 p.m. or Fri, Sept. 9, at 9:30 a.m.
Where:
Ching Conference Center
Who:
Chaminade President Bro. Bernard Ploeger, SM, invites faculty and staff in consultation with supervisors and others in individual departments to attend
What:
A presentation on the current state of the University and its future directions; a discussion on what is going well and what could be improved to serve our students and each other better; question and answer period for any issues of interest.
Why:
Meetings are informal and optional, but a great way to stay connected and engaged in the University’s planning and future

MEMORIAL MASS FOR FATHER RUSSI
When:
Sunday, Sept. 18, at the 10 a.m. Mass
What
: In Prayerful Remembrance — The Memorial Mass for Father Jack Russi, S.M.
with a brief reception to follow
Where:
Mystical Rose Oratory
Who:
On behalf of Saint Louis School and Chaminade University, an open invitation to celebrate the life of Fr. Jack Russi, SM

Contact:
Kay Stone kstone@chaminade.edu or at 440-4226. For more on whom Fr. Russi was, go to:
http://obits.staradvertiser.com/2011/07/10/rev-john-joseph-jack-russi-s-m/

CHAMINADE RAP
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZH-6SLYEWw&feature=share

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