Dillard Review schedulesdeadline for spring issue

Original creative works will be accepted Feb. 13 to March 6 for consideration for publication in the spring 2009 Dillard Review.

Dr. Mona Lisa Saloy, director of creative writing, said students may submit art, essays, lyrics, fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, plays, screenplays, research and/or songs. All topics, issues, art and designs will be considered, but all work should be original, unpublished and in English, she added. Contributors selected will receive two free copies of the journal.

To make a submission, send your work by e-mail in Microsoft Word (no layouts, please) to with the subject line “4 The Dillard Review.”

Up to $25,000 availablein PFLAG-N.O. scholarships

The deadline to apply for up to $10,000 from the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, or PFLA, of New Orleans is Saturday, Feb. 10.

Julie Thompson, chapter president, said scholarships of $1,000 to $10,000 are being offered to students 17 years or older who are a Louisiana resident, plan to attend or currently attend a post-secondary educational institution and self-identify as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered. At least $25,000 in scholarships will be awarded, with notification set for April 25.

To apply, download an application from or pick up a hard copy at the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. For more information, contact Dr. Alain Durocher, assistant professor of philosophy and religion, at 816-4496 or

SGA election schedule set

An election informational at7 p.m. Monday in Kearny Hallwill start off the election schedulefor student government.The deadline for nominationswill be Tuesday. Electionswill be held from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. March 9, with inductionson March 12.In the interim, electionspeeches are scheduled at 7p.m. Thursday and Feb. 16 inStern. And the Mr. & Miss DillardPageant is set for Feb. 18