November 2001

Bookstore now open on Saturdays

The bookstore is now open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. The new hours will enable the bookstore to serve sightseers, parents, alumni and conference attendees who visit the campus on Saturdays.

The bookstore will continue to be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday. On the Saturdays of Homecoming and Family Weekend the bookstore is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


ARAMARK team wins chili cook-off

The culinary team of David Ledbetter and Brian Hickey swept the chili competition at this year's Fall for Greenville festival.

Entering with Ledbetter's famous "Sunrise Chili," the team won first place in the "Professional Culinary" competition out of 12 contestants. Ledbetter and Hickey also won the "Best of Show" category, and the "People's Choice" which is determined by public vote.


Furman to host NCAA Cross Country National Championship

The nation's best 510 distance runners - 255 men and 255 women - will converge on campus November 19 for the Division I NCAA Cross Country National Championship. Furman hosted the event in 1997.

Each field will be comprised of 31, seven-member teams and 38 individual runners that are awarded at-large bids. The men will run a 10-kilometer race, while the women will run six kilometers.

Team and individual champions will be crowned. The course will weave its way along the back nine holes of the university golf course. The national championship meet will be the culmination of a group of top-notch cross country meets at Furman this fall. The school hosted its annual invitational in conjunction with the NCAA Pre-Meet on October 13. Furman will also host the NCAA District III meet November 10.


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