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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
( April 10, 1998)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T ACTIVITIES FOR WEEK OF APRIL 13- 19
Following is a summary of SDSM& T activities taking place the week of April 13- 19:
Monday, April 13: SDSM& T Student To Present Program on “ The Missouri River Wildlife Habitat Mitigation Bill”
Speaker: Tawney White Calf, SDSM& T Interdisciplinary Sciences major and enrolled member of Oglala Sioux Tribe
7: 00 p. m., Surbeck Bump West Lounge
Sponsored by South Dakota Peace & Justice Center Rapid City Chapter, Prairie Hills Audubon Chapter and Black Hills Group of the Sierra Club.
Contact: South Dakota Peace & Justice Center, 882- 2822
Tuesday, April 14: United Campus Ministries Forum: “ Schools Must Be Places of Teaching and Learning”
Speakers: Kathleen Batchelder and Katie Bray, Stevens and Central High School English Teachers
12: 00 noon - 1: 30 p. m., Bump Lounge ( lunch available at 11: 30 a. m.)
Contact: United Campus Ministries, 394- 2811
SDSM& T Student Outreach Presentations to Southwest Middle School
8: 30 - 10: 00 a. m. and 12: 45 - 2: 15 p. m., Southwest Middle School
Larry Galero, a sophomore Chemical Engineering major and a member of SDSM& T’s CAMP team ( Center for Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing and Production ( CAMP), will make presentations to science teacher Carlene Roper’s 6th grade students at Southwest Middle School.
Wed., April 15: U. S. Air Force Civilian Recruiters Interviewing SDSM& T Students
Individually scheduled interviews throughout the day, Surbeck Center
Contact: Jack Hunter, Director of Career Planning & Placement, 394- 2667
Thur., April 16: " From Russia with Love"
4: 00 p. m., Surbeck Center AB Room
The United Campus Ministries group that went to Russia over spring break will show slides and describe their incredible experiences working in the Russian orphanage. Contact: Donna Hughes- Hargraves, UCM, 394- 2811
-- 2-- Thur.- Sat., Apr. 16- 18: SDSM& T Drama Club Spring Production: Sir Noel Coward’s “ Blithe Spirit”
7: 30 p. m. Prologue/ 8: 00 p. m. Curtain, Surbeck Center Ballroom
The prologue features a collection of Sir Noel Coward’s music played by a jazz band and small vignettes performed by a verse choir. Admission is free with Tech ID and for children under 12. Tickets are $ 4 for general public and can be reserved in advance by calling 394- 3377 April 14- 18.
SDSM& T Student Team Competes in Mini- Baja West Competition
University of Texas- El Paso, El Paso TX
55 teams from 46 universities in the U. S. and Mexico will compete in designing, building and demonstrating small off- road vehicles powered by 8- hp Briggs & Stratton engines. The entries are judged on construction, acceleration and maneuverability, and performance in a 4- hour endurance race.
Contact: Dr. Dan Dolan, Mini- Baja Faculty Advisor, at 394- 1273, or Brian Herbst, Team Leader, 394- 5363.
Sat.- Sun., Apr. 18- 19: 2ND Annual Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing Conference
8: 00 a. m. - 5: 00 p. m., Classroom Building 309 and 330.
All interested English and communications teachers are encouraged to attend. Contact: Dr. Michael Day, SDSM& T Professor of English, 394- 5100.
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