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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2000
LOCAL STUDENT SELECTED AS NEW STUDENT
ORIENTATION LEADERS AT SDSM& T
Erin Dimock of Inver Grove Heights was selected in March as a 2000 Orientation Leader at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology ( SDSM& T). The group of twenty- nine students has been meeting regularly throughout the Spring semester to prepare for the arrival of new students in the upcoming summer and fall semesters. Dimock is a freshman, geological engineering major at Tech.
Orientation Leaders are the first and foremost student contact with
the incoming freshmen and transfer students. They are their guide, support,
and source of information.
“ The Orientation Leaders deal with the issues that new students have,
mainly making them feel at home here and helping them to meet friends in a
new and unfamiliar place,” said Jason Lamont, New Student Orientation Co- Chair.
In addition to helping the students feel welcome, the Orientation Leaders are also responsible for planning the week of Orientation. This includes scheduling and planning events, programs, helping new students with placement testing, and registration.
( I: univrel/ pressrel/ 0400 Orientation Leaders local Inver Grove Heights)
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