Office of University Relations
SDSM& T News
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Phone: ( 605) 394- 6082/ 2554 • Fax: ( 605) 394- 6177
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 2, 2000
Steve Buchholz, Public Information Manager, 394- 6082
SDSM& T CAMPUS EVENTS FOR THE WEEK OF Nov. 3 – Nov. 12, 2000
Saturday, Nov. 4 Tour Tech 2000, 10 a. m. to 2: 30 p. m., Surbeck Student Center. Prospective Tech students will tour the campus and visit with department personnel.
Football at Minot State, 12: 30 p. m.
Fossil prep training class, 1 p. m., Old Gym basement
Men's basketball alumni game, 7 p. m., King Center. Alumni return from Colorado, Michigan, Utah and North Dakota.
The Tech Ranger Challenge team competes in the Laramie regional Ranger Challenge Competition.
Sunday, Nov. 5 Volleyball at DAC- 10 Tournament
Monday, Nov. 6 Men’s basketball vs. Rocky Mountain, 7: 30 p. m., King Center
Tuesday, Nov. 7 Election Day
United Campus Ministry Forum, noon, Surbeck Center. Rapid City Journal religion editor Mary Duffy will speak about “ Religious Diversity in Rapid City.”
Coffeehouse performance by Mike Rayburn, 7 p. m., Grubby’s. Rayburn has won the College Entertainer of the Year award several times.
Thursday, Nov. 9 Dr. Carter Kerk speaking to Rapid City Rotary Club on " IE- The Super Engineer,” noon, Radisson.
Friday, Nov. 10 No classes in observance of Veterans Day
Friday, Nov. 10 Men’s basketball at Mount Marty
Saturday, Nov. 11 Women’s basketball at Dakota Wesleyan
Sunday, Nov. 12 National Homeless and Hunger Week begins
Children’s Science Center Calendar of Events:
Open Tuesday – Friday, 9 a. m. to 5 p. m., Saturday, 10 a. m. to 4 p. m.
Saturday, Nov. 4 " The Stars of Fall" 11: 15 a. m. and 1: 15 p. m.
Planetarium show about the stars and stories of the fall sky. Suitable for general audience but not recommended for children five or younger. Free with admission to the Science Center.
Friday, Nov. 10 " The Stories in Bones and Stones" 11: 30 a. m. to - 12: 30 p. m.
Kari Baker of the Tech Museum of Geology uses fossils, modern bones, and pictures to tell a fossil story for the entire family. The program will include Baker's experience as a paleontologist, as well as how you tell the difference between meat and planting eating dinosaur teeth, the difference between vertebrate and invertebrate animals, the collecting tools of the paleontologist, and how paleontologists collect fossils. Free with admission.
“ Take on a Champion" 5: 30 p. m. to 8 p. m.
Chess Master Nels Truelson will conduct a strategy clinic and play up to 24 simultaneous games. To register, call Eric Abrahamson at 391- 1048. Refreshments will be served.
Saturday, Nov. 11 The Southwest Middle School Hawks Chess Club, Tech and the Children's Science Center are sponsoring a chess tournament from 7: 30 a. m. to 6 p. m. The tournament will be at Surbeck Center on the Tech campus. The tournament is open to novice as well as expert players. There will be divisions for children from kindergarten through 12th grade. For information, stop by the Center for registration materials or e- mail or call Eric Abrahamson at 391- 1048 or eric@ prologuegroup. com.
Ongoing Animal Antics
Saturdays, 10: 30 a. m.
( I: univrel/ pressrel/ 2000 10/ 20 media tip sheet)
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