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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( MARCH 21, 1997)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T UPCOMING EVENTS/ WEEK OF MARCH 23- 29,1997
Following is a summary of the activities and events scheduled to take place on the South Dakota School Mines and Technology campus during the week of March 23- 29, 1997:
Saturday, March 22: 3rd Annual Young Women in Science and Engineering
Conference “ Women Succeeding in Today’s Technology”
9: 00 a. m. to 3: 00 p. m., Room 204 Classroom Building
The conference will encourage area female students in the 9th- 12th grades to consider careers in the science and engineering fields. Participants will receive hands- on experience in SDSM& T labs with Society of Women Engineers, SDSM& T students and professors. $ 10 registration fee covers the cost of lunch and information packet.
The event is co- sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers ( SWE) and Women in Science and Engineering ( WISE).
For more information, contact Angela Dux at 341- 5176 or Julie Chapero at 394- 2881.
Tuesday, March 25: National Teleconference on Rural Education and the
Information Highway: Making Connections, Building Community”
12: 00 noon to 1: 30 p. m., Room 204, New Classroom Building
Panelists for the interactive videoconference will include educators and other professionals who have worked within rural communities to design and implement technology strategies. Panelists will describe how they sought funding, won community support, overcame obstacles, and sustained their programs over time. Conference will include special appearances via satellite by President Clinton, Secretary of Education Richard Riley, FCC Chairman Reed Hundt, Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman, and Florida Public Service Commissioner Julia Johnson. For more information, contact High Plains Center at 394- 6732.
Monday, Wed, Friday Concrete Canoe Team Practice
4: 00 p. m. Canyon Lake Park
SDSM& T’s Concrete Canoe team is getting ready for the
Regional Concrete Canoe Qualifying Competition. SDSM& T is
hosting this year’s Regional Competition, which will be held in
Rapid City April 10- 12, 1997.
For more information, contact Michelle Nielson at 394- 2439.
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