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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( May 5, 1997)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T EVENTS FOR WEEK OF MAY 5- 10, 1997
Following is a summary of activities and events taking place on the South Dakota School Mines and Technology campus during the week of May 5- 10, 1997:
Tuesday, May 6: SDSM& T’s SKILL Community Outreach Forum: “ How Humor Can Be
an Effective Tool”
10: 45 - 11: 30 a. m., Central High School Theater
Speaker will be Dr. Judy Sneller, SDSM& T Associate Professor English.
This weekly forum is part of the community outreach activities of Tech’s SKILL ( Scientific Knowledge for Indian Learning and Leadership) program. Sponsored by Communities in Schools, the forum’s purpose is to promote American Indian students within the community and among their peers. Door prizes given at forum are provided by Pizza Hut, Rushmore 7 Theater, and Musicland. For more information, contact Phillip Huebner, SKILL Director, at 394- 1828.
Friday, May 9: President’s Reception for 1997 SDSM& T Graduates
3: 00 p. m., Surbeck Center
Reception hosted by SDSM& T President Richard J. Gowen to honor
1997 SDSM& T graduates.
Saturday, May 10: 135th SDSM& T Commencement
10: 00 a. m. Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Arena
Commencement Speaker: Daniel S. Goldin, Administrator of NASA.
There are 262 candidates for undergraduate and graduate degrees.
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