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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( October 3, 1997)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T EVENTS FOR WEEK OF OCT. 5- 11, 1997
Following is a summary of activities taking place at South Dakota Tech during the week of
October 5- 11, 1997:
Monday, Oct. 6: “ 48 Hours: Hate Street” by Residence Life Diversity Life Task Force
8: 30 p. m., March- Dake Lobby
The video presentation and discussion to follow addresses discrimination in communities around the country. For additional information, contact Ruth Stoddard, Residence Life, 394- 2349.
Tuesday, Oct. 7: United Campus Ministry Forum: “ Blackballing Jesus?”
Speaker: Rev. Henry Bradshaw, Retired UCC Minister
12: 00 noon - 1: 00 pm, Bump Lounge, Surbeck Center ( Lunch available 11: 30 am)
For additional information, contact Donna Hughes- Hargraves, UCM, 394- 2811.
SDSM& T Ski / Snowboard Club Meeting
11: 00 a. m., Classroom Bldg. Room 203
Meeting will discuss the club’s trip to Big Sky over Christmas and other planned skiing and snowboarding events. For additional information, contact Jeromy Johnson, 341- 5199.
Non- Traditional Students Association Organizational Meeting
11: 00 a. m., Classroom Bldg. Room 330. Older students and students with families are encouraged to come talk about projects and activities for the coming year. For more information, contact Jolie McCoy, 394- 1924.
United Campus Ministry Blood Drive
9: 00 - 1: 00 p. m., 2: 00 - 4: 00 p. m.
Grubby’s Game Room, Surbeck Center
Wed, Oct. 8: National Council of Space Grant Directors Annual Conference
8: 30 - 5: 00 p. m., Alex Johnson Hotel
Hosted by South Dakota Space Grant Consortium/ SDSM& T. Directors of all 52 space grant consortia, education program personnel and NASA education staff are scheduled to attend.
- 2- Wed. Oct 8 ( cont.): Program topics include Space Grant Teacher Professional Development Programs, NASA/ Space Grant Educational Programs, NASA Centers and Space Grant as Partners in K- 12 Programs, and Strategic Enterprise Working Groups. The luncheon speaker will be Dr. Ken Hoffman, President, National Alliance of State Mathematics and Science Coalitions, “ National Standards and Beyond.” For more information, contact: Linda Allen, 394- 1975
Thurs- Fri, Oct. 9- 10: South Dakota Board of Regents Meeting
Surbeck Center, SDSM& T Campus
For more information, contact Julie Smoragiewicz, 394- 2554.
Thursday, Oct. 9: Kick- Off for SDSM& T Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing & Production ( CAMP)
11: 30 a. m., Surbeck Center Ballroom
CAMP is an important new program on campus help provide the best design/ manufacturing education to Tech students and also help companies solve design and manufacturing problems through the use of enterprise teams.
SDSM& T President Dr. Richard Gowen will make the formal CAMP announcement. Dr. Michael Batchelder, Interim Dean of College of Systems Engineering, and Dr. Dan Dolan, Professor of Mechanical Engineering will explain the operation of the center. CAMP students will be present to show their projects and to lead tours to various manufacturing laboratories on campus.
For additional information, contact Dr. Dan Dolan, 394- 1273.
National Council of Space Grant Directors Annual Conference
8: 30 a. m. - 5: 00 p. m., Alex Johnson Hotel
Program topics include Mission to Planet Earth, NASA/ Space Grant Educational Programs, NASA Grants Management Process Improvement, Strategic Enterprise Working Groups, Aeronautics Working Group, Student Missions Working Group, Science Workshops for Journalists and the NASA Academy Program.
For additional information, contact: Linda Allen, 394- 1975
Friday, Oct. 10: Civil Engineering Colloquium Series: “ Modeling of Manufactured Homes”
Speaker: Dr. James Goodman ( former SDSM& T Vice President)
1: 00 - 3: 00 p. m., Civil/ Mechanical Bldg. Room 222
For more information, contact Civil & Environmental Engineering Dept. 394- 2439
Saturday, Oct. 11: Hardrocker Football Tech vs. Huron University
1: 00 p. m., O’Harra Stadium
For more information, contact Tom Rudebusch, Sports Information Director,
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