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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( September 8, 1997)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T EVENTS FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 8 - 15, 1997
Following is a summary of activities taking place at South Dakota Tech during the week of
September 8 - 15, 1997:
Monday, Sept. 8: M- WEEK Activities:
Introduction of Homecoming Court and Grubby Look- A- Like Contest ( 7: 30 pm, Surbeck Center Ballroom)
Comedian Darren Carter ( 8: 00 pm, Surbeck Center Ballroom)
Tuesday, Sept. 9: United Campus Ministries Forum: “ If Planned Parenthood Isn’t What You Think It Is, What Is It?��
Speaker: Shirley Hobbs, Planned Parenthood
12: 00 noon - 1: 00 pm, Bump Lounge, Surbeck Center
Lunch available at 11: 30 am. For additional information, contact Donna Hughes- Hargraves, United Campus Ministries, at 394- 2811.
Wednesday, Sept. 10: U. S. Army ROTC Rappelling Lab
3: 15 - 4: 30 pm; Rappel Tower on SDSM& T campus ( west of New Gym)
For more information, contact CPT Tom Finch, Military Science Department at 394- 6038.
M- WEEK Activities:
Quad Games ( 11: 00 am, Quad Area)
Beanie Contest ( 12: 00 noon, Quad Area)
Ice Cream Social ( 1: 00 pm, Quad Area)
Game Show ( 7: 00 pm, Surbeck Ballroom)
Thursday, Sept. 11: American Society of Civil Engineers/ Black Hills Branch 1997 Kappe Lecturer: “ Emerging Wastewater Treatment Technologies”
Speaker: Orris E. Albertson, P. E., DEE, Enviro Enterprises, Inc.
11: 30 am, Radisson Inn Lounge
Sponsored by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, Orris Albertson, 1997 Kappe Lecturer, has been actively involved in the water and wastewater industry for over 40 years. He will discuss emerging
-- more-- wastewater technologies, address a number of new improvements and how they relate to meeting expanding quality demands. For more information, contact Dr. Scott Kenner, Dept. of Civil & Envir. Engineering, at 394- 2439.
M- WEEK Activities:
Coronation of Homecoming Royalty ( 8: 00 pm, Surbeck Ballroom)
Bonfire ( approx. 9: 30pm after coronation, Behind Goodell Gym)
Friday, Sept. 12: M- WEEK Activities:
March to M- Hill, Picnic & Mud Volleyball ( 12: 00 noon, march to M- Hill begins with everyone meeting outside the dorms)
** M- Hill Activities ( 3: 00 pm, after mud volleyball)
** media will be provided a ride to the top of M- Hill
Saturday, Sept. 13: M- WEEK Activities:
M- DAY Homecoming Parade ( 10: 00 am, Downtown Rapid City)
Tailgate Lunch ( 11: 00 am, O’Harra Stadium)
M- DAY Football Game: SDSM& T vs. U of Wisc.- Whitewater ( 12: 00 noon, O’Harra Stadium)
M- DAY Dance ( 9: 00 pm, Days Inns Downtown)
SD Tech Invitational Cross Country Meet
10: 00 am, Robbinsdale Park
For additional information, contact Tom Rudebusch, Sports Information Director, at 394- 2601 or Jerald Schafer, Head Cross Country and Track Coach, at 394- 2603.
Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce Stakeholders Summit:
“ Frontiers- Forging Our Future”
7: 30 - 11: 30 am, Surbeck Center Ballroom
This public forum for the community planning process will identify the top 10 issues facing Rapid City and the Black Hills to be addressed in the final plan. Henry Luke of Jacksonville, FL will facilitate the summit. For additional information, contact Jim McKeon, President, Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce, at 343- 1744.
Sunday, Sept. 14: Autocross ( Cohosted by SDSM& T Student Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers and the Black Hills Sports Car Club)
11: 30 am - 3: 30 pm, O'Harra Stadium parking lot
Tech’s Formula SAE ( Mini- Indy) car will be competing in the Autocross.
For additional information, contact Dr. Dan Dolan, Mini- Indy faculty advisor, at 394- 1273.
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