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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( September 25, 1997)
MEDIA TIP SHEET: SDSM& T EVENTS FOR WEEK OF SEPT. 28 - OCT. 4, 1997
Following is a summary of activities taking place at South Dakota Tech during the week of
September 28 - October 4, 1997:
Tuesday, Sept. 30: Dedication of Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing & Production ( CAMP)
11: 00 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.
United Campus Ministry Forum: “ Gays and Lesbians in our High Schools”
Speaker: Dr. Suzan Nolan
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.
Tech Team Participates in YMCA Corporate Cup
Events begin at 5: 00 p. m. and run throughout the evening at the YMCA
* 6: 20 p. m. SDSM& T President Richard Gowen participates in the CEO Dunk Tank
Tech teams will participate in basketball free throws, 6- on- 6 Coed Volleyball, obstacle course, toilet paper toss, tug of war, one leg egg toss, pickle ball, CEO challenge, Putt- for- Points, and several other categories.
Wed. Oct. 1: Institute of Atmospheric Sciences Seminar: “ An Inside Look at Florida Thunderstorms” Speaker: Dr. Andy Detwiler, Research Professor of Meteorology
3: 00 p. m. Room 206E, New Classroom Building ( Didier Education Center)
For additional information, contact Inst. of Atmospheric Sciences, 394- 2291.
Wed. Oct. 1 ( cont): International Friendship Family Program Picnic
5: 30 - 8: 00 p. m., Outside National American University Library
A potluck picnic and social activities will be held for international students from National American University( NAU) and SDSM& T. The Friendship Family program allows interested families the opportunity to offer a family support system to international students attending universities in Rapid City. Families and students are able to enjoy outings, dinners, movies and other activities of interest to both parties. For further information contact, Mitzi Austin ( NAU) at 394- 4827 or Suzi Aadland- Quilt ( SDSM& T) at 394- 6884.
Friday, Oct. 3: SDSM& T Professors Read from their Work in South Dakota Humanities Council’s Silver Anniversary Anthology
South Dakota Humanities Conference, Black Hills State University, Spearfish
Dr. Kathy Antonen, Dr. Michael Day, Takako Day, Dr. Toni Logar and Dr. Judy Sneller will read from their work in the South Dakota Humanities Council’s Silver Anniversary Anthology. For additional information, contact Dr. Michael Day, Assoc. Professor of English, 394- 5100.
Saturday, Oct, 4: SDSM& T Professors to Be Panel Speakers at South Dakota Humanities Conference
Black Hills State University, Spearfish
Drs. Michael Day and Michael McDonald, SDSM& T Humanities Department, will speak during the " Orality and Literacy in the Next Millennium” panel. Dr. Sid Goss, SDSM& T Social Sciences Department, will make a presentation during “ The Great Plains Chatauqua as a Humanities Forum” panel. Takako Day, SDSM& T Humanities Department, will take part in the " Are the Humanities only a Western Discipline?" panel. For additional information, contact Dr. Michael Day, Assoc. Professor of English, 394- 5100.
Football Game Tech vs. Black Hills State University
( Coleman Black Hills Gold Day)
1: 00 p. m., O��Harra Stadium
For additional information, contact Tom Rudebusch, Sports Information Director,
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