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The Press. (Cortland, N.Y.) 1972-1990, October 05, 1989, Image 2

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TWO{fhe Press{fhursday, October 5, 1989 • rze Zhou Junwen, a professor of history at Beijing Tead1ers College in the Peoples Republic of China, will present an open lecture on \China 111 Perspective\ at 7:30PM, Thurs., Ocl. 5, in the Corey Union E){hi- bition Lounge at the State University College at Cortland. Zhou, who earned a master's degree in history from Cortland College in 19~3. is aresean:h associate at the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University and a deputy secretary- general of the directorate of the China-British History Association. He has written and edited a variety of scholarly papers and has translated several key volumes on British history into Chinese. Zhou 's lecture is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the College's History Club and Political Science Club, the Campus Artist and Lecture Series and the International Student Association. Broome Community College's first Creative Writers Conference will feature a reading by Carolyn Chute, whose critically acclaimed novels portray the lives of the rural working poor in her home state of Maine. 'The Working-Class Writer\ is the theme of the conference, which will happen Fri., Oct. 26, and Sat., Oct. 27. The BCC Writing Center is sponsoring the conference with support from the College's Foundation, Program Board, English Department, Learning Assistance Department, Humanities Department, Center for Community Education and Bookstore, and from Poets and Writers, Inc., which is funded by the Literature Program of the New York State Council on the Arts. For details about the conference, call Roberta Williams, conference director, at 771-5363. To register, call771-5056. Dr. A. Damien Martin, executive director of the Hetrick-Martin Institute in New York, will lecture on \Problems and Issues in Service Delivery to Gay and Lesbian Youth\ at4 PM, Thurs., Oct. 12, in room 114 of the Sperry Learning Center at State University College at Cort- la.nd. Martin is the cofounder of the Hetrick-Martin Institute which, according to Anthony Taylor, professor of psychology at Cortland College, \is probably the leading organization working to protect the interests of lesbian and gay youth, to prevent their exploitation, and to promote their physical and mental well-being.\ Martin's visit on campus os sponsored by the Campus Artist and Lecture Series, the Psychology Club. the Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Alliance, and the Lesbian and Gay Concerns Committee. The lecture is open to the public and will follow a workshop Martin will be giving earlier in the day for professional counselors from the College and community who work with homosexual youths. The Reverend Dr. William Sloane Coffin, veteranpeaceactivistand current president of SANE/FREEZE: Campaign for Global Security, will be the keynote speaker, Oct. 21, for the 25th Congressional Dis- trict Peace and Justice Caucus, at the Homer Congregational Church. Registration will begin at 9 am. Dr. Coffin will speak from 10: 15- 11: 15. and will answer questions untilll :45. The Women 'sFellowship of the Homer Congregational Church will provide lunch (soup, salad, sandwich, dessert), at a nominal cost for those who make reservations by Oct. 13. Others are encouraged to bring their own lunches; bever- ages will be provided. For applications and further information write Peace Tree, c/o Clay Benedict, 42 Homer Ave., Cortland, NY 13045, or call (607) 753-6472. Two series of workshops will be conducted after lunch between 1 : 15 and 3:30, followed by a plenary session ending at 4. The activities on Oct. 21 will mark the fifth annual 25th Congres- sional District Peace and Justice Caucus, and all who are concerned to learn more about promoting peace with justice in our communities as well as in our nation and the world are urged to take part. The Second Annual \Walk for Life\ sponsored by Vietnam Veter- ans Finger Lakes Chapter 377 to benefit the Cortland and Tompkins County Units of the American Cancer Society has been rescheduledfor Sat., Oct.,l4th. Registration will begin at 8:30a.m. and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. If you are interested in joining this walk or need more infonnatiori, please contact the Cortland County Unit 756-2277 or the Tompkins County Unit of the American Cancer Society 273-0430. \October 16th is the postmark deadline for entries for this year's youth outdoor writing/art/photography contest.\ announced organizer Bruce Matthews. \'Teachers and students are urged to get their entries in on time in order to be considered for recognition.\ Contest winners will be recognized on Nov. 13th with the opening of a week long exhibition of local student talent at SUNY Cortland's Corey Union Exhibition Lounge. The top written work will be selected and published in an anthology, and the top art and photography submit- ted will be displayed. A reception will be held to open the exhibition . on Monday evening, Nov. 13th, for students, parents, teachers ·and the public. The youth contest is for Cortland and surrounding area students in grades 1 through 12. The topic is \the outdoors.\ The pr()gram is being sponsored by the Recreation and Leisure Studies department at SUNY. Cortland in cooperation with the Coalition for EducationintheOutdoors. More information is available from Bru<>e Matthews, SUNY Cortland, Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045. Telephone 753·4971 or315-696-6115. ·' ' ... evz,eett .• - . ,··t'Pe~U~t I . • • Is your resume too skimpy? Would an employer take a look at your resume and laugh? Do your work credentials seem too skimpy? NOW is the time to beef up y'our work experience so that you can get the job )'Oil want upon graduation. Cooperative Education provides you with the opportunity to gain valuable work ex.perience while you're still in school. Students are placed in major/career related positions in organizations such as AT&T, the United Way, Disney World, the New York Stock Exchange, ABC Television, the U.S. Olympic Commit- tee and the 1890 House Museum. Most students (no matter what the major) are eligible for co-op if they have completed their sophomore year, are in good academic standing and can meet departmental and co- op office guid~lines. Think about it: * valuable work experience * opportunity to apply classroom theory * a chance to test possible careers * job contacts * academic credit *money Why wait? Graduation will be here before you know it. Contact the Cooperative Education Office, B- 33 VanHoesen Hall for infonnation on how you can make yourself more marketable in the post-college employment race. Don't forget these important upcoming events: Recruiting/Networking for Seniors- Oct. 24 Career Fair-Oct. 26 New sign-up sheets are posted for all workshops outside B-5 VanHoesen 1-lall. Get started today! Alumnus' ability earns him a College Relations Special to the Press Douglas DeRancy has been promoted to the position of direc- tor of alumni and foundation af- fairs at State University College at Cortland. An alumnus. DeRancy had been director of alumni affairs since December 1986. The new appointment is the result of reorganization in the Office of College Relations and Development at the college. promotion \Basically the reorganization involves an expansion of duties for Doug DeRancy,\ said Norbert Haley, director of college relations and development. \In his new role, he will assume the leadership for the College's development activities while main- taining overall responsibility for alumni affairs. An assistant direc- to?-of alumni and foundation affairs will carry primary responsibilities for much of the tions of the Alumni Office.\ DeRancy will work closely with the Alumni Association and the College Development Foundation of Cortland in conducting the annual giving program for the college. Befcre joining the staff at the college~ DeRancy served lO years as executive director of the Cortland County Youth Bureau. He has BSE and MS degrees from Cortland. No Welcome Mat Out for Student Housing. Plan Greeks Say City Won't Cooperate SUNY Chancellor Hears Student Housing Woes Inspection Finds Frat Still Not in Code Frat Members Sleep Elsewhere Until House Meets Codes City Asks Court to Vacate Beta Frat House Law to Control Student Housing Backed I ' l I ~ I ! ! l I t l ove wil pee Co1 ga) for an< COl as rna COl co COl a.s mt ou

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