14 days until Spring Break!! Thanks to the students, faculty, staff and commu- nity members who made Winterfest '90 most successful -Campus Artist and Lecture Series Volume XIX Number 16 • STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, COLLEGE AT CORTLAND • February ZS, 1990 Washington columnist to speak for Black History Month By College Relations Special to the Press Dorothy Gilliam, a colum- nist for the Washington Post, will be the featured speaker during Cortland College's observance of Black His- tory Month. She will address the topic of \Minorities in Journalism\ ·at 5. p.m. reception, Feb. 26, in the Corey Union Exhibition Lounge and will lecture on the topic .. King's Legacy-- Where WeAre; Would He Like It?\ at 8 p.m. in the Brockway Hall Lounge that same day. Journalism, has been with The Post off and on since 1961. She began as a reporter on the metropolitan desk anddistinguishedherselfasoneofthe few black, women reporters to report on events of the civil rights move- ment of the sixties. During the late 1960's, she reported for the Washington televi- sion station, served as an associate editor for JET and EBONY maga- zines and was associate director of information at Tuskegee Institute. \Paul Robeson, All American\ which was published by New Re- public Books in 1976, and she has won a number of awards and cita- tions for her work in journalism. Among them are the Ann O'Hare McCormick Award from the New York Newspaper Woman's Club and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Alumni of the Year Award. Hundreds of students to rally in Albany next weekend Special to the Press NYPIRG announced that hun- dreds of student activists from around the state will be gathering in Albany on March 2, 3, and 4 for a student action conference and envi- ronmental rally. ......------------. Gilliam, a native of Mem- In 1972, Gilliam returned to The Post as an assistant editor of the Style section, and in 1979 she was given the twice-weekly column she now writes. Gilliam is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow and board member of the Fund for Investiga- tive Journalism. She also chairs the Institute for Journalism Education, a national organization which pro- motes opportunities for multi-cul- tural students in journalism. The conference will contain strat- egy sessions. skills workshops, issue presentations and \'ill include a massive rally on the steps of the Capitol building . \Twenty years ago students or- ganized Earth Day celebration~ across America anddernanded envi- ronmental reforms.\ said Margaret Peckham, NYPIRG 's chairperson and a student at HunterC'ollege. ··we plan to make Earth Day 1990 the biggest environmentul rally ever.\ The Pizza But 3- an-3 Oa-ed·llaskat- llall tournament to llenalit theJhaited States Assocl.aton for Blind Athletes scheduled far February 23 and 24bas bean cancelled due to lack· of student parUclpalion. ''Write a letter, save a life'' By Andrea Crowe Staff Writer To many Cortland students \Write a letter, save a life\ probably does not sound familiar. It happens to be the slogan for one of the newest organizations on campus, Amnesty International. Amnesty has been present on the campus since September,l989, and has become a recognized club by CCSA this semester. Amnesty is an impartial, world- wide organization and can be found on many campus and in marty com- munities around the world. SUNY Cortland is the newest location. Their mandate contains three major goals. The first is the main focus; to gain the release ofprison- (Con't AMNESTY p.3) phis and a graduate of Lincoln Uni- versity in Jefferson City, Mo., and the Columbia University School of Gilliam is the author of Interviews scheduled for position of Provost's assistant! associate The conference will he co-hosted hy the Student Environmental Ac- tion Coalition (SEAC). A $15 dol- Studies. Department of Anthropol By College Relations Special to the Press Two candidates for the position of ssistant/Associate Vice President or Academic Affairs have been 'nvited to Cortland for on-campus 'nterviews next week. Information bout the candidates and the times t which open meetings have been cheduled so they may talk with embers of the College community ppear below. Faculty, staff and student reac- ions will be welcomed, according to embers of the Search Committee. he committee will not consider nonymous reactions and will not onsider petitions but indivduals . ishing not to have their views · dentified may send their reactions ith a cover letter requesting that heir reactions be presented to the ommittee without the writer being · dentified. Reactions should be sent to the earch Committee Chair, Melvyn ing, in care of the President's tee, Miller Administration Build- . ng, no later than Monday, Feb. 26. Members of the Search Commit- ee are Leonard Cohen, library; heila-Cohen, education; Robert saf, education; Lorraine Khouri, hysical education, Melvyn King, sychology; Daniel Maloney Hahn, dvisement; Rita McLaughlin, resi- ence life; Brian Rivest, biological sciences~ John Ryder, philosophy; C. Jane Snell, professional studies; Debi Tracy, student representative: and Beatrix Valles, student representa- tive. OPEN MEETING DATES AND TIMES H. STEPHEN STRAIGHT Mon., Feb. 19 I I to II :45 a.m.- Old Main Fac- ulty Staff Lounge I: 15 to 2:15 p.m.- Park Center Faculty Lounge A summary of H. Stephen Straight's education and experience follows: EDUCATION *PhD, The University of Chicago. 1972, Linguistics *MA, The University of Chicago, 1970, Linguistics *BA, The UniversityofMichigan, 1965, English and American Litera- ture EMPLOYMENT (Continuous at Harper College/ SUNY Center at Binghamton since 1970) * 1990- Director, Program in Ling11istics * 1983- Associate Professor of Ling11istics (addition to title) * 1978- Associate Professor of Anthropology * 1986-88- Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (short-term inter- nal appointment) * 1980-85- Director of Graduate Jar conference fee inc tudes transpor- ogy tation, housing and three meals. * 1981- Acting Chair. Depart- NYPIRG works on a variety of en- ment of Anthropology vironmental and consumer issue<>. * 1979-80-Senior 'PulbrightLec- Students interested in attending turer in Psycholinguistics and Lin should contact the NYPIRG office at guistic Theory. Department of Eng ~ lish, ~--.:.7..::.5-;;;..·...:.48:::..;1~5..:.... --------. University of Bucharest. Roma- ma *I 97 3-78-Assistant Professor of Anthropology *1970-73- Instructor in Anthro. pology HUBERT MAULTSBY Wed., Feb. 21 I I to 11: IS a.m.- Park Center Faculty Lounge I :30 to 2:15 p.m.- Old Main Faculty-Staff Lounge A sumrrwryofHubert Maultsby's education and experience follo~·s: EDUCATION *Harvard University, Master's Degree in Administration, 1987 *Drew University, PhD, 1974 *The Catholic University of America, Graduate Degree in Reli- gion, 1968 *Seton Hall University, Bache- lor's Degree in Classical Languages and Philosophy, 1964 PRESENT POSITION *Research Associate, Philoso- phy of Education Research Center, Harvard University, (1986- present) *Consultant to the president (full- time), Framingham State College, Framingham. Mass. Academic programming, policy, and plan- ning. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE *Showboat Hotel/Casino, New Jersey, 1985-86 *Director, Governmental Rela- tions, City of Atlantic City. New Jersey. 1978-84 City Administrator, I 983-84 (2100 employess, 5 unions) Acting Director. Public works/ Parks & Properties, 1982-83 Director, Planning/Research, Housing, 1980-82 *Executive Director, Atlantic City Rehabilitation & Develop- ment, 1979-80 . Deputy Director, Department of Planning & Development, 1978- 79 *Stockton State College, Po- mona, New Jersey, 1973-77 Assistant Dean, General Stud- ies, I 975-77 Assistant Professor, Philoso- phy and Religion, 1973-75. All of the members of the Col- lege community are encouraged to attend. Public Safety 1nternships available By Lisa Bradway news editor The Public Safery department has an internship program available. This 'semester there are two in- terns: a criminal justice major from Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) and a sociology major from the State University College at Co'rtland.Credit is re~ ceivecl for these internships. Interns ride wi~h.offl~ers and go on walking patrol to gain experi- . ence. They are lllso allowed to per- form minor duties: they assist offi- cers in staking out parking lots for thefts and also go on calls. Students write performance pa- pers at the end of the semester and Public Safety also evaluates the in- terns. This internship program has been ay.ai;:lble for over twelve years. In- terns have gotten jobs with Public Safety after graduation. For further information about the internship prdgrirm, contact Dr. Stuart Draub of Cortland College or Professor James Nichols ofTC3 . Incident reports for the weekend of Feb. 16 to Feb. 18 are as follows: Fri, Feb. I 6: A fire extinguisher was discharged in Fitzgerald Hall. A fire alarm box cover was broken in Tower B. A door handle was removed from a stairway door in Tower B. Sat., Feb. 17: The Residence Life· sign ·in front of VanHoesen was destroyed.An exit sign on the third floor of Bishop Hall was broken. Sun., Feb. 18: A pool table was damaged in Alger Hall when some- one cut up the cloth cover.