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The Press. (Cortland, N.Y.) 1972-1990, May 01, 1990, Image 16

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Expert in African Literature to speak Special to tire Prc'.B Profe-.sor Jonathan Ngate, a professor in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University will be speaking on \The French Revolution and the RestofUs: An African Yicwpoint.\Thesandwichseminarwilltake place Monday. April JO at noon in the Doorknob, Old Main. Ngate's field of speciali1.ation i~ African literature of French expression. He was born in the Central African Republic. He has taught at LeMoyne College and at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; since 1988, he has been a faculty member at Cornell. His recent books include Francophone African Fiction: Reading a Litera<.:y Tradition. Professor N gate • s visit to the Cortland campus is part of a series of events commemorating the Bicentennial of the French Revolution. Funding has been provided hy the Auxiliary Services Corporation. During his visit on campus, Professor Ngate will also talk on the poetry of Aime Cesaire, Monday, April 30 at I p.m. in 4j9 OM. The lecture, \Seminaire sur Ia poesie d'Aimc Cesaire,\ will be in French. National Panhellenic Conference .. is here Special to the Press As the name implies, National Pan hellenic is a Conference body. Its members are women's fraternities, each of which is autonomous as a social. Greek -letter society of col- lege women. National PanhellenicConference is an organization established to· fosterinterfratemity relationships, to assist collegiate chapters of the NPC member groups, and to cooperate with colleges and universities in maintaining the highest scholastic and social standards. The National PanhellenicConfer- ence was organized in 1989 as the Cortland College Panhellenic Asso- ciation and recognizes four sororities at Cortland, Alpha Phi, Delta Phi Ep- silon, NuS igma Chi and Sigma Delta Tau. The Campus Panhellenic con- sists of the Executive Board and The Panhellenic Council comprised of delegates from each sorority and members of standing committees. The founding Executive Board was made Laura G Presi- dent, Dawn Lunde, Vice President, Kim Ohlerich, Treasurer, and Tracy Green, Secretary. Presently there is. a transition of new officers for next year, they are Dawn Lunde, Presi- dent, Karyn Hickman, Vice Presi- dent, Tracy Green, Treasurer, and Amy Nevin, Secretary. Panhellenic is working on proj- ects such as summer mailings, rush, Greek Life I 0 I as well as hosting a SUNY Panhellenic Conference in the Fall. All four sororities will be rushing infonnally in the fall and formally in the spring. Infonnai rush parties will be hosted by individual organiza- tions during the week of September 9th through the 15th. Panhellenic will be sponsoring an Open House on September 9th in Corey Union, so be sure to come down and find out more about Panhellenic, rush, and Cort- land's sororities! Be a part of a nationally affiliated and Cortland College recognized Greek system! Amazingopportuni- ties are available for women in Greek life ! directors of the 1990 Cortland State Physique Show would like to extend a very special thanks to Ms. McGinley, APEM and all who made the event such a success! Contest tapes are available in the Athletic office in PER. Judges final results and scoring, along with information about video tapes of the show, will be available next week. A mandatory meeting for all of those interested in becoming part of the . · Cortland Bodybuilding Club and . helping with next years: sho:w, is scheduled for Tues. May 1 at 7ptttj in the . ·Corey Union Fireplace LounJte~ .. .· . - . - - questions please caZl Tom, Jim, or Mike· . ( . ··. at 753-9241 · · Stress reduction workshop scheduled Special to the Press Stress may be the greatest health threat in our lives today, contribut- ing to symptoms such as headaches, high blood pressure and backaches. Central New Yorkers are finding themselves coping with many stress- ful situations whether it be the siting of the nuclear dump, job layoffs or family/workplace situations. Man- aging stress is a concept that people are becoming increasingly aware of as a means for healthy, happy I i ving. 5, 1990,attheCortlandYWCA. The seminar will begin at 8:45 a.m. and it will run until4 p.m. The registra- tion fee will include lunch. Place has a Masters Degree in counseling, is a New York State licensed Massage Therapist and has over a decade of experience in the helping professions. For the last 12 years, Place has given courses on stress reduction at area colleges and has done stress management consult- ing throughout the state. He was one of the first to offer Central New Yorker's an innovative approach to wellness training. Participants at the workshops are asked to wear warm, loose, comfort- ·able clothing and come prepared to learn by doing. All equipment and course materials will be provided. Please observe the posted starting times so that all participants may benefit fully from the ex.perience. John D. Place has scheduled a stress reduction workshop for May To register or to obtain more in- formation on the course and course fee, please contact the Citizens Against Radioactive Dumping Of- fice at (607) 753-6271 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. or call (607) 863- 3972 anytime. The seminar size is limited, so please pre-register. Commencement '90 • the entire commencement(approx, 1 1/2 hours) • multi-camera coverage in color- VHS format • \up close and personal\ -seniors and their friends being congratulated by Pres. Clark! • the perfect gift for parents and seniors • cost $30.00 A booth in the entrance lobby of the Park PER Center will be open prior to Commencement to receive your orders. Orders will also be taken immediately , following Commencement outside of the arena. For more information call ( 607) 753-4115. Check or Money Order is Your Receipt Delivery by June 15, 1990 N Mailing Sperry Learning Resources Center ( 607) 753-4115 Phone-------- Cost $30.00 including tax--- Student's Na Major ________ Degree ________ -! Number of Copies Total Remitted ....,-----1 Payment by check or money order to ASC Account CHECK MUST ACCOMPANY ORDER Send to: Sperry Center, P.O. Box 2000 Cortland , NY 13045 Return coupon with payment. KEEP UPPER PORTION FOR YOUR RECORDS. STUDENT BODS NG ... - .. ' ·. .· .

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