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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Board of Trustees responds to apartheid _University Park, PA—The Pennsylvania State University Board of Trustees aproved the creation of an Apartheid Responses Advisory Committee and endorsed three additional initiatives to demonstrate opposition to "the repressive apartheid regime ' in South Africa," on Jan. 18. The initiatives, were contained in a resolution that was passed unanimously by the board after much discussion. The ad-hoc committee drafting the resolution consisted of Trustees Jesse Arnelle, Howard Beaver,,Samuel Breene, Mirian Coppersmith; Lloyd Huck, -Lawrence Foster, Cecile Springer, and ex-officio members Obie Snider and Penn State President Bryce Jordan. President Jordan earlier advised the board that "Our response to the repressive apartheid regime in South Africa should be positively oriented to constructive change, and it should be' comprehensive, yet consistent with Penn State's role as one of the leading educational institutions in the nation." The ne...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Faculty Council discusses hot topics by Paula _Maus Collegian Editor On Wednesday, Feb. 12, the Faculty Council met and discussed some hot topics regarding Behrend students and faculty. The Faculty Council acts as the informational and legislative body ' for faculty decisions affecting various avenues of academic and student life at Behrend. _,The Council recommends action to the Provost for implementation. Wednesday's meeting included the discussion of some controversial topics including: a procedure for implementing merit scholarships for Behrend students, a review of University policy on classroom conduct and attendance, reorganization of divisions, and a review on suggested improvements in the selection process for the Faculty Research Award. The Committee on Scholarships and Awards reported that there was a "need for merit scholarships to enhance enrollment in Behrend majors." The Committee suggested a plan for awarding merit scholarships once funding is raised. "There ...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Team from XLP assesses minority recruitment & retention by Greg Rathbun Collegian Staff Writer On Jan. 13 a five-member team from the Equal Opportunity Planning Committee came to evaluate the minority recruitment and retention programs at Behrend. The team, based in University Park, evaluates six campuses as well as University Park. "The state of Pennsylvania is under court order to do better in minority recruitment and retention," said Jack Burke, associate provost and dean. "We have to show good intentions that we are doing everything we possibly can (in minority recruitment and retention)," Burke said. The court order states that at least five percent of the college student population should be minorities. This year Behrend secured a 4.9 percentage of minorities-the highest in the University system. The team spoke with people from all aspects of university life from administrators, faculty staff, people involved with admissions and the retention effort, a group ...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Memorial service held for two Behrend students ~~«_UK A memorial service was to be held at Behrend yesterday for two Behrend students who lost their lives in a car accident last friday near Warren, Pa. Paul Teasley, 20, was in his second semester at Behrend studying Earth and Mineral Science Engineering. Teasley, of Pittsburgh, belonged to the Human Resource Management Association and acted as treasurer for the Outing Club. He was also active in the McKnight Methodist Church and with the Boy Scout Association of America. J. Tom Doub, a Warren resident, was a first semester Engineering major. -Jcub, 18, was a member of the Resident Assistant training class, re participated in ROTC last semester and was formerly a member of the Rifle Club. Passe.;gers in the car, both Behrend students, Mike Shanshala, of Warrer, and Eric Johnson, also of Warren, were admitted to Warren General Hospital. Also killed in the accident was Arthur Bailey, 72, of Pittsfield, driver of the other car. ...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

T-1 Carrier links Behrend and University Park....p.2 Behrend receives close to $200,000 p.5 The truth about Lean Cuisine p.6 Students fighting hunger p.8 Druqs in sports p.11

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

_umegian wmnvmaaa *% February 20, 1986 ___ Tl HllfS _^5 A- ' . T-l Carrier links Behrend to University Park by Greg Rathbun Collegian Staff Writer "Beam me up Scotty" may not be the official jargon heard when operating the T-l Carrier but it certainly fits. The T-l Carrier, a communications system used by many U_^S. companies, can conduct meetings from city to city without leaving the office. The Pennsylvania State University is the first university in the U.S. to use this technology in its system. The T-l offers a direct link from University Park to Behrend. Over this link, voice, data and video messages are transmitted with greater capacity than the Universities previous system at a greater speed and less cost. "It allows us to do three things," said Ja.ck Burke, associate provost and dean. "One, ultimately all our voice communication will go over this link this will allow us to make a local call to University Park and it will be billed as a local call," Burke said. "Two, ...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Continuing Education plans spring seminars & workshops by Greg Rathbun Collegian Staff Writer The Division of Continuing Education has organized several seminars and workshops for Spring and Summer of 1986. These workshops, for business, industry, health care, service organizations, and the general public, are usually conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conference facilities of hotels and motels in the Erie area and at Penn State . -Behrend. The workshops deal with self improvement and dealing with situations. The first five, of an extensive series, include: Starting and Succeeding in a Small Business (March 9), Effective Telephone Skills (March 19), Turning Conflict Situations Into Creative Interactions for Managers (April 4), Purchasing Negotiations for Service Organizations (April 9), and Listening in Communications (April 10.) The workshop on conflict situations looks into the problems of interpersonal relationships at work and ways to improve communication ski...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

PSU Board responds continued from page ment of a particular stock if such action is consistent with Penn State's legal and fiduciary responsibilities. The board also approved the creatiopn of an Apartheid Responses Advisory Committee. The committee is advisory to the University president and will be composed of University administrators, faculty members and students. "The committee would ensure that Penn State's policies remain comprehensive, consistent, responsive and flexible to the constantly changing conditions in South Africa," Dr. Jordan explained. He also said he will report to the board as appropriate on the activities and recommendations of the new advisory committee, as well as any executive actions taken. A special Advisory committee on Responses to Apartheid, appointed by Dr. Jordan in December, recommended 17 options appropriate to Penn State's mission and goals as an institution of higher learning. This report formed the basis of Dr. Jordan's proposals to the b...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

CALL FOR PAPERS A symposium by in celebration of women and blacks Symposium Steering Committee-An undergraduate symposium, focusing on mutual concerns of women and blacks in the 1980s will be held at Behrend on April 19 and 20. The emphasis is primarily, but not exclusively, cultural and academic. An excellent program is planned, including nationally known writer and lecturer, Maya Angelou as key-note speaker. We invite undergraduate students to submit critical papers, creative poetry or ceative works, focusing on the humanities, political and activist dimensions of a humanistic approach. The steering committee will select six students from colleges and universities in the area for presentations during the symposium. The deadline for submission is March 15. Submit all ideas to Dr. Diana Hume George, 101 Turnbull Hall.

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

_Renmieis THE RING CONTINUES with Behrend's presentation of Richard ' Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelung"- on Feb. 20 with the presentation of "The Rhinegold" at 7:30 p.m. in Reed Lecture Hall. Don't miss this Bayreuth Centennial production, which is free and open to the public. AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 21. Faculty and staff members are reminded that nominations for the 1985-86 Thomas H. Turnbull, Eric A. and Josephine Walker and Irvin H. Kochel Awards must be submitted to the Office of Student Affairs by Friday, Feb. 21. To obtain nomination forms for these student awards, contact Student Affairs at 898-6155. The winners will be announced at the 1985-86 Honors and Awards Convocation, scheduled Jfor April 27. 'LOVE' CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND as the Behrend Studio Theatre presents "Love: Var iations on a Theme" , The two one-acts will be staged again tonight and continue Feb. 20 with shows at 8 p.m. A 2:30 p.m. matinee is scheduled for Feb. 23. For ticket information or rese...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Faculty Council meeting chaired by David Stuntz, music instructor, recommended that both freshmen_^-and sophomores receive 20 percent of the scholarship pool with juniors and seniors both receiving 30 percent. "Since 60 percent of scholarship funds are set aside for upperclassmen, the scholarships should have a positive impact and retention should improve," Gerow said. If the recommended procedures are adopted, the scholarships will be awarded according to the following general criteria in decreasing order of priority: Freshmen: 1) Level of scholarship: minimum 3.0 predicted grade point average 2) Letters of recommendation from high school faculty and/ or administrators 3) Extra-curricular activities 4) Financial need. Sophomores: 1) Minimum 3.0 grade point average with satisfactory academic progress 2) Intended Behrend major 3) Letters of recommendation from Behrend faculty/staff 4) Extra-curricular activities 5) Financial need. Juniors and Seniors: 1) Behrend major 2) Mini...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

_ii Hl _¦¦ ¦¦ _^ ¦¦ ¦¦¦¦¦wimw—ii—miM—¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦—imi wiiimi — . ¦¦ ¦¦¦"WBM _^_mW W W W_^ mUUM* Black students unite to battle decision on divestment University Park, PA-Penn State President Bryce Jordan said he "regrets very much the course of action" taken by a coalition of black students to protest University investments in companies doing business in South Africa. A resolution by the group indicated they will not offer support to University efforts to recruit minority students. "I have read the resolution adopted by the Black Student Coalition Against Racism and regret very much the course-of action it proposes," Dr. Jordan said. , "I understand the anger and anguish these students feel. We are all sickened by what is happening in South Africa. The issue is not whether apartheid is evil, but rather how one combats that horrible situation. "We believe the Sullivan Principles are a positive force in an otherwise calamitous situation, Jordan said. The University's Board of Trus...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

BSCAR resolution: -, Penn State, directfy supports the apartheid system through its investraerits in South Africa, . • . . —Apart from the dollar value of these _iavestrosnts, they also provide technology, vital to the maintenance of the Soath African government.. . ¦ _* ' * . . • Penn _Stase ' uses the Sullivan Principles as a _rationale -for their investments. ' ' . . ' : ¦ -Is fact, the Sullivan Principles are inadequate to _briag about reaJ change; ihey affect only one percent of the Black South African workforce, ami have no influence over the apartheid system..: The Board of Trustees, through its investment policy in South Africa, shows no genuine concern for the plight of Blacks in South Africa. ' ' - ' ¦ ' . r-Through.a series of meetings, rallies * educational activities and petitions, these organizations have used alt their power in an attempt to influence the University regarding divestment. —These efforts have resulted only in a reaffirmatibn of the 1978 decision suppo...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Placement Center aids in career planning by Risa Glick Collegian Contributing Writer "What am I going to do when I finish college?" "I need to find a summer job." "What should I declare as my major?" "I am getting this degree but what type of work can I do?" These are just a few perplexing questions asked by college students. The Career and Placement Center, located on the second floor of the Administration Building, is equipped with a variety of reference materials to aid you in the search of a major, career, summer job and many other areas of career and placement. Mary Beth Peterson, assistant to the dean of student affairs, directs Career Planning, Placement and Financial Aid for Behrend College students. Through the efforts and professional aid that Peterson provides students, "You are given the opportunity to become aware of your interests and goals and to obtain knowledge of how to match these to various occupations," she said. "I believe in teaching someone how to fin...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

Behrend Rangers take winter at its worst Thomas three cadreBlumensaadtMSG Youand by Milley Collegian Staff Writer In what began with freezing rain, and ended with sub-zero temperatures and stiff winds, the Behrend Rangers took to the field practicing the skills of winter survival. "Our purpose was to familiarize the rangers with a wide variety of survival techniques: how to move, find shelter, food and water in the winter environment," said Cadet First Lieutenant Mike Gavrilis, cadet commander of the ranger detachment. The exercise was conducted at Wilderness Lodge, east of Erie, on the first two days of February. But prior to this, two special sessions were necessary. Classroom training on wearing proper clothing such as the Army Arctic Parka, vapor barrier boots and snowshoes (acquired from the C Company, l'/H2 National Guard and Gannon University ROTC), and the construction of one-man shelters was taught by Eric Blumensaadt, a local survival expert. MSG Young also provided ...

Publication Title: Penn State Behrend Collegian
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Penn State Behrend Collegian — 20 February 1986

news 4 National sorority formed at Behrend by Patrick Schlipf Collegian Staff Writer A new sorority, Alpha Sigma Alpha, is making a name on Behrend Campus. ASA is a national sorority on a probationary period at Behrend. The probation period will last for a one year, determining the effectiveness of the sorority on the campus and in the comunity. ASA has seventy-five chapters nationwide, not counting the thirtyseven members that make up the Behrend chapter. Alpha Sigma Alpha has to write a "constitution" , which com¬ poses sorority guidelines. All constitutions _ are, modeled aftei each other. The Student Government Association must approve the constitution, and if it does not pass, it must be rewritten. The Committee of Student Affairs governs Greek life organizations. If the constitution passes and all goes well during the probationary period, money wiH be funded for newsletters and the purchase of a sorority house. "KDR is excited about the new sorority," said Jamie Grimm,...

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