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Page 16--The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder-- Thursday, April 17, 2003 Local Student I t :i Ngws Dr. Michael Field to Be i" ting 7 Interviewed for GI.envil State College Pres,denc Q___Mekh The Glenville State College Presi- dential Search Committee has invited Dr. Michael Field, the interim presi- dent at Shawnee State University, to be interviewed for the position of the President of Glenville State College. Dr. Field is scheduled to visit the Glenville campus on April 28-29, and will meet with members of the Col- lege faculty, staff and students, as well as community leaders and the Presidential Search Committee. Prior to becoming the interim presi- dent at Shawnee State University, Dr. Field served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. DR. MICHAEL FIELD Before going to Shawnee State in 1999, Dr. Field was a Fellow, Ameri- canCouncil onEducation from 1997- 1998 and was on staff at Bemidji State University from 1974-1999 as the Director of the University Honors Pro- gram and as Director of the Center for Professional Development. His other professional experience includes serving, over a number of years, as Vice President for Develop- ment and President of the Association for Integrative Studies, Director of the "New Faculty Project" sponsored by the Society for Values in Higher Education and as the Director of the In-Service Human Relations Program at Bemidji. Dr. Field received his B.A. in En- glish from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1964, his M.A. in English from Cornell Uni- versity in 1965 and his Ph.D. in English at Cornell University in 1970. Dr. Field and his wife, Diane, are the proud parents of three adult chil- dren, Valerie, Josh and Carolyn. The new President of Glenville State College will fill the position after the departure of current presi- dent, Dr. Thomas H. Powell, who has accepted the Presidency of Mount St. Mary's College and Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Glenville State College Student Athlete Awards Presented Recently The Glenville State College Stu- cates were handed out to each GSC dent Athlete Advisory Committee student athlete who held a 3.0 - 3.5 (SAAC) held an awards banquet on grade point average last semester. Fri., April 11, to honor all Glenville Student athletes with a 3.5 or better State College student athletes with a grade point average were recognized 3.0 grade point average or better last with President's Certificates. semester. President Thomas H. Powell spoke AfterawelcomefromSAACPresi- to the crowd of student athletes, dent Jody Pauley, and an Invocation coaches and administrators in atten- from SAACSecretary Paul Williams, dance about the importance of stu- Janet Bailey, the College's Senior dentathletesandtheirdedicationboth Sports Administrator, recognized all on and offthe field. He then awarded of the membersofthe SAAC for their plaques to four student athletes who hard work and dedication to the orga- had obtained at least junior status and nization, had the highest overall grade point Greg Bamberger, Director of Inter- average. The Academic Achievement collegiate Athletics, presented cer- Award winners were Danielle tificates to each ofthe student athletes Grueser, Amanda Monelette, Andy recognized. Athletic Director Certifi- Laible, and Chad Tingler. FUTURE MATHEMATICIANS OR FUTURE ARTISTS?-This month, the Division of Mathematics at GSC hopes to prove that becoming a Mathematician is like becoming an artist. April 2003 is Mathematics Awareness month at the college, and this year's theme is "Mathematics and Art." April 2003 is Awareness Math ematics to Be Honored I esc ule Ico ol areness li te Mon., April 21 will race one another in a treasure From 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., hunt-type of activity. The event be- SGA and the Office of Student Ac- gins at the old bridge over the Little tivities will host an Alcohol Aware- KanawhaRiver, where GSC students ness Event in the Verona Mapel use to disembark from river boats to Room of the Heflin Student Union. attend the college, and ends on main As part of the program, there will be campus. Prizes will be awarded to a Drunk Driving Simulator in opera- each team member, while first, sec- tion, which will give students the ond and third place honors will go to opportunity to visit a "virtual" situa- the three winning teams. tion ofdriving while intoxicated. This Also on Tues., GSC Division of program is sponsored by SGA and Fine Arts student Rachel Kelvington Student Activities through grants will'be performing in PG's in the from the Higher Education Policy HSUat8:0Op.m.Atalentedguitarist Commission, and through a Social and keyboardist, Kelvington will play Initiatives grant, a mix of original and cover tunes. Tues., April 22 Wed., April 23 The Founders' Day Challenge has Dr. Phil Rossano will conduct the been rescheduled and will finally GSC Concert Band in the Fine Arts place on Tues., Apri122. Begin- Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. This con- nmg at 4:00 p.m., teams of students cert is free to the public. Come to the Dining Hall on the campus of GSC to ,., celebrate Easter in the most convenient fashion. Bring your whole family to enjoy our outstanding all-you-can-eat buffet in a relaxing atmosphere. Nq:~ MENU: Scra~ggs Biscuits & Gravy Waffle Station Carved Ham Roast Turkey & Dressing Moussaka (Greek Lamb & Eggplant) Baked Vegetarian Pasta Mashed Potatoes & Gravy Steamed Vegetables Candied Sweet Potatoes Country Green Beans Salad Bar Fruit & Cheese Bar Hot Fudge Ice Cream Cake Asst. Cobblers & Crisps Assorted Desserts Place on your calendar -- Cathleen Powcll of Glenville, a se- nior at Gihncr County High School. Emily was officially presented with an en- a current second graved silver medallion to signify her the Doctor~ selection as one of West Virginia's PalmcrColle top two youth volunteers for 2003 in cnport, iowa, has l The Prudential Spirit of Community College's Dean's Awards program. The presentation rooster. took place on Tuesday. April 15, 2003, To bc eli during a school board meeting at the student must BoardofEducationofficeinGIcnvillc. grade Dfint As a state honorcc. Cathleen also all studies for the will receive $1.(~)0 and an all-cx- The highest pensc-paid trip in May to Washing- Palrr ton, D.C.. where she will join the top two honorces - one middle level and Palmer in 1897. one high school youth - from each of Chiropractic the other states, the District of Co- from the Council' lumbia and Puerto Rico tot several Education in days of national recognition events. Central Ten of them will be named America's Schools in 1984. top youth volunteers for 2003 at that time. Are you Cathleen is being honored for rais- endless ing more than $8,000 to benefit the puppies victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Make an through a statewide service "chal- to get lenge" program among West Virginia spayed high schools. Wise Announces Rural Increase Number Students Gov. Bob Wise today announcedPreston County Glenvilte State College President ogy as the basis for their pieces. The the state's rural counties, including challenge and Thomas Po,,~e|l has proclaimed April close connection between mathemat- those with a declining high school dentsreceivingaF 2003 as Mathematics Awarenessice and artismost readily seen in the population, saw an increase in the ship than the Month at Glenville State College. The worksoftheDutchartistM.C.Escher, number of students eligible for a ally, at least 40 theme for the month is "Mathematics Among the mathematical ideas repre- PROMISE Scholarship. Statewide, a mere Col and Art." sented in his work are: infinity, Mo- total of 3,726 students qualified for ing Theannualmathematicsawarenessbius bands, tessellations, deforma- the Scholarship in the second year of According to the month project is a creation of the Joint tions, reflections, Platonic solids, spi- the program's operation. Approxi- are the results Policy Board for Mathematics de- rals, symmetry, and the hyperbolic mately300additionalstudentsshould ing." signed to showcase mathematical con- plane." (Reproduced with permission qualify by May 1, 2003, once their "'The, nections to other areas of human en- from Drexel University, copyright Free Application lor Financial Aid ing especially in deavor. The rationale for this year's 2003 by The Math Forum @ Drexel (FAFSA has been received), have traditionally themeisthat"theconnectionbetween According to recently released in- attendance," said mathematics and art goes back thou- reserved.) lormation by the PROMISE Scholar- thing to increase sands of years. During April, students from Chi ship Board, rural counties including attendance in our "The ancient Greeks and Romans Beta Phi and Professor Paul Peck's Gilmer, Grant, Hardy, Lincoln, Mer- prosperous used mathematics in sculptures and to Modern Algebra class will be con- cer, Mineral, Mingo, Monroe, Pleas- other when we aesthetically design buildings. In the ducting activities and projects and ants, Pocahontas. Preston, Summers, numberofstudentS 15thcenturyLeonardodaVinciwrote setting up displays related to math- Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Win and thatare 'Let no one read me who is not a ematicsand art. Students involved in Wyoming will have more students Our message mathematician.' this project include Jennifer Butler eligible for a PROMISE Scholarship. allacross "In the 16th century Durer em- (team leader), Lijiah Heiney, Kelly Compared to the number of students the rules, meet ployed mathematics to introduce per- Johnston, MelissaJones, AngelaJor- eligible at this time last year, this no matter where spective in drawings, while in the dan, Kimberly McPherson, Justin represents an increase in PROMISE are, West Vii 18th and 19th centuries mathematics Neill, Jessica Nelson, Bryan eligible students with more to qualify with a PROMISE saw extensive use through the design Richardson, Jan Smith, Matthew in the coming ~eeks. The PROMISE of Gothic cathedrals, Rose windows, Stricker and Charles Toumazos. The Governor noted Wirt County merit-based mosaics and tilings. To the cubists Glenville State College will also more than doubled their number of tuition and lee Scholars over the previous year as 21 Virginia public and many abstract expressionists in host the State Math Field Day on students met the eligibility require- equivalent for the 20th century, geometric forms Saturday, April 26, 2003. Professor. were fundamental. Dave Kennedy of the GSC Science mentstoreceivetheScholarship. Wise all qualified "In recent decades several award and Math Division will be the site saidMingoCounty, in spite ofa large winning sculptors have used topoi- facilitator for this event, decline in student population, in- and have a21 creased their numbers by 15 students the SAT. For mot~m than at this time last year. In spite of www. all the snow and lost school time, GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE Ed-Net Computer Lab Excel Word PowerPoint Open to all members of the public Scheduled community hours Free software training available High-speed Interact access and print capabilities Staffed by a knowledgeable team of technicians Located on the Glenville State College main campus FIPSE-funded Ed-Net Lab The Ed-Net Lab is located on the third floor of the Administration Bui/ding on the Lab hours subject to change main campus of Glenvi//e State Col/ege. as needed. 200 High Street, Glenville West Virginia 304-462-7361. Ext. 327 GLEN ILLE Mon. 2-6 p.m. Tue. 2-4 p.m./7-9 p.m. Wed. 2-4 p.m./7-9 p.m. Thu. 2-4 p.m./7-9 p.m. Fri. 12 p.m.-9 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 1-9 p.m. TRADITION # INNOVATION 0 LEADERSHIP $ The Life Insurance JEFFERSON PILOT James S. Maloney, . 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