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Page 16 ---The Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder -- Thursday, April 17, 2003 Emily t t Ncws Dr. Michael Field to Be Interviewed for GI.envil State College Pres,denclye L_ Mal:h 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- can Council on Education from 1997- 1998 and was on staffat 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 Ibr 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 AfteraweicomefromSAACPresi- to the crowd of student athletes, dent Jody Pauley, and an Invocation coaches and administrators in atten- from SAAC Secretary Paul Williams, dance about the importance of stu- Janet Bailey, the College's Senior dent athletes and their dedication both Sports Administrator, recognized all on and off the field. He then awarded of the members of the 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. TheAcademicAchievement collegiate Athletics, presented cer- Award winners were Danielle tificatcstoeachofthcsttu:lentathletes Grueser, Amanda Mortelette, 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 Aware ness Mathematics Month at Glenville State College President Thomas Powc|l has proclaimed April 2003 as Mathematics Awareness Month at Glenville State College. The theme for the month is "Mathematics and Art." The annual mathematics awareness month project is a creation of the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics de- signed to showcase mathematical con- nections to other areas of human en- deavor. The rationale for this year's theme is that "the connection between mathematics and art goes back thou- sands of years. "The ancient Greeks and Romans used mathematics in sculptures and to aesthetically design buildings. In the 15th century Leonardo da Vinci wrote 'Let no one read me who is not a mathematician.' "In the 16th century Durer em- ployed mathematics to introduce per- spective in drawings, while in the 18th and 19th centuries mathematics saw extensive use through the design of Gothic cathedrals, Rose windows, mosaics and tilings. To the cubists and many abstract expressionists in the 20th century, geometric forms were fundamental. "In recent decades several award winning sculptors have used topoi- ogy as the basis for their pieces. The close connection between mathemat- ics and art is most readily seen in the works of the Dutch artist M. C. Escher. Among the mathematical ideas repre- sented in his work are: infinity, Mo- bius bands, tessellations, deforma- tions, reflections, Platonic solids, spi- rals, symmetry, and the hyperbolic plane." (Reproduced with permission from Drexel University, copyright 2003 by The Math Forum @ Drexel http://mathforum.org/mam/. All rights reserved.) During April, students from Chi Beta Phi and Professor Paul Peck's Modern Algebra class will be con- ducting activities and projects and setting up displays related to math- ematics and art. Students involved in this project include Jennifer Butler (team leader), Lijiah Heiney, Kelly Johnston, Melissa Jones, Angela Jor- dan, Kimberly McPherson, Justin Neill, Jessica Nelson, Bryan Richardson, Jan Smith, Matthew Stricker and Charles Toumazos. Glenville State College will also host the State Math Field Day on Saturday, April 26, 2003. Professor Dave Kennedy of the GSC Science and Math Division will be the site facilitator for this event. es ers' c ul reness e Ic li O ol Mon., April 21 From 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., SGA and the Office of Student Ac- tivities will host an Alcohol Aware- ness Event in the Verona Mapel Room of the Heflin Student Union. As part of the program, there will be a Drunk Driving Simulator in opera- tion, which will give students the opportunity to visit a "virtual" situa- tion of driving while intoxicated. This program is sponsored by SGA and Student Activities through grants from the Higher Education Policy Commission, and through a Social Initiatives grant. Tues., April 22 The Founders' Day Challenge has been rescheduled and will finally take place on Tues., April 22. Begin- ning at 4:00 p.m., teams of students will race one another in a treasure hunt-type of activity. The event be- gins at the old bridge over the Little Kanawha River, where GSC students use to disembark from river boats to attend the college, and ends on main campus. Prizes will be awarded to each team member, while first, sec- ond and third place honors will go to the three winning teams. Also on Tues., GSC Division of Fine Arts student Rachel Kelvington will. be performing in PG's in the HSU at 8:00 p.m. A talented guitarist and keyboardist, Kelvington will play a mix of original and cover tunes. Wed., April 23 Dr. Phil Rossano will conduct the GSC Concert Band in the Fine Arts Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. This con- 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. MENU: Scrambled Eggs Biscuits & Gravy Waffle Station Carved Ham Roast Turkey & Dressing Moussaka (Greek Lamb & EUplanl) 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 Please call 462-4108 for reservations. ; Place on your calendar -- .i GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE Ed-Net ComPuter Lab Excel Word PowerPoint Open to all members of the public Scheduled community hours Fr.ee software training available High-speed Intemet 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 Community Hours floor of the Administration Building on the Lab hours subject to change main campus of Glenville State College. as needed. 200 High Street, Glenville West Virginia 304-462-7361. Ext. 327 GLENV'_ILLE STATE riot DI'I'ION $ INNOVATION t LIEADIEII~ HI P $ COIM~UNI~Y 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. to Be Honored Cathleen Powell of Glenvillc, a se- nior at Gihncr County High School, Emily Samantha/ was officially presented with an en- a current second graved silver medallion to signify her the Doctorof( selection as one of West Virginia's PalmcrCoilege top two youth volunteers for 2003 in cnport, iowa, The Prudential Spirit of Community College's Dean's Awards program. The presentation rooster. took place on Tuesday, April 15, 2003, To be eligible during a school board meeting at the student must Board of Education of lice in Glcnvillc. grade As a state honorce. Cathleen also all studies for the will receive $1,(~) and an all-cx- The highest pensc-paid trip in May to Washing- Palmer was ton, D.C.. where she will join the top Chiropracticcollegel~ two honorccs - 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 for several Education in days of national recognition events. Central Association0 Ten of them will bc named America's Schools in 1984. top youth volunteers for 2003 at thai time. Are you ti Cathleen is being honored for rams- endless ing more than $8,000 to benefit the puppies victims of the 9111 terrorist attacks Make an a through a statewide service "chal- to get lenge" program among West Virginia spayed high schools. Wise Announces Rural of Eligible Students Gov. Bob Wise today announced Preston County the state's rural counties, including challenge and will those with a declining high school dentsreceivin population, saw an increase in the ship than the year number of students eligible for a ally, at least 40 PROMISE Scholarship. Statewide, a mersCounty total of 3,726 students qualified for ingaPROMI5 the Scholarship in the second year of According to the the program's operation. Approxi- aretheres mately300additionalstudentsshould ing." qualify by May t, 2003. once their "Thecultun Free Application for Financial Aid ing especially in (FAFSA has been received), have traditionally Ic According to recently released in- attendance," said formation by the PROMISE Scholar- thing to increase the ship Board, rural counties including attendance in our Gilmer, Grant, Hardy, Lincoln, Met- prosperous counties, cer. Mineral. Mingo, Monroe, Pleas- other when we ants, Pocahontas. Preston, Summers, numberofstudents Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wirt and that are economically Wyoming will have more students Ourmessage eligible for a PROMISE Scholarship. all across the state Compared to the number of students the rules, meet thed eligible at this time ta~t )'ear, this no matter where represents an increas e in PROMISE are, West Virgink eligible students with more to qualify with a PROMISE in the coming weeks. The PROMISE The Governor noted Wirt County merit-based more than doubled their number of tuition ar, d fee Scholars over the previous year as 21 Virginia public students met the eligibility require- equivalent for mentstoreceivetheScholarship. Wise all qualified said Mingo County, in spite of a large decline in student population, in- and hareM21 on creased their numbers by 15 students the SAT. For more than at this time last year. In spite of www. all the snow and lost school time, The Life Insurance JEFFERSON PILOT James S. 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