The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, September 23, 1993, Image 2
Page 2 Behrend Briefs Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Speaker Series: Dr. Jerome B. Schneewind, professor of philosophy and former chair of the Department of Philosophy at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, will speak on "Skepticism, Morality, and Religious Toleration" in the Reed Lecture Hall on Friday, Sept. 24th at noon. The next speaker will be Dr. Peter Duesberg in the Lecture Hall on Thursday, Sept. 30th. Scholarship/Fellowship Opportunities: Attention juniors and seniors: find out about the Fullbright, Truman, Mellon, Rhodes, and British Marshall Scholarships as well as other funded study opportunities. Many have fall deadlines, so speed is essential in applying. A complete list is posted opposite the glass research display cases on the second floor of Reed. Contact Clarence Bonnen (898-6393) or Mari Trenkle (898-6160). Learning Assistance Center: located on the second floor of the new library, Room 203, assists students by helping them to better understand material that is taught in class. Free individual tutoring is available in areas like physics, Spanish, math, psychology, and study skills. Tutoring hours are posted in the Center for students to sign up or students may just walk in. For more information, call Bob Patterson, director of the Center, at 898-6014. Astronomy Open House: will be in the Reed Lecture Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 28th at 8 p.m. The Open House, titled "The Rabbit in the Moon," will be hosted by Dr. Roger Knacke, professor of physics and head of the college's Division of Science. Weather permitting, the moon will be viewed at the college observatory. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Penn State-Behrend Division of Science at 898-6105. Study Skills Workshop Series: will present "Improving Reading Rate and Comprehension—Part 2" on Monday, Sept 27th in room 57 of the Academic Building (ground floor) from 5 - 6 p.m. Commencement: for summer and fall 1993 graduates is scheduled for Saturday, January 8, 1994 at 11:00 a.m. in Erie Hall (snow date - January 9). Caps/Gowns Orders Are Due: no later than October 22 in the bookstore. Undergraduate baccalaureate keepsake cap and gown is $17.60, associate are $12.50, and graduate rental is $29.05. Women's Soccer Club Meeting: is Tuesday, October 5, at 7 p.m. in the Erie Hall classroom. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please contact Michelle at X 6591 or Dan Perritano, men's soccer coach-Erie Hall. Student Manager Wanted: for the men's basketball team. It is an ideal work experience for anyone interested in coaching, management, or sports administration. The manager will have a role in practice and game operation, travel with the team to all road games, video work, community projects, and other administrative duties. If you are interested and eligible for work study, contact coach Chris Gilmartin at X 6017 or stop by in Erie Hall office #B. PSU Education Abroad Workshop: Representatives from University Park's Office of International Programs will visit Penn State-Behrend on Monday, October 4 from noon - 1:30 p.m. in the Reed Conference Room to talk about PSU's many new study abroad programs. All interested students, faculty and staff are invited. For more information contact Mari Trenkle, X 6160. Lion Ambassadors: selling Penn State Creamery ice cream cones on October Ist at the Wintergarden from 3 - 6 p.m., and on October 2nd at the soccer field from 11 - 4 p.m. October 2nd rain location: Reed Building. Medical Assist On Wednesday, September 15, a student was hit in the forehead while playing intramural softball. She was transported by Brookside Fire Department to Hamot Medical Center to be checked. She returned to campus later that evening. Harassing and Obscene Phone Calls On Friday and Saturday, September 17th and 18th, a student received a series of harassing phone calls which eventually turned into obscene calls. The incident is under investigation Underage Drinking On Sunday, September 19, a student was stopped in the Perry Hall parking lot because he had a bottle of beer in his possession. The alcohol was taken for evidence and the student was cited. Unlawful Entry On Monday. September 20 two males were climbing on the side wall of the new library. They were advised that they were not allowed to do that on campus. Harassment by Communications On Tuesday, September 21 a person was threatened by a known individual that he was going to get beaten up. The individual threatened to bring up car loads of people beat him up. The individual never came to campus. Charges are pending as the incident is under investigation. SGA REPORT Greetings and salutations! This week I'll discuss some of the many functions of the Student Government Association. To start, we are the major registering body of Penn State-Behrend for all clubs. We allocate money to clubs, through budgets they submit, for activities and events that are held on campus. SGA also co-sponsors many events throughout the year. One example is this weekend's All-U-Day at University Park. When a new groups forms, they must submit their constitution to SGA for approval. When policies need to be changed or updated, they are brought to us for revision. Many organizations are represtented on SGA including: Commuter Council, Interfraternity Council, Panhellinic Council, Joint Resident Council, Multi-Cultural Council, and the Student Programming Council. Those clubs and organizations that do not have direct representation are represented through the Student Organizations Council. The SGA office is located downstairs in the Reed Building and if questions arise they can be brought to the office. We have one seat open for a Commuter Senator. If you are interested in becoming a senator contact Hal Coffey at x 6721 or the SGA office at x 6489. Freshmen elections will be held next week on Tuesday September 28 and Wednsday September 29 in the Mail Room area and in the Science Building, respectively. All freshmen should vote for the election because the candidates will be your voice on SGA. Last, SGA is holding a leadership retreat at Camp Judson on October 15,16, and 17. The retreat is open to all students. Those interested should contact your club president or Sam Epps at SGA. 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The second paragraph in column two should be changed to: "...semester so they can establish a solid grade base before pledging/associating (grade requirements are by individual chapter policy). Executive members of IFC and Panhellenic must have a 2.5 cumulative average to hold office...", not a 2.5 GPA requirement for all members.