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The Bennett banner : bulletin of Bennett College for Women. online resource (None) 193?-current, February 27, 1998, Image 6

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6 • BENNETT BANNER • FEBRUARY 27, 1998 • FEATURES* FEATURES* FEATURES•FEATURES• Center for Women,Familes under new leadership The renovations of the Carnegie Library include the installation of a wheelchair accessible staircase. The photograph above and on Page 1 are courtesy of the Public Affairs and Marketing Office. By H. Stevenson Smith Banner Reporter and Staff One of the five centers at the Women's Leadership Institue has a new director. Kimberly Foster has been ap pointed to head die Center for Women and Families. The Center for Women and Families targets recent high school graduates who plan to pursue a baccalaureate. The Center was previously headed by Cynthia Pulliam, who is now teaching full-time in the social work department for the College. Foster brings various experi ences with her. She has worked with the Watts Labor Action Com mittee alongside Congresswoman Maxine P. Waters in Los Angeles. In Dover, Del., she worked with the Dover Housing Authority as the Americorps Community Ser vice coordinator in helping design and plan programs for families. She also was a director of the Outreach program at Bennett. Foster said that she is respon sible in formulating the guide lines for the Challenge Opportu nity program while providing a beneficial resource for the com munity. Foster also said that she is work ing on the process that will provide the child development training and certification for the single mothers who return to college as well, and training and programs for their children. The other Centers of the WLI are: Center for African Women and Women of the African Di aspora; Center for Women and Health; Center for Women and SpirituaUty; and Center for Women and Work. Tips for a safe Bennett College campus r I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I j« Cross the street or change ■ direction. k — —— —I —— ~ —- WkM vnWag or iogtf ig: • Go with someone. • Stay away from isolated areas. •Trytostay nearstreet lights. • Hold your purse, book bag, or brief case tightly close to your body. • Use a front pocket. It is safer for a wallet than a back pocket. • Dress sensibly. Tight pants, clogs, or high heels make movement difficult. ifyMinltiigfolloMfeil: • Keep looking back so the person knows you can't be surprised. • Go to a well lighted area. Enter a store, residence hall, classroom, or office. • Call the campus security 370-8621 or Greensboro Police at 334-7675. • Try to remember as much as possible about of the physi cal description of the per son, so that you can give a good description later. IfyMiraliiigrolilMl: • Do not resist. Nothing you possess is worth more than your life. Source: Campus flier Communication Center ♦TYPING ♦COPYING ♦ PRINTING You don’t have lo know someone really well to give the perfect gifl.. In fact, you don't have to know them at all. ricKMl Ijivi- lillMHl. 'I'hcTp's II lifr lo w Hiivfil ri^hl now. Call 1-800 GlYK LIFE ' Cr*** CONVENIENT HOURS: 9 am-5 pm M-F SAT: 10am-3pm (336)230-2099 10% DISCOUNT FOR STUDENTS WITH I.D. Market East Plaza 2101-B Market Street Greensboro, NC 27401

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