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7 • BENNETT BANNER • MARCH 8, 2000 • NEWS • FEATURES • NEWS* FEATURES * NEWS * FEATURES * Disney World'^ Professor of Biology; Dr. Susan J. Curtis, Rank, Chemistry; Dr. Alan Goble, Associate Professor of Psychology; and Dr. Ray Treadway, Professor of, Mathematics and Director of Academic Computing have been nominated for the 1999-2000 Board of Trustees Faculty Teaching Excellence $1,000 award. Each nominee was selected by his or her depart ment. !!! Dr. Rhonda White, dean for the Center for Academic Achieve ment and Retention presented "You are Your One Best Thing": African-American College Women Responding to Their Lives by Way of Toni Morrison': novel Beloved. The presentation took place Feb. 23 and is part the Faculty Lunch and Learn Program. !!! J ChangG Continued from Page 1 Gloria R. Scott and four represen- Other issues at the forum included tatives from the Board of Trustees, handicapped accessibility, senior Once in the chapel, the crowd assessment fees, and international swelled to more than 300, with student registration, students, faculty, staff, and five A total of 18 students and one BOT representatives. BOTmem- faculty member addressed the rep- ber Elenora D. Kennedy presided, resentati ves before they responded. During the two-hour forum in Jean Howard, class of 1954 and the Chapel, Panton said the stu- BOT representative, said, “You dents protested because they had have my pledge that the trustees gone to the faculty and staff with will examine the issues you’ve theirproblemsbeforeandthey were brought to us.” tired of going through “red tape” and “quick fixes.” Panton showed and narrated the footage of the four VV3nt ChsnCI©” dormitories to the BOT represen- ® tatives. After the video presentation, —KrishGl Panton Panton said, “When we were out- ' side in front of the President’s President Scott responded to the home, we were not cold, we were students’ comments. “Wearecom- angry. We want change.” mitted to dealing widi the issues Elizabeth Fryar, president of you’ve brought to us," Scott said, the Student Govermnent Associa- Scott also discussed tuition and tion, spoke for the student body. fees. She was given two minutes to ex- “We have not raised tuition or plain the 12-page memorandum fees at this college since 1982 to written by students. After Fryar, really cover the costs here... What the fourclass presidents addressed will all the changes you want re- the representatives, each turning jjiy cost?” over their time to other students. Scott said a three-year cycle of “All we want is the truth,” said renovations that includes plumb- Neda Brown, a junior political sci- jng and electrical system upgrades, ence major from Forest City, N.C. and a dataport and cable hookup and corresponding secretary for foralldormitorieswouldcostabout the SGA. $6.5 million. THE LAUNDROMAT WITH A SURPRISE INSIDE! salts mauis Job Applicants Welcome TWO LOCATIONS OPEN a AM-MIDNIGHT Summitt Shopping Center 934 East Bessemer Avenue Greensboro, NC 27401 (336) 275-7334 Walker Avenue Greensboro, NC 27405 (33») 273-1387 CD (ENtCrriANNBt Kudo§! Two UNCF scholars to travel to STA^. praise^ credit; iacclaim as a result of achievement.... We Invite the Bennett College community to submit brief accolades to the KUDOS! column. We’ll publish them as quickly as possible. If you choose to a send photo, make sure the photo Is clearly labeled. If you need the photo to be returned be sure to include a return address. To get your KUDOS! published, send your brief to; KUDOS! Bennett Banner Campus Box 25 or send us a fax at 370-8690, or you may bring it to our office located in Shell C-2. You must include the name and telephone number of a contact person with your notice. !!! Rpnice Johnson , a senior mass communications major from Bronx N.Y. and Shaneik Isaac, a senior music major from Washington D.C. are both UNCF scholars. They joined CBS morning talk show host Bryant Gumbel at his annud golf tournament in Disney World Feb. 25-27. !!! Dr. Lenora Brogdon-Wyatt, Humanities Division chair, has been named the class of 2000 Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame for the Warren, Ohio high schools. The official induction will take place in May. !!! Charmaine McKissick-Melton, an assistant professor in the Mass Communications, Speech and Theatre Department, is one of 75 professors across the country selected as a Interna tional Radio and Television Society Faculty Fellow. McKissick - Melton attended the conference Feb. 23- 27 in New York City. !!! Elizabeth Fryar, a senior biology major from Clinton, N.C. was accepted to Howard University School of Pharmacology ..Fryar was accepted into the Howard's doctoral program on a full fellowship. She will also receive a stipend. !!! Dr. Krishna Kasibhatla, Interim Chair of Business and Econom ics; Dr. Asha Khopkar, Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work; Dr. Lana D. Cobb, associate professor, Mass Communications, Speech and Theatre; Varlerie Johnson, choir director and Instuctor of Music, Music; Dr. Anne Mangum, Accociate Professor of English Acting Chair Dept, of English and Foreign Language ; Dr. Barbara H. Blake, Associate

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