March 1989 The News Argus PAGE 3
HCOP Summer Program
The goal of the Health Careers
Opportunity Program (HCOP) is to
increase the potential for success of stu
dents pursuing a career in a health profes
sion. The Six Weeks Summer Program,
June 5 to July 14, will provide:
• academic enrichment sessions in
biology, chemistry and mathematics;
• college survival workshops and
seminars in test-taking skills, time and
financial management, communication
skills, critical thinking and problem-solv
• field trips, and
• individualized counseling sessions.
The HCOP Summer Program is
offered at no cost to the student. Students
who live on the campus of Winston-Salem
State University are eligible for a per
diem to cover their food and lodging.
Eligibility Requirements: You must
have completed at least two years of
undergraduate study, be enrolled at Win-
ston-Salem Sate University and plan a
career in a health profession.
Students who wish to apply must do
so by March 31, 1989; applicants will
receive notice of acceptance by April 14.
Applications can be obtained from
the HCOP OfTice, 109 Coltrane Hall, and
from the HCOP Peer Counselors listed
119 Dillard Hall
114 Pegram hall
Applications are also available in the
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Thera
peutic Recreation and Medical Technolo
Black Women Coping
Black Women Coping is a series of
seminars designed to investigate everyday
problems from the black woman's per
spective. The series will be held at the
YWCA on Glade Street.
• March 21: "How to Advance With
out Selling Out" (Race/Sex/Personal Iden
• March 28: "Black Female
Entrepreneurship" (Business: What, How,
Guest panelists will be various
women from the Winston-Salem commu
There will be no charge for the semi
nars. All members of the public are invit
The seminars will be held from 7 to 9
p.m. For more information, contact the
YWCA at 722-5138.
Minority Newspaper Workshop
The deadline to apply for the third
annual Southeastern Minority Newspaper
Workshop has been extended to March 15.
The Program provides free tuition,
room and board and small weekly
allowance for qualified minorities inter
ested in becoming newspaper reporters or
The 10-week program, which will run
from June 5 through Aug. 11, is conduct
ed by the University of South Carolina
College of Journalism and Mass Commu
nications in Columbia, S.C., in coopera
tion with participating newspapers in
North and South Carolina, Georgia and
The program has been funded in the
past by Gannett, Knight and the New
York Times foundations, Dow Jones &
Co., Cox Enterprises and fees from 39
newspapers in the four-state area.
Although students who complete the
workshop are not guaranteed jobs, 78 per
cent of the 32 students who complete the
workshop are offered newspaper jobs, and
58 percent are at work as copyeditors or
Applicants should be college graduates
or expected to be graduated from a college
or university by June or have attended col
lege and worked. Applicants must also be
residents of North and South Carolina,
Georgia or Florida or be an employee of a
company in one of those states. There is no
age limit. Persons accepted in the program
must be willing to relocate for employment
on a newspaper.
Minorities who wish to apply to the
program should write: Director, South
eastern Minority Newspaper Workshop,
College of Journalism and Mass Commu
nications, University of South Carolina,
Columbia, SC 29208 or call (803) 777-
5166 for an application form. Applica
tions must be received by March 15.
Former News Argus Editor Angela M.
Corbett and Staff Writer Yolanda V. Jones,
members of the Class of '87, are graduates
of this program. Currently they are
employed at newspapers in South Carolina.
$11,000 Poetry Contest
Poets can now enter a new poetry
contest with $11,OCX) in prizes. The Grand
Prize is $1,000 and the First Prize $5(X).
In all, 152 poets will win awards and
national publication. The contest, spon
sored by the American Poetry Associa
tion, is open to the public and entry is
Poets may enter the contest by send
ing up to six poems, each no more than 20
lines, name and address on each page, to
American Poetry Association, Dept. CT-
22, 250 A Potrero Street, P.O. Box 1803,
Santa Cruz, CA 95061-1803. The contest
remains open until June 30, to allow stu
dents ample time to enter during spring or
summer break. Poets who enter early will
be invited to another contest with another
$1,000 Grand Prize.
Each poem is also considered for
publication in the American Poetry
Anthology, a leading collection of con
During six years of sponsorship the
American Poetry Association has run 28
contests and awarded over $112,000 in
prizes to 2,850 winning poets.
Tour to Europe Planned
The parks and recreation management
program at Western Carolina University is
offering its fourth annual international study
tour to Europe, a monthlong study of recre
ation, parks, tourism, and resort and outdoor
This year's tour, scheduled May 10-
30, will include visits to France, Luxem
bourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, Ger
many, Switzerland and Italy.
Trip participants will serve as tour
guides, and will actually be responsible
for finding accommodations and places to
eat while in Europe.
The tour carries six hours of academ
ic credit through Western. It is open to
WCU students and to students in recre
ation programs at other institutions.
TTie cost of the trip is approximately
$2,(XX), including round-trip airfare, lodg
ing, meals, ground transportation and
admission to fee areas and attractions. The
deadline for registration is March 24.
For more information about the inter
national study tour, contact Currin Cooley
or Larry Harmon, Parks and Recreation
Management Program, Western Carolina
University, Cullowhee, N.C., 28723; tele
International Fair Recruits
Winston-Salem State University is
recruiting individuals and groups to par
ticipate in its annual International Fair
scheduled for Thursday, April 13. The fair
will feature exhibits, displays, artistic per
formances, dress and foods from a variety
of cultures. The theme for this year's fair
is "Expanding Our Visions."
Interested persons should contact Dr.
Manderline Scales, Winston-Salem State
University, Winston-Salem, NC 27110,
919/750-3205. Persons who wish to sell
their merchandise will be required to pay
a $10 registration fee. There is no fee for
performers and persons who only display
items. Deadline for registration is
Wednesday, March 15.
The International Fair is designed to
foster interaction and exchange of ideas
and ideals among the participants. Each
year the fair attracts hundreds of visitors
from area schools and throughout the
SPRNISH 1312 (Elementary Spanish II)
mill be offered for the first time this
summer. Spanish 1312 mill also be
offered during the fall semester
1989. If you need this course,
contact Dr. Brookshaui (331 Com)
or Dr. Dewberry (334 Com).
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