North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume LXVIl
Numbers
March 5,1982
The Salemite
serving the salem college community since 1920
_ Watson To Be SGA President
Election Results Announced
by Allison Buice
“Judy Watson will be our
new SGA president,” an
nounced Elections’ Com
mittee Chairman Denise
Bennick. Election results
were tabulated shortly after 1
p.m. yesterday. “We’re very
pleased with the voting turn
out and with the new voting
process, where students fill
out ballots in the Refectory,”
added Bennick.
Upon hearing the results of
the voting, Watson, a rising
senior from Arrington, Va.,
said, “There are so many
things we have to do. I hope
every student will work with
me and Executive Board in
making SGA even stronger. I
look forward to working with
next year’s student body.”
Watson ran unopposed for the
presidency.
Liz Denton, newly-elected
SGA vice-president was
unavailable for comment.
Denton also ran unopposed
for her position.
Gwen Campbell, after
being informed of her victory
as SGA treasurer, said, “I am
truly excited about the busy
year ahead of us and I’m
hoping everyone will share
with me their ideas on
making our budget the most
effective and economical
possible.” Campbell is a
rising junior from Deland.
Fla.
Other new members of
Executive Board include;
Lee Ann Manning, secretary
of SGA; Lisa Abt, chairman
to Honor Council; and
Johanna Miller, chairman to
Interdorm, all who ran
unopposed. None were
available for comment.
Other victors include: Amy
Shafer, secretary of Honor
Council; Susan Shurling,
secretary of Interdorm;
Susan Britt Murphrey, Social
Activities Committee
chairman; Margaret Bonner
Adams, Big-4 chairman;
Sara Hinkle, director of
Student Activities; Leigh
Flippin, Fall Fest chairman;
See Elections, back page.
Judy W. Watson
?j!jS.S®'®9ates To Attend Model United Nations
by Virginia Wagenheim
Salem will be one of 143
colleges and universities
attending National Model
United Nations in New
York City April 6 through
10.
Seventeen Salem
students will represent
Poland at this year’s
conference at the Grand
Hyatt Hotel. This is the
ninth year Salem has
participated, having
represented the Soviet
Union, East Germany,
Hungary, and small
Symposium
by Carla Blakely
African nations in the past.
Since their appointment
to the delegation early this
fall, the students have
been researching Poland’s
position on a variety of
issues. Simulated com
mittees deal with every
facet of the country’s
political, economic, and
social policy. Some of the
topics on this year’s
agenda are the ban on the
use of nuclear weapons
against non-nuclear
states, the reduction of
military budgets and, in
general, “what Poland
thinks.”
The Salem contingents’
advisor, Dr. ' Jerry
Pubantz, is the faculty
advisor’s representative to
the National Collegiate
Conference Association,
which sponsors the 59 year
old program, and is vice-
president of its executive
board in charge of faculty
programs. He will ac
company the group to New
York, but once there, the
conference is entirely
student-run.
In addition to The / 1982 Salem
^scovering the nature of delegation includes: Mary
Acker; Ferebee Brown;
the United Nations and the
country they represent,
students develop skills in
negotiation and com
promise, public speaking,
statesmanship, parlia
mentary procedure, and
drafting resolutions.
“This and the
portunity to work
Slated for March 30
A symposium will be
held March 30 in the Fine
Arts Center for high school
sophomores and juniors
interested in a possible
career in the areas of
Biology, Chemistry,
Computer Science,
Mathematics, Medical
Research, Medicine and
Psychology.
These fields are
becoming more female-
oriented as time
progresses and as
Shakespeare once said,
“Women are the books, the
arts, the academics, that
show, contain, and nourish
all the world.”
Women representing
each of the seven fields
will, speak on job op
portunities in the future
and educational
preparation needed, plus
each woman scientist will
describe her own work.
Dr. Estelle Ramey,
Professor of Physiology
and Biophysics at
Georgetown University
Medical School, will give
opening remarks and the
keynote address. She has
written numerous
scientific articles and is
past president of the
Association of Women in
Science.
Dr. George McKnight,
who is coordinating the
program, says he hopes
that about 400 students will
take part in the program
which is being funded by a
grant from the Mary
Reynolds Babcock
Foundation.
The schedule for the day
includes three workshops
and a panel discussion at
the end of the symposium.
The closing panel
discussion will deal with
how the women combine
their personal and family
lives with their careers
and the personal
satisfactions and rewards
they gain through their
careers as scientists and
mathematicians.
op-
with
students from other parts
of the United States,
Canada, and Puerto Rico,
make the Model United
Nations a valuable ex
perience,” says Pubantz.
Katherine Graver; Jodi
Critchfield; Josie Crolley;
Deborah Drylie; Carol
Essa; Angelina Fleeman,
permanent representa
tive; Vicki Gaines; Julia
Holdford, head delegate;
Kathy Mattson; Gail
Moore, Foreign Minister;
Allyson Potts; Martha
Pritchard; Serena
Sapuppo; Margaret
Weant; Shari White.
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