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MBA Degree Added
Growth in Business Dept Boosts Income for College
Asheville sells them with prices ranging students for the Business Department, niey
by Christi Waddell
Next year Montreal College will of
fer a Masters in Business Administration
(MBA) degree, 'fliis degree will be offered
through the School of Professional and
Adult Studies (SPAS). The MBA program
will be starting in August 1996. Classes
will be held in Asheville and Charlotte.
Chair of the Business Division Douglas
Goodwin stated, "the program is designed
for mid-level managers seeking promotion
into executive ranks."
One requirement for MBA students
a laptop computer. Sam’s Club
from $1800 to $2700. Director of Cam
pus Wide Technology Tom McMurtry men
tioned, "they are not sure how the (Inancing
will be arranged for the computer note
books, on there own or through the college."
Vice President for Business, Dirk Wilmoth
verbalized, "tentatively the cost for one
credit hour is $220." The cost for one un
dergraduate hour is $200.
The Business Department is expect
ing an enrollment of 250 or more students
within the first two years of the program.
Due to the fact of the increasing number of
will be hiring two new faculty members with
Ph.D.s in business administration.
The School of Ihofessional and Adult
Studies has much less overhead and is a
very positive aspect for the institution. The
added cash flow will be a plus.
Dr. Goodwin also noted "that this pro
gram is designed for the working adult who
already has a career in the business com
Coach Heather Everhart stated, "I’m
looking forward to taking the MBA program
because it allows me to get a Masters while
still head coaching volleyball and softball."
Crossroads Replacing Spiritual Emphasis Week
Cloninger to Kick-Off Crossroads Discussions Groups
by Queen Musengwa am looking forward to Cloninger because I - ■ •— i _ ._ _
According to Chaplain Ed Bonner, have seen before how the Lord has used his
what was called Spiritual Emphasis week gift of drama."
has been changed to "Crossroads Kick-Off
Week, at least for this year. This change
comes in the wake of students’ request of
Bonner to "get rid of the name."
This year's speaker is Curt
Cloninger, who deliver's God's message
through drama. Singer and author Michael
Card boasts of Cloninger, "Curfs ministry
takes on a unique characteristic very simi
lar to Jesus' parables- it invites you to par
Cloninger will be presenting five
chapel messages from February 20 through
22. SCA President Jon Abel enthused, "I
Another new addition is the Cross
roads groups, four of which will meet for
five one hour meetings between Ash
Wednesday and Easier (during Lent), I'eb-
ruary 22 through April 3.
One group will discuss Brennan
Manning's Abba's Child and will be led by
Freshmen Joy Bennett and Katie Kirk.
Seniors Tim Hatton and Carol McMahan will
discuss "Grace and Discipleship" from
Bonhoeffer's The Cost of Discipleship.
Mc'feer Architect Maury Hurl and
Alumni and Parent Relations Director
Peggy Leis will be leading "Sonship" videos
New King of Hearts To Reign
Malone Vows to "Top" Chicken Toss, Gainidro
by Linda Shirlen
The King of Hearts Pageant will take
place tomorrow night, February 16, at 7:30
in Gaither Chapel. Girls and guys alike will
turn out to watch nine guys show their cre
ativity in many areas such as evening wear,
swim wear, question and answer, and tal
The reigning King of Hearts Jeff
Sheets vocalized, "Good time, definitely a
good time. The King Of Hearts pageant is
a fun thing to do. All those that participated
last year got a kick out of it."
Last year Sheets finished his routine
by throwing the decapitated piece of poul
try, known as Sammy the Wonder Chicken,
into the crowd. Sammy was placed on in
jured reserve after the unplanned flight into
the group of side stitched students and fac
Student Activities Chair Queen
Musengwa will be hosting the event with
Chicken Chucker Sheets. The admission
will be free and raffle tickets will be given
to all audience members. The tickets will
be drawn for door prizes, including gift cer-
Musengwa expressed, "1 just hope
that students show up and support this ac
tivity. It is the biggest event we have. I'hey
can see the diverse talents of the other stu
dents. Remember it is free."
Junior Christi Waddell deelared, "Ya,
I’ll be there!"
Many royal talents will compete for
the coveted crown this year, including such
class representatives as Junior Chris Day,
Senior Jay Johnson, Sophomore Christian
Malone, Freshman Scott Kilgore.
The elected dormitory delegates are:
from Anderson Hall Alan Hines, McGregor
Hall Charles Wilson, Davis Hall Kerwin
Francois, and Howerton Hall Ben Shaw. The
off-campus representative is Cameron Tho
The Chicken Chucker will pass-on his
crown, and Malone plans to be the guy to
wear it. Malone chuckled and insisted, “Just
come see me top the old Chicken Chucker.
By the time 1 am finished people will for
get about old Sammy The Wonder Chicken
and only think of me. The future King of
and di.scussions. Bonner will be leading a
discussion on "Love, Sex, and Intimacy."
Another group will volunteer at sev
eral ministries in the area, led by SCA As
sistant to the President Jeff Sheets
Two chapel credits will be offered for
full attendance in each group. Copies of
Abba's Child and Uie Cost of Discipleship
will be soid in the bookstore on a "pay what
you can" basis. Bonner urged, "If you are
holding back from joining a group because
of the sacrifice that it requires, consider the
sacrifices of Jesus. That's what Crossroads
is all about."
Students will experience the famil
iar, yet detested one hour delay on Wednes
day after 11:00 AM. McGregor RA Mark
Wright harped, "For the sake of the speak
ers' schedules, 1 understand the need for
Wednesday morning Chapel during special
weeks, but it is still a pain."
Another change is that the Cavalier
Cafe will not be open on Tuesday or
Wednesday nights due to the 7:00 Chapels.
Tiie Asheville and Buncombe
bounty YMCA will be hiring over
to individuals this summer.
Needed; Summer Day Camp
Counselors. Want to swim, hike,
sing, make art projects, eat snacks,
ind go on field trips? 4 day work
veek, 40 hrs./week. Responsible
for planning and implementing ac-
ivities for a group of 15 elementary
Middle school program,
ifeguarding and supervisory posi-
ions available. Experience with
children desirable, training is pro-
v'ided. Contact the Asheville and
duncombe County YMCA at 253-
t706 for an application.
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