Page 2 - CROSSROADS • May, 1975 NEW5CCEL Kenny To Study For Doctorate Michael F. Kenny, an instructor in the Department of Economics and Business at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, N.C., has been granted a leave- of-absence to begin at the end of the present semester. He will attend the University of South Carolina at Columbia, S.C., and will return to Belmont Abbey College as soon as he completes his doctoral studies. At the Abbey, Kenny is the advisor for the staff of Belmont Abbey College’s yearbook. The Spire, and for Alpha Phi Omega, the national service fraternity. He is also a member of the Alumnae Board of Sigma Phi Epsilon social fraternity. Communications Leaders" Named The Communications Board of Belmont Abbey College has announced the appointment of the following students to head campus com munications activities next year: Steve Ohnesorge, president of Abbey Radio; Mary Beth Costea, editor of Free Lance; Tim Wendel, business manager of Free Lance; Vicky Street and Mark Cesario, co editors of Spire; and Coleen Bowen, business manager of Spire. Environmentalist Speaks At Abbey Ed Easton, Planning Engineer for the Cen- tralina Council of Governments, Charlotte, and one of North Carolina’s most prominent en- vironmentalists, spoke to the Environmental Science class at Belmont Abbey College on Tuesday, April 22, at 9:35 a.m. The subject of Mr. Eaton’s talk, held in the Pharr Auditorium of the William Gaston Science Building, was “The Ethics of Urban Plan ning.’’ Oriental Art Exhibition Shown A special exhibition and sale of original oriental art was presented on April 18, 1975 at the Belmont Abbey College Union. Marson Ltd. of Baltimore, Maryland exhibited works by Hiroshige, Kokusai," Kumisada, Kunichlka, Kuniyoshi and many other 18th and 19th century masters, plus a collection of outstanding etchings, woodcuts, lithographs, and drawings by distinguished con temporaries. Sig Ep Collects For Dystrophy The Belmont Abbey College chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity participated in the an nual drive for muscular dystrophy, collecting over $1,400. The Sixty brothers and pledges of Sigma Phi Epsilon and thirty-two sisters and pledges of the Golden Hearts, the little sister organization, collected the money throughout Mecklenburg and Gaston counties to aid the national ‘‘Shamrocks for Dystrophy’’ campaign. Park Commissioner Addresses Group Alan Eakes of the North Carolina State Park Commission, Raleigh, spoke to the Environmental Science Class at Belmont Abbey College on Tuesday, April 8, at 4:00 p.m. The sub ject of Mr. Eakes’ talk, held in the Pharr Auditorium of the William Gaston Science Building, was “Crowder’s Mountain State Park.” Tekes Find New Home In Belmont The twenty-three brothers of the Beta chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, having lost their house almost two years ago, have succeeded in relocating. The new structure is on the Belmont - Mt. Holly road, across from Hardee’s. The brothers and their sister organization, the Order of Diana, have already started creating parking facilities for their four-room home, and are planning many improvements. Congratulations to the Tekes! Group Awards 8th Management Scholarship Eight scholarships have been set up for incoming students in Belmont Abbey College’s new Distribution Management program. Dr. Gilbert J. Farley, chairman of the Department of Economics and Business at Belmont Abbey, received a Check for the eighth award from the Transportation Asso ciation of Wilmington, N.C. The latest scholarship will be given to a student from the Wilmington area who wishes to enter the Distribution Management program. Belmont Abbey has the only undergraduate major program in the United States concerned with the professional field of distribution. Distribution Manage ment includes study in business administration, accounting, tran sportation and material handling. The program has the official support and approval of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association, the In ternational Material Management Society and the Material Handling Institute. Renaissance Books Displayed An exhibit of facsimile title pages and actual pages of books from the 17th and 18th centuries were displayed in the Abbot Vincent Taylor Library at Belmont Abbey College from May 4-14. The books dealt with such ecclesiastic subjects as Thomistic Philosophy, Canon Law, History of the Church in England, Bible Commentaries, Sermons of the Catholic Church in Spain, and the 2nd Tridentine Council. All were initially published in European cities: Vienna, Antwerp, Frankfurt, Edinburgh, Rome, Venice, and Cadiz. The pages were a gift from the library of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Keith, and the biblical library of Stanley S. Slotkin Foundation, Beverly Hills, California. please see p. 3 D.E. Lindquist, manager of the Sears’ Gastonia, N.C. store presents a check from the Sears- Roebuck Foundation to the President of Belmont Abbey, Father John P. Bradley. Belmont Abbey is one of nearly 1,000 privately supported coiieges and universities across the country which are sharing $1,300,000 in Sears Foundation funds for the 1974-75 academic year. Funds are unrestricted and may be used for whatever purpose the schools desire. Biologists Present Papers Three Biology .Department members from Belmont Abbey College presented papers at the 36th annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at Blacksburg, Va., April 16-19. The occasion was a joint meeting of the Southeastern section of the Botanical Society of America, the Southern Appalachian Botanical Club, the Southeastern Region of Beta Beta Beta National Honorary Biological Society, and the Southeastern Society of Parasitologists. The three Abbey representatives were Dr. Jeanne Stuart, Chairman of the Biology Depart ment at Belmont Abbey College; Fr. Bruno Kowalczyk, O.S.B.; and student Michael G. Uhrin. Dr. Stuart presented a paper en titled, “Morphogenesis of Trichostronglus affinis”; Fr. Bruno’s presentation was on the “Pollination Ecology of Hedysarum SPP. in the Yukon”; and Uhrin, in collaboration with Dr. Stuart, presented “Polethylene Glycol Preservation of Small Vertebrates.” Seminar Planned Belmont Abbey College will hold its annual Theology Seminar from June 16-19, for priests, sisters and laity involved in pastoral ministry and regligious education. Severai outstanding theologians will examine and discuss the seminar theme, “Dimensions of Christian Community.” The Rev. Walter Burghardt of Catholic University, who writes for the“Know Your Faith” series, will speak on ecumenism after Vatican II and the role of contemplation in Christian life. The Rev. Bruce Vawter of Depaul University and Dr. Dale Moody of The Southern Baptist Seminary will discuss the place of the scriptures in the life of the Church and the ecumenical movement. Presenting a historical prospective on the role of women in the Church will be Dr. Elizabeth McKeown of Georgetown University. Also from Georgetown, the Rev. Richard McCormick of The Kennedy Center for Bio-Ethics will discuss the role of authority and the formation of con science. This is the sixth theology seminar sponsored by Belmont Abbey College which annually attracts over 100 people from dioceses in various southeastern states. The total cost of the program is $80.00 which includes room, board and registration fee. Further information is available from Rev. Jerome Dollard, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, N.C. 28012, phone (704) 825-3711.

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