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College takes applications for 10 Student Life scholarships

There is a great demand for student scholarship awards on the College's campus year after year, according to Gem Perkins, coordinator at the Office of the dean of Student Life. This year the College is giving out eight awards to a select few. The deadline for the scholarship application was Feb.

Economy limits on-campus recruiting

The job market is changing in many fields. Unfortunately, according to Ceceilia O'Callaghan, director of the office of Career Services, current students, as well as people in the workforce for many years, are looking at a much narrower job market in fields like business, engineering, computer science and communications.

Students deregistered for tuition lapse

Approximately 20 students have been deregistered from The Electronic Student Services Menu (TESS) and the Simple Online Courseware System (SOCS) for neglecting to pay their bills. According to Frank Cooper, director of records and registration, the request came from the Office of Student Accounts.

Campus responds to terror alert

The College is asking students to take precautionary measures in response to the increased Homeland Security alert, according to Kathryn Leverton, associate vice president for administration and environmental services. President Bush raised the threat alert from "elevated" (yellow) to "high" (orange) on Friday, Feb.

Cop Shop

Campus Police was dispatched to the men's room adjacent to the food court on the first floor of the Brower Student Center on Feb. 7, at 8:35 a.m. in regards to damage done to the facility. Investigation revealed that between 10 p.m. on Thursday Feb.

Workshop provides student feedback on CAP document

SGA held a workshop meeting this Wednesday in place of the traditional general body meeting. The topic of this month's workshop was a Committee on Academic Programming (CAP) liberal learning document. SGA wanted to formulate some responses to the CAP document, which will be voted on in March by the committee.

Personal trip costs lowered

After debate over the personal contributions of several conference requests, SFB approved a total of $5,512 in student trips. SFB passed three such applications with $1,404 for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), $2,654 for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and $1,454 for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

WTSR waves good-bye to engineer, looks for replacement

The position of engineer at WTSR, left vacant by the retirement of Robert Maarberg, is in danger of remaining vacant under the hiring freeze enacted by the College under Gov. James McGreevey's proposed budget cuts. Maarberg, who left the position at the end of last year, is now a consultant with the communication studies department and is on campus only two days a week.

Speaker reveals new World Trade Center plans

A multimedia forum held on Feb. 11 explained the specifics behind New York City's rejection of the six plans initially drafted for the World Trade Center site. According to William Ball, professor of political science who conducted the forum, two new designs have been added and are being accepted with a more encouraging reception.

Students nominated for Blue Key

The Blue Key Honor Society, a national honor fraternity of students, faculty and administrators who have shown excellence in academics, leadership and community involvement, was founded at the College in May 1976. Jillian Custodio, senior psychology major and the president of Blue Key, said the society "does a great thing in recognizing people for their accomplishments.

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