March 17, 1997
Volume 49, No. 23


Chopp to address PCSW annual program/reception

The President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) will hold a Spring Program and Reception on Thursday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in Cox Hall, Rooms 1, 2 and 3. Keynote speaker Rebecca Chopp, dean of faculty and academic affairs in the theology school and chair of the Teaching Commission, will discuss "Women, Transformation and Education: A 20-Year Case Study of the Role of Women in Theological Education."

After beverages are served at 5 p.m., the program will begin at 5:30 p.m. with President Bill Chace presenting the Commission's annual student writing awards. Chopp's address will follow, after which a reception will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $6. Reservations must be returned by Thursday, April 3, to Barbara Ladd, English department, N302B Callaway Center. Make checks payable to Emory University/PCSW.

Brittain Award nominations are due March 31

Faculty and staff are invited to nominate students for the annual Marion Luther Brittain Award, Emory's highest student honor for service to the University.

The Brittain Award recognizes "significant, meritorious and devoted service" to Emory and is presented each year at commencement. Nominees should be graduating seniors from fall 1996 or spring 1997.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, March 31. Nominations forms are available in the Campus Life central office, 401 Dobbs Center. Forms should be returned via campus mail to P.O. Drawer PP.

Commission seeks member nominations

The President's Commission on the Status of Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Concerns is seeking candidates to fill seven membership vacancies for 1997-98.

Positions available on the Commission include two faculty, two staff, one student, one administrator and one alumnus.

The Commission meets on the second Monday of each month during the academic year and serves as an advisory body to President Bill Chace.

Applicants should submit nominations in writing, including a brief paragraph describing why they wish to serve. Nominations should be sent via campus mail to: Kevin Gelé, Department of Anesthesiology, 617 Woodruff Memorial Building.

The deadline for receiving nominations is Monday, March 31.

Come out to play with metro area kids

Volunteer Emory is planning an event called Play Day for Atlanta area children. The carnival will feature games, activities, food and other festivities and will be held on Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Samuel L. Jones Boys and Girls Club in Decatur.

Volunteer Emory invites any organization or individual to participate. They need groups to sponsor and staff booths featuring ring tosses and face painting and individuals to be "buddies" to children and lead them through carnival activities.

For more information, contact Lisa Smith at 727-6268 or visit the Volunteer Emory office on the fifth floor of Dobbs Center.



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