Kappa Delta plans Shamrock run Kappa Delta sorority will host the
Shamrock Run at 8:30 a
Kappa Delta plans Shamrock run
Kappa Delta sorority will host the Shamrock Run at 8:30 a.m.,March 24 beginning at Ponchatoula’s Restaurant,
located at 109 East Park Ave.
The event is open to anyone and features a 5K run
followed by a one-mile run. There will be jambalaya offered for $5.
The entry fee is $15 before March 10 and $20 after.
Applications can be picked up in the Greek office,
located in Tolliver Hall.
All proceeds go to the Louisiana Methodist Children’s
Home in Ruston and Prevention Child Abuse America.
For more information, contact Stacey Smith, a senior
construction engineering major and Shamrock chairman, at 453-9753 or e-mail her
Forestry workshop to be held in March
The 52nd annual Hardwood Log, Lumber and Tree Grading
Workshop will begin at 8 a.m. March 27-30 on Tech’s South Campus.
The workshop will present a working knowledge of the
United States Department of Agriculture forest service log grading system and
its relationship to lumber grades and product utilization.
Attendees will also learn external defect indicators and
their importance in hardwood logs.
The workshop fee is $450 and is open to the public, but
is designed for forestry students, foresters, refuge managers, inspectors and
anyone else that is interested.
For more information, contact Mark Gibson, an associate
professor and director of forestry,at 257-3392, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phi Alpha Theta to hold card drive
National History Honor Society’s Tech chapter of Phi
Alpha Theta is currently holding a Holiday Card Drive for St. Jude Children’s
All greeting cards are accepted regardless of any writing
on the inside of the card.
Cards should be dropped off in the designated box in the
history department office in George T. Madison Hall, Room 111.
Cards may also be sent to the history department through
campus mail at Campus Box #7.
For more information, contact Phi Alpha Theta president
Katie Foster, a graduate student of history, at email@example.com for more
Enterprise Center to display art work
The artwork exhibition for Tech’s first year students of
the Master of Fine Arts Program can be seen through March 9.
The exhibition will be on display at the Enterprise
Center, located at 509 West Alabama.
A variety of mixed media will be on display.
Five first year students will exhibit their original
photography, drawings, paintings and designs.Admission
is free for the public.
For more information, contact Marie Bukowski,
associate professor of art & graduate coordinator, at 257-3264 or by e-mail
Applications for SGA available
Applications are now available for Student Government
Association Supreme Court and Senate.
Three court justice positions are open, along with one
Senate position representing the College of Engineering.
Senators represent their college in weekly SGA meetings.
They communicate with students and faculty of their respective college and
present their needs to SGA.
Justices make sure SGA is accountable and functioning
within the bounds set forward by the SGA constitution.
Applications are available at the student activities desk
at the back of Tolliver Hall.
For more information on the Senate position, contact
Caleb Smith, SGA president and a senior marketing major, at 257-4565 or
Students interested in the Supreme Court positions should
contact Matt LaCaze, SGA vice president and a senior
political science major, at 257-4565 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Couseling center to sponsor
The Study Smart Workshop will be held from to
Wednesday in Keeny Hall, Room 325 B.
This workshop is to help students learn how to study more
efficiently and make the most of their time.
It also gives students tips on how to avoid
procrastination and determine what is worth studying and the best ways to study
based on what subject is being studied. The workshop is hosted by Counseling
There is no admission charge for Tech students.
Registration is requested, and can be done online at www.latech.edu/students/counseling/study-skills-workshop.shtm.
Be sure to register early.
For more information, contact Karen Colvin, a licensed
counselor, at 257-2489.
Alumnus to spend day as professor
Mike McCallister, a Tech
alumnus, will spend the day as a professor in the College of Administration and
Business, Jan. 25.
McCallister, president and CEO
of Humana Inc., a company that offers coordinated health insurance coverage and
related services to employer groups, government-sponsored plans and
individuals, will speak to two classes.
McCallister will have lunch
with faculty and administration.
There will also be a student reception in which students
may personally interact with McCallister in groups or
All business students are invited to the student luncheon
which lasts from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m.
For more information, contact Tammy Butler, external
relations director of the CAB, at 257-3741 or at email@example.com.
Wesley to hold sex talk, breakfast
The ninth annual series of “Scott’s Annual Relationship
Talks,” will commence at 8 p.m., Jan. 30, at The Wesley Foundation.
Scott Wright, director of the Wesley, will lead three
sessions, Jan. 30, Feb. 6 and Feb. 13, on friendships, dating relationships,
sex and marriage. All interested students are encouraged to attend.
Dinner will also be offered at 7 p.m. for the price of $1
on Feb. 6 and 13, before the relationship talks.Wesley
will also host their quarterly Midnight Breakfast Jan. 30.
The breakfast is provided free of charge and will be
served from 10 p.m. to midnight. All students are welcome to come, eat and hang
For more information, contact Jacob Grosskopf,
one of the Wesley’s interns, at 255-3112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.