INSIGHT

September 15, 1997



Stories

Waters named interim president

The Montclair State University Board of Trustees has named Gregory L. Waters as interim president. Deputy provost and vice president for Institutional Advancement, Waters will assume his new post the end of next month when President Irvin D. Reid leaves to become the president of Wayne State University in Detroit. Waters will serve as interim president until a new president takes office.

"I'm honored to be selected to serve Montclair State as its interim president as the University approaches its 90th year," Waters said. "Thanks to the vision of Dr. Reid and his predecessors, Montclair State is widely recognized as one of the strongest and most comprehensive public universities in the northeast.

"The richness of our history is matched only by the boldness of our dreams. We take our motto very seriously: Carpe Diem-seize the day. I join our faculty and students in looking forward to the next phase in our development."

Waters joined Montclair State in 1984 as associate vice president for Academic Affairs and as part of the faculty ranks as an English professor. From 1987 to 1989, Waters was acting vice president for Academic Affairs while Provost Dick Lynde served as acting president. Of Waters' appointment, Lynde said, "I'm delighted with the choice of Dr. Waters as interim president. We have worked closely together for the past 10 years and he will continue to have my enthusiastic support in the future. The Board of Trustees could not have selected a better candidate. His leadership will ensure that the University continues to move forward during this transitional period."

In 1994 Waters was named acting vice president for Institutional Advancement, overseeing Alumni Relations, the Annual Fund, the MSU Foundation, Continuing Education and the Communications area, which includes Publications, Public Information, Community Relations and Special Events, and Sports Information. Last year Intercollegiate Athletics was assigned to Waters as well.

Waters has had principal responsibility for the development of the Honors Program and the Global Education Center, and provided leadership for the successful Capital Campaign, which closed this summer at $10 million.

He was instrumental in Montclair State's efforts to achieve university status, and earlier was the writer of the two Challenge Grants that totaled close to $7 million.

A fellow of the Society for Values in Higher Education, Waters has written more than 50 scholarly papers, articles and reviews on topics ranging from 16th-century prose style to telecommunications and its impact on higher education.

He has served as chairman of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Association of University Administrators. He also has served as a consultant to the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of State Programs, and worked on several Middle States Evaluation Teams.

Prior to joining Montclair State, Waters was director of Graduate and Special Programs at the University of Michigan at Flint. Prior to that he was special assistant to the chancellor for general education, and a member of the English faculty. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Georgetown University, he earned a master's degree and Ph.D. in English from Rutgers University. He also attended the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University.

Waters resides in Montclair with his wife, Theresa, a teacher at Washington School in West Orange. Their son, Gregory, is an investment banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co., and their daughter, Deirdre, is a graduate student in psychology.

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BOT announces search process plans

As its first step in the process of appointing a new president, the Board of Trustees will consult a professional search firm to assist a campus search committee. The Board plans to meet with representatives of several search firms to identify one that is compatible with the needs of the University. At its meeting last week, the Board announced the following timetable for the search process:

The Board also invites comments on the search process, directed to Valerie Van Baaren of Legal Affairs and Government Relations, from all members of the campus community. The composition of the campus search committee will be announced in the near future.

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Alum brings philosophy to the masses

If you ask for a coffee refill at Collage II, a Montclair coffeehouse, your server may not ask, "Regular or decaf?" rather, "Is your cup is half empty or half full?"

Chris Phillips, who recently earned a master's degree in philosophy at Montclair State, has transformed Collage II into "Cafe Socrates," a forum for deep philosophical discussion on select Tuesday evenings. These philosophical discussions, which began a year ago, attract people from all walks of life. "Philosophy has been hoarded too long by academics," said Phillips. "I'm stealing it back for the masses."

The 37-year-old alum said he facilitates group discussions using the Socratic method of inquiry to delve deeper into the subject at hand. "It's not about finding the answers but finding a way to ask the questions, which in a way is the answer," he explained.

"Philosophy can enrich people's existence." Discussions over coffee and sandwiches have included death as a motivation for life and the question, "How do you know yourself and how do you know when to know yourself?"

Cafe Socrates has grown in popularity, Phillips says, because people want to feel that what they say matters. "And it should matter," he added. "Also, they want to develop critical thinking skills. We don't often have an opportunity to do that. We take jobs just to pay the bills and so we don't push ourselves."

After reading an article in 1992 about a scholar who started a cafe in Paris where anyone could discuss philosophy, Phillips went there to learn more about it. That's when he heard about the Advancement of Philosophy for Children Program at Montclair State and enrolled in the graduate program and found that critical thinking is not just for adults. "I've worked with pre-kindergarten children in the Child Care Center, with a third-grade class and with combined fourth- and fifth-grade classes," he said. "It's about turning classrooms into communities of philosophical inquiry. It's about bringing philosophy out of academia and making it a vibrant, relevant part of children's lives." He said philosophy also is a springboard for developing critical thinking skills, which includes imaginative thinking.

"Matt Lipman [of the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children] has broken all the conceptual and theoretical boundaries," Phillips explained. "He's shown that children, even those emotionally disturbed, are able to engage in a sophisticated, intellectual philosophical inquiry. Lipman discovered this 25 years ago. He's the best-kept secret around. He's out to really create something of lasting value."

Phillips said he applied Lipman's ideas outside the schools. "All people, even children, have a philosophy in life," he said. "They just don't know it."

This coffeehouse philosopher recently moved to San Francisco where he's setting up a similar program, but others are carrying the torch in Montclair. "I believe this will sprout in many different places and I'm glad to have had a part in that," he said. "I just can't get enough philosophy."

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Meet the fall head coaches

RICK GIANCOLA, Football
Head coach Rick Giancola is entering his 15th season with MSU, and has an overall record of 95-47-2. This year, he has a chance to become the second college football coach in the state of New Jersey to win more than 100 games. The 1997 season begins on the road in Cortland, N.Y. In his tenure, Giancola has won five New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) titles and has taken his teams to three National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournaments. In 1983, Giancola earned his way into the record books when he won his 53rd game, a new record for football coaching victories

FERNANDO BARBOTO, Women's Soccer
Entering his third year as head coach, Fernando Barboto looks to mold a large recruiting class into seasoned players. In Barboto's first two years, his teams have accumulated a record of 14-19-4. During his first season, he led the Hawks to a mark of 8-7-3 and set a team record with eight shutouts. Barboto is optimistic about his 1997 team, and is looking forward to a winning campaign.

ROB CHESNEY, Men's Soccer
In 1991, Rob Chesney became MSU's 11th head soccer coach. During his six years at the helm, his Red Hawk squad has amassed 79 victories and only 37 losses. Other notable achievements under Chesney's guidance include three trips to the NCAA tournament as well as three trips to the East Coast Athletic Conference tournament. For his efforts, Chesney was twice named "Coach of the Year" by the Collegiate Soccer Association of New Jersey.

ANDIE WHITCOMB, Field Hockey
With only three days to prepare her new team for the first game of the season, Andie Whitcomb embarked on her first season as head field hockey coach at Montclair State last year. Taking over a program that had won only three games in two years, she accepted the challenge and taught the players to become winners. The highlight of the season came in a 2-1 home upset win against the number two-ranked Division II team in the nation, Bloomsburg College. Ending her rookie season at 7-10, Whitcomb looks to keep building MSU field hockey and make 1997 a year of distinction.

BRIAN MCLAUGHLIN, Women's Tennis
Entering his ninth year as head coach, Brian McLaughlin has accumulated an overall record of 51-34-1. Under the last three years of his tutelage, the women's tennis team has won 27 matches and lost only six. The last two seasons have produced identical 10-1 records, and last season also marked the first time in McLaughlin's tenure that the squad won the NJAC Championship title. McLaughlin looks to 1997 as a year of continuing the winning tradition he has established on the Red Hawk courts.

SANDY SANCHEZ-LOMBEYDA, Women's Volleyball
Coming off a stellar 20-8 season, head coach Sandy Sanchez-Lombeyda, the winningest coach in Montclair State's volleyball history, enters her fourth season at MSU with an overall record of 50-32. Sanchez-Lombeyda, who became a new mom right before the season began, is looking to her assistant coach, Henry Martinez, to continue the team's success.

BENNIE BENSON, Cross Country
Head coach for the cross country and track and field teams, Bennie Benson is beginning his third year at Montclair State and already has coached five athletes in NCAA meets in his tenure. Benson also has been the catalyst for Montclair State to host such prestigious track events as the Collegiate Track and the NJAC championships on the newly renovated Dioguardi Track.

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People

Dorothy Deremer of Mathematics and Computer Science has been elected president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Association for Women in Computing (AWC). AWC is a national, nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the computing fields, business, science, education, government and the military.

Elaine Fine of Communication Sciences and Disorders was presented with the Strategies Intervention Model Leadership Award by the Center for Research in Learning Disabilities of the University of Kansas at a ceremony this summer in Lawrence, Kan.

Warren Heiss of Communication Sciences and Disorders was elected chair of the New Jersey Higher Education Council for Special Education. He also was appointed to the New Jersey Professional Services Council. Both groups are involved in advising the New Jersey State Department of Education regarding both pre-service and in-service personnel development.

James Woods of the Gifted and Talented Program gave a lecture and video presentation on the Vikings. The free program was presented by The Pillars of the North Arlington Public Library.

Walt Swales of Fine Arts will have his sculpture on display at the art gallery at Mercer County Community College through Oct. 2. An artist's reception will be held Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

George Antoniou of Mathematics and Computer Science presented a paper, "On the Minimal State Space realization of Two-Dimensional Systems Via Neural Networks," at the sixth International Conference on Advances in Communication and Control, Corfu, Greece. Two of his papers appeared in conference proceedings this summer: "Factorization of 2-D Using Neural Networks and Constrained Learning Techniques," at the IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Guimaraes, Portugal; and "Stable Factorization of 2-D Polynomials Using Neural Networks," at the 13th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece.

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Snapshot

Brian Kelly
UNIX Systems administrator
Job duties:
Administer system for two Sun World Wide Web servers and assist in upgrading the PCs and Macintosh computers in the labs and faculty offices. I also answer service calls when necessary.
How you became interested in computers:
When I was younger, I could never find a video game I truly liked so I started to write my own. Computers just became second nature to me.
Question people ask most often about their computers:
How do I print?
One thing people wouldn't know about you:
I play a viola. I was even second chair for a while.
Hobbies:
Computers (naturally), cars, motorcycles and music.
Favorite place to go for lunch:
Where else but Alexus.
Last book read:
Where is Joe Merchant? by Jimmy Buffett.
Where you see yourself in five years:
Here at Montclair State. I hope I will have a good jump on my master's degree. I've learned so much working here, but there is so much more. Nowhere have I come across a level of computing that MSU has in place.

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Q&A

Joel Schwartz
Professor, History Department

"It's a thrill to receive this stipend because it's encouraging as a researcher to know the work I'm doing is recognized by my colleagues and the National Endowment."

Last week's Q&A featured Elizabeth Valdez del Alamo of Fine Arts, one of two MSU faculty awarded a summer stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Joel Schwartz of History received the other $4,000 stipend to continue work on his book, The City War: Reconstruction of American Urban Life, 1850-1877. The book traces the transformation of American cities from disorderly places before the Civil War into regulated and managed metropolises by the late 1870s.

"Although this is my project," said Schwartz, "I've been helped along and encouraged by my colleagues, Susan Nanney [of Research and Sponsored Programs] and Gregory Waters [deputy provost and acting vice president for Institutional Advancement], and I could literally not have received this stipend without them."

In addition to his teaching responsibilities and research, Schwartz is preparing to lead several workshops for a group of high school teachers, primarily from West Orange High School, on the subject of American cities and suburbs.

"I've been doing work with the New Jersey Committee on the Humanities," he said, "and have been asked to talk at some of their teachers' institutes in the past. They've invited me back and I'm looking forward to leading these workshops because they also teach me something."

Schwartz and Valdez del Alamo are the first researchers at Montclair to receive a summer stipend from the NEH in more than a decade.

INSIGHT: How did you use your stipend?
Schwartz : I visited the National Archives and the Library of Congress in Washington to investigate how cities, working with the Federal Government, developed railroad stations and post offices as centers of their civic life. The stipend has gone a long way to make the possibility of completing my book a likelihood. I hope to complete the book within a year and a half, and the material I gathered will put me in a position where I can finish it.

INSIGHT: What does this NEH stipend mean to you?
Schwartz: It's a thrill to receive this stipend because it's encouraging as a researcher to know the work I'm doing is recognized by my colleagues and the National Endowment. Because somebody out there other than me knows I'm on the right track strengthens my own sense that where I'm headed is in the right direction.

INSIGHT: How was city life in America reconstructed?
Schwartz: Cities in this country were disorderly. White males proclaimed the right to occupy the streets, just as they proclaimed the right to vote. The consequence was riots among ethnic groups, and riots against racial groups and against economic activities. Cities developed a viewpoint that certain activities no longer were permitted, while other activities would have a central space. Enter the railroads and post offices. The development of central post offices in the 1860s gave birth to a municipal reconstruction. Post offices became a central office for federal authority. They housed a U.S. courthouse, a place for the U.S. Marshal and the Internal Revenue Service. I've found that this is the last act where the government literally laid down the law. My book looks at a process over several decades where government authority, using military force, forged an iron structure and pacified cities.

INSIGHT: What are some cities you've included in your research?
Schwartz: New York, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, St. Louis and Washington. Cities such as New York and Philadelphia can't be ignored because they loom too large in American life in the mid-19th century. Other cities like Cincinnati and St. Louis are essentially border towns that during the Civil War became almost like occupied camps. Washington was the first of these camps occupied by the Union army under President Abraham Lincoln's authority.

INSIGHT: What are your expectations?
Schwartz: Any large project such as this one takes on a life of its own. After a while it becomes like parenting and you want to push it along. I get a great degree of satisfaction when I look back at something I've written and say, "Did I actually say that? That's not bad." A large writing project is like something that gets under your skin, and you need to scratch it until you get some kind of satisfaction from it. This project has been at the back of my mind for a long time. I always vowed to come back to it, and now I hope to see it through.

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News

Open houses for VPSD&CL candidates
Candidates for the position of Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life will be on campus for interviews during the months of September and October.

An open meeting for the entire campus community will be held for each candidate in the Student Center, room 417, as listed below. Comments on candidates can be sent by e-mail or interoffice mail to the chair of the search committee, George Santiago, Jr., assistant dean, College of Science and Mathematics.


Join LASO in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
The Latin American Student Organization is sponsoring several events Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month:


Sir Brian Urquhart and Sir Sydney Chapman to lecture
Sir Brian Urquhart, former undersecretary general of the United Nations, will talk about "The United Nations, the City and Cities," as this year's Sheldon Pollack Lecturer.

Urquhart will talk about the United Nation's role in rebuilding cities and the urban environment. The lecture will take place Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m in the Student Center Ballrooms.

Established in memory of MSU alumnus Sheldon Pollack, the lecture series is designed to expose people to different political views that may inspire them to play an active role in society.

On Sept. 30, Sir Sydney Chapman, a member of Parliament for Barnet, England, Montclair's sister city, will talk about "Britain's Role in the New Europe," at 2 p.m. in the Student Center, Ballroom A.

Chapman is past president and life member of the London Green Belt Council, and his role as an advocate of the correct relationship between commerce and conservation led to his career in Parliament beginning in 1970. He has the distinction of being the only qualified architect and town planner elected to the last five British Parliaments.

The lecture is sponsored by the Global Education Center and the Nicholas Martini Center for Public Policy.

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Announcements

The next meeting of the University Senate is Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms.

Registration for an eight-week English as a Second Language program will be held Sept. 15 and 17. Beginning to advanced level classes are available, day and evening, two or three times a week beginning Oct. 6 through Dec. 4. To register, call the Center for Continuing Education at 4353.

Due to the replacement of the roof on Partridge Hall, both west side entrance doors (parking lot 14 side) cannot be used through Sept. 30. The front entrance can be used for ingress and egress. Questions can be directed to Architectural and Engineering Services at 4323.

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Calendar

ART

Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Call 7640.

UNIVERSITY GALLERY

Through Oct. 10: "Mixed Concepts," African-inspired sculpture by Barry Snyder and eclectic mixed media creations by Deb Mell. Opening reception/artists' lecture: Sept. 25, 3-5 p.m. in the Gallery.

Oct. 20-Nov. 14: "The Contemporary Stitch: Japan Style" by Misao Tsubaki and Chiyu Uemae. Uemae earned a living in the steel mills of Japan. Now in his late seventies and retired, he creates extraordinary stitchery in his studio in Kobe, Japan. Tsubaki is a professor at Bunka Qakuin in Tokyo. Her two- and three-dimensional stitchery reflects her love of tradition and landscape. Call Carol Westfall at 7284.

GALLERY ONE:

Through Sept. 19: "Passionate Journey," printmaking by Paul Bonelli.
Sept. 22-Oct. 3: Sculpture by Roger Munch.
Oct. 6-17: Clay sculpture by Jong Sook Kang.
Oct. 20-31: Sculpture by Andrew Teheran.

THEATER

Oct. 9-12: "Summer and Smoke" by Tennessee Williams. A tender and haunting drama from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. 8 p.m. Oct. 9-11 and Oct. 16-18; 2 p.m. Oct. 12 and 17, Studio Theatre. Tickets: standard, $9; faculty, staff, alumni and senior citizens, $7; students, $5. Call 5112.

Oct. 14: "For Tiger Lilies Out of Season," a one-act play. A vivid account of one woman's battle with breast cancer and her attempts to live in much more than the physical sense. A panel of health care professionals will hold a discussion following the play. 8 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms. Free. Sponsored by the Women's Center. Call 5114.

Nov. 13-16: "Inherit the Wind" by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. A gripping courtroom classic based on the famous Scopes "monkey trial" of the 1920s and the great debate between evolution and creationism. 8 p.m. Nov. 13-15 and Nov. 20-22; 2 p.m. Nov. 16 and 21, Memorial Auditorium. Tickets: $9 standard; faculty, staff, alumni and senior citizens, $7; students, $5. Call 5112.

Dec. 3: The Acting Company in "Romeo and Juliet." 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium. Part of the Great Events Series. Tickets: $25 standard; $12.50 for faculty, staff, alumni, students and children. For tickets, call 5112.

Dec. 12: Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium. Part of the Great Events Series. Tickets: $25 standard; $12.50 for faculty, staff, alumni, students and children. For tickets, call 5112.

DANCE

Dec. 12-14: Works-A-Foot '97. Choreography by students, alumni, faculty and guest artists. 8 p.m. Dec. 12-13; 2 p.m. Dec. 14, Life Hall Dance Theater. Tickets: standard, $5; students, $4. Call Lori Katterhenry at 7080.

World Music and Dance. Sponsored by the Great Events Series. Tickets: $25 standard; $12.50 for faculty, staff, alumni, students and children. For tickets, call 5112. Oct. 18: Silvana Magda's Viva Brazil Dance Company. 8 p.m.

MUSIC

Jazz Performances. Sponsored by the Great Events Series. Tickets: $25 standard; $12.50 for faculty, staff, alumni, students and children. For tickets, call 5112.

Sept. 28: Dee Dee Bridgewater. 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium.
Oct. 26: Marcus Roberts Trio. 7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium.

The following music events are free and will take place at noon in McEachern Hall.

Sept. 15: Student organizations
Sept. 24: Chamber ensembles
Sept. 29: Mary Ann Craig and friends

Oct. 6: Rodney Miller, baritone
Oct. 15: David Witten, piano
Oct. 20: Vocal ensemble (Gerry Muller, director)
Oct. 22: Chamber ensembles
Oct. 27: Student recital

Nov. 5: Wind chamber performances
Nov. 10: Dennis Cinelli
Nov. 12: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
Nov. 17: Flute Choir
Nov. 19: Composition students
Nov. 24: Collegium Musicum

Dec. 3: Student recital
Dec. 8: Jazz ensemble
Dec. 10: Guitar recital

LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS

Sept. 24: Sheldon Pollack Lecture. "The United Nation, the City and Cities" by Sir Brian Urquhart, former undersecretary general of the United Nations. 7:30 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms.

Sept. 25: Tea and Talk Roundtable. "The Jewish Diaspora in India" by Kathryn Hansen, visiting professor in South Asian languages and civilizations, University of Chicago. 3:30 p.m., Global Education Center, 22 Normal Ave.

Sept. 30: "Britain's Role in the New Europe" by Sir Sydney Chapman, member of Parliament for Barnet, England (sister city of Montclair), and past president and life member of the London Green Belt Council. 2 p.m., Student Center, Ballroom A. Sponsored by the Global Education Center and the Martini Lecture Series.

Oct. 1: "Voices for Choice" by Maggie Constan, director, Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood-Metro New Jersey. 12:30-1:30 p.m., Student Center, Room 417. Free. Sponsored by the Women's Center. Call 5114.

Oct. 8: "When Love Hurts: Dating Violence" by Myrna Wertheimer, chair, Dating Violence Task Force for NCJW Essex County. Noon-1 p.m., Student Center, Room 417. Free. Sponsored by the Women's Center as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Day. Information and button distribution will take place 10 a.m.-noon in the Student Center Lobby. Call 5114.

Oct. 17: "What Gifted Adults Can Teach Us About Teaching Gifted Children" by Felice A. Kaufmann, Ph.D. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on campus. Registration deadline: Oct. 1. Sponsored by MSU and the Summer Institute for the Gifted. Call Gifted and Talented at 4104.

Oct. 22: "A World Apart: French Women and Love in the 17th Century" by Kay Wilkins of French. Noon-1 p.m., Student Center, Room 417. Free. Sponsored by the Women's Center. Call 5114.

Nov. 5: Law School Fair. 9:30-1:30 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms. Free. Sponsored by Legal Studies, Phi Alpha Delta, and the Student Paralegal Association. Call Marilyn Tayler at 4152 or 4196.

Nov. 5: "Strangers Among Us-Gender Differences in African and African-American Literature and History" by Leslie Wilson of History. Noon-1 p.m., Student Center, Room 417. Free. Sponsored by the Women's Center. Call 5114.

Nov. 12: MSU Health Fair. Approximately 40 organizations from on and off campus will provide health information, screenings and workshops. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms. Sponsored by the Center for Health Services and Wellness Program.

Nov. 20: IRS Seminar. Tax update for 1997 tax year. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms. Sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Public Accountants. Call 4174.

SPORTS

Home games only are listed. For more information about sports events, call Athletics at 5234. For game results, call the Red Hawk Hotline at 7645.

Football

Sept. 20: Wesley, DE. 1:30 p.m.
Oct. 11: Kean. 7 p.m.
Oct. 18: William Paterson. 7 p.m.
Oct. 25: Wilkes, Pa. (Homecoming). 7 p.m.
Nov. 8: Jersey City (Pride Bowl). 2 p.m.

Men's Soccer

Sept. 24: William Paterson. 8 p.m.
Oct. 1: Kean. 8 p.m.
Oct. 3: Jersey City. 8 p.m.
Oct. 4: Caldwell. 7 p.m.
Oct. 15: Keene St., NH. 6:30 p.m.
Oct. 22: SUNY Old Westbury, NY. 8 p.m.
Oct. 24: Rutgers-Newark. 8 p.m.
Nov. 5: NYU. 8 p.m.

Women's Soccer

Sept. 16: Vassar, NY. 8 p.m.
Sept. 17: Jersey City. 8 p.m.
Sept. 20: W. Connecticut. 6 p.m.
Sept. 22: Drew. 8 p.m.
Sept. 26: Stevens Tech. 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 29: Centenary. 4 p.m.
Oct. 2: Richard Stockton. 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15: Ramapo. 8 p.m.
Nov. 1: Manhattanville, NY. 1 p.m.

Women's Tennis

Sept. 17: East Stroudsburg, PA. 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 24: Drew. 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 10: NYU. 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 6: Kutztown, PA. 11 a.m.

Field Hockey

Sept. 18: Monmouth. 8 p.m.
Sept. 25: Delaware Valley, PA. 8 p.m.
Sept. 27: Rowan. 1 p.m.
Sept. 30: Kean. 8 p.m.
Oct. 7: William Paterson. 8 p.m.
Oct. 11: The College of NJ. 2 p.m.
Oct. 12: Alumni Game. Noon.
Oct. 23: East Stroudsburg, PA. 8 p.m.
Oct. 29: Misericordia, PA. 8 p.m.

Volleyball

Sept. 16: Ramapo. 7 p.m.
Sept. 30: Jersey City. 7 p.m.
Oct. 21: Richard Stockton. 7 p.m.

COMPUTER TRAINING

All classes are held in College Hall, Room 317. To sign up, call Academic Computing at 5449.

ON 'Carpe Diem'

The weekly television show produced by broadcasting majors showcases successful broadcasters in part two of the series, "Career Day" featuring Adam Puharic of Fox, Cindy Sivak of MTV and Cynthia Tornquist of CNN. Produced and directed by Patricia Piroh. Host: Bob Mann. Airs Sept. 10, 8:30 p.m. on CTN and Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4 p.m. on TCI. For more information, call 7870.

ONGOING

Mass. 11 a.m. Sundays, Russ Hall, Kops Lounge; 6:30 p.m. Newman Catholic Center.

Public Telescope Night. Thursdays from 8 to 9 p.m. in front of Richardson Hall. For more information, call 7266.

& MORE

Sept. 15-Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month. See News, page 3 for a schedule of events.

Sept. 23: International Student Cultural Exchange Corps meeting. 1 p.m., Global Education Center. ISCEC sends international students and study abroad returnees into the community to make presentations about their home countries or regions of expertise.

Sept. 24: MSU ACE-NIP Luncheon. "Welcome to Wellness" by Nancy Ellson of the Health and Wellness Center. Noon-2 p.m., Student Center, Ballroom A. Sponsored by the Women of MSU, the Women's Center and the Women's Studies Program. Send $12 (made payable to the Women of MSU) by Sept. 19 to Pat Sanders, Sprague Library.

Sept. 28: Heart Walk. Three laps around Verona Park. 3.8 miles. Fund raiser for the Essex County Heart Association. Call Nancy Ellson at 4361.

Sept. 29: Golf Outing, Black Bear Golf Course. Sponsored by the Alumni Association to raise money for the women's basketball team. Tickets: $125 per person for 18 holes of golf. Sponsors welcome: $150 per hole. Call 4141.

Sept. 25: Hispanic Caucus 20th anniversary celebration. 4-7 p.m., Student Center Ballrooms. For more information, call Carmen Reyes-Cuevas at 7006.

Oct. 1: Voter registration. 10 a.m.-noon, Student Center Lobby. Sponsored by the Women's Center. For more information, call 5114.

MARK THESE DATES

Sept. 24: University Senate meeting.
Oct. 25: Homecoming.
Oct. 29: University Day (no classes).
Oct. 30: Multicultural Food Festival.
Nov. 12: MSU Health Fair.
Dec. 1: World AIDS Day. "Candles in the Wind." Program to be announced at a later date.

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