Vest presents paper in New York
Dr. Jay Hansford C. Vest (American Indian Studies) presented a paper entitled, “An Odyssey Among the Iroquois: A History of the Tutelo in New York,” to the Researching New York 2003: Perspectives on Empire State History conference November 20-21 at The University at Albany, State University of New York.
Stratil and Rileigh team up for exhibit at GPAC
Sandy Stratil (COP) and Dr. Kitty Rileigh (Psychology) have a new show of recent art works in the Lobby of GPAC.
“Kitty is enjoying having more time to paint now that she has retired as a professor of psychology at the University,” Straitil said. “I am still director of the College Opportunity Program and I recently moved to Whispering Pines.”
Both artists work in a variety of media including watercolor, acrylic and collage. Dr. Rileigh has included some of her Holocaust collage series in this exhibit. Straitil continues to work on a “family album” series, in addition to abstract collages.
They have been studying for the past several years at Springmaid Watercolor Workshops in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The artists have been included and have won awards in many regional, state, and national art exhibitions. These include the N.C. Museum Show in Fayetteville, the Southport Fourth of July show (national) and Fayetteville State University’s Current Works Exhibition (national).
Dr. Lightfoot has paper in national conference
A paper by Dr. Tulla Lightfoot (Art) entitled, “Discipline in the Art Classroom,” has been accepted for inclusion in the program of presentations for the 2004 National Art Education Association convention to be held in Denver, Col., in April 2004.
Dr. Labadie and Steeds in Seattle exhibition
Dr. John Labadie (Art) and Ralph Steeds (Art) have prints in “The American Print Alliance Memorial Portfolio Exhibition” at the Seattle Print Arts and Seattle Center, Center House, Seattle, Wash., November 3 - 21.
Langley’s paper on Irish art accepted at conference
Teresa Langley’s (Art) paper, “Our Past will Represent Our Future: Ireland’s Nationalist Art,” has been accepted into the Southern chapter American Conference of Irish Studies Conference, March 4-7, 2004 for presentation.
Birthdays December 1-14
Andrew Caleb Johnson born to Mark and Deana (COP) Johnson on June 22, 2003.
New payroll deduction benefit launched
N.C.’s National College Savings Program is a 529 plan for you and your family
North Carolina’s National College Savings Program offers options families options to make real gains in saving toward a college education for children or someone else.
This exciting “529” plan was authorized by the Congress and the state. It is maintained by the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority and is administered by College Foundation, Inc. (CFI).
The National College Savings Program is accessible, affordable, comprehensive, flexible and tax-free (when used to pay for qualified higher education expenses). More information will be made available in the near future. Please contact Donna Strickland at ext. 6565 with questions.