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Jan. 23, 1998


Celebrating small victories

LGBTSS is sponsoring a Small Victories Celebration at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Memorial Union Pioneer Room. The ISU community is invited to help celebrate the victories the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has achieved over the last few years, including an announcement of the first LGBT scholarship award. Refreshments will be served and singer-songwriter BeJae Fleming will perform.

Alumni award nominations due

Nominations are due Feb. 2 in the Alumni Suite, Memorial Union, for Faculty Citations, Superior Service Awards, W. E. Barron All-University Senior Award, Outstanding Young Alumnus, Distinguished Achievement Citation, Alumni Medal and Alumni Merit Award. For more information or to request a nomination form, contact the ISU Alumni Association, 4-4762;

Lunch with President Jischke

President Martin Jischke will have his first open lunch of spring semester on Tuesday, Jan. 27, in the Memorial Union Regency Room. Pack your lunch or purchase one in the food court and come at noon to visit with the president about topics of your choice. Coffee and tea are provided. For a reservation, call 4-2042.

Freedom Fund Banquet

Herman Blake, the new director of African American studies, will give the keynote speech at the Ames NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet Friday, Feb. 6, at the Scheman Building. His talk is titled "Keeping the College Door Open: Life after Hopwood and Proposition 209." The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 each or two for $20. For more information, contact George Jackson, 4-1386.

Credit union meeting is March 7

The 66th annual meeting of the ISU Credit Union will be Saturday, March 7, in the Scheman Building. A buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. will be preceded by a cash bar social at 5:30 p.m. The business meeting and election of officers will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and on sale through March 2 at the credit union.

Music faculty concert

Assistant professor of flute Elizabeth Sadilek will give a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, in the Music Building Recital Hall. Sadilek will perform a concert of chamber music with ISU music faculty members William David, Barry Larkin, Kevin Schilling, George Work, Lynn Zeigler and guest artist Gretchen Johnson, principal harpist of the Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra. The concert also highlights the premiere of a new work for flute and harp by Jeremy Beck, associate professor of theory and composition at the University of Northern Iowa. His piece, Songs Without Words, was composed for Sadilek and Johnson.

Jischke on the radio

President Martin Jischke will be a guest on the Wednesday, Feb. 4, edition of Talk of Iowa on WOI-AM Radio. The hour-long program airs weekdays at 10 a.m.

Eddys named volunteers of the year

Barbara and O. Robert Eddy, Des Moines, were named volunteers of the year during the CASE District VI conference in Des Moines Tuesday, Jan. 13. The Eddys were cited for generous support of Iowa State through gifts and volunteer work. The Eddys are active in the Des Moines Alumni and Cyclone Clubs. They have served on numerous boards and committees for the Alumni Assn., ISU Foundation, Athletic Department and University Museums.

CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, is for professionals in alumni relations, communications and philanthropy.

Anti-racist education workshops

Karen Donaldson and Carlie Tartakov, College of Education faculty members, will lead two-day workshops on antiracist education for colleges and departments.

The workshops include discussions and activities to define racism, the roots of racism and antiracist education; understand a proactive approach to minority recruitment and retention; study the cycle of oppression; and begin to develop an antiracist curriculum and antiracist strategies for the classroom.

The workshop was piloted in the curriculum and instruction department last fall and received positive evaluations.

Colleges or departments may request a retreat for faculty and administrator groups. The first workshops will be scheduled for March. For more information, contact Donaldson (4-7925) or Tartakov (4-0669) by Monday, Feb. 16.

A Miller Faculty Fellowship supports the workshops.

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