Field Visit to Local Schools The Holyoke Professional
Development School is sponsoring a full-day field visit to Holyoke High
School and William Dean Technical High School Thursday, March 8. MHC
and Amherst students interested in learning about teaching in an urban
setting are invited to attend. During the field visit, participants
will visit classrooms, meet teachers and administrators, eat lunch with
students, and generally experience an urban high school environment.
If you are interested in attending, contact Gayle Higgins, senior administrative
assistant for education, in the Reese Psychology and Education Building,
room 303, by February 27, for further information and to make a reservation.
Honors and Independent Students Make an appointment
at the reference desk in Williston Library and a librarian will help
you identify sources specific to your research topic. When appropriate
to your research, the librarians will discuss Internet resources and
sources in other library collections. To make an appointment, call x2212,
MondayFriday, 9 am5 pm, or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evelyn Finkbeiner Fellowship The Department of
German Studies invites German studies majors planning to study in Germany
in 20012002 to apply for the Evelyn Finkbeiner Fellowship for
Study Abroad. The application requirements are an up-to-date transcript,
information on other funding available for study abroad, and a short
statement in German explaining how the fellowship will foster and support
academic plans for study in Germany. The deadline for applying for the
Finkbeiner Fellowship is March 16.
Attention Poets Students who wish to be Mount Holyokes
contestant at the 2001 Glascock International Collegiate Poetry Competition
should submit two copies of their work to the English department office,
Clapp 201, by 4 pm, Friday, February 23. The poems submitted should
take approximately ten minutes to read aloud. The poet should leave
her name off the copies themselves, but identify herself in an attached
note. The Mount Holyoke student chosen anonymously by the faculty-student
Glascock Committee will read her work in company with students from
five other colleges before a public audience, including poet-judges
April Bernard, John Peck, and Alistair Reid. Questions should be directed
to Eugene Hill at x2358/2146.
Office of Admission Positions The Office of Admission
has several employment positions open to current students and graduating
seniors for the summer and academic year. Positions include student
administrative assistant, Student Admission Board, tour guide (summer
and academic year), Admission Fellow (summer and academic year, rising
seniors only), and admission counselor (recent graduates only).