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_______________________   Newsletter No. 10     Friday, 11 November 1994
__Per aspera ad astra__

Items for the Strong College Newsletter may be submitted at any time
to the College Office (Room 140), and by 12:00 noon on Thursdays for 
inclusion in the next week’s issue.  Events are open to all members of 
Strong College unless otherwise indicated.


- Strong College Applications for Spring Semester -

There will be a small number of spaces available in Moore-Strong Hall 
next semester for undergraduates who would like to join the Strong 
College community.  If you know any students who would benefit from 
membership in Strong College and at the same time would contribute to 
our community, please encourage them to apply.  (All residents of Moore-
Strong are members of Strong College, and no one will be accepted to 
live in the building without filling out a Strong College application.)  
Application forms are now available in 100 Foust Building (not in the 
Strong College Office), and they’re going fast, so stop by and pick one 
up for a friend today!

- Congressman Coble Comes to Tea -

Dr. White will host Greensboro Congressman Howard Coble this week at the 
President’s Tea, Wednesday the 16th from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the Junior 
Common Room.  Please stop by and have a snack, and meet and chat with 
Congressman Coble.  We are sure he will have some insights into the 
recent election (he is a Republican), and may be able to tell us 
something about what his party is planning for the upcoming year.  Be 

- Welcome to a New Strong College Fellow! -

Dr. Sally Robinson, Professor of Exercise and Sport Science, has joined 
us as a new member of the Senior Common Room.  Prof. Robinson is an 
alumna of UNCG (when it was the Woman’s College of the University of 
North Carolina), and her specialty is fencing (she teaches most of the 
fencing classes at UNCG).  We look forward to her participation in the 
life of the College.  Three cheers and a Strong welcome to Prof. 

- Donate Food to a Needy Family for Thanksgiving -

Officer Jerome Lee, Strong College’s Adopt-a-COPP, is taking donations 
of non-perishable foodstuffs (canned goods, etc.) to be given to a local 
family at Thanksgiving.  Look for the sign and donation box in the 
Junior Common Room, and leave any items you can spare there.  Thanks to 
Officer Lee for his service in a very worthy cause.

- Need a Quiet Place to Study? -

Visit the Strong College Library (your library, Room 330).  Thanks to 
our crack team of volunteer librarians it is open for your reading and 
studying pleasure Sunday 7:00 - 11:00 p.m., and Monday - Thursday 1:00 - 
5:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.

- News of Members -

Dr. O’Hara will be attending a conference on historical linguistics at 
Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana on November 12th and 13th.  He 
will be giving a paper there on the connections between historical 
linguistics and his own field, evolutionary biology.  (A copy of the 
conference program is on Dr. O’Hara’s bulletin board outside the College 
Office (Room 140) for anyone who would like to see it.)

- Have a Maintenance Problem in Moore-Strong Hall? -

Remember you can always call the new fix-it line, 334-FIXT (FIXT from 
campus phones), and the maintenance staff will get to it as soon as 

- Poem-of-the-Week -

The Strong College Poem-of-the-Week is now appearing on Dr. White’s 
bulletin board outside the College Office.  This week’s poem, in 
recognition of Veterans’ Day, is “Dulce et Decorum Est” by Wilfred Owen, 
a British poet killed in World War I at the age of twenty-five.


- Monday, 14 November -

8:00 - 9:00 p.m., Committee Room: Informal Bible study every week.  
Everyone is welcome.  For more information call Allen Frady (x1632).

9:00 - 10:30 p.m., Committee Room: Women’s Self Defense Class for all 
interested Strong College women.  Instructors: Woto Nyomba, Strong 
College RA and United Martial Arts Club Vice President, and Jonathan 
Plyler, UMAC Black Belt Committee.

- Tuesday, 15 November -

10:00 - 10:45 p.m., Committee Room: Strong College Council meeting.  
Help to plan all sorts of events and activities for Strong College!  
(Gina Hutchens, President)

- Wednesday, 16 November -

4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Junior Common Room: President’s Tea.  All Strong 
College members are invited to this informal social hour.  It’s the 
social event of the Strong College week.  Special guest this week: 
Congressman Howard Coble.  Stop by and meet Congressman Coble, and talk 
about the election, politics, and the future of America (or whatever 
else comes to mind).

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.: Listen to Strong College’s own Kathy Ross on 
“The ’Eighties Show,” WUAG 103.1 FM.

- Thursday, 17 November -

5:00 - 6:00 p.m., Senior Common Room: Strong College Literary Hour.  
Everyone invited!  Bring a short piece to read aloud (your favorite 
poem, a piece of a short story, or a speech from a play, for example), 
or just join us and listen in.  New participants are always welcome!  
(Laurie White, Ann Smith)

- Friday, 18 November -

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.: College Dining Area: Senior Common Room Lunch, 
for Fellows of Strong College and invited students.  The Fellows will be 
inviting a few students to join them each week, so that over the year 
lots of people will receive an invitation.

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.: College Dining Area: Health Sciences Discussion 
Group.  Look for RA Allen Frady and Drs. Rob Cannon and Virginia Karb.  
All pre-med, pre-vet, nursing, and related health science students 
invited for informal conversation and socializing over lunch.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.: Listen to Strong College’s own Jeremy Sarine on 
“Jeremy’s Show,” WUAG Radio 103.1 FM.

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