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March 4, 1997

Student Congress offers open forum

Students interested in offering recommendations to their Student Congress representatives can attend an open suggestion forum at 6 p.m. Tuesday in 309 Hankamer School of Business. The discussion will be open to all students. Representatives Adam Switzer, Jennifer Castagna and Christy Rome will be available to discuss any thoughts or ideas concerning the student body.

Award forms available

Nomination forms for the Ruth and Lawrence McMillan Memorial Award for students planning to pursue church-related vocations are now available in the lobby of the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid. Awards are based on merit and financial need.

Interested students are required to apply for assistance through the financial aid office, and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Recipients must be currently enrolled at the University and eligible to enroll for the 1997-98 academic year. The deadline for applications is March 21.

The award was established in 1993 by the estate of Mrs. Ruth McMillan Attaway for University students who have shown concern for others and dedication to the community.

For further information, contact Richard Nettles in the Office of Academic Scholarships and Financial Aid at 755- 2611.

Pen pals needed

Pen pals are still needed for the Chinese Pen-Pal Project. Students interested in writing and receiving letters from Chinese students studying English should send their names and addresses to Frank McAnear, Baptist Student Center, PO Box 97064, or call him at 755-3215. The deadline is March 15.

French program accepts applications

Applications are now being accepted for the French intensive summer language program. The program fulfills the requirements for the first two years of the French foreign language requirement. For more information, call Dr. David Uber or visit 304 Old Main.

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