Golden Key inducts members, makes awards

The Boston College chapter of the Golden Key Honor Society inducted new members, including honorary induction of five faculty and administrators, and awarded two scholarships at a Feb. 5 ceremony.

Scholarships were awarded to senior Mary Melinda McFate and junior Kerianne Barbour.

Honorary memberships were bestowed on Vice President Margaret Dwyer, Carroll School of Management Dean John Neuhauser, School of Nursing Dean Barbara Munro, Associate Dean for Student Development Michael Ryan and Resident Asst. Prof. Eric Strauss (Biology), special assistant to the dean for Environmental Program development.

Pops on the Heights tickets available for September

Tickets are available for the fifth annual Pops on the Heights Scholarship Gala, which is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 26 in Conte Forum.

The event again will feature the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. The concert raises funds for Boston College student scholarship program; last year more than $1 million was raised at the concert.

Tickets are priced at $100, $75, $50, $35 (staff only), and $25. All tickets include a gourmet picnic dinner and two beverage tickets.

To order tickets and reserve seats, call the Pops on the Heights Office at 1-800-767-5591.

Stop Violence Against Women Week slated

The Undergraduate Government of Boston College, the Women's Resource Center and the AHANA Leadership Council will sponsor a series of events during Stop Violence Against Women Week, March 16-21.

The performance "Women With Wings" will kick off the week on Sunday, March 16 at 7 p.m.

The following day, author Veronica Chambers will speak at 6 p.m. in Fulton 511 about her experiences growing up in an abusive household.

Interested people may help make a tapestry for a local battered women's shelter on Tuesday, March 18 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Women's Resource Center.

A candlelight "Take Back the Night" walk will be held on Wednesday, March 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on O'Neill Plaza.

The following evening at 7 p.m., George Lardner Jr. will be in Fulton 511 to talk about the stalking and murder of his daughter Kristin in Boston in 1993. A panel discussion will follow.

The final event in the week will take place on Friday, March 21 from 3-5 p.m. in the Women's Resource Center, when participants will make t-shirts for the Clothesline Project.

All events are free and open to the public.

Employees sought for Community Service Award

The Office of State and Community Affairs is soliciting nominations from the Boston College community for its annual Community Service Award.

The award is presented in May to an employee who has volunteered extensive hours serving the community and whose actions exemplify the spirit of community service.

Any full- or part-time faculty or staff member is eligible for the award.

Nomination forms are available at Hopkins House. The submission deadline is March 29.

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