"Tech Fest" takes place today at Lower Campus Dining Hall

Local Service Center technology consultants invite all faculty and staff to attend their Winter Tech Fest today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Heights Room of the Lower Campus Dining Hall.

Computer users of all skill levels are encouraged to stop by for support, demonstrations and advice, and will be entered into a raffle for prizes such as an Epson color printer, a color scanner and a World Wide Web-page design program with a few hours of one-on-one training.

Hot cocoa, cider and cookies will be served.

Secretarial Open House is Dec. 14

Human Resources will host a Secretarial Open House in the Heights Room of the Lower Campus Dining Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 8 a.m.-noon and from 4-7 p.m.

The event is being held to highlight the variety of full-time, part-time and temporary secretarial positions at Boston College, and to provide information on salaries and benefits, including tuition programs for employee, spouse and children.

For more information, see the related Web site at /bc_org/hvp/jo/secy_oh.html

Fulton Debating Society ranked fifth

The Fulton Debating Society has moved up to fifth place among the nation's 200 debate teams, according to rankings released last month by National Debate Tournament officials. The BC students, who placed 10th in the last rankings, finished behind first-place Liberty College, Emory College, Catholic University and Wake Forest University. Others in the top 10 include the University of Pittsburgh (6th), University of Southern California (8th) and the Naval Academy (10th).

The Fulton Society maintained its ranking as the number one team in the Northeast district, ahead of Cornell and Harvard universities.

Children's Center lottery Jan. 13

The Department of Human Resources will draw lots for the September 2000 preschool openings in the Boston College Children's Center on Jan. 13.

Children who will be between the ages of 2 years, 9 months and 5 by Sept. 1 are eligible for the program. Lots are drawn according to available openings, age group and employee or student category.

Interested parents may register for the lottery through the center's World Wide Web page at /bc_org/hvp/cc/lottery1.html. The deadline for registration is Jan. 6. For additional information, contact Barbara Krakowsky at ext.2-3089.

Reception to mark publication of GYRO papers Dec. 13

A reception will be held Monday, Dec. 13 at 4 p.m. in the Walsh Hall Function Room to celebrate the publication of In Celebration of Black History: GYRO Colloquium Papers, Volume V .

The book is a collection of papers on black history by BC graduate students presented through the Grow Your Own Project, which offers encouragement to African-American graduate students pursuing academic careers.

Contributors and their faculty advisors will be present at the reception, as will international award-winning artist Synthia Saint James, who produced the publication's cover art.

Chronicle to resume publication Jan. 20

This issue of the Boston College Chronicle is the last of the fall semester. Chronicle will resume biweekly publication on Thursday, Jan. 20. The deadline for Calendar and People submissions is the Thursday prior to publication.

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