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We <tBANNERr> Uo^k 1« 1Q7T Dona 1 ^^WH^MB**^ March 25, 1977 Page 1 Forensics earn funds for Nationals 'The dream of CBC being able tp go to Nationals when other schools aren't going. . .has now become an answered prayer. Since the beginning, CBC has been a school of hopes, dreams, answered prayers, and miracles. It's exciting that the CBC speech team is able to add one more special miracle to our witness to the world." "Knowing that in the Christian life we should always strive to reach a higher mark and not just be satisfied with reaching what we have striven for, the speech team is now praying for another miracle." Don't they ever give up? It would seem not. Having just two members on the forensics team in September didn't deter them. (To date, 25 people have competed for CBC in speech tournaments.) Neither did a lack of funds deter them. "At the beginning of the year, at our first speech meeting, we said, 'We'regoingtoGeorgeMason University (location of national competition).' The reason we knew this was because God had sent us Ron Nash, who had attended George Mason the year before. Clinging to that indication of God's will in our lives, we chose to pray and direct our efforts to attaining that dream." "And that's just what it was—a dream. No one had qualified for Nationals. The majority of the members had never competed. We almost didn't have a speech team this year. We prayed that the Lord would send us the right people, those who desired to work." Even with hard-working people, last week only six competitors could have gone to Fairfax, Virginia, with the available funds. "There wasn't enough money." No money had been set aside in the school budget for the costs of sending the team to Nationals. Solution? "The team members forfeited their scholarships and the school turned scholarship money into cash. It was a really big thing for them to do!" To the $2,000 from the school, the forensics team added $700 raised from "AChristian's Imagination Should Fly Beyond The Stars," bake sales, and individual donations. Two team members will pay their own ways. This total will enable 10 members of our forensics team toattend the competition. Thanks go to Pat McGrew for "helping and encouraging" the team in their efforts to raise the sum. "Mr. McGrew wanted us to go as much as we did." "We have a ministry through forensics. Our goal is to be jtfst that; anything else is cream off the top!" Curtis O'Brien serves as chaplain and the group hopes to learn five scripture verses weekly before t n e i r departure (April 18th). The team members that will remain behind will minister to the departing members until their departure. A team member who is going to Virginia says, "We're like missionaries." "In the course of our witness one person has been led to Christ and the changes in all the other lives can really only be speculated on because ofthe smiles of friendship we receive from our fellow competitors." "Missionaries" include Mrs. Hokett, Gary Cogill, Alma Rhoades, Ron Nash, Bob Shipley, Sherri Erkes, Carla Pudwill, Roy Ronveaux, Dan Jones, and Jack Bracy. Helping to prepare the team (while they work out arrangements for classes and assignments to be missed) are Joan Gibson and Pari Rickard (working on a news analysis file for exempt and impromptu), Angie Wahl (coaching persuasive), Dave Auda, Tami Young, Debbie Sims and Curtis O'Brien are also helping to critique oral interpretation and any other events that need help/encouragement. 'The exciting thing about the team is the love that is develop- Androcles and the Lion March 24-26 BOL admission: $1 time: 8:00 ing, evidenced in personal sacrifices of time and effort given to really pull togethera great team . . . One special thing about love—when you allow yourself to fully give it, it never dies. Love goes from one person to the next, just as God gives it to us. Christ's love is reflected in us--it's exciting to know that CBC is reflecting." The theme ofthe speech team's best fund-raiser was "A Christian's Imagination Should Fly Beyond The Stars." 'That's just what happened this year with our speech team because we've allowed our imaginations to "fly beyond the stars." "We have a great big God. . . We're out to change our world." The team is still trying to raise money to help defray the cost to those members who paid their own ways. Ideas and contributions are welcome--just let a member of the team know. Oh, the special miracle still left to happen? Since they'll be in the neighborhood, the team would like to drop in on our President. Career symposium to provide valuable s timely information by Denise Bicondova Students who are concerned with planning and developing career opportunities and are seeking guidance in different facets ofthe business world, may receive helpful information by attending the Cal Baptist Career Symposium, March 30-April 1. According to Grace Marestaing, associate dean of students, the symposium, consisting of seminars and discussions, is designed to help students determine future goals and career choices. "We reaiiy encourage students to attend - the information is valuable and timely now that jobs are so hard to come by." Guest speakers for the seminars are Robert K. Jabs and Sandra Phelps. Jabs holds a B.S. and a B.A. from ValparisoUniversity, an M.B.E. from Claremont Graduate School, where he also was involved in the Doctorate program, as well as 16 years experience in management positions with leading manufacturing concerns to his credit. Jabs has served as consultant to small business firms, educational advisor to Teen Challenge, member of the American Academy of Management, theCali- fornia Cooperative Education Assoc, the California Business Educators Assoc, the American Vocational Assoc, and is also the author of articles on.career education. He will be speaking on the job search, resume preparation, interviewing techniques and will be touching on the art of getting a job. Phelps, former associate dean of students at CBC, on a lighter side, will speak on "how to decide whether to have pizza or ping-pong for lunch" - a topic which will include setting goals, determining life planning choices and value clarification along with CBC psychology teacher, Richard Young. She now works with the placement office at Cal State University, San Diego. Also on the agenda, will be a panel discussion on the job market featuring panelists from all walks ■ of the business world. Panelists include: moderator, Susan Lass- well, education career consultant ,at Cal State Fullerton; Vernon Bell, principal at Harrison Elementary School, Riverside, speaking on the educational aspect of the job market; Vic Manire, businessman in San Diego; Mike Snuf- fin, Riverside County Personnel Manager, discussing government jobs and public administration; and Ms. Martha Blaine, speaking on the arts in the job field, who has managed the Roger Wagner Chorale and the La Chamber Symphony, is assistant to the dean ofthe school of arts at Cal State, Fullerton, is a flutist and who has also taught at the University of Southern California. Completing the three day symposium, students will be given the opportunity to obtain career information in various fields, in the Alcove next to the Dean ofStu- dents office. "We encourage everyone to come by and pick up handouts on the various career fields," said Marestaing. Schedule for the career symposium is as follows: WEDNESDAY, March 30 - 10:00 - CHAPEL - speaker, Dr. Gary Collins: Christian Responsibility in Career Choices 3:00 - 5:00 - SEMINAR - speakers, Sandra Phelps and Richard Young: "How to Decide Whether to Have Pizza or Ping-Pong for Lunch" - Values clarification- Old Chapel THURSDAY, March 31 - 4:00-5:30 - SEMINAR - speaker, Robert K. Jabs: The Job Hunt - Old Chapel 7:00 - 9:30 - PANEL DISCUSSION - The Job Market - Old Chapel FRIDAY, APRIL 1 - Career Information - In Alcove next to Dean of Students office News bureau survey of colleges in progress Janet Mishler, in cooperation with Carmen Sandoval, News Bureau Director, is surveying the 42 Southern Baptist colleges and universities across the nation. The survey, to be completed by the newspaper advisors on the various campuses, includes sections on Interns placed Al Wagner, Mr. CBC, has been appointed assistant city manager of Wasco, a town near Bakersfield. Wagner is a public administration and business major. According to Professor Argow from the political science department, Wagner will begin his new job "as soon as he graduates in June." Currently he "is working with the County Parks and Recreation Department as a government intern. Another government intern from CBC, Dave Adams, is "a candidate being currently interviewed for a permanent position in the city manager's office," says Argow. During the fall semester Adams completed an administration manual for the city. He worked under Mr. Herbert Bamett, the assistant city manager of Riverside. Mr. Barnett will speak to members ofthe public administration, municipal government, and state and local government classes on Monday (March 28) in the Wallace Library at 11 a.m. His talk will concern the problems of management in city government. staff organization and responsibilities, content and format ofthe paper, and financial arrangements. Survey results will be correlated by Mishler and Sandoval in an attempt to study the mechanics of the college newspaper on Southern Baptist campuses. Results will be sent, in a report form, to participating schools, as well as being published in the Banner. The survey will be used as a part of an on-going study of the Banner and its operation. Alpha Chi initiation Alpha Chi, a national honorary scholastic society, will initiate members on Thurs., March 31 at 3:15 p.m. in the BOL Library. Membership is eligible to those juniors and seniors with a GPA (grade point average) in the top ten percent of their classes. Names of members will be announced after the initiation. Professors Roddy and Argow, both members of Phi Beta Kapa, are sponsors of this year's club. This week members of Alpha Chi held a bake sale. In addition, Argow says the group is sponsoring a concert by classical guitarist Ralph Stinson, April 28. The public is invited to the 7:30 performance in the Book of Life.
|Title||The Banner - March 25, 1977|
|Subject||California Baptist University -- Students -- Periodicals. College student newspapers and periodicals -- California.|
|Description||The Banner is the student newspaper of California Baptist University. It has been in continuous publication since 1952.'|
|Creator||California Baptist University|
|Date||March 25 1977|
|Rights||Copyright California Baptist University. All Rights Reserved.|