^ ^ V n l . 3 1 N o . 2 P o s t S c r i p t Sept. 2 9 7 8 Toaslmasters inferdional TENTH ANNUAL FrilLIP MORRIS MARKETING/ COMMUNICATIONS? COM PETITION WILL AWARD A TOTAL OF $3,000 TO STUDENTS NEW YoRK, N.Y. , SEPTEMBER 1978 - - Philip Morris In corporated has announced i t s tenth annual Marketing/ Communications Competition for College Students. The purpose of the competitibn is to provide students with a p r a c t ical and re a l i s t i c business p r o ject, bringing them into d i r e c t contact with the business com munity. A $1,000 grant w ill be awarded to the winning en tries a t the undergraduate le v e l ; runners up w ill receive $500 grants; and other f i n a l i s t s in the undergraduate and graduate categories w ill rec ive special merit awards. Entries may deal with any aspect of the broad areas of marketing/ commun icatio n s related to Philip Morris Incorporated, its non-tobacco oper ating companies or any of it s non tobacco products. Student chapters of professional so c i e t i e s , regular classes or comm«* itte e s of no less than five students at the under graduate level and no less than two at the graduate level under the counsel of full-tim e faculty members may submit proposals. In addition to the grants, two student represen ta t i v e s and the facu lty advisor f rom each of the winning and runner- up committees w ill be invited to be.Philip M o rris's guests a t corporate headquarters in New York or at an other corporate location to discuss th e i r proposals with Philip Morris execu tives. For additional information, please contact Marketing/ Communications Competition, Philip Morris Incorporated, 100 Park Avenue, *’ow York, NT 10017 A Toast-masters International club was organized la s t week following 6 months of preparation by a faculty-student steering committee, Student Council helped and a w e ll- attended meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, in the Phelps Smith Administration Build ing Lounge. The international organization which has chapters in most American c i t i e s works to provide a friendly atmosphere for business, pro fessional and tech nical people to pra c t i c e the s k i l l s of leadership and comm unication provided i its self-h e lp program. Monday n igh t's meeting brought 14 tab letop ic speakers from around the big table to the lectu r e . In what was perhaps the most generally enjoyed part of the program, each member or guest who el ected to do so, was pro vided a topic to study for one minute. He was then in tro duced by the top ic- master ans spo ke fo r up to two minutes, The theme of the evening was weather. The main feature was heard 6-8 four minute speeches. Chris McCoy, sophomore hotel student, and professoj Greg Smith gave icebreakers. This is the f i r s t speech of the Toastmaster program and is des igned to help the speaker relax and get comfortable before an audience as he speakes about him self. Bob Donahoue, s phomore hotel student, and Prof. Murrel Gillan, chairman of the Steering committee, ended with \being in Earnest\ speeches. Guests from Ottawa and Cornwall, Canada, helped with the meeting. B ill Groom, a former d i s t r e c t governor, Dennis McNinch, President of the Seaway Toastmasters, and Bill Redher, Dis t r i c t governor, fille d evlauation roles and helped guide the meeting. The toastmasters program is a b i weekly two hour meeting which sch edules members to act as main speakers, tabletopics speakers, to a s t masters, greeters, tim ers, etc. Members follow a professionally designed program for self-h e lp . Roles change frequently to assure a l l mem bers of active p a r ticip a tion in each program they atten d . Skills in giving and receiving evaluation are a major part of the leadership program. Toastmasters was founded in Caiifornic during the 1920*s. Many major corpor ations sponsor Clubs. A member of Paul Smiths Toastmasters may v i s i t and p a r t i c i pate in a Club near his home or place of future work. The ■ ^ J Last tuesday 3,000 windows were mysteriously painted through out the campus.4** Smiths ity force caught a suspect in the act a- round dawn. The suspect taken to the office where he was found to be Jack Frost'. While security was iot watch ing Jack melted away. Security, beiig on the ball, notified the State Police who have warned people to be on the lookout for a thin man, 5 5 , with a cold look in his and F.cev fingers. He was last set.3 seen in the area stea\- winter coats from cold storage. The police add char the'/ feel that Jack will make his next move I t the early \lorn- iig.