A N N O U N C IN G A S E M IN A R SERIES WORLD FOREST DESTRUCTION - AN ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS Sessions Thursday, 2/23 - Environmental Problems Facing Africa Curt Stager: PSC Biology Teacher and writer for National Geographic has made frequent trips to Africa. He will speak on the complex interrelationships between population growth and the impending environmental crisis of forest destruction. Thursday, 3/09 - Forestry On St. Vincent and The Grenadines Joel Poyer, Andy Lockhart and Amos Glasgow: PSC students from the island nation of St. Vincent will show slides and lead a discussion of forestry problems in the Caribbean. Wednesday 3/15 - Deforestation In The Amazon Alex Shoumatoff: Staff writer for the \New Yorker\ magazine and author of eight books including The Sierra club publication Rivers Amazon will present a slide illustrated description of Natural Resource conflict in the Amazon Basin Rain Forests. Mr. Shoumatoff just returned from a trip to the Amazon to research an article on the recent killing of the head of the Brazilian rubber tappers union. Thursday 3/23 - The Peace Corps And Natural Resource Development Mike Rechlin: Forestry Division Head, will be showing a film titled \Let It Begin Here\ depicting the work of Peace Corps Volunteers around the world. He will also show slides of his experiences as a Peace Corps Forester in Nepal. Location: Freer Science Building Auditorium Paul Smith’s College Time: 7:00 pm There is no charge for attending Sponsored by: Paul Smith’s College Forestry Division and the Office of Continuing Education and Conference Services ip o s t S c r i p t V olume 41, Number 3 Forty-one Years of Fresh Air from the Adirondacks February 21,1989 Is it actually here? Yes, it’s that time of year again: SPRING BREAK. Yeah, you know, time to relax and enjoy the finer things in life. Aahh, the peace; the tranquility; the down to the Gold Coast to soak up those rays. Good times are waiting for you. “I’m undecided on what I’m going to do: I’d like to believe I’m going to Florida, but due to transportation and financial problems, I don’t know if that’s possible,” says Freshman Mike Fournier. Chris Ericson of Frank Hutchins _ . _ir. cKinnn New Trustee °ave Bartelo Wins $ 1000 Competitive Scholarship Frank M. Hutchins has been elected to the Board of Trustees at PSC, according to Board Chairman Donald O. Benjamin. Mr. Hutchins, Chairman of the Board of Hutchins/Young and Rubicam, Inc., joins 21 other Board members in their governing role here. He began his term on January 29. PSC president H. David Chamberlain says of the appointment, “Frank has a long list of involvement with education and other community organizations. Additionally, he brings a wealth of business expertise to the Board and strong commitment to the Adirondacks. We’re very pleased to have him on our team.” A m o n g h i s involvements, Hutchins has served on the Board of Trustees for the Rochester Chamber o f Commerce, United Way of Greater Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, and the YMCA of Rochester. In addition to his trustee responsibilities, he has been responsible for various development campaigns. Mr. Hutchins began his career in advertising in 1948, when he joined Hutchins Advertising Company. Since then the company has grown and is now known as Hutchins/Young and Rubicam, Inc. His numerous recognitions include the LeRoy Snyder Award for Community Service, The Dartmouth Alumni Award, The Presidents’s Award from RIT, and several others. Four students will divide six thousand dollars in the fourteenth annual scholarship competition, according to an an nouncement by Geo. F. Mitchell, executive director of the association of northeastern foresters. Winner in the four-year category is Paul Doruska, a junior at Michigan Tech. Top prize in the two-year category goes to Richard Wernicke of Ohio’s Hocking Tech. Each receives a check for $2,000. Doruska, a forestry major from Illinois, is the seventh winner from Michigan Tech since the competition was started in 1975. David M . B a rtelo, sophomore forest technician at PSC, placed near the top, taking a close second place. He will receive $1,000. The contest is designed to aid deserving students who are planning careers in forestry or the wood industry. Northeastern Loggers Association hopes to foster writing skills among students who will be the future leaders of the industry. Students are nominated by school faculties, and the awards are based on an illustrated essay, among other criteria. PSC congratulates David Bartelo on his excellent showing. Q e t t i n g a z u a y f o r S p r i n g ( B r e a f < i Wappingers Falls has different plans for his Spring Break. “I’m going homne to work a little, see my girlfriend, and spend some time with friends and relatives.” What a guy! Some people are actually going to be taking this vacation seriously. Jake Sachs of Liver more says, “I’m going home to fill out financial aid forms and hunt for a summer job.” Whatever you do over your vacation, let’s play it safe and enjoy ourselves.