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Special to Sarasota Herald-Tribune For use March 30, 196 7 TODD VISITING CARIBBEAN NATION One of the happiest students on the New College campus this week was Tom Todd of Murfreesboro. Tenn. Tom started off the week with the news that he was accepted at Yale Law School for next year. This word came as he was preparing to take off for the Dominican Republic where he will spend the next four weeks studying Spanish and observing the country. Tom will stay with a family near Santiago and one of the main purposes of his trip wi 11 be to brush up his conversational Spanish so that he will be ready to take his final language examination required to be passed before graduation. Tom has planned a meeting in the Dominican Republic with another third year student, Jim Frisch, who is visiting the city of Samana to help work on the cataloguing of extensive archaeological collect1ons there. Tom, who was editor of the student newspaper for the past two years, will report on the trip for that journal. .Journalism is his chosen career and he sees his law studies as a pathway to work in that field. COLLEGE EXAMINER SERVES NIMH Dr. John French is one of a number of faoulty who will be using the four-week Independent Study Period which began Monday to take care of travel or work related to their academic careers. Dr. French. College Examiner and Professor of Psychology, is in Washington today (Thursday) more--
2 in sesaions with the Small Grant Committee of the National Institute of Mental Health. The committee reads and evaluates applications for grants up to about $4,000. Dr. Feench was appointed to a four-year term on the committee last September. INTERCOLLEGIATE CAHPUS Fort Lauderdale rec ntly grabbed all the attention nationally because of its attraction of so many collcg students but the New College campus was the scene of a different type of gathering. In addition to the Amherst tr ck team, which has practicin locally for several days, the Wesleyan University tennis team came to town this week. Both groups were working hard in getting in shap for the coming spring season, and both teams stayed in New Colleg while in Sarasota. EDUCATORS CONVENE HERE About 75 teachers of English and U tluraturc fror.1 Florida colleges and universities will gather on the New College campus Friday nig t and Saturday for a meeting of the Florida College English Association. Friday night they'll see the Asolo Festival's "As You Like It," and attend a reception at the home of Dr. Arthur R. Borden, Jr., chairman of the Humanities Division at New College. Saturday morning there will be three papers presented by scholars followed by a luncheon at which author John D. MacDonald will ba the Ulain speaker. **A more--
3 PAINTING CLASSES STILL OPEN There's still room for artists of all skills and training to sign up for the special painting course now being offered at the Fine Arts Institute. Syd Solomon and .James Brooks, two artists know nationally for their teaching and for their painting, are the faculty for the sessions which go on until April 28. Students who wish to paint at the campus studios can sign up for the three-times-weekly clases or those with stutios at home can bring in paintings each Friday when the two faculty have agreed to give critiques. Those interested may get more information by call6ng 355-7131, Extension 51.