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News Release (April 11, 1968)


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News Release (April 11, 1968)
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News Release New College, Special to the Herald Tribune, For Use: Thursday, April 11, 1968; 1 - 159 - 4/8/68
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4wsRELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 1 -159 -4/8/68 813 / 355-7 131 Ref : Furman c Arthu r SPECIAL TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE FOR USE t THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1968 NEt.J" COLLEGE JOINS ASSOCIATION At the 35th annual meeting of the Florida Association of Colleges and Universities, New College became the 35th institution admitted to membership. Actually, four institutions were admitted to full membership at the same time and they became the 35th through the 38th members. At sessions of the association in Winter Park presided over by Junior College President Dr. Samuel R. Neel, elected to full membership were Florida Atlantic University, College, Edison Junior College and New College. Nova University and Tallahassee Junior College were admitted to associate membership * COMMUNITY SEMINARS BEGIN AGAIN St udent-led seminars, so successful during the last t erm in philosophy reli gion, and l i t erature, w ill be expanded this current academic session. For five weeks in February and March students led discussion groups of about 20 perso11a for five w eeks, with meetings each Monday evening. more ..;


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 Sarasota student John Thompson is taking over direction of the seminars from graduating student Jerry Neugarten and he already has student leaders in the areas of psychology, mathematics, poetry, literature, and drama. Be still is in hopes of setting up a seminar on the current politieal scene if he can find a student to lead it. The seminars now have been given a formal name, Dialogs, and as the name implies, are discussions between adults from the community under the leadership of a New College student who has specialized in a particular field of study. Interest was so great last term that registration finally had to be cut off. Announcement of the final oe lnar topic sel ction will be made Sunday. GROUP RATES APPROVED FOR FESTIVAL For th first time this year, group rates for clubs and organizations will be put into effact for the five concerts to be given as part of the Summer Music Festival. Dr. Arthur R. Borden Jr., Festival administrator, said that groups of 12 or more persons who purchase tickets in advance would be given discounts. Dr. Borden urged groups to begin maling plans now for selecting dates artd reserving tickets. Since the Festival this year is from May 31 to June 15, tnore clubs and organizations are expected to be still together instead of in summer The five concerts, which range from chamber groups to a full symphony orchestra concertt are performed by members of tha Festival faculty, all well-known artists. more -


NEW COLLEGE Page 3 GALLERY SHOW CHANGES Third exhibition of paintings to be mounted in the new gallery in Hamilton Center opened this week and is on view daily for visitors. Firat two exhibitions were those by artists Glenna Finch and Kiti Wenzel. Newest show is by frank Rampolla, a member of the faculty of the Ringling School of Art. Rampolla had a aajor show at the Ringling MuseUJil of Art several years ago and this year he was included in a Washington, D. c. exhibition of 17 Florida painters. Uniquely, it was New College's first professor of art, Fred s. Licht, who wrote about Rampolla'a work in the catalog of his 1965 show. The show is hung in the private dining room of the student center portion of Hamilton Center and is open during daytime hours and often in the evening. * SAILORS PLACE IN REGATTA Two New College sailors raced in the King Neptune regatta, scoring second and fourth places in the Sunfish class event. Taking second was Sven Donaldson, a first year student from Wilmington, Del., and fourth was Dowothy Bobb, a first year student from Point Pleasant Beach, N. J. 30 -

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