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,r !THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1000 PAGEJ UNIVERSITY JOURNAL CAMPUS ·NEWS Studen~s, faculty Forum held for BTC College to display research Excell, along with Melissa Powell and Steve Lisonbee, said they wanted the students to know their plans for next year. Three new senators for the College of One of these plans includes an internship-type Business, Technology and Communication were program which w ill help new students feel more introduced during yesterday's forum at the Dixie comfortable with their classes, schedules and Leavitt Business Building. their program in general. Each new student will The forum, the second to be held this school be assigned to a senior student who will help year, was intended to give students an them in all these areas. The senior student will opportunity to express any concerns or ideas they also be available for any additional help the might have regarding · student might need. the upcoming The senators also changes in the want to continue to college. hold BTC forums. As of July 1, the The third plan is to communication _, create a "research department will join bank" on the the College of 5 Internet. The Humanities and · ~ resources will Social Sciences. It is include examples of proposed that the ~ APA-style papers technology , ~ with specific department will join ~ differences for each the College of ,,,,; ~ of the teachers in P d St h L' b tw t the department. Science in the future, M 1. e ,ssa owe11 an ep en ,son ee, o sena ors.1 th S h 0 I 0 f M'chael Wasden I ;~;i ~~ss :s ~n elect for the BTC College, discuss ideas for next year at SU~SA president- ' a forum held yesterday. elect and a senior autonomous entity. Despite the changes, senators said the current communication major from Boise, Idaho, arrangement for representation will continue for expressed concerns about the lack of free onthe next academic year. Communication campus preparatory resources for graduate students, for example, will still be represented by school entrance exams. He asked if there was a the College of Business, Technology and possibility to have a class to prepare for these Communication even though they will be in the tests. Mike Wankier, current BTC senator, said he College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Jessi Excell, the communication representative, didn't think the benefits of the class would equal will continue to meet with Carl Templin, dean of the cost of putting it into the schedule but other the College of Business, Technology and alternatives were explored. Communication, but will also coordinate with Rod The senators said they may organize study Decker, dean of the College of Humanities and groups with tutors for people who are preparing to Social Sciences. take these tests. BY MINDY SMITH JOURNAL STAFF WRITER BY NADINE BELL JOURNAL STAFF WRITER SUU's first Faculty/Student Research Day, which will be held tomorrow , will feature research projects in many different areas of study. The event will be held tomorrow from 8 a;m. to 5 p.m. in the Sharwan Smith Center Ballroom. Terry Schwaner, SUU associate professor of biology, said Faculty/Student Research Day is a chance for undergraduate students who are doing research under faculty member direction to show what they have accomplished throughout the year. SUU will host a seminar in conjunction w ith Faculty/Student Research Day at 12:30 p.m. in the Starlight Room. Douglas Burger, a professor of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Helen Chuang, an assistant professor of biology at SUU, will speak at the seminar. Schwaner said one or two students who have done undergraduate research at SUU and who have been accepted to post-graduate schools in health sciences and graduate studies may speak at the seminar. A long with students from SUU, 10 students from Utah Valley State College will be displaying projects. Schwaner said some faculty members attended a research conference held at UVSC last year and the idea for the research day developed from that. "If this is successful, [the research day] will most likely be held in the future,· said Schwaner. Events for the day include: • An exhibit of research posters from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. • Poster judging from 8:30 a.m. to 11 :30 a.m. • A luncheon for the participants from noon to 12:30 p.m. • Speaker presentations from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. The final event for the day will be an awards ceremony. The awards will be given for the best research posters. Schwaner said 42 displays representing 61 students and 20 faculty members will take part in the day. The displays have come from a number of departments within the colleges of science, humanities and performing and visual arts. All students are welcome to view the student research displays and attend the seminar. i ! ° Secondary ed defined BY SHELLY BROWN SENIOR STAFF WRITER not major-specific. It is for people who desire to pursue a career in education.• Barker also said that if students do not feel that they are being represented adequately in Every year, there is some confusion among students over the difference between secondary the area of secondary education, there are and elementary education classes listed in the several avenues they can take. class catalog under the College of Education. "If [students] have strong feelings relative to According to Utah state policy, secondary education, they should feel free to communicate that through the teacher education department. education students aren't really education majors at all. It is this policy that causes most of They have a voice there. "They have access to the the confusion among department chair to voice any students. "The state of Utah does not 'Secondary education concerns or issues they have allow you to graduate in that are within the is a certification. [l]t certification process for secondary education," said Bruce Barker, dean of the meets state licensure secondary education," said College of Education. Barker. requirements to teach According to Barker, there "Secondary education is a certification. Basically it meets academic advisers in the in a secondary school are College of Education who state licensure requirements to teach in a secondary school in Utah,' said Bruce advise not only the in Utah . This is true at any elementary education university in the state of Utah. Barker, College of students, but also advise the "You have to register your 30 or more areas of content Education dean. major in your academic area, in which secondary education and that is your academic students can major. home,· said Barker. "(The advisers] spend a great deal of their According to Barker, the College of Education time trying to properly advise students in their houses only elementary education, special areas,· said Barker. education and physical education majors and In addition, Barker said that the education minors. senators represent the College of Education Barker also mentioned that secondary and secondary education students can go to education students are allowed and, in fact, them about issues related to education. encouraged to join the Education Club. Barker also said that student senators in the "The Education Club is for the student who is different colleges should represent secondary education students in their areas, as w ell. pursuing a certification in education. The club is . I· Steve Bamey, assistant professor of psychology, goes up for a basket in the Psi Chi fundraiser basketball game. The honors club for psychology students held the fundraiser Monday to help send 20 Psi Chi students to the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association conference in Tucson, Ariz., in April.