Sunday, November 24, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2A    Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sn., Nw. 24. 1974 Mf. Mercy Interim Are Open To Non- More than 40 different courses ranging from learning behaviors of preschool children to trauma center nursing will be offered during Mt. Mercy college’s Interim term in January The Interim term which begins Jan. 6. gives students the opportunity to concentrate on one subject for four weeks between fall and spring terms. The student may do independent research, original work, or explore an area of special interest. These studies may be held either on or off campus. The Interim courses are also open to non-students, who may enroll at the college for the term. Persons interested in participating in Interim should contact the office of admissions at Mt. Mercy. This year, Mt. Mercy has scheduled five special off-campus courses, two of which are being offered for the first time. Students taking the course, "Interim in Australia”, will visit cities and the back country in southeastern Australia, in the areas of Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne Instructor is Sister Margaret Ann McManus, professor biology A study tour to Mexico City will allow students to study three cultures — Indian, Spanish and the blending of the two, Mexican Main points of interest will be Teotihuacan (the Tultec ruins), the Museum of Anthropology, the university, Xochimitco, and La Villa. The course will be taught by Sister Gloria Rivera. Three college trips which are being repeated from previous years are: "Washington/Williamsburg”, a study of the American political system, from the Eighteenth century to the present. "Deserts of North America”, an ecological excursion to the desert communities of the southwestern United States; and "Hawaii”, a study in Salmon Survives Thames Swim LONDON (AP) — A salmon has made history. It swam into the polluted Thames river and stayed alive. Salmon haven’t been reported rn the Thames in well over a century. The salmon weighed 8 pounds 4^2 ounces Its arrival in the intake of a power station at West Thurrock in Essex, east of London, was a milestone in the fight against pollution of British rivers, which has cost about $240 million in 15 years Polynesian and Oriental culture Some of the courses to be offered on campus include: "Children’s Learning Styles and Coping Behaviors", a study of how children’s learning patterns vary because of earlier experience, personality, ethnic values, and other characteristics. Instructor is Dr.Ellen Marbaeh, director of the early childhood education program at Mt. Mercy. "Every Woman (Or Man) Can — Understand Calculus", taught by Mrs Gloria Drapac, assistant professor of mathematics. This course will focus on the basic concepts of calculus, at a level understandable to everyone. “American Education in the Seventies’’ is a course planned for the person who is not entering the teaching profession but who wants to become better informed about American education Instructor will be Sister Joan Marie Cavanaugh. assistant professor of education. "What’s Happening to Our Economy?" is a survey of basic economic concepts with applications to some of the current economic problems. The course will be geared for the student who has little or no previous background in economics. Instructor is Dr. Thomas Nickels, assistant professor of business administration. “Attorney for the Damned: The Life, Times and Thought of Clarence Darrow” will be Courses Students taught by Robert McMaster, instructor of philosophy. The course will focus on the relationship between Clarence Darrow’s thought and the defenses he built for many classic legal cases; the philosophical implications of Darrow’s ideas; and the significance of Darrow’s thought in today’s world. "Creative Filmmaking Movies Are Where the Action Is" will explain the filmmaking process from script to screen, examining both the artistic arid the technical aspects of each step It is designated not only for the aspiring filmmaker but for anyone who likes movies and is interested in how they are made. Instructor is Henry Luba, instructor in speech and drama. "Trauma Center Nursing" will be taught by Kathy Kelso and Sue Barth, instructors in the nursing program at Mt. Mercy. Students will visit the trauma center at Mercy hospital to observe, assess and provide nursing care in outpatient and emergency situations For more information about other courses being offered during the Interim, please contact the registrar’s office for a free catalog. Registration for Mt.Mercy’s Interim is already in progress and will continue through the beginning of classes, Jan 6. Registration for the off campus trips should be made as soon as possible Comp Good Health High School Completion Classes Set Previously reported.......................................... $11,538.31 In loving memory of C.B.’s birthday from Mother...................................................... 25.N In memory of Charles ll. Fletcher from his wife............................................................. IO OO In memory of Ronald from Mr. and Mrs. Roger F. Huff.................................................... IA N In memory of Bruce Stickler from Lee, Marian and Pain Christensen....................... IO N In memory of my sisters, Helen M. Price and licnore M. Cantwell, and my husband. Del T. Stanton....................................... Md In memory of Dr. C. E. Thomas from Mr. and Mrs. Roy Vargason and Family. Keystone................................................ 5.M In memory of the birthday of our brother, Marvin Novo........................................... 3.00 In memory of Bertram Klekar from Mary Kolda and Belle    Jiruska............................... 2M In loving memory of Ie na Zeeb from a friend....................................................... 2.00 Total............................................................... $11,811.30 1974 Budget..................................................... $21,300 OO Yet to be raised................................................ $ 9,888.70 Adult high school completion classes will meet at three schools in Cedar Rapids this winter. Classes will meet at Harrison school, 1310 Eleventh street NW. on Monday evenings; at Kenwood school, 3700 E avenue NE, on Thursday evenings, and at Johnson school, 355 Eighteenth street SE, on Wednesdays. Classes will begin at 0:30 in the teachers’ lounge at all three schools. The classes are tuition-free for all adults whose original high school classes have graduated There is a $20 fee for persons whose high school classes have not yet graduated Classes are informal, and students are allowed to progress at their own rate Credit earned is applied toward a high school diploma awarded by Kirkwood Community college First classes of the 13-week winter term will meet this week. Individuals may enter the program at any time during the term. Registrations will be accepted at the first class meeting. Persons wishing to obtain additional information can contact Barb Wing at 398-5437. Classified Ads are the answer to your storage problems. Dial 398-8234. Spital af Willy * w—m—mtm Beautiful Fall arrangement of \ Cbntfmai wreath! and mounds are now in. 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