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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta thundoy, September 2, 1971 THE LETHBRIDGt HERALD 13 Controversy brewing over where University plans new cultural centre B "I A "greater partnership be-1 nrliilc Ihc university takes pride the purpose of furthering im-j many elhno ciillural groi jtwccn Ihe university and the in its educational philosophy derslanding and co operation perform and display the! nurses can be best educated HUPV HAUGENEDEJl SUff Writer Where does a graduate nurse receive belter training at- tending a two year cuiiegc course or a (hree-3'ear program in Alberta hospitals? The issue is disputed by nurs- ing educalicn directors at Lclh- bridge Community College and Lcthbridge hospitals. However all the directors ad- mit the trend of nurses' train- ing is moving towards the col- lege system. Sister Anne Marie Cummings LCC nursing education direc- tor contends there is a strug- gle lor nursing education su- premacy in this province. Alberta hospital administra- tors tend to exhibit their bias ill hiring hospital trained gra- duate nurses More employing Uwse educated in colleges, she said. She said nurses educated in hospitals rely on memory more than the college trained nui sc. who is more apt to rely on nursiug principles to solve cv eryday work problems. Saskatchewan and Quebec train all nurses in colleges, she said pointing to a similar [rend in other provinces. At LCC 55 first year nurs- ing students have enrolled in Ilic fall s e m e s I e r nursing course. The course Ls now in its third year of Nursing education directors at St. Michael's General Hos- pital, where no additional stu- dents will be accepted until i nurses, are designed to ho nt l-jin 9 lliotl RlnllHfirfl fj nrnfnL-. I communily" is a goal that can be achieved tlirough a new cultural centre at the and the Gait School o[ i tain a high standard o[ profes- and its various contributions to residents ot the province, H can "ill afford to be indifferent to of Lethbridgc, ac- the social, aesthetic and econo- Nursing at the Lelhbridge Mu- nicipal Hospital, where 37 stu- dents hare enrolled for a pro- gram beginning Sept 7, would not say which education course is liesl. They noted, however, that college nursing directors have not claimed college graduate nurses have the same measure of hospital skill trained nurses. as hospital- In order for a graduate ndrse to become a Registered Nurse she must pass a series of exams prepared by the Canadian Nurses' Association. The RN exams, written on a nation wide basis by both col- lege and hospital graduate iional nursing in Canada. A recent live year study completed by the HfgiKlered Nurses' Association of Ontario quelled fears in the province that the level of nursing would drop with the shift to college training. As a result of the study, the associa lion concluded nurses educated on both levels arc j equally compel enl, but eollepe- Iraincd nurses show more de- velopment promise. Sister Anne said while nurs- ing education techniques in oth- er provinces may differ the cording to Ihe man who is or- ganizing (he project. Dr. Bahir Bilgin, chairman of the department of economics, (eels the university, "as one ui the integral parts and major institutions the com- munities of southern Alberta, has a vital interest in building a better co-operation and friendship with the people it I serves." To this end, Dr. Bilgin Ls working toward an mic environmental conditions and the cultural climate" of (he land and the people it Efforts must be made, he says, toward liaison between the university and society with elluio cultural groups lo perform and display liieir cul- bctwecn the university and "all I tural history, arts and handi- lingual, racial and national j crafts, folk music and dances groups which the JM.'O- i and their contemporary works pies of southern Alberta." The goal is to be achieved through 3 new cultural policy, which will be co-ordinated wiih Uie Gdmonlon Folk Arls Conn- started. It at special concerts, ethnic fes- tivals and conventions. A program of international cultural exchange is already provide stu- I Dr. Bilpin has MFC tables duplex request onc wilh 1 1 lions or request centre to promote the "preservation, development and advancement heritages of same material is taught southern Alberta." of the cultural the peoples of throughout Canada. Dr. Bilgin points out that West side water and sewage project nearing completion Construction of water and jccts are in the final days of SISTER. ANNE sett'd- mains to the periphery construction: a sanitary of West Lethbridge phase one age lino in Schwartz subdivi- CMC for students has successful year The Lethbridge and district four weeks and five per cent hire-a-sludenl campaign, just: from one lo two roonlhs. concluding its third season, had A big job category was con- a good year. struclion, which accounted for Mike Brcmian, senior conn- 081 jobs 6M of them as la- setlor with the Canada Alan-, borers- power Centre, who co-ordinated The service industry (such the student job effort this year j things as babysitting and house said it had been the campaign's keeping) accounted tor 15C jobs. most successful year. A major! Another major area was lor factor, he said, was that so; the '-1113101-131 handlers." w h o many agencies and institutions loaded and unloaded trucks had co-opeiviled to centralize! The farm life was nol Ion the operation, reducing confu- j popular with sludiiils. Only 40 sion for bolh employers and of 65 openings filled, .Mr. sub-divison is nearing comple- tion. The cily engineering depart- ment reports the next step, to begin shortly, Ls to construct sion, 13th Ave and St. N., a water main in Veteran's sub- division, Normandie Road and Dunkirk St., and a water maul at 20 Ave. and 34In SI. S. A spokesman for the en- gineering department said there are about two and a half months of work remaining to be done on projects scheduled for this year. The Municipal Planning Com- mission tabled a request Wed- nesday for permission to build four duplexes in the 1500 Block of 14th St. N. The MFC also tabled a re- quest for permission to build a radiator repair shop at 2nd Ave. S. pending the outcome of a meeting with the owner and contractor to dLSCiiss provi- sions for street parking at the site. Permission was refused by the MFC on the following re- quests: of a four-plex at 1315 15th Ave. N of a home- occusalion office for the sale of fly-tying supplies of a home- occupation office for sale of music records cil. The university is to help] dents and the public wilh initiate the "atmosphere and i chance (o see films and arli- cultural tone to encourage the fans and hear speakers from other countries. Dr. Bilpin has asked that any- stions, eontribu- rcluled to the Approval was given (o (he i cllmo cullural ecn- following to move isting single family residence by Holiday Village L i in i I e d from 322 23rd St. to 1203 23rd i St. N. I of a home-! occupation w i n d o w cleaning business at 1933 22nd Ave. S. I 1 Ire contact him at (he Univer- an ex-: sily of Lclubridge. CARPET and LINO (Corr.plele InslollalionsO Free Estimates! No Obligation! PHONE 327-6578 CAPITOL FURNITURE "The Carpet House ol the South" gravel roads, curbs and gutters I Work is expected lo begin into (he subdivision. Wednesday on construction of Borger Construction Ltd of itarv 5ewer n mt tn Calgary is the contractor for the projects. The contract is Martv s Asparagus Farm sub- tor division at Lakeview Drive and Three other water works pro- 110 Ave, A S. Logan pass closing Oct. 15 Afler that dale travel on the highway is unpredictable. A control gale is usually in oper- ation about Die middle of Octo- ber and cars allowed through 1 only if (he highway is in good I ANDY'S ELECTRIC CO. HAVE STARTED EtECTRICAL CONTRACTING IN LETHBRIDGE AND SOUTHERN ALBERTA For FREE ESTIMATES OF RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INDUSTRIAL INSTALLATIONS, call ANDY'S ELECTRIC CO. 328-5438 students. A total of 1.900 students ap- plied [or work at the Loth- bridge CMC for Students oflice, tlie tirst year separate facil- ities were set up for the young people. About 70 per cent said. Grennan said students seemed reluctant lo lake a farm job for fear they might miss a bet- ter job in liie city. The traditional long hours, low pay and hard work may also have been a faclor. he Visitors lo Glacier Park in (he United States have about one and one-half more months of travel over the Logan Pass lefl this season. Park officials generally keep condition, the highway open until Oct. I CIosGd (lu' inB open 15, closing it temporarily in the event of an early storm. Cadet the winter months, Ihc Pass road is usu- ally open by mid-June, depend- ing on the weather. news found jobs or one soil or an- olher. Not all the lobs lasted all summer. More than half S3 per cent were of less than a week duration. These were the casual jobs mowing lawns, painting houses and helping out construction projects. Many A problem again this year was linding jobs for girls. The stereotype- of proper male and female roles still exists. Mr. Brennan said, making it ditfi-1 The 2290 Corps of Army Ca dots will hold its starting meet ing S'ept. 9 at 7.30 p.m. at the Kenyon Field Armories Transportation will be pro cult lo place girls in certain j vided as scheduled, jobs. All members, and hoys 13 to He stressed thai in those 18 years old who are interesl- cases where girls did wind up j in becoming new recruits, ui uuuau uunuji IMUJUCU.. many'cases where girls did wind up students were placed more than Vilh "male" jobs (such as in are welcomed. once in this type of job. Thirty three per cent were long-term jobs, lasting more than two months. Another nine per cent lasted from one lo Jhis tiny ZENITH hearing aid Zenith's remarkable 2-70 is just one ol 10 quality Zanilh hearing aids. One of them might be jus! right lor you. At no obligation, lesl-hoai v a Zenith hearing aid today. Zenith hearings aids are priced from Mlilo the quality ROCS in before Ihc name Roes o ild'i "Sound A HIM LEISTER'S MUSIC Paramounf Theatre Bldg. LETHBRIDGE HAM! Ihc Albeiia Ecology Corps) they did extremely well. Only 20 per cen[ of the avail- INSURANCE LIABILITY BONDS AUTO FIRE ROSSITER AGENCIES LTD. E5TABUSHED 1911 tower Floor 517 4lh Ave. S. Phone 327-1541 The University of Lethbridge 1971 FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION AND ENROLMENT SCHEDULE FULL-TIME STUDENTS Tuesday, September 7th, 1971 A.M. 5th through 8Ch semester (3rd and 4th year) students who wish to Include in their enrolment one or more level classes. A.M. 2nd through 4th semester (1st and 2nd year) students who wish to include in tVieir enrolment one or more level classes. P.M. New first semester Freshman students. Wednesday, September 8th, 1971 Noon- All other full-time students. PART-TIME STUDENTS Wednesday, September 8, 1971 P.M. ALL NEW STUDENTS RETURNING AFTER AN ABSENCE OF ONE OR MORE SEMESTERS SHOULD HAVE APPLIED FOR ADMISSION BY THIS TIME The Registrars Office is Located on the West Side Campus Phone 329-2231 able jobs were filled b> girls, compared wilh (il per cent for males. (The other 19 per cent of the jobs listed were can- celled for one reason or an- Mr. Brennan said there had bron good response from the six communities involved in district office activities for the first time this year. Fort Macleod, Pincher Creek. Claresholm. Cardslon. Water- ton and Taber look part. About 275 of 500 studenls who applied found jobs tlirough the co-op- erative effort. Communily awareness ol the program was an important fac- lor in Ihe program's success, Mr. Brennan said, and there was hope tor an earlier start and an expanded program in districl points next year. The offices were manned by locally hired stiidcnls, with I co-ordinalion by students hired by CUtC and the cominilleo. I The hirc-a-studcnt campaign is supported by CMC, the Chamber of Commerce, depart- ment of youth, University of Lelh bridge and Lelhbridge Community College (and the studcm societies of bolh insli- (utions) the Ltthbridgc Labor Council. I In; city of Lelhbridge and the news media. tourists 1 1SI70. TliO.M T e 1 v n Unjiisiiiirl Japanese visited Australia in We're Giving on our remaining stock of >-A< j971 cars and on low mileage like-new THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC (Academic Ycni CONSERVATORY PROGRAM: Courses ol pnvoic lemons in voice piano If FACULTY: M. I Oo isc Chapman Piano A.M.M., B.A., M.M Goorqc F. Skipwonli Voice; fl.A., Biocliure and Additional ifflioii apply lo. Ttie Secretary Department of Music Thn University of lorhbridqo. SAVE v m w; 1971 Chevelles 1 Novas Camaros Vegas Oldsmobiles 1 Cutlasses Chevy Trucks See one of the boys now for a Great Deal We're putting you in a big way Take advantage of the offered on these great value leaders from Genera! 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