August-September 2005 - Volume 4, Issue 8&9
                  
Savannah State University
CONTENTS

GSC Scholarships

COST Seminar

In the Spotlight ..

Recognitions

COST Fund

Nation's Report Card

MAGEC-STEM ..

Dear Alumni ...

University News

Quotable Quotes!


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Twelve Students Receive GSC Scholarships


Henry Nash, President

An alumnus of COST and an engineer,
Mr. Henry Nash heads the General Scientific Corporation, a diversified firm that provides engineering, information technology, and field services to federal, state, and commercial clients.

Thanks to Mr. Nash, his generous donation provides scholarships to the following 12 students majoring in engineeering and engineering technology.

Tavares Brown
Candace Cooley
Olurotime Fagbohun
Peter Glenn
Charles Goolsby
Dionte Hall
Joshua McDonald
Melvin Smith
Jerome Vinson
April Whitehead
Jessica Williams
Jonathan Solomon

The Dean of the College of Sciences & Technology, Dr. Babajide Familoni, has initiated the start of the Distinguished Seminar Series under which speakers will be invited to make their presentations to an audience consisting the faculty and students. Dr. Tarlochan Dhillon, Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, will be the Coordinator for organizing these monthly seminars.

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SciTech's
Birthday Brag!

Dear Readers!

Oh! It's there! My Third Birthday!

I was created to disseminate information which you can relish and use. I always had the best desire to brief you on the routine happenings in COST, achievements of our faculty, staff and students as well as topics of interest in the world of sciences and technology. I have tried to reach our alumni and seek their appreciation and help in recruitment. I have attempted to provide you with a glimpse on the events in the university campus and also reminded you of some of the quotable quotes.

I am glad I go out to all members of SSU family, alumni of COST, and probably to many other individuals (students, relatives and friends). Visit the website of COST to browse and fondle all my past issues again in the E-Bulletin Archive.

I thank you, the reader, for your support and the wonderful feedback I've received in the past year. I am really excited about the future.

With Love

The following were recognized for excellence in their work at College of Sciences & Technology during the academic year 2004-05, and they received certificates of recognition from Dr. Joseph H. Silver, Sr., Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Babajide Familoni, Dean, College of Sciences & Technology, during Fall Faculty & Staff Institute in August 2005.

Excellence in Teaching Dr. Carol Pride
Assistant Professor(Marine Science)
Dept of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Excellence in Research Dr.kenneth Sajwan
Professor (Environmental Science)
Dept of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Excellence in Grantsmanship Dr. Chellu S. Chetty
Professor (Biology)
Dept of Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Excellence in Service Dr. Julius Afolabi
Associate Professor (Biology)
Dept of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

COST Fund Needs YOUR Donation!

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Highlights of 2005 Nation's Report Card in Mathematics

The Nation's Report Card, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), is a nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas including Mathematics.

The following represent the highlights of this Report:

(Source: http://nationsreportcard.gov)

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MAGEC-STEM Students Receive Laptop Computers

Thirty two MAGEC-STEM cohort II students received Dell Laptop computers at a ceremony held on August 25, 2005. President Dr. Carlton E. Brown and Dr. Joseph H. Silver, Sr., Vice President for Academic Affairs (and the Principal Investigator of the MAGEC-STEM program) presented these computers to the students.

(Contact: Dr. Chellu S. Chetty, Program Director, MAGEC-STEM)

Dear Alumni! .... Please Help Us in Recruitment!

Do you know a relative or friend or someone in your neighborhood who may want to pursue college studies this year or next year?

Use the form below to tell us about him/her.

We will add the student to our mailing list and send him/her her an application package.

Alumnus/Alumna Information:

Your Name:
Your Graduation Year:
Your E-mail:

Prospective Student Information

Please provide as much information as possible about the person you would like us to consider.

Student's First Name:
Student's Last Name:
Student's Address:
                
City:
State: Zip:
Phone:
E-mail:
Year of graduation:

Student's High School

Student's School Name:
City: State:

Additional Information

Any additional information about the student?

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University News

Welcome to Mr. David Booze who has joined SSU as the Registrar & Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management.

Quotable Quotes ......!

"It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape - not from our own time, for we are bound by that - but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our own time." - T. S. Eliot

"Teaching that impacts is not head to head, but heart to heart." - Howard G. Hendricks 

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." - William Arthur Ward

This monthly e-Bulletin, ‘SciTech’, will provide you with the latest information about the College of Sciences and Technology of Savannah State University. It will also include selected highlights from the world of Sciences and Technology.

Please send your comments/contributions to next e-Bulletin to jay or Berenice Scott before 15th of each month.

Dr. Babajide Familoni
Dean, College of Sciences and Technology
P.O. Box 20019, Savannah, GA 31404
Tel: 912 356 2349
Fax: 912 356 2432
Email: familoni@savannahstate.edu