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July 24, 2008

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Dr. Berry interviews for vice chancellor position
Dr. John Marvin Berry, executive director for student affairs, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C., will be on campus Sunday-Monday, July 27-28, as aDr. John Marvin Berry candidate for the position of vice chancellor, University Advancement. Dr. Berry will make a public presentation on Monday, July 28, at 4 p.m., in the Dean B. Ellis Library boardroom, 8th floor. He will present "The Role of the Chief Advancement Officer" as part of the interview process. Over the next through weeks, three other candidates will also be interviewing for the position. To obtain a copy of Dr. Berry's curriculum vitae, contact the Office of the Chancellor, Administration Building, Room 201, ext. 3030, or click here.

Dr. Beineke publishes biography, will have book signing
Dr. John A. Beineke, Educational Leadership, Curriculum, and History, and dean of the College of Education, will hold a book signing on Saturday, July 26, from 2-4 p.m., atDr. John Beineke  Barnes and Noble Booksellers in the Mall at Turtle Creek, 3000 East Highland Drive, Suite 410. Beineke's recently published book, "Going over All the Hurdles: A Life of Oatess Archey," is the fifth volume in the Indiana Historical Society Press youth biography series. The book explores the life and career of Oatess Archey, the first African American elected sheriff in Indiana. Raised in Marion, Indiana, the young Archey lived under the cloud of the notorious 1930 lynching. A star athlete, Archey endured discrimination when he attempted to secure a teaching job in Marion, where Dr. Beineke was his student. For details on the book signing, contact Barnes and Noble at (870) 336-2543.

Dr. Pittcock publishes book chapter on plant propagation
Dr. Kim Pittcock, Horticulture, and associate dean of the College of Agriculture, recently published a chapter, "Seed Production, Processing, and Analysis (Chapter 38),in the text "Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises," edited by Caula A. Beyl and Robert N. Trigiano, CRC Press, June 2008. Dr. Pittcock's chapter deals with the production of wholesale vegetable and flower seed within the horticultural industry. Experiments for classroom use by the student were developed in the chapter on germination, damage, and viability tests of seed.  

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