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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield Hall 218
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
UW-Eau Claire Announces
Honors Week Schedule
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MAILED: April 5, 1999

EAU CLAIRE — The 27th annual Scholastic Honors Week will be held April 19-24 at the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire to recognize the scholastic achievement of students.
Several free Honors Week programs are open to the public.
Honors Week will begin with the Children's Book Drive sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi. The book drive will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Organization Complex in Davies Center. The Order of Omega-sponsored promotion "An Apple for Your Favorite Teacher" will begin Monday. Orders will be taken from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday in the East Lobby of Davies Center. The apples will be delivered Thursday and Friday.
The Order of Omega initiation will begin at 9 p.m. Monday in the Presidents Room of Davies Center.
From 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, the Honors Program Organization will host "The History of the Honors Program" by Dr. Ronald Mickel and honor students in the Alumni Room of Davies Center. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, the Phi Alpha initiation will begin in room 177 of Human Sciences and Services. The Pi Sigma Alpha initiation and presentation of the Karl Andreson Scholarship Award also will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Presidents Room of Davies Center.
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Kappa Delta Pi and the Future Teachers' Club will sponsor Professor of the Year Voting in the West Lobby of Davies Center and again on Thursday in the East Lobby of Davies Center. The initiation for Alpha Kappa Delta is slated for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Badger Room of Davies Center. At 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sigma Delta Pi will host the Juegos Florales Poetry Reading Competition in the Presidents Room of Davies Center.
The Omicron Delta Epsilon-sponsored faculty debate titled "Federal Budget Surplus" also will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday in room 100 of Schneider Hall. At 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center, a New Teacher Panel will be sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi. The Golden Key initiation will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Davies Theatre.
On Thursday, Sigma Theta Tau will sponsor a faculty/student collaborative research presentation at 4 p.m. in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. At 7 p.m. Thursday, the annual SOPHS telethon will be held with TV-10.
At 8:30 a.m. Friday, the Nursing Research Registration and Workshop will be held in the Skylight Lounge and Davies Theatre. UW-Eau Claire and Sigma Theta Tau will sponsor it.
On Saturday, the Sigma Theta Tau initiation will begin at 10 a.m. in Davies Theatre. At 11 a.m. Saturday a reception for Sigma Theta Tau will begin in the Skylight Lounge of Davies Center. At noon Saturday, the Alpha Lambda Delta initiation will be held in Schofield Auditorium. At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, the initiation for Phi Kappa Phi will begin in Davies Theatre. At 2 p.m. Saturday, the initiation for Kappa Delta Pi will be held in Schofield Auditorium, and the Beta Alpha Psi initiation will be located in the Presidents Room. Also at 2 p.m. Saturday, the initiation for Phi Eta Sigma will be held in Davies Theatre.
Beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, a combined reception for all groups will be held in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. The Alumni Association will sponsor the event.
At 3 p.m. Saturday, the Beta Gamma Sigma initiation will be held in the Alumni Room, and at 3:30 p.m. Saturday the Omicron Delta Kappa Initiation will begin in the Presidents Room.
The 1999 Honors Banquet will begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the Spruce/Tamarack Room of Davies Center. Seating for the banquet will begin at 5 p.m. and tickets are required.
On Sunday, the initiation ceremony for Mortar Board will begin at 11:30 a.m. on the Central Campus Mall. The inclement weather site for the initiaition will be Davies Theatre. A Sunday brunch, sponsored by Mortar Board, will begin at noon in Dulany Inn in Davies Center.
For more information about Honors Week 1999, contact UW-Eau Claire's Dean of Students office at (715) 836-2325.
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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: April 6, 1999