By Kristian Ramos
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday January 27, 2003
Registration begins for Feb. Leadership Conference
Registration has begun for the Arizona Collegiate Leadership Conference.
The Arizona Collegiate Leadership Conference is designed to provide and enhance opportunities for college students to achieve leadership skills development.
The keynote speaker for the Leadership Conference will be Naomi Wolf, a social activist and a leader in the women's movement.
The Leadership Conference will begin Feb. 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and concludes on March 1, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Arizona Ambassador group now accepting applications
Arizona Ambassadors is a group of students who volunteer their time to help recruit students to the UA.
Ambassadors give daily campus tours to prospective students. They also organize recruitment programs, go on special tours, and take prospective students to class.
Applications to join this group are now available. They can be picked up at the front desk of the offices of the Associated Students of the University of Arizona, Nugent building, Room 9, or at all multicultural centers. Applications are due Feb. 17 by 5 p.m.
Graduate Interdisciplinary Program Advisory Council
The Graduate Interdisciplinary Program Advisory Council has tallied the votes for their new members. The following are the new GIDPAC members:
· Jesse Martinez, with affiliations in cancer biology genetics;
· Michael Tabor, with affiliations in applied mathematics and computational science and engineering.
The newly elected members serve a three-year term.
Senior named Eller College Entrepreneur-in-Residence
Silvy Edmonds Cotton has been named as the 2003 Anheuser-Busch Entrepreneur-in-Residence by the Karl Eller Center in the Eller College of Business and Public Administration.
Cotton serves on the National Board of Advisors for the Eller College of Business and Public Administration.
She is the owner and senior managing director of the Edmonds Group, a private investment and merchant-banking firm.
Prior to forming the Edmonds Group, she held several senior-level investment positions with Equitable Capital Management Corp., a multi-billion dollar investment management firm and subsidiary of Equitable Life Assurance Society in New York City.