Constituent society news: Music board meets May 30

The School of Music Society of Alumni of Friends Board of Directors will hold its spring meeting on the Athens campus on May 30 and visit Galbreath Chapel to view the newly installed Bedient organ.

Margene Stewart, MFA '66, executive secretary of the board and associate professor of piano, will receive a Distinguished Service Award from the National Alumni Association. Gary Platt, BMUS '76, recipient of the 1988 Achievement in Music Award, and John Venesile, BFA '58, recipient of the 1998 Service Award, will be honored at the school's annual Honors Assembly that night.

Alumni are reminded that deadlines to nominate Society Board of Directors members and alumni award winners ar e May 1 and Oct. 1, respectively. They should be sent to Executive Secretary, Society of Alumni and Friends, School of Music, Athens, Ohio 45701.

The Honors Tutorial College Board of Visitors will meet May 14-15 and attend an All-College Reunion on the Athens campus May 15-17. Planned events include an opening reception, alumni seminars, a banquet at the Kennedy Museum of Art at The Ridges with artists-in-residence the Lark Quartet, and an alumni-tutor brunch.

The College of Comm unication Society of Alumni and Friends held its biannual meeting on campus Feb. 5-6. Members were introduced to new administrators and staff members, including Carolyn Bailey Lewis, director of the newly added Telecommunications Center. Discussion also centered on plans for the 30th annual Communication Week April 27-May 1.

The Sports Administration and Facility Management Program Society of Alumni and Friends invites graduates to the program's 26th annual symposium in Athens April 24 -25. Tim Joyce, BBA '78, MSA '79, and Elliott Hill, MSA '88, both graduates of the program who have gone on to successful careers with NIKE, will be guest speakers. Joyce, NIKE's vice president for global sales, will be honored at the Saturday awards dinner as the 1998 distinguished alumnus.


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