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Date 05 May 1996 13:06:49


95149                      COLLEGE NEWS 
                         by Nancy Heinze 
Bloomfield, N.J.--Bloomfield College has received an award of $50,000 from 
the Carle C. Conway Foundation based in Norwalk, Conn., for student 
scholarships.  In order for the gift to have both an immediate and a 
long-term impact on college scholarships, the Foundation has designated 
$10,000 for the President's Council Campaign for Scholarships; the 
remaining $40,000 will be used to establish the Carle C. Conway Endowed 
Scholarship fund.  The Conway Foundation was established in 1950 by 
Continental Can Company to award college scholarships to dependent children 
of its then 65,000 employees.  The original company is no longer in 
Fulton, Mo.--Dr. Linda Pickle, professor of German at Westminster College, 
is one of 25 professors nationwide selected to participate in a four-week 
Fulbright Summer Seminar on German Studies.  Her all-expenses-paid trip 
will take her to government offices, businesses, educational institutions 
and cultural sites in several German cities.  This is Pickle's third 
Fullbright award.  She is director of Westminster's off-campus studies 
Easton, Pa.--The Lafayette College Varsity College Bowl team compiled a 7-2 
record to tie for second place in the prestigious 20-team Association of 
College Unions - International regional tournament held at West Virginia 
University in February.  No other small college had a winning record. 
Lafayette finished well ahead of such traditional College Bowl powers as 
Penn State, Carnegie Mellon and Maryland.  The college tied with Pitt and 
St. Petersburg, Fla.--Two top administrators at Eckerd College now sit on 
the national boards of prestigious higher education associations.  Dr. 
Lloyd Chapin, vice-president and dean of faculty, has been named 
vice-president and president-elect of the American Conference of Academic 
Deans. President Peter Armacost sits on the boards of the National 
Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council of 
Independent Colleges.  Eckerd's recognition by national education 
associations is an acknowledgment of the record the college has compiled 
over the years as an outstanding and innovative liberal arts college.  A 
study of more than 3,000 colleges and universities ranked Eckerd College 
24th in the nation in the percentage of alumni who go on to complete Ph.D. 
Waukesha, Wis.--Carroll College's guided tour of England and Ireland July 
29 to August 12 will feature a medieval banquet in an Irish castle and a 
scenic boat cruise on England's Lake Windermere.  The tour, which is open 
to alumni and friends of the college, will be led by Dr. Paul Rempe, 
associate professor of history.  Rates are $2,720 per person, double 
occupancy, including round-trip airfare.   

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