Former Progress editors honored as leadersRecent graduates Jamie Vinson and Jennifer Rogers have been selected as leaders of the student press in North America by the Associate Collegiate Press. Both 2003 graduates are recognized as top student-journalists for March. Vinson and Rogers worked at The Progress for four years while attending Eastern.

“Dangling Conversations” discusses 13 topics

The department of criminal justice and police studies will host a mini-conference April 8-9 in Room 333 of the Stratton Building and April 10 in the Stratton Mezzanine. There will be 13 topics introduced for conversation. It is free and open to the public.

Series on getting published offered this month

Mark Garrett, Stephen King’s first editor, will present his workshop called “How to be Published” Friday-Sunday in the Perkins Building. Registration is required prior to the workshop. The cost is $42 per evening session and $64 per day session.

Friday will be “A Guide to Publishing” from 1-4 p.m. and “Screenwriting” from 6-9 p.m. Saturday will be “How to be a Published Author” from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and “Short Story and Novel Feedback” from 6-9 p.m. Sunday is “Creating a Novel” from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Second annual faculty senate budget forum held Tuesday

The second annual Faculty Senate Budget Forum will be held 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday in Room 108 of the Crabbe Library. Provost Lyle Cook and vice president for finance and administration Ken Johnston will be on hand to discuss the budget.

Health sciences hosts Spring Career Day

The College of Health Sciences will host its Spring 2004 Career Day from 9 a.m.-noon Friday in Alumni Coliseum. There will be more than 30 potential employers available with whom students can talk. For a complete list of participants go to

Deadline approaching for faculty grants

The deadline to receive applications from the faculty for internal grants is Monday. The University Research Committee has announced a total of $11,277 available for grants. The application and criteria are available at

For more information call Scott Tracy at 622-3636.

Environmental fair comes to Eastern’s campus

Eastern’s Earth Days in the Cumberlands Environ-mental Fair will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., April 22, near the Powell Building. There will be speakers, activities informational tables, workshops and music by the Betweeners.

If any department or organization would like to host a table during the fair, e-mail or call 622-3065.