Mer-cyhurst? Dr. William
Garvey recently entered the
business, selling appliances
Dr. Garvey appeared in the October 24 issue of the ErieTimes,
can he dothat?"
notthat bad when you think about it. Dr.
appearancein the Times is a step forward for
a step up
the appliance business.
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Rumor has it that Dr. Garvey has
space for Arthur
new warehouse. Appliances
and Baldwin Hall.Personally, L think
great. It's about time
to get out of the
Look at it from
consumer standpoint. Appliances are
growing business as of late.
Everyday people are waking up
freeze, ovens that don't
blenders that don't blend.Think about
Mercyhurst can employ all 2000
administrators.Picture for example Sister Phyllis selling toasters door todoor around
Better yet, picture Mike McQuillen sitting back
hischair smoking a
and telling a representative of the MidEast that freezers
At the end of Mike's sales pitch, Dave Bethune points outthat an order of
freezers would not only come with a
per cent discount, but also would
cool off things
in the MiddleEast.
What about Linda Schmidt, as
public relations personfor Mercyhurst Appliance Corporation. Linda could travelfrom city
city in a
Oven that has an engine.
Mercyhurst could even develop group salesmenprograms, with such favorites as Drs. Bud Brown,
Cisek and Jeff Sternlieb, who would have the responsibilityof selling lamps to Las Vegas and air conditioners to NewYork
can either turn
it on or
At the same time Bud throws in "That's very logical."Finally, Jeff
using a little mixed
psychology toconvince the buyer that Mercyhurst is the place to buy lam
pliance Corporation. There's
a lot of
her kitchen appliance
goodfor at least
as they say.
Picture it on national television. "Mercyhurst ApplianceCorporation,
Garvey Industries presents:Garvey Hall of Fame
Picture, Dr. Garvey
sales commercial from his office in
Preston. There on his desk is the product of
century. It's a toaster, but not just your ordinary toaster. Onthe contrary, it's something much more. What? It's a
new concept in making toast because
uses solar heat
slogan 'for Garvey Industries. "Garveymaking machines
eat more." Touchingisn't
By the way, any faculty member interested
newwasher or dryer, Dr. Garvey will be taking orders from 9a.m.
The first fifty
washer or dryer
per cent discount.The Garvey Blue
will be held from
Persons purchasing any Maytag washer will receive, freeof charge, an autographed copy of Dr. Garvey's new bookentitled, "My Life and Times Selling Hoover Vacuums
Russian Immigrants." (Introduction
the paper, "Law
Dryers.")Dr. Garvey will also have a "Garv-a-ware" party to beheld
The New York Yankees won the
World Series in six
Reggie Jackson, who, along withmanager Billy Martin, sparked most of
controversy thatsurrounded the Yankee ballclub all season, almost single-handedly
the final game. Jackson nailed three homers,tying the immortal Babe Ruth's record for the most homeruns
one World Series game. Jackson's
or not, even left Howard Cosell speechless. AndCincinnatti Reds pitcher Tom "Terrific" Seaver, broadcasting the series for ABC, must have been thankful
wasn't with the opposing Dodger organization and pitchingthat game,
In the world of professional
collegiate football camethese upsets.
York Giants defeated
Angeles Rams trounced theMinnesota Vikings
a score of
35 to 3.
But Minnesota has acollege team that was responsible for what has to be themajor upset of the year. Minnesota surprised themselvesand most of the world by defeating
pool.Minnesota Senator Hubert Humphrey
Washington, D.C. Humphrey,
Democratic party, is dying of cancer. But the courageousformer vice president and unsuccessful candidate for thepresidency in 1968 said his motto was "never give in andnever
President Carter gave Humphrey a lift backto D.C. on Air Force One. The President was overjoyed toget Humphrey back to work, basically because he needs
staunch ally and a man of
the Senate. Carternamed
Humphrey's honor.In Berkeley, California, it was reported that children exposed to heavy air pollution could
in school work andsports ability. Those who are now affected by this can lookforward to
higher increase of respiratory problems andlife-long higher medical costs than most adults face now.
samples from youths
traffic-congestion, such as
Angeles and Oakland, show that
per cent of
children are carrying
New York Justice John Starkey
fan "unappealable rule" stating that David R. Berkowitz, accused ofthe Son
stand trial.Berkowitz had stated earlier that
federal authoritiesto control organized crime in upstate New York and northeastern Pennsylvania, was sentenced to four years
prison along with
$20,000 fine. Bufalino was convictedAugust 10
conspiracy and extortion which involved
debt. Government officialspleaded
jailed immediately. However, U.S.District Judge Morris
Lasker let him remain free on
$30,000 bail pending
man?Senate Majority Leader Robert
Byrd stated that therewere "broad implications" in the South Koreans' refusal topermit officials of
question Tong-sun Park, central figure in the influence buying scandal.Byrd said that Seoul's refusal to fully cooperate with theinquiry into charges of South Koreans buying influence inWashington could
votes in Congress on future aid tothat country.
improved liberal studiesprogram, one of the difficulties the college faces is the so-called knowledge explosions. While
can doubt that welive
information explosion, honest,thoughtful and informed persons disagreed on whether weare witnesses
an explosion of knowledge.
resolve thisquestion. But even
it is merely an information explosion,this phenomenon of our age poses a problem for educationalplanners. Some have gone so far as to say that our presentexperience renders all traditional ideas on liberal educationobsolete.
I spent part of this evening thinking about this problemfrom
reading of the essay
Views" thatmy colleague David Palmer wrote last summer as part ofhis
for the work of this academic year.It occurred to me that the information explosion has beennowhere greater than it has been in the natural sciences. Yetcollege and university curricula
the sciences manage
thoughtful disputation, but indeed without thenear trauma that attended the assembly
the college'sBlueprint III document. Successive generations of scientistsContinued next
manage to be trained. The development of science managestocontinue.
sciences raises profoundphilosophical
may also offerlessons
curriculum design. One possible lesson: the enduring value
enduring fundamentals and first principles. Consider
medicine. But has any medical school anywhere dispensedwith the requirement
thorough, basic course in humananatomy?Consider, for example, the information explosion in computer
formation explosion. Is there anywhere a college or university program
computer science that dispenseswith the requirement of thorough basic course work in symbolic logic?
mathematics and thenatural sciences in great colleges and universities all overthe world there is a quite considerable degree of
on what constitutes the indispensable fundamentals of thecurriculum.
Granting that my examples deal more with training thanwith education, acknowledging that the first concern
liberal arts college must be humanistic education,
any humanistic education possible without thoroughschooling, in the liberal arts; i.e., in the
of grammar(reading), rhetoric (writing), and logic (thinking) and in thequandrivium
arithmetic (number), music (proportion),geometry (dimension), and astronomy (motion); i.e., in thearts whose practice develops and demonstrates the powersof the mind to apprehend, to reflect, to comprehend, and tocommunicate.Sincerely,Robert
Assistant Professor of
Egyptian NightAll members
Mercyhurst community, students,
administrators, faculty members, associates
trustees are invited to attend Egyptian Night
p.m. in the Back Porch Cafe.Guests will have an opportunity to chat informally withthe Egyptian Seminar participants regarding their
pressions of life and living in Egypt. There will be
chargefor the evening and all are urged to make plans now to attend this gala celebration.
With continued emphasis on the trend toward relevance
higher education, it was announced that Mercyhurst Collegehas arranged internship opportunities
According to Dr.
science department, internships are available during the winter term incongressional offices, executive agencies, public interestorganizations and judicial agencies.There are other areas of interest such as the environment,consumer affairs, journalism, communications,
arts andbusiness.The internships are being handled by Dr. Erisman andhave been developed
conjunction with the WashingtonCenter
non-profit educational agency which develops the individualplacements and provides internship placement, supervision,evaluation, seminars, housing and other support servicesfor students from colleges throughout the country.While on
full term, students remainenrolled at and receive academic credit from Mercyhurst,based
WCLA staff andfaculty
Mercyhurst'sfaculty liaison with WCLA.
EducationEverything You Always Wanted To Know About StudentTeaching But Were Afraid
This features six studentteachers representing elementary, special, and secondaryeducation.Student teachers will reveal the true facts.
The meeting will
held October 30, 7:30 p.m.
thefaculty lounge. Everyone is invited.f
• TheaterAdditional auditions
the play, You're A Good ManCharlie Brown, will be held Friday, October
m.and Saturday, October 29, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. For further information, contact Dennis Andres, Preston
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