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A Weekly Update of Activities at Rust College
Vol. 42, No. 22 April 5, 2013

Campaign Kick-Off With Rep. Kelvin Buck
Submitted by Hope Green

The citizens of the Holly Springs/Marshall County community received a chance to get to know Mississippi State Representative, Kelvin Buck (Rust College Class of 1997), on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Rep. Buck, along with his campaign staff, launched a campaign kick-off at the Oak Palace in Holly Springs. Mr. Buck has announced his candidacy for mayor of Holly Springs. Individuals from all over the Holly Springs and Marshall County community attended the event, which was a fun and enlightening experience. Not only did guests receive good food, fun, music, and laughter, but they had an opportunity to meet Mr. Buck and get to know him and his campaign committee on a personal level. A number of Rust College faculty members were in atten- Rep. Kelvin Buck (D-MS) dance as well as Rust College President Dr. David L. Beckley, and students Telicia Gayden, Omar Cumberbatch, and Hope Green. Mr. Buck left the audience roaring, “THE BUCK STOPS NOW!”

Black Genesis Theatre Presents “The Mighty Seed”
The Rust College Black Genesis Theatre, which consists of 20 Rust College students, performed "The Mighty Seed" Wednesday, April 3 at the Doxey Alumni Fine Arts-Communication Center. Special thanks to Mr. Donald O'Connor, Director of the Watoto De'Afrika Memphis Performing Arts Theatre, for his guidance and direction.

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“BY THEIR FRUITS…

Summer Internship Opportunities at Proctor & Gamble
P&G internship offers the opportunity to experience all that we have to offer - our work, our people, our values, and our culture. We believe there is no better way to learn about these things than to participate in them first hand. And that's just what you'll do as a P&G Intern! The internship is a 10-12 week commitment and will provide a broad spectrum of experiences. P&G generally seeks to hire individuals that are in good standing at their university and/or field of study, this typically means people with overall GPA of 2.75 (on 4.0 scale) or above. At P&G, Internships are considered temporary employment, with a predicted ending point. No full-time employment commitments are made; however, depending on satisfactory completion of certain criteria, candidates may be considered for full-time positions upon graduation. Finance and Accounting Internship (Job #: FIN00002632) Our intern assignments are real work designed to allow you to experience, first-hand, the type of work we do within P&G. As an intern, you can make an impact on the business as well as continue to build your analytical, technical and leadership skills. You'll have an individualized work plan that will guide you throughout the summer and you'll get coaching from your immediate manager throughout your internship. We are looking for candidates in their junior year of an undergraduate or MA/MS degree program in Finance or Accounting or a First year MBA student in Finance or Taxation. Human Resources Internship (Job #: HR 00002018) Human Resources projects provide exposure to current issues facing P&G Corporate HR Departments and/or operating business groups. A unique aspect of our internship program is the managerial training experience that is part of the internship. Locations for the internship are at our corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, or at one of our U.S. plants, R&D technical centers or customer business center locations. Looking for students in junior year of their BA, BS, BBS, MA, MS; First year of MBA in diverse educational backgrounds (degrees in business, liberal arts or engineering). Focus in Human Resources, Labor/Industrial Relations, Business Administration, Organizational Effectiveness, Industrial Psychology or Training & Development preferred. Research and Development Internship (Job #: RND00002247) Each year Procter & Gamble hires student engineers into Research & Development (R&D) to work on challenging projects. These projects are intended to give you a chance to make a meaningful contribution to the business while supporting your academic training. R&D Engineers are responsible for inventing, reapplying, developing and delivering breakthrough product, process, raw material, and packaging technologies that provide delightful and winning brand experiences to consumers around the world. R&D Engineers work on cutting edge technologies with multi disciplinary and highly professional teams across the Company. In R&D Engineering, you may have the opportunity to work in any of the following technical fields: Product Development, Process Development, Packaging Development or Material Development. As an R&D Engineering intern student, you will be responsible for a key project the minute you walk in the door and experience the role of a full-time P&G R&D Engineer first hand. Candidates must be working toward the completion of a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering. Degrees focused in Chemical, Mechanical, Materials, or Biomedical Engineering are preferred. For more information and to search for internships, visit http://jobs-pg.com/careers/intern-jobs.

...YE SHALL KNOW THEM”
Action News 5 Weather Team to Visit Rust College
Come out and meet the Action News 5 Storm Tracking team during the Action News 5 Weather Road Show Tour! Find out what it takes to put together a weather forecast, ask your weather questions, and find out how you can be prepared for severe weather.

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Meteorologist Ron Childers

Meteorologist Ron Childers will be on campus from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9 in the Hamilton Science Center. Come out and meet the Emmy-winning meteorologist and to score a free weather radio!

Rust College Honors Assembly

Rust College Athletic Awards

Alpha Kappa Mu Induction and Who’s Who Recognition
Morehouse Auditorium Doxey Fine Arts-Communication Center April 9, 2013 2:40 p.m.
Alpha Kappa Mu Advisors: Ms. Suprena Duncan Mr. Sana Sise Dr. Paul C. Lampley Vice President for Academic Affairs

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Morehouse Auditorium Doxey Fine Arts-Communication Center 2:40 p.m.

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Announcements

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY… Emergency notifications for students, faculty and staff will be handled by mass email, Channel 19, WURC 88.1 FM, RC-TV 2, and campus loud speakers. If you would like to receive emergency notifications by text message, please submit your cell phone number to Mrs. Carolyn Hymon, Dean of Students. The numbers will be used for emergencies ONLY and will not be distributed.

Emergency Numbers: Security office: 662-252-8090 Security guard on patrol: 662-216-3429

ORGANIZATION PHOTOS
\ Does your campus organization still need to take yearbook photos? Contact Adrienne Phillips, 662-252-8000 ext. 4917 The Home Depot “Retool Your School Project” VOTE TO SUPPORT RUST COLLEGE!
Vote for major & minor projects proposed by and for Rust College Major Project Rust College proposes to upgrade the present baseball field with a dugout, grading and sodding and erecting a new fence. Minor Project Rust College intends to install wrought iron fencing on the east side of campus to improve safety and appearance of the women's dormitories. Campus Pride The Campus Pride Grant will go to the school with the most votes and social media activity. Follow @RYS_2013 on Twitter and tweet Rust College photos and events using the hashtag #RustCollegeRYS2013 to earn points toward Rust College’s social media activity.

Freshman Assessment Test
The Freshmen Assessment Test in English, Reading & Math is scheduled for Thursday, April 11 in the Heard Auditorium from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. This assessment is mandatory for all students with a 2012 student ID number.

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program
Highlights of 2013 NHSC Scholarship Program:

To Vote: http://www.retoolyourschool.com Click “Vote For Your School” Scroll through to find Rust College, click and VOTE! Schools with the highest votes are at the top of the list— let’s put Rust College at the top of the list! VOTING ENDS APRIL 15, 2013 VOTE EVERYDAY!
Dr. David L. Beckley, ‘67, President

The NHSC Scholarship Program removes the burden of overwhelming educational debt, allowing health professions students to pursue their passion for primary care and serving the underserved. For each year of financial support (up to four years) a Scholarship recipient serves one year (minimum two years) in an NHSC-approved site in high-need urban, rural, and frontier communities across the nation. Scholarship support includes tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a monthly living stipend (taxable). All students applying to the program must be a U.S. citizen or national and enrolled or accepted in an eligible degree program at a U.S. accredited school in Medicine: MD or DO; Dentistry: DMD or DDS; Nurse Practitioner (Adult, Family, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatric, or Women’s health); Certified Nurse-Midwife; and Physician Assistant.

For more information, visit http://www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/scholarships/index.html

Application cycle ends May 14, 2013
Dr. Ishmell H. Edwards, ’71, Vice President for College Relations

Ms. Adrienne F. Phillips, Public Relations Specialist