April 12, 2002
Volume XXXV, No. 15


Of Note


Of Note

Institute offers summer fellowships

The Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC) Institute for Drug Development (IDD) is accepting applications for its Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program for college students interested in the sciences and who want to get better acquainted with cancer research in laboratory settings.

The SURF program provides summer stipends for 10 students. Candidates from San Antonio area colleges and out-of-area universities are eligible. High school students 16 years or older with a strong interest in science also may apply. Student selection is based on academic achievements and other factors relevant to the applicant's aptitude for conducting research.

To download a SURF application, go to the CTRC Web site at www.ctrc.cc. To receive a SURF application in the mail, contact Gina Mangold at (210) 677-3800. The deadline to submit applications for the 2002 program is April 15.

Records management class to be held April 18

Records management representatives from each department on campus are required to attend "Records Management Module 1: Basics — Using the Records Retention Schedule" to be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Briscoe Library, Room 2A. Records management representatives were appointed this year by each department to help ensure the accuracy of each department's records retention schedule. State Law requires that the Health Science Center submit an updated records retention schedule every two years to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in Austin.

More classes will be held in May and June. Watch The News for future class listings. For more information, call ext. 7-2320 or send an e-mail to campirano@uthscsa.edu.

Texas Nurses' Association to hold annual luncheon April 20

The Texas Nurses' Association (TNA) will hold its annual luncheon celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Sonterra Country Club, 901 Sonterra. Guest speaker Cindy Strzelechi will discuss "Political Activism in Nursing."

Margo Layman, assistant clinical professor of chronic nursing care, is president of the TNA. The organization has 500 members and represents the Southwest region of Texas. The TNA provides monthly educational programs for all interested nurses.

For more information, send an e-mail to tna8wendy@aol.com or visit www.dist08tna.org.

T&N offers mobile airtime to employees

Telecommunications & Networking (T&N) is pleased to announce promotional offers for business mobile airtime plans from CingularSM Wireless. Visit the T&N Web site at http://www.uthscsa.edu/tn/Services/ mobile _ rate _ plans.htm for the latest offers. For more information, call T&N customer services at ext. 7-2061.