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2010 Spring Issue 3 (April 23, 2010)

News

  • Steven Poskanzer named next president

    Steven Poskanzer

    Steven G. Poskanzer will become Carleton's next president, effective August 2, 2010.  Currently, Poskanzer serves as the president of State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz.

    “I am thrilled,” Poskanzer said, “as is my family.”

    He has worked for the SUNY system for the past 12 years, during which time he was president for nine years.  Previous to his positions in the SUNY system, Poskanzer worked at University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania.

    “My career has been atypical,” Poskanzer said, “in that I've worked at both public and private institutions.”  Working in one sector has given him insight into the other, he said.  As the next president of Carleton, he hopes to bring a unique perspective from his previous experience at public institutions.

  • Alcohol Policy Town Hall

    Students reflect on alcohol policy at Town Hall meeting

    In response to a recent outpouring of concerns and questions regarding Carleton’s alcohol policy, CSA held a town hall meeting on Wednesday April 21 to address the issue.

  • Rotblatt

    No policy changes to Rotblatt

    Carleton’s alcohol policy is a hot topic of discussion on campus, but according to Director of Campus Activities Lee Clark, nothing will change this year, including policies regarding seventh weekend’s Rotblatt softball game.

  • Seniors could soon see the results of the new “Engagement Wanted” program which connects alums and the parents of current students to graduating Carls.

    Engagement Wanted connects students with alumni

    Carleton has a new innovative new program, Engagement Wanted, a Career Center initiative designed to give seniors a head start on their post-graduate paths by connecting them with participating alumni and parents.

  • The Lens

    Columbia Scholastic Press Assn. awards The Lens Gold Crown

    The Lens, Carleton’s independent, student-run magazine of politics and culture, was recently awarded the Collegiate Magazine Gold Crown award from the 32nd annual Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), the highest recognition possible from the institution.

  • The Wellness Center's Rhonda Meyer and Natalee Johnson

    Natalee Johnson to join midwives in Haiti

    Natalee Johnson, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife and Coordinator of Medical Services in Carleton’s Wellness Center, will be going to Haiti this summer with Midwives for Haiti.

  • Student bands win performance time at Battle of Bands

    Student bands Groove Factory and Menagerie took top prizes at last Friday's Battle of the Bands, earning performance slots at this year's spring concert. The almost four hour event maintained a packed dance floor at Northfield's Grand Theater.