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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, June 18, 2006

NEW
- Episcopal Worship Starting Soon - Thursday, Feb. 2
- Trees on Herrick Road
- Spring Courses Closed
- Student Assistant - Jobs Board

REVIEW
- Student Association Vice President Needed
- Student Association Chair of Student Life Needed
- Security Alert

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Episcopal Worship Starting Soon - Thursday, Feb. 2
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1:00 p.m. in the Chapel

Fellow students, faculty and staff,

I am pleased to share the news that we will have the opportunity to
participate in Episcopal worship services on campus this semester.

The Rev. Robert Windsor, Rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Needham
has generously agreed to preside at a celebration of the Holy Eucharist
on four Thursdays this semester: February 2nd, March 9th, April 6th,
and May 4th at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel.

Please keep in mind that this worship opportunity is an invitation to
EVERYONE, not just Episcopalians.

I hope you all will consider joining us for our first service on
Thursday, February 2nd.

Blessings,
Janice Ford
Jr./M.Div.
Postulant for Holy Orders
Episcopal Diocese of Western MA

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Trees on Herrick Road
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Hi Everyone,

Some of you may be wondering why some trees have been cut down on
Herrick Road. We were fortunate enough to have one of the local
neighbors donate enough money for us to bring in an arborist to evaluate
and put together a plan for all the trees going down the hill. A big
thank you goes to President Carter for obtaining this funding. The plan
called for fertilizing all the trees (and this was completed around
Thanksgiving), and for pruning all dead wood, adding cables where
necessary. As a result of this evaluation two trees were identified in
the plan to be cut down due to disease. Those 2 were cut down on Monday.
You may recall that there was also a tree right next to those 2 that
actually came down during the Dec. 9th snow storm and fell across
Herrick Road. So the remaining part of that tree was removed as well.

The arborist is also putting together a plan that identifies and maps
necessary tree maintenance for all of our trees so that we will lose
fewer trees in the future. We hope these efforts enable us to maintain
the beautiful feel of the campus far into the future.

Nancy
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Spring Courses Closed
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The following Spring 2006 courses are closed:

CMPR 625 Holistic Preaching

PSYF/TMPL 722/822 Care of the Poor

CMPR/WOTA 630 Jazz of Preaching

ETHI780/880 With Head and Heart: The Life and Writings of Howard
Thurman

CONG 734 Congregational Life

INTE 601/801 Justice Matters

HIST 508 Foundations in the History

OLDT672 Binding of Isaac

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Student Assistant - Jobs Board
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The Dept. for the Academic Dean is in need of a student assistant 8-10
hours/ week. Applicant must be highly organized, dependable, with strong
administrative skills and familiar with Windows XP, Word, and
preferably, Excel. Applicant must also be comfortable with
communication, answering phones, and possess a welcoming presence.
Seeking someone who can make a long term, as opposed to a one semester
commitment. Interested persons may contact Judy Medeiros in Worcester
105 or extension 228.

This job and other job openings are posted regularly to the Jobs Board
on the ANTS Web site. Please check the Jobs Board for other recent
postings.

Visit the Jobs Board on the ANTS web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/blogs/jobs/index.html

There is a link to the Jobs Board from the ANTS Home page under Student
Quick Links in the right column.

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Student Association Vice President Needed
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The Student Association will be receiving applications for the position
of SA Vice President from now until January 20th. Candidates will be
voted on at the first SA meeting of the Spring Semester, scheduled for
Tuesday, January 31st at Noon in Upper Noyes Hall.

The Vice President's Duties are as follows (as found in the SA
Constitution - Article 5.1.b):

--If the President should fail to complete his/her term, the Vice
President will become the acting President until the next annual
election.

--In the absence of the President, the Vice President will chair
scheduled meetings of the SA and/or SA Executive Board.

--The Vice President will post via Student E-News and flyers notice of
regularly scheduled, special and town hall meetings a minimum of one
week in advance.

--The Vice President will also oversee the fellowship groups by
maintaining a list of active fellowship groups and their respective
chairpersons.

--The Vice President will gather and maintain year-end reports from
each fellowship group plus a table/report of monies spent by each
fellowship group from the Treasurer.

--The Vice President will serve at least one (1) hour per week of
scheduled office hours during the regular academic year.

--The Vice President is responsible for organizing and supervising the
annual election process unless he/she is a candidate in the elections.
In which case, a designated chairperson will be appointed by the
President.

Students interested in applying for the position of SA Vice President
should send and email to saexec@yahoogroups.com with the following
information in it:

--A statement of intent to run for Vice President
--A brief outline of qualifications
--A brief statement on how you plan to fulfill the duties outlined in
the constitution
This email is to be submitted no later than Friday, January 20, 2006.
All applications received will be presented to the Student Association
at the January 31st meeting for a vote. Candidates are encouraged to
attend the meeting to answer any questions that arise.

Any questions may be sent to saexec@yahoogroups.com.
Happy New Year,
Your Student Association Leadership
Lella Baker, President
Jeff Lukens, Treasurer
Christina Findlay, Secretary

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Student Association Chair of Student Life Needed
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The Student Association will be receiving applications for the position
of Chair of Student Life from now until January 20th. Candidates will be
voted on at the first SA meeting of the Spring Semester, scheduled for
Tuesday, January 31st at Noon in Upper Noyes Hall.

The Chair of Student Life's Duties are as follows (as found in the SA
Constitution - Article 5.2.b):

--Elected to a one (1) year term at the annual general elections.
--Will chair the committee overseeing student life events on campus.
--The chairperson or appointed committee member shall attend all
regularly convened SA meetings.

Traditionally, the Chair of Student Life has coordinated such events as
the end of year cookout, holiday dinner, fall and spring social
gatherings as well as items such as game night, movie night(s) and
potlucks.

Positions on the Student Association Leadership team are not limited to
MDiv candidates. We welcome applications from all students.


Students interested in applying for the position of Chair of Student
Life should send and email to saexec@yahoogroups.com with the following
information in it:

--A statement of intent to run for Chair of Student Life
--A brief outline of qualifications
--A brief statement on how you plan to fulfill the duties outlined in
the constitution

This email is to be submitted no later than Friday, January 20, 2006.
All applications received will be presented to the Student Association
at the January 31st meeting for a vote. Candidates are encouraged to
attend the meeting to answer any questions that arise.

Questions may be sent to saexec@yahoogroups.com.

Happy New Year,
Your Student Association Leadership
Lella Baker, President
Jeff Lukens, Treasurer
Christina Findlay, Secretary

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Security Alert
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Over the weekend a man approached a group in the Meeting House and
demanded $20 from them. He said he would not leave until they gave him
the money. The group finally gave him the $20 and he left.
Unfortunately the group did not call the police. We are encouraging
them to do that now, in case this man has done similar things in the
area. I wanted you all to be aware of this incident. Remember, if you
ever feel threatened by anyone on the campus please call 911 so that the
Newton Police Department can respond immediately. We want you to be
safe.

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu