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U. Offers Twelve $1,000 Undergraduate Scholarships

The National College
Magazine is offering 12
* $1,000 scholarships to
outstanding undergraduate stu-
dents in a variety of fields.
Eleven of the 1994 U.
Scholarships are being offered in
the names of major U. advertisers
- companies that share U's com-
mitment to college students.
In addition, U. awards a $1,000
Special Achievement Scholarship
to a student who has consistently
overcome personal hardship and
obstacles to excel academically
and in extracurricular activities.
"Through this annual program,
U. seeks to recognize and reward
students who exemplify the values
of achievement, excellence, lead-
ership and diversity of interests
and concerns," said Gayle Morris
Sweetland, Publisher and Editorial
Director of U.
Specific qualifications and crite-
ria are listed for each award. The
scholarships honor students
demonstrating excellence in acad-
emic and extracurricular activities
and who have genuine financial
Except for scholarships
designed specifically to aid
minority or handicapped stu-
dents, the awards will be given
without regard to race, gender,
color or creed.
Applications, using the form at
right, along with supporting doc-
uments, must be received by May
30, 1994.
Winners will be notified by
August 30, 1994, and will be
announced in a fall issue of U.
The National College Magazine

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Names of U. Scholarship(s) Applying For*_
please list separately
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Enrollment status as of fall, 1994: 0 Freshman
School Address
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Permanent Address
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college-educated young adults. Editorial content focuses on the
diverse interests, activities, attituess and concerns of students
attending four-ear colleges and universities. U.'s editorial fellows,
selected each year from oep graduating seniors, ead campus news-
papers, commission articles and photography by the best student
Jo"ssatis.and maintain an ongoing dialogue via the Internet and
U.-Views line with students at hundreds of campuses natonwide.
Publisher and Editorial Director
Managing Editor
News & Features Entertainment
Editors on Fellowship
GAYLE COHEN James Madison U.
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ELIZAETH LEE William and Mary
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Alabama fan
loved Crimson
Tide to death
Alabama fans are known for their
football spirit. Some never miss a
game. Some bleed crimson. But
Rufus Strickland found a way to go
one better.;
Strickland, known to his friends as,
"Strick," planned a posthumous
tribute to the Crimson Tide. Above
his headstone, in a cemetery directly
across from Bryant-Denny Stadium,
a sign reads, "Roll Tide Roll, Strick
and Friends." There is also an ,
inscription on his tombstone that
says, "Hi. Thanks for stopping by. . -
His widow, Faye Strickland, says Rufus Stricdand proclaims
Strick designed the headstone and
inscription at least three years before his death last July.
"He planned his grave site like that because he wanted all
of his friends to come see him on the way to the game,"


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* You may apply for more than one scholarship with one application packet.
This application must be accompanied by the following: 1) two letters of recommendation and 2)
an essay of no more than 500 words describing your qualifications. Include pertinent campus
and community activities and explanation of financial need. Current resume may be included if
available. A small photo may be included if available. All materials must be sent in one packet.
This scholarship is funded by U. The National College Magazine. The determination of the
winning student is the sole responsibility of American Collegiate Network, Inc. The award is
not available to employees or family members of American Collegiate Network, Inc., or the
sponsoring organizations.
Winners will be notified by August 15, 1994. Winners will receive their scholarship checks as
soon as possible, following enrollment for the fall term. Proof of enrollment will be required.
The scholarships are open to undergraduate students only.

From television
In the '70s, he was the
youngest president CBS ever
bad, and he went on to found
cable's Arts & Entertainment
Network. But now, as president
of Muhlenberg College in
Pennsylvania, Arthur Taylor
says be bas bis dream job. And
be's using hin business back-
ground to tackle it.
"Believe it or not, the creative
business companies and bow
tbey are managed are almost
identical to the klnd of manage-
ment you use within a college,"
says Taylor, 57, who was dean
of the business school at
Fordham U. from 1985 to 1992.
A proponent of quality-con-
trol management, Taylor
believes in inviting input from
employees at every level of a
company or institution. And
because tbis approacb bas
proven effective for Ford and
Xerox, Taylor canceled classes
for a day during the 1992-93
school year and held a "plan-in"
to hear the concerns of stu-
dents, faculty and staff. More
than 1,110 of the school's 1,650
students attended the meetings
and came up with 76 specific
initiatives. Twenty-five of those
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opuses nationwide
S .says Faye, who decorates the site
I rbefore football games and holidays.
T;DEt "It just proves that there is true
ROLL 'Bama enthusiasm in the afterlife,"
says senior Brad Nesbitt.
Fanatical alums are accepted as
normal at most "football" schools,
but the fact that Strick didn't even
a go to the university makes his story
all the more bizarre. He attended
Athens College, but quit to enroll in
morecian's school.
3 According to his widow, there has
o only been one case of vandalism to
Strick's decorative grave. On the
s night of homecoming, someone
stole a four-foot high elephant
(Alabama's mascot) which she had
placed there.
Although Faye will be laid to rest
alongside Strick one day, she will be
on the side farthest from the foot-
hisundyingloveforAlabama. ball stadium. Strick bought land
directly from the city of Tuscaloosa,
carefully ensuring that no one's grave would be closer to
the stadium than his. Barzella Estle, The Crimson
White, U. of Alabama
How's about a nice
knuckle sandwich.
All-night eateries have their share of rowdy
customers. But the Country Kitchen in Iowa
City, Iowa, will probably never see another
patron quite like heavyweight boxer Tommy
0 Morrison.
Morrison, who briefly held the World
execs. Boxing Organization title last summer and
imple- played rising boxer Tommy Gunn in 1990's
senior Rocky V, was convicted of assaulting customer
in the Bill Strout, a sophomore at the U. of Iowa, in
the restaurant.
do bert Strout says he and his friends were studying
klog in early in the morning on Dec. 7 when Morrison
greatest entered.
in most "I was just looking at him when we made eye
ith the contact, and he gave me a look like he was
r, who angry," Strout says. He says he had looked
inselor away when Morrison struck him in the head
to find from behind, knocking him to the floor.
deliver- "He picked me up off the floor and told me
ion." to shut up and warned me not to look at him,
red at not to giggle, and that he was going to kill
vo years me," Strout says.
skepti- A police breathalyzer test showed that
e was a Morrison had a blood alcohol level of 0.24,
S, says hseintoxication level (for drivers) is 0.1.s
t Mike Morrison consented to be fined $310 for
We're ' assault and public intoxication, but apparently
es for a did so for convenience and still denies the alle-
Shaun gations against him. Morrison'ssattorneys
News, refused comment. Jim Annexstad, The
Daily Iowan, U. of Iowa
U. Magazine e 5

initiatives have been
mented, including a
work-study program
"What we're crying to,
is to put decision-mal
those places where the
knowledge is - which
cases happens to be w
students," says Taylo
doubles as a career cot
for seniors. "The goal is
a less expensive way of.
ing a high quality educati
Wben Taylor arrii
Mublenberg less than tw
ago, "There was a little
cism at first because h
big-time CEO for CBS
Student Body Presiden
Doyle. "But he has far e
all of our expectations.
not small-time employe
corporate executive."
Rachau, The State
Arizona State U.

Checklist: L Application
L Essay

Q Two recommendation letters Q Photo (optional)
Q Resume (optional)


Please mail completed scholarship information packet to:
U. Scholarships for Excellence, Achievement and Leadership
1800 Century Park East, Suite 820, Los Angeles, CA 90067-1511
To be considered for a scholarship, your complete application must be received by May 30, 1994.

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