Posted on Sep 22, 1995

The Career Development Center presents the 17th annual Career Festival
“Opportunities '95” on Thursday, Sept. 28, from noon to 4 p.m. in Memorial
Fieldhouse. More than 50 employers and graduate and professional programs will be
represented. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m., in Old Chapel, there will be a
reception sponsored by the National Society of Black Engineers and the Society of Hispanic
Professional Engineers.

Brian Williams, general editor of the National Enquirer, will speak on Oct. 11
at 8 p.m. in the Reamer Campus Center auditorium. His topic: “Everything I Need to
Know to be Successful I Read in the National Enquirer.”

The College's Geology Department is hosting a combined meeting of the New York
State Geological Association and the Eastern Section of the American Association of
Petroleum Geologists Oct. 13 through 17 on campus. The meeting, titled “The Day is
Short; the Task is Great — Geology, Energy and the Environment” (derived from the
inscription on the Nott), will include 21 field trips to the Adirondacks, Catskills and
Mohawk Valley, 66 technical presentations on environmental and petroleum geology, and
participation by grade K-12 earth science teachers.

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the College will celebrate the sesquicentennial of civil
engineering and the centennial of electrical engineering with a historical review, panel
discussion on engineering in the 21st century, banquet, and IEEE lecture by Edward
Parrish, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and chair of the Engineering and
Accreditation Commission, ABET. More than 4,000 alumni in the region have been invited.

The Raphael Ensemble String Sextet will open the 24th International Festival of
Chamber Music on Thursday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. in Memorial Chapel. The 12-concert series,
sponsored by Schenectady Museum and the College, will feature two-night performances by
the popular Emerson String Quartet in all-Bartok programs.

The Machines of Leonardo da Vinci, an exhibition on display in the Nott
Memorial through Nov. 25, features 15 contemporary models of mechanical devices conceived
and designed by Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci. The models, commissioned by Thomas
Watson, founder of IBM, have been fabricated from Leonardo's notebook drawings.