October 25, 1999
UCSC Summer Session
UCSC Summer Session has received this year's "Exemplary Programs Award"
from the Western Association of Summer Session Administrators (WASSA) for the Seaside
Junior High School Math/Science Institute. The institute was launched five years
ago to reach out to young students in the Seaside area and bring them to campus for
a challenging course of study and a residential life experience.
"I'm very pleased with the WASSA honor, but I'm more excited to think that
our efforts are creating opportunities for students in our communities," said
The American Psychological Society's list of the "Top Ten Teaching Studies" in psychology includes the classic by UCSC's Craig Haney, C. Banks, and P. Zimbardo, "A Study of Prisoners and Guards in a Simulated Prison." The list appeared in the September issue of the society's monthly newsletter, the APS Observer.
Hervé Le Mansec
Hervé Le Mansec, lecturer in French, was elected president of the French-American Cultural Foundation by its board of directors. The foundation promotes the organization of French and Francophone cultural events in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Campus and Community Planning director Charles Eadie gave a presentation on the "Impacts of the Loma Prieta Earthquake on Small Businesses" at a two-day conference on earthquake safety and preparedness put on by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) October 14 and 15 in Oakland. The conference, titled "Living on Shaky Ground," was aimed at local government policy makers and emergency preparedness professionals. Eadie's presentation was part of a panel on community recovery.