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Friday, April 9, 1999

Odessa College offers courses

In keeping with Odessa College's tradition of serving the communities surrounding the city, OC wil offer summer extension courses in Monahans and Pyote, as well as fall extension courses for the majority of its service area.

The Monahans Extension will offer three courses for the summer at Monahans High School: Introduction to Computer Systems, which meets from 6:20 to 10:15 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays; Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics), which meets from 1 to 2:55 p.m., Monday through Thursday; and US and Texas Government, which meets from 3-4:55 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

The Pyote Extension will offer Physical Geology from 6-9:55 p.m., Monday through Thursday, in the Pyote Education Building.

OC will offer extension courses for Fall Semester 1999 in Andrews, Crane, Kermit, Pyote, Wink, McCamey, Monahans, Pecos and Seminole.

From Monday, April 19 to Wednesday, April 21, Pyote will offer early registration for both summer and fall courses at all extension centers.

For more information, contact Bob Mobley, director of off-campus programs, at 915-943-2400.

UTPB to present flight engineer

Aprille Ericsson-Jackson, Ph.D., an aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, visits the Permian Basin April 23-24, as a guest of the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Ericsson-Jackson, whose particular interest is encouraging youth enter fields in science and mathematics, will present, "How to Reach Your Goals: Encouraging Youth," as the Distinguished Lecturer for the college at 8 p.m., Friday, April 23, at the UTPB Center for Energy and Economic Diversification.

Saturday, April 24, in the UTPB Student Lounge, Ericsson-Jackson will give two interactive presentations aimed at youth. The presentations, "Building Reclyclable Space Vehicles," will be at 9:30 a.m., children in grades 1 through 4 and at 11 a.m. for children in grades 4 through 8.

Ericsson-Jackson holds both a master's and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Howard University. She received her bachelor of science degree in aeronautical/astronautical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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