Public Parallels Programs No.63 and No.75 1981, 1982, 1983

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Side 1 is a presentation of KTXT radio station on the Texas Tech campus, 75th program of Today’s Issues and Personalities, Public Parallels Program, with a student committee presenting background, speakers and highlights of the 1983 Mass Communications Week. Side 2 is the 62nd Public Parallels Program, with student leaders discussing their organizations, responsibilities, goals and student involvement in campus activities.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Public Parallels Programs #62 & #75

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1981-82; February 1983

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Patrick Shuemaker and Pete McNabb

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Public Parallels Program #75, 1983 Mass communications Week, 75th program, Student committee, Mass Communications Week, Theme, Hall of Fame induction, Jack Butler, Fort Worth, Star Telegram, Schedule of activities, History, Student involvement, Purpose, Committee selection, University support, William G. Harley, Banquet speaker, Mass Communications Department, Formation (1970), Future plans, Job opportunities, Changing technology, Mass Communications Week (again), Primary objective, International student involvement, Student attendance, "Best of Southwest" theme, Alumni support, Scholarships, Speakers of sessions listed, Funding breakdown, Student response from high schools.

Tape 1, Side 2: Public Parallels Program #62, Key Leadership roles, Introduction of Participants, Mark Henderson, Student Association President, Lance Morris, Inter-Fraternity Council, Becca Gibson, Women’s Service Organization, Dennis Garza, United Mexican Students, Dr. Bob Ewalt, TTU Vice-President of Student, Affairs, Roles of Leaders on Campus, Student Association Government, Office responsibilities, Inter-Fraternity Council, Greek social life, Philanthropics/Service, University Daily Editor, Staff, Responsibilities, Management, Purposes, Revenue, La Ventana, KTXT-FM, United Mexican Students, Minority organizations, Activities, Student Association for Black Unity (SABU), Zeta Tau Zeta, Black Awareness Month, United Mexican American students (UMAS), Texas Association of Mexican-American Students, Lambda Mu Omega, Women’s Service Organization, Role on campus, Projects, Dr. Bob Ewalt, Breakdown of Student Activities, Role as Coordinator, Student Association Elections, University Daily Policy, Drop/Add dates, Image of Greek campus groups, Minority student recruitment, Rush functions, Texas drinking laws, Effectiveness of Student Association, Pass/Fail, Dean’s Honor List, University Daily "Moments Notice" column, Students Services Fees.

Range Dates: 1980s

Bulk Dates: 1981-1983

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