ALUMNI VOL. Ill NO. 1 The A. T. Eye N.Y.S. AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTE, CANTON, N. Y. STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK EDITION FEBRUARY, 1952 Klondike To Be Carnival Theme The Klondike with memories of frontier gold-mining and the roar- Ing nineties will come to life again at the sixth annual Winter Car- nival on February 15, 16 and 17. The Outing Club has planned another weekend of entertain- ment for students and alumni. The annual alumni home coming will again be featured. Alumni will register in the Student Lounge all Saturday afternoon. The an- nual alumni meeting will be in charge of President Dorothy Bart- let, Carter, in Madill Hall Before the meeting the Klondike Karnival on ice will be held in St. Lawrence University's Appleton Arena from 6 until 9. On the pro- gram will be speed races between A. T. I. students, a student hock- ey game, a broom hockey game and an exhibition of fancy skat- ing by talented figure skaters. The highlight of the program will be the crowning of the Whiter Car- nival king and queen. After the meeting the Carnival sock dance will be held until 1:00 The sports fans will not want to miss the basketball game and the intercollegiate ski-meet. The tra- ditional basketball game with Potsdam State will start at 8:15 in Madill Hall on the fifteenth. At their first game this season on December 1 Canton held the lead all the way until the fourth quar- ter when Potsdam put on a scor- ing spree to win 76-72. The Aggies are anxious to vindicate them- selves. Another sports event will be the inter-collegiate ski meet held at St. Lawrence University's Snow Bowl in South Colton Saturday and Sunday. Cross country will be Saturday morning, giant slalom Saturday afternoon and jumping Sunday morning. Twelve teams are entered in the meet—Brook- lyn Tech., Carleton College of Ot- tawa, Champlain College, Clark- son College, Cortland State, Brockport State, Oswego State, Harpur College, St. Lawrence \B\, Paul Smiths and Utica Tech. The class of '51 was the first to receive the Associate in Applied Science degrees since the Institute became part of the State Uni- versity of New York. Director French hands a diploma to Robert Boula '51, a graduate in agriculture. Institute on the Air Alumni in the Ogdensburg area can hear programs broadcast by A.T.I. on WSLB on alternate Tuesdays from 1:30 to 1:45 p. m. They are part of a series done in cooperation with St. Lawrence University and the radio workshop of KSLU. Some dates of future programs to be put on by students and fac- ulty are: February 5—A.T.I. Outing Club and the Winter Carnival program. February 19—A dramatic pro- gram by the Business Technology Department. March 4—Home Economics De- partment program. March 18 — \Modern Poultry Practices\ Evan Dana and Wil- liam T. Long. BASKETBALL SCHEDULE February 8 Morrisville Away February 9 Utica Tech Away February 15 Potsdam State Home February 21 Paul Smiths Away February 28 Paul Smiths Away February 29 Delhi Home Syracuse-Schenect'y Area Alumni to Meet Alumni living in the Syracuse and Schenectady areas will have a chance to get acquained with other Institute alumni soon. Din- ner meetings to organize State Institute Alumni chapters will get underway after the first of the year. A dinner meeting on February 9 at the Van Curler Hotel in Schenectady will be the first event in that area. A committee repre- senting all of the Institutes plan- ned this under the chairmanship of James Deering '49. You should all receive notices soon. If not, write or call Jim at 522 Clarendon Street, Schenectady 8. Another A.T.I, alumni, Joyce Fellows '49, was chosen secretary of the Syracuse planning commit- tee. The Syracuse dinner will be March 15 in the Hotel Onondaga. Notices will be sent out after the first of the year. You can call Joyce at 315 Liberty Street, Syra- cuse—Syracuse 2-3780. You are urged to come ont and make these meetings successful. Six Scholarships To Be Offered A total of six working scholar- ships for students in the Agricul- tural Department will be offered by the Institute beginning Sep- tember 1952. Four of the scholar- ships will be offered in 1952-53 and two in 1953-54. These scholarships will provide room and board for the entire two years. The recipients will work from 15-20 clock hours a week at the Institute farm, the poultry house, the dairy manufacturing laboratory, or the soils laboratory. One student will be assigned to each of these units. In 1953 one or each will be assigned to the farm and poultry house. The scholar- ships will be awarded by a com- mittee from the Agricultural De- partment before August 15. To be eligible a student must meet the following requirements: 1. A resident of New York State, preferably the seven county Northern area, and a gradu- ate from a secondary school of recognized standing. 2. Financial need. 3. Intention to enter the agri- cultural field for which they are being trained; i.e., dairy farming, poultry farming, general farming, dairy manu- facture or some closely allied field. 4. Scholastic ability to complete the Institute's graduation re- quirements. 5. A desire to work and an in- terest in securing education beyond high school. Application forms may be se- cured by writing to Glenn Wright, registrar. Officers of the Alumni Association for 1951-52 President, Dorothy Bartlett Carter (Mrs. Ray) '45. First Vice-President, Wesley Rose '50. 2nd Vice-President, Gene Lu- pia '48. Secretary - Treasurer, Edith Westaway '32.