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Thankyou to the official sponsors of New Research Center, Olympic Hopes the was an associate dean of GEORGIA the School of Architecture and Urban Design at the TECH University of Rhode Island. Galloway earned a ALUMNI bachelor's in sociology Westmont College in MAGAZINE from 1962, and did his graduate • Acme Business Products • Atlanta Penta Hotel • Balentine & Co. • The Coca-Cola Company • Delta Air lines • Diamond Brostrom • General Rent-A-Car • Inforum • Johnson Yokogawa • Kuppenheimer • Lanier Plaza Hotel & Conference Center • Marriott Northwest Atlanta • NationsBank • Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta • Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead • Six Flags Over Georgia • Technology Park/Atlanta • Trust Company Bank • Wachovia Bank of Georgia • Wyndliam Hotel

work at the University of Washington, where he received both his master's and PhD in urban planning in 1969 and 1972, respectively.

Sunny Center Georgia Tech has been assured of its place in the sun since being selected to house the University Center of Excellence for Photovoltaic Research and Education. The center, funded through Sandia National Laboratories, will advance research in solarcell technology and provide assistance to other universities with solar energy research programs.

MAC Parties The apparel at one Halloween-night party won't be traditional ghosts and witches, but the latest in fashion design. The Alumni Association's Minority Affairs Committee is sponsoring a fashion show on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. The affair includes a committee presentation. The fashion show will be choreographed by Andrea Price, IE '91, 'and Michele J Crawford, IMGT '84, and is

Ciraido

Retires

Al Ciraido, the voice of the Yellow Jackets since 1954, has retired as the play-by-play announcer for Tech football games. He will continue to work the pregame, halftime and postgame shows on W'CNN radio. Over his career, Ciraido, 71, announced more than 1,000 basketball games and 416 football games, beginning with Tech's 1954 opener against 'I'ulane. Bob McCann, WCNN sports director, takes < iver the play-by-play, with Kim King continuing as analyst.

one of several MAC Homecoming activities that includes a pizza party on Friday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Weber Building on campus. The group will hold a reception at 5 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. On Sunday, MAC members and friends are invited to gather for brunch at Ray's on the River in Marietta. For more information call Laticia Khalif at (404) 4944081.

Olympic Perspective Four years from now, Brian Jacob expects to be back on campus, but lifting iron instead erf textbooks.

A civil engineering senior, Jacob was a member of the U.S. Olympic weightlifting team in Barcelona. "The whole experience was incredible," Jacob says. "Sixteen clays of the best athletes in the world, all in one place competing." And what of the unflattering comparisons that have been made about Atlanta's cultural offerings compared to those of Barcelona? As an Olympian, Jacob felt that Barcelona's many tourist attractions, while spectacular, were somewhat "distracting." "People were more interested in sightseeing than in seeing events." he says. Conlintied on page 13

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