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14.   HAZARD, SOUTHEAST IN ALCOR CONSORTIUM

       Hazard Community College and Southeast Community College will
be part of a six-college consortium which will operate programs of
recreation, education, health, nutrition and community development in
75 isolated communities in a 24-county East Kentucky and Tennessee
area. Called ALCOR, funds for the program, in the amount of $233,830,
have been granted over a three-year period by the W. K. Kellogg
Foundation. More than 75 students in the fields of nursing, medicine,
dentistry and special education are working this summer in the various
ALCOR centers. The program is administered by Alice Lloyd College.



15.    SPEECH CLINIC AIMED AT STUTTERERS

       Dr. Robert A. Valyo, director of speech pathology and audiology,
College of Education, has just conducted a new clinical program (June
15-Aug. 6) aimed at helping persons who stutter. Dr. Valyo pointed
out that stuttering is most apparent in youngsters who attend grades
three through twelve. Although many children between ages three and
seven stutter, it is fairly normal for them to exhibit such patterns,
which frequently disappear without treatment.



16.    SPRINGFIELD GIRL WINS FULBRIGHT GRANT

       A new Fulbright scholar at the University, Miss Sally Hamilton
of Springfield, will take her Fulbright grant to the University of
Heidelberg in Germany. When she returns from Heidelberg she will
begin studies for her doctorate at UK, and hopes some day to teach.
Miss Hamilton received her MA here in May and was a teaching assis-
tant in the German department while in Graduate School. During the
four-week intersession she taught a course in "'German for Reading
Knowledge."



17.    PROF. LAWSON NAMED ACTING LAW DEAN

       Prof. Robert G. Lawson has been named acting dean of the
College of Law. The announcement by President Singletary was made
at a dinner honoring Dr. W. L. Matthews Jr., the retiring law school
dean. Lawson's appointment will be effective with the start of the
fall semester and he will serve until the appointment of a permanent
successor to Matthews. Lawson is a native West Virginian, a graduate
of Berea College, and the College of Law. He practiced law in
Roanoke, Va., and in Lexington before joining the law faculty on a
full-time basis in 1966.

       Dean Matthews announced his intention to retire from the dean-
ship last year. His return to full-time teaching and research duties
as a member of the law faculty will mark the end of a 14-year tenure
as dean.