Sept. 20, 1996

Off the Hill

Beginning January 1997, the KU Regents Center, Overland Park, will offer classes for graduate studies in marketing communications. Linda Miller, who has recently been named director of the journalism program at the Regents Center, will direct this program.

Miller has 20 years of experience in marketing with major corporations and has been an adjunct professor at the Regents Center for seven years.

The 36-hour graduate curriculum offered by the School of Journalism will lead to a master of science degree in journalism.

The courses are designed for part-time, evening study, and all classes will be offered exclusively at the Regents Center. The application deadline is Nov. 1. For more information, call Miller at (785) 897-8416.

The third annual Run for Autism, an annual 10- and 5- kilometer run-walk to raise funds for the Autism Resource Center at the KU Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., will be held Sunday, Sept. 22.

The event begins at 7 a.m. at SouthGlen Theatres, 119th and Metcalf streets. Funds raised at the events will help establish KU Medical Center's Autism Resource Center.

Registration costs $15 in advance and $20 on race day. For more information, contact Katie Tapscott, race coordinator, (785) 588-5987.

Ann Rickman has joined the KU Regents Center, Overland Park, staff as assistant director for the master of business administration program. Her responsibilities include student advising, recruitment and program administration.

Rickman is the former director of career development and community service at Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro.

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