The Register, 1982-04-06
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out of the 5,500 students who were eligible to vote in student government elections only about 730 participated kimbrough who served as sga attorney general in 79-80 attributed his loss to a lack of student interest in the elections hopkins who defeated michael kimbrough by a 7.2 percent margin carried 53 percent of the votes president by audrey l williams bobby hopkins a junior business administration major from kinston n.c was recently elected student government association two other unopposed candidates were frank white sga attorney general who will succeed himself and junior industrial technology major phyllis m fennell who will serve as senior class president bobby hopkins business administration major robin davis a junior vickie coleman a junior mechanical engineering major from baltimore md defeated steve raikes for the office of vice president of external affairs by an overwhelming landslide victories county board of elections adopts new questionnaire margin coleman who did not actively campaign for the position captured 72 percent at the fifth annual a&t mass communications conference cbs correspondent lem tucker told future journalists to prepare for hard work because media power has eluded blacks.fp/?ofo by tyson 1 vlj|p the issue arose in january when the naacp protested an earlier questionnaire it lines transferred to corbett contained a dozen questions such as would you be living in the college town if the school were not there claimed the questionnaire was used discriminate against blacks that questionnaire in february the board after a lengthy discussion compromised and adopted the three questions as a substitute for the earlier questionnaire questionnaire the questionaire will not deny a student the right to vote according to board chairman richard tate however george simkins president of the greensboro naacp chapter disagrees he hopes the justice department disapproves the by reginald mcneil the guilford county board of elections recently adopted a questionnaire that college students seeking to register must answer they fail to produce a guilford county drivers license account you pay property tax and where do you have a checking the three questions that registrars will ask the students are what address is listed on your car registration where do if the questionnaire is not cleared by the justice department your board will be going against the law simkins said a major key to the success of preregistration is order on the part of those persons who are engaged in the process consequently we solicit the support and cooperation of the students as we engage in preregistration artis explained graduate students may preregister through april 8 from 6 to 9 p.m in the graduate school office room 122 gibbs hall in addition to the dates and hours given above adjustments summer school aid limited to 500 staff persons can have various persons from the department on hand to assist students we plan to have sections from where it registration will be set up to assist the student in making new prprp9i^frittirm if a person finds there isn't a section available he must first see if there is another class in that section open or select another course that will be consistent with his major need artis said they must wait to see if their classes are open before the schedules ar.e accepted however the lines were so common in classroom buildings under the old process until it will probably face students at the gym since i believe this process should make it easier on students by not having to go to the various departments trying to pick up coyrse cards,"artis said students will no longer stand in line to pick up course cards said dr rudolph artist director of registration and records instead students will have their class schedules approved by their advisor take the schedule to corbett gymnasium and obtain a computer printed schedule new preregistration began monday and will continue through april 9 from 8 a.m to 3 p.m gymnasium preregistration process by valerie l hill preregistration lines have been eliminated from instructors doors and transferred to corbett a that not the that still dalton added seog funding i certain distributed on the basis of need said the director there will be no set amount checks she said the funding will depend on surplus money if any from the may 15 payroll financial aid will be freshmen and sophomores according to dalton will have a slim chance of receiving any aid because they have a significant number of hours left to complete before graduating and because of limited funding seniors and 250 for juniors explained applications are available on a first come first serve basis with 250 applications for priorities she said dalton limited funds for summer school we're starting with seniors first and juniors second they are our first by audrey l williams with financial aid limited this summer to only 4,000 in supplemental educational opportunity grants and a minimum of 200 work study positons only 500 summer school applicants will receive assistance according to alberta dalton financial aid with director volume lh1 number 33 north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc tuesday april 6 1982 complete awareness for complete commitment # th.|4c7 register president hopkins elected sga : 3;j : v ran unopposed for sga tawanda jennings a junior business administration major secretary pamela christian who ran for miss senior was another landslide victor she defeated alberta leak by capturing 67 percent of the votes of the votes while raikes came in with only 28 percent percent of the votes keith sophomore accounting major from baltimore md will be the first junior ever to hold the position of internal affairs vice president he defeated junior political science major allenton silcott with 59 mattison from greensboro defeated therrall thompson for the title of miss a&t with 54 percent of the votes with only 7 percent of the student body voting there were only two landslide
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