The Register, 1983-02-22
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housing officials had con sidered putting students in the lobby of scott hall-a before the additional space in scott and kent opened up a special committee was formed to look into the hous ing problem and to try to pre vent it from recurring weather however he said he did not like having to walk the distances to and from campus and sometimes in inclement i was disappointed at not living on campus at first said freshman maurice mayo but i like living at the downtowner charles crisp a freshman who lived at the downtowner during the fall semester cited privacy and quiet the televi sion and the air conditioner as advantages of living at the motel he lives in scott hall this semester provide food service patel said however the motel did not the students had access to color television a telephone morning wake-up calls free local calls and chairs on campus they were charged 3.15 per day the same amount to live in a dormitory or 6.30 for a frank mcguire father leaving in a semester is how we the attrition of students rooms the nonresidential section of kent court was converted from adult education classrooms to dormitory but the situation appeared on its way to clearing up recently with 16 rooms each becoming available in scott hall and kent court this year was no different an annual housing shortage seems to befall a&t especial ly for male students by gail hairston and donald b sellers staff writers ag extention to participate in symposium campus ministry in the works staff writer by terra singleton sheraton left before that ever happened to accept a position at alabama universi ty and not much has been thought about a campus ministry since â€” at least not until father frank mcguire decided to do something about it eleven years ago when the rev gene sheraton was at a&t he tried to establish a catholic campus ministry a nocturnal view of memorial student vmonfphoto by jay hall coordinator agricultural extension pro gram p.o box 21928 greensboro n.c 27420 for registration informa tion contact dr clyde chesney natural resources a&t greensboro april 25-26 the symposium is for natural resources profes sionals educators and high school career counselors it will be held at the holiday in n/four seasons in the a&t agricultural ex tension program will conduct a two-day symposium on in creasing the involvement of minorities and women in natural resources planning utilization management and development mcguire off-campus counselling is available any time through mcguire he can be reached at 272-8650 the catholic church feels responsible to those that are catholics he said there aren't many colleges or univer sities without a catholic need for a campus ministry at a&t mcguire said that there is a although mcguire is in the process of starting a campus ministry here he also holds gatherings at bennett college mcguire a native of philadelphia pa and a member of st mary's parish on gorrell street is in charge of that program beginning here at a&t during the summer he at tended a seminary in the panama canal zone while attending a seminary in allentown pa for his masters mcguire worked with that city's hotline counselling people con templating suicide ed counselor as an ordained priest the newcomer to a&t is a season socials will be planned for the beginning and end of each semester mcguire said these socials will be planned by parishioners and students the catholic church is well received in the south but not , in a black community many people feel or think it's a white religion and it's not it's to preach the gospel to everyone he said ministry these encounter weekends are extremely beneficial to the students who participate and to the campuses from which they come he said mcguire said twice a year we participate in dioce sean retreat programs for all college students in the western half of north carolina at 8 p.m on thursdays in the lutheran student center there are rap sessions held on the catholic faith and life one of the services offered by the campus ministry is an on-campus mass held each sunday at 4 p.m entire campus community at both a&t and bennett we do not wish to discriminate along any boundaries at all mcguire said our concern in faith is for the the c.c.m is designed to serve those who are catholic colleges in addition to mcguire there are a number of other parishioners from st mary's church many work at other a full-fledge program began during the 82-83 academic year responding to the call to preach the good news to all the catholic ministry hopes to bring a special message of god's love to the students faculty and administration he added our campus ministry pro gram is in its infancy stages right riow mcguire said according to the ordained priest many college students lose contact with religion and we want them to know we are interested he said although there is just about a handful of catholics residing on campus mcguire said total availability to the students staff and administration is a goal of the catholic ministry the4-5 register p afcp if complete awareness for complete commitment annual housing shortage appears to be clearing up volume liv number 27 north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc tuesday february 22 1983 the university is paying for four people in a room with two beds said bharat patel downtowner manager and if two students want to stay in a room the students pay half and the university pays the other half private room â€” kornegay housing is limited because the university has only enough rooms to accommodate 55 percent of the student body kornegay arranged for some students to be housed in the downtowner motor inn until rooms became available the shortage was created when the number of returning male students exceeded the number of available rooms and since the semester began the housing office was able to find on-campus hous ing for at least one student per day kornegay added acquired the extra space said dr judge kornegay director of housing operations housing is limited he con tinued because the university has only enough rooms to ac commodate 55 percent of the student body which has rang ed from 4,800-5,000 students in the last few years we just did not have enough available housing space for all the students at that time kornegay said
|Title||The Register, 1983-02-22|
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