The Register, 1983-09-23
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nursing program receives accredita tion chancellor fort and marietta raines dean of the nursing school smile after receiving news of the approval of the nursing program photo by jay hall vance in greensboro.the students will return to campus and buses will leave for raleigh around 5:00 p.m the sga has five buses available students are encouraged to sign up in the sga office students are expected to black college day will be celebrated across the state on monday september 26 universities and colleges have planned celebrations on their own campuses and a united candlelight service is to be held in raleigh monday night the purpose of bcd is to dramatize the black corn munities concern over the conditions of predominately black colleges across the na tion said keith mattison vice president of internal af fairs classes have been cancelled after 12:00 noon and the sga has planned an afternoon of activities which will begin at 12:00 noon in the homecoming 1983 brown the first black college day was held four years ago in washington d.c and was co ordinated by journalist tony p.m bcd is sponsored by the n.c association of black student governments according to dr jesse mar shall vice chancellor of stu dent affairs a&t is celebrating bcd on the last monday in sept because that has been the observance day in the past at a&t congress proclaimed september 21 as the na tional historically black col lege day observance date since that time each state has held its own black college day during the month of september n.c did not observe bcd last year they have come alive and set strong goals periods fort said the four examination tors combined he and the nur sing school had a positive feeling that the nursing school would not be lost schools state approved nursing the nursing school will have routine visits from the board staff evaluation team in 1985 as part of the regularly established schedule to all students mitment fort said the decision for approving the school was a result of the superb leader ship of its dean marietta raines along with active com from faculty and for the past two years the school has been motivating we have to keep the pressure on ourselves fort said raines said that they are an ticipating improving the 70 percent standard set by the state board goals she said she is pleased about student participation they have come alive and set strong students were more deter mined to succeed when it looked like the program might be dropped raines said appear to be as optimistic as onyemem however students do not onyemem sga president chris onyemem said he is very op timistic about the activities planned,"apart from the last minute changes in the show i think homecoming will be bet ter than last year said the sga has finally releas ed the activities of the week which will begin sunday september 25 at 8:00 p.m in corbett sports center the week of festivities will end sunday october 2 after the alum ni worship service suspense since the beginning of the semester about homecoming 83 by doris person editor in chief students have been page 6 see homecoming the delay in the final an nouncement of the saturday homecoming show was caused by litigations between the pro moters and a&t onyemem says he was not aware of these litigations when he was pursu ing the acts he only found out recently and therefore con tracts with angela bofield and o brian could not be honored homecoming is just too soon said regina hartsfield a junior agricultural ex onomics major i am disap pointed that we are just fin ding out whom we are having said hartsfield summer pamela dudley junior political science major said last year we knew long before homecoming week who would be at the show just what did they sga do all along with the female gospel singers will be their mother mattie moss clarke another guest will be the spirit of love singers of greensboro the a&t gospel choir and the united fellowship choir will perform also the mistress of ceremony will be nancy carree a local evangelist and gospel t.v tivities 1983 homecoming ac sunday.september 25 at 8:00 p.m the gospel poloypony concert will be held in corbett sports center featured guest will be the clark sisters whose album is my loving in vain has been rated number one in billboard register complete awareness for complete commitment volume lv number 2 north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc friday september 23 1983 a&t will observe black college day return to campus around 10 and special to the register the north carolina state board of nursing placed a&t's nursing school on the list of fully approved nursing programs in the state chancellor edward b fort announced in a press con ference thursday afternoon by gina e.e davis associate news editor fort said with all these fac association changes in the nursing pro gram included significant revi sions in the admissions stan dards changes in the honor point average requirements for advancing from one level to another assisting students with study and teaching plans which reflect the use of clinical instruction and fiscal support from the national alumni students to prepare them for passing the state boards this was in compliance with the securing of the 70 per cent passing rate of nurses in by doris person pamela wright sga president chris onyemen has asked mayor john forbis to issue a pro clamation of the bcd obser then at 2:00 p.m a public rally will be held with several keynote speakers former na tional alumni president velma speight has been in vited to speak and also ben ruffin assistant to gov james b hunt holland bowl a brief pro gram will be held in the bowl the fellowship gospel choir will perform the march to the governmental plaza will begin at 1:30 p.m
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