The Register, 1980-04-22
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the senior psychology major from roosevelt long island n.y said that he must compliment a&t because it has done so much for his development vice president of the sga defeating barrington ross in thursday's run-off election nursing school cites five during capping exercises five nursing students at a&t state university were cited sunday for their academic accomplishments and professional potential joan wilson was presented the dr c c stewart memorial scholarship by the during the university's annual capping and chevron ceremony students caps were presented to 42 students and chevrons to three deborah pierce a senior in the schoolof nursing gave the capping and chevron address darlene stephens won the moses h cone hospital auxiliary award for professional promise robin kinley won the teloca graduates award of the greensboro chapter for academic achievement and venessa chance won the award of the l richardson memorial hospital auxiliary for professional promise dellareese deloatch won the sigma chi chapter of the chi eta phi sorority award for service to humanity greensboro medical society for academic achievement the field is â– expanding yet blacks make up two percent of the executive editorial positions of white daily newspapers in a recent issue of the columbia journalism review stastistics show that today there are 1700 minorities in journalism as opposed to 468 minority journalists in 1968 especially communications students qualified blacks the cliche itself he emphasized is a slap in the face at this university mass lewis reporters are employed in these two news agencies said additionally the upi united press international and ap associated press have no black editors covering international news only twelve upi and ap minority said lewis from the 1968 kerner commission on the causes and prevention of violence the reseach report shows that newspapers are backwards and still behind the times in his opinion what does it take to become a good reporter to get a reporter's position at the daily news three to five years experience is needed for news experience emphasizing that it takes three to five years after college to he also commented on a&t's mass communications program having come a long way in such a short time what's the reason the old cliche i can't find any not hiring minorities lewis mentioned recently that he and a white colleague were talking about the job market of journalism opening up for blacks he replied two thirds of all dailies are lewis guest lecturer for the annual banquet stressed the importance of blacks and other minorities in the journalism field getting hired because they are good-not because of their ethnic group as a news reporter you have to get to the point soon to get facts quickly to keep people reading your stories journalists have big egos said richard greggory lewis staff writer for the greensboro daily news rockingham bureau by trudy johnson competent - know grammar basics have a strong vocabulary use dictionaries thesauruses and city directories frequently and most of all use your wits journalism is a self-starting profession other highlights mentioned were,after learning the basics you will still have problems editors do not want to hear 1 can't get a story and that young journalists have to be the best they can be 1 . lewis a recipient of the landmark award in journalism for consistency in reporting in 1977 has covered stories as vital to the public as earl butz and the communist klan controversies of the latter become a good reporter what are the makings of a good journalist he answered the question as follows news is business you have to be constuction is underway expanding a&t's parking facilities near bluford library , photo by tyson run-off victor clarke sees good at a&t audience see a&t page 2 part of 1979 and early 1980 he was presented a plaque for his presentation to the a&t the world situation is placing many pressures on us but i see a great deal of good in this environment at a&t by michael fairley professional english major karen f williams placed first in the essay contest williams is a junior by tony moore america's greatest bargain the library served as the theme for national library week at a&t no fines were charged for overdue materials returned between april 13-19 national library week is sponsored by the national book committee and the american library association it was observed at a&t through the public programs committee of f d bluford library the committee sponsored two contests in observance of national library week an essay contest and poster contest on the theme america's greatest bargain the library the contest winners were announced at a reception held in seminar room ii of bluford on thursday,april 17 at 3:00 p.m see poster page 2 by keith sledge asafety and drivereducationmajor from roanoke rapids the poster contest was won professor of english at a&t a freshman business administration major from lenoir placed third all essay entries were judged by marguerite porter assistant second and anita patterson carl locus a lower junior achitectural engineer major from fayetteville placed multifaceted subjects key to knowledge it unlocks the door of your mind and allows you to become informed creative ingenious and educated about the from raleigh she said in her essay that since reading is the items in the store were bargains because they were free sledge's interpretation of america's greatest bargain was a drawing of a grocery store stocked with books magazines newspapers journals films records and a host of other items all of the bluford library features america's greatest bargain complete awareness for complete commitment # thi4-5 register volume xli number 48 north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensropo.nc april22 lewis addresses annual a&t register banquet elected these pressures are only going to help make us stronger said clarke baldwin bald and individually i have accepted what a&t had to offer this has helped me to modify my behavior and strive see baldwin page 2 during my three and a half years at this university my experiences have been very rewarding this university has contributed to me academically morally socially
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