The Register, 1964-04-10, page 1
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HONOR ROLL TAKES ANOTHER DIP (SEE STORY BELOW) She <d. V & ^oiie^e 'The Cream of College News" VOLUME XXXV, No. 22 APRIL 10, 1964 GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA Dr. Samuel D. Proctor, right, honored with a luncheon by the A&T College Faculty and Staff, as he relinquished the presidency of A&T College, receives a gift from his colleagues. The presentation is made by Dr. Warmoth T. Gibbs, president- emeritus, as Dr. Lewis C. Dowdy, the new president, looks on from center. College Bids The Proctors Farewell Becomes Sixth President Honor Roll Total Decreases To 151 Three Achieve Perfect Averages Dowdy Dr. Samuel D. Proctor, fifth president of A&T College, is to be honored by the faculty and staff at a special luncheon m Brown Hall today, the day his resignation becomes effective. Expressions of appreciation will be given by Mr. E. E. Waddell, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees; Mr. Howard C. Barnhill, president, General Alumni Association; and Dr. Glenn F. Rankin, dean of students. Jesse Jackson, president of the student government, presented Dr. Proctor a watch on behalf of the students at the Honors Day Convocation March 17. Dr. L. C. Dowdy, president-elect, will preside and will issue the following statement: "Today, I face the greatest challenge of my life, and together, you and I have a confrontation with demands, expectations and opportunities, the magnitude of which has not been seen before in the history of man. Our immediate task here is to provide an educational program strong enough in quality to produce graduates who can walk with dignity in any academic community, face boldly any challenge, grasp fearlessly any opportunity, and accept with complete confidence their total responsibilities as citizens. "This is a tremendous task, but I face it with complete optimism because you will share these responsibilities with me. The future of our College and its programs cannot exceed, in any respect, the high aspirations, devotion, loyalty, dedication attitudes ments of the faculty and staff. You are the public embodiment of the highest aspirations of A&T College. YOU lead the way in disseminating truth, encouraging the love of truth broadcasting the knowledge that is NOW, and quickening curiosity for the knowledge that is TO BE. Our College can be no greater than the ideas of its faculty; therefore, one of my primary functions will be to release the hidden talents of our faculty and utilize them in developing an educational program second to none. "John Gardner has said, 'A society decays when its institutions and individuals lose their vitality.' For a society to escape from rigidity, sterility and ultimate decay, to retain the capacity for continuous self-renewal, it must operate through institutions which are (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) Three students with perfect four point averages headed a roster of 151 A&T College students who were listed on the winter quarter honor roll. Annie Jacobs and Ralph Greenlee, both of whom made identical averages last quarter, were joined by James Randall in the selected category of 4.00 scholars. Miss Jacobs, a senior from Watha, is a mathematics major. Greenlee is a sociology major from Greensboro, while Randall is an English major from Bolton. Both Willie Ruff, left, bass and French hornist with the Mitchell-Ruff Trio, which appeared in concert at A&T College last week, strikes a "cool note" for interested students at right: Jesse Jackson, Greenville, S. C, president of the Student Government; Madeline Henderson, South Orange, N. J., and Brenda Crosby, Winston-Salem. At center is Dwike Mitchell, pianist with the Trio. irations, devotion, loyalty, <-, i . \t ¥"» • i^ +&$&JLTJSb Student Nurses Receive CaPs At Annual Capping Exercises Faculty, Staff, Seniors May 2, 1964 Last Day For Paying Cap and Gown Fee Twenty-seven sophomore nursing students received caps in ceremonies held last Sunday in Harrison auditorium. The speaker was Mrs. Lillian H. Harvey, dean, School of Nursing, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee Institute, Alabama. She was delivering the main address at the annual Capping Exercises for the A&T School of Nursing, held on Sunday, April 5. The event featured the presentation of caps to twenty-seven sophomore nursing students, who had met qualifications to begin clinical experience in local hospitals. It was the largest such class in the history of the College. Using the subject, "The Place Is Here, The Time, Now," Mrs. Harvey said the opportunities being gained today by campaigns on the streets of America will be secured only as the Negro meets the requirements of new adversaries in the computer, the objective examinations and merit examinations, "the data which reveal how you stack up in a world of competition." She challenged the students, "How you perform today, the time, and at A&T, the place, will determine how you will stack up in a new world which you will face." Four of the coeds were singleii out for special praise. Debra John son, Columbia, S. C, received the Dr. C. C. Stewart Memorial Scholarship Award, given by the Greensboro Medical Society for superior academic achievement. The Moses H. Cone Women's Auxiliary Award for professional promise went to Augelyn Wyrick, Greensboro; Rosa Ward, Bethel, received the Medical - Surgical Award from the Greensboro Academy of Medicine; and Justine Ford, Newton, was cited with the Teloca Grads' Award for participation in professional organizations. Other students who received caps were Barbara Hyatt, Badin; Ethel Warren, Belews Creek; Carol Dixon, Burlington; Valerie A. Avery and Gaynelle Neely, both of Charlotte; Susie Watford, Colerain; Betty Gordon, Fayetteville; Greath- er Savage and Carolyn Simmons, both of Goldsboro; Bernice Mitchell, Southern Pines; Lelia Salter, Greensboro; Louise Gooche, Henderson; Georgia Blue and Elizabeth Waddell, both of Sanford; Addie Little, Scotland Neck; and Annetta Roland, Windsor. The list also included: Mildred Talley, Pensacola, Florida; Flora Galloway, St. Paul, Minn.; LaMar- is Schumpert, Columbia, S. C.J Julia King, Charlottesville, Va.; Golden McDaniel, Newport News, Va.; Brenda J. Britt, Richmond, Va.; and Qaudette McPherson, Washington, D. C. are juniors. A total of 23 other students were listed on the "A" honor roll, and another 125 on the "B" honor roll. The "A" honor roll listing represents a decrease of 9 from last quarter's total of 34. The "B" honor roll listing is 20 less than last quarter's 146. Seniors again led all classes with 11 on the "A" honor roll and 46 on the "B" honor roll. Ten juniors, 4 sophomores, and 1 freshman were listed on the "A" honor roll, while 34 juniors, 36 sophomores, and 9 freshmen made the "B" honor roll. Following is a complete list of students who made the honor roll during the winter quarter: "A" HONOR ROLL SENIORS Annie G. Jacobs, Watha, math., 4.00; Cary P. Bell, Jackson, English, 3.82; Janece I. Coley, Goldsboro, math. 3.76; Lendo Regan, Tar Heel, bus. adm., 3.75; Elnora D. Daniel, Oxford, nursing, 3.60; Carol C. Walker, Durham, nursing, 3.69; Richard D. Robbins, Ahoskie, ag. ec, 3.65; Kenneth E. Edwards, Kinston, arch, engr., 3.59; Winser Alexander, Columbia, elec. engr., 3.58; Hilton W. Villines, Cedar Grove, ag. ed., 3.56; and William E. Baptiste, Jr., Oxford, biology, 3.53. JUNIORS Ralph E. Greenlee, Greensboro, applied socio., 4.00; James H. Randall, Bolton, English, 4.00; Ola M. Sneed, Lake City, Florida, nurs ing, 3.81; Emerson Whitted, Castle Hayne, soc. studies, 3.75; Johnny F. Thompson, Clinton, English, 3.62; Leroy Miller, Griffin, Georgia, elect, wiring, 3.61; Lillian A. Lace- well, Riegelwood, biology, 3.58; Helen A. Atkinson, Walstonburg, history, 3.53; Dyanne E. Echols, Niagara Falls, New York, app. socio., 3.50; and Ulysses L. James, Jamesville, engr. physics, 3.50. SOPHOMORES Alton S. Wallace, New Bern, engr. math., 3.89; Brenda Richardson, Westbury, Long Island, New York, app. socio., 3.83; Rita J. Southall, Portsmouth, Virginia, physics, 3.65; and Clifton E. Freeman, Windsor, auto mechanics, 3.53. FRESHMEN Willie P. nursing, 3.63. Washington, Badin, "B" HONOR ROLL SENIORS Earl H. McClenny, Mebane, history, 3.48: Roosevelt Rollins, Cap- ron, Virginia, elect, engr., 3.47; George L. Starks, Anderson, South Carolina, music, 3.47; Thomasine C. Brown, Pittsboro, English, 3.44; Theodore Caul, Covington, Virginia, app. socio., 3.44; Catherine S. Ramsey, Jackson, bus. ed., 3.42; Novella A. Madison, Kinston, bus. ed., 3.39; Marion Young, Greens- (CONTINUED ON PAGE 3) Top award winners last week at the annual Capping Exercises for sophomore students in the A&T College School of Nursing try a cap "for size. Angelyn Wyrick, left, Greensboro, adjusts the cap for Justine Ford, Newton, as Rosa Ward, Bethel, and Debra Johnson, Columbia, S. C, looks on from right.
|Title||The Register, 1964-04-10|
|Cover title||The A. & T. College Register|