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'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
College Bids The Proctors Farewell
Becomes Sixth President
Honor Roll Total Decreases To 151
Three Achieve Perfect Averages
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
"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
"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,
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
"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
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Three students with perfect four
point averages headed a roster of
151 A&T College students who
were listed on the winter quarter
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
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
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.
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
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,
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.
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,
"B" HONOR ROLL
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-
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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
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.