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College Lists 177 Prospective Graduates } A coUege president and a national executive of two Young Men's Christian Association wiU deliver principal messages at the 73rd annual commencement exercises for A&T CoUege, set for Sunday, May 24, and Saturday, May 30. Dr. Charles Wesley, president of Central State CoUege, WUberforce, Ohio, wUl dehver the commencement address. The finals program is scheduled for May 30 at 3:00 p.m. the Greensboro CoUseum. The noted educator and historian is a graduate of Fisk University, holds the M.A. degree from Yale University, and the Ph.D. degree from Harvard University. He has been president of Central State since 1942. The finals will draw to a close a week long program of activities which begin with the annual baccalaureate services Sunday, May 24, 1964. Baccalaureate services, set for Charles Moore Gymnasium, beginning at 11:00 A.M., will feature the sermon by Dr. Matthew G. Carter ol New York. Dr. Carter is assistant director of the association press for the National Board of the Y.M.C.A. Other programs include the annual joint concert by the coUege choir and symphony band on the front lawn of the campus and the President's reception for graduates, alumni and friends. A total of 177 seniors have been Usted as prospective graduates, according to information released recently by the Office of Adminis- sions. The Ust includes prospective candidates for the bachelor of science degree from the four schools of the coUege and the Technical Institute. Included on the Ust are sixty-one students from the School of Education and General Studies and the same number from the School of Engineering. Thirty-two students from the School of Agriculture, thirteen from the school of Nursing, and ten from the Technical Institute were also Usted. Prospective graduates from the School of Agriculture are MUton Algood, WiUiam E. Baptiste, Jr., Claude I. Barrant, Shirley Ann BeU, John A. Best, Doris Evelyn Canada, James P. Chapman, Ronald K. Dixon, Patricia Ann Farr, Thelma Jean Feaster, and Alonzo Flowers, Jr. Bettie Louis Godfrey, Larry T. Graddy, Thomasena C. Harris, Ronald O. Host, George D. HiU, Audrey Elaine Holt, Anne T. Howell, Wallace Davis Hughes, Fleming A. Innis, Dorothy L. Gooch, and Michael L. Luther. Also Peggie Ann Martin, Barbara Jean Norfleet, Richard D. Robbins, Sandy L. Royster, Doris Ann Shoffner, Robert Everett Stokes, Clementine Thompson, Martha O. Wallington, Matthew WiUiams, Jr., and Sedley A. WUUams. Students from the School of Education and General Studies are Alvis D. Alston, Minnie Lee Baker, Cary Pittman BeU, Mary Ann Bloomfield, Lorraine Brown, Thomasine Corbett Brown, Nadine J. Burrell, Edward Leon CampbeU, Frank Cherry, Thomas Edward Conley, Joseph N. Cox, Rodney J. Davis, WUUam E. Davis, Jr. Gloria Jean Debnam, Voneree Deloatch, Davetta Kaie Florance, Mattie Lee Forbes, CorneU FuUer, Naomi B. Glover, Stanley D. Grady, Jr., MizeU Hawkins, Ada Jane Howard, Clarence A. Howard, CeUa M. Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson, Lokie Kee, Jr., Calvin Rudolph Lang and Earl H. McClenney, Jr. Also Margaret Ann Martin, Pear- lee A. Mauney, WiUie J. Mooring, Jr., Robert Tyronne Patterson, Aly- cia L. Pendergrast, Van Hazel Pridgen, Bertha Denita Reynolds, Shirley Temple Ricks, Robert L. Riddick, WUson RoUand Robinson, Renouard Alkin Sanders, Beverly G. Scales, James H. Shelton, Jr., Hortense H. Shelton, Ralph K. Shelton and LueUen Sinclair. In addition, Gertie Young Smith, Delois Spruill, Carl L. Stanford, Ann CeceUa Staples, George L. Starks, Jr., Harvey L. Stone, Alton L. Swann, WUbert B. SwindeU, Berkley G. Tatum, Mary Irene Taylor, WUUam L. Thornton, Robert E. Urquhart, Melvin Williams, Veloris Jean WUUams, Andrew WiUis, Dewey Wilson, and Nazar Wright, Jr. Prospective graduates from the School of Engineering are Winser E. Alexander, Annie M. Anderson, Charles Harris Bates, Cambrie Battle, Jr., Charles BeU, Louis Melvin Bell, Ronald R. Booker, EarlCarly- le Brown, Joseph Ray Burnett, Thomasena Clay, Janece Iva Coley, Christine Crutchfield, Anthony A. Dudley, Althea Maxine EUiot, Johnny L. Ervin. Herman H. Faucette, Jr., LiUie M. Foreman, Maurice A. Harris, Marion Harrison, Jr., Harold C. Hicks, Vivian Delores Hughes, Jerry Lee Hunter, James W. Ingram, Nancy Carol Ingram, Annie G. Jacobs, WiUie E. Jacobs, Nathan E. Johnson, Sylvester Johnson, Eula Jones, WiUie Hugene Jones, Gaston J. Little, Walter Norman Little, Hazel N. Lyles, BaUus Mc- Adams. Eddie Frank McClendon, McLes- ter J. McKee, Thomas E. Mc- Laurin, Jr., NoveUa Aldridge Madison, Eleanor Janet Mason, MUes J. Patterson, Catherine Sylvia Ramsey, Sara B. Rearden, Cato Larry Reaves, Leno Regan, Rubye McCain Reid, Roosevelt RoUins, (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) She <d.V fr^GoMege VOLUME XXXV, No. 24 APRIL 24, 1964 GREENSBORO, N. C. £y3 'The Cream of College News" Arna Bontemps, left, noted noveUst of NashvUle, Tenn., who spoke last week at A&T CoUege, Greensboro, talks with Dr. Darwin T. Turner, professor and chairman of the A&T Department of English. Bontemps deUvered several lectures from the title of his new book, "American Negro Poetry." Bontemps, Concert, Drama Top Humanities Week Observance Reading of original poetry by a leading writer, a concert by a Baroque chamber quartet, and the Richard B. Harrison Players' production of EMPEROR JONES were highUghts in the coUege's recent Humanities Week. Speaking at a Tuesday morning assembly, Arna Bontemps told members of the A&T community that the modern Negro writer faces a big chaUenge. He used as his subject "American Negro Poetry." "The challenge of the Negro writer in the second century of freedom," he said "is to attempt to consolidate in the heart of his reader what has been won in the mind." Bontemps also made an appearance at a session sponsored by the Fortnightly and Stylus Clubs The poet read original poems from his works and engaged in a general discussion. The week has gotten under way with a concert by the Baroque Chamber Players of Indiana University. Composed of a flutist, oboist, celUst, and harpsichordist, the group performed in Harrison Auditorium, to commence the week Ibng activities. The group featured selections by J. S. Bach, George PhiUip Tele- man, Domenico Scarlatti, and Jean Marie Leclair. Members of the group, aU members of the faculty at Indiana University, are James PeUerite, flute; Jerry Sirucek, oboe; Leopold Teraspulsky, ceUo; and John White, harpsichord. Members of the group also presented master classes in music and humanities on the relationship of literature to French and Italian forms of the fourtenth century. James Pettiford, a junior from Creedmoor handled the lead role in the production of Emperor (CONTINUED ON PAGE 3) City Announces Jobs Available For Engineers The city of Greensboro has announced that it has present openings for graduate engineers and anticipates vacancies in other fields of speciaUzation during the coming year. Announcement of the openings was made in a letter from Mrs. Ruth Cowan, city Personnel Supervisor. Typical duties for graduate engineers include acting as survey party chief on lengthy or involved projects, establishing line, grade and design for streets, sewers, and water lines, with a view toward present needs and future extension, and designing small reinforced concrete and structural steel structures. A graduate engineer would also inspect work performed by private contractors on the construction and maintenance of pubUc works projects and measure work against project specifications to insure that the completed work is properly done. The beginning salary for the position is $488 per month with a five per cent automatic increase at the end of the first year. Another five per cent increase is made at the end of the second year. The maximum estabUshed for the position is presently $593 per month. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 3) Seniors Scores For GRE Tests Are Announced A&T CoUege seniors who took the Graduate Record Examination and desire to know how they compared with other seniors at A&T and other institutions across the nation may find out by consulting their departmental chairmen or the Guidance Center, according to Mrs. Ruth Gore, director of testing on this campus. Mrs. Gore, who recently released a special report describing the performance of A&T CoUege seniors, reported that scores would be interpreted according to national as weU as local norms. According to Mrs. Gore's report, students in English, engineering, and chemistry had better performances on the test. The highest average score as a group was recorded by English majors, whUe (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) RB Harrison Players Will Host Dramatic And Speech Arts Meet The Richard B. Harrison Players will be hosts to the annual conference of the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts (NADSA) May 14-16, 1964 at A&T College. NADSA is an organization composed of high schools, colleges, and universities in the East, South and Midwest. Once a year the representatives from the member schools convene to discuss current findings in the areas, of dramatics and speech. There are also lectures, demonstrations and work- shops in the technical theatre and Three Students Are Selected For Research Three juniors have been selected to receive stipends for undergraduate research participation in a program in nutrition in the Department of Home Economics. A grant of $6,070 has been made by National Science Foundation to support this program, it was announced by President L. C. Dowdy. The participants in the summer program wUl be James MitcheU, from Durham, majoring in chemistry; Alice Kea, from Tarboro; majoring in foods and nutrition; and Gloria Brooks, from James- ville, majoring in foods and nutrition. All wiU be seniors at the close of this academic year. The summer stipends include $480 for an eight - week period plus equipment and suppUes for their individual research. The program wiU be held from June 8 through July 31st. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 3) speech improvement. AU events will be centered around the theme: The Theatre: Our ReflecteiTImage. The three-day meet wiU feature a high school and a coUege play festival. Two experimental productions, "The One-way Window" by Stephen Foreman, a senior at Morgan State CoUege, and "The Limbo Tree" by H. P. Caple of West Charlotte High School in Charlotte wiU be presented. "The Rubicon" by James Pettiford, an A&T student, wUl also be submitted for judging. Other conference events wiU include a specimen debate between Howard University and Morgan State College and a speech contest. Lectures in the various aspects of the theatre wiU also be conducted. William Stock, technical director of the Pfeiffer College Playmakers, wUl give a lecture-demonstration in the art of stage lighting. Miss Claudia Finger, director of drama, Bennett CoUege, wUl be the consultant for the session on acting techniques. The consultant for the session on original innovations in the technical theatre wiU be Donald (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) James K. PeUevite and Leopold Teraspulsky, members of the Baroque Chamber Players talk with Rene Price, Elizabeth City and Mary Ferree, Randleman, following a Concert here.
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