The Register, 1977-09-13, page 1
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THJ^5 REGISTER "COMPLETE AWARENESS FOR COMPLETE COMMITMENT" VOLUME XL1X NUMBER 5 NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY GREENSBORO, N. C. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13,, 1^77 Danforth Grants Emphasize Improvement In Learning The Danforth Foundation, established by the late Mr. and Mrs. William H. Danforth in 1927, is a national, educational, philanthropic organization, dedicated to enhancing the humane dimensions of life. Activities of the Foundation emphasize the theme of improving the quality of teaching and learning. The Foundation serves the following areas: higher education primarily through sponsorship of programs administered by the Staff, precollegiate education through grant-making and program activities, and urban affairs in metropolitan St. Louis through grant-making and program activities. The Danforth Graduate Fellowships, are to be awarded by the Danforth Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri in April of 1978. The Danforth Graduate Fellowships are open to all qualfied persons who have serious interest in careers of teaching in colleges and universities, and who plan to study for a Ph.D. in any field of study common to the undergraduate liberal arts curriculum in the United States. Approximately 60-65 Fellowships will be awarded to college seniors who are nominated by Liaison Officers. Another 35-40 awards will be made to post baccalaureate:/" persons who apply directly to the Foundation. Applicants for the baccalaureate awards must be college seniors and may not have undertaken graduate level programs of study beyond their college-level work. They must be nominated by Liaison Officers of their undergraduate institutions by November 15, 1977. The Danforth Foundation does not accept direct applications for the baccalaureate fellowships. The Danforth Graduate Fellowship is a one-year award (See Fellowship, Page 2) When classes get you down, you sometimes.have to sit down and think things out. Khoto by Lovt McDaniel Is Department Head HEW Secretary Unsure Of UNGCH Reaction RALEIGH (AP) - Joseph Califano, secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, said yesterday that desegregation quotas handed to the University of North Carolina system are not "unyielding" goals. "In some cases, I hope the goals will be exceeded and in some cases they may not be met," Califano said at a Washington news conference. Califano did not indicate how HEW would react to a UNC Board of Governors plan, approved and submitted by Gov. Jim Hunt last week. The plan. includes a goal of 32 per cent increase in Black enrollment at predominantly white schools. ,An HEW plan proposed a 150 percent hike in minority students. "The goals are not unyielding quotas," the secretary said. "It's something we shoot for " However, he emphasized the federal government stands by affirmative action programs. North Carolina and five other states were required to submit revised desegregation plans to HEW last week after a federal judge ruled the states' previous plans were ineffective. By Maxine McNeill Dr. William T. McDaniel, former chairman of the Music Department at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., has been appointed chairman of the Music Department at North Carolina A&T. Dr. McDaniel has served on the faculty at Morehouse since 1968. A professional arranger, Dr. McDaniel has arranged music for colleges and universities as well as several professional groups. Dr. McDaniel who is a woodwind specialist has worked with Motown Records backing up such professional groups as the Temptations and Supremes. Dr. McDaniel achieved his BA degree from Morehouse and his PhD. from the University of Iowa. His research areas were in Afro-American Music History and Jazz, Physical Acoustics of Woodwind instruments and Experimental Research in Music Education. "I love to conduct bands and orchestras and I like to write music, both concert and jazz," Dr. McDaniel said. When he was asked about the controversy concerning A&T's Marching Band, Dr. McDaniel simply said, "1 fully intend to support all of the department ensembles at A&T State University, in an effort to upgrade and improve the quality of the music performances as well as enrich the cultural and esthetic experiences of the (See McDaniel, Page 2) Dr. William McDaniel Three Seek Freshman Office By Anthony Boyd George Waddell, Johnny Wallace and Dennis Ward are candidates seeking the position of freshman class president for the 77-78 school term. The candidatesi expressed definite goals they'd like to see their freshman class reach. "I would like to make the freshman class a part of what's going on,on campus. I would also like for this class to set a standard academically and socially higher than previous classes," said Johnny Wallace, a business administration major from Charlotte. Ward, an accounting major from Wilson, says, "In past years the freshman class, to me, didn't do all it was capable of doing, and it's about time that this freshman class did something about it." Both candidates expressed high hopes for their class if elected. The need to help his class and school prompted Wallace to run for office. Ward's ambitions for the year are to create a strong sense of "unity among the members of the freshman class." The third candidate, George Waddell, was unavailable for ,. comments. ° Campaign speeches will be >> given Thursday, September 15,in o Harrison Auditorium at 8 p.m. J= •Elections will be held the following day. Presidential candidates: Dennis Ward (left)and Johnny Wallace (right).
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