The Register, 1991-10-25
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project totalling more than 15 mil lion annually the school of engineering now has a ph.d program in cooperation with north carolina state university centennial queen enjoys challenges byletitia wiggins chief reporter miss a&t 91 pamela askew photo by keith bryant dr gibbs an aggie legend askew enjoys reading and bowl ing in her spare time she finds it difficult to divide her time between work and play i have to seriously make time for myself because if i askew has done internships with amoco and motorola companies she said the experience was valuable it gave me a better idea of what to ex pect she said although you can't really know everything it better pre pared me for the working world a lot of people don't realize the importance of things like summer internships and it can make or break them tant message to the undergraduate students as they pursue their education at a&t they should take every opportunity they can find she said didn't it would be impossible she said during her reign as miss a&t askew hopes to get across an impor other duties involving her title include being the homecoming figure head and serving as the liaison be tween the neighboring community and the university she will also represent a&t at other college coronations including bennett and winston-salem state university year's ceremony a big success she said all of the work hours and stress involved should pay off participating in this year's corona tion ceremony was a big task for askew primarily because of all the work involved i want to make this askew 20 a senior accounting major from portsmouth va is a member of the student government association beta alpha psi beta gamma sigma and alpha kappa al pha sorority inc by tisha dorsett staff writer pam askew miss a&t 1991-92 can be found planning organizing and participating in numerous events on campus she also plans to work in chicago at some point she would like to the limit if she continues her hard work determination and leadership the sky's try her hand at being an entrepeneur further down the road i plan to have my own business she said patricia smith-deering of the phoenix contributed to this story one of her goals is to move back to virginia and become an accountant askew also has to find time to study go on job interviews and pur sue other tasks that will help her fulfill her goals after graduation alma mater file photo dr w t gibbs sports 5 around the djock 7 entertainment 10 classifieds 11 refrain with joy with joy dear a and t thy students turn from thee dear a and t dear a and t henceforth our aim shall be by precepts wise and deeds more sure to bless the state through thee the arts of industry to wield against an idle foe ill a harvest rich from ripened fields of what thy students sow dear a and t dear a and t the signet thou shalt be set by our great old common wealth proud boaster of the free she'd have the record of her worth on granite not inscribed nay let the children of her birth dear a and t dear a and t a monument indeed around thy base with grateful hearts behold thy students kneel we bless the power that gave thee birth to help us in our need we'll ever strive while here on earth all loyalty to yield to spread thy trophies year by year from dare to cherokee proclaim it by their lives another tradition that dr gibbs began was the passing of the staff at the a&t register in 1931 dr gibbs decided that a ceremony should be held to welcome the new staff mem 8 v we offered courses in american and european history but no negro history said gibbs i decided it neeeded to be taught so i taught it during this time he started the af rican-american history program that a&t has today gibbs said the school needed to have black history classes since it was and remains a predomi nantly black institution studies after three months as dean of men and instructor of military gibbs be came a history instructor and dean of the school of education and general gibbs also acknowledges the stu dent was a lot smaller then he says there were only about 400 students these men gibbs says a&t was a lot differ ent then since it was all-male things sometimes got out of hand said gibbs my responsibility at that time was to control the conduct of as a class gibbs 99 began his career at a&t in 1926 when he joined the staff as dean of men and instructor of military then a&t was an all male college freshmen and sopho mores were required to take military dr warmoth t gibbs presi dent-emeritus of north carolina a&t state university says he is still inter ested in seeing the university prosper six months dr gibbs lives in greensboro and will celebrate his 100th birthday in education a&t must continue to hire well trained professionals as instructors and update the teaching processes in all fields of study says gibbs i would just like to see a&t continue to be a great institution for higher gibbs says he's watched the school grow from a college into a unversity and he wants it to continue to grow in 1955 gibbs then 63 became the fourth president of a&t five years later he retired and was made president-emeritus today i felt that it was a symbol of good organization at the paper gibbs said this tradition also continues bers of the newspaper and to say goodbye to the ones who were leav ing student union parking lot step show/pre-dawn dance corbett sports center 8 homecoming activities today-october 25 blue & gold day-all day pep rally/bonfire sponsored by the sga & suab 5:30 p.m naughty by nature greensboro coliseum october 26-saturday homecoming parade 10 a.m pre-game activities stadium 12-lp.m homecoming game 1:30 p.m concert 8 p.m featuring guy hi-five rare essence & october 27-sunday gospel show 6 p.m corbett sports center october 25,1991 celebrating a century of excellence 1891-1991 volume 67 no 1 a&t 100 years of history and accomplishments by letitia wiggins chief reporter the student activity is a compos ite of many things clubs fraternities sororities councils committees boards teams sports of all kinds and the student body at a&t today represent 89 counties 29 states and 39 foreign countries nology engineering business education mass communication biology chemistry nursing physics social work the hu manities political science and tech there are programs in computer science chemical civil architectural industrial mechanical and electrical ies and the college of arts and sci since then a&t has been organ ized with course offerings in the schools of education business and economics technology agriculture engineering nursing graduate stud as it is known today it wasn't until 1967 that a&t was elevated to university status changing the name to north carolina agricul tural and technical state university at this time the school was called agricultural and technical college of north carolina female enrolles making the college all male a&t didn't become co-ed again until 1928 it is the largest of eleven predomi nantly black universities in the state of north carolina with an enrollment of approximately 6,500 students north carolina a&t state univer sity is one of two land-grant institu tions in the state since 1891 a&t has been commit ted to providing higher education for the state and nation celebrating it's 100th anniversary north carolina agricultural and tech nical state university is one of the foremost comprehensive universities in the southeastern united states file photo as the future develops a&t will ences continue to maintain its status as a when the school first came into existence it was a college not a univer sity in 1902 it dropped all of the today all of the schools and the college of arts and sciences are na tionally accredited many more over 65 percent of the faculty hold doctoral degrees a&t ranks third among north carolina's 16 public universities with funded research and development education leader among institutions of higher
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