The Register, 1994-04-11
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featuring congresswoman eva clayton siajj writer as time draws near graduating seniors can anticipate the arrival of con grcsswoman eva claylon when she pre sents the main address at ihc may 8 gradu ation ceremony at the greensboro coli eral new town project in warren county claylon served as a member of the warren county board of commissioners for 10 years from 1982 1990 she headed the board as chairperson fellow north carolina commissioners named her outstanding north carolina county commissioner in 1990 as an active advocate lor housing assistance rural health care and job training she has served on many local suite and national boards to foster programs address ing these problems clayton is married and has lour adull children she is also a grandmother with three grandsons her husband is an attorney in warren ion in 1981 eva clayton founded her own managementandconsulting firm,tech nical resources international which spe cializes in economic development before starling her business clayton was assistant secretary for commu nity development with the n.c depart ment of natural resources and community development she supervised a program for management welfare reform rural housing policy development and community assis tance clayton also has served as executive director of the soul city foundation a fed 103rd congress which has the lamest class of new members to arrive on capitol hill since 1948 she became president of the democratic freshman class which hap pens to be an oi l ice never held by a woman in addition claylon has been appointed to the house committee on agriculture the house committee on small business and the house speaker s committee on policy development claylon earned her bachelor's de gree from johnson c smith university and a master's degree from n c central uni versity she attended law school at n.c central and the university of north caro lina at chapel hill there will be more lhan 1,000 un dergraduates and graduates wailing to re ceive their degrees at the commencement services slated to begin at 9 a.m clayton is congrcsswoman for the first congressional district and was elected in november 1992 her election was a great milestone for african-americans because she became ihe first black woman elected to thai position in north carolina prior lo serving in this position claylon served ihe unexpired term of ihe laic congressman waller b jones as a member of congress clayton puis forth a major effort to remain very active her fellow congressmen recently selected her the most influential fresh man congress person clayton always strives to break barriers even on capital hill she has be come an immediate force as a memberof the carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro n.c april 11 1994 sga holds election forum by archie clark staff writer dor to step upâ€”someone who will go out into society and bring publicity to the cam pus we need much more than just a repre sentative i am thai ambassador jennifer y l ee answered toimh questions on topics such as south africa when others chose not to speak sarah t dcbnam handled herself well when questioned on her true desire lo represent the entire student body dcbnam said she would be a godly role model for the university and the community munity a&t female basketball star sa mara dobbins said she wants to be a spokes person for a&t and would be willing to communicate lo the sludcnl body on a per son-io-pcrson level as well as gel the uni versity more involved with the black com duates karen presley explained in detail the three themes of her campaign charm personality and intellect three synonyms of black sister to be real and revolution ii to katina vernon said she has the qualities necessary to be miss a&t includ ing skills at representation communica tion and implementation 95 school year include president vice presi dent of internal affairs vice president of external affairs secretary treasurer attor ncy general and miss a&t candidaic forsga president keith bryani said during the forum that he has corrected problems with the election pro cess during his term as vice president of internal affairs and showcased his knowl edge and insight throughout the forum bryant offered networking and belter communication as solutions lo many of the problems throughout the campus anothercandidate for sga president kccia williams did not attend the forum but her campaign associate spoke on her behalf urging those present to get to know will iams before going to the polls april 18 the candidates for miss a&t be gan by identifying qualities that would al low them to represent a&t outstanding responses were continually given by all the candidates one candidate nicole thomas said for too long miss a&t has been a pretty face or a good personality she has served as merely a representative tor the the sga positions for the 1994 campus the time has come for an ambassa congresswoma address f 94 gra for the candidates the three-hour event addressed key issues including the bookstore rumors about an a&t-uncg merger misappropriation of funds aggie fest the declining numbers of black males on campus and campus safety people he said ment officer you arc responsible to the > dwaync patterson master of ccrmonics for the forum and a vocal mem ber of the history club said the forum came out of the need for candidates of sga lo be accountable to the student body they intend to represent if you arc in a govern personal see their future representatives up close and sponsored by the history cluband the naacp the event was the first of its kind and gave the student body a chance to nearly 20 candidates vycing tor class and student government association offices converged on williams cafeteria thursday to participate in an open forum by tiituny vvhiltinjjton the graduating class of 1994 cordially invites you to attend commencent exercises may 8 at 9 a.m at the greensboro coliseum complex
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