The Register, 1972-08-25
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understand where it is you have on last thursday night the student government association held its first meeting the purpose of this meeting was to introduce the officers to the incoming freshmen to go the student government association is busy making plan for this school year for the betterment of its body and the institution itself a committee is being formed this year's officers are larry hinton president benny mcmorris vice-president mary minnix secretary and avon morgan treasurer each officer welcomed students to stop by their office at any time to set up a program whereby students will act as recruiters for high school students to enter colleges the purpose of ihis committee is to make students aware of just where the money is and how to obtain it other than through loans by janice smith unite s.g.a meeting thursday night a&t collects 4 million in grants the sga will be working closely with the board of governors and the legislature on room reservation such issues as lowering out-of-state fees lessening the 100 entrance fee for freshmen and discontinuing the 50 fee for afterwards a very inviting speech was given by larry hintgn president wheel move we are very glad to have each and every one of you here tonight i stand here not as a big wheel just as a spoke and we need every spoke to make the research special projects and academic institutes and the in an effort to convince national lawmakers of the necessity of university research in black institutions dr dowdy has testified before congressional committees three times this new system of education is to downgrade the little control that black people do have over institutions and don't forget it black students should try to obtain all the knowledge possible in order to teach other black people congress partially answered his plea by awarding 12.5 million to 16 land grant universities a committee will be formed next week to make plans for having co-ed visitation not only for senior hall but for all dorms other issues are trying to better the food service and diets dividing dorms so that each class can live as closely together as possible and better dorm facilities developmental division with research getting the largest share of the funds the money came largely from the u.s department of agriculture which gave the land grant colleges funds for research and extension purposes a&t also received a federal grant from the national science foundation under the what is a&t doing with its 4 million?it has been divided into three large categories they are it's hot but out ojttght college science improvement program and another grant from the national institute of health don't fall for drugs don't let them be pushed on you try to discourage drugs keep your dollars away from the pushers check out your mind and as a last statement the president says we must work vigorously on increasing the involvement of the student body any time the student government offices will be open each day from 9a.m to 9p.m in rooms 216-17-18 feel free to drop by freshmen give first impressions awful but i can learn to live with it if i try 1 communication is very important for black people if we can't communicate we can't ronald topping editor-in-chief introduced our newspaper the register summer vacation is over for most if not all aggie students in the next month time will be filled with classes sports projects the director of research dr howard robinson attributes the increase to passage of favorable federal legislation faculty cooperation and administration encouragement of research the university is fast becoming a first rate research institution this was emphasized this summer when the university announced that during the current academic year a&t had received a record 4,134,508 in federal grants the university jumped from 36,000 in research grants in 1963 to over a million dollars over the past year this increase roughly parallels the tenure of dr lewis c dowdy as chancellor of the university dr dowdy does not claim sole credit for the increase in funds for research some people get the wrong impression of research and think it idetractsi from university teaching he stated i believe that the whole basis of teaching is founded on what is gained from research if a teacher does not do research he becomes static and parties among other academic pursuits and leisure i like all the girls as compared to the small number of guys cited waymon whit obviously happy about this fact nannetta jones of new york city feels that upperclassmen could be a little more friendly there a need for an on-going program whereby black people can communicate anyone can join the register as a slogan we the staff members always say no experience necessary activities those who have returned find many changes which have taken place during the summer for one thing there are hundreds of unfamiliar faces welcome on monday night at 7:30 p.m in the student union building will be held an orientation period for any incoming members freshmen on campus since the arrival of the newest members of the aggie family first impressions are very significant and several freshmen have expressed their opinions of campus life during like it because of its academic background and it provides a lot of social activities remarked peggie j williams of enfield ' romeo morrisey history major for warsaw had this to say everything is off on a very good foot so far the first day was all right but for the others they was h e double toothpicks as far as i am concerned everything is all right in aggieland cheryl johnson feels that a&t is nice once you get used to it but she pointed out that upperclassmen must realize that freshmen have to start somewhere their first week at the university jeslyn monroe noted emphatically a&t is nice but those registration cards have to francis earl gilliard came to this conclusion so far i find campus very exciting a&t is super bad " from union south carolina kathy mcalister commented people could have a little more respect it's hot . but out of sight i have a very positive attitude about a&t stated al davis of newark n j interested forth-coming year the student government association and the register wish the students a successful ii you are conveying ideas,come out it's really okay with me i klmer c moore from scotland neck merely stated complete awareness for complete commitment th14'5 register volume xliv number 1 north tabai ina a^b " â– â– north carolina agricultural and technical state university greensboro august 25,19 72 sga announces plans for year by ethel w evans
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