The Register, 1995-01-31
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video sign plans lo implement and im prove a&t's communications equipment he wants all of a&t's schools to be linked to the informa tion superhighway in addition he wants the university to continue to improve on its already developed technology to teach courses to other colleges and universities via live martin has a long history at a&t he re the years mar tin has gained a reputation as one of the top engineering deans in the united slates in nearly 15 years he per sonally gener over engineering last january martin worked with chancellor edward fort in activi ties leading ultimately to a&t's initiation of its first doctoral pro gram in electrical and mechanical students are invited and encouraged togetinvolved in these plans i have already invited the sg a so they can learn and educate students about telecommunica tions he said also students can drive faculty by asking questions on recent technology advancements page 10 school of engineering he now manages the division of academic affairs through all of the deans on campus assists in allocating re sources and works on strengthen ing graduate and undergraduate programs martin has created a tele communications committee to de continued to become second nature to stu dents when they graduate so they can compete in the real world and will always be able to move up competitively martin explained martin s top priority right now is to boost the presence of telecommunications on campus we want computer skills tailing more and develop ment grants to black history month begins in triad with annual banquet in 1980 martin began em ploymentata&t as an assistant professor of elec trical engineer ing he quickly moved through harold martin the ranks becoming acting chair than 5 million man of the department of electrical martin s job as vice chan engineering department chairman cellor is much different from his and then professor and dean past responsibilities as dean of the ceived his b.s and m.s degrees here he later went on to earn his ph.d in elec trical engineering at virginia poly technic institute former dean of the school of engineering martin said he applied for the vice chan cellor of academic affairs position because he wants a&t to produce the best and brightest students so they can go on to be successful i tell students i'm ac cessible if you want to communi cate with me and all of my deci named to his new post three months ago martin succeeds dr edward j hayes who became provost of the university of hous ton at clear lake texas ] inside february 1 commemorates a historic event in african-ameri can heritage thirty-five years ago four a&t students â€” joseph mcneil franklin mccain ezell blair and the late david richmond â€” the 2nd annual sit-in movement banquet which will honor four courageous a&t students who contributed to the end of woolworth's segregation policy and ignited sit-in demonstrations around the country will kick-off black history month in the triad at the banquet slated for 7:30 p.m wednesday feb 1 at the koury convention center rosa parks mother of the civil rights movement will also be honored former executive director of the naacp dr benjamin hooks will be the guest speaker triggered a nation-wide protest when they sat at the downtown woolworth's lunch counter and demanded to be served the protest sparked sit-ins among greensboro's local colleges and within a week had spread to colleges in raleigh durham winston-salem and char lotte the sit-in movement not only inspired students in north carolina the c a t sv p<m t'vm squÂ«ttjem t 0 i mÂ«atmlspm * sports sports and more ag employees charged with embezzlement by archie clark assignment editor thought of the w eek the color of the skin is no way connected with the strength oj the mindorintellecturalpower benjamin banneker last week two tormer employees and one current staff member were charged with embezzling money from student accounts over a two-year period the scheme was no mckel-and-dime opera tion between 1990 and 1992 about 22,000 was taken from the student yearbook account and the student union funds on jan 16 a guilford county grand jury in dicted ralph douglas brown dorothy isom bailey and jacquelyn davis baxter for embezzlement by a state officer or employee which is a felony according to guilford county assistant district attorney howard neuman the charges were made after a two-year inves continued page 3 cities but throughout the south and some northern cities by the end of the year it was estimated that more that 60,000 people around the united states had taken part in similar sit-ins the woolworth's lunch counter protest began after the four young men were tired of not being served in a store that didn't mind excepting their money as a result of the sit-in the store was integrated five months later on july 25 1960 today the a&t graduates are taking all their past accomplish ments in stride jibreel khazan is an islamic follower who changed his name from ezell blair jr mcneil works for the faa and also has become a brigadier general in the air force reserves mccain who is a leader now as he was then is employed by hoechsl celanese corpora tion as a project leader of a filament textile group richmond died several years ago in remembrance of the men's courageous protest sit-in move mentlnc was established nov 3,1993 the purpose of the organization the a&t register volume 69 no 6 martin vows to make a&t no 1 north carolina agricultural and technical state university january 31,1995 view sions are made in your best inter est martin a native of winston salem said during a recent inter by natasha o ashe staff writer â€¢ the pan-hcllenic conference if page 2 page 3 by katrina alston asst assignments editor i'm an aggie commit ted to making a&t the best insti tution in the country says the new vice chancellor of academic af fairs harold martin words those who are familiar with martin and his accomplish ments aren't surprised by those
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