The Register, 1995-11-07
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the late dr richard moore he was the head of a&t's public information office for more than 2<s years after years of such a lengthy and prominent career he was promoted to the position of assistant vice chancellor for university relations in 1988 li was in virginia where moore beuan his career moore assistant vice chancellor tor university relations graduated magna cum laude from a&t in 1954 with a bachelor of science degree in english he then pursued a master of science degree at columbia university and concluded his education at the university of north carolina at greensboro where he received a doctorate in educational administration administrators faculty staff students and guests gathered in harrison auditorium on friday october 20 to remember the life of dr richard e moore sr moore died of a heart attack at moses cone memorial hospital on saturday oct 14 he was 63 chancellor fort gave the closing remarks and quoted another speaker saying dr moore has surely left his footprints in the sands of time oulfront in the 82nd airborne division he also served as the editor of various campus publications such as a&t today and the ai the norfolk journal and guide subsequently he served as the assistant director lor public relations at norfolk state university moore taught journalism and public relations at a i public relations and journalism was his life hard work was his motto said jackie jones a former student purity blake a senior print journalism major from char dr norman handy vice chancellor for develop ment and university relations,was moore's supervisor he spoke of his never ending commitment to achieve perfec tion in anything that he did long workdays were nothing unusual to moore handy quoted nehemiah 6:3 " and 1 sent messengers unto them saying i am doing a great work so that i cannot come down off thewall why should the work cease whilst i leave it and come down to you moore was a member of many organizations some of which include alpha phi alpha fraternity inc c.w lawrence masonic lodge 837,and the greensboro men's club he served in theu.s armyas a platoon leader lotto north carolina spokeabout her experiences of having moore as an instructor blake said dr moore tried to instill the importance of taking seriously what you do as a student because what you do now in the work habits that you form will carry over in therestof your lives in our work he wanted us to take pride in it friends and co-workers spoke highly of moore saying how greatly his loss has affected their lives dr lillie s king assistant vice chancellor for development was a friend and colleague of moore as a co-worker he was the consummate professional a hard and dedicated worker who more often than not was juggling more than dozens of projects at a time said king she also spoke of his dedication to godandhislamily dr moore's love lor god and for his family were always paramouni in every thing he did said king university remembers the life of dr richard e moore moore's footprints left on the sands of time november 7 don't forget to vote elections to be held voting is your right east market street overdue for facelift by vicynthia maunev staff writer continued on page 2 chosen because it is a part of one of the city's most traveled through fares and corridor to the east market street areas were of its community members to participate cities because of its size and the willingness with a plan to beautify and encourage devel opment in the east market area of town greensboro was selected over eight other gantt also said people will sec things like high-rise apartment buildings movie theatres and thriving business and not the lots and abandoned buildings so abundant in the area today congestion isn't always a bad thing believe it or not more this area represents the failed social planning policies of the 1950s said gantt some real changes need to be made so that people will have an opportunity to see an area alive with the type of congestion typical of metropolitan areas when they drive down east market street earned a masters in city planning from mit and many years of experience in architec ture gantt took time away from his cam paign trail to lend his expertise projects like the atlanta project help present the kind of community involvement that will he needed to make this one success ful two major universities external to this great institution arc insufficient surroundings said dr ed ward b fort chancellor of n.c a&t inside i local debate continues over sit in museum page 3 new basketball recruits bring hope to a&t program page 8 special million man march features pagef race relations among local students page 7 wna.a tunes into community page 10 campus aii-stars all smarts page 12 thought of the week | the million man march was america's earpiece to the black silent minority apa although the apa has a history that dates back to 1917 the community plan ning team is the first in the country with the city of greensboro as its first project the team's objective is to come up a community workshop to discuss the future of east market street was held on saturday in the auditorium of n.c a&t's webb hall a team of planners from seven states including north carolina came to greensboro to work with the community in developing solutions to the problem of un derdevelopment in urban areas the workshop was part of a study being conducted by a community planning team of american planning association ganu who is running lor senator in north carolina was the keynote speaker having former charlotte mayor harvey avent financial aid director takes on new position big challenges r >> kevin sturdivant staffwriter continued on page 2 new financial aid director sherri m a vent avent is a native of beaufort s.c she graduated from si augustine's in 1977 asastudentatst augustine's avent worked few a&t staff members arc under more stress than shcrri m a vent in early september avent was named director of the office of financial aid by chancellor fort who described her as having a " strong educational and'prolbssionul development background in the office of financial aid in a work-study program avent received her master of business administration degree from at lanta university where she also worked in financial aid through the work-study pro gram 1 have worked in financial aid all my lile it'sal 11 have known in my profession aveni said in reflection before coming to a&t avent worked l or 16 years at st augustine's she served nine years as an assistant director of nikiu i j sylvester staff writer volume 70 no 2 north carolina agricultural and technical state university november 7,1995 the a&t register
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