The Register, 1995-12-05
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its accreditation continued boger said there is no reason why we shouldn't be fully accredited in april despite the school of education's strides to continue its accreditation many students are still concerned over the future of the school aquarius moore sg a presi dent feels that although the school should be able to get i ts accreditation continued the quality of the school is not the only factor determining the school's future moore believes that the unc system,m which gov erns all of north carolina's public universi ties may make attempts to combine a&t's school of education with another university's school of education moore said that type of system looks at everything as a whole in attempts to try and combine programs a&t's school of education could pass accreditation stan dards with flying colors but even if we get accredited the unc system may try to decentralize a&t's school of education by cutting funding boger however said that there is no such evidence of such conclu sions although some people are under he impression that north carolina a&t's school of education is in jeopardy of not jetting its accreditation continued such is lot the case in fact david boger dean of he school of education believes that the chool is on the road to attaining an even greater amount of success boger said if ve can continue to grow in this direction we an establish a superior learning opportu nty lor preparing teachers to go into mod ni-day public schools the school of education is in the irocess of re viewing its accreditation which s up in april the accreditation process is ne in which the school has to demostrate hat it has a sound educational program to irepare students to go into the teaching irofession among other things the ac rcditation process is one in which the school las to demostrate that it has a sound educa lonal program to prepare students to go into he teaching profession among other things he accreditation process is contingent upon dards of graduation than the minimum stan dards to graduate from the university these higher standards of graduation have recently helped students in the school toachieveover other universities a&t has been the num ber one producer of african-american edu cators in the country in the last lew years boger said in addition to these methods that are aiding in the accreditation pro cess the school is still looking for new and better methods to aid its students at&t recently gave the school of educa tion 100,000 to the quality of the school's curriculum and faculty and the number of students in gradu ate school pursuing master's and doctorates boger who has been dean of the school of education for a little over a year said of the school's preparation for accreditation we've been working on this every since i facilitate a new multi-m edia lab consisting of 20 new computers the school also plans to hire a full-time technology specialist to overlooknew technology in educational pro grams for assisting faculty and students in assessing the current status of theschool'srateof progress toward getting m.onique kdwards mali vi raer b ids on the construction of the new technology building turned out to be higher than the state has allowed in its budget and this has forced the university officials to re submit the project for another bid the state had allotted nearly eight the cost of the building dean yarborough along with rankin eugene backmon assis tant vice-chancellor of business and fi nance and charles mclntyre vice chancel lor of b usiness and finance met with ronald gales the university engineer to discuss what changes need to be made the group discussed the revisions that needed to be made to the construction plans withoutcompromising the integrity of the building instead of having an auditorium they decided to combine laboratory and classroom space together this will allow instructors to lecture within the lab and avoid going to a separate room they also had to remove a few classrooms from the lower section of the building dean yarborough said although we had to give the state allowed for the project earl yarborough dean of the school of technology feels this is just a minor setback university officials met to decide what needed to be done to decrease million dollars for the construction of the new building said russell ranking assis tant dean of the school of technology when the final amount was released it was nearly 1.7 million dollars over the amount school of education's dean sure of continuity by kevin sturdivant slaff writer got here you don't wait until the last minute to prepare the school's curriculum is demanding on po tential teachers not only do these stu dents have attend regular courses but they also must have on the job training from professionals t\x Â» we get the students into schools where hey can learn directly with professionals on he job as well as simultaneously having ormal classes in the university bogersaid along with an intense curriculum which is geared toward better preparation of he students the school also has higher stan to a&t to pursue a commission as a lieutenant and to receive a undergraduate degree my family has been a constant source of encouragemcat fa me as well as the letters vocal encouragements and prayers wm by nikia sylvester staff writer mark newsome was recently named the number one cadet in north carolina for his outstanding perfor mance and service in the army newsome a senior account ing major from prentiss mississippi served five years and 11 months in active duty as a supply specialist he terminated his enlistment time to come a&t senior no 1 in army service
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