The Register, 2003-10-09
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canada said that the distribution of laptops for stu dents to use in the library has been very successful the library has 100 available laptops for library use in con junction with itt and is planning to canada is a spring hope n.c native and she received her b.s from a&t after working in library services at winston-salem state university and bennett college and also teacning in newark n.j canada joined the f.d n.c a&t has appointed waltrene m canada as the new dean of library serv ices the department of visual and performing arts includes theater dance music and art frankie day interim assistant chair of the department of visual and performing arts and executive director of theatre frankie day provides an outlook on objectives for the 2003 2004 school year by tiffany s jones news reporter aggie mr 2003 crowned a the mission of the theatre program is to provide educational opportunities to our students and culture and entertain ment from a diverse and multicultural perspective to our campus and to the city of greensboro toward this end the the atre serves as a laboratory for develop ment of excellence in pre-professional training in acting and theatre technology q what is the mission of the theater department our enrollment has crossed the 10,000 mark sga president terrence jenkins said oct 1 in the first full-body sga meeting of the this year's sga has already announced a series of personal victo ries that have made the hype believ able believe the hype is the motto for the 2003-2004 student government association sharonda eggleton/photo editor q what type of funcling or assistance is available for students a we presendy offer the donald eugene coffey theatre scholarship in the amount of 1000 yearly to a deserving theatre student interested in costuming we also give out several small scholar ships ranging from 200 to 500 to assist students with their books and tuition and the dean's office gives us one tuition remission award for an out-of-state stu dent so as you can see we don't have very much assistance available to our students we are working towards finding corpo rate sponsorship and raising more schol arship money for our theatre students theatre students are in dire need of financial assistance because they are not able to work and participate in shows rehearsals are in the evenings and usually start around 6 p.m dennis mccamery was crowned a&t's mr aggie 2003 2004 on oct 6 by mr aggie 2002-2003 derrell young register contributor by tiffany n richardson jenkins also warned the students to be careful in his state of the campus address jenkins welcomed the freshmen and welcomed back all the upperclassmen and told them this academic year was going to be outstanding hiv and aids is running rampant in this community he said we should be concerned because we are apart of this community while explaining to the students how much they affect the community he also stressed the importance of regis tering to vote in guilford county every year thousands of students come to this area to go to the different colleges yet there are so many of us year our football team is 3-1 now 4-1 miss a&t placed in the top 10 of all the black college queens down in adanta and ty juan turner has pulled off the biggest homecoming in the country he said each membet of the sga executive board had their opportunity to address the full body and to explain their duties and their plans for the year in their respected offices the doors at harrison auditorium opened at 6:15 p.m and the show kicked off at 7 p.m the auditorium buzzed with conversa tion as students filled the entire lower level a sense of excitement saturated the air as well as the right now i feel relief mccamery said after being crowned but at the same time it's a wake up call i have a major responsibility to carry myself accordingly which isn't a problem laughing i'm just ready to show everyone what aggie pride is all about a yes some problems it has required considerable planning on our part because we are performing our plays in three very different venues such as the stauings ballroom triad stage and the carolina theatre we do not have the flexibility of scheduling our own times to be in the space we are literally at the mercy of someone else so we have to contend with that the three venues that we are using all have different seating capacities so we are losing out on ticket sales for some of the shows we also will q since the paul robeson theatre is being renovated has this caused any problems hundreds of n.c a&t students crowded into harrison auditorium monday night anticipating the crowning of mr aggie 2003-2004 this year marked the student union advisory board's 2nd annual mr aggie pageant the board holds the competition to choose a candidate to represent the male population of the student body six men took to the stage but only one could prevail that one was dennis mccamery a senior journalism and mass communica aons major please see aggie page 3 please see q&a page 3 index please see sga page 2 opinion 4 sports 8 news 2-3 e-vibes 7 a&t aggies defeat norfolk state spartans page 7 londell mcmillan talks big business with trina page 6 volume 78 no 6 www ncatregister com state university the register north carolina a&t thursday october 9 2003 canada appointed dean copyright 2003 by maria robertson register contributor canada the exclusive with patrice withers dean of library sciences waltrene m canada has been named the new frankie day the upgrade of dean from director is the first in the history of a&t my number one goal is to service the students and the university and possibly make bluford the number one library in the unc system canada said canada has been currendy holding interviews to fill in vacant positions she is determined to get more individu als to help with supporting the academ ic circulation of the university some other goals canada sets along with the futures document are bluford library staff in 1980 in 1994 she was appointed the direc tor of library services sga holds first meeting please see canada page 2 appealing to non traditional stu dents and sup porting interdisci plinary tactics for students receive more
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