The Register, 2004-01-22
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was hobbs index please see hobbs page 2 take an early look at a&t baseball page 10 register photo editor by sharonda eggleton on saturday jan 16 while most people were at home in a warm house the men of the eta chapter of phi beta sigma fraternity inc chose one of the coldest nights of the year to serve others we want to show that we are not just sit ting back and watching but as african american men we are up holding our motto culture for service and service for humanity and making a difference said alex miller the second international vice president of phi beta sigma fraternity inc the fraternity was founded on the cam pus of howard university on jan 9 1914 just one year later on the campus of a&t college the fraternity was chartered as the first greek organization on a&t's campus the sleep out for the homeless is a serv ice project that was started in 1989 by the eta chapter what started out as a simple project to raise awareness in the communi ty would in 2000 bring the chapter national recognition and would become a national ly mandated program throughout the fra the focus of this program is to prevent cardiovascular problems amongst african american said dr lorna harris a pro fessor at the school of nursing the program plans to work with parish nurses and three african american churches in the guilford county commu nity gram the total amount of the two-year grant received was 249,341 the grant will be dispersed to the program in two segments for year 124,898 of the grant will be given towards the school of nursing and the second year the remanding 124,443 will be given towards the school dean patricia price lea feels like the stress triggers other mechanisms within your body which can lead to health prob lems including cardiovascular problems stress management is necessary to help us to deal with stress and reduce the risk of health problems harris said according to dr harris many health problems are often aggravated through stress we will be working with genesis baptist church gethsemane baptist church and bethel a.m.e church we will work with the church membership as well as the com munity to help inform them about cardio vascular disease and its causes harris said senior copes with hearing helping others understand a&t loss grant is very important to the school this grant wik help the school of nurs ing to increase our research and provide opportunity for community outreach lea said of nursing it is a part of our mission and will help us to have a positive effect health services locaky and across the state lea added one of the programs within the school of nursing that wik benefit from the grant is the hbcu health promote alliance the historically black cokeges and universities hbcu health promotion alliance project has a partnership with n.c a&t st augustine's cokege fayetteville state university and nccu along with the three state agencies in north carolina the division of medical assistance is one of the state agencies that are a part of the project this grant is a part of many health serv ices grants that we sponsor said donna robertson program assistant in the school after graduating from gallaudet hobbs attended s.c state university before transferring to n.c a&t basically coming back from a deaf i had never ever been around deaf people so it was somewhat weird for me to start learning sign language but it was wonderful to be among other people like me experience as culture shock hobbs described her the deaf versity private uni university a for to attend gallaudet offered a scholarship culture until she though hobbs is deaf she had never had any encounters with deaf college to mainstream college was dif ferent because every university is dif ferent the a&t senior journalism and mass communication major said after being at a university for the deaf i realized that there are some changes that need to be made to fur ther accomodate deaf students attending mainstream universities particularly here at a&t she said when asked what she would recom mend for a more comfortable env iornment here at a&t hobbs said i would recommend that all lectures'be video taped and close captioned tele visions be used in every class room because when a video is played i feel offended because i can't understand what the video is about i also feel that front row seating should be avail able in every class and at every uni versity event such as plays and con certs i would also appreciate it if some professors don't walk behind almeda hobbs spends her days like most college students going to class and working but the one thing that makes her different is that she goes through her day learning and observ ing without hearing hobbs was born able to hear things around her but at the age of 4 things changed when she developed yellow fever and was diagnosed adventitious ly deaf which means that she was born hearing but lost her hearing due to medical illness hobbs has always went to pubkc schools and has always been around the mainstream a word used by deaf people to describe people that can hear hobbs said i went to elmentary school and high school with kids that were not deaf it was never hard for me to fit in with people because i liked school hobbs said news 2-3 e-vibes 8-9 hip-hop fashion earns positive sales page 8 opinion 4-5 sports 10-11 www ncatregister com north carolina a&t state university volume 78 no 13 thursday january 22 2004 copyright 2004 annual sleep-out draws crowd despite cold receives nursing grant by karema hardy news reporter/online editor n.c a&ts school of nursing recently received a grant from the department of health and human services center for medicare and medicaid services to go towards the cardiovascular research pro sharonda eggleton/photo editor ternity please see cold page 2 this year's sleep out for the homeless went from 10pm friday until 7 the next members of phi beta sigma fraternity collect items during their annual sleep out for the home less the register by tornetha baldwin special to the register
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