The Register, 2004-11-04
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photo by chad roberts by julius mckinley jr senior writer lorts entertainmen nion frat coming historically to a&t white photo by chad roberts saturday friday another frustrating loss for the aggie football team mostly sunny hi 60Â°f lo 40Â°f partly cloudy . hi 60Â°f lo 40Â°f monday sunday partly cloudy hi 55Â°f lo 40Â°f partly cloudy hi 55Â°f lo 40'f compiled from www.noaa.gov 1-3 5-7 council advising instruction and evaluation faculty intern ships/work experience equipment/facdities schol arship research/profes sional public service grad uate/alumni and diversity the department fell short of full accreditation but did earn a provisional accreditation from the communication planning and strategy jomc 486 is an extension of jomc 476 intro to public relations which oudines the basics and lays the foundation of public relations majors the media management course offered prior to the site visit was revised and pho tojournalism was added to the department additional improve see jomc page 2 we received unanimous provisional accredita tion . not bad for a first time school said dr teresa styles department chairperson the department was short on a few things namely qualified faculty and curriculum that fit the guidelines of the ace jmc the provisional accredi tation gave the jomc department one year to get in compliance with the standards of the acejmc we adhered to the sug gestions of the council strengthened the curricu lum and faculty said styles the department added classes to the curriculum of the major such as a research course for public relations students jomc 486 research jomc goes for full accreditation contributor by shevaun j lassiter the nov 10 2003 site visit from the acejmc was the first attempt by the department for accreditation students in all five concentrations of journalism and mass communication broadcast production electronic media & journalism media management print journalism and public relations were inter viewed by acejmc repre sentatives a small number of jomc students spoke to acejmc representa tives about equipment available to them the fac ulty and what was needed to improve the department the department was reviewed on 12 acejmc standards governance and administration budget curriculum records and las t year the jomc department invited the acejmc to north carolina a&t in hopes of becoming the second uni versity in north carolina to be fully accredited the university of north carolina-chapel hill is currendy the only universi ty with a fully accredited jomc department in the state the journalism and mass communication department of north carolina a&t state university is seeking full accreditation for the sec ond time from the accrediting council on education in journalism and mass communication acejmc on nov 8 2004 8-9 10-11 cliff lowery left and terrell brown go over some figures in lowery's office our big philanthropy is the north american food drive on nov 6 lowery says we have also been involved in cop and other things as well he also added lambda chi alpha is a fraternity that is opposed to hazing and does not believe in building a strong brotherhood by using the forces of hazing we were one of the first fraternities opposed to hazing lowery says the fraternity has tried to put a stop to hazing on campus as well we are one of the largest fraternities in the country we have a commitment to leadership personal development and to do things for the cam pus as well as the commu nity lowery also added diversity is a major part of this fraternity as well as well as high educational standards and good morals i'm looking for a per son with good morals and good academics says chris lo junior business management major and recruiter for lambda chi alpha we also are look ing for someone with good leadership capabilities because we want to turn young men into profes sionals lo also added lambda chi alpha is definitely a fraternity on the rise and could become a chapter soon if they get the amount of members needed if anyone is inter ested in joining the frater nity please contact dr cliff lowery at 336 334 7982 or email him at low firstname.lastname@example.org north carolina a&t state university lambda chi alpha has been approved by the cam pus and its national organi zation to become a colony on a&t's campus says dr cliff lowery director of minority student affairs if it can receive a char ter it would be the first historically white fraternity on a historically black cam pus lowery also added by adding this elite fra ternity to the campus of a&t the university will once again be making his tory and setting itself apart from other historically black universities lambda chi alpha was founded on the campus of boston university on nov 9 1906 by warren a cole the fraternity not only has high christian standards but they are looking for students with good moral standards and a high degree of excellence in education as well not only does the frater nity look for well rounded and diverse students they are looking for students willing to participate in community service as well lambda chi alpha fraternity incorporated wants to make nc a&t university its home during the spring 2005 semester the fraternity has the approval from the universi ty and the national board to be on the campus of a&t but needs at least 20 new members to become chartered four years george w bush elected for another ray the biopic on the life of ray charles draws crowds to the theaters they were lined up at 6 o'clock and it was non stop lawrence said lawrence worked as a judge at a&t during die 2000 presidential election and again as chief judge during subsequent elec tions in 2000 it was steady but this year we had a big ger turnout from what i saw lawrence said dorothy brown a long time community activist in in some cases students waited more than two hours to cast a vote poll observers estimated around 800 students had voted by 6 p.m at bethel a.m e another polling location for a&t students officials estimated close to 500 students voted students flooded the voting booths by the hun dreds when the polls opened on tuesday and they kept coming until vot ing stopped at 7:30 p.m danita lawrence the chief judge at the student union arrived to work at 5:30 a.m she said within a half hour students had already formed a line at the doors students get final approval before voting during tuesday's election chief judge dawnita lawrence said the turnout was possibly the biggest ever at a&t i was registered but my precinct or something did it is a pleasure to see so many youth dedicated to voting brown said it shows interest several voter registration rallies were held at a&t through the year and sga president calvin f williams stated over the summer that his goal was to see 2,000 students regis tered in time for the november election the constant emphasis on vot ing seems to have paid off because students came out to the polls in droves along with standing in line for hours students also had to wait for poll officials to verify that diey were properly registered ron carthen a senior journalism major with a broadcast production con centration was one of the last students to vote he was forced to vote using a provisional ballot because of some confusion about his registration the greensboro area served as a poll observer on campus until the polls closed she said tuesday's turnout was the biggest she had seen since she started observing polls in 1978 a&t register november 4 2004 inside w ww.ncatregi ster org election day student turnout big on volume lxxix issue 9 chad roberts editor-in-chief
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