The Register, 2005-10-19
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alumni faculty and staff take the time to celebrate a&t's her a major part of homecoming is recognizing and remembering how a&t was started it is a joy convocation the sun continues to shine on a&.t said chancellor renick at the opening of this year's founder's day one of the night's biggest sur prises came from c nelson harris the mayor of roanoke va although harris was not there joseph c miller the former prin cipal of william fleming high school announced that oct 13 was named anisah rasheed day in the city of roanoke the coronation is over she can rasheed said that now that begin to concentrate on getting more involved in the community and working with the students here at a&t we put a lot of work into it and i am so proud of everyone who helped put it together rasheed said she is an inspiration said during the ceremony sheena monroe a senior psychol ogy major about rasheed queens and kings for various departments organizations and class offices were also introduced roanoke's news stations were a few of those that honored her in the presentation sports anchor from one of together by her parents her bas ketball coach principal and a powerpoint presentation put after rasheed gave her speech she was surprised with a about the coronation ceremony it was above and beyond what i expected rasheed said because she wanted to get involved and she knew that she could make a difference rasheed gave a speech after she was crowned she said she knew her speech had to come straight from the heart rasheed said she wanted to become miss a&t junior nursing major queen said cathy richards a she looked beautiful and her entrance was very fitting for a laughed and applauded stage as uche byrd former mr a&t sang she's your queen to be from the movie coming to america the audience rasheed's family members and friends came to salute her the night began with the lords prayer recited by rev chance lynch who is a senior english major followed by al-faitha which was recited by correlli rasheed miss nc a&t's father the program was hosted by sen ior political science major raschaad hoggard it was a privilege to mc the 2005 coronation as we intro duced the university's ambassa dor who will reign with dignity and authority hoggard said miss a&t for the 2004-05 school year was latiera streeter she took her final walk that enterprise series after college rasheed has many different goals she said she would like to become a recruiter for hbcus and a motivational speaker for the youth she would also like to franchise her clown business homecoming 200 evening rasheed was carried to center 1994 they provided skits animal rasheed along with her two sis ters started their own clown busi ness called sister clowns in attended william fleming high school she played four sports was a scholar and entrepreneur during her high school career rasheed is a senior marketing major from roanoke va she anisah rasheed was elected miss a&t on march 23 technical state university miss a&t serves as the official female representative of the stu dent body she familiarizes her self with university policies pro cedures and history miss a&t has to have a flexible schedule to speak to campus and community groups she must reside on cam pus during her reign carolina agricultural & oct.13 marked the annual coronation of miss north since attending a&t rasheed has held the title of miss freshman miss students in free enterprise and sophomore class president she was also the first student speaker for the aggie rasheed has received numer ous awards including one of the 50 most inspiring african americans by essence magazine kidpreneur of the year by black enterprise magazine she was also chosen as youth leader by the roanoke chapter of the naacr she has also made appearances on the ananda lewis show john walsh show today show and bet nightly news occasions speaker at the founder's day cel ebration this made him the first student ever to speak at the president was the keynote justin ramey the sga a&t started with fourteen acres of land and 11,000 from the city of greensboro since then the campus has increased in size as well as population college agricultural and technical blacks on march 9 1891 the state established a&m college for the colored races it was not until 1915 that the legislature changed the name to a&t started as a program at shaw university to cater to where said velma speight buford the chairperson for the board of trustees when you finally get some you are going or what to do for anyone besides yourself if and it took you to get where you are now you will never know where if you do not know where you came from and the struggle itage throughout his speech he encouraged the black communi ty not to become complacent and content with where they are now he constantly remind ed the audience of their ances speech my generation in the strength of youth the youth that listens to the learning tradition and gain ing the knowledge and wisdom of our ancestors both past and present ramey said in his i come to you on behalf of convocation delores todd the athletic director acknowledged athletes and their achievements during the celebration respect and great tradition she said our university was founded on the principles of academic excellence scholarship self audience the program was filled with influential aggies miss a&t anisah rasheed greeted the tors ramey referenced famous aggies such as the greensboro four and ronald mcnair he said that aggies have the power to do anything possible alumni career fair hits a&t for first time by tiffany mallory contributor together to discuss career oppor tunities said cynthia downing the assistant director for career recruiting companies to get the purpose of the alumni career fair is to provide an oppor tunity for graduates of a&.t and career fair the offices of alumni affairs and career services partnered to organize the first annual alumni davis also explained that all alumni who are seeking a new career or career change could look on the offices of career services and alumni affairs web sites to find available job posi tions and to submit resumes the reason why we decided to have it here is because this is our headquarters hotel for our alum ni and friends davis said davis believes that thaving the career fair in the joseph s koury convention center in the sheraton hotel at four seasons years about the kind of graduate they wanted those that have been out of school between five and seven they're seeking our graduates and they really were specific even though the companies were few in number it gave alum ni the opportunity to network force davis said and get them into their compa nies to be apart of their work today is simply that corporations came to us to find out how they can interface with our alumni businesses that participated in the career fair were intel general mills ge healthcare cook endoscopy and exelon counseling programs this is the first time we have had the career fair and we are trying to provide that venue for graduates because you do have some graduates that are looking at changing positions or who maybe unemployed at the time and there are companies out there who do have these posi tions she said annual event downing explained that the offices of alumni affairs and career services are planning to make the alumni career fair an this event was actually a brain-child of harriet davis who is the director of alumni affairs she said i knew that several of our alum had been down sized from their job and i often talk to alums who want to change careers but i guess the number one reason that we're doing this alumni career fair downing explained how both offices partnered to plan the don't have to put everyone in vocational programs direct hire have experience they can be put into positions and use their skills effectively maxwell said it gives us direct hire so we for hire them a wonderful opportunity management assistant represent ing general mills believes that the alumni career fair gives iman maxwell the operations campus news inside arts & entertainment campusnews 2 x arts enteofaim ent 3 w featmes 4 2 business 5 " editorial Â£ 2005 g3Â£endx>:ro,nc 27411 newsroom 036 334-7700 e m ail registeug ncafjedu the a&t register b ox e 25,1601 e . m arketst millions more movement comes to d.c 21-year-old helps to aggies fall to make dvds now hornets m he is after itunes homecoming game hustle & flow concert attracts thousands sports today mostly sunny high 82Â°f low 54Â°f www.n0aa.gov the t re eva visits qreensborofor ja&tf by dondrill mcfarland contributor october 19,2005 rasheed crowned at coronation university recognizes founders after her two sisters ventured into other careers rasheed took over as the ceo she hired employees and began making between 50 to 100 per hour while entertaining children at birthday parties and other special balloons and face paintings for children by kia goosby contributor ous occasion when students
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