The Register, 1981-02-24
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guest appearances on nationally broadcast television programs including 60 minutes he he unites in holy matrimony and for those close push sponsored by the student government association the name and actions of reverend jesse l jackson received repeated national and university roles demonstrated and exercised his potential for leadership and his academic achievement attested to the value he placed on extensive education and self-development he has subsequently been recognized by the conferral of honorary doctorate degrees from over 22 colleges and universities including his alma maters a&t state university and chicago theological seminary pepperdine university oberlin university oral roberts university and howard reverend jesse louis jackson was born october 8 1941 in greenville south carolina after graduating from sterling high school in greenville in 1959 he began his college career at the university of illinois with the aid of a football scholarship and went on to receive his bachelor of science degree in sociology at a&t state university in north carolina during his college experiences reverend jackson's representative scrutiny acknowledgement beginning with his 1967 appointment as national director of operation breadbasket by the late dr martin luther king jr he continued in this capacity until december 1971 at which time he founded operation p.u.s.h people united to save humanity reverend jackson has since devoted much time to the development of operation push focusing on the perpetuation of a civil reverend jackson has been the recipient of several distinguished awards including the 1977 golden key award an award presented annually by the american association of school reverend jackson is a frequent lecturer for high school college and professional audiences his guest appearances before over 500 groups have included such organizations as the democratic national convention the republican national committee the association for the study of afro-american life and study the national league of cities the national conference of mayors the university of notre dame tennessee state university the national council of churches the national conference of christians and jews the department of health education and welfare the national education association the national catholic education association the national association of secondary school principals the american federation of teachers phi delta kappa the american public health association the national institute of health and the national conference of social welfare economics movement and the commitment to improving the quality of life of underprivileged and minority groups and to the push for excellence in education push-excel progragm a program begun in september 1977 to promote educational development based on a total involvement concept a&t alumnus rev jesse jackson will speak at the convocation exercises wednesday at 10 a.m in corbett gymnasium photo by tyson weanesaay at 10 faculty members to participate in film series the north carolina humanities committee has awarded a grant for a series of film presentations and forums in which a&t faculty members will participate as speakers respondents and moderators the time-life film series is titled the long search-introduction to world school and dr ronald o smith director of continuing education and summer school the first program in this series is titled zulu zion with the rev peter addo of bennett college as speaker and the rev sampson buie adult education as respondents to these two films will be dr muhammad akram chemistry and dr kalayanamit economics t hall partrick department of history and dr sandra alexander department of english who will discuss films islam moslem and buddhism respectively for the final program hinduism dr r david kaylor professor of religion davidson college will be speaker dr natier chopra department of chemistry will be the respondent and j niel armstrong retired professor of education and summer library will be moderator there is also admission charge and the public is invited to attend and participate in the discussions foreign students city wide are especially invited to express their views the place is the ayd auditorium at 1606 phillips avenue opposite of wfmy-tv station the dates are february 27 march 13 march 27 and april 10 from 7 to 9 school director will be the moderator moderators are dr albert respondent dudley colbert spruill dean of the graduate librarian greensboro public religions among the speakers are dr complete awareness for complete commitment 9 thj4c7 register volume lii number 31 north carolina agricultural & technical state university greensboro nc tiiesdav february ta jackson to address founder's day celebration ordained baptist minister reverend jessie louis jackson presently serves as an associate minister of the fellowship baptist church in an family he dead eulogizes their chicago where he resides with his wife and their five administration in association with universal syndicate reverend jackson writes a column which appears in over 75 newspapers nationwide and was formerly a columnist with the los angeles times syndicate he is the first distinguished lecturer at the university of southern california and has made several an integral part of the man and the leader is the minister he delivers the spiritual keynote for most saturday morning meetings held at operation push in chicago in executing his ministerial responsibilities he inspires hope in the destitute and the dispossessed by consistently reiterating i am somebody counsels the disturbed and distressed reverend jackson will be on children families married couples youth for those desiring campus wednesday february 25 at 12 noon in moore gym also received the 1978 rockefeller public award and the 1979 bellarmine medal
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