The Register, 1981-04-07
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dr king left for memphis credited his instruction and inspiration received from a&t and register adviser loreno marrow for his successful \ johnston remembered as one of the last newspersons to interview the late dr martin luther king jr before he by rosalind posted tonight is like a homecoming for me said a&t graduate ernest johnston jr managing editor of the country's largest circulating black newspaper the new york amsterdam news as he keynoted the annual a&t register awards banquet held april 5 at the village green k t l , virs ? ed : or of york ams,erdam n â„¢> keynote speecn at the 1981 a&t register awards banquet.f/vfofo by tyson officials to preserve colleges both loisiana and pennsylvaina along with eight other stales,are being forced to desegregation process a pattern of limiting state resources to black schools seventeen-year career in journalism in his address johnston emphasized that the time to take to the streets is over and that now is the time to push down the steel doors to gain admittance to newsrooms citihg statistics-that six out of ten newspapers do not have one non-white professional on ul Â¥ t ul t sta and less than 5 per cent i layers unadle 10 non-whites are employed on atfpniir , nnfprpnr*p newspapers-johnston told the uenu^onierence audience that daily no transportation newspapers are octant to integrate johnston challenged young black journalists to be an informed voice be articulate and possess sharp skills he advised them to be enterprising gutsy alert poised and noisy be good be competent thus be great for we need good professional journalists to articulate black concerns and black editors who can help shape the views of the country said johnston as he ended his speech the traditional passing of the old staff to the new staff was conducted by dr jesse e marshall vice chancellor for student affairs and various awards were given to staff along with increasing pressures to have the black universities to merge and be submerged by predominately white schools is emerging see staff page 3 nacme to provide scholarships for minority engineers spurred by the first annual black college day rally in washington dc last september several student faculty and alumni based organizations have begun work legally politically and economically to support the survival black universities students and faculty at the efforts in louisiana and pennsylvania are challenging these racist patterns and laying the basis for further efforts to save black colleges nationally i jul 1 cheyney state university the oldest black college in the country have sued the state of pennsylvania and the u.s governmeni in an effort to retain cheyney's historical identity and to provide additional resources to enhance educational opportunities for black students in louisiana grambling and southern university students alumni faculty and supporters are organizing to bring political pressure to assure additional resources for these highly acclaimed black institutions national fund for minority engineering students was established in 1974 as the financial catalyst for increasing the nation's supply of minority engineers awards are made to engineering schools that demonstrate a commitment to recruiting and graduating increasing numbers of students from the following underrepresented minority groups blacks hispanics puerto ricans mexican americans and others and american indians by rosalind stinson in asking for use of campus facilities such as a bos a re quisition form must be receiv ed by the business office dudley building and in the physical plant two weeks prior to the date needed the richard b harrison players received a budget for the trip to national associa tion of dramactic and speech arts nadsa conference held in grambling louisiana of an estimated figure of 1700 which they received on april i the departure date and were unable to leave because of transportation problems the rbh players met at the paul robeson little theater at 8:45 p.m and waited until 12 a.m when dr john kilimanjaro , director of the paul robeson little theater told the students to " go home and get some sleep accor ding to an rbh player five students arrived at kiliman - jaro's home and requested funds for their trip to loui siana the five students went on to the nadsa convention despite conflicting cir cumstances other students that were scheduled to go did not due to lack of transporta tion there was no animosity just hurt feelings said an rbh player after having been told he had been left here at a&t after members had exhausted every means of get ting to louisiana they decided to eat dinner at darryl's restaurant with an estimated bill of 77.42 kilimanjaro declined comment nacme is supported by major industrial corporations who are eager to recruit minorities for technical and managerial careers the national action council for minorities in engineering nacme is scheduled to contribute 98,496 in the 1980-81 academic year for minority engineering students at north carolina a&t state university these scholarships are awarded annually to minority students who need financial assistance and have demonstrated the academic and intellectual ability to succeed in engineering this year nacme is distributing more than 2.1 million in grants to 2,800 students at 114 engineering schools this grants program formerly operated by the aggies denise wall and patricia mallory were present at the bcd 80 march in washington o.c.fphoto by tyson johnston keynotes register awards banquet/homecomitf volume lil number 39 north carolina agricultural fc technical state university greensboro nc tuesday apri 7 1981 complete awareness for complete commitment # register
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