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ARCHIVES Bennett College Greenstx}ro, N. C. G. R. E.! N. T. E.! THE BENNETT BANNER ^‘Believing that an informed campus is a Key to Democracy*' VOL. XXIX, NO. 6 GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA FEBRUARY, 1965 Bennett Receives Prominent Visitor In Psychology Dr. Gregory A. kimDle, pro- tessor ot paycnology at LiuKc University, uurhtm, Nortii Carolina, was the guest of the psyctioiogy department at Ben nett College tor two days this month. He lectured and con ferred with interested students. Dr. Kimbles principal liekl is learning, and his lectures were centered around this subject, in addition to discussing the advantages of gt>ing perimental psychology. He pre sented an informal discussion on Thursday evening, February 25, at 7:30 in Cone Hall on “Governmental and other sup port for training and research in Psychology”. Friday morn ing, February 26, at 10:30, he presented a formal lecture on "Attitudinal Factors in Eyelid Conditioning”. Dr. Kimble received his B. A. degree at Carleton College, his M. A. degree at Northwestern University, and his Ph. D. at the State University of Iowa. He is a member of Phi Bet;i Kappa national honor society. He has held positions at Brown University, University of Mis souri, Yale University, Howard University, as well as at Duke. 1‘he professional assocjaiioub to which he belonejs includes the American Psychological As sociation, Society of Experi mental Psychologists, Consult ing Editor for the Journal of Experimental Psvcholosrv and many others. Two of his most outstanding p’iblications arf* Hil*»ard and Marquis’ Condi- tioning and Leamiog:, and Prin ciples of General Psvrhologv. Candidate For City Council Addresses Student Body Osborn Stafford candidate for the Greensboro City Coun cil addressed the college stu dent body, Monday, February 15. Mr. Stafford, a graduate of Dudley High School. A&T Col lege and the University of Pittsburgh, is an electronics test planning engineer, and an active member in a number of community organizations. He gave a brief sketch of Greensboro's history. |He be lieves that “it is now time to build within.” He said that we must find new approaches to old problems. “True represen tation comes from the people.” He explained that his inter est is in the Negro business man, “for the Negro liusiness- man is a vital link in the eco nomic chain; he must be en couraged to move forward.” He explained the problem of Negro dwelling and high cost of finding sufficient dwel ling. Multiple housing situa tions, “shot gun” houses, are a problem and there is a need for the availability of more land at a reasonable cost. "The political life is at its ■ Members Are Initiated To Two Honor Societies Nine members were initiated to Alpha Kappa Mu and one to Pi Gamma Mu tor the first semester. These students have exhibited a level ot academic achievement in their all around performance or in a specific area. lowest ebb. This is caused by the need for the Negro vote but this cannot be so until voter education is stressed. It must be a part of the schools. Mr. Stafford’s platform, yet incomplete, was stated as fol lows: 1. To modify some ot the policies of urbanization. 2. To redistribute recreation al facilities based on popula tion. 3. To seek solutions to the slum problem. 4. To investigate practices of hiring. 5. To enforce zoning laws. 6. To make the budget more flexible as far as taxing is con cerned. 7. Support the downtown re development. 8. To help in the area of safety. 9. To make himself available to the people. 10. To promote and encour age voter registration. Attendance Report The attendance report which was drawn up this summer by student members of the Ben nett College Summer Staff was recently reviewed and approved with additions by the faculty. The report was distributed to the student body. One special addition was the procedure for reading or study periods. This states that reading or study pe riods shall be made available for all students, regardless of classification, during the final two hour meting times of the course beginning with the second semester 1965. Some clarification, was the extent to which many of the proposals were adopted. Many procedures were in existence but not written as such. The statement is effective this semester. BENNETT WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS Second semester at Bennett College has uiodgiit with it many new students, returning students, and exchange stu dents. These new students are Mar- celette Anthony, Brenda Ellis, Louise Fraser, Marqueritte Johnson, Elizabeth Kent, San dra McFadden, Wanda Dula, Marilyn Viola, Judith Rann, and Kathleen Bendix. Special students include Bet ty Reece and Gertude Warren. A hearty welcome back to these returning students: Clara- leata Matthews, Ellen Alexan der, Delores Comer, and Shir ley Ruffin. There is one returning ex change student, Sandra Satter- white who has been on a semes ter exchange to DePauw Uni versity. The members of Alpha Kap pa Mu elected candidates from students with an overall aver age tor the tour years of b-plus. They were: Seniors, Catherine Stallings, Tupelo, Miss., English major; Mary Adams, Pototoc, Miss., Music major; Velma Harris, Camden, N. J., Elementary Education major; Johnsie Dalton, Gieens- boro, Elementary Education major; Lillie Madison, Bre vard, N. C., English major. Juniors initiated were: Eva Rice, Washington, D. C., Eng lish major; Amanda Houston, Kinston, N. C., Mathematics major; and Wie Lie So, Suma tra, Indonesia, Pre-Med major. (Pictured to the left) The member inducted into Pi Gamma Mu, which is an honor society of students hav ing a “B" average in the social sciences, is Greta Middleton. Greta is from Charleston,^ South Carolina and a political Science major. College Choir To Take Tour The Bennett College Choir, under direction of Mrs. Mary J. Crawford, will begin its north ern tour on March 28. The choir will be away from the campus for ten days. Scheduled performances will be given in Alexandria, Va.; Sunbury, Pa.; Milton, Pa.; Bloomsburg, Pa.; and Wilmington, Del. The highlight of the tour will be the choir’s performance at Lycoming College in Wil liamsport, Pennsylvania where Dr. Player was awarded an honorary degree. The choir is also looking forward to meet ing other college students per haps at Howard, Lincoln and Bucknell universities when they are in these specific areas. Antioch Quartet Featured in Concert The Antioch Quartet concert was held February 5 in the Pfeiffer Chapel. The four ar tists were Myron Kartman, Al- mita-Hyman Vamos, Wallace Ruskin and Roland Vamos. An interview with the group disclosed the fact that they are a touring quartet sponsored by Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where these four aritsts are instructors in music. This plan was sponsored by the college as a learning experience for both the instructor and the individuals for whom they play. After leaving Bennett the quartet will play at some forty other colleges and high schools. The group was asked why they felt tliat this tour is a good idea. The answer was that they wish to play music for groups of students who would otherwise not have been able to hear the particular type ot music. Bennett Students en route to Mount Holyoke Bennett Exchange With Holyoke Ends The Bennett-Mount Holyoke exchange for this school term terminated last week. This is an annual two-week exchange j between the two colleges. Students from Mount Holy- I oke were Nanette Dimino, a j senior from Chatham, New I Jersey who is a Russian major. Barbara Richards, a sopho- (Continued on Page 4)

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