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Brevard College, Brevard, N.C.
Volume 55 Number 3
Wednesday, October 7,1987
Phi Theta Kappa, Brevard College’s scholastic honor society, inducted
eight new members Wednesday night. Pictured left to right, f^nt row,
they are Kym Newman and Miyuki Imura; back row; Karen Buckley,
William Allen Huters and MilUcent Honeycutt. Absent at the induction
ceremony were new PTK members Derek Callahan, Glenn MacDonald
and Curtis Cowan. (BC News Bureau photo)
BC dorm visiting hours
extended on trial basis
by Mike McGee
Visiting hours in the dorms have been
extended to 10 p.m. on week nights.
The extended visiting hours began for a
two-week trial period on Sept. 28.
At the end of the two weeks, Dean of Stu
dent Affairs Norm Witek will decide
whether to continue the program.
Visiting hours will be returned to their
old times if there is a rise in visitation
violation, excessive noise after quiet hours
or damage in the dorms.
However, as Student Government Presi
dent Allen Brooks says, “I think the
to be biggest ever
With the traditional summer Alumni
Weekend being combined this year with
Homecoming, this coming weekend’s
student-alumni get-together is the largest
planned in years.
The Brevard College Class of ’37 will be
celebrating their 50th anniversary at a
reunion dinner Friday evening.
BC’s new Alumni Director Margot Sunp-
mers, who is planning Homecoming'S? for
Oct. 9-11, says, “Homecoming will bring
together students past with students pre
sent to enjoy the experience of
Summer says, “A 40th year alumna
returning during Orientation rejoiced at
the reception by students in Jones Hall.
These young ladies, at once excited and
frightened by the college experience,
eagerly sought stories from their visitor
who later admitted that her ‘homecoming’
was enriched by sharing her memories
with the new students.”
The three-day event starts with registra
tion Friday, Oct. 9, from 2-7 p.m. in the
Sims Student Center, followed by a recep
tion from 5:30-7:30 in the gallery of Col-
trane Art Center. The class of 1937 will
celebrate their 50th anniversary at a reu
nion dinner at 7:30 in the Myers Dining
Saturday’s events start with an 8 a.m.
Run for Fun. BC President Billy Greer will
lead a campus tour for alum from 8:30-9:30
a.m. And the annual Alumni Soccer Game
commences at 11 a.m. A “Picnic by the
Pool” for students and alumni is set for the
mid-day meal at noon.
Summers has also planned the forma
tion of an “alumni choir” which will meet
at 1 p.m. Saturday to organize for an ap
pearance at the Alumni Dinner that even
ing at 8 in the cafeteria.
For alums who want to get a hands-on
feel for the College’s computer science
program, a “Computer Carnival” has
been planned for 1 p.m. Saturday.
Athletics dominates the afternoon ac
tivities: the women’s soccer team hosts
Spartanburg Methodist at 1:30 p.m.; and
the men play the second half of the double-
header at 3 p.m.
BC students will have their annual
Homecoming Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. in
the Dining Hall.
That night, the annual Homecoming
Dance in the auxiliary gym will feature the
presentation of the homecoming court and
the crowning of the Homecoming King,
Prince, Queen and Princess. The dance for
students and alumni starts at 9 p.m.
featuring Redd Alert.
The alumni portion of Homecoming ends
Sunday with breakfast, worship services,
and a lunch.
Summers gives Purgason talks
students of this year have shown that they
The SGA seems to feel the same way
because of its unanimous approval of the
The students must be careful, according
to Brooks. “We can’t just be good for the
first two weeks. It’s going to have to con
tinue,” he says.
This warning is serious because Dean
Witek reserves the right to remove the new
policy at any time.
Dean Witek says the idea of extending
the hours came from the students to the
Pastoral Counselor H. Andrew Summers
will be this year’s Purgason Family Lec
ture Series speaker.
Summers will deliver two addresses on
the importance of the Christian family, the
first at 8:15 p m. Tuesday, Oct. 27; and the
second Wednesday morning at 10:15. Both
talks will be given in Dunham Auditorium
and are sponsored by the Life and Culture
Summer’s talk is titled “The Family,
Hope for a Post-Modern World or Sus-
tainer of the Status Quo?”
Summers is an United Methodist Church
minister and one of three pastoral
counselors to the South Georgia Annual
Conference. In addition, he is a staff
counselor at the Savannah Pastoral
He earned his bachelor’s degree at
Southern Methodist University in 1%1, his
master’s degree in divinity at Emory
University in 1964, and his doctorate in
clinical psychology at the California
School of Professional Psychology in San
Francisco in 1974.