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The pilot. volume (None) 1942-current, November 13, 1975, Image 1

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THE PILOT Gardner-Webb College THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13,1975 BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA New Campaign Begins Here Gardner-Webb has re- plish their goals, by 1980. cently begun a campaign to The $10 million is divided improve living and learning into three main financial facilities for students. The goals. They are, endowment SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER Choral Group Performs The Gardner-Webb Choral Clinic presented their annual concert Tuesday, at Boiling Springs Baptist Church. Dr. Eugene Simpson, a nationally known clinician from Glassboro State in' New Jersey conducted the combined choral groups. The program was flavored with a Bicentermial theme. It consisted of three popular American works: Charles Ives’ “Psalm 90,” Howard Hanson’s “Song of Demo cracy” (a poem by Walt Whitman), and the classic “Battle Hymn of the Re public,” arranged by Peter J. Wilhousky. The Gardner-Webb choral groups were assisted on the “Battle Hymn of the Re public,” by selected local high school groups. This is the fifth year that the choral clinic has been held. Dr. Phil Perrin of the Music Department ex plained that the purpose of the clinic is “to give our stu dents an opportimity to ex perience the great, large cho ral works of each period of music history.” A concert for the spring semester is being planned. organizer of the campaign, needs, Mr. Bill Briggs, and the workers in the campaign hope to raise the proposed $10 million needed to accom- RESIDENCE HALL COMPLEX new construction needs, and resource and equipment needs. Endowment needs take up $5 million of the proposed $10 million. These needs in clude $2 million for opera tions. Operations involve the upkeep and continuance of the physical plant, and maintenance. A second use of endow ment needs is for student fi nancial aid which takes up another $2 million. Financid aid includes $1 million for endowed scholarships and $1 million for a revolving loan fund. The last $1 million of en dowment needs is to be used New Directory Is Available Work is now underway for the formation of a student directory. The directory will include the student’s name, campus box number, dorm, room number and phone numbers. Day students will be listed with their name and phone number only. In order for a student’s name to appear in the direc tory, it is mfindatory that he or she sign a specific form giving approval. The forms may be signed by resident students in their dorms. Day students wiU have an oppor tunity to sign a form after chapel. ' f-?. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS BUILDING for the salaries of faculty members. Salaries are some what below the national average. Not only do salaries need to meet the average and stay with or above it, but senior faculty need to be rewarded for many years of service. The second aim of the ca- paign is entitled “new con struction needs”. The four buildings proposed total ap proximately $4,000,000. The special events build ing, costing $2.5 million, is to be used for various activi ties of the college, such as large religious, cultural, and athletic events. It is to be large enough to hold a gathering of both the Gard- ner-Webb student body, faculty, and staff, and the public. The residence hall com plex ($500,000) is being planned of modular con struction to provide easy ex pansion in response to de mand. The apartments will be convertible to family liv ing units also. The School of Business building is being planned due to the fact that the pre sent Business Department is outgrowing its facilities. With more industry moving into this area, the Business (Continued On Page 3) Bicentennial Program Begins ssE^iEiirTr Recently, a Bicentennial program was approved for Gardner-Webb in conjunc tion with Cleveland County as part of the North Carolina Humanities Committee ac tivities. Dr. Tony Eastman, a history professor here, is head of Cleveland County’s “community action forums.” The community action forums are town meetings in which various topics will be discussed. The topics will come under the main topic of the relationship of today’s society to the principles of the Declaration of Indepen dence, entitled “Life, Li berty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” The discussions are de signed to make people more aware of governmental prob lems today and help them to find solutions to the prob lems. Persons who have studied the philosophical side of the Declaration will be a part of the 12 town meetings. Topics will be dis cussed in relation to the lo cal etnd national levels. Five main topics will be discussed under the larger topic of “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” The first is “All Men Are Created Equal.” The first sub-topic under “All Men Are Created Equal” is “Health: Right or Privilege?” Some of the questions to be discussed are: what is the promise or threat of National Health Insurance? Is Cleveland County giving the best med ical care available to all peo ple, no matter their eco nomic status? The second sub-topic is “Education: Ri^t, Privi lege, Obligation?” The main issue will be the role of na tional and local government in education and whether they should be involved at (Continued On Page 2) SCIENCE BUILDING ADDITION SNEA Holds Meeting The Gardner-Webb Chapter of the S.N.E.A. (Student Na tional Educational Association) held its second meeting last week. An interesting and informative program on school law was presented by Mr. Jess Taylor. The theme for this year for the club is “Make It Happen,” and this is exactly what they want to do. One goal of the or ganization is to work toward improvement in teacher pre paration through personal involvement and experience. Eight projects have been proposed to work within this theme. Any student, no matter their classification is invited to join. Contact Terri Sigmon and Debbie Goodson (HAPY) or Judy Gillespie (Stroup).

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