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^Fsu AP,c: ::vE3 Summer Quarter June 7 - Aug. 21 VOLUME III THE VOICE ''Digest Oi Student Opinion" FAYETTEVILLE, N. C., APRIL 29, 1948 Bronco’s Field Baseball Team NUMBER 3 Dr. Mays Commencement Speaker Commencement to scholar-pulpiteer Prexy Busy Man Be Gala Occassion With a schedule of experienced and well-prepared speakers for the exercise and with a large group of candidates for the Bache- ler’s degree, the commencement season is expected to be an inter esting one. A statement of the en tire commencement program fol lows; May 7 and 8—“Icebound” Senior Class Play, 8:00 p. m. May 14—Ju^pr Senior Prom. 9:00 p. m. May 19—Cap and Gown Day— 12:00 noon. Speaker: Dr. Helen Edmonds, Professor of History, North Carolina College at Durham, North Carolina. May 22—6:30-8:00 p. m.— Presi dent’s Reception. 23—Baccalaureate Sermon— Speaker: The Rev. Samuel E. Howie, D. D., Pastor, Highland Presbyterian Church, Fayette ville, North Carolina. May 25 — Commencement 11:00 a. m. Speaker: Dr. Benja min E. Mays, President, More house College, Atlanta, Georgia. Religious Emphasis Week The annual Religious Emphasis Week will be observed April 27- 29. This year’s speaker will be the Reverend David R. Hedgley, Pastor of the First Baptist qhurch, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Choir On Tour The college choir, Mr. George Van Hoy Collins director, is on a tour that will take it to many eastern cities including At lantic City, Baltimore,, Washing ton, D. C., and New York City. 5 Noted scholar, pulpiteer and tra veller, Dr. Benjamin Mays is President of Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia. Recently he made a trip around the world. Extension And Veteran Centers The College has sponsored ex tension centers this year at Lau- rinburg under the direction of Mr. Andrew L. Scott; at Lumberton under the direction of Dr. Joseph H. Douglass; and at Rose Hill un der the direction of Mr. Clarence A. Chick. There are approximate ly one hundred students registered at the three centers. The Veterans College Center at Wilmington under the direction of Mr. F. J. Rogers, Principal, Wil- liston Industrial High School, is progressing nicely with a total of twenty-five first and second year students. This year the school re ceived a subsidy from the city of Wilmington. The students publish a school paper, and many of them look forward to entering the junior year at State in the fall. President J. W. Seabrook at tended a two-day meeting in Chapel Hill and a two-day meet ing in Raleigh as a member of the Steering Committee of the Teach er Education Commission. He at tended, also, two meetings of the Board of Directors of the Ham mocks Beach Committee, as chair man of the Ways and Means Committee endeavoring to raise one hundred thousand dollars to erect buildings upon the beach property that Dr. William S. Sharpe is donating to the Negro teachers of North Carolina. Re cently the President spoke over Radio Station WPTF, Raleigh, in behalf of the Oxford Colored Or phanage, of which he is a trustee. Other meetings attended by Pres ident Seabrook are those per taining to the establishment of a maternity hospital in Fayettevilje under the direction of an alumnus of Fayetteville State State Teach ers College, Dr. M. L. Perry; and the Planning Committee of the Parks and Recreation Commission of Fayetteville which proposes to erect a swimming pool and a playground just north of the Smith Athletic Field on our cam pus. Terry Recital Warmly Received Recently returned from a two- year study period at the Carne gie Institute of Technology, Miss Mary E. Terry, soprano, appeared on February 20, 1948 in a musical concert, much to the delight of a host of music lovers. At the piano was Miss Ruth Gillum of the North Carolina College at Durham. The artist introduced the pro gram with a group of lyric songs presented in simple and easy manner. Among the numbers ap peared G. F. Handel’s “Oh Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me,” the anonymous selection, “W hen Love Is Kind,” and “Over the Mountains” by Roger Quiller. Miss Terry demonstrated great talent in the rendition of the next group of numbers which were sung with (Continued on page 6) Soprano Praised DR. CROCKETT “Y”SPEAKER Dr. Roosevelt D. Crockett, Di rector of Religious Activities at Bennett College in Greensboro, was the guest speaker at the Ves per Service sponsored by the Young Women’s Christian Asso ciation, Sunday, April 11, 1948. The speaker was introduced by Dean Joseph H. Douglass. In an address that was definitely stim ulating, Dr. Crockett discussed the relation of the individual to the things about him, to himself,, to others, and to God. The Women’s Chorus, making its initial appear ance, furnished the music. Dr. Crockett is the second (Continued on pags 6) i In her recent concert at the College, Miss Mary E. Terry thrilled hundreds of music lovers.