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ARCHIVES Summer School June 6-July 13 July 14-August 20 VOLUME IV TheVoice "DIGEST OF STUDENT OPINION" FAYETTEVILLE. N. C., APRIL 7, 1949 Congratulations! Class of '49 NUMBER 5 CAI^PUS LEADERS r INFORMATION FROM THE DEAN’S OFFICE One finds here a sort of a “Who’s Who” of student leadership at “State” for the 1948-49 school year. They are: back row (left to right), Maragret Patterson, Fayetteville, president, Off-Campus Club; Virginia Wimbush, Clarksville, Va., president. Dormitory Association; Bertha Barnes, Goldsboro, Editor, Student Publication— the “Voice”; William Harrison, Rocky Mount, president. Varsity Club; Eunice Stinson, Pinehurst, president. Women’s Collegiate Club. Middle row (left to right) — Charles Black, Lexington, Ky., Superintendent, Campus Sunday School; Bernard Davis, Clarkton, former president. Freshman Class; James E. Purcell, Fayetteville, presdient, Drama Guild; Charles Mumford, Oarkton, president, Gilreath Club; Mollie Boone, Woodland, president, Y. W. C. A.; James Pelham, Goldsboro, president, Y, M. C. A.; Henry Jones, Spring Hope, president, Sopho more Class. Front row (left to right), Catherine Jones, Millboro, Va., president, Chestnutt Book Club and June McCown, South Boston, Va., president Junior Class. From The Secretary’s Pad April 20—Wednesday: Ruth Morris, soprano. May 6—Friday, Music Festival: Fayetteville City and County School Teachers. May 13—Friday: Junior-Senior Prom. ]V[ay 18—Wednesday: Cap and Gown Day Exercises—12 noon. May 22—Sunday: 5:00 p. m.. Baccalaureate Address by Dr. Dwight O. W. Holmes, President Emeritus of Morgan College, Bal timore, Maryland. May 23—Monday: 8:00 p. m.— Class Night. (Continued On Page 2) The Curry-Barnett Nuptials Baltimore, Maryland was the scene of a beautiful wedding when on the evening of February 5, 1949. Mr. Walter Lewis Curry, pre-law student at Howard Uni versity and Miss Wilhelmena Barnett, instructor in history at Fayetteville State Teachers Col lege said vows in the presence of friends and relatives. A native of Ohio, Mr. Curry is a veteran of World War II, he served as Mas ter Sergeant in the European theatre. Currently, the Currys are making their home in Washington, D. C. The dates for the summer school have been set for June 6 to July 13 for the first session, and from July 14 to August 23 for the second session. Whereas it was planned earlier to have only one six weeks term this year the regular two session period will operate as a result of student needs. A sizeable enrollment is anticipated. We are hoping that several new courses will be offer ed for the first time including a course in Urban Sociology, Amer ican Democracy and Government, and possibly Medieval History. Not all the faculty has decided as to their summer plans which makes it impossible to indicate in detail at this time what teachers will be on the summer-school staff, or what guest professors will be invited in to participate. In the next school year it is the hope of the institution to add courses in Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology Two or three ad ditional teachers will be secured in certain olher areas so that more emphasis may be given to the correlation of the work of the institution with the needs of the in-service teachers. It is now possible to graduate from the College without fulfill ing the requirements for Student Teaching. Such graduates, how ever, will not be prepared to se cure a teacher’s certificate until they complete the student teach ing requirement. In line with the suggestion of the Division of Pro fessional Services of State Dept. Public Instruction, the curriculum will be organized mainly around three areas: the child, the com munity, the student teaching. It is recognized that not everyone in attendance at the College will de sire to teach, and also that not all persons desiring to teach possess the necessary qualifications. By the adding of certain courses such as Chemistry and Anatomy, it is hoped that more students will come to the institution for the ex pressed purpose of getting pre paratory work for such fields as Nursing, Medicine and the like. The upper half of the curriculum is geared primarily for those who (Continued On Page 2) IT WAS FUN Fayetteville students are find ing new ways to have fun. They presented at a recent Gilreath pro gram a highly-entertaining quiz Liberian Student Likes ^^State” “Everybody is nice; the students and teachers are very friendly” is the reaction Mrs. Beatrice Wil liams expresses to her four-weeks stay at “State”. “I had always heard that Americans were friendly”. A former teacher in the College of West Africa in Monrovia, Liberia which she explains is now no more than a high school, Mrs. Williams has come to Fayetteville to complete her college work pre paratory to going back to her native country to teach. While she likes them all, Mrs. Williams says that her special in terests lie in English and in bio logy. When asked why she had chosen to attend “State”, our new comer replied, “I have always heard that Fayetteville was a good college.” FROM LIBERIA Pictured here is Mrs. Beatrice Williams, a former teacher in the college of West Africa in Monrovia, Liberia. She comes to complete her course at “State” preparatory to her return to the classroom in her home country. program worked out by James Pelham, Melvin Hunter and Betty Warren. Mr. Pelham served as quiz master. It was Mr. Charles Mumford who answered the jack pot question.