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NATIONAL TEACHER EXAMINATION FEBRUARY 13 THE VOICE ^'^"DIGEST OF STUDENT OPINION” BENNINGTON COLLEGE DANCE GROUP FEBRUARY 20 VOLUME 13, NO. 1 FAYETTEVILLE STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE, FAYETTEVILLE, N. C. JANUARY, 1960 Front The President's Desk Dear Students, As I greet you at the beginning of 1960 and wish for all of you a pleasant and prosperous New Year, I want to remind you of the theme of the poem by Ann Nurge and to urge you to “Count your blessings instead of your crosses.’ Too often we forget the many good things we have and enjoy and tend to gripe, complain, and in dulge in self-pity. Do you remem ber the man who was so sad be cause he had no shoes, until he met a man who had no feet? Any person who has good health and is privileged to be enrolled in college today should count his blessings. You should count your blessings at Fayetteville again be cause here you are able to get so much for so little. Have you com pared the costs of attending this institution with the costs of at tending similar colleges? You will find that the costs here are con siderably less and yet this is a fully accredited institution with a competent and highly trained fac ulty. Have you compared our dor mitory accommodations with those of other institutions? Have you compared our laundry services, our athletic field, our auditorium and our gymnasium with some other colleges? Many of our physi cal facilities are among the best in the State. Let us begin today to look on the bright side on every occasion. Let us be optimistic rather than pessimistic. Let us count our bless- , /'f oi v Yours sincerely, Rudolph Jones, President 1st Quarter Grads Congratulations to the following students who completed require ments for graduation at the end of the First Quarter of this school term (December 4): Jannie Bass, Rougemont; Elie Bracey, Jr., Garysburg; Gladys Byrd, Rocky Mount; Wilhelemenia Edwards, LaGrange; John L. En- Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society Toward the end of the first quarter, Rho Beta Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society was host to the regional meeting of the United Chapters of Alpha Kappa Mu in Region I. The theme of the meeting was “Accent on Excellence.” During the morning session, a panel discussion was held on the topic, “Toward Cultural Under standing.” Participants in the dis cussion were Dr. Rose Karfiold of Bennett College, Dr, S. M. Brod erick of North Carolina A. and T. College, and Dr, Harbans Singh of Johnson C. Smith Universitj'. At the dinner session, greetings were extended to the group by Dr, Rudolph Jones, President of Fay etteville State Teachers Colie, Dr, Walter N, Ridley, Presid Alpha Kappa Mu: and McKinney, Director of ^^pon I, Gershon B, Fiawoo, sj^iudent at Johnson C. Smithjyi^versity, read several of his poems. During th,«SMternoon session. Dr. Virgil^^Dud of North Caro lina A. T. College and Dr. George Breathett of Bennett Col lege led a discussion on scholar ship and fellowship opportunities for graduate and professional studies. The following colleges were rep resented at the meeting: Bennett College, North Carolina A, and T. College, Barber-Scotia College, Elizabeth City State Teachers Col lege, Shaw University, Johnson C, Smith University, North Carolina College, and Fayetteville State TCliCl't The members of Rho Beta Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Mu Hon or Society plan to hold their an nual convocation during the win ter quarter. At this time, new members will be inducted into the organization, Velma Street, Reporter College Choir in Annual Xmas Concert nett, Greenville; Nancy M, Ferree, Lumberton; William M, Hilliard, Rocky Mount; M, Everlena Mitch ell, Woodsdale; Judith A. Nixon, Wilson; Fleming E. Pierce, Wil liamsburg, Va. Recipe For A Happy New Year Take twelve fine full-grown months—see that these are thor oughly free from old memories of bitterness, rancor, hate and jeal ousy. Cleanse them completely from every clinging spite; pick off all specks of pettiness and little ness — in short, see that these months are freed from all the past. Have them as fresh and clean a.s when -ir-^t ramp iioni inc great ,5?oiv:ioule of time. Cut these months into thirty or thirty-one equal parts. This batch will keep for just one year. Do not attempt to make up the whole batch at one time (so many peo ple spoil the entire lot this way). But prepare one day at a time at follows: Into each day put twelve part.s of faith, eleven of patience, ten of courage, nine of work (some people omit this ingredient and spoil the flavor of the rest), eight parts of hope, seven of fidelity, six (Continued on Page Eight) Who's Who 4. V" 'jeaSSbeeoisw Delegates and Participants in the Eighth Annual Meeting of the United Chapters of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society in Region 1. Nine students of our college have been chosen to appear in Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges for 1959-60. They are Levi Montgomery, Calvin McDonald, Nannie Crosby, Everlena Mitchell, David McNair, Catharyne Butler. Juanita Walker, Eva Cordon, and Charles Robertson. These students merit a special salute from faculty and students. Let’s all let this serve as an inspiration, and aspire to even greater heights. Fayetteville State Teachers College To Be Testing Center Fayetteville Stale Teachers Col lege has been designated as a test ing center for the 1960 nation wide administration of national teacher examinations on February 13, as announced by Dean Lafay ette Parker. College seniors preparing to teach in-service teachers and teachers applying for positions in school systems which encourage or require applicants to submit their scores on the national teach er examinations along with their other credentials are eligible to take the tests. The examinations are prepared and administered an nually by Educational Testing Service, Princeton, N. J. Designation of Fayetteville State Teachers College as a testing cen ter for these examinations will give prospective teachers in this area an opportunity to compare their performance on the exami nation with approximately 10,000 candidates throughout the country who will be participating in the nationwide administration in Feb ruary, according to Dr, Parker, At the one-day testing session a candidate may take the common examinations, which include tests in professional information, gen eral culture, English expression, (Continued on Page Eight) Happy New Year!!

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