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The Voice VOLUME 18, NUMBER 4 FAYETTEVILLE STATE COLLEGE, FAYETTEVILLE, N. C. MAY, 1965 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Monday, Tuesday May 24, 25 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, May 26, 27, 28 Thursday, May 27 8:00 P.M. Saturday, May 29 12:00 Noon 2:00-3:30 P.M. 3:30-5:00 P.M. 6:30-8:00 P.M. 8:30 P.M. Sunday, May 30 3:00 P.M. Final Examinations for Seniors Final Examinations Senior Class Night—Seabrook Auditorium Alumni Day Activities Alumni Convocation—Seabrook Auditorium Speaker: Miss Willie V. Small, ’42 Children’s Service, Incorporated Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Alumni Luncheon Meeting—H.L. Cook Dining HaU Class Reunions—Class of 1905 Class of 1935 Class of 1915 Class of 1945 Class of 1925 Oass of 1955 President and Mrs. Jones “At Home” to Mem bers of the Senior Class, Alumni, Faculty and Friends Alumni Dance—Lilly Gymnasium Commencement Exercises— Seabrook Auditorium Speaker: Dr. Broadus N. Butler Assistant to Commissioner United States Office of Education Washington, D. C. Assembly Program Climaxes National Library Week Celebration Dr. William H. Robinson, Jr., Chairman of the Division of Hum anities at A. and T. College, Greens boro, North Carolina, delivered the keynote address for National Lib rary Week observance at Fayette ville State College. Speaking from the topic “Know What You Are Talking About”, the speaker admonished his audience that reading is still the greatest source for knowledge; men who have achieved have been those who May Day Festivities Luretha Coats Our Annual May Day festivity at Fayetteville State College was held on Saturday afternoon. May 1, 1965, on the Smith Athletic Field. The activity gained headway with a blast off into outer space which complimented the theme, “An Or bital Flight through Outer Space to the Planets of Healthful Living.” After the count down—blast off, Dr. Rudolph Jones, president of the college, crowned the lovely and very elegantly dressed Miss Opera Williams as May Queen. Opera is a sophomore business education major from Southern Pines. Accompaning her in the rocket was her court, Barbara Harris, Maid of Honor; Helen Moore and Linda Gradford, attendants; Sylvia Shaw and Gina Pagnatti, flower girls; Henry Eldridge, crown bear er; and Charles Gray and Franklin McNeil, astronauts. The planets that were visited during the flight into outer space were the planet of Good Health, the planet of Gfeneral Training, the planet of Physical Development, the planet of Recreational Activi ties, and the planet of Cultural Development. After each planet had been re presented by their various perform ances and presentations, the activi ties were culminated by the return of the Queen and her Court to Planet Barth. i were constant in their use of books. Since Dr. Robinson holds the Doctor of Philosophy degree from Harvard University with a major in English Literature, a large part of his thesis was supported by ex amples from classical literature. He also made reference to stalwarts in the natural sciences, social sci ences, and in the arts who owed their great success to reading in order to know what they were talk ing about. FOUNDERS' DAY Sherree Crouch On Sunday afternoon, April 25, many were present to witness our Annual Founders’ Day activities. Founders’ Day occurs once a year, but somehow we never experience the slightest ennui as this special time approaches. At this time the whole college community seems to exhibit a spirit of loyalty and to- 22 Graduate From the office of the Registrar, Miss L. M. Means, comes the list of students who completed require ments for graduation from Fayette ville State as of April 3. Included were Willie Artis, Wil son, biology; John Brown, Riegle- wood, elementary education; Bar bara Carr, Willard, elementary ed ucation; John Chance, Wade, bio logy; Roosevelt Daniels, Fayette ville, mathematics. Barbara Hall, Rieglewood, ele mentary education; Hermenia Har ris, Moncure, elementary educa tion; Linda Hayes, Fayetteville, ele mentary education; Beulah Hines, Wagram, elementary education; David Hollingsworth Fayetteville, physical education. * * * MIRIAIVI Jackson, Fayetteville, elementary education; William Moore, New Bern, elementary education; Mary Alice McNeill, Fayetteville, elementary education; Ann Patterson, Fayetteville, ele mentary education; Lizzie Rober son, Vanceboro, elementary educa tion; LiUian Robinson, Hamlet, ele mentary education; Irene Smith, Fayetteville, elementary education. Benjamin Spencer, Jr., Currie, elementary education; Linda Stitt, Henderson, elementary education; and Margaret Towsend, EUerbe, elementary education. Donald LaHuffman, Fayetteville, a special student, completed work in sociology. Summer Session Nine Weeks June 7—August 7 gethemess greater than that of any other time of year. Our speaker for the memorable occasion was Dr. Howard E. Wright, president of Allen Univer sity, Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Wright, introduced by President Rudolph Jones, spoke from the sub ject “Water, Waste, Space.” Iminediately after the program in the Seabrook Auditorium, we made our traditional pilgrimage to the monuments where, with brief but very impressive ceremony, flor al tributes were placed by Mrs. Annie Melvin Council, representing the FSC Alumni Association, and Miss Gwendolyn Peaten, the pre sent Miss Fayetteville State Col lege. President Rudolph Jones awards National Library Week Essay Contest Prizes.

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