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DECEljlBER 12, 1972
Dr. Henry M. Eldridge Is presently the Associate Vice-
Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Director of Summer School
and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Mathematics
at Fayetteville State University,,
His field of study is Mathematics. He received his B. S. de
gree from Alabama State College, his M.A., from Columbia
University, and his Ph. D. from the University of Pittsburgh.
His other studies were during the summer sessions at:
Ball State College, Muncie, Indiana in 1959
University of California in 1960
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine in 1961
Montclair State College, Montclair, New Jersey in 1962
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. in 1962
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland in 1963
Caleton College, Northfield, Minnesota in 1964
University of California, Santa Barbara, California in 1965
Southwestern Center for Advanced Studies, Dallas, Texas in 1967
New York University, New York, New York In 1968
Trinity University, San Antonia, Texas in 1969
Sanford University, Sanford, California In 1970
Bishop College, Dallas, Texas in 1971
He had experience as a teacher of mathematics and science
at Westside High School in Talladega, Alabama. He was also
Associate Professor of Mathematics at Alabama State Col
lege in 1950. He was Graduate- Assistant at the University of
Pittsburgh in 1954-55. He also had experience in the following
areas: Consultant Science Work-shops in the Southeastern Sec
tion of North Carolina; Teacher Association in 1956 to 1968; Professor of Mathematics at A. & T.
State University inthesummer of 1959; Field Researcher for School Mathematics Study Group from
September 1960 to May 1963; Advisory Committee Curriculum Study and Revision - State De
partment of Education from 1961-62; Member of Evaluation Committee, a new program in teacher
education and certification, in the State Dept, of Public Instruction; member of Bi-Racial Com
mittee, Fayetteville, and Chairman of the Human Relations Commission, Fayetteville; Consult
ant - Mathematics Work-shop City School District, Newbergh, New York, March 28, 1966; Pro
fessor of Mathematics at North Carolina State University - Fort Bragg Branch 1966-1972 and is
now Professor of Mathematics at Fayetteville State University.
He is a member of the following organizations: Beta Kappa Chi, the National Institute of Sci
ence, Mathematical Association of America, Mathematical Teachers, American Association of
University Professors,National Education and the American Mathematics Society and on January
1946 he became a chartered member of the Omega Psl Fraternity at Talladega College at Talla
He was a member of the Armed Forces for three years, three months and eleven days and when
discharged began teaching.
Dr. Henry M. Eldridge
Fayetteville State Univer
sity’s Music Education De
partment featured a Recital
Thursday evening at 8;00 p.
m. in the Rosenthal Building,
under the leadership of Mrs.
M, T. Eldridge, Chairman of
the Music Education Depart
ment. Participating in the re
cital were Mr. Ken Bruggers,
Mr. Robert Wilcox, Mr. Tim
othy Brown and Mr. Paul
Mr. Ken Bruggers, Artist-
in - Residence at Fayetteville
Technical Institute, attend
ed Southern Methodist Uni
versity. His wife, Frances
Brugger, also attended Sou
thern Methodist University
and is presently a Music In
structor at Fayetteville Tech
nical Institute. Both are resi
dents of Clinton, North Caro
Mr. Robert Wilcox, along
with this wife Linda, are res
idents of Fayetteville. Mr.
Wilcox is a Captain in the
U.S. Air Force and is sta
tioned at Pope Air Force
Base. Mrs. Wilcox performs
with the Fayetteville Sym
phony Orchestra, Both attend
ed the University of Michigan.
Mr. Timothy Brown and Mr.
Paul Tambly are both facul
ty members of the Department
of Music Education at Fay
etteville State University.
Did Yon Know?
... that according to Brian
Shawcroft, architect and
planner of the Rudolph Jones
Student Union, the building
cost $24.00 per square foot to
build the union? The total
building cost was $800,000
when completed with furni
... that FSU remained a nor
mal school until 1939, when it
became Fayetteville State
Teachers College and in 1963
the name was changed to Fay
etteville State College?
that any college student
may pursue the four-year AF-
ROTC program on campuses
where it Is offered? Enroll
ment procedures for the first
two years of Air Force ROTC,
known as the General Mili
tary Course (GMC), are the
same as for any other college
K D. ROSCOE
A. D. Roscoe, Jr., Business
Manager, Fayetteville State
University was recently cit
ed by the Prince Hall Free and
In presenting the “Distin
guished Service Award” to
Roscoe, Clark S. Brown, Most
Worthy Grand Master stated
that he was being honored for
his work with the Fayetteville
Human Relations Commis
sion. The citation said in part
"For unusually dedicated
service and excellent perfor
mance in the areas of social,
civic, political action and for
meritorious efforts In the in
terest of the general welfare
and progress of the total cit
izenry.” The award was made
at the annual meeting of the
Prince Hall Free and Accept
ed Masons In New Bern.
Roscoe was appointed to the
Fayetteville Human Relations
Commission in 1970 and was
Instrumental in formulating
Commission guidelines to
deal with community prob
lems in housing, employment,
education and other services
where they fall In the preview
of the commissions.
He has been a member of
the Bronco family for three
years. Roscoe enjoys all of
the sports and he Is a native
of Richmond, Virginia. He did
his undergraduate work at
Virginia Union University,,
Roscoe and his wife, Wilma
Jean, are the parents of three
Heads Ed Depts.
Dr. Harvey Hargrave, a na
tive of Lexington, N.C., has
assumed the chairmanship of
the Department of Education
and Psychology at Fayette
ville State University.
Dr. Hargrave received his
undergraduate degree from A.
& T. State University In
Greensboro, North Carolina.
He received his master’s de
gree from Pennsylvania State
University in 1953 and was the
recipient of the doctor of edu
cation degree from the same
institution in 1971.
Dr. Hargrave comes to
Fayetteville State University
from Bladen County Schools
where he served as Director
of Occupational Education and
Migrant Education for the
county. While in Bladen Coun
ty, he concentrated his efforts
on individualized instruction
al programs which were de
signed so the learned could
travel at his own pace and not
be geared to that of the tea
cher. Dr. Hargrave also pro
vided in-service training for
teachers, while in Bladen
County, for the areas of writ
ing and using learning acti
vity packages (LAPS), audio
visuals and counseling. With
the cooperative efforts of ad
ministrators and staff, he was
The non-Greek organizations on campus found it necessary
and beneficial to organize into a unified group. So the non-
Greek organizations decided to establish the Congress of Non-
Greek Organizations. CONGO was established with the hope of
improving campus life, especially since the non-Greek or
ganizations are comprised of a large percentage of the student
CONGO was established for the specific purpose of ridding
the campus of the animosity which results from competition
among campus organizations. The members of CONGO hope to
establish a better relationship with the community by pro
viding various kinds of services to blfick people. CONGO
members feel that blacks should reflect their black pride in
actions rather than by words.
The members of the non-Greek organizations met several
times with their advisor, Mr. C. I. Brown, before they wrote
their constitution. After all of the non-Greek organizations
ratified the Constitution, the members of CONGO elected offiA
cers. The officers are as follows: Joseph Alsbery, President
(Tau Phi Tau), Henry Berry, Vice - President (Groove Phi
Groove), Verlinda Ray, Secretary (Tan Phi Cocoa), Shelia Har
rison, Assistant Secretary (Swing Phi Swing), Joseph Williams,
Treasury (lota Phi Theta ) are officers for the academic year
CONGO has wasted no time in trying to achieve their ob
jectives. In fact, the organization started to work immediately.
They went to Gladhaven Rest Home to entertain the patients.
The group held service with the patients by reading scriptures,
singing hymns and praying. Before the members left they served
patients of Gladhaven fruit. The members knew that their trip
had not been In vain by the appreciation in the patient's eyes.
The Uhuru Chapter of Tan Phi Cocoa Social Sorority ended
the fall semester by again being active in the Fayetteville com
munity. Each year, the Tans try to spread a little sunshine and
cheer to those persons who are not as fortunate as others.
This year, the Tans went to Gladhaven Rest Home and sang
Christmas carols. The members of Tan Phi Cocoa were greet
ed warmly b y the patients and requests for several songs were
made. After the entertainment was over, the Tans presented
each patient with a gift. The sisters also performed several
tasks for the patients while they were visiting. In the future, the
Tan Phi Cocoa Social Sorority intends to go to the Veteran Hos
pital and Fuller School.
The Tans have also organized their second W.I.T. (Women
Interested in Tan) Club. TTie W.LT. Club is a subsidiary of Tan
Phi Cocoa Social Sorority and is organized to familiarize young
women with sorority life. The W.I.T, Clubhasno obligatory ties.
If a young lady becomes a member of W.I.T., this does not mean
that she must pledge Tan, At present, the W.LT. Club consists of
twenty-eight members. The Tans feel that theW.I.T. Club shows
marvelous potential and they are truly something to be proud of.
The Delta Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
has again been active in the Fayetteville community. The Alpha
Kappa Alpha’s presented a Halloween Program at Fuller School
and contributed $25.00 to the Sickle Cell Anemia Swimathon.
They are also planning a joint project with the Zeta PI Omega
Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Zeta Phi Omega Is a
graduate chapter of AKA.
The AKA's proudly announce the addition of twelve more mem
bers. Also the installation service for new officers will be held
Bound by incorporation, motivation, and the ideal motto,
“Culture For Service and Service For Humanity.” The PI
Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and the Omega Beta
Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, inc. are on the move again.
They have taken several decisive steps towards serving the
Fayetteville community. One of the many projects they sponsor
ed occurred during the month of November. During Thanks
giving, the Zetas and Sigmas provided four needy families with
food. Each of the four families received abox of food, which was
donated by families of the Fayetteville community, and a healthy
nineteen pound turkey and trimmings.
This month the sisters and brothers are planning to have a
Christmas party for the mentally retarded at Fuller School,
the adoption for Christmas of a three year old girl from the
Social Services Office and they also plan to sponsor another
Zeta Phi Beta and Phi Beta Sigma wishes to thank and extend
best wishes to everyone who assisted them in their projects.
They would also like to invite any members of the student body
to feel free to offer their aid with any event mentioned.
The Women Council, has great plans for the future. They are
hoping to sponsor a well-known speaker sometime during the
month of January or February. This program will be presented
through the joint actions of the Women Council and the Men’s
The Women Council is an organization mainly for freshmen
counselors. However, a representative from each dormitory may
be chosen by the dormitory matron or by students to serve as a
The president of the History Club, Judy M(X>re, continues to
urge each history and political science major to see his advisor.
The advisors are as follows; Seniors - Dr. Lui and Dr. Guldescu.
Juniors - Dr. Boushy and Mr. Robson
Sophomores - Dr. Zucker and Dr. Dempsey
Freshmen - Mrs. Lane, Mr. Massey and Dr. Wu.
successful in implementing
learning labs at Bladenboro
High School and Tar Heel High
School which foster indepen
dent study through the utiliza
tion of (LAPS).
(See page 4)