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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1974
GRAD BUSINESS FELLOWSHIPS
FOR MINORITIES AVAILABLE
Graduate business fellowships for minority students are available through the UNC School of
Business Administration in Chapel Hill.
Blacks, American Indians, and Spanish-surnamed Americans-are eligible for the fellowships
which provide tuition and living allowance of $2,000 for the first year of the master of business ad
ministration (M.B.A.) program and $1,000 for the second year.
Financed by grants from approximately 140 U.S. corporations, the fellowships are sponsored by
the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management which UNC joined in 1973. The Consortium is a
six-university program to encourage minority men and women to enter management careers in
business. In addition to UNC, it includes Indiana University, Washington University in St. Louis, and
the Universities of Rochester, Southern California, and Wisconsin.
Students may apply to the M.B.A. program of any Consortium universities. Twenty fellows are
enrolled now at UNC-Chapel Hill. * o* ^
Persons wishing further information should write to the director, Consortium for Graduate Study
in Management, 101 N. Skinker Blvd., Box 1132, St. Louis, Mo. 63130; or executive director, M.B.A.
Program, UNC School of Business, Chapel Hill, N.C. 27514.
FACULTY WOMEN'S CLUB OF FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY present a $1300 check to
Charles “A” Lyons, Jr. for the FSU scholarship fund. Making the presentation are members (L-R)
Mrs. Rosa Lyons, President; Miss Lois Turner, Chairman of Publicity; Mrs. Catherlene Thompson,
Treasurer; and Mrs. Dorothy Lane.
(FSU Photo by John B. Henderson)
BUTLER GETS VA
POST AT FSU
Dr. Charles “A” Lyons, Jr.,
Chancellor of Fayetteville State
University, recently announced
the appointment of Earnest
Butler as Veteran’s
Representative on the campus.
Chancellor Lyons said that
Butler will serve as Veteran
Administrations’ “Man on
Campus” and will serve in a
new program provided by the
VA which is designed to provide
personalized service to
veterans receiving educational
assistance benefits under the GI
Butler is a graduate of Fayetteville State University
majoring in sociology and minoring in business administration.
He has done further study at North Carolina State University;
attended Defense Language Institute at Monterrey, California; a
graduate of the U.S. Department of State Foreign Service In
stitute; and has studied at the Brooking Institute, Washington,
Butler joined the VA last June and was one of the 1,327
Veteran’s Administration Representatives hired or assigned
from the VA for the position.
A native of Mobile, Alabama, Butler recently had orientation
at the VA Regional Ofhce in Winston Salem, North Carolina and
an intensive training program conducted at West Georgia
College, Carrollton, Georgia, for Vet-Reps from the southeastern
A 25-year veteran of the Army, Butler served two tours of
duty in Southeast Asia during the Vietnamese conflict and retired
from the Army with the rank of Major, January, 1972.
He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Shriners,
Elks, and the Sertoma Club of Fayetteville.
He is married and his wife, Thelma, have one, son. Earnest
III, a freshman at Fayetteville State University.
In addition, Butler will serve Methodist College and Sampson
Technical Institute, Clinton, N.C.
His office will be located in the Student Counseling Center at
Fayetteville State University.
CAREER FAIR SET FOR OCT. 23
Milton Yarboro, Director of Career Counseling and
Placement at FSU, announced that a one-day Career Information
Fair will be held in the Lilly Gymnasium on the campus October
23 beginning at 9 a.m.
The fair is sponsored by the FSU-Industry Cluster program.
There will be a one hour break and the schedule will run from
9a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to4p.m.
According to Yarboro, the purpose of the Career Information
Fair is to provide FSU students with career information about
various industry cluster members and other industries in the
“We feel that this will provide management with an excellent
opportunity of facilitating the exchange of career information and
opportunities to our students,” Yarboro said.
“Also,” he added, “statistics indicate that there is a
preponderance of education majors entering and graduating
from predominantly black colleges and perhaps many are
becoming-not through deliberate choice and commitment-but
through the ignorance of the fact that a college education miight
also lead to other careers.”
The program is open to all high schools, colleges, and in
terested individuals in the area. For further information contact
FSU Career Counseling and Placement Office on the campus.
“WHAT IS PEER COUNSELING?”
Peer-Counseling is a program designed and implemented by a select group of
students, known as Peer-Counselors. These upperclassmen have considerable
training and experience in the area of human relations. The primary purpose of the
program is designed to mainly help new students (freshmen and transfer) in their
adjustment to life here at FSU. The student counselors are under the professional
supervision of Miss Annette Lewis. The peer-counselors are: Mr. James Waddell,
Miss Valeria Boone, Miss June Jerkins, Mr. Silas Strother, Miss Colette Moore, Mr.
Larry Robinson, Miss Sandra Sherrill, Mr. Roscoe Locke, Miss Mary Hill, Mr.
Chauncey Gilliam, Mr. Charlie Chancey, and Mr. Leevahn Smith.
What can the Peer-Counseling do for you? This program will assist you in any
way that you desire to make your stay at FSU a more enjoyable and rewarding ex
The objectives of the program are fourfold. The program offers appropriate
guidance and provides relevant help in the development of qualities essential for
success, purposefulness and self-direction. It refers you for academic help-reading
or tutorial. It answers questions which you have concerning the Administration. It
broadens your interests. The program assists freshmen in realizing self-discovery
and self-realization as these relate to the excellence of achievement. It helps you in
your communication with others. It increases your observation and understanding.
The program emphasizes personal and social development. It helps you with per
sonal problems. It exposes you to a variety of worthwhile experiences. It helps you
develop trust in others. It provides you with a friend you can trust. It broadens your
knowledge of yourself and provides an informal setting for active participation.
Participation in the Peer-Counseling program is voluntary. Any Bronco who
would like to become involved and explore new dimensions is asked to stop by the
University Study Center, room 104 Taylor Science, and talk to any Peer-Counselor
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