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H4^ iib^ rt' iuni^^ trJ^i’i.i '-1-'*^ iiT^-. 5 ’: r :■• >’i¥, f r a lAl ^ 1^1 ll ni^li I 1^1 *11 Seniors are reminded to pay Senior Class Dues of S20.00 fSu 1877 -- NEARING A CENTURY OF SERVICE ~ 1977 WE ^OICE VOLUME 30 NUMBER 2 FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. OCTOBER 31, 1975 VOICE DEADLIJ%E for NOV. is the mmm *^s. y' Building ProgramContinues To move At FSU 'iMi a> ff « ^ M1 Three new modern buildings are presently under construction and the J.W. Seabrook Auditorium is getting a face lift at Fayetteville State University. The builidngs, a dormitory, continuing education center, and learning center, total over $3 million. According to A1 Gargiulo, university engineer, the new $1,750,000 dormitory will house 250 students and is forty percent complete, the contract calls for a completion date of April 1976, a fall occupancy seems more reasonable, Gargiulo stated. The Continuing Education Center is due for completion: January, 1976. Gargiulo stated that construction is on target and the funds were obtained from the Kellogg Foundation Grant totalling $263,000. The new Butler Learning Center (academic center) is about eighty percent finished, according to the university engineer, a completion date for the $2.5 million building is March 1976. The J.W. Seabrook Auditorium, under renovation, is set for completion December 1975. Gargiulo stated that the face-lifting will include a new lighting and sound system, new stage curtains and air conditioning. Thought for the Month If you tell a man there are 300 billion stars in the universe, he’ll believe you. But if you tell him a bench has just been painted, he has to touch it to be sure. Gilbert Owens gives opening remarks at the Student Leadership Conference held recently on FSU campus. Chancellor Charles “A” Lyons is seated to his right. FSU Convocation Set For l^ovemher 18 Fayetteville State University will hold its annual Fall Convocation November 18. Dr. Charles “A” Lyons, Jr., Chancellor of FSU, will dehver the convocation ad dress in Lilly Gymnasium at 10 a.m. on the campus. Dr. DeField Holmes, Provost and Vice-Chancellor of Academic Affairs at FSU, will preside and introduce the speaker. Dr. Maurice B. Hayes, Kudostothe Tribunal Aid Congratulations are in order for the TRIBUNAL AID, a leading black weekly published by Albert Campbell of High Point, North Carolina, for doing such an outstanding job recently regarding a feature on our Chancellor, Dr. Charles “A” Lyons, Jr., of Fayetteville State University. The article received top- billing by feature writer Don Bailey, who is also the General Manager for the TRIBUNAL AID. The TRIBUNAL AID is a staunch supporter of FSU and the Voice salutes the entire staff and personnnel for its continious support of the Mighty FSU Broncos. The Editor Director of Development at FSU, will give the invocation. Distinguished guests from the city of Fayetteville, FSU faculty, FSU Alumni Association, FSU Board of Trustees, and FSU Student Government President, Gilbert Owens, will bring greetings. Rev. John Fuller, Pastor of Lewis Chapel Baptist Church, will give the benediction. Music will be furnished by the FSU band and choir, under the direction of James E. Evans, and Dr. Lemuel Berry, respectively. The FSU Air Force ROTC color guards will lead the processional. S. SCHOLARSHIP RECEIPIENTS-Robert Hallbauer (second from left) Personnel Manager of Kelly- Springkield Tire Plant in Fayetteville, N.C., presents a scholarship check to Fayetteville State University students Leonard Owens and Ruby Bryant. At left is Dr. Maurice B. Hayes, FSU Director of Development and University Relations. Both students are business majors and currently on the Dean’s List and Honor Roll and are natives of Roseboro and Princeton, N.C. respectively. (FSU Photo by John B. Henderson) Owens Says SLC Confab Successful by Sheryl Alexander Gilbert Owens, President of the Student Government Association at FSU has acheived the true success that few past presidents have ever witnessed. It will be a hard task for future SGA presidents to follow his path of success, though they may find solutions to many of their problems if they continue what has been started by Owens. DATES TO REMEMBER NOV. 10- Don Lee, Poet, essayist, critic Fall lyceum series Women’s Gym, 8 p.m. NOV. 15- FSU hosts Johnson C. Smith University 1:30 FSU Athletic Field NOV. 16- Annual Parent Appreciation Day Chancellor Lyons addresses parents Student Center, 2 p.m. NOV. 18- Fall Convocation Lily Gym, 10 a.m. NOV. 26- Thanksgiving Holiday begins DEC. 1- Thanksgiving Holiday ends DEC. 3- FamedactressRubyDee, Lily Gym, 8 p.m., lyceum series DEC. 3- FSU’s basketball team vs. Va. State, Petersberg, Va. DEC. 5- FSU basketball (Tip-Off Tourney) DEC. 6- Cumberland Co. Arena DEC. 15- Final Exams begin DEC. 19- Final Exams end DEC. 20- Holiday begins JAN. 5- Spring Faculty-Staff Pre-School conference JAN. 7- Registration for all students JAN. 12- Classes begin for spring semester The Student Leadership Conference was held Sep tember 19-20 at Fayetteville State University. It involved the gathering of several black institutions to discuss mutual problems. The Student Leadership Conference has been viewed by all par ticipants as a success and also a stepping stone to solving future problems. Gilbert Owens, with his levelheadness and sheer determination planned for the conference with much care. Things which would have seemed so menial to others were taken note of by the SGA Prexy.Name cards were typed for all participants, packets were issued con taining a schedule to follow throughout the conference along with a set of questions to discuss and note pads. The student leaders split into three groups, with each group handling a different set of questions. Tasty meals were prepared by the FSU staff at the student center, en tertainment for the guests was provided each night and each member received a pass to the Fayetteville State-Norfolk State University football game. The type of atmosphere created at the conference made students from these schools capable of speaking freely among themselves about problems concerning them. Students who had previously handled the same such problems readily gave suggestions as to how they might be eliminated. The student leaders who attended the conference were from such schools as: Morgan State College, with guest speaker Robert Thompson, Bennett College, Elizabeth City College, Johnson C. Smith University, North Carolina A & T State University, North Carolina Central University, Livingstone College, Shaw University and Winston- Salem State University. Bennett College has more members at the conference, with a total of ten student leaders from their school. Owners spoke of the conference in these terms: “We became closer- something like a family, with no commmunication problem. Every school’s problems were recognized. Bennett College, the most oppressed school out of all schools present, does not (Continued on Page 3)

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