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get THE “411” ON SERVICES AT THE CUMBERLAND
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
By Pamela C. Smith
This is th0 tjeginning of a new school year at Fayetteville
State University. Students start each school year with
aspirations of meeting new people, getting involved in
various organizations and activities, and, of course,
getting through those classes. The ultimate goal, however,
is converging on that arduous task of obtaining a degree!
Although these aspirations are wonderful, there is always
the chance that mishaps and misfortunes can intervene and
deter us from achieving our college education. Pregnancy,
AIDS, and communicable diseases can occur during our
college years if we do not take necessary preventative
If you are sexually active or think you might want to
be, remember the "5 P's"--Prior Planning Prevents Premature
Parenthood! The following information will assist you in
scheduling appointments at the Cumberland County Health
Department located at 227 Fountainhead Lane:
FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC (433-3653)
1. YOU MUST BE A CUMBERLAND COUNTY RESIDENT. FSU STUDENTS
ARE CONSIDERED RESIDENTS OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY.
2. PLEASE SET UP APPOINTMENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
3. YOU WILL GO THROUGH A CLASS ON BIRTH CONTROL FOLLOWED
BY A PAP SMEAR TEST, PHYSICAL, BLOOD WORK, AND A URINALYSIS.
4. IF 19 YRS OLD OR YOUNGER - OFFICE HOURS ARE ON TUESDAYS
AND THURSDAY AT 11:15 A.M. NO CHARGE FOR TEENAGERS.
5. IF 2 0 YRS OLD OR OLDER - OFFICE HOURS ARE ON WEDNESDAYS
AT 11:30 A.M. AND THE 3RD, 4TH, 5TH FRIDAY AT 8:00 A.M.
FEE WILL BE BASED ON A SLIDING SCALE.
6. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS WILLING TO WORK W/STUDENTS IF
THEY ARE UNABLE TO PAY.
7. IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED A FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC IN
another COUNTY, YOU CAN SKIP THE BJRTH CONTROL CLASS. YOU
MUST PROVIDE VERIFICATION OF THIS BY BRINGING YOUR OLD
APPOINTMENT CARD TO SHOW THAT YOU ATTENDED IN ANOTHER
1- PREGNANCY TESTING IS HELD AT THE FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC
M-F FROM 8:00 A.M. UNTIL 9:00 A.M. NO APPOINTMENT IS
needed. PATIENTS ARE SEEN ON A WALK-IN BASIS. FEE FOR
PREGNANCY TEST IS $6.00.
MULTIPHASIC CLINIC (433-3774 OR 433-3776)
1- THE MULTIPHASIC CLINIC TREATS COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
ONLY. THEIR TESTS FOR CULTURES AND BLOOD ARE FREE.
2. HERPES CULTURES ARE FREE AND STUDENTS ARE NOTIFIED BY
■^IL. STUDENTS ARE ASKED TO PROVIDE THEIR CORRECT ADDRESS
and PHONE NUMBER. STUDENTS ARE ONLY NOTIFIED IF TEST
RESULTS ARE POSITIVE; THEY WILL BE CALLED BACK IN FOR
3- VD CULTURES TAKE TWO DAYS FOR RESULTS TO COME BACK,
but OTHER TEST RESULTS CAN BE KNOWN THE SAME DAY.
4. CLINIC HOURS ARE MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AT 8:00 A.M.
and FRIDAY AT 12:00 NOON ONLY. STUDENTS 20 YEARS AND
OLDER WILL BE CHARGED.
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Four historically black public universities (North
Carolina Central, Elizabeth City State, Fayetteville State,
and Winston-Salem State), a university enrolling a
substantial number of Native Americans (Pembroke State),
and a premier undergraduate research university (UNC-
Asheville) have entered into a consortium in order to
gain expertise in the development and management of
successful, institution-wide undergraduate research
programs and to enhance research activities on their
campuses. The North Carolina Consortium for Undergraduate
Research (NCCUR) , under the direction of our own Dr.
LaDelle Olion, held the third fall conference on November
11-12, 1993 on the campus of Winston-Salem State University
with the theme "Seizing Opportunities for Advancing
Research Scholars (SOARS). Research presentations were
from such widely diverse fields as neutron physics, gene
sequencing, superconductors, spectroelectro-chemistry,
labeling antibodies, colorfastness in fabrics, narrative
folklore, physical activity habits of women, and dynamical
The following is a list of student presenters, titles,
their presentations and their instructors.
BUSINESS: FOR PROFIT OR, FOR GOODS AND SERVICES? A
Socratic dialogue team presentation from the Business
Ethics class by Kathleen Barron, Nichole King, Wendy
Little, Steven Lynch, Joseph Mason, & Helen Selke.
Instructor: Dr. Rama D. Datta
SKIN COLOR AND SOCIAL STATUS IN DATING AND MATE SELECTION
PREFERENCES AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS. by
Rangel McLaurin, Crystal Butler, and Valerie Carr.
Instructor: Dr. Louie Ross
THE EFFECT OF RACE OF VICTIM, STATUS OF HARASSER, AND
CONSEQUENCE ON STRATEGIES DEALING WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT.
A paper on research by Zak Baldado, Kathleen Barron,
Michelle Demmons, Patricia Everett, Shelley Fultz, and
Tanya Sakisat. Instructor: Dr. Susan Franzblau
continued on pg. 11
Tlie Re wards Are Hnclless
For nuirc- lhan ‘M) years, Peace Corps Volunteers from all
walks of life have broiij^lit hop- aiul hel|) lo d-velo|)ing
countries overseas. I'oday, Volunleers aic still dedicated to
providlni4 edtu atioii,
siip|)ort, technical train
ing, and most of all, tlieii
coiiniiitinent to people
in otlier lands.
The true tewards at-
personal growth and the
satisfaction of helping
those in need.
(;>ntact Peace Coips for
eligil)ility i e()uirements.
Meet with Peace C’orps Recrtiiters >n-cuiiipiis
at the Career Kvploralion Day, Monday,
September (2 from 11:0(1-4:00 in the I.illy
(iymnasium. ['or tiiore itirormation on Peace
Corps call I-X(H)-424-X.‘iX().
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