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The voice : Fayetteville State University student press. online resource (None) 2006-current, April 25, 2012, Image 1

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Fayetteville State university Student Press IS The Voice El FOR Students, By Students 25, 2012 • Vd. 3, ls«M no. 15 Spring Final Exam Schedule page 2 Miss Fayetteville State University Scholarship Pageant 2012-2013 Voice Photo by Aaron WIMams From Left to Right: Miss FSU 2011-2012 Tatiana Mosley, Miss FSU 2012-2013 Barbara Henry (Center) and Mr. FSU Ervin Tyron "ET" Brinkley; after crowning Ms. Henry as the new Miss FSU on April 14. By Bantm Jamel Green Congratulations to Barbara Henry for being crowned the 2012- 2013 Miss Fayetteville State University. Ms. Heniy, a junior criminal justice major from Jacksonville, NC was awE^ed the prestigious title on April 14 at Seabrook Auditorium. Miss FSU is a deeply rooted tradition at the university. The royal lineage of Miss FSU dates back to 1937. However, the Miss FSU scholarship pageant is only 21-years-old. In 1991, the first Miss FSU pageant was held. The pageant was titl^ “Renaissance: a brand new day” and showcased talented students. The competitors were judged by a panel of professionals in the community and Jimonique Simpson was the Miss FSU selected by a pageant. Prior to 1990, Miss FSU was elected solely by student vote. The pageant is more than just a title. Miss FSU represents the student body and makes appearances at sever^ events throughout her tenure. More than $73,000 has been awarded in scholarships from the Miss FSU pageants. The 2012-2013 contestants were evaluated on five different categories, which included athletic wear, an on-stage interview, a talent show, the I-Generation segment, and the evening gown competition The fitness and athletic wear competition focused on the contestant’s attire. This year’s four contestants choose swimming, cheerleading, baseball, and soccer. The on-stage interview was conducted by FSU Public Relations Director Jeffery Womble. This segment evaluated the contestants for their abilities to answer random questions about FSU. The I-Generation segment followed, which consisted of video recordings of the contestants explaining their contributions as Bronco women and what the I means in today’s society. This segment was judged by the audience via live text message voting during the pageant. Another segment was the talent show competition. This segment offered contestants the opportimity to show judges and the FSU community special talents. The four contestants showcased tap-dancing, monologues, and dance. The last segment of the evening was the evening gown competition. This segment of the pageant evaluate the contestants on their choice of gown, poise, and overall appearance. Many FSU students have competed for the title throughout the years, to be ejuct, 176 yoimg have participated in the pageant since its inc^ion in 1991. The other three contestants in this year’s pageant were Ashlei Parks, a junior sociology major £r^ Charlotte, NC who placed third runner up; Naadyia Hcqikins a junior biology/pre-med major from Charlotte, NC who placed second runner up; and Asia Scales a junior Biology major fivm Greensboro, NC who placed fourth runner up and also received the I-Generation award. School of Business and Economics Successfully Reaccredited By Daniel L Prater Fayetteville State University’s School of Business and Economics proved it knows how to get down to business with its recent re-accreditation fi-om the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The AACSB evaluates the quality of programs offered and their real world relevance in today’s busiriess market. According to their website, AACSB “is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn.” Fewer than one-third of U.S. busiriess programs and only 5% of the world's business programs have earned AACSB accreditation, according to FSU’s SBE website. “Receipt of this distinguished accreditation provides evidence that FSU’s School of Business and Economics has established itself as a leader among business schools,” the website states. The AACSB was on campus to assess Fayetteville State’s School of Business and Economics Feb. 13th and 14th. AACSB representatives met vrith faculty members and administrators, as well as students during the review to tborouj^ly measure every aspect of SBE’s curriculum. The accreditation, valid for five years, was initially awarded to Fayetteville State University in 2007. Dr. Bee Yew, Assistant Professor of MIS has stated, “students interested in Business Degrees should be aware that employers will know the (AACSB accreditation) definitely validates a high standard for the program.” Dr. Assad Tavakoli, Dean of the School of Business and Economics said AACSB International officially announced their decision towards the end of March.

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