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The Guilfordian. online resource (None) 1914-current, April 26, 1957, Image 1

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Yates, Dean of Men Page 1 VOLUME XLI Trustees Approve Development Plans David Morrah to Publicity Di David W. Morrah, Jr., Greens boro author and newspaper col umnist, has been appointed direc- David W. Morrah, Jr. tor of public relations at Guilford College, according to Dr. Clyde A. Milner, college president. "In addition to directing our news service and editing our pub lications, he will assist our trustees and our administration with the REVELERS SUCCESSFUL IN DRAMATIC FINALS Friday, April 12, saw the achievement of one of the goals of the Guilford College Revelers Club at the 34th Annual Festival of the Carolina Dramatic Association in Chapel Hill. In a field of twenty-six Yates Appointed Dean of Men Dr. Clyde A. President of Guilford College, has announced the appointment of Bill Lee Yates, a Thomasville native and 1953 graduate of the College, as Dean of Men and Assistant Professor of Education. Mr. Yates will assume his duties September 1, succeed ing Dr. E. Daryl Kent who will devote all of his time to the planned expansion of the Depart ment of Religion. Yates was given the Key Senior award while at Guilford and was an outstanding scholar, athlete and student leader. He was an honor roll student for five semesters, cap tain of the football team and a varsity basketball and baseball player. He received the under graduate Athletic Award and the Achievement Award and served as president of the Junior Class, the (Continued on page■ four) Bill Lee Yates Tf)e QuilfonScm college's promotional and develop ment program," Milner said. A graduate of Greensboro Senior High School, Morrah holds a de gree in architectural engineering from State College. The college's new public rela tions head served in the Army for five years and was discharged with the rank of captain in 1946. He was close combat director for the anti-aircraft comand for three years and served as athletic and recreation director in Alaska for two years. He was vice-president and art director of Bradham & Company, a Greensboro advertising agency, from 1947 to 1955. The author of several humorous books, Morrah is also known to readers of the American Magazine, the Saturday Evening Post , and the American Legion Magazine. 'productions of one-act plays com peting in several different cate gories, the judges awarded to Guil ford College's Judgement of Court by Luigi Pirandello, the highest rating award, with associate pro fessor of English Donald D. Dea gon, director, receiving the honor. On March 30, this play was pre sented at Woman's College for the semi-final elimination and, having passed with favorable comments from the judges, went on to win further honor at Chapel Hill. Following the Saturday after noon series of productions, a dis cussion and criticism period was held and presided over by Harry E. Davis, Associate Director and Thomas M. Patterson, Assistant Director of the Carolina Playmak ers and Mrs. Thomas M. Patterson of the University faculty. All as pects, from the direction and inter pretation to the setting were praised by the judges and members of the audience, and the applause which concluded both the perform ance and the discussion of the pro duction was highly enthusiastic. Particular kudos went to Jim Palmer and Craven Mackie for their sensitive portrayals of Judge D'Andrea and Rosario Chiaro re spectively. John Lacava as Marranca; Phal Hodgin, Dale Embich and Jim Williams as the Three Magistrates; and Mary Ella Clark as Rosinella completed the cast of the award winning production. GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., APRIL 26, 1957 Science Fair to Be Held Tonight Between the hours of seven and nine-thirty tonight, the first annual Guilford College Science Fair will be held in King Hall. It will be open to all students, faculty, and members of the general public who, at last, will be able to pene trate the cavernous depths of the science labs. The fair will be com posed of projects and exhibitions developed by the future neophyte scientists from each of the major science departments biology, chemistry, and physics. The initiation of the fair was begun last semester in the Biology Club. Chester Haworth and Alvin Jaffee were elected to serve as co chairmen for the project. The purpose of the fair is three fold: (1) To show the student body and the public the practical appli cations of science at the under graduate level. (2) To encourage more students to enter scientific careers. (3) To allow the science stu dents to exhibit their talents. Some of the contributing stu dents and their projects are: Biology first floor labs: Julia Trimble and Dave Griffin, dissec tion of frogs; Ann Rae Thomas and Bert Wellons, bacteriology; John Slopey and Peggy Johnson, embryology; Chester Haworth and Alvin Jaffee, evolution of lungs. Chemistry second floor labs: Obie Burt and Jack Peters, organic chemistry (several experiments). Physics —basement: Dudley Cox, electricity; Robert Rosier, transmit ters and receivers; Andrew Gydin ski, electricity. May Day Dance Slated for May Guilford's only flower dance of the year, the annual May Day Dance sponsored by the WAA, will be held in the gym from 8:30 until 11:30 o'clock on the evening of May 4th. Decorations will be cen tered around the theme, "American in Paris." As usual, tickets will be $1.50 per couple and will be sold at the door or can be purchased ahead of time from Joyce Hannaum or Becke Blackwell, co-chairmen of the dance. Plans hint that.a new dance band will be introduced to the college at this time, and there is promise of some good music. At- intermission Guilford's May Court will be in troduced. NOTICE Students are requested not to sunbathe nor use the campus ath letic facilities from 10 o'clock to 12 o'clock, Sunday mornings. Dr. Milner Adopts Slogan In Presenting Outline for Plans In executive session Friday, April 12, at the College, the Board of Trustees of Guilford College, Robert H. Frazier, Chairman, approved a $1,250,000 development program looking toward June 1962, when the institution will celebrate the completion of 125 years of continuous educational service. In presenting an outline of the program, Dr. Clyde A. Milner, President of the College, said, "We have adopted as our slogan, "A million and a quarter by a century and a quarter." JUNIOR-SENIOR SUCCESSFUL The Junior entertained the Senior Class last Saturday evening at the annual Junior-Senior ban quet and dance. The theme for the occasion was "River Boat." Founders dining hall was the scene of the banquet and was dec orated with a large picture of a river boat. Craven Mackie was master-of-ceremonies for the event. He first introduced Bill Jarvis, President of the Junior Class, who welcomed the guests. Bob Isko witz, Senior Class President, re plied on behalf of the Senior Class, and Dr. Milner gave the invoca tion. Following a dinner consisting of tomato juice, fruit salad, veal cut lets, rice and gravy, string beans, rolls, iced tea and coffee, and ice cream topped with strawberries, a well-received program was pre sented. "The Showboaters," Gertie Wright, Sara Jane Robertson, Woody Finley, and Tom O'Briant, sang a medley of songs of the deep South. Julie Trimble tap danced and Paul McDonald played the hand organ. After another song by "The Showboaters," the program closed with a pantomime by Ray Albright and Craven Mackie. From 8:30 until 11:30 the Rhythm Vets rendered dance music in the Student Union. The building was decorated as a show boat and was entered by a gang plank to the patio. Refreshments were served from the "bar" in the soda shop and the parlor featured scenes of the Mississippi. Committee chairmen for the event were: invitations, Carolyn Newlin; decorations, Woody Fin ley; entertainment, Barbara Jin nette; food, Jimmie Askins; dance refreshments, Ann Harper; and properties, Charlie Atkinson. "The Browning Version" to be Presented The Revelers Club will present Terence'Rattigan's "The Browning Version" next Thursday and Fri day, May 1 and 2, in Memorial Hall at 8:30 p.m. "The Browning Version" is con cerned with a bitter and emotion dried-up school master who, by the end of the play, feels friendship and liking for other people. The school master, Andrew Crocker ' (Continued on page four) See "Battle Cry" Sat., April 27 > Highlights of the action taken by the trustees were approval, of plans to attain a minimum endow ment of $2,000,000; to construct an Auditorium-Chapel-Religious Edu cation Building costing $300,000, preliminary plans for which were shown at the meeting; to achieve a Living Endowment of $20,000 annually; to construct the proposed education building for the Greens boro Division on its West Wash ington Street property; to remodel the second floor of Memorial Hall; and to relocate the athletic and recreational areas. The trustees also approved a policy establishing a maximum enrollment of 600 degree students, with a goal of 550 students carry ing a full schedule of degree work completing each academic year. In explaining the purpose of this policy, Dr. Milner stated, "Careful selection of new students academi cally qualified for college work will enable us to point with pride to the number of students who finish each year rather than to the number who begin." The development of a Religious Education program especially de signed to prepare leaders for the Society of Friends was viewed favorably by the trustees. This pro gram will provide for a one-year graduate study program leading to an M.A. degree in Religion. Final action of the trustees was approval of the college budget for the fiscal year beginning June 1. Guilford's overall budget for 1957- 58 totals $688,100.00, largest in the history of the institution. Of this total, $577,100.00 is allocated to (Continued on page four) Calendar for the Week APRIL 26-MAY 3 April 26—Canterbury Club, 7:00 Babcock and Wilcox Co., Interviews, Student Union Science Fair, 7:00-10:00 King Hall Scholarship Society, 8:00 Lounge 27—Movie, 7:30, Memorial Hall "Battle Cry" • 29—Men's Student Government, 10:00 May 2—Dancing Class, 7:00, Lounge Reveler's Club Play, 8:00 Memorial Hall 3—Reveler's Club Play, 8:00 Memorial Hall NUMBEB 14

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