The Carolina times. (Durham, N.C.) 1919-current, May 30, 1981, Page 12, Image 12
U-TKE CAROLINA THIES SAT., MAY 30, 1831 Ac&Ward's Success Story By Edwaro Bishop 33ore than ten years ago, MsrAcie Waxd's mother went to New York where she found employment as a domestic so thai she could put her youngest daughter through Maiywood College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. aMy mother wanted me to become a teacher", said Ms. Ward who is now an assistant dean at North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham. "She made every sacrifice that she could fotjne and my older sister who also at tended Marywood. 3 am a communicator," said Ms. Ward who is also a torts professor in the predominantly black institution's even ing program. "Teaching is a search fo. train and for broadening one's percep tions of life," she saiLw 3i NCCU, Ms. Ward administers the evening law program, which is the only such legal program between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, Oa. Students in the program are mostly working professionals. Ms. Ward returned to NCCU where she earned her law degree and was graduated with high honors. Before returning to her alma mater, she worked as an assistant attorney general for the state of North Carolina. want to and need to make a con tribution to society," said Ms. Ward, who worked as a chemist before atten ding law school, "I have never been in terested in making money. I believe that my role as a person is to assist others.'!: think that we as people are responsible for one another." Ms. Ward grew up in New Bern with her older sister, her mother, and her grandmother. When her grandmother became ill, Ms. Ward's mother quit work to take care of her. "I took a job as a kitchen helper after school and on Saturdays to help the family with expenses which included tuition at the Catholic school where I was a student. It helped make ends meet." When she finished high school, a priest in New Bern, an aunt and uncle in Durham, and her mother combined their resources so that she could pursue fur ther studies. During the summers when she was a student at Mary wood, Ms. Ward work ed as an elevator operator in a New York City department store and one summer, she worked as a camp counselor. "There was never any doubt in my mother's mind that my sister and I were going to college," she said, "it was just ,a matter of how we were going to do it." "Acie Ward is hard working, suc cessful, and cares about people," said Charles E. Smith, a law instructor at NCCU. "That's a rare quality in any person. She adds a great dimension to this institution," he said. 1 .... i New Professional Weight Loss Counseling Program TONE S (Take it Off Nice and Easy) Irypu have wasted a lot of money on useless weight-reducing schemes diets, pills, machines, books and magazines, exercise programs, etc. you have been misled and lied to about weight loss. 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The goal of the radio program was to inform and to establish a dialogue between the community and the BCDI-Triangle area. "Blacks and Education in the '80s," a live forum and a , workshop on "Developing . Positive Parenting v Skills" were also part of thej group's observance. BCDI-Triangle area elected officers at the first annual MeetingBanquet. Ms. v Eula Turner was elected chapter president. Others were: Ms. Mary Purnelfj first vice presi dent; David Foy, second vice president; Ms. Irma Avent, secretary; Ms. San dra Battle, assistant secretary; and Ms. Jac queline Kaalung, treasurer. Officers will serve one-year terms. "We must do more" was the theme for this the mi aiul Acins." June 2 Dr. Gerald Lazarus You are invited to the new tree series on health, topics sponsored by Duke University Medical Center. Monthly, one-hour programs will be held in the Ouke North Amphitheater on special health topics. Bring your family and friends. Come to one. come to all. and come away with information bound to be of use and interest. All programs begin at 7;30 p.m. Parking nearby. Ventilation Whipsi Enemies Of The faycttovillo Jersey are; in North -Carolina for a week. 1 Household Odora, grease, smoke, mois ture and heat are probably the worst enemies in your house. But Charlotte Womble, extension-, housing specialist, North Carolina State JJniver sity, says you can overcome these irritants by installing good ventilation fans, , 4 There are several rooms where you may do well to install ventilation fans, she adds. Among them are the kitchen, utility room, bath room, basement and recreation room. ' 1 ' ' ' In discussing the kitchen, Miss Womble said, "during cooking, droplets of grease, carried by steam, settle on walls, the ceiling, and furniture in all rooms of the house unless they are removed." University tests, she adds, have found that as many as 200 pounds of such grease laden moisture are given off every year in the average kitchen. Ventilating fans will help remove this grease from the house, she notes. year's celebration in the Triangle area, said Ms. Turner. "We are commit ted to advocacy and ac tion," she said. The next meeting of BCDJ-Triangle area will be held on June 9, in Har rison Building, New Bern Avenue, Raleigh at 7:30 p.m. (Continued from Page 1!) Jonathan James and the, bridegroom" is the son of Mrs. Louise Murphy of Goldsboro and the late Sam Murphy. ..;., .i. The bride's,- parents hosted a reception at the church. .-;.s. The ; bride ; . and bridegroom are J both juniors at North Carolina State University and will live in Raleigh. "... .... Mr. and Mrs. Walter Faison of Colonial, New Mr. and Mrs. Percy Faison of Newark are also in North Carolina visiting. R,ri.' Beatty has been elected president of '. the Cumberland 'County Senior- Roundtable, an organization for older adults. Other officers are W.E. Hood, vice presi dent; Mrs, Venie Oeddie 'and Mrs. Millie L, Hood, secretaries; and , Mrs. Elizabeth, Nordan,' treasurer. :'.' ; Sympathy is extended to ; the familybf Mrs. 'Mary He is survived by his H. Williams in the "death "ife, five daughters, three of 'a father," Edward sons, 31 grandchildren, 32 - "Eddie" - James Faison great grandchildren,: six was funeralized on Friday v , step-grandchildren,- and past in Turkey,, NC. ( ; two sisters. . , ' v instailation Seryc6 Delta Order df Eastern Star Chapter, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite; Masons of the World, Inc., ; USA, will hold an installation service at White Rock Baptist Church, 3400 JFayetteville Street on Saturday, May 30, 8p.m. ' "K ; :' i Guest speaker will be Rev. CJL, Thompson, pastor of . 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