The Carolina times. (Durham, N.C.) 1919-current, August 01, 1981, Page 2, Image 2
2 TKE CAT.SUNA TIKES" SAT., AUGUST 1,1 31 HoaRIi.;EnricEitiiGnt -Program End s ByTrtUieUJeffcn The closing seminar for the third annual 1981 Summer AcademX Ad vancement Program (SAAP), an eight-week ex tensive healih sciences enrichment program ?of 35 minority junior, senior and graduate students was held on Saturday; Jul ly 25, at Chapel Hill. the. program is sponsored by the N.C. Health Man power Development Pro gram at the University of North Carolina and is one of four other health sciences enrichment pro grams held during the school year. the seminar marked the end of a demanding schedule for the 35 students who worked diligently to strengthen their academic and basic skills backgrounds in , biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, reading speed and cbm-u prehension and test-taking skills. The students who represented 23 colleges and universities from nine states eight colleges and universities of Notth Carolina were chosen ." to participate because of their outstanding academic records. The purpose of the SAAP is to rananrp inr ki uur-iii ability to compete for ad- mission to graduate, bio- medical science programs and schools of medicine, optometry, X dentistry, podiatry and public health. The seminar program included a certification of participation to- each of the students 13 males and 22 females and academic achievement awards of excellence to students who obtained the highest scholastic average during the eight-week pro grams. 7 The high overall average in the four basic sciences was - .made by Patrick Martin, College of the Virgin Islands, and the outstanding achievement award in reading was earned by Michelle Brum field of Xavier University for a reading rate of near ly 2,000 words per minute. Other ? awards ; in the order- listed were ; as follow: Biology; Sharon Mitchell, : Fayetteville; Gail ; Allen, Winston-Salem;- and, Kimetta Knotts, Sanford. ' : X Chemistry, Wiley Davis, Raleigh; and, .. Patrick Martin (tied for- first place). Mathematics, Leon Copeland, Tougaloo (Miss.) College; Jay Farobee, Winston-Salem; Annette King, Greensboro. Physics, Adrian Jessee, : Morehouse College; Patrick Martin; and, Horace Mitchell, Albany . State University. ' v Most improvement awards in biology went to , Vanessa Edwards, Albany State College; in chemistry , to Betty, Monroe, Savan . nah S tate College; in . mathematics, to Gail I Allen, Raleigh; in physics to Zana Hondy; Raleigh; and, in reading to Jay Farobee. .This summer's residen-; tial ' program ended Wednesday, July 29, after a three-day educational trip to Washington where the students- will visit a number of health profes sional schools and health and governmental agen ".' cies. - - 1 ;The 1981 SAAP is the third and final component : of" a three-year project funded by ' the " Health : Careers Opportunity Pro ;( gram (HCOP), bffice of - Health Resources Oppor- tunity, Health Resources. A dm i n i s t r a 1 1 o n ,' f Washington, D.C. X X ' "The extremely beneficial academic ex--' periences the students had 2 this summer will be im measurable as they con-.-; tinue . their efforts to become;- very needed : minority health profes sionals," said Dr. E.'. Lavonia Allison, director of . the N.C. Health Man power Development Pro gram. .,' General Teleplwne Opens ' New Downtown Office Att'y General Urged To ' Support Voting v - ; Rights Act CREWS, DAWSON PROMOTED The Brown & William son Tpoacco Corporation has, recently promoted John E. Crews, Jr, to, fabrication manager at its manufacturing facility in Macon,. Ga., and Ronald W, Dawson' to assistant production manager at its' manufacturing facility in Petersburg, Va. Crews joined B&W in 1966 at its Petersburg, Va. . branch, where he held several positions of in creasing responsibility, in-" eluding primary depart ment supervisor, fabrica tion department manager and most recently, fabrication superinten dent, which he had been since 1976. " He holds a B.S. degree in business administration and a M.B.S. in business, science from , Virginia State University. Current ly, he is working toward a master's degree in business administration. Crews is a former first vice president , of the Petersburg -X International Management Council. He and his . wife, An nette, have one son. Dawsdn joined B&W in 1970 in Louisville, Ky., where he held several posi tions including production' supervisor, fabrication department 4 superinten dent and most recently, primary department superintendent, which he had been since 1979. f . Previous to the start of , CREWS DAWSON General , Telephone Company opened a new downtown business office i Monday at the corner of . Mangum : and Parrish , ; Streets. It replaced the present business office ..which .the company has operated for many years across from City Hall at 104 . City- Hall Plaza ' (formerly Holloway Street).' ' ! .' The new office Is in a building constructed in , 1907 and purchased by General Telephone in late 1979. The company com pleted renovation of, the : ( second floor last fall and it -.- has since been occupied by employees in the switching services department. ; The downstairs space i on the ' corner was oc-; cupied from 1914 through . 1963 by Rogers Drug , Store, and since had been subdivided for the use as a music store, - a barber shop, a shoe shop and a wig shop. ,' "The corner space now I has been extensively remodeled to provide a modern, efficient and at tractive place to provide service for - our customers," said Claude O. Sykes, vice president and general manager of a the . company's ' North" Carolina Division.; MI am pleased to add, however, that we were able to retain - his B&W career, he was a ; counselor and drama in- structor at the Lincoln School for LGifted ' Students in Simpsonville, ' Ky. . - ; Dawson earned a B.A. in sociology - and , drama , from Kentucky , State, . University. He and his wife,- Nina, have three children. the building's historical architectural features." -Among the, most -. notable of the features,' Sykes pointed out, are an intricately .tiled floor in ' one portion x of X the buildings several overhead fans, an ornate tin ceiling. " We i are 'particularly ' pleased1 with the' blending of the old and the new that permitted the saving of one Durham, older downtown buildings for a very useful "purpose." General Telephone recent- ' ly was one of several com panies recognized by the Durham Historical Preser-' vation Society for the restoration and use , of older . downtown buildings. ' . , Regular traffic flow will provide for entrance at the corner of Mangum and Parrish Streets and exit on the ' Parrish. . A ' night depository . for those wishing to pay bills out side normal business hours also will be provid ed on the Parrish Street side. The business office will bev open from 8:30 a.m.- to 5 p.m. Monday .through Friday. - V Remodeling has not yet been completed in another portion of the building's first floor where plans call for location of the comp nany' personnel office. " As long as supply lasts, visitors may pick up a free copy of the 1891 Bird's - Eye View of Durham that was reproduced on the cover of , the current telephone directory in conjunction with the county's centennial obser vance. k , 1 v "We are very proud of this"" new , downtown . business office for several reasons," Sykes -, said, "and we are particularly -.- ' : NAACP . executive ' director Benjamin L.. Hooks, along with several civil rights leaders called upon Attorney General ; William French Smith last v week to support extension of the 1965 Voting Rights Act for at least; another ten years, in response to e recent -overtures by the ; Administration for a con tinuing dialogue on civil rights concerns. , . , ; , Appearing in his capaci ty.' as chairman, of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, - Hooks declared following the hour-long meeting that "This issue is almost a lit mus test in the black com munity of the Administra - tion." . The Leadership ' Conference , ' represent some: 152 national civil rights, religious and labor., , coalitions. Hooks deplored recent statements of the" Ad ministration which sup-' port extension of the key f provisions, of the Voting Rights Act to all fifty , states. . He said, ."This would materially weaken . rather strengthen the en ; forcement powers of the Act." The ; Administration, thus far, has postponed is suing a definitive position on the controversial legislation pending the , outcome of a study by the Justice Department scheduled to be released in October. Meanwhile, the key provisions of the Voting Rights Act are due to expire in August 1982. Hooks said he learned that several options are "fm. I i l ii";"1 :i "' . . " ' pleas.ed that it may con tribute in some small way to the continued revitalization of . the downtown area.!", - currently under review iu the Justice. Department He said Smith, however, ' declined to make any com mitment. But Hooks add- , ed the civil rights group is ' vehemently opposed to any " A modifications or amendments that would in effect reduce the enforce ment measures in the Act. One of the most important provisions under attack by conservative groups, Sec tion 5 of the Act, requires certain ! $tatc and local governments to .acquire advance clearance on any new changes in voting or ' election procedures with either the Attorney General or the y.S. District Court Washington, D.C. ' Hooks said the Hohts coalition" suports a bin sponsoreq py Rep. Peter W, Rpdino,-Jr. s (D-N. J.) and Sen. Charles Mathias (R-Md.) that would allow a ten-yeaf ex tension on Section 3 and further protect the rights, of citizens J. S ""' 1 Inflation Alert?1 Save Dollars in r'-Jf" civil also May; If the rising cost of living is creating a financial crisis in your household, it may be time to put your family on "inflation alert." ..,-, The first step in "inflation alert" is to call your family's attention to the financial pic ture, says Dr. Justine Rozier, extension family resource man agement specialist. North Car olina State University. . .. . "When you do this, be care ful not to scare children by giving them visions of the poor . house," she cautions, "Just leave them with the idea they may have to wait a while for a new bicycle, not that they will have to wear rags, . Mrs. Eagleson tfohored By lndidnd U. ' M&F Names Vice-President BLOOMINGTON, IND Mrs. Frances family. ' v -i , . x. M. Eagleson, for whom Eagleson Hall at In BlpomingtonMiss Frances. Marshall ,; North Carolina Central University, is nam-" alr&athcaglesonamily.,Tb.ai. family's,,; 1! was rwSitlv hrnnrH hv Tnrliann Univer- f fri-trr-h- TTiV-Far?- h.nnei'JiteA fb4f ,A sity for "long and meritorious service to shop, advertising Tiimself fs the The long-time NCCU registrar was In diana' University's first black woman graduate. She received her bachelor'; degree from the BFoomington institution in 1919. Likf many of her fellow: students, the young , Miss : Frances Marshall went to Bloomington on a financial shoestring. She found housfftg near the campus in the home of Hiram P. Radley, a stone executive, receiving room and board in exchange for cooking and cleaning. Mrs. Eagleson told an interviewer in Bloomington during Indiana's Alumni Cream and Crimson weekend that she recall ed being treated like a member of the Radley 'Best: "naif cutter in the State,', while quietly putting his children through college. ; Mrs. Ealeson's future husband, Wilson . Vashori Eagleson, was one of those childrep,; getting his chem-, ' sitry degree from Indiana in 1922. . Mrs. Eagleson joined the faculty of North Carolina Central University in 1921. The ' school was then the National Training School, operating primarily as a private high school. She was to remain with the university for 43 years. f f ' , Mrs. Eagleson was employed as a teacher of English. She pursued courses in educa tional administration at the' University of Chicago and Columbia' University, and became the university's registrar and admis sions officer. That appointment came in I928v after the institution became the first -J.' t A. - J t 1. 1. .. i 1 ,L . A. " . .. 1 .... f ,,,x iuouppurieu i.u?rai ans couege ior DiacK ..1. r . t . Ji 1 Ttf J . . . ? --'. . Mrs. fcagleson s; husband, who was the se- i cond football coach 'at NCCU, died in an automobile accident in 1933, He was at the time seeking his Ph.D. degree Jn chemistry. Both of Mrs.' Eagleson's children, W Vashon and Rosalind," were from Durham. 1 -i. The son carved out a career in the Air Force, x flying with the 99th Pursuit Squadron and the 332nd Squadron during World War II, and ... continuing as a career r non- , commissioned officer with the Strategic Air Command. , . t ; ; "r Mrs. Eagleson now lives "with her daughter, Mrs. Rosalind M. Exum, who teaches at Hampton Institute in Hampton. Va. ' ' ' , . , ,m lit If If'WSfijf ir J-r Jr .Iff T BiK&f rLirJf llf Flf IFPliFlf J1 JI'IF JFrJPFlrF , rjT WK fr'im l'T ' ' ! r','.r '" " r r JfiffiS, " . ".kBMl OUR D0WTIT0VM BUSINESS OFFIG IS IN A NEW LOCATION... mnm K " " w x'"" ji, ! p ' " x? ' . . i i..,i. -jjjMMttMfafhrii,giaa,l,Wilii,i,l t st Hid corner of r.1angum and Parrich Streets. Constructed in 1907, this Downtown Durham building has been restored to provide a modem and attractive place for you to conduct business with General Telephone. The building's historical architectural features have been retained, including the intricate tile floor that served Rogers Drug Store at this location for almost 50 years, several ceiling fans, and an ornate tin ceiling. Come see our new office and pick up a free, copy of the 1891 Cirds' Eye View of Durham that appears on the cover of the Durham Tele phone Directory. Hours: 8:30-5:00, Monday-Friday. - v , - ; J' , , ViO VflCICUUlB fV'.-Your v.: Club & Social News . . News about hap penings of , your club oix social events - should be in office not '.later than Monday at 5'p.rmof the week .of publication. Mrs. Betty J. Hanes has been hired by Mechanics and ' Farmers Bank of Durham,, Vice-, President. The announce-' ment was made recently by J.J. Sansom.V Jr, on behalf, of the Board of Directors. . ', " 1 ' , Mis. Hanes was most recently an assistant vice-' president - on loan ad ministration for , a large southeastern bank., She eaned her B.S. degree in business 'S administration . from Johnson C. Smith . University w in Charlotte and recently completed the three-year program of the N.G-School of Bank ing at" UNC-Chapel HU1. She has also "completed several -courses' through the American Institute of . Banking.' vX X X Mrs. Hanes has been ac : tive with many community . and civic organizations. She currently serves on the Board of. Directors of Bankers Educational Society, Inc. (BESI), is treasurer of the Winston Salem chapter of the Johnson C. Smith 'Alumni Association, Tau Gamma Delta Sorority and , Jack and Jill of America. She served as general chair man of the 1980 .local United Negro - College Fund Drive and is auditor for, United Metropolitan Baptist, Church .in Winston-Salem. v She is also a member of the Na- corporate responsibilities tional Council of Negro for training and develop- Women. v ment as well as planning 3 'nmiiem; fori opening '4 'ofihe. 198Cf adershiri1 'AWifd 4 Winston-Salem Vfice-bf from ' BESI and the 1980 : Mechanics and Farmers Meritorious Award from "Bank, the United Negro College ' . , Mechamics and Farmers She resides m Winston- Bank is the nation? third Salem with her husband, oldest minority-owned Jerry, and -two. - sons, bank and : operates eight Jahmal and Jerry, Jr. branches in Durham, Mrs. pnes wiU share Raleigh and Charlotte. - r' ' ' ' . r ! to if; ' A. 4A " J MRS. HANES fCDECltlNG WITH INTEREOT " Is one of many ways we offer, where your mpney can work for 'you! 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