North Carolina Newspapers

    Published by Elizabeth City State College for Students and Alumni
"Childs World '
Viewed In Center
The “ChiWs World," an art
eihibttioo lo delight youns and
old alike *rat oo dispUy in tbe
Ligiitbouse CoUe*e Center ai Eli-
nMh Ciiy State CoOege for three
weeks beginning May 7.
The exhibition b ooe of several
piinnftl by Student members of
die Fuk Arts Committee of tbe
Liffatbouse CoOe*e CetMer. wbo
daring the year ha^Y presented ex-
kibitioos. indiridual artists aod
their work and the work of senior '
an oiajors of tbe ooDese. I
Ib making tbe annuoocement.
Bett> Ash o LiltleiOii, S C. said |
die exhibition is open to tbe public 1
and «iH be of special interest to j
--WJ children. .Miss .\sfae, tbe
i-fciirmjn of the Fine Arts Com-
ninee. it vice-president eiect of
the Lightbouse CoUe«e Center.
She is a Business Edncation ma-
ior in her junior year.
AsKtnbied by tbe Old Berfen
Art Guild of Bayonne, New Jersey,
with tbe aswiaoTf of Cbatnnan
Sister Roberta Hyiand, AAB, St
ScboUsticia's Academy. Fort
Smith Arkansas, tbe exhibit is
composed at art work by 50 chil-
drca. aces 6 through 12, from
twenty-eight public aod parochial
schools, art asaociaiiom and
Biuxnm art riavses, university U-
boratory ichooK and other or-
Jacksons Retire
Aher 18 Years
Of Service
Mr. and Mrv Taylor S. Jack-
KM. members of tbe Edocatioa
Depamnent of tbe coUe^. are re-
tirtog at the ciose of this semester.
Mr. Jackson has served as Ctoair-
nan of the Education Department
siace joining tbe faculty and Mrs-
lacksoD it Assistant Professor of
Education. They have each served
II >ears on tbe faculty of Eliza
beth Ciiy Sute CoOefr. Mr. Jack-
*00 has been acting dean of tbe
Mr. Jackson has taught in cot-
le*es lor 42 years. Mrs. Jackson
**i>tht ia efcmentary school for a
“umber of years in Charlotte. N.C.
(CoeHeee^ on Pace 4)
ganizatioas from all sections of
the country, Alaska and Hawaii.
Children in eighteen states includ
ing North Carolina participated.
In words of tbe director of the
sponsoring organizatioa. lAHIiam
D. Gorman, these are truly "paint
ings of the Child's World—a
world without boundaries and re-
strictioQs, a world comptetety free
of inhibitioos and the do's and
doo'ts of tbe accepted adult view
points. a world we all only vague
ly remember—The Child's
Executed in crayon, pastel, tem
pera. ink and collage, tbe sub
ject matter is as varied as tbe chil
dren themselves, and depicts tbe
experiences of youngsters of tbe
West. Hawau. Alaska, big cities
and small villages alike as well
as their thoughts on outer space.
Tbe exhibition has been sho'»n
at tbe Union Free ScbooLSetau-
ket. New York; Amos Memorial
Library, Sidi>ey, Ohio; Albany,
New York and florida Gulf Coast
Art Center, Clearwater, Florida.
Tbe exhibition is scbeduled to
be shown at Rockfon .\rt Asao-
ciatioo. Rockfort, Illinois; Castle-
loa Slate CoUege. Vermont; and
Moatdair State CoOege, New Jer
sey, when it leaves ECSC.
Activities Begin
Commencement activities at Eli
zabeth City Sute College for tbe
! seventy-first commencement season
opened on Thursday, May 13, and
will conclude on Sunday, May 30,
with commencement exercises in
Wiiliann Hall .\uditorium with
Dr. -Asa T. Spaulding, president
i of the North Carolnia Mutual
Life Insurance Cotnpany, Dur
ham. as speaker.
j On Sunday, May 23, the CU)I-
j lege Choir, directed by Miss
Evdyr A. Johnson preserted its
^ annual concert in Moore Hall
Auditorium at 8 pjn.
I On Wednesday .May 26. the can-
I didates for graduation will be
I guests of President and Mrs.
I Walter N. Ridley at a steak supper
’ OB the lawn. Later on that evening
’ the seniors will be feted at a
j party held at the National Guard
' .\rmoo’ in Elizabeth City.
A college picnic for seniors at
Mtssioo 66. National State Park.
 on Thursday, and the class night
program Friday, May 28, in Moore
Hill are other features.
Alumni Day activities on Situr-
. day. May 29, open with a General
, Alumni Association meeting in
Lester Hall at 11:00 ajn.; a brief
ing session for all Graduates in
WiSiams Hall at 3:00 p.m. and
at 7:30 tbe alumni dinner honoring
graduating seniors in Lane Hall,
followed by tbe alumni dance
boooriag tbe seniors, faculty, and
jtaff in Williams Hall.
Baccalaureate service will start
at 10:30 ajn. on Sunday, .May 30.
Vernon Perry, New Student Council Prexy
Slade Second'in-Command
New Library Underway
Grounl has been broken and
roostruction has just begun on tbe
first of four new buildings sche
duled for erection soon at Eliza
beth City State College.
Underway is the $600,000 G.
R. Little Library. To follow are
dormitories for men and women
students and another dassroom
Presideat Walter N. Ridley,
commemfng on the welcomed
physical expansion at tbe college,
declared: "The new btiilding will
make possible mucb ixeded im
provements in the present library
facilities and resources. It and the
other structures will be valuable
(Tieans by «hich the college is
seeking to meet the extraordinary
increase of the ECSC enrollment.”
Jacksons Honored
The traditional grtwndbreaking
rites were perfoniied by Professor
and -Mrs. Taylor S. Jackson. They
were diosen by President Ridley in
'recognition of long and dedicated
service to tl^ institution,’’ which
win terminate soon after eighteen
years on tbe faculty.
Both are members of the de-
partmeiu of education, of which
Professor Jackson is the co-chair
man. Mrs. (Irene) Jackson is an
assistant professor of education.
NotaMes Pieseot
Among those present was George
Little, Jr, of Elizabeth City, son
of the late kmg-time chairman of
the Et^SC board of trustees, for
whom the library is naved.
Also on hand »i»e Trustee
Board members, including chair
man .McDonald Dixon of Edenton,
N.C., and vice chairman Roland
Garrett of Elizabeth City.
Dr. William E. Andersori, col
lege dean, members of the faculty
administrative staff, business of
fice aiKl department heads, and tbe
studem body ioduding officers of
undergraduate organizations were
Fred C. Gardner of Kinston,
N.C., general contractor for the
new library, participated in the
Freshmen Women Protest
AddKional Grant
From NSF
The chairman of tbe Depart-
of Phjr-sical Sciences, and
Mathnnatics at Elizabeth City
Sute CoBege. Dr. Louise N. Sut-
toa. announced' that Dr. T. A. Wei,
P^ofesior of chynistry has received
^12,200 for Bnftergraduate cheniis-
“iwpment i^ 1965. through a
National Sdeace '^oondatioo grant.
P**’*»ted oa a nfatching basts.
Tliii brings ko 515,200 tbe
received through NSF
Graau for cfaeir^istry equipment
0 J26.510 tlj^ amount for the
of Physical Sciences
To lead tbe stixieat body for tbe
year 1965-66, Vernon Perry
has be elected Student Coundl
Perry is a graduate of Booker
T. Washington High (Suffolk, Va.)
and « major.
During Perry’s stay at ECSC be i
has performed varioas leadership
roles. He is aho a member of the
Vikings football squad. Alpha Pin
' Alpha Fraternity and the Library
Committee of the College. He has
served as a Junior Coanselor.
In his hometown, Vemoo b
a member of the East End Bap«irt
Church and is active there as presi-
‘ dent of the BYF fa youth group),
tbe osber board and choir. |
In his varicos campaign speeches
for the Council presidency. Perry
bis many objectives for the
coming school year. Among these,
tbe rrkair\ ooc, be uidicBtes, ii
stimulating a new school sptnt and
a well-rounded campus life.
To assist Perry is Miss Mary
a junior Business Education
major from Rich Square. She will
serve as vice-president. Mary is a
graduate of W. S. Creecy High
As an ECSC student, Mary has
held tbe following poaitiotis: vice-
president of the Sophomore class;
dormitory counselor for Symera
Hall; member of the Student Ad-
justmei:t Committee of tbe Col
lege. She is a member 'if Delta
Sigma Theu Sorority and his
made the Honor Roll three out of
five semesters.
Her chief objective is to serve
the Presides! in all aspects and
offer creative suggestions which
may produce wivolesocDe Lving oa
tbe .-nmfw-
On the evening of May 6. 1965,
:be freshmen women marched out
3f Bias Hall dianting the spiritual.
->^'e shall overcome." The protest
was against a decision by tbeir
Jormitory directors to place thirty-
five women students of the third
floor of Bias Hall on social restric-
tioo. This decision, which they
rlaimed to be unjust, opened the
way for them to file general pro
test agamst all other dormitory
rules which they said were unjust.
They marched around the cam
pus and were joined by females
from other dormitories. A large
number of male students also de
cided to march for their cause.
After a few hours of orderly pro-
;et. they were advised to assemble
in Moore HaO Auditorium where
ihey were awaited by President
Ridley. He told them be was
pleased to see that they were think
ing and wanted them to present
their views. It was agreed to have
a W'omen’s Govemmert meeting
tbe following morning in order
that they might present their grie-
! vances.
Extension of bouse rules and call
ing hours; go downtown to movies;
thirty minutes allotted for return
ing frara affain oo cunpu&, per
manent excuses for Freshmen wo
men; socializing during activities;
more cooperation oo behalf of the
Dormitory Directors and counse
lors; mail should not be bandied
by any students or maintenance
workers; girb should be permitted
to wear 4acks in the dormitory
after six; dormitory 4>rectors
(Cootinucd oa Page 4)
Graduate Program At
ECSC This Summer
Graduate courses will be offered
CO tbe Elizabeth City State Col
lege Campus for the firK time this
Through an arrangement with
the graduate program of East Ca
rolina College, Greenville, North
Carolina, Elizabeth City State Col
lege wil] serve as an off campus
Three two-week courses offer
ing study toward the masters de
gree will be made available for
persons desiring to receive gra
duate credit. These courses may
be used to renew or upgrade certi
ficates, or for work toward the
masters degree at East Carolina
or by other qualified mstitutioos
according to Dr. George H. Wal
ker, Jr, director of the area of
education and summer sessioo,
(CootiiMed oa Page 5)

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