Published by Elizabeth City State College for Students and Alumni VOLUME 26 EUZABETH CITY. N.C„ MAY. 1965 NUMBER 5 "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 ooOe«e. 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 World." 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. Commencement 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 At ECSC 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 building. 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 onlookers. Fred C. Gardner of Kinston, N.C., general contractor for the new library, participated in the ceremony. Si 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 Madiautic^. VEBHOIf PEHBT To lead tbe stixieat body for tbe year 1965-66, Vernon Perry has be elected Student Coundl President. 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. | Objectives 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 1 MABT SLADE stimulating a new school sptnt and a well-rounded campus life. Veep 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 SchooL 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. I THESE ARE A FEW OF THE I RECOMMEND.ATIONS FROM THE WOMEN STLT)ENTS WHICH ARE TO BE DECIDED UTON IN THE NE.AR FUTURE: 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 summer. 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 center. 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, ECSC. (CootiiMed oa Page 5)
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