Big Events Cap Year
A chapter of Sigma Tau Delta National
English Honor Society was chartered
recently on the Winston-Salem State
University campus. Mrs. Wilma Lassiter,
Chairman of the Department of English
and Foreign Languages, announced the
establishment of the chapter.
Sigma Tau Delta was founded in 1924
and has 130 chapters in 27 states. Its
purpose is fourfold: to confer distinction
for high achievement in undergraduate,
graduate, and professional studies in
English language and literature; to pro
vide cultural stimulation on college
campuses through its local chapters; to
furnish community interest within
English departments through its local
chapters; to impose upon members high
citizenship responsibilities; and to en
courage creative and critical writing.
Sixteen graduates of the School of
Nursing made individual contributions
to the School of Nursing in the amount
of $135.00. These contributions ranged in
amounts from $10.00 to $25.00 each. The
funds are to be used to assist students
enrolled in the program with unexpected
emergency financial needs which they
may incur and are unable to otherwise
The WSSU School of Nursing has also
announced that one student, Beverly
Dixon holds the position of First
Vice-President of the North Carolina
State Student Nurses’ Association.
The national meeting this month
will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Nearly 300 graduates heard the com
mencement address delivered by Darrel
Rollins of Virginia Union University on
Sunday, May 13. The exercises were held
at 3 p.m. in the Winston-Salem Memorial
Rollins is director of Urban Studies at
VUU and adjunct instructor in Pan-
Africanism at Virginia Commonwealth
University. He is also a candidate for the
Ph.D. degree at Vanderbilt University.
The local unit has been designated the
Theta Mu chapter.
Thirteen students have been tapped for
the WSSU chapter. Seniors tapped were
Gilbert Cooley, Rowland, N. C., Jacque
line Y. Cumbo, Woodland, N. C., Betty
G. Dillard, W'inston-Salem, N. C., Law
rence E. Epps, Wilmington, N. C., Dora
T. Harris, Winston-Salem, N. C., Lydia
L. Moore, Mt. Airy, N. C., Marcia A.
Parrish, Canton, N. C., Marilyn L.
Roseboro, Charlotte, N. C., Cynthia V.
Vaughn, Ahoskie, N. C., and Sylvia L.
Wrice, Granite Quarry, N. C., Juniors
were Glatha E. Davis, Leland, N. C.,
Grade V. Rawley, Mt. Airy, N. C., and
Murphy Moore, Gastonia, N. C.
Ten faculty members were also desig
nated as associate members of Sigma
In addition, four students of the WSSU
School of Nursing hold offices in Dis
trict 5 Student Nurses’ Association which
includes membership of four other
Schools of Nursing. These students and
the offices which they hold are:
Beverly Baker, President; Beverly
Dixon, Recording Secretary; Shirley
Tuck, Chairman, Nominating Committee;
Donna Johnson, Co-Chairman, Break
Instructors said they are . . pleased
that our students are demonstrating their
outstanding leadership abilities and are
assuming the responsibilities inherent in
these positions with enthusiasm. We
have always known that our students are
“TOP”, and we are very proud of all of
Ms. Virginia R. Watson is presently
the advisor to District 5 Student Nurses’
Association. She is also a graduate of
WSSU School of Nursing, and is currently
a member of the Nursing School faculty.
His address dealt with the role and re
sponsibilities of the black scholar.
The class is one of the largest in
WSSU history. Academic Dean, Dr.
Lafayette Parker, conferred the degrees
upon the candidates.
Processional and recessional music
was provided by the Winston-Salem State
band. The choir also performed.
A reception for seniors, parents of sen
iors, faculty, and alumni followed the
event. Chancellor Kenneth R. Wilhams
Tau Delta. These were Mrs. Lassiter,
Dr. Littleton Alston, Dr. Charles F.
Gray, Mrs. Ruth M. Greene, Dr.
Hazel Harvey, Mrs. Rosetta Hauser,
Cora Massey, Mr. W’illiam Phillips, Miss
Carrie Robinson, and Mrs. Florine
Viverette. Dr. Harvey will serve as
advisor to the honor society.
Members of the Delta Chi Chapter of
Kappa Alpha Psi were participants in the
May Provincial meeting held in Fayette
ville April 20 and 21. All sessions were
held in the Downtowner Motel.
Friday’s events included a luncheon
with Harry Leak, Vice-Polemarch of the
Province as speaker, a get acquainted
cocktail hour, and an All-Greek Dance
Registration was held Saturday, follow
ed by business sessions and lunch. That
evening a talent contest was held with
first place prize being a scholarship
and an all expense paid trip to Miami,
Florida for the Grand Chapter meeting
of Kappa Alpha Psi. The participant
from WSSU, Lewis Tucker, was the win
ner. The session ended with a closed
Provincial banquet and the Provincial
Ball, a formal affair.
The Delta Chi Chapter received a num
ber of awards and won an office during
the elections. The Undergraduate of the
Year Award was won by Harry Leak.
The scrapbook competition award was
won by the entire fraternity and Junius
Hanley was elected to the Board of Di
rectors. The only other awards offered
were the H. H. Holloway Award, which
went to Alpha Nu Chapter of A&T State
University and the talent contest prize.
and Mrs. Williams served as host and
Commencement climaxed a week of
activities that included the Annual Choir
Concert on May 6, and the induction of
seniors into the Alumni Association on
A senior, sociology major from Phila
delphia, Pennsylvania will assume the
post of SGA president for the 1973-74
Charles Zollicoffer, leader of the SOUL
(Survival on the University Level)
Party, triumphed in the SGA elections
on Friday, April 27. He was opposed by
AFRICA (Association For Reform In
Campus Apathy) Party candidate, Na
thaniel Saunders, Progressive Party can
didate, Ronnie Wingate, and Lewis Tuck
er who ran independently.
The SOUL Party had a landslide vic
tory with only one of their candidates not
receiving enough votes to win. New of
ficers are: Zollicoffer — President;
Milton Knox — Director of Student Af
fairs; Larry Wilson — Director of Social
Affairs (independent candidate); Junius
Hanley — Director of Judicial Affairs;
Vivian McMillan — Director of Secretar
ial Affairs; Carl Gist — Director of Fi
nancial Affairs: Travis Ragins and
Wanda Smith — Student representatives
to the Board of Trustees.
Other persons winning titles were;
Gloria Horne — Miss W’inston-Salem
State University; Shirley Wright — Miss
Homecoming; and Ava Thomas — News
All persons will begin their terms of
office this fall except the president
whose term begins on July 1.
The voting was held in the Trophy
Room of the Alumni Hut where electric
voting machines were set up. The pro
cedure started at 8 a.m., ending at 4
p.m. Results were announced by 6 p.m.
The following week, the Kappa Tri
angle, formerly known as Kappa Week,
began with a number of activities for
campus entertainment. During the three
day period, they sponsored music by
their plot, activities in the game room of
the Student Union and a movie in Hill
Hall. Three parties were held Saturday
night forming the Kappa Triangle.
Thou Shalt Not . . .
A reported breaking and entering in
cident in Blair Hall during spring break
netted a thief or thieves two electric
typewriters, a calculator, and a transis
According to Mr. W'arren Oldham,
Director of the Scholastic Achievement
Program, scene of the theft, there was
no evidence of forced entry. It is be
lieved that whoever stole the office
equipment had access to a pass key or
a set of keys enabling them to enter
The campus security department call
ed the Winston-Salem police department
to aid in the investigation. To date, there
have been no findings reported.
WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY
Sigma Tau Delta Comes to State