nn ■ H H 1 H H H ■ Hj H 1 ^B B B H BB^ u H w HsH ^B1 Big Events Cap Year DARREL ROLLINS Commencement Speaker 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. Nursing School Graduates Make Contributions 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 meet. 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. COMMENCEMENT 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 Coliseum. 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 through Committee. 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 them.” 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. Kappas Sweep Awards 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 later. 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 hostess. 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 May 11. ELECTIONS A senior, sociology major from Phila delphia, Pennsylvania will assume the post of SGA president for the 1973-74 academic year. 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 Argus editor. 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 tor radio. 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 without difficulty. 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

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