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    NEWS
BRIEFS
New Residence Hall To Be
Dedicated Friday
Wilson Hall, which opened in March, houses 400 men and women in
suites and apartments. The project cost approximately $ 9 million.
Snowden Wins
Winslon-Salcm Stale University
Head Men’s Basketball Coach Thomas
vSnowden, a native of Lexington, has
been choscii as recipient of a 1994
Roots and Heritage Award, in
l.exington, Kentucky.
The Roots and Heritage Festival is
“A Celebration of Culture and
Achievement” for local individuals who
have been instrumental in inyojving the
city’s African American community in
_ the local churches. The event is
sponsored by the Lexington-Fayette
Urban County Government and
corporate sponsors throughout the
Lexington area. The festival is
organized and planned by local
volunteers, with the aid of local
'government officials.
University Escort
Service To Begin
The Counseling Center is soliciting
volunteers for the WSSU Escort
Service, which will begin later this
semester.
Interested students should contact
Michael Harpe in the Counseling
Center, which is located on the second
floor in the Hauser Student Union. A
letter of recommendation from a faculty
or staff member is required as part of
the application process.
Wellness Center
The Wellness Center, located in
Whitaker Gymnasium, is now open.
Check flyers posted around campus
for the center's operational hours.
INSIDE
Mr. Ram Pageant - page 4
Homecoming Schedule page 5
Football Review page 6
Campus Pals page 9
Class of 1998 page 11
OFHCi; OF PUBLIC AFI-AIRS
News Release ^
The Winston-Salem State University
Board of Trustee last month approved
naming the new campus residence hall
for Haywood L. Wilson Jr., the long-time
vice chancellor for student affairs who
died two-years ago.
The trustees also named two
conference rooms in the new building for
Louise Smith, an alumna and a former
chair of the trustee board and for another
graduate, Joseph H. Daniels Sr., a 31-
year campus employee who held
numerous key positions during his tenure,
including coordinator of the university’s
Homecoming parade.
The building and conference rooms
will be dedicated Friday, October 14,
during the Founder’s Day program that
marks the beginning of Hompcoming
Weekend. Tours of the residence hall
will be conducted over the weekend.
Wilson, who died at the age of 50
on September 5, 1992, was the vice
chancellor for student affairs, a position
he had held since 1977. He served as
interim chancellor during 1984-85
between the administrations of Dr. H.
Douglas Covington and Dr. Cleon
Thompson Jr.
Wilson, a 1963 graduate of WSSU,
was a native of Winston-Salem. He
earned a master’s in educational
administration from NC A&T State
University and a doctorate in education at
Southern Illinois University. Before
joining WSSU, Wilson taught in the
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School
system.
Smith, spent several years on the
WSSU's Board of Trustees before
assuming the helm from 1984 to 1986. A
retired teacher with the local school
system. She was chair of the
university’s'centennial celebration in
1992.
Daniels, who retired last year from
WSSU because of ill health, continues to
be involved with the university. Over the
years, he has worked in student affairs as
a recruiter and with residence life.
WeDcome a^lumni 80
FriervcCs to
Homecoming 1994!!
    

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