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!!