Gilmore Answers Major Question QUESTION: What were some of your campaign promises and what are you doing about car rying them out now that you are president? To communicate with the up per echelon of the school and to keep the students in mind during this communication period, the students have to know what Is going on, that is the first thing. We have to break the grapevine, In terms of stu dents. You can*t be concerned about something if you don’t know what is going on and If you are not sure what effort to employ for various situations. You won’t have any confidence in changing things on your be half. So the purpose of the of fice as we stated this year Is to make sure the issues are clearly stated and to make sure that the students know who Is responsible for what. Why cer tain things are done or why they are not done. What course of action has been taken to change this. The definite failure and why. The students have to be involved in things in order to really care about them.It'sllke your own community if you are not really involved and some thing goes wrong then you real ly are just to uninformed to determine what should not have been done or what should be done to prevent this in the fu ture. QUESTION: What exactly are you doing to implement your programs for this year? ANSWER: 0, K, I started my first move in May, that was to work for the freshman orien tation, something which I thought was significant because (See page 3) The Pen of Saint ^gustine s College VOLUME 7 Support Your Paper RALEIGH, N. C., OCTOBER 17, 1969 Get Involved NO. 1 NewFaculty-Staff Members Appointed Dr. Prezell R. Robinson, president. Saint Augustine’s College, has announced the ap pointment of the following new persons to the faculty and staff for 1969-’70. Dr. Margaret Dillard, as sociate professor of mathe- matic and physics, A.B., Mount Holyoke College, Ph. D. In physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dr. Chandra P. Misra, professor of biology, B. S., M. S., Agra University, Ph. D. University of Minnesota; Raymond Davis, Poor People Can Take Part The Federal Government is funding $50,000 through the Of fice of Education for the Edu cational Talent Hunt Program. The objective of the talent hunt program Is to find high school students and drop-outs who have the ability to pursue a career In colleges, techni cal schools, or business schools. However, these per sons lack financial backings and inspiration. This program came about as a result of a Joint proposal submitted to the United States Commission of Education by Saint Augustine’s College and North Carolina State Universi ty at Raleigh. Mr. Latta Baker, a former student of Saint Augustine’s College, is director of the pro gram. Other Important officers of this program are: Mrs. Mil lie Veasey, financial counselor; Mr, Tommy Faust, fulltime counselor; and Mrs. Bernice Rally. The program contacts Na tional Youth Corps groups of the community, the principals of various schools, the guidance counselors, and the pupils’ teachers. These individuals are contacted so as to decide the students’ needs. The ten most needy counties in northeastern North Carolina Included to take part In this (See page 3 ) Student Solicits For St. Aug. BIdg. Fund Kenneth Hall, a Saint Augus tine’s College junior, business administration major and track man, presented to President Prezell R. Robinson on Sep tember 15, a check for $50 which he solicited to t)e applied on the building fund or the col lege. Hall was employed this summer at the Chris Ann Mo tels In Jersey City, New Jer sey, and found time between his busy schedule to solicit funds from individuals where he worked, and also In the com munity. This gesture on Hall’s part Is typical of the Interest and spirit of students on the Saint Augustine’s College campus, and the cooperation which they exhibit In all phases of the In stitution’s program. instructor of biology, B. A., Rust College, M. S. Atlanta University; Richard Denny, In- structor of biology, B. S. Albany State College, M. B.A. Atlanta University; Daniel O. Grant, instructor of History and Political Science, B. A. and M. A., Saint Mary’s U- nlverslty, further study, North Carolina State University. Mrs. Adessa B. Lewis, in structor of mathematics, B. S., Saint Augustine’s College, M. A. T. Purdue University; Hen ry Lewis, Jr., Instructor of matthematlcs, B, S. Saint Au gustine’s College, M. A. T., Purdue University; Miss John- ella L. Lucas, Instructor of music, B. Mus. Ed., Howard University; M. M. Catholic U- niverslty; Mrs. Sharda Mlsra, assistant professor of Geo graphy, B. A., M. A., Agra University and Louisiana Poly technic Institute, further study, University of Seattle and U- niversity of Cincinnati; Addison Reed, Instructor of music, B. A., B. S., M. A., Kent Uni versity; Mrs. Betty J. H. Simp son, instructorof English, A.B., Shaw University, further study, North Carolina Central Uni versity; Miss Myrlin E. Skin ner, Instructor of business, B. A. Saint Augustine’s College, M. A. Columbia University, fur ther study, Hampton Institute and Hamilton College. Miss Serena L. Stagger, in structor of sociology, B., A., Bennett College, M. A., Atlanta (See page 3) ST. AUG. STUDENTS GREET STUDENT VISITORS FROM AFRICA- Saint Augustine’s College students, mostly African natives, greet visiting students from Cuttington College in Liberia. At left are St. Aug. stu dents with Dean of Students, George Land, Miss Carolyn Fisher (Miss Saint Augustine’s College). Others on the left are Samuel Asare, Noe Nswad, Joseph Konde, Henry Shyllon, Cyril Nwosu, Michael Ndukuba, Edward Asare, Pleas Coleman, Ted Brown and Miss Aletha Diggs. At right: Visitors from Cuttington College: John Lima, Miss Florida Har ris, Emanuel Shaw, Sama Traub, Thomas Beer, Hennis Holder, Oswald Shaw, Miss Edith Whisnant. At the extreme right is J. H, Twitty, assist ant dean of students at St. Aug. OSCAR FEAY ’n^nR. ROniNSOia at Mvivnni meeting in Virginia Beach, Va. Freshmen Make Choice BY BARBARA WILLIAMS The freshman class started their year with a big bang. The whole freshman class turn ed out for the election In the freshman’s first Initial move, down at the Falcon gym The election was carried out with the president and vice- president of the student txjdy in charge. Miss Carolyn Fisher, the 1969 Miss Saint Augus tine’s College, assisted in the introduction of the represen tatives for Miss Freshman. The election was very compe titive this year with rfudents running for such offices as president, vice-president, .sec retary, treasurer, student council representative, parll- mentarian, Miss Freshman, Miss May Queen Attendant and attendant to Miss Saint Augus tine's College. Even though all could not win the students were dressed c ol or full y and gave speeches well organized, short and to the point. Many stressed the "Black Image” and some stuck strict ly to the purpose of their of fice. Miss Betty Gross won the title of Miss Freshman, anif I must say she put extra time and effort into her campaign This was noted by the fact tliat she had her personal cheering squad deliver her campaign message, it was warmly accepted by the freslimen, the upperclassmen, and faculty members. The winners are as follows: President - LawrenceAVest; Vice-president - Pat Llgglns; Secretary - Frances Williams; Student Council representa tives - Mary R. Bell, Alvin Clanton, and Lean Peyton; At tendant to Miss Saint Augus tine’s - Chlqulta Allen; Miss Freshman - Betty Gross; Atten dant to Miss May Queen - De bra Taylor; Treasurer - Glo ria Macer; and Parllmentar- lan - Marvin L. Bailey. The newspaper staff wishes all of you l)6st wishes in your studies and a prosperous year. OutstandingWomanAtSt. Augustine’s Miss Gloria J. Johnson, di rector of the Career Planning and Placement Center at Saint Augustine’s College, has been nominated by Morris Brown College, Atlanta, Ga., to be rec ognized In the 1969 edition of OUTSTANDING YOUNG WO MEN OF AMERICA. Miss Johnson is a native of Jesup, Georgia. She received the B. A. degree at Morris Brown College In 1963, and the M. A. degree in Guidance and Student Personnel Adminis tration in Higher Education from Teachers College, Colum bia University, New York. Miss Johnson has previously 1>een employed as an educa tional intern at the Southern Education Foundation, Inc., At lanta, Ga.; and Assistant Place ment Director, Morris Brown College. Her other awards have in cluded a certificate of merit for outstanding participation In community and political activi ties. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. at Morris Brown, 1965; and outstanding contributions to the Phi Beta Lambda Business Organization at Saint Augus tine’s College for 1969. . Miss Johnson has been em ployed In her present position at Saint Augustine’s College since 1968.