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    ST. AUGUSTINE’S RECORD
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RECORD NOTES
The College lias recently been glad to welcome
two representatives of tlie National Council, the
Kev. C. Rankin Barnes, Executive Secretary of
the Department of Social Service and the Re'\.
Eric Tasman, Secretary of the Field Department.
The Rev. Mr. Barnes spent several days at the
Bishop Tuttle School where he is a member of
it« Advisory Committee. He held a numbei of
conferences with groups and individuals and also
made an address in the Chapel. The Re^. Mi.
Tasman addressed the faculty and student body
in the interests of General Program of the
Church. ^
All Saints Day is always emphasized at St.
Augustine’s. There was a large attendance at the
early morning Holy Communion Service. On the
Sunday during the Octave was also a specia
observance of the Feast.
Recent preachers in the College Chapel have
been the ]lev. John J. Greene, rector of t le
Church of the Eedeeiner, Greensboro, N. C., and
the Rev. Henry C. Bowden, a graduate of St.
Augustine’s, rector of St. !Mark s Church, ^
miiigton, N. C. ^
The College is again this year offering certain
courses for teachers and others who cannot atte
the regvilar day sessions. Among those in t lese
classes are parents of students now in the College
and graduates from St. xViigustines when it
a high school. ^
Miss Lucy Johnson, who had been a faithful
member of the St. Augustine’s Staff for alniost
thirty years, succumbed to heart failuie ^ °
vember 21st. Funeral services were conducted by
the Rev. Mr. Goold in the College Chapel prior to
the removal of the body to Providence, Rhode
Island, her old home. Members of the faculty
acted as pallbearers and the chapel choir e m
the singing. The student body, faculty an ot ler
friends attended the service.
The St. Augustine’s football team has already
played several games. The results ueie as
lows: St. Augustine’s 7, Kittrell 6; St. Angus
tine’s 38, Fayetteville State Normal 0; St. Augus
tin’s 7, Virginia Union 7.
National Education Week, Novembei 6-12 'was
duly observed at the College. There were several
programs arranged by Professor Young of t le
Education Department. Mr. N. C. Ne^\ o ,
State Director of Negro Education was one ot
the speakers.
Under the leadership of the Woman’s Auxiliary
the Day of Prayer for Women was observed on
November 11th. Almost one hundred teachers
and students participated in the observance, each
one taking a short period for prayer.
During the past summer President Goold visited
and preached in a number of our Negro churches,
including St. Philip’s Church, Newark, N. J.,
St. Augustine’s Church, Camden, N. J., St. Au
gustine’s Church, Atlantic City, N. J., and St.
Luke’s Church, New Haven, Conn. He found in
all of these places graduates, students and friends
of the College.
COLLEGE OPENING
(Raleigh N'ewa and Observer)
The sixty-seventh academic year of St. Augus
tine’s was inaugurated on September 28th with
an opening service in the college chapel. The
president. Rev. Edgar H. Goold, conducted the
service and pi’esented the president of the Board
of Trustees, the Rt. Rev. Edwin A. Penick, D.D.,
Bishop of North Carolina, who greeted the staff
and students in a short but impressive address.
Other trustees who spoke a word of greeting
were Dr. Milton A. Barber, Rector of Christ
Church, and Rev. Theodore Partrick, Jr., of the
Church of the Good Shepherd. Among other visi
tors were Rev. Harvey A. Cox, Lieut. Lawrence
\.. Oxley and Rev. Thomas S. Clarkson, all of
Raleigh. All the speakers made mention of the
loss of the oldest and best friends of St. Augus
tine’s, the late president of the board of trustees,
Bishop Joseph B. Cheshire, and the late honorary
president of the College, Dr. B. Hunter, both
of whom the opening exercises almost invariably
attracted.
For the first time St. Augustine’s will not have
a high school department. Instead there is a col
lege preparatory department open to those who
have completed two years of work in an accredited
high school.
The roster of students present suggests the
growing latitude of the institution’s influence.
Students are registered from as far away as Texas,
Connecticut, Michigan, Quebec and the Virgin
Islands.
Participating in the opening exercises were the
staff and students of St. Agnes Hospital and
Training School for Nurses, which operates the
entire year, and the Bishop Tuttle School for
Keligious and Social Workers, which began classes
last week. Both of the latter institutions are
located on the campus and are connected with
St. Augustine’s College.
    

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