ST. AUGUSTINE’S RECORD
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St. Augustine's College, Rev. E. H. Goold. President
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SAINT AGNES HOSPITAL
Perhaps no better bogiimiiig to notes on the
activities of graduates of St. Agnes’ Hospital
J raining School for IN^iirses could he found than
this (juotation from the North Carolina lIcaHh
liuUciin: ‘It may be said without fear of contra
diction from any quarter, tliat the nurses who
have graduated from this hospital during the last
thirty years have done as mueli to ameliorate suf
fering among the Aegro race as any other agencv
in the State.”
Among those engaged in public health work in
JSTortli Carolina we find Mrs. Mamie E. Hill Ox-
ley, H)09; Miss Carrie B. Hayes, I'JH); Mrs. Mary
E. (Jrifiin Street, 1917, and Miss Edith McXeill,
In hos])ital work we have Miss J’attie H. Car
ter, li)()0, Superintendent of Nnrses, and Miss
Marie K. (Jary, 1!):U), Instructor in Lincoln Hos-
])ital, Durluim; Miss Edith C. Steele, 1029, Super
intendent of Xurses, Miss Lejoy Holmes, 1925,
Night Suj)ervisor, and Miss Emily M. Nixon,
lOliO, Operating Room Supervisor in (Jood Sa
maritan Hos])ital, (''harlotte; Miss Hettie Hroad-
hurst. 1920, and Miss Virginia I). Joyner, 1928,
in Susie Cheatham Memorial Hospital, Oxford;
Miss Versie llohbs, 1920, in State Hospital,
Goldsboro; Miss Rebecca Ilennie, 1920, in Sana
torium, N. C.; Mrs. Madeline (iihner Womack,
1921, in Veteran’s Hospital, Tuskegee, Alabama;
Mrs. Augusta (Jraiuly Pearson, 1920, in a hosi>i-
tal in Danville, Va.; Miss Sarah (ireeiie, 192!i, in
State Ilos])ital, Petersburg, Va.; Miss Olise L.
Campbell, 1927, Instructor Charity Hospital,
Savannah, (ia.; J\Iiss Jessie L. Stewart, 19:!0,
nnrs(i at the Negro Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Insti
tute, Raleigh, and last, our three here at St.
Agnes’, Miss Mattie I). Wescott, 1928; Miss
(Jeneva S. (’ollins, 1929; Miss Thelni'a E. Reid,
19.‘iO; all holding res])onsil)le positions.
Many other graduates are in liosj)ital work,
from one in St. John’s Hos])ital, Antigua, B.W.I..
througli tlm soutliern states to those who are in
Soa View Hospital, Staten Island, New York.
^1 liat we ar‘ ])roud of our graduates and the
work that th>y are doing goes without saying, and
wo lik(^ to feel that their training here* has helped
to make them not only good nurses but nurses
whose influence is for good in any community
wliere tiiey may be at work.—F.A.W.
The week beginning January 8th was observed
as Institute eek.” During the morning chapel
hour several members of the staff made informa
tive talks about the work of the American Church
Institute for Negroes and the various institutions
under its care. At a special assembly Wednesday
morning students of St. Augustine’s who have at
tended one of the Tnstitute schools gave descrip
tions of the respective schools. On Sunday, “In
stitute Day,” a representative offering was taken
and dedicated as a contribution to the work of
Jiecent assembly addresses have been made by
Mr. X. C. Newbold, Director of the Division of
Negro Education of the State Department of Edu
cation; ilr. H. L. Trigg, State Sujjervisor of
Negro High Schools; Rev. E. [McNeill Poteat,
pastor of the Pullen Memorial Baptist Church,
Raleigh, ilr. Newbold spoke on phases of the
State education program, and ilr. Trigg on the
work of the Interracial Commission. Dr. Poteat
brought a timely, serious Christmas message.
St. .Vugustine’s was host January 1 to a con
ference of the State “I? to 1” clubs, organized for
teachers and students of vocational agriculture to
promote efficient subsistence farming. Meetings
were address(Hl by l^resident (ioold and Su]>erin-
tendent Holmes. Diinier was served the guests
in the Cheshire Building, and a basketball game
was arranged for their entertainment. Among
the guests were Director Simmons of the Voca
tional Agricultural Education service, President
Bluford of the Negro Agricultural and Technical
College, (;reensboro, and Dean Staley of Bennett
College for Women, (Jreensboro.
At the December meeting of the Colored Inter
collegiate Athletic Association held at St. Paul’s
School, St. Augustine’s College was unanimously
ek'ctwl to full niembershi]). For several years St.
Augustine’s has had associations with most of
tlie membership, which includes the leading Negro
colleges of the Atlantic seaboard from Pennsyl
vania to North Carolina. The C.I.A.A. is the
oldest and best known of the Negro intercollegiate
The Dramatic Club under the direction of Mrs.
Julia Delany of the English Department ])re-
sented a one-act Christmas play on the Friday
evening following Christmas.