North Carolina Newspapers

    NCC To Join
Sloan Medical
Schol. Program
North Carolina College will
participate in a new scholarship
program sponsored by the Na
tional Medical Fellowships, Inc.,
announced Dr. Marion D.
Thorpe, dean of students, re
Sponsored jointly by the Na
tional Medical Fellowship Foun
dation and the Alfred P. Sloan
Foundation, the program will
begin in the fall of 1964 and
will yield ten four-year medical
scholarships to qualified Negro
The Sloan Foundation, which
devotes itself to assisting Ne
groes with medical careers, will
administer the scholarship pro
gram and will accept registra-
t i o n s, distribute application
blanks, and select candidates.
The scholarship program, de
signed to help relieve the short
age of Negro physicians and
surgeons, is financed by a sub
stantial grant from the Sloan
Foundation to the Medical Fel
lowships organization.
At present, 40 Negro students
are studying medicine under the
program in 23 medical schools
throughout the nation. Scholar
ships, which average $5,000 per
recipient for the four-year pe
riod of study, will vary accord
ing to individual needs.
According to Thorpe, interest
ed NCC males who plan to en
ter medical school in the fall
may secure information and
forms from his office. The dead
line for registration is March 1,
27 Students Begin
Cadet Teaching
Twenty-seven North Carolina
College students will begin an
eight-week period of classroom
teaching in 14 schools in North
Carolina starting Monday, No
vember 18.
All seniors, they will be teach
ing vmder the supervision of
members of the NCC Depart
ment of Education and person
nel in the schools to which they
they are assigned.
Dr. Walter Brown, director
of student teaching at the col
lege, indicated that this semes
ter’s group includes students
majoring in nine academiq
areas, with the largest numbers
in business education (9) and
music (5).
Student teachers, their ma
jors, and their assignments fol
Hillside Higli Durham: Car
rie Barnes English; Virginia
Dawkins Business Education;
Doris F. Greene Music; Lyle H.
Horton, French; Geraldine Is-
See CADETS BEGIN, page 3
Luboff €hoir
Here Nov. 26
The Norman Luboff choir,
this year conducting its first
American tour will present the
second concert in the North
Carolina College 1963-64 ly-
ceum series Tuesday, November
26, at 8:15 p.m.
Because of wide interest in
the program, the concert, origin
ally scheduled for the college’s
B. N. Duke auditorium, will be
held in the McDougald Gymna
sium. The public is invited to
attend at no admission costs.
The famous recording chorus,
which numbers 25-30 virtuoso
professional sing6rs has a reper
toire which runs the gamut
from Bach to the blues. Rang
ing from such choral spectacu-
See CHOIR SLATED, page 3
Volume XXIII—Number V
Durham, N. C., Friday, November 15, 1963
Price 10c
Law Team Defeats USC, UNQ
Loses To Va. In Moot Finals
NCC Professors
Cited For Work
Two North Carolina College
faculty members received recog
nition recently for work in
their fields.
Named St. Paul Trustee
Dr. Helen G. Edmonds, chair
man of the Department of His
tory and Social Science at North
Carolina College, was among
six persons elected to the board
of trustees of Saint Paul’s Col
lege, Lawrenceville, Va., on
October 25.
A native of Lawrenceville
and an alumna of Saint Paul’s,
where she completed her high
school and jimior college edu
cation, she is the board’s first
female member.
This is the second honor be
stowed on Dr. Edmonds by in
stitutions from which she was
graduated. Morgan State Col
lege, which awarded her the
Bachelor of Arts degree in 1933,
conferred upon her the honor
ary degree Doctor of Laws in
1958 for distinguished work in
international relations.
Awarded Degrree
Milton E. Johnson, associate
professor of law at North Car
olina College, recently earned
the LL.M. degree (Master of
Laws) at New York University,
it was learned this week, Nov.
Johnson was notified by the
See PROFS. CITED, page 4
THREE NCC CO-EDS POSE for cameramen after they captured
three top posts in the one-day sports meet held at Livingstone Col
lege in Salisbury, N. C.
The three girls, all from Durham, are, rear to front. Pearl
Mangum, a junior; Sandra ITiompson, a senior; and Barbara Park
er, a senior. The three served as captains of three of the four
color teams in the sports meet.
Three NCC Co-eds Win Top Posts
In Women's Fall Sports Meet
Three NCC co-eds were chos
en color captains at the Fall
Sports Day Meeting which con
vened at Livingstone College,
Salisbury. Nov. 15.
The NCC girls. Pearl Man
gum, Sandra Thompson and
Barbara Parker, all from Dur
ham won three of the four top
positions from girls represent
ing seven other colleges in the
Central Intercollegiate Athle
tic Association.
The Sports Day Meetings are
held in the fall and spring by
the Women’s Athletic Associa
tions of various Negro colleges
in the east. The girls elected as
team captains head teams with
color labeled, red blue, yellow
and green, through sports acti
vities during the one day meets.
Other NCC coeds attending
the meet were Audrey Bowden,
Gwendolyn Sellers, Williette
Hamlet, Joyce Nixon, Thelma
Gray, Ann McNeil, Jean Stroud,
Claudia Prince and Carrie
Mrs. W. W. Lewis and Mrs.
Jennie Taylor accompanied the
group on the trip.
According to Parker, presi
dent of NCC’s WAA, the organi
zation is now making prepara
tions for a physical fitness test
to be given in March, 1964, at
the Spring Sports Day to be
held at Hampton Institute in
Hampton, Va.
Norman Tate Completes Track Tour
.-A' ^
Norman Tate, North Carolina
College sophomore track star,
returned to the United States
Friday, November 8, after com
pleting a successful seven-week
tour of Greece, Turkey, Iran,
Iraq, and Romania under spon
sorship of the State Department
and the AAU.
The 1963 NCAA College and
University Division triple jump
champion, Tate competed in a
series of track and field meets
and lectured and demonstrated
his specialties, the broad jump
and triple jump, in a series of
well received clinics.
In competition he won the
triple jump in each meet he en
tered, setting several new na
tional records. He ran on the
winning 400 meters relay team
in each meet and won the 200
meters dash in Turkey and
Jackson Wins
Best Oral Cup
North Carolina College’s
moot court team argued its way
to the finals of a four-state re
gional meet during the Four
teenth Annual National Moot
Court Competition at Charles
ton, West Virginia, Nov. 15-16
and became the first Negro law
school group in its region to win
a berth in the national finals
of the National Moot Court
Maynard H. Jackson, 25, a
senior from Durham, won a
silver cup awarded by the
American College of Trial Law
yers for the best individual oral
Other members of the NCC
team are William Gaines Hill,
East Elmhurst, N.Y., and Ira L.
Williams, Brooklyn, N.Y. The
faculty adviser is Professor Sy
bil P. Dedmond.
The NCC team, entering the
final round of arguments against
the University of Virginia Law
School in the West Virginia Su
preme Court of Appeals in;
Charleston Saturday, lost tha
decision to the Virginians^
The three-man teams of both
NCC and Virginia were finish
ers in the two-day competition
among eleven lay schools com
prising Region VI, including
Virginia, West Virginia, North
Carolina, and South Carolina.
Both finalists will represent the
region in arguments in the na
tional finals in New York City
in December.
In the preliminary round Fri
day morning, the University of
South Carolina defeated Duke
University; the University of
North Carolina defeated Wash
ington and Lee University; and
the University of Virginia de
feated the University of Rich
mond. North Carolina College,
South Carolina State College,
Wake Forest College, West Vir
ginia University and the Col
lege of William and Mary drew
a bye.
In the quarter finals. North
Carolina College defeated the
University of South Carolina;
the University of North Carolina
defeated William and Mary;
Wake Forest defeated South
Carolina State; and the Univer
sity of Virginia defeated West
In the semi-finals, North Car
olina College defeated the Uni
versity of North Carolina, and
the University of Virginia de
feated Wake Forest.
All teams argued a hypothe
tical federal criminal case in
volving questions of search and
seizure, arrest, inculpatory
statements, the McNabb-Mallory
doctrine, and due process re
quirements under the Fifth

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