North Carolina Newspapers

    Febraary 22, 2008
Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, N.C.
56th Issue
Albertson installed as president
Campus Voice photo
Ashley Sullivan of the WCC Campus Voice tallies up the
votes for the presidential poll.
Obama wins campus poll
Staff Writers
Barack Obama won the Wayne
Community College Campus
Voice presidential poll Friday,
Feb. 8, with 91 votes.
The Campus Voice held its
presidential election poll from 9
until 11 a.m., with a table set up
in the Wayne Learning Center
atrium and students traveling
across campus to poll students,
staff and faculty.
Over the course of two hours,
284 votes were collected.
The polling results were
similar to what is being seen
Following is the number of
votes each candidate received:
Barack Obama (Deihocrat)
Hillary Clinton (Democrat)
John McCain (Republican)
Mike Huckabee
Ron Paul (Republican)
Mitt Romney (Republican)
Dr. Kay Hall Albertson was
installed as the fifth president
of Wayne Community College
on Thursday, Jan. 31.
Tommy Cox, chair of the
college’s board of trustees,
presented her with the seal of
the institution before a capacity
crowd of college faculty and
staff, community leaders and
fellow officials from other
community colleges.
“I charge her with a
tremendous burden and I do
so with confidence that her
shoulders can bear this weight,
that she Has proven herself
worthy and that we have chosen
well,” Mr. Cox said as he placed
the medallion baring the seal
around her neck.
In her address. Dr. Albertson
promised to “not only be grateful
for all that has been done before
me and all that will be done with
me and beside me, but also will
insure that an equal legacy is
left for those who will come
next. That is the best I can hope
to do, and the least I can do, to
work for this community and
this college.”
“I truly embrace each new day
because of the learners - those
who lay their open minds in our
hands and ask us to fill them.
They are our reason for being
and I daily acknowledge that I
Photo submitted
Newly installed WCC President Kay Albertson delivers,
her inaugural address as N.C. Community College System
President Martin Lancaster watches.
serve them first”
N.C. Community College
System President Martin
Lancaster, a Wayne County
native, and former WCC vice
president Jimmie Ford, a
member of the N.C. State Board
of Community College, also
spoke during the event.
Several employees and
students took part in the
Roy C. White, vice president
for continuing education and
workforce preparedness, gave
the invocation.
Student Josh Artis performed
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WCC to have honors program in the fall
Staff Writer
For the first time in its 51-
year history, WCC will have
an honors program. It is being
assembled by Tara Bass and her
colleagues here on campus, and
will be offered in Fall 2008.
“This program offers a
challenging educational
atmosphere for students who
want to get more out of their
education,” Mrs. Bass says.
“The honors program is for
students who have completed
12 credit hours and who have
earned at least a 3.5 GPA. It
offers them a course and a
certificate of completion and is
an achievement that can be noted
on student transcripts, resumes,
etc. It includes opportunities
for service-learning, leadership
training, and extended studies,”
she says.
Becoming an Honors
student is an opportunity to
take learning to the next level.
Students will experience more
personalized learning geared
toward exploration and critical
They will also enjoy
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