North Carolina Newspapers

Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, April 25, 1958
Number y
Educational Department Receives National Accreditation
Salem Is First Liberal Arts College In North
Carolina To Get National Recognition
As a result of the meeting of
the National Council for Accredi
tation of Teacher Education on
April 11-12, Salem College has been
fully accredited for the prepara
tion of elementary and secondary
school teachers, effective Septem
ber, 1957. Salem, in meeting the
standards for national accredita
tion, became the first liberal arts
college in North Carolina to re
ceive this recognition.
Such accreditation is important
because of the prestige Salem will
gain and because it will now be
much easier for Salem students to
get out-of-state teaching jobs. As
Dr. James Hillman of the State
Department of Public Instruction
in a letter of congratulation to
Dr. Gramley, “This is a big step
for the course of teacher education
in North Carolina. Other colleges
will now begin seeking accredita
In considering Salem’s accredita
tion, the council reviewed a report
prepared by a visitation team which
was on Salem’s campus last No
vember. The team, composed of
Dr. Roosevelt Basker of George
Peabody College for Teachers, Dr.
Charles G. Caldwell of Madison
Mcliroy Places On Top
In Regional Singing Meet
Geraldine Mcliroy, talented so
phomore voice major has been
awarded first prize by the South-
Eastern Regional Auditions of the
National Association of Teachers
of Singing. The contest was held
in High Point, N. C., Saturday,
April 19. This was the first con
test held in this area which includes
four states: North Carolina, South
W. R. A. Plans
Banquet For
Sports Fans
The Women’s Recreation Asso
ciation will have its annual ban
quet on Thursday, May 1, in the
Club Dining Room.
Awards will be presented by
Martha McClure, the newly elected
president, to those" who have
earned the required number of
points. Awards will be given to
ten varsity basketball players, ten
varsity volleyball players, and an
award to the badminton, tennis,
and archery finalists respectively.
Five letters will be presented to
girls having earned 30 points, two
stars for 45 points, and four
blazers for 55 points.
As guest speaker. Dr. Robert
Helm, associate professor of
sophy and psychology at Wake
Forest, will speak on “Our ^Values
and the Choices We Make.
Overall chairman of the banquet
is Gray Duncan. Serving on her
committee is Jane Rostan in charge
of food, Mary Scott Best, programs,
Hila Moore, invitations, Marian
Neamand, favors, Lynn Warren,
flowers, and Frankie Cunningham
and Gail Landers music.
Carolina, Virginia, Florida.
Gerry competed against four
other contestants: a contralto from
Miami University, a soprano from
Converse College, a soprano from
Meredith College, and a baritone
from Lynchburg College. The
fifteen judges included all the mem
bers of the association.
Gerry sang four numbers which
were: “Art Thou Troubled”, Flan-
idel; “Die Konige,” Cornelius;
: “Sommi Dei,” Handel; and Flow
: Your True Love To Know, Diller.
i And, by the way, Gerry said that
i she was the only one. who sang
i 1 anything in English.
The runners-up were the repre
sentatives from Converse and
Walker Will
Play Franck
This Monday
This year’s May Queen, Nancy
Walker, will give her graduation
piano recital on Monday Aprd 28
at 8:30 P.M. in Memorial Hall.
Nancy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry A. Walker of Kinston
North Carolina, is a student o
Clemens Sandresky and a candi
date for a Bachelor of Music de-
^ree She has also studied with
Mrs. James Hardy of Kinston, Mrs.
James Christian Pfohl at Transyl
vania Music Camp, Brevard N. C
during the summer of 1955, an
with Mr. lohn Collin at the ni
versity of Michigan last sumrner.
While at Salem, Nancy has been
active in many of the organizat ons
on campus. She was °
the IRC her junior year, presiuent
If the Music Club and a member
r I Lecture Series Committee
Ihi, year. She is also a member
°‘j,'”/;*afi“rS.ney is com
rrrd‘».e"c»rser.o»rd a Bach-
^’Tlif Program Rr" Monday night
‘%Telmle°Ind Fugue in F^^arp
SoTmin A major,
Three Preludes - .Kent Kennan
Variations Symphoniques
There will be a reception in the
Friendship Rooms of Strong or
S'tTry immediately following the
College, Dr. Joe F. Wilkes of the
University of Louisville, Dean
Kenneth Kuehner of Coker College,
and Dr. Flillman visited classes and
talked to students and faculty.
They were guided in their inquiry
by a complete report on our pro
gram prepared by Dr. Elizabeth
Welch, Miss White, Dean Hixson,
and Dr. Gramley.
The National Council for Accre
ditation for Teacher Education was
begun four years ago. At that time
only teachers’ colleges applied for
accreditation. However, the pro
gram has been expanded to such
an extent that Dr. Gramley feels
that within the next ten years
practically all liberal arts schools
will find it necessary, to have their
teachers training programs accre
W-F Chorus
In Concert
Hamrick Narrates "May
On A Merry “ Go - Round”
After tryouts Tuesday afternoon,
Jane Bridges, May Day Clniirman,
announced that the narrator for
the pageant, “May On A Merrjf-
Go-Round”, vill be Lynne Flam-
rick, a senior from Winston-Salem.
The part of the narrator, classi
fied as one of the leading roles in
the pageant, consists of interpret
ing the script and introducing the
May Court and Queen. Lynn’s ex
perience as., a voice major and act
ress in the Pierrette productions
of “The Grass Harp”, and “The
House of Bernarda Alba”, were
factors in her selection
Last spring, she was elected to
head the Pierrettes, -and received
the Pierrette Award for the best
For their last performance of
the season, the Winston-Salem
Symphony will feature the Wake
Forest College Chorus in a “Pops”
Concert on April 29.
The orchestra will open the pro
gram with the “Gypsy Baron” by
Strauss. The remainder of the
program before intermission will
consist of two movements of the
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 m
E minor, “Pizzicato . Polks” by
Stix, “The Swan” by Saint-Saens
featuring nine cellos and harp, and
“American Salute” by Morton
Gould. The “American Salute” is
a variation on “When Johnny
Comes Marching Flome.”
After intermission the Wake
Forest Chorus under the direction
of Dr. Thane McDonald, head of
the school of music at Wake Forest,
wilt present “The Magic. Moments
by Bacharach, “Catch A Falling
Star,” and “Sourwood Mountain.”
With the'orchestra the chorus will
perform “Gloria” by Rimsky-Kor-
sakov, a medley of Romberg’s
music , entitled “Tribute to Rom
berg,” and “Triumphal March”
from Verdi.
actress of the year.
Lynne, who was presented in her
graduating voice recital two weeks
ago, spent one summer in Cherokee,
N. C., as a singer and dancer in
the outdoor drama “Unto These
Hills”. This past summer she stu
died in Oslo, Norway, as a recepient
of the L. Corrin Strong Scholar
ship for summer study.
IRS Council
Issues Plans
For May Day
The May Day Weekend festivi
ties will begin Friday, May 2 at
8:30 p.m. with a combo party on
the lawn of back campus. The
dress may be very informal.
The May Day Dance Saturday
night from 9:00 ’til 12:00 will be
centered around a Carrousel theme.
Music will be provided by an or
chestra from Gastonia, The States
men. Admission per couple is $3.
1 The overall co-chairmen of the
dance are Skippy Stone and Jerome
Moore. The refreshments will be
handled by Evelyn Vincent, the
dance bids by Marilyn Fishel and
Lynn Ligon, publicity by Jane Irby,
and figure by Betsy Gilmore.
The 1. R. S. Council members
will be calling on the student body
to help decorate the gym and work
on various committees.
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