North Carolina Newspapers

    THE DIALETTE
VOL. 15, NO. 1
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
SEPl’EMBER, 19JJ
W. S. C. F. Members
Inspire and Challenge
Montreal Students
On Wednesday evening, Sept
ember 14, a group of students
representing the World Student
Christian Federation, led a pro
gram in Gaither Chapel. They told
of the work of the W. S. C. F. and
of the Student Christian Move
ment in their home areas.
The leader of the group was
Ivan Dornan, a student at Bald-
win-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio,
who was the United States repre
sentative to the W. S. C. F. The
four foreign students represented
France and Canada. Jacques Proust
is a student at L’Ecole Normale
Superieur in Paris, Prance. Max
Alain Chevallier, Executive - Sec
retary of the French Student
Christian Movement, is also from
Paris. Eveline DeLord, formerly
from the south of Prance, is now
a teacher of English in Algiers,
North Africa. From Canada came
Stig Harvar, who is a student at
the University of New Brunswick.
The W. S. C. F. is an interde
nominational organization of all
the Christian Students in the
world. At the recent meeting in
Bolhng Green, Ohio, thirty-one
nations were represented.
These foreign students did not
have to return home for two
weeks, so they accompanied Mr.
Dornan (who was Methodist Re
presentative to the United Stu
dent Christian Council, which met
just after the W. S. C. P. )
to Florida for a short evangelistic
meeting with the Florida Metho
dist Youth Fellowship. They are
now returning from there, speak
ing with college and university
students on the way.
M. Chevallier spoke of the meet
ings of the W.S.C.F. in Bowling
Green, and of its origins and org
anization. M. Proust spoke of his
work w'th the S. C. M. in Prance.
He emphasized the great need in
that country for the spreading of
the Christ'an faith. Mr. Harvar
spoke of his S. C. M. work in New
Brunswick. He stressed the fact
that Christianity must be shared
in order to grow. In closing, Mr.
Continued on Page 2
Cabinets Sponsor
Annual Reception
Monday evening, September 12,
a formal reception, especially hon
oring new faculty members and
students, was held at Assembly
Inn. Approximately 250 students
and guests attended the reception.
The receiving line included faculty
members from both the College and
the High School, and the four
main student officers from each
school.
The table decorations were beau
tifully simple. Punch bowl wreath
ed in clematis and red marigolds
were set off by a lace tablecloth
and candlelight. The refreshments
were punch, iced cookies, and
mints.
The reception was sponsored by
the Student Government Cabinets
of the College and the High School.
Male Member Added
To College Faculty
By now all of us have become
acquainted with Miss Sue Holmes
and Dr. Joe Ed Hollis who are
two of the new members of our
faculty. But do all of us know all
the other new members of our
faculty ?
Of course the first thing we
all heard after arriving was that
there was another man on the fac
ulty and we immediately began to
wonder if we couldn’t work in
just one of his classes. Mr. Fred
Brewer is a graduate of Mary
ville College and of the University
of Tennessee where he majored in
Biology. He has taught in the
Maryville high school and at
Roanoke College in Salem, Virgin
ia.
Another new face is that of
Mrs. Harry W. Bergholtz who will
spend most of her time in the
music building. She has studied
at the American Conservatory in
Fontainebleau, Prance, the Diller-
Zualle School, and with Arthur
Foote and Felix Fox of Boston.
Mrs. Bergholtz came to Montreat
from Manchester, N. H.
Music teachers of the Montreat
School are now members of the
Montreal Welcomes Miss Holmes
And Dr* Hollis As New Deans
FORMER NASHVILLE RESIDENTS SHARE HONORS
AT OPENING OF 1949 - 50 COLLEGE YEAR
“Montreat is growing - only re
cently we have had three more
hours accredited - and I want to
work for and behold continued
growth. Then, too, I like young
people, and I want to help the
girls here to develop self-reliance,
and the kind of spirit that will
help them get along on their own
outside of college life.”
This was the answer Miss Sue
Day Holmes gave when asked
about her reasons for coming to
Montreat. Miss Holmes, new Dean
of Women, is from Nashville, Tenn
essee, but she has lived and work
ed in many places in the United
States and foreign countries.
She began studying Art at the
V7ard Seminary in Nashville, at
the age of nine, and was later
awarded the first art certificate to
be given by that institution. Soon
after graduation, she went to
work for a Baptist Publishing
House as an illustrator - the first
of a succession of jobs which took
her into the fields of art, adver
tising, social work, and education.
Some of these positions have in
cluded writing and illustrating ad
vertising copy, serving as counsel
lor at a girl’s camp, buying for a
gift shop, and being a member of
the Red Cross Overseas Service
during the war.
In spite of her varied business
activities. Miss Holmes has found
time for riding, hiking, fishing,
canoeing, shooting, and golfing, as
well as just being a person.
Montreat welcomes her as Dean
of Women.
college music faculty. They are
Mrs. Clark Johnson and Miss
Margaret Cunningham.
Miss Lallie Darden will arrive
soon and will be a member of the
commercial department.
To the new members of the
faculty, all of the students would
like to extend a hearty welcome
to Montreat.
The first thing one notice”,
about Dr. Joe Ed Hollis, new Doan
of the Faculty and the Music De
partment, is his genial smile. H’>.
quiet efficient manner is equal
ly impressive. And his first chapel
talk convinced us that he is just
as nice as he seems.
Dr. Hollis was bom in Kansas
City, and reared on an Iowa farm.
Later he moved to Tennessee, and
received his education from col
leges there. He has a bachelor of
music degree from the University
of Louisville, a bachelor of divin
ity degree from Louisville Pres
byterian Seminary, and a master
of arts degree from George Pea
body College in Nashville. In ad
dition, he has just completed two
years of graduate study in music
education at Peabody.
His professional life has been
divided between music and the
ministry, and he has served as
minister of music, director of re
ligious education, and pastor o'
several churches in Florida, Ter.n-
essee, and Kentucky.
When asked about hobbies, ho
smiled. “Music — of course. ’ Then
he explained that he also 1 ked
reading, golf, and photograp’.iy.
Dr. and Mrs. Hollis, and tl cir
children, Marian, 10, and Wiliia:
6, are living here in Montreat in
the home of Mrs. Fred Johnston
To all of them, we extend a very
warm welcome.
S. C. A. Announces
New Council Members
Three girls in the Junior clasc
have been chosen to serve on the
Student Christian Association
Council this year. Mildred Wilkin
son is to fill the executive office
of Secretary, and Frances Hood
and Katherine Bean will be group
leaders. Frances is Chairman o'
the Religious Education Group;
Katherine is Chairman of the En
listment and Training Group.
    

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