MISS VIRGINI A BUCHANM WEBBWOOD APilROMENTS MDNIREAT, NORTH CAROLINA 287^7 iHB cmue^ VOL. 1 NO. 1 SEPTEMBER 20, 1068 MONTREAT-ANDERSON COLLEGE Montreat Leaders Extend Welcome DR. D. M. MONROE President Academic Dean I welcome you to Montreat- Anderson College with certain very definite hopes for you and fcr the college. In a meeting I attended recently, one speaker- observed that college is the first chance for students to be treated_as adults, and the last chance for them to get a liberal education. I welcome you to the college with the hope that you will find it a rewarding en trance into the adult world, a world of both freedom and res ponsibility, a world that may not turn out to be as glamerous as you had expected, but one with many rewards to accompany the hard knocks. I also wel come you to the college in hope that you will find here some of the rich rewards of liberal edu cation. I hope our faculty will be able to help you see more of what the world is becoming, and meaning, more of who you are, and what you can become, and more of how you fit into the complex pattern of what is transpiring today. They will be attempting to help you uti lize all the great thinkers of all times, the historians, the sociologists, the artists, the scientists, the philosophers, the religious thinkers, etc., to help you understand yourself and your world more clearly. I hope you and we will find satis faction in this venture. 217 AMERICANS REPORTED KILLED IN ACTION IN VIETNAM last week. . .a slightly higher figure than the average during the past few months. SEVERAL BUILDINGS DAMAGED in pre-davm blast in the ’Little Havana’ section of Miami. . .no injuries reported. DR. C. GRIER DAVIS Montreat extends a most cor dial welcome. We have been making preparation for your com ing . Montreat-Anderson Hall was completed in June. The contract has been signed and ground has been broken fc.r the new science buxlUj-ily. The faculty has been on a retreat to prepare for a year of instruction. The officers and leaders of the student body came early to get everything ready for you. All of us are prepared to do everything which will make this a happy and rewarding year for you. College Chaplain REV. CALVIN THI ELMAN SGA President CHARLIE LANCE On behalf of the officers of the Student Government Asso ciation, I would like to welcome all new and returning students and to assure you that we are all very eager to do our best this year for the students and the College. We also realize that in order to get the most from our college exprience, we :;;;;^“’ervice that tradition- must all work together- stu- ally has been sponsored in co dents, Student Government, fac ulty and administration. I feel strongly that if the goal of cooperation is achieved all other significant benefits will follow. It is my privilege to serve you as chaplain of the college, and as the minister of the Mon treat Church. I would like to come to know you personally, and I hope that if I may ever be of any assistance to you as a coun selor, pastor, or just a friend, that you can call on me. My office is located in the back of Gaither chapel (behind the organ), and I should be-avail able to you this year almost anytime except Thursday or Sat urday morning. I hope that you will plan to attend our college-age Sunday School group. We call this "The Coffee Class." As a reward for getting up early, you will receive free coffee and dough nuts. This class meets every 'Sunday morning at 9:30 in Moore Center. It is taught by Mrs. Billy Graham. The book she will be teaching this year is a spe cial -Study of the Gospel of John called Tell It Like It Is. This class is especially designed for students of all denomina tions, so whether you are Metho dist, Baptist, Episcopal or any thing else, you are welcome. You already know about church at 11:00 A.M. We have a mid-week There is much to be gained at Montreat, more than can be put in words, but the only vjay Montreat can serve you is for you to give it a chance. operation with the Student Christian Association. It be gins at 7:15 P.M. every Wednes day evening, and stops promptly at 8:00. This is a time of prayer, the singing of hymns, and a brief devotional study from the Bible. We hope you will attend.