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The Charlotte Collegian
Voice of the Students
Monday, February 6, 1961
Campus Takes Shape
2 Buildings Rise
On Highway 49
CC’s “first phase” buildings take shape
on the new campus. The acedemic build
ing on the right and the science-engineer
ing building barely visable on the left,
indicate the progress of construction.
(Photo By Jane Bennett)
SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS INCREASED
By Jame Bermett
Charlotte College’s new campus on Highway 49 is progressing in
spite of unforeseen construction problems.
Discovery of a solid bed of rock beneath the proposed Bngineering
Building threatened for a while to delay constj|uction. However, by
removing part of the rock and raising the building, work was resumeC
after less delay than had been feared and, said Miss Bonnie Cone,
director of Charlotte College, “we hope with not too much added
The other problem was a few
days of freezing weather before
Christmas that halted the pouring
“Our spirits are not daunted,”
said Miss Cone. “The contract
ors expect no further delay in con
struction and are confident the
buildings will be completed on
New Scholarships Endowed
Student and faculty committees
have been appointed to help plan
schedule. Workers are really out ^ our new cam-
there in force.”
“In fact” said Miss Cone, “we gach committee has met sep-
expect the academic building will irately and recommendations for
be ready for occupancy before preliminary plans and a program
Charlotte Chapter, National Association of Accountants, has made an additional ^“^ust 26, the scheduled comple- requirements have been dis-
contribution to the Charlotte College Scholarship Award Fund established by them cussed.
two years ago.
On December 2, Harold D.
Haney, President, presented 145
shares of preferred stock to Miss
Bonnie Cone, Director of C. C.
The stock, valued at $1,450.00, will
be added to a prior gift of $2,900.00
in preferred stock which was pre-
sented in September of 1958.
Total par value of these securi
ties now amount to $4,350.00.
This is a perpetual fund. In
come is to be awarded to a de
serving student, preferably a bus
iness student, as selected each
year by C. C.
In his presentation statement
Mr. Haney said, “Charlotte College ‘"‘'■’est in trying to explain the
is now meeting a vital need of incredible mental experiences
the people of Charlotte and the which occur beyond the scope of
surrounding area. The presently physical explanation,
planned expansion of Charlotte
College is essential to the overall
Dr. Rhine Discusses
good because “the administrative Miss English and Miss Cope
area is in that building and the ^ygnt over these plans with over-
extra time will permit us to move consultant, Dr. Stanton Liggett,
m and complete reorganization of special consultant, Mr. Gerald
offices before registration of stu- Erdahl, Director of N. C. State
dents for the fall semester begins.’' College.
The outline of CC’, academic Because of a need for money,
building i. already apparent. The the union will have to be built in
form, the framework, and col
umns are already taking definite
Footing have been poured for
the science-engineering building
and framework is being added. It,
sections. It is hoped that the
first section will open early in
1962. This section will consist of
a cafeteria, a snack bar, a lounge
or two, a game room, a book store,
meeting room, office space and a
An Ohio State student’s premonition of death in the recent crash
of two airlines over New York. . .
President Lincoln’s dream of his death. . . .... t, t, - .
These and other unexplained communciations were discussed by egmning to s ow a ove receptionist s room.
T r> TTr.;...........j nr' ground. The student committee is com-
Completion of these two build- posed of Howard Payne, Jere
ings will end the “first phase” of Thomas, Rose Ervin, Kay Combs,
the college building program. Plans johnny Seegars, Bill Ferguson,
Dr. J. B. Rhine of Duke University before a capacity crowd at CC on
Monday evening, January 16.
Dr. Rhine is a parapsychologist
Dean’s List Announced
Dr. Rhine acknowledged that
the field of parapsychology is
, r. u- having a hard time making its way.
Charlotte m the future. By this years at Duke, he be-
growth which we anticipate for
we are investing in the Charlotte
Community. Guaranteed dividends
will be the development of more
capable business leadership for the
Charlotte of tomorrow.”
• • •
Mrs. Brycie Baber, a retired
illustrator for the U. S. Department
of Agriculture, has mailed checks
amounting to $860 to the Charlotte
Community College Foundation to
be used as scholarships.
One of the checks is for $500
and is to be used as the tirst in
stallment on a perpetual scholar-
sh.p fund, to be known as the
“Mrs. Brycie Baber Scholarship
are already under way for the Francis Cline, Wendall Greene,
“second prase buildings of the new Gary Idol and Nancy Miller.
The director’s office has named campus.
the following students to the When the first two buildings
dean’s list for the fall guarter; are opened in the fall of 1961, they
“X” average: Robert Boyd ® students.
Barb«, Gladys Allgood Porter, The college board will apply for
James Harvey Sexton. ^ low-interest-rate federal loan for
“B” average: Keith N. Arro- purpose of building its college
„ j *, wood, Fitzhugh Lee Austin, union. The loan could be repaid pebruary 8. Journalism 2, a five-
substantial progress and that Burwell, Richard Wilson with earnings from the building quarter-hour course which meets
parapsychology is becoming a Christian Curtis Collins ■’'^’'ase bond money for other one-half hours on
science. Helen Kay Combs, James F. Cor- “ses. Wednesday night of each week,
nell, Jr., James L. Crenshaw, is taught by DeWitt H. Scott, city
Dwight Rodney Frye Frank Ervin Expanded Charlotte News
Harkey, Jr., Linda Leette Karris, The course outline includes
William Wanley Hicks, Jr. A second policeman has been theory and pratice in news gath-
lieves there has been “certain
New Journalism Class
Begins February 8
The spring semester of journal-*
ism will begin on Wednesday
In his closing remarks. Dr.
Rk'ne digressed from his basic
subject and spoke of our alarm
ing trend toward execessive con
formity. He indicated that these
tendencies are appearing in the
fields of education, business and
government, and he admonished
students of higher learning to
beware of a movement which
could be fatal to democracy.
Dr. Rhine advised his audience
to have inquiring m'nds and to H.
question each doubtful premise.
The other check, for $360, will He stated that we should question
be awarded as scholarsh ps for only after studied and careful
two deserving students next year, consideration but that failure to
act can lead to the loss of free
dom and the trampling of human
Mildred Ann Hunter, Don Wilson added to the CC parking lot patrol ering, reporting and writing.
Livingston, John Hunter McCoy, force. The college newspaper is the
Charles Edwin Marcotte, William Patrolman Robert L. McGowan regular project of the journalism
Edward Morrison, Marshall Hoff- has been engaged to work with class. Work on this publication is
man Rhyne, Jr., Elizabeth Ann D. R. Stone. required; and the gathering,
Settlemyre, Paul Alexander Shinn, The two patrolmen, members writing, make up and publication
Howard Wayne Therrell, Robert of the Charlotte uniformed police of the Collegian is the major home-
L. Thompson, Lloyd Oifford Torr- force, will alternate patrol duties work of the class,
ence, Jr., Frederick Richard Young, on the lot during their off-duty Registration for Journalism 2
hours. will begin on February 2.
Queen Is Croipned At Christmds Dance
Mrs. Baber said sha hopes to
continue to award at I ast one
$180 sch larship a y*ar until
the annual income from the per
petual scholarship fund is suffici*
•nt to provide a full scholarship
By Jean Strathdee
success by the 250 in attendance, silver ceiling lights and with hang-
Carolina steel supply firm.
Barbara Ann Cloud was chosen One guest who had attended other
queen of the Charlotte College CC dances said more couples than
Christmas dance at the Hotel usual were dancing.
Charlotte on December 23. Norwood Lane and his orchestra
The queen and her maid of furnished music for the event,
honor, Helen Kay Combs, wore The entrance to the ballroom
Barbara re- was arranged as a lighted arch-
ing icicles. Other arrangements
were in red, silver, green and
The social committee responsible
for plans, arrangements and de
corations was given high praise
for the sufi;ess of the dance. One
Employees presented the scholar
ship to company head, Lloyd G. red evening gowns.
• * * Mumaw, at the firm’s Christmas ceived the crown and a dozen way of snow and glittering green- group w^'.'ked until 12 P.M. the
An engineering scholarship will party at Myers Park Club. The roses, and Kay was presented a ery. To complete the “winter night It^ore the dance and came
be presented Charlotte College by scholarship will be given in his nosegay. ' paradise setting”, the main ball- back on Friday to work from
employees of Elasterby and Mumaw, name. The dance was judged a great room was decorated with blue and 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.