VOLUME FIVE NUMBER SEVEN - NOVEMBER 21, 2003 A BIWEEKLY NEWSLETTER FOR FACULTY AND STAFF OF NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY Gillette, A&T Establish $1 Million Partnership Program G Gillette will provide the university Gillette Company and N.C. with $1 million over the next three A&T are making a difference in Dr. Chi Anyansi-Archibong, years to fund scholarships for the lives of our students and their professor of strategic and students majoring in engineering, ability to respond to the growing international management, is one accounting and finance; faculty challenges of the future. of seven recipients of the 2003 fellowships; internships at Gillette; Beyond Grey Pinstripes Faculty faculty exchange programs and "Our promise to Gillette is that Pioneer Awards, an international the creation of a Gillette there will be many, many awards program that celebrates the Project Center. dividends from (their) investment contributions of exceptional at A&T." faculty who demonstrate The Project Center will be housed leadership in integrating social and at N.C. A&T and it will provide David Hoard, vice chancellor for environmental impact opportunities for students to work development and university management into MBA programs on product development and relations, said that the Aggie and significantly influence testing, while the faculty exchange Family is very enthusiastic about business education and practice. program will allow professors to the collaborative, interdisciplinary Candidates for the Pioneer Awards Pictured left to right are James C. Renick, chancellor, N.C. A&T; Elizabeth Henry, spend time at Gillette learning university relations representative, Gillette; Rigoberto Ramirez, assistant human opportunities for Gillette, A&T are nominated by their peers, and about the company's latest resources representative, Gillette; Jane Roiter, vice president of workforce diversity, and local communities. winners are selected by a panel of technological advances and Gillette; Royall M. Mack Sr. '69, corporate vice president of civic affairs, Gillette; judges drawn from corporations management initiatives. Harriet Frink Davis '75, director of alumni affairs, N.C. A&T; Paul Burt, electrical "This gift puts us over the half- that are committed to bridging control systems manager, Gillette; Cherice Claxton-Howse, university relations way mark for the $100 million academic and business and diversity project manager; and Terence Franklin '81, control engineering "This partnership is good for the capital campaign," Hoard added. environments. manager, Duracell. university, good for its students and good for Gillette," said Royall more African American engineers Chancellor James C. Renick said Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Phyllis O. Cole, director of Mack Sr., corporate vice president and technologists than any other that it was a momentous occasion The Gillette Company is the evening/weekend programs in the of civic affairs. "As one of the university in the country. We for The Gillette Company and world leader in male grooming, a Office of Continuing Education, world's leading marketers of are proud to become a part of North Carolina A&T. category that includes blades, and Veronica M. Ford, associate consumer products, we are always that history." razors and shaving preparations. director of evening/weekend looking to attract the best and "It is definitely a win-win Gillette also holds the number programs, were elected to serve a brightest graduates. Mack, an A&T alumnus, added, situation where all aspects of the one position worldwide in two-year term (2004-2006) on the "Walking around campus today campus will benefit from the selected female grooming North Carolina Adult Education "In addition, this partnership will and meeting some of the students scholarships, faculty fellowships, products, such as wet shaving Association Board of Directors. provide us with top-notch, highly and faculty of the university, I felt internships, faculty exchanges and products and hair epilation skilled minority graduates. North a sense of thrill at the prospect of community outreach," said devices. In addition, the company Shirley R. Douglas, associate Carolina A&T is regarded as one being able, in the not-too-distant Renick. "It illustrates Gillette's is the world leader in alkaline director of summer sessions, has of the nation's leading institutions future, to address some of them as my expanded access to the rich talent batteries and in manual and been elected to serve a one-year of higher learning, graduating colleagues and coworkers at Gillette." pool here at A&T. Together, The power toothbrushes. ■ term as secretary of the North Carolina Association of Summer Sessions Board of Directors. Dr. Anthony Graham, adjunct Provost Recognized for Career Achievement assistant professor in the Once with fiscal management of an $85 publications to her credit. Her as well as technology, but our department of curriculum and again, million budget. papers have been presented in society is far from tapping their instruction, appears as a guest Provost over half the United States as well full potential." author in the newly released book, Carolyn Meyers received her B.S.M.E. as Canada, England and Sweden. Journey to the Ph.D.: How to W. Meyers degree from Howard University, She has been instrumental in "Dr. Meyers continues to Navigate the Process as African has made and her M.S.M.E. and Ph.D. securing millions of dollars in passionately promote science, Americans. The purpose of the history. from the Georgia Institute of research grants from the National mathematics, engineering and book is to offer a guide to the She is one Technology. Prior to her most Science Foundation, TRW technology to students and in the formal application process and to of the first recent appointments at A&T, Corporation, General Motors, community," said Chancellor the personal, emotional and winners of Meyers was a program officer for General Electric Foundation, James C. Renick. "If there were intellectual challenges that persons Meyers the the National Science Foundation United Technologies, and more like her, I feel confident interested in pursuing a doctorate Emerald (1999), dean of A&T's College of EXXON Corporation. that our country would be the of philosophy may encounter. Honors for outstanding women in Engineering (1996-97) and a world's foremost leader in all Graham’s chapter, “Pressing research science and technology. professor of mechanical According to USBE & areas of education, but particularly toward the Mark: An African engineering, a title she still holds Information Technology, "women in her chosen field." ■ American Man’s Reflection of the Meyers has been a mechanical at the university. are up to the challenge of science Doctoral Process at a engineering pioneer for several Predominantly White Institution,” highlights his experiences as a decades, receiving commendations never before awarded to black At Georgia Tech, Myers was an associate professor of mechanical Rooney Visits Campus minority male in a majority women by the National Science engineering and director of the population in higher education. Foundation, the Society of SUCCEED Coalition Center for The chapter provides strategies Automotive Engineers and the Professional Success. She has been and practical applications that Foundry Educational Foundation. an engineering instructor at future doctoral candidates may use In September, she received a Atlanta University Center to maintain their motivation to Women of Color Research Corporation, a systems faculty achieve academic success in Sciences and Technology Award research fellow in the Air Force graduate programs. from Career Communications Materials Laboratory at Wright- Group, Inc., publisher of US Black Patterson AFB, and an analyst Dr. Tamrat Mereba, director of Engineer & Information Technology with General Electric Company. the Academy for Teaching & magazine. The recognition is for She also has done engineering Learning and New Media Center, career achievement. consulting with the U.S. Army conducted a workshop at the Materials Laboratory, Georgia World Conference on E-Learning As the first provost of North Dome, New Jersey Institute of in Corporate, Government, Carolina A&T State University - Technology and Neodyne Healthcare, and Higher Education she also holds the position of vice Corporation. CBS News and "60 Minutes" icon Andy Rooney brought his wry sense of in Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 7-11. The chancellor for academic affairs - humor to North Carolina A&T on Nov. 14. The three-time Emmy Award workshop covered the various Meyers is second in command and Meyers has an impressive list of winner gave a lecture and autographed books. The program was part of the forms/models of instructional she oversees all university awards, honors, presentations, Fall Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Journalism and Mass operations and activities, along technical journals and Communication, where Dr. Teresa Jo Styles is chair. Styles, pictured with Rooney, is a former CBS producer. continued on back Malone to Address December Grads A native of Elizabethtown, Ky., Malone began her career in nursing with a CALENDAR Of Events bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati in 1970. Two years NOVEMBER 21 DECEMBER 1-6 - Essentials for Supervisors Workshop: - Black Nativity, Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm later, she gained a master’s degree in adult psychiatric nursing at Rutgers, the State Wage/Leave, 1020 E. Wendover- St. (Greensboro), 8 p.m., $ University of New Jersey. She earned a Room 009, R doctorate in clinical psychology at the - Literacy, Development and Teacher DECEMBER 2 University of Cincinnati in 1981. Preparation Programs, Dowdy-Room - Essentials for Supervisors Workshop: 304, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., F Performance Management, 1020 E. Malone is a former dean of the N.C. A&T - The Rites of Passage: The Journey Wendover-Room 009, F, R School of Nursing in 1986. Under her Continues, Memorial Union-Stallings leadership, graduate rates rose and student Ballroom, 1-3 p.m., IEW, F DECEMBER 3 enrollment increased 300 percent. In 1994, - Chancellor & Company, WNAA 90.1 - University Jazz Ensemble Concert, she served as interim vice chancellor for FM, 5:30 p.m. Harrison Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., F Malone academic affairs. - Dance All Night to the Beat of the World, Memorial Union-Exhibition DECEMBER 4 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical Malone has served on numerous task forces, Hall, 9 p.m.-12 a.m., IEW - Skill Building Course: Problem Analysis State University will hold its fall 2003 commissions and boards. Notably, she was and Decision Making, 1020 E. commencement ceremonies at 8:30 a.m. elected to two terms as president of the NOVEMBER 22 Wendover-Room 009, F, R Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Greensboro Washington, D.C., based American Nurses - No electrical power in IRC, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Coliseum. The commencement speaker is Association (ANA), a professional - No network services, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. DECEMBER 9 Dr. Beverly Malone. association and trade union representing - Intercollegiate Conference, Williams - Essentials for Supervisors Workshop: 180,000 nurses across the United States. Cafeteria, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., F Recruitment and Selection, 1020 E. Malone is general secretary of the Royal She also served on President Bill Clinton’s College of Nursing, the United Kingdom’s Wendover-Room 009, F, R Advisory Commission on Consumer largest professional association and trade NOVEMBER 23 - Administrative Support Workshop: FRS Protection and Quality in the Health Care union of nurses. RCN has a membership of - University Choir Holiday Concert, from the Accounting Side, 1020 E. Industry, and she was appointed several over 340,000 registered nurses, student Pfeiffer Chapel, Bennett College, 5 p.m., F Wendover-Computer Lab, 9 a.m.-12 times by Clinton to represent the United nurses and trained health care assistants. States at the World Health Assembly. In p.m., F, R March 1998 she was appointed to the NOVEMBER 24 Since assuming her RCN role in 2001, Health Care Quality Measurement and - Music Faculty Recital featuring Sonya DECEMBER 10-12 Malone has served on numerous boards and Reporting Committee. Bennet-Brown and William Trice, - Essentials for Supervisors Workshop: committees in the U.K. In 2002, Pfeiffer Chapel, Bennett College, 7 p.m., F Equal Employment, Raleigh, R Management Today magazine identified her Twice included in Ebony magazine’s list of as one of the top 50 most powerful women the 100 Most Influential African-Americans NOVEMBER 25 in Britain. (1996, 1998), Malone was named deputy - Faculty Senate, Dudley-Multipurpose IEW U.S. International Education Week $ Admission - F Free assistant secretary for health within the U.S. Room, 3 p.m. I Invitation Only - R Registration required Malone’s career has mixed policy, education, Department of Health and Human Services administration and clinical practice. She is in 2000, the highest position a nurse has NOVEMBER 27-28 The N.C. A&T Ticket Sales Office is located in the author of many articles on nursing, ever held in U.S. government. Brown Hall, corner of Laurel and Bluford - Thanksgiving Holiday/University streets. For information, call (336) 334-7749. diversity and health care, and she has Offices Closed published book reviews for various journals, Malone has received many awards and For current information on activities at North including the Journal of Psychotherapy honors. She is a fellow of the American NOVEMBER 29 Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Practice and Research, American Journal of University, call the Aggie Infoline: (336) 334- Academy of Nursing. ■ - No Internet service, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 7325. Calendar items are subject to change Nursing and Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. without notice. NOVEMBER 30 ■ - Black Nativity, Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm is published biweekly by the Faculty and Staff Notes continued St. (Greensboro), 3 p.m., $ North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State design in an e-learning environment needed University Office of University Relations. Send in- to foster the alliance between technology formation to: and instruction for transforming the OFFICE OF UNIVERSITY RELATIONS academic environment, while highlighting NC A&T State University different interactive learning styles that The Garrett House utilize different technologies and teaching 400 Nocho Street, Greensboro, NC 27411 strategies that enable active student Phone: (336) 256-0863. Fax: (336) 256-0862 engagement with one another, content, email: email@example.com instructor and software. The workshop is The deadlines to submit information for the next two published on the digital library website of ✒ Need a nicesetting forto hostfaculty and staff to hold small retreats, meetings, meals is the perfect location A&T a gathering? The quaint atmosphere of The Oaks Club Aggie Reports are Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003 and Jan. 8, 2004. the Association for the Advancement of computing in Education (AACE), and collegial exchange. Never visited The Oaks? Then drop in Tuesday through Chancellor ................................ James C. Renick www.aace.org. Friday of each week for morning snack (7:30-9 a.m.) or lunch (11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) to Vice Chancellor/Development and get a feel for the charming house that once served as the chancellor’s residence. In University Relations .................... David Hoard Associate Vice Chancellor/University Relations ....................................... Mable Scott 2003 Holiday Schedule addition, Chancellor Renick hosts Chancellor’s Thursday from 4-7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, and Provost Carolyn Meyers hosts Conversations & Coffee Editor ........................................... Sandra Brown The university and Desserts & Discussions on the second and fourth Wednesdays, respectively, at Contributing Writers .............. 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Moreover, North Carolina Agricultural and Employees should indicate eight and external links; creating folders; copying and pasting text; attaching files; creating Technical State University is open to people of all hours of vacation leave on their discussion boards and using digital drop box. Other training options include on- races and actively seeks to promote racial integration. demand training with advanced training offered in the Academy for Teaching and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State documents for Monday, Dec. 22. University is an ADA compliant institution, and The university will reopen Monday, Learning Center, training at departmental sites and drop-in sessions. Dates and times University facilities are designed to provide must be negotiated for these options. Call (336) 256-0210 for information. accessibility to individuals with physical disabilities. Dec. 29, and will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, to observe 5,000 copies of this public document were printed at a cost of $787.55, or $0.157 per copy. New Year’s Day. ✒ Join thein Holland Bowl, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Come prepared to play or cheer Dec. 6, International Students Association (ISA) for a game of football Saturday, on the teams. Experience international football at its finest! For information contact Loreatha Graves, (336) 334-7551 or email@example.com. ✒ N.C. A&T’s Police Department will sponsor its second annual Police Awards Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, in Stallings Ballroom. Greensboro Police Chief David Wray is the guest speaker. Dinner, music and dancing are included in the NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL cost of $11 per person. Contact Capt. 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