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|Title||Black Alumni Association Sponsors Seminar for Negro Prep Students |
|Description||The Black Alumni Association will sponsor a seminar for Carbondale's black high school students from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Ballroom B of the University Center. |
|Original Publication Source||Daily Egyptian |
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|Transcript||Black Alumni Association Sponsors Seminar for Negro Prep Students|
The Black Alumni Association will sponsor a seminar for Carbondale's black high school students from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Ballroom B of the University Center.
The session will also be open to all black students at SIU and interested black residents. The purpose of the seminar is to focus on educational and career opportunities for black high school and college students.
Information will be given on preparation for college and careers and available resources. Emphasis will be put on awareness of black history and culture and means including this awareness in curricula of elementary, secondary and advanced schools.
John Plamer, assistant to SIU'b Edwardsville campus chancellor, John Rendleman, is coordinator of the Black
Alumni Association. John Holmes, SIU graduate student, la chairman for the seminar. The Association is a year- old organization and has a total membership of 10 SIU alumni in Carbondale and in other cities. The seminar will be the first session of its type sponsored by the members.
Registration will begin at 8 p.m., and the program for the day follows:
9-10 a.m.—General orientation session. A student of black history and culture will speak.
10-11 a.m.—Small group sessions. Topics of discussion will include the place of the black man In society, the problems of black high school and college students and some problems in career development.
11-1 p.m.—Free period. Participants will tour the campus and take a lunch break.
1-2 p.m.--General assembly,
3-4 p.m. — Free period.
4-5 p.m.—Final assembly.