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The McM War Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 13, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 26, 1978 Page: 1 of 4

Thirty-five Students
Complete McM Work
There are thirty-five mid-
term graduates of McMurry Col-
lege. The graduates will receive
their degrees next May along
with the rest of the 1977-78
graduating class.
Sixteen of the degrees earned
arc bachelor of science degrees.
Bachelor of business administ-
ration degrees were earned by
fourteen graduates. The re-
maining degrees included three
bachelor of arts degrees and two
bachelor of music degrees.
Those from Abilene who
earned degrees include: Bonnie
Accrediting Body
Surveying Campus
A team of academic and ad-
ministrative experts from the
Southern Association of College
and Schools will be on McMurry
cumpus Feb. 6-8 to complete
their regular evaluation of
McMurry programs.
The team's visit will mark tho
final step in the periodic-examination
of McMurry us an associ-
ation member.
The McMurry faculty under
the chairmanship of Dr. Ralph
Hester has just completed a
massive two year study of
McMurry. Trustees students
alumni and administrators par-
ticipated. The Southern Association is
the major accrediting body for
colleges universities and other
educational institutions in the
South Dr. Hester points out.
Gene Whitfield Bailey BBn
Marketing; Downing Abbott
Bolls Sr BBA Business Ad-
ministration; Jessie Gipson
Doby BS Elementary
Education Art; Dennis Ray El-
liot BBA Accounting.
Gwenette Jackson Fitzhugh
BS EnglishHistory; Nancy
Carolyn Glover B.M.Ed. Music
Education; Donald Lee Han-
cock BS EnglishSpeech; Ronny
James Hardaway BA
Others are: Sara Jane Har-
daway BA EnglishHistory;
Students if questioned by a
member of the Southern Associ-
ation team are asked to be can-
did and honset in their answers.
Team members will not be in-
terested in hearing about trivial
problems however but rather
in major and continuing chal-
lenges on which McMurry ad-
ministration faculty and stu-
dent planners work.
Any situation called to the at-
tention of the visiting team
should have a significant bear-
ing on the effectiveness of
McMurry as an institution.
Dr. Tyrone Black McMurry
dean and academic vice presi-
dent says that anyone wishing
to secure time with the team
during the visit should make an
appointment through Black's office.
MAIN Renovations ot the in-
terior ot McMurry's oldest building
should be complete in the next few
weeks. Hallways classrooms and of-
fices all have a new look (Photos by
Garry Philips)
NO. 13
Robert Fclton Jones BBA Busi-
ness Management; Ronald Ed-
ward Jones BS Physical
EducationSpeech; Timothy
Dale Kclley BS All Level
PEPolitical Science.
Richard Howard King BS
Elementary Ed Art; Frederick
Joe Kunkel BMu Church
Music; Janice Kay Lawler BBA
Business Marketing; Sandra
Diane Lawson BS Elementary
Also: Wayne V. Ramsey BBA
General Business; Bonnye
Newman Rihaly BS Elemen-
tary Ed Art; Nema Dean Rivers
BS Elementary EdEnglish;
Werner Gustava Roth BBA
Business Management.
Edward H. Sewell BBA Gen-
eral Business; Andrew A. Spur-
gers BBA Marketing; Shelly
Kay Swift BS Elementary
EdEnglish; Dana White Teel
BBA Management.
Others who earned their de-
grees are: Rebecca Susan Bias-
singame Colorado City BBA
Office Administration; George
Edward Campbell Jr. Houston
BA HistoryEnglish; Margaret
Lynn Condron Throckmorton
BS All Level PEEnglish; Kathy
Turner Higginbotham Baird
BBA Finance.
Steven Scott Latham Spear-
man BS RecreationEnglish;
Steve Anthony Lopez Eastland
BS Physical EdHistory; Lois
Michelo Lorang Artesia N. M.
BBA Office Administration; Lee
Ann Richardson Odessa BS
Brenda Joyce Rimes Aspcr-
mont BS EnglishPolitical Sci-
ence; Shirlie Stocker Brccken-
ridge BS EnglishHistory; and
James P. Strickland Mechanic
Falls Maine BBA Accounting.
Magazine Features
Students' Work
The fall 1977 issue of the
McMurry College literary
magazine The Galleon has now
been published according to
Galleon editor Marty Cash.
A limited number of issues of
the magazine arc available in
the Galleon office in room 322 of
the Old Main building on the
McMurry campus. The office
will be open from 1-5 p.m. each
Wednesday afternoon for those
who wish to pick up a free copy of
the magazine said Miss Cash.
The Galleon is a collection of
poems stories photographs and
drawings by faculty and stu-
dents at McMurry the editor
Poetry contributions were
made by Ronny Hardaway Trey
Hall Mary Glover Lee Ann
Richardson Sharon Kuchorc-
zyk Jim Sterling Fane Downs
Lynn Reed Gene A. Ristcr and
Don Hancock.
Story contributions were
made by Kathy Cobb Marie
Helm and Gerald McDaniel.
Photography contributions
were made by Benjamin L.
Pilcher Garry Philips and
Randy Baker.
Drawings sketches and de-
sign contributions were made by
Pauline Goodc J. Robert Miller
Cindy Terry Jean Chuvala
Robert Monk Shellv Smith Liz
Glassford Bay Van Nguyen and
Jan Bennett.
Co-editor of The Galleon is
Mary Glover. Staff members are
Donna Day Doris A. Hunt
Jimmy Nunn and Carolyn Piatt.
Gene A. Ristcr of the McMurry
English department is sponsor.
Cover design is by Paul Prien.
The Spring 1978 Galleon
submission deadline is set for
February 22. All submissions
need to be turned in to the
Galleon office no later than 5
p.m. on the 22nd.
Those wishing to submit en-
tries should follow the requested
form: a) written material must
Social Clubs Begin
Annual Spring Rush
Members of McMurry's social
clubs are now in the middle of
their annual Spring rush sea-
son which opened last Thursday
night with the Women's Rush
All interested girls gathered
in the lobby of the Amy Graves
Ryan Fine Arts Building to meet
with members from the five
women's clubs.
This week each women's club
is holding a separate coke party
for the girls interested in that
specific club. From these each
club will be able to invite 27 to
next week's rush parties.
The girls will then fill out a
preference sheet next Thursday
picking their first and second
choice of clubs. The different
clubs will also turn in preference
lists. Sandy Sullivan of the stu-
dent life office will then match
up the girls with the clubs ac-
cording to these sheets.
On Friday February 3 the
rushees will report to the Stu-
dent Life office to get their bids.
It is up to them to accept or de-
cline the club pledgeship. Each
club can only pledge 16 girls.
The men's social clubs will be
holding smokers next week.
Each club sends out invitations
to male students they are in-
terested in. From those who at-
tend the party each club sends
in a preference list to Bob Gil-
lette men's interclub sponsor.
An area will be designated for
the male rushees to report on
Friday February 3 to get their
bids from the clubs. The male
have a title page giving the title
of the work and the author's
name; b) illustrations must be
marked in some way so that the
illustrator's name is known
cither on the back or on a sepa-
rate sheet; c) photos if titled
should enclose title and
photographer's name on a sepa-
rate sheet of paper.
The Gnllcon will accept for
consideration: poetry essays
short stories one-act scenarios
black and white photos pen and
ink drawings pencil drawings
geometric designs and compu-
ter art
Any one who is interested in
working on the Galleon staff
needs to contact Marty Cash or
Dr. Doris Hunt in the Gnllcon
office at extension 244. Meet-
ings are tentatively set for Wed-
nesday afternoons at 4 p.m.
Six Flags Has
Jobs Available
Six Flags Over Texas the
leading metroplex employer of
young people is presently ac-
cepting job applications for the
1978 season.
Applicants must apply in per-
son at the personnel office lo-
cated in the administration
building on the park's west side.
The office will be open weekly
from 9 a.m. until 1 1:30 a.m. and
1 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday
through Saturday.
The minimum age require-
ment for park hosts and hostes-
ses is 16. Though many seasonal
jobs arc filled by high school and
college students there is no
maximum age limitation as
proven by the park's oldest sea-
sonal employe nearing age 90.
"We have included a substan-
tial wage increase for hosts and
hostesses employed in 1978"
the park's General Manager
Dan Howells stated. "In addi-
tion to higher base pay a new
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rushec may then choose which
bid he wants to accept or he may
decide not t? pledge any club.
January 26 1978
February 22 1978
February 28 1978
March 10 1978
March 16 1978
March 16 1978
April' 11 1978
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The McM War Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 13, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 26, 1978, newspaper, January 26, 1978; Abilene, Texas. ( accessed January 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting McMurry University Library.