Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1925-1926 Page: 24
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24 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
in the Academy since the first of the school year in which the
contest is held. No graduate or person holding a certificate
from the department under which the contest is properly classed
shall be eligible as a reward. This does not prohibit a graduate
from one department participating in a contest which is
properly grouped under another department.
It is the ambition of the college to establish in the students
those high standards and ideals of conduct that inspire them to
live lives of true helpfulness and genuine refinement. To this
end the emphasis of control is placed not upon outside authority,
but upon the inner sense of responsibility and duty normally
residing in each young person. The college will therefore, endeavor
to surround men and women with that atmosphere which
will engender, encourage, and foster in them a sense of their own
worthiness and dignity which they cannot afford to violate.
Below are some regulations which each student must respect.
No student can be self-governed who does not see that he keeps
these regulations; the discipline committee will be his governor.
The college life is that of a great family. The students and
teachers are bound together by mutual interests. The discipline
is parental in character. Principles are stressed as motives for
Students are required to pursue diligently their prescribed
course of study. In case of a failure to maintain satisfactory
standing, either in grade of work done, or in conduct, the student
may be removed from the class or from the school.
A student may be deprived, for any sufficient cause, of any
honor or privilege, where the good name of the college may
Boarding students will not be permitted to spend a night
away from their regular boarding places.
Students are not permitted to receive guests except by special
Halls and stairways must be quiet and free from disturbances
at all times. After 7 p. m., the students' homes will be kept
quiet so as to afford full opportunity to study. After 7 p. m.
there must be no visiting from room to room. The time from
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