The HSU Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 4, Ed. 1, Monday, February 16, 1981 Page: 1 of 8
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Seventy-Five Years bt Journalistic Endeavor
VOLUME 70 ABILENE TEXAS FEBRUARY 16 1981 NUMBER FOUR
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Final f igureishows increase
oranges on a re-
See Kevin Beard's
Final registration figures at HSU
reflect a continuation of the upturrj
In enrollment with HSU reporting
the largest spring semester stu-
dent body In. 32 years and the se-
cond largest In the university's
A total of 1847 students are tak-
ing classes at HSU this semester
an Increase of 18 from the spring
1980 figure of 1829. Only thesprlng
of 1949 surpasses that mark since
HSU registered 1886 in the post
(World War II education boom.
"We are gratified that our spring
enrollment continues at such a
high level" HSU President Dr.
Jesse C. Fletcher said
"Especially pleasing Is the In-
crease In full time students."
This is Fletcher's third spring at
HSU as president and he has seen
enrollment climb from 1660 In
1978 to 1829 last year and this
The breakdown reflects 958
female students and 890 males
560 freshmen 401 sophomores
286 juniors 386 seniors 122
graduate students 61 post
graduates and 32 special students.
Miller to conduct seminar
400 expected Thursday
More than 400 high school
students are expected to get an
up-close and personal look at life
at Hardln-srmmons University
Thursday through Saturday.
Highlights will Include a concert
by contemporary Christian re-
cording artists Farrell and Farrell
optional sessions with two HSU
academic classes concerts a
talent show and a banquet.
The high school students will
stay in the dormitories with HSU
students during the event. "We
feel a program like this allows the
high school student to get a truer
feel of what life at HSU is really
like and over the years we've
found the majority of those who
come and visit like It enough to
enroll as freshmen the next fall"
explained Ed Jackson director of
admissions at HSU.
During the weekend the
students will be given Information
concerning financial aid student
life academics and other areas of
interest. Music majors will even be
allowed to audition for music
scholarships from the HSU School
Any students interested in par-
ticipating in HSU's High School
Weekend can get more Informa-
tion from Jackson at 915-677-7281
HSU will soon be selecting its
nominee for the Jaworskl Scholar-
ship awarded annually by the
Baylor Law School.
The scholarship provides at
least one-half of full tuition and
may be renewed annually. Ap-
plicants must be admitted to the
Baylor Law School through the
usual procedures should have a
grade point average of approx-
imately 3.5 and a LSAT score near
Any interested student should
contact Immediately Dr. Virginia
Armstrong or Dr. Charles Garraway
In the political Science Depart-
ment. Gary Risley was last year's
By RUSS NOLAND
Don Miller will be conducting a
seminar on "Soul Praying" Feb.
23-26 at Hardin-Simmons Uni-
versity. The event is being sponsored by
the HSU Office of Roligious Ac-
tivities and is designed to "teach
the depths and the distances of
the prayer life" according to
Miller a former pastor now
operating a ministry based in the
Sagamore Hill Baptist Churoh
Sessions will be held each even-
ing Monday through Thursday
from 8 to 10 p.m. in room 208 of
Moody Center except Wednesday
when the seminar will meet in
room 210. Cost to attenders is
estimated at "$3-5 per person" ac-
cording to Palmer McCown direc-
tor of religious activities. Money
will be used to provide materials
necessary for the seminar.
Miller is a native Pennsylvanian
who served during World War II. He
graduated from Baylor University
and Southwestern Baptist
Theological Seminary Fort Worth.
The former radio announcer and
actor has pastored churches in
Waco Dallas and Long Island N.Y.
He is also a widely traveled
evangelist who has worked with
"special emphasis in training lay
people in personal soul-winning in-
struction." He is married to the former Libby
Reynolds of Monroe La. They have
four children: Roger Gary Joy and
Soul Praying Don Miller
will be on campus for a
seminar Feb. 23-26.
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