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News Release (September 7, 1966)


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News Release (September 7, 1966)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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September 7, 1966


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COLLEGE File Copv '1/7/hb NEWS RELEASE 0J., NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR TMMEDTATE RELFASE All 110 year students at New Coller,e make their course selections riday, pick!no elective subjects to suppleMent the required basic courses. After this chore is completed, with the help of the full faculty, the new students look to a picnic Saturday and a formal convocation of the colle e Sunda a ternoon which officially bepins their coll r,e experi nee. This weel has been devoted to orieUt:inr: them, to lling them what to expect fro their colle? xp rience. 'President John F.l endorf set the tone for the students, who have come to the from 33 and one forei n countrv. le told the group this week that the collepe knmrs Hhat it w-ant.:; o itR students and he outlined th e as I"'OOd minds in sound bodies, ener, r, curiositv, intellectual restlessness, scorn for wediocrity, hu ility, eaRerness to learn, the ability to and the ability to di cern bct-1 en Ork and play, plus a senr;e o f o.,..der and res onsibility. Students registered uesday, were assigned to their residence hall rooms and then met President and Mrs. and some of the acultv nt before 4 nner in Coller,e Hall. Wednesday nnd Thursday were devoted to two ull days of taking the Comprehcnsive Coller,e Testa to help their academic and personal aptitudes. These tests, which all students take both at the her,inn nr, and end of the first year, are art of an extensive program developed hy the Dr. John French. re-


Page 2-New Collep,e Each eveninr of the ne students' liveR has been crnmm d with activity. Tuesday there waR inforMal opportunity for all faculty and students to meet. Wed nesday the tudent" had their fi&:-st encounter uith the student and colleP,e rules under which they 1 ve. Thursday they hnd dinner in the ho1es of their advisers, and Pr!day they wil din in Collc, e .nll with the eculty and take part in a forum prorr Saturdny' heach nrtv 1 to he hcl At do each, i nm: a trAditional pnrt of the irst week. All new students, f:tcult :md staff and their families, oin in the informal nffnir hich will include oatinB1 and volleyball and other beach ames, as well aq n picnic su per. After second and th d year r-tudents check in Sundn a ternoon, the en tire collep;e wil meet in Collepe Hnll at 4 P or the convocntion and the forrnal openin of the college rear. Cla!lsca begin e rly the next morning. -30-

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