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First row: Crawford, Gray, Loveladdy, Ot- talini. Second row: Prindle, Wedgeworth, West. Pi Mu Sigma, founded in September, 1925, is one of the oldest honorary organizations on Centenary ' s campus. Its purpose has been the promotion of interest and development of science in the fields of medicine. All pro- grams and projects are planned with this goal in mind. In the spring of last year, Pi Mu Sigma had charge of a campaign on the campus to obtain blood donors for the plasma bank. This is only one example of the many interesting activities of an organization which was founded to help satisfy the desire to be more widely informed about current topics of medicine and to enjoy the fel lowship of others whose " first love " is medicine. The eligibility of a student for membership is determined by his evident and sincere desire to follow a career in the several fields of medicine. Also necessary is a high scholastic average and the unanimous approval of the members. Upon satisfying those requirements and after presentation of a fifteen hundred word paper on some phase of medicine, the candidate becomes a member. Pi Mu Sigma is honored to have on its roll many who are now serving as doctors in the armed forces. At one meeting this year a former mem- ber told of his experiences as a flight surgeon. Medicine has made great strides in this war and one aim of this organization is to keep up with new trends on various battle fronts. In return for their enlightening infor- mation about medicine in use, the club keeps the alumni informed of happenings at Centenary through the Science News Letter, a combined publication of the Science department. During these times when interest and stability are endangered, Pi Mu Sigma has more than ever appreciated the guidance of its loyal and de- voted sponsor, Dr. Mary Warters. It is to her that the members wish to dedicate this page in acknowledgement of their gratitude for her faith- fulness and to express their sincere admiration. Dr. Mary Warters P I M U SIGMA
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Members Alvin Gardsbane Marshall Kesling Katy Oxford Richard Prindle Ned Prothro Martha Ann Rodgers Louis Smith Gordon Wilkinson Top row: Gardsbane, Kesling, Oxford, Prindle. Bottom row: Prothro, Rodgers, Smith, Wilkinson. Officers President Louis Smith Vice-President Gordon Wilkinson Secretary Katy Oxford Sigma Pi Sigma, the national physics society, has chapters in many of the colleges and universities of recognized standing. It was founded as a local honor organization at Davidson College in 1921 by nine physics students and faculty members who sensed a need for an organization which would bring those persons particularly interested in this science into closer association for their mutual benefit. That local society proved so successful that a movement for nationalization was launched in 1925. Today the organization of Sigma Pi Sigma numbers 36 chapters and more than 2,000 members. Due to its expansion and achievement Sigma Pi Sigma was recognized by the American Society for Advance- ment of Science as one of its members in the Physics Division. Delta chapter at Centenary was the fourth national chapter founded, and continued successfully for several years, after which it became inactive. In 1941, under the spirited leadership of Dr. F. E. Lowance, then head of the Physics Department and an alumnus of the society, the chapter was re- organized. Sigma Pi Sigma receives into its membership those who attain its high standards of scholarship, pro- fessional merit and academic distinction. During the past year, Dr. C. D. Keen has joined the faculty and heads the Physics Department, having as his assistant Dr. Roscoe St inetorf. Under their capable guidance the prospects for an active and constructive year to come appear to be excellent. SIGMA PI SIGMA
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CHI SIGMA NU This year marks the seventh anniversary of the founding of Chi Sigma Nu on the Centenary campus. The organization was started in 1937 by five future teachers who wished to further their educational aims. The pur- pose of this fraternity is to promote high standards of scholarship among students of education who con- template teaching as a profession and to foster an inter est in contemporary educational problems. To qualify for membership, one must be above sophomore standing, be interested in teaching and maintain a " B " average in college. The candidate for membership must also pass the unanimous vote of the chapter before a bid can be extended. As the number of members is limited, those wearing the gold key of Chi Sigma Nu are justly proud. , Monthly meetings are held in the homes of members, and speakers are outstanding educators of the city and state who usually discuss the classroom problems of the prospective teachers as well as the latest trends in education. The fraternity is ably supervised by Dr. A. J. Middlebrooks, assisted by the staff of the Cen- tenary Demonstration School. Officers President Norma Stewart Vice-President Jeanne Maynard Secretary -Treasurer June Franks Matilda Abraham Mrs. Ruth Adams Betty Barlow Emilie Anne Connell Members Nan Dobson June Franks Virginia Graham Jean Gibson Eleanor Jenkins Jeanne Maynard Sydney Skinner Martha Stevens Norma Stewart Dorothy Viosca Lucille Webb Mary Emma White Stephens, Viosca, Webb, Franks, White, Dobson, Connell, Gibson, Skinner, Graham, Jenkins, Stewart, Middlebrooks.
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