Cathy Sterling oral history interview, November 2, 2010

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Title:
Cathy Sterling oral history interview, November 2, 2010
Topics:
People
University History
Subjects:
College student government
College students -- North Carolina -- Leadership
Student movements -- North Carolina
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements
Women college students -- North Carolina
Original Format:
Digital sound recording
Extent:
0:39:00
Item identifier:
mc00401-oh-Sterling-20101102
Interviewer:
O'Gara, Genya more info on O'Gara, Genya 
Interviewee:
Sterling, Cathy more info on Sterling, Cathy (Kate) 
Created Date:
Description:
Sterling discusses being one of the few women at NC State, raising the issue of why students were charged Athletics fees, becoming the first woman student body president and the hostility she received, Chancellor John Caldwell, Vietnam War protests and the Peace Retreat, how the protests changed the perception of NC State as a "cow college," her efforts for students to have a say in where student fees went, how the student union became a building name only and less of an actual union, being a married student on campus, her struggle to balance academics with student body president responsibilities, time in Ithaca, NY, and her career in printing and in teaching. [Preferred citation: Interview with Cathy (Kate) Sterling by Genya O'Gara, 02 November 2010, Student Leaders Oral Histories, MC 00401, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC]
Genre:
Interviews
Oral histories (Document genres)
Names:
Sterling, Cathy more info on Sterling, Cathy (Kate) 
North Carolina State University -- Students more info on North Carolina State University -- Students 
Digital Project:
Student Leaders Oral Histories