- Larry E. Warren, Wolf Tales recording: Class of 1966 "Forever Club" Reunion, 6 May 2016
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- This recording was conducted in the Park Alumni Center on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina, at the Class of 1966 "Forever Club" Reunion Luncheon hosted by the NC State Alumni Association, honoring alumni who graduated 50 years ago and earlier. In the recording, Larry E. Warren (‘66) discusses: his freshman year in 1962; transitioning to life on campus, academic challenges, and living in Syme Residence Hall; being part of compulsory ROTC service as a student; physical education requirements to pass swimming and gymnastics; majoring in Chemistry; taking public speaking classes taught by Alvin Fountain (‘23); who wrote the “Alma Mater” song of NC State; memorizing and delivering a speech by Ralph Ingersoll in Alvin Fountain’s class, and winning a prize as Best Speaker; being a member of the Student Toastmasters Club; attending Friends of the College concerts as a student, including the Leningrad Philharmonic Symphony, Arthur Rubinstein, Leontyne Price, and others; seeing the fire in Pullen Hall in February 1965; the controversy around the changing of the name of NC State University; memorable professors, including Larry Champion in the English department, and Mr. Farrell in History; and Marvin Sanders, an African American student whom he admired.
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