Entries by Ginny Moravek

Eugene Thamon Simpson: 1977-1979

The  third president was Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson. Educated at Howard, Yale and Columbia Universities. While in the US Army from 1956-59, he formed he Melodaires Quartet that achieved national attention by winning the World Wide Entertainment Competition, appearing on the Ed Sullivan TV Show and touring the world for nine months entertaining troops. Upon […]

Ralph Hunter: 1977-1977

(As told by: Eugene Thamon Simpson Ed.D: I came to Glassboro State College as Music Department Chairman on January 26, 1975. My recollection of what happened before that is based only on what I heard from Professor Clarence Miller, my colleague in the department.) The second president of New Jersey ACDA was Ralph Hunter. A native of […]

Clarence Miller: 1961-1964, 1972-1977

(As told by: Eugene Thamon Simpson Ed.D: I came to Glassboro State College as Music Department Chairman on January 26, 1975. My recollection of what happened before that is based only on what I heard from Professor Clarence Miller, my colleague in the department.) The first president of the New Jersey Chapter was Clarence Miller of Glassboro […]