MSS 00088 Teaching as a Profession : lecture, 1930 March 7 / by Wayland P. Seagraves

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Seagraves, Wayland P.


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Given by Professor Emeritus Wayland P. Seagraves of the Electrical Engineering Department, June 1976.


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Scope and Content Note

"Teaching as a Profession," a speech given by Wayland P. Seagraves for Occupational Education 103, March 7, 1930. This six-page report outlines the advantages and disadvantages of entering the teaching profession.

Biographical Note

Wayland P. Seagraves (1910-1992) received both his bachelor's (1932) and master's (1933) degrees in electrical engineering from North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University). He was a member of the school's faculty from 1936 to 1948, and returned in 1957 after working as a radio engineer for WPTF. In 1969, the univeristy honored Seagraves with an "Outstanding Teacher" award. In 1970, alumni selected him as the top teacher in the School of Engineering. Seagraves retired from North Carolina State in 1976, after teaching for 38 years. He then moved to Salter Path, N.C., where he served as town clerk for ten years. Seagraves died in Raleigh.

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