Mr. Thomas Neblett
On N.S.F.A. History
President of National Student
Federation of America Lists
Benefits of Membership
S. C. CONSIDERS. JOINING
Secretary Instructed to Study
And Report on Constitution
Of the Organization
origin and purposes of the National Student Federation of America, Mr.
Thomas Fair Neblett, president of that organization, addressed Student
Council at its meeting yesterday. The Student Council is considering
affiliation with the N.S. F.A. and has delegated Ruth Halpern,
secretary, to report on the constitution of the organization at the
Mr. Neblett stated
that in 1925, delegates from 245 colleges met at Princeton to discuss
the entrance of the United States into the World Court. Realizing that
the problems of all Campuses are related, these colleges formed the
Intercollegiate Student Government Association, to "break the isolation
of individual college problems."
The N.S.F:A., an
outgrowth of the older group, has been very active in securing federal
youth service, Mr. Neblett continued. Students associated with the N.S.
P. are on the Planning Board of the N Y.A.; the establishment of C.C.C.
camps was proposed to the government by the Federation..
When asked to name
the benefits Brooklyn College would derive from membership, Mr. Neblett
cited "intelligent student opinion, news releases, participation in
congresses, and aiding in the publication of the organization
At the Council
meeting, a motion was; passed to table the discussion on holding a Red
Cross Drive until Council members had more information.
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