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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
KSU SUMMER NEWS Vol. 1, No. 1 Kent, Ohio Tuesday, June 21, 1955 Summer News This is the first edition of the KSU Summer News designed to present the news of the summer sessions to the students and faculty. Regular publication day will be Wednesday. Copy must be turned in at the News Bureau, 113 Mer rill Hall, no later than Thursday morning to be included in the issue the following Wednesday.
Summer Workshops Open Baffles Audiences Dunninger, Telepathist, App ears Here June 28 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Summer Workshops Open Baffles Audiences Dunninger, Telepathist, App ears Here June 28 Dunninger, telepathist extraordinary who has been peering into the minds of thousands of men, women and children in the television and radio studios of the National Broadcasting Company, The Columbia Broadcasting System, in the Cascades Room of New York’s famous Biltmore Hotel, and in theatres, halls and auditoriums, as well as leading night clubs, all over the country, is coming to Kent State University Tuesday, June 28, when he will make a personal appearance at the University Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. The program is part of the free summer series presented by the KSU Cultural Programs Committee. He promises to baffle and thrill his audience with a series of experiments in thought-reading, similar to those with which he has been mystifying radio and theatre audiences for years. He will attempt to read thoughts from the minds of members of the audience—such as telling a gentleman the serial number o...
Dining Hours [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Dining Hours Arrangements have been made to meet the dining needs of all summer session students and faculty with no set meals—cafeteria style prevailing—so that as little or as much can be eaten as desired. Following is the sehedu'e for the Union building facilities: DINING ROOM Monday through Friday breakfast will be served from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m.; lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and dinner from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays the dining room will be open from 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. THE HUB—Open from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. The Hub will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays. FACULTY ROOM—Coffee will be served from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed on Saturday.s During the second session, July 25 to August 27, the dining room will operate as a dining room and snack bar from 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily with both the Hub and the faculty room closed.
Clinic To Aid Handicapped [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Clinic To Aid Handicapped KSJJ’s tenth annual clinic for speech and hearing handicapped children opened Monday and will continue through July 23 under the di rection of Prof. Arthur Kaltenborn of the division of speech and hearing therapy of the School of Speech. Speech and hearing handicapped children up to 15 years of age will be accepted for an intensive five weeks of individual and group therapy. The sessions will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday of each week. Classroom teachers enrolled in any of the speech and hearing therapy courses will be given an opportunity to observe work being done, and advanced students will have actual practical experience.
Clinics To Touch On Many Fields [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Clinics To Touch On Many Fields A series of specialized workshops and clinics will be held on the KSU campus during the summer sessions. Included will be field trips to Mexico and New York state; business education and school secretary workshops; industrial arts workshops in aviation, electronics, and trade and industry; children’s groups in band and chorus, speech activities, speech and hearing problems, and special education classes for the deaf, slowlearning, and above-average child. Other workshops have been scheduled in reading, moral and spiritual values, health education, and dramatic art for children. The School of Art field trip to Mexico began June 13 and will continue through July 23. Following is a list of the workshops, clinics, and field trips: Children's Speech and Hearing Clinic: The tenth annual clinic for speech and hearing handicapped children opened June 20 and will continue through July 23. Electronic Clinic: Opened today and will continue through Friday with vi...
Professor To Attend Ford Forum [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Professor To Attend Ford Forum Paul L. Pfeiffer, associate professor of commerce, has been awarded a fellowship to the first Ford Motor Company Educational Forum to be held at Dearborn, Mich., July 17-30. Announcement of the fellowships to educators from 37 colleges and universities from coast to coast was made by Henry Ford 11, president of the company. Two women and 35 men in the field of the humanities and social sciences of schools in Ford plant-city areas throughout the country were named to attend the two-week seminar to study the automobile industry. The teachers, who will receive fellowship awards covering expenses, including travel to and from Dearborn, were selected by a board of college educators and company officials. They were chosen from among 112 candidates nominated by college and university presidents of schools in the areas of Ford plants. The Forum program broadly will cover Ford Motor Company organiza- tion and management, policies and procedures, and business ph...
1955 KSU Yearbook Receives Praise [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
1955 KSU Yearbook Receives Praise The 1955 yearbook, the Chestnut Burr, has received praise from many people as perhaps the best that has ever been produced at KSU. The book has been entered in national competition. Typical of the high praise is that from Loris Troyer, editor of the Kent Courier-Tribune who said in a recent column: "The 1955 Chestnut Burr, Kent State University’s yearbook, is the finest we’ve ever seen produced on the hilltop. "A 304-page volume containing bright copy and exceptional pictures and artwork, the Burr is titled, "This Is Kent.” Through the medium of Dean of Men Emeritus Ray Manchester’s "Saturday Letters” and special copy the philosophical dean furnished the editors, the Burr brings its readers a graphic description of the university’s growth. "Even the Captain Brady leap legend gets prominent play in the Burr’s opening pages. One photo shows the spot where the famed pioneer leaped over the Cuyahoga and another, the lily pads and reeds where he hid at B...
Grades Stop Two Gridders [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Grades Stop Two Gridders KSU’s hopes for a Mid-American Conference football championship received a severe jolt today as two topnotch linemen were declared ineligible because of poor scholastic standing. The two are Geno Monastra, left guard from Mansfield, and Jim Murphy, right tackle from Dover. Monastra, 194-lb. senior, was named on the Associated Press all-con-ference team last fall and was a twoyear letterman. He was slated for first-string duty again next fall. Murphy, 240-lb. giant who Coach Trevor Rees describes as "all football player”, was the best-looking prospect on Kent’s freshman team last fall. Rees was counting heavily on him for this year’s varsity. "This will be a tremendous loss in our line,” Rees commented. "They were among the roughest players on the team, and will be tough to replace.” He plans to move Ernie Costello, from Youngstown South, from right guard over to left guard to replace Monastra. Bill McClain, Amsterdam, and Major Harris, Cleveland East Tech, w...
'Cherubs’ To Hold Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
' Cherubs’ To Hold Institute The "Cherubs” are coming back! This title is affectionately given to the teen-agers who annually attend the High School Institute in Speech at KSU. The twentieth annual institute opens Thursday and continues through July 16 under the direction of Prof. James N. Holm of the School of Speech. Any high school student is eligible for the summer training who has completed the sophomore or junior year, and who is recommended by his or her principal or speech teacher. Exceptional freshmen or senior students may be accepted. Twenty-five are enrolled this year. The daily sessions will open with a radio workshop and will include discussion and debate, learning leadership through speech, introduction to the theatre, and a dramatic workshop. Evenings will be spent rehearsing in the theatre, debating, or in any one of a variety of recreational activities.
Pons, Stern Top Programs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Pons, Stern Top Programs A special series of programs has been scheduled by the University’s Cultural Programs Committee for summer session students and the general public. Dunninger, telepathist; Lily Pons, soprano; Isaac Stern, violinist, and the Cleveland Summer Orchestra highlight the list of programs. Also scheduled are two KSU Band Clinic concerts, the KSU Summer Chorus Concert and a presentation by the University Theatre. All the programs will be open to the public free of charge and will begin at 8:30 p.m. except the band concerts. The first band concert Sunday, July 10, will be held at 4 p.m. in Moulton Hall Music Room and the second on Friday, July 15, will be at 8 p.m. in the Music Room. The Llniversity Theatre presentation of ”Hay Fever” is scheduled for Thursday, Friday, July 14, 15. Lily Pons will appear the following night, Saturday, July 16. The KSU Summer Chorus Concert will be given Tuesday, July 19, and Isaac Stern will appear the following Tuesday, July 26. The f...
Sixth Business Workshop To Hear Expert [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Sixth Business Workshop To Hear Expert A talk by Dr. D. D. Lessenberry, director of courses in commercial education at the University of Pittsburgh, will be a highlight of the Sixth Annual Business Education Workshop June 28-30. Dr. Lessenberry will speak Wednesday, June 29, at 9 a.m. on 'Teaching To Meet Business Standards in Typewriting and Shorthand,” The theme for the workshop will be "Standards for Teaching Business Subjects.” Dr. Elizabeth Lewis is in charge of the three-day program. Dr. Lessenberry also will be the luncheon speaker on June 29 on the topic, "Business Teachers of Distinction.” Dr. Robert I. White, dean of the KSU College of Education, will open the workshop with a talk on "The Ohio School Survey in Relation to Business Education.” Other speakers include Dr. Ralph Hall, coordinator of Audio-Visual Education at KSU; Dr. Phillip Shriver of the History Department and Prof. Verna Walters, consultant in reading. Panel discussions will be held during the workshop on "...
Art Students Go To Mexico [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Art Students Go To Mexico After five days of preparatory study at the University, which began on June 13, students enrolled in the School of Art field trip left for Mexico. Their itinerary includes visits to Oaxaca, Puebla, Taxco, Zimapan, and Guadalajara. Six days will be spent in Mexico City with short side trips to be made from the capitol. Graduate and undergraduate credit up to six hours can be earned on the trip. Prof. Harold Kitner is serving as director of the tour.
Forty-Four Ohio High School Students Receive Scholarships From KSU; To Be Teachers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Forty-Four Ohio High School Students Receive Scholarships From KSU; To Be Teachers Forty-four Ohio high school students who intend to become elementary teachers have been awarded fouryear scholarships worth $540 by Kent State University. The scholarships exempt the holder from payment of the registration fee. This program is designed to assist the State Department of Education in supplying adequately prepared teachers for the elementary schools of Ohio. Those named to receive the scholarships include the following: Maureen Ahern, Mentor; Dereatha Allison, Euclid; Jacquelyn Ann Battung, Euclid; Mary Lu Bay, Akron East; Linda Jo Behm, Madison; Nancy Jean Borsic, Campbell Memorial; Garnette A. Carpenter, Ashland; Barbara Churlik, Cleveland Lincoln; Lorinda Cline, Warren; Kathryn Jeanette Cutlip, Akron Springfield Twp.; Donna Marie Denny, Loudonville; Ruth V. Ellsworth, Alliance; Charlene Hard- ing, Euclid; Stefni Harper, Euclid; Irene L. Jaskari, Warren; Louise D. Keck, Maple Heights; ...
Twenty Visitors Teach Summer Session Classes [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Twenty Visitors Teach Summer Session Classes Twenty visiting faculty members have been appointed for the summer session. Elementary education leads the list with six appointees. They are: Anne Dobbins, principal of Lincoln School, Akron; Mrs. Ethel Howard, elementary supervisor in Lakewood schools; Dr. Winifred Ward, emeritus professor of speech. Northwestern University; Shirley Hartmeyer, elementary school principal, Zanesville; Warren Cutts, appointed to the KSU faculty beginning next year; and Russell Diener, who is conducting a reading program in the Milwaukee schools. Mrs. Helene Pelleschi, teacher of the deaf in the University School will conduct special classes and Mrs. Beatrice Ritz, of Cleveland Heights, will teach gifted children. Edwin C. Strohecker, KSU faculty appointee for next year, will teach library science. In the same department for the summer will be Mrs. Ruth Whitcomb, Hiram College librarian and associate professor of library science there. Ralph Gillman, direc...
Rees Sees Two Early Sell-Outs For Grid Tilts [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Rees Sees Two Early Sell-Outs For Grid Tilts It is three months until the start ol the football season, but Kent State University already is virtually assured of two sell-out crowds, according to Athletic Director Trevor J. Rees. Rees says pre-season ticket sales indicate "sure sellouts” for the Oct. 22 Homecoming game with Marshall College and the Oct. 29 Dad’s Day tussle with Miami University. There is unusual interest in the Miami tilt, he pointed out, because both teams are regarded as top contenders for the Mid-American conference championship. "Never before have we been able to look forward to sellouts this early," Rees said. "We’re playing the toughest schedule in northeastern Ohio next fall, and it’s gratifying to see the fans responding the way they are.”
Pan-Am Officials Get KSU Offer [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Pan-Am Officials Get KSU Offer The athletic facilities of KSU have been offered for the Pan-American games to be held in Cleveland in 1959. Pan-American officials do not yet know what accommodations are necessary for the games, but the University has offered its 8,000-seat gymnasium, Olympic-sized swimming pool, 16,000-seat stadium with football field and track, three softball diamonds, baseball field, 12 tennis courts and housing.