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Class of '65 Invades Campus For Conferences [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
Class of '65 Invades Campus For Conferences Last week the first of some 3,500 freshmen and 400 transfer students arrived on campus for two days of testing, counseling, sight-seeing and other phases of Kent's pre-college conference program. Some students brought their parents to inspect Kent's facilities. This week more class of '65 members, transfer students and parents arrived to take part in another of the 23 two-day conferences that are scheduled between now and the start of school in mid-September. Here are some pictures of the incoming students who took part in the University's annual pre-college conferences last Thursday and Friday. The faces will be different, but these scenes will be repeated again and again as the University attempts to prepare the new student for a successful college life. Dr. Lester G. Brailey, University director of orientation, is in charge of the program. TAKING ENGLISH PLACEMENT TESTS . . . FILLING OUT REGISTRATION QUESTIONNAIRE . . . TAKING A LUNCH B...
Assistant Dean Reports . . . Programs Ease Shortage of Teachers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
Assistant Dean Reports . . . Programs Ease Shortage of Teachers A report from the desk of E. E. Holt, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, said that when the public schools open in the fall, Ohio will be short 5,400 teachers. This problem is not new to Ohio, nor to any other state. Children from the population explosion that followed World War II have been jamming the State's schools above capacity for many years. According to Archie Hendricks, an assistant dean in the college of education, various solutions have been tried. One remedy was the stop-gap method of cadet teachers. These teachers were persons who had completed just two years of college. They were granted a teaching certificate with the understanding that they would complete their college education on a parttime basis. Another, and far more satisfactory program for producing enough good teachers to meet the need, Dean Hendricks reports, is the special certification program for preparing college graduates to become...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Extension Service and Special Activities office as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 109 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 272 and 371.
An Educator Explains . . . Public Relations Vital to Teachers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
An Educator Explains . . . Public Relations Vital to Teachers (Editor's note: This article by Dr. Harold Van Winkle concludes the Summer News' two-part series on public relations for school teachers and administrators. The author has had 16-years of experience in the field of school public relations.) There are a million definitions of public relations and most school administrators, openly or privately, consider themselves experts in the field. What this adds up to is that the fine art of human relations is not widely understood—nor successfully practiced in many situations—if one is to believe his observations and the reports he reads. "The chief reason that superintendents of schools get fired is poor public relations," Dr. Richard B. Keenan said in an address at the regional convention of the American Association of School Administrators in Philadelphia last spring. Dr. Keenan, who is executive secretary of the National Commission for the Defense of Democracy Through Education, ...
Delinquent Drivers Face $5 Penalty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
Delinquent Drivers Face $5 Penalty Don Schwartzmiller, campus security officer, cautioned students who are driving autos on campus that have not been registered with University police to do so immediately. Failure to comply with University regulations on registration of autos is punishable by a $5 fine. Students who registered autos during the first Summer term are not required to sign up again this session, Schwartzmiller added. He advised students living on campus or attending workshops to observe parking regulations. He pointed out that University rules state that overnight parking is limited to the Music and Speech Building lot and the parking areas on either side of Prentice Hall.
Newspaperman Joins Public Affairs Staff [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
Newspaperman Joins Public Affairs Staff Tom DeCola, a former newspaperman from Niles is now working as a graduate assistant in the University's Office of Public Affairs. DeCola will study history under a new doctoral program being instituted by the University this fall. He received his bacneior of arts degree from Youngstown University and has done graduate work at Sacramento State College. DeCola has been a writer for the Youngstown Vindicator, The Sacramento Bee, and other dailies.
Campus Conferences and Exhibits [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 August 1961
Campus Conferences and Exhibits SPANISH INSTITUTE. Program is designed for secondary teachers planning to switch to Spanish instruction in the elementary grades. Institute headquarters is 310 Kent Hall. (Through August 4). MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUES WORKSHOP. Program is concerned with the development of character by boys and girls in public schools. Workshop headquarters is Lowry Hall. (Through August I I). SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION WORKSHOP. Program aims to give teachers, nurses, administrators and community health leaders a background for the development of school and community health programs in family life education. Workshop headquarters is 150 Memorial Gymnasium. (Through August 14). COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE INSTITUTE. Program emphasizes counseling of high school students. Institute headquarters is 231 University Hall. (Through August 14). WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS OF SLOW-LEARNERS. Program stresses curriculum organization and evaluation; discussion and demonstration of...
Lack of Funds Postpones Classroom Construction [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Lack of Funds Postpones Classroom Construction The critical shortage of classroom space at Kent State University has been heightened by the failure of the Ohio General Assembly to allocate any money to the school for capital improvements. Emil Berg, University business manager, said today that it now looks as though no construction of classroom buildings can be planned for the next two years. The University had requested a S6-million allocation for capital improvements for the current biennium. House committees trimmed this figure to $1,013,400 and the Senate whittled the lesser figure to $38,400, all reappropriated money. A partisan fight developed in the Senate and the token sum failed to pass. Meanwhile plans to construct a $l.B College of Education Building have been postponed. Comple- tion of this structure would have meant an additional 25 classrooms for the overcrowded University. Now the University is faced with the problem of how to cope with the coming increase of several ...
New York Pro Musica To Present Concert Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
New York Pro Musica To Present Concert Tuesday Music of the 16th and 17th centuries will be recreated by New York Pro Musica, a vocal and instrumental ensemble, in a concert Tuesday night. The 8:30 p.m. performance will be offered free of charge at the air-conditioned E. Turner Stump Theatre as part of the University's 1961 Summer Artists Series. The next Summer Artists Series presentation will be the School of Music concert at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, August 24. This will conclude the series of 13 summer programs. The ensemble includes six vocalists and four musicians under the direction of Noah Greenberg. The group aims at faithfully reproducing vocal and instrumental music composed before the eighteenth century. Instruments used include the recorder, tenor and bass viols, flute, harpsichord and portative organ. New York Pro Musica recently completed a successful European tour under the auspices of the U. S. State Department. It has appeared in the Salle Gaveau, Paris; the Royal Festiv...
Commencement Data Ready Now [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Commencement Data Ready Now All seniors who are to be graduated in August, and who are in class this quarter should pick up their directions for commencement at the University Bookstore today. Directions for co mmencement will be mailed to the home address of those seniors who are not in class this quarter. Rehearsal for commencement will be held on Thursday, August 24, at 10 a.m. in the University Auditorium. All graduating seniors on campus are expected to attend this rehearsal, Paul L. Pfeiffer, associate professor of marketing and chairman of the Commencement Committee, said.
Jogan Announces Cast for Aug. 21-22 Play, "The Miser" [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Jogan Announces Cast for Aug. 21-22 Play, "The Miser" A cast of 15 has been selected for this month's production of "The Miser," a comedy by Moliere. The play is being produced by John J. Jogan, graduate student. This thesis production will be presented August 21 and 22 at the E. Turner Stump Theatre. Jack E. Stitt, a sophomore in the College of Education, returns to the Kent stage after an absence of eight years to play the title role in the production. He last appeared in 1953 when he played a leading role in the freshman production of "Susan and God" by Rachel Carruthers. Playing Elise, his daughter, will be Nancy Niemath, a senior in the College of Education. Miss Niemath portrayed "Abby" in the University Theatre's 1959 production of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms." This winter she was featured in "Six Characters in Search of an Author" by Pirandello. Gary Bowman, an Arts and Science senior who played "Horney" in the recent presentation of "Stalag 17" by the University...
Union Leaders To Attend Conference [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Union Leaders To Attend Conference More than 100 union leaders from northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania are expected to attend the United Automobile Workers Summer School at Kent. The six-day workshop opens Sunday, August 13. The Summer School sponsored by the UAW is designed to be an annual industrial leader education clinic. Union leaders taking part in the workshop will attend sessions on steward training, community services, time study, and education methods. John W. Wilse of Cleveland, the educational director of the UAWs Region 11, is in charge of the union's Summer School program.
Students Say Shelters Could Help Save Lives in Case of Hot War [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Students Say Shelters Could Help Save Lives in Case of Hot War Bomb shelters and nuclear fallout shelters should be constructed in the United States to protect its inhabitants against the possible consequences of total warfare. This is the majority opinion of 12 Kent students who were polled at random on the campus last week. The students were asked "Do you think bomb shelters and nuclear fallout shelters are a necessity for the United States?" Here is the student response to the controversal question concerning civil defense: Lindra Moore, science major from East Liverpool . . . "Yes, I do. Because of the situation the country is in now the people have to be protected. I also think its important that people know what to do as well as having shelters." Jerry Bivin, a teacher from Fairview Park school doing graduate work ... "I think at this time they would be a necessity, very much so." Marjorie Mitchell, elementary education major from Cuyahoga Falls . . . "Yes, I do. I think they ...
Kent Students Receive More Than $175,000 In Loans, Scholarships, Etc. Last School Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
Kent Students Receive More Than $175,000 In Loans, Scholarships, Etc. Last School Year (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series of articles on financial aid given to students during the past school year through Kent State University.) More than $175,000 in loans, scholarships and remission-of-fees was given to some 800 students last year through the offices of Student Financial Aids, the Dean of Men and the Dean of Women. The bulk of the financial assistance, some 5168,600, was pro- cessed through the Student Financial Aids office according to its director, Benjamin G. McGinnis. The Financial Aids office provides information, processes applications and makes recommendations on scholarships, loans, grants-in-aid, etc. Included in the listing of scholarships available through McGinnis are 44 special scholarships offering a total of approximately $4,000 and eight General Motors scholarships presently worth a total of 56,800. Two-hundred University scholarships which provide basic ...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1961
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST I I ORAL EXAMS. This is the last day on which oral exams can betaken by 1961 Summer term candidates for master's degrees. 13 CONFERENCE. United Auto Workers, American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations Summer School. Union Building, (through August 18). 14 EXHIBITION. The Bible in Print. University Library Gallery. (through August 26). 15 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. 8:30 P.M. New York Pro Musica, vocal and instrumental, under the direction of Noah Greenberg, will present program. E. Turner Stump Theatre, Music and Speech Center. 18 CONFERENCE. Men's Garden Club of America Central Great Lakes Regional Meeting. Conference Headquarters: Music and Speech Center, (through August 20). 21 THESIS DEADLINE. Candidates desiring to receive the master's degree at the August commencement have until 3 p.m. this day to submit their thesis and abstract to the Graduate School. 24 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. 8:30 P.M. School of Music Concert. Program under the dir...