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All Campus Picnic, July 11, Features Barbecued Chicken [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
All Campus Picnic, July 11, Features Barbecued Chicken Open Pit Bar-B-Q Chicken will be the featured food item at the Seventh Annual All University Picnic July 11. It will be held from 5 to 5:45 p.m. at the Engleman Picnic Grounds, east of Johnson Hall. Picnic tickets may be obtained at the Student Activities Center. They are priced at Si for adults and 60c for children 12 and under. In addition to chicken the menu will include cole slaw, shrimp salad, potato chips, sweet rolls, brownies, dixie cup sundaes, and fruit punch, coffee or milk. The event is open to all students, faculty and all KSU personnel and their families. There will be games for children and adults.
Architecture Department Merits Accreditation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Architecture Department Merits Accreditation Kent State University's Department of Architecture is listed today among the departments approved by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Accreditation was given earlier this month. NAAB's endorsement, held by only 52 institutions in the nation, reflects KSU's continuing efforts to strengthen academic standards. In addition to KSU, the only universities to receive accreditation this year are Louisiana State University and Arizona State University. All were approved provisionally and are subject to reexamination within five years. The board granted accreditation on the recommendation of a three-man committee which found the department met rigid requirements of the National Institute of Architects, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Primarily, these standards are based on the quality of the faculty, curriculum and physical facilities. Also included is ...
Monday Is Deadline For IM Entries [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Monday Is Deadline For IM Entries Monday, June 25, is the deadline for all entries in Kent State University's summer intramural program of tennis, golf and softball. Any student may register for the program in 166 Memorial Gymnasium. Every member of a Softball team need not sign up. Team members can be represented by their manager, but all others —tennis, golf and non-affiliated Softball players—must sign up individually. Softball players will be supplied the necessary equipment but tennis players must supply their own rackets and golfers must furnish all of their own equipment.
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
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, 114 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 212 and 371.
Swimming Pool Open Daily for Students, Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Swimming Pool Open Daily for Students, Faculty Memorial Gymnasium's swimming pool will be open to both students and faculty members from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, during the summer sessions. Frank Ballenger, secretary of the Division of Health, Physical Education and Athletics, said the only charge would be an initial registration fee of SI. Again this year faculty family night will be on Friday from 6:30 to 8. Ample locker space and shower facilities are available. Students and members of the faculty may pay their Si fee and pick up their swimming permits in 154 Memorial Gymnasium any weekday. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. No swimming permits will be sold at the pool, Ballenger said.
Dunaway To Continue Studies at Stanford [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Dunaway To Continue Studies at Stanford Frank R. Dunaway, Jr., instructor in industrial production, has been awarded a fellowship to study at Stanford University during the 1962-63 school year. He is one of 18 Fellows who will participate in seminars and research projects under the Stan-ford-Sloan Program of the Graduate School of Business Administration. The Kent instructor received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1952 from the University of Florida and his master's degree in business administration from KSU last August.
KSU Workshop To Examine Use of TV in Classroom [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
KSU Workshop To Examine Use of TV in Classroom Opportunities provided by instructional television will be explained in a three-day workshop opening Monday in the Music and Speech Center. About 100 public school teachers from northeastern Ohio are expected to take part in the program. Its purpose is to promote better utilization of television in the classroom. During their stay on campus, teachers will view course work telecast from Purdue University with the aid of airborn signals. During the past 13 months, these courses have been made part of an increasing number of school curriculums in Ohio. More than 400 Ohio schools used Purdue's television instruction in the classrooms this year. Kent's workshop is designed for teachers already making use of television instruction and those who may use it in the future. The workshop program will be divided into two areas. Each mot- ning teachers will view courses through the University's closed circuit television facilities. The afternoons wi...
Pringle To Head English As Trustees Promote 30 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Pringle To Head English As Trustees Promote 30 Dr. Kenneth R. Pringle, a member of the Kent State University English faculty 31 years, is the new head of the Uni- versity's English department. He succeeds Dr. John Keating, who served as acting head for five months. Dr. Pringle's appointment was one of 30 faculty promotions approved recently by the University's Board of Trustees. Dr. Pringle, a member of the Kent staff since 1931, obtained a diploma from Illinois State Normal, his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Illinois, his master's from the University of Michigan, and his doctor of philosophy degree from Western Reserve University. Those promoted to professor include Louis K. Harris, political science; Henry Moulds, philosophy; Feme Shipley, early childhood education; Harold Kitner, art; Robert T. Pfeiffer, secondary education; Archie Hendricks, elementary education. Those promoted to associate professor include Glenn S. Burne, English; Lawrence A. Golding, health a...
Dr. Harris Serves On Newly Formed Regional Council [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Dr. Harris Serves On Newly Formed Regional Council Dr. Louis K. Harris, professor of political science, is serving as liaison representative to the newly formed Regional Council for International Education in Pittsburgh, Pa. He also has been named to the council's executive committee and to the board of directors. The council, consisting of 30 colleges and universities in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, has been established to expand and strengthen each institution's work in international education through cooperative activities. Goals include the establishment of a regional orientation center for incoming foreign students, the development of programs abroad for both students and faculty, and assistance to AID, the Peace Corps and other national agencies.
University Credit Available For TV Class in Economics [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
University Credit Available For TV Class in Economics Kent State University's curriculum will include a nation-ally-televised course in economics during 1962-63. The course: "The American Economy," which will be carried over the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) during a 32-week period beginning in late September. Northeastern Ohio outlets are stations WJW-TV (Ch. 5) in Cleveland and WKBN-TV (Ch. 27) in Youngstown. Kent will offer 10 hours of undergraduate credit for the course, which will serve as a substitute for "Principles of Economics" in the University curriculum. The course will consist of five half-hour sessions on television each week. In order to receive credit, students will be required to attend class each Saturday mor- ning on campus or at a location convenient to a group of 20 or more. The course is open to students on or off campus and high school graduates qualified for admission to the University. Dr. H. W. Hudson, head of Kent's Department of Economics, may be con...
Trustee Board Approves 35 Faculty Appointments [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Trustee Board Approves 35 Faculty Appointments Appointments of 35 new faculty members have been approved by the board of trustees of Kent State University on the recommendation of President George A. Bowman. Those appointed: Dr. Hale A. Newcomer, associate professor of marketing. Since 1958, he has been on the University of Missouri faculty and also has taught at the University of Washington and the University of Illinois. His doctor of philosophy and bachelor of science degrees are from the University of Illinois, and his master of business administration degree is from the University of Texas. Dr. Robert E. Morin, associate professor of psychology. Formerly on the psychology faculty of the University of Arizona, he has also has taught at lowa State College, University of Texas and Northwestern University. From the latter, he received his bachelor of arts and master of science degrees. His doctor of philosophy degree is from the University of Wisconsin where he was a research assoc...
KSU's Second Largest Class Is Graduated During Spring Quarter Commencement Rites [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
KSU's Second Largest Class Is Graduated During Spring Quarter Commencement Rites KSU graduated the second largest class in its history when 1,030 students joined the ranks of University alumni at the Spring quarter commencement June 10 in Memorial Gymnasium. An estimated 6,000 persons, including the graduates, their families and friends and faculty members, were on hand to hear a keynote address by Harlan Cleveland. An assistant secretary of state for international organizational affairs, Cleveland received the hon- orary doctor of laws degree at the commencement. President George A. Bowman conferred degrees on 898 undergraduates and 132 graduate candidates. Among the graduate degrees was the first master of fine arts ever awarded by KSU. The degree was received by George S. Schroeder, who received his bachelor of fine arts degree from KSU also. The degree is considered a terminal one for studio personnel in art. In addition to 96 credit hours of work, Schroeder presented a showing ...
Math Institute To Open Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Math Institute To Open Friday Fifty-four high school and junior high school teachers will participate in a six-week Mathematics Summer Institute which opens Friday at Kent State University. The Institute, financed by a $65,400 grant from the National Science Foundation, is designed to increase the classroom effectiveness of mathematics teachers. Director of the Institute is Dr. Kenneth Cummins, associate professor of mathematics.
Dr. Benjamin, Author, On Summer Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Dr. Benjamin, Author, On Summer Faculty Dr. Harold R. W. Benjamin, author of the well-known book, "The Saber-Tooth Curriculum," is a visiting professor at Kent State University during the first summer term. Dr. Benjamin, distinguished service professor of education at Glassboro, N. J., State College, is teaching graduate courses in philosophy of education and comparative education at KSU. The author of more than a dozen books, Dr. Benjamin has also served as consulting editor for more than 100 books in education and has held numerous lectureships throughout the world.
Study, Research, Conventions Top Agenda of Vacationing KSU Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Study, Research, Conventions Top Agenda of Vacationing KSU Faculty (Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series on faculty activities this summer.) ★ ★ ★ Summer, traditionally a time for vacations and relaxation, will find many Kent State University faculty members busy with conventions, study, research or teaching. Dr. James W. McGrath, professor of physics, will be at the University College of North Wales, England, researching magnetic resonance. He will work under a grant from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Martin K. Nurmi, associate professor of English, will be a visiting professor at the University of Washington's graduate school. * * * Dr. Ralph W. Dexter, professor of biological sciences, will spend the summer on a Kent research grant, studying the life and career of Frederick W. Putnam. His research will be at the Harvard University Archives and the Peabody Museum. In August he will attend the International Congress of the History of Science at Cornell Unive...
Education College Sponsors Seminar Trip to Africa [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Education College Sponsors Seminar Trip to Africa Nine African countries will be visited by teachers as part of a month-long seminar being sponsored by KSU's College of Education. The program, which started Saturday, is designed to improve the teaching of African culture in elementary and secondary schools in the United States. Teachers participating will hear outstanding African scholars discuss the culture of their particular countries. Countries to be visited include Liberia, Ghana, Nigeria, The Congo, Union of South Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Tanganyika, Kenya and Ethiopia. Post-seminar stops in late July and August will also be arranged. Dr. Gerald H. Read, professor of comparative education at Kent, is in charge of the seminar.
National Scholastic Society Taps KSU Freshmen Coeds [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
National Scholastic Society Taps KSU Freshmen Coeds Thirty-two KSU coeds have been selected for membership in Alpha Lambda Delta, national scholastic society for freshman women. Membership in the society is limited to freshman women who have earned an academic average of 3-5 in their first 30 hours of college work. Marilyn Young, a student in the College of Education, will be chapter president for the 1962-63 academic year. Other officers are Erica Adrian, education, vice president; Marilyn Parker, education, secretary; Patricia Warren, Arts and Sciences, treasurer, and Barbara Ann Ackerman, Art and Sciences, historian. Other new members in the College of Education are: Cara Brunst, Doris Chisler, Sue Ann Colvin, Karen Condley, Joyce Ferder, Carol Jarzenbowski, Kaye Eileen Klug, Marcia A. Koch, Sandra Kunsman, Dinah Lipp, Joyce Massey, Kathleen McMullan, Diane Papczun, Antoinette Perkins, Barbara Potantus, Patricia Shively, Sheila Truelson, and Donna Twinem. New members in the Colle...
Schmidt Receives Special Scholarship [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Schmidt Receives Special Scholarship Stephen R. Schmidt, a Kent State University junior, has been awarded the Kent faculty religious scholarship. The scholarship, established in 1950 by a group of Kent professors, is awarded annually to a religiously inclined student of scholarly ability. The award covers the cost of basic tuition and is made without regard to race or creed. Schmidt is majoring in music in the College of Education. He is organist at Faith Lutheran Church in Kent and choir director at the Methodist Church, Garrettsville. He is a member of the University Marching and Symphonic Band.