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KSU's 21st Shortcourse Featured Photo Experts [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
KSU's 21st Shortcourse Featured Photo Experts Nearly 100 photographers and editors attended the 21st Annual Kent State University Photojournalism Short Course, June 10-13. Noted experts in the field of photojournalism spoke on a variety of topics that ranged from "You Can Have Fun With Experimental Photography" to "Legal and Ethical Pitfalls in Photography." Ray Mackland, formerly of Life Magazine and now director of the Press and Publications Service of the U. S. Information Agency, was the keynote speaker. Albert Moldvay, staff photographer for National Geographic Magazine, presided as program director. The entire short course was under the direction of Dr. Harold Van Winkle, associate professor of journalism at KSU. Henry Beck and Murray Powers, assistant professors on KSU's journalism faculty, conducted two of twenty-four sessions in the short course. Beck, former color coordinator for The Detroit Free Press, spoke on experimental photography. Powers, managing editor of the Akro...
Eastway Dr. Closes To Vehicle Traffic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Eastway Dr. Closes To Vehicle Traffic Eastway Drive will be closed permanently to vehicle traffic in front of the Arts and Science Building during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on school days. Cars were being rerouted Monday through the Stadium parking lot as the change in the campus traffic pattern was initiated. The change was ordered by Don Schwartzmiller, campus security officer, to assure the protection of the students crossing Eastway Drive on their way to and from classes in the Arts and Science Building.
Women's Honorary Elects Education Major [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 June 1962
Women's Honorary Elects Education Major Laurel Webster, an education major from Painesville, has been elected president of Laurels, senior women's honorary at KSU. Other officers are Nancy Barkhurst, vice president; Jean Salvador, secretary; Laurel Wilcox, treasurer, and Bette Blakslee, historian and publicity chairman. All are students in the College of Education. Selection to Laurels is based on scholarship, leadership, service and character.
Board of Trustees Names Bunn New Vice President [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Board of Trustees Names Bunn New Vice President Appointment of John W. Bunn to the newly-created position of vice president for business and finance was approved Thursday by the Kent State University trustees. President George A. Bowman, who recommended the action, told the trustees that he had been contemplating the establishment of such an office for some time. The new vice president will be responsible for the office of the business manager, the office of the comptroller, and the office of non-academic personnel. The office of the treasurer will continue to be directly responsible to the trustees and Dr. Bowman. Bunn came to Kent in 1959 as director of auxiliary operations and assistant business manager after having spent 19 years at Bowling Green State University where he was director of residential and plant operations. He joined the Bowling Green staff as an instructor in history in 1939 and was later named registrar and director of admissions. In 1951 he became assistant dean...
Tickets on Sale For University's Campus Picnic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Tickets on Sale For University's Campus Picnic Tickets for the Seventh Annual All-University Picnic, Wednesday, July 11, are now on sale in the office of the Student Activity Center. Tickets are SI for adults and 60 cents for children, 12 and under. Those with dormitory meal tickets will be admitted free. The picnic menu will include open pit barbecue chicken, cole slaw, shrimp salad, sweet rolls, potato chips, dixie cup sundaes, brownies and fruit punch, coffee, or milk. The annual outing will be held at Engleman Woods, east of Johnson Hall. Students, faculty members and administrative personnel and their families are invited to attend. In addition to the picnic dinner there will be games for both children and adults.
Summer Concert Tonight By Cleveland Orchestra [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Summer Concert Tonight By Cleveland Orchestra The Cleveland Summer Orchestra will present the first of its two summer programs at KSU tonight in Memorial Gymnasium. The free concert will begin at 8:30 as the third of 11 programs in the University's Summer Artist Series. Tonight's concert will mark the 16th consecutive year that the Cleveland Summer Orchestra has appeared at KSU. The orchestra will perform again on August 7. Louis Lane, associate conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra, will conduct the 75-man ensemble. The program includes Fanfare to Dukas' "La Peri," Overture to Reznicek's "Donna Diana," Prelude to Debussy's "The Afternoon of a Faun," and the Allegretto, Andante and Theme from John White's "Symphony No. 2." The second portion of the program will consist of the Suite from Strauss's "Die Fledermaus" and the Overture-Fantasy from Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet." Described by The New York Times as "one of the world's very great orchestras," the Cleveland Orchestra is now...
Summer Theatre Season Opens Tuesday With Prize Winning Play, "Our Town" [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Summer Theatre Season Opens Tuesday With Prize Winning Play, "Our Town" "Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning play about life in a small New England town, will open the premiere season of the KSU Summer Theatre Tuesday night at 8:30. The play will have a five-night run in the air-conditioned E. Turner Stump Theatre. The human, often humorous townspeople of Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, have delighted theatre-goers since 1938, when "Our Town" opened in New York City. The Gibhs and the Webbs are the main characters in this play set in the turn of the century when life in a small town was simpler, but not without beauty, humor, and tragedy. To provide a direct link to the audience, Wilder created a New Englandish stage manager, who introduces events and often comments on them. The stage manager will be played by David Webber, who was also seen on the KSU stage in "Macbeth." Webber received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Denison University, where he appeared in n...
School of Music Head Is Dr. Frank S. Stillings [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
School of Music Head Is Dr. Frank S. Stillings Dr. Frank S. Stillings, a member of the University of Michigan music faculty since 1951, has been named head of the school of music at Kent State University. His appointment, along with 18 others, was approved Thursday by the board of trustees on the recommendation of Fresident George A. Bowman. Dr. Stillings, associate professor of music at Michigan, will hold the same rank at Kent. He is editor of "The American Music Teacher," official publication of the Music Teachers National Association. Yale University's Journal of Theory is publishing his translation of "LArmonico Practico al Cembalo" by Gasparini. Dr. Stillings received his bachelor of arts degree from Berea College. His master of music and doctor of philosophy degrees are from the University of Michigan. Dr. Johnstone Parr, a specialist in renaissance literature and a member of the University of Alabama faculty for the past 21 years, was named professor of English. His publishe...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 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. Goodrich at the offices of the Summer News, 114 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in issue of the following Thursday. The Summer Neus office phone numbers are 212 and 571.
Name Stephens Director Of Extension Centers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Name Stephens Director Of Extension Centers William M. Stephens is the new director of Extension and Special Services. His appointment was approved by the University's Board of Trustees Thursday. Stephens served 12 years as an administrator in the Kansas public schools before coming to Kent in 1956 as an assistant professor of elementary education. At KSU he spent four years as a supervisor in the Student Teaching Division of the College of Education before he joined the Extension Office as assistant director. His bachelor of Science in Education and his Master of Science in Education degrees are from Kansas State College. Stephens succeeds F. Leslie Speir who resigned. Also approved at the same meeting was the establishment of the Tuscarawas County Center of the University at New Philadelphia. The Tuscarawas center will open in the Fall with an anticipated enrollment of 130 students. Establishment of the center in New Philadelphia brings the total of University extension centers th...
President Bowman Questions Roger Cloud's Mathematics [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
President Bowman Questions Roger Cloud's Mathematics House Speaker Roger Cloud disregards the fact that Ohio's state universities are year-round operations when he considers state support of higher education, the Kent State University trustees were told Thursday. President George A. Bowman said that Cloud's latest financial study ignores the parttime student and those taking summer classes. "You can better understand this by taking our present summer enrollment of 4,790 students which reduces to the equivalent of 1,100 full-time students," Dr. Bowman explained, adding: "Then if you take the part-time students during the regular academic year and reduce this load you will have another 500 to 600 full-time equivalent students. Speaker Cloud should add these to Kent's full-time Fall enrollment to obtain the correct figure for determining the amount of tax money appropriated on a per student basis." President Bowman stated that during the past decade Kent's enrollment has jumped 111 per...
Expect Parents of Students At Pre-College Conferences [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Expect Parents of Students At Pre-College Conferences More than 2,000 parents are expected to be attending Kent State University this summer. Their college career will be short-lived, however, lasting in most cases only two days. Their visit to the Kent campus is part of the University's pre-college conferences for first year students. Beginning freshmen at Kent come to the campus during the summer to complete preparations for entering the University this fall. Most freshmen bring their parents to the conferences. Kent expects some 2,400 freshmen to attend the conferences which are scheduled to run from July 23 through Aug. 20. While students devote most of their twoday conference to testing, academic advising sessions, and registration, their parents will be given a glimpse of university life and problems. They will tour the campus and hear officials discuss University relations, the campus health cen- ter, housing, personnel services, health and physical education program, and the...
Tough Admission Policy Cuts Student Failures [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 June 1962
Tough Admission Policy Cuts Student Failures Although enrollments were the highest in history, dismissals declined at Kent State University this past year because of tighter entrance standards. Kent dismissed 1,387 students or 5.4 percent of the on-campus student body for academic reasons during 1961-62. This compares with 1,392 or 6.2 percent dismissed in 1960-61 when enrollment totaled 3,232 less, University officials said today. Registrar Charles E. Atkinson attributed the decline to Kent's deferred admission policy adopted last fall. "This policy reduced the number of students who were not prepared to do college work," Dr. Atkinson pointed out. "The policy also discouraged a large number of students who would have applied for admission to Kent State University," he added. Last fall, Kent stiffened its admission practices by admitting only high school graduates with academic averages of C or better. The rest were deferred until the winter or spring quarters. Of the 449 students d...