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Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 3 August 1955
NYGREEN VISITS ROTC CAMP IN KENTUCKY—Dr. Glen T. Nygreen, dean of men, representing Kent State University who was among a group of educators who visited the Fort Campbell ROTC Summer Camp, questions a cadet and cadre from KSU on the workings of an automatic rifle. From left: Dean Nygreen; cadet James VV. Roberto, and Lt. Col. Joseph E. Pizzi, professor of military science and tactics. Dean Nygreen, along with educators from 19 other colleges and universities, made a two-day tour of the ROTC Camp and Fort _ Campbe,L (Army Photo)
Registration Totals 1,739; First Session Figures Released [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 3 August 1955
Registration Totals 1,739; First Session Figures Released Total registration for the second summer session has been tentatively set at 1,739 by Dr. Charles E. Atkinson, registrar. This compares with a total of 1,587 for the second session last year. The tentative total of 1,739 includes 460 graduate students and 352 veterans. Complete enrollment figures for the first session, which totaled 2813 including the workshops and special study programs, have been released by the registrar’s office and include the following listing: ALL-UNIVERSITY TOTALS Men W omen Total Graduate 434 282 716 Seniors 274 205 479 Juniors 183 215 398 Soph 160 166 326 frosh 177 81 258 Specials &amp; Transients 177 335 512 Program A, which is the system which permits liberal arts graduates to qualify for teaching certificates, and workshops added to the total enrollment. Workshops which awarded academic credit were the Ohio Conservation workshop and the Mexico Field Trip in art. Program A 42 44 86 Worksho...
Dr. Richard Warner Named To Head School Of Music [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
Dr. Richard Warner Named To Head School Of Music Dr. Richard Warner, 46, a native of Medina, O. and presently a member of the faculty at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y., has been named head of the KSU School of Music, effective in the fall, it was announced today by President George A. Bowman. Dr. Warner will replace Dr. Ralph E. Hartzell, present head of music, who is returning to fulltime teaching at his own request. Dr. Hartzell joined the KSU faculty in 1948 as the department head. Eastman Graduate The new faculty member received his bachelor of science degree from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, a master of arts degree from Columbia University, and a doctor of philosophy degree in theory of music, instrument, and organ at Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester. Katherine Root Warner, wife of the new department head, is the granddaughter of A. I. Root, the founder of the bee industry in Medina. Her father is H. H. Root, who is president of the A. I. ...
REHEARSAL [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
REHEARSAL Commencement rehearsal will be held Friday, August 26, at 10 a.m. in the University Auditorium, Prof. Lloyd Thornton, chairman of the summer commencement committee, will be in charge. All on-campus students receiving a degree and all off-campus students who can attend are asked to be present. There will be only the one rehearsal. Students receiving degrees are to meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, August 27, on the Stopher Hall side of the MPE building for the commencement program.
KSU Debaters Meet British Team Here [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
KSU Debaters Meet British Team Here Kent State University’s debaters will clash with speakers from Cambridge University, England, November 4, according to information received by Prof. James N. Holm, KSU director of forensics. Professor Holm completed arrangements for the match with the British students through the Institute of International Education. The subject for debate will be announced later. K.W.J. Post of St. John’s College and J. G. York of Clare College will make up the visiting team. Post, whose home is Chatham, in Kent, is secretary of the Cambridge Union Society and is studying archaeology. York is from London, a student of the Middle Temple preparing for a career in law. He is a national service officer with the Royal Army Service Corps. KSU students to debate against Post and York will not be named until the fall quarter at the University gets under way and candidates can be selected from the membership of the Student Forensic Association. At the same time, the subje...
LIBRARY PROBLEM CITED Books Are Missing, Mutilated [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
LIBRARY PROBLEM CITED Books Are Missing, Mutilated Missing books are of no value to those seeking them. Unthinking people have created quite a problem at the KSU library by damaging and pilfering books and periodicals. Such publications as Compton’s and World Book encyclopedias lose their value when a volume or two is stolen. Current periodicals have covers torn off and pages missing. Such damaged magazines are of little or no value to future students. * * * It might be thought that termites are a major problem for libraries—they are, but not nearly as much of a problem as destructive humans. Termites, unlike humans, are easily brought under control. Ready access to information is one of the key factors in the kind of education this institution and all institutions stands for, John B. Nicholson Jr., KSU Librarian points out. A book that is locked away is of no use to anyone. Even a book that has to be used under closely controlled conditions is not used in the same atmosphere of fre...
Fraternities Above All-Men s Average For Second Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
Fraternities Above All-Men s Average For Second Year A report by Dr. Glen T. Nygreen, dean of men, points out that for the second consecutive year, the all-fra-ternity scholastic average ranks above the all-men’s average at the University. However, the report also emphasizes that the all-fraternity average for the spring quarter fell below the all-men’s average for the first time in six quarters. Seven of the 14 KSU chapters ranked above the all-men’s average for the year, and 10 chapters showed an improvement in their actual grade average. Kappa Psi Alpha, for example, improved its grade average 0.421 grade points. Top three in accumulative grade averages for the year were Delta Upsilon, 2.632; Phi Kappa Tau, 2.596, and Kappa Psi Alpha, 2.588. The all-men’s accumulative average was 2.371 compared to an accumulative average of 2.395 for the fraternities.
Eight Air Force Cadets To Get Commissions [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
Eight Air Force Cadets To Get Commissions Eight Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets at Kent State University will receive commissions as second lieutenants at commissioning ceremonies to be held at 9 a.m. Friday, August 26, in the arts building at the University. KSU’s summer commencement will be held the following day, Saturday, August 27. Announcement of the commissioning was made by Ft. Col. Bruce E. Silcher, professor and head of air science at KSU. The eight newly-commissioned men will be called to active duty with the Air Force within one year and will serve a minimum tour of duty of three years. Cadets to be commissioned include the following: Joseph A. Barbee, Gerald T. Edick, Jr., Robert F. Evans, William V. Frederick, Jack W. Kovach, David J. Lemasters, Carl A. Nandrasy and Larry L. Taylor.
Marshall New English Head [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
Marshall New English Head Dr. Thomas F. Marshall has been named to fill the position as professor and head of the KSU English Department this fall replacing Prof. Chester Satterfield who is returning to fulltime teaching at his own request. The new department chairman has been serving as co-chairman of the English Department at Western Maryland College. Last year he was a Fulbright professor of English literature at the University of Athens. While at the University of Athens he was a colleague of the late Pulitzer poet, Robert P. T. Coffin and made an extensive lecture tour throughout Greece under the auspices of the U. S. Information Service. Dr. Marshall also has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his doctor of philosophy degree, and Valley Forge Military Academy. Currently, Dr. Marshall is a national director of the College English Association and also has served as secretary-treasurer of the Middle Atlantic Group of the Association. Last year Duke Univer...
Flash Gridders Hold Down Variety Of Jobs In Summer [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 10 August 1955
Flash Gridders Hold Down Variety Of Jobs In Summer Summer activities of members of Kent State University’s football team range from a trip to Europe to a job as bouncer at a night club. Little Annello (Ike) Liberati, 5 ft. 4 in. senior tackle from Bellaire, made the trip to Europe. And burly Mike Norcia, 220-Ib. senior fullback from Canton, has the job as bouncer. Liberati went on a four-week cruise with the Akron Naval Reserve outfit. He returned in time to enroll for the second session of KSU’s summer school. Norcia, who is employed at Gen-eva-on-the-Lake, says he officially goes by the title of "special policeman." The all-Mid-American conference halfback of last year has been on the job at Geneva for the past few summers. Meanwhile, most of the other Golden Flashes are toughening themselves for the coming football season by working on construction gangs or as laborers. That suits Coach Trevor J. Rees just fine. "Those jobs keep the boys in condition,” he says. ''And when they co...
Job Picture For Grads Is Bright [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Job Picture For Grads Is Bright The job picture for graduates at KSU continues to be bright, according to Dr. Lester H. Munzenmayer, director of the bureau of appointments. Opportunities are excellent and practically no students graduating are without a chance to secure a position. More and more calls for graduates are being received from business and industry with most stress being put on students with training for work in accounting or chemistry research. More Interviewers KSU’s bureau of appointments reports more interviewers on campus from business and industry than in several years. In addition to accounting and chemistry, interest also is being shown in students who want to go into sales work, retailing and general business. Business and industry also is hiring graduates with training in liberal arts as well as those in business administration. This is due to the fact that many firms have their own training programs. The bureau of appointments also says that average starting s...
Roland Patzer To Coordinate Activities For Grid Season [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Roland Patzer To Coordinate Activities For Grid Season Roland D. Patzer, for the past two years assistant director of the Union building, has been named an assistant to Dr. Glen T. Nygreen, dean of men, and will be in charge of coordinating student activities through the KSU dean’s office during the coming school year. Patzer is completing his " ments for a master of arts degree in music. He holds a bachelor of science in liberal arts degree and a bachelor of science in music education degree from KSU. Under the new plan, Patzer will be coordinator of half-time and pregame activities for the football season. Also, it is planned to continue the half-time entertainment program through the basketball season. First program under the new system will be held Friday evening, Sept. 23, prior to the grid game with Bowling Green. Radio station WTAM, Cleveland, will bring the "Bill iMayer Show” to the campus for a two-hour program—3:3o to 7:30 p.m. —as a part of the "Welcome Frosh Night.”