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Private Dorms Provide Housing for 150 Coeds [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Private Dorms Provide Housing for 150 Coeds The off-campus housing situation improved for KSU coeds this week with the announcement that the University has certified "Main Line Manor" at 1700 E. Main St., as approved housing for coeds. Approval of the "Main Liner's" units for 150 coeds brings the total of offcampus units available for coeds to 350. Prior to this announcement there were nearly 700 would-be coeds on the waiting list for approved housing. "Main Line Manor" is comprised of three residence halls. Two are still under construction but are expected to be completed before the fall quarter starts. The other was completed last summer and opened in the fall as the first private residence hall for KSU students. It housed 46 male students in the fall quarter. Glen T. Nygreen, dean of students, reports that the University will probably permit coeds to live in the "Main Liner" only this school year because a $4,500,000 residence hall project is expected to be completed on campus ne...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 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 272 and 371.
Pre-College Conferences Orient New Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Pre-College Conferences Orient New Students The first of some 2,400 freshmen, many accompanied by their parents, are arriving on campus to attend KSU's precollege conferences which opened Monday. The 20 two-day programs are scheduled through August 25. Four one-day conferences for 300 transfer students will also be held during the same period. More than 2,000 parents are expected to attend the programs. Male students and their fathers are being housed in Olson Hall, while coeds and their mothers are staying in Johnson Hall for the two days. Now in its fourth year, the summer orientation program is designed to help new students in the transition from high school to college life, according to Dr. Lester G. Brailey, University director of orientation. Previously incoming students went through testing and scheduling the week before classes opened in the fall. As the enrollment increased, this type of program became impractical. Dr. Brailey explained. "During the summer, students can be ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
IT HAPPENS IN "TWELFTH NIGHT." At left, Olivia is unimpressed by the love-lorn Orsino's serenade in this scene from the Shakespearean comedy now playing at the E. Turner Stump Theatre. Bunny Ballance plays Olivia; Terry Corley is Orsino. In photo at right, Malvolio, Olivia's pompous steward, is taunted by Maria and Feste, two other members of Olivia's household. Players are Richard Manske, Connie Claywell and Bill Van Nostran. "Twelfth Night" ends its run Saturday night at the air conditioned E. Turner Stump Theatre, Music and Speech Center. Curtain time is 8:30.
Poll Reveals Students' Sympathies for Medicare [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Poll Reveals Students' Sympathies for Medicare Kent State University students and graduates polled last Thursday on campus expressed sympathy for the philosophy of medicare. Of the 16 persons polled 11 favored a medicare plan of some sort and two were opposed to all medicare plans. Three students said they were not well enough informed to make a judgment. The poll was taken two days after the U. S. Senate's defeat of the compromise medicare bill. Those polled were first told that the Senate had turned down a compromise medicare bill, which was endorsed by President Kennedy, by a vote of 52 to 48. Then they were asked "What is your opinion of this action? Are you in favor of a medicare plan or do you think such a program is not necessary?" Here is the response to the medicare question which promises to be a major campaign issue in the fall elections: Peter Palusic, sophomore from Kent who is majoring in foreign languages . . . "I'm for medicare. I feel that when people are too old to...
Plain Dealer Librarian On KSU Summer Staff [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Plain Dealer Librarian On KSU Summer Staff Rose Vormelker, Cleveland Plain Dealer librarian, is visiting professor at KSU's Department of Library Science this summer. Developer of the business information department of the Cleveland Public Library, Miss Vormelker is teaching a graduate course in government documents. She has served as assistant director of the Cleveland Public Library, library director of the Forest City Publishing Co., and chief of publicity for the U. S. Information Service during World War 11. Author of numerous books and articles, Miss Vormelker has taught at Western Reserve University and the University of Michigan.
Campus Conferences and Exhibits [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
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 in Lowry Hall. Institute concludes August 3. MATHEMATICS INSTITUTE. Program for high school teachers emphasizes the fields of geometry, algebra and modern mathematics. Institute headquarters is in Verder Hall. Institute concludes August 10. MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUES WORKSHOP. Program is concerned with the development of character by boys and girls in the public schools. Workshop headquarters is Moulton Hall Music Room. Workshop concludes August 10. OHIO STUDENT COUNCIL WORKSHOP. Program is designed to acquaint participants with effective council standards, operations and organization for junior and senior high schools. Workshop concludes July 27. SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION WORKSHOP. Program is designed to give teachers, nurses, administrators and community health leaders a background f...
KSU Offers Graduate Credit For TV Course in Economics [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
KSU Offers Graduate Credit For TV Course in Economics Kent State University will offer graduate credit for a nationally-televised course in economics during 1962-63. "The American Economy" will be carried over the Colum- bia Broadcasting System (CBS) during a 32-week period. Station WKBN-TV (Ch. 27) will televise the course from 7:25 to 7:55 a.m. starting Sept. 25. Cleveland outlet is station WJ-W-TV (Ch. 8), which will begin televising the course Oct. 1 from 7 to 7:30 a.m. Station WDKA-TV (Ch. 2) in Pittsburgh also will screen the course, beginning Oct. 1 from 6:30 to 7 a.m. The course, which will cover basic economic issues, theories and problems, will consist of five lessons each week for 32 weeks. To receive credit, students will be required to attend classes twice a month on Saturday mornings on campus or at a location convenient to a group of 20 or more. Dr. H. W. Hudson, head of Kent's department of economics, may be contacted for further information. "The American Economy" i...
Dr. Riley To Take Part in Symposium [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Dr. Riley To Take Part in Symposium Dr. Charles V. Riley, head of the biology department at Kent State University, will serve as a discussion leader on "Coal Stripmine Symposium" at the Ohio Agriculture Experiment Station at Wooster on Aug. 13 and 14. The program will be held under the auspices of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, U. S. Forest Service and U. S. Soil Conservation Service. That same week, he will participate in the "Third Seminar on Biological Problems in Water Pollution" at the Robert A. Taft Sanitary Engineering Center in Cincinnati. It will be sponsored by the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Morrison Succeeds Bear As AFROTC Head [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Morrison Succeeds Bear As AFROTC Head Lt. Col. Manley J. Morrison, a veteran of 65 World War II combat missions, is the new commanding officer of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at Kent State Uni- versity. He replaces Lt. Col. George H. Bear who commanded the KSU AFROTC unit for four years. Col. Morrison, assistant professor of air science, is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute where he earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration. This year marks the 20th year of military service for Col. Morrison. Five years of this service, from 1952 to 1957, was spent as a B-47 pilot with the Strategic Air Command. The following year Col. Morrison served as SAC operations officer at McDill Air Force Base, Fla. In 1959 Col. Morrison attended the Royal Air Force Staff College in England. After graduation from the RAF school he was assigned to a SAC unit in Madrid, Spain, before being assigned to teach air science at KSU. He came to Kent in 1961 as a major a...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 26 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES features William Warfield, bass-baritone, in a concert in University Auditorium. Program begins at 8:30 p.m. "TWELFTH NIGHT" enters the third day of a five-per-formance run by the Kent State University Summer Theatre group. Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. 27 DEADLINE at 3 p.m. -for tiling application with the College of Education for graduation in August. 31 "THE MOUSETRAP," the fifth production of the Kent State University Summer Theatre, begins a five-day run in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. AUGUST I QUALITY STANDARDS TESTS. These required tests for College of Education students will be given in Lecture Hall B of the Arts and Science Building. Tests start at 2 p.m. SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES features the Kraeuter Ensemble performing on the cello, violin and piano in the University Auditorium. Program begins at 8:30 p.m.
Dr. Nurmi Named Judge for NCTE Awards Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Dr. Nurmi Named Judge for NCTE Awards Program Dr. Martin K. Nurmi, professor of English at Kent State University, is a judge of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Achievement Awards program for 1962. Through the achievement awards program, now in its fifth year, the NCTE grants recognition to the nation's outstanding high school seniors for excellence in English. Recognition also goes to the English departments of high schools that have trained these students. State judging committees will evaluate the writing abilities and literary awareness of over 6,300 candidates. NCTE will announce the winners in December and will send their names to every U. S. college and university with the recommendation that these students be considered for scholarship assistance.
High School Leaders Arrive For Student Council Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
High School Leaders Arrive For Student Council Clinic More than 170 young leaders from Ohio high schools are on campus this week to learn more about leadership fundamentals in the Second Annual Student Council Workshop. The workshop, which started Sunday and ends Friday, is emphasizing active student participation, under the leadership of an experienced adult advisor and a junior counselor. Daily the students are studying the value, history, and purpose of student councils, as well as council organization and standards. Other topics will be projects, activities, and evaluation of student councils. Host for the workshop is the Department of Secondary Education. Directors are Dr. J. S. Biedler, assistant professor of secondary education, and Mrs. Elizabeth H. Home, Kent resident who is executive director of the Ohio Association of Student Councils. This year's workshop group includes 172 delegates from 84 high schools from throughout Ohio and one Michigan high school. In addition to K...
Eight Students on Geology Trip to Rocky Mountains [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
Eight Students on Geology Trip to Rocky Mountains Eight students are taking part in Kent State University's annual geology summer field trip to the Rocky Mountain area. Guiding the students on the five-week trip which is required of all geology majors is Dr. Eugene J. Szmuc, assistant professor of geology at KSU. The students who left by car early Monday for Spearfish, S. Dakota, are Allan Lowry, Larry Vermillion, Donald J. Rennie, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grove, Lois Yund, Dave Wracher and Joseph Rog. Lowry is a graduate student; all the other neophyte geologists are undergraduates. The students will be housed in the dormitory at Black Hills Teachers College at Spearfish for the first two weeks of the field trip. The remainder of the time they will camp out. The purpose of the trip is to train students in field techniques and mapping. The students will study rock sections in the Rocky Mountain field while assembling Dr. Rivers To Speak At Spanish Institute Dr. Elias L. Rivers of the Dep...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 26 July 1962
CAMPUS DETOUR. Students hurry across blockaded Eastway Drive in front of the new Arts and Science Building without worrying about automobile or truck traffic. The drive is closed to vehicle traffic between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The part-time detour was established during the first summer term to protect students attending classes in the Arts and Science Building, stated Don Schwartzmiller, campus security officer.
Four KSU Halls To Be Completed Ahead of Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 1 August 1962
Four KSU Halls To Be Completed Ahead of Schedule (This is the fourth and final article in a series on student housing at Kent State University.) Construction of four residence halls on the eastern end of the Kent State University campus is "well ahead of schedule" Emil Berg, University business manager, said today. The $4,500,000 housing project is scheduled to be completed by September of 1963; however, Berg believes that a wing of one of the residence halls will be completed and ready for use in March of 1963. If this wing of one of the four residence halls is ready for use six months ahead of schedule the first residents will not be students, Berg said. Some 300 participants in the AAU wrestling championship matches scheduled for Kent in March will initiate the building for University use. The first student use of this housing is expected to be next summer. The four residence halls in this project will house a total of 1,500 students, which is the approximate number of students s...
Final Summer Theatre Play To Open Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 1 August 1962
Final Summer Theatre Play To Open Tuesday An authentic production of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" will conclude the KSU Summer Theatre season next week. The play, based on Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous novel as dram- auzed by George L. AiKen, win open Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. The final performance on Saturday, August 11, will ring down the curtain on the sixth production of the Summer Theatre players. Director Earle E. Curtis emphasized that the KSU production of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" will be an honest, historical presentation of the work as written by Miss Stowe. To add to the authenticity, scenery for the production has been borrowed from one of the play's touring companies. The play, which dramatizes the plight of the American slaves prior to the Civil War, has a cast of more than 25- Bruce Collins, a senior theatre major and a member of the Summer Theatre student staff, will play Uncle Tom. His master, George Shelby, will be portrayed by Louis Mangels, an assis...