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Warren Asks University To Expand Extension Offerings [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Warren Asks University To Expand Extension Offerings William M. Stephens, director of Kent State University's Extension and Special Services Division, will meet with a committee from Warren Friday to discuss the expansion of the University's schedule of classes in that city. Currently, only a limited number of education courses are being offered in Warren. The proposed expansion of courses would widen the scope of the class work to include courses from all four of the University's undergraduate colleges. This, according to Stephens, would give the residents of Warren the equivalent of a twoyear college in their city. The expanded college program was requested by Warren's Board of Education. If the residents of Warren demonstrate sufficient interest in the proposed expanded program, Stephens said, the enlarged curriculum will be offered Fall. Classrooms have been offered for night classes at Warren Harding High School. Currently there are 10 University extension centers in northeaste...
KSU Footballers Merit 'Major' Team Stading [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
KSU Footballers Merit 'Major' Team Stading The Golden Flashes of Kent State University will no longer be rated among the small college teams. The KSU gridders were voted "major" status by the Football Writers Association Friday. Three other Mid-American Conference teams received the "major" designation along with Kent. They are Western Michigan, Marshall and Toledo. Ohio University, Bowling Green and Miami, the other members of the MidAm, received their "major" ranking last year. Friday's vote by the national association of football writers climaxes a three year battle by the conference for big time football recognition. The move for this recognition was sparked by Dr. Carl E. Erickson, director of health, physical education and athletics at Kent State University in December of 1959 at a meeting of conference members. Dr. Erickson urged the conference to strive for "major" status as part of a three point program to improve the climate of Mid-Am football. The other two points called ...
Kent Continues Seeking Goal Of Specialized Accreditation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Kent Continues Seeking Goal Of Specialized Accreditation Two divisions of Kent State University will be judged by their peers this year. At stake is official recognition by national accrediting agencies in their respective fields —business and library science. The College of Business Administration will be host to an inspection team of the American Association of Schools of Business. Representatives of the American Library Association will consider the accreditation proposal of the department of library science. Although the University has institutional accreditation by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, it holds only three of seven specialized accreditations in areas of study offered by Kent. Favorable action in business and library science would boost the total to five this year. A sixth, in music, may come about in 1964. From its beginning, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education has recognized Kent State University's education pr...
Schedule Is Set For Graduates [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Schedule Is Set For Graduates Candidates for graduation this August should secure their caps and gowns in the University Book Store by August 15. A commencement rehearsal will be held at 10 a.m. in University Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 23- All graduating seniors are requested to be present for this short but important meeting by Prof. Paul Pfeiffer, chairman of the Commencement Committee. Commencement guides have been mailed to students' home address. Any graduating senior who has not received one may obtain a copy by stopping at Room 306, Franklin Hall, or by calling Prof. Pfeiffer at extension 282. Prof. Pfeiffer urges all candidates for graduation to check at the Treasurer's Office to make sure that their accounts are cleared for graduation.
Cement Walks, Stairs Replace Mud Paths Made by Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Cement Walks, Stairs Replace Mud Paths Made by Students The latest round in the campus battle between the aesthetic forces and the unorganized, but large army of mathematically inclined students has gone to the mathematicians. This summer 2,969 square feet of cement is being poured to make walks and stairs replacing paths worn by the army of student grass tramplers. This "cement landscaping" is costing the University $12,943. The job was necessitated by the mathematically-oriented army's belief that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Members take the most direct route ingoing from class to class, even if they must break a path through grass or hedges. Campus aesthetic proponents have nothing against geometric theory. But they point out that the ever-growing number of beaten paths is marring the beauty of the KSU campus, frequently described as one of the most beautiful in Ohio. Before the grass even had a chance to take hold this spring, time-conscious stud...
Ohio Makes Long Term Loans Available to Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Ohio Makes Long Term Loans Available to Students (This is the first article in a twopart series on loans available to Kent State University students.) The newest financial aid for students is the Guaranty Loan Plan of the Ohio Higher Education Assistance Commission. Under this program the commission guarantees repayment of 80 percent of the principal and interest of bank loans made to college students if the loan application has been approved by the commission. Under the Guaranty Loan Plan the student borrows money at the rate of 5-1/2 percent simple interest. Payment of the loan is deferred while the student is in college. The plan provides that the loans be made for only one school year at a time. In order to defer payments while the student is in college he signs an interim note which runs until the estimated date of his graduation. After the student is graduated or leaves college he has four months in which to make arrangements for monthly repayment of his loans. The commission ...
Dr. Hill Tells Hague Group Education Is Key to Future [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Dr. Hill Tells Hague Group Education Is Key to Future "Education in America today has become a priority of national policy," a Kent State University educator said Thursday at an international seminar at the Hague, Netherlands. Dr. Robert E. Hill, dean of the College of Business Administration, told a group of American, Dutch and African educators that in the United States "we have come to regard educated people as the true capital stock of our industrial society." ★ ★ ★ He also pointed out that "we know that education, even minimal education, increases a person's ability to participate and contribute positively to the productive processes of a nation. The corollary of this is his increased earning power, and increased consumption of goods and services." Dean Hill spoke at the opening session of a seminar dealing with "American and Dutch Educational Values and Emerging Africa." In his discussion of "Education in an Industrializing Society," Dean Hill noted that "the explosion in educ...
Students Honor Dr. McCormick [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Students Honor Dr. McCormick Dr. Edgar McCormick, associate professor of English, was presented with a "Literary Teaching Award" by his students enrolled in English 559, Twentieth Century American Cultural Problems, during the first summer session. Dr. McCormick was cited by the more than 75 students in the class for "reawakening the spirit of literary curiousity." None of the graduate students enrolled the English majors or minors. A KSU faculty member since 1954, Dr. McCormick is the author of several textbooks. He received his A.B. from KSU, and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Michigan.
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 9 "UNCLE TOM'S CABIN," the final production of the University's Summer Theatre players, enters the third day of a five performance run in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. 16 CARMEN CAVALLARO will perform in a Summer Artists Series concert in University Auditorium. Program begins at 8:30 p.m. This will be the final Artists Series offering of the year. 20 THIRD ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL PRESS INSTITUTE opens. Headquarters for the five-day workshop for high school journalists will be D 204, Music and Speech Center. 23 COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL will be held at 10 a.m. in University Auditorium. All candidates for graduation in August are required to attend. 25 COMMENCEMENT, Memorial Gymnasium.
Dr. Harris Accepts Year-Long Post at University of Panama [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Dr. Harris Accepts Year-Long Post at University of Panama Dr. Louis K. Harris, professor of political science at Kent State University, has been granted leave to accept a year-long assignment at the University of Panama. He will join the University of Tennessee Panamanian Mission as professor and advisor in public administration and political science during the 1962-63 academic year. University of Tennessee's project is a result of an inter-univer-sity contract between the Universities of Panama and Tennessee and underwritten by the U. S. State Department's Agency for International Development. Dr. Harris will be responsible for teaching various courses at the University of Panama and doing research on the Panamanian government and politics. He also will assist in the organization of a research center and the development of an in-service training program in public administration. A member of the Kent faculty since 1947, Dr. Harris received his bachelor of arts and master of arts deg...
Honors Courses To Be Offered to All Four Class Rankings In Fall Quarter [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Honors Courses To Be Offered to All Four Class Rankings In Fall Quarter Kent State University's honors program, designed to serve the needs of the superior student, will come of age this fall according to a report by Dr. James Karge Olsen, the program's director. The program, started at KSU in the fall of 1961 with a selected group of freshmen, will have students in all four class ranks participating this year. In fact, the first honors students may be graduated this coming year. The early commencement is possible for some students who have accelerated their studies by attending summer classes. Seniors who fulfill the rigid requirements of the honors program this year will be graduated with special recognition in their field of specialization. To qualify for graduation as an honors student seniors in the program must complete a special honors projects such as a thesis or independent study or a creative project. They also must have at least 10 quarter-hours of "B" or better departmen...
Incoming Freshmen Cite Reasons for KSU Choice [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Incoming Freshmen Cite Reasons for KSU Choice Kent's location, campus and reputation top the list of reasons given last Thursday by 16 incoming freshmen for applying for admission to Kent State University. The students polled were a - mong those attending one of the University's pre-college conferences. The conferences, now in their fourth year, are designed to help students make the transition from high school to college. The Kent State University Summer News quizzed the students in Lecture Hall B of the Arts and Science Building, where they were filling out class schedules and registration cards. They were asked: "Why did you select Kent State University as the place to go for your college education?" Joe McGuire, business administration major from Cuyahoga Falls ... "I have three cousins going here and they seem to enjoy it. I've heard a lot of good things about Kent. They have good courses and are well known." Ann Sipl, home economics major from Cleveland . . . "It is close to h...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 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.
Campus Conferences and Exhibits [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 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 10. 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. WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS OF SLOW-LEARNERS. Program emphasizes the counseling of high school students and the problems of organization, curriculum and adjustment. Workshop headquarters is in the Arts and Science Building. Workshop concludes August 11. VAN DEUSEN GALLERY. The works of masters' candidates, Darryl Groover, James McMurray and Rosemarie Sulea a...
Dr. Read To Leave for Africa On International Tour Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 August 1962
Dr. Read To Leave for Africa On International Tour Friday The seminar and field study, sponsored by the Commission on International Relations in Education and the Comparative Education Society, will analyze the present state of development in African educational systems. The group will consist of 55 professors of comparative education from all over the world. Dr. Read will serve as chief administrator of the seminars. Dr. William Brickman of New York University and editor of "School and Society" will be the academic director. Dr. Read recently returned from a five-week tour of Africa sponsored by the Comparative Education Society International and KSU's College of Education. Dr. Gerald Read, professor of comparative education, will be off to Africa again Friday, this time as co-director of a tour of professors. Making the trip with Dr. Read were 30 Ohio teachers and 10 teachers and professors from out-of-state. They learned from African scholars what American schools should be teach...