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Mayor Appoints Dean of Men To City Planning Commission [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 August 1962
Mayor Appoints Dean of Men To City Planning Commission Ronald W. Roskens, dean of men at KSU, was named to Kent's City Planning Commission by Mayor Redmond Greer last week. Roskens is the second faculty member serving on the commission. The other is Joseph Morbito, head of the department of architecture and executive chairman of the commission. Roskens replaces Mrs. Thomas Marshall who resigned from the commission to go to Mexico City with her husband, Professor Thomas Marshall of the English Department. Prof. Marshall has been given a one-year leave of absence to accept a Smith-Mundt Grant to become a visiting professor of American literature at the National University of Mexico. Roskens has been dean of men at KSU since 1959. He also holds the title of assistant professor of education. Prior to coming to Kent he was a high school speech and social science teacher in lowa. He also served as assistant counselor of men at the State University of lowa. He received his bachelor and mas...
Mobile Industrial Education School on Campus Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 August 1962
Mobile Industrial Education School on Campus Next Week A unique mobile school, an automobile manufacturer's answer to the problem of keeping its mechanics up to date, will be demonstrated on campus, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week. The "classroom," used extensively by American Motors Corp., will be located at the rear of Van Deusen Hall. Its operation will be explained to the public, particularly those interested in industrial education, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Regular classes in industrial education will be briefed on the educational unit Monday. The mobile school is a 35-foot semi-trailer completely equipped as a classroom. American Motors began its program of bringing schools to mechanics two years ago with five mobile units. Because of the response, two other units have been added to the fleet. Each school has classroom facilities for 22 men. All equipment —including workbenches, electronic diagnostic machines, transmissions, rear axles and other components and to...
Dr. Politella Is Keynote Speaker For Chagrin Group [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 August 1962
Dr. Politella Is Keynote Speaker For Chagrin Group Dr. Joseph Politella, professor of philosophy at Kent State University, will be the keynote speaker at the annual in-service training program sponsored by the Chagrin Falls school system. Dr. Politella will present his talk at the Chagrin Falls high school at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday August 29. The subject of his lecture is "The Relationship of Philosophy to Education." A member of the Kent faculty since 1946, Dr. Politella is a frequent contributor of reviews and articles on religious and philosophical topics. He has conducted numerous religious education workshops and is the author of a two-volume work entitled "Seven World Religions" which was published in 1961. He is a graduate of Massachusetts State College and received his master's degree from Amherst College. His doctor of philosophy degree is from the University of Pennsylvania.
UAW Group Holds Campus Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 August 1962
UAW Group Holds Campus Meeting Region 2 of the United Auto Workers Union (AFL-CIO) is holding its annual summer school this week in the KSU Student Union Building. More than 100 representatives of local unions in Region 2, which includes northeastern Ohio and the Erie, Pa. area, are participating. The union representatives are spending the week getting a broader picture of the problems facing union labor. Featured speakers during the week include Dan Bedell, legislative representative of the Washington, D. C. office, who spoke Monday evening, and Ken Bannon, board member at large and director of the union's national Ford department, who spoke at the Tuesday evening session. Carroll Hutton, director of education for the UAW with headquarters in Detroit, will speak this evening on "Foreign Trade," and at the graduation program Friday.
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 August 1962
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 16 "UNCLE TOM'S CABIN," the final production of the University Summer Theatre players, was held over for another week of performances. The KSU production enters the third day of the extra run. The final performance will be Saturday 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. 17 SCHOOL OF ART'S SUMMER GRADUATE SHOW opens in Van Deusen Hall Gallery. The exhibit will close Friday, August 24. 18 YMCA YOUTH CONFERENCE opens. Headquarters for the six-day conference will be Prentice Hall. 19 SIGMA PHI EPSILON WORKSHOP opens. Headquarters for the national workshop of the fraternity will be Verder Hall. 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 RE...
KSU Theatre To Offer Opera, Comedy, Drama [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
KSU Theatre To Offer Opera, Comedy, Drama The University Theatre will offer programs ranging from Greek comedy to recent Broadway satire in its 1962-63 season, according to G. Harry Wright, director of dramatic activities. Offerings in the three coming quarters will include five fulllength plays, two operas, and two series of one-act plays. Opening the season on Oct. 17 for a four-night run will be Aristophanes' "Lysistrata," the classic Greek comedy about the battle of the sexes. The play, which features a large cast of women, will be directed by William Zucchero. Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" with its large cast of men will run Nov. 14-17 with Dr. Bedford Thurman as director. Closing the fall quarter will be a series of one-act plays to be presented Dec. 4-6. The recent Broadway hit "Rhinoceros" by Eugene lonesco will open Jan. 30 for four performanes. This satire on modern man's conformity will be directed by Prof. Wright. Two operas will be the other winter quarter presentations...
Commencement Rehearsal Today [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Commencement Rehearsal Today August graduates are asked to attend a commencement rehearsal today at 10 a.m. in University Auditorium. Prof. Paul Pfeiffer, chairman of the Commencement Committee, stated that the meeting would be short but necessary to all candidates. Graduating seniors should have already secured their caps and gowns from University Book Store, according to Prof. Pfeiffer. He added that commencement guides have been mailed to students' home addresses. Any candidate who hasn't received one may obtain a copy by stopping at Room 306, Franklin Hall, or by calling Prof. Pfeiffer at extension 282.
Board of Trustees Approves Staff, Faculty Appointments [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Board of Trustees Approves Staff, Faculty Appointments Board of trustees of Kent State University Friday approved the appointment of 27 new faculty and staff members on the recommendation of President George A. Bowman. Dr. William B. Stryker, director of the Mitchell-Yancey District Health Department in North Carolina the past two years, was named director of the University Health Service. He replaces Dr. George J. Prochnow, who asked to be relieved as director. Dr. Prochnow will remain as a University physician. Dr. Stryker served as a physician and surgeon with the U. S. Army Medical Service for 26 years until he retired in 1960. He received both his medical and undergraduate training at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Sydney J. Krause was named associate professor of English. Dr. Krause has served on the faculty of the University of Akron since 1955. Prior to this he was an English instructor at Ohio State University and also the University of Missouri. He received his bachelor ...
Kent Selected As U.S. Rehabilitation Training Center [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Kent Selected As U.S. Rehabilitation Training Center Kent State University has been selected as one of four centers in the United States for training administrative and supervisory personnel in vocational rehabilitation job placement, it was announced Wednesday. Kent will join with San Francisco State College, Oklahoma State University and New York University in establishing a twoyear training program under the sponsorship of the U. S. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. Dr. Ralphe Liske, temporary assistant professor of psychology at Kent, will head the planning of a series of institutes designed to provide this training at KSU. The University has scheduled an initial three-day meeting for state directors and supervisors of inservice training at vocational rehabilitation centers. The meeting will be held October 8-10 at the Carter Hotel in Cleveland. Dr. Liske is presently in California formulating final plans for Kent's institutes which will attract vocational rehabilitation work...
Record Number Attending High School Press Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Record Number Attending High School Press Institute Kent State University's Third Annual High School Press Institute is now underway on campus with a record-breaking 265 high school journalists and advisers in attendance. The five-day workshop began officially Monday morning with a convocation featuring a talk, "Why High School Journalism," by Dr. Verda Evans, superintendent of English for the Cleveland Public High Schools. Classes for newspaper and yearbook staffers are being held in the Music and Speech Center. Full time instructors for the young journalists are four experts in high school newspaper publications, three in yearbooks and three members of the KSU School of Journalism staff. The newspaper staff includes Virginia Follin, J. Marion Henderson, Earl McMichael and John C. West. Miss Follin, advisor of the John Adams, (Cleveland) Journal for the past 14 years, has guided the newspaper in winning local, national and international awards. Miss Henderson, currently an English ...
Lowell W. Herron Is Commencement Speaker [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Lowell W. Herron Is Commencement Speaker Lowell W. Herron, acting president of Clarkson (N. Y.) College of Technology, will be the keynote speaker Saturday at KSU's 49th annual summer commencement. President George A. Bowman will confer the greatest number of master's degrees in the history of Kent State University at the commencement ceremonies. A record 309 graduate students, plus 405 undergraduates, will receive their degrees in ceremonies which begin at 10 a.m. in the University's Memorial Gymnasium. Candidates for undergraduate degrees include: College of Arts and Sciences, 48; College of Education, 267; College of Business Administration, 63; and College of Fine and Professional Arts, 27. President Herron was graduated from KSU with highest honors in 1938. He was named to his post at Clarkson earlier this year, and also carries out the duties of dean of the college. His master of arts degree is from State University of lowa, and he has studied on the doctoral level at Ohio Sta...
43 Graduates To Be Cited For Scholastic Achievement [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
43 Graduates To Be Cited For Scholastic Achievement Thirteen students will be graduated magna cum laude and 30 cum laude in commencement ceremonies Saturday morning in Memorial Gymnasium. The magna cum laude graduates achieved a 3.6 point average or better in their college career. Those to be graduated cum laude had a point average of at least 3.3. Eleven of the magna cum laude graduates are in the College of Education; two are in the College of Arts and Sciences. Cum laude graduates include four in the College of Arts and Sciences, one in the College of Business Administration, 24 in the College of Education and one in the College of Fine and Professional Arts. Graduating magna cum laude in the College of Arts and Sciences are Charles A. Bush and Donna Hergenroeder Kirkland. The college's cum laude graduates are Franchot L. Ballinger, Roger N. Hofmann, Beverley Rose Hoskins, and Kenneth A. Pew. The cum laude graduate in the College of Business Administration is Dennis John Stachels...
KSU To Guide Training Of Tanganyikan Teachers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
KSU To Guide Training Of Tanganyikan Teachers The U. S. Agency for International Development is expected to enter into a contract shortly with Kent State University for educational assistance to Tanganyika, on the eastern coast of Africa. The contract, which provides for the first two years of a planned four-year education assistance program, calls for the University to establish an Institute of Education at Dares Salaam, the capital of Tanganyika. While the final approval of the contract is pending, the University is proceeding with plans to update Tanganyika's teacher training colleges and train Tanganyikan understudies to carry on the work at the end of the fouryear pact sought by the U. S. Agency for International Development. Dr. Roger M. Shaw, professor of secondary education at Kent, has been selected to head the fourman team which will guide the University's teacher-training project in Tanganyika. Other team members in the project are Dr. J. Sam Biedler, assistant professor ...
45 Clergymen To Attend KSU Economics Conference [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
45 Clergymen To Attend KSU Economics Conference Forty-five Ohio clergymen representing various faiths will attend a four-day conference on economic education this fall under the sponsorship of Kent State University and the Clergy Economic Education Foundation. The clergymen were awarded scholarships through the foundation which is supported by groups in business, labor, agriculture and philanthropic endowments. Scheduled Sept. 30 to Oct. 4 at the Shenango Inn, Sharon, Pa., the conference is designed to broaden the clergy's knowledge of current economic problems. Those taking part will have an opportunity to learn more about the nation's economy, explore ways of improving the understanding of economics and develop materials relating to economic problems. Speakers will be Father William Hogan, S. J., head of the Department of Industrial Economics, Fordham University; Dr. William Haber, economist, University of Michigan; and Dr. John Hicks, agricultural economist and assistant to the p...
University's New York Tour To Leave Kent September 7 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
University's New York Tour To Leave Kent September 7 That "Wonderful Town," New York City, will be explored by students, faculty and others going on the 25th Kent State University New York Tour, Sept. 7-12. Reservations are still open for the trip, which will include visits to top Broadway shows, West Point and the United Nations, according to G. Harry Wright, professor of speech and tour director. Prof. Wright said students and University personnel can join the five-day tour for $6l; cost for others will be $7l. The fee includes train fare, hotel accommodations, tickets for one Broadway show and one off-Broadway show, and tours of West Point, the Empire State Building, the United Nations, Manhattan, and a yacht trip around Manhattan Island. KSU tourists will stay at the Hotel Piccadilly, located in Times Square, the heart of the city. The complete hotel bill, including baggage handling and tips, is covered in the tour price. Approximately $25 should be allowed for meals, according ...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 23 COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL will be held at 10 a.m. in University Auditorium. All candidates tor graduation in August are required to attend. 24 SECOND SUMMER SESSION CLOSES. JOURNALISM CAREER DAY, concluding session ot the Third Annual High School Press Institute, will open at 1:30 p.m. in the E. Turner Stump Theatre, Music and Speech Center. The session featuring talks by six professional journalists is open to all students considering a career in journalism. 25 COMMENCEMENT, 10 a.m., Memorial Gymnasium. 27 ANNUAL TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP OPENS. Headquarters for this three-day workshop will be in Van Deusen Hall. SEPTEMBER 15 REGISTRATION for Saturday and evening students who have not yet completed registration from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Wills Gymnasium. 18 REGISTRATION for late freshman and former students not in school either spring quarter or in summer sessions, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wills Gymnasium. FINAL REGISTRATION for Saturday and evening stude...
Students Say Job Training Is Reason Many Students Go To College, Not Intellectual Quest [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Students Say Job Training Is Reason Many Students Go To College, Not Intellectual Quest Today's college students can not afford the luxury of going to college just for intellectual stimulation. They must prepare themselves for a job while on campus. This was the opinion of nearly all 15 students polled on campus last Thursday. The students were asked: "Do you think the majority of students go to college for job training rather than intellectual stimulation?" This is the same question asked last year by the KSU Summer News as the final week of the second summer session approached. The results of both polls were generally the same. Here are the students' answers to this thought-provoking question: Walter Johnson, accounting senior from Jamestown, N. Y. . . . "Yes, that's the main motivation for students coming to college. They may change their thinking after they are here awhile though." Burt Smith, senior in secondary education from Kent . . . "Lately it is job training. Our society ...
Gov. DiSalle To Visit KSU Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 August 1962
Gov. DiSalle To Visit KSU Campus The Newman Center on the eastern edge of the Kent State University campus will be Governor Michael V. DiSalle's first stop in his campaign tour of Portage county Tuesday. The governor is expected at the newly completed center around 10 a.m. for a coffee session. The affair is open to the public. Following his appearance at the Newman Center, the governor will leave for radio station WKNT for anil a.m. interview.