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Faculty on 'Working Vacation' [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1964
Faculty on 'Working Vacation' Taking part in research projects, summer workshops, conferences and seminars are some of the summer "vacation" activities of the KSU faculty members. Dr. Joseph H. Grosslight, chairman of the Department of Psychology, will serve as project director of the department's National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for undergraduate science research this summer. In addition, he will attend the national convention of the American Psychological Association to be held in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 4-9. Three other members of the psychology department have research grants for the summer. Dr. Edwin V. Bixenstine has a grant from the University, Dr. Robert E. Morin a NSF grant, and Dr. David R. Thomas a grant from the National Institutes of Health. Research activities will also engage three members of College of Business Administration faculty. Dr. Charles Soltis, assistant dean, will study in the area of quantitative methods as applied to corporation planning for pe...
Psych Honorary Is Best in Mid-West [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1964
Psych Honorary Is Best in Mid-West Kent Sate University chapter of Psi Chi, national honor society in psychology, was selected at the end of the Spring Quarter as the "outstanding chapter in the midwest region." The citation carries a $3OO cash award to help defray expenses of a Kent Psi Chi representative to the society's national convention in Los Angeles. Howard B. Lyman of Cincinnati, regional vice president, said Kent's chapter was selected partly for its "participation in the service programs—both on-campus and offcampus." During the past year, Kent's 23member chapter cooperated with the psychology department in the presentation of lectures by campus and visiting psychologists. The student group also launched a non-research lecture series, "Viewpoints in Psychology." Sixteen members of the Kent chapter attended the Midwestern Psychological Association meetings in St. Louis, and six presented papers at the regional convention. Nine out of a dozen Kent Psi Chi members graduating...
KSU Group Attends State Dept. Briefing [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1964
KSU Group Attends State Dept. Briefing Seven members of the KSU faculty and staff attended a "briefing" on international developments by Department of State officials at the Hotel Sheraton, Cleveland, Thursday. Undersecretary of State George W. Ball and G. Mennen Williams, assistant secretary of state for African affairs, were the featured speakers at the day-long session for northeastern Ohio media representatives, educators and organization leaders. Attending from Kent were Dr. James K. Olsen, political science; Dr. George C. Betts and Richard A. Edwards, both of the Public Affairs Office; and Drs. Alfred A. Skerpan, James K. Irikura, Lawrence S. Kaplan, and Maury D. Baker, all members of the history department.
'Come Blow Your Horn' Opens Theatre Season [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
'Come Blow Your Horn' Opens Theatre Season Come Blow Your Horn, a. comedy about the hijinks of a Manhattan bachelor, will open the third season of the KSU Summer Theatre Wednesday night. The play will run through Saturday night of this week and play again Wednesday, July 8, through Saturday, July 11, at the air-conditioned E. Turner Stump Theatre. Curtain time for all performances is 8:30 p.m. Written by Neil Simon, Come Blow Your Horn premiered at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre in February, 1961. It starred Hal March as "Alan Baker," the girl-chasing playboy who sets out to convert his shy younger brother into a man of the world despite the protests of their parents. In a movie version of the play "Alan" was portrayed by Frank Sinatra. Playing the dashing bachelor will be Joe Zima of Lorain. A graduate student in speech-broad-casting, Zima had a leading role in the "No Time for Classes" production of Carnival during the Spring quarter. The introverted younger brother, "Buddy," ...
Chicken Barbecue Tickets on Sale [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Chicken Barbecue Tickets on Sale Barbecued chicken for 1,500 will be featured at the Ninth Annual All-University Picnic Wednesday, July 8, at the Engleman Picnic Grounds, east of Johnson Hall. Food will be served from 5 to 5:45 p.m. The picnic menu will include barbecued chicken halves, potato chips, molded cherry with fruit relishes, blueberry turnovers with vanilla ice cream, and orange drink. The chickens will be barbecued over a pit 33 feet long which is expected to use 300 pounds of charcoal. Students with meal tickets will be admitted free to the picnic. Tickets for others are priced at $1.25 for adults and 65 cents for children, 12 and under. Tickets are now on sale in the University Book Store in the basement of the Union. The event is open to all students, faculty and administrative staff members and their families.
Cleveland State U. Will Not Deter Development of KSU [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Cleveland State U. Will Not Deter Development of KSU Plans for a state university in downtown Cleveland will not hinder the development of Kent State University, President Robert I. White said Friday afternoon. Dr. White explained, "Regardless of future developments, I foresee nothing which will deter the development of KSU as that comprehensive state university in northeastern Ohio exemplifying the achievement of quality within public higher education, a highpowered faculty attracting national attention, and a hard-driving student body growing rapidly in both size and academic quality." A state university in downtown Cleveland became a paper reality earlier this month when the newly formed State Board of Regents made the recommendation to Gov. James A. Rhodes. The governor made the recommendation public Wednesday night. According to Dr. Harold Oyster, chairman of the Board of Regents, the next step is for the Ohio General Assembly to approve the recommendation and make an initial a...
Cleveland Orchestra Opens Summer Program Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Cleveland Orchestra Opens Summer Program Tonight Music by Wagner, Dvorak, and Leonard Bernstein will be featured at tonight's concert by the Cleveland Summer Orchestra in Memorial Gymnasium. Beginning at 8:30 p.m. and open to the public without charge, this evening's performance will mark the eighteenth consecutive year that the Cleveland Summer Orchestra has performed on the Kent campus. The concert is first of eleven presentations slated for the KSU 1964 Summer Artists Series. For tonight's performance, holders of reserve seat tickets will be admitted to the reserved section of Memorial Gymnasium until 8:15 p.m. After this time, ticket holders and others will be admitted to all sections to the extent of the gymnasium's seating capacity. The program will open with Wagner's Prelude to the third act of Lohengrin. The orchestra will then present portions of Dvorak's "Symphony No. 5 in E. Minor, Op. 95." After an intermission, the concert will resume with the Overture to Candide and sy...
Alumni Give $14,000 To Development Fund [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Alumni Give $14,000 To Development Fund A $14,000 gift to the University Development Fund was announced today by Gerald L. Hayes, director of Alumni Affairs. The money, the largest amount ever given by the KSU Alumni Association, is earmarked for scholarships, research, publications and other creative work, University Library, grants-in-aid, University promotion and the President's Fund. More than 2,500 alumni contributed to this year's alumni gift. The number of contributions was 30 per cent more than last year according to Hayes. Newly elected president of the KSU Alumni Association is August W. Quattrochi, a 1942 liberal arts graduate. He succeeds Edward J. Zink, a 1943 liberal arts graduate who is an attorney in Canton. Quattrochi, a community relations specialist with the Cleveland Lamp Division of General Electric, was vice president of the association last year. He also served on the alumni executive council for three years. Quattrochi is past president of the University's Jo...
KSU Police Warn Parking Violators [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
KSU Police Warn Parking Violators A crackdown on illegal parking on campus is underway today according to Leßoy Peach, assistant campus security officer. The major target of the campus police campaign is students driving automobiles on campus that are not registered with the campus police and students who park in places reserved for faculty, staff and visitors. If a summer school student is found driving an unregistered automobile on campus he must pay a $5 fine. Students parking illegally are subject to a $2 fine which automatically jumps to $5 if not paid within a specific period of time. Additional parking offenses are subject to $5 fines. Students must pay these fines before they will be given grades for the session's work during which the traffic ticket was issued. Peach said that there is no penalty for late registration of a student automobile. He added, "The only penalty is when we find the student parking illegally. Then it's too late to register the car and avoid a fine."<...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Academic Centers and Special Activities Offices as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Tuesday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 114 Merrill Hall, by Wednesday noon to be included in issue of the following Tuesday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 386 and 387.
Record 5,044 Students Attend Summer Session [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Record 5,044 Students Attend Summer Session A record 5,044 fulltime students are attending classes during the first five-week Summer session at KSU. Registrar Dr. Charles Atkinson said the figure is a nine per cent increase over the 4,611 students who attended the first summer session a year ago. In addition, nine of Kent's off-campus academic centers have enrolled 2,600 students for both summer sessions to chalk up another record. The previous high was 2,475 last year. Dr. Atkinson expects more than 3,000 students for the campus' second five-week session which begins July 27. This makes a projected grand total of 11,300 enrollment for all campuses this summer. Another 3,000 students will attend nearly three dozen special workshops, institutes and seminars.
Education Fraternity Hosts Luncheon Talks [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Education Fraternity Hosts Luncheon Talks Dr. Carl F. Wittke, visiting distinguished professor in the Department of History, will be the featured speaker at Wednesday's luncheon meeting of Phi Delta Kappa, fraternity for men in education. The program, open to the public, will be held in the upper room of the Robin Hood restaurant at noon. Dr. Wittke, recently retired from his post as vice president of Western Reserve University, will take for his topic "Education Programs for the Immigrant in America." The meeting is the second of nine scheduled this summer by the fraternity with the theme "Better International Understanding Through Education." Last Wednesday, Dr. Wilfred D. Halls, visiting distinguished professor in comparative education, discussed "Educational Programs in Great Britain."
Governor Appoints Horn To KSU Board of Trustees [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Governor Appoints Horn To KSU Board of Trustees Clayton G. Horn, executive editor of the Canton Repository and a member of the board of directors of Bush-Moore Newspapers, was named to Kent State University's Board of Trustees by Gov. James A. Rhodes last Tuesday. Horn replaces Frederick Eckley, former president of Ohio Bell, who resigned to accept a top position with American Telephone and Telegraph in New York City. Horn is the fifth journalist on the board. Others are Robert C. Dix, publisher of the Kent-Ravenna Rec-ord-Courier; Donald C. Rowley, president and publisher of Rowley Publications headquartered in Ashtabula; Robert Stopher, editorial page editor of the Akron Beacon Journal, and Robert Baumgardner, vice president of Griswold-Eshle-man Advertising Agency in Cleveland. Completing the nine-member board are C. R. Porthouse, president of the Pyramid Rubber Co. in Ravenna; Fredrick M. Broda, Canton insurance executive; Dr. Ray P. Dinsmore, retired rubber company executive li...
The Penny Papers, Literary Effort, Started by Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
The Penny Papers, Literary Effort, Started by Students Two KSU seniors are publishers of a new national literary magazine, The Penny Papers. Don Baker, Jr., and David L. Burkhart, both English majors, are editors and publishers of the quarterly publication designed to offer quality fiction and poetry by known and new writers. "There is a need for new writers and poets to see honest writing published," explained Burkhart. "We feel that writers today are turning too commercial and mass-producing poetry and fiction." Baker, in a brief editorial in the first issue, states that "the so-called literary magazines today are either not composed of literature or their publication is devoted to the debate of moot and unimportant critical points." The editorial concludes: "We are looking for the honest writing: not of the glands, but of the heart, as Faulkner said." The first issue, already off the press, includes fiction by Morgan Gibson, instructor at the University of Wisconsin; Dave Kettles...
Quality Standards Tests Scheduled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Quality Standards Tests Scheduled The Quality Standards Proficiency Tests, required of KSU students enrolled in the College of Education, have been scheduled for July 10 and August 1. Interested students should notify the College of Education Office of their intention to take the tests. The deadline for making arrangements to take the tests on July 10 is 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9. Tests on both days will be given in the air-conditioned Portage Room in the Student Union. The July 10 tests will be given in the afternoon and the August 1 tests in the morning. The schedule for the July 10 tests is the composition and handwriting tests at 2 p.m., the arithmetic tests at 3 and the grammar tests at 4.
Trial Cards Available For Second Session [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Trial Cards Available For Second Session Trial program cards for the second summer session at KSU can now be obtained at the Registrar's Office in Bowman Hall or from academic advisors. These cards, filled out and approved, should be returned to the Registrar's Office by Friday, July 10. Registration packets will be available July 21 to 23 in the Registrar's Office for those who pre-register in this manner. Those who do not pre-register and who still want to attend the second session will be registered Friday, July 24, in Wills Gymnasium according to Fred Head, assistant registrar.