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Two New Men Join Staff of Army ROTC [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Two New Men Join Staff of Army ROTC Two new replacements have joined the staff of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps at KSU, it has been announced by Lt. Col. Joseph E. Pizzi, head of the unit. First Lt. Robert P. Hand, who has reported for duty, is a graduate of West Point Military Acedemy with the class of 1952. He has just returned from a tour of duty with the United States forces in Germany. Sfc. Edward A. Habeck, the second new member of the Army staff, is a veteran of four and a half years of service and has just returned from a tour of duty with the U. S. forces in Austria.
Dances, Other Entertainment On Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Dances, Other Entertainment On Schedule There’ll be more than just good football attracting fans to Kent State’s Memorial stadium this fall. Most fans, of course, will still be flocking to the stadium primarily to see the Golden Flashes, regarded as northeast Ohio’s top college football team. But University officials are moving ahead with ambitious plans for extra attractions at each game. And as a result, it looks as if the 13,000-seat stadium will be accomodating its largest crowds in history. The athletic department has given a special designation to each of the five home games. As early as June, at least two were prospective sellouts: the Oct. 22 Homecoming date with Marshall and the Oct. 29 Dad’s Day tussle with Miami. Open Against BG Kent State U. opens its season at home Friday night, Sept. 23 in a Mid-American conference contest against vastly-improved Bowling Green. That game will highlight "Welcome Frosh Night,” honoring the 2,000-plus freshman who will be winding up fresh...
Coaches Plan Youngsters’ Grid Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Coaches Plan Youngsters’ Grid Clinic The University’s coaching staff will conduct a half-day football clinic for area youngsters Tuesday, Aug. 23, athletic director and head football coach Trevor J. Rees has announced. Known as the "Junior Flashes Football Clinic”, the school is designed to teach the fundamentals of the grid sport. AH boys aged 9-14 are invited. The session will last 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., with ice cream served afterward. Rees stressed that no scrimmaging or rough contact work will be held, but the boys will be taught the elementary techniques of such things as tackling, ball carrying, signal calling and defensive play. "We also want to show the youngsters how to protect themselves,” Rees added. "Football is a great game, but boys must learn early to play it right or they’re likely to get hurt.” In addition to Rees, other instructors will be Golden Flash line coach Bill Moritz, backfield coach Dick Kotis, end coach Don McCafferty, and freshman coaches Dick Paskert and ...
4 Army Cadets Will Receive Commissions [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
4 Army Cadets Will Receive Commissions Four KSU Army Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets will receive commissions as second lieutenants in the U. S. Army Reserve, Friday, Aug. 26, it is announced by Ft. Col. Joseph E. Pizzi, head of the detachment. The commissioning ceremony is scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. in the Arts building. Cadets to be commissioned and their branch of service include the following: Thomas E. Hutson, transportation corps; Melvin E. Miller, infantry; Robert C. Shetler, artillery, and Charles G. Vemity, infantry, Shetler has received orders to report to artillery school, Fort Bliss, Texas, Sept. 28. Vemity will report to infantry school, Fort Benning, Ga., Nov. 11, and Miller will report to the same school and base April 6, 1956. Hutson’s orders call for him to report to transportation school, Fort Eustis, Va., next January 14.
Signers Being Sought For Extension Class [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Signers Being Sought For Extension Class Students interested in taking a special teachers’ extension course above the cadet level, geography 268, are asked to sign up on the bulletin board notice across from the entrance to Wills’ gymnasium. The course, if offered, would meet for two hours on Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. each week in McKinley High School and would be for five hours of credit. Registration will be held at the high school on Sept. 21, with classes to begin Sept. 27 and continue through Dec. 15.
REHEARSAL [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
REHEARSAL Commencement rehearsal will he held Friday, August 26, at 10 a.m. in the University auditorium with Prof. Lloyd Thornton, chairman of the summer commencement committee, in charge. All students receiving a degree, including those not presently on campus, are asked to he present. Only the one rehearsal will he held. Those students receiving degrees are to meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. August 27, on the St op her Hall side of the MPE building.
Conference Honors 10 Flash Baseball Players [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 17 August 1955
Conference Honors 10 Flash Baseball Play ers Ten members of KSU’s baseball team were named to the Mid-Amer-ican conference coaches’ all-league team. Four were picked for the first team. They were Tony Rocco, Cleveland Rhodes, second base; Tom Smith, Cleveland West, shortstop; George Janik, Cleveland Collinwood, catcher; and Bob Harrison, Cuyahoga Falls, pitcher. Kent Staters named to the second team were Dan Potopsky, Independence, first base and Dick Tolloti, Midvale, centerfield. Honorable mention went to outfielder Frank DePaolo, Dobbs Ferry, N. Y.; outfielder Jack Huffnagle,' Chesterland; pitcher Dave Twaddle, New London; and first baseman Noel Slagle, Shaker Heights.
Enrollment Of 5600 Seen By Registrar [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Enrollment Of 5600 Seen By Registrar A sharp increase in the freshman class may push KSU enrollment this fall to 5600 or 5700 full-time students, if the present rate continues, according to estimates by Dr. Charles E. Atkinson, registrar. A total of 1,693 freshmen had been admitted to the University by August 18, compared to 1,278 at the same time last year. Transfer students totalled 286 on August 18, compared to 173 at the same time in 1954. Dr. Atkinson expects the freshman class enrollment to be at least 2,100. However, this figure could go higher. If the number enrolled per day continues at last year’s rate until school opens, the freshman class will total 2,400. Kent State University had a fulltime student enrollment for the fall quarter of 4,413 in 1952 and 4,607 in 1953. The total for last fall was 5,073 with the 5,600 to 5,700 possible for this fall.
VETS TO SIGN [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
VETS TO SIGN All Korean veterans who are in school for the second summer session, should report to the Veterans Office immediately and sign for their checks for the period August 1 through August 27. Payment for this period will not be made by the V. A. until a monthly certification is processed and this should be done before leaving the campus.
Freshmen Face Busy Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Freshmen Face Busy Schedule A busy and varied schedule of activities face the large class of freshmen entering KSU in the fall quarter. The following are a few of the highlights. Freshman week gets underway at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, when the frosh meet with the student leaders. After a tour of the campus, they will meet in the University auditorium for an address by President George A. Bowman. Also on Tuesday, they will take the English placement test and be guests at a mixer in the evening sponsored by the Folk and Square Dance Club. Tuesday, the new freshmen will meet with the deans of their chosen college, attend open house at various religious organizations, attend a service of induction written and produced by the University Theatre, and then meet the faculty in the evening in the MPE building. A feature of their Wednesday schedule will be the reception for new students given in the afternoon and evening at the home of President and Mrs. Bowman. Registration begins for the fr...
KSU To Award 364 Degrees [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
KSU To Award 364 Degrees President George A. Bowman will confer undergraduates and graduate degrees on 364 candidates at commencement exercises Saturday at 10 a.m. in the MPE building. A majority of the degree candidates are in the Graduate School with 82 to receive the master of arts degree, 117 the master of education, and two the master of business administration. The graduation list includes 109 in the College of Education, and 52 each in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Business Administration. Three students will graduate "summa cum laude,” with highest honor, indicating that they have a four-year average of 3-8 or better. They are JoAnn Letoha, James W. Barrow, and Irving Achorn. Two others will graduate "magna cum laude” and 11 'cum laude.” The Role of Education in Promoting Peace and Understanding” will be the topic of the commencement address by Dr. Andrew W. Cordier, executive assistant to the secretary general of the United Nations. Dr. Cordier, a one-time ...
Canadians To Present Plays [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Canadians To Present Plays Matinee and evening performances will be given by the Canadian Players at Kent State University on Monday, November 21, as part of a tour encompassing 17 states, the District of Columbia and six Canadian provinces. Announcement of the tour was made by Robin Patterson, president of the famed group from Stratford, Ontario. The KSU program will be under the auspices of the University’s Cultural Programs Committee. Plays to be presented by the touring company are, "Macßeth” and a revival of G. B. Shaw’s "Saint Joan.’’ Douglas Campbell, who along with Tom Patterson formed the touring company last year, will again direct. Campbell is a star of Canada’s Stratford Shakespearean Festival. Starting on October 10 in Sara- toga Springs, N. Y., the company will have a 30-date tour taking them through the New England states and as far south as North Carolina. The first portion of the tour will end on November 22 at Cleveland. Beginning January 9, the company opens in Ma...
Four Departments Get New Heads [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Four Departments Get New Heads Four new department heads will be in charge when classes begin in the fall quarter. In one change, Prof. W. Harold Martin, a member of the Accounting Department faculty since 1948, will become department head replacing Prof. Herbert W'ilber, who is returning to full-time teaching at his own request. Other changes include Dr. Thomas F. Marshall, co-chairman of the English Department at Western Maryland College, taking over as head of the English Department replacing Prof. Chester E. Satterfield; Dr. Richard Warner, a member of the faculty at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N. Y., replacing Dr. Ralph E. Hartzell, and Prof. Victor P. Graverau will become acting head of the Commerce Department replacing Dr. C. C. Kochenderfer. Professor Satterfield and Dr. Hartzell also are returning to full-time teaching at their own request an|i Dr. Kochenderfer has retired.