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Ed Major Interns With Peace Corps [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 30 June 1964
Ed Major Interns With Peace Corps Eugenia L. Marks, a KSU junior majoring in education, begins a two-month internship Wednesday at the Peace Corps Headquarters in Washington. Miss Marks is one of 20 students selected from colleges throughout the country. She will serve as a junior administrator for the Corps. In addition to Peace Corps duties, Miss Marks and the other internees will attend seminars chaired by leading administrators and Congressmen. The Peace Corps, which began its college internship program last year, has more than 7,000 fulltime volunteers working in 46 countries throughout the world.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
The Kent State University SUMMER NEWS VOL. X, NO. 3 KENT, OHIO Tuesday, July 7, 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.
Artists Series Features Concert by Boatwright [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Artists Series Features Concert by Boatwright McHenry Boatwright, baritone, will offer a program of classical, contemporary, and folk music tonight in University Auditorium at 8:30. Open to the public without charge, the program is second in eleven presentations of KSU's Summer Artists Series. Boatwright has sung with many of the country's leading orchestras, appeared on television's "Today" and "Ed Sullivan Show," and made recital tours of the United States, Japan, Europe, and South America. The Georgia-born singer earned two degrees from the New England Conservatory, one in piano, the other in voice. Before his graduation he had won four international vocal competitions, one of which led to an appearance on the "Ed Sullivan Show" as the "singing discovery of the year." Boatwright has sung under the batons of such noted conductors as Leonard Bernstein and Eugene Ormandy, and has appeared on concert stages ranging from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Teatro Colon in Buen...
School of Music's Graduate Program Becomes Accredited [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
School of Music's Graduate Program Becomes Accredited Kent State University's drive for excellence was strengthened further by accreditation of its graduate programs in music by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) which was announced Thursday. Accreditation of Kent's music programs on the undergraduate level was granted by the association last fall. Action taken by the NASM is recognized by the National Music Council, American Council on Education and the National Council on Accreditation for Teacher Education. In approving the graduate program, the association commended the University for its efforts "to increase holdings of monumental collections and additions." Among the most recent additions to the University's library holdings in music are 23 volumes of the earliest collection of Handel works, including some compositions unpublished in performing editions. Accreditation by NASM is based on high standards of achievement in teaching and performance, faculty qualit...
Tickets on Sale For Barbecued Chicken Picnic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Tickets on Sale For Barbecued Chicken Picnic Students with University meal tickets will be admitted free to the Ninth Annual AllCampus Picnic Wednesday on the Engleman Picnic Grounds, east of Johnson Hall. Tickets for others, priced at $1.25 for adults and 65 cents for children 12 and under, are available in the University Book Store in the basement of the Student Union. Topping the picnic menu will be barbecued chicken, potato chips, molded cherry with fruit, relishes, blueberry turnovers with vanilla ice cream, orange drink and coffee. Food will be served from 5 to 5:45 p.m. The barbecued chicken halves will be served piping hot from the barbecue pit. Some 300 pounds of charcoal are expected to be used for barbecuing the 1,500 chicken halves over a pit 33-feet long. The event is open to all students, faculty and university staff members and their families. A limited number of tickets will also be sold at the picnic.
Deadline Nears For Trial Programs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Deadline Nears For Trial Programs Friday at 3:30 p.m. is the deadline for students to return approved trial program cards for the second Summer session to the Registrar's Office in Bowman Hall. Students who pre-register for the second term in this fashion will then pick up their registration packets containing approved class schedules July 21 to 23 in the Registrar's Office. Those students who do not preregister and who still intend to attend the second Summer session will register Friday, July 24, in Wills Gymnasium according to Fred Head, assistant to the registrar.
Quality Standards Tests Are Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Quality Standards Tests Are Friday Applications to take the Quality Standards Proficiency Tests this Friday must be filed in the College of Education Office by 3 p.m. Thursday. The next date on which these tests, which are required of all students enrolled in the KSU College of Education, will be given is August 1. Tests on both days will be given in the air-conditioned Portage Room in the Student Union. Friday's tests are scheduled for the afternoon and the August 1 tests for the morning. The schedule for Friday's tests is the composition and handwriting tests at 2 p.m., the arithmetic portion at 3 and the grammar section at 4.
KSU Interns Have Role In Training Experiment [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
KSU Interns Have Role In Training Experiment Kent State University is one of 25 universities participating this year in a pilot internship project to train prospective secondary school principals. Some 50 graduate students throughout the nation are taking part in the program. Two KSU doctoral students, Anthony Gregorc and Norman L. Sommers, are participating in the project under the guidance of Dr. Burton W. Gorman, chairman of KSU's Department of Secondary Education. Sommers and Gregorc will spend the coming school year working as understudies to two Ohio principals chosen for their instructional leadership ability. Sommers will work under Tom Gallant, a principal in the Huron City High School. Gregorc will receive his on-the-job training under Rodney Lackey, principal at Orange Local High School, and Robert Kovanda, principal at Orange's Middle School. The experimental program was established by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) to fill "the need for ...
Come Blow Your Horn Sounds Happy Note as First Summer Theatre Play [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Come Blow Your Horn Sounds Happy Note as First Summer Theatre Play Come Blow Your Horn is an excellent refresher for a hot summer night. This opening production of the KSU Summer Theatre has snappy lines, humorous situations, and a better than average college cast. The play is at times suggestive, although not offensive, and those who like their summer entertainment light, should find the comedy at the E. Turner Stump Theatre their dish of fun. The play, which ran four days last week, will open again Wednesday and run through Saturday night at the air-conditioned theatre. Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. Essentially the recent comedy concerns two different brands of redemption:—the playboy is redeemed from his life of dissolution, while his younger brother frees himself from apron strings at home. If Come Blow Your Horn has any message, it is that every young man should have flung his fling before settling down to matrimony and job security. Most of the play's comic situations arise becaus...
65 Teachers at Spanish Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
65 Teachers at Spanish Institute KSU's fourth Spanish summer institute opened Friday, June 26, with 65 elementary teachers expected to attend the seven-week program. The institute, made possible through a $91,206 grant provided by National Defense Education Act, is designed to train teachers in the specialized techniques required to teach Spanish successfully at the elementary level. It also aims to improve fluency and accuracy in writing and speaking Spanish. The program is being operated on two levels. In the first level are 50 teachers who have never taken part in a Spanish language institute. An advanced course is being offered for another 15 instructors with institute experience. Public school teachers selected for the course will receive a $525 stipend plus $l5O for each dependent. Dr. Charles F. Kirk, professor of foreign languages at Kent, is institute director.
Children's Speech, Hearing Clinic Opens [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Children's Speech, Hearing Clinic Opens Children with speech and hearing handicaps are being given intensive individual and group therapy during a five-week program at the Speech and Hearing Clinic, Music and Speech Center. The children's clinic, KSU's nineteenth such program, began June 25 and will continue through July 24. Speech and hearing handicapped children up to 16 years of age attend sessions four days a week from 1 to 3 p.m. A parent educational program runs concurrently with the children's program. Prof. John Montgomery is director of the Speech and Hearing Clinic.
Asian Institute Offers Japanese Film to Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Asian Institute Offers Japanese Film to Campus The award-winning Japanese film, The Seven Samurai, will be shown without charge Wednesday night at 7 in Lecture Hall A, Bowman Hall. The University community is invited to attend. The film, set in medieval Japan, has English sub-titles and is recommended as both adult and juvenile fare. Dr. James K. Irikura, Department of History, will give a brief explanatory lecture preceding the showing. The film is the first major all campus event of the Second Asian Institute on China and Japan. The institute, which opened on campus June 23, will run until July 25 under the direction of Dr. Irikura. The institute aims at providing social science teachers with an intensive background on Chinese and Japanese civilizations. The program is financially supported by the Asia Foundation, the Asia Society, and the Japan Society, non-profit organizations devoted to the encouragement of interest in Asia. Fourteen scholarships have been granted to teachers n...
Workshop Opens For School System Clerks, Secretaries [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Workshop Opens For School System Clerks, Secretaries KSU's Twentieth Annual Workshop for Educational Secretaries opens Monday in the Student Union. Some 175 secretaries and clerks employed by school systems in Ohio and Pennsylvania are expected to take part in the threeday program. Theme of the workshop designed to provide in-service training is "Secretarial Experience—A Key To Success." The workshop is sponsored by the Department of School System Secretaries of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees in cooperation with KSU's College of Business Administration and College of Education. Mrs. Martha S. Luck, associate dean of the Evening Divisions of Northwestern University, will be the keynote speaker. Her speech, "The Master Key," will be given at 10 a.m. Monday. Director of the workshop is Louise H. Wheeler, associate professor in the University's Department of Office Administration.
Educators Study Methods Of Adapting TV to Classroom [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Educators Study Methods Of Adapting TV to Classroom Some 40 teachers and school administrators will investigate methods of adapting television as a teaching resource at Kent State University's Workshop on Educational Television this summer. The two week program, which opened Monday, will focus on theoretical and practical usage of television in the classroom. Topics to be considered include "planning the instructional television lesson," "historical develop- ment of instructional television" and "case studies of television instruction." A special feature will be studies on the Midwest Program on Airbourne Television Instruction (MPATI). The MPATI airplane broadcasts during the summer on a limited schedule. The workshop is sponsored by the College on Education and directed by Dr. Philip A. Macomber, head of Kent's television facilities. Workshop coordinator is Dr. Glenn Maynard.
Psychology Honorary Taps 10 New Members [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Psychology Honorary Taps 10 New Members Ten KSU students have been named members of Psi Chi, national honor society in psychology. The Kent chapter, cited this year as the outstanding unit in the midwest region, is headed by Dennis Feeney. New members are Carol A. Block, William Caskey, Jr., Salvatore Coronite, Susan Donaldson, Walter Dychko, David Mills, Daniel Mitchell, Nola Troxell, Joseph Wagner and Patricia Warren.
Workshop on Moral, Spiritual Values Will Close Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
Workshop on Moral, Spiritual Values Will Close Wednesday The development of morality and spirituality in public schools is being explored by some 40 teachers currently attending a KSU workshop. The Workshop in the Discovery and Development of Moral and Spiritual Values in Public Education will have concluding sessions Wednesday. Dr. Gerald H. Read, professor of secondary education, is in charge of the annual threeweek program. The workshop is being sponsored jointly by the University's College of Education and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Sessions aim at helping public school teachers understand the nature and source of moral and spiritual values and how they may be developed in public school situations. Last week enrollees made field trips to Catholic, Jewish and Protestant places of worship to learn about roots and sanctions of morality and spirituality from various denominational viewpoints. Presenting the program from the Roman Catholic viewpoint was the Rev. ...
KSU Graduates, Spouses Volunteer For Peace Corps [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1964
KSU Graduates, Spouses Volunteer For Peace Corps KSU has its first family teams —a brother and sister and their spouses—in Peace Corps programs this summer. Thomas Nighswander, a June graduate in sociology, will be participating in the Peace Corps program in Nyasaland, Africa, this fall. Currently he and his wife Jane, who were married last month, are training for their assignment at Harvard University. Nighswander's sister, Sue Nighswander Boyd, and her husband, Alan W. Boyd, are currently preparing at the University of California, Los Angeles, for their September Peace Corps assignment in Ethiopia. Mrs. Boyd was graduated from Kent in 1960 with a B.A. in sociology and received a master of arts degree in student guidance and personnel from Columbia University in 1963. Nyasaland, the eventual assignment of the Nighswanders, is bordered on the north by Tanganyika, on the south by Mozambique, and on the west by Rhodesia. Most educated natives speak English well, although in the rural ...