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Recreation Center Open to Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Recreation Center Open to Students Bowling, pocket billiards and ping pong facilities are available for student use at a nominal charge in the Eastway Center, Robert T. Buckley, director of the Eastway Recreation Center, said today. The center also has a TV lounge. Hours at the Eastway Center are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Friday during the second summer session. Special arrangements can be made for large groups on weekends. The recreation center also boasts a large array of vending machines for between meal snacks according to Buckley.
Summer Hours Set For Swimming Pool [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1964
Summer Hours Set For Swimming Pool Memorial Gymnasium's swimming pools will be open to both students and faculty during the second summer session, Frank E. Ballenger, secretary of the Division of Health and Physical Education, announced today. "Open Pool" hours will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is a one-time charge of $1 per person for a swimming permit for the entire summer. Children, 18 and under, are not permitted in the pool during these hours. A faculty swim program has also been scheduled for Memorial Pool this summer. Hours of the faculty swim are from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this time the pool is reserved for KSU faculty and members of their families.
Freshman Class May Prove To Be One of Brightest [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Freshman Class May Prove To Be One of Brightest This September's freshman class at KSU is already setting a record as the University's largest incoming class, and it may also set a record as the "brainiest." Forty-two per cent ranked in the top fourth of their high school graduating class, and four out of five were in the upper half, according to Admission Director J. Quentin Jones. "This is the first time we have looked at freshmen in terms of their high school rank, and the academic potential appears quite good," Dr. Jones noted. "Previous studies have been based on high school grades, which is being done again," he added. KSU, Ohio's second-largest state university, is expecting a 21 per cent increase in new freshmen—3,399 as against 2,675 who entered last September. Overall enrollment this fall is expected to reach 19,100, which is 13 per cent higher than last year when 16,600 students registered on campus and in the University's 11 off-campus centers. In his study of the approv...
University Auditorium To Be Remodeled Into Lecture Hall [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
University Auditorium To Be Remodeled Into Lecture Hall A $25,000 renovation of University Auditorium was one of three projects for which the State Board of Control released $465,000 to KSU Friday. The other projects are construction of an addition to the University s Dr. A. O. Deweese Health Center, §360,000, and improvements to the Andrew W. Paton Airport, $BO,OOO. Emil Berg, University business manager, said that only the renovation of the University Auditorium will be completed this year. Engineering studies and architectural plans have yet to be done on the health center and airport projects. The renovation of the auditorium will turn it into the University's largest lecture hall. Some 1,000 seats with movable desktype arms will be installed. The theatre stage will be retained. Berg said that it is doubtful that the auditorium can be remodeled in time for the start of the Fall Quarter. He said that work during the quarter is out of the question because of the large number of le...
Summer Sessions Setting Records [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Summer Sessions Setting Records Kent State University's second summer session began this week with 3,359 campus students, 47 under the same period last year. Current registrations, however, boosted total enrollment for both five-week summer terms on campus to 8,531, compared with 8,205 a year ago. During the past decade summer enrollment at KSU has climbed steadily to surpass what was the full time campus enrollment in the early 1950'5. The total on-campus summer enrollment has increased 753 in just the last four years. The above figures do not include record-breaking enrollments at the University's 11 Academic centers. This summer some 2,600 students were enrolled for off-campus classes in northeastern Ohio.
Nina Dova Concert Tonight Will Feature Folk Songs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Nina Dova Concert Tonight Will Feature Folk Songs Authentic folk songs from South America, the United States and Europe will form the program tonight of Nina Dova, soprano-guitarist, in a concert at University Auditorium. The presentation, which will begin at 8:30, is open to the public without charge as part of the KSU Summer Artists Series. The London-born Miss Dova has been described as a "remarkably diversified one-woman show" by the New York Herald Tribune. Although her program tonight will include folk songs from 13 countries, she is particularly adept at Spanish and South American music. Miss Dova has made appearances at New York's Town Hall, London's Wigmore Hall and concert halls throughout Europe and the Far East. She has appeared on the "Ed Sullivan" and "Arthur Godfrey" television shows, and played "Mrs. Peachum" in the long New York run of ThreePenny Opera. Her appearances at the universities of Minnesota, New Mexico, Michigan State and Southern Methodist have made her ...
Carmen Cavallaro, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. In KSU Artists Series [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Carmen Cavallaro, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. In KSU Artists Series Only two programs remain to be presented in the University's 1964 Summer Artists Series after tonight's concert by Nina Dova, soprano-guitarist. Next Tuesday pianist Carmen Cavallaro and his ensemble will perform at 8:30 p.m. in University Auditorium as the tenth presentation in the Summer Artists Series. On Saturday, August 15, the Artists Series finale will feature a lecture by Arthur Schlesinger Jr., former special assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson and the late President John F. Kennedy. Schlesinger's talk, "Latin America: Danger or Destiny?", will be presented at 10 a.m. in Lecture Hall A, Bowman Hall in cooperation with KSU's Latin American studies program. All Artists Series programs are open to the public without charge as an educational and cultural service of the University.
Ferdinand, Dirty Knight Return to Children's Theatre [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Ferdinand, Dirty Knight Return to Children's Theatre Ferdinand and the Dirty Knight, which played to full houses during its July run, will be presented again this week in"The Cellar" in the Music and Speech Center. The original children's play will be performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons at 2:30 in the new studio theatre as part of the six-play repertoire of the KSU Summer Theatre. All tickets for the children's plays are priced at 50 cents. Ferdinand and the Dirty Knight, written by KSU graduate student Gene Jackson, blends the makebelieve world with a humorous view of reality. "The dirty knight" wins his title of dubious distinction because he goes out camping and forgets to take along soap. "Ferdinand," the local mop-maker, and "Sir Bully" set out to corral the unwashed creature and on their mission meet various adventures. Playing "Ferdinand" will be Ken Ross, who also was featured in the Summer Theatre's One Thousand and One Spells to Cast, another children's play...
Award Winning 'Dark River' To Be Shown at 8 Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Award Winning 'Dark River' To Be Shown at 8 Thursday Dark River, an Argentine film which won three top international film awards, will be shown without charge to the public Thursday evening at 8 in Lecture Hall A, Bowman Hall. The showing is the fourth in a series of feature-length films presented by KSU's Latin American Studies Program, which includes courses, seminars and special lectures in the fields of geography, history, political science and sociology. Dark River won the first prize at the Rome Festival, the diploma of honor at the Venice Film Festival, and the first prize for photography at the Cannes Film Festival. Three instructional films of special interest to social studies teachers will be shown this afternoon at 2:30 in 114 Van Deusen Hall. The showings, another feature of the Latin American Program, are "Age of Discovery—Spanish and Portuguese Exploration of South America," "Spanish Conquest of the New World" and "Bolivar— South American Liberator."
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 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.
'Campus Space Man' To Talk At Phi Delta Kappa Luncheon [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
'Campus Space Man' To Talk At Phi Delta Kappa Luncheon Dr. George Lucht will discuss the activities of "Space Man on Campus" at the Wednesday noon meeting of Phi Delta Kappa, professional fraternity for men in education. The luncheon meeting in the Upper Room of the Robin Hood is open to the public. Dr. Lucht, assistant professor of education, was named last year to the newly-created post of campus planning coordinator. He had previously served as the educational adviser on space and plant planning. With a doctorate from Indiana University, Dr. Lucht is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa and the National Council on School House Construction. His talk Wednesday will be the seventh presentation in the Phi Delta Kappa series of summer luncheon programs. Last week Dr. Alfred Skerpan, professor of history, discussed "Is There Creeping Capitalism in the Soviet Union?" Dr. Skerpan pointed out that many today believe that the United States and Russia are becoming more alike because...
KSU Seeking Host Families For International Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
KSU Seeking Host Families For International Students Area "host families" for some 40 international students who will attend KSU for the first time in September are being sought by the Office of International Student Affairs. The international students are expected to arrive on September 15th for a three-day orientation program. Host families are being asked to house the students from the 15th through the 18th or 20th of September. Residence halls on campus officially open at noon, September 20th, but it will be possible to house students earlier in the event that the family cannot host the student on Saturday and Sunday morning. The annual orientation program provides for testing, advising and registration of the students, as well as acquainting them with the University and the Kent community. Students will be busy on campus daily from 1:30 p.m. Tuesday until noon Friday. The University will provide lunch for them on Wednesday and Thursday. Host families will provide meals and hosp...
'Rain' Splashing Hit on Summer Stage [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
'Rain' Splashing Hit on Summer Stage Rain, the third play in the KSU Summer Theatre season, has in its favor a good cast, a strong script and probably the most spectacular special effects of many a University Theatre production. Throughout a major part of the performance, water visibly deluges the background of the Pago Pago setting. Lightning flashes, thunder crashes and the sound of the incessant rain helps strike the mood of monotony and frustration in the small South Seas trading post, where a group of travelers wait out the monsoon season. The play, which ran last week and will play again Wednesday through Saturday nights, is based on a well-known short story, "Miss Thompson," by W. Somerset Maugham. Although the action is set in 1922, the tale itself has lost little of its power. The struggle between the disreputable, carefree "Sadie Thompson" and the overlyzealous missionary "the Reverend Davidson" still has an electric excitement. Too, the script by John Colton and Clemence ...
Tanganyikan Report KSU Prepares To 'Phase Out' Training Project Next Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Tanganyikan Report KSU Prepares To 'Phase Out' Training Project Next Year Kent State University's educational assistance to the Tanganyikan government is nearing its final stage. Current plans call for the University's educational operations in the east African nation to be phased out and turned over to Tanganyikan officials by December of next year. Two of the seven Tanganyikans who will take over as replacements for KSU's educational assistance team are already on the Kent campus where they are enrolled in training programs that will fit them for major roles in their country's new system of education. Training to become an audio-visual aid specialist is Elias Jengo, while the field of health and physical education is the specialty of John Mbelwa. Jengo and Mbelwa are scheduled to complete their specialized training at KSU by August of next year. They will then return to Africa to begin on-the-job training for the roles they will play when the Kent educational assistance team turns...