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KSU's Courses, Reputation Are Why Most Selected Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
KSU's Courses, Reputation Are Why Most Selected Kent Course offerings, academic reputation and location of KSU headed the list of reasons given by incoming freshmen for seeking admission to Kent State University. Other factors such as "low costs" and family ties were also cited by the 20 freshmen who were polled by the Summer News Wednesday when the neophytes were on campus to take part in the University's orientation program. This is the third year that the incoming students have been asked "Why did you select Kent State University as the place to go for your college education?" Last year academic reputation, location and low costs were most often cited by the students as their reasons for wanting to attend KSU. Two years ago students placed location first, campus beauty next and then academic reputation as the incentive for selecting KSU. Here are this year's candid answers: John Ferguson, accounting major from Akron ... "I talked with several people in the field that I wanted to ...
Problems of The Adolescent Is Theme of Health Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Problems of The Adolescent Is Theme of Health Workshop Health problems of the adolescent are being emphasized at the 17th summer workshop on School and Community Health Education which opened Monday in Memorial Gymnasium. The two-week workshop aims at providing teachers, nurses, administrators, and community health leaders a background for the development and coordination of school and community health programs. State and community health leaders in northeastern Ohio are supplementing local leadership. The 38 workshop registrants are studying common problems, projects and resources involved in the improvement of school-com-munity health services and health instruction. This week's program is featuring state, county and other health leaders in northeastern Ohio are adolescence as smoking, sex education and adult understanding of teen-age problems. On Friday a panel of selected senior high school students will discuss their school health courses. Speakers this week include P. C. Becht...
Band Directors From Seven States Attend KSU Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
Band Directors From Seven States Attend KSU Workshop Nearly 130 high school band directors from seven states took part in the School of Music's Second Annual Kent State University Marching Band Workshop last week. States repre- sented included Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia at the workshop held in the Music and Speech Center. The three-day program, which closed Saturday, was under the direction of Edward L. Masters, associate professor of music and director of the KSU marching band. He was assisted by William C. Moffit, assistant director of the Michigan State University marching band. The workshop drill sessions revolved around a series of band maneuvers known as "Patterns in Motion" which were originated by Moffit. Featured as the demonstration group at the workshop was the marching band from Barberton High School. The high school musicians performed Friday afternoon under the direction of Robert Hofstetter.
JayCee Directory Cites Dr. Beitler [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1964
JayCee Directory Cites Dr. Beitler The name of Dr. Roger T. Beitler, associate professor of education and associate director of KSU Academic Centers Office, will appear in the 1965 edition of Outstanding Young Men of America. The book, published by U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, will list approximately 10,000 men between the ages of 21 and 36. The annual biographical compilation recognizes young men for accomplishments who have been nominated by local JayCee chapters or college alumni associations.
'Dial M for Murder' To Open On KSU Stage Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
'Dial M for Murder' To Open On KSU Stage Wednesday A potential killer will stalk the stage of the E. Turner Stump Theatre when Dial M for Murder opens Wednesday night as the final production of the KSU Summer Theatre. The suspense drama by Frederick Knott will run Wednesday through Saturday nights, and run again Wednesday, August 19, through Saturday, August 22. Director of the play is Earle E. Curtis, acting director of the Summer Theatre. First produced in London in 1952, Dial M for Murder opened for a successful Broadway run the same year. Later the mystery was made into a motion picture starring Grace Kelly and Ray Milland. The mystery, set in contemporary London, revolves around the eternal triangle of husband, wife and wife's lover. In this case the wife has fallen in love with a television mystery writer, and neither are aware that the husband plots a cleverly diabolic revenge. Terry Corley will play the husband, "Tony Wendice," a role first created on Broadway by Maurice Eva...
Dr. John Millett Will Be Speaker At Graduation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Dr. John Millett Will Be Speaker At Graduation Dr. John D. Millett, directorchancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, will be the speaker at KSU's Summer Commencement August 29. Prior to assuming his post with the Board of Regents in July Dr. Millett was president of Miami University for 11 years. During his tenure at Miami he guided the growth of the Oxford campus from an enrollment of 5,000 to 8,600. The off - campus enrollment grew from 1,000 to nearly 4,000. Dr. Millett has fulfilled numerous assignments at the request of governmental agencies, the Army and education groups. Before being named as the first head of the board to guide the program of higher education in Ohio, Dr. Millett served as a part-time consultant to the U.S. Office of Education. He headed the task force which established procedures for administration of the Higher Education Facilities Act passed by Congress last year.
Dr. Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Will Present Talk Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Dr. Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Will Present Talk Saturday Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., former special assistant to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, will be guest lecturer at Kent State University Saturday. The former Harvard historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author will speak at 10 a.m. in Lecture Hall A of Bowman Hall. His topic is "Latin America: Danger or Destiny?" Open to the public, the lecture is a feature of the KSU Summer Artists Series in conjunction with the University's Latin American Studies Program. As a key Presidential aide, Dr. Schlesinger handled a variety of tasks, including Latin American affairs, speech writing and liaison with the academic community. He joined the White House staff in July, 1960, and remained with President Johnson for nearly six months after the assassination of President Kennedy. He resigned in March to write a book about his work with President Kennedy. He also is writing The Age of Roosevelt, three volumes of which have appeared...
Growing Campus May Produce New Stadium, Library [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Growing Campus May Produce New Stadium, Library The center of the KSU campus will probably be adjacent to the Eastway Center housing complex within 10 years according to Dr. George Lucht, University coordinator of campus planning. The shift of the campus and probable building constuction were outlined Wednesday by Dr. Lucht at the Robin Hood Restaurant in a talk sponsored by the KSU chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, national fraternity for men in education. One of the probable changes outlined by Dr. Lucht was the construction of a new football stadium at the southwest corner of the campus acreage near Route 43. The proposed stadium, which would eventually seat 55,000, would be adjacent to a new baseball field. The current baseball diamond and the stadium parking lot would become a "campus mall" which would feature additional library facilities and perhaps a new student union. The ques- tion of a new union is currently being studied by a student-faculty committee, Lucht added. Adjacent to...
Artists Series Will Present Carmen Cavallaro Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Artists Series Will Present Carmen Cavallaro Tonight Music from south of the border will be featured in tonight's program by pianist Carmen Cavallaro and ensemble at University Auditorium at 8:30. The pianist, frequently dubbed "the poet of the piano," is performing here as a feature of the KSU Summer Artists Series, which are open to the public without charge. This is the third KSU appearance in four years for Cavallaro. His program tonight will feature such popular music as "Desafinado" (Bossa Nova), "Begin the Beguine," "Voodoo Moon," "What Kind of Fool Am I?" and"The Continental." He will also play a medley of his record hits such as "Dancing in the Dark," "All the Things You Are" and "Just One of Those Things." Cavallaro, who provided the piano soundstrack for the motion picture The Eddy Due bin Story, will include a Duchin medley in tonight's program. He will also play "Warsaw Concerto" and "Rhapsody in Blue." Cavallaro has made appearances in television, motion pictures and s...
A $1.3-Million Project Air-Conditioned Hall To House 375 Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
A $1.3-Million Project Air-Conditioned Hall To House 375 Students The latest addition to KSU's student housing is a $1.3-million air-conditioned residence hall which will be completed next month. It will house 375 coeds during the regular school year, but during the summer sessions it will be used for individuals and families attending campus institutes and workshops. Completion of the six-story structure makes it possible fol KSU to house 5,575 students on campus this fall. By 1967 the University expects to house 7,875 students. Plans for two residence hall complexes housing some 2,200 students have already been approved by University's Board of Trustees. The total cost of the projects is estimated at nearly $l4-million. WORKMEN NEAR completion of a lounge area in the new $1.3-million air conditioned residence hall for coeds. A wing of Eastway Center can be seen to the south of the hall now under construction.
'Contemporary Britain' Will Be Focal Point In KSU Study-Tour of Europe Next Summer [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
'Contemporary Britain' Will Be Focal Point In KSU Study-Tour of Europe Next Summer Ten weeks of European travel and study will be offered for academic credit next summer during Kent State University's first Kent-at-Oxford Seminar and Field Study. The program will include two weeks of travel in Scotland and England, four weeks of study at Oxford University, and four weeks of tours through the continent. Tentatively scheduled to run from June 16 to August 20, 1965, the study-tour will cost approximately Sl3OO including air transportation, land transportation, lodging and meals. Costs for registering for University credit are extra. For an Ohio resident taking the eight quarter hours of credit offered fees will be $66 while out-of-state students will pay $l2l. The Kent party will begin the program with travel in Scotland and England for nearly two weeks. After landing at Prestwick, Scotland, the party will visit the cottage of Robert Burns, tour Edinburgh, and visit the nearby Highland...
Strang To Reveal Gridiron Strategy [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Strang To Reveal Gridiron Strategy Leo Strang, KSU's head football coach, will be the featured speaker at this week's Wednesday luncheon meeting of Phi Delta Kappa, national education fraternity for men. The noon luncheon in the "Upper Room" of the Robin Hood is open to the public. Strang will give the group a preview of his plans for the coming grid season, his first at KSU. Prior to joining the KSU faculty at mid year Strang was head coach at Massillon High School where his teams won three Ohio championships in six seasons. In 1959, his second year at Massillon, his gridders were undefeated, and Strang was named the Ohio High School Football Coach of the Year. His 1959 and 1961 undefeated teams were selected as the national high school champions by the Sporting News Service.
Visits to World's Fair Are Optional Feature Of Annual New York City September Tour [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Visits to World's Fair Are Optional Feature Of Annual New York City September Tour The New York's World Fair will be an added attraction of the annual Kent State New York Tour, September 11-16. This year's Kent tourists may spend all their time at the fair, or divide time between the fair, the theatre, and other New York attractions according to G. HarryWright, professor of speech and tour director. He points out that the cooler fall weather and the lessened crowds after Labor Day should make mid-September an ideal time to visit the fair and to tour New York City at a minimum of expense. Overall cost of the entire tour, including railroad transportation, breakfast Saturday morning on the train, hotel bill, theatre admission, sight-seeing in the city and one admission to the fair is $69 for University students, faculty members and staff. This cost is based on four to a room in the Picadilly Hotel, in the heart of Times Square. Other room accommodations are available at a slight addit...
Health Education Workshop To Hear Talk by Dr. Babeav [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 11 August 1964
Health Education Workshop To Hear Talk by Dr. Babeav Dr. William L. Babeav, chief of the division of Dental Hygiene of the Ohio Department of Health, will be the featured speaker at this afternoon's session of the School and Community Health Education Workshop. Dr. Babeav will talk to the 38 workshop registrants on "Improving Dental Programs in School and Community" at 2 p.m. in Room 150, Memorial Gymnasium. The dental chief is one of some 30 speakers representing state, county and other health programs who have addressed the 17th summer health workshop. The twoweek program, which ends Friday, aims at providing teachers, nurses, administrators and com munity health leaders with a background for the development and coordination of school and community health programs. With an emphasis this year on adolescent health problems, the workshop includes the discussion and study of common problems, projects and resources involved in the improvement of school-com-munity health services and he...