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KSU Cadet Program Helps To Ease Teacher Shortage [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
KSU Cadet Program Helps To Ease Teacher Shortage Kent State University is doing everything possible to help alleviate the growing shortage of elementary school teachers. The University currently is offering Cadet Teacher Program classes in Elyria, Warren and Canton. These&lt;" classes are attracting housewives and people with other jobs who want to become teachers. The Cadet program is a two-year course (or three-year depending upon the schedule of classes) approved by the State Department of Education to help meet the current shortage of teachers. Anyone who has a high school diploma is eligible and credits are applicable toward a regular college degree. Instructors are KSU faculty members. According to Dr. Clayton M. Schindler, coordinator of extension r activities, the Cadet students are making good grades. "They are more mature than our average college students and many, of course, have had experience with children. We think that the off-campus Cadet Teacher Program will...
Ex-Student Back As Air Officer; Had Special Duty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Ex-Student Back As Air Officer; Had Special Duty Capt. William Hrabko, a former KSU student, will return to the campus this fall as an assistant professor of Air Science in the Air Force ROTC. The new ROTC instructor enrolled at KSU in 1949 after leaving the military service and started on a premedical course. He was recalled to duty with the Ohio Air National Guard after a year and a half. Captain Hrabko served as a reconnaissance pilot in night photography with the 112 th Reconnaissance Squadron. He went overseas in 1951 and was stationed at Toul, France. After eight months he was transferred to the air intelligence service wing. His duties were as a language specialist in the air intelligence unit. The new ROTC instructor speaks Hungarian fluently and understands German, some Slavic languages, and a little Russian. While in the intelligence work for two and a half years. Captain Hrabko’s assignment was dealing with refugees from behind the Iron Curtain. He interviewed the escapee...
Appoint Director Of Photo Course [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Appoint Director Of Photo Course Gordon Kuster, Sr., director of photography of the Columbus Dispatch and editor of the Dispatch Sunday magazine, has been named chairman of the fifteenth annual KSU short course in press photography. The announcement of Kuster’s appointment was made by Prof. James A. Fosdick, associate professor of journalism, who will continue to serve as university director of the short course. The 1956 course will be held on the campus March 20-23.
Wide Choice Of Jobs Open To Graduating Librarians [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Wide Choice Of Jobs Open To Graduating Librarians Graduating librarians at KSU are finding the job market to their liking says John B. Nicholson, Jr., head of the library science department and University librarian. Moreover, he adds, the long-term prospect is that demand for trained librarians will continue to be heavy. Ohio itself has 300 library openings which will not be filled this year. The 14 librarians graduating in August have their choice of 120 jobs with the starting pay averaging $4,000 annually. Recruiting agents from other states are numerous. In fact, three Kent State University librarians who graduated in June are now with the Brooklyn, New York, Public Library. "There are 3,000 library positions throughout the country which will remain vacant,” Professor Nicholson said. "Library schools will not be able to meet foreseeable demands during the next ten years.” He added: "Librarians are desperately needed for research and industrial libraries, public libraries, and sch...
‘Battle Of Bulge’ Vet On Staff Of Army ROTC Unit [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
‘Battle Of Bulge’ Vet On Staff Of Army ROTC Unit A veteran of the "Battle of the Bulge”, Capt. Joseph B. Duray, has been assigned to the Army ROTC detachment at KSU. His most recent duty assignment was in Europe. Captain Duray, a regular Army officer, has more than 10 years of service. He entered the Army after graduating from Marmion Military Academy in June, 1943, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in March, 1944. He was promoted to first lieutenant while in Europe and participated in three campaigns serving with the 771 st Tank Battalion. After the war, he was in charge of the first Polish Guard to be formed. The Guard’s responsibility was security of various depots. He was given an Army commendation ribbon for his work. Captain Duray enrolled at Indiana University in 1947. He was recalled by the Army and assigned to the Third Cavalry Regiment. He received a regular Army commission and was sent to Europe where he served with the 24th Constabulary Squadron, patrolling along ...
Dr. Cordier, Native Ohioan, Keeps UN 'Home Fires Burning’ [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Dr. Cordier, Native Ohioan, Keeps UN 'Home Fires Burning’ Dr. Andrew W. Cordier, who will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree at KSU’s commencement Saturday, is the man who "keeps the home fires burning” for the United Nations in his capacity as executive assistant to the secretary general when the top official is away. Dr. Cordier was born near Canton, 0., on March 3, 1901. He has taught school in Ohio and Indiana, and roamed the world on surveys. He was graduated from Hartville, (O.) high school in 1918 and taught at Greentown from 1919-21. Dr. Cordier received a bachelor of arts degree from Manchester College, North Manchester, Ind., in 1922, an M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1923, and a doctor of philosophy degree from Chicago in 1926. He is a former KSU student. He also received the honorary LL.D. degree from Manchester College in 1946, Elizabethtown College in 1947, and Albright College in 1953. Ordained Minister Dr. Cordier is a deeply religious man. He is an or...
Speakers' Directory [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Speakers' Directory The KSU Speakers’ Bureau has completed and is distributing a new directory of faculty and administrative staff members who are available for speaking engagements. The KSU Speakers’ Bureau began operating in 1952 and the current edition is the second directory. The directory is being distributed to business, professional and service clubs in northeastern Ohio.
Seven Coeds Win Sponsor Corps Posts [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Seven Coeds Win Sponsor Corps Posts Seven KSU coeds will make up the Sponsor Corps for Air Force and Army ROTC units when the fall quarter opens in September. The Sponsor Corps was organized during the spring of 1954. It is an organization of University women who are interested in ROTC, and agree to assist in the work of the ROTC detachments. The coeds are nominated by each flight or platoon and are then reviewed by a Sponsor Committee consisting of two cadets from Air Force ROTC, and two from Army ROTC, and an advisor-officer from each unit. The names of the 15 judged most eligible for membership in the Sponsor Corps are submitted to the Corps of Cadets for election each spring. Seven are elected. It has been demonstrated at KSU, and at other detachments throughout the U. S., that the coeds greatly assist in the military training of the cadets. They take part in regular drill and inspection reviews. The seven to serve as the Sponsors Corps for the next school year have been announc...
William Mitchell Takes Over As Head Trainer For Athletics [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
William Mitchell Takes Over As Head Trainer For Athletics William Mitchell, former assistant trainer at the U. S. Military academy at West Point and the Naval academy at Annapolis, has been appointed head athletic trainer at KSU, Athletic Director Trevor J. Rees has announced. He succeeds Joe (Doc) Keefe, trainer since 1948, who resigned to accept the head training post at the University of Cincinnati. Mitchell, 23, is a native of Dayton. He attended the University of Dayton and the YMCA’s Sinclair college, from where he received a mechanotherapy diploma in 1951. He entered the training field in 1949 at the Dayton YMCA, also assisting in the University of Dayton training room. In 1952 he served as first assistant trainer to Roland Bevan at West Point. He then entered the Navy and was placed on active duty as assistant trainer at the U. S. Naval academy. His present position is health club director at the Springfield, Ohio, YMCA. . . . William Mitchell
Twi-Night Dance Set For Sept. 23 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Twi-Night Dance Set For Sept. 23 Plans for a twi-night dance at KSU just prior to the opening football game with Bowling Green State University on Friday night. Sept. 23 have been made by a joint student-faculty committee. The dance will be one of the highlights of Freshman Week. Music for the dance will be provided by Norman Knuth and his Starlighters. The program will be emceed by Bill Mayer and will be broadcast from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. over radio station WTAM, Cleveland. It is expected that a number of student entertainers will take part in the broadcast.
Staff Members Visit Europe [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 24 August 1955
Staff Members Visit Europe Several members of the KSU faculty are spending all or a part of the summer visiting in Europe. Miss V. Ruth Hoover, assistant professor of English, is in Europe the second summer session as is Prof. William Taylor, head of the School of Journalism who is doing a radio reporter’s tour. Prof, and Mrs. Erich T. Griebling and Prof, and Mrs. Hallock Raup have been in Europe all summer. Professor Raup is head of the Geography department and Griebling is professor of English. Miss Edna Eisen, professor of geography, is on a visit to Europe as is Miss Helen Machan, professor of foriegn language, and Mrs. Jeanne Gilbert, assistant professor in the same department. Leon Marshall, professor of history, has been on a tour of Europe all summer which will take he and Mrs. Marshall to Turkey and Russia among other nations. Will S. Thompson, professor and head of the chemistry department, is making a short European tour during the second part of the summer. Also on the K...
Board Approves 12 For Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 15 August 1957
Board Approves 12 For Faculty The appointment of 12 faculty members has been approved by the Board of Trustees and announced by President George A. Bowman. Anita S. Bixemtine will be a temporary part-time supervising teacher of speech therapy and instructor in education in the University School. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College and a master of science degree from the University of Illinois, At the latter institution she was an instructor in the speech clinic. A KSU graduate, Edward L. Cliney, has been named an instructor in journalism. A former editor of the Chestnut Burr and twice managing editor of the Daily Kent Stater, he was graduated from the University in 1953 and obtained his master of science in journalism degree from Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, the following year. He has been a re-porter-photographer for the Youngstown Vindicator, public information specialist for the Army, and is currently editor of sales publications for The B...
Teachers To Study Big Trucks [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 15 August 1957
Teachers To Study Big Trucks A heavy vehicle driver education course will open August 19 and continue through August 31 for 20 Ohio high school driver education teachers. The group will study everything from trucking history to the operation of heavy road equipment. The course is being sponsored by the University with financial assis tance being given by the trucking industry of Akron, Cleveland, and Youngstown. Students will have use of six heavy road vehicles loaned by manufacturing firms. Each student will make a crosscountry trip with an experienced truck driver. Each student also will spend a full working day driving with a state highway patrolman to observe cruiser operation first hand. Prof. Andrew W. Paton, industrial arts, in charge of the program, said the course has a different approach from other truck driver education programs. "We believe the best approach is to train qualified driver education teachers in the various phases of truck driving rather than try to turn tru...
Bicycle Riding New Campus Fad? [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 15 August 1957
Bicycle Riding New Campus Fad? It may or may not become a campus fad, but two members of the faculty are enjoying the summer sunshine by riding their bicycles to and from the campus. Both Dr. Adolph Schroeder, head of the foreign language department, and Dr. Benjamin Mehlman, associate professor of psychology, own English-made bicycles. The two say they not only save on automobile wear and expense but get some healthful exercise at the same time. BREEZING ALONG A CAMPUS drive in the good ole summertime. “I TIE MY BRIEFCASE on this way,” says Dr. Mehlman.