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Kent Faculty, Students on Portage County CAC [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Kent Faculty, Students on Portage County CAC Kent State is well represented on the Community Action Council (CAC) of Portage County, an affiliate of the national Community Action Programs which are a facet of the War on Poverty. Board members of the unit include Prof. Victor Moore of the health and physical education department, and Dr. Oscar Ritchie, sociology professor. Prof. Eugene Wenninger of the sociology department, is a consultant. In addition, several students of the University are on the Council's staff. Organized last fall "for the specific intention of taking advantage of the Economic Opportunity Act (EOA) of 1964," the CAC received a federal grant of $8,500 plus a local 10 per cent share from the community. Main function of the group so far has been"to prepare recommendations on the structure and capacity of community organizations to attack the causes of poverty and to suggest adaptations which may be necessary in order for existing organizations to be made more effect...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Seated at the console of Kent State's IBM 1620 computer is Byron Dressler, director of the Computer Center. With him are Dr. Henry F. Dizney and Dr. James A. Phillips, Jr., right. Dr. Dizney is director of the Office of Institutional Research and of the Examination Aids Center. Dr. Phillips, assistant professor of secondary education, is doing a research study under a KSU grant to determine the relationships between certain intellectual characteristics and success in student teaching. The Computer Center, located in 204 Merrill Hall, is used primarily for research. The 1620 computer can perform in minutes what a trained mathematician would need 40 hours to accomplish.
Kappa Delta Pi Lectures Published Second Time [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Kappa Delta Pi Lectures Published Second Time For the second year, lectures of the outstanding educators who addressed meetings of Kappa Delta Pi, national honor society in education, have been published in booklet form. Volume II of Delta Beta Chapter Kappa Delta Pi Lectures, just off the press, includes talks given between July, 1964, and April, 1965, by visiting educators Dr. W. D. Halls, Dr. Harold Taylor and Dr. Charles C. Chandler. The booklet, edited by Dr. Glenn Maynard, associate professor of elementary education and faculty counselor of the chapter, contains a foreward by Dean Clayton Schindler of the College of Education, and a preface by Dr. Maynard. Dr. Halls' lecture, presented July 16, 1964, at the summer initiation banquet, is entitled, "The Average and the Exceptional: Recent Educational Thinking in England." Dr. Halls is lecturer in education at the University of Oxford, England, and was a visiting lecturer in comparative education here last summer. Two lectures by...
Kent Has 4,000 Films Available [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Kent Has 4,000 Films Available You won't see them on the "Late Movie," but they probably would make television watching more enjoyable and beneficial. "They" are the more than 4,000 educational films currently available through the University's film library. The Audio-Visual Center's new catalog supplement lists some 600 new titles everything from "Mars and Beyond" and"The Brain and Behavior" to "John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)" and "Charles DeGaulle." Center films are used primarily for instruction on campus and in the University's 13 academic centers throughout northeastern Ohio. During the last 18 months, however, A-V Center's film rental program has expanded greatly. Today, the film library has 645 customers. Most are in Ohio, but also served are customers throughout the United States. Elementary and secondary schools make up the bulk of the customers. However, films also are rented to campus organizations, service clubs, churches, hospitals, business and industry.
Number Changes [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Number Changes The telephone number of the University will change from 6731211 to 672-2121 on September 5, with the installation of a new Centrex Telephone System. The area code will remain 216. With the new system, it will be possible to dial offices on the campus directly—without calling the University switchboard and asking the operator to ring the office.
Says A- V Use Will Change Teacher Role [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Says A- V Use Will Change Teacher Role Increasing use of audio-vis-ual (A-V) materials in today's schools made possible through various federal programs will change considerably the role of many classroom teachers. That was the picture presented by Dean L. C. Larson, director of the A-V center at Indiana University. He spoke at a banquet which closed the six-week Educational Media Institute here. Larson said school use of A-V equipment films, closed-circuit television and displays received a boost through the National Defense Education Act (NDEA) and will again be increased by the new Higher Education Act. Through A-V media, he said, the teacher can "call upon many experts and authorities" to enrich his courses. The teacher, he added, may become more of "an observer, listener and watcher" along with the class. The job of the instructor will be "to test and evaluate, to be an educational diagnostician." Interest in A-V techniques was stimulated during the war, Larson said, when rapid...
Roskens, Beer Tour Army ROTC's Summer Camp [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Roskens, Beer Tour Army ROTC's Summer Camp Dr. Ronald W. Roskens, dean for administration and assistant to the president of Kent State, and Ronald Beer, acting dean of men, recently made a tour of the Army ROTC summer camp, which is held each year at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Annville, Pennsylvania. The tour included visits to the mortar range, rifle range and living areas where KSU cadets were observed participating in the various phases of advanced ROTC training. This summer program is conducted for college juniors from 52 U. S. universities. DR. RONALD ROSKENS, right, dean for administration and assistant to the president of KSU, and Ronald Beer, left, acting dean of men, listen to a description of the highly explosive 81mm mortar shell given by Cadet Gary P. Thornberry of Toledo, Ohio, Kent student. The occasion was Educators' Day at the Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Annville, Pennsylvania, ROTC Advanced Summer Camp training.
Grad Is Pilot In Sonic Test [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Grad Is Pilot In Sonic Test First Lt. Jon N. Hentosz, Kent State graduate, recently participated in sonic boom tests at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The supersonic flights, normally restricted to high altitudes by the defense department, were also used to furnish data on low-level penetration capabilities of U.S. aircraft over various types of terrain. Lieutenant Hentosz was one of 20 tactical air command pilots from Mac Dill Air Force Base, Florida, who flew F-4C Phantom aircraft to Nellis for the threeday tests. The lieutenant, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Hentosz, live at 823 Hardesty Blvd., Akron, was graduated from Buchtel High School there. He was commissioned at Kent through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program.
War Cadet Returns with Son [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
War Cadet Returns with Son When Milton Hess of Flushing, New York, arrived on campus for his 17-year-old son Richard's pre-college conference, he brought with him a letter written 23 years ago by then-acting KSU President Raymond M. Clark. One of the first things Lithographer Hess saw here last Thursday morning was the Summer News, the front page of which contained a picture of Dr. Clark and a story reporting that he will be honored at Summer Commencement. Hess was in the aviation cadet program during World War II and spent four months at Kent State, living at Engleman Hall, which had been taken over as a troop dormitory. After taking an accelerated course in physics, mathematics, English and history, Hess and his fellow cadets were sent to San Antonio, Texas, for flight training. Dr. Clark sent his hand-written commendation of Hess's "fine academic record" and his wishes that "this terrible holocaust will soon be over so that you may return to civilian life," to the young cadet in ...
50 Are Attending NDEA School Library Institute Here [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
50 Are Attending NDEA School Library Institute Here Fifty school librarians from 24 states including Hawaii are enrolled in the six-week School Library Institute which will conclude here August 28. Directed by Mrs. Elnora M. Portteus, assistant professor of library science, the institute is sponsored by a grant from the U. S. Office of Education under the National Defense Education Act. Among full-time staff members for the institute are: Mrs. Thelma Knerr, Parma; Glenn Estes, Akron; Mrs. Faith Barlow, Akron; Mrs. Inez Joiner, Cleveland; Miss Maxine Thompson, North Canton, and Mrs. Clara Jackson, member of the KSU library science department. Among visiting lecturers and library specialists are: Spencer Shaw, coordinator of children's services, Nassau County Library, New York; Mrs. Augusta Baker, coordinator of children's services, New York Public Library; Mrs. Patricia Allen, member of the book review advisory committee of the School Library Journal, and Miss Elinor Walker, young ad...
Three Librarians At Conference [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Three Librarians At Conference Mrs. Clara Jackson and Miss Rose Vormelker, assistant professors of library science, attended the annual conference of the American Library Association in Detroit. Pre-conference activities were attended by Mrs. Elnora Portteus, acting chairman of the department. Mrs. Portteus recently was appointed by the American Association of School Libraries to be Ohio liaison for Encyclopedia Brittanica School Library Awards.
Two Will Assist Dean of Women [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Two Will Assist Dean of Women Two new assistants to Dean of Women Elizabeth F. Anthony have taken over their duties this summer. Sandra Shaw started July 1. Having received her bachelor of arts from University of Missouri, she obtained a master of education degree from University of Maine, where she was assistant head resident. Anne Jolseth came to Kent State Monday of this week. She received her bachelor of arts degree from University of Colorado and master of arts from Cornell University. A bead resident in a Cornell residence hall two years, she comes here from Mills College in California, where she was assistant to the dean of women. A third assistant to Mrs. Anthony is Mrs. Rena Sanders.
Golden Flash Wrestling Plans Widen for 1966 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Golden Flash Wrestling Plans Widen for 1966 Georgia Tech heads three newcomers on an expanded Kent State wrestling schedule announced by Dr. Carl E. Erickson, director of athletics. Coach Joe Begala's Golden Flashes will entertain the Yellow Jackets in Memorial Gymnasium on February 19. Other new opponents on the 1966 card are Wayne State and John Carroll Universities. In all, the Flashes face 10 dual meets and are entering Bowling Green's December quadrangular and four post-season tournaments. The tourney tussles start March 4-5 with the annual Mid-American Conference championships, which are the prime target in Begala's plans for a strong squad dominated by juniors. "We moved up from last place to second in the MAC meet this past season," says Begala. "This time we'll be gunning for the title and I feel we have the manpower to take it." Begala's "iron men" also are participating in the 4-1 Meet at Case Tech, March 11-12; the Lake Erie AAU championships March 18-19, and the NCAA Me...
Frosh Nine 'Looks Good' [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 August 1965
Frosh Nine 'Looks Good' by Athletic Information Service If Kent State's 1966 freshman baseball team looks like an All-Scholastic Who's Who, there's a good reason. Smarting from an 11-11-1 finish this year after sharing the MidAmerican Conference crown with Ohio University in 1964, Coach Dick Paskert conducted the most intensive recruiting drive in KSU diamond history. The results are slightly spectacular. Canton Lehman's All-Every-thing, Thurman Munson, and pitcher Steve "No Hit" Campbell of Somerdale, New Jersey, head the starry squad of 25 players that inherits the task of repairing Golden Flash fortunes. Also included are six members of the Cleveland Plain Dealer's annual schoolboy dream team, five East-West Selections, four more out-of-state luminaries and two standouts coming to KSU on football scholarships. Plain Dealer recruits are Marty Liff, Steve Stone, Mitch Simmerson, Bob Martin, Doug Oberg and Gary Zahnizer. Grid stars include Steve Cooke and George Infante. Other out-o...