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Tell Flash Games on 7 Stations [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Tell Flash Games on 7 Stations Kent State is to have the first multi-station sports network in the Mid-American Conference, with seven radio stations broadcasting ail 10 football games this fall. The announcement of this new "first" for the University came yesterday at a press conference for area news media representatives at the Mid-Day Club in Cleveland. Ohio Bell Telephone Co. and Lawson Milk are two of the four sponsors to be signed. Announcing the games will be John Fitzgerald and Dick Scholem. With WKSU as the originating outlet, other stations to broadcast the KSU games simultaneously include WJW, Cleveland; WCUE, Akron; WBBW, Youngstown; WCNS, Canton; WTIG, Massillon, and WKTN, Kent. The five home and five away games will start September 18 in Cincinnati against Xavier and will conclude on November 20 at home with the Golden Flashes combatting Louisville. Each broadcast will begin with a 10-minute pre-game show featuring Kent's Head Coach Leo Strang chatting with WTIG's Scho...
Turn Earth for Williams Hall [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Turn Earth for Williams Hall High humidity and heat did not dampen the spirits of those participating in groundbreaking ceremonies Tuesday for Kent's new chemistry building, first structure of a projected $25 million science complex. Guests included Governor James A. Rhodes, Ohio Development Director Fred Neuenschwander, members of the Ohio Legislature and KSU's board of trustees, and Mrs. John R. Williams of Madison, Ohio, widow of the man for whom the building will be named. Mrs. Williams' husband served as president of Kent State's board of trustees for 19 years. Governor Rhodes said the new building is another sign of Ohio's "continuing efforts to become number one in the field of education. "Out of this building," he added, "will come basic research which will result in new products and new jobs." The governor also pledged that Ohio will continue to aid research and development programs at the state's universities. Kent President Robert I. White described the new building as "p...
Thesis Play Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Thesis Play Next Week A master's thesis production will be presented in the Cellar Theatre, basement of Music and Speech Center, at 8:30 p.m. next Monday and Tuesday, August 23 and 24. Mrs. Dorothy Gmucs will produce and direct "Royal Gambit," by Hermann Gressieker, which is an unusual interpretation of the part played in history by Henry VIII. The play is open to the public without charge. Flashback scenes of Henry and each of his six wives show a man attempting to rationalize his every action. In the cast are Henry VIII, played by John Baker; Katarina of Aragon, Ruth Mugridge; Anne Boleyn, Darlene Horning; Jane Seymour, Randa Glanzer; Anna of Cleves, Martha Blanchly; Kathryn Howard, Lana K. Holtzapple, and Kate Parr, Mary Ann Baker.
Paul Schlemmer Is Named To Sports Publicity Post [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Paul Schlemmer Is Named To Sports Publicity Post Paul P. Schlemmer, sportswriter and former staff man on several major Ohio newspapers, assumed duties as director of sports information at Kent State on Monday of this week. The 31-year-old Schlemmer, a former student, has been a general assignments reporter with the Columbus Dispatch since 1962. He succeeds James Carfield, who is leaving the University to become assistant commissioner of the Mid-American Conference, of which Kent is a member. Schlemmer began covering sports news in 1957 for the Akron Beacon Journal, where his father, James, is sports editor and well-known throughout Ohio for his many years of covering the Cleveland Indians' baseball beat. Paul Schlemmer left the Akron newspaper in 1959 to cover sports for the Columbus Citizen and also has been a newsman with the Cincinnati Enquirer and radio station WCOL in Columbus.
Memo to Grads [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Memo to Grads Candidates for undergraduate degrees at Summer Commencement are reminded to pick up their copies of the Commencement Guide from the cashier in the Bookstore, Union building, no later than next Monday, August 23. Prof. Paul L. Pfeiffer, chairman of the commencement committee, says he also wants to reiterate that "all prospective graduates are expected to attend the rehearsal at 3 p.m. Friday, August 27."
World-Known Columnist Commencement Speaker [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
World-Known Columnist Commencement Speaker Max Freedman, veteran Washington Journalist and in-ternationally-syndicated newspaper columnist, will speak at the University's 52nd Summer Commencement August 28. Exercises will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial Gymnasium. President Robert I. White will confer an estimated 958 degrees, including a record 360 graduate degrees. Four doctorates in philosophy will be awarded, one each in biology and chemistry and two in education. Distinguished Service Awards for "significant contribution" to Kent State will be presented to Dr. Raymond M. Clark, dean emeritus of the Graduate School, and Dr. Harvey Davis, provost emeritus of the University of lowa, who was consulted on Kent's long-range planning. Following luncheon, President and Mrs. White will host a re- ception for the new graduates and their families. Freedman, Washington correspondent for England's prestigious Manchester Guardian for 14 years, is respected on both sides of the Atlantic for hi...
Serve 22,000 Meals Daily Here [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Serve 22,000 Meals Daily Here If all students fed on campus in a year could line up, the queue would extend from here to Kansas City, Missouri 840 miles. For the number of meals served in just one day during the school year, KSU's Food Service Department could move into a town of nearly 7,400 and feed everyone in it a well-balanced breakfast, lunch and dinner. A million dollars a year is spent for food alone and another $750,000 for payroll in the big business of providing meals for Kent State's growing family. John C. Friese is director of food services and Robert Buckley is director of the supply center of the University, both of which occupy a building completed last fall at the eastern end of the campus, off Route 5. According to Friese, all baked goods except bread and hot dog and hamburger buns are prepared right here. This involves the use of 71,000 pounds of flours annually, plus 28,500 pounds of cake mixes. New convenience foods are used, Friese says, including partially pr...
Film Site Is Changed [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Film Site Is Changed The film, "Anatomy of a Murder" will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, August 21, in Newman Center instead of the previously announced Faith Lutheran Church, according to the religious office. Following the showing, there will be a discussion of the film and refreshments. Admission is free and open to all. Playing in the movie are James Stewart, Lee Remich, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, and the late Joseph N. Welch.
Olivier in 'Richard III' Excerpts To Close W K S U Festival [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Olivier in 'Richard III' Excerpts To Close W K S U Festival Final program in the allShakespeare festival presented by WKSU-FM will be at 8:05 p.m. tomorrow when Sir Laurence Olivier is heard in highlights from "Richard III," with John Gielgud and Clair Bloom. Next Thursday, August 26, at 8:05 p.m., Eric Severeid will pre- sent, "The McCarthy Hearings: In Retrospect." Eleven years after the famed senate hearings, Severeid retraces the events of that purge by one of America's most talked-about men, Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. The Kent State radio station will end its summer broadcasting schedule at 10 p.m. Friday, August 27, and will return to the air with its sister station, WKSU-AM (730 kc) on September 18 with the Kent State University sports network broadcast of the Golden Flashes at Xavier.
Radio Station Seeks Workers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Radio Station Seeks Workers Students interested in working at WKSU-FM and AM, the two radio stations operated by the University, are to contact the station's offices at extension 434, only between the hours of 6 and 10 p.m. Applications are being taken for announcers, newsmen, librarians, continuity writers and engineers. No experience is necessary, since training sessions will be held in the fall for all positions. To apply, a student does not have to be a broadcasting major.
NSF Gives $5,590 for Math [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
NSF Gives $5,590 for Math Kent State has received a grant of $5,590 from the National Science Foundation to conduct its sixth annual institute for secondary school mathematics teachers. Beginning in September, the institute will provide evening classes throughout the year for teachers who wish to improve their background in traditional and modern mathematics. Thirty teachers will have their course and travel expenses paid through the grant. Others may register and pay their own expenses as regular students. This year's grant brings to more then $50,000 the money Kent has received for in-service training of mathematics instructors. Dr. Kenneth Cummins, chairman of the mathematics department, is director of the institute.
Extension Classes Came before Campus Ones [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Extension Classes Came before Campus Ones Because Kent State's first president was an impatient man, the University offered courses in 25 northeastern Ohio communities early in the 20th century,- even before there were any classes on the Kent campus! KSU, established in 1910 by the Ohio General Assembly as a two-year normal school for teacher-training, had as its first president John E. McGilvrey. He had had experience with off-campus extension courses at Macomb Normal School in Illinois. Unwilling to wait for buildings and program to be ready at Kent, he said, "Since students cannot come to the campus, we will take the campus to the students." So it was that in 1912 Kent State became Ohio's first institution of higher learning to offer off-campus instruction. Later discontinued, then started again spasmodically, mostly for in-service training of teachers, the Academic Center concept as such came into full bloom by the mid-50's. Today, William M. Stephens, director of the Division o...
Most in Poll Would Not Change Voting Age to 18 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Most in Poll Would Not Change Voting Age to 18 A majority of those polled at random on campus recently believe the voting age should not be lowered to 18, even when it would mean their being able to vote sooner themselves. Inquiring reporters Jane Riggs and Janet Sarbey asked persons they interviewed, "Do you approve of lowering the voting age to 18?" Here are some of the replies: Ed Rober of Cuyahoga Falls, 17-year-old incoming student in Arts and Sciences No. Some people say if you're in the Army, you should be able to vote, but I don't agree. Just because you can shoot a gun doesn't mean you have the right to hold your country's position in your hands. Judy Hanner, Cambridge, 17, new student, School of Music Yes, I think it should be lowered. Everyone wants to be treated as an adult and 18 is a good year to start. Cheryl Gibbs, Elyria, under 18, new student in elementary education No, 18 is not mature enough. Ron Wallie, Kirkland, 18, new student, math major Some people 18 are ma...
Fricke Assumes Editorial Duties [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 19 August 1965
Fricke Assumes Editorial Duties Edwin P. Fricke, appointed this summer to the newly created post of University publications editor, is now on campus. He is temporarily using Room 111, Merrill Hall, but expects to be relocated in the same building within the next two months. Miss Julia Waida, University editor, will be assistant publications editor. She and Fricke are both working under Dr. George Betts, director of university relations. Fricke was chairman of the department of journalism and public relations at Loyola University, New Orleans, from 1956-64.