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Student Lots, Car Decals Are 'Musts' [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Student Lots, Car Decals Are 'Musts' Summertime-only commuters will find two additional student parking lots have been made available since they were on campus last year. Lot F is along Eastway Drive, south of Manchester Hall. Lot G is on Summit Street, east of the stadium and Williams Hall, new science building under construction, and next to Lot C, which is adjacent to the stadium. Leroy Peach, assistant security officer, reminds all students to park in student lots only and to obtain free parking decals by registering at the police office. Failure to register cars, he said, can result in a §5 penalty. Those who park on campus in other than student lots are subject to a $2 fine if it is paid within 24 hours after the assigned traffic court date. This automatically becomes a $5 fine if not paid within the time limit unless the court finds the student "not guilty." Two former student parking lots are now for faculty and staff only. They are Lot A, beside the new Education Building, ...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Dr. Charles B. Wiland, former school administrator and teacher, has been named director of KSU's Warren Academic Center. He received his doctor of philosophy degree in school administration here on June 11. He succeeds Richard Velzy, who becomes business manager of the Stark County Academic Center. Dr. Wiland began his teaching career in 1950 at Tallmadge and later taught eight years in the Canton system.
Gerrit Daams Honored by Scot Journal [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Gerrit Daams Honored by Scot Journal Dr. Gerrit Daams, assistant professor of philosophy, has been appointed to the honorary advisory board of the Mankind Quarterly of Edinburgh, Scotland. The publication is an international journal of ethnology, ethno-psychology, human genetics and anthropo-geography. Appointment to the advisory board acknowledges scientists and "pays tribute to their distinction in the fields in which they are working." v Dr. Daams has written analyses of some scientific and social aspects of the American race problem. About 30 international scholars have been given the recognition of appointment to the advisory board. They include: Prof. Henry E. Garrett, former head of the psychology department at Columbia University and past president of the American Psychological Association; President Emeritus Watson Kirkconnel of Acadia University in Canada; Prof. Brinimiro Males, an Argentine anthropologist; Prof. F. C. J. McGurk, an American psychologist. Prof. Gaetano Mar...
Hold Orientation at KSU For 100 'Head Start' Staffers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Hold Orientation at KSU For 100 'Head Start' Staffers An orientation program for 100 persons scheduled to staff Project Head Start centers is underway on campus. The week-long workshop, which started Monday, is supported by a $14,750 federal grant and is conducted by the College of Education's department of early childhood education. Project director' is Dr. Leah Houser of the department. The National Association for the Education of Young Children is serving as consultant for the sessions, being attended by teachers and teachers' aides, along with administrative, health and social service personnel. Alter the orientation, trainees will staff Child Development Centers offering pre-school summer training for children from disadvantaged homes. Such centers are financed by the Office of Economic Opportunity or by school districts under provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Nearly 100 persons attended a similar workshop at Kent last summer.
See Ashtabula Center Ready By March [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
See Ashtabula Center Ready By March Construction on the Ashtabula campus of the University, one of four major Academic Center building projects either underway or in planning stages, should be completed by the March, 1967, deadline. This announcement came from Paul Reichert, director of the Ashtabula Academic Center. The other projects are at Canton, where the $2.4 million facility on new Interstate 77 at North Canton, is expected to be ready by spring, 1967; the New Philadelphia or Tuscarawas branch, for which planning money on the $2.4 million undertaking was released by the Board of Regents in Columbus last Friday, and branches at Warren and Euclid Center, which are in various stages of planning. Construction on the $1.76 million Ashtabula campus is proceeding ahead of schedule, said Reichert. He said moving into the complex should begin prior to the beginning of next spring quarter and the job probably will extend into the quarter. The campus is designed to accommodate from 1,50...
Dr. Paranka On Council [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Dr. Paranka On Council Dr. Stephen Paranka, director of KSU's bureau of economic and business research, has been appointed by Gov. James A. Rhodes as a special economic adviser for the state. Dr. Paranka will serve on the Economic Research Council of the Ohio Department of Development. A professor of marketing, Dr. Paranka has been on the Kent State faculty since 1961. He is an experienced marketing consultant and recently conducted a study for the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission on the effects of shopping centers on the small, independent businessman. The Council he joins was created in 1964. It includes specialists in business, city planning and social problems and advises the Department of Development on economic projects undertaken by the state. Dr. Paranka, who has taught at Georgia State College, Indiana University, Notre Dame and the University of Colorado, has also authored studies on urban transportation problems and the purchasing habits or urban and suburban shopp...
Heads June '66 Class [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Heads June '66 Class A pretty 21-year-old coed who could translate the daily baseball news into Spanish is the, University's top June graduate. Arleen Billante of Parma, a Spanish major with a love for baseball, was graduated "summa cum laude" on June 11. Her 3.89 academic average, out of a possible 4.0, was the highest of Kent's 885 seniors. Being at the top of the class was not new for the energetic daughter of a Cleveland electrical engineer. Four years ago she led Kent's freshmen as the top scholar. Next fall she will begin teaching Spanish at Lakewood High School. Miss Billante, who spent her junior year at the University of Valencia in Spain, will attend a seven-week Spanish institute this summer at Knox College in Illinois under a National Defense Education Act grant. One of her hopes is to return to Spain to study for a master's degree. While she was there, she acquired a love of watching bullfights, she says, but she is quick to add: "Too many people have the idea Spain is ...
25 Teachers At Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
25 Teachers At Workshop Vocational education teachers from 25 Ohio high schools have just completed a workshop here for distributive education teachercoordinators. The workshop, which ended last Friday, was designed to help the teachers strengthen programs in their schools. Distributive education, an area of vocational education, involves training for jobs in the field of marketing.
McGinnis Elected [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
McGinnis Elected Dr. Benjamin G. McGinnis, director of student financial aids, has been elected president of the Student Financial Aids Section of the Ohio College Association. Previously secretary-treasurer of the section, he will serve a twoyear term as president. He also is vice-president of the Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
Reopen Verder in Fall After $125,000 Blaze [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Reopen Verder in Fall After $125,000 Blaze It will take $125,000 to restore Verder Hall, but the women's dormitory damaged by fire May 25 will be ready for occupancy by the start of fall quarter, according to Emil Berg, business manager. Berg said insurance will cover damage to the building and its contents "100 per cent." He added that originals of all furnishings can be duplicated except for changes in upholstery materials. It will be necessary to remove the entire roof of the building and ceiling plaster in order to renew 12 impaired bar joists, Berg said, but there was no damage to the building's structural steel as at first feared. The blaze, which broke out shortly after 2 a.m., routed 367 persons and gutted the first floor formal lounge, the reception lobby and recreation area. The heat burst plate glass windows across the front of the structure and melted aluminum railings, furniture and window frames. Also damaged were the apartment of Mrs. Lucille Tritchler, resident couns...
Dr. Basi Attending Workshop On International Business [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Dr. Basi Attending Workshop On International Business Dr. Raghbir Basi, associate professor of management, is taking part in a Workshop in International Business at New York University. Dr. Basi, who directs the graduate program in international business and economics, is one of 20 participants undertaking research projects in connection with the workshop, which began June 12 and ends Saturday. The program, sponsored by 20 U. S. business firms, is designed to allow professors and businessmen to exchange views on the management of international business operations.
Lower Gets First Wright Theatre Award [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Lower Gets First Wright Theatre Award Thomas Lower of Wellesley, Mass., has been awarded the G. Harry Wright Scholarship for excellence in theatre. Lower, who received his bachelor of education degree at Kent's June 11 commencement, is the first to receive the theatre award. The scholarship, to be used for graduate study, honors Prof. G. Harry Wright, who directed dramatics at the University from 1935 until his death in 1964. Lower played the role of Stefanowski in "Mr. Roberts" under the direction of Professor Wright in 1963. He also was assistant director of "Life With Father," the last production directed by the late professor. A transfer from Boston University's College of Basic Studies, the 22-year-old Lower came to Kent in 1963 to major in speech. He will begin graduate studies in speech drama at DePauw University in September and plans to teach at the university level.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Photos Courtesy of Information Service AMONG THOSE TAKING part in Kent State's 33rd Spring Commencement June 11 were, left to right, Kenneth Keating, New York State Court of Appeals judge and former U. S. senator; Kent President Robert I. White, arid Hyun Chul Kim, Korean ambassador to the United States. Kim presented a "letter of appreciation" to KSU faculty members who donated hundreds of books and magazines to the Business Research Library at Sung Kyun Kwan University in Seoul.
$1,000 Grant For Special Library Field [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
$1,000 Grant For Special Library Field A $l,OOO grant from the Scripps-Howard Foundation to further the training of newspaper librarians has been received by the School of Library Science. Lee Wood, chairman of the foundation's awards screening committee, said this is the first grant the foundation has awarded for the specific purpose of training librarians in the field of journalism. Kent's School of Library Science has been a leader in offering training for persons interested in working in newspaper libraries. A course entitled "Newspaper and Other Mass Media Libraries," offered last summer, will be repeated this year, beginning July 26. It is conducted by Rose L. Vormelker, assistant professor of library science and executive officer of the University's library. She is former library director of the Cleveland Plain Dealer and is recognized nationally as an expert in the field of newspaper libraries.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Judges of queen contests are growing "accustomed to her face," and tbey seem to like what they see. Judy Fogle, who last month reigned over Campus Day, Kent State's biggest social event of the year, last week was selected Miss Midwest of 1966 at the Midwest Industrial Free Fair at Tallmadge. The 20-year-old brunette daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Fogle of Canton is a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority. A senior majoring in elementary education, she is five feet tall and weighs 95 pounds. And it was KSU all the way at the fair! Miss Fogle's ' attendants were coeds Sandy Balough, 19, of Warrensville Heights, and Julia Dehm, 18, of Birmingham, Mich., both of whom are Chi Omega sorority members.
Geology Talks Attract Dr. Rau [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Geology Talks Attract Dr. Rau Dr. John R. Rau, assistant professor of geology, is attending Millsaps College's second summer conference on the geology of the Mississippi Sound. Teachers from 18 states and two Canadian provinces are at the three-week conference, supported by a $22,870 grant from the National Science Foundation. The program, which ends Saturday, is devoted to the physical and chemical geological processes at work in the Sound. Mississippi Sound is a shallow, almost land-locked body of brackish water bounded by the Mississippi Gulf Coast on the north, several barrier islands on the south, the delta of the Mississippi River on the west and southwest, and Mobile Bay on the east.
Kent Cited By College PR Group [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Kent Cited By College PR Group Kent State will be awarded a certificate of special merit at the opening session of the national conference of American College Public Relations Association in Boston on Tulv 6. . The award was won in the national honors competition of the association in the special events category. It is for Kent's participation in the College Price Tag Conference held on campus last spring under auspices of the Ohio AFL-CIO. A case study on the conference, prepared by J. Keith Carew, University reports officer, will be published by ACPRA as an example of an outstanding program in the broad field of institutional public relations. The College and University Journal will also publish an article on the conference in its next issue. The conference was held under the chairmanship of Robert Bollard, secretary-treasurer of the Ohio AFL-CIO. Local arrangements were by Dr. George C. Betts, chairman, Robert Stockdale and Dr. Ralph Kaczor.
Brown Directs UCLA Study [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 23 June 1966
Brown Directs UCLA Study Dr. Glenn H. Brown, dean for research, is serving as director of a two-week course on liquid crystals at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). The course, which began Monday and will continue through July 1, involves the chemistry and physics of liquid crystals—substances which share properties of both liquids and crystals. Dr. Brown also is professor of chemistry and director of Kent's Liquid Crystal Institute. Associate director of the course is Dr. James L. Fergason, former senior physicist with the Westinghouse Electric Research Laboratory in Pittsburgh and now associate director of the University's Liquid Crystal Institute. The two-week course is sponsored by ULCA's chemistry department. Lecturers, in addition to Dr. Brown and Dr. Fergason, are Dr. William Leonard of the Shell Development Laboratory, Emeryville, Cal.; Dr. John Crissy of the University of Southern California Medical School, and Dr. Roger Porter of Chevron Corp., Richmond, C...