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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
KS U SUMMER NEWS Vol. 4, No. 1 Kent, Ohio Monday, June 16, 1958 KSU SUMMER NEWS This is the first edition of the KSU Summer News, published as a substitute for the Daily Kent Stater. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned in at the Summer News office, 109 Merrill Hall, by Triday noon to be included in the issue of the following Thursday. The Summer Neivs office phone number is 272. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer’s name will be withheld upon request.
Free Series Of Cultural Programs Set [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Free Series Of Cultural Programs Set Concerts by two Metropolitan Opera starts and the Cleveland Summer orchestra will highlight the cultural program series on campus this summer. Seven programs, all open to the public without charge, will be staged during June, July and August, according to Dr. Archie E. Hendricks, coordinator of special activities. Max Lerner, journalist, teacher and author, will open the series with a lecture on June 26. His talk is titled "Education in America The Heroic Encounter.” Lerner is a professor of American civilization at Brandeis university and daily columnist for the New York Post. Claudio Arrau of Argentina, one of the world’s leading pianists, will perform on July 2. Baritone Robert Merrill will present a concert on July 8 and tenor Jan Peerce will perform on July 22. The University Summer Theatre will present Agatha Christi’s play, "Witness for the Prosecution,” July 14 and 15. A concert by the University’s choir and orchestra will be held on July...
Registrar Expects 3400 to Enroll [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Registrar Expects 3400 to Enroll More than 3,400 students are expected to enroll for the first summer session, according to Dr. Charles E. Atkinson, University registrar. Dr. Atkinson said enrollment will drop for the second session, but should be above 2,000. The second session opens July 21. A total of more than 7,000 persons are expected to attend regular classes, workshops and conferences and off campus field trips and teacher education programs.
White Named Vice President; Schindler Is Education Dean [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
White Named Vice President; Schindler Is Education Dean The appointment of Dr. Robert I. White, Jr. to the newly-created post of vice president for academic affairs at the University recently was approved by the board of trustees. Dr. Clayton M. Schindler will succeed White as dean of the College of Education. Dr. Glen T. Nygreen, dean of men, was approved as dean of students and will have charge of all student affairs. This also is a new position. Other appointments include Dr. Stanley C. Vance as head of the new department of industrial administration and production; Dr. Roy E. Wenger as director of the Bureau of Educational Research and Service; Dr. Ralph Hall as director of the Audio-Visual Center; and Roland D. Patzer as assistant dean of men and director of student activities. Dr. Vance will be department head in addition to serving as dean of the college of Business Administration. Dr. White has been at the University since 1946 as dean of the College of Education, coming fro...
Many Fields Represented In Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Many Fields Represented In Program A series of specialized workshops and clinics in a variety of fields will be held on the campus during the two summer sessions. Workshops have been scheduled in business education, moral and spiritual values, school and community health education, trade and industrial education, reading, secretarial science and speech and hearing. There also will be field studies in biology, general science and geology, as well as band, chorus and speech work for high school students. The schedule of workships and clinics includes: Children’s Speech and Hearing Clinic: Thirteenth annual clinic for speech and hearing handicapped children. Opens tomorrow and will continue through July 18. High School Speech Institute: Opens Thursday and runs through July 11. Students receive intensive training in debate, public speaking, dramatic art, radio and television. High School Music Camp: Scheduled for June 23 to July 4, closing with a concert. Activities offered in band, orc...
808 Degrees Conferred At 45th Commencement [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
808 Degrees Conferred At 45th Commencement Degrees were conferred on 715 undergraduates and 93 graduate students by President George A. Bowman at the University’s 45th annual spring commencement in Memorial Gymnasium. In addition, the honorary degree of doctor of laws was conferred on commencement speaker John S. Knight, publisher of the Knight newspapers. One of the highlights of this year’s commencement program was the presentation of the first Kent State University Alumni Award. The award, highest honor the organization can bestow, was presented to Pennsylvania physician Dr. Whitlaw M. Show, who received his bachelor’s degree at Kent in 1941. Gene Robbins, senior class president presented a check for $1,300 to President Bowman as the senior class gift to the University. During the evercises, second lieutenant commissions were given to 12 U. S. Army, nine Air Force, and two Marine Corps officers. The commencement speaker said the Soviet threat to U. S. world leadership must be met...
Alumni Present $4500 To Development Fund [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Alumni Present $4500 To Development Fund The University Alumni association has presented a check for $3,845 to KSU. The money will be used for scholarships, grants-in-aid to needy students, research publications and creative work. Arthur Peebles, president of the association for 1957-58 and a member of the class of 1931, presented the check to Dr. George A. Bowman, KSU president, at the association’s annual luncheon in the Portage Room following commencement. The University received an additional $655 during the year, bringing the total to $4,500. Alumni have donated almost $15,000 to the development fund during the past four years. New officers for the association were announced as the following: Robert Blakemore, president, class of ’5O, Akron; Oscar Ritchie, classes of ’46 and ’47, Kent; Mrs. Lucille Troyer, recording secretary, class of ’36, Kent; Jerry Hayes, treasurer, class of ’56, Cleveland, and Benjamin McGinnis, faculty advisor, class of ’3B, Kent. Alumni council members w...
Students Must Register Cars [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Students Must Register Cars All summer session students must register their vehicles with the University Police and park in one of the three student lots during school hours. Students not registering cars within 20 days of registration for classes will be assessed a $2 late registration fee. The three student lots are located south of the MPE building, behind Moulton Hall and at the intersection of Terrace Drive and Summit Street. There is no charge for vehicle registration.
Deadline Set For Applicants [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Deadline Set For Applicants Students planning to graduate at the end of the second summer session must make application for graduation by July 1. Application blanks are available in the registrar’s office. Candidates for graduation must have completed all subject requirements as specified in the college and curriculum in which enrolled, and must have completed, with passing grades, 192 quarter hours of credit. Candidates must have earned a 2.0 point average in all work attempted and a 2.25 average in each major and minor field.
450 Pints Of Blood Donated [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
450 Pints Of Blood Donated The Red Cross Bloodmobile collected 450 pints of blood during three visits to the campus during the 1957-58 school year, according to a report to President George A. Bowman by Benjamin G. McGinnis, chairman of the University’s Bloodmobile committee. The final visit of the year on May 22, resulted in 134 pints of blood donated by 98 men and 49 women. Twenty-eight of the group were first time donors. The success of the program throughout the year was credited to the members of the Faculty Women and Faculty Wives clubs, the editor of the Daily Kent Stater and the University Bloodmobile committee. The next visit will be Wednesday, July 2.
University Offices Close Hour Earlier [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
University Offices Close Hour Earlier Beginning today, the University will operate on a summer schedule of office hours, according to F. H. Bauer, comptroller. Offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. All offices will be closed Friday, July 4, and Monday, September 1, in observance of Independence Day and Labor Day. The regular schedule of office hours will resume on September 22.
Summer Students Offered Expanded Food Services [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Summer Students Offered Expanded Food Services Expanded food services will be offered by the University to all students attending the first summer session. In addition to the facilities open last year, Terrace Dining Hall will be opened to provide a new service to patrons purchasing a meal ticket. Meal tickets may be purchased at the time of registration by any student regardless of his place of residence. Such a ticket will entitle the buyer to three meals a day, six days a week, excluding Sunday. Full-course meals of the type served during the regular school year will be provided. Price of the ticket is $57 for the first session, and it is non-transferable. First Session Food Service Hours; Terrace Dining Hall Breakfast 7 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Lunch 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dinner 5 pm. to 6 p.m. Union Dining Hall Continuous Service 7 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Hub (Snack Bar) Continuous Service (Monday thru Friday) 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Limited Service (Monday thru Thursday) 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fac...
Two Women’s Residence Halls To Be Constructed [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Two Women’s Residence Halls To Be Constructed The U.S. Housing and Home Finance agency has approved a $2-1/2 million loan to Kent State University, paving the way for construction of two new women’s residence halls. The two new halls will each accomodate 375 women. The structures will be located on opposite sides of Midway Drive, south of Verder hall. Plans for the two halls have been approved by the University board of trustees, and construction is expeced to start by August 1. In a report to the board of trustees President George A. Bowman said that with good weather and other favorable factors there is a "remote” possibility that the two residence halls could be completed by fall of 1959. The borrowed sum will be repaid from room and dining hall income. One of the dormitories will be used to accommodate men students until the Stopher Hall quadrangle is completed. At that time, the men students will be transferred and the hall will be used to house women students. President Bowman...
Motion Picture Series Scheduled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 16 June 1958
Motion Picture Series Scheduled Four motion pictures will be shown free this summer in the Film Classics program sponsored by the Library and the Audio-Visual center. Each film will be shown twice, at 2:30 and 8 p.m., in the University School auditorium. The schedule is as follows: June 24, "Adventures of Hajja Baba.” July 8, "Inside Russia.” July 22, "Three Coins in the Fountain.” August 5, "Chandra,” a film from India.