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Electronic Devices Topic Of Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Electronic Devices Topic Of Clinic An electronics clinic opens today and continues through Friday under the direction of Prof. Elbert Tischendorf, head of the Industrial Arts Department. An opportunity will be offered for industrial education teachers to develop an understanding of the theory of elementary electronics and develop techniques in construction and maintenance of electronic devices. Special emphasis will be placed on radio and television during the clinic in the arts building. Activities of the clinic will be coordinated with two courses, industrial arts 307 for undergraduates and industrial arts 540 for graduates. Morris Tischler, teacher of electronics in a Baltimore high school, will lead the morning workshop sessions.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
WINS AWARD—A cum laude graduate in June, Donald E. Veroneau has received the American Marketing Association award presented by the Akron chapter. The award is a year’s membership in the A.M.A. and the local chapter, an inscribed plaque, and a subscription to the A.M.A. Journal. He is employed at the Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company as a sales trainee.
Rocco, Janik Co-Captains Of 1956 Baseball Team [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Rocco, Janik Co-Captains Of 1956 Baseball Team Catcher George Janik and Tony' Rocco, second baseman, are co-cap-tains of next year’s Kent State University baseball team. The two Cleveland boys were elected at the annual baseball banquet. Janik, former Cleveland South star, was an all-Mid-American conference choice as catcher in 1934 and had another banner season this spring. Rocco, Cleveland Rhodes graduate, has been regular second sacker for the Golden Flashes the past two years. He is also a halfback on Kent State’s football squad. "I think the team made a fine choice for its co-captains,” commented Coach Matt Resick. "Rocco and Janik are both natural leaders, as well as top-notch college ball players.” Resick gave out 13 varsity letters at the banquet. A special award went to First Baseman Dan Potopsky, of Independence, for the highest batting average. He hit .298, winning the title for the second straight year. Janik won the runs bitted in title with 14, while Rocco and Dick Tol...
Athletic Department Strives For Well-Rounded Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Athletic Department Strives For Well-Rounded Program A continually well-rounded sports program is the goal of the KSU Ath letic Department under the direction Trevor Rees. Nine varsity sports are included on the inter-collegiate program, and the intramural competition features 12 mens’ sports and 13 for women. Varsity sports are given no more than their normal place in school affairs. All the coaches carry regular teaching schedules and are members of the Department of Health and Physical Tducation faculty. The year-long varsity sports program leads off in the autumn with football getting the attention. Also on the fall schedule is cross-country running. Three varsity sports—basketball, swimming and wrestling—vie for attention in the winter with teams in all three sports competing in the strong Mid-American Conference competition. During the spring quarter baseball, track, golf and tennis share the spotlight. Just as important as the varsity program are other recreation programs for...
Employees Of Union Building Hold Picnic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
Employees Of Union Building Hold Picnic The third annual picnic for employes of the Kent State Union building was held Wednesday, June 15 at Fred Fuller Park in Kent. Baseball, horseshoes, badminton, cards, and games for children highlighted the afternoon. The day was topped off with a picnic supper at 6:30 p.m. Committees included Catherine Cheges, Mrs. Jack Waldron, Mrs. Alice Smerick, Mrs. Kate Fisher, Walter Lawrence and June Cowan.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 June 1955
t day clinic for school teachers will f take place July 7. VAW -CIO Summer School. The sessions will open July 17 and continue through July 23 for UAW members. Moral and Spiritual Values Workshop: The College of Education, in cooperation with the Danforth Foundation, is sponsoring a project to help teachers discover and develop moral and spiritual values in public school situations. The workshop will be held July 24-August 12. Health Education Workshop: The eighth annual conference will be from July 23 to August 5 under the sponsorship of the Ohio Department of Health and Kent State University’s Health and Physical Education Department. Erade and Industrial Education Workshop: The meetings, August 29 through September 1, are planned to aid the beginning instructor by bringing to his attention the essential elements of successful teaching. In addition. Dr. Winifred Ward, emeritus professor of Northwestern University, noted writer in the area of language arts, will be on campus during...
Enrollment Climbs Near 2800 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Enrollment Climbs Near 2800 S 5 Final enrollment figures for the first summer session are expected to total 2,800, in the opinion of Dr. Charles E. Atkinson, registrar. A preliminary count shows a total of 2775 signed up for classes. This compares with 2372 for the first session last summer. The 2775 total breaks down as follows: Veterans—47s. Non-veterans—23oo. Graduate students—442 men and 284 women for a total of 726. Undergraduates 1008 men and 1041 women for a total of 2049. Thus, there is a total of 1450 men enrolled and 1325 women. If the final enrollment total reaches the 2800 figure as predicted, this will be the highest since the first summer session in 1950 when the total was 3450. The 2775 preliminary count is the highest since the total enrollment of 2796 in 1951. The low point of the last six summers was reached in 1953 when only 2176 registered for classes. Ur. Charles E. Atkinson, registrar, watches summer students sign up. (another photo page 2)
SOMMER CHOIR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
SOMMER CHOIR Membership in the Summer Choir is still open, on an audit basis only, for summer school students, according to Robert Hull Foulkes, choral director. The choir meets from 12:40 until 1:50 p.m. Monday through Friday in 309 Merrill Hall. The choir is scheduled for a summer concert Tuesday evening, July 19. At present the choir program is scheduled to include the Bach Cantata No. 61, “Come, Redeemer of Our Race;’’ Three Elizabethan part Songs by R. Vaughan-Williams; “Eloquence” by Haydn; “Floria in Excelsis” by Bach; “Matona, Lovely Maiden,” by Lassus; Thomas Morley’s “Fire, Fire My Heart;” “Alas! What Hope of Speeding,” by Wilbye; and, “Ave Verum Corpus,” by Prez.
Two From KSU On Navy Ship [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Two From KSU On Navy Ship Ed Menger, KSU senior from Cleveland and president of the junior and senior men’s honorary organization, Blue Key, left by plane yesterday with Benjamin G. McGinnis, assistant dean of men, from Akron Naval Air Station for Pensacola, Fla. as guests of the Navy. They will return Thursday. The Naval Air Reserve Training Command each month conducts orientation trips for the purpose of familiariizng individuals with the functions, conduct, and problems of the Command. This month, along with area business and industrial persons, the Akron Air Station is asking faculty and student representatives of the area colleges and universities to participate. A highlight of the trip will be a day aboard the Aircraft Carrier Saipan in the Gulf of Mexico observing carrier landing operations by the Pensacola cadets.
Band, Chorus, Drum Major Clinic July 5 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Band, Chorus, Drum Major Clinic July 5 The annual High School Band, Chorus, and Drum Major Clinic opens at KSU July 5 and continues through July 15 under the direction of Prof. Roy D. Metcalf. Drum major classes for all high school twirlers will be held in the KSU Union building for two weeks with a national champion as guest speaker each week. Featured At Festival Teaching the first week will be Alta Burg of Red Lion, Pa. In addition to receiving many first place awards in contests throughout the country, she was the featured twirler with Paul Lavalle and the Band of America and was featured star of the Chicagoland Music Festival. She also appeared on numerous television programs. Miss Burg will teach twobaton twirling, super and advanced contest work, show work and baton stunts. To Demonstrate Stunts Featured the second week will be Mary Evelyn Thurman of Alma, Mich., national and international champion and outstanding woman baton teacher in the U. S. She will demonstrate contest ...
WKSU-FM Presents New Program Series [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
WKSU-FM Presents New Program Series WKSU-FM, the campus radio station, is broadcasting Monday through Friday this summer from noon to 3 p.m. The summer schedule provides news, music, variety, and educational programs. Serving as program director is Sandra Mclntyre. The staff includes Claude Anderson, David Shafer, Stu Gillar, Mike Bowden, and Ed Smolko. Jazz fans’ attention is called to a new program, "The Modern Sound, with David Shafer. Popular recordings are included in "Strictly Combo,’’ and classical music on "Music You Want.”
President Welcomes Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
President Welcomes Students (The following is a message to the student body by Dr. George A. Bowman, President of Kent State University) It would have been a great pleasure to me, had it been possible, personally to speak to the entire summer student body. With so much work concentrated in so short a time, it has not seemed advisable to break into class periods for a convocation which would have provided me this opportunity. For reasons we do not know as yet because we have not had an opportunity to analyze enrollments, you are a larger student body than we had a year ago by about 400. Some of you are just beginning your college work; between a fourth and a third are graduate students; and the remainder—the larger number of you—are at various stages on the road toward the baccalaureate degree. You are equally welcome, regardless of which one of these categories best describes the reason for your presence on the campus this summer. I would be unfaithful in my responsibility to you if...
KSU Trustees Approve Faculty Pay Boosts, Add Staff Members [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
KSU Trustees Approve Faculty Pay Boosts, Add Staff Members The KSU Board of Trustees have approved the reappointment of faculty and administrative staff members for the coming year with salary increases averaging between four and five per cent. President George A. Bowman reported to the Board that more than 98 per cent of the faculty and administrative staff members have signed up for the group life insurance plan previously proposed. Join KSU Faculty New faculty and staff members approved by the Board include the following: Paula Claire Keiser, appointed instructor in health and physical education. She holds degrees from Winthrop College and Michigan State College and presently is teaching at Florida State University. James B. Maxwell is apponted as pa r t-t im e temporary supervising teacher of music. He holds a degree from KSU and resides at RD 1, Kent. John Balazs has been appointed temporary instructor in industrial arts. He holds a diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Art a...
Education Group Meets [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Education Group Meets Delta Beta chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, national honor society in education, will hold its first meeting of the summer term in room 207 Union Building at 7:30 p.m. today. Dr. Dwight Arnold, director of guidance testing and professor of education, will speak on the Ohio Education Association. He currently is serving as president of the association. The meeting will be open to all who wish to attend—especially alumni of the KSU chapter and of other chapters. Officers of the chapter, elected in May are: Paul Richings, president; JoAnn Letoha, vice-president; Barbara Oswald, secretary; Dolores Manak, treasurer, and Dorothy Miller, historian. Dr. Gerald Read is the chapter adviser. Miss Letoha, program chairman, has planned a picnic for new Kappa Delta Pi pledges July 13 at Fred Fuller Park in Kent. An initiation banquet will be held at Vale Edge restaurant in Ravenna Friday, July 22. Dean Robert F White, of the College of Education, will speak on the Ohio School Surv...
Members Of Army ROTC At Camp [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Members Of Army ROTC At Camp Thirty-six members of the Army ROTC unit are attending six-weeks Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Summer Camp at Fort Campbell, Ky. The training period began June 25. The cadets, mostly juniors, will participate in a variety of field exercises designed to develop leadership ability and technical knowledge. Upon graduation from KSU, the cadets will be eligible for a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army Reserve. Attending camp are the following: Robert L. Anderson, John Attwood, Richard A. Baun, James E. Bragg, Larry D. Carpenter, Ronald E. Chambers, Paul C. Claspy, Thomas E. Colson, Harvey H. Cooper, James P. Dougher, Jerrold S. Elenz, Arthur L. Guren. James A. Hales, John M. Hamasaki, Edward A. Karns, William B. Kerr, David C. Klingaman, Andrew A. Kolbus, William P. Lineberry, George Liviola, Paul R. Lostosik, William T. McPherson, Andrew Mihos, John R. Miller, Ludy E. Ottogalli, Donald H. Pritchard. Also, Ronald E. Redding, James W. Roberto, Ed...
Dean Gives Summer Tea On July 6 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Dean Gives Summer Tea On July 6 A dean of women’s Summer Tea will be held Wednesday, July 6th, in Terrace Hall with all summer students invited as guests. The tea will be from 3 to 5 p.m. in the main lounge. Mrs. Margaret W. Swanson explained that the tea would give summer students an opportunity to examine the newest building on the campus. Terrace Hall, women’s dormitory, was opened some months ago. Construction costs of over $2 million are being financed by revenue bonds. During the tea, students will be conducted through the lounges, dormitory rooms, and kitchen and dining facilities. Special guests at the Summer Tea will include Dean Arden Allyn of the College of Business Administration, Dean Raymond M. Clark of the Graduate School, Dean Eric N. Rackham of the College of Liberal Arts, Dean Robert I. White of the College of Education, and Dr. Clayton M. Schindler, Coordinator of Extension and Special Activities. The committee in charge of arrangements is chairmaned by Margaret G...
KSU People Donate 396 Pints Of Blood [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
KSU People Donate 396 Pints Of Blood The Red Cross Blood mobile collected 396 pints of blood in three visits to the campus during the regular school year, according to a report by Benjamin McGinnis, chairman of the University’s Bloodmobile committee. A total of 126 pints of blood were collected on the final visit to the campus May 26. The collection totaled 130 pints of blood in the fall quarter and a high of 140 pints in the winter. The Red Cross considers their quota filled for one day when 120 pints are collected. Statistics on the third visit show that 58 or 46 per cent of those who gave blood were women and 68 or 54 per cent were men. Thirty-one or 25 per cent of the group were first time donors. Members of the Red Cross were assisted in the visits by members of the University committee, the Faculty Women’s Club and the Faculty Wives Club.