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Theta Chi’s 2.48 Leads All Campus Fraternities [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Theta Chi’s 2.48 Leads All Campus Fraternities Theta Chi led 18 social fraternities at the University with an academic average of 2.48 for the 1957-58 school year, according to Dr. Glen T. Nygreen, dean of students. All fraternity academic average for the year was 2.38. All men’s average was 2.33. Two-point represents C. Roger Gertz of Lorain was president of the 68-member chapter of Theta Chi last year and is the 195859 president of Interfraternity council. Prof. John Montgomery is chapter adviser. Following is a breakdown of the social fraternities and the academic average of each for the year: Theta Chi, 2.48; Phi Sigma Kappa, 2.4655; Delta Sigma Pi, 2.4653; Kappa Sigma, 2.45; Alpha Epsilon Pi, 2.44; Delta Upsilon, 2.415; Phi Kappa Tau, 2.410; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 2.39; Collegiates, 2.388; Kappa Alpha Psi, 2.381; Alpha Tau Omega, 2.37; Phi Delta Theta, 2.367; Delta Tau Delta, 2.365; American Commons Club, 2.35; Sigma Phi Epsilon, 2.295; Sigma Nu, 2.290; Alpha Phi Alpha, 2.13; The...
Grant Given To Hutchinson [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Grant Given To Hutchinson Edward Hutchinson, instructor in speech for the past two years, has been granted a research fellowship for the 1958-59 academic year at Ohio State university where he is working on his doctor of philosophy degree. The one-year grant was made by the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness of the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Hutchinson has been instructor of audiology and pathology in the University’s school of speech since 1956. He received his master of arts degree from Kent State and his bachelor of arts degree from Hiram college. He was a hearing consultant with the Ohio Department of Health before coming to Kent. Previously he was a speech and hearing therapy consultant for the Alliance Board of Education.
Gallery Hangs Corcoran Show [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Gallery Hangs Corcoran Show First award paintings of the Corcoran gallery’s biennial shows dating back to 1907 will be on display at the University from July 31 to Aug. 16. Twenty-two paintings and three photographic reproductions of the Washington, D. C, gallery, which review the changing styles in American painting, will be hung in Van Deusen gallery. The display will be open to the public without charge from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. For the past 50 years, the Corcoran gallery’s biennial showing of American art has presented paintings which have been considered to be the best produced in this country. The Corcoran biennials have often been referred to as the "American Salon.” Purpose of the biennials is to help improve the position of American artists in their country. The exhibition, being brought to Kent by the University’s school of art, has been touring museums and art institutions throughout the country for the past year under the auspices of the American F...
Price Is Right For Kent Girl [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Price Is Right For Kent Girl Nancy Brown, a candidate for graduation at summer commencement, recently won gifts totaling $203.45 on the nationally televised "The Price Is Right” program in New York city. She won an ensemble of women’s wear which included a black sheer crepe dress, a simulated fur stole, an assortment of jewelry and a pair of shoes. Nancy outguessed three other panel members by bidding $l2O for the ensemble. She missed winning an electric organ valued at $1,025, a wall unit of Ethan Allen furniture valued at $465, a punch bowl set valued at $206 and a bonus item of hassocks and folding chairs. She is a resident of Kent and plans to teach at Maple Heights in September. NANCY BROWN ponders a bid on the “Price Is Right” show.
Duray Goes To Staff College [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Duray Goes To Staff College Maj. Joseph B. Duray, assistant professor of military science for the past three years, has been selected to attend the U. S. Army’s Command and General Staff college at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. Major and Mrs. Duray and their four sons will leave Kent on Aug. 8. After a brief vacation, they will leave for Fort Leavenworth on Aug. 18. A regular Army officer, Maj. Duray came to Kent in 1955 following a three-year tour of duty in Germany. Maj. Duray received his bachelor of arts degree from Kent State university. He is also a graduate of Marmion Military acedemy in Aurora, 111., and the Army’s Armored school at Fort Knox, Ky. He is a member of Theta Kappa Phi, social fraternity; Phi Alpha Theta, history honorary, and Pi Sigma Alpha, political science honorary.
Three Cleveland Programs Reduce Teacher Shortage [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Three Cleveland Programs Reduce Teacher Shortage Three programs designed to increase the number of qualified elementary school teachers are being offered in the University’s Cleveland Center. The Cadet teacher program was started in 1956 at the invitation of the Cleveland Board of Education, and "Program A” and the Elementary Retraining program were added later. When the program began, a headquarters was set up in the Board of Education building, and classes were conducted at John Adams and John Marshall high schools. Last fall, classes were opened at Collinwood high school and a full schedule of offerings is planned at the three schools for fall, 1958. The Cadet program has received the most emphasis in the Center. To secure a Cadet Teaching certificate, a student must complete the prescribed courses and meet requirements established for this program by the University. By attending classes two nights a week it is possible for a student to complete the program in three years and the...
Bear Commands Air ROTC Unit [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Bear Commands Air ROTC Unit Lt. Col. George H. Bear, a former B-36 navigator with the Strategic Air command and veteran of 16 years with the U. S. Air Force, has been named head of the Air Force ROTC detachment at the University. He replaces Lt. Col. Steedly P. Hawkins, who has been assigned to the Strategic Air command at Travis Air Force base near San Francisco, Col. Hawkins, who came to Kent in 1955, has been head of the department of military science and tactics for the past year. Col. Bear was assigned to the University after being graduated from the Armed Forces Staff college at Norfolk, Ya. Previously, he served as a navigator with the Strategic Air command for four years at Travis Air base. A 1940 graduate of Muskingum college where he majored in history and physical education, Col. Bear received his master’s degree in educational administration from Columbia university in 1940. Col. Bear joined the Air Force in 1942. During World War II he flew 44 missions in B-17s with the...
Alumni Begin Fund Drive [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Alumni Begin Fund Drive "Lets put a college in their future,” is the slogan being used by the Ashtabula Alumni chapter in obtaining funds to furnish a lounge at the new KSU Center in Ashtabula. Norman Benson, class of 1949 and chairman of the Ashtabula County Lounge Furnishing committee, estimates the job will cost $1,600. All contributions may be sent to the Ashtabula chapter or the Alumni office at the University. All those who donate will have their name listed on a plaque which will stand in the new lounge.
Play Scheduled In Intramurals [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Play Scheduled In Intramurals The Collegiates, first term Intramural baseball champs, lead the entries in competition for the second half crown. Other teams entered are Sigma Alpha Epsilon, managed by Jerry Petrofes; Stopher Hall, managed by Vic Portaro, and the Greek All Stars, managed by Jack Tunison. Ray Shaker manages the Collegiates. Games will be played Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons at 3:30. Each team will play two games a week. Tennis competition will begin next week and first half champ Tom Waddle is again entered in the play. Students who would like to enter either baseball or tennis play should sign up in the Athletic office in Memorial Gymnasium before Monday. Persons interested in playing golf should play a qualifying round at Meadowview course and turn in their scorecards to the secretary in the Athletic office. A playoff will be held the fourth week of the quarter at Meadowview for all those qualifying. Don McCafferty is director of the program for...
Shilling, Loychick, Nagy Win Titles In First Seaway Tennis Tournament [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
Shilling, Loychick, Nagy Win Titles In First Seaway Tennis Tournament Gloria Loychick of Warren, who plans to enter the University in the fall, won two titles in the first annual Seaway Tennis Tournament Sunday on Engleman courts. She won women’s singles with a victory over Martha Zavoda of Canton, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, and the junior girls by defeating Susan Kepler of Mansfield 6-3, 8-6. Hayden Shilling, former Southern Methodist tennis player, won the men’s open singles crown by defeating Bill Wingert of Magnolia, 6-1, 6-1. Shilling won over Dick Davis of Girard, 9-7, 6-3, in a semifinal match while Wingert advanced with a default over Bill Nagy Jr., of South Euclid. Nagy bypassed the men’s semifinals to concentrate on the junior singles and won the crown by defeating Paul Walker of Elyria 6-3, 6-2, in the title match. Nagy defeated Bob Archer of Cuyahoga Falls, 6-4, 6-2, and Walker won by default when Kyril Popoff of Canton suffered a muscle injury in semifinal action. Dick Davis of Gir...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 31 July 1958
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 31 EXHIBITION. First award paintings of the Corcoran Gallery’s biennial shows dating back to 1907. Display runs through Aug. 16. AUGUST 4 CONFERENCE. Fourth Annual Conference on the Improvement of Classroom Instruction in the Social Studies. Conference will be held in the Union through Aug. 8, 5 CULTURAL PROGRAM. Cleveland Summer Orchestra under the direction of Louis Lane. Program will be held at 8:30 p.m. in the University auditorium. FILM CLASSIC. Indian film, “Chandra,” will be shown in the University School auditorium at 2:30 and 8 p.m. 7 Deadline for registering vehicles with University Police, 8 Last day for August graduates to pick up commencement programs in School of Speech office.
Recital Wednesday To Feature White In Works Of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Recital Wednesday To Feature White In Works Of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin John White, cellist, will present a recital featuring the works of Bach, Boccherini, Beethoven and Chopin at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13 in the University School auditorium. He will be assisted by Ruth Nurmi, pianist. The program is sponsored by the school of music and is open to the public without charge. During the first half of the program White will present "Sonata for Viola Da Gamba and Cembalo” by J. S. Bach, and Concerto in B Flat Major” by Luigi Boccherini. After the intermission he will play Seven Variations on a theme from Mozart’s "Magic Flute” by Beethoven and "Sonato for Piano and Violincello, Opus 65” by Chopin. White, an instructor in music since 1956, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his master’s from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. His thesis at Eastman, "Snows,” a tone poem, was performed by the Eastman orchestra. Several of his chambe...
23 Teachers From 16 Countries To Observe Education Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
23 Teachers From 16 Countries To Observe Education Program Twenty-three teachers from 16 foreign countries will spend three months on campus this fall to study the University’s teacher education program. While they will not be enrolled as students, the teachers will participate in a pair of seminars and have the opportunity to attend regular classes. They also will make supervised tours of public and private schools in Ohio and be given the opportunity to take part in extra curricular and community activities and meet American families. One seminar will deal with current problems, methods and materials in elementary education. The other will be concerned with organization and administration of elementary schools. President George A. Bowman has appointed Miss Geraldine Craig, as- sociate professor of elementary education, as University coordinator. She recently was in Washington, D. C., for a two-day conference with officials of the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare d...