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Gorman Nominated For Rotary Grant [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Gorman Nominated For Rotary Grant Joseph T. Gorman, a senior at the University, has been nominated for a Rotary fellowship by the Kent Rotary club. Gorman will compete with nominees from other clubs in the district for the grant which would provide a year’s graduate study abroad. He hopes to study political science and international relations at one of the English universities. He will receive his bachelor’s degree from the University in June, 1959. During the 1957-58 school year, he was named the 'Outstanding Junior” in the University and was president of Student Council. John White
August Graduates To Hear Scientist [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
August Graduates To Hear Scientist Dr. Raymond J. Seeger, national-ly-known scientist, will speak at summer commencement Saturday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. in Memorial gymnasium. Degrees at the 45th annual summer exercises will be awarded by President George A. Bowman. There are 219 candidates for master’s degrees. Candidates for undergraduate degrees include: College of Arts and Sciences, 74; College of Business Administration, 63; and an estimated 160 from the College of Education. Dr. Seeger, who will speak on "The Frontier of Science Education,” is deputy assistant director for math- ematical. physical and engineering sciences of the National Science foundation. For six years he was chief of the aeroballistic research department of the Naval Ordnance Laboratory and also was director of the Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics at the University of Maryland. He formerly was head of the Group on Fundamental Explosive Research of the Navy’s Bureau of Ordnance. Dr. Seeger al...
Trustees Consider Bids For Two Residence Halls [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Trustees Consider Bids For Two Residence Halls Low bids totaling $1,857,132 for the construction of two new residence halls on campus yesterday were presented to the University board of trustees. The Freeman Construction company of Wooster was low bidder for the general construction contract. Its bid was $1,414,000 against the state’s estimated cost of $1,539,903. Karl Mosher Plumbing and Heating Supply company of Kent submitted the low bid of $301,600 for plumbing and ventilating. Ruslander &amp; Son, Inc., of Buffalo, N.Y., was the low bidder for kitchen equipment with a bid of $14,532. Two phases of the construction project will be readvertised because the bids exceeded the estimated costs. Emil Berg, University business manager, said the electrical work and elevator project will be readvertised for 10 days. Bids will be opened about Aug. 15. There were nine electrical and seven elevator bidders. Freeman’s bid for the general construction was the lowest of 13 and Mosher’s...
Coed Participates In Baptist Program [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Coed Participates In Baptist Program Kent State student Sandra H. Wells of Conneaut is one of 38 Student staff members representing 42 colleges and universities at the American Baptist assembly at Green Lake, Wis. The staffers are selected by a special committee which considers their academic record, church work, dramatic and musical abilities and personal references. The students serve from June 13 to Sept. 5 at the Assembly, which is the national conference grounds of the American Baptist convention.
KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
KSU SUMMER NEWS The KSU Summer News is published weekly as a substitute for the Daily Kent Stater. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned in to Edward L. Cliney at the Summer News office, 109 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in the issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone number is 272. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer’s name will be withheld upon request.
AIA Schedules Annual Banquet [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
AIA Schedules Annual Banquet The fifth annual summer banquet of the Kent State chapter of the American Institute of Architects will be held at Twin Lakes Country club at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12. Carl F. Guenther, of Outcalt, Guenther and Associates, will be the speaker. His subject will be "City Planning.” Donald Bostwick, president of the Eastern Ohio chapter of AIA, and Paul Riccuitti, national president of student chapters, also will attend. Guenther is a graduate of Western Reserve university and has studied at the Fontainbleau School of Fine Arts in France, the Beaux Arts Institute of Design in New York and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He recently received a "first award” given by Management Methods” magazine for his design of the Wakefield company office building in Vermilion. He also worked on the redevelopment of Cleveland Hopkins airport. Guenther is a past president of the Cleveland chapter of AIA and recently was advanced to the rank of Fellow in the Institute. More...
25 University Staff Members In Who’s Who [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
25 University Staff Members In Who’s Who Twenty-five Kent State university administrators and faculty members are included in the Sixtieth Anniversary Edition of "Who’s Who in America.” Listed in the new volume are: Arden L. Allyn, professor of management and dean emeritus of the College of Business Administration; Dr. Donald E. Anthony, head of the management department; Dr. Maurice Baum, head of the philosophy department; Dr. George A. Bowman, president; Dr. C. Stanley Corey, KSU economics professor; Dr. Harry A. Cunningham, head of the KSU biology department; and Dr. A. O. DeWeese, M.D., director of student health service. Also: Dr. Mona Fletcher, political science professor; Dr. Burton W. Gorman, head of secondary education department; Dr, Hersel W. Hudson, head of economics department; Dr. James T. Laing, head of socilogy department; Dr. Elizabeth M. Lewis, head of secretarial science, Dr. Edna R. Oswalt, head of special education; Dr. Eric N. Rackham, dean of the College of Ar...
Wright In Europe On Fine Arts Tour [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Wright In Europe On Fine Arts Tour G. Harry Wright, professor of speech and director of dramatic activities, is currently on a five-week tour of Europe. He is one of 15 members taking the Wisconsin drama music and fine arts tour, conducted by Prof. F. A. Buerki of the University of Wisconsin. Emphasis of the tour is on European drama, opera, music and art. The itinerary includes performances of plays, operas, concerts, fine arts festivals and behind-the-scene activity in European theater. The group left New York July 27 and will return Aug. 30. During the trip they will visit London, Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice, Verona, Milan, Munich, Salzburg, Bayreuth, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Edinburgh. Wright will return to Kent in time to lead the annual summer tour to New York city.
Deans Moving To New Offices [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Deans Moving To New Offices Several University offices have been relocated this week and other changes will take place as facilities are completed. The College of Arts and Sciences is now located on the first floor of the old library building and the personnel deans are housed on the first floor of Kent hall. Also scheduled to move in the near future are the offices of the vice president of academic affairs, the office of the College of Education and the Graduate School office. The vice president’s office will be the former Arts and Sciences office in the Administration building. The College of Education will move into the present Graduate School office and the Graduate School will take over the former Dean of Women’s office.
Kucera Finishes Insurance Study [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Kucera Finishes Insurance Study Fred R. Kucera, associate professor of economics, has completed a six-week summer fellowship studying home office operations of an insurance company in New York City. The fellowship was under a cooperative program sponsored by the American Association of University Teachers of Insurance. It was financed by leading insurance companies to promote better understanding and public interest in the theory and practice of property, casualty, marine and life insurance business. Prof. Kucera was assigned to the America Fore group of insurance companies located in the Wall street section of downtown Manhattan. Kucera also had the opportunity to visit several of the exchanges, a large brokerage house, the Chase-Manhat-tan Bank and the Federal Reserve bank.
New 392-Page Catalog Arrives [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
New 392-Page Catalog Arrives Volume 46 of the University’s General Catalog has just been delivered from the printer’s. The 392-page book with an additional 12 pages of photographs is the most ambitious of the University’s series of publications and represents the efforts of each dean, department head, faculty member, and administrative officer. This year there are more than 1,800 course offerings. A geographical distribution of students shows 69 of Ohio’s 88 counties represented, with the greatest number coming from Cuyahoga county, 1,500 students, followed by Summit with 1,220, Stark with 694, and Portage with 460. Out-of-state students come from 25 states, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii. Also, 18 foreign countries are represented. In addition, to the grand total of 6,266 students, the University served 12,996 other persons through campus professional workshops, clinics, institutes, and conferences during the period June 17, 1957-June 16, 1958. There were 62 such conferences ...
Dr. Derthick Will Keynote Administration Conference [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Dr. Derthick Will Keynote Administration Conference Dr. Lawrence G. Derthick, U. S. commissioner of education, will open this year’s National Conference of Professors of Educational Administration at the University Aug. 24 to 30. More than 100 of the nation’s leading figures in educational administration will spend the week probing common problems, particularly those dealing with administrative behavior. The program will include talks by experts in the fields of political science, sociology, psychology and business administration. Group discussions will cover such topics as "Theory in School Administration,” "Role of Superintendents in Community Improvement” and "Problems of Selection of Personnel for School Administration.” The conference will open with a dinner address by Dr. Derthick on Aug. 24. The nationally-known educational administrator has been on leave from his post as superintendent of Chattanooga, Tenn., schools since 1956 when he was named U. S. commissioner of educatio...
Architecture In Select Group [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Architecture In Select Group The University’s department of architecture has been granted associate membership in the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Officials of the association inspected the University’s facilities some months ago. Kent’s architecture department is headed by Prof. Joseph F. Morbito. It starts its third year in September, with approximately 150 students enrolled in architecture. Prof. Morbito has a bachelor of architecture degree from Carnegie Institute of Technology and a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He is vice president of the Eastern Ohio chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Also on the staff is Clyde A. Patterson, Jr., assistant professor of architecture. He has a diploma from the Fontainebleau School of Fine Arts and his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Western Reserve university. Herman G. Morrison is an instructor in architecture. He has his bachelor’s degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and ...
Union Opens Summer School Here August 10 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Union Opens Summer School Here August 10 The annual Summer School of the United Automobile Workers union, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, will be held on campus for the fourth consecutive year, Aug. 10 through Aug. 15. More than 100 students representing local unions in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania will attend the conference. The program will include workshop sessions on steward training, community services, time study, recreation, educational methods, labor journalism, and pre-retirement programs. This year’s school also will have a series of "Spotlight” programs. These meetings will feature discussions on prices, profits, wages, productivity, recession and prosperity. On the evening of Aug. 12, the Portage County chapter of the American Red Cross will give a demonstration of water safety to the students. Instructors at the school will be Franklin Carr, service representative from Elyria; Andrew Brown, co-di-rector of community services for the UAW; Robert Hulsebus, engi...
Nieman And Mates Visit At University [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
Nieman And Mates Visit At University Bob Nieman, Baltimore Orioles outfielder and 1953 graduate of the University, took time off when the Orioles were in Cleveland last week to pay a visit to the campus. With Nieman were teammates Gus Triandos, Baltimore catcher who started for the American league in the All Star game this summer, and Joe Ginsberg. BUDDHIST EDUCATOR. The Venerable Induruwe Pannatissa, director of the Buddhist Academy of Ceylon, discusses the University Catalog with Roy W. Wenger while on campus this week. He was here to observe the teacher training program. During his visit, he will seek counsel of administrators and faculty members in regard to the establishment of a Buddhist university in Ceylon.
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 August 1958
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 7 Deadline for registering vehicles with the University Police. After today a $2 late fee will be assessed. 8 Last day for August graduates to pick up commencement programs in school of speech office. 10 CONFERENCE. United Auto Works—American Federation of Labor -Congress of Industrial Organizations Summer School. Workshop will be held in the Student Union through Aug. 15. 13 CELLO RECITAL. John White, instructor in music, will present a cello recital featuring works by Bach, Boccherini, Beethoven and Chopin in the University School auditorium at 8 p.m. Ruth Nurmi, Pianist, will assist.