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Robert Stopher Named Member Of KSU Board [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Robert Stopher Named Member Of KSU Board Robert H. Stopher, associate editor of the Akron Beacon Journal, has been appointed to the KSU Board of Trustees by Gov. Frank J. Lausche. The appointment was effective Monday, June 27, and expires June 1, 1957. Stopher fills the unexpired term of the late Robert Guinther, Akron attorney. Otto J. Korb, East Cleveland, was reappointed to the Board by the Governor. His new term will end May 17, 1961. Stopher has long been associated with journalism in the Kent-Akron area and began his career as Kent correspondent for the Beacon Journal. He began his college career at Wabash College in Indiana, attended KSU at various times, and recently was awarded a bachelor of arts degree by the University of Akron. Stopher’s family has long been identified with Kent State University. His father, the late Emmett C. Stopher, was a member of the faculty and University registrar for many years. Stopher Hall, the men’s dormitory, is named in his honor. The new bo...
13 Staff Member Retires [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
13 Staff Member Retires This week Miss Isabelle Dunbar, accessions librarian and the last member of the original KSU staff, will retire after 42 years of service. She received a special University citation at the June commencement and has been on vacation this month. Miss Dunbar came to the campus in the summer of 1913 with her sister, Miss Margaret Dunbar, who was the University’s first librarian and who served in that capacity until her retirement in 1943. Miss Isabelle and her sister have watched the University grow from its infancy to its present status of number two among Ohio’s state universities. The Dunbar sisters overcame many handicaps in forming the first KSU library. First of all they were without library space and books. Space was found in the Merrill Hall music rooms, but getting the books produced another problem. Books were ordered, but when they arrived, the delivery men could not find the library so they left them at various buildings on the campus since they thoug...
Joseph 'Doc’ Keefe, Varsity Trainer, Joins Staff At UC [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Joseph 'Doc’ Keefe, Varsity Trainer, Joins Staff At UC Joseph D. (Doc) Keefe, varsity athletic trainer at Kent State University since 1948, has resigned to accept a similar position at the University of Cincinnati. Except for Athletic Director Trevor J. Rees, Keefe had been on the football staff longer than any of the present members. "In his seven years here, Joe has made a vital contribution to our program,” Rees said. "We certainly hate to see him go, and know that he will be difficult to replace. We wish him the best of luck in his new position.” Prior to coming to KSU, Keefe was assistant trainer for the Cleveland Indians. He also had been trainer for St. Ignatius and Shaw high schools in Cleveland and for a Cleveland sporting goods concern. He received his early schooling in the training art at a Jack Dempsey physical education program held at Harvard during the war. He was in the Coast Guard, and at one time was trainer at the Coast Guard Academy. In recent years, Keefe has b...
INTRAMURALS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
INTRAMURALS Anyone desiring to participate in intramural golf, softball or tennis is asked to sign up in the athletic office in the men’s physical education budding today or the remainder of the week. Play will resume in all sports as soon as a satisfactory number have indicated they wish to participate. All contests will be scheduled by mutual agreement of the players involved. Intramurals offer an opportunity to get the fellow who brags about his tennis game out on the courts or the topflight pitcher or golfer in action. Dick Paskert will direct intramural competition during the first summer session.
28 Get Commissions At June Ceremonies [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
28 Get Commissions At June Ceremonies Twenty-eight Reserve Officers Training Corps cadets received commissions as Army or Air Force second lieutenants at the KSU June commencement. Most of the new Air Force lieutenants are scheduled to be assigned to flight training. The new Army officers will be assigned either to the artillery, infantry, finance corps, military intelligence or the adjutant general corps. The Army ROTC unit on campus is under the command of Lt. Col. Joseph E. Pizzi, and Lt. Col. Bruce E. Silcher has charge of the Air Force ROTC.
29 AROTC Cadets Attending Camp [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
29 AROTC Cadets Attending Camp Twenty-nine cadets of the University’s Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps are attending Summer Camps at three different Air Force bases during June and July. Nine cadets are assigned to Greenville AFB, Mississippi; sixteen to Perrin AFB, Texas; and four to Keesler AFB, Mississippi. While at Summer Camp, the cadets will be able to see an actual air base in operation thus receiving practical training in the subjects which they have been studying for three years. They will also be given flights in the latest types of Air Force planes. Also included will be an intensive physical training program. Each cadet will be given a thorough physical examination to determine whether he is qualified for flight training. In addition to being given food, quarters, and uniforms, each cadet is paid $73 a month, plus travel expenses to and from the air base. Next year, when these students are seniors in the University, they will complete the fourth year of their AF...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Prof. Chester E. Satterfield is retiring as head of the English Department at his own request to return to fulltime teaching. He joined the faculty in 1924 and became head of the English Department in 1932. Professor Satterfield, who served as acting dean of the College of Liberal Arts in 1951-52, recently was honored at a dinner by members of the department and their husbands and wives and presented with a gold watch.
Pizzi, Silcher Get Special Assignments [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Pizzi, Silcher Get Special Assignments Lt. Col. Joseph E. Pizzi, professor of military science and tactics, and Lt. Col. Bruce E. Silcher, professor of air science are on special assignments. Colonel Pizzi is on temporary duty at the General Military Science ROTC Summer Camp at Fort Campbell, Ky., as encampment intelligence officer. Accompanying Colonel Pizzi were Lt. Col. Philip M. Turner and Major Warren G. Cosby of the KSU staff. Colonel Silcher is attending a con ference at Headquarters, Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. Montgomery, Ala. The conference is composed of professors of air science from 188 colleges and universities throughout the U. S.
OPEN POOL [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
OPEN POOL Open Pool hours have been announced by Frank Ballenger, head of the department of health and physical education. The MPE building pool will be open on the following schedule: Monday and Wednesday, 7 to 8:30 p.m., open to students and faculty. Students desiring to swim must pick up a health certificate from the health center and pay a $1 fee at the HPE office, room 154 MPE building, for a permit card.
Film Classics Series Opens [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
Film Classics Series Opens Four outstanding movies are on the schedule for the summer quarter Film Classics series. The first is ' Hunchback of Notre Dame” today (June 29) at 2:30 and 8 p.m. in the Arts Building auditorium. Free tickets can be obtained at the library. Other programs on the film schedule include: "So Dear To My Heart” July 13, the story of a boy and his deep love for an unwanted black lamb; "Gunga Din” August 4, adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem, it tells the story of a "three Musketeers” friendship between a trio of British army sergeants, and "Kitty Foyle” on August 18, from the famous novel by Christopher Morely.
32 Coaches Attend Summer Classes [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1955
32 Coaches Attend Summer Classes Thirty-two high school and college coaches are attending KSU’s first summer session, according to Frank E. Ballenger, head of the Health and Physical education department. All are working toward their masters degrees in health and physical education—and keeping one eye on pre-season plans for Kent State University’s football team about to undergo the toughest schedule in the school’s history. Included in the list are Tom Harp, head football coach at Massillon high school; Lauri P. Wartianere, football assistant to Chuck Mather at the University of Kansas; Marvin H. Frye, head basketball and track coach at Heidelberg college; George Hunter, head basketball and tennis coach at Mount Union college; and John Boliver, head basketball and baseball coach at Thiel college, Greenville, Pa. Others are Russell Doan, Wadsworth high school; David Smith, La Grange; John Redfern, Mantua; Robert Beachy, Sandusky; Jack Cordier, Atwater; Bill Rummell, Mineral Ridge; M...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 July 1955
KSU SUMMER NEWS Vol. 1, No. 3 Kent, Ohio Wednesday, July 6, 1955 KSU SUMMER NEW'S The KSU Summer News is published during the summer session as a substitute for the Kent Stater. The editorial office is located in room 113 Merrill Hall and is under the direction of William A. Fisher, director of the news bureau.
Ninth Annual Reading Conference Opens [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 July 1955
Ninth Annual Reading Conference Opens "Can Children Read? Do Children Read?” is the theme of the College of Education’s ninth annual reading conference opening today and continuing through Friday. Outstanding program sessions include a talk this morning by Dr. William D. Sheldon, who is director of the reading laboratory and chairman of the improvement of learning program at Syracuse University. He will speak on the topic, "Are We Facing Our Reading Problems;” Friday afternoon he will talk on, "Can Children Read?” Do Children Read?” Thursday morning, Dr. Nathan Fazar, associate professor of education at Ohio State University, will speak on, "Are We Developing Reading Skills in the Content Subjects.” He also will show movies and lead a discussion on the subject following the talk. Prof. Alice Keliher, New York University, will speak Thursday afternoon "Are We Meeting Personality Needs Through Reading?” A highlight of the conference will be a talk by Lois Lenski, of Harwinton. Conn., ...
Summer Tea To Be Today [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 July 1955
Summer Tea To Be Today The dean of women’s tea for summer students will be held today from 3 to 3 p.m. in the main lounge of Terrace Hall. Summer students will have an opportunity to examine the newest building on campus which was constructed at a cost of more than $2,000,000 and which will be paid for from income. The committee in charge of arrangements is chairmaned by Margaret Graff, assistant resident counselor of Terrace Hall. Others on the committee are Miss Judith Mittleman, assistant resident counselor; Mrs. Mary McCampbell, resident counselor; and Mrs. Rhema A. Fair, director of student housing. Students sreving on the committee include Dorothy Miller, chairman of hostesses and Grace Fleming, chairman of refreshments. Other students assisting with the tea are: Jeanne Dairy, Nancy Kang, Shirley Cellio, Letha Lock, Twila Welcher, Sara Richards, Anna Maye Mays, Margaret Poirot, Joan McKissick, Barbara Oswald, Dolores Manak, Naomi Gray, Eva Barber, Marilyn Major, Lenora Logan, ...
UN Official To Speak At Graduation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 July 1955
UN Official To Speak At Graduation Andrew W. Cordier, United Nations executive assistant, will be the summer commencement speaker at KSU August 27, President George A. Bowman announced today. The native Ohioan, who has been executive assistant to the SecretaryGeneral of the United Nations since 1946, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. He attended the University in 1919. Dr. Cordier has served as adviser to each president of the United Nations General Assembly since the United Nations was organized, including Gen. Carlos P. Romulo of the Philippines and the current president Dr. Eelco N. van Kleffens of the Netherlands. Coordinates Program During General Assembly sessions, Dr. Cordier sits to the left of the president. The experienced diplomatist has charge of the executive office of Sec-retary-General Dag Hammarskjold. He has the responsibility for coordinating the Secretariat program and for maintaining liaison with the 60 United Nations member nations. He made the ...
M-Sgt Brandon of AFROTC Unit Going To Iceland Base [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 July 1955
M-Sgt Brandon of AFROTC Unit Going To Iceland Base M/Sgt. Henry W. Brandon, Sergeant Major of the Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachment at KSU, has received orders transferring him to Keflavik Air Force Base in Iceland. He will report to Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn, New York for travel to Iceland Aug. 18, 1955. In Iceland, he will be assigned to the Atlantic Division of the Military Air Transport Service. Sergeant Brandon was assigned to the Kent Detachment in August of 1953. Before that, he had been with the AFROTC unit at the University of Louisville. During World War 11, Brandon flew as a B-24 gunner in the European Theater. Among the countries in which he served are England, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, and North Africa. During his 15 years of military service, he has been Awarded the Bronze Star, the Belgium Croix de Guerre, the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters, and the Presidential Distinguished Unit Citation with two Oak Leaf clusters. Sgt. Brandon’s...