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Pre-College Conferences To Be Held [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Pre-College Conferences To Be Held A series of pre-college conferences for approximately 2,300 incoming Fall quarter freshmen and their parents will be held on campus during July and August. The conferences will be under the direction of Dr. Lester G. Brailey, head of orientation, and are designed to acquaint entering freshmen and their parents with the University. During the two-day sessions freshmen will pre-register, complete their guidance testing, plan class schedules and arrange housing. Parents and students will be housed in campus residence halls during their stay. A fee of $7 per person will cover the cost of housing and meals for the two-day period. Schedule of starting dates for students who plan to enroll in the Col lege of Education are July 6, 8, 9, 13, 15, 27, 28 and August 3, 5, 10 and 13. Starting dates for conferences for students in the college of business administration are July 6, 8, 9, 13, 16, 27, 28 and 30 and Aug. 3, 6, 10 and 13. College of arts and sciences...
Hold Workshop For Secretaries [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Hold Workshop For Secretaries Public and human relations and office procedures will be stressed at the University’s 15th annual workshop for educational secretaries which opens July 6 and runs through July 8. The three-day conference will provide in-service training for approximately 100 secretaries representing elementary, junior and senior high schools and other education agencies in Ohio. Among guest speakers are Dr. John E. Hartzler, Akron Board of Education; Dr. Warren Guthrie, chairman of the speech department at Western Reserve university and a Cleveland television newscaster; and Darian H. Smith, executive secretary to the superintendent of schools in Cleveland. Other speakers are: Mrs. Ruth F. Stamman, of the methods and procedures staff of the Standard Oil company in Cleveland; Mrs. Esther Wood, secretary at East Technical high school in Cleveland; and Alfred B. Kennish, president of the retirement board of the School Employees Retirement system in Cleveland.
Novotny’s Work Exhibited In One-Man Canton Show [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Novotny’s Work Exhibited In One-Man Canton Show Work by Elmer L. Novotny, head of the school of art, will be exhibited in a one-man show at the Canton Art Institute, beginning Sunday. Twenty-five paintings in various media—oil, water color and tempera —will be featured in the show which closes July 27. Among the pieces to be exhibited is a painting which a year ago won a water color prize in the Butler Institute of American Art national show in Youngstown. During his career as an artist and an art educator, Novotny has had more than 20 one-man shows. One of his earliest was in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, in 1931. In the United States, he has had one-man shows in New York, Boston, Cleveland, Akron and Cuyahoga Falls. Two years ago, 79 of his canvases, representing 29 years of painting, were shown at the Falls Civic Art center. Novotny, who specializes in portraiture, has won many prizes for his portraits, still lifes and landscapes. Born in Cleveland, Novotny was an honor student at Clevelan...
AAUP Elects Olsen President [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
AAUP Elects Olsen President Dr. James K. Olsen, professor of political science, has been elected president of the Kent chapter of the American Association of University Professors. Other new officers include Dr. Burton Gorman, head of the secondary education department, vice president; Dr. Gertrude Lawrence, professor of history, secretary; and Dr. Foster Brooks, professor of mathematics, treasurer. The new executive committee includes Dr. Henry Whitney, professor of history; Dr. Philip Shriver, associate professor of history; and Dr. William Weiskopf, associate professor of economics.
Cook Enters Bill To Mark Fiftieth Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Cook Enters Bill To Mark Fiftieth Year A special resolution to mark Kent State University’s Semicentennial has been introduced into the United States Congress. Congressman Robert E. Cook submitted the bill to the House of Representatives, and the concurrent resolution has been presented to the upper house by Senator Stephen M. Young. The resolutions are being considered by the respective Committees on the Judiciary of the House and the Senate. In February the Ohio House of Representatives adopted a smiliar resolution to congratulate Kent State University on the completion of 50 years service to the state. The purpose of the Congressional bill is to extend the congratulations of Congress to Kent on its fiftieth anniversary of its founding and to join the people of the United States in expressing its recognition and appreciation of the service which the college has given to Ohio and to the country. In its half century of existence, Kent has developed from a normal school of 47 student...
2nd Lieutenant Bars Go To 25 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
2nd Lieutenant Bars Go To 25 Twenty-five Army and Air Force ROTC cadets at KSU were commissioned second lieutenants in their respective branch of the service commencement week. Seven commissioned in the Air Force were: Wilbert W. Anthony, Akron; Andrew R. Holko, Bristolville; John H. Storer, Kent; Brian H. Henderson, Lakewood; Gary C. Kuchie, North Royalton. Fourteen Army cadets received reserve commissions and one received a regular Army commission. Richard H. Higgs, Youngstown, received a commission in the regular Army. Reserve commissions were awarded to: Clayton A. Courtney, and Harvey B. Dunn, Akron; Charles Temple, Carrollton; John B. Kelly and Robert H. Schwarz, Cleveland; Eugene W. Brown, Dover; James A. Barber, Euclid; John P. Farrington, Leetonia; Stewart A. Willits, Maple Springs, N. Y.; Garry R. Freihube, Pittsburgh; Edward M. Gillies 111, Silver Lake; Mario L. Petroni, Staten Island, N. Y., and Lyle L. Worley, Suffield.
Dr. Raup Proves Teaching, Writing Go Hand-In-Hand [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Dr. Raup Proves Teaching, Writing Go Hand-In-Hand Teaching and writing can go hand-in-hand. This has been proved by KSU Geographer Hallock F. Raup. He is the co-author of a popular college textbook, "Essentials of Geography,” the second edition of which has just been published by McGrawHill Co. The book was first printed in 1949 and has been adopted by more than 100 colleges and universities throughout the nation. Dr. Raup’s book has been divided into three major sections. The first surveys earth relations and atmosphere; the second, describes the climates of the earth and their relation to man and organic life. The final section deals with the geography of population, cities, agriculture, manufacturing, nations, transportation routes and factors affecting man on the several continents. The textbook is primarily designed for college freshmen and is especially adapted for use in colleges of education, junior colleges and general education courses in colleges and universities. Coming ...
Pittsburgh Tour Set For July 7 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Pittsburgh Tour Set For July 7 An architectural tour of Pittsburgh on July 7, and a steel tour of Cleveland on July 10 are next on the summer tour program. The architectural tour will include visits through Alcoa and U. S. Steel buildings, Mellon park. Cathedral of Learning, Stephen Foster memorial. University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Mellon institute, Carnegie museum, and Greater Pittsburgh airport. Thirty-seven persons can be accommodated on the bus which will leave Kent at 7:30 a.m. and return to Kent at 8:30 p.m. The $5 cost of the tour should be paid in the office of the director of student activities, 112 Kent hall, at least two days prior to the tour. Prof. Joseph Morbito, head of the department of architecture, is director of the architecture tour. The steel tour will provide students an opportunity to see the manufacturing of steel products in various stages from raw materials to finished product. Tour cost is $2. Students are urged to make reservati...
Second Seaway Tennis Tourney Scheduled For Engleman Courts [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Second Seaway Tennis Tourney Scheduled For Engleman Courts The second annual Seaway Tennis Tournament will be played on Engleman courts July 18 and 19, and July 25 and 26. Play is open to all northeastern Ohio players. Competition July 18 and 19 will be in four divisions—junior boys, junior girls, women’s open and veteran’s doubles. Men’s singles and men’s doubles events are scheduled the following weekend. Events will begin at 10 a.m. each day with trophies to be awarded to the winner and runner-up in each division. Gloria Loychick, 18-year-old Kent State university sophomore from Warren, will defend the two crowns she won in the 1958 tourney. She holds the junior girls and women’s open championships. Also returning will be Hayden Shilling, Southern Methodist university graduate, who won the men’s singles championship. Deadline for entires in the July 18 and 19 events is July 15. Entry deadline for men’s singles and doubles is July 22. Entries should be sent to Karl Chestnut, tenni...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY. No classes. 5 EXHIBITION. Microprint, Microcard, and Microfilm. University Library Gallery, (through July 12). 6 WORKSHOP. Fifteenth Annual Workshop for Education Secretaries. Union Building, (through July 8). WGRKSHOP. Workshop for Cooperative Office Education. Program for teachers of cooperative education is geared to preparing teaching materials. Workshop Headquarters: 107 Franklin Hall, (through July 18). WORKSHOP. High School Music Camp. Workshop offers instruction in band, chorus, and theory. Workshop Headquarters: 307 Merrill Hall, (through July 17). PRE-COLLEGE CONFERENCE. A summer program of orientation, pre-registration, testing, and academic advising for fall quarter freshmen and their parents. Conference Headquarters: Johnson Hall, (through August 14). 7 SUMMER TOUR. Architectural Tour of Pittsburgh. Tour leaves from Union at 7:30 a.m. 8 SUMMER ARTISTS AND SPEAKERS SERIES. 8:30 p.m. Pierre Luboshutz and Genia Nenenoff. Duo Pianist...
Board Approves 17 Promotions [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 2 July 1959
Board Approves 17 Promotions Faculty promotions, approved by the University’s board of trustees, include the following: J. Karge Olsen to professor of political science and Karl F. Treckel to professor of economics. Anita M. Crist was promoted to associate professor of education and Kenneth B. Cummins to associate professor of mathematics. The following instructors were promoted to the rank of assistant professor: V. Edwin Bixenstine, psychology; Vincent Gallicchio, biology; James K. Gottshall, English; Donald W. Hogan, vocational education; Edward G. McGehee, English; Thomas R. McManus, speech; Robert O. Hall, education; Arthur E. Pfeil, mathematics; and F. Geneva Travis, education. William F. Zornow, visiting assistant professor, was appointed assistant professor of history. Temporary instructors Louis O. Erdman, speech, and Marshall W. Garrett, aviation technology, were made instructors. Lecturer Thomas B. McConnaughy, vocational education, also was made instructor. Leaves of abs...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
KSU SUMMER NEWS Vol. 5, No. 3 Kent, Ohio Thursday, July 9, 1939 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 he turned in to Edward L. Cliney at the Summer News office, 114 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in the issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone number is 386. Tetters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer’s name will be withheld upon request.
Qualifying Exam Date Is July 11 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Qualifying Exam Date Is July 11 Graduate Qualifying examinations will be given July 11 at 1:30 p.m. for graduate students in all programs except those in the master of business administration program. The date for the MBA examination will be announced later. The examinations must be taken by all full-time graduate students who have completed one quarter of graduate study and all part-time graduate students who have completed six hours of graduate courses in their major fields. Forms of the Graduate Record examination will be used for education and business administration students. Other departments will make up their own examinations. Examinations in the various fields will be given in the following rooms: art, 117 Van Deusen; biology, 267 McGilvrey; chemistry, chemistry offices; economics, 214 McGilvrey; education, 317 McGilvrey; English, 212 Merrill; foreign language, 312 Kent; geography, 457 McGilvrey; health and physical education, 150 men’s physical education building. History,...
Car Sign Up Deadline Near [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Car Sign Up Deadline Near Tomorrow is the deadline for registering cars with the University Police department, according to Earl B. Coleman, chief of police. Students failing to register their vehicles will be assessed a $2 late registration fee. Coleman also warned students that they must park in one of the three student lots. The 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.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Guidance testing consumed some of the time of the first group of incoming Fall quarter freshmen at the first of the summer series of precollege conferences. The conferences, under the direction of Dr. Lester G. Brailey, are designed to acquaint entering freshmen and their parents with the University. Dr. Dwight Arnold was in charge of guidance testing.