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Board Adds Six Members To Faculty As Five Resign [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Board Adds Six Members To Faculty As Five Resign Six faculty members have been ap-&lt; pointed while resignations of five others have been approved by the board of trustees. Dr. William C. Kortlander will be assistant professor of art, the same position he now holds at University of Texas. He has taught at Lawrence College and was a teaching and research assistant at the State University of lowa. New assistant professor of special education will be Mary M. Collins, who is now a research associate and graduate fellow at Wayne State university. She has taught in the Dearborn, Mich, public schools and at DePaul institute, Pittsburgh. She holds a bachelor and masters degrees in education from Duquesne university and is working on her doctorate at Wayne. Ursie Lee Veasman has been named temporary supervising teacher for commercial subjects and temporary education instructor. She has been a teacher in the Mexico, Mo., public schools. She has a bachelor of science degree in educati...
UT Offers 'Planet' On July 20, 21 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
UT Offers 'Planet' On July 20, 21 "Visit to a Small Planet” will be a University Theatre presentation in the University auditorium July 20 and 21 at 8:30 p.m. The play is a Gore Vidal adaptation of a television play in which a visitor from outer space pilots his flying saucer to a landing near the home of a commentator. Vidal has taken this trite subject and developed it into a highly interesting and entertaining bit of theatre, explains Earle E. Curtis, associate professor of speech and director of the University Theatre production. Curtis will be assisted by G. Harry Wright, professor of speech, who will be technical director for the production. The cast for the Vidal drama will be headed by Richard Ressiger in the lead role of Kreton. Other principals in the cast are John Elliot as General Tom Powers, Thomas Lavrich as Roger Spelding, Peg Stevens as Reba Spelding, Andy Kinetz as Conrad Mayberry, and Katie Hulbert as Ellen Spelding. Bob Kraft as the aide, William Lovell as Delton ...
Make Final Picnic Plans [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Make Final Picnic Plans Out-door eating and entertainment will be the order of the day at the all-university picnic July 14 at 5 p.m. on the University picnic grounds east of Memorial gymnasium. However, in case of rain, the picnic will be held in Wills gymnasium, and the Wills pool will be made available to picnickers. Students and their families are invited to join the faculty and staff of the University for a meal of grilled cube steak, potato salad, macaroni salad, corn on the cob, and relishes. The program will consist of a band concert, and games for children and adults. Cost of the picnic is $1,20 per adult and $.60 for children 12 and under. Picnic tickets may be obtained at the office of the director of student activities, 112 Kent hall.
Instructors Engage In Off-Campus Activities [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Instructors Engage In Off-Campus Activities Several KSU faculty members are engaged in off-campus teaching, research projects, and foreign travel during the summer months. Harold H. Loudin, associate professor of physics, is teaching at Case Institute of Technology. Dr. Marvin R. Roller, associate professor of sociology, is one of 40 educators granted fellowships to the summer institute in social gerontology at the University of California. Two other members of the department of sociology and anthropolgy are teaching at other universities. Dr. James E. Fleming, professor, is at Western Reserve university and Dr. Oscar W. Ritche, associate professor, is at the University of Vermont. Dr. Harold Schwartz, assistant professor of history, will use an alumni research grant to work on an edition of Theodore Parker’s Journal at the American Unitarian association in Boston. Dr. William F. Zornow, assistant professor of history, is using an alumni research grant to work on the "Truman Papers”...
Trustees Award Contract For Site Development [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Trustees Award Contract For Site Development The award of a $242,531 site de-&lt; velopment contract for three new Kent State university buildings has been made by the University’s board of trustees. Low bidder was Thorpe Construction Company, Akron, and the contract award was recommended by R. M. Larimer, state director of public works. The contract is for site development of the $3-1 Music and Speech Center and the Dunbar and Prentice residence halls costing $2.5 million. The residence halls are being built with borrowed funds and without cost to the state. The site development project includes a new road connecting Midway drive and Horning road, a paved 400-car parking area, walks and drive entrances for the three buildings, and grading. Three contracts totalling $155,885 &gt;for rehabilitation of Kent hall were approved by the board on recommendation of the state director of public works. General construction went to Drost-Sanford Construction company, University...
Morbito Elected Architecture Head [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Morbito Elected Architecture Head Prof. Joseph F. Morbito, head of the KSU Department of Architecture, is the newly-elected president of the Eastern Ohio Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. He served as vice president this past year. Other new officers are: James Knapp, New Philadelphia, vice president; Stewart A. Roberts, Akron, secretary; Robert Forsythe, Canton, treasurer, and Robert W. Wachter, Warren, director. In 1950 Prof. Morbito formed a student chapter of the American Institute of Architects at KSU. For the past year Paul Riccuitti, KSU student from Youngstown, has served as president of the national student organization of the A.I.A.
6 Are Added To Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
6 Are Added To Faculty (Continued from Page 1) be Robert E. Lance, who formerly worked on the Lodi Review, the Medina County Leader and the Painesville Telegraph. His bachelor’s, degree is from Kent and his master of science degree in journalism is, from Northwestern university. Ronald E. Birt, former resident counselor at Kent, has been named graduate counselor. He received his bachelor of science degree in education in June. Those resigning from the faculty include J. Lawrence Hexter, instructor in accounting; H. Bruce LeGrande, associate professor of marketing; James K. Irikura, instructor in history; Harold Stickler, instructor in journalism; and Paul Komisar, assistant professor of secondary education. Hexter will work in Washington in the General Accounting office, while Prof. LeGrande has accepted a position on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin. Irikura will join the faculty of Newark College of Rutgers university and Komisar will be on the staff of Temple university...
23 Journalism Students Interning In Four States [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
23 Journalism Students Interning In Four States Twenty-three KSU journalism stu &lt; dents are receiving on the-job training this summer. The students are working in a four-state area including Ohio, Indiana, New York and Pennsylvania. They are working as reporters, photographers, and as public relations staff members. Now in its 20th year, the internship program of the School of Journalism is designed to give journalism majors practical experience comparable to that given in other professional fields. Academic credit is granted if the work is successfully completed. Internees are visited on the job, and their work is evaluted at the conclusion of the second summer session. Prof. William Taylor, chairman of the School of Journalism, says the internship program has succeeded "beyond our fondest hopes.” Students and their internship employer this summer include, Allen Brenneman, Carnegie, Pa., Signal Item; Charles Conconi, United Appeal, Cleveland; Carolyn Cox, Youngstown Vind...
18 Students Top Spring Quarter Dean’s List With 4.0 Averages [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
18 Students Top Spring Quarter Dean’s List With 4.0 Averages Eighteen students led the dean’s list with 4.0 or perfect grades for the spring quarter in the college of arts and sciences. Dean Eric N. Rackham said 453 other students earned places on the dean’s list with 3.0 averages or better. Students who had 4.0 or perfect grades are: Madelene Lash, 2111 Ganyard Rd., Akron; Linda Preston, 3185 Bath, Akron; David L. Zukowski, 206 Kenridge Rd., Akron; David P. Thomas, 3077 Clark Mill Rd., Barberton; Thomas J. Stefanik, 6818 Denison Ave., Cleveland; Larry B. Engman, 14403 Potomac Ave., East Cleveland; Charlene Atkinson, 214 Sherman St., Kent; Victor Chiu, 607 E. Main St., Kent; Richard D. Delaney, Kent Trailer Park; Jack W. Lewis, 208 E. Williams St., Kent; June I. Loveland, 1227 E. Main St., Kent. Robert S. Fecho, 3425 Grove Ave., Lorain; Laverne D. Yut, 3444 Universal St., Pittsburgh; Christa Makosky, 1886 Ritchie Rd., Stow; Martha J. Stephens, 418 Newton, Tallmadge; Waltraud Schemer...
Schindler To Visit Cadets At ROTC Summer Camp [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Schindler To Visit Cadets At ROTC Summer Camp Dean Clayton M. Schindler, of the&lt; college of education, is scheduled to visit 39 KSU cadets in the Army’s Reserve Officers Training corps summer camp today and tomorrow at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Fie is a guest of the Army and is representing President George A. Bowman. The camp began June 20th and continues until July 31st. Cadets, all of whom are juniors, receive intensive training in marksmanship and small unit tactics on a much larger scale than is possible on campus. The camp is one phase in preparation for their future active duty assignments after being graduated and commissioned. Seven Air Force ROTC cadets have been undergoing summer training at Selfridge Air Force base in Michigan since June 14. Their training period concludes this week. Eleven other Air ROTC cadets will be in training during the second summer session at Air Force bases in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Ohio. Cadets at Selfridge Air Force bas...
Institute Gets 26 Cherubs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Institute Gets 26 Cherubs Twenty-six Ohio high school students and one from western Pennsylvania are taking part in the 24th annual High School Speech institute at KSU. The institute continues through July 17. The selected students, all recommended by their respective schools, are undergoing four-weeks of intensive training in debate, public speaking, dramatic art, radio and television. In charge of the institute is Dr. James N. Holm, professor of speech and director of public speaking. Students attending the institute and their hometowns are: Carole Frahme, Akron; Robert Koontz, Amherst; Phyllis Carlyle, Brunswick; Mary Beck and Ruth Feiman, Canton; Thomas Davis, Carl Rogers, Philippa Matthews and Rhea Singerman, Chardon; James Unger, Cleveland Heights; Betty Davis, Cleves; John Dordell, Columbia Station, and Missy Milligan and Ruth Wilson, Coshocton. Also, Susan Phillips, Cuyahoga Falls; Joyce Fleming, Delaware; Barbara Randa, Hiram; Ronald DiMarzio. New Castle, Pa.; Judith Callis...
Workshops List Additional Staff [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Workshops List Additional Staff Three staff members of the biology and mathematics summer institutes were unintentionally ommitted from the previous report of the conferences being held under a grant from the National Science Foundation. Dr. Dorcas Anderson, associate professor, is serving as a member of the biology institute staff. Serving on the staff of the mathematics institute are Prof. George Craft of Denison university and M. Glenn Maxwell, a graduate assistant at Ohio State university. Staff members lead discussion groups for the 95 high school teachers from 10 states enrolled in the two institutes.
22 Signed Up For Tour Of 7 European Countries [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
22 Signed Up For Tour Of 7 European Countries Twenty-two persons have made reservations to spend 22 days visiting seven European countries in August on a Kent European Festival tour. Prof. G. Harry Wright and Mrs. Wright will conduct the flying trip. Eight more persons will be added to the tour roster. Those interested should contact Professor Wright in the School of Speech before July 22. I The tour party will leave New York by plane August 5, flying to Glasgow, Scotland, then to London where they will spend three days. Next the tourists will fly to Paris for three days of sightseeing, and then on to Rome for a two-day visit. Venice, the Swiss Alps, Western Germany, Denmark, and Scotland will complete the tour itenerary. The group will fly back to New York August 27. The cost of the tour, originating in New York and returning to New York, is $992.75. This includes all transportation—air, land, and water —hotel (first class), continental breakfast, dinners in hotels, and admission t...
Steel Tour Off; Art Tour On [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Steel Tour Off; Art Tour On Because of difficulties arising out of steel labor-management negotiations, the University-sponsored steel tour scheduled for July 10 has been cancelled. However, the art tour will be conducted as planned on July 15 to the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the new addition of the Musuem. Students will have an opportunity to see nationally renowned collections of paintings, sculpture, silver, textiles, prints, arms and armor, furniture, ceramics, and metal work. Harold C. Kitner, associate professor of art and tour leader, will meet with tourists before 1 p.m. July 15 in the Union Lounge. Tour cost is $2.00. Reservations may be made in the office of the director of student activities, 112 Kent hall. Only 36 persons can be accommodated on the tour.
Buchman Talks To Math Group [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 9 July 1959
Buchman Talks To Math Group Aaron Buchman, of Hutchinson Central high school in Buffalo, New York, will give two lectures at the National Science Foundation Summer Mathematics institute currently being held on campus. He will discuss his courses and activities on Computer Mathematics as developed in Hutchinson high school. The first lecture will be at 7 p.m. today in 202 Merrill hall, and the second will be given at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the same room. The lectures are open to the public. Buchman was employed at the Cornell Aeronautical laboratory as an associate mathematician during the summer of 1957 and worked on programming for the IBM "704” computer. He has had articles published in the Mathematics Teacher, The Mathematics Student and I.R.E. Transactions on Electronic Computers,