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CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 August 1959
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 6 BIOLOGY INSTITUTE LECTURE. Dr. Eugene J. Szmuc, assistant professor of geology, will discuss “Paleobotany”. 8:00 p.m., 317 McGilvrey hall. 9 EXHIBITION. Oil Paintingss of Annie Lonney. University Library gallery. Through Aug. 15. 10 BIOLOGY INSTITUTE LECTURE. Dr. Carl Wiggers, physiologist, Cleveland Clinic, will speak. 8:00 p.m., 317 McGilvrey hall. 11 SUMMER ARTISTS AND SPEAKERS SERIES.* 8:30 p.m. Gershwin Musicale featuring soloists Avon Long, Lucia Hawkins and Levern Hutcherson. University auditorium. 14 CONFERENCE. Conference of Clerks of Boards of Education. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Featured speakers include Elmer Keller, chief state school auditor, and Robert Drury, legal counsel to the Ohio Education association. Union building. * Tickets for Summer Artists and Speakers Series available at entrance to Wills gymnasium all day Friday and Monday morning of the week preceding scheduled program.
2,597 Students Enroll For 2nd Summer Term [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 August 1959
2,597 Students Enroll For 2nd Summer Term A total of 2,597 full-time students' have enrolled for the second fiveweek summer session, according to figures compiled by Frederick F. Head, assistant to the registrar. The total for the second session is approximately the same as for the second session last year when 2,612 were enrolled. Both totals do not in- &gt;clude enrollees in the various workshops on campus. The second session enrollment total, added to the 4,060 full-time students the first session, brings the total summer enrollment to 6,657 exclusive of workshops. Head urges all students who plan to graduate at the end of the present session to make certain that they have filed the proper forms for graduation. If in doubt, this can be checked at the registrar’s office. Cap and gown rental also must be made immediately at the University book store in the Union building. Students in the Physical Fitness workshop take time out during lunch to put into practice the theory th...
Football Players On Honor Roll [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 6 August 1959
Football Players On Honor Roll Nine varsity football players—seven of them lettermen earned places on the spring quarter honor roll with B averages or higher. They are lettermen Dick Barber, a guard from Cleveland; Lou Perry, halfback from Akron; Ron Marec, tackle from Garfield Heights; Bob Hall, tackle from Kent; Martin Grosjean, halfback from Toledo; Dick Mostardo, quarterback from Upper Darby, Pa.; and Wayne Neel, end from Dillonvale. Sophomores John Smith, a halfback from Barnesville, and Pete Kessler, quarterback from Toledo, also made the list.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
KSU SUMMER NEWS Yol. 5, No. 8 Kent, Ohio Thursday, August 13, 1959 KSU SUMMER NEW'S 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, 114 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in the issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone number is 386. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer’s name will be withheld upon request.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Nearing completion on Midway drive are two new residence halls. Prentice hall is pictured at left and Dunbar Hall in the background. The two halls will be completed by the time the regular school year opens in September. Workmen in Prentice hall complete a set of steps as they ready the new dormitory for occupancy. Both Prentice and Dunbar halls will house 375 students. The two dormitories, and five others on campus, were built by the University from borrowed funds and without cost to the state of Ohio. The loans will be repaid from residence and dining hall income.
KSU Receives Dormitory Loan [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
KSU Receives Dormitory Loan A $2-1/2 million federal loan check has been turned over to Kent State University to pay for two residence halls opening in September. The check from the U. S. Housing and Home Finance agency is a loan to be repaid during the next 38 years from residence and dining hall income. It was received in Chicago by Emil Berg, business manager. Kent has applied to the same federal agency for another $2-1/2 million loan for two residence halls for men. Prentice hall will house 375 women students, while Dunbar hall will contain 375 men students. Five other campus residence halls also have been built by the University from borrowed funds and without cost to the state of Ohio.
Enrollment Of Freshmen Shows Gain [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Enrollment Of Freshmen Shows Gain Statistics to date for the fall quarter point to a continued increase in Kent State enrollment. Figures compiled by Richard G. Rotzel, director of admissions, indicate a fairly strong gain in the freshman class. The totals were compiled from information available as of Monday, August 10. Applications for admission to the university have been completed by 2,079 freshmen compared with 1,766 at this date one year ago, or an increase of 17 per cent. At the August 10 date, the college of education had 279 freshmen men and 666 freshmen women enrolled. The college of arts and sciences and the new college of fine and professional arts have been tabulated together. The figure for the two shows 517 freshmen men and 203 freshmen women. The college of business administration at the same date had 309 freshmen men and 102 freshmen women. Thus, 1,105 freshmen men have enrolled compared with 915 at this date last year and 974 women compared with 851 at the same tim...
Four Artists Have Work On Display [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Four Artists Have Work On Display Displays by four art students as part of the thesis requirements for the master’s degree are on display in Van Deusen hall and Rockwell library. Some unique stichery in color by Miss Frances W. Robinson is on display in Van Deusen hall. Her color stichery hangings, which have received regional and national attention, were prepared by using a sewing machine. Joseph Wagner has several paintings displayed which represent abstracted realism. A teacher in the Canton School system, Wagner has had many other exhibitions of his work in this area. In the evenings, he teaches courses in commercial art. John Opie has a display of work described by Prof. Harold Kitner of the School of Art as "abstract with a jazz theme.” Opie will teach in the Akron Art Industrial Professional institute in the fall. Both Wagner and Opie’s work is in Van Deusen hall. William L. Torow has a photographic exhibit in Rockwell library. His subject is "Some Possibilities and Limitatio...
Press Institute Opens Monday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Press Institute Opens Monday More than 160 high school students and teachers will be on hand next Monday for the opening of the first School Press Institute on the KSU campus. Enrollees will receive five days of concentrated, comprehensive instruction in all major phases of scholastic publications work. Lectures, demonstrations, and laboratories will deal with various journalistic skills such as reporting, editing, feature writing, editorial writing, picture taking and processing, and business methods. Ken Armstrong, WJW-TV news editor; Violet Forsha, Business Week; Eugene Craig, Columbus Dispatch cartoonist; and Paul Miller, Akron Beacon Journal state editor, will highlight the program. On the instructional staff will be Edward L. Cliney, and William A. Fisher of the KSU School of Journalism staff; and Miss Bernice Van Sickle of Clevleand Heights high school, Miss Ruth Juve of Ravenna high school, Mrs. Marjory Robinson of Loudonville high school, and Mrs. Ludy Hoffman of Akron Cent...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Parents of incoming freshmen attend a pre-college conference session to hear talks by University officials. The conferences are designed to acquaint entering freshmen and their parents with the University. While their parents listened, the students completed guidance testing and planned their class schedules. The two-day sessions began in June and will end this week.
Myers Receives Grant For Basic Research [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Myers Receives Grant For Basic Research Dr. R. Thomas Myers, professor of chemistry, has been granted $11,448 by the U. S. Air Force to conduct basic research on nonwater solvents during the next two years. The grant came from the Air Force’s Office of Scientific Research, which supports scientists in their own projects of basic research. Objective of Dr. Myers is to find out the effects of various dissolved substances on the dielectric constant of liquids other than water. The dielectric constant of a substance is one of the factors which determines the amount of electricity which can be stored in an electrical condenser. The research project will provide information about the size, shape and distribution of molecules of the dissolved materials. Dr. Myers, who came to Kent State University in 1956 as assistant professor of chemistry, has authored several articles for professional publications. He received his bachelor of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees from West Virginia Univ...
Five-Country Field Study On Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Five-Country Field Study On Schedule A Summer Seminar and Field Study in South America will be conducted from June 18 to July 23, 1960, by Dr. Gerald H. Read and Dr. Alberto N. Pamies. The field study on ' Resources for the Teaching of South American Culture” is sponsored by the college of education and is a special feature of the University’s Semicentennial year. Students enrolling in the seminar will visit and study in the capitals of five South American countries Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru and Columbia. The itinerary is tentatively planned so that the group will spend a week in each nation. The field study will not be a tour, but a serious program for North American teachers to hear from South American scholars what they believe should be taught in the elementary and secondary schools of the United States concerning the culture of their particular countries. It will seek to provide concrete experiences which will contribute life and meaning to classroom teaching. The program ...
Math, Biology Institutes Become Family Affairs [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Math, Biology Institutes Become Family Affairs For more than 20 students who attended the summer Biology and Mathematics institutes, the workshops were family affairs. Thirteen of the biology and seven of the mathematic students brought their families along rather than commute or face a long separation. In addition, several husband and wife combinations stayed in the Verder hall dormitory. All in all 32 children stayed with their parents on campus. One of the larger families in the dormitory was the Aldine Weiss family of Ridgeway, Ohio. With Weiss was his wife, Elaine, and their children, Kirk, 7, Kent, 5, Kathy, 4, and Kim, 2. Weiss is superintendent of schools in Ridgeway, and also doubles as chemistry, physics, general science and biology teacher, which accounts for his attendance at the institute. Despite the fact they were crowded into two rooms, the Weiss’ found campus life quite pleasant. They agreed it was much like a hometown neighborhood. "Everyone was so friendly.” Mrs. ...
River Tour Set Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
River Tour Set Tuesday An industrial tour of the Cuyahoga river valley by boat August 18 will conclude the summer tour program sponsored by the University. The tour will begin at the mouth of the Cuyahoga river and proceed through the industrial center of Cleveland. Veteran boat captain John Skroven will provide a running commentary. Tourists will have the opportunity to see foreign ships docking and they will have an opportunity to examine Port of Cleveland St. Lawrence Seaway facilities. Only 60 persons can be accommodated on the tour, which is being led by Evelyn G. Weston, associate professor of geography. Tour cost is $4.00 plus meals. Registration for the tour can be made in the office of the director of student activities, 112 Kent hall before August 16. Tourists will meet Professor Weston in the Union lounge before 1:30 p.m. August 18. The tour bus will leave Kent at 1:30 and will return at 6:30 p.m.
Clerks Study Responsibilities [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
Clerks Study Responsibilities Financial and legal responsibilities for school board clerks will be studied when clerks of the Northeast Region of the Ohio School Boards Association meet tomorrow at the University. The day-long program is expected to draw about 100 school board clerks from northeastern Ohio. Sessions, which will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be held in the Union. Fiscal sections of new school laws will be reviewed by Elmer Keller, deputy inspector in charge of schools and state departments, and Robert Drury, legal counsel to the Ohio Education association. Information relating to building programs and legal responsibilities of clerks will be discussed by three state examiners. They are Marian Burns of Lakewood, Janette Fischer of Cleveland and Lorin Schrock of Massillon.
108 Rolls-Royce Owners To Compete For Trophies [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 August 1959
108 Rolls-Royce Owners To Compete For Trophies Kent State will be host to the” ninth national meeting of the RollsRoyce Owners Club tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday. Ninety-three of one of the world's most aristocratic automobiles will be on campus. This year’s meeting will attract 108 Rolls-Royce owners and their families from all sections of the &gt; U. S. and Canada. Families will be housed in Verder hall. Rolls owners will compete for trophies in seven different divisions with allowances being made for size, age, and horsepower of the various models of the famous auto. Topping the prize list is a $750 sterling silver replica of a RollsRoyce radiator ornament for the best car” in the meet. Another much-sought-after award is a silver cup and tray for the owner who personally has done the best job of car restoration. Judging in the various contests will be based on appearance and operating condition of the automobiles. Competition during the three-day get together will take pl...