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High Enrollment Expected For Fall Quarter Classes [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 August 1959
High Enrollment Expected For Fall Quarter Classes Enrollment at Kent State Univer-‘ sity will reach an all-time high of 7,000 full-time students next month, up four percent over a year ago. Part-time and off-campus classes will boost the total enrollment to another all-time high of 10,000 students. Registration on-campus begins Monday, Sept. 21 and class work starts the following Thursday. Deadline for submission of student applications is Thursday, Sept. 10. Last year’s enrollment was 6,674 full-time students. Kent also had more than 6,000 students in 1949, at the peak of the veterans’ bulge, and again in 1956 and 1937. ’ In an effort to meet housing demands, the University will open two new residence halls in September costing 52.5 million. Each hall will have 375 students and the total living on campus will be 3,048. Money for the two buildings was borrowed by Kent from a federal agency and the University has applied for another loan to complete a $5 million residence hall constr...
1912 Rolls-Royce Wins 'Best In Show’ Trophy [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 August 1959
1912 Rolls-Royce Wins 'Best In Show ’ Trophy A 1912 Rolls-Royce Hooper Sport Tourer was judged the best car of 111 competing in the Bth Anual Meet of the Rolls-Royce Owners Club, Inc., which was held on campus last weekend. The owner, Mark Negrelli, Sr., of South Euclid, Ohio, received the Rolls-Royce Trophy, donated by Rolls-Royce, Limited, for having the best restored and best maintained pre-World War II car at the meet. The trophy is a silver replica of a Rolls-Royce radiator. Arthur L. Seidenschwartz, Waukesha, Wise., received the RollsRoyce award for the best personal mechanical restoration. He won with a 1933 Rolls Freestone and Webb "Continental” Sports Coupe. The Rolls-Royce of Canada trophy for the senior division or, for cars which placed first in junior divisions during the last three years, was won by Webster Woodmansee, Milwaukee, Wise., with a 1922 Rolls Brewster Tourer. Long Distance honors went to John E. Maxfield, who drove a 1927 Rolls Brewster "Harwich” Sedan to t...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 August 1959
Outdoor classes were a part of the regular program for members of the summer institute in biology. The program was held under a grant from the Na- tiional Science Foundation and included an institute in mathematics as well as biology. Forty-five teachers were enrolled in the biology institute and 50 in the mathematics section.
Akron Beacon Journal State Editor Speaks To 160 School Press Institute Students [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 August 1959
Akron Beacon Journal State Editor Speaks To 160 School Press Institute Students Editing procedures on a metropol-, itan daily newspaper will be discussed this afternoon by Paul Miller, Akron Beacon Journal state editor, for the 160 students enrolled in the first School Press Institute on the campus. Miller will explain Beacon Journal procedures in a talk in the University school auditorium from 1:15 to 2:30. Following Miller’s talk, a team composed of Institute staff members will play a student team in a softball game on a diamond behind Memorial fieldhouse. After the game a picnic lunch will be served on the University picnic grounds. On Friday morning in the first session students will hear a discussion of sports writing by Prof. W. A. Fisher of the School of Journalism. Other morning sessions will feature a discussion on working with the printer by Jim Morris, president of Press; a comparison of&lt; offset and letterpress printing processes by Prof. M. G. Scarlett of the ...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 August 1959
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 24 CONCERT. Summer Session Choir under the direction of Dr. Richard Warner. 8:00 p.m. University School Auditorium. FACULTY MEETING. Academic deans will present names of prospective graduates for faculty consideration. 3:00 p.m. University Auditorium. 26 SUMMER ARTISTS AND SPEAKERS SERIES. Cleveland Symphony Woodwind Quintet. 8:30 p.m. University Auditorium. Final day of classes for graduating seniors. 28 SECOND SUMMER TERM CLASSES END 29 SUMMER COMMENCEMENT Tickets for Summer Artists and Speakers Series available at the entrance to Wills Gymnasium all day Friday and Monday morning of the week preceding scheduled program.
Commencement Time Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
Commencement Time Schedule A commencement rehearsal will be held today at 10 a.m. in the University auditorium. All candidates for degrees should attend. Graduating seniors may pick up caps and gowns for graduation in Wills gymnasium the remainder of the week and until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. They are to be returned to Wills gymnasium by 3 p.m. commencement day. The Academic procession of trustees, faculty and the graduating class will begin promptly at 9:30 and commencement exercises in Memorial Gymnasium will begin at 10 a.m. Dr. Soper
University Marks 50th Anniversary Of Founding [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
University Marks 50th Anniversary Of Founding The 50th anniversary of the founding of Kent State University will be celebrated throughout the coming year by students, faculty, alumni, and friends of the University. During the year the University will evaluate the progress made during its first 50 years, and speculate on what the future will bring, according to Prof. William Taylor, chairman of the semicentennial committee and chairman of the school of journalism. For its outstanding educational contributions during the past 50 years, the University has received special commendations by national, state, and local governments. Congressman Robert Cook introduced a commendatory resolution in the 86th Congress on May 26, 1959. A concurrent resolution was introduced in the legislature of the State of Ohio by Raymond Manchester and Oliver Ocasek February 9, 1959. And a city government resolution was introduced by Mayor Charles Paulus on June 22, 1959. The student highlight of the year will...
'Forests' Magazine Gives Kent, University Big Play [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
'Forests' Magazine Gives Kent, University Big Play Kent —the Tree City—and Kent State University’s beautiful treestudded campus are featured prominently in the August edition of American Forests magazine. Pictures, including the colored cover photograph and six-page layout in the magazine, were taken by Vince Finnigan of Washington, D.C., nationally known photographer. Finnigan took his pictures when he attended the School of Journalism’s Short Course in Photojournalism held on campus in June. The story is entitled, "Kent John Davey’s Living Legend” and includes the cover photo of Biff Staples, who has worked for the Davey company for 45 years, with Davey’s great-great grandchildren. On page 16 of the magazine is a full page photograph of Merrill Hall with surrounding trees. Other photos show the university’s carefully landscaped mall behind Merrill, the nursery near the campus which supplies seedlings, Davey servicemen trim- ming campus trees, Larry Wooddell, superintendent of grou...
520 To Receive Degrees Saturday At Graduation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
520 To Receive Degrees Saturday At Graduation The greatest number of candidates for master’s degrees in the 24-year history of Kent State university’s Graduate School will present themselves at summer commencement exercises Saturday at 10 a.m. in Memorial Gymnasium. President George A. Bowman will confer 218 master’s degrees and 302 undergraduate degrees in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and Education. Included will be 40 master of arts degrees, 3 master of business administration, 175 master of education, 28 bachelor of arts, 35 bachelor of science, 2 bachelor of fine arts, 1 bachelor of architecture, 77 bachelor of science in business administration, and 159 bachelor of science in education. Twenty-two candidates will be graduated with special honors. Two will receive their degrees "summa cum laude,” with highest honor, indicating they have earned a fouryear scholastic average of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0. Three will be graduated "magna cum l...
Graduate School Lists 218 Candidates For Advanced Degrees At Graduation [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
Graduate School Lists 218 Candidates For Advanced Degrees At Graduation The following are candidates for advanced degrees at the annual summer commencement. Master of Arts Pietro Badia, B. Norris Battin, John James Benninger, Ella Berresford, Vera Miller Brady, Margarete Breuinger, Arthur L. Buell, F. Howard Buss, Thomas Charles Campbell, Harry H. Chapman, Louis Charles, Jerrold Coombs, Edward W. Crosby, Marjorie Grace Culbertson, Joanne Dilley Dannemiller, George William Domhoff, Jr., Joseph V. Fenstermaker, Jack Donald Foster, Richard Carl Froehlich, Wanda M. Gill, Elizabeth Holland Gillon, Purificacion L. Go, Donald Mark Henderson, Charles Hildebrandt, James Ronald Judy, Edward James Karras, Michael Kupersanin. Stuart Shaw Myers, John M. Opie, Barbara Miller Pae, Louis Patsouras, Rae Natalie Prosser, Dryden Arthur Reno, Frances W. Robinson, Fiona Odell Stevens, William L. Torow, Joseph E. Wagner, John Edgar Weakland, Richard A. Wells, Ida Maud, Wood, Theodore Nathaniel Woods, Jr....
Rev. Love Directs Drama For European Audiences [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
Rev. Love Directs Drama For European Audiences The Rev. and Mrs. Joe Brown Love, with 20 students of the arts, have been making a successful tour of Europe this summer with a project entitled, "The Christian Faith and the Arts.” Rev. Love is director of the Wesley Foundation for Kent State stu- dents. The touring group is composed of students from 18 different colleges and 11 states. They recently presented a liturgical drama at Patch Barracks, headquarters of the Seventh United States Army, according to an Army dispatch from Stuttgart, Germany. This was the only performance for military personnel on their two-month tour. The troupe appeared before audiences in London, Austria, Switzerland and in Germany. Mrs. Love, producer and director of the drama, summed up the purpose of the project, the fourth since 1951, by saying, "We are just Americans, all who paid their own expenses, who want to come in contact with Europeans through cultural means. We want to prove to these people what r...
Calendar Set For '59-60 School Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
Calendar Set For '59-60 School Year A meeting of new faculty members at 1:30 p.m. Friday, September 18, will signify the opening of the fall term, although actual classes will not begin until Thursday, September 24. Departmental and college faculty meetings will be held Saturday, September 19, and Saturday and evening students will also be registered on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. Upperclassmen will be registered from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Monday, September 21, and there will be a University faculty meeting at 4 p.m. Monday will also be the beginning of new student week. Upperclassmen will continue registration Tuesday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and transfer students will also register Tuesday. Freshmen will register Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Classwork begins Thursday, and Saturday and evening students will be given another opportunity to register from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Changes in programs may be made Monday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thanksgiving recess wil...