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First Foreign Student Comes Back To Visit [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
First Foreign Student Comes Back To Visit Han Mo Kang, first foreign student ever to attend Kent State university, visited Kent recently and toured the campus. Kang, now a biology and physical science teacher in a private school in New York city, was graduated from the University 20 years ago. Since his graduation Kang has been instrumental in directing other Korean students to KSU. Kang was the only foreign student at KSU in 1939, whereas today the University enrolls 90 or more foreign students each year. Pres. George A. Bowman briefed Kang on the growing school’s plans for the future, and Dr. George C. Betts, public affairs officer, took Kang on a tour of the campus. Said Kang, "It’s beautiful!” At the time Kang attended the University, there were only a half dozen buildings on the campus, including dormitory and classroom buildings, Rockwell library, and Wills gymnasium. Kang, who served with the Office of Strategic Services in Washington, D.C., during World War 11, attended KSU ...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
CAMPUS CALENDAR AUGUST 28 SECOND SUMMER TERM CLASSES END. 29 SUMMER COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES. Academic Procession. Trustees, faculty and graduating class. Dr. David Wesley Soper, chairman of the department of religion at Beloit college, will speak on “The Challenged Mind.” 10 a.m., Memorial Gymnasium. SEPTEMBER 18 MEETING OF NEW FACULTY. 1:30 p.m. 19 REGISTRATION. Saturday and evening students. 8 a.m. to noon. FACULTY MEETINGS. Departmental meetings, 8:30 to 10:30. College faculty meetings. 10:30 a.m. to noon. 21 NEW STUDENT WEEK BEGINS UNIVERSITY FACULTY MEETING. 4 p.m. REGISTRATION. Upperclassmen. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 22 REGISTRATION. Upperclassmen and transfer students. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 23 REGISTRATION. Freshmen. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 24 CLASS WORK BEGINS REGISTRATION. Saturday and evening students. 6 to 8 p.m. 25 FOOTBALL GAME. Kent and Baldwin-Wallace. 8 p.m. Memorial Stadium. Three-year-old Karen Sue Wilt looks dubiously at a prize-winning St. Bernard during the Ravenna Kennel Club’s dog...
Kent Opens ’59 Season Against B-W [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 27 August 1959
Kent Opens ’59 Season Against B-W Kent State University’s Football team will open the 1959 schedule with a night game with BaldwinWallace Friday, Sept. 25 in Memorial stadium. Game time is 8 p.m. The Flashes will play an eightgame schedule with four games at home and four on the road. Besides Baldwin-Wallace, Kent will host Miami, Oct. 10, Bowling Green, Oct. 24 (Homecoming) and Louisville, Nov. 21. Kent will be on the road Oct. 3 at Ohio university, Oct. 17 at Marshall college, Oct. 31 at Toledo and Nov. 7 at Western Michigan. The Ohio, Marshall, Bowling Green, Toledo and Western Michigan games are Mid-American Conference games. Coach Trevor Rees has 17 lettermen returning from the 1958 squad which won eight and lost one. Kent finished second to Miami in the Mid American conference standings with a 5 and 1 conference record, and Rees was named "Coach of the Year.” Lettermen returning include cocaptains Dick Mostardo, and Fred Rothfuss. Mostardo, an all conference quarterback in 195...
Goya, Matteo Appear Tomorrow 12 Programs On Schedule For Summer Ethnic Dance Team Opens KSU Series [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Goya, Matteo Appear Tomorrow 12 Programs On Schedule For Summer Ethnic Dance Team Opens KSU Series Twelve programs during both summer sessions are scheduled for this year's Summer Artists Series at the University. The schedule for the series is as follows: June 23 —Goya and Matteo ethnic dance team. July I—Richard1 —Richard Ellsasser, concert organist, and Cynthia Gooding, singer of international folk songs, in a joint recital. July s—The5 —The Cleveland Summer orchestra under the direction of Louis Lane. July 12 Mezzo-soprano Betty Allen in concert. July 18 and 19 "The Solid Gold Cadillac," presented by the University Summer theatre. July 22—The Summer Choir and Orchestra of the school of music in concert. Prof. Louis P. Krch and Dr. j Richard Warner will conduct. July 28 —The husband and wife i piano team of Vronsky and Babin. August 4—The Theatre Men, a [ male octet composed of members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will present selections of theatre music. Margaret Lukaszewski, ...
Wenger Becomes New Graduate School Dean [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Wenger Becomes New Graduate School Dean Dr. Roy E. Wenger has been appointed acting dean of the Kent | State university graduate school. He assumed his duties June 15 and will serve until a permanent successor to Dean Raymond M. Clark is selected. Dr. Clark, first dean of the graduate school, recently retired after a 34-year career at Kent. Dr. Wenger is professor of education at Kent and director of the bureau of educational research and service. He formerly taught at Cuyahoga Falls, West Chester State Teachers college, Louisiana State university, Ball State Teachers college, Ohio State university and Indiana university. He went to Tokyo in 1954 as a Fulbright lecturer and established the first university audio-visual center in Japan at the International Christian university. He remained on the staff of ICU as professor of education and coordinator of the audio-visual center until 1957. Dr. Wenger has been on the Kent faculty since 1948. He recevied his bachelor of arts degree from...
Annual Campus Picnic Planned [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Annual Campus Picnic Planned The Annual All-University Summer picnic will be held Tuesday, July 6, at Engleman Picnic Grounds, east of Johnson hall. The affair is open to all students, faculty and administrative personnel and their families. In addition to the picnic dinner there will be games for both children and adults. Tickets for the event will be available in the Student Activities office, 118 Kent hall. Cost is $1.20 a person for adults and 60 cents for children. The menu features Open Charcoal Fired Bar-B-Q Ox Roast, homemade baked beans, cabbage supreme and potato chips and pretzel sticks. A relish tray also will be provided as well as desert and beverage.
Read Leads S.A. Seminar [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Read Leads S.A. Seminar A class of 45 Kent State university students—graduates and undergraduates—left the United States by air Saturday for a five-week seminarfield trip to South America. Purpose of the special course is to improve the teaching of the cultures of other lands. In charge are Dr. Gerald H. Read, professor of comparative education, and Dr. Alberto N. Pamies, professor of Spanish. The class includes 40 Ohioans, two from Texas and one each from Michigan, Illinois and Colorado. Weeklong stops are planned at the capitals of five nations. The group arrived in Rio de Janeiro, June 19 and will remain their until they leave for Buenos Aires June 25. They also plan weeklong stops at Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru; Bogata, Columbia. Dr. Read said everyone making the field trip has signed as a student or auditor for two University courses. "This will not be a tour. It will be a serious program for North American teachers to hear what South American scholars believe should be taught ...
Math Teachers Attend Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Math Teachers Attend Institute Fifty high school teachers are attending the University's second annual summer institute in mathematics. The institute opens today and will run through August 14. The eight-week session is designed to increase the teachers' effectiveness in the classroom. Teachers will receive instruction in geometry, algebra and mathematics. They each have been granted a $6OO stipend for attending the institute, plus $l2O for each dependent. Institute sponsor is the National Science foundation which has awarded the University $143,000 during the past year for three institutes. An institute was held on campus last summer and another is scheduled for the 1960-61 academic year. Dr. Kenneth B. Cummins, associate professor of mathematics, is institute director. Other members of the staff are Dr. L. Earle Bush, professor and head of the mathematics department; Dr. Foster L. Brooks, professor of mathematics; Dr. Paul V. Reichelderfer, professor of mathematics at The Ohio Sta...
890 Receive Degrees During Commencement [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
890 Receive Degrees During Commencement Kent State University graduated its third largest class at the 47th annual spring commencement, with 890 receiving undergraduaute and graduate degrees. Gov. Michael V. DiSalle delivered the commencement address and received the honorary degree of doctor of laws. Dr. George A. Bowman, president of the University, conferred degrees on 775 undergraduate candidates and 115 graduates for advanced degrees from 43 undergraduate institutions. Of the undergraduates, four were graduated "summa cum laude," with highest honors; 10 "magna cum laude," with high honor; and 42 "cum laude," with honor. Graduates came from 150 Ohio cities and towns in 34 counties. Thirteen states other than Ohio and the District of Columbia also were represented, as well as Hungary, Korea, Nigeria, England, Germany and Jamaica. The University's annual Alumni a - ward for personal achievement was presented to Ward Davis, prominent Portage county attorney and a 1929 graduate. Can...
KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
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 be turned in to Edward L. Cliney at the Summer News office, 109 Merrill hall, by Friday noon to be included in the issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone number is 272. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer's name will be withheld upon request.
Norma Herman Receives Award [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Norma Herman Receives Award Norma J. Herman of Strasburg has been named winner of the Judith Koonce Memorial award in biology at the University. The award, offered for the first time this year, will be presented annually to the outstanding senior in biology at Kent. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership, service and character. The award is in memory of Miss Koonce, a graduate in biology who drowned attempting to save the life of a child in 1958. Miss Herman is a laboratory assistant in the biology department who will be graduated with high honor in August. She will begin work on her master's degree in biology at Purdue university next fall. She is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, women's scholastic honorary, the Biology club and the Med-Dents club.
Stahlecker To Lecture In Finland Next Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Stahlecker To Lecture In Finland Next Year Dr. Lotar V. Stahlecker, associate professor of special education at the University, next year will teach in Finland under a Fulbright grant. He will lecture on the education of handicapped children at Jyvaskyla School of Education during the 1960-61 academic year. The school is located 150 miles north of Helsinki. Dr. Stahlecker will work with intraining teachers in the field of mental retardation. A member of the Kent faculty since 1950, Dr. Stahlecker wrote on "Human Relations Among Handicapped Children" for his doctoral dissertation. Before he came to Kent, he was with the lowa State Department of Special Education. Previously, he was on the staff of the reading clinic at State University of lowa and the Hospital school of University hospitals in lowa City. Dr. Stahlecker received his bachelor of arts, master of arts and doctor of philosophy degrees from State University of lowa. He also studied at the University of Michigan and Souther...
Fund Awards $800 To Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
Fund Awards $800 To Kent The Newspaper Fund of the Wall Street Journal has presented an SBOO grant to the University's School Press Institute scheduled for July 24 to 30. Don Carter, chairman of the Fund, said the grant has been awarded to provide training for high school publications advisors at the Institue. The money will be used to provide partial scholarships to the Instiute for advisors. Melvin G. Scarlett, assistant professor of journalism, is director. The Institute was started by the school of Journalism in 1959 to provide high school students with the training necessary to improve their high school newspapers and yearbooks. Training in writing, editing, photography and layout are offered students enrolling in either the newspaper or yearbook sequences. Approximately 150 students are expected to attend this year's clinic.
25th Speech Institute Opens [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 22 June 1960
25th Speech Institute Opens The 25th Annual High School Institute in Speech will open tomorrow and run through July 15. The institute is under the sponsorship of Kent's school of speech. Twenty-two high school sophomores and juniors will receive training during the institute to help them with leadership in speech activities when they return to their schools next fall. As part of the study, students will discuss the topic for the 1960-61 national high school debate—"Security of the Free World." Training in dramatic art, radio and television, discussion and debate and public speaking also will be offered. Pupils will present oneact plays in the session's Studio Theatre program. Those enrolled in the radio workshop will broadcast over the University's radio station, WKSU-FM. In addition, the group will receive training in oral interpretation, preparing them for their high school declamatory program. Enrollment in the institute is on a scholarship basis. Dr. James N. Holm, director of p...