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KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 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. betters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer's name will be withheld upon request.
24 On Faculty Get Promotions [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
24 On Faculty Get Promotions Twenty-four University faculty promotions were approved recently by the board of trustees upon the recommendation of President George A. Bowman. Promoted to full professorships were Dr. Phillip R. Shriver, author of the recently-published University history entitled, "The Years of Youth," and Dr. Beverly L. Seidel, chairman of the women's section of health and physical education. Dr. Shriver, in addition to teaching history, is also assistant dean of the college of arts and sciences. Dr. Seidel received her doctor of education degree from Western Reserve university a year ago. Those raised to the rank of associate professor include Dr. Roy Caughran, elementary education; Dr. Donald G. Ferguson, special education; Dr. Paul K. Howells, secondary education; Dr. Henry L. Tapp, foreign languages; Dr. J. Keith Varney, elementary education; and Dr. Lawrence S. Kaplan, history. New assistant professors are John Balazs, art; Richard G. Bentley, industrial arts; F...
Museum, Zoo Tour Scheduled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
Museum, Zoo Tour Scheduled The third tour of the summer series will leave the Union building at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, for a visit to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Cleveland Zoo. The museum contains a climatic map of the world, and exhibits on the foundation of the earth rocks, minerals and prehistoric animals. The zoo includes a visit to the bird building, waterfowl sanctuary, pachydern building, monkey island and bear dens. The tour is limited to 40 persons and will take approximately six hours, including travel time. Cost of the tour, lead by Dr. Charles V. Riley, head of the biology department, is $2.50. Reservations may be made in the office of the director of student activities, 118 Kent, hall. This is the last tour of the first summer session. The next tour will be Aug. 3.
Dr. Read Co-Edits Book About Russian Schools [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
Dr. Read Co-Edits Book About Russian Schools Polytechnicalization, a Soviet educational "revolution" that once failed, is under a full head of steam again in the U.S.S.R., according to a University specialist in comparative education. Dr. Gerald Read said political leaders and educators are going all out in a new effort to link theoretical and practical subject matter in the schools to socially useful labor. Co-editor and contributor to the newly - published volume, "The Changing Soviet School," Dr. Read said the first attempt at polytechnical education in the 1920's and 1930's failed "because it was carried to an extreme," adding: "All theoretical learning was condemned unless intimately related to practical experience. As a result, training for engineers, physicists and chemists tended to develop lowgrade technicians." The present revival was brought about by economic necessity, communistic doctrine and the introduction of universal and compulsory education. Pointing to economic n...
Meetings Set For Freshmen [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
Meetings Set For Freshmen More than 2,500 freshmen who expect to enter the University next fall will interrupt vacations briefly in the next three months to visit campus for pre-college conferences. The students, most of whom will be accompanied by their parents, will spend two days at the University. This year's program will run from July 25 through Sept. 9. Separate conferences will begin Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Altogether, 25 conferences have been scheduled by Dr. Lester G. Brailey, director of orientation. Students will devote most of their time to testing, academic advising and registration. A series of meetings has been planned to acquaint them with the University and its programs. On opening day of each conference, students will attend an orientation meeting with their parents, begin testing and meet with their academic advisors. The second day they will complete the testing program and register for fall classes. During their stay, parents will tour ...
Forms Ready For Graduates [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
Forms Ready For Graduates Students planning to graduate at the end of the second summer term must make application for graduation by the end of the first summer session. Application blanks are available in the registrar's office. Candidates for graduation must have completed all subject requirements as specified in the college and curriculum in which enrolled, and must have completed with passing grades 192 quarter hours of credit. Candidates must have earned a 2.0 point average in all work attempted and a 2.25 average in each major and minor field.
16 Kent School Children Participate In Class For 'Academically Talented' [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
16 Kent School Children Participate In Class For 'Academically Talented' Sixteen Kent school children are participating in a summer class at the University School designed for the "academically talented." The children, all who will enter the fourth grade next fall, attend class from 9 to 12 each weekday morning. The program will continue through July 23, and is aimed at giving the children experiences in creaive writing, library research and high level oral expression. The children are guided by Miss Helen McCauslin who encourages them to do much of the work on their own initiative. Each choses a project on which to work during the term. Topics selected by the students range from dolls to insects and include such areas as electricity and building. The children also work with Roy Schoenborn, University School art supervisor, and Miss Geneva Travis, librarian at the University School. Other studies are carried on in arithmetic and literature appreciation. Tach makes frequent reports t...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 7 CONFERENCE. American Red Cross Conference for County Secretaries. 201 Union building. 9 GRADUATE QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS. 1:30 p.m. Examination is a requirement for 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. For additional information contact Department Head or Graduate School office. 10 WORKSHOP. Sixteenth Annual Workshop for Educational Secretaries. Program provides in-service training for school secretaries and clerks. (Through July 23). Headquarters, Union building. 11 EXHIBITION. Fifteenth Century Printing. University Library Gallery. (Through July 23) WORKSHOP. High School Music Camp. Workshop offers activities in band, orchestra, chorus, private lesson, small ensemble and music theory. (Through July 23) Headquarters, 307 Merrill hall. QUALITY STANDARDS TESTS. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tests are for new students in College of ...
H.S. Graduates Receive Testing [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
H.S. Graduates Receive Testing Aptitude testing and counseling is available to high school students and graduates during July and August at the University. The counseling and testing service is without charge, according to Dr. J. T. Winslow, new director of guidance at the University School. Dr. Winslow said the program is designed to help students clarify their own thinking and planning for careers. "Young people in or just leaving high school are often confused as to what they can or should do," he said. "They want to get into work they can do successfully, but very often they are unsure of their capabilities and where there are jobs." Advanced graduate students will assist in the counseling and testing work. Information may be obtained from Dr. Winslow at the guidance testing office.
Education Lists Standards Tests [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
Education Lists Standards Tests Quality standards proficiency tests in composition and handwriting, grammar and usage, and arithmetic for students in the College of Education will be given twice during the summer. The tests are scheduled for 1, 2 and 3 p.m. on July 11 and August 1. Students who need these tests must report to the Office of the Dean of the College of Education and register for the tests prior to the dates they will be given. Additional information is available in the Office of the Dean.
Second Movie Shown Tuesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 7 July 1960
Second Movie Shown Tuesday "Brewster's Millions," the second film classic of the summer term, will be shown at 2:30 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the University School auditorium. The film stars Dennis O'Keefe, Helen Walker, June Havoc, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Gail Patrick and Mischa Auer. The comedy centers around Monty Brewster who must spend a million dollars in thirty days. As he tries to lose money, everything he touches turns to gold. Two other film classics remain on the summer schedule. They are "Ditte, Child of Man," August 2, and "Death of a Salesman," August 16.
'Solid Gold Cadillac' Begins Run Comedy Opens Monday Night In Auditorium [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
'Solid Gold Cadillac' Begins Run Comedy Opens Monday Night In Auditorium The University Summer Theatre will present "The Solid Gold Cadillac" by Howard Teichmann and George S. Kaufman Monday and Tuesday evenings in the University auditorium. The comedy is part of the Summer Artists Series and and is open to students and the public without charge. Curtain time is 8:30. Tickets for the play will be available all day today and tomorrow at a desk in the main corridor adjacent to Wills gymnasium. Tickets also will be available through Tuesday in the extension division office in the Administration building. "The Solid Gold Cadillac" had a very successful Broadway run, opening Nov. 5, 1953 and running for 537 performances. Its run on Broadway and on the road lasted more than three years, and it later was made into a highly successful movie. Josephine Hull had the lead in the Broadway play and Judy Holliday played the lead in the movie version. The UT production will be directed by G. Harry...
Music Camp Students Give Three Concerts [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Music Camp Students Give Three Concerts High school instrumentalists and vocalists will have the opportunity to increase their music abilities at the third annual Music Camp currently in session at the University. The camp will run through July 23. The camp, sponsored by the University's school of music, is open to 60 high school pupils who received superior or excellent ratings instate competition this spring or measure up to this standard. Classes are offered in theory and music appreciation with work in band, chorus and small instrumental ensembles. In addition, a recreation program is provided. Next week Dr. George Wilson, professor of music education at Ohio State university, will be guest conductor of the instrumental groups and hold special classes for woodwind instruments. Three concerts are planned for pupils attending the camp. The first will be at 3 p.m. July 17 in the Lowry Residence Hall Music room, featuring the band and chorus. Edward L. Masters, assistant professor o...
Bids Opened For Construction Of Two New Residence Halls [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Bids Opened For Construction Of Two New Residence Halls Bids on two new men's residence halls were opened yesterday in Columbus. The two new halls are expected to cost a total of $2,400,000. Construction is expected to begin by August 15, with completion scheduled for the fall of 1961. The new halls will each house 375 men. The buildings, which will be named Lake hall and Olson hall, will complete the Stopher hall quadrangle. Money for the new halls will be borrowed from a federal agency and will be repaid from residence and dining hall income. There will be no cost to the State of Ohio. Bids also were opened for a 5250,000 heating plant project. The project involves a new heating unit and stack. The University expects to be able to receive bids in September for a new $1,900,000 classroom building. The building will be located on the present baseball diamond. Construction is planned for October.
Secretaries At 16th Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Secretaries At 16th Workshop Improved use of the various forms of communication letters, telephones and conversations were stressed in a workshop for school secretaries this week at the University. More than 125 secretaries received in-service training at the 16th annual Workshop for Educational Secretaries. They represented elementary, junior high and senior high schools, school administrators' offices and school business offices throughout Ohio. Speakers and their topics were: Howard F. Shout, assistant director of training and communication department for the Detroit Edison Co., "It Takes Two to Communicate." He received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Michigan and master of arts degree from Michigan State University. Howard B. Withers of ParmaSouth Presbyterian Church, "Let's Take a Trip." He has served the Parma church since 1929. After 25 years as minister he and Mrs. Withers were given a trip to the Mediterranean area. Mrs. Margaret Wimmer of the Margaret W...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Dr. Robert White, left, vice president for academic affairs at the University, talks with Dr. Clayton Schindler, dean of the college of education, while pouring a cup of coffee at the annual all-University picnic. More than 750 students, employees, members of the administrative staff and faculty attended the affair.