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LETTER to the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
LETTER to the Editor To the Editor: School bond issues really should come up for vote during the summer vacation. Weary mothers, wrestling with Junior, probably wish school would be starting next week. A teacher begins to look pretty important on July Ist. By August Ist, nothing is too good for our schools and our teachers. A bond issue on August 15 would have a rousing surplus of "yeas." Meanwhile, Teacher may be at Kent State trying to pass her hardest course—Parking. Each day she gets up earlier and earlier in the hope of finding a place that is not too many miles from a classroom. To do this, commuting teachers who come from Wooster, Alliance, Sandusky and similar outposts, get up at 4:30 or 5 a.m. Approaching Kent, they ride bumper to bumper in the early morning, hoping to park on Summit Street extension. Once resting in an official place, duly blessed by campus police, Teacher can take care of leftover duties like taking the bobbie pins out of her hair and combing it, finishin...
KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 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. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer's name will be withheld upon request.
Board Accepts 33 Resignations [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Board Accepts 33 Resignations Thirty-three resignations from the University recently were approved by the board of trustees. Among those resigning are Dr. Emanuel C. Hertzler, who will have charge of the biological sciences at the new Dearborn center of the University of Michigan, and Dr. Charles C. Perkins, Jr., who will become head of the psychology department at Emory university. Others resigning include William R. Coulter, history; William D. Etling, mathematics; James A. Fosdick, journalism; Ann Palmer Myers, speech. Dr. Leonard A. Ostlund, psychology; Dr. Richard A. Sleeman, chemistry; Eugene H. Weakland, office administration; Dr. Robert W. Heywood, history (Ashtabula); Jerold E. Elliott, University School; Donald C. Miller, University School. Roy V. Schoenborn, University School; Kellogg V. Wilson, psychology; John W. Nelson, English; Paul Evans, mathematics; Robert H. Archer, history; Mary V. Bangas, parttime, psychology; Harold L. Bedell, part-time, industrial administrati...
Oberlin Grants Three Degrees [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Oberlin Grants Three Degrees Three Kent State university alumni have received degrees from the Oberlin Graduate School of ogyBachelor of divinity degrees were conferred upon George R. Corbitt, who received his bachelor of arts degree in 1955, and Robert D. Arnold, who received his bachelor of arts degree in 1956. Mrs. Joseph Politella, who received her bachelor of arts degree in 1956, received the master of arts degree. Her husband is professor of philosophy at Kent.
Thirteen Alums In Scout Posts [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Thirteen Alums In Scout Posts Thirteen Kent State university alumni this year are celebrating golden anniversaries of the University and the Boy Scouts of America, both founded in 1910. All are career men in the scouting movement. Of the 13, three are scout executives of Ohio and California councils. Three hold council posts of service director, assistant scout executive and administrative assistant, and the others are district executives. Hawley Dieringer, Jr., Warren, class of '4O, is scout executive of the Western Reserve council. William D. Leever, Findlay, class of '4l, is scout executive of Put-Han-Sen council. Wendell R. Stribley, Kalamazoo, Mich., class of '36, is scout executive of the Fruit Belt Area council. Service director of Akron Area council is Nolan J. Sanner, class of '39. Robert L. Untch, class of '42, is assistant scout executive of Greater Cleveland council. Administrative assistant of the Forty-Niner council is Eugene E. Weston, Stockton, Calif., class of '35. ...
27 Counselors Attend Talented Student Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
27 Counselors Attend Talented Student Clinic Identification and encouragement of talented students will be emphasized at an institute for 27 northeastern Ohio high school guidance counselors at the University beginning July 25. The University has received a $25,700 contract from the U. S. Office of Education to conduct the five-week program under provisions of the National Defense Education Act of 1958. Purpose of the institute is to improve professional qualifications of high school counselors for counseling and guidance of able secondary school students. Director of the institute is Dr. Dwight L. Arnold, professor of education at Kent. Basic courses to be conducted in the summer institute will be testing for guidance, counseling and personality theory. Guidance counselors taking part will receive a subsidy of $75 each week and SIS weekly for each dependent. Two members of the Kent faculty and two visiting instructors will make up the institute staff. They are: Dr. Arnold, director...
Three Receive Grants In Foreign Languages [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Three Receive Grants In Foreign Languages Three Kent State university graduates have received grants that will enable them to work for advanced degrees in the field of modern foreign languages. Edward Crosby, who received a bachelor of arts degree in 1957 and a master of arts degree in 1959, was awarded a two-year National Defense Graduate fellowship which will provide him with the opportunity to earn a doctor of philosophy degree by 1962. The fellowship provides tuition and stipend to cover living expenses. Crosby, who has taught German and Spanish at Hiram college since 1958, will work at the University of Kansas. Richard Hartzell, who received a bachelor of science degree in speech therapy in 1955 and who was a special student in German at the University, was awarded a $6,800 National Defense Graduate fellowship for study toward a doctor of philosophy degree in German at the University of Southern California. The fellowship provides for three years of graduate study in the German...
Houser Serves On Lab Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Houser Serves On Lab Faculty Dr. Paul Houser, associate professor of sociology at the University, is serving on the summer faculty of the Ohio Conservation laboratory at Leesville lake near Carrollton. His lectures deal with population and demography, urban land preemption problems, and regional and rural sociology. The laboratory, the oldest conser-vation-education workshop in the United States, is designed to help teachers who have little training related to conservation. Among Kent faculty members working on research programs this summer on campus is Dr. R. Thomas Myers, assistant professor of chemistry. His study of acetic acid as a solvent is supported in part by the U. S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. During the last two weeks of June, Dr. Myers attended a National Science foundation conference at Butler university dealing with recent developments of nonwater solvents.
AEPi Average Leads Greeks [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
AEPi Average Leads Greeks Alpha Epsilon Pi led all University fraternities in scholarship for the spring quarter with a 2.497 average. Phi Sigma Kappa was second with 2.458 average, Kappa Sigma was third with 2.431 and Alpha Tau Omega fourth with 2.420. Phi Sigma Kappa, although finishing second for the spring quarter, topped all fraternities for the full academic year with a 2.586 average. Alpha Epsilon Pi was second with 2.518, Alpha Tau Omega third with 2.416 and Kappa Sigma fourth with 2.397.
Summer Hours Set By Clinic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Summer Hours Set By Clinic Services of the Psychological clinic, located in the New Speech and Music center, are available to all summer students of the University. Services include vocational, educational, and personality adjustment, testing and counseling. Clinic hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 o 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Arrangements for appointments may be made with the receptionist in the clinic. For the summer, the clinic is located in the same office as the speech and hearing clinic.
17 Teachers Will Attend 9-Month German Institute [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
17 Teachers Will Attend 9-Month German Institute Fifteen public and two private school teachers have been selected to take part in a German language institute at the University during the 1960-61 academic year. They will spend nine months on campus for intensive training and experience in the German language and in modern methods of foreign language instruction. The institute was established at Kent with a $108,510 federal grant from the U. S. Office of Education under provisions of the National Defense Education act. It will run from Sept. 15 to June 10, 1961. Those selected are from a dozen states from New York to Oregon. More than 80 experienced teachers of German and graduating college seniors planning to teach the language applied for study at Kent. Of those selected, five are from Ohio. Two are from New York and one each from California, Montana, Oregon, West Virginia, Minnesota, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kentucky. Formal program will consist of a core cu...
Music School Plans Concert [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Music School Plans Concert A concert by the School of Music Summer Choir and Orchestra will be the last Summer Artists Series program of the first term. The concert will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 22, in the University School auditorium. Tickets for the concert are available in the extension division office in the Administration building. The Orchestra will be conducted by Louis Krch, assistant professor of music, and the Chorus by Richard Warner, head of the school of music.
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 15 HIGH SCHOOL INSTITUTE IN SPEECH ANNUAL DRAMA PROGRAM. 18 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. University Theatre Production of George S. Kaufman and Howard Teichmann's "The Solid Gold Cadillac." 8:30 p.m. University auditorium. (Through July 19) 17 CONCERT. Music Camp Students. 3 p.m. Lowry Residence Hall Music room. 21 PLACEMENT TESTS FOR NEW STUDENTS. 204 and 209 Merrill hall. CONCERT. Music Camp students in solo and ensemble recital. 8 p.m. Lowry Music room. 22 REGISTRATION. For Second Summer Session. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wills gymnasium. SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. School of Music Summer Choir and Orchestra. 8:30 p.m. University School auditorium. 23 END OF FIRST SUMMER SESSION. * Tickets for Summer Artists Series are available to students at anytime by calling in person at the Extension Division Office in the Administration Building. 112 Registration for Summer Tours may be made in the Office of the Director of Student Activities, 118 Kent Hall.
Four Receive Alumni Grants [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 14 July 1960
Four Receive Alumni Grants Four University faculty members are working on research projects this summer under University Alumni association grants. They are Dr. Martin R. Baron, professor of psychology, Dr. Adolf E. Schroeder, professor of German and head of the foreign languages department, Dr. Thomas S. Cooperrider, instructor in biology, and Dr. William F. Zornow, assistant professor of history.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1960
KSU SUMMER NEWS Vol. 6, No. 5 Kent, Ohio Thursday, July 21, 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.
KSU Seeks $7 Million For Housing [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1960
KSU Seeks $7 Million For Housing Kent State university will seek a $7 million loan to meet a critical student housing shortage. The board of trustees approved the loan project for two six-story residence halls, housing 750 men and 750 women students, and for 100 married students' housing units. President George A. Bowman, who recommended the housing plan, was authorized to apply for a $6,000,000 U. S. Housing and Home Finance agency loan and to market publicly an additional §1,000,000 in bonds. University officials are hopeful the new housing will be completed by September, 1963 when a full-time equivalent enrollment of 10,626 is expected. Kent will enroll more than 8,000 students this fall and has insufficient campus housing for both men and women students. Presently 2,081 women and 999 men students can be housed on campus. While no final decision on the new housing site has been made, University officials may locate the two residence halls south of Prentice hall, on Midway drive. ...
Education Lists Standards Tests [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1960
Education Lists Standards Tests Quality standards proficiency tests in composition, handwriting, grammar and usage, and arithmetic for students in the college of education will be given for the second time during the summer on August 1. The tests are scheduled for 1, 2, and 3 p.m. Students who need these tests must register in the office of the college of education prior to the day of the tests. Additional information is available in the office of the dean of the college of education.
University Constructs Halls Without Cost To Taxpayer [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 21 July 1960
University Constructs Halls Without Cost To Taxpayer When Kent State University starts construction next month of two residence halls, it means two more buildings are being built without cost to the Ohio taxpayer. Cost of the two halls is approximately $2.5 million, and the University has borrowed this money. The loan will be repaid from room and dining hall fees. When the two buildings are completed, Kent will have constructed nine residence halls worth $10.5 million under this program. The extent of Kent's "do-it-your-self" building plan is illustrated by the expansion of the University's physical plant since 1946. During this time, the University has built 14 buildings worth $17.4 million with six of these structures, costing $7 million, erected without cost to the State of Ohio. When the present building program is completed, including a new two-story classroom structure, Kent will have erected $21.7 million worth of bulidings in the last 15 years—with 43 percent being built thr...