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114 Freshmen Are Invited To Take Honors Work [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
114 Freshmen Are Invited To Take Honors Work A four-year honors program geared to the needs of academically superior students will be launched on the freshman level this fall at the University. Personal invitations already have been extended to 114 superior applicants to this year's freshman class to take part in the program. Initially for freshmen only, the program will be expanded annually until it includes sophomores, juniors and seniors. It will supplement a tutorial-type honors program which has been in effect at Kent for approximately 30 years. The four-year program was established on the recommendation of a faculty committee which earlier this year made a survey of honors work at 75 colleges and universities. The faculty study showed nearly half the institutions had four-year programs and that the trend is in this direction. University officials estimate 50 to 100 students in this year's class of more than 2,500 freshmen will enroll in the honors courses scheduled. Those qual...
Vronsky, Babin Appear Tonight Duo-Pianists Give Concert On Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Vronsky, Babin Appear Tonight Duo-Pianists Give Concert On Campus Vitya Vronsky and Victor Babin, duo-pianists, will present a concert at 8:30 p.m. today in the University auditorium. Tickets for the concert are available from a table in the corridor adjacent to Wills gymnasium. The program will include "Sonata in C Major" by Bach, "Fantasy in F Minor, Opus 103" by Schubert, "Second Suite, Opus 17" by Rachmaninoff, "Scaramouche" by Milhaud, and the Tchaikovsky Waltzes, "Swan Lake," "Eugene Onegin" and "Waltz of the Flowers." Vronsky and Babin, who have been playing before American audiences for 22 years, were both born in Russia. Kiev was the home of Miss Vronsky and Moscow the birthplace of Victor Babin. Both of the artists were students of the piano from childhood and as they grew older they trained in conservatories. When the time came to choose a master to style their talents and direct their careers, they both selected Arthur Schnabel, and it was in his studio in Berlin that th...
Theatre Men Give Concert On Campus Next Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Theatre Men Give Concert On Campus Next Thursday The Theatre Men, a concert group organized from members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will appear at the University next Thursday evening, Aug. 4. Tickets for the concert will be available today and tomorrow from a desk in the corridor adjacent to Wills gymnasium and through next Thursday in the extension division office. The Theatre Men specialize in a new style of concert program featuring theatre music that ranges from rousing old-favorite opera choruses to current Broadway shows. Bernard Izzo, the director, is now in his fourth season as a regular baritone solo artist with the Lyric Opera. Born in Rochester, N. Y., he received a bachelor of music degree from Heidelberg college, and the master of music degree from the American conservatory in Chicago, where he is now a member of the faculty. Soprano soloist for the group is Margaret Lukaszewski, who also has been with the Lyric Opera for the past four years. She received her early...
Board Appoints Twenty To University Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Board Appoints Twenty To University Faculty Appointment of 20 Kent State University faculty members recently were approved by the board of trustees. Dr. Phillip A. Macomber, instructor in television at Ohio State university for the past four years, will be assistant professor of speech. Previously, he taught speech at Mississippi Southern college. Dr. Macomber recevied his doctor of philosophy and master of arts degrees from Ohio State university. His bachelor of arts degree is from Otterbein college. To be appointed assistant professor of journalism is Dr. Harold Van Winkle who is a former member of the journalism faculty and director of news and publications at Bowling Green State university. Dr. Van Winkle was director of public relations at Evansville college from 1946 to 1953. Previously, he taught high school in Evansville and was editor of the Murray, Ky., Ledger &amp; Times. Before the outbreak of World War 11, he was a newsman and high school teacher in the Philippi...
John Williams Heads Board For 25th Year [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
John Williams Heads Board For 25th Year Dr. John R. Williams, veteran Lake county educator, was reelected today to his 25th term as president of the Kent State university board of trustees. He has been a board member for 27 years. Also reelected as vice-president was Dr. Otto J. Korb, board member from East Cleveland. Alice P. Makinson, secretary to the president, was reelected secretary of the board and Frederick H. Bauer, comptroller, was reelected treasurer of the board at the previous meeting. Dr. Williams, Madison, is retired superintendent of Lake county schools where he served for 53 years. He is a former member of the Ohio General assembly and past president of the Ohio Education association.
KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 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 212. Letters to the editor are welcome but must be signed. The writer's name will be withheld upon request.
Doug Raymond Appointed New KSU Track Coach [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Doug Raymond Appointed New KSU Track Coach Doug Raymond, Boston university's coach of the world's record holding high jumper John Thomas, will join Kent State university this fall as head track coach. Raymond joins the Kent faculty after his Boston university teams have won five intercollegiate titles, six New England Intercollegiate titles, one New England Cross Country title and dthree third places and one runner-up spot in IC4A competition. He will be an assistant professor of health and physical education. The 44-year-old cinder coach's most famous protege at Boston is John Thomas, world high jump record holder, who was the firs man to clear seven feet over the high jump bar. Raymond will be making a trip to the 1960 Olympics next month with Thomas, NCAA hammer throwing champ, John Lawlor, and marathon runner, Johnny Kelley. He was graduated from Boston university in 1938 with a degree of bachelor of science in education and then in 1957 received his master of education degree. ...
Robert Strahl Dies Following Heart Attack [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Robert Strahl Dies Following Heart Attack Dr. Robert M. Strahl, head of the marketing department at the University, died Tuesday morning in Robinson Memorial hospital. He had been hospitalized since July 9, when he suffered a heart attack. Dr. Strahl came to Kent State university as a professor and head of the marketing department in 1957 from the University of Tennessee. From 1936 to 1938 he taught at Bethesde, Ohio, high school, and from 1939 to 1943 he taught at Armstrong Junior college in Savannah, Ga. Following service in the Navy during World War 11, he joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska where he remained until 1949. Dr. Strahl was born Sept. 4, 1913, in New Concord, Ohio. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Muskingum college and his masters degree in business administration and doctor of philosophy degree from Ohio State university. He leaves his wife, Mary D. and a brother, H. E. Strahl, Coeur-de-Alene, Idaho. He was a member of the First Methodist Chu...
Cuyahoga Tour Set Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Cuyahoga Tour Set Wednesday A tour of the industrial Cuyahoga river by boat will be the first summer tour of the second session. Tourists will leave from the Union at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3. The tour will begin at the mouth of the Cuyahoga river and proceed through the industrial center of Cleveland with commentary by veteran boat Captain John Skroven. Registration for the tour is limited to 60 persons. Cost of the tour is 54.00, including transportation charges to Cleveland and back.
Fuller Wins Men's Singles Title In Seaway Tourney [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Fuller Wins Men's Singles Title In Seaway Tourney Blanford Fuller of Akron defeated John Erickson of Oberlin to win the men's singles championship in the Third Annual Seaway Tennis tournament on Engleman courts. Fuller, a KSU tennis star for three years, used soft lobs and his booming serve to keep Erickson off balance through most of the match. Erickson was defeated in straight sets 6-3, 7-5. To gain the finals, Fuller beat S. O. Schaefer, 6-3, 6-2; Gil Gleason, 7-5, 6-3; Larry Stark, 6-2, 6-3; and Ernie Kuhn 6-2, 6-1. In Veteran's doubles, Frank Marias, Cleveland, and A. DiNardo, Sharon, Pa., upset defending champions Ed Morris, Warren, and Bill Nagy, Sr., Cleveland. Marius and DiNardo took com- mand of the match from the opening serve and kept the pressure on throughout in wininng 6-3, 6-3-The winners were playing together for the first time. Defending men's singles champion, Charlie Thomas, was unable to return to defend his title. This weekend the tournament will close with wom...
Boaters Win Two In Row [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
Boaters Win Two In Row The Boaters made it two in a row in intramural Softball competition by defeating Johnson hall 8 to 5. For the Boaters, it was eight runs, seven hits and three errors and for Johnson hall, five runs, five hits and four errors. Ed Kelley was the winning pitcher and Bill Kline the loser. Joe Bachman of the Boaters hit a home run and Bill Dreifke had a double and single and three runs batted in. In tennis Bill Kantor defeated Nancy Nemeth 6-4, 6-4. Second round play will continue through the second summer session. Frank Smouse, instructor in health and physical education, will be in charge of the program.
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 28 July 1960
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 28 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. Vronsky and Babin, duo pianists, will present program. 8:30 p.m. University auditorium. 30 TOURNAMENT. Third Annual Seaway Tennis Tournament. Men's and Women's singles and doubles match play. Engleman courts. 31 TOURNAMENT. Third Annual Seaway Tennis Tournament. Men's and Women's singles and doubles match play. Engleman courts. AUGUST 1 QUALITY STANDARDS TESTS. Test for students in College of Education. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 317 McGilvrey hall. 2 FILM CLASSIC. "Ditte, Child of Man." University School auditorium. 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. 3 SUMMER TOUR. Industrial Cuyahoga River by Boat. Tour leaves from Union at 1 p.m. 4 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. The Theatre Men, male octet, with Margaret Lukaszewski, soprano, and directed by Bernard Izzo, baritone. 8:30 p.m. University auditorium.
Theatre Men Present Concert This Evening [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1960
Theatre Men Present Concert This Evening The Theatre Men will present a program of theatre music, ranging from rousing old favorite opera choruses to current broadway hits, tonight in the University auditorium. The group, organized from members of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, will present the concert at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are available today in the corridor adjacent to Wills gymnasium. Directing the group will be Bernard Izzo, a regular baritone solo artist with the Lyric Opera. Soprano soloist for the group is Margaret Lukaszewski, who also is a regular member of the Lyric Opera. The program will include "Hail Bright Abode" from "Tannhauser" by Wagner, "Miserere" by Verdi, "Se Vuol Balare" from "Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart, Scene One Act One from "Carmen" by Bizet, "A Thousand Thanks, Dear Sir" from "Barber of Seville" by Rossini and a medley from"The Student Prince" by Romberg. The medley will include the "Marching Song," "Gaudeamus Igitur," "Serenade," "Golden Days," and "Drinkin...
Cleveland Summer Orchestra Returns For Second Concert Tuesday Evening [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1960
Cleveland Summer Orchestra Returns For Second Concert Tuesday Evening The Cleveland Summer orchestra will make its second visit of the summer to the campus Tuesday evening for a concert in Memorial gymnasium. Louis Lane will direct the orchestra for the program which will begin at 8:30 p.m. Approximately 4800 seats will be available for the concert. Tickets for the program will be available without charge today and tomorrow in the corridor adjacent to Wills gymnasium, and from the extension division office through Tuesday. The program will include Prelude to "Lohengrin," Act 111, by Wagner; "Lt. Kije," symphonic Suite from the film "Birth of Kije," including Romance, Troika and Kije's Burial, by Prokofieff; Three Dances from "Facade" by Walton and "La Valse" by Ravel. Also featured will be the Suite from the ballet, "The Incredible Flutist" by Piston. It includes the introduction, Siesta in the Marketplace, Entrance of the Customers, Tango of the Merchant's Daughters, Entry and Marc...
Second Session Enrollment Up [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 4 August 1960
Second Session Enrollment Up Kent State university's second summer session got under way with six per cent more students enrolled than last year at this time. Classes started with 2,650 students, compared to 2,501 who registered in July, 1959. Current enrollment pushed the total number of students for both five-week sessions this summer to 6,731. This represents a 4.8 per cent increase over total summer enrollment a year ago. A total of 6,561 students attended the University during both 1959 summer terms.