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M-Sgt Gill of Army ROTC Unit Assigned To Formosa [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 July 1955
M-Sgt Gill of Army ROTC Unit Assigned To Formosa M/Sgt. George W. Gill, Army ROTC instructor at Kent State University for the past two and one-half years, will go to Formosa for service with the U. S. Military Mission. He left KSU July 8. Sergeant Gill, a veteran of both World War II and Korea, has served more than eigth years in the Army. He fought with the 95th Infantry Division in Europe, seeing action in France, Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany. Discharged from the service in 1945, Sergeant Gill re-enlisted in 1950 and was sent to Korea immediately where his previous combat training could be utilized. He returned to the U. S. in 1951, but volunteered for a second tour of duty in Korea and returned to see some of the worst fighting of the Korean War. Sergeant Gill served in Korea with the famed 25th Infantry Division. He holds the Combat Infantry Badge with a star denoting a second award, the European Theatre of Operations campaign ribbon and Korean cam- paign ribbon with...
Stopher Hall Trips Terriers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 July 1955
Stopher Hall Trips Terriers At the conclusion of two weeks of intramural softball play, Stopher Hall has moved out in front on the strength of two wins over the Terriers. Stopher took the measure of the Terriers in their first game 14-11 with Porter the winning pitcher. In the second meeting, paced by the hitting of Dill, the Stopher Hall team hung up a 13-11 triumph. The game was highlighted by a triple play. The Terriers had men on first and second, the batter hit a line drive to the pitcher, Dave Lance, who deflected the ball into the hands of the second baseman, Dallas Ensman. Ensman stepped on second to double the runner off, and then threw to Stan Siders at first to complete the triple killing. Officials for the games were Jack Mancos and Nick Dellerba, former Golden Flash football stars. Dick Paskert is in charge of the intramural program during the first summer session.
Board Approves Leaves of Absence [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 July 1955
Board Approves Leaves of Absence Faculty and administrative staff leaves of absence, resignations, and retirements have been approved by the Board of Trustees. Leaves of absence for one year were granted to Prof. Emalou Brumfield, mathematics, for advanced study at Ohio State University; Dr. W. Leslie Garnett, English, on a governmental assignment in Indochina; Prof. Delmar W. Olson, industrial arts, for advanced study at Ohio State University; Dr. Roy E. Wenger, coordinator, audio-visual education, on assignment at International Christian University in Japan, and Dr. James E. Fleming, sociology, to teach at Ohio State University. Retiring are Dr. C. C. Kochenderfer, head of the Commerce Department; Isabelle Dunbar, accessions librarian, and Blanche Thurston, assistant reference librarian. Resignations were accepted from the following: Clarence Haerr, health and physical education and basketball coach; Florence Wenger, University School, and Paula Edgell, library circulation assista...
UAW-CIO Region 2 Holds Summer School Session [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
UAW-CIO Region 2 Holds Summer School Session The Eleventh Annual Summer School for region 2 of the United Automobile Workers Union, CIO, began with registration Sunday and will continue through Saturday. The school is a part of the program of the UAW to achieve the union’s over-all objectives through training of local union members. Similar schools are held in all parts of the U.S. by the UAW with representatives chosen from local unions in each district. District 2 covers part of northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. Each student attending the school is charged a tuition fee by the UAW to cover meals, room, use of education and recreation equipment. Daily classes will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 9 p-m. Topics to be discussed by union leaders include: workmen’s compensation; unemployment compensation, international and world affairs (UN), and automation. Workshops will be held on political action, time study, steward and committee training, shop publications, education methods, recr...
Geology Trip Opens Monday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Geology Trip Opens Monday Nine geology majors and an instructor, Glenn W. Frank, will leave Monday for Catskill, N. Y. where they will participate in the annual geology field trip conducted by the University during the second summer session. The group will study the basic techniques of field mapping and rock identification and will spend a day in the Universal Atlas Cement Co. plant and quarry at Hudson, N. Y. Camp site will be a summer resort near Green Lake, northwest of Catskill. Students will receive academic credit for the trip on completion of a report of the geology of the area, complete with photographs, diagrams and maps due Nov. 1. Students planning to make the trip include: Robert A. Fleming, William Gund, Ann Harris, John Hergenroder. Jack Jones, DeWayne Martin, James Patterson, Larry Sheatsley, and James Thomas.
Opens In January U. School Construction On Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Opens In January U. School Construction On Schedule KSU’s new University School will be opened in January. Work on the building is progressing well according to Emil Berg, business manager. The school will house all grades, kindergarten through high school. Besides serving as a community school, it also is used by the University in its student teacher training program. The new structure will include, in addition to classrooms, laboratories and workshops, a gymnasium, cafeteria, and an auditorium which will seat 550 persons. Also, it will provide improved facilities for instrumental and choral music. &gt; Architecture of the new brick building will follow that of other recent campus buildings designed by the Cleveland firm of Fulton, Krinsky, and Delamotte. The new school is situated on a six-acre tract of land at the corner of Summit street and Morris road, facing west on Morris road. An adjoining 20-acre area will be turned into recreational and playground space. Bids for t...
Emphasize School Program Experts In Health Education Speak At Two-Week Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Emphasize School Program Experts In Health Education Speak At Two-Week Workshop A two-week health education workshop will open Monday, July 25, and continue through August 3 here. Sponsored by the Health and Physical Education department at KSU, the workshop will emphasize good school programs in hearing, speech, and vision. On the staff of the workshop will be lecturers from the National Society for Prevention of Blindness, leading area physicians, Ohio Department of Health specialists, Ohio Department of Welfare specialists and KSU faculty members. Those eligible to attend are teachers, nurses, school administrators, and representatives of community health and welfare agencies. Three hours of undergraduate credit or graduate credit may be earned by registering for HPE 442. Planning committee members include: Frank Ballenger, head of the HPE department at KSU; Miss Florence M. Heilman, associate professor of health and physical education; and John R. Montgomery, professor of speech...
B. Neil Davis To Give Bass Baritone Recital Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
B. Neil Davis To Give Bass Baritone Recital Thursday B. Neil Davis, a graduate student working for his master’s degree in music, will give a recital Thursday at 8:13 p.m. in the Union building ballroom. Davis, a bass baritone, is a student of Prof. Eleanor Pudil of the KSU music faculty. He also is vocal supervisor at Springfield Township school in Summit County. Davis’ recital will includes works of Purcell, Bach, Brahms, Debussy, and Verdi. He will be accompanied by Mrs. Roland Patzer. . . . B. Neil Davis ★ ★ ★
Arnold Attends Special Parley [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Arnold Attends Special Parley Dr. Dwight L. Arnold, KSU professor of education and president of the Ohio Education Association, will be one of more than 300 citizens, representing every Ohio county and major organization in the state, attending a two-day discussion of school aims and problems today and tomorrow at the Neil House in Columbus. The meeting is the Ohio White House Conference on Education. The event will be a "kick-off” for a series of similar programs to be held locally throughout the state in preparation for the National White House Conference call by President Eisenhower next Nov. 28-Dec. 1 in Washington. The initial session today will include an address by Roy E. Larsen of New York City, nationally known magazine publisher and chairman of the National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools.
Moral Values Workshop Topic [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Moral Values Workshop Topic The College of Education, in cooperation with the Danforth Foundation, has undertaken a project to help teachers discover and develop moral and spiritual values in public school situations. This has been called, Moral and Spiritual Values Workshop. The project calls for an association of the University and 12 school systems to form an organized study of the role and function of moral and spiritual values in education. A special concern of the summer workshop—which opens Sunday and continues through August 12—will be to examine the relation of religion to these values and the extent to which religious convictions can be treated in the public schools. Daily sessions of the workshop will begin at 9:30 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. The enrollment is limited to approximately 30 persons, and the workshop is under the direction of Prof. Gerald Read of the College of Education.
Kappa Delta Pi Will Initiate [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Kappa Delta Pi Will Initiate Twenty six students will be initiated into Kappa Delta Pi, education honorary Friday at 5 p.m. at Vale Edge restaurant in Ravenna. To be initiated are the following: Grace Abhau, Salley Abney, Adawia Alami, Marilyn Annach, Nila Beard, Richard Blair, Audrey Bruce, Sherrill Faris, Elizabeth Funk, Margaret Gaskill, and Clara Gunn. Also, Catherine Guy, John Hagen, Helen Hartline, June lons, Violet Koski, Ella Lambert, John Ludwick, William Pounds, Harry Sabiers, Mary Alice Sawyer, David Schmitkons, Martha Shadle, Alice Varney, George Janik and James Loughridge. Dean Robert White of the College of Education will speak on the recent school survey at a banquet following the initiation.
Stopher Softball Team Wins Title [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Stopher Softball Team Wins Title Paced by the hitting of Pavic, catcher, and the pitching of Lantz, the Stopher Hall softball team wrapped up the final game of their intramural series with the Terriers by a score of 14-3. Hitting star in the final victory was Toot, third baseman, who had three hits. The Stopher club took the undisputed softball title for the first summer session by downing the Terriers by scores of 13-11, 9-8, 20-8, 14-11, and 14-3.
Dr, Kochenderfer, Department Head 19 Years, Retires [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Dr, Kochenderfer, Department Head 19 Years, Retires Dr. C. C. Kochenderfer will retire July 23 as head of the KSU Commerce Department after holding the position for 19 years. The retiring department head and his wife plan to visit with the family and other relatives of Mrs. Kochenderfer in New Zealand. They also will travel to Sydney, Australia to spend some time with their daughter, Lillian. Mrs. Kochenderfer is a native of New Zealand. Forty-five faculty members, wives and guests recently gave a testimonial dinner in honor of Dr. Kochenderfer. He has been in the field of education for 43 years. He first began teaching full time at Pennsylvania State University and later was on the faculty at Cornell, George Washington and Colgate universities. He spent 12 years teaching at Carnegie Tech and Duquesne, where he was head of the Commerce Department. Prior to World War I, Dr. Kochenderfer was in the U. S. consular service in Beirut, Lebanon. He also served with the Department of Commer...
Prof Gravereau Named Acting Commerce Head; Add To Staff [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 20 July 1955
Prof Gravereau Named Acting Commerce Head; Add To Staff Victor P. Gravereau, professor of commerce, has been appointed acting head of the commerce department replacing Dr. C. C. Kochenderfer who is retiring. The action was approved by the University’s Board of Trustees. Professor Gravereau has been a member of the faculty since 1946. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, a master of arts from KSU, and a master of business administration degree from Western Reserve University. Other Appointments Other faculty and staff appointments include Alfred George Kieselbach as associate professor of art. He received a bachelor of arts degree from KSU; a master of arts degree from Goerge Peabody College and a doctorate degree in education from Penn State University. He previously taught at Alabama College for Women and West Texas State College. Mrs. Esther A. Kern has been appointed as an assistant counselor at North Terrace Hall. She holds a bachelor of science degr...