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Graduation Time Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Graduation Time Schedule All candidates for degrees at Saturday's commencement exercises are expected to attend a rehearsal at 10 a.m. today in the University auditorium. Graduates also may pick up caps and gowns for graduation the remainder of the week in Wills gymnasium. They are to be returned to Wills gymnasium following the exercises. All candidates are to be at Memorial gymnasium by 9 a.m. on commencement day. The academic procession of trustees, faculty and the graduating class will begin promptly at 9:30 and commencement exercises will begin at 10 a.m. Duane B. Schneider, a graduate student at the University, picks up his cap and gown in preparation for Saturday's commencement exercises from Mrs. Val Wallace, an employee of the Union bookstore. Schneider is a candidate for a master of arts degree. He is a graduate of Miami university and has been working toward a graduate degree in English. A record total of 269 master's degrees will be conferred at the exercises.
Summer Choir Ends Artists Series Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Summer Choir Ends Artists Series Tonight The final program of the University's Summer Artists series will be presented tonight by the Second Summer Session Choir, under the direction of Robert Hull Foulkes. The concert will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the University school auditorium. Ruth Nurmi will be the accompanist. Tickets for the concert are available from a desk in the corridor adjacent to Wills gymnasium and from the extension division office. The concert will open with Missa Brevis Alia Capella ,f ßorate Coeli Desuper" by Joseph Haydn. The 1 short Haydn Mass was rediscovered in 1957 in the archives of Gottweig Abbey in lower Austria, after having been lost for many years. This will be the first presentation of the Mass in this region. Tenor James Pfeiffer will sing the intonation to the Gloria and the Credo. The second part of the program will feature "She is So Dear," by Praetorius-Grayson, "Fire, Fire, My Heart" by Thomas Morley, "To a White Birch" by Henry Cowell and "Just As ...
269 Master's Degrees To Be Awarded Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
269 Master's Degrees To Be Awarded Saturday A record 269 master's degrees will be conferred at Summer commencement exercises Saturday in Memorial gymnasium. During the ceremonies. President George A. Bowman also will confer 314 undergraduate degrees in the colleges of arts and sciences, business administration, education and fine and professional arts. Commencement day will mark the close of the University's year-long semicentennial observance. The semicentennial seal will be unveiled in the Administration building at 1:55 p.m., followed by flag-lowering ceremonies which are open to students, faculty and staff. The number of candidates for masters degrees this year is 46 more than the previous high of 223 last August. Included will be 68 master of arts degrees, 3 master of business administration degrees and 198 master of education degrees. Candidates for undergraduates degrees include: College of arts and sciences, 61; college of business administration, 72; college of education, 2...
Vets To Sign For G. I. Bill [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Vets To Sign For G. I. Bill The deadline for veterans attending the University under the G.I. Bill to sign their monthly certifications is the end of this week. The certifications may be signed in the office of the coordinator of veterans affairs, 118 Kent hall. The certificates cover the period from Aug. 1 to the end of the term. For students who attended only the second session, the certifications will cover the entire session.
Malandro Is Sixth CPA On Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Malandro Is Sixth CPA On Faculty Prof. Rudolph Malandro, member of the business administration faculty at Kent State University for five years, has become the sixth member of the accounting department to qualify as a certified public accountant. He was informed that he passed the public accountant examinations taken in May. Other certified public accountants in the department are Prof. W. Harold Martin, head of the department, Prof. William F. Conway, Prof. Emmett Boyd, Henri C. Pusker and Homer J. Mottice. Prof. Malandro, who came to Kent in 1955, presently is studying operations at an Akron rubber company this summer under a grant from the Foundation for Economic Education. He presently holds the rank of assistant professor. He received his bachelor of business administration degree from Westminster, Pa., college. His master of letters degree is from the University of Pittsburgh where he is working toward his doctor of philosophy degree. He has written articles for the National As...
5 Math Profs At Meetings [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
5 Math Profs At Meetings Five members of the mathematics faculty at Kent State university will attend annual meetings of several mathematical organizations Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 at Michigan State university. Dr. Foster Brooks, professor of mathematics is secretary of the Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of American and will represent the group at a meeting for section officers. Dr. L. Earle Bush, head of mathematics at Kent, is director of the William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition and will meet with his advisory group. Others who will attend the meetings are Dr. Frances Harshbarger, professor of mathematics; Dr. Kenneth Cummins, associate professor of mathematics; and Dr. Russel Iwanchuk, associate professor of mathematics. Other organizations which will meet at East Lansing include the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and Pi Mu Epsilon, national mathematics recognition society.
Announce Fall Schedule For Extension Centers [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Announce Fall Schedule For Extension Centers A fully-accredited program of col-1 lege studies will again be offered | for the fall quarter by the exten- J sion division of the University in | centers throughout Northeastern j Ohio. In the majority of the centers, it is possible for a person who has completed high school to begin college work and take half a regular program of studies by attending classes two evenings a week. Students who desire to attend class three or four evenings a week in the larger centers may carry threefourths or more of a standard freshman or sophomore program each quarter. The Ashtabula center offers a fullday class schedule covering the first two years of a standard college program as well as evening classes. The purpose of the centers is to enable high school graduates as well as mature men and women to work toward a standard college degree or a desired teaching certificate. In addition, graduate courses are offered in a number of centers for those who ha...
Set Calendar For '6O-61 School Term [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Set Calendar For '6O-61 School Term A meeting of new faculty members at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, will open fall quarter activities at the University, although class work will not begin until the following Thursday. Departmental and college faculty meetings will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, and Saturday and evening students will register the same day. For full-time students at the University, the first day of activity will be Monday, Sept. 19, when registration of upperclassmen begins. The same day marks the beginning of new student week at the University. The University faculty also will meet at 4 p.m. Upperclass registration will continue through Tuesday, Sept. 20, followed by registration of freshmen on Wednesday, the 21st. Classwork will begin Thursday and Saturday and evening students will have the final opportunity to register during the evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Change of program for the fall quarter will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26. The Thanksgiving recess...
Thonen To Be Commissioned [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Thonen To Be Commissioned Paul A. Thonen, a Kent State University senior from Cuyahoga Falls, will be commissioned a second lieutenant in the U. S. Air Force tomorrow. Commissioning ceremonies will be conducted by Lt. Col. George H. Bear, commanding officer of the Air Force R.O.T.C. unit at Kent. Thonen is majoring in aviation technology. He is the son of Elwood K. Thonen, 1908 Valley Rd. and is a 1956 graduate of Cuyahoga Falls high school. He is a member of the Arnold Air society, University Flying club and Phi Sigma Kappa, social fraternity.
Add Seven To Honors Study List [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Add Seven To Honors Study List Seven academically superior Ohio high school graduates have been added to the list of Kent State freshmen invited to enroll in a new honors program designed to their abilities. With the addition of the seven students, a total of 121 outstanding high school graduates have now been invited to participate in the program. Selection was made on the basis of their class rank, academic average and scores on placement and diagnostic tests. 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 approximatey 30 years. University officials estimate that approximately 100 students of the total invited from the class of more than 2500 freshmen will take part in the program.
Fall Quarter Enrollment To Reach All-Time High [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Fall Quarter Enrollment To Reach All-Time High Fall quarter enrollment at the University should reach an all-time high of approximately 7,900 students, according to an estimate by Dr. Charles E Atkinson, registrar. In addition the enrollment of approximately 1,500 Saturday and evening students and more than 2,000 in extension centers throughout Northeastern Ohio should boost the total enrollment to well over 11,000. Registration for full-time, oncampus students will begin Monday, Sept. 19, and classwork will begin Thursday, Sept. 22. Registration of Saturday and evening students is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 17. Last year's enrollment of 7,498 full-time students was the all-time high for the University. This also will mark the seventh year that the University has had a full-time enrollment of more than 6,000 students. Kent enrolled more than 6,000 in 1949 and every year since the fall of 1956. A total of 2,916 freshmen already have been admitted which is a 40 per...
Dr. Ferguson Back In Kent [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Dr. Ferguson Back In Kent Dr. Donald G. Ferguson has been teaching this summer in the advanced graduate program of the school of education at Syracuse university. He has been teaching courses in "The Adjustment of Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Handicapped Children," and"The Dynamics of Human Behavior." He also participated in the Syracuse University 26th Annual Summer Conference on Education of Exceptional Children discussing education of the emotionally disturbed child. Dr. Ferguson recently returned to Kent from Syracuse.
New Center Opens For Fall Quarter [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
New Center Opens For Fall Quarter "I he University's new Music and Speech center, the largest building project ever undertaken on the campus, will be open for classes when fall quarter begins. Several sections of the building were in use since the first summer session began but construction has continued on other parts through the summer months. Installation of equipment will continue into fall quarter. Construction on the 53.5 million center began in 1958. The air-conditioned center contains music practice rooms, music teaching studios, classrooms for music and speech, a radio and closedcircuit television unit and speech and therapy facilities. In addition, the center has a 500seat auditorium for the school of speech and a 350-seat recital hall for the school of music.
Five To Get Commissions On Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 25 August 1960
Five To Get Commissions On Saturday Five Kent State university senior; will receive commissioned second lieutenants in the U. S. Army at 9 a.m. Saturday. They are: Ralph R. Myers, a 1956 graduate of Strong Vincent high school. A journalism major, he is a member of Scabbard and Blade, men's military recognition fraternity; Newman club, Catholic student organization, and Blue Key, men's student activities group. He served on the staff of the Kent Stater, daily student publication. John E. Fenn, a 1956 of graduate of Kent State University school. He majored in sales management. Donald D. Robinson, a 1956 graduate of Lorain high school. He majored in industrial relations and served on Johnson residence hall council. Raymond H. Moore, a 1956 graduate of Manheim Township high school, Neffsville, Pa. He majored in management and is a member of Men's Student association and Phi Delta Theta, social fraternity. Charles Hutz, a journalism major. He is a member of Scabbard and Blade, men's mili...