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Summer Session Enrollment Sets Record – 5,738 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Summer Session Enrollment Sets Record - 5,738 'The University's enrollment for the first summer term is a record 5,738. The previous high mark was 4,929 set last year. On - campus enrollment figures are up approximately 12-per cent over last year, from 4,132 to 4,644. Offcampus enrollment is up nearly 33-per cent, from 826 to 1,094. A breakdown of the offcampus centers shows Canton with 374 students; Cleveland, 278; Ashtabula, 195; Elyria, 137; Warren, 42; Youngstown, 38, and East Liverpool, 30.
KSU Faculty Staffs 15th Reading Conference [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
KSU Faculty Staffs 15th Reading Conference "Enriching and Strengthening Understandings Through the Communication Arts" is the theme of the University's 15th Annual Reading Conference, which began Wednesday. Speakers for the three-day program are members of the University's faculty from the art, education, foreign languages, English, music and speech departments. Areas being probed include automated teaching, educational television, the language of the deaf child, and creative writing. Playing key roles in yesterday's program were Robert White, University vice president; Clayton Schindler, dean of the College of Education, and Marion Van Campen, former head of the Department of Elementary Education. Also on the Wednesday morning program were Walton D. Clarke, director of the Radio and Television Division of the School of Speech, and John Montgomery, director of the Speech and Hearing Clinic of the School of Speech. Clarke discussed "Technology, Communications and Education." Montgome...
Board of Trustees Names 9 Instructors to Faculty Summer Students On Campus [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Board of Trustees Names 9 Instructors to Faculty Summer Students On Campus Appointment of nine new instructors to the Kent State University faculty was approved Friday by the Board of Trustees. The appointments: Mrs. Margaret Fabry, currently part-time instructor in mathematics for Kent's extension division, has been promoted to instructor. She received her bachelor of arts degree from the Gymnasium and her master of arts degree from the University of Budapest, both in Hungary. Mrs. Fabry is currently also an instructor in mathematics, physics and chemistry at Griswold Institute. Ronald Louis Akers, a graduate assistant in sociology at Kent, has been named instructor in sociology. Akers received his bachelor of science degree from In- Diana State College and is a candidate for his master of arts degree from Kent in August. Richard R. O'Keefe, a graduate assistant at Johns Hopkins University this year, and at Pennsylvania State University last year, has been named instructor in Engli...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Extension Service and Special Activities office as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity a; the University. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 109 Alerrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone number is 272.
Tickets Reduced For All Campus Picnic July II [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Tickets Reduced For All Campus Picnic July II Tickets for the Sixth Annual All-University Picnic are now on sale in the Student Activities Office, 118 Kent Hall. This year tickets have been reduced from $1.20 to $1 for adults. Tickets for children, 12 and under, will again sell for 60c. The picnic will be held July 11 on the Engleman Picnic Grounds, east of Johnson Hall. "Golden fried chicken basket" tops this year's menu which also features potato salad, donuts, ice cream, potato chips, watermelon, pink lemonade, coffee, milk and and an assorted relish tray. The outing is open to all students, faculty and administrative personnel and their families. In addition to the picnic dinner there will be games for both children and adults.
Artist Series Opens To Packed House [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Artist Series Opens To Packed House A near capacity crowd of 1,200 filled University Auditorium on June 21 to hear Carmen Cavallaro in the opening program of the 1961 Summer Artists Series. Cynthia Gooding, contraltoguitarist, will sing a collection of international folk songs tonight at 8:30 in University Auditorium in the second of the artists series programs. The remainder of the Summer Artist Series includes the Cleveland Summer Orchestra, July 6 and August 8; Kent Music Camp Band and Chorus, July 16 and July 22; The Piano Quartet, July 13; the University Summer Theatre presentation of "Stalag 17", July 17, 18, 19; University's Summer Choir and Orchestra, July 19; Metropolitan Opera Baritone William Warfield, July 27; The Daphne Hellman Trio, August 2; New York Pro Musica, August 15; and the University's School of Music Concert, August 24.
Faculty Vary Summer Activities [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Faculty Vary Summer Activities (Editor's Note: This is the second of a series of articles on faculty members' activities during the summer.) Field research in marine biology will be conducted at Cape Ann, Mass., during the latter part of the summer by Dr. Ralph W. Dexter, professor of biology, under the auspices of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. In early September, he will present a paper on his research at Cape Ann to the Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Manford B. Rotnem, assistant professor of industrial arts, will attend the Teachers' Workshop in Industrial and Communications Electronics at Western Michigan University, August 14-25. Elnora M. Portteus, assistant professor of library science, will serve as a member of the local steering committee for the American Association of School Librarians annual conference in Cleveland, July 9-15. She will also participate on a program, "The Adult and The Child" sponsored by the library science department of Western Reserve Univ...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
CAMPUS CALENDAR JUNE 29 CONFERENCE. Fifteenth Annual Reading Conference. Conference for elementary teachers, supervisors and administrators. Conference theme is "Enriching and Strengthening Understandings through Communication Arts." Conference Headquarters: University Auditorium, (through June 30). EXHIBITIONS. Book Display. Exhibit consists of educational and professional teaching materials. Wills Gym. (through June 30). Trade Book Display. Exhibit consists of materials in conjunction with Reading Conference. Second floor hallway between Kent and Merrill Halls, (through June 30). SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES. 8:30 P.M. Cynthia Gooding, International Ballad Singer, will present program. University Auditorium. JULY 3 EXHIBITION. Queen Marie of Romania. University Library Gallery, (through July 15). 4 INDEPENDENCE DAY. No Classes.
An Educator Speaks Teaching Machines Will Aid, Not Replace Teacher in Classroom [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
An Educator Speaks Teaching Machines Will Aid, Not Replace Teacher in Classroom Teaching machines are being developed as aids for teachers, not as replacements for them, according to Dr. Clayton M. Schindler, dean of Kent State University's College of Education. Dr. Schindler believes that these machines, or auto-instruc-tional devices, will definitely play a useful role in future education systems if the problem of programming them can be overcome. The educator points out that schools now experimenting with these devices must make up their own programs. This entails printing lessons and questions on revolving scrolls or tapes which are placed before the student on tiny television-type screens in the machines. "At present our public school teachers are overloaded with regular work from the increasing school population," Dr. Schindler said. "They just can't find sufficient time to gather material for the programming necessary to cover course content adequately via teaching machines."...
A Psychologist Predicts Correct Use of 'Machines' Will Revolutionize Education Process [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
A Psychologist Predicts Correct Use of 'Machines' Will Revolutionize Education Process Perfection of the so-called teaching machines and their related programs will revolutionize the education process throughout the United States within the next ten years if the present rate of progress continues. This is the prediction of Mrs. Idabelle K. Hoose, assistant professor of psychology at Kent State University, and designer of several teaching machines and a program writer. To date, all of the research has been done by psychologists in this country, but international interest is indicated by the large number of inquiries which she has received from universities in England, Scotland, Canada, and Japan. Professor Hoose said, "Teaching machines are not audio-visual aids. They are individual tutors which operate on the 'reinforcement learning theory' in which the machine is analogous to the classroom and the programmed material to the teacher. This is the greatest breakthrough of the century ...
Phi Eta Sigma Taps Seven Freshmen [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Phi Eta Sigma Taps Seven Freshmen Seven students qualified for membership in Phi Eta Sigma, national freshmen scholastic honorary for men, during the 196061 school year at Kent State. Prerequisite for membership is a 3.5 average for the first quarter of work or a 3.5 accumulative average for the school year. The scholars tapped for Phi Eta Sigma are Thomas J. Kever, Fine and Professional Arts, and Lowell Cannon, Kenneth Hoose, Jr., Edwin H. Moore, Noel M. Morgan, Ronald A. Swartout and David G. Willey, all of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Business Teachers Attend Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Business Teachers Attend Workshop "Strengthening Rather Than Streamlining the Skills in Business Education" is the topic of the 12th annual Business Education Workshop, which began Wednesday at Kent State. Some 75 business teachers from northeastern Ohio are taking part in the in-service training program of the three-day workshop. Dr. James Meehan, head of the Business Education Department at Hunter College and well-known author of books about business machine training, delivered the keynote address. His topic was "The Place of Machines in the Office Practice Classroom." Other speakers include Dr. J. Marshall Hanna, head of Ohio State University's Department of Business Education, and Robert Balthaser, state coordinator of business education. Miss Dorothy Miller, president of the Ohio Business Teachers Association, is moderator for a panel discussion. Dr. Elizabeth M. Lewis, head of Kent's department of office administration, is in charge of the workshop.
Students Must Register Autos [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Students Must Register Autos More than 3,000 vehicles have been registered with the University police office by summer session students, Don Schwartzmiller, campus security officer, said today. He cautioned students who are driving autos on campus and still have not registered the vehicles to do so immediately. Schwartzmiller said any student operating a vehicle on campus that has not been registered with University police is subject to a fine. Schwartzmiller advised students living on campus to observe parking regulations. He pointed out that according to University rules overnight parking is limited to the Music and Speech Building lot and the parking areas on either side of Prentice Hall.
Clinic Services Free [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 29 June 1961
Clinic Services Free Services of the University's Psychological Clinic are available free to students according to Prof. Charles N. Winslow, director of the clinic. The clinic offers testing for aptitude, interest, intelligence and personality, as well as vocational and personal adjustment counseling. Clinic hours are 9 to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The Piano Quartet Will Perform Tonight at 8:30 [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 July 1961
The Piano Quartet Will Perform Tonight at 8:30 The Piano Quartet will present a program of classical music tonight at 8:30 in University Auditorium. The concert is free of charge and is being presented as part of this year's Summer Artists Series at KSU. The piano foursome will perform a program of some of the more familiar classics including Faganini's "Variations on a Theme in A Minor," the first movement of Bach's "Concerto for Three Pianos and Orchestra'' (transcribed for four pianos), Mozart's "Rondo" from "Haffner Serenade," Schubert's "Trout Variations," three Chopin etudes and Liszt-Paganini's "La Campanella." The second part of the program will feature Tchaikovsky's "Serenade for Strings Waltz," Wagner's "Magic Fire Music," Lecuona's "Malaguena," Saint-Saens' "Swan," Villa-Lobos' "Polichinelle," Prokofieff's "March" from "Love for Three Oranges," and Milhaud's "Braziliera" from "Scaramouche Suite." The program will conclude with the "Homogenized Concerto," the quartet's spe...
State Universites Need Realistic Appropriations [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 13 July 1961
State Universites Need Realistic Appropriations Governor Michael V. DiSalle's Sunday veto of Ohio's proposed budget for the 1962 fiscal year affords the possibility that when the legislators meet again to consider the budget they will take a realistic view of the needs of higher education in Ohio. Provisions for Kent State University in the vetoed budget were not realistic according to a University administrator. Dr. Robert White, University vice president in charge of academic affairs, said "Although the proposed two-year appropriation was greater than for the previous biennium, the actual financial support per student was approximately five-percent less." He commented, "It seems apparent that the legislators expect us to increase student fees." Although this is one method of solving the University's financial problem, it is not a desirable solution according to Dr. White. He said, "Student fees in Ohio's state universities are already the highest of any state west of the Allegheni...