1954-11-05; Central Michigan Life
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i i i' J Famous Overstreet Team Featured in Conference CENTRAL MICHIGAN VOL. 36 CENTRAL MICHIGAN COLLEGE, MT. PLEASANT, MICH., NOVEMBER, 5, 1954 NO, 7 htems, Supervisors Confer on Problems Here Tomorrow A conference for externing seniors and their supervisors will be held in Keeler Union Ballroom November 6. At this meeting, students will meet their supervisors for the extern period and discuss problems in their various teaching fields. Registration in Keeler lobby will be from 9 to 10 a.m., followed by a coffee hour in the dining rooms. The morning session will begin in the ballroom under the chairmanship of Robert Olson, assistant professor of psychology and education. Kenneth T. Bordine, director of teacher education, will greet ihe conferees at 10 a.m. At 10:15 a.m., Frances Martin, professor of psychology and education, and Gerald L. Poor, professor of psychology and education, will talk about "Some Purposes and Problems of Externing." The topic, "Materials and Suggestions for the Extern Supervisors", will be discussed by Curtis Nash, associate professor of psychology and education, at 10:45 a.m. Lawrence Smith, assistant pro- ln fessor of psychology and education, will begin the concluding morning discussion at 11:15 a.m. "Visiting the Extern in the Cooperating Schools" will be his topic of discussion. Luncheon will be served the cafeteria at 12:15 p.m. Riley Gaskill, assistant professor of psychology and education, is the chairman of the afternoon session which will follow in ihe ballroom. The afternoon activities will begin at 1:15 p.m. with group singing under the direction of Eugene Grove, associate professor of music;; and Piano Capers, selections by Ray Koos, instructor of music. This will be followed by "Demonstrations and Discussions of the Supervisor's Role" at i:45 p.m. Miss Edna Heilbronn, former elementary critic teacher, and Harold Telfer, assistant professor at the laboratory school, will lead this discussion. A summary and question session will conclude the program. Adjournment will be at 2:45 p.m. Four Colloquys by Husband-Wife Duo to Spark College Meetings Next Week Pianist Robert McDowell to Perform Monday as Second in Series of Artists Robert McDowell, a Kentuckian who has earned a brilliant reputation as pianist with the Chicago Symphony and other orchestras, will play here Monday, November 8, at 8:15 in the auditorium, as the second performer in the artist course series. audiences in smaller communities where concert pianists are more rarely heard, "I have no illusions about myself," said Mr. McDowell when asked about his ambitions. "I don't epect to become a composer or conductor. But I do love what the piano can do, I love playing for people who enjoy it, and I want some day to be a great pianist." Critics who have heard Mr. McDowell agree that he is not only a natural virtuoso, but that he has a rare gift of communicating to his audiences his own enthusiasm for whatever music he plays. His program on Monday night will include works of Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Kennan, Griffe, Liszt, and Ravel. AJ.AA.I1 Mi Robert Mcdowell Although still in his twenties, Mr. McDowell is a seasoned performer, known for a refreshing, invigorating style and warmly sensitive playing. In nation-wide concert tours he has played at small towns and large cities from New York and Washington to Indianapolis, Houston, and Santa Barbara. Before an audience of 35,000 he won an ovation as soloist with Chicago's Grant Park Symphony. Mr. McDowell admits he has as much fun playing for Who's Who Winners Announced by Sharp; Twenty Eight Named Twenty eight Central students have been selected to be included in the 1954-55 edition of "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities," announced D. Louise Sharp, dean of women. These students were chosen by a student and faculty vote in the October 6 general election. The students are Phyllis Block, Caro; Virginia Coutts, Birmingham; Joellen Donnelly, Saginaw; Carl Feusse, Saginaw; William Franch, Ionia; Vern Hawes, Saginaw; Patricia Hawley, Flint; Barbara Heflin, Pontiac; Sharon Hulin, Lake; Ronald Kieft, Holland; Permilla Lampman, Mt. Pleasant; George Landino, Birmingham; Gwen Lovedayi Mt. Pleasant; Steve Marovich, Vassar; Jerre Moore, Mt. Pleasant; Jo- Ann Murphy, Belding; Doris Nelson, Cadillac; Margaret Sanford, Freeland; Delores Schuh- macher. Bay City; Mary Ann Spencer, Bay City; Grace Stevens, Detroit; Anthony Stayer, Cadillac; Harold Swarth- out, Portland; Mary Elleri Sweeney, Mt. Pleasant; Juanita Wallace, Pontiac; Nan Webster, Mt. Pleasant; Waive Wilson, Arcadia; and LaVerne Wolf, Grand Rapids. All of the students elected were seniors, with the exception of Moore and Landino who are second semester juniors. $1,409,000 Requested For CMC Improvement Capital outlay funds totaling $1,409,000 were requested by Charles L. Anspach, president of Central, at the recent state budget hearing. This amount included $250,000 to remodel Warriner Hall and $250,000 to remodel Central Hall. Other items in this request were $500,000 to start the psychology and education laboratory school, $350,000 for the music building, and $159,000 for land purchase. In addition, an increase in funds was asked to care for the rise in current operation expense. Coffee Hour Given for Senior Externs "Finding a Meaning in Life" is the theme of the All-College Conference sponsored by the Student Social Activities Committee November 9 and 10. Dr. Harry Overstreet and his wife, Dr. Bonaro Overstreet, will conduct four platform conversations, known as "Overstreet Colloquys", in the auditorium during the two day conference. Topic for the opening assembly on Tuesday at 2 p.m. will be "The Practice of Understanding." An informal discussion is scheduled from 3:10 to 4 p.m. A faculty-student dinner honoring ihe Overstreets will be served in the ballroom at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Tickets may be purchased in the Dean of Women's office. The Overstreets will discuss "What Emotional Health Looks Like", Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. "Taking the Creative Initiative" will be the topic of thhe colloquy at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Discussion groups will then meet from 10 to 10:50 a.m. The 'final meeting of the conference is aij 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Overstreets will talk on, "Building Sound Human Relations." Dr. Harry Overstreet received his graduate degree at Oxford University. Until his retirement in 1939, he was the head of the department of philosophy and psychology at the College of the City of New York. 4 Central Students Cited for Service in ROTC Program Four students were designated as distinguished military students in the Central Michigan College ROTC department, according to Lt. Col. Kenneth Glade, commanding officer of the unit here. Cited as distinguished stu-, dents were: Lawrence Abbott. Frankfort senior; Charles Hurley, Mt. Pleasant senior; Slwri Roberts, Reed City senior; and Kenneth Frazier, Mt. Morns senior. These men were cited for this honor because of their work at MiYriTYiPr camo and for outstana- inT^orkTthree years of ROTC. | igan and in four other states. All externing seniors will be honored at a coffee hour Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock at the Elementary School. At this coffee hour, sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi, honorary education fraternity, the seniors will have an opportunity to talk with the faculty members who will visit them during their extern period. The seniors will begin externing November 15 and will not return until after the Christmas recess. During this time they will get realistic teaching experiences in high schools throughout Mich- Non-Sorority Women to View Greeks Mon. The Panhellenic Council is sponsoring a tea and display Monday, November 8, in Ronan Recreation Room from 3 to 5:30 p.m. All non-sorority women are asked to attend. The 10 sororities will display their emblems, jewelry, scrap- books,, chapter maps, and identifying insignias. Hostesses from the various sororities will guide the guests to the displays No sorority pins will be worn. Non-sorority women will be given an opportunity to view the merits of a sorority, become acquainted with "Greek letter" women, and ask questions about sororities. Refreshments will be served. Hawaiian Islands Destined for Chip Invasion Next Aug. Aloha Chips. Waikiki, Diamond Head, the Royal Hawaiian, with San Francisco and the Grand Canyon for good measure, will echo to Chippewa chants this summer. The Hawaiian Islands are the destination this August of a non- credit, travel-course tour which is being offered by the Field Services. Fred R. Bush, associate professor of English, will conduct the tour. Mr. Bush has set November 15 as the deadline for trip applications. For a little over 900 dollars you can leave Chicago August 1 and return August 31 with a Hawaiian tan, a month of unforgettable memories, and a better picture of what the world is like on the other side of ihe Chip. The luxury ship "LURLINE" will be the mode of travel to and from the islands with train and bus between Chicago and the coast. Included in the cost of the trip is all transportation, conducted tours of all points of interest, hotel lodgings, and most meals. Give a thought people. There is a lot of difference between November shivers and Hawaiian shimmies. As a student of Central you have an opportunity to see and enjoy that difference. DR. HARRY OVERSTREET DR. BONARO OVERSTREET He has lectured on platforms throughout ihe United States, Canada, and ihe Hawaiian Islands. Dr. Overstreet's best known book is "The Mature Mind," which was a Book-of-the-Month selection and on the best seller list for two years. He also wrote "The Great Enterprise", another best seller. Dr. Bonaro Overstreet is both: a poet and psychologist. She received her master's degree from Columbia University. Through, her teaching eperience at Kern County Junior College, in Bakersfield, California, she became interested in psychology. Her two books, "Understanding Fear" and "How io Think About Ourselves" have been; well received. For many years Mrs. Overstreet. has been a monthly contributor to the National Parent-Teacher publications and has served as an advisory editor. The Overstreets collaborated in. writing "The Mind Alive," which, was chosen as a selection of the Pastoral Psychology Book Club, and as an alternate by the Book- of-the-Month Club. During ihe past 10 years ihe Overstreets have lectured, jointly on platforms throughout ihe United States. The conference is free to all college students and faculty. Classes will not be dismissed for the meetings. Students are urged! to attend during their free time. P.
|Title||1954-11-05; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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