The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, June 07, 1962, Image 4

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Page 4 College Station, Texas Thursday, June 7, 1962 THE BATTALION Force Engineering Instructor Gets Grant Jack V. Walker, an instructor in nuclear engineering at Texas A&M College, is one of 47 recipients of Southern Fellowships Fund awards for advanced study during 1962-63. He will study here. These dissertation year fellow ships have been made to persons who, having completed all doctoral degree requirements except dis sertation research, writing and de fense, expect to complete these re quirements during the year 1962- 63. The Southern Fellowships Fund, in announcing its eighth series of awards, also announced that the fellowships for 1962-63 are the final awards in programs initiated in 1954. through funds granted to the Council of Southern Universi ties, Inc., by the General Education Board. FOR ORIENTATION High Schoolers Attend Meeting A group of high school gradu ates from across Texas were on campus Monday and Tuesday for a period of testing, counseling and generally becoming acquainted with the college. . The sessions were the first in a series of 17 such periods planned to aid all incoming freshmen to get off to a better start in college when classes begin in September. Registration for these programs is limited to 100 men for any single period, Director S. Auston Kerley of the Counseling and Testing Center, said. The choice of which period to attend is made by the freshmen. The summer program is de signed to fit the needs of the freshman as he faces “one of the most important and crucial years of his college career.” On the first of the two days the new students take a battery of tests and then hear an interpre tation of the tests. The following morning the young men meet indi vidually with academic advisors to plan the course work for the fall semester. An orientation program on campus life is the final event. Free time for students to use the various recreational facilities on campus also is on the schedule. The freshman will use college residential facilities during the visit, but parents who accompany a son to the campus are expected to make their own [housing • ar rangements. * , Camp Set For 100 Nearly 100 A&M Air Force ROTC cadets are scheduled to attend four-week summer train ing sessions, with more than half of the cadets reporting to sum mer training units June 17. The balance will report July 29. The cadets will report to a variety of Air Force bases across the nation for their sum mer training. The summer program is for voluntary advanced cadets, those who accepted contracts for the advanced training which will qualify them for commissions as second lieutenants in the Air Force upon graduation. 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Ritter served as a navigator in Italy in World War II, is married and has three sons aged 11, 10 and 6. He belongs to the Methodist Church. Professional association memberships include Kappa Alpha Mu and Sigma Delta Chi. “We feel that Ritter’s experience and professional emphasis will serve to round out the depart mental capability in offering in struction. in all phases of journal ism education,” McGuire said. Newborn koala bears,, living teddy bears of Australia, are three-fourth of an inch long at birth and weight only one-fifth of an ounce. r PAKDNEK You’ll Always Win The Showdown When You Get Your Duds Done At CAMPUS CLEANERS A&M Ajunct Opei For Summer Tern The first term of the 1962 sum mer session of the A&M Adjunct j at Junction in the Hill Country of Texas began Monday with the limited enrollment of 120 fresh men signed up weeks ago. The second term, which opens July 16, also has a capacity en rollment, college officials say. The Adjunct program has been operated each summer since 1951 to provide special opportunities for students making the transition from high school to college. Each student takes seven semester hours of courses, but the adjunct has something of a summer camp atmosphere. The central theme of the entire program is to help the young man make maximum development in educational and personal adjust ment. The summer program for fresh men is a part of the total services offered by the Counseling and Testing Center. S. Auston Kerley is the director of the Counseling and Testing Center. Serving for the third year as director of the adjunct program will be W. Dee Kutach, a member of the Counseling and* Testing Center. The classes are small numeri cally. The teachers and staff at the adjunct are from the A&M College System. A typical school day begins with an English class at 7 a.m. Other classes, including physical educa- NASA Gives 10 Predoctoral Traineeship; Ten young men from colleges and universities in four states have been awarded National Aero nautics and Space Administration predoctoral traineeships at A&M. Names of the successful appli cants, whose appointments are ef fective Sept. 1, were announced by Dean Wayne C. Hall, Dean of the Graduate School. The trainees were selected by a faculty evaluation committee which considered such matters as academic records, scores on the Graduate Record Examinations, letters of recommendation and the proposed research problems. The successful applicants had grade point ratios, on a scale of 3.0, ranging from 2.60 to 3.0. The appointments are renewable and carry a basic annual stipend of $2,400 on a full year (12 month) basis. The predoctoral trainees plan to specialize in a variety of space and engineering fields related to space technology, and should com plete their doctoral programs* in three years. Names of the trainees, their home addresses, undergraduate college or university, and field of specialty, are. listed as follows: Two A&M students are among the 10 winners. They are Robert D. Purrington of Magnolia, a physics-math major, and Eugen E. Rozacky of Becker, a biochemis try-chemistry student. COLLEGE MASTER VI 6-4988 Get a flying start on Continental! WASHINGTON NEW ORLEANS CHICAGO NEW YORK 4-engine non-stops east. For peeerva&kraa, call; etr Continental at VI 4-47ML COUTMENTAL AIRLINES atlllir - lm tion, study periods and a tion period, follow until 10 ” The adjunct is located ot&A banks of the South Llano lific and includes a total of appn mately 411 acres. tst Using facilities of the ad,’ es£ in addition to the freshmen’ 1 ’ 6 be advanced students enrollt? ue a civil engineering course in’* 111 veying. Advanced students; se summer field course in ge< lon use the adjunct as their li 13 ^' camp. S P arli Plans Made p iall For Forestry Agents Meet he Pi Uai : *ktc Plans have been formulate^ p a forestry workshop for a- agents, assistant county and vocational agriculture tei: ^ to be held June 25-29, accord^ David A. Anderson, head oi on Department of Information qso) Education of the Texas Fifoan Service. e 1 Personnel attending the M 1 shop will be primarily from “piney wood” counties of i Texas. The purpose of this worksk to better train county agent , ’£|| sonnel and vo-ag teachers inn that they may have a betterm standing of forestry to advisRL general public and to providf..^ their students, Anderson said, Anderson will serve as dirsi ue _ of the workshop and other instill tors include Dr. Robert A. Dar t ^ a professor in the Departmer ma; . Range and Forestry; Mason Clone head of the Nursery Section «i s ta Texas Forest Service; and W! s J A. Smith, extension foreste. a the Texas Agricultural Ext® p; Service. y t< Anderson said the instn# n from out of town will includeihe Kramer of the Department of; Scl est Products; K. L. Burton,dist Ja< forester; M. V. Dummyre, secs c head of Plans and Training; Jol Kenneth Nelson, all of the li 0 ^ Forest Service at Lufkin, are According to Anderson, opt; day will include appearance Dr. A. D. Folweiler, head o Texas Forest Service; John He son, head of the Texas Agrici , Extension Service; and ft Hurt, director of vocational «i tion of the Texas Edwi Agency of Austin. Topics to be discussed it workshop include “Economic portance of Forestry in the Ff Plan,” “Artificial Reforestafe “Proper Use of Wood,” “Prottf from Fires,” “Forest-Range FJBC tionships” and “Forest MatOR. ment Practices.” Staf£ Member ath In Houston For ‘ u Unique Meeting aj Ben Evans, coordinator of a : bb> tectural research for the f'i A r Engineering Experiment Stat is in Houston as a consultant! unique experiment in architec^Qj design and education. A Design Fete, sponsored department of architecture of University and the Educate Facilities Laboratories, will !!_ together 10 outstanding tural designers to draw plan; 1 college structures in hypotW locations across the country. J3 r /h< According to William W. Ca- chairman of Rice’s departmet architecture, “The primary pei? Xsi] of the meeting is to bring top^S. some of the best architectural signers in the country to proft to develop in a highly concents L effort new concepts for erf buildings, particularly those rfbby community and junior coij^ level.” Caudill is a former memb^,^ the architecture faculty at and is credited with establi* its present Architectural Rest Laboratory. ilp For the unusual project, ! will give each architect an o! all the consultant help he f. and a working crew of four** 1 tectural students for drafting"] and for making routine dra 50 ^- 1 and models. COLLEGE MAS® VI6-4988 I