Notes on newspaper articles
by Jim Jones
This file contains notes on articles that appeared in various newspapers (mostly the Daily Local News) in 1962. They have been edited for punctuation, spelling and grammar by Jim Jones of the History Department.
Disclaimer: These notes were collected for specific research projects. They do not include all of the articles in any issue, nor do they contain all of the information in any particular article. While every reasonable effort was made to insure its accuracy, the information on this website is presented AS IS without warranty, either expressed or implied, as to its accuracy, timeliness, or completeness. It is intended as a resource for historians, and nothing more. To report an error, make a comment, or submit notes on additional articles, please contact Dr. Jim Jones.
The Board of Trustees at WCSC awarded 21 William Pyle Philips scholarships to students fro the 1961-62 academic school year. Aawrds available to Juniors and Seniors who were born and who reside in Chester County plus the students scholastic standing and citizenship on campus.
The Board of Trustees announced that Governor Lawrence's budget provides $3.4 million for the college, $500 per full-time student.
Governore Lawrence said he would welcome an investigation of political pressure at WCSC or any of the state colleges. He did not feel there was "a particle" of politics at West Chester.
Miss Fern Barrer, former director of dramatics at WCSC will direct West Chester Player's second play of the season "Night of January 16" to be presented March 1, 2, and 3.
The Social Studies department of WCSC will sponsor a 53-day tour of Europe during the coming summer. Organized as a seminar on contemporary Western Europe, the trip will begin on June 28 and will conclude on August 19. It will be worth 6 hours of undergraduate credit. Faculty member Dr. Harding will be the tour director.
West Chester State will graduate 61 students- 3 candidates for degrees pf Master of Eductaion. The mid-year commencement will be held tomorrow morning, 10:30am in Philips Memorial Auditorium.
West Chester will hold a summer music workshop program from July9-August 2 under the supervision of Dr. Lloyd C. Mitchell. The workshop will include instruction in concert band, symphony orchestra, mixed chorus, dance band, individual lessons in voice or instrument.
Noted physicist and "father of the H-Bomb", Dr. Edward Teller, will give a lecture on his experience in the Manhattan Project where the first atomic bomb was produced. Dr. Teller will be the second guest lecturer in this year's Philips Foundation Lecture Series. It will be held January 30 at 8:15pm in Philips Memorial Auditorium.
The French Club of WCSC will sponsor a 10-day exhibition of contemporary French poetry in the Francis Harvey Green Library on the college campus starting Monday. The exhibition will include books, manuscripts, and portraits loaned by the French Embassy in New York City.
The Music Department at WCSC will present a conference on Elementary Music Education on Saturday from 9:15-5pm in Swope Hall Auditorium. Five county area school representatives have been invited to attend. Admission for the day-long program is free.
Dr. Arnold Fletcher spoke at the Downingtown Rotary Club giving a brief history of the college since its beginning in 1812.
Meeting of School-Community Health Education Workshop held this week at Alania Motel to discuss the program which will take place next summer on WCSC campus.
The Human Relations Council held a meeting at the Methodist Church in West Chester to focus on working for equal rights in education, housing, employment, and public accomodation.
Two WCSC students, Michael J.Jones and Doris Arcangelo, were elected to offices in the Southeastern Regoin Student PSEA at Association Annual Convention on Saturday, February 17.
WCSC English Department and students newpaper "Quad Angles" are sponsoring a journalism conference for high school students campus tomorrow at 8:45am.
Conservation Workshop for teachers at WCSC planned for 1962 session on August 6-28. It is being sponsored by the Brandywine Valley Association planned by the Geography Department run by Dr. Herman Kranzer.
Robert Schick, associate professor of Music at WCSC will present a piano recital at 8:15pm on Monday in Swope Hall Auditorium. It is the seventh in a series of nine recitals presented by the West Chester College faculty.
Approximately 135 people gathered in Philips Memorial Auditorium on West Chester campus at 1pm to discuss the economic effect of a limited access highway (U.S. Rt. 202) on communities through which it will pass. It will be nearly 2-3 years before the new Rt. 202 will be constructed, the cost is 15million with half of that being paid for by the Federal Government.
The Government Club of the Social Studies Department at WCSC will host the southeast regional convention of the Intercollegiate Conference on Government, Saturday from 8:30-6 in Swope Hall Auditorium. More than 150 delegates from 9 colleges will participate.
WCSC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Powell Middleton will present its annual concert at 3pm Sunday at Swope Hall.
1962 Chester County Science Fair will be held on WCSC Thursday and Friday. It will be open to the public from Thursday 10am-10pm and Friday 10am-9pm.The projects will be displayed in the ballroom of Philips Memorial Auditorium.
The Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a luncheon on April 25 to honor the WCSC NCAA championship soccer team in mansion House Hotel, West Chester 12:15pm.
The West Chester Borough Council approved two agreements with WCSC to supply water for an air-conditioning system in the college dining hall built across College Ave.;however, in the event of a drought or water shortage it will be one of the first operations to be shut down. Also the council agreed to permit the college to install a garbage disposal system in the dining hall and to hook systems into the borough sewage lines with certain stipulations. The agreement was made at a monthly meeting held last night. The dining hall is expected to be complete in Fall 1963.
The two skyscrapers will be seven-story women's dormitories erected on south side Sharpless St. west of Church St. The buildings, to hold 894 students, completed by 1964.
Dr. George Langdon, geography professor at West Chester will be the guest speaker at the Limerick school in Spring-ford on Tuesday evening, April 10. He will speak on topic of "Mexico".
Men's and Women's choruses of WCSC will present their annual joint spring concert at 3pm Sunday in SHA. 189 members will be performing.
WCSC will make an application to the Department of Public Instruction for inauguration of liberal arts program. Currently the college only offers a Bachelor of Science program but a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Fine Arts program hope to added to the college curriculum.
Faculty member Robert Carl will give a piano recital April 9, at 8:15pm in Swope Hall Auditorium. The program is 8th in a series of 9 faculty recitals.
Eight WCSC staff members will represent the school at the Ford College Seminar, April 10 at the University of Penn. The seminar is being sponsored by Ford Motor Company to discuss the automobile industry and its relationship to social and economic growth.
Five West Chester State faculty members will attend the annual Curriculum Conference sponsored by the Department of Public Instruction in Harrisburg, April 10 and 11.
Three West Chester students will appear in the annual production of 'Everyman' at WCSC. The drama, a morality play will be performed at 8:15pm tonight and tomorrow in Philips Memorial Auditorium.
The Student Activities Association at WCSC will sponsor a performance by the Highwaymen at 7:30pm on Sunday, April 29 in Hollinger Field House.
The Girls Glee Club and the Concert Band will present their annual concerts this week at Swope Hall. They are both open to the public.
WCSC will hold the 11th annual meeting of the Pennsylvania council of teachers of Mathematics on Saturday in Swopev Hall. Several hundred teachers and professors are expected to be in attendance.
Mrs. Miriam Gottlieb will present a piano recital at WCSC in Swope Hall Auditorium at 8:15pm. The program will finish this year's College Faculty Recital Series.
300 educators from Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties are expected to attend the third annual conference of Area 9 Curriculum Committee at WCSC. Dr. Sykes, acting president of the college, is the Area 9 chairman.
Robert M. Urbani, member of WCSC Board of Trustees, was unanimously elected President of Association of Trustees of the Pennsylvania State Colleges, at the association's annual meeting Friday in Harrisburg.
The Alumni Day Activities at WCSC are going to be held on May 26, as decided by Miss Betty Broomall, general chairman and member of local public school faculty.
The sophomore class at WCSC will present an original musical play, "A Matter of State", as its show of the year at 8:15pm on Friday and Saturday in P.Mem.Audit..
The students in the music department at WCSC will be featured
in 2 unusual evening concerts in Swope Hall Auditorium this week.
The Brass Ensemble and college Symphony Orchestra will be
Daily Local News "Unitarians List Speakers for Sunday Service" (May 9, 1962) [notes by Chris Clancy 2011]
The Unitarian Church of West Chester had a speaker come in and talk about nuclear policy in America. He talked about disarmament, and stressed the need for peace.
Last night the West Chester Borough Council took what it hopes to be the final step in getting the $300,000 sewer and water line project around West Chester State off the ground. The state financed project will ring the college campus with enlarged pipe lines to meet demands created by projected college enrollment jump to 5, 600 students by 1970.
The Human Relations council held a clinic at the community center to educate young African Americans on possible Career options for their future.
At the Soroptomist Club in West Chester a minister spoke about different ways Christianity has effected America throughout history, He pointed out that there are still problems in America that Christians need to do something about. He specifically mentioned the Race issue.
WCSC faculty will honor Miss S. Elizabeth Tyson at a retirement tea from 3-5 at Tanglewood. Miss tyson was a English professor and recognized authority on speech therapy. She served 40 years at the college.
Among the 432 students receiving their diplomas, 58 are Chester County residents. The commencement exercises will begin at 2:30pm in Hollinger Field House, College Ave; G. Baker Thompson will be the guest speaker.
At the Methodist Church in West Chester the speaker talked about how much Jesus loves people, and how we need to imitate that love in our daily life.
The annual meeting of the Alumni Association of WCSC will be held was held Saturday afternoon in Philips Memorial Chapel. There was a discussion of West Chester future plans including the use of South Campus, saving Old Main and the Francis Harvey Green Library, new dining hall and the new women's dorms.
The Liberal Arts program leading to a Bachelor Arts degree has been approved for WCSC. The program beginning September 1962 will include 128 credits to graduate and will offer both humanities and natural social sciences.
Holy Trinity Church held a service in memory of Pope John XXIII. Members of the First Presbyterian Church, St Agnes, and Calvary Lutheran. All participated in this service.
The National Science Foundation has granted $6,750 to WCSC for the support of an In-Service institute in Math for Secondary School Teachers. Thirty Math teachers from the areas neighboring the college will be selected to participate in the two semester calculus course.
Calvary Lutheran announced the appointment of their new pastor Elwood Rietz who was working at St. Michaels.
Churches are encouraging Christians to get better educated on the Bible and Theology. It was suggested that this would make them better equipped to meet the needs of their community.
The United Church of Christ urged all Churches in the area to use films on how Christians should step out and get involved in social problems. This film included information on what problems exist, and suggestions for how Christians can help.
The School-Community Health Education Wotkshop at WCSC will sponsor its third annual Health Exhibit and Agency Visitation Day from 9am to 3pm, June 28, in Anderson Hall. It will be open to the public to acquaint people with various health aids, materials, and agencies.
The First Presbyterian Church of West Chester suggested a program that would help Christians grow closer to God, and encourage them to approach social issues the way God would want them to.
The General State Authority has reviewed and accepted architectes pre-final plans for construction of a new dining hall on WCSC campus.
Dr. Earl F. Sykes, acting president of WCSC told West Chester Rotary Club that the 1961 Legislature "made it possible for the 14 state colleges to become multipurpose institutions" citing the new liberal arts program at WCSC as an example.
It has been almost a year since President Noel T. Stern was fired and yet a new president has not been named. Since sometime in May Governor Lawrence has had the names of three candidates nominated by the Board of Trustees, and yet a decision has not been made. A member of the government personal staff says that the government hasn't had sufficient time to study the West Chester situation and in light of having an acting president does not have a necessary urgency. This area feels Dr. Sykes would be an excellent choice based upon his vast experience, as well as impartiality to the political realm.
Two contracts, one with WCSC and one with Chester County School Board were approved a contract with college for its share in the operation of the Demonstration School for the 1962-63 school year and to a lease agreement with the county school board for the renting of two rooms in the auditorium building by the county board for the coming school year.
Ten young people from France will pay a two week visit to WCSC under sponsorship of the Experiment in International Living. Six women and four men will be living in the college dorms with West Chester students and will participate in recreational and social activities scheduled at the college. The french visitors are a significant contribution to the college as a French cultural center.
WCSC will present its first summer concert at 8:15pm in Swope Hall Auditorium featuring the college's 55 piece summer orchestra open to the public.
According to Governor Lawrence the status on the appointment of a new president of WCSC is "status quo". Apparently Governor Lawrence was unaware that the college Board of Trustees had already submitted the names of three nominees for the position.
WCSC will graduate its largest summer class at its commencement exercises on Thursday, 10am in P.Mem.Audit..
Governore Lawrence and Dr. Charles M. Boehm, state superintendent of public instruction have scheduled a meeting Tuesday to discuss selection of a president for WCSC.
Yesterday Governor Lawrence approved of the three nominations for presidency at WCSC submitted by the Board of Trustees. Now the Board must elect one man for the job which will then be sent to the governor for final approval. The Board of Trustees is eager to elect a president as soon as possible.
The final summer concert given by the music department of West Chester State College will be presented tomorrow in Swope Hall Auditorium. It will feature a 70 voice ensemble and four graduate student soloists.
Dr. Sykes was approved yesterday by Governore Lawrence and will now assume his presidential duties at WCSC. He had the support of the overwhelming maojority of the faculty. he has been associated with the college since 1938. Dr. Sykes accepted his position saying, "It has...been most gratufying to have had a part in West Chester's past, and I accept the challenge of responsibility with its future."
A total of 167 high school students all members of student councils in their respective schools are meeting at WCSC this week for the 9th annual workshop of the Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils.
A string conference and chamber music workshop opening tomorrow at WCSC will offer area residents a free concert next Friday and Saturday nights. The concerts are predicted to be one of the most successful string conferences of its type held in the country.
The Board of Trustees has recently promoted two faculty members, Dr. Kenneth C. Slagle, and Dr. Willard J. Trezise. Slagle has been named to the newly created post of direction of the Liberal Arts program while Trezise has been appointed director of the Graduate Program.
The General State Authority has announced its increased allocations for dormitory project at WCSC increase of $100,000.
WCSC will participate in a College of the Air television course, the American Economy, to be sponsored by the Learning Resources Institute over the CBS Television Network. College will offer three semester hours of undergraduate credit acceptable for teacher certification requirement to students who take the two semester course.
The 107th annual Chester County teachers meeting will be hled at WCSC on Monday with more than 1, 400 teachers expected to attend. Consisting of various discussions on topics about teaching and students.
Phyllis Curtin, soprano, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Polish Pozman Choir, and Melissa Hayden, ballerina are the features of this year's All-Star Series at WCSC. Miss Curtin will open the series on October 23.
The $41 million expansion program designed to double present enrollment has been greeted with varying degrees of enthusiasm. Since the enrollment increase means additionalbuildings and additional facilities require additional land, the effects of an expansion program of this dimension reach beyond the college and into surrounding communities. Some residents who will lose their homes to the expansion program probably will not view the program as progress. Others will see the program as an opportunity to sell and relocate, "At this point", a college trustee added, "it appears that one of the best chances the Borough of West Chester has for commercial growth is through the college."
Pre-final plans for part one of a two phase science building project at WCSC have been approved, the General State Authority announced today. When completed the science center will consist of two laboratory buildings connected by a central core housing a lecture hall and a planetarium lecture hall.
IN 1961 state legislature passed a bill authorizing state colleges to become multi-purpose institutions. While PA has more private colleges and universities than any other state, it still exports more students than it imports. After studying Pennsylvania birth rates a full college age explosion is expected by 1965. West Chester State is planning for this explosion by launching a multi-million dollar building program as well as by offering a liberal arts program.
Dr. Walter J. Gale, president of Pembroke State College, N.C., has been appointed dean of academic affairs at WCSC. The appointment was made by the Board of Trustees. Dr. Gale will be filling the position vacated when Dr. Sykes was named president.
By 1970, WCSC will have 2 campuses north and south. The north campus will be the presidentail site while the south campus will be a 188 acre tract site for the colleges new health and physical education facilities. The land, not entirely purchased, is urgently needed for instruction, recreation, and athletics.
WCSC will stage the annual Golden Rampage parade starting tonight at 6:30. The parade, a highlight of the college's homecoming week end, will include 21 entries.
The West Chester Band, West Chester High School, WCSC, and Bishop Shanahan bands will participate in the annual West Chester Halloween Parade on Wednesday, October 31.
Students with high scholastic records will be acknowledged at the 2nd annual WCSC Academic Honors Dinner tonight in the college dining room. 27 students will be awarded "high honors" for obtaining a 3.5 or better GPA. 205 students will be recognized as having honors for holding a 3.0 or better GPA.
Two Chester County residents will be performing in the WCSC Little Theater production of "The Man in the Dog Suit". There will be three performances on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8:15pm in P.Mem.Audit.. All shows are free and open to the public.
6 faculty members at WCSC have been invited to various conferences and meetings on numerous topics such as: physical education in modern elementary schools, the Pennsylvania Improvement Society, and how music, art, and physical education affect a child's self image.
Mrs. Annamaris Malloy and her running mate, Paul J Hogan, democratic candidates for the Genral Assembly from the county's 2nd District were guest speakers at a meeting of the WCSC Government Club. Mrs. Malloy stressed the importance of citizen participation in politics and in government to more than 100 students.
WCSC has sent over 3,000 invitations to its annual parents weekend which begins tonight with a theatrical performance at 8:15pm. A variety of sports and physical activities for both students and parents have been scheduled for Saturday. Sunday there will be a dinner for freshman and their parents followed with receptions in the dorms concluding at 4pm.
The residents of Chester County and West Chester had mixed reactions to President Kennedy's Cuban blockade. "Too little, too late" and "we should invade Cuba now" were some of the comments. Mothers of teenage boys were reluctant to speak until prodded. War veterans felt unity and most felt Kennedy should not have waited so long. One ex-Navy man said, "Americans seem no longer afraid of the Russians but more likely fed up with them." Many veterans also expressed interest in once again wearing their uniforms to give the nation the benefit of their past experience.
More than 900 area high school juniors and seniors are expected to attend the 14th Annual Career Conference at West Chester State tomorrow.The conference will include campus tours, and will answer questions about the teaching profession, college life in general, as well as courses and expenses.
From his West Chester office, U.S. Congressman Paul B. Dague said the reported missile buildup in Cuba was a "Face Saving device for Khrushchev." Dague said the only tactic he was familiar with would be an invasion but there was still the possibility of negotiations. Dague made several recommendations several months ago, all part of Congressional Record, which call for positive action in the Cuban Crisis.
Dr. John Ciardi, poet and teacher at Rutgers University, lectured about the importance of reading poetry, and of the discussion of ideas and communcating feelings through writing in order to be well rounded people.
Dr. Alexander Antonowich, director of public relations at WCSC attended a three-day workshop sponsored by Bell Telephone Company to give leaders in higher education an insight into how the telephone company operates under the free enterprise system.
Dr. Earl F. Sykes, WCSC president, has been invited to participate in a field and study seminar sponsored by the Comparative Education Society. The trip will begin on November 9 and will include seminars in Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Vienna, Kiev, and Copenhagen. The group will return to the United States on November 27.
The General State Authority in Harrisburg announced that bids will be received on December 12 for the $2,0505,000 dining hall and kitchen. On December 19 bids will be opened on two dorm buildings with an estimated cost of $3,751,673.
WCSC offers a course appearing in the physical education
program, to men, women, and children who suffer from multiple
sclerosis. The one-hour-a-week evening class was begun by
faculty member, Henry Goodwin three years ago. The class
involves aquatic exercises where the three current members can
swim and feel "normal" in the soothing waters. This program is
hailed by the MS society, Goodwin only wishes more people would
take advantage of this opportunity.
"Commissioners Okay Buildings for CD Shelters" in Daily Local News (November 2, 1962), 1. [Notes by Ray Buelow, 2011, from the WCU microfilm: "November thru December 1962."]
The Chester County Commissioners yesterday signed "entry licenses" making the courthouse, courthouse annex and Pocopson Home designated shelter areas under the Civil Defense Program. Proposed plans and agreements which would allow these areas to be marked and stocked as public fallout shelters were presented by Chester County Civil Defense Director George Browning. Stocks of food, water, medical and sanitation supplies and equipment for radiation monitoring will be placed in the shelters under the program and at the expense of federal and local governments. This was done before the receipt of a letter from Governor David L. Lawrence who asked for such a move on the part of government heads in the Commonwealth, adding that events of the past several weeks pointed out the need for the program.
A state college expansion project should be judged first by how it serves aducation locally, state-wide, and nationally, then by what it adds to the community. At WCSC "architecture for education" means new technology in classrooms, a liberal arts program, an expanded graduate program, staurday morning classes, and a learning resouce center. The college campus will be used as a pilot for several programs such as a college television system, and an educational facilities laboratory. In the community, it means more area students will be able to go to college in the area. College community programs will also increase. All in all architecture for education means a better school and community.
Charles Gangemi, assistant professor of music at WCSC, will present a piano recital at Swope Hall Auditorium at 8:15pm on November 5. Admission is free the and public is cordially invited to attend.
WCSC will once again be holding the fall meeting of the Area 9 Curriculum Committee where 300 educators from Delaware, Montgomery, and Chester Counties are expected to attend. The meeting will include a discussion on the research findings of the investigations of public instruction programs.
Dr. T. J. Heim of West Chester has been awarded the title of professor emeritus by WCSC for his contribution as a teacher, faculty advisor, and sponsor of classes, clubs, and religious groups. Dr. Heim, a sociology professor, still maintains an informal relationship with the college and frequently attends programs and functions on campus.
25 Chester County students at WCSC have been awarded William Pyle Philips Scholarships by the Board of Trustees. The awards made annually to members of the junior and senior classes who are natives of Chester County will cover one year's tuition. Winners are selected on the basis of scholastic standing and campus citizenship.
Jorge Bolet, an internationally acclaimed pianist who performs with the National Symphony Orchestra, will stage a concert at WCSC on Monday. It will be the second concert in the All-Star Series.
The Unionville Chadds Ford School Board approved the signing of an agreement with WCSC concerning use of student teachers.
The Chester County Board of School Directors approved the signing of a contract with WCSC to have the county operated special education facilities become a student teacher center. The action was recently suggested by the Department of Public Instruction which designates that public schools serve as student teacher centers for state colleges.
West Chester Borough Council last night spent a long evening with a crowded agenda which opened and closed with lengthy discussions on the merits of a proposed housing project. The development would be in the northern section of the borough bounded by Franklin Street, Goshen Avenue, Ashbridge Street and a continuation of Matlack street.
A lecture-demonstration on the country's space program will be presented by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 10:30am-1pm on Monday in Phillips Memorial Auditorium, WCSC. The demonstration is open to the public.
Two faculty members of WCSC, Mrs, Jane Gray Smith and Mrs. Katherine W. Faucett, will address PTA meetings next week in conjunction with elementary schools book fairs.
A great lady of the stage gave a record audience at Phillips Memorial Auditorium, WCSC, a great evening in the theater last night when she performed two roles: Lady Macbeth from Shakespeare's "Macbeth", and Medea from Euripdes' a freely adapted version written especially for Miss Anderson. West Chester was privileged to be included in the company's tour and to have the program offered free to the public under the Philips Lecture Series at WCSC.
An auditorium long sought by the administrators at West Chester joint high school moved one step closer to reality last night as a result of action taken by the jointure's school board. First financing was approved and the green light given to architects to proceed with contract drawings.
Members of the West Chester Lions Club heard Dr. Kenneth Widdall, Dean of Administrative Affairs at WCSC speak about the comprehensive campus program, the early phases of which are now under way at the local college. The speaker answered many questions submitted by the members and conceded that the plans are still tentative and subject to changes.
A $113,200 cable addition in West Chester is now being planned by Bell Telephone Company. In 1963 Bell plans to spend $200,000 for construction of outside plant facilities. In 1964 the company plans to spend $175,000 for outside cable construction in the West Chester area. This type of expansion is required to keep pace with the increasing demand for communication facilities in the West Chester area.
Lt. Col. Joseph P. Salvo will present several programs on the Bioastronautical support program for Project Mercury at WCSC on Monday and Tuesday in Phillips Memorial Auditorium. He will be the speaker at a joint meeting of the college astronomy, physics, geography, science and mathematics clubs, as well as lecture on dietary and physiological studies in connection with Project Mercury.
A WCSC senior, Harry A. Sautter, is the first male to student teach in a first grade classroom. Usually females are assigned to the 1-4 grade levels. Sautter, an elementary education major with hopes to become a principal, spent his first nine weeks student teaching a 6th grade class and noticed a sizeable difference in subject matter and in social development. The college administration reasoned that Sautter should be placed in a lower grade level environment to learn what low grade level teachers must deal with in a classroom, if he is going to be a principal. The Sautter experiment may not end with him, but may snowball at WCSC.
Dr. Catherine Gregg, professor of Psychology at WCSC spoke to members of the Single Adult Interdenominate Fellowship of Chester County. She told members that in most cases man's concept of God is the sum total of his experience. She emphasized that God is an idea, a projection of ourselves and is conceived differently in every individual.
WCSC's 41st annual Christmas Carol Service will be held on Thursday, December 12 at 8:15pm in Phillips Memorial Auditorium. This year's performance will feature senior music student, Jean Weniger. The traditional service which marks the end of classes for Christmas vacation will also contain a candlelight procession, reading of the birth of Christ, and the Hallelujah Chorus.
The General State Authority received low bids of almost $2 million for a dining hall/kitchen yesterday. The estimated cost is approximately $200,000 more.
Dr. Kenneth C. Slagle, director of the new liberal arts program at WCSC was ordained a priest this morning at St. Andrew's Episcopal Chapel of the Philadelphia Divinity School. He is also the chairman of the English Foreign Language Department at West Chester.
The dormitory bids were originally scheduled to be opened next Wednesday, but will be delayed until January 16 for more time to prepare blueprints and specifications.
The College Choir of WCSC will broadcast a Christmas music program from 7:30-8pm Tuesday, Decmeber 18, over WCAU in Philadelphia.
Miss Helen E. Hales will present the fifth in a series of WCSC Faculty recitals at 8:15pm next Monday at Swope Hall Auditorium. The concert is open to the public.
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