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5NTATI0N SPECIAL dacketien, j}u*u&i College THE JAUSEE ECHO ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1951 NUMBER 1 6. JliMicJiean JlUfUUc^^ fyneAJufixMi Week i, Qo*. Sou 7*? *7*aUtiH<j. Inoperative training program, one of the current develop- 1 vocational education on the post high school level, will be |as a full program in the engineering aid and secretarial fin- wrses at J.C. this year. Coordinators of the program are ladden and Gerald Paul. program involves supplementing of classroom work in the Ial course with practical, on-the-job training while the students obtaining their formal education, leveloping the program, a committee set up a working pro- i for informing all people and agencies involved in the or- htion and operation of a plan for co-operative education. dudes surveying material concerned with co-operative edu- !, plans now in effect in other schools, requirements of the lepartment, employment agencies, and explaining the plan ployers. e basis of the study, of ,,.„..,.,,,,.,,..,... >v^_ ....,-. ~ lous experience of using in certain terminal cour- Ithe conclusions of a pre- rey of community employ- Bsibilities, two training swere selected as a basic his type of training. Ine-year course in secre- ining has for the past two :cessfully employed co- straining. jerative education on a pasis has been experi- used during the past the engineering aid I The results have indicat- a more extensive use of of training would mater- rove it. etermine the local em- reactions to this plan, [imittee visited them and hat all were willing to ote, recognized the val- fooperation among cor- pf» employer, student ' sdiool, and agreed to [supervisors on the job fport monthly on the Progress. They also [wt the employers gave 1 °f permanent employ- p successful comple- 1 Program, that a very 1d attitude is evident to- e Junior College, and "y employers are inter- ! serv'ng on an advisory Attention... ActoM.!! Rajesters, a fast-moving dramatic group, which was active last year in assemblies, pep meetings, and the all-college spring production is again opening its doors to all freshmen who are interested. A great variety of plays, long and short, serious and otherwise, have arrived for the consideration of the drama group. Anyone interested in dramatic activities, should see Miss McGhee. She has some very interesting melodramas and monologues. Pen suggested that ad- Httees be formed to Jdirect the program, and ttmued on page 3) MISS RUTH TOWLE faculty Piand. Valued PnxUfbam The 1951 Junior College Faculty Workshop Committee, in session from June 11 to July 21, devoted its sessions to a general consideration of how the College may render greater service to the community. Several sub-committees undertook an evaluation of past and present programs, with a number of encouraging and significant facts emerging from the reports. The Committee on Public Relations considered many aspects of public relations through which the school may increase its value to the town. A committee on Cooperative Training undertook the organization of a program to extend work experience (Continued on page 9) MR. LEONARD DAVIS College fyaculitf. Addd.ta gtdjj Rochester Junior College has added two new members to its teaching staff, Miss Ruth Weaver Towle in the Medical Secretarial Department, and Mr. Leonard Davis as Counselor and instructor in Pscychology. Miss Towle comes to us from Endicott Junior College, Beverly, Massachusetts, where she acted as head of the Medical Secretarial Department and Chairman of the Secretarial Department for the past ten years. She also was advisor to the Court of Appeals, which judges cases appealing the decision of the Student Council, and Alumnae Director, carrying on an active alumnae association (Continued on page 9) Mixture ojj fytut, S&uoulHeU 9nlUaUl 9. G. QteAkmoH Freshman week . . . with its pot-pourrie of lectures and luncheons, will be concluded today with a tour of the Mayo Clinic at 3:45. For three days, new students have been introduced to the excitement, problems, and opportunities that Rochester Junior College holds in store for them. Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Charlie Singley, got Freshman Orientation underway August 29 at the Coffman Hall Convocation. Sophomore students described some of Junior College's major extra-curricular activities including publications, sports, social affairs, and student government. Mr. Suddendorf, leading the students in the college song, concluded the program. The first day of talks and tests was highlighted by the Junior Chamber of Commerce luncheon held in the North Hall of the Mayo Civic Auditorium. Each freshman was sponsored at this noon luncheon by a businessman of Rochester. Convocation at 8:30 a.m. opened the second day of activities. Freshmen heard Miss Goette explain the functions of the counselling bureau and the Faculty Advisory System. Dean Goddard described the purposes of the Student Work Committee; Mrs. Creal discussed the Office of the Registrar; athletic activities were explained by Mr. Rockenbach; and Mrs. Bock made several announcements. At 11:45, out-of-town students enjoyed a bus tour of Rochester. A late afternoon picnic at Silver Lake park completed the day. Frosh learned at today's convocation of the history and tradition of Junior College. Dean Goddard spoke on the success of graduates of J.C. while Mr. Singley and Mr. Kortz gave a brief description of the history of the school and honors and awards it offers. Miss Marie Matt gave the students a preview of college publications; Miss McGhee spoke of dramatic activities and Mr. Suddendorf discussed the college chorus. This noon, students will get their first peek at the Merry-Go- Round while they enjoy the final luncheon of the week. Following several lectures, Freshman Orientation will close with a tour of the Mayo Clinic. K.H.Q.G. Gatii Student Council The first in a series of J.C. radio programs planned for this coming year was broadcast from Station KROC here in Rochester on Friday evening, 7:15, August 24. Planning the program were Mary Goette, chairman, Walter Bateman, and Dean R. W. Goddard. A panel discussion, of which Walter Bateman was moderator, included Charles Singley, chemistry instructor, sophomores Donna Mathison and Dick Fitzgerald, Student Council President, and freshman Alice Dodge. Those on the panel discussed freshman registration and testing and the purpose and activities of the Freshman Orientation program. Galley C<xf%ect 200 Student* *]Uu Qatl Next Tuesday, September 4, "old" J. S. students will file back into the ivy halls of Coffman Building to begin registering for Fall Quarter. Enrollment for the fall term is expected to decline to approximately 200 as result of draft, enlistments, and unusually good employment conditions, states Dean Goddard. The Dean also explained that only eight or ten veterans are expected to attend junior college under the GI educational , system. Rights under the bill expired in July; only veterans who have been in school under the bill are now eligible for its advantages.
dacketien, j}u*u&i College
THE JAUSEE ECHO
ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1951
6. JliMicJiean JlUfUUc^^ fyneAJufixMi Week
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