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Commencement

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Plans for the 152nd Commencement are finished. The Literary Clubs holds elections. Benny Goodman is selected as the performing artist of the Commencement Dance. The Microcosm holds elections. The All-College Senate takes control of the school government. Skull and Key hold...

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The annual Commencement issue honors the class of 1936. Honorary degrees are presented to Vice-Admiral Arthur Jay Hepburn, Judge W.A. Valentine, Rev. Roy N. Keiser, and Rev. George Henry Ketterer. Twenty-eight students, including one woman, receive Bachelor of Law degrees. The Dickinsonian...

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College hires two new professors for upcoming academic year. Bunny Berigan performs at Commencement Ball. Dr. George F. Zook, president of the American Council of Education, to speak at commencement exercises.

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Dickinson College to reconstruct Bosler Hall. Dr. Dixon Ryan Fox to speak at Commencement. Former Cumberland County resident, Daniel Drawbaugh laid claim to title of inventor of the telephone in 1881. Alice Abbott, the first girl to make the men's varsity tennis team at Dickinson, has been asked...

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Details of Bosler Hall renovation. Commencement Ball a success. Outline of Commencement activities. Dickinson baseball beats Drexel. Track team finishes their best season in several years with only one loss to Bucknell.

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Doctor Gaylord H. Patterson, Professor Emeritus, dies at the age of 73. Bishop E.H. Hughes is announced as the year's Commencement speaker. Ten seniors are elected to join Pennsylvania's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Edwin E. Willoughby '22 donates a collection of rare books to the College,...

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Over 200 guests and perspective students visited on Guest Day. Fraternities register for sugar rationing and individual registration will begin soon. Article on the history of Metzger Hall. Many Dickinson athletes enlist in the Marine Corps.

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Junior class, Class of 1943, elects president. Student Senate decides that Rushing will not occur during the summer session. the 169th Commencement. Approximately 120 students are enrolled for the summer session. the 1942 Microcosm comes out on time. Six high school seniors are awarded Trustee...

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Janet Respess is elected Mid-Winter Ball Queen. First January commencement ceremonies in Dickinson history to be held for wartime fast-track students. Stanley Wilson is elected president of Student Senate. Program of partial credit for partial semester completion adopted for those called to...

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Tau Delta Pi holds farewell banquet for seniors; Elizabeth Keen, Helen Kretschmar, Edith Ann Lingle, Jane Treyz, and Jo Ann Wilson are initiated into Tau Delta Pi; Elinor Derr and Estelle Mumford become Tau Delta Pi officers. Phi Kappa Sigma and Zeta Tau Alpha hold spring formals. Wheel and...

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Graduation date set and plans begun. The 1944 financial statement for the Dickinsonian is printed. Pan-Hellenic Council organizes Song Fest. Senior Hall of Fame.

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Commencement held June 2nd. Twenty-five students to receive diplomas. Social Service Club reviewed. Female resident students permitted to take summer session classes.

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Student Senate stops delegation on the election of officers until the following academic year, focusing instead on the budget and changes to the freshman rules. Religious leader and author Henry Emerson Fosdick is announced as the commencement speaker. The first all-student art exhibit is set to...

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The Class of 1948, the largest class in college history with 200 students, graduates. Four new faculty members, three professors of English and one professor of philosophy and religion, are hired for the fall semester. No Microcosm yearbook is published this year due to lack of funds. Phi Beta...

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Over 1000 students, alumni, and guests are expected to attend the weekend's Commencement exercises, at which Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam is the key speaker. The College announces that it will award 8 honorary degrees, and that an additional 15 seniors have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the...

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Nine distinctive figures to receive honorary degrees at Commencement: Governor John S. Fine, Harold E. Stassen, Robert E. Woodside, and Bishop John S. Stamm. President Edel to travel to Carlisle, England, to celebrate the city's bicentennial. Outline of Commencement day activities. Dickinson...

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Seven men to receive honorary degrees at commencement. Donald Masten is elected president of Union Philosophical Society. Program for Commencement Weekend (Senior Day, Alumni Day). Five rising freshmen (Kenneth Dietrich, Theodore Sky, John Matta, Joanne Judd, Barbara Boffenmeyer) receive Trustee...

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Commencement Issue. Seven men to receive honorary degrees - Five of whom are Dickinsonians. Commencement brings to a close the first year of the Men's Glee Club. The Dickinson College Chapter of the American Association of University Professors celebrates its Fifth Anniversary. The Theta Chi...

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181st Commencement Exercises to be the first to be held outside, with seven to receive honorary degrees. New set of social rules instituted, Social Code updated. Debate Council ends their most active season on record. Inter-Fraternity Council announces rushing rules for the upcoming academic...

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Sixteen Dickinson seniors will be commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army Reserves. Eight honorary diplomas will be awarded at graduation, three of whom are Dickinson graduates from previous years. The Cultural Affairs Committee sites a successful year with many speakers and...

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The American Association of University Professors censures the administration of Dickinson College. Construction work on the Allison Methodist Church and C. Scott Althouse Hall of Science continue on schedule. The Student Center Committee to submit student survey results to the trustees. Hon....

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Dean Nelson suspends Skull and Key. Chair of the political science department, Professor William Tayler, resigns. Rubendall to begin as President July 1. Class officers elected. President Malcolm to award five honorary degrees at commencement. Omicron Delta Kappa taps eleven. Helen Douglass...

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In this issue of the Dickinsonian 308 incoming freshmen were selected by Board of Admissions. Jackson property to be converted into dormitory for men studying Honors. Mermaid Players present "My Three Angels". Pres. Rubendall discusses new Dining Facilities. Faculty approve IFC rush rules. The...

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In this issue of the Dickinsonian Pres. Rubendall discloses results of Methodist Survey Report. Four Honorary Doctorates presented at Senior Ceremony. Dr. Nancy Lee Beaty to spend year in Greece teaching. College adds four new Faculty members. Synopsis of the year's social events. Prof. Stoyan...

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In this issue of the Dickinsonian a Philadelphia group withdraws financial aid to the college. Samuel H. Magill appointed Academic Dean. The social living experiment was suspended for Commencement Weekend. Stewart L. Udall to speak at commencement. Several students to receive academic awards at...

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