Dickinson Alumnus, September 1952

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • The Class of 1952 provided funding for an electric score board at Biddle Field.
  • The dedication ceremony for Drayer Hall, which had a dining room for 200 students on the lower floor as well as a lounge with fireplaces and a grand piano, was held on Founders Day in May 1952.
  • M. Brandt Goodyear, who entered the College as a member of the Class of 1919, graduated with the Class of 1952 after taking a thirty year gap to serve as an officer in the US Army.
  • Around 200 students, including 83% of the men in the Class of 1956, enrolled in the Army ROTC unit at Dickinson.
  • Dr. Paul E. Smith (class of 1930) was sent to Iraq by the US State Department to assist with the implementation of the Four Point Program.
  • President William W. Edel (class of 1915) became an honorary Freeman of the City of Carlisle, England.