The Nittany cub. (Erie, Pa.) 1948-1971, May 08, 1961, Image 4
Monday, May 8, 1961 SGA Charter Flights To Europe Attracting Many Applicants The second annual Thrift Flight New York the morning of July 25 to Europe, sponsored by the Penn The originally announced return State Student Government Asso- date of July 23 has been extended elation, has been applied for by by one day due to the scheduling students, faculty families and staff requirements of the airline. members of the University. Present In connection with its special applicants account for over half of flights, .SGA is offering an Op the plane capacity of 79. Applica- tional Economy Tour of 42 days tions for the remaining seats will duration covering 11 countries. The be accepted on a first-come-first- extremely low rate of $599 has served basis. ; attracted many of the enrolled ap- The low round-trip airfare ( plicants. The tour is carefully $260 will save campus travelers planned to provide extensive travel 'mi res ent Walker more than half of the regular air- in' Europe on a low budget. The r id fare. A limited number of children tour is virtually all-inclusive and can be accommodated and the allo- provides transportation in Europe Proposes Plan cation for youngsters is already by steamer, rail and motorcoach; filled. sight-seeing; local guide service; For. Peace Corps The airline furnishing the trans- meals; tips; taxes and the services Atlantic equipment is KLM Royal of multilingual escort. Special fea- President Kennedy's Peace Corps Dutch Airline, which has confirmed tures of the tour include a play at program now being organized a DC-7C aircraft. KLM is the old- the Shakespeare Theater in Strat- under newly-appointed director R. est airline in the world, having ford-on-Avon; a "hit" play in a Sargent Shriver, may have a direct commenced regularly scheduled West End theater in London; a effect on University students if trans-Atlantic passenger service steamer cruise on the Rhine; a proposals set forth by President service over •35 years ago. Service Swiss mountain excursion; a per- Eric A. Walker are adopted. aboard the flights will be the performance of the Puppet Theater In a letter to Kennedy in Decem equivalent of regular First Class in Salzburg; a trip through the ber, Walker outlined a plan for in- Service in all respects except that Black Forest of Germany; a gon- tegrating Peace Corps training of baggage allowance which will be dola serenade on the canals of into the curricula of the nation's limited to 44 pounds, the normal Venice; attendance at the famous colleges and universities. Tourist Class allowance. Hot meals, Outdoor Opera at the Baths of Walker suggested that all stu reclining seats and complimentary caracaliarin R ome; a cruise on the dents—men and women—who en bar service will be provided. Seine River in Paris; and a Fare- roll as freshmen or sophomores in The eastbound flight will leave well Dinner on the Left Bank in a college or university with the Idlewild Airport, New York City, Paris. Peace Corp program be required to the evening of June 11 with arrival Applications for the flights and participate in one of three areas— in London early the following tour may. be obtained at the SGA military, civil defense or ocerseas morning. The return flight will be office, 202 A HUB or at Penn State technical assistance. from Amsterdam or Paris on the Travel Agency in the Metzger Selected upperclassmen who vol evening of July 24 with arrival in Building. unteered would then be chosen for the advanced program. These stu dents would receive reserve com missions or certificates with Ern _ By DON ited-service government assign- Parker GANNON Nancy and Jerry McMahon. ments upon graduation. Further The Easter play, "Christ in the Those on the lights committee training might then follow by fed- Concrete City," by Phillip W. were Fred Fleming, Paul Ottoson, eral agencies. Turner, was presented on March 26 Dan Moniot, and Dennis Salsbury. Financing, organization and cur by the Speech 200 class and proved The house committee was Kathy riculum planning for the program to be the subject for many compli- Graham, Tom Raleigh, Judy Ell- would have to be the joint concern mentary remarks by the large wood, Marilyn Stevens, and Dick of the colleges and universities and group that attended. Merriman. the federal .government, according We wish to both thank and con- The stage committee included to the Walker letter. gratulate Mrs. Nyla Falkenhagen, Joseph Gallagher, Don Clapp, Daw- This plan would replace the Through wide travel, Mr. Wilson the cast, and those members of the son Alsdorf, and David Liebau. present program of compulsory has attained a qualified position to Speech Department who partici- Those in charge of properties ROTC. speak authoritatively and interest pated in the successful staging of were Shannon Smith and Sue Walker's plan would probably fit ingly of the views and diverse the play. Moorehead. into Director Shriver's proposals opinions of our neighbors to the The cast included Charles Flick. Those on the program committee for operating the Peace Corp and south. His most recent tour in- Jerry Zettle, Tom Forsythe, E'l were , James Kelly and Robert training the volunteers. eluded stops at Bogota, Colombia: Mandel, Jo Ann Hagan, and Rose- Plants. The Peace Corps itself is de- Lima, Peru; Buenos Aires, Argen marie Bork. • , On the scenery committee were signed to place Americans in actual tina; and Rio de Janeiro, Br; The technical staff was made up Nina Mazeako, Barbara Shapokas, operational work in newly develop- where he interviewed many - gov of Marilyn Tingley, Phillip Ailing, Joyce Surat', Dennis Ziolko and Howard Kooken. wski, ing areas of the world, according , ernment officials and many asso- Wayne Shoemaker, and Carroll to Shriver's report to Kennedy. ciates of General Electric. Washington. Those on the music committee and Ann Engelskirger. The publicity committee was Don were Hal Beavers and Dave Finally, we would like to thank Of particular enjoyment were the colored slides which accompanied Gannon, Gail Gillespie, Robert Buresch. the Faculty Wives and women who his talk and emphasized the mag- Ryan and Jim Lipsett. The costume committee included served refreshments after the per- nitude and growth of South Amer- The make-up committee was Judith McKinney, Brenda Nelson formance. , ican fields of industry. Easter Play Well Attended THE NITTANY CUB Riney Honored Charles Riney, a student in the DDT Program, was recently honored by the College of Engi neering. He has been selected Student Marshall to lead the academic procession for the graduates in this college. Charles has maintained an all college average of 3.89. This is the first time a student at the Behrend Campus has been cho sen for this honor. Speech Festival Held Recently The Third Inter-Center Speech Concourse was held April 22-23 at the Wilkes-Barre Campus. It was sponsored by the student govern ments of the Commonwealth Cam pus System, the Inter-Center Speech League, and the Pennsyl vania State University Department of Speech. Twelve centers partici pated in the program. Donald Gannon, Rosemarie Bork, and Mrs. Nyla Falkenhagen repre sented Behrend Campus. On Friday, the students enjoyed a banquet, dance, and speeches to entertain and to inform. Rosemarie Bork spoke on "The Hoboes' Secret Code." Saturday included speeches to persuade and awards, and Don ald Gannon spoke on "A Nation's Duty." Evaluation of the speeches was made by Dr. R. Oliver, head of the Speech Dept. of the University, and Dr. W. Hamilton, former su pervisor of speech for the Com monwealth campuses. Certificates were awarded to all of the partici pants. Mr. Guy Wilson Speaks On Travels By MARILYN SPONSLER Thursday, April 20, Behrend stu dents were entertained by Mr. Guy Wilson, general manager of the locomotive and car division of the Erie plant of General Electric. He spoke of the industrial progress General Electric has been making in South America. The company has been striving to gain, and also retain, business in the international competitive race for the survival and growth of American industry. To expand its markets, to insure foreign tran quility, and to aid economic pro gress abroad, General Electric has begun the construction of several South American extension plants.