Hazleton collegian. (Hazleton, PA) 1937-1956, November 11, 1941, Image 1

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    Vol. V. So. 3 Perm State Undergraduate Center
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Mr. George Puhak, a prominent
was the guest speaker at the
Undergraduate Center's Armistice Tsayt\ |
Assembly. He spoke on the causes of
present International conflict. '‘''--.j
Mr. Puhak said; "The people did not i
know that the armistice was only a brief j
period of peace, and not the end of the j
War, " |
Armistice Day Speech
According to him, the cause of this
War and that of the First World War was
economic inequality, Man himself is seek
ing the Almighty dollar and doesn't care
very much what happens to his neighbor, -
as long as he himself succeeds*
He also stated, " that science today
is far ahead of politics, because science
can produce for all and is totally good
for all while politics is only good for
a few, "
Mr. George Puhak was graduated from
Diclcfenson College and is very active in
local affairs. He is chairman of the
Republican Party's Campaign Committee,
and received from the Chamber of Commerce
of which he is a member, a plaque for
his efforts in the Industrial Drive of
ig4l. Mr. Puhak is also an active mem
ber of the American Red Cross and the
Community Chest,
The Hazleton Undergraduate Center of
the Pennsylvania State College, will
hold its annual Thanksgivng Dance at
the Hotel Altamont on Tuesday evening*
November 25th.
A band will be engaged for this occas
ion. Student with one guest will be ad
mitted fred of charge; all others will
be charged one dollar per couple. Further
arrangements will be announced later.
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national Defense Training
During the past ten months, the Penn
sylvania State College has established
many courses to train persons for the
defense industries, l'he Hazleton Under
-1 graduate Center has taken part in two of
•these courses, and it is now engaged in
a third. In this defense training the
Renter and its faculty have taken a lead
ing part.
The first of these courses, Engineering
Defense Training, was started in January
;and completed late in the spring. Mr.
Carpel and Mr. Morgan, formerly of this
Canter, were the district representatives
of the Oentat** Mr. Herpel was also the
head of the program at the Center. Among
•'the* instructors were Mr. Isenberg, Hr.
Thorpe, and Dr.Keift. Boh Byorick and
Walt Aptulsky, both freshmen, were among
the 120 students who took advantage of
this training.
The second of these training courses
w.is a course of! introductory engineering
subjects. Mr. Brentin was the administra
tive head of this summer program, and he
had among his faculty Mr. Isenberg and
to. Thorpe, Dr, Keift was not an instruc
tor for this course, but was on tour as
’one of the lecturers of a mobile chemis
try demonstration. Miss Saby acted a 3
secretary for the Center students who