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Susquehanna University -
1950 to 1959

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    • Underclassmen

    • Advice; Humor; Students; Universities & colleges; Susquehanna University;
    • Before graduating, the class of 1951 gave the underclassmen some enlightening and rather tongue-in-cheek advice for their future success.
    • 1950s Nuclear Arms Race

    • Arms race; Political issues; Students; Universities & colleges; Susquehanna University;
    • The nuclear arms race between the United States and the Soviet Union was in full swing in the 1950s. The inevitability of war and what its effects might be were on the minds of many. Susquehanna University students weighed in on the matter in...
    • Male Student Rules

    • Behavior; Men's Student Council; Susquehanna University;
    • The Men's Student Council was revised in 1924 under the leadership of Roger Blough, who would later become the chief executive officer of the United States Steel Corporation. The Men's Student Council initiated the student handbooks and also played...
    • Blood drive

    • Blood donations; War; Students; Universities & colleges; Susquehanna University;
    • The Susquehanna University community has always come together in a time of need and most particularly during war time. This newspaper article details the need for blood during the Korean War and encourages students to donate not only for the...
    • Roger M. Blough

    • Blough, Roger M. ; Alumni & alumnae; Susquehanna University;
    • Roger M. Blough graduated from Susquehanna University in 1925. In 1955 Mr. Blough was elected as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Untied States Steel Corporation. From the pages of the 1955 Susquehanna Alumnus, a write up of his...
    • Bogar Hall and the Little Theatre

    • Bogar Hall; Susquehanna University; Bogar, Jerry D., Jr.;
    • Built in 1951, Susquehanna unveiled the new Jerry D. Bogar, Jr. building with much pride. A description of the building's many amenities appeared in the program for The Merchant of Venice which was performed in the "Little Theater" in 1952.
    • Bond and Key

    • Bond and Key; Lambda Chi Alpha; Susquehanna University; Fraternal organizations;
    • Bond and Key, the University's first Fraternity, was established in 1914. It became part of Lambda Chi Alpha, a large national Fraternity, in 1955. The merger was announced in the school newspaper.
    • The Story of Susquehanna University Book

    • Books; History; Susquehanna University; Clark, William S.; Wilson, Arthur H.;
    • The Susquehanna University Centennial Year was celebrated in 1958. At that time the only published history of the Institute was The Story of The Story of Susquehanna University was written by William S. Clark, class of 1948, and Dr. Arthur Herman...
    • Conservatory of Music Building

    • Buildings; Gates; Susquehanna University; Conservatory of Music Building;
    • The house of Susquehanna's fifth president, Dr. Dimm, was purchased by the University in 1920. The home was used as the Music Conservatory until the construction of the Landes Gateway, which required that it be demolished in 1959. Shown in the...
    • Heilman Hall

    • Buildings; Heilman Hall; Susquehanna University; Spangler, Mary Heilman;
    • Because the music department had outgrown its area in the Conservatory Building, Heilman Hall was built in 1958. In recognition of Mary Heilman Spangler, the new building was named in honor of her father John Heilman and brother Stephen Heilman.
    • Blough-Weis Library

    • Buildings; Libraries; Blough-Weis Library; Susquehanna University; Roger M. Blough Learning Center;
    • The Library was built in 1928. By 1956 a new addition to it was needed for its growing book collections and the increasing student body. On the front page of the 1956 Susquehanna Alumnus, the Library announces plans to expand its building. In time...
    • Heilman Hall

    • Buildings; Universities & colleges; Heilman Hall; Susquehanna University; Spangler, Mary Heilman;
    • Built on old potato fields, a new music building was constructed with the help of the centennial appeal. The building was dedicated in 1958 and was named Heilman Hall in recognition of Mary Heilman Spangler, who had donated a large sum in honor of...
    • Bogar hall

    • Buildings; Universities & colleges; Susquehanna University;
    • Bogar Hall was built in 1951. It was named after alumnus Jerry Bogar and his son Guy Bogar. It housed the school's humanities programs, but mostly business programs were held in the building. Because of Bogar Hall's curvy stage entrance stairway,...
    • Business department

    • Business schools; Susquehanna University Business Department; Susquehanna University;
    • The Business Department was developed at Susquehanna University in 1903. Previously it had been called the Commercial Department. In 1957, the Business Department offered Bachelor of Science degrees in Business Administration and Business...
    • Susquehanna University Centennial

    • Centennial celebrations; Clark, William S.; Wilson, Arthur H.; Susquehanna University; Universities & colleges; History;
    • In honor of Susquehanna University's One-Hundredth Anniversary, a book on its history was written by William S. Clark, class of 1948 and Dr. Arthur H. Wilson, Professor of English since 1931. An article from The Susquehanna Alumnus announces that...
    • Cheerleaders

    • Cheerleading; Homecomings; Letson, Jinny; Diehle, Judy; Dalby, Peggy; Kohl, Lois; Shuman, D.J.; Turner, Elaine; Susquehanna University
    • Cheerleaders rev up the crowd at a 1958 Homecoming rally. Showing their Susquehanna University spirit, from left, are cheerleaders Jinny Letson, Judy Diehle, Peggy Dalby, Lois Kohl, D.J. Shuman and Elaine Turner.
    • Cheerleaders

    • Cheerleading; Susquehanna University; Faddis, Elaine; Williams, Elaine; Getsinger, Maryann; Phillips, Muriel; Howling, Roger; Doig, Richard; Pirie, Warren.
    • Always at the ready to cheer on their team and rile up the crowds, the 1950 cheerleading squad has its picture taken in front of the New Alumni Gymnasium. The members in the front row are Elaine Faddis, Elaine Williams, Maryann Getsinger, Muriel...

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