Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-08-181
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tAln Vol, No. 9 OGDEN, UTAH August 18, 1967 Record Enrollment Expected Autumn Enrollment Scheduled An estimated 9,100 day, evening and special students are expected to register Sept. 20 and 21 for fall quarter classwork at Weber State College. Milton C. Mecham, dean of registration and admissions, said day school projections by college officials indicated some 6,700 students will be registered. This would represent an increase of 7 per cent over the 1966 fall quarter enrollment, he said. Evening school enrollment may reach some 2,000 students, Mecham said, some 200 more than attended classes during the 1966 first quarter enrollment. Other special students will include off-campus study programs at Hill Air Force Base, Internal Revenue Service Center, Defense Depot, Ogden, Brigham City and Bountiful. Additional Students This section of evening school enrollment should include an additional 500 students, he said. Registration for all returning day students will be held Sept. 20 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Freshmen will register the following day during the same time period.Late registrants may enroll on September 22, Mecham said. Evening school registration will be held September 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Technical Education Building. Some 20 new faculty members will be joining the Weber State faculty this year. New programs in the evening school will include those in police science and community development, Mecham said. Registration Increases Increases in faculty and regis- tration, together with a shortage of classroom space brought about by delays in construction of new academic buildings, will result in longer days for both students and faculty. Many classes will begin at 7 a.m. and others are scheduled as late as 4 p.m., Mecham said. Three Projects Three major construction projects are under construction on campus including a $2.4 million high rise dormitory, a $4 million science building and a $2.2 million extension to the Union Building. The lecture building, an oval-shaped extension of the science building, is scheduled for completion in time for fall quarter of 1968. Laboratory wing of the building will be completed in 1969 if construction is completed on schedule. Both the dormitory and the Union Building addition will be completed in the fall of 1968. Weber State College recently switched to organization along the lines of a senior institution. Six new deans were named and three ' vice presidents were appointed to serve on the administration. Included in the new list of vice presidents is Helmut P. Hoffman, on a leave of absence from Utah State University where he is head of the psychology department. f . ' ... . .. I ?: . - . f ; . . r - f ; I t r i . s 1 v : . .1 ih . . . f ""s " ' I 4 J 1 Some 178 visiting Boy Scouts from Germany and Japan staged a "miniature jamboree" at Mt. Ogden Park Tuesday for their local hosts which included songs and skits. Visiting Boy Scouts Stage Fun, Miniature Jamboree The first two groups of some 698 foreign boy scouts arrived Sunday enroute to their homelands following a nine -day encampment at Farragut State Park, Idaho. Some 300 Belgian Scouts assembled their gear on the athletic field of Ogden High School while at Mt. Ogden Park, 10 blocks away, German Boy Scouts were being greeted by the Ogden Kiwanis Club. A third group of scouts, some 320 from Japan, arrived Monday for a brief stopover before traveling to Salt Lake City. Lamar Buckner, Ogden Kiwanis Club, said about 80 of the Japanese scouts returned from a two day stay in Ogden that evening, with the other scouts remaining in Salt Lake City. They joined the German Boy Scouts Tuesday, he said, for a tour of the city's Municipal Gardens and a possible "Miniature" Jamboree with scouts from local Trooo 232. The Belgian Scouts camped on the high school field Sunday and left Monday for Southern Utah. Greetings were given by Bart ' -S V. N ..i-:. ' Wolthius, Ogden Mayor; Raymond Ride, president of the Lake Bonneville Boy Scouts Council; Lu Auston, Scout Executive for the Bonneville Council and Bruce Browning of the Browning Arms Company. Browning addressed the scouts in French and then treated the boys to ice cream and cake. Most of the scouts were dressed in grey and green uniforms with blue kerchieves or light brown shirts and shorts with green knee socks. . Their uniforms were in contrast with the dark brown shorts, light brown shirts, grey knee socks and red kerchieves worn by the German scouts. Buckner welcomed the group, who will stay with local Kiwanis Club members during their visit. Members of the Japanese Boy Scouts stayed with members of the Buddhist church which has planned a special dinner for them on Monday, Buckner said. These 178 visiting Boy Scouts 4f presented a miniature jam boree" at Mt. Ogden Park Tuesday for their Ogden hosts. Local troop 151 also participated in the program which included games, skits and songs. Some of the songs were taken from activities of the World Jamboree which recently ended at Farragut State Park, Idaho. The scouts were part of i2,000 boys who attended the nine-day encampment.One German scout, who could speak English, said the boys enjoyed "many things about America including coke, girls and the weather - - except in West Yellowstone.He said it "got very cold in the park," like parts of Germany, but the warm Utah weather could allow sleeping on tops of sleeping bags and mattresses. The Scouts left Wednesday for Southern Utah. They will tour other parts of the United States enroute to their homelands. Autumn quarter registration at Weber State College will be held August 20 for all returning day students in the Technical Education Building. Harold G. Wiese, WSC registration officer, said packets containing a class schedule and a student registration card were mailed to some 6,000 expected students. Returning spring quarter students will present their student i-dentification cards in room 225 to receive registration information.All other students with "admittance to registration cards will pick up their packets in room 219. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for sophomores, juniors and seniors. Fresh men will register from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on September 21. Frosh Enrollment Those freshmen who plan to enroll for fall quarter classwork must have their admittance forms submitted to the registrar's office by August 20, Wiese said. Freshmen students must apply for application at least a month before school starts he said, to allow time for processing. Late registration will be held Sept. 22. A late fee of $5.00 will be assessed that day, with a $1.00 a day fee assessed to a maximum of $10.00. Registration will not be complete until a student has paid all his fees, Wiese said. The fee for a student taking ten or more credit hours is $105.00 per quarter, he said, a $12.00 raise from the former $93 fee. For students taking less than ten credit hours , a fee of $6.50 per credit hour tuition plus a $3.00 building fee and 50 cent lecture fee, with a minimum $20.00 tuition will be charged. Veteran's Benefits All students eligible for veterans' benefits of 1966 (PI 89-358) must complete enrollment procedures with the Veterans office in Building 1, room 143, before beginning registration. Sons and daughter of deceased or totally disable veterans who are eligible for these education benefits provided by the Veteran's Act (PL-634) must also register in the Veteran's office before registration.Regular hours for the Veteran's office are 8 a.m. to 12 noon, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tests Required Those students who have not taken the American College Test (ACT) will not be ad mitted for fall quarter classwork, Wiese said. In addition, students must take a co-operative mathematics pretest if they want to take advanced college mathematics, he said. Counseling service is also available from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and by appointment. Arrangements for testing and counseling service may be made in the counseling and testing office, annex 1 , room 110, telephone extension 337.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-08-18, Vol. 1, No. 9|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber State College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|