Elmira College - Iris Yearbook (Elmira, NY)

 - Class of 1960

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V I V 1, rK f.. , ' I . , wi-1-vi. is 9 , I M N N , , Sai 'ft HE F' ' 9 2 ' W ,ew Li P11 ' 5 Z , , . U N I' ' ' if nfs' JM, , . -1 in , W ws, ,- Q. X F 0111! 66Ll'lfLl9lfL6 CML Aa! Cowles Hall, Elmira's traditional freshman dormitory, was erected in 1855. Then compris- ing the entire College campus, Cowles has an illustrious history as everything from classroom and faculty and administrative oflice to a home for the student body. Cowles is now the home of the freshman class. Administrative olhces and Fassett Com- mons make up the first floor. The Cowle Bin, a coffee shop, is in the basement, and the college Infirmary is on the fourth floor. One of Elmira's ivy-covered dormitories, Alumnae Hall, provides living quarters for the overflow of freshmen who cannot be housed in Cowles Hall. On either side of the large and attractive lounge and on the three upper floors, students enjoy sizeable rooms equipped for their comfort. .!4!lfLlWLl'L6L8 -W , ff' .H--A ,f-fucpc I' E PQIQCA A 0111158 La Maison Francaise, a new addition in Elmira's program of intellectual expansion, was established in September, 1958 to aid students in speaking fluent French and in acquainting them with French culture. The students living in French House are ex- pected to speak French at all times. Coffee hours held each Sunday provide students with an op- portunity to understand different aspects of French civilization. The basement portion of Alumnae Hall houses the ten offices of the Department of So- cial Studies. The college newspaper, The Octa- gon, has its oflice in the basement of Alumnae. Students find pleasure in the large recreation room, which is located in the basement. vain ,glfreef ibormiforg Elmira's newest dormitory is located adjacent to Gillette and Carnegie Halls. As yet unnamed, it is referred to by the students as the Main Street Dormitory. Although inhabited by members of freshman, sophomore and junior classes, the bulk of the students living in the dorm are juniors. This building, housing students for the Hrst time this year, provides bright, cheerful living quarters. The lounge offers something new with its conservative, modern Oriental motif. N7 omyo ind As the traditional senior dormitory, Tompkins is ideal. With big, comforta- ble rooms for its occupants, this thirty- four year old building is still preferred. QPF? Ad! Inhabited for the first time in September of 1957, Perry Hall is another of the new buildings on Elmira's campus. Adjoining Tompkins Hall, this dormitory not only offers comfortable and pleasant living quar- ters for its sophomore students, but also adds rapport between the sister classes, the sopho- mores and seniors. Equipped with an attractive lounge, date room and an adequate recreation room, Perry Hall is greatly in demand as living quarters for Elmira College's sophomore students. ,f u - 4 CML? Agaffmgnfa The college apartments are a series of attrac- tive structures which house many of the Elmira College faculty and their families. Recently built, these apartments abound in modern conveniences for the comfort of the col- lege staff. amigfon oowe Located next to the col- lege library, H a m i 1 t o n House affords spacious liv- ing quarters for some of the Elmira College faculty. A rich, historical back- ground can be found be- neath the walls of this tra- ditional looking edifice. Qfiffe AM The problem of housing faculty ofhces is solved by Gillette Hall. The bulk ol offices can be found in this building. ' Used many years ago as a college dormitory, Gil- lette is now a means for student-faculty conferences and meetings as well as a working place for professors. Conveniently located at the rear of Cowles Hall, Gillette is a place much-frequented by Elmira College students in search of academic help and intellectual companionship. 9 l2ff11f6LLli5l7l1l -Eigalfll? Aid grilling Opened in September of 1958, the Watson Fine Arts Building is a welcome addition to Elmira's campus. The First floor of this structure houses the music department. Practice rooms and music studios are available for student use. A large art gallery is located at the entrance. The second Hoor is employed by the Speech and Language Departments. Fully-equipped language laboratories afford great advantages for students. The third Hoor consists of WECW, Elmira Co11ege's new FM radio station. arnegie Soon to be supplemented by a new building, Carnegie Hall is at present Elmira's only science building. The first two floors of Carnegie consist of classrooms and laboratories. N . I ,f sunrise: llnsga IEE!! llhlfa ."l EEE unset: nnnzli ig' ,, 393-Sigur -,- F' li Q, JM The third floor of Carnegie is devoted to classrooms for students taking secre- tarial studies. Here, students find modern facilities available for their use in their secretarial endeavors. owrid ,Auf joined by an arch to the Watson Building, Harris Hall is the principal classroom structure on the Elmira College campus. Its two floors consist of classrooms where lec- tures and advanced seminars are held. Classes from the Department of the Division of Community Education meet in Harris Hall in the evenings. Named after Anstice Harris, long-time resi- dent of Elmira and one-time Dean of Elmira College, Harris Hall is a well-equipped and at- tractive building. memon .xyclfiuifiw ffgfaifcbng The first building erected as a part of the Centen- nial Development Program, the Emerson Activities Building is an up-to-date edifice providing facilities for diversified activities. The lovely and massive Kolker Lounge is equipped with a hi-H set for student pleasure. It is also the scene of many meetings and teas. The acoustically-modern auditorium serves a multi- tude of purposes, ranging from classes to dramatic pre- sentations. The Emerson Building is equipped with a spacious gymnasium, swimming pool and dance studio. 12 f O52 Pdf? The library is the place for many activities and groups. The rooms offer a wealth of information for research and they offer privacy and quiet for studying. The Browsing Room exudes a relaxed atmosphere, and is supplied with magazines, literary periodicals and novels of all kinds. The books in the Elmira College Library are ar- ranged topically according to rooms. These rooms are large and built with student comfort in mind. A desire for knowledge and the enjoyment of a quiet, pleasant atmosphere are the prerequisites to the enjoyment of the library. 13 Quality, the essence of education, has been estab- lished on the Elmira College campus. Two successful programs have been launched-the four course cur- riculum and facility development. The aim of the newly innovated curriculum is in- tellectual and cultural literacy for every student. The second century of Elmira College will afford a very high educational experience to everyone through the processes of creative and analytical thinking, with ad- ditional time for independent study. This will make the educational experience more nearly a do-it-your- self process. The new curriculum has been augmented by an adept and outstanding faculty. Growth and Elmira College are synonymous. The college building program allows for a broadened pro- gram and for future physical growth. The Emerson Activities Building was completed in June of 1956. The Watsoxi Fine Arts Building is an immeasurable contribution to the college program. Three new dor- mitories have been erected to carry the load of in- creased enrollment. Plans for administration and sci- ence buildings are on architects' desks. The second century of Elmira College will be one of marked pro- gress. 14 WWW , v W ' DI' mv A , 'W A1 " Y 'sw ' , ,WJ 'JA' w :, www W A ,, H3 ,- W' ' , N' 7 A 1 K N M' 1 Wg. WJ. 11" 11 w fr AE M 'A "' W QW ik-11""'L-TV M""u..f2WWA, """' XV, ' A '. E mid ,W ' ' N-M ' .-5-Nl M' W . -fy, -. faux 1 .W M , , - 1, . :ff - , M . f S ' 4 'Z Tv. 5' ' ,' , ' -0 1 V X L,r.5 - .I 1 L 5 ' 1 .' -, Q - ,, 4, Z -, ,. . ,fl ? . ,4 in . X f v- if 1: -, x W , ,rf , I . A' ' e f R 1 xx , ' A . fxi ff ,W in I-27 ,s, wi : Y. km... 1 Q' T, V Xl' 2' ' ' . ' ww 7 P . -' ' J f' A . V Er W W9 W H V fm. fn , ,, ,z-rw ,"' M' A M A f J M mf m W N. M 1,, ' I X ry w 5 Mwzwf A N I -' I 4 v V ,M v Y .. f ,V .1 ' H 1 V 'Qi' 7 ' f- Vx '. 1 ,- Wim " 1. M. 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During this time, four buildings have been opened for use, one is presently under con- struction, and plans are being completed for the im- mediate erection of two more. As President, Dr. Murray, who has taken his A.B. from Northwestern State, his M.A. from Southern California, and his Ph.D. from Florida, has been the guiding force behind the fruition of the expansion program. The innovation of the Junior Year Abroad pro- gram, developed by Dr. Murray, has been expanded vastly since its conception. Dr. Murray's humor, his deep understanding of his students and their problems, and his inforrnality have proved to be of immeasurable worth to the improve- ment and expansion of Elmira College and its student body. 17 ifwgg, XD-l :Mg r-- l". Hcdarcf EFL Dr. Richard R. Bond, Dean of the Faculty, is a new face on the Elmira College campus. Having received his B.S. from Salem College, his M.S. from Western University and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Dean Bond's "open door" policy and friendly Warmth and understanding have endeared him to the hearts of all Elmira College students. Dean Bond, his wife, and their three children are welcome additions to the campus. 18 lr. Maryann, gZ,r!Lc1,rc! f Since Miss Ehrhardt, Dean of Students, came to Elmira College four years ago, she has been a valuable asset to both the students and the carn- pus. Miss Ehrhardt did her undergraduate work at Weste1'n College, and she received her M.A. and Ed.D. at the University of Indiana. Miss Ehrhardt's ability, insight, and sense of humor enable her to cope successfully with stu- dents' problems. She has proved herself to be an understanding mentor to the students. 19 may more Wagner Mrs. Wagner came to Elmira College in September of 1958. She is the Direc- tor of Student Activities and Head Resi- dent of the Main Street Dormitory. Mrs. Wagner and her daughter, Jody, have made a welcome place for themselves in the hearts of Elmira College students. Zggffaf .A Miss Boyd, Assistant to the Dean of Students and Head Resident of Cowles Hall, came to Elmira College four years ago. Since that time, she has become a Well-known and respected figure on the campus. ,J41Qa,a!6 O! QM ence Frangoise Gonlier La Maison Frangaise Edith B. Chapman Mary Ellen Popp Alumnae Hall Tompkins Hall 21 Elwin R. Brown Susan R. Mangan Director of Admissions Registrar Leonella Schaad Margaret W. Clute Administrative Assistant Director of Placement Marion K, Stgcker Christopher Hayseldon Di-rector of Public Relations Dfefifilm 22 Richard P. Rury Comptroller Winifred A. Hurley Director of Alumnae Afairs Barbara W. Northrup Director, Division Community Education Assistant Professor of Psychology Mary T. Hildreth Assistant to the Comptroller ai X Xt ian' si i R. Ann Waterman Assistant to Director of Alumnae Affairs Sitting: Anne J. Morse, Librarian. Standing: Library Assistants June Palmer, Ern- ily L. Harris, and Elizabeth Rutenberg Secretary to the Librarian, Lois R. Olggfdfg Baldwin. Lena F. Bowers, R.N., and john A. Holmes, M.D. lfLhl"l4fL6Ll"7 24 l I JV! l I Thelma M. Coleman Teresa Kaeser Secretary to the Director Secretary to the ,, , -,gf :jg 'A or it e e 1 Marilyn R. Turck Geraldine G. Moran Secretary to the Secretary to the of Public Relations Director of Admissions Dean of the College Dean of Students ,f Helene Jensen Enes Germane Mildred Ferris Switchboard Operator Secretary Secretary .I Louise Sekella - " r M J J ' - it Z r ,ef Q fi YK J- Eugenia G. Reinbold Jacqueline Passmore Bgpkkggpgr S6CT8lllTy Cl67'll ef rffff - Ida 0- Ford Grace H. Simpson HOUSC DiT6Cf0'f Manager of Bookstore Dayton B. Knox Eugene E. Phillips Superintendent of Maintenance Ass't. Sujft. of Maintenance Anna E. Chilcoat Alf W- Hansen Manager of the Gowle Bin Chef 26 ,H FW W--14 ,Q M5555 51h-gfdm cog 0 9 X o , 2 If L, f A8 x76LClflfAg iuidion, 0 ine .Ania Gwynn S. Bement, Associate Professor of Music. Dr. Murray was named Chairman of the Divi- sion of Fine Arts following the retirement of Miss Geraldine Quinlan. The division includes the fields of art, dance, music, speech and thea- ICT. The required course, Introduction to the Fine Arts, has been reorganized to approach each art separately through the consideration of aesthetic problems. Contemporary examples of art pro- vide the framework of study, with insight being sought in reading and discussion. The Music Department offers courses in ap- plied music, music history and literature, and music theory. Music courses range from those suitable for the student merely interested in broadening her cultural horizons to the student who has a concentration in the Held of music. William J. Lee, Associate Professor of Music. Annie Laurie Lee, Associate Professor of Music. Sherwin H. Baer, Assistant Professor of Speech. Daniel S. Krempel, Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama. The Speech and Theater Department has ful- filled its goals by including courses in theater practicum-an actor's studio, director's work- shop, and designer's laboratory-in production colloquium, and in the screen arts. The Department of Dance affords interested students with courses in everything from the rudiments of dance to the advanced complexi- ties. There is also a lecture course given on the history of dance. The Art Department has broadened its hori- zons considerably. Courses are now given in the history and literature of art, and in applied art. Students may study forms of art ranging from oil painting to advanced sculpture. An architec- ture course is also given. Bruce B. Klee Assistant Professor of Speech David M. Grossman Audio Visual Director N x l I Elbert W. Ryerson, Assistant in Art: Helen H. Bjorvand, Associate Professor of Art: Herbert S. Lourie, Assistant Professor of Art. 29 Standing: james E. Applegate, Assistant Professor of English: George M. Kahrl, Professor of Englishg Victor M. Hoar, jr., Instructor in English. Sitting: Burdett H. Gardner, Assistant Professor of English: Malcolm M. Marsden, Associate Pro- fessor of English: Paul Ramsey, Jr., Assistant Professor of English. Dr. George M. Kahrl is Chairman of the Di- vision of Languages and Literature, which in- cludes the study of Greek, Latin, Classical Stud- ies, English, French, German, Italian and Span- ish. Under the new curriculum plan, a student may have an English concentration in either lit- erature or Writing language. A variety of read- ing courses are offered in the genres, cultural areas, specific authors, and literary criticism. 30 iuidion of O-!1a1fLguage5 Hugh A. Hatter Associate Professor of' Spanish 1 l Leonard R. Criminale Marjorie G. A. Bernt Associate Professor of Romance Languages ASSi-Sidfli Professor Of German 6606! ogfefd flfLl"8 The Department of Classical Languages offers work in Latin and Greek as Well as courses in literature in translation. The foreign languages as well as the Chaucer course have made extensive use of the new lan- guage laboratory, thus enabling students to at- tain a command of the language. Further, a concentration in a foreign language trains the student to speak, read, and Write the language in classical and modern Works as Well as collo- quial speech. Francoise Gontier, Directrice de La Maison Francaiseg Margaret E. Frey, Assistant Professor of French: Thomas Cassirer, Associate Professor of French. 31 Dean Bond serves as Chairman of the Divi- sion of Natural Science which includes the fields of biological sciences, mathematics, physical sci- ences, and psychology. Working toward the goal of integration of the academic experience, the Department of Mathe- matics has added to and reconstructed some of its courses. Classes in tl1e principles and logic of mathematics as well as courses in applied mathe- matics are now available. Another recent addi- tion is the course in statistics devised to assist students concentrating in psychology, biology and social sciences. Robert O Gilmore Charles B Rutenber Professor of Chemistry. Gertrude H Spremulli Assistant Professor of Chemistry. 32 Ruth L Korman Jerome Brezner, Instructor in Biologyg Agnes M. Orbison, Associate Professor of IWSWUUUT H1 Biology Biologyg Grant J. Northrup, Professor of Education. Wafowcz .Sbwncw In the field of the physical sciences, new stress has been placed upon individual reports and independent study. The Department of Physical Science is working toward making the educative process a more personal experience for the stu- dent. An advanced seminar course is oifered for seniors. Great strides have been made in offering the students of Elmira College more extensive courses and experiences in the biological sci- ences. Emphasis has been placed upon detailed research, laboratory work and independent stud- 1CS. 33 Joy Ellsworth, Arlene Bruce, Dr. Scheck, and Anne Rolfe M. George Scheck in the Experimental Psychology Laboratory. Professor of Psychology The Department of Psychology now affords a wide and adequate range of courses for students. These courses begin with Introduction to Psy- chology, a year's work in the fundamentals of psychology, and go up to experimental and ab- normal psychology, advanced courses, now avail- able yearly for senior students. The Division of Natural Sciences is working toward the goals of completely integrated sub- ject matter and deeper personal understanding of the academic experience of the student. Eva Neuman11 Barbara S. Baer Assistant Professor of Psychology Assistant in Psychology 34 George M Kren, Assistant Professor of History: Mack B. Swearingen Professor of History: A, Gerd Korman, Assistant Professor of History. Dr. Harold W. Ward acts in the capacity of Chairman of the Division of Social Sciences. This division includes courses in history, eco- nomics, political science, sociology, philosophy and religion. The Department of History is only one seg- ment of the Division of Social Sciences which has been re-evaluated, reorganized and broad- ened. New courses have been added to insure increased academic benefits for the students of Elmira College. Joseph B. Board, Jr. Herbert I-I Rowen Assistant Professor of Assoczate Professor of Hzstory Political Science On Leave of Absence 35 In the absence of Dr. Mary Edith Runyan who is on sabbatical leave in India, the Depart- ment of Philosophy and Religion has employed the Reverend Robert Delorme as professor of religion, and Dr. William Debbins as professor of philosophy. Dr. Debbins heads the advanced philosophy seminar, a course being offered for the first time this year. William Debbins Asszstant Professor of Phzlosophy and Religion iuidion 0 George V Tomashevich Clara L. van de Wall Assistant Professor of Sociology Associate Professor of Sociology In keeping with Elmira College's dual goals of broadened academic experience for the stu- dents and further integration of subject matter, the Department of Sociology has also widened its horizons this year. Courses in anthropological and sociological theory have been added to the curriculum re- cently. 36 Louis J. Junker Hans H Bemt Assistant Professor of Economics Professor of Economics OCLCL CLQVLCQIS The Department of Economics offers courses in classical economic theories as well as subjects preparing students to face and further under- stand our contemporary world. Some of these courses are marketing, public finance, advertis- ing, government and business, retailing and credit, and banking. The Department of Political Science is inter- ested in supplying students with the knowledge and background needed to face the modern world intelligently, This goal is attained through the study of courses such as western political thought, American government, political parties, foreign policies, and international relations. 37 Harold W. Ward Professor of Political Science in fr 1 V N L w Alfred J. Smith, jr. Mae R. Armstrong Grant J. Northrup Assistant Professor of Instructor in Secretarial Studies Pfofff-UO" 0fEflwffm0f1 Secretarial Studies Lawton of 10,068 .Aid an egbtences As Chairman of the Division of Applied Arts and Sciences, Dr. Grant Northrup has done much this year to broaden the scope of the division which in- cludes educational studies, secretarial studies, home management and remedial reading. Furnishing hypothetical apartments and studying basic diets and food preparation provides practical experience for senior students. Students studying secretarial skills are aided by practice laboratories and actual experience gained from working in downtown Elmira offices. The Education Department has reconstructed its entire program for students with a concentration in elementary education, with the result that these stu- dents are now awarded permanent teaching certifi- cates for New York State upon graduation. Clara S. Wing ,.qWgQ,.. W Instructor in Home Managment The cooking class looking well-fed after a dinner of lobster Newhurg, Caesar salad, coffee, and baked Alaska. 38 Trophies awarded at the Athletic Association dinner. Miss Catherine H. Finter serves as Chairman of the Department of Physical Education and Recreation. This department includes fencing, dance, swimming, tennis, hockey, volleyball, bowling and archery. Freshmen and sophomore students are required to participate in some of the activities offered by this de- partment. The Department of reation has broadened its scope with the field work plan. This means that a student may fulfill some of her physical education requirements by working with a social agency in the city, if she chooses. This plan is being furthered and has thus far proved rewarding. Physical Education and Rec- iuision of fyfigsicaf glcfncalfion an Kaliope Candianides George P. Zurenda Assistant Professor of Dance Fencing Coach ' 39 Catherine H. 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To reach our pot of gold, We'll Work together. So we will wait no longer, Here are our Patron Saints: They're Dr. and Mrs. Applegate! Melody: I'll Be Seeing You To our Patron Saints For all the gracious things you've done For all the laughter and the fun, We sing to you. Now it will be told We've reached that Pot of Gold, But how could we go wrong With you to guide us all along? Everlasting friends Although these years must end, Although the road must bend, Our thoughts will always tend To lind you in our memories No matter what we dog We'll be looking through the yea And we'll be seeing you. TS Barbara Bailey, Treasurer: Sally Moulton, President: Ann Kessler, Vice-Presidentg Penny Kaiser, Secretary. 1956-The year of the "birth of the Class of 1960 .... 180-odd, the fresh-faced freshmen con- verged on Elmira College clutching such be- loved keepsakes as stuffed animals and boy- friends, and being clutched by harassed parents. . . . We eyed each other warily .... "She's pin- ned!!" Life settled down to the routine dictated by the Octagons, and Annie was ceremoniously inaugurated to lead the Frosh .... Buddy Night arrived with the front-line struggle at the mail- boxes .... At last we belonged to someone .... Uniformity was momentarily achieved with our proud march sporting new camel blazers .... Winter came and sub-zero winds blew .... So did the fuses .... Our Winter Weekend offering, so slaved over, was conceived between frenzied vis- its to the Senate Room .... The Applegates were chosen to be our "parents" for the next four yearsg it was a wonderfully accurate choice .... Every event, every defeat, drew us closer to one- ness .... As spring approached, spring fever ran rampant .... Half-clad sunbathers were uncere- moniously evicted from Cowles roof at high noon .... Merry Canters came, and the expres- sion, "She's College" became immortal. . . . So did the expression, "We lost again .... " With the end of final exams, our freshman year be- came a part of historyg a class history .... And so, we eagerly rushed home. September 1957 saw the return of our class, now worldly and wise .... We knew our way around, and let everyone else know it, too .... Those first nights at dinner, the new freshman class sang as it never had before-and never has since .... We ruled the world, but our world consisted of a very private domain that was the brand-new Perry Hall .... Buddy Night came again, but this time the tables were turned .... We created impossible clues, sent maddening verses, bought ingenious gifts, and watched al- most maternally, as our Little Buddies strug- gled .... Christmas Vacation came and so did budding romances .... We fed Mrs. Popp's ul- cers with such pranks as "roof prowlers" in the dead of night .... In spite of our unity, this was our year of battle .... Father-Daughter Weekend dulled the pain of our Merry Chanters loss .... May brought Mock May Day and May Day .... Yammy's radiance as Chief Sitting Bull was sec- ond only to that of our lovely queen, Carol Mc- Kinnie .... We said good-bye to our two-year students and went home for another summer. The "long, long while from May to Septem- ber" passed swiftly and we returned, now genu- ine upperclassmen . . . and Big Sisters. . . . As ambassadors of good will, we tried our best to make a good first impression for the new fresh- men .... Our number was reduced even more by the group of students studying abroad .... Dia- mond rings began appearing frequently as winter wore on and Valentine's day approached .... It was a proud feeling to see our own Pam in the black robe of Student Government President in the spring of that year .... Our feelings of "get- ting old" increased as we became mere spectators at the May Day ceremonies, but we were still "young at heart," which was made clear in such events as the midnight pilfering of the senior Flamin' Mamie elligy .... And another year was over. The Finale of the winning senior skit, "Medium Rare." September '59 saw our return as Seniors .... This has been our star-studded year, and one studded with tears .... Our Senior Vlfeekend will linger in our hearts as a moving salute to our four years at Elmira .... The Senior Mixers will go down in history as a comedy-or a tragedy-of errors .... The word "apathy" has been non- existent as far as the Seniors are concerned, and "togetherness" has become synonymous with our class .... Our winnings have been big and worth waiting for .... Winter Weekend belonged to us this year .... We devoted the spring months to job interviews and plans for the Bonfire, Senior Day, and Graduation-with a few hurried prayers that we'd make it. From the great unshaped mass of humanity that we were four short years ago, we have emerged as intelligent, clear-thinking young women. Our plans are varied, our goals diverse, but in a few things, at least, we think uniformly. We love our class and all that it has achieved. Perhaps most of all, however, we love Elmira College and what it has given us. As we go on through the years to come, many of us will grow apart, but the unity that personilies the Class of 1960 will always point as a beacon to our class and to our school, the school that has made us the future. K- as 7' -xp UE Seniors pose for "candid shot" in Kolker Lounge. jane Francis "tearfully" begs Pat Pep per, "Hey, jacques! Have you seen Louis?" ,anim Ja ,eta Elmira, New York English Literature e ,ft , , s.s :::,,i L . garhara gaiig .gyancfra Karger Roselle Park, New Jersey Newton Square, Pennsylvania Chemistry Mathematics 44 jFanC66 50,6 Endicott, New York Elementary Education A L gf 60l"g8I'Le E. MIMQFZBJ Glen Rock, New jersey English A7AZ6lAetlL .A gfdJ'LAl'l'L6ll'L Clinton, New York English 45 MILE . MGCAMHH Corning, New York Elementary Education Saaan 60045 Orchard Park, New York Elementary Education 46 gonifa gown Union, New jersey Elementary Education Znia, gown Hopewell junction, New York Art N E. .AAHE 601,66 Oneonta, New York Psychology x . I ,ll ,, ,, w fx gdfgdfd gaflff Nyack, New York Biochemistry 6420 he CAGE Lynbrook, New York Mathematics .ZBOCJOPG S j Fairfield, Connecticut Spanish eyeffe gzzagelj, COOIQEI' Lakeview, Connecticut Secondary Education Jambi Cufief East Hartford, Connecticut Mathematics, Economics Mcforia mferd gba, Elmira, New York French 49 Caro! L MHZ? Elmira, New York Biology .Suzanne licdirwon Owego, New York Philosophy and Religion Pmfa W EM Haworth, New Jersey Sociology A r Y r Q ,U N eorgia ibu:5IferahecA oyce 67AworfA Elmira, New York Worcester, Massachusetts Mathematics Psychology 51 23 'EEZ z z ,glgfmgzgfiggsl ' A iw H ,Y r- H N ' 5, 1 'U M, Y V' M ' 1 11-if? -"W H u H 1 Q . ,U H 5 J ' 12 " H"'m'H,v - S I Z XHNHNHHH H . y0..!4l'Ll'L wanna i'l'Ly66!y Horseheads, New York Social Studies I fgogerfa 3ZeneLlricL may jerrie Short Hills, New jersey Philmont, New York Elementary Education English 52 .gylleifa jgfzdimmomi Williamstown, Massachusetts English ss uzanne jodfer Pittsford, New York Biology ane jranci5 Clifton, New jersey Elementary Education, Music V V -ex ,f W, tg fn igg vf ' H pafricia Q Short Hills, Psychology y0.!gI'Ll'L Z9I'L Whitney Point, New York E lementary Education 46lbl,Bl" New jersey 54 '7 J GGFJVLEP Sao Paulo, Brazil Elementary Education arcia . given M Buffalo, New York Elementary Education ru' asm Wy A-2. 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H fzidciffa Jacfaon Mannheim, Germany English nn, .jczider New York, New York Elementary Education 58 gag Jaccoma, Forest Hills, New York History pafricia .jcfzzg Montour Falls, New York Music, Speech yan A Jem, ,am of Jac, Geneva, New York Red Hook, New York Elementary Education French, Spanish 59 N E N acguegne .!6pp l Scotch Plains, New Jersey English 1 annie .jdamcn .gznalra oagalfe Great Neck, New York Fairview, Massachusetts English Elementary Education 60 ogoaide ollclcfon Niagara Falls, New York Elementary Education ll ll 61 Wane? Janie Elmira, New York Elementary Education .QQFOVL OL, o!I0U8f! Elmira, New York Political Science A! oia muffin Elmira, New York Elementary Education onine megan! Allendale, New Jersey Elementary Education Caro! mac! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Economics 'm 55 ,N 2 -Q Qi H fi H" NJ" uw 1 me m u yanelf me GKHJAZH kkkkk Webster, New York Biology .fggwn WAI' mary Daze Morgan Bedford, New York Elmira, New York A rt English 63 OZQKEM W Wm Elmira, New York Art .gaffy WOMALOVL .jQfA,Len Ywnmern Rochester, New York Newton Square, Pennsylvania Biology English, Secondary Education 64 OZ' evra, WMXLIY- Bronxville, New York History Forest Hill 65 rfiafe YW Calfiierine W fi MJF y Litchfleld, Connecticut International R elations Wewman s, New York History N.. Jouzfilfn Ozgien Elmira Heights, New York Social Studies SME OW' Cedarhurst, New York F rench Jane Ogian Corning, New York Elementary Education ?. 66 ana? O5fer Interlaken, New Jersey History gzzafelf. page West Hartford, Connecticut Elementary Education pafricia QPPQI' Schenectady, New York History .xdngefa gaggia, Utica, New York English Wane? gee Worcester, Massachusetts Biology 57411, leuifufio Brooklyn, New York Elementary Education ,aw gf fem Marblehead, Massachusetts Psychology I df? Mftlflfbifeg Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Sociology Mob Saforg Locust Valley, New York Biology anice Stratford, Connecticut Sociology Saffy .gishoafzenalorf g Z i h "':? T hh Cazenovia, New York French tttt -:'i h n s t,. no QQ IEE X 4 i tttttt arcia ia! Holden, Massachusetts Speech and Theater, English Jdmeffe G SMJM Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania Elementary Education 75. 2 Joan Sggia mariQn ,gmiffz Armonk Village, New York Elmira, New York English Economics 71 V H V N W X, .Anne sgpoongoe Elmira, New York Elementary Education Wa,riQn .SEMA Orchard Park, New York English 72 X. .Anna .glfickelyf Frederick, Maryland English may .xdnn .gafion Johnstown, New York Mathematics, Economics ia, 3 ata Grand Rapids, Michigan Elementary Education .june jagffaro Elmira, New York Elementary Education .lfeffd A M50 Yonkers, New York Spanish .AQZM C 'M-mjmef Hempstead, New York S Biology ooa l maria lmizlfergefcf Troy, New York W H , Medical Technology -v l ' 52 M Q F 'QLWA , 2-Nh 74 X ' .fgnilfa Wav Dobbs Ferry, New York Sociology yuabfk P 'IMOJ Schenectady, New York Elementary Education X 3 may Moa, Bronxville, New York H istory g'6l'LOI" Q MAO!! Hillsdale, New Jersey Elementary Education Q lwlllllw l Y l SGHJFG of mPAOg5 Ann Zmmgrman Pittsford, New York Bloomfleld, New Jersey Elementary Education Elementary Education 76 it Mocicilfe ibegrees Sophomore year was the turning point for the class of 1960. To some of us, the coming year would bring the thrill of being called "upperclassmen." To others, the coming year would offer challenges in the business world and, to some, op- portunities for special training in their selected fields. We lost many girls that year to business careers, to the nursing profession, and to that ever-popular domain-the white cottage with a rose-covered picket fence. They have scattered as the autumn leaves, but are not forgotten. Yes- these girls are still with us in spirit, and this spirit shall always remain with the Class of 1960. t Y 's':. Q?" ,, gui! ,,J41!itcd4on gowem .Sofia .fgclan gucdoy joan Cadoon Charlottesville, Virginia Syracuse, New York Wolcott, New York Associate in Applied Science Associate in Arts Associate in Arts 77 gait A Citi Boston, Massachusetts Associate in Applied Science 1 to M , ,X s, K ,QL so ww , wi W. sss, if ,Qs . ft f 1 : 1 may .klargison Webster, New York Associate in Arts A . eggs 'js - Odemdfy St. Clairsville, Ohio Associate in Arts 2 ix-f gargara .jgiinzman Caro! majcnnie ,xdnn mnor Garden City, New York West Hartford, Connecticut Rome, New York Associate in Arts Associate in Arts Associate in Arts 78 Every? Rea! gardara glad jtccklfh piecing Niagara Falls, New York Schenectady, New York Irondequoit, New York Associate in Applied Science Associate in Arts Associate in Applied Science 1 s l- R - .p l , lil : N A 5 7'l1 l M oiio mv + ,lu.,!Q1fz, ,J NWN H " pafricia Smifd emef ,Simi anef jfenery Rochester, New York Williamstown, Massachusetts Elmira, New York Associate in Arts Associate in Applied Science Associate in Arts 79 MVLCJZPCZELJJWQQVL 80 Junior Class Ollicers Nancy MacLeod, Gay Itzen, Evelyn Zandri and Alice Holmes. The Juniors were the first to arrive on campus in September. They spent the week before classes began escorting their Little Sisters to teas, parties, meetings, and generally orienting them to the Elmira atmos- phere. Nancy Greenberg served as Chairman of the Freshmen until they elected their own class president. Led by the Juniors, Elmira took time out for a "Ba- varian Holiday" in November, and members of all classes enjoyed a unique and entertaining junior Prom Weekend. Elmira sweatshirts of all colors dotted the campus as a result of the Juniors' business endeavor. Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Junker and their children, Nanette, Louis and jamie. In the fall of 1959, the Junior Class chose Dr. and Mrs. Louis Junker to serve as their Patron Saints. The junkers replaced Dr. and Mrs. Henry Tobias, who left Elmira College to teach in New Mexico. The Junkers,and their three children entertained the class in their home and were hosts at a picnic in May. 81 1fufz,i0rA With the arrival of sub-freshmen on campus in February, the Juniors spent the weekend answering a myriad of ques- tions and touring parts of the campus even they had forgotten existed. The favorite dates of the year, our dads, honored the Juniors at Father- Daughter Weekend in April. The class shone on the stage at Merry Chanters, but the dads out-danced, out-played, and out-sang everyone the rest of the week- end. As the Class of '61 watched the Seniors on Graduation Day, they were filled with a deep sense of responsibility, knowing that they soon would be Seniors. Row 1: R. Garlinkel, K. Rogers, A. Bahrenburg, N. Rust, C. Karambelas, M. Heverly, P. Cross, M. Blumrosen, J. Mosko- witz, J. Straley. Row 2: T. Conocchioli, A. Coughlin, J. Jessup, J. Welch, J. Dahl, A. Prechtl, N. Barth, S. Johnston, G. La- Forge, N. Greenburg. Row 3: S. Hughes, N. MacLeod, L. Brockway, M. Levi, W. Irish, S. Calder, M. Rossiter, J. 0'Leary, K. Gaffney, D. Dunning. l K i .,, N l Smiling Juniors set off the lovely new lounge of Main Street Dormitory. 82 A group of fallen angels, clad in the scarlet blazers and MYfiad knights in Sllghtll' tarnished-armor gathfl' agimt green beanies of the Freshman 'Class, pay homage to the their Charming heroine, RCPUUSGL ln the Junior ass Winter Weekend Skit, olfering a parody on the days of Devil, dressed in the garb of a Junior. old . . . when knights were bold. Row I: S. Smalley, S. Manella, N. Reigart, M. Olson, E. Zandri, F. Gurian, P. Mand, B. Messling, B. Ferrell, P. Farnum. Row 2: A. Damon, A. Ferris, M. J. Tesoriero, C. Emery, T. Myers, B. Watts, M. Jeter, A. Miletti, K. Shoemaker, J. Perinchief, J. Pascale. Row 3: J. Peck, A. Holmes, C. Miller, C. Neebe, S. Troxell, A. Beattie, C. Christian, M. J. Pinney, S. Gorman, F. Pacillco, A. Fusscas. 83 Sophomore Class Ofhcers Rita Abel, Betsy Reese, Eleanor Carpenter and Rose Marie Petitti. Mr. and Mrs. Klee and their children, Matthew and Debbie. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce B. Klee were chosen Pa- tron Saints by the Class of '62 at an all-college Convocation. Debbie and Matthew, the two Klee children, charmed the audience with Debbie's blazer and Matthew's beanie of periwinkle blue. 84 52,9 Olflfb 014255 Sophomores . . . Some 200 odd timid but shining faces took the Elmira Col- lege campus by storm in September of 1958 . . . Big Sisters and Little Sisters soon became old friends . . . Sue Vaill became Freshman President in the tradi- tional ceremony . . . Buddy Night came and went with all the excitement of a first night premiere, and the Freshmen "belonged" . . . Periwinkle blue blazers were warmly received in a dramatic presentation, and the class made a creditable showing with the Winter Weekend skit . . . Patron Saints, Mr. and Mrs. Klee, charmed the student body as they became "parents" to the Class of '62 . . . Merry Chanters was a great affair with the Freshman song chosen winner . . . Sophomores, now experienced and thoroughly oriented, made a vivacious return to Elmira in September of 1959 . . . This year, they were Big Buddies, a role vastly enjoyed by all . . . The Win- ter Weekend skit didn't win, but it was much enjoyed by the audience and by all the Sophomores . . . What is to come to this class in its remaining two years at Elmira no one knows, but whatever it may be, the Class of '62 is sure to be a big success. Sophomores and their daddy-dates pose while drinking in A S11P6ICi1i0l1Sly-Smiling Sophomore the sunshine and the beer. Both were available during angel d21l1glCS the key to the gate of Fathel--Daughter Weekend' heaven over heads of devils from the other three classes. Row I: M. Wolff, J. Kane, D. Lyttle, E. Carpenter, N. Moravec, J. Traum, D. Lufkin, C. Weil, P. Brown. Row 2: P. Vaug- han, S. Ensminger, H. Baldyga, R. Abel, P. Puschin, D. Williams, B. Corti, C. Alpert, R. Darlington, B. Burger. Row 3: B Honigberg, J. Cumming, N. Annett, A. Stevenson, B. Harry, C. Gorra, T. Vroman, L. Greene, P. Duggan, R. Bauerschaefer 85 Mystified Kay Feinberg investigates the inner sanctum of the "arty girl." Row I: B. Behrman, K. Feinberg, J. Fox, S. Klein, C. Painter, D. Wemple, H. Anthony, P. Lippard, L. Kasmin, M. Bryan S. Schwarz, J. Krampf, H. Gradstein. Row 2: R. Stark, A. Messina, N. Young, D. Chandler, B. Love, C. Havener, M. Savage L. Wotring, M. Adams, S. Wilcox, M. Munro, S. Zallea, P. Fisher, A. Glucksman. Row 3: P. Farrell, A. Bouton, C. Hollister R. Dolberg, S. Cordes, N. Neubauer, J. Ewart, M. Soule, M. Norman, M. Stuart, T. Wintringham, B. Burke, L. Wulff, H Giusti, S. DeLaney. 86 Traveling on, Kay discovers the secrets and mores of the perennial "party girl." . .----- 1 - -. ,,..-T..-. - .,,,.,,,, M .. .- 1 , - 1--k ,,,.V,,, M . , , ,L ,- sm... ,rL,..-L4Li.,.. Lara-.. . , , , , , .- ii? Row 1: E. D'Italia, D. Richardson, B. Sparkes, S. Allen, J. Bassett, L. Harding, R. Petitti, L. Beckert, J. Maine, G. Vay, l N. Orabona, B. Sharpless, A. Hall. Row 2: O. Black, S. Morrisey, E. Gagnon, J. Felsen, I. Bauer, T. Lucas, J. McCleery, B. Reese, B. Hicks, E. McMahon, B. Chapman, M. Murphy, H. Zawatsky, M. MacKay. Row 3: B. Gardner, A. Townsend, S. Rolf, J. Jaynes, B. Lewis, J. Ultsch, J. Koch, J. Gentile, B. Hoifman, W. Hunter, C. Myers, N. Hires, J. Trask. l 87 Row 1: P. Scranton, D. Thompson, L. Levine, P. Roberts, J. Gross, R. Salamack, A. Brown, L. Weinstein. Row 2: M. Schiff, A. Gorea, J. Morris, L. Larkey, A. Penny, B. Yvadsten, A. Borland. Row 1: S. Saponaro, L. Cruttenden, S. Sweppler, S. Bryner, J. Caspar, L. Robbins, A. Jerome, C. Trabert, H. Feldman, S Webb. Row 2: J. Nelson, G. Davis, C. Obermann, M. Sprague, L. Gomborov, D. Heilpern, S. Vaill, S. McKinnie, B. Smith L. Krumholz. 88 Freshmen and Sophomores attack each other with mud, water and high spirits during Mock May Day ceremonies. Orchesis performs a gay spring dance as a part of the May Orchesis offers a dance to the May Queen at the scene of DRY fe5'3iVifiCS- her crowning, Watkins Glen. 89 Freshman Class Oflicers Eleanor Watts, Sara Knight and Susan McCurdy. At a special all-college Convocation following the first freshman C.C. exam, the Class of 1963 jubilantly removed the green beanies that had been a part of their Wardrobe up until that time. The ceremony was concluded by a song about the hardships of the habitual "beanie-wearer." This Con- vocation initiated a new tradition at Elmira College. . -' . 5..-,-.',,ft fy.-... 3 M-, A J E ,,, fa T mia " ' 2 5 'f--' Q V i ,, it l - s iam . an 0 0 Y .. tnrthnn L A 1 oo s-M H Q - H .i ... , Fa., as M - 90 Ea mm During the winter of 1960, the Freshman Class chose Mr. and Mrs. Victor M. Hoar, jr., as their Patron Saints. Mr. Hoar is an in- structor in English, and Mrs. Hoar is taking courses at Elmira College toward her B.A. Mr. and Mrs. Victor M. Hoar, jr. Vi, ,rl . - , 4 . 1 . siffif' - -- . 2 .Q 1 5 sm ' V , ' f ', 1 . 552521177 :- ' :xii i .Frm ' 'i y' :wif ?Eggjj"" 1' 1 .. f ' 51 - ' ,. i 1 .F 1 rfvsti .: M :sis . lull 1 ' .. . 'sy - A - -- f- ' .. '. 2- K Row I: C. Betterbed, L. Patterson, P. Morris, R. Wilson, M. Parkhill, P. Marco, L. Berg, J. Weller, A. Scolnick, B. Adams M. Kaplan, M. Hulseman. Row 2: A. Pitkin, M. Houser, M. Hughes, S. Mcllwaine, C. Collins, J. Kehoe, T. Irkliewskij, K Simpson, P. Callas, H. Shipman, S. Taylor, G. Gardner. Row 3: E. Jacobs, D. Fossaceca, P. Harris, R. Pachino, C. Kings- burg, S. Foster, P. Sadlon, V. S. Harrison, M. Moore, J. Moser, E. Grant, S. Knight. 91 A group of Freshmen beatniks attempt to advertise oatmeal during the Fresh- man YVinter Yveekend Skit. Row I: C. Weeks, G. Sussman, G. Isenbcrg, L. Schneider, A. Miller, A. Maier, C. Palmer, E. White, C. Marianos, A. 4Miller W. Noble, L. Salyer. Row 2: B. Disbrow, M. Blanchard, A. Gerstel, N. Anselment, R. Dowd, J. Rinzler, L. Tripp, L. Murray M. Caunt, C. Hotchkiss, P. Lieder, K. Peterson. Row 3: J. Shoemaker, V. Hill, J. Waugh, W. Techet, M. Mitchell, S. Bull, S Gage, C. Weinstein, E. Watts, C, Davies, P. Knapp, B. Anderson, L. Schlingloflf. 92 A sighing siren and her handsome beau try their hands at the successful sell- ing of oatmeal. Row I: K. Niecke, K. Steiner, C. Barnam, P. Schorr, G. Botkin, P. Wolcott, J. Nohe, K. Weihe, C. Searing, K. Richards, E. Stradler, J. Piazza, E. Rcmsen, M. Storm, S. Rosato. Row 2: L. Macintosh, N. Gerstenzang, M. Pfeifer, J. Loyacano, S. Rum- sey, C. Leach, S. Norwell, N. Golush, C. Berberian, R. Strange, A. Merker, H. Rudolph, J. Boyle, J. Lewis, M. Kaplan. Row 3: H. Peters, L. Nelson, R. McCarthy, D. Stroup, M. Gridley, L. Smith, N. Ruffner, N. Korns, S. McCurdy, F. McCarthy, S. Kcster, P. Finegan, R. August, B. Parker, M. Mansfield. Row 4: C. Maddox, N. Princi, P. Zalner, D. Zimmermann, J. Eakins, S. Anderson, J. Coddington, L. Shaffer, C. Monell, L. Crane, J. Riccardelli, E. Timm, L. Lovell, C. Nobbs, J. Gor- don. 93 Sue Donahue finds her second clue Buddy Night on Dr. Murray's front porch. The freshman Winter Weekend display Justice, weights virtue against evil. Row 1: G. Constine, B. Samstag, L. Story, A. Marcello, R. Jaffe, J. Gorrell, A. Carter, E. Coleman, J. Greene, S. Blicker, P. Lieberman, B. Frick. Row 2: C. Stellar, B. Stone, R. Freishtat, C. Kotch, P. Cytrow, M. Sollenberger, P. Garfield, A. Lerman S. Fitch, E. Van Arnam, K. Krischan, J. Spiegel. Row 3: J. Sonntag, S. Hurtig, G. Van Dyke, N. Miller, N. Kowaleski, P Koslow, N. Tjarksen, J. Jehl, J. Coddington, S. Guerin, R. Strouse, C. Ferentz, C. Ostheimer. Row 4: B. Boller, I. Krosch, J Hitchcock, L. Finkel, L. Brusil, C. Tracy, E. Cuthbert, J. Frier, L. Mohlenhoif, B. Hand, S. Kelly, E. Rose. 94 Row 1: E. Urbano, J. Hurcvitz, S. Schoonover, D. Humes, L. Symonds, E. Clayton, G. Pugh, M. Raynor, V. Coursen. Row 2: L. Evans, E. Hastings, J. Foerschler, C. Smith, A. Judson, M. A. Sutton, E. Grenadier, E. Walsh, S. Donahue, S. Lewis, T. Van Atta. Row 3: J. Lemeshnik, A. Goldner, E, Jones, L. D'Alessandro, S. Berryhill, C. Rosler, D. Herman, J. Woznak, B. Hillman, M. Freedman. Row I: J. Northrop, M. Bailey, P. Duffy, B. Brown, J. Mahood, S. Keeser, S. Eaton, C. Barrington, D. Poggi, M. Wellslager, G. Cooper. Row 2: J. Adler, R. Cerisano, J. Angelilli, T. Brancalc, J. Oliver, L. Turner, J. Smith, R. Rockwell, J. Mayshak, J. Nelan, K. Todt. Row 3: E. Neubert, G. Young, J. Frank, E. Babcock, J. Bloomgarclen, B. Brauer, A. Wilder, B. Gunder- man, M. Cockrell, J. Larson, A. Broadhurst, N. Oberst. 95 V l The tradition of choosing the girl elected Freshman Class President is al- ways one full of pathos and suspense. This year, the Sophomore Class officers chose Sara Knight of Westport, Connecti- cut, elected by popular choice to be the first leader of the Class of '63, Carried on a flower-bedecked chair to the platform, tearful Sara was embraced by her proud parents and congratulated by the student body. rgoufaizafiorw WF? Row 1 D DeLuca B Blankman, P. Duffy, E. Watts, J. Wood-President: R. Kursch, S. Todd Row 2 K Shoemaker N Greenberg M Ferris S Moulton, A. Kessler, E. Reese, E. Zandri, S. Manella, P. Kelly. ,fdclfiuilfiw oomci Activities Council is comprised of all organization heads on campus and of presidents from all four classes. Their President is Judy Wood. One of the highlights of the group's work this year was the initiation of the Activities Night Carnival for the purpose of familiarizing the incoming freshmen with campus activities. ' , The principal event of the year was the formation of the Student Union Drive. The students themselves plan to raise money for the erection of the Student Union. 97 is in 'asf 2 us... . ' . Ig .d ' ' if A . - ,Q llzill frills" . , zzy ssh ,jg ,x., is Row 1 J Jessup E Gardner, J. Gentile, Mrs. Bernt, P. Duffy, G. jaccoma, A. Damon, V. Satory, J. Wood. Row 2: P Cross E Babcock N Korns S. Allen, M. Wood, E. Nagel, S. Vaill, A. Zimmerman, S. Johnston, W. Noble, S. Stoeppler. egbfa five Mar Legislative Board is composed of the dormitory heads and representatives from all four classes. This year's program included the evaluation and revision of forms of communication on campus. A Student Government Conference, the first in the history of the College, was held on campus last spring. Representatives from fourteen women's colleges dis- cussed problems common to all. This conference Won recognition for Elmira College as a milestone in the successful evaluation of Student Government. 98 Left to Right: G. jaccoma-Chief Justiceg S. Calder, A. Sponyoe, A. Bruce, A. Messina, C. Paintor P Finnegan I Kenny P. Poole, A. Fusscas, J. Dahl. Jowficiaf Mar judicial Board is made up of representatives elected from all four classes. This organization maintains the Honor System, an integral part of life at Elmira Col- lege. The Board handles disciplinary problems. This year, Judicial Board prepared a brochure for the incoming freshmen. This fully explained the Honor System and prepared the new students to sign the Honor Pledge. Chief justice Gale jaccoma feels that this year has shown great progress in the Honor System as a way of life. 99 ., 6 ommilffee AQ.. 6 Row I: P. Brown, C. Hollister, R. Darlington, R. Stark. Row 2: S. Dickinson, N. Oster, D. Thompson, L. Van Tassel, G. Better- bed, N. Hernan. Elected by Legislative Board on the basis of leader- ship and personal merit, it is the function of the Corn- mittee Heads to improve communications from their particular area to the faculty and student body. This body works under the direction of Legislative Board. . ocia Gmmilffee The Social Committee, led by Chair- man Ronnie Kursch, is comprised of dormitory representatives, the school his- torian and Mrs. Wagner. The Committees greatest accomplish- ment this year has been the institution of dinner-dances for freshman mixers. Social Committee hopes to continue in this vein next year with an all-college function featuring a Well-known enter- tainer. N. MacLeod, K. Shoemaker, P. Bryant, R. Kursch, G. Betterbed J. Cumming, Mrs. Wagner. 100 mr!! Llftiuemify eruice World University Service is an international organi- zation supported by students and faculty members of colleges and universities all over the globe. Elmira College's WUS Chairman for this year was Judith Trask. Representatives canvassed the student body twice during the year. Money collected was used to support needy college students in Hong Kong. Students pledge themselves to support this cause in September of the school year. Row 1: E. Stadler, J. Trask, E. Watts. Row 2: S Clinger, O. Black, S. Cordes. aglfozcfenlf clfiwddtyo Row 1: M. Hirschberg, J. Atwood, B. Blankman, C. Wolpert, J. Schil- ling. Row 2: R. Pettiti, S. Bryner, P. Mand, J. Trask, R. Fendrick, J. Straley, A. Sponyoe, J. O'Leary. 101 All religious activities on the Elmira College campus are under the direction of Student Fellowship. This inter-faith group is composed of four smaller de- nominational groups. Student Fellowship supervises and co- ordinates all the activities of these four clubs, and in addition, organizes and pre- sents the annual Religious Evaluation Days program. - H.: . W is l H H H are , .. ssl ""i"1l'7 'H i 'W . f ' N ,,, 7 ' iff' 'e ' Y -M f"""f53sI1'1giw"? ' H .sr 'iik 1 '. 1 1 ll V wx ' -f .11 6 ' ' ' ' ii llwiiifii ,QS ' 3 ' - ' ii 215 Row 1: R. Petitti, V. Pilaro. Row 2: E. Watts, S. Taylor, C. Maddox, S. Donahue, E. Rose, A. Milette, P. Zalner, S. Delan- ey. Row 3: D. DeLuca, N. Princi, B. Fendrick, C. Ostheimer, G. Davis, B. Burke, N. Annett, M. Heverly, A. Prechtl, J Gentile, A. Koughlin, Father Morgan, Father Collins, A. Sponyoe. 9ll!WL6'LlfL An all-encompassing and intensive program was carried out this year by the Newman Club, the reli- gious organization on campus for Catholic students. The bi-monthly meetings this year featured eminent Catholics from the area who spoke on topics particu- larly pertinent to college girls. Through conferences with Father Morgan and weekly classes concerned with the Catholic doctrine, the students were offered the opportunity to learn more about the Catholic faith and to receive guidance to put this faith to work. 102 -.- S X-1 Row I: M. Kaplan, R. Pachino, A. Gerstel, C. Kingsberg, G. Isenberg. Row 2: N. Golush, H. Feldman J Rinzler P Mann L. Schneider, P. Schorr, G. Sussman. Row 3: R. Jaffe, M. Schiff, P. Lubermann, L. Krumholz, R Dolberg J Fox E Grena dier, J. Gross. ewi5A .glflftdenlf Adociafion Since the main object of the jewish Students Associa- tion is to help its members become more familiar with the Hebrew way of life, a close relationship with the Jewish families in Elmira is maintained. This year, many of the members worked at the El- mira Jewish Community Center, conducting classes in cooking, bowling, and arts and crafts. Bagels and lox brunches were sponsored by JSA in an effort to explain Hebrew customs to the student body. Several lecturers were sponsored to enlighten members on jewish traditions. 103 Ckflfalfian Mociczfzfolfa A I 1-f t EM Row I: J. Trask, M. Gridley, J. Schilling, N. Page. Row 2: F. Beach, E. Reese, S. Barger, G. LaForge. Members of all Protestant denomina- tions are invited to become members of Christian Association, which is main- tained to assist the Protestant girl to be- come more familiar with her religion. This year, panel discussions and lec- tures, conducted by students and faculty members, were held with the aim of clar- ifying the Protestant point of view on several different questions. Dr. Debbins spoke on "The Positive Proof of the Ex- istence of God" and Judge Donahue, from the Elmira Childrens Court, ex- plained how good religious practices can favorably influence children. Several members of C. A. attended con- ferences of the Student Christian Move- ment of New York. Students from Wells College and Cornell University partici- pated in a panel discussion of the beliefs of Protestants. H igioow gfafwafion nga Steering Committee: Row 1: J. Schilling, Dr. Debbins, Mrs. Wagner, Dr. Marsden, M. Hirschberg. Row 2: P. Cross, F, Gurion, B. Blankrnan, M. Blu- morsen, J. Atwood, G. Cornaccia, P. Mand. Mr. Howard Radest The Reverend William L. Reilly The Reverend Charles L Mead Sponsored by Student Fellowship, Religious Evalua- tion Days are four days set aside in the fall in which students are urged, through discussions, convocations and personal interviews to interpret, intensify and evaluate their religious ties. This year's theme, "The Courage to Be," was car- ried out by four guest speakers in a series of coffee hours, panel discussions, religious services, convocation meetings and interviews. Throughout these four days, the Elmira student was asked to consider, "Who Am I? Does it require courage to be a modern man? Re- ligiously, where am IP What role should ethics play in my life? Should I conform?" Mr. Radest, Rabbi Grauer, Anne Sponyoe, Betty Blankman Father Reilley Rabbi Murray Grauer Reverend Mead, and Marcia Hirschberg participate in a lively discussion during R.E Days 1 5 xi' :' ' N W -'abr ' l-1' 1 1 J .' ,7 ' J -. kggfr 11 .I ' J 15 -, , V, Q.. L I g K. .- Y iff. v Q , 1,1 f' 1' X I Y Y Q 3 A -' i ' ht . ' l at Q N - x . mgzr--. , rid J. Curtis, Business Managerg G. Dusterdieck, Editor-in-Chiefg M. L. Morken, Literary Editor. For the third year, The Iris has been prepared under the direction of an editor and her staff from the Senior Class. Until 1958, The Iris had been a book presented by and for the Junior Class. The 1959 Iris introduced the use of color in the frontispiece. Under the direction of Georgia Duster- dieck, the 1960 Iris has carried the use of colored pho- tographs into all the divisions of the book. In addition, the 1960 Iris has presented a more thorough coverage of the campus and its buildings in order that each student may remember Elmira Col- lege, the place she called "home" for four years. Row 1: S. Todd, G. Betterbed, M. L. Morken, A. Bruce. Row I: S. Eaton, J. Curtis, S. Schlinglolf. Row 2: J. Sonn Row 2: C. Murphy, A. Kessler, M. Sutton. tag, S. Kelly, M- Blilfwhiifd. K- Richard- 106 -I HH!! F , , I ,fe UCf6Lg0l'L Editorial Staff: Row 1: G. Betterbed M Ferris M L Morken Row 2: P. Olson, E. Chen, L. Moss V Pilaro A Bruce The Octagon is the Weekly campus newspaper, which is entirely student run and managed. The membership is open to all four classes. This year the Octagon staff was well-rewarded by re- ceiving a First Class honor rating by the Associated Collegiate Press All American Critical Service. A pre- freshman issue, initiated and acclaimed this year, is hoped to become a regular feature. The staff attempted to present a closer communica- tion between the students and faculty. "Letters to the Editor" became a regular feature. Among the most memorable editions of The Octagon were the Senior Weekend, Christmas, and Graduation issues. s Row I: J. Green, R. Petitti, M. Adams, J. Francis, J. McG1ashan, J. Hurevitz R Jaffe. Row 2: N. Hires, L. Workman, M. Blanchard, L. Berg, j. Oliver, D Her ITIHFI. 107 5z4,f Row 1: D. Wilkinson, G. Roberts, A. J, Stickell. Row 2: L. Spink, C. Karatnbelas, S. Fitzsimmons, J. Siggia, A. Rabbia, D. DeLuca, J. Appleman, H. Hoffman. Sibyl is the literary publication on the Elmira Col- lege campus. Including poetry, short stories and essays submitted by students, Sibyl has produced three issues this year. Editor Janet Appleman feels that this has been a fruitful and valuable year for members of Sibyl. A-f The Art Club oilicially began to function this year. The object of the organization is to promote aft activi- ties and enhance the interests in the cultural atmos- phere on the campus. The club members are in charge of all exhibitions hung in the Watson Gallery. A Gallery opening for the faculty exhibition was held in December. The Art Club sponsored the Beaux Arts Ball for Fine Arts Weekend-a first on the College campus. On Sunday of the weekend, Kenneth Evett displayed and lectured on his paintings at a coffee hour in the Gal- lery. This was the closing event of the Art Club's first season. 108 CLA Row 1: H. Anthony, C. Karambelas, H. Zawatsky, W. Irish. Row 2: I-I. Lee, A. Bahrenberg, J. Bloomgarden, D. DeLuca, S. Trox- ell-President, L. Liddon, G. Vay, J. Moskowitz, S. Calder, L. Moss. Jean O'Leary jnfernafiona Hfafiond CLA The News Pot Pourri, sponsored by the Interna- tional Relations Club, is a weekly news-sheet. It is the invention of Jean O'Leary, a member of the Class of '6l. She finds her source with the New York Times, and the news includes articles ranging from world events to sports and fashion news. Posted conveniently in each dormitory, the Pot Pourri affords each student with the chance to keep abreast of the news. -5 I 'N Row 1: C. Lichtenstein, H. Gradstein, R. Abel. Row 2: J. O Leary, R. Bauerschafer, M. Stewart, P. Feigenheimer. 109 38461, fe Left to Right: J. Ulch, N. Hires, P. Kelley-President, H. Hoffman, B. Hand, C. J. Ferentz. The Debate Club is associated with the Elmira Chapter of Delta Sigma Rho, the National Honorary Forensic Fraternity. Led by Patricia Kelley, the club welcomes members from all classes. Debates with Cornell and Colgate Universities were outstanding events in this year's agenda. .str Ctr The English Club is an organization open to all students interested in discuss- ing and sharing ideas on authors and their works. The club meets once a month to discuss one author and his works. In January, English Club members, led by Joan Siggia, had a special meeting with poetess-novelist May Sarton. The club hopes that next year will prove as valuable as this one has been. Row I: D. DeLuca, C. Murphy, J. Siggia, J. Schilling. Row 2: L. Spink, A. J. Stickell, A. Rabbia, F. Beach. Row 3: H. Hoffman, B. Wilkins, E. Blankman, S. Fitzsimmons, K. Mulhern. l10 WECW l i Frances Beach operates the controls, while Rosemary Darlington and Georgene Betterbed broad- cast their program. WECW, Elmira College's two-year-old radio station, has enjoyed a year of great progress. Extension of broadcasting time and membership in the National Association of Educational Broadcasting are only two of the many advances that WECW has made this year. Under the supervision of Mr. Crossman, plans are being made to allow for AM as Well as FM listening. Phyllis Cross was this year's station head. Row 1: J. Schilling, B. Honigberg, P. Cross, B. Hooey, H. Row 1: S. Manella, B. Corti, R. Darlington, S, Mcllwaine, Hoffman. Row 2: E. White, E. Hastings, D. Herman, M. S. Todd. Row 2: G. Sussman, B. Foster, M. Rossiter, A. Sutton, M. Kaplan, P. Schorr, C. Palmer, G. Betterbed. Damon, F. Beach, S. Blicker, J. Friedman. lll go ogy eminar Row 1: E. Watts, M. Bohne, J. Wishinski. Raw 2: S. Foster, I. Marcus, V. Satory, B, Foster. Cgftemidfry Row 1: B. Bailey, T. Conocchioli, K. Knight. Row 2: J. Mosher, I. Marcus, M. Bohne, A. Penny, B. Foster. 112 The aim of Chemistry Club is to pro- mote a greater understanding between science and the humanities through group and panel discussions. This year, the club took Held trips to the wineries and to Eastman Kodak, and sponsored a speaker from the American Chemical Society. Barbara Bailey was this year's presi- dent, and Dr. Gertrude Spremulli the faculty advisor. yocmidit Row 1: D. Williams, M. Munro, A. Kessler, J. Trask, M. Murphy. Row 2: L. Harding, B. Lewis, I. Bauer, M. Sav- age, J. Curtis. The purpose of the Spanish Club is to aid students in gaining increased knowledge of the Spanish lan- guage, mores and folkways. Led by President Ann Kessler, this year's Spanish Club activities have included lectures, movies and art exhibits. One of the highlights of the Spanish Club's year was a musical Christmas program led by Senor Victor Lopez. ,WA CCM La Maison Francaise is the center of the French Association's activities. Led this year by Kathy Gaffney, the French Club has held monthly coffee hours, lectures and discussions. A presen- tation of French folk dances at the El- mira YWCA during the Christmas season and a trip to Syracuse in February were activities that have helped make this year's work in French Club outstanding. Row 1: N. Reigert, C. Lichtenstein, C. Nobbs, A. Carter Row 2: E. Clayton, T. Beancale, K. Gaffney, J. O'Leary, L Robbins, S. Norwell. Row 3: E. McMahon, J. Cornebise N. Hernan, S. Clinger, D. Poggi, A. Stevenson, B. Ander- son, A. Miletti, A. Hansen. 113 Amfic .fdmoclfalfion Ogicersg A, W00, K, Knight, 5, Todd, S, Calder, Row 1: S. Taylor, S. Foster, H. Van Tassel, L. Kasrnin. Row 2: B. Love, A. Woo, S. Todd, S. Calder, K. Knight, V. Satory. Row 3: J. Atwood, R. Feeney, D. Dunning, J. van- Ronson, E. Gardner, A. Ferris, M. Olson. The Athletic Association Council is composed of the officers and managers of each sport on campus. This year, led by Sally Todd, A.A. sponsored a swimming competition. The organization also partici- pated in sports days with surrounding colleges. Elmira was pleased to play hostess to the National Intercollegiate Fencing Competition held in the spring. 861, LSQJPZ5 The Sea Stars, Elmira's synchronized swimming club, was formed last year and is already a well-known and successful club on campus. Led by President Beth Love, the mem- bers presented their annual water ballet. This year, the theme of the program was "Broadway Splash." Tryouts are held in September of every year and students of all classes are eli- gible for membership. OrcAe5i4 Orchesis is an honorary dance or- ganization which accepts members of all classes by tryout. Orchesis, led by Lois Martin, offers opportunity for creative dance study, composition and perform- ance to stimulate interest in dance and to foster appreciation for the art. Orchesis's activities this year included a Christmas and Spring Concert. Row 1: T. Brancale, N. Reigart, S. Schutzendorf, E. Remsen. Row 2: G. Bot kin, J. Shoemaker, L. Martin, L. Tripp, L. Abrams, L. Moss. Owing The Elmira College Outing Club was formed in order to bring students together to join in the outdoor activities and functions that they would not ordinarily engage in individually. Throughout the past year, members have at- tended conferences at Lake George, Penn State, and Shenandoah, Virginia. Their outings have included bicycle trips in the Elmira vicinity, ski- ing, and horseback riding overnights. A spring trip on horseback was planned, at which time the club traveled to Watkins Glen for the weekend. Row 1: D. Dunning, S. Roff, S. Foster, C. Hollister, M. Rossiter. Row 2: S. Stoeppler, S. Shearer, R. Feeney, J. Allen, J. Shappell. Row 3: S. Keyser, G. Young, K. Knight, N. Kovaleski. Ai The Ski Club, led by Judy Atwood, is aiiiliated with the Seneca Ski Club. The .group holds bi- monthly meetings where movies are shown or discussions on the sport of skiing are held. The principal activity is to provide transpor- tation for students Wishing to travel to nearby ski areas, and to post skiing conditions at nearby slopes. Row 1: J. Roeske, C. Kelly, S. Gordon, M. J. Pinney, M. Rossiter, S. Schwarz. Row 2: J. Atwood, M. Parkhill, L. Weinstein, D. Halpern, A. Ferris, S. Bryner, S. Keyser, E. Clayton, C. Baker, S. Calder, A. Carter, B. Timms, P. Far- num. Alison Damon, Shirley Manella, Amy Beattie. Row I: P. Schorr, M. Kaplan, P. Quint, J. Rinzler, N. Goulsh Row 2: L. Krumholtz, J. Flemming, S. Anderson, G. Keegan, A Miller, J. Allen, A. Merker, A. Townsend, S. Hodgkiss, B. Timm P. Lieberman, M. Mitchell, K. Richards, M. Blanchard, J. Cod- dington, T. VanAtta, C. Palmer, C. Kingsburg. jhedyoid Thespis Dramatic Society, led by Shirley Manella, is open to all students who enjoy dramatic participation. This year, Thespis presented the plays Picnic, Years Ago, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Mad Woman of Chaillot. The Medium was also presented in conjunction with the Music Department. A scene from the Thespis production of Picnic. The garden scene from The Importance of Being Earnest. 116 Rozu I: P. Kelley-President, J. Mahood, E. D'Italia, L. Smith, K. Weihe, J. Nohe, G. Isenberg, L. Symonds, M. Blanchard, K. Todt, J. Angelilli, A. Carter, E. Remsen, J. Bassett, D. Humes, J. Roeske, P. Duffy, P. Scranton. Row 2: C. Maddox, N. Moravec, J. Boyle, A. Pitkin, B. Stone, S. Anderson, A. Wilder, N. Korns, N. Princi, J. Lewis, R. Bauerschaefer, M. Mitch- ell, J. Loyacano, M. Jeter. Row 3: A. Hooper, L. Lovell, S. Rolf, M. Moore, J. Coddington, I. Bauer, B. Brauer, N. Hires, J. Ultsch, C. Emery. Row 4: M. Wellslager, S. Smalley, K. Peterson, B. Gunderman, J. Coddington, C. Weinstein, C. Myers, L. Greene, S. Bull, M. L. Cockrell. Le CPM The tradition of singing on the Elmira College cam- pus is an important one. The Glee Club is the largest of the four singing groups and is under the direction of Mr. Gwynn Bement. The festive Christmas season was heightened by the Glee Club concert. The group heralded the spring sea- son with a joint-recital with the University of Pitts- WCP National Collegiate Players is the honorary dramatic society to which students become eligible only after extensive work in the Held of theater. Among the re- quirements for membership are the accumulation of points, a variety of experiences in theater work, and a genuine and continuing interest in the theater. burgh's Men's Glee Club. ner was announced at the annual Thespis Banquet. Row I: A. Damon, S. Manella, Dr. Krempel, K. Feinberg. Row 2: R. Stark, M. Seal, C. Wolpert, J. O'Leary. 117 This year, NCP sponsored a speech contest. The Win- Row 1: G. LeForge, J. Kenny, B. Hooey, S. Rumsey, P. Cross, S. Manella, E. Ja- cobs, E. Carpenter, S. Webb, J. Kaye. Row 2: K. Shoemaker, M. Schaffner, M. Caunt, S. Knight, K. Simpson, P. Sadlon, L. Crane, A. Scolnick, L. Murray, M. Smith. Row 3: P, Knapp, B. Smith, L. Mohlenhoif, B. Moller, L. A. Finkel, I. Krosch, J. Larson, P. Poole, E. Rose, J. Harrison. ira cftorcdi The Mira-Chords are the "singing ambassadors" of Elmira College. Students from all four classes comprise A the group, which is directed by Mr. Lee and accom- panied by Mrs. Lee. This gold-blazered ensemble gave a Christmas and spring recital on campus plus a joint-concert with Le- high. Their travels this year included northern New York State and eastern Pennsylvania. Mira-Chords fashion show models include: Row 1: E. Rose, M. Caunt, B. Hooey, A. Scolnick, C. Collins, J. Kenny. Row 2: B. Smith, L. Finkel, I. W Krosch, P. Poole, M. Smith, Mrs. Edna Bartlett. 118 Row 1: R. Kursch, P. Duffy, A. Jerome, H. Shipman, C. Weil, M. Bryant, P Kelley, G. Betterbed. Row 2.' N. Greenberg-Leader, C. Smith, J. jehl, C. Neebe L. Schaffer, D. Herman, D. Humes. wailfzlfoned Sixteen girls in charcoal-green blazers and brilliant red vests are known as the Elmira College Twaintones. These spirited singers come from all four classes to comprise this student organized and student led group. Nancy Greenberg is the director with Georgene Bet- terbed assisting at the piano. The Twaintone's music is varied as are their singing engagements. The high- light of the year was an engagement at Hobart College Fall Weekencl. Twaintones are carried away on the wings of song during junior Prom Weekend Song Fest. 119 Left to Right: J, Francis-Leader, J. McGlashan, E. Zandri, P. Pepper, P Geb auer, J. Ellsworth, L. Wotring, A. Rolfe, B. Messling, S. Schwarz, K. Feinberg A Zimmerman. jwe!m1fra,n5 Twelmirans, Elmira College's smallest and only a cappella singing group, was formed in 1954 by the Class of 1958. Distinguished by slate-blue blazers, Twelrnirans' style is highly diversified. The Twelmirans have entertained for many colleges and civic organizations, and the Republican dinner in honor of Governor Nelson Rockefeller. The Twelmirans recently released their second rec- ord. u1Le.J,g,1-:.lv -1 .- 1 M . V . Substitutes: D. Thompson, M. Houser, S. Todd, P. Pus- Twelmirans blend their voices in song as they entertain chin, L. Kasmin, F. McCarthy, J. Hitchcock, J. Gannon, A. for Junior Prom Weekend Gorea, C. Trabert. L. Story. 120 .jfczcfifzf ,-- The Class of 1960 proudly sings their winning Merry Chanters song QPF? CA6'LI'Lt9l"5 "We've got a song to sing for you. Oh we are Merry Chanters . . ." Yes, Merry Chanters marks the high- light of singing on campus. It is a competition among the four classes at which a banner is presented to the winning class. Each song must be original in lyrics and music. A panel of faculty judges selects the best song. The win- ning song is generally handed down from class to class and eventually becomes one of the traditional songs of Elmira College. Anne Rolfe smiles happily over her duties as Mistress of Ceremgnieg at Judges Mr. Krempel, Mrs. Mangan, Mr. Lee, Miss Pfau and Mr junker con Merry Chanters, fer after hearing the Merry Chanters songs offered by all four classes 4 1.9 jd fA8I"- l6'LlftgAf6l" IMZZAZVLCJ Chairman jackie Jackson's cheerful smile sets the mood for Father-Daughter Weekend. April and Father-Daughter Weekend. Yes, the favor- ite Elmira beaux arrived on campus. Daddies moved into daughters' rooms, and the weekend began! Merry Chanters was the overture to the weekend's festivities. Saturday brought the dads into the class- rooms, and active discussions ensued. The dads were whisked off to a picnic at Coldbrook, complete with hot dogs and beer. The cry "play ball" was heard and the game was on. These "young at hearters" proved to be the victors. Dinner was served in Fassett Commons, and singing accompanied the meal. Daughters teaching their fathers the intricacies of "frisbe." 122 Charles Rolfe smashes a home run for the Junior Class Team Pat Pepper entertains as "Bongo Boy" during Father-Daughter Weekend festivities. at the intermission at Merry Chanters. Later in the evening, the dads and their dates whirled away the happy hours. Dads Walked away with prizes, and harried girls wearily climbed into bed. Their dads were still "rarin' to go." A brunch on Sunday morning brought this, the best weekend of all, to a close. Farewells were said with a joyous thought- another year, another weekend. Sandy Worboys, Sally Moulton, Miss Boyd, and Mrs. Wagner wait patiently while acting-bartender Dr, Murray draws beer ! L . . . ...... ..... .........t,.w.m. ... ..t....t......,- .... ....... .... Dr. Murray and Nancy Greenberg listen attentively while Mr. Bertram addresses the A.A. Banquet. C4 J AWA Athletic Association presents awards to students who have been active in both individual and group sports. These students may have participated in Seastars, Out- ing Club, or activities such as inter-collegiate Sports Days, tennis and badminton matches, or class compe- tition in hockey, basketball, volleyball or softball. Awards are made on a basis of accumulation of points for activities. Class numerals are given students with 500 points, the Elmira "E" for those with 1,000 points, and a gold bracelet to those with 1,500 points. A. A. Council nominates members of the junior Class who show genuine in- terest in athletics and are leaders in cam- pus activities. The student body makes a preliminary selection. Names of the finalists are re- turned to the Council for final consider- ation and a decision. The student of their choice receives the coveted White Blazer at the annual A. A. Banquet in the Spring. H X' can I 124 ' Sue Calder proudly displays Dr. Kahrl commends joy Ellsworth for winning the Lowman Posture Trophy The Lowman Posture Trophy, or Polly Perfect Award, is given to a student who is an example of pos- ture, good grooming and poise. Suggestions come from the student body, and the final decision is made by A. A. Council. The Mr. Z trophy is awarded by Mr. George Zuren- da, fencing coach, to the outstanding fencer on the varsity team. Selection is made by elimination bouts. M 5 her tro- Fencing coach, Mr. Zurenda, presents trophies to dese hles fgllgwlng the AA, Banquet, dents Irene Telly and Mary jane Pinney Dean Richard R. Bond addresses faculty, administration and students at the annual Academlc Convocation Carol Miller, Dean Bond, after the Convocation. .Academic onuocalfion The Academic Convocation in the fall honors stu- dents With Dean's List and Convocation Honors. Each of the classes is recognized by the college, and new members of the faculty and administration are intro- duced. Dean Ehrhardt, The Reverend Mr. Delorme, and Sally Moulton smile 126 A horse-drawn milk truck carries Mock May Day Queen, Judy Pascale. Ann Fritts, Peg Olson and Nancy Greenberg look on as the queen waves happily to her subjects. WWA '!'v-uri Q31 '5- Q-as Q-' may ay It is a lovely May evening. Suddenly the tranquility is shattered by a resounding shout. Mock May Day has begun, with its barrage of water. Those who are the safest are those who run fastest. Each year the Sophomore Class crowns the Mock May Queen. She sets off the evening's doings. The sur- vivors join their friendly enemies at a party to pay homage to their Queen. - 1- Freshmen and sophomores bombard each other with foreign ob- 'tsd'MkMD d' dPlMkM . .Y-2 ,,4fL.C1 , .3 YI., . 6 .P Jec urmg oc ay ay procee mgs.ju y asca e, oc ay 'L' Day Queen, magnanimously strokes her horse as Ellie Gee and Y ex 1 ,it asa . X 963 i , we .15 a v . ,yr X if , ,va F fr l . an ' ,, . 1: V1 "'u.. f 2 Debbie Lyttle and Nancy Neubauer choose shocked May Day Queen, Connie Hoffman, from audience. Dressed in her queenly robes, she makes her stately march and then is crowned by former queen, Carol McKinnie. 66? Cty The May Queen is selected by the Freshman Class. She is the prettiest and most regal of the sophomores. The officers of the Freshman Class circle through the crowd until finally they tap their choice. Connie Hoffman and her attendants make their stately march past the audience at the May Day Ceremonies. l K N 1 Martha Munro, Kari Lund, Miss Finter, Debbie Dunning, and jackie Jackson smile happily at the new May Queen, Connie Hoffman. The May Queen is then dressed in her white gown and regal purple robes. Her slow stately procession is culminated by entertainment. Several dances are oifered for her enjoyment by members of Orchesis, and there are songs in her honor. The periwinkle blue clad Sophomores march briskly to the point from which they will serenade their new May Day Queen Members of Orchesis dance a spring number in her honor. l l Dean Ehrhardt curiously inspects the display established for the Activities Carnival by the Al- chemists Anonymous. Kay Knight and Tessie Conocchioli look on. This year, Activities Council instituted an Activities Night Carnival. Held on the last Friday of September, the Carnival introduced new students to clubs and or- ganizations. There had been no solicitation for membership prior to this, so each club had an equal chance. Twelmirans warble gaily in front of their extensive display. Members of the audience listen at- tentively as they hold souvenir balloons. l 130 .!gClfl:Ul:fi8ff cmfaiua Members of the Spanish Club and the French Club stand in their impressive and realistic cos- tumes in front of their Activities Carnival display. Each of the four singing groups provided entertain- ment, and the science clubs performed experiments. There were fencing and modern dance demonstrations, and each publication made copies available. Thespis offered tours backstage. Several organizations used charts, costumes and posters. jill Morris reads Beatnik poetry. n 4 I iiifiiag.rgla,ii Members of Fencing Club strike an "en garden position for a -Q. audience of those interested in that sport. 131 ii " 5 . mi 5: 57 . - . ., 7 fauna: Quai Tustin A :Z :::t-H- ig. 11535211 . gt H it ' it fa E-f "items i -mf "f ' ' , r S 3: -..- F K Qisifr ' ' 1 WW Excited freshmen ponder over their Hrst Buddy Night clues, re- ceived in the auditorium. Mystery night at Elmira College is Buddy Night. The sophomores select their buddies from the fresh- . man class. Tension is an added attraction as the fresh- men are given puzzling clues to the identities of their new-found friends. No spot on campus is left untouched by the end of the treasure hunt for big buddies. This favorite tradi- tion ends on a joyous note with the meetings of the new buddies. The camera follows the travelslof Sue Donahue as she happily finds one of her clues and finally triumphantly Ends her Big Buddy, Rita Abel. Big Buddies Penny Puschin and Rita Abel pose with Little Buddies Julie Larsen, Sue Donahue and Sue Blicker after Buddy Night. , , we f 'Tir' :-' Q A X, -2? 'J' - ' 5 Q x fl l 132 .L . ., 'av 9 -:Ti Fl. ' Hr : i' r E in' 5 , ' 'TC' ULZQI' My "Blazer Day, Blazer Day, the Class of '63 is here to say . . ." December 9, 1959, the Class of '63 presented their scarlet blazers in a Student Government meeting. Coats were thrown aside to reveal the color which has never been used for class blazers before. Tension ran high as the blazers were secretly stored before presentation. Secret meetings and mass fittings filled the days before the presentation. lt- .- f, Y' . Ms- fi if , WS. t wie -f - ' f- 0 WT! 512555: :X :r l The Class of 1963 jams the front of the auditorium as they proudly present their scarlet blazers. The surprised audience stands in honor of the occasion. 133 l- 'Xi 'I , . , - Nxt Dr. Board carves the turkey with a devil-may-care The Head Chef and his assistant load the turkeys on the trays at attitude at the Thanksgiving Banquet. the beginning of the bountcous Thanksgiving Banquet j!t0ufLL59iui1fLg anqoaelf Turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie started the menu for the annual Thanksgiving Banquet. Cranberries were deleted from the dinner-it was the year of the big scare! The banquet highlight was the procession of waitresses carrying the bronze birds from the kitchen. Faculty members carved and entertained. l 1 1 enior megan! "Parting is such sweet sorrow." Those were the words echoed by the seniors on Senior Weekend. It was the occasion of their first farewell to the college. A luncheon opened the festivities Saturday noon. At the "Farewell in Song," the seniors sang to each class, to their parents, the school, and the Patron Saints. The underclassmen responded with songs and tears. The traditional faculty-senior volleyball game was held, and a reception followed at the Murrays' home. Dinner was served in the dining hall, followed by the presentation of the Fall Play. Amldst CIHOILIOIIS of tears and laughter, the seniors in their camel blazers serenade the audience 135 Betsy Reese presents flowers from the Sophomore Class to Jane Francis, senior song chairman. Seniors and faculty and administration vie for victory in the annual student-faculty volleyball game following Farewell in Song Senior Weekend. Entertained parents look on as Dr. Murray gives the volleyball a manly push. 136 l:S5f55Bgf? if an , , lu- . 4- V xr-Q., ,Jiffy fl r r Adi-. ,vb Sophomores and seniors look on as Mary Bohne and her parents go through the reception line at the reception held by Dr. and Mrs. Murray following the stu- dent-faculty volleyball game, Senior Weekend. Dr. Murray explains plans for the new Administration Building to interested listeners Mr. and Mrs. Sol Kursch and Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey E. Martin on Senior Weekend. 137 "Bavarian Holiday" was the theme of this year's Junior Prom. German steins were the much-used souvenirs of the weekend. Singing groups entertained at a party Friday night, and there was a jazz con- cert Saturday afternoon. Evelyn Zandri was crowned Queen of Junior Prom at the dance Saturday night. The weekend ended with a brunch Sunday morning. Members of the Queen's court, Evelyn Zandri and Debbie Dunning, look on as Dr. and Mrs. junker crown Queen Jackie Jessup. lflfl'LL0l" l"0lf1fL The Hamilton Buffers serenade as guest singers at the Junior Prom festivities. 138 W ' gfff fl iw? Ho Wafer Members of the Queen's Court pose with their dates. The girls are. Left to Right: Martha Munro, Mary Stewart, Anita Fus- scas, Bonnie Brown-Queen, Jean Lewis, joy Ellsworth, Evelyn Zandri, Terry Van Atta. "Heaven and Hell" was the theme of Winter Week- end. Activities began Friday night with the class skits competition. The skits were performed with a Broad- way polish. A party followed the skits at which the Twaintones brought the evening to a close. Richard Maltby and his orchestra entertain at the Winter Weekend Dance for enchanted couples who danced Cl1thl1SiHStiCally. W ' "':' ' zz" Z tragi- MAQLQWJ A jazz concert Saturday afternoon fea- tured a jazz combo. Later that night, the Queen was chosen at the dance. Bonnie Brown was crowned Queen of Winter Weekend. Two candidates were selected by each of the four classes. Their pictures were placed at the entrance of the ballroom and the dates cast ballots. The Queen's court was composed of the other seven candidates. Gay couples danced away the hours to the lilting music of Richard Maltby's Or- chestra. The weekend festivities came to a close Sunday morning with a brunch. Dr. Murray crowns beaming Queen Bonnie Brown Bart Trieller smiles proudly. Queen Bonnie cuts victory cake while Dr. Murray and members of Court watch approvingly. 141 The Board of Directors holds a harried meeting in the Kay Feinberg strikes the middle road in the fight between Freshman Winter Weekend Skit. the "arty" girl and the "party" girl in the Sophomore Skit. The court looks on at the crowning of a new knight in the A tribe of cannibals expound on the wonders of a deep Junior Skit. freeze in the winning Senior Skit. 142 A college girl loses her struggle for good in the winning senior Winter Weekend display. Happiness and peace reign supreme in the finale of the winning senior Winter Weekend Skit 143 Gabriel and his assistants blow their horns for students at the Winter Weekend Jazz Concert. Hordes of happy students and their dates line up for the camera at the jazz Concert festivities during Winter Weekend m v , .Q www-a M -' J e -- " ' Mr 1 .1 f ,tw wi , mu 'XY I r S: 144 ,Y A! 12 I 9 .ll Q" J.. X , - I ' al' yy my N ibecbcafion This, the end of our yearbook, is really only the be- ginning for the Class of 1960. And so, We felt it appropriate to break precedent and here insert our dedication. For his love of Elmira College, for his unfailing de- votion to its ideals and to its students, and for his in- spirational guiclance, we, the Class of 1960, dedicate the Iris to Mr. Gwynn Bement. 145 American Hotel pafrona Howard Johnson's Artistic Card Publishing Corporation S. S. Kresge Company Cardone's Carousel Drive-In Carozza's Travel Service Chemung Canal Trust Company Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York McCarthy's Grill Moretti's Restaurant . .N b C Chemung Valley Savings and Loan J J ew erry Ompany Colonial Motel Crusade and Smith D. L. Sc W. Railroad Bendix-ELMIRA, Eclipse Machine Pepsi-Cola Elmira Bottling Company Inc Perry and Maxcy Insurance - Pierce's Restaurant ' Rudy's Greenhouse Division, Bendix Aviation Corporation SHITYS Grill Edgcomb's Furniture Elmira Arms Company, Inc. Erie Railroad Gorton Coy Griswold's Flowers Hilliard Corporation L. Houck 8a Sons, Inc. F. M. Howell and -Company Jerome's Inc. Smith and Fudge Funeral Home, Inc J. P. Sc M. Sullivan, Inc. Terwilliger Electric, Inc. Tom Sawyer Motor Inn Top's Taxi Town Tavern Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Electronic Tube Division Whippoorwill Yarn Shop P0115 0l":5 Alpert's jewelers Campus Corner Carr's Cozy Corner Stuart V. Collins, M.D. Deister and Butler Earl and Jerry's Elmira Coca Cola Bottling Works, Inc. Elmira Savings and Loan Association I-luck Finn Motel Furman Jewelers J. G. Gladston, M.D. Harold's Army and Navy Store Kelly Drug Company Lib's Supper Club 147 Light's Bake Shop L. W. Linderbery, M.D. Loomis and Hall MacGreevey's Melody Gardens Myhalyk's Rand's Drug Store Schanaker's Diner I Mr. and Mrs. C. Shreibman H. Strauss, Inc. Virginia Tourist Home Wehle Electric Company Werdenberg's Clothiers Woolf's Flower Shop Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs 8l'L8l"0lfL6 6'Ll"8lfLf:5 C. N. Allen Alfred Bailey James R. Barger, Jr. Harry Beach W. Betterbed Lloyd Blankrnan William C. Bohne Mrs. Esther M. Brackman Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Brooks Mrs. A. R. Brown Mr. and Mrs. Mendell M. Brown Mrs. Gertrude Bruce Mrs. George F. Cant Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Dr. and Mrs. Sung C. Chen Maurice R. Cheyette Reginald F. Curtis Joseph Danna, Jr. joseph A. DeLuca, jr Laurance Dickinson Joseph Duify George Dusterdieck Warren A. Ellsworth Charles Feidner Edward Fendrick and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs. Samuel S. Ferris Charles R. Fitzsimrnons R. J. Foster Joseph F. Francis W. H. Gardner Adam H. Gebauer R. O. Gilmore J. Carver Glezen Glenn Green Charles H. Guerin Richard S. Heller Richard Alden Hernan Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hirshberg Mrs. Elizabeth Hoffman Mr. Vern Hooey Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. John William Hooper Jacob Hunter Edward Jaccoma Robert G. jackson Victor Kaiser Paul G. Kelley Thomas H. Kenny H. W. Kessler Henry A. Kipp Mr. and Mrs. S. Kursch Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Legate Mrs. John A. Liddon Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Lonie Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Lovell Mr. and Mrs. Maurice C. Mack Mr. Chauncey E. Martin Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. McCord Mr. and Mrs. L. H. McGlashan Dr. and Mrs. Joseph A. S. Millar Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Miller Mr. and.Mrs. C. H. 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