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PRESENTING THE TERRAPIN FOR 1945 Co ' I-iiui liy Elinor McDonnell ami Eleanor Jenkins uitli Barbara Kephart lifting as Bii5iii£ss Manager. jf , - Lucille Stewart send as Copy Editor, ' Q ' O • .• ' »X•..■ ' .v. ' i■ " .. ,91 •• li tf ■i B Hp «M 9 5 i w ' nr mi»: :r . ' ;» . .r 4 1 P- ' A 1_ 1 1 a ' ••. .:ii s flWilE- (jlenn £. Mcutin holds a model of the : lars, 70-ton th ' iiicl boat. On the desk is a model of bis first plane, built cit Santa Ana. Calif., in 1909. the ZSKKA PJJ for J 945 THE ANNUAL PUBLICATION OF THE STUDENT BODY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK • MARYLAND ■rr m 1 piiP ' • ' •f i f ' it. f ■ ' ' .- it ' v «yybt m i i « ' ■ l ff j? " m _ :- MMi tT planes huili in . jmiticiI ii ' iis ( ' f I I ' V ylfflrlin iM I ' ll). Mr. .Idirljii is (I ' c seaplane. 1 : " ' ■ ' i ' !i ' .: ' ' [first twin-eitijiiie hoiiihcr hiiilt in Ihc United Slates was the Martin model 2iB-2, shown here jlying orer Washington iii 1919. Ihcsc big hi-planes were retained by the Air Jorees jor many years. lUiilt in I9.i2. ( ' c B-lo with a speed faster than most pursuit ships of its day ohsoleted all previous bomber types. It iron llu- eoreted Collier Trophy jor Mr. Martin in 1933. Jhc China Clipper, jirst o il)e giant Martin jlvnu; boats, irent into service between San Jrancisco and the Orient in 935, She carried id passengers and a crew of five. Sister ship ii tl)c Cl)ina, t-iairanan luul PhiUpl ine Clippers built jor Van .hneruan Jirways was the Sonet Clipper (above). T .ic Martin Mars, 70-(oii flying boat built jor the 11. S. T avy. Originally intended as a long-range patrol bomber, the Mars was converted into a cargo carrier before it saw combat duly and hauled thousands of tons of supftlies and men beliveen .Ihuiicda and 1-lonoliilu duriml IIh ' war against tapan. GIt ' MM £. iMiutin boUi a model of the !Mars, 70-toii flvinci bont. On the desk is a model of bis first plane, built nt Santa Ana. Calif., in 1909. DEDICATION Dedicated to Glenn L. Martin, who stands as a symbol of the progress to come for a great nation and for this University as a part of the nation. As his contribution to aeronautics has been an integral part in the winning of victory it will also aid in the maintaining of a peace complete with understanding and sympathy for all humanity. The vast interest and incalculable aid Mr. Martin has given to the University toward the furthering of aeronautical engineering and research will not stop here but will spread out in ever-expanding circles to encompass the nation and ulti- mately the earth. Through aircraft, nations will be bound more closely; through a knowledge of air- craft and its meanings our students will be ready to accept the challenge offered in a new world. Glenn L. Martin has made possible for us, the men and women of tomor- row, to carry forward the standards of progress after the flags of embittered nations have been dropped forever. ADMIHISTRATIOH BUIIDIHC, AGRICULTURE AND BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ■DORM 4F THE NEW gYM ARMORY WISHING - ELL • OSSBOROUGH INN GWALK THROUGH OSSBOROUGH INN 12 L |n J 1 H pt lui H BC H P ' • ;.». .,. ' - ' i ' ' H k ADMINISTRATION DR. HARRY CLIFTON BYRD ' President Dr. Byrd ' s mnny contributions to Maryland would be diriicult to enumerate, hut the fact that the University has risen to the status of one of the finest state schools in the country stands as a tribute to him. Maryland is proud of its president. i fti 1 i wi 1 t m z==r- , 14 ■ «»■■ William P. Cole, Chainuan J Board of Regents The governing body of the University, the Board of Regents, is com- posed of ten members appointed by the governor of the state for a nine- year term. Mr. William P. Cole, Jr., Chairman, practiced law until his entrance in World War 1 a ' Captain and was elected to the House of Repre- sentatives in 1930. Other members of the Board this year were Mrs. John L. Whitehurst, J. Milton Patterson, Glenn L. Martin, E. Paul Knotts, John E. Semmes, Philip C. Turner, Thomas R. Brookes, Harry H. Nuttle, and Stanford Z. Rothschild. JirsI Jlow: Brooks, Nuttle, Patterson, Martin. Second Rouv Rothschild, Semmes, Whitehurst, Knotts. Administration The administrative officers have the official duty of harmonizing the various branches of the University. Miss Alma Preinkert, registrar, received her degree of M.A. from George Washington University; Mr. Carl Hintz, librarian, M.A., Michigan; Mr. T. A. Hutton, purchasing agent, B.A., Nebraska; Mr. Charles L. Benton, comptroller, M.S. and C.P.A. from Mary- land, and Dr. Edgar Long, director of admissions, Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins. Preinkert Long Hintz Hutton 15 Dean of Women Am i.R H. Stamp Miss Adele H. Stamp has filled the office of Dean of Women for twenty- two years. In that time she has aided the women ot the Maryland campus in changing their position from one of insignificance to that which they now rightfully hold. Women students know that she can ant! will aid them in their problems of college life. Miss Stamp is Chairman of Education, Maryland Federation of Wom- en ' s Clubs, and National Treasurer of Alpha Lambda Delta. Dean of Men Men students ' chief advisor is James H. Reid, Acting Dean of Men and Assistant Professor in the College of Business and Public Administration. Following graduation from the College of Business Administration at the University of Iowa, Mr. Reid received the degree of Master of Arts from American University. He acts as financial advisor of the Student Board, handles the housing of male students and supervises student employment. Dean Reid ' s office is crowded continually with students needing friendly guidance. Ja.MES H. R|;ID Student Life Committee The Student Life Committee serves as an advisory board for student affairs and endeavors to cooperate with the students in improving student-administration relations. The work of the committee is generally car- ried out by various sub-committees, including Com- mittees on Health and Sanitation, Social Activities, Publications, Registration, Student Government and Organizations. The Organizations Committee this year approved a number of new clubs; the Committee on Student Government worked with the Student Board, arranging social events antl various activities. i-4i(c-rf Leslie, Harman, Benton, Prcinkcrl. .SNiiiWiru;: Raker, Lcjins, Svirbely. Gris- wold, While. Reid, Allen, Kramer, James. Graduate School C ounci l1 The Graduate School Council, primarily concerned with establishing requirements for degrees and inves- tigating and approving candidates, has continued to train students in the field of research, teaching and commerce. The Council, composed of the faculty, who are instructors in the school, offers instruction to college graduates, holders of Master ' s degrees, and advanced under-graduate students at College Park and in Baltimore. Dean of the Graduate School Council since the es- tablishment of that department in 1919 is Dr. Charles O. Appleman. Doctor Appleman received his degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Bacteriology at the Uni- versity of Chicago after graduating from Dickinson College, where he specialized also in botany and plant physiology. Before assuming his duties at Mary- land University, Dean Appleman traveled widely, covering Mexico, Canada, and most of the United States. With the cooperation of the Federal Research cen- ter at Beltsville and the laboratories of the Bureaus of Df.a.v C. O. Applhman Mines and Fisheries on the campus, facilities for grad- uate work have been increased. Industrial firms and the Federal Government have established fellowships, giving outside support to graduate and research work. Although the teaching staff has decreased and the number of students increased, the Graduate School Council continued to offer facilities for study leading toward all graduate degrees. The degrees offered are Master of Art, Master of Science, Master of Educa- tion, Master of B usiness Administration, and the de- gree of Doctor of Philosophy. Seated: Pyle, Appleman, Kemp. Stiinding: Joyal, Drake, Clark, Zukcr, James. 17 Responsible for the beginnings of the College Park branch of the University of Maryland is the College of Agriculture. In its Technical, Scientific, and Spe- cial fields, the College of Agriculture has trained stu- dents for agricultural and related occupations, and conducted systematic investigations on projects of im- College of Agriculture portance to agricultural interests concerning the home and the farm. Its four principal functions are Resident Instruction, Research, Extension and Regulatory. Not only does the College fit its young men and women for one or more of the fields requiring specialized training, hut it provides sufficient cultural subjects to give a rounded education. Today the American farmer is more important to the world than he has ever been. He is feeding an America and a world at war. The College of Agricul- ture is fitting young people for a today of war and a tomorrow of peace. Dean T. B. Sy. o.ms WR f AssiSTA.ST DiA.s ' IIakoi.1) F. Cotti;r. ia.v ' • ' • 18 College of Arts and Sciences Acting Dean J. Freeman Pyle The College of Arts and Sciences provides a bread education in the liberal arts and sciences. In the junior and senior years, the student completes a close- ly unified group of courses leading toward vocational, professional, or cultural goals. The v ork of the last two years is divided into four Upper Divisions, grouped under the following departments: Biological Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences and Social Sciences. Looking in on one oj the many classes. Despite the fact that many of its staff has left the University to engage in active war work, the College of Arts and Sciences has continued to maintain high standards and to offer the best courses possible for pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-law students. Although many of the Army Specialized Training students left the University early in the year, those who remained were trained by the College in those subjects required. m If Taking full advantage of the proximity of two large metropolitan centers to study the problems of economics and commerce, the College of Business and Public Administration, formerly the College of Com- merce, offered both technical and vocational curricula. Instruction is offered in Business Administration, Sec- retarial Training, Public Administration, and in dc- College of Business and Public Administration partments of Foreign Trade and Human and Natural Resources. Students, with the training they receive, may enter fields of business organization, personnel management, state administration, and international exchange. The College of Business and Public Administration continued to aid in the war effort by training students of the Army Specialized Training and the Language and Area Programs. The College now bases all its training in various fields of specialization in the study of economics, which is the background for all administrative prob- lems and structures. Learning to type ACTI.MG DiA.N J. FrI li.MA.S I ' vLL 20 College of Education Much of the responsibility of preparing a new generation to deal with its problems falls upon the public schools. Ready to show the young people of the nation a better way of life will be the teachers trained by the College of Education. The college offers courses for those who wish to teach in the secondary, preparatory, and vocational schools. Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science de- grees are given in Arts and Science, Agriculture, Com- mercial, Home Economics, Industrial and Physical Education. Acting Dean Arnold E. Joyal has led in the effort to make a reality of the dream of a twelve-year public school plan in Maryland. ll ' hafs new? Acting Dean Arnold E. Joyal 21 ColL ege o f En ineerin Dean S. S. Steinberg Under the guidance of Dean S. S. Steinberg, the College has trained enlisted men in the Army Spe- cialized Training Program; has prepared men to be- come officers in the ground and air forces of the Army and the Navy; has conducted classes for men and women of the State of Maryland to prepare them for work to expedite war production; and has trained students for work in industrial plants. It has provided the professional engineers needed to design and to Jn one of ibc labs. construct for victory. Although the principal aim of the College is to train young men and women for the profession of Engineering, it insists that they have sufficient cul- tural courses to equip them for their duties as citizens. The College of Engineering includes the Depart- ments of Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. 22 College of Home Economics J je lalcit s(v fs " 1 the i iakiiul The first aim of the College of Home Economics is to train young women in home making; the second, to prepare women students for professional work. Co- operating with the war effort, the College has stressed the latter. It is realized that a strong home could mean little to a defeated nation, and students have been and are continuing to be prepared for work that can aid in successfully ending the war. The College of Home Economics is organized into Dean Marie Mount the Departments of Foods and Nutrition; Textiles, Clothing and Art; and Home and Institution Man- agement. A home management house is maintained to give the students practical application experience. Students having high scholastic averages may be elected to Omicron Nu, national Home Economics honor society. The Home Economics Club is affiliated with the American Home Economics Association. w? - 23 With the armed services in desperate need oi nurses, the University of Maryland has accelerated its nurse ' s training without lowering its high stand- ards. The student nurses arc able to acquire a Bach- School of N ursm elor of Science degree by attending the University at College Park for two years and completing two more years of training at the LIniversity branch in Balti- more. Having unlimited use of fully equipped University Hospital, the students may obtain practical instruc- tion in psychiatric training through an affiliation of the University with the Shephard and Enoch Pratt Hospital and may be introduced to public health nursing by the Western Health District of the City Health Department. All branches of nursing from dermatology and surgery through emergency work in the accident wards are offered for study. Shim RiNii SDiM l v H. Ci.miord 24 SENIORS SUMMER GRADUATES THK accelerated program caused many of the students to graduate at the end of the summer session on September twenty-eighth, Ahhough they had to go to classes in the hottest Maryland weather, the students realized that the degree that would be theirs at the end of the quarter was worth its price. At their graduation ceremony in the women ' s Held house at eleven o ' clock, the Reverend Dr. Joseph 1 . Peaslee, of the Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church of Baltimore, graduate of the University of Maryland in the class of 1939, gave the invocation and the benediction. The address, " Science and a World at War, " was delivered by Dr. John C. k ' rantz, professor of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Baltimore. Francrs Ann Bf.cker Jakoiiia Park Business and Public Administration B.S. 1 B Ncwm.Tn Club; I).lydod(icrs Chih. Sar.mi Virginia Brow.m Sandy Sf rin0 Education BS. W.R.A., Daydodgcrs Club. Ji;an Francis Ford B.S. Ji;a.m a. Davidson ll ' ' asbin0on. D.C. Home Economics . oii liattimorc Arts and Sciences B.A. AM ' f) Foollighl Club; Canlerbury CMub; 1942 Autumn C:.irnival C:ommiltcf; Old Line Network; Alph.l Psi Omega. Bi;ss Cri;i:nsi ' 0()n RoBHRT Francis Gritzan yiaiuoi.k Silrcr Sprinil Arts and Sciences Agriculture B.A. . lvl ' B.S. All- Hilli ' l Foundation. Clef and Key; Vice-Pros.. .Men ' s Clec Club 26 Olafur Hallgrimsson Heykjarik, Iceland Business and Public Administration B.S. Maximo Levlv Caguas, Puerto Rico Arts and Sciences B.S. AEn Portia Kahler Meares Washington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. Mary Rechner HaUimore Education B.A. nB Diamondback I Vice-Pres., Pres.. Women ' s League; Victory Council; Student Government Association; Pan-Hellenic Council; Activities Chairman; Pi Phi. Student Ernst J. Solberc 7 ' (is jiii()(oii, D.C. Engineering B.S. TBn, AXX, ' I ' UZ A.I.C.E.; Sec, Tau Beta Pi; Reporter, Alph.i Chi Sigma. Morton Allan Hyman IPashington, B.C. Arts and Sciences B.S. I H Mildred Marburv Chery Chase Arts and Sciences B.A. nB$ Virginia Raymond ll ' ashington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. ASA, 2TE, AAA Spanish Club; Women ' s League; W.R.A.; Terrapin Trail Club. Florence R. Ruskin Washington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. ,lfiiry nul Qmir(er y. Lucille C. Stein .4iiaius, iMassachusctts Arts and Sciences B.S. $2: HiUcI Foundation; Victorv Council. enior s Phyllis Valeria Stortz ll ' ashingtou, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S. AiA Victory Council; Daydodger ' s Club; Psy- chology Club. Marie Katherine White ll ' ashington. D.C. Education BS. KA Beatrice June Tiiearle Qlen Ann Arts and Sciences B.A. Daydodger ' s Club; Spanish Club; Calvert Debate Club. Charles Lela. jd Winn, Jr. Tallston B.S. AT " Freshman track and boxing; Vice-Pres., Inter- fraternity Council; Pres., Alpha Tau Omeg.n; Co-chairman, Senior Week Committee. Estelle Wolowitz ll ' ashington, D.C. Education B.S. AE , A l ' 9. Historian, Footlight Club; Pres., Alpha Psi Omega; Rush Chairman, Alpha Epsilon Phi. 27 4 X DECEMBER GRADUATES A FTER three or four years of hard college work and a share of college fun, _ _ the December class of the 1944 graduates received their degrees. Some of the students had gone to the University for four complete years, although the majority had, through the accelerated courses, completed their work in less than four years. The ceremony was held in the Agriculture Auditorium at eleven o ' clock in the morning on December twenty-second. The Reverend Mr. Henry R. Osgood of the First Baptist Church in Hyattsville delivered the invocation and the benediction. Remarks to the graduates were made by various University guests, and Dr. Byrd, as is traditional, presented each graduate with his diploma. DoRoniiY A. Clark Washinglon, D.C. 1 lome Economics B.S. -iA.i Chairm.ln of Poster Committee, Victory Coun- cil; Freshman Week Committee. Dorothy Jani Cosikoo.m Jakoma Vark I loinc Economics B.S. .i.iA, A. , ON Soph. Prom Committee; Chairman, Bond Drives; Vice-Chairman, Chairman, Victory Council; Head cheerleader; Prcs., Delta Delta Delta; Prcs., Panhcllcnic Council; Freshman Week Committees; W R.A. Athletic Award; " .11 " Hook Staff; Secretary, Women ' s League; May Day Court; Vice-Pres., Omicron Nu. ClIAHI.lS NaTUA.NIII. ECKIIARDI, 1r. Engineering B.S. .ir+ A.SM.E.; Pres., Delta Sigma Phi; Lutheran Club; Intcrlraternitv ( ' ouncil. A.sN Cook T ' )il,iiitl ilii,i, Pciitisy i ' iiiiiii Business .ind Public .Administration B.S. S ' ewman Club; Independent Students ' Union; Art Club. Sali.y Dubois 1( ' (is iiii()(oii, h.C. Education B.S. AiA V ' ictory Council; SGA Dance Committee. Jr.AN Encklbacii Chevy Chase Home Economics B.S. AOIl, ON Canterbury Club; Vice-Pres., Home Economics Club; junior Prom Committee: Art Club; Sl ' C, Alpha Omicron Pi. 28 Marjorie Falk Bethesda Arts and Sciences B.A. AAA Sec. and Chairman, Student Victory Council; Student Board, May Day Committee; Freshman and Sophomore Prom Committees. Alberto J. Garcia-Zamora AguadiUa, Puerto Rico Arts and Sciences B.S. Spanish Club. Vera Louise Hartman Chevy Chase Arts and Sciences B.A. KA, A.VA Jerrapin, Pres., French Club; Treas., Kappa Delta; Presbyterian Club. Kenneth Maskell Brtlfimore Agriculture B.S. -AE, ZXO Pres., Sigma Alpha Epsilon; German Club; Newman Club; Latch Key. Ellen Jayne Mead 5Vf(. Hainier Business and Public Administration B.S. Baptist Student Union. Betty Frances Ott !Mt. Rainier Education B.S. AAn Catherine Isabel Ray- Baltimore Arts and Sciences B.A. ASA Spanish Club; Clef and Key; Women ' s Chorus. Arnold Elliott Seigel V ' ashington, D.C. Engineering B.S. A, TBn, -t-H:;, ■tK Vice -Pres., A.S.M.E.; Sec, Phi Eta Sigma; Sec, Pres., Tau Beta Pi; Daydodgers ' Club; Hillel Club. Sidney R. Caller Biilfiiiiore Arts and Sciences BS. TE Hillel Foundation, Bnai Brith Organization. Xlia.v To.viAS Garcia-Tamayo San Criitobal, Tenezuela Agriculture B.S. Jeanne Kaplan Washington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S. AE , 2A0 Jea. ' Miller McComas Baltimore Arts and Sciences B.S. AAn Glee Club; Riding Club; Art Club; Women ' s League. Joseph Gordon Naegele Brtlfiiiiore Business and Public Administration B.S. BA , Bri: Baptist Student Union. Marjorii: Lucille Ra.mney 1( ' rts)ji i (oii, D.C. Home Economics B.S. Old Line Network; Viamondback , Women ' s League; Home Economics Club; House Pres., Margaret Brent; Senior Chairman, May Day; Independent Students Union. DORAINE ArLEENE RlISSELL CiiMfoii, Ohio Arts and Sciences BA. KA Canterbury Club; French Club; Jermlun. Mary Alice Spielman Washington, D.C. Home Economics B.S. AAA, OX, ! K Daydodgers ' Club; Writer ' s Club. Seniors WkA 29 SlIIRLUY M. StRICKLER Jlirxaiidria, Ta. Arts and Sciences B.A. Spanish Club Rilling Club; Canterbury Club S simniing ( hib, VC ' omcn ' s League. Rliiii W ' oliso.n ' Baltimore Arts and Sciences B.A. AE Hillel Foundation; Prcs. and Sec, Alpha Epsilon Phi; Sociology Club. Ho.s ' i;y M. Tod.v IMitnzanar, Calijornia Arts and Sciences B.S. Baptist Student Union; Sec, Sociology Club. B.S. Lorrai.m; Zi;.mil Tialtimore Arts and Sciences MARCH GRADUATES WiiiLu the students plowed through Hnnl examinations, the graduating class of March, 1945, were handed their degrees by President H. C. Byrd. The deans of the respective colleges presented the candidates for degrees. Unlike the usual March day, March twenty-sixth was a sweltering hot day, and the graduates, garbed in the traditional black cap and gown, felt the heat even more than the audience did. The Reverend Mr. Nathaniel C. Acton, Rector, St. Andrews Church, College Park, delivered the invocation and the bene- diction, and George Irving Chandler, soloist, sang " The Cross " and " Cielo e Mar. " The address, given by Mr. Wendell F. Dunn, principal of the Forest Park High School, was of great significance to both audience and graduates. Rinii Ann Ai.ORiDr.i; Ballimorc Arts and Sciences B.A KKr Women ' s League; Tirr i;ii,i, House Pres., Kec Sec, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Aim iiiiK 1 1. B.M.i.ARn liyaltsriUc Engineering B.S. TBII, mi:, OAK Prcs, Phi I;ta Sigma; Sec, Vice Pres.. Tau Beta Pi; Sec, A.l.O.E.; Captain, ROTC. 30 k " ' da B.A. Victory Carnival Carlos Eilei;n Barnes Easton Arts and Sciences AAA Council; Vice-chairman, Autumn ; Freshman Week Committee; Wesley Club; Freshman Prom Committee; Red Cross. Philip Warren Brewer Jlagersloion Engineering B.S. AS Treas., ASCE; Sec, Treas., Delta Sigma Phi. Melvin Samuel Cohen Tialtimore Engineering B.S. TE Clef and Key; Band; Orchestra; Varsity Show; Intramural Softball; Vicc-Pres., Pres., A.I.Ch.E.; Hillel Foundation; Viamomlback. Pres., Tau Epsilon Phi; Musical Director, 1945 Varsity Show. Eleanor Crowe lUashington, D.C. Home Economics B.S. Newman Club. Dorothy Douglas Eansdoume, Pa. Arts and Sciences B.A. AAA, IIAE Chairman, Student Board; Mortar Board; Student Board Dance Committee; Freshman Week Committee; May Day Committee; Fresh- man Prom Committee; Social Chairman, Sophomore Prom Committee; Riding Club; Business Manager, Viamomiback. Frances Moffatt Bradley Silver Spring Home Economics BS. AOII Art Club; Home Economics Club; Sophomore Prom Committee. Virginia Anna Blicher J ewtowii, Pa. Agriculture B-S. Student Grange; Block and Bridle; Women ' s Chorus; Wesley Club; Riding Club; Terrapin Trail Club. Phyllis A. Couchman Hagerstown Education B.S. AAII Glee Club; Clef and Key; Spanish Club; Viamondback, Panhellenic Council. Ruth Lee Dawson Jiichiiiond, Va. Arts and Sciences B.S. AAn Treas., Alpha Delta Pi; German Club; WRA. Katherine Farquhar Sandy Spring Arts and Sciences B.A. Associate Editor, MaryUimi Quarlerly. eniors Irene Fredrickson Baltimore Home Economics B.S. AOII Pres., Alpha Omicron Pi; Pres., Women ' s Chorus; Pres., S.M.A.C.; Treas., Panhellenic Council; Clef and Key; Freshman Week Com- mittee; Dance Committee; Newman Club; Home Economics Club. Virginia Gibson Hohing mitwell Home Economics B.S. r B Home Economics Club. Ruth Sample Lamond ll ' asbingion, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S. AaA Sociology Club.. Mildred E. Gross Manchester, Pa. Home Economics B.S. AAn Women ' s League; Lutheran Club; Riding Club. Harry A. Kahn Sili ' cr Spring Engineering B.S. TE , HS A.I.Ch.E.; Hillel Foundation; Sec. -Treas., Phi Eta Sigma, ; Vice-Pres., A.I.Ch.E.; Intramural Football; Intramural Boxing; Treas., Tau Epsilon Ph Ruth Lingle QufeiisloH ' ii Home Economics B.S. r B, OX, AAA Pres., Omicron Nu; Mortar Board; Victory Council; Presbyterian Club; Red Cross; Home Economics Club. 31 ClIARLHS D. MhARS Bl ITY Mul.l.AS ' ll ' asbin0on, D.C. CiimlH ' rliiMt Arts and Sciences Agriculture B.S. i:x B.S. President and Chief Announcer, Old Line Newman (!Iiih. Network; Men ' s Glee Clubr Victory Council. PilYLLlS J. PaLMHR Chester Home Economics B.S. KA, (i. Social Chairman, Rush ( " hairman, Vice-Pres., Kappa Delta; I ' rogram Chairman, Sec, Home Economics Club; I ' res., Y.W.C.A.; W.R.A.— " M " Award; Panhellenic Council; May Day Committee; Treasurer, Omicron Nu.. Fridfrick C. Pml.PITT JtyiittsriUc Engineering B.S. German Club; A.I.Ch.E.; Intramural toot- ball, Softball, basketball, hexing. Ci.MKr Rich .Sliorl Krlls, , " V.7. Arts and Sciences B.A. KKT Footlight Club; Victory Council; Red Cross; Riding Club; Orchestra; Panhellenic Coun- cil ; (!let and Key. iMuRrnu Rotitmam TiUbburcl, 5lf ivs. Arts and Sciences B.A. AOII ViaiHoihlbacif Riding C liib; Vicc-Pres., French Club; Spanish Club; Clanterbury Club. W ' li.i.iA.w SciiLL, Jr. ll ' aihington, D.C. Engineerin ; .VTi;, OAK Tau Omega; Pres., Omicron B.S. Pres.. Alpha Delta Kappa ; Pres., A.I.E.E Pres., Interfraternity Council; .; Li. Col., ROTC; Chairman of Ratting Committee; Chairman of Autumn Carnival; C ' hairman of Panhcllcnic-lnter- fralernity Ball; C ' hairman ot Student Book Co-op; Chairman of Blood Drive; Student Board; Victory Council; Old Line Network. ROHHRT H. StEI-N . Port Chester. " T .y. Business and Public Administiation B.S. i:x Footlight Club, Clel and Key. KA, i:Al) Wa.MUA PoLA PlXCZAR J ' ikt ' ii ' ille Arts and Sciences B.A. r-m, AAA Sec, Alpha Lambda Delta; Pres., Mortar Board; Treas., Pres., Clef and Key; Vtamonit- btick staff; Co-chairman of Drive for Sym- phony Orchestra Funds; Pres., X omen ' s Chorus; Treasurer, S.M.A.C.; Freshman Week Committee; Freshman Prom Committee; Vicc- Pres., Gamma Phi B ' ta. Jank E. PLtlT y(i(lst ' illc Education B.A. r B Victory Council; International Relations Club. MARtiAKin ' Emma Richaruson While JiaU Home Economics B S, ArA, (). Presbyterian Club; Victory Council; House Pres,, Alpha Xi Delta; Women ' s League; Home Economics Clidi; Sec, Omicron Nu. LliAIl B. SlIKlliR Baltimore Education B.S. :;tp: W.R.A. — " M " Award; Membership Chair- man, Social Chairman, W.R.A.; Pres., Physi- cal Education Major ' s C ' hib; Intramurals; Freshman Committee. Mary O. Shiimati: C7;ci ' y Chase Arts and Sciences B.S. K K r Women ' s Chorus; Clef and Key; Newman Club; Vice-Pres., Sociology Club; Treas., ' ice-Pres., Kappa Kappa Gamma. Elizahith Griivir Wf.ston XvrtllvDillt Arts and Sciences B.A. AiA Mortar Board; Victory Council; Sec, Wesley C Iub; Sec, Student Religious Activities Coun- cil; Women ' s Chorus; Clef and Key; Baptist Student Union; Freshman Week Committee; Terrapin. PliGCY Yl ATnS 7( ' is jiti oM, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S Women ' s League; Pres., Vicc-Pres. Phi; Pres., Dorm Annex " C. " I IB Pi Beta eniors - f " T 32 JUNE GRADUATES THE largest graduating class of the year was that upon which degrees were conferred in June. Although left behind by the students of the University who accelerated their education and graduated ahead of their classmates of their freshman year, the June graduates enjoyed the glamour connected with a con- ferring of degrees in the traditional month of graduations, June. Spring came early in 1945, but the June class knew the miseries of the change- able weather in College Park. Walking over the campus under a burning sun one day and over the same campus in three inches of mud the next came to be second nature to the students; however, the would-be graduates worked through a season that was both hot and cold and were presented degrees of Bachelors of Science and of Art by President Byrd. Jane Adams Jrappe Home Economics B.S. A-ill, OX Panhelicnic Council; Victory Council; Glee Club; Home Economics Club; Freshman Com- mittee. James B. Armstrong Sparrows Point Agriculture B.S. 2AE Inlr.lnuir.il sports. Audrey Bawernschmidt Tiahinwre Arts and Sciences B.A. Independent Students ' Union; French Club; Wesley Club. B.A. Vice-Pres Freshman Mary Angela Aihllo HyaitsoiUe Arts and Sciences AiA , Spanish Club; Newman Club; Week Committee; Panhellenic Council; Pres., Alpha Xi Delta. Betty Atkinson Lyons, 7 l.y. Arts and Sciences B.A. Aon Vice-Pres., Women ' s Chorus; Vice-Pres., Alpha Omicron Pi; Presbyterian Club. Margaret R. Bi;attie JiyattsviUc Arts and Sciences B.A. AAA Social Chairman, Daydodger ' s Club; Women ' s Chorus; Red Cross; Delta Delta Delta Sopho- more Scholastic Award; Executive Committee; May Day. 33 r eniors ViOLKT E. Bl.HBK £fii ' cs, Delawinc Arts and Sciences B.A. . Ml Sociology Club, " Sec, Alpha Delta Pi. Carol Bf.rnstf.in It ' iisbiiitiloii, D.C. Education B.A. AE Sociology Club; Trcas., Alpha Epsilon Phi. ANNnrrn Be;rnsti=in ltaUiii ore Arts and Sciences BS. Alici; Bic.cs Jrcdcrkk Arts and Sciences B.A. Sociology Club; IntlL-pcndcnt Students ' Union. Bfrnici; Marilyn Biron It ' iiibiiigton, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. Clairf. Booth 5ci isl)iiry Home Economics Sociology Club B.S. Art Club. Thf.lma M. Booth 7)iil(imorf Hllf.m ELiZABiiTH Brown Business and Public Administration Cumberland B.S. AOII Arts and Sciences A on B.S. Club, OidUMiidl ' dtt, Trcas,, Alpha Omicron Pi. Wesley Club YVi ' .C.A.; Independei dents ' Union. Cfcrlia Ruth Biicknfr Jakoma Park Jfannf Bull Arts and Sciences B.S. r+B, M) 7( ' cs) u ' U, : ' .7. Home Economics Presbyterian Club, Daydoilgers ' Club; Women ' s Chorus; Sec, Sigma Alpha Omicron. B.S. Victory Council. Allvfrtta H. Bussf.y Linthkum Jidghts Edna Cathfrini-: Biitli;r Edmonston Education Home Economics A BS, AMI Women ' s Chorus; Riding CMub; Psychology Club. JuNF Cathfrinf Camhron 7( ' rtsliiti(;(0M, D.C. Home Economics BS. AiO Daydodgcrs ' Club; Victory Council; Rcc. Sec, Alpha Xi IX-lta; Trcas., Women ' s League; Sec. Trcas., Student Board; Home Economics Club. Cathfrtni; R. Cochran Cieortivtown, Md. I lome Economics B.S. KA Home Economics Club; Newman Club; House Manager, Kappa Delta. B.S. Daydodger ' s Club; Baptist Student Union. Stanton Harry Chappf.ll Candor, JV.C. Arts and Sciences BS. AXA Prcs., Riding Club, Pres., Sec, Lambda Chi Alpha. Dorothy Annf. Cockfrillf: Cf ' i ' i ' v Chase Arts and Sciences B.A. I ' l ' B nirmic ' iii liaifc, Pres., Women ' s League; Pres., Gamma Phi Beta; Canterbury Club. 34 Betsy Jo Cockrell ll ' ashington, D.C. Home Economics Myra Cohen Bronx, T .J. Arts and Sciences B.S. Aon B.A. AE Pres., Treas., Alpha Epsilon Phi, Women ' s League,- Inter-Sorority Athletics. I. Douglas Cook BiilliiHOrc Isabella Hampson Corwin Engineering B.S. Pres., A.S.M.E., Pres., Phi Sigma Interfraternity Council; Viamondback Kappa , Cdfoiisi ' ille Arts and Sciences B.S. German Club. Ra.ndolph Coyle, IV Elkridge Arts and Sciences B.A. 2AE Daydodger ' s Club, Old Line Network, Chairman, Student Board Dance Committee, Military Reporter, DiflHioiidbflcfe, Eminent Herald, SAE,- Clef and Key; Student Board Member; Cadet 2nd Lt., 1st Lt., Capt., Cadet Col., R OT.C. Phyllis R. Croswell C ;fi ' y Chase Home Economics B.S. AOII Foollight Club; Art Club; Women ' s Chorus. LuciLE Sabi.ne DeGrazier Jeyarkana, Arkansas Business and Public Administration B.S. KKr Treas., Old Line Network; Canterbury Club; Riding Club; Victory Council; Jerraj iit, Red Cross. LuANN Fletcher Detar College Park Arts and Sciences B.S. r I B, :2A0 Women ' s Chorus; Canterbury Club; Y.W.C.A.; Clef and Key. Gloria Helen Anna Engle ll ' ashingtcn. D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. Ar Vice-Pres., Orchestra. Margaret Ann Fisher li ' ashimnon, D.C. Home Economics B.S. Independent Students ' Union; Home Eco- nomics Club; Canterbury Club. Barbara Lee Crane ll ' ashington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S AAA Freshman, Sophomore Prom Committees; Bap- tist Student Union; Vuiinondback i Sociology Club. Virginia C. Csonka Waldorf Education B.A. Women ' s League. Chorus; Orchestra; Women ' s Helen DeLoach Columbia, S.C. Education BS. K- ' ' Freshman Representative, Vice-Pres., Pres., W.R.A.; Vice-Pres., Pres., Phys. Ed. Club; Riding Club; Baptist Club; Women ' s League Representative; Freshman Week Committee; 2nd Vice-Chairman. Student Board. C. Lee Dooley Linthicum Jieights Arts and Sciences B.S. Newman Club. ;K, 2A0 Barbara Faulkner ll ' ashington, D.C. Home Economics B.S. KA Art Club; Clef and Key; Newman Club; Home Economics Club. Catherine H. Ford Xennedyville Home Economics BS. KA Vice-Pres., Corresponding Sec, Canterbury Club; Home Economics Club; Social Service Chairman, Kappa Delta. Seniors l.w " 35 Dorothy Hart Foster CI.U ' i ' v Chase Home Economics B.S Jerrapitt, Assistant Circulation Manat cr Viamimdback , Pres., Home Economics Club Craci; Marian Fuincii BiildiHort ' Arts and Sciences BA. Geraldini; v. Gladvilli; 3fiissilloti, Ohio Home Economics B.S. r l B, IIAK Victory Council; Home Economics Club; Cir- culation Manager, Drrtinondbiiclt. Fra.s ' K S. Groit Baltimore Engineering B.S. TE Pres., AS. ME. Alice Evplyn Harma.m ' Kcii ' .iniltou Business and Public Administration B.S. Margaret Christini; He.vipli; Washington, D.C. Home Economics B.S. T ' l ' li, t -- Circulation Manager, ViamotulihKK ' , Sec, Pi Delta Epsilon; Home Economics Club, Gloria Hoi i man Monsey, T .J. Home Economics B.S. KA Art Club; Home nconomtcs C ' lub; Footlight Stage Crew; Canterbury Club; Spanish Club; Prcnch Club; Jerrnptti. Florence Hurley Jiyattsville Agriculture B.S. IK i:. (i Daydodgcr ' s Club; Canterbury Club, Y.W.C.A.; Treas., Sigma Kappa; May Day Committee. Seniors ' -K JiiANNEiTi; Key Freeze Frederick Arts and Sciences B.A. Sociology Club; I.S.U. ' i:ra W. Gatch Biiltimore Arts and Sciences B.S. AAII Women ' s Chorus. Trail Club Psychology Club. Thomas P. Graham Joivson Arts and Sciences BS. ex Psychology Club; Interfratcrnity Council: Pres., Theta Chi; Riding Club; Capl,, ROTC; Newman Club, Mary Elizabeth Harker KandaUslown Home Economics B.S. r B Circulation . ta agc , Itiamomibaih , Wesley Club; Sec, Gamma Phi Beta; Home Eco- nomics Club; International Relations Club. Calvin B. Hart.man, Jr. ll ' ashiiiilton, D.C. Business and Public Administration B.S. Barbara Ann Hicks 7( ' is 7i(u;(iiM, D.C. Arts and Sciences B A. KKT Norma Hoestauter Torest Jiills. T .J. .Arts and Sciences B A. AIM ' Treas., Sociology Club; Sec, Alpha Epsilon Phi; Hillel Poundation. Nancy G. Jim eerson :Tiil;oiiiii Vaik Arts and Sciences BS. XO Sociology C ' lub. Eleanor Elizabliii Jenkins " Hjattsvilk Home Economics BS. KKT, IIAE Scholarship reprcsentalivc, Kapp.i Kappa Gam- ma; Home Economics Club; Managing editor, Co-editor, 7errapiir, Canterbury Club; Vic- tory Council - SoNjA J. Johnson Jiiverdalc Education B.A. Daydodger ' s Club; Women ' s Chorus; French Club; I.S.U. GuSSIE A. KuSITNER College ?ttrk Home Economics B.S. BS. Doris Lundqihst Siher Spring Education Muriel Christie N4aier li ' asbingtou, B.C. Arts and Sciences 2K B.A. Lois Anne Martin ll ' ashincltcn, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. - S Victory Council; Jerrapint Spanish Club. Grace Marie Mattingly ll ' ashingion, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. KKI ' Vice-Chairman, Red Cross. Joy Ann McFarlane ll ' ashingion, D.C. Home Economics B.S. AOIl Anne Elizabeth Johnson IPashington, D.C. Arts and Sciences BA. AAJi Victory Council; Clef andj cy; Wesley Club; May Day Committee; Sophomore Prom Com- mittee; Red Cross. Bai bara Ann Kephart Jakoiua Park Home Economics B.S. KA, nAE Pres., Rush Chairman, Kappa Delta; Pres., Panhellcnic Council; Chairman, May Day Committee; Treas., Pi Delta Epsilon; Student Board ; Business Manager, Jerrtipin , Business Manager, Old £iue Home Economics Club; Y.W.C.A. AiLEEN B. Levin Baltimore Arts and Sciences B.A. I 22 Sociology Club. Inez MacLeod Catonsmlle Home Economics BS r I.B Women ' s Chorus; Clef and Key; S.M.A.C. Betty Anne Manley Bdld ' iiiore Home Economics BS. A-i-i Vice-Pres., Women ' s League; Sec, Vice-Pres., Newman Club; Sec, Home Economics Club; Chairman, May Day CommittL»e; Sophomore Prom Committee; Sec, Delta Delta Delta; Victory Council. Clotilda Mvhr Mateny Jrciifri ' cl; Education BS. -iAJk W.R.A.; Autumn Carnival; Freshmen Week Committee; W.R.A. Athletic Award. Elinor K. McDonnell Biildiiiorc Arts and Sciences B A. KA, IIAE, AAA Women ' s Editor, Co-editor, Terrapin; Second Vice-Chairman, Student Board; Social Chair- man, Mortar Board; Vice-Pres., Student Board Co-op; Rush Chairman, Kappa Delta; Script Director, Old Line Network; Art Staff, Old Line; Newman Club; Clef and Key; Fresh- men Prom Committee; May Day Committee; Freshmen Week Committee; Black and Gold Ball Committee. Evelyn M. Medwedeff Hahimore Education BS. Seniors s eniors William Earli; Mi(:ki;y, Jr. 7r is iiii(;(o(i, B.C. Arts and Sciences B.A. Ki: Orchestra; Boxing. MaHV ' |R(.I.S ' 1A .MdLDlIS ' (Tdiiloii, Ohio Arts and Sciences B.A. KKI ' Prcs., K.nppa Kappa Gamma; C ' antt ' rliur Club; Panhclk-nic C ouncil; Freshman Week Commiitec; International Relations Club; Y.VC.C.A. Da.miu. I. Nnziii.RG lirt li ' iiiort ' Engineering and Arts and Sciences B.S. Pres., Hillel Foundation; Chairman, Executi e Board, Hillel; Interfaith Clouncil; A I.ChE.; Chemistry Club. Er.s ' f.st a. Otto, Jr. Sparrows Point Education B.S. Vice-Prcs., Wesley Club; Student and Faculty Religious Activities Council; German Club; " M ' -n ' ok Staff; I.S.U.; Engineer Staff, Pub- licity Staff, Old Line Network ; Reporter, Cir- culation Staff, l)utinotulhit(.k I Rossborough Club. Ei.i.A H. Harks Ctinihrid c Home Economics B.S. AZ.i Clef and Key; Wometi ' s (!horus; Victory Council. DoHis Elnx ' anda Piiipps Arts and Sciences B.A. A W.R.A.; Wesley Club; Clef and Key; Vic- tory Council; Red Cross; Freshman Prom Committee; Footlight C!]ub. Marina Jam; I ' oiil .S ' lli ' cr Sj ' nficl B.S. KKr Treas., Kappa Kappa (. anitna J. pRnDF.RICA MlLLI.R Dioikirl:, Ti.J. Arts and Sciences B.A. Florfn-ci; M. Nf.vy Ciiiiihcrliinc( Home Economics B.S, Newman Club. Jam; O ' Rolirk Dundalk Agriculture BS. K-i Footlight Club; Clef and Key; Sec. Editor, Kappa Delta; May Day Committee. Mii.iiRii) Rosa Otto .s ' fiirroii ' s .Poiiil Education B.A. Sec, Wesley Club; Y.W.C.A.; Women ' s C;horus; French Club; Old Line Network I.S.U. Elfanor Ross Pi.rF.RSON Ti.iysi.d ' , . " V.I ' . Business and Public Administration B.S. Aon Women ' s Chorus. DOROI IIV Pi II ,MAN T y,i si ' lllt ' Arts and Sciences B.A. Clef and Key; Daydodger ' s Club. MaRCARFT A. ' J.- ' jn PllTMAN ICiis tiiK loti, 7).C. rts and Sciences B.A. Daydodger ' s Club Presbyterian ( ' iub Spanish Chdi. Marv Lii: Rainai.itr Ciini(»t ' rlflii( I lome Economics B.S. KI r Home Economics Club; Art C ' lub; Victory Council; House Manager, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Ari.i.ni. Rai. Raski.s ' Jersey City, Ti.J. Arts and Sciences BS. i ' i:i:, lAO Hillel Foundation; Cor Sec, Rec. Sec, Treas,, Phi Sigma Sigma. 38 V jt v- i .. eniors Edith Caroline Reid Qreenhclt Home Economics B.S. KKr Panhcllcnic Council, Victory Council. Elizabeth M. Ring Seattle, Washington Arts and Sciences B.S. KKr, n E Cor. Sec, Activities Cliairman, House Pres., Kappa Kappa Gamma; Editor-in-chief, Man- aging Editor, Women ' s Editor, News Editor, Viainondback, Associate Editor, Old Due, " M " Boofe; Terrapin, Treasurer, Pi Delta Epsilon, Sec, Historian, Mortar Board, Victory Council; Women ' s League; Freshman Week Committee; Chairman, Publicity Com- mittee; Freshman Mixer; Religious Life Re- ception Committee, Publicity. Mary Jane Rodgers Bfllfiiiiore Arts nnd Sciences B.S. KKl ' Psychology Club; Riding Club. Mary E. Rose Jliverdale Home Economics B. S. Home Economics Club. Randolph C. Scholl Baltimore Business and Public Administration Bs. ex Chairman, Student Board; Varsity Football; Vice-Pres., Theta Chi; Fraternity Bowling; Intramural Basketball, Baseball. Barbara Mabel Seviour Silver Spring Arts and Sciences B.S. AAA, ::te Baptist Student Union; Women ' s Recreation Association; Psychology Club; Daydodger ' s Club. Sylvia Marie Shade Qarden City, J y. Home Economics B.S. AAA Home Economics Club; Autumn Carnival; Freshman and Sophomore Prom Committees; Di.iMUiMrfiiiick, Victory Council; Backstage Footlight Club. Vivian B. Smelkinson Baltimore Arts and Sciences B.S. AE Hillel; Victory Council; Sociology Club; Psychology Club; War Bond Queen, 1944; Sorority Athletics; Red Cross. 39 Betty Anne Richards H ' asbington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S. Dance Club; Terrapin, Vliamomihack. KA Mar;orie F. Robie Tiillingsley Education B.A. Secretary, Spanish Club; Pres., Treas., Wes- ley Club; Independent Students ' Union. Stanley Raymond Rolnick Briiiisicick Arts and Sciences B.A. Diimwmibaek, R.O.T.C. Band. Virginia Royal IVorceiter, Mais. Arts and Sciences B.A. AAA Women ' s Chorus; W.R.A.; French Club; Old Line Network; Cor. Sec, Delta Delta Delta; Panhellenic Council; Publicity Chair- man, French Club; Freshman Dance Com- mittee. Jane I. Seemans H ' ilmingion, Del. Arts and Sciences BS, AAA Independent Students ' Union; Psychology Club; Wesley Club. Mary Belt Sewell Baltimore Home Economics B.S. A3A Wesley Club. Kathleen Shauchnessy It ' asbington, D.C. Arts and Sciences B.S. AAA Cheerleader; Sec, Newman Club; Program Chairman, Treas., Psychology Club; Treas., Delta Delta Delta; Diamoiuiback. Elizabeth Randolph S.mith 7 ii:Donogh Business and Public Administration B.S. KA Women ' s League; Tcrriipin, Canterbury Club; House Pres., Kappa Delta. JiAN Clairi; Smith Hyattsrille Arts and Sciences B.A. Aoll Sec, Freshman Class; Student Govern- ment; Freshman, Spohomorc ! rom Commit- tees; Marytatiii Quarterly, Daydod tcrs ' (-luh; Atittimn Carnival; Rush Chairman, I ' res., Alpha Omicron Pi; Panhcllenic Coun- cil; Victory Council; Glee Club. Glaoys StIA ' HN ' SON Jiikoma Park 1 lonie Economics BS. NX ' omen ' s Chorus; Daydodgcrs Club; Clef and Key. Mary Ji;a,m Srom Omaha, T ch. Home Economics n S. AA Victory Council; Freshman and Sophomore Prom Committees; W.R.A.; Viamomlluuk Circulation Staff; Home Economics Club; Scrap Drive Chairman; Red Cross Unit. RdFIIRP T. TniHAUtAlI Silrcr Sfring Arts and Sciences BS. AAT Glee Club. Pi-t.(;Y S.MOui-FnR li ' ashinglon, B.C. Home Economics BS. KKJ- ( Trcas., Home Economics Club: Vice-Pres., Omicron Nu. N. Virginia Stiu.ma.s Joii ' soii Education BS. W.R.A. UoRDiHY MaI; Taylor Jrlin ton, Va. I lome Economics BS. MB ' !- Home Economics Club; Intramurals. Rosai.y.v Elizabi;tii Twice rif . .s ' lii ' iiijc 1 Ionic Economics BS. Home Economics Club; Wesley Club; Inde- pendent Students ' Union. eniors Ei.AiNi; D. UcnucK Bflld ' iiiorc Education BS Independent Students ' Union. Fra.vci:s Jian Va.sdi.i. TAUchiW. T ch. I lome Economics BS. Women ' s (ihoriis, Home Economics Club. JoANNi; Wallace College Park Arts and Sciences BS. KAe Kay .Mi;LI)y.v Wrston ll ' abhingion, D.C. 1 Inmc Economics BS KKr Sec, Footliithi Club; Organizer and Pres., An Club; Victory Council; House Pres., Kappa Kappa Gamma; Old Line Network; Community Sing Committee. Elizabktii Upton Lanbam Agriculture B.S. EvLLYN Rp.F.vn Vikrlinc; Colc51 ' l7lc Agriculture BS. Block and Bridle; Student Grange; Riding Club; W.R.A. Hm.i;N . 1 W ' l isi NHORN Jro lbur0 Arts and Sciences B.A. . " Newman Club; I ' rench (!lub; Spanish ( ' lub. Co.N iTANTIA B. Willi Wl " ; Kockrilk I lome Economics BS. Vicc-Pres., Independent Students ' Union; Footlight C lub; Freshman Prom Committee. 40 Geraldine Williams Shirley Josephine Wilson Jakoiua Park Jakoina Park Education Home Economics BS. B.S. AHA W.R.A. Student Board; Newman Club; Home Econ- omics Club. Dorothy Marie Wintermere Bowie Arts and Sciences B.S. -AO Women ' s Chorus; Dance Club; French Club; Independent Students ' Union; May Day Com- mittee; Women ' s Marching Group; New- man Club. Mildred Elaine Witz Brtld ' iiiore Education B.A. AiA Fencing Club; Victory Council; Women ' s League; Daydodgers Club; W.R.A.; Chair- man of Old Clothes Drive; Associate Editor, Maryhiiui Quarterly. ChctnitiiuJ (.hisses. A Recent QraLiuation Ceremony. Class in Spanish. 41 SCHOOL OF NURSING Gladys Ahshiri; Barbara Ardis ' HiU ii ' -loirn Siwir Xtll B.S. September Class B.S. February Class Sccrclary ot Senior Class. Doris Austin ' Delta, ?a. l-ebruary Class EsTI.R Alivil. (jrrt loii, li ' .Ta. September Class Hi.. rii;tta Bint on Sara E. Bai.i.arii (joMs ' oro, V.C. September Class Pres. Siuilersrilk September Class of Senior Class. HliLIN BoDirORD DoHiiiiiv Bl.ooi) ll ' iishiiicllon, D.C. 7( ' iisl)im lo " , " .( " . B.S. September (!lass BS. September Class Pres. ot Student Government; Vicc-Pres. of Secretary ' ot Stiulent Co ernment. Senior Class. Mary Ann Boi). i:r VlROINlA BiIRBACE liCitlUinlk Siili ' sliiiry l-ebriiary Class September Class Dl I.I. .VIA Cl.r.MONS Elli;n CoLl.lSON Xfliiitllrt, 7 J. Dciifott September C lass February (;iass En A Bi.i.i.i; CiisiiiiM Mahii Davis Xrt erJIoii ' H liaiujorl. Ti.C. September Class September Class Clara Frasco .Mary Grovhs :Vcii ' Jork. ? .y. Ik-ttcrton September Class Sept rmber Class 42 r 1 P ' n ' (5 ' 0 1 Zane Gray Clinton, TiJ. February Class B.S. Carolyn Ward Johnson VineUnd, T J. September Class Mary Loli Brown Kieffer Blooimii toii September Class Elly Larsf.n St. Jhomas, Vircliii Islands September Class B.S. B.S. Alice Horine !MyersviUe September Class Joy Jones llniversity Heights September Class Barbaba Kurz Jlichn oiid, Ta. September Class Anna Lew Baltimore September Class B.S. B.S. Nurses Rebecca Lillard Barncsville September Class Forest Macom Bluefield, W.Va. September Class Vivian N4cIlvaine Cranjord, vV.J. September Class Blanche Monroe T orjolk, Va. February Class Shirli;y Lyons It ' alwick, 7JJ. February Class Madelon Maxwell Salem, ll ' .Va. September Class Lenore Miller TrederiLk Scptcmb-T Class Virginia Morgan Por(siiioii( ;, Ohio February Class 43 Anni; Tucker mrtjord, Ti.C. September ( ' lass 111 1.1.N M. WiiiTi; ■Herl or f, 7J.C. September C ' l.iss B.S. RoBnRTA Morton Jrederkk September Class M uv Pe;nnewell Berlin September Class Mary Kirk Randolph iiildiMorc September Class Phr.cY Arris Shipley Jrederick September Class Paulinf. Snyder Brtlli More September Class Nurses Valley V. Paradis Mbany. ?J.y. September Class Almeda Pennington Be Air February Class Nancy Skllars Somerset, Pa. February Class Betty K. Snyder Cumberland September Class Yvonne Svparner Soiiicrscf, Prt. February Class A(;ni:s Vai.intine Janeytoim September Class Ka I HKW Williams Ciiiinilc B.S. September Class Treas. of Senior Class. Anne Lei; Wright lieckley. ll ' .Va. September C ' lass 44 r HONORARIES Omicron Delta Kappa SIGMA CIRCLE Honorary Leadership Fraternity Founded at WASHINGTON AND LEE L ' NIVERSITY in 1914 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1927 il ciwa T MEMBERSHIP in the men ' s national leadership honorary, Omicron Delta Kappa, represents the ultimate in achievement to men students. Quali- fications for membership, besides character, intelli- gence, and campus leadership, include outstanding achievement in five phases of college life: scholarship, social and religious affairs, publications, athletics and speech, music, and ilramatic arts. Determined that, despite present conditions, all prospective members of O.D.K. should be tapped on the basis of pre-war standards of leadership, Mary- land ' s Sigma Circle has operated under extremely critical conditions during the past year. Departure of practically all active members left hardly a nucleus with which to carry on the functions of the fraternity. The depletion of the University ' s male enrollment threatened to seriously curtail or eliminate the source of future qualified members. Steps were taken as far back as 194. , fortimately, to assure the continued operation of the Circle should all stutlent members graduate or enter the armed serv- ice. Responsibilit) ' for carrying on the fimctions of the honorary were placed in the hands of four active members, who were given the authority to elect and initiate qualified student leaders. For a short priod in the summer of 1 944 there were no student members on campus, but the faculty ac- tives, James Reid, Russell Allen, Dr. Ronald Bam- ford, and Dr. Charles White, kept the society alive and in September tapped Bill Scull and Bob Spence. Scull served as president for two quarters following his initiation and was succeeded by Spence. At no time during this period did student membership ex- ceed three men. Omicron Delta Kappa is looking ahead to the fu- ture, the time, not far distant, when total membership will somewhat resemble that of a few years ago. JVfc ' Hi ' c ' is. Artlnir R.illard, William Skull, Robert Spence. Jaailly: R. B. Allen, 11. C Byrd, R. Baniford, R. Bamherger, E. Cory, R. Ehrcnsbcrgcr, ' W. H. Gravely, A. B. I Icayy, W. B. Kemp, I 1 1. Reid, S. S. Steinberg, C. E. White. Bnllard, Scull, Spence. irst Row: Douglas, Lingle, McDonnell McKee. Second Tioiv: Pelczar, Ring Weston. Mortar Board Senior Women ' s Honorary Society Founded at SWARTHMORE COLLEGE in 1918 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1934 MORTAR Board, senior women ' s honor society, taps second and third quarter junior women who have an all-time scholastic average of 2.7 or above and who have done outstanding work in extra- curricular activities. Tapping in the spring occurs at the May Day celebration and in the winter at the Christmas pageant. Members wearing the traditional cap and gown walk about the audience and ask the new tappees one by one to join the file. At the beginning of the fall quarter a nine-page letter composed of information needed by freshman women was drawn up and sent to all incoming fresh- man girls. Welcoming parties at the start of each quarter, " Smarty Parties " for students who have maintained a 3.7 average during their first year of college and are therefore eligible to be tapped, and after-dinner dances on Wednesday evenings were sponsored by Mortar Board. This year, for the first time, Mortar Board mem- bers distinguished themselves by wearing blazers of the school colors with a Mortar Board Seal, designed by the members, on the pocket. 2tc)iibcrs: Nancy Ames, Dorothy Douglas, Selma Helm, Ruth Lingle, Elinor McDonnell, Helen McKee, Wanda Pelczar, Eliza- beth Ring, Jean Rowley, Ann Troxell, Elizabeth Weston. 7acuHy: Dr. Rachel Benton, Miss Rosalie Leslie, Miss Adele H. Stamp. 47 Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Scholarship Fraternity Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF MAINE in 1897 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1920 Hyman, Mcid, Sctgel, Spiclman, Toda. PHI Kappa Phi, an honorary fraternity composed of representatives from all the colleges within the University, celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary at the University this June. Furthering the fulfillment of its motto, " the love of learning rules the world, " the organization encourages scholarship and character by offering membership to seniors who rank in the upper ten per cent of their respective colleges. Because of the accelerated program, it has been necessary to tap eligible seniors every quarter. More than one junior woman looks forward to the day when she might become a member of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the most honored societies at the University, for members benefit not only for the prestige the honorary bestows but also from associations with alumni who have continued contacts with the cam- pus and have contributed encouragement and interest to the achievements of the active college group. The Phi Kappa Phi 1 lonor Society was founded at the University of iVlaine in 1897 by men who saw the need nt an honor society formetl on broatler lines than any then in existence. It was broadened into a national honor association by the action of a com- mittee composed of A. W. Harris, then president of the University of Maine; C. W. Dabney, then presi- dent of the University of Tennessee; and, George Q. Atherton, then president of Pennsylvania State Col- lege. The chapters in these institutions were the orig- inal chapters and are now represented by the three stars of the seal. There are, however, forty-eight chapters at present. Phi Kappa Phi has given recognition to more than seven hundred Maryland students since its founding at the University in l ' )20. The honorary, in addition to its activities in honoring scholastic achievement through membership, has awarded several fellowships. Miss Edna B. McNaughton served the organization as president and Mrs. Margaret T. Goldsmith as vice president, while Miss Lenna L. Gross acted as secre- tary-treasurer and Mr. Joshua Liese as journal cor- respomlent. Memben-. Graduatp. Scmooi. : Aitluir II. Thompson. Coi.i.i:c,i; 01- Arts and Scihncp.s: Morton A. Hymnn, Honey M. Toda. Cni.i.pcR or BiisiNKSs AND Public Ad.viinistratio.n: Ellen Jane ■Mc.id. CoLLncn oi- Encinphrinc. : Arnold E. Selgel. Collhce OF I loMi n(:o.Mo.s K:s: .Mary A. Spielmnn. Jiaiillv JlfiiiilHTs; A. M. Aliali, II I). .Anspoon, C. A. .Apple- man, C. L. Benton, S. E. Bcpst, 1 1. C. Byrd, E. N. Cory, II. F. Cotterman, C. E. Cox, Myron Creese, L. P. Ditman, C. N. Mn land, .VI. T. Goldsmith, 1.. L. Gross, I. C. Haut, H. A. I lunter, W. B. Kemp, C. F. Kramer, F. H. Leinbach, J. M. Lcise, I;. F. Long, E. B. .VlcNaughton, DcVoe Meade, M. M. .Mount, U. D. .Mveis, A. H. Preinkert, II. A. Rice, R. G. Rothgeb, A. L. Schradcr! .Mark Schweizcr, W, C. Svirbely, V. P Walker, E. P. Walls, C. E. White. 48 Alpha Lambda Delta MARYLAND CHAPTER Women ' s Freshman Honor Society Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS In 1924 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1938 To reward ' high scholastic achievement and to promote leadership among the freshman and sophomore women of the University, Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman women ' s national honor fraternity, each year taps those girls who made a 3.5 scholastic average during their first terms or who have a 3.5 for their entire freshman year. At the beginning of the school year, the fraternity gave a tea to welcome the incoming freshman women, providing them with an opportunity to meet the other members of their class, and serving as a means of acquainting them with the organization and the fac- ulty. In order to help the underclass students select their major, Alpha Lambda Delta sponsored a series of informal talks and discussions under the leadership of professors from the various departments of the Uni- versity, as the psychology, sociology, and modern lan- guages. The fraternity joined the Senior women ' s honorary, Mortar Board, in bringing to the campus representatives from industry, the professions, and the service for conferences with the university women to guide them in their choice of a career after graduation. Regular business meetings were held once a month, and the faculty advisor. Miss Marian Johnson, often brought the girls together for informal gatherings in order to visit places of interest in Washington, to dis- cuss current books, and to see educational movies. Membership in Alpha Lambda Delta is the highest honor that may be achieved by freshman women. 2tc}nbers: Helen Baker, Jean Bowen, June Chance, Jean Eichei- berg, Emily Hamon, Jean Highbarger, Hilda Joska, Elaine Kidwell, Jane Morgan, Jane Stone. JiKiil v Advisor: Miss Marian Johnson. Jirst Kow: Baker, Beattie, Bowen, Buzzi, Eickelberg, Hamon. Second Ron ' ,- Haring, Hartman, Herman, Highbarger, Kidwell, McDonnell. 7h rd fiow: Morgan, Pedlow, Pelczar, Raskin, Rowley, Stone, Stringer. 49 First Roil ' : Adams, Ballard, Kahn. Second Xow: Scigcl, Solbcrg, Zciglcr. Phi Eta Sigma National Men ' s Freshman Honor Society Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS in 1923 Chartered at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 Pm Eta Sigma, national organization designed to honor high scholastic attainment of men students in their freshman year, requires for entrance an aver- age of 3.5 in the first quarter, first two quarters, or all three quarters of the freshman year. Although the war has curtnilcd the activities of the society, its members have tried to maintain a function- ing organization, endeavoring to keep in cimtact with members now in the armed forces. With ixl .o serving as president and Max Schreiner as secretary- treasurer, the honorary has struggled through a year with an extremely small membership. Because of the decreased membership, much of the burden of keeping the organization active has fallen upon Mr. Carl i lintz, faculty advisor. Ed Lord left the Liniversity in jnnunry, but while he was here he served as president of the Independent Students Union and as president of the Baptist Stu- dent Union. Still on campus and still active were Ed Zeigler and Bernard Lubarsky, president and secre- tary, respectively, of Tau Beta Pi. Zeigler also held an office in the American Society of Civil Engineers. Ballard, although now serving in the army, was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa while liere, and Arnold Seigel was a F ' hi Kappa Phi, senior honorar - member. I ' hi Eta Sigma Kahn was a member of A.l.Ch.E., proving that students who are initiated into the freshman honorary are taking the primary step toward further achievements. Phi Eta Sigma is espe- ciallv proud of member Morton Silverstein, a gradu- ate student who was outstanding on campus for his ,v9 average ani.1 who has transferred to M.I.T. and became an honor student there. Throughout the year smokers were held to intro- iluce the new members to the faculty. " l iiiil ' iis (;liarlcs Adams, .Artliur Ballard, .Morton I Icjjnar, ndward Lord, .Max Sclircincr, f:rnst Solbcrii, Bernard Lubarsky, Ldward Zcij;lcr. JiUuUy: W. C. Byrd, C. H. I lint:, S. S. Steinberg. 50 Alpha Chi Sigma ALPHA RHO CHAPTER Professional Chemical Fraternity Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN in 1902 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1928 A LPHA Chi Sigma is a professional chemical fra- j ternity which was established at the Univer- sity of Maryland in 1927, twenty-five years after it had been founded at the University of Wisconsin in 1907. The fraternity had grown before the war to number more than fifty active chapters at colleges and universities throughout the country and to include seventeen professional chapters and ten professional groups. Students with a 2.5 or better scholastic aver- age, having completed at least one and a half years as a Chemistry or Chemical Engineering major, are eligible for membership. The local chapter is actually a social fraternity which draws its members from men who plan to enter chemistry as a profession, banding together men dur- ing their college life who desire to continue their fra- ternity affiliations beyond their school careers. Officers of Alpha Rho chapter for the year were: John A. Carman, president; W. Mayo Smith, vice- president; Paden F. Dismore, recording secretary; William E. Lusby, corresponding secretary; and John Sterling, treasurer. !Memhcrs: Roland Adams, Ernst Solberg, William Lusby, Walter Weed. Qraduatc Studeni lAlcnibers: Harry Anspon, Byron Baer, Paden Dismore, Daniel Draper, C. M. Eaker, John Carman, Larry Green, Robert Hayes, Stewart Haywood, Richard Peck, Robert Preston, Wilbur Shenk, Ktayo Smith, John Sterling, J. O. Van Hook, Edward Walton, A. C. Whitan. TacuUy: N. L. Drake, M. M. Haring, W. J. Huff, G. Madigan, W. J. Svirbely, C. E. White. Tint Ttow: Baer, Carman, Green, Hayes, Lusby. Second Son ' .- Peck, Solberg, Sterling, Van Hook, Walton. 51 .First Jiow Brown, Bnckner, Detar, Doolcy, Hurley. Second How . Kaplan, Waskcll, Mulbn, Raskin, Spcllacy, Wintcrmcre. Sigma Alpha Omicron Honorary Bacteriology Society Founded at WASHINGTON STATE COLLEGE in 1925 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1932 Sk;ma Alpha Omicrox revised its constitution to change the orga nization from an honorary to a professional fraternity. In 1934 the bacteriology club joined Sigma Alpha Omicron at Washington State College and became established as an honorary society on this campus. In pre-war years, the society was able to accomplish its aims organized in that fashion, but the wartime enrollment has decreased the mem- bership to such a great extent that progress became almost impossible. Keeping SAO members busy was a sanitation sur- vey of the campus. Due to the labor shortages and the increasing difficulty in obtaining new equipment, the administration was not able to keep sanitation in- spections up to the level to s ' hich the Llni ' ersit) ' was accustomed. The dining hall, however, from the stantlpoint ol cleanliness, was in excellent condition. All was not work for SAO members. In the fall the group ga ' e a reception for bacteriology majors and facultw Later, initiations and a banquet in the dining hall were held. Dr. Crcich and Dr. Schneiter were guest speakers at SAO meetings. ,1IcimIh ' is. [;lizal)ctli Brown, Cecelia Buckncr, Jean Coney, I.uann Dctar, Lee Doolcy, Florence Hurley, Jeanne Kaplan, Kenneth Maskell, Betty Miilian, Arlcnc Raskin, Patricia Spcl- lacy, Dorothy W ' intermcrc. J-iitiillv. Laura Brilliantine, Margaret Goldsmiih, Lawrence James, Joshua Leise, Evelyn Oginsky, Leslie Sandholrer. 52 Pi Delta Epsilon MARYLAND CHAPTER Honorary Journalistic Fraternity Founded at SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY in 1909 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1930 PI Delta Epsilon, national journalistic honorary, recognizes ability and effort in the field of col- legiate publications. The setting and maintaining of high journalistic standards for campus publications and the encouragement of student work in this field are the functions of Pi Delt. To be eligible for initiation into the honorary a student must have outstanding work on one of the University publications to his credit. Since gradua- tions are so frequent with the quarter system, the former requirement of two years ' work has been re- duced to one year; however, despite the lesser num- ber of students, Pi Delta Epsilon has continued to maintain its high standards. The initiation in the spring was held in conjunction with the Pi Delta Epsilon chapter at George Wash- ington University. The new tappees included Jean Rowley, Lovedy Pedlow, Emogene Simmons, Joyce Reside, and Wilson Schmidt. Although wartime restrictions have cut down on the customary social functions of the group, the tradi- tional picnics were held. Officers for the year were: Acting President, Bob Spence; Secretary, Elinor McDonnell; Treasurer, Betty Ring. Tiiemheri: Dorotiiy Douglas, Geraldine Gladville, Margaret Hemple, Margaret Hughes, Eleanor Jenkins, Barbara Kephart, Elinor McDonnell, Lovedy Pedlow, Joyce Reside, Elizabeth Ring, Jean Rowley, Genie Simmons, Robert Spence, Lucille Stringer, Ann Troxwell. lacuUy : H. C. Byrd, R. Ehrensberger, G. Lund, R. G. Stein- nieyer, J. H. Reid. Tjrsi HoW: Douglas, Cladville, HempIc, Hughes, Jenkins. Second Roiu- Kephart, McDonnell, Ring, Spence, Stringer, Troxell. 53 7irst JJoit ' : Burdctlc, Biirpcss, Burnside, Griffith. Secoiui HiHc Jackson, Pfeiffcr, Shricr, Scviour. Sigma Tau Epsilon MARYLAND CHAPTER Honorary Women ' s Recreation Association Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 MFEMHHKSnip IN Sigma Tail Epsilon, national women ' s honorary recreation association, is the highest honor one may achieve in the Women ' s Recreation Association. Established at the University in 1940, the association strives to encourage leader- ship and good sportsmanship, and to inspire partici- pation in recreational activities. To he invited to join Sigma Tail Epsilon, the student must have qualities of good sportsmanship anil leailership, must h ave volun- tarily participated in the W.R.A., given outstanding service to the Helil of women ' s sports, and he an upperclassman with an all-time average of at least 7.5. Because of the accelerated program, tappings took place in both the tall ami spring quarters. The Sigma Tau Epsilon Trophy, initiated this year, was awarded to the winner of the girls ' intramural basketball tt)uinament. The annual basketball gather- ing was held for the alumnae ami undergraduates, and the annual newspaper, ' Jl)c Chntter, containing Sigma Fau Epsilon and W.R.A. news for the ear, was ilistributeil to the alumnae. Officers for the year were: presiilent, Janet Griffith; vice-presiileiit, Roberta Hurdette; secretary-treasurer, lean Burnside. . " Idiii I ' ll s Kohcrta Burilclie, Rutli Burpcss, Jean Burnsido, 1 Iclcn DcLoach, Janet Critiith, Beuy Jackson, Marjorie Pfcitfcr, Barbara Seviour, Leah Slirier, Louisa White. 7(icii (V: Dr. Rachel Benton. 54 Alpha Psi Omega IOTA CAST Honorary Dramatic Fraternity Founded at FAIRMOUNT STATE COLLEGE in 1925 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1929 Call, Frost, McGlothen, McKee, Owing TOP HONOR in the field of college dramatics is membership in Alpha Psi Omega, national dra- matics honorary, whose main purpose is to promote college dramatics and to provide an award for out- standing achievements in drama. Membership in Alpha Psi Omega is based on a point merit system, and students are tapped for work in every phase of the theater. Each year, at the final play of the school year, the lota cast presents an award for the outstanding dramatic performance of the year. ' lAlemhers: Toni Call, J.ick Frost, Ann McGlothen, Roberta McKee, Louise Owings. Tau Beta Pi MARYLAND BETA CHAPTER Honorary Engineering Fraternity Founded at LEHIGH UNIVERSITY in 1885 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1929 TAU Beta Pi, national engineering honorary so- ciety, honors engineering students who in their junior or senior years have an all-time average of 3.0 or above. This year Ed Zeigler served as president, Bernard Lubarsky as recording and corresponding sec- retary, and Professor Myron Creese as treasurer and advisor. As its chief social activity, the honorary held smokers for prospective Tau Beta Pi ' s in order that they might meet the faculty and the members of the organization. Ttlcmhcrs: Artliur Ballard, A. E. Seigel, E. J. Solberg, E. J. Zeigler. JdciillY: R. B. Allen, S. F. Corcoran, M. Creese, W. P. Green, W. J. Huff, S. S. Steinberg, J. E. Younger. Ballard, Scigcl, Solberg, Zicglcr. 55 Omicron Nu ALPHA ZETA CHAPTER Honorary Home Economics Fraternity Founded at MICHIGAN STATE COLLEGE in 1912 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1957 I NiTiATiON into Omicron Nu, Home Economics National Honor Society, is the highest honor a girl in the College of Home Economics can receive. With the recognition and promotion of scholarship, leadership, and research in the field of home economics as its goal, the society carefully selected its members. Students with a scholastic average ranking in the upper one fifth of the group of students having jimior rating in the spring and in the upper one fourth of the students having senior rating in the fall following ini- tiation are eligible for tapping. The chapter selects not over fifteen per cent of the girls having senior rating and not over five per cent having junior rating and offers them membership in the organization. Knitting for the Red Cross and sponsoring the col - lection of cards and records for Rehabilitation Centers t)ccupied much of the time of Omicron Nu members, but they found time to become acquainted with, to entertain, and to help the Brazilian coeds in home ec so that they might understand Maryland and its tra- ditions. Following a tradition of long standing, each year Omicron Nu presents an awnid to the freshman girl in the College of Home Economics who has the high- est scholastic average. Last year the award went to Hilda joska. Omicron Nu has been on the Maryland campus since 1937, when it was installetl as Alpha Zeta chap- ter of the national society. .l t iil ' crv Jane Adams, Carolyn Buck, Dorothy Cosebooni, Jean Engeibacli, Ruth Lingle, Phyihs Pahncr, Margaret Emma Richardson, Peggy Snouffer, .Mary Spiehiian, Kay Weston. Jikiillv: Miss M. Marie .Mount, .Mrs. Curry England, .Mrs. Frcida McFarland, Miss Jane Crow. TirsI Roll ' ; Adams, Coscboom, Engelbnch, Lingle. SccomiI Kow: Palmer, Richardson, Snoutfer, Spiclman, Weston. 56 QUEENS Val Jhompson as yHiss Joucbdown Sally Viinningtoit as Vledge Queen liclty Hyser as Miss Jerrapin 58 THE State of Maryland is famous for its beautiful women and its university has its share of them. Selecting the most attractive girls on campus was not an easy task, but with the help of John Powers, yllademoiselle magazine, and students, the beauties were chosen. At the Black and Gold Ball, Phyllis Thompson was crowned as " Miss Touchdown. " " Pat " had been chosen as the favorite of the football team because of her popularity and good looks. Through the sponsor- ship of the Diamondback a " Queen of the 1944 Pledge Classes " was chosen. Each sorority was asked to select its most attractive pledge, and representa- tives from the various fraternities named Sally Dunn- ington as the most outstanding. The Jerrapiu, want- ing a queen of its own, sponsored a beauty contest, and ' y liidenwiselle magazine ' s beauty experts selected Betty Heyser from the candidates presented. In 1944, John Powers, head of one of the country ' s best known model agencies, was asked to select, from photographs sent to him, the " Queen of the Military Ball. " Mr. Powers selected Dorothy McLean, who was crowned at the ball. The new Independent Students Union, at their I.S.U. Doll Dance, selected and crowned Barbara McCutcheon as the first " I.S.U. Doll. " Dorothy McLean as lilitary Queen Barbara jlkCutcheon rt.s IS.V. Boll 59 at CJIioiupson—mss touciidowis em IJSer— MISS TERRAPIN QJalltj hJ iitiningl on — PLEDGE QUEEN QLorollm Q l Co 3ean — MILITARY QUEEN cyJarbara I I IcL idclic oil— I.S.U. DOLL ORGANIZATIONS sv,% Q. Student Board UOROIHY DOIK.LAS Chairman Li:si.[i; Smith Jirsl 7 ' iVc C i(irriM iii Ei-is ' OR MrDoN ' Ni;LL SftodJ 7 ' kt ' C ' iiiniiiiii Simri.i;y Wilson M ' oincH s iMcnil ' cr at Larclc Till: Stialent Board, the student governing coun- cil of the University, endeavored this year to instill the spirit and traditions of Maryland into the student body. Pep rallies, singing and cheering assem- blies were conducted by the cheerleading squad, and the traditional Freshmen Assemblies v ere held to acquaint the incoming students with campus leaders. Dr. Byrd addressed the groups and chairman Dotty Douglas introduced student leaders. A Student Ac- tivities Registration Bureau was set up to aid campus organizations in the enrolling of new members. October 1, marked the third annual Autumn Car- nival, highlighted this year by the selection of " Miss Touchdown " by the football team. " Miss Touch- clown " was crowned at the Black and Gnkl Ball bv Les Daly, captain of the team, and at the ame wa presented with a football autographed by the team. In early December, rather than having individual campaigns, the Student Board established an Elections Committee that conducted the campaigning and pub- licity of the Student Board elections. The newly elected officers were installed at the Student Assem- bly on December 1 1 and were entertained at a dinner given by Dr. Byrd for student leaders. Officers for the year were Chairmen Dotty Douglas and Randy Scholl; First Vice Chairmen Les Smith and Bob Spence; Second Vice Chairmen Elinor McDonnell and Jerry Cleaver, and Women ' s Member at Large Shirley Wilson and Belle Calmes. J je Sttidenl Board — ll ' inicr aitd Spring. STUDENT - GOMIRNM: CFNTRAL BITIEM ' 66 Student Victory Council THE Student Victory Council was established by the Student Board in 1942 to further student participation in the war effort. Although at first it was a committee of only a few interested participants, it has grown to include representatives of each dormi- tory, sorority, and fraternity, and students working on the various projects sponsored by the Council. Its activities involve a variety of helpful war projects, in- cluding the sponsoring of the blood and war bond drives on campus, the collecting of scrap, and collect- ing cigarettes for Smokes for Yanks drives. In the spring of 1944, a Red Cross College Unit was chartered under the auspices of the Victory Coun- cil, and the Council this year has expanded its activi- ties to include Red Cross canteen work, staff assistant work, and visits to rehabilitation centers. During the fall of 1944, a rally for the sale of war bonds was held in the form of an auction wherein students bid for the privilege of having members of the faculty do almost any original, often impleasant Signiiic) up to donate blood. task for them. Chairmen for the year were Dorothy Coseboom, Marjorie Falk, and Margaret Hughes. 67 Women ' s League INVESTED with authority over the women students of the University, Women ' s League formulated and enforced the rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of coeds on campus. Any woman student who breaks a University rule must be presented to the League for punishment. Due to the increase in women students, the Wom- en ' s League had to revise its rules and present a newer edition of rule books. The constitution of the organ- ization was rewritten to meet the needs of the Uni- versity when it converts to the semester system. A pamphlet containing " do ' s and don ' ts " for college women was written by members of the League and will be distributed to freshman women. Under the direction of Jean Warfield, Women ' s League members worked in cooperation with other groups to organize a Christmas program. A large Christmas tree was decorated by the League, and the guest speaker, a war veteran who officially opened the program by lighting the tree, was sponsored by the association. The Women ' s League sponsored many and sup- ported all of the various drives of the University, whether pertaining to the war or directly to the stu- dents on campus. Carolyn Moody was chosen by members of the organization as chairman of the an- nual May Day celebration, special project of Women ' s League. Jt yldiv Diiy — H (l sored |)v ln ' Lcacluc. 7iril How: Gibson, Whitt, OIkcr, Cockfrilk-, Manliry, Smith, Pflcffcr. Snomt Ki ii.. Si.-llh.iuson, Si-ll, Eason, Burtcm, .Martin, lackson, Yeates. 68 The Ne v Dorms DORMITORY C Jirst Row: Cornelius, Howard, Jacobs, McFalls, Rutf, Pfleffer, Williams, Hauler, Schmidt, Hershey, England. Second Kowi Brinsfield, Clilan, Antel, Wriglit, Niciiols, Muss, Sprung, Young, Hajek, Marcus, Smith. Third Rotv: Carr, Schertz, Cas- satt, Blumenfeld, Meredith, Coolc, Juncal, Weaver, Bram- hall, Jones, Seal, Hynes. For nearly a year students in College Park tramped through mud and bore the blowing of dust in their faces as they watched two buildings being constructed. Suddenly, as though overnight, the brain children of Dr. Byrd and the state were fully grown. Even more quickly the lawns, beautifully terraced, were covered with green grass and the beauty of the campus was increased by two lovely dormitories in the Georgian style of architecture typical of Maryland and the South. Although constructed for men students, the dormitories were occupied by the girls. The new dormitories are a real example of the continuous ex- panding of the University. DORMITORY F Jiist Jioiv : Ferry, Cooper, Freeze, Ruth, Biggs, Glatil , Wilson, Holm, Hazel, Rowe. Secomi Jioir .- McCasl in , Mc- Coy, Warfield, McCutchcon. 7hird How: Watson, Louis, Stark, Murphy, Greenwald, Lyon, Claggett, Bush, Beaver, Howie. 7ouTtb How: Hawkins, Libby, Kaylor, Campbell, Anderson, Fischette, Cerniak. 69 We Lived Both fg f J 5 K-JwiB8WW[ r ' ' . ' uy ii By ' B ynikii • K V l , h, j vmI BV%IPHBV a. 1 J JL ' " Hfii i l P h» B ' (irTMr ' ' 5 sw x ci mi Looking clown over the campus is Anne Arundel Hall, the second of the women ' s dormitories, formerly known as Dorm B. " Annie A. " has nearly every con- venience the woman student might wish, including an elevator that will quickly lift the tired coed to her floor. The Phi Delta Theta fratcrnit ' house was taken over by the University as a women ' s dormitory in 1943 and has served its occupants well, although it is at a greater distance from the main tlivision of the campus than the other dormitories. ANNE ARUNDEL DORMITORY Tirst Roic: Rouse, Finn, Winkler, Jackson, Rubcy, Kiirz, Froehlich, Martin, Williams. Second How: VCilcs, Higman, Harriman, Gill, Raincy, Boswell, Ginsburg, Burns, Gelinas, Sinclair. Jbird Ron ' : Montgomery, Green, SchcUhas, Haase, Foster, Fcnby, Dansbergcr, Kohner. 7ourth How: Brown, Moorhead, Brown, Curran, Otto, Waters, Nico- demus, Stitely. PHI DELTA THETA ANNEX lint Roic; Hendricks, Myers, Foiilkcs, Eason. Kend.lII, LeBow, Pearson. Srcoiiil Soil ' , Tremble, Catch V( ' ri((hi. TwiBn. l-isher. Robie, Van Munching, CoIilberK. Rose, Ward, Maxwell. 70 Up and Down the Hill SIGMA CHI ANNEX Seated: Welly, No!!, Jackson, Stidman, Carl, Hall, Welty. Standing: Wilson, Dickinson, Fahrney, Carpenter, Jenson, Marvel, Long, Huddle, Patton. When the University took over the other fraternity houses, it annexed the newest fraternity house, Sigma Chi, to the dormitory space for women. The Uni- versity redecorated the house to make it suitable for the residence of women. Margaret Brent Hall, oldest of the present dormi- tories, stands on the hill next to Anne Arundel. Loud victrolas, quiet hour, and the " wreck room " all re- main as pleasant memories to the girl who has lived in " Maggie B. " MARGARET BRENT 7irst How: J. Burton, Mundy, Finney, Marshall, Eisele, Cannon, Hamblen, Wright, Janes, Dickin- son, Wathen, Callahan, Redding, P. Johnson, Vierling. Second .Roic. Moore, Hjorth, Becker, Armstrong, Stanton, Cockcrille, Loftin, MuUan, Marsh, Papenforth, Herman, Utman, Kauffman, Erps, Uchuch. ' Third Row-. Seward, Reamer, Mrlik, Speaks, Rice, M. Burton, Heller, Harker, Pride, Ahern, Amadon, Thompson, Bard well, Sherman, Jenkins, Fazzalari, Frederick. Jourlh How: Garrott, Kammer, Peters, AUender, Monroe, Johnson, Enfield, Thornton, Koprowski, Maynard, Bucher, Csonka, Givner, Wintermere, Kemp, Nor- folk, Jones, Renick, Anderson, Davis. 71 V ' iiiUncI for llu- I ' lis lu ' iiif. yorliine telling (it the March Jrolic. Qcttiml Sonne Jbemc matcruil. The Library is a mectincl fAacc too. JIk- Kiiii-frMlv liookilorc keeps llu ' sIii,(im(s J u ' Jootlight Club goes in for earpeiilry too. 72 Dr. James H. Reid, Adele H. Stamp, Dr. Charles E. White. Publications Board THE responsibility of aiding in the success of the publications of the University falls on the shoulders of the Publications Board, whose chairman, Acting Dean of Men James H. Reid, directly assists the students in the publication of the ' Jerrapi}i and the Diauiondback. The board, composed of the edi- tors of the ' Terrapin and the l)iauiO}uiback, the presi- dent of Pi Delta Epsilon, honorary journalism frater- nity, the chairman of the Student Board, the president of Women ' s League, Dean Adele H. Stamp, and Dr. Charles E. White, meets occasionally to discuss in- formally the problem of appointment and policy of the newspaper and yearbook and serves in an ad- visory capacity to the students. Dr. Byrd keeps in ioiiib with Siudent VuhUcations. 73 Elinor 2lcDomicU, Co-iditor-in-Chief. THE Jenapin staff rushed through another year to put out a yearbook worthy of the University. " Lovie " McDonnell and " Jenkie " Jenkins, co-editors, tore their hair to round up pictures, people, and copy to beat the deadline; and Walter Beam, official Term pin photographer, dashed about campus, waiting for clouds to get the scenery shots. Genie Simmons ac- S ' culfil Arnold, Highbargcr, Chickcring, Rowley, Saumcnig. Chesscr, Britt, Nichols Terrapin .4 rcxord of bow we worked and played in ' -(5. Eleanor Jenkins, C.o-Edilor -in-Cbicj. complished the tedious job of securing group pictures, and Jean Rowley sorted out the senior lists. Taking care of the technical business processes was Barbara Kephart, assisted by Lee Saumenig, while Lu Stewart, in a " nice, quiet, private office, " groimd out the copy for a hook that began to seem like some dream that was dubious as to whether or not it should come true. 5((im iMtj. Arnold, Davis, Simmons, Mallonec, Smith. 74 Editors: Elinor McDonnell, Betty Jenkins, Coeditors- iii ' Chiefi Barbara Kephart, Bi(5nie55 Manager, Emo- gene Simmons, ll ' ouieii ' s Editor, Lucille Stewart, Copy Editor, Jane Grigsby, 7tla)iacp}u1 Editor, Jean Rowley, Senior Editor, Walter Beam, T botOiJropby Editor. Staff: Mary Dixon Ashley, Page Chesser, Jack Banz, Jean Chickering, Randolph Coyle, Mary Harry Davis, Frank Dory, Joseph Eikenberg, Ruth Ann Forsyth, Jean Griffith, Jean Highbarger, Evelyn Kennedy, Edith Krenlich, Jack MacVeigh, Sewell Mallonnee, Sally Morgan, Rita Noje, Douglas Parkhurst, Louise Rich- ards, Betty Lee Saumenig, Doreen Sherman, Nancy Simmons, Bert Williams, Marjorie Withington. Joe £ikenherc) checked lavoiits. Jhe ' 44 joofes iiiii ly beinc) iiiiiilai. Bt ' iiiM took pictures constantly. Barhiva Xepbcut — Business Manager. Cucille Stewart — Copy Editor. Qenie Simmons — 7 ' ome« ' s Editor. Jane Qrigsby — Managing Editor. 75 Jiobirl Sl ' dicc, Eiiilor — Summer, Jiill. I li=dbtlU Riiul. I Jitoi — ll ' iulcr, Spriiul. Diamondback Vc kf if up with campus news crery week in the FOR the second time in its histt)i y, the Dtaiiioihi hdck was unilLT the direction of n coed, Betty Rin , who served as editor-in-chief for the winter and spring quarters. Maryland women broke the ac- cepted theory that only men could edit the school newspaper in t he summer of 1943 when Jackie Brophy was appointed the first woman editor-in-chief. Editors of the Diamoiuihcick are chosen for ability and interest by the outgoing editor-in-chief. The other appointive officers are consequently approved by the Publications Board. During the summer quarter, the newspaper operated on a two-page basis, returnini; to the regular four- page weekly in the fall. " Off the Press, " book reviews written by members of the library staff, made its first appearance. " Around the I lill, " the society column of the newspaper, continueti to be one of the most popu- lar features, with Lila Antlrews succeeding Kitty Briggs as its author. Boots Holljes, weary of feminine gossip, originated " From the Hermitage, " a social news cov- erage strictly for men. Xicpiml the ih 1. ' slriiii l ' l. Special project of the year was the extra edition of the Ditiimiiidlhwl-. published during the Christma? holitlays in commemoration of Glenn 1.. Martin ' s grant of one million, seven himdred thousand dollars to the University. Despite its being predominated !■ • coeils, the Diii iiio»i i ;()cll- still presents an excellent opportunity for 76 all students interested in journalism to obtain practical experience in several lines of work. The editors have been striving this year to train a small, competent staff which will be able to take its responsible position when the time comes. SuiuDier and Tall: Editors: Robert Spence, Sditor-iii-Chiefi Betty Ring, 7Aanac i) Editor, Ann Troxell, Women ' s Editor, Ruth Haring, 7eature Editor, Lucille Stringer, Business ' Tilau- iif er, Joyce Reside, Jldvertisincj Manager, Mary Mark- er, Grci( rtfio)i Manager, Wilson Schmidt, Sports Edi- tor. Winter a}id Spring: Betty Ring, Editor-in-Chiej , Ann Troxell, Ttlanaijiuc] Editor, Ruth Haring, Jeature Editor, Lucille Stringer, Business Manager, Joyce Reside, Advertising Man- ager, Wilson Schmidt, Sports Editor, Dorothy Foster, Circulation Manager. Staff: Lila Andrews, Mary Austin, Walter Beam, Ed Brat- burd, Kitty Briggs, Connie Brown, Hortense Bunting, Jean Burnside, Belle Calmes, June Chance, Mel Cohen, Another Diainoudhock jii the iiiiibiiifl. Charlotte Conaway, Sally Conlon, Phyllis Couchman, Pat Coyle, Jean Daly, Marcia Foster, Sally Garrigan, Barbara George, Joyce Gibbons, Kay Graban, Ellen Hall, Emily Hamon, Sue Hastings, Jere Hathaway, Rayner Hesse, Herb Hodge, Boots Holljes, Sally Huebl, Esther Jackson, Connie Kranz, Betty Kurz, Sewell Mallonee, Betty Milne, Jane Morgan, Victor Mullin, Louisa Nicholson, Dough Parkhurst, Lovedy Pedlow, Wanda Pelczar, Jerry Pfeiffer, Pat Piper, Ed Schrier, Ralph Sipes, Kate Smith, Virginia Stewart, Marvin Weissberg, Teresa Wood. The Staff 77 It ' ihon St:hmidt, Editor. JcitH Rowley, Jssouidlc Editor. Uarbiua Cn ' orclc, Business Manager. ? r M " Book During freshman week the 7il Book, the Freshman Bible, appeared. Its coming climaxed several harried weeks of gathering campus information, typing copy, and traipsing to the printer. The 5Vf Book attempts to show the University of Maryland in miniature. This year ' s book tells of Maryland ' s history and traditions, the organizations on campus, student publications, sororities and frater- nities, the Student Board constitution, Women ' s League, Maryland songs and cheers, who ' s who on campus, and the all-important rat rules. ' .Firil Row: Jackson, George, Schmidt Headed by Editor Wilson Schmidt, Associate Edi- tor Jean Rowley, and Business Manager Barbara George, the 1944 M Book was smaller than in previous years because of war-time shortages. ED170RS: Eiiilor-in-Cbiei, Wilson Schmidt; Business n iiiiiu er, Barbara George; Jssociale SdUoi. Jean Rowley; Jrt Lditor, Betty Bowles. Staff: Kitty Briggs, Dorothy Coseboom, Pat Coyle, Es- ther Jackson, Ed Lord, Jane Morgan, Arthur O ' Keefe, Betty Ring, Bob Spence, Ann Troxcll, Jcnn Warfield. Bowles, Briggs. Second KoiO: Lord, W.irfleld, Co le. 78 S. M. A. C. Seated: MacLeod, Kise, Pcl- czar, Mickey. Standing: Lee, Cleaver, Johnson. With Wanda Pelczar serving as president and Professor Harlan Randall as faculty advisor, the Student Musical Activities Committee this year boosted camps and campus with music. The S.M.A.C., serving as an advisory board for the musical organizations of the University, reached out to select special talent on and off the campus and pre- sented special performers in its community sings for the students. Reviving an old tradition. Clef and Key presented its sixth annual Varsity Show, One Jouch of Cjeiutis, a musical comedy that kept students laughing for three nights in the school theater. Clef and Key is comprised of talented students who desire an outlet for their singing, dancing, or varied musical abilities. President Wanda Pelczar, guided the group, with Ramona Randall, Inez McCleod, and Dorothy Pittman assisting. 7irst Jtow: Alclen, Johnson, Gillespie, Daly, Krcnlich, Davis, Reside, Sprung, Mallonee. Second Jiow: Wathen, Williams, Wintermere, Pittman, MacLeod, Pelczar, Randall, Troxell, Weston, Waters, Becker, Rush. 7hird Kow: White, Rosenblatt, Hathaway, Hall, Schmidt, Bucher, Sarclas, Marshall, Jenkins, Ward, Dansberger, Taylor, Jackson, Irish, Wright, Stitely, Waite. Jourth Soic: Johnson, Bennett, Frost, Bresnick, Kahlcr, Cumpper, Cleaver, Mickey, Kise, Vale, Haring, Collins, Wilhide, Clef and K 7 79 first Kow. Ut. Kjrulall, Biakncr, Wintcrraeri ' , I ' rochlich, W cslun, Kapruwbkl, Juhiisdii, Daly, I ' lki.ir, Kunlinn, Hall, l.iiiul, KUi-.-. Ki.m|., Joska. Second Roiiv Couchman, Becker, Sinclair, Libbcy, Burris, Wilson, Akk-n, Curran, Evans, Buclier, Csonka, Mallonix, Harryman, Schcllhas. Jbird Tiow - Sbarbaro, I ' cU-rs, Allendcr, Kammer, Clifton, Boots, Forrester, Wilhide, Waters, Lunan, Crccger, Ward, Jenkins, Hershey. Jourth Kmc Randall, Givncr, DeTar, Vandel, Brown, Hoffmcister, Luttrell, Slaman, Cross, Parks, Sarelas, Skinner Armbrusler, Friedman, Bulani Ti|ll ' Ticw: Hathaway, Davis, Knoiise, Humphries, Price, McComas, Harding, Huddle, Stone, Kcplinger Kurk, Coklwell, Bradford. .SiM Kow Mrlik, Rice, McKcc, Moore, Zemil, Carter, Peterson, Carpenter, Atkinson, Gooding, Gelinas, Karr, Haring, Davis, Collins, Marshall, Mackie. Women ' s Chorus ON December 17, 1944, the Women ' s Chorus, consisting of ninety talented coeds, traveled at their own expense to the Newton Haker Hospital at Martinsburg, West Virt inin. There they went from ward to ward singing to the convalescing veterans. With the other members of the chorus furnishing the musical background, Meredith Schmidt, Mary Harry Davis, and Annie Lee Mallonee sang solos. The event was such a success that President Wanda Pelczar re- ceived a letter from the hospital asking her and her fellow choriisters to return. After having entertained servicemen at Port Meade, the Laurel U.S.O., the Naval Academy, and the Stage Door Canteen in Washington last year, the chorus revisited the men it the armetl forces at these places, offering new choral antl solo arrangements. In addition, a show was presented to the men ami women at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Chorus members participated in the Christmas Pageant sponsored by the Footlight Club, and, as in previous years, performetl at the annual May Day celebration. 1)1 . Iv.lllJ.lll ill. Is IIh- cI ' OI 80 Men ' s Glee Club Jirst Kow: Custer, Bresnick, Katz, Aaron, Thibadeau, Gumpper, Zalph, Kise. Sec- ond How: Kahler, Eyier, Tal- bot, Wallace. Jhird Kow: Hall, Lilja, Hodge, Bennett, Romanelli. After a long period of silence, the Men ' s Glee Club has again become active. Under the able leadership of Harlan " Doc " Randall, professor of music, and with many of the returned veterans in its ranks, the club has increased in size and popularity. After a full year ' s activities, the Men ' s Glee Club, this year led by Kent Kise, promises to become once more one of the outstanding campus groups. Under the able direction of Harlan Randall, who has worked for ten years to build a University orchestra, the University of Maryland Student Orchestra took part in many University functions throughout the year. At each quarter graduation, the Orchestra played a major role and May Day would have been incomplete without its classical and semi-classical music. Working in conjunction with other musical organizations, the Or- chestra presented the Spring Musical Festival. The members also played at various functions on campus, including teas and dramatic productions. Orchestra Thsl Kow: Dr. Randall, John- son, Wallace, Baker, Mickey, Mr. Powers. Second Jioir. Conlin, Briggs, G. Engle, Betts, Mumford. Jhird Kow: Lee, Bean, White, Smith, C. Engle. 81 Jickn kKce, President. Footlight Club I iii; Uni ' eisity Footlight Club, as college dramat- i ic organizations all over the country, was greatly affected by the war. The manpower shortage took its toll of leading men anil crew hands, and materials for the building of sets were almost impossible to ac- quire. Yet, because of its reorganization, the Footlight Club progressed. In the spring of 1944, for the first time in its his- liohhic UXcc rcveah hci ' -clj us the s()y in " Cry T rti ' oc ' tory, the club was put under the guidance of the Speech Department of the University, with Dr. R. Ehrensberger serving as advisor. Cry " Hiii ' oc, a story of the heroic nurses on Bataan, was presented in the spring of 1944. The play was the answer to the manpower question, for its cast was composed of women only. With the aid of extremely realistic sound effects, and dressed in men ' -; fatigue suits borrowed from the campus A.S.T. unit, the girls presented what many students considered the best play ever given on campus. With the fall quarter came Mr. William Dean, brought to the University especially to coach Foot- light Club plays. The first part of the quarter was de- voted to the cleaning of the workshop and to taking inventory of the materials on hand. Then work was begun on the Christmas play. The Footlight Club, backed by the Student Board, presented a Christmas pageant, hoping to start a tradition at Maryland. The play, It ' hy the Chimes Rdiuj, was supplemented by the lighting of a large Christmas tree, the singing of a select group of the Women ' s Chorus, and the present- Jhc stMW tTCir worked third. 82 A serious moment. ing of gifts by the sororities, fraternities, and inde- pendent groups. Members of the audience presented gifts wrapped in white. All contributions were turned over to the Interfaith Council for charity. Anxious to begin work on a full-length production. the club searched for a play that needed few men and few building materials. y lurdei ' iii a !AJi(Hiiery, a tense mystery story, was chosen as the winter production. Bobbie McKee, assisted by Toni Call, led the group through the year. Tirst Kow: Hathaway, Richards, Call, McKee, Frost, Owings, Fusselbauph. Second Row: Stevens, Rittcr, Watson, Goldiner, Rose, Johnson, Bowles, Rubey, Rich, yhirj Jioii ' .- Berkman, Ricker, Williams, Stewart, Steffler, Haller. 83 yirst How: Johnson, I.fslic, McNanuhton. .Stcuriif Ron ' ; Hamilton, Rcid, Kanibll, While. Canterbury Club Religious Life Committee Composed of faculty mcmhers wlio nrc interested in the spiritual life of the students, the Religious Life Committee meets monthly with representatives from each religious club. Students represented the Univer- sity of Maryland at the National Committee for Chris- tian Leadership in Washington and participated in a Spiritual Fortification Conference and Dedicatory Service at the Statler Hotel. Delegates have attended special religious events for international fellowship. With Betty C ' .anihle ser ing as president, the Can- terbury Club enjoyeil one of its most successful years. Activities included a Valentine dance for the soldiers from Walter Reed Hospital as well as several other dances, picnics, and forums. In Lebruarv, a campaign was undertaken to raise funds for the support of for- mer students in prisoner of war camps and in China. The Reverend Mr. Nathaniel Acton acted as advisor. ) ' 7irst Kow: Wynne, Callahan, Gadd, Gamble, Rev. Acton, Ford, Cory. Seconil Koto. Sanderson, Ruse, Sherman, Milli an, Watson, Arnold, Howie, Benninplon, Patterson. Third How Burns, Graham. Kranz, Ashley, Russell, Bcckley, Johnson. 84 Baptist Student Union Tint Kow: Lipp, Seviour, Pfieffcr, VanHocscn, Kauff- man. St ' cinui Son ' , Rubcy, Waters, Davis, Johnson, Wes- ton. ' Jbirtl Koir; Rich, Col- lins, Savage, Stitcly, Amoss. Starting the school year with a welcoming party for all Baptists on campus, the Bap- tist Student Union kept active by having exchange meetings with the Baptist Union at George Washington University and by holding regular inter-denominational noon de- votionals in addition to their regularly scheduled meetings. Former members now in the service were posted on the activities of the club through its newspaper. Under the guidance of the Reverend Mr. John Keister, the Lutheran Club had meet- ings twice monthly. These were often held in conjunction with other religious organiza- tions. The group, led by Helen Williams, was host to the Lutheran Club of George Washington University and visited the Lutheran Service Center in Washington, having the opportunity of seeing there the facilities ofifered to members of the armed services. Lutheran Club St ' rt Cii; Green, Rev. Keister, Bowcn, Schefer, Weiskiltcl. SliiiuUn i: Curran, . Zeigler, Dansbergcr, Highbarger, Her- mann, Carpenter, Kidwell, Williams. 85 Presbyterian Club JirsI Kkiiv Slitcly, Frost, En field, Dr. Smith, Davis, Bard- well, Rouse, Wathen. J t ' ctiMj Uow: Rosenberry, Carr, Lunan, En le, Cooper, Kenninglon, Larson, Johnson, Btilani. Jhird How: Sinclair, 1-roehlich, Hart- man. Joiirtb KofC: Kwerks, Joska, WarfieUi, McCutcheon, Waters. Led by Grace EnfieLl aiul advised by Elwyn Smith, the Presbyterian Fellowship spon- sored the one inter-faith meetint; held diirini the fall quarter. Meetings were often in the form of panel discussions, with each member voicing his opinion. The membership of the club increased greatly during the past year, the Westminster Commission Plan was officially adopted as the basis for the local organization. The Wesley Club, with an enrollment of seventy students, has provideel the Meth- odists on campus with a place for religious activity. Serving as president was Ed Lord; as vice-president, Ann Fields; and as secretary, Dorothy Fell. Dr. Byrd and Mrs. Trem- bly acted as advisors. The Wesley Club meets every two weeks to present a piogram evolving around business, worship, and recreation. Wesley Club Pir-if Tiow Downs, Casscit, Ingham, Amoss, Marsh, Mooncy, Catch, Hendricks. Johnson, Griffin, Erps. Sch ' Mi n m : Nichols. Or Bird, Robic, A. Fields, Lord, Fell, Schafcr, Dr. Brings, Biicher. ' T hh Koiv: Stevens, Gchr, Weston, Smith, Brings, Otto, Meyers, Twigg, Brown. Schellhas, Knibb, Thompson, J. Fields, Baucrnschmidt. Totirlh How-. Otio, Robinson, NX ' hilc, Howard, Haase, Conoway. Louis, Harker, Reside, Brown, Price, Hickelberg, Anderson, Calloway. 86 Newsman Club The Newman Club of the University of Maryland functions as the integration point between Catholic students on the campus. The students, led by Louise Burke, meet on a religious, intellectual, and social basis. Father Terence Kuehn, O.F.M., of the Franciscan Monastery, served as student chaplain again this year. On the second and fourth Thursday of the month, the discussion group met. For a large part of the time, the group followed the text of Pope Pius XI ' s Encycli- cal Letter Casfi Coiuuihli, relating to Christian mar- riage. During the year a number of guest speakers were entertained at the meetings. Lt. Edward Kirch- ner. Director of the North American Secretariat of Pax Roman, explained the Newman Club ' s relation to Pax Roman, and international clearing house for Catholic organizations, and priests from Holy Cross College in Washington spoke on Catholic Action. Members of the club participated in the panel dis- cussion at the Family Life Conference at Catholic University, which was to formulate plans for the Fam- ily Life Week celebrated in May. An important an- nual tradition continued by the members was the Mother ' s Day celebration at the Franciscan Monas- tery in Washington. Mass was held in the Grotto of Lourdes and a breakfast honoring the alumni fol- lowed. 87 HiUel Club Sf.iIfJ: Gcrshbcrg, Podnos, Rabbi Yanow, Kaplan, Utman. sttintlinti: Gordon, Norinsky, I ' unipian, .Marmcr, Nitzberg. C) liokl With a new student pastor, Rabbi Albert Yanow, the Hillel CUib continued t Friday evening services and to gather at the hiillel House for evenings of music an dancing. Highlighting the year was the formation of a choir and glee club. Guest speak- ers led discussions, and movies and Hebrew studies completed the year ' s activities. Daniel Nitzberg was chairman of the executive board. Throughout the year the Daydodgers Club, under the leadership of Priscilla Alden and Bill Ehrmantraut, gave special attention to the problems of car sharing and uniting day students into a club formed for their benefit. Daydodger teams were active in intra- mural sports, school spirit was encouraged; a moonlight cruise, dances, and other activi- ties for members and their guests were sponsored by the group. D av y dodgers Club 7iTsl Rom. Troegcr, Eckcr, Robinson, Bogardiis, Schlcnkcr, Marshall, Saticr. .Second Koio, Spiccr, King, Siilir, Aldtn, Ball, Armbruslcr, Smith, i nr Jiow. Johnson, Taylor, Wil liams, Bancrod, Bridgi:, Bol giano, Wood, Snyder, Bozc- man, Robcrlson, OcAilcy, Alwalcr, I ' allon. Joiirib Rmi ' Edlund, Ezckii-1, Hall, Rhr manlraul, Rogers, Vogil, Withrow, Kcnkcl, Canilhcrs, Bowling, .Millan, Ivic. 88 Cosmopolitan Club Jii-sf Row: Renick, Ryan, Echv ' ards, Niniino, Sharpe. Sccomi Raic, Lefevcr, Morris, Wilson, Brown, Higman. Jhird Tiouu Eiselc, Hoopaw, Kauffman, Dibble, Cook. Tourth Uotv: Kaylor, Libbey, Bryan, McCaslin, Hawkins. Under the leadership of Joanne Edwards, the Cosmopolitan Club brought to the Maryland students the opportunity to enjoy the cultural advantages offered by the na- tion ' s capital. Each member was allowed to follow his own interest, whether it be in the field of art, music, drama, political science, history, or dance. Trips were made to the capital, the National Art Gallery, and the theater. Availing themselves of opportunities to learn more about Latin America, members of the Spanish Club have sponsored guest speakers and made learning fun. With Barbara George serving as president, the club has offered Spanish song festivals and given a party at the end of each quarter. Spanish Club l irst Knic: Utmaii, Aristizabal, Hastings, Stonesifer, Marshall, Garcia, Collier. Second Jiow: Aiello, Ray, Wright, Cehr, George, Nichols, Wolfe, Vil- lar. Jhml Rlih . Kloss, Stevens, Skinner, Cassatt, Dierkopf, Preble, Pohl, Martin, Vance. 89 Art Club Tir f }iow: Faulkner, Disharoon, Nichols, Hall, Saunders, Allen, .Murphy. St-cotiii Hotr: Dickinson, Mendum, Weston, Jackson, Hershey, Jones. Jhtrd How. .Mallonee, CroswcII, Pedlow, Bowles, Ewell, Smith, NX ' illiams, Brown, .Marshall, Scott. Under the supervision of Miss Fitzwater and with the co-operation of interested students, the Art Cluh was initiated in June of 1944. In order to become a member of the club, candidates submitted three draw- Thc (iii ' MjIifis rtilciliK inoiich. ings, which were consequent!) ' judged by the mem- liers. The artists met weekl)- in order to be entertained by motion pictures connected with art or to hear a guest speak on some subject of interest. Often, how- ever, they met merely to do still life or outdoor sketch- ing. Hikes were taken to enable the members to have the material to sketch, and the students themselves served as motlcls for the still life sketches. When Miss Titrwater left the University, Miss Cassels took over the job as advisor to the group. Un- lier the direction of I ' rcsielent Kay Weston, the club presented an art exhibit in the spring ant! accepted the responsii-)ilit - ot sketching the illustrations for the TtTdi ' iM jane I lcrshe ' served the club as its vice president and Ann Dickenson took notes, while Gloria I InfTinnn balantei.! the buiUet. 90 ►- • -«.— . Z. ' ' ' — ■ ■ " , V ■ MM ' fe — . — — Psychology Club Jirsf V.OW: Richards, Seviour, Grisby, French. Second Kow- Dr. Clark, Cheppas, Wallace, Pftetfcr, Bussey, Mellinger, Root, Mr. Wallen. Ihui .Roic: Sellhausen, Littell, X ' ' atson, Scemans, Owings, Gatch, Collier. The organization of the Psychology Club began in the spring of 1944. In bi-monthly gatherings, psychology majors and other interested students initiated a series of lectures on psychological matters. A student public opinion poll was undertaken by the members and successfully completed. The year was devoted to the planning and presenting of a program to give students experience in the practical applications of psychology. The Sociology Club was formed in the summer of 1944 to unite sociology majors, to bring them in contact with well-known sociologists, and to make the discussion of issues pertinent to sociologists possible. Panel discussions, trips to Washington, and talks by various sociologists have kept the club active. Sociology Club Jirsf Koxv: Biggs, HofstadtL-r, Jefferson, Shumate, Beebe, Aldcn, Biron. Secomi TKow . Mr. Monahan, Jackson, Freeze, Caplan, Podnos, Marucci, Dr. Lejins JhnA Roir Dr, Mills. 91 Home Economics Club firsi Row Rose, Richardson, Irish, Adams, Gross. Second Roccr Kcphart, Wilson, Ashley, Ford, Foster, Reid, Arnold, Soudcr, Marker, While. 7hir,t Roil ' ; Cameron, Wiles, Wynn, Twigg, Fisher, Miss Mitchell. Man ley. Stout, Cochran, Andrews, M. Foster, Parks, Simmons, Jenkins. Tourtb Jiow: Haase, Sherman, Sarelas, Cur- ran, Ewell, Catch, Bennett, Preble, MacLeod, Martin. Welcoming freshman girls with a tea in their honor, the Home Economics Club, under the guidance of Dorothy Foster, began the school year. Members of the club modeled in a novel fashion show,- talks on interior decorating and a healthful cosmetic program were given by members of the faculty. The Dance Club, recognized by the Student Life Committee in the fall of 1944, was created to serve those interested in the study of dance techniques as well as to arouse an interest in modern dance among the student body. Under the guidance of Lucille Stringer the club has performed on campus and at George Washington University. Dance Club Jirst Kow: Rose, Slringcr, Burgess, Stewart. Second Jiow Aaronson, Pcnnefeather, Sic vcns, Goldstein, Wood, Men dum. 7bird How: Cohen Coldincr, Podnos, Winkler. 92 W. R. A. Jirst Jiow: Burgess, Griffith, DeLoach, Burdette. Second Jiow: Jackson, Shrier, Seviour, Grigsby, Cory. The Women ' s Recreation Association extended its recreational facilities to a larger variety of activities and to a greater number of students under the direc- tion of President Helen DeLoach. The Executive Board drafted a new constitution which was planned to help enlarge W.R.A. membership as well as to as- sist in carrying out activities. Rounding out the intra- mural sports of volleyball, bowling, basketball, table tennis, archery, badminton, and tennis was a program to include hockey competition among daydodgers, so- rorities, and dormitories. A local official rating board was established to award emblems to girls who passed examinations and met the requirements for refereeing of various sports. " Play Days " with nearby colleges continued to be popular, and the after dinner dances, under the direc- tion of W.R.A., gave a welcome relief to book weary students. A Freshman Mixer, sponsored by W.R.A. Tencing was one of the sports. to give new students an opportunity to become ac- quainted, and semi-annual banquets at which " M " let- ters were awarded to W.R.A. members having the re- quired credits in athletic participation highlighted so- cial events. 93 Ridmg Club int Row: Throckmorton, De- Grazier, Rogers, Bowles, Rob- berson. Second Row. Carr, X ' iIIianis, Highbarger, Cohn, Smith, Axt, Ward, Rich, Wil- liams. Jbini Tiow - Watkins, I ' iper, -Moiistier, Imhorf. A lenl boon to horse lovers is the Riding Club. Its cross-country hunts, moonlight rides, fox hunts, and horse shows played an important part in the life of its members, instruction for beginners was given by advanced riders, and jumping instruction was given by a riding master. Jimmy Rogers served as president, assisted by Jackie Arps, Ann Fusselbaugh, and Chris Bowles. One of the high points of the year ' s activities of the Terrapin Trail Club was a week- end hike; on which the members traveled by bus to a Virginia town and hiked up the mountain in pouring rain to an Appalachian Trail Club cabin. The club hiked also to Cheverly, Devil ' s Den on Paint Branch, and to Greenbelt. Katie Atwater succeeded F ' hil Adams as president. Terrapm Trail Club first Roil ' ; Sinclair, Rouse, At- water, Johnson, Whcrlcy. Sec- otid Jiow: Buchcr, Schcllhas, Upton, Suit, Winkler, Pittman, Hamon. 7bird Kow: Upton, Nelson, Adams, Varndell, TroxcII . .Mw4 94 Independent Students Union THE Independent Students Union was organized in the spring of 1944 under the leadership of Phyllis Whitcomb, who became first president of the organization. With the fall term came elections that made Ed Lord gavel swinger and Connie Williams his assistant. In November, under the leadership of Dody Upson, the I.S.U. Doll Dance, one of the season ' s most un- usual social functions, was given. The dance took the form of an old fashioned square dance, and Barbara McCutcheon was crowned I.S.U. doll by President Ed Lord. To wind up the fall social activities, the I.S.U. members sang Christmas carols through Col- lege Park and gathered afterwards for a party at the Rossborough Inn. The Project Committee endowed Arts and Sciences with new steps to the basement and cleaned out the trophy case in the library, and a March Frolic, a car- nival featuring entertainment of all kinds, was pre- sented. Connie Williams took over the presidency when Lord was inducted into the army. A plain " I " in pearly or gold was selected as the official pin of the organ- ization. IMeclini) ' ) ii ' crc fu-M once a trcek. 95 Red Cross Unit The Maryland University College Unit of the American Red Cross was chartered hy the Prince Georges County chapter in May, 1944. The Canteen Corps served at the Camp Springs Air Field, the Rehabilitation Committee entertained at Camp Ord, and the various drives were handled with success. Margaret Bolton, Red Cross field worker from New Guinea, explained Red Cross work overseas at a Unit meeting. Despite the decreased enrollment in the University, the American Society of Mechan- ical Engineers, guided by Doug Cook, continued to hold its own on campus. In con- junction with other societies, the A.S.M.E. presented educational lectures and motion pictures. Highlight of the year was the winning of first prize by Paul Arthur for the best paper submitted to the Regional Convention of Mechanical Engineers at Johns Hopkin-; Uni- versity. A. S M. E. Seated: Kisc, Grott, Cook, Scigcl, Eckhardt. Eaglcson. Standin0: Prof. Shrecve, Prof. Jackson, Prof. Green, Eylcr, Bochenck, Ltiharsky. 96 r: A. I. Ch, E. " Tirst Kow: Saltz, Kahn, Nitz- berg, Goldberg. Secomi Jloiii: Cohen. Jhird Jioiv: Robert- son, Lusby, Pliilpitt. The A.I.Ch.E., student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, held technical meetings throughout the year. The group, designed to bring men of like in- terests together, had as its guest speakers prominent men of the U.S. Bureau of Ships, Dr. Allen Gruchy, professor at the University, and Mr. William Greene of engineering research. Melvin Cohen served the chapter as its president. Led by president Les Smith and assisted by Professor Allen, the American Society of Civil Engineers completed a successful year, despite the drafting of most of its members. Outside speakers came to the University and lectured to the members on their particular field, and joint meetings were held with other engineering societies. Highlighting the year was a field trip to the Hagerstown water plant. A. S. C. E. Tirst Jlow: Mr. Golir, Varndcll, Smith, Zcigler, Prof. Allen. Second Jtow: Moy, Dunker, Kay, Hall. Jbini fiow: Lester, Jachou ' ski. 97 Jnlrtimiiral C.htimpioiis in jooihiiU. Join iitfs iiiif jor (I li(ii i(l. Slopjtiiiil jor rclrctbiiiciil. Jldliliiiv — oiilsii f l ' c A ' l ' ic - rmorv. ( " iiiiii iic ' it ' in liilrdiiMitiil HiIsI ' iI mII. 98 FRATERNITIES • AND SORORITIES Interfraternity Council THE Interfraternity Council, composed of two representatives from each fraternity, is the cen- tral representative organization of all active fraterni- ties of the University. Desiring to bind the fraterni- ties together to promote good feeling, the members met weekly to discuss the activities, rules, regulations, and details pertaining to the fraternities. Problems were considered and their apparent solutions dis- cussed, passed on, and put into effect. With the full participation of all the clubs, attention was called to the importance of athletics in fraternity life by an interfraternity track meet sponsored by the organization. Jack Thomas not only performed in a number of the events but also acted as chairman of the meet committee, arranged all the particulars and assured the success of the affair. Intramural sports, regulated by the Interfraternity Council, were particu- larly important to the fraternities as a means of arous- ing honest competition and an interest in sports. Supplementing its activities as the central agency for interfraternity athletics, the Council arranged various social activities for all the fraternities. Under the supervision of Bob Spence, president for the summer and tall ot l ' )41, a picnic dance at Greenbelt Lake was prepared. In spite of the heat, it tiuMied out to be one of the most successful interfraternity dances. With i ' age Chesser assuming the presidency for the winter of 1944 and 1945, the Council initiated admis- sion dances in the gym armory in order to raise funds. At the first admission dance Mel Mitchell ' s Debonairs furnished the iive and Page Chesser, Sigma Chi, was introduced as the new president of the Council; Harry Howden, Phi Kappa Sigma, as the vice presi- Bozman Frost K2 Bozici Howdeii 2X Ciiesscr 1 larrison 2AE HLitk Maskell WX llolljcs Spencer 100 dent; Kent Kise, Alpha Lambda Tau, as secretary; and Jack MacVeigh, Alpha Tau Omega, as treasurer. With the money raised by these dances the Council was able to sponsor a spring formal at Beaver Dam. To cheer the campus during its mid-winter slump, the Council sponsored a novel straw dance at the Phi Kappa Sigma House. High-lighting the evening was a spontaneous interfraternity sing. The Sigma Chi ' s won first prize for their singing, and Kappa Alpha, represented by soloist Charlie Williams, took second place. Throughout the year, with the cooperation of the sororities on campus, the Interfraternity Council spon- sored Friday night Rotary Dances. Since the fraterni- ties were without houses, the sororities furnished them with a place to hold their dances. Clwiser, yiowden, tacTciclh, and Kise — the ojficcrs. ATfJ KA 2X A2 AI ' P AAT NtacVeigh Bowersox Flynn Brewer Spence Kise Scull VC ' ilHams Zetts Proffen Thompson Kurtz 101 Phi Delta Thet a MARYLAND ALPHA CHAPTER Founded at MIAMI UNIVERSITY in 1848 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1930 STARTiNC. out the year with their ever reliable Jack Frost at the helm, Maryland Alpha of Phi Delta Theta bounced back into the campus spotlight by adding four members and by pledging Harold Dono- frio and Dawson Jarboe. Phi Delt was represented on the varsity football team by Richard Terry and Chuck Ryan, while Dick Terry was one of the varsity boxers. Pledge Harold Donofrio worked with the Clef and Key, and Prexy Frost was one of the Footlight Club ' s indispensable men. Canterbury Club saw Stanley Roth, Robert Bates, and Fmory Harman as members. Phi Delt, always active in sports, participated in the IVatcrnity Basketball League and garnered two vic- tories. Alex Bobenko, now attending medical school in Baltimore, returned to go undefeated in his two appearances on the varsity boxing team. Haltimorean Dick Terry pounded his way into the heavyweight boxing limelight, while brother Chuck Ryan, always faithful, was the mainstay of the cage team and was responsiiile f(H the two Phi Delt wins. For the time being the Phi Delta Thetas called the Tippett Towers their home. Winter elections showed Dick Bozman winning out as president, Chuck R) ' an as vice president. Bill Gruber as treasurer, and Emory Harman as secretary. The new president, whose heart beat in Baltimore, spent W.44% of his time there, while " Ole Zoot Suit " Bill Gruber, tired of col- lecting bills, burnetl the roads to Baltimore, where the very sight of him made the hearts of a telephone .ririii- out U ' fXil ' rtiu f iicu ' b. 102 operator and a Catonsville high school lassie go pitter- pat. Phi Delts claim that Roma and Roth are synony- mous, one being lost without the other. Although the " Blue Bullet " was in hock, Ed Lentz continued to beat a path to the AOPi house to see his Ginny. Jack Frost acquired the nickname " Geranium, " and, if the brothers should lose him to the Merchant Marine, memories of Jack will always be of that sweet flower also. Robert " Buck " Bates, with his two guns at his side, shot his way into a redhead ' s heart. Besides women, the Phi Delt ' s were gifted with Emory Harman, special present of the U. S. Army. He came back in time to see Phi Delta Theta go up on campus, and as he says, " Watch them go. " ' Members: Richard Bozman, Jack Frost, William Gruber, Ed- win Lentz, Charles Ryan. Qoinit over the jrnternitv son s. Pledges : Robert Bates, Harold Donofrio, Edwin Ewing, Emory Harman, Stanley Roth, Richard Terry. 7iicii ly: C. O. Appleman, N. E. Phillips. JirsI Koto: Bates, Bozman, Donofrio, Frost. Second Kow: Cruber, Harman, Lentz, Roth, Terry. 103 Phi Kappa Si ma ALPHA ZE TA CHAPTER Founded at UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA in 1850 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1899 Is the spring of 1944 Phi Kappa Sigma obtained representation on the interfraternity Council. At that time there were only four active members. During the year Henry Howden swung the gavel and Charles DePhillips assistetl as vice president. Under their leadership the Phi Kaps entered the annual rush- ing competition and pletlged twelve men. By March the fraternit)- hoastetl fifteen actives and seven pledges and began to search for a place to house them. As Peter Bozick succeeded Henry Howden as presi- dent when the new year rolled in, social functions were picked up with renewed vigor. The Phi Kap ' s held a Straw Dance that was so successful that the Interfraternity Council adopted the idea, and another dance similar to it was held in the Phi Kappa rooms. Later in the year the traditional Phi Kappa Sigma Skull Dance was presentuei, at which time " Rosco " was trotted out. The event turned out to be quite the pinning aflfair, for brothers Joe Papania and William Kirby lost their pins. Jirsl }iow: Aldcrton, Bell, Bozick, Callaway, Hairison. ! con(i Jiow: Holzapfcl, Howden, Kirhy, .Malaniphy, .Miillin, Solomon, 13 " " .SS. i 104 Very successful was a spring formal held in honor of the Phi Kappa Sigma sister sorority, Sigma Kappa. The fraternity held a reception for alumnus Governor Herbert O ' Conor. Three Phi Kap ' s attracted attention in the Varsity Show, One Joucb of Cjeiiius. Peter Bozick with his " moo, " Joe Papania, the slick operator, and Vic Mul- lin, the man with the chicken, all became near cele- brities. Henry Howden served as secretary, vice president, and president of the Interfraternity Council, while holding down a position on the Diamondback staff was Vic Mullin. Pete Bozick and Jim Alderton represented Phi Kappa Sigma on the Interfraternity Council. Not to be left out on the sports angle. Phi Kap sent brother Charlie DePhillips out to lead them in intramural football. Charlie not only led them but also starred on the team. Even the pledges fought for the honor of their fraternity, for Ken Malone boxed in the one hundred seventy-five-pound bracket. The Phi Kap ' s were shocked by the news of the death of Bill Gordon, Phi Kappa Sigma president in yVIidliM wields a paiidie oi ' er (be LOiiPt ' rsrtfioM. 1943. Bill, while instructing on the rifle range, was killed at Fort Jackson by a rebounding bullet. C temben: James Alderton, Donald Bell, Peter Bozick, William Callaway, Charles DePhillips, Thomas Harrison, Henry How- den, Willard Hubbard, Victor Mullin, Joseph Papania, Richard Solomon. Pledges. Williajii Kirby, Kenneth Malone, George Malamphy Ernest Presto, Harold Thomas. yiowden reads the Pin Xap magazine to the tune of imisic. 105 s ma Ch GAMMA CHI CHAPTER Founded at MIAMI UNIVERSITY in 1855 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1942 SIGMA Chi sweltered through n torrid summer nnd congealed during the arctic winter in a little shack on the wrong side of the tracks, where Ward Boss Page Chesser kept the fraternal flame alive; and Bob Steen, the miser, aided by juggling the book , breaking a tew heads collecting bills. When winter closed down in earnest, the Sigs lit the smoking lamp at Albrecht ' s, where Radical Mears or- ganized the leftiest of all free men ' s clubs, a band to halt the loss of fraternity jewelry. Bill Harrison and Fred SafTord formed the backbone of the outfit, and even " Black Market " Bastian lent his name. .Nlever- 011 ' lct ii l ii ' |i iIh- bull scssii ' M. JirsI Roic Basiian, BiTustrom, Boslcy, Bradford, Chcsscr, Crosthwait, Fortunado. Second Kow: Harrison, Johns Mallontc, Maslin, Muars, Miller, Reynolds, yhirti ]iow: Scolt, Sipes, Smith, Safford, Stccn, Vanncman, Younger. .ml ' rs t V ' %J 106 theless, the respectable pinned men offered stifF oppo- sition, with Roger Bergstrom copping the speed record, in hours, for the course. Socialites Ralph Sipes and Leigh Vanneman were reformed and, of all things, started to study. Marie Foulkes, Sigma Chi sweet- heart of 1944, got choosy and went individual; she now wears Page Chesser ' s pin. The year was a robust one for all, particularly the pledges. " Sadist Sam " Fortunato, feeling that the usual " riding " of the new pledges by the old mem- bers was not enough, was a bit hard on the pledglings; however, they bore it well and were initiated. The chapter romped through seven straight wins at intramural basketball to win the championship, with John Younger, now United States Army Air Force, Jim Skeen, and Ralph Simmons hazing the ball around the court. Mallonee might have been seen passing out blackjacks and knuckle dusters before the game. Les Smith read a book on commando tactics and used what he had learned on the gridiron. For playing fair and square football and living through it, and for boosting what was left of the old school spirit, he was awarded a letter. Brother Fred Safford fought his way to the intramural boxing championship. Somewhere someone said that all play and no v. ' ork makes Jack a dull boy, but the Sigma Chi ' s had a litde trouble believing it. Nevertheless, some of the boys beat their way up the hill to meetings. Bob Scott and Les Smith were elected vice chairmen of the Stu- dent Board, and Page Chesser straightened out fra- ternity problems as president of the Interfraternity Council. Bob Steen, Footlight Club member from way back, spent Wednesday evenings at the Footlight meetings when he could tear himself away from Caro- lyn, and Ralph Sipes reported for the Diamondback. " Mai " Mallonee drew cartoons for the Diamondback and for the Jenapiti. Sigma Chi, struck as all fraternities were by the manpower shortage, showed that the standards of fraternalism for which they stand cannot be lost, even in time of war. 2tembers: David Bastian, Roger Bergstrom, Robert Bradford, Page Chesser, Stanley Crostiiwait, Samuel Fortunato, William Harrison, T. Sewell Mallonee, Jr., Charles Mears, Frederick Safford, Robert Scott, Robert H. Steen, Ralph Sipes, Leslie Smith. Pledges: Arthur Bosley, Robert Flanagan, Joseph Gollner, Wil- Mam Johns, John Maslin, Albert Miller, John Reynolds, Ralph Simmons, James Skeen, Leigh Vanneman, John Younger. JacuUv: R. Ehrensberger, S. S. Steinberg. 7be Sigs read their two best sellers. 107 Sigma Alpha Epsilon MARYLAND ALPHA CHAPTER Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA in 1856 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1943 AFTER taking part in the annual pilgrimage to . Ocean City, the SAE ' s, proudly displaying healthy tans, upencd the summer quarter. Prexy Otts McDearmon led the hoys toward success in the social, athletic, and scholastic aspects of campus life. Going into its second year on the Maryland campus, SAE is now firmly established, for the fraternity name, so well known nationally, quickly gained recognition on campus. The boys opened the fall quarter with a first anniversary banquet, f-ollowing closely were an orchestra dance with an auttminal theme and a Sadie Hawkins Dance. The SAH touch football team remained imscored upon until the championship game. The fast and light team was noted for its teamwork. Pledge Bob Harvey was picked by Coach Stan Baker as the out- J( m )c ' »is ci ' i ' iv liiiu ' you try lo s ui v. standing touch football player in the league for his excellent passing. Appointed Cadet Colonel and chairman of the dance committee of the Student Board was Pat Coyle, while Will Schmidt took over the sports page of the })iiuno)hihcn. ' k, ably assisted by brothers Herb Hodge, Byrd Lucas, Dick Grubb, and Bill Gould. Pledge Bill Ehrmantraut headed the daydodgers, and Pledge Walt Bauman starred on the Varsity football eleven. The Sig Alph ' s elected as president for the fall quarter Kenny Maskell, who gave his all toward build- ing the fraternity; however, at the end of the quarter Kenny graduated, and Line Black was elected to the helm for the winter quarter. Again the Sig Alph ' s produced an intramural basketball team that stayed in the win column elespite the lack of experienced reserves. The highlight of the chapter ' s social life was its Winter Lormal, held in the k)imge of the armory and temperctl b - the sweet music of Jack Motion ' s orches- tra. On March ninth, hunilreds of SAE ' s in the Wash- ington area gathered at the Statler Hotel to toast loimder ' s Day. With another highly successful year under its belt, the N ' oung fraternity is proud of its achievements and of its ability to grow ami pidsper under tr ing war- time conditions. 108 f -e ■ illl llilllillilHBM| ' Tirst Koii ' : Armstrong, Black, Borgcs, Brown, Coyle, Garvcy, Grubb. Secotui Ron . Gumppcr, Henderson, Hess, Hodge, Kauf- man, Maskell, Myhre, Jhiril Ron Myers, Parsons, Robinson, Rohrbaugh, Schmidt, Tether. 2teinhers: Norman Albrecht, James Armstrong, Lincoln Black, Francis Borges, Joseph Brown, Patrick Coyle, Richard Grubb, Richard Gumpper, Vernon Helman, Christopher Henderson, Herbert Hodge, Calvin Kaufman, Byrd Lucas, Wilmot Mack, William Madison, Kenneth Maskell, Paul Mericle, John Over- man, Walter Robinson, Wilson Schmidt, Thomas Siemens, James Tether. Pledges: Walter Baunian, Martin Connor, Reed Custer, Harry Day, William Ehrmantrnut, Richard Esser, Joseph Garvey, Wil- liam Gould, Robert Harvey, John Hess, Jr., Gerald Myers, Lewis Myhre, Willard Parson, Bernard Reges, William Sinclair Jiiculfy.- C. Benton, H. C. Byrd, G. Corcoran, C. Cox, M. Downey, P. Nystrom, M. Shoemaker. Eveniiul rclaxaticin iii the form of chess. 109 Thet a Chi ALPHA PSI CHAPTER Founded at NORWICH UNIVERSITY in 1848 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1929 WiTir Boots Holljes and Jimmy Shields serving as presidents in the fall and winter quarters respectively, Theta Chi rose to a high position among fraternities in the past year. Having more than thirty members and being one of the few fraternities on cam- pus able to retain its house, the fraternit y won the intramural championship in baseball and football. Brother Tommy " Touchdown " Graham helped by re- ceiving the Touchdown Club ' s Intranuual Trophy. Helping to raise the Theta Chi status on campus was the acquiring of offices on campus by the mem- bers. Randy Scholl served as president of the Stu- dent Board, Bill Eckhardt presided as chairman of the Dance Committee of the Student Board, and Dick Spencer became the treasurer of the Interfraternity Council. Bill Kahler, Jim " Jellybean " Ryan, and Gil Bresnick, Men ' s Chorus and Clef and Key members, took part in the Varsity Show, Out ' Touch oj (icuins. while " Bing " Kahler entertained his bnithers tKun be- hind the footlights in T iuilcr ni a A ' mmciv Makinj; sure that music and acting wouldn ' t be the death of the fraternity. Boots 1 lolljes originated [ rom the Her mitagc, " a men ' s gossip column for the DuiDioiui hack. Mrs. " Ma " Smith, with Theta Chi as its house- mother for over ten years, witnessed with the patience that only a fraternity housemother can have the usual Friday night confusion in preparing for big weekend dates. Even she could not control " Guerilla Men " Scholl and Holljes on their shower sprees. Jimmy Shields continued his expeditions to Bowie in search of eggs, antl " Uncle Harwood " Jackson gave out sound advice that no one, including Jackson himself, ever followed. Ed Wickers, commonly referred to as " Bottleneck " of Dick Tracy fame, waitetl tables at Theta Chi and risked his famous neck doing it. Lcckiml ujt In .k s lot llhil iXiiii 110 Throwing undesired food at Ed was one of the favor- ite dinner pastimes. Bill Talbot, the proverbial clam of the fraternity, spoke rarely but always wisely. He, according to his brothers, was a true Clarksville gentleman. Uncle Frank Wiggley, never seen except at meetings and at the Grill, lived at the Bureau of Mines. War or no war, the boys had their fun. Members: William Andrews, Gilbert Bresnick, Thomas Graham, Herman Holljes, William Kahler, George Leonard, Bryon Nuttle, Hewitt Robertson, Randolph Scholl, James Shields, Charles Sie- bert, Richard Spencer, William Talbott, Edward Wickers, Frank Wigley. Vlcdiles : Byron Baer, John Banz, John Buckley, Warren Conklin, Lawrence Cooper, William Cormany, William Eckhardt, Joseph Eikenberg, Joseph Fielder, Harwood Jackson, John Lester, John Morris, John Moyer, Peter Petroff, James Ryan, Roy Withers. Jflciilfy.- W. B. Kemp, W. C. Smith. Jbc only ibinil Ibat ' s nusmut l.u t is Tfcnii. TirsI Kow: Andrews, Bacr, Banz, Bresnick, Buckley, Conklin. ieco:ul Kow Cooper, Eckhardl, Eikenberg, Fielder, Graham, Holljes. Tbirii Roil ' : Jackson, Kahler, Leonard, Mover, Ryan, Scholl. Tourlh Tiow Shields, Seibert, Spencer, Talbott, Wickers, Wigley, Withers. Ill Alpha Tau Omega EPSILON GAMMA CHAPTER Founded at VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE in 1863 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 19 iO ACTIVE in publications, in sports, in goveinniL ' nt, _ nnd in fraternity life in general, were the Alpha Tau Omega ' s. Headed first by Jack Mac- Veigh and later by Jerry Cleaver, the A.T.O. ' s con- tinued their activities, although hard hit by the worldly chaos. in spite of the fact that the A.T.O. ' s did not occupy their house during 1945 because of war conditions, they were still able to maintain their social status with week-end parties, interfrateinity sports, and a galaxy of other campus activities. The brothers had little J .H ' news is lldllv ( cdllK Ik ' I. Tirsf Ti( i( ' Rctlcndorf, Bunting, Cleaver, Draper, Gctsinger. Second How. Hancock, Hesse, Linlon, Lisciotta, MacVeigh. ' hirii How Mullen, Ross, Rothcnhoefer, Scull, Stapp, vX ' inn. Mim l Jr i J « Z 12 trouble in getting dates for their occasional, but always successful, dances. As usual, rushing was pursued by the Tau ' s and a fine pledge class was instituted and initiated during the 1944-1945 season. An old fashioned barbecue held at Joe Grisby ' s home, Grisby Station, Maryland, and a party held at the home of Dr. Charles White, highlighted the rush season. Entertained admirably by Dr. White, the Tau ' s and their rushees were par- ticularly impressed by the demonstrations of an infra- red ray and its curious effect on teeth, fingernails, and especially printed maps. Jerry Cleaver, president of the fraternity, competed in the student body elections and won the post of second vice chairman of the Student Board with the help of A.T.O. B.T.O. MacVeigh and his yeoman service as special campaign manager. Brother Bill Scull steered Omicron D elta Kappa, men ' s honorary, through a successful year. Rayner Hesse was a member of the news staff of the Diai}]ondbiK ' k, and with the success of his timely features became well known among the school newspaper readers; in fact, he became so well known that he successfully alien- ated nearly all the campus belles with his Diamond- hack feature on the relative merits of women and dogs. Jerry Cleaver, Rayner Hesse, and Jack MacVeigh represented Alpha Tau Omega on the Interfraternity Council; Jack was selected treasurer of the Council. During the year brother Phil Bettendorf and James Stapp entered the armed services. Bettendorf is now serving in the Navy, and Stapp, his ex-cohort in cam- pus fun, is doing his part in the Army. Dr. Charles E. White, professor of chemistry, mem- ber of the Publications Board and the Student Life Committee, ably served as advisor to the fraternity. The Tau ' s are making pla ns for the post-war era, when once more they will occupy their house on Col- lege Avenue and the fraternity will reassume its place among the leading campus organizations. Members: Philip Bettendorf, George Bunting, George Cleaver, Frank Draper, Richard Getsinger, Wilham Hancock, Raymond Hesse, John Linton, Frank Lisciotto, John MacVeigh, Thomas Mullen, Hugh Ross, Frank Rothenhoefer, William Scull, James Stapp, Charles Winn, Howard Yeager. Tiiciilfv M. S. Downley, DeVoe Meade, A. L. Schrader, C. E. White, W. P. Walker. Cleaver ami ' MacTeiclh — big business ahead. 113 Si ma N u WEARERS of the White Star, prexied by brother Jack Flynn, increased their ranks this year with the return of veterans Mike Zetts, Tom Chisari, Dick Burlin, Ashby Miiselman, Dick Oswald, Pete Kincaid, and Pat McCarthy. Ever active on the ath- letic fiekl, many of the brothers took over a large part of the coliseum, since this marked their second year of being without a fraternity house. Nevertheless, Sigma Nu continued to rank high both scholastically and in student activities. Continuing a fraternity trailition, brother l.es Daly was elected captain of the tootball team, replacing Hd " Fearless " Hurson, 194. captain, now serving in the navy. Also there helping to score those points for ' Maryland ' s Big Red Team " and backing Captain Daly were ten more Sigma Nu actives and pledges. When basketball practice got under way, Sigma Nu had the only two veterans, jack Flynn and Warren Hoflccker. Flynn was elected captain and was high scorer in the Southern Conference. Pledges Charlie Campbell and Paul jaeck were both regulars on the basketball tiam. Bill Coakley was named co-captain of the boxing team, on which pletlge Bob Troll served, ant! Percy Wolfe again serveil as manager. I ' letige DELTA PHI CHAPTER Founded at VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE in 1869 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1914 Tom Maloney was the only Luidefeated man of the squad. Sigma Nu was the winner ot both the interfraternity leagues, softball and track. In the intramural boxing tournament, Frank Morrisettc won the one hundred forty-Bve pound division. Student activities also attracted the Sigma Nu ' s. Mike Zetts acted as president of the Monogram Club, while Percy Wolfe served as secretary-treasurer. Pat Moran was a major in the R.O.T.C., and brothers jack Fl ' nn and Mike Zetts were representatives on both the Interfraternit) ' Council and the Student Jilt If .ll|l|llf (lIMl 111 IIIKSK I ' t ll Juilll f. 114 7iT!,t How: Burlin, Chisari, Daly, Flynn, Kincaid, Hoffecker. Second Koio Moran, Morriscttc, Miissclman, Oswald, Rock, Wolfe, Zetts. Board. Secretary of the A.S.M.E. was Les Daly, and Ashby Musselman took notes for the Daydodger ' s Club. A great factor in the success of the fraternity dur- ing the past year was Mrs. Holbrook, president of Sigma Nu ' s Mothers ' Club. She furnished the men ll ' c tpcrkcd hard (o keep up ihe chapter jor ' ost ' crer there. with a substitute fraternity house; in the basement of her home the Sigma Nu ' s held their meetings and initiations. The room is decorated with banners, plaques, pictures, and trophies of the fraternity. Besides Sigma Nu Commander Jack Flynn, there was Lieutenant Commander Michael Zetts, while Tom Chisari served the brothers as secretary, and Ashby Musselman balanced the budget. Under the leadership of social chairman Mike Zetts, the social life of Sigma Nu was a highlight of the past year, sometimes nearly assuming the gayety of pre- war. Very successful were a semi-formal joint dance with Theta Chi and a Valentine dance with Pi Beta Phi sorority. The near famous Sadie Hawkins dance, however, was again the most heartily enjoyed social function of the year. Members: A. M. Burlin, Jr., Thomas Chisari, William Coakley, Leslie Daly, John Flynn, Thomas Hoffeckcr, Roger Kincaid, Patrick Moran, Frank Morrisette, Ashhy Musselman, Richard Oswald, Percy Wolfe, Michael Zetts. Pledges: Salvatore Fastuca, Paul Jaeck, Thomas Maloney, Joseph McCarthy, Wilbur Rock, Robert Troll. JacidtY: George Abrams, Leslie E. Bopst, Albert B. Heagy, George Madigan. 115 SIM BETA KAPPA CHAPI ER Founded at WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY in 1865 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1914 IF one plotted a graph of time against membership for Kappa Alpha beginning with June of 1944, he woiilcl observe a straight line. Although the draft practically annihilated KA membership, there re- mained two actives and one pledge, bound and deter- mined to keep the old KA colors flying. Therefore, with a minimum of chance and a maximum of ambi- tion, what was left of Kappa Alpha rushed and pledged eighteen men. Having been partially dor- mant for a time, the brotherhood crept out of its cocoon ami began to enter into the life of the Uni- versity as in the old days. In true KA style, Lou Phipps, Gerald Heatley, Hal Keller, Steve Chalmers, and Rob Yordy captured the limelight on the Old Liner basketball team, and Bill Greer served well on the boxing team. Not to be outdone, brother Hunky Doory went out for football and was claimed by the football squad as the star end of the team. Kappa Alpha expects greener pastures to siipple- ment the many lean months through which it has had to struggle. Members John Bowersox, Frank Doory, Vl ' allace .Mann, Charles Williams. Vlediles: Charles Adams, Stephen Chalmers, Hujjh Day, William Greer, George Kellerman, Jr., Raymond Harrington, Gerald Heatley, Lewis Phipps, Jr., Harold Keller, Robert Yordy. Jacnlly: H. F. Cotterman, Vi ' . " VC. Cobey, E. N. Cory, G. W. Dunlap, W. H. Gravely, I.. J. Poelma, S. B. Shaw, T. B. Sim- mons, J. W. Sprowls. Lcdiiiiml the t ' hJilc iiuiiiiuil. Jirst Rorc Bowcrsox, Chalmers. Crccr, H.itrinpton. Netorui Row Hc.itlcy, Keller. Mann, Phipps, Williams. 116 Delta Sigma Phi ALPHA SIGMA CHAPTER Founded at the COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK in 1899 and established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1924 UNDER the guidance of president Nat Eckhardt, summer and fall, and president Charles Prof- fen, winter and spring, the Delta Sig ' s managed to keep active on campus despite the fact that their corps had been whittled down to seven members, invaluable, however, in directing Delta Sig student activities were the alumni advisors, led by Buck Rog- ers and " Zal. " Their brothers weren ' t the only things that attracted members in the Baltimore school to the College Park campus. Brother George Rasch literally haunted the Alpha Xi Delta house, and Dave Bell did his share of traveling from Baltimore to C. P. to see his Alpha Xi girl. It was no surprise to the Delta Sig ' s to find their boy Dave married during the summer. Willie Eppes, Annapolis ' pride and joy, burned the roads to College Park to see his brothers. After the loss of brother Jim Spamer to the army, Phil Brewer took over the books; with Eckhardt ' s graduation Charles Proffen became president and worked hard to keep Delta Sig alive on campus. Pro f tunes in. Brewer, Eckhardt, Proffen. 117 Alpha Gamma Rho ALPHA THETA CHAPTER Founded at OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY and the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS in 1908 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1928 Tin: A.G.R. ' s, famous in clays gone by for their dances and sherbet-ginijerale pLinch, had a dif- HcLilt time keeping interested in the gayer things of life, with a war on one hand and an increasing de- mand for food production on the other. The brother- hood, nevertheless, composed of only thirteen men during 1945, continued studies in soil and crop prin- ciples and kept Alpha Gamma Rho alive on campus. The fraternity was affected in two ways by the war. Not only were many of the brothers taken into the arious branches of the service, but also others were required, on the home front, to return to their home farms to produce the crops necessary to meet the increased demands for food. Numerous alumni produced great quantities of food; in fact, one brother expected to produce over fifty thousand chickens dur- ing the year, and others produced vegetables, fruits, and meat. An A.G.R., confined to a hospital in Italy, was surprised at finding a can of food packed by his uncle. 7iTSt Roil ' : Caruthcrs, Gritian, Hines, Husfcit, Secotui Uow: McCaha, Ricck, Spencc, Thompson. 118 The Alpha Gamma Rho members in the service would make a small army. They are sailing the seas, fly- ing planes, driving tanks, taking territory, and holding beach-heads in all the war zones. Throughout 1945 letters were received from one hundred and forty- seven brothers in the service, totaling approximately forty-five per cent of the members taken into the Maryland chapter. The A.G.R. fraternity house was leased to Pi Beta Phi sorority. Consequently, the brothers were dis- tributed over the various campus houses. Regular meetings and social functions, however, kept alive the spirit on which the future of the chapter will be built. y teniberi: Bruce Car ' itiners, Frani lin Hausfeit, William Hines, Meivin McGaha, John Rieck, Robert Spence, Harold Thompson. Pledges: George Bennett, Royce Buzzell, Frederick Hutchinson, James Mattingly, Bruce Murdock, Wesley Sears. Jaculty. A. Ahalt, M. Berry, S. H. De Vault, A. B. Hamilton, E. F. Long, A. S. Thurston. AU hands down. ll ' hat happened Ic the " fscju re " ? 119 Qig y sets 11 ) the (.I ' l ' ts. ll ' bat M ) )fiifil (o the jirc? Jhey ' re t layiiig a symphony they say! Jbe S.J.£. haiuluct. Jbere is sonic rciciiiMdirce. lust ouee orvr liithtly ' 120 Alpha Lambda Tau WITH Milton Kurtz leading the remaining Tau ' s, Alpha Lambda Tau carried on their activities as normally as was possible. Kent Kise set an example in leadership for his brothers by taking over the presi- dencies of S.M.A.C. and Men ' s Glee Club and by holding the position of secretary of the Interfraternity Coimcil. Kent also v ' as a prominent member of the varsity rifle team and served as president before Kurtz. Luis Abella and Bruce Bridgman, always the ring leaders in fraternity fun making, were joined in their cavorting by pledge Bob Thibadeau. Five A-LT. ' s, Bob Bragunier, Jim " Bing " Miller, Mike Langello, Dick Wood, and Bruce Bridgman, were called into the service within the past year. The Tau ' s sincerely missed them and endeavored, in every way possible, to keep them informed of the activities of the brotherhood. TAU CHAPTER Founded at OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY in 1916 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1934 Secretary and treasurer of the fraternity were Wal- den Gorsuch and Menich Stewart, respectively, while David Pohmer held the honored position of Chaplain. y ieinbcri: Luis Abella, Robert Bragunier, Bruce Bridgman, Walden Gorsuch, Kent Kise, Milton Kurtz, Michel Langello, James Libertini, James Miller, James Pierce, David Pohmer, Menick Stewart, Richard Wood. Plciiges: Robert Thibadeau. lacuhy : Carl Cohr. Xise spends sotuc iiiue sdiifyiiu;. f irst Roic; Abella, Bridgman, Gorsuch Kise. Second How: Kurtz, Pohmer, Stewart Thibadeau. 121 Sigma Alpha Mu Tm little red house at the top of Knox Rend witnessed a lot of changes in the past year. SAM ' s sons have come and gone, hut in spite of the disorganizing changes in personnel, the traditions of fair play and brotherhood remained. SIGMA CHI CHAPTER Founded at the COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK in 1909 and established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1933 During 1944 and 1945, the three members, Paul PimTpian, Hal Seligman, ami CJil Le ' ine, took over the leadership of the fraternity, each ser ' ing his brothers to the best of his ability. As the older members left, the new pledges and members stepped up to fill the positions on campus held by their predecessors. Entering into all intramural sports, SAM ' s teams JjrsI Soil ' Bercowilz, BL-rman, Bisgycr, Cohen, Cohen, Katz. Second Rowt Levinc, Morrison, Norwitz, Oppcnhiim, Piimpian Saruliin. Jbnii How: Seligman, Shapiro, Sherry, Smith, Solomon. nil X ) 122 held their own in all but one, basketball. Even with a bad season the fraternity produced two players, Bill Leigman and Chet Cohen, who should be kept in the minds of sport lovers in the future. The sports stories of Eddie Schrier were a feature of the Dicimondback, while Elliott Lapin tried out for the Footlight Club, was accepted, and participated in a Maryland play with only one quarter of Footlight membership behind him. Gil Levine captained the band for a year, and several of his brothers won com- missions and high warrants in the R.O.T.C. Austin Oppenheim had the highest average in the College of Business and Public Administration, while Jay Bisgyer had unusually high grades. The fraternity as a whole maintained over a 2.5 average. The sad news that friend and brother Bill Birn- baum had been killed in Germany was received near the close of the year. The Sigma Alpha Mu ' s, here and all over the world, hope that the ideals for which he died will become actualities,- and, as long as there is a member of Sigma Alpha Mu, he will fight for those ideals. Shiiiyiuct — iiiidl (fify ill astei-p lUiyiray. !Aiembers: Rolf Bercowitz, Leonard Bernian, Jay Bisgyer, Martin Cohen, Philip Glazer, Elhs Kadison, Norman Katz, Elliott Lapin, Gilbert Levine, Richard London, Stanley iMackin, Martin Mor- rison, Marvin Norwitz, Austin Oppenheim, Paul Pumpian, How- ard Ryniland, Morton Sarubin, Edward Schrier, Harold Selig- man, Herbert Shapiro, Norman Sherry, Howard Smith, David Solomon. Lookinil lit what happened way back when. 123 T au P 1 siion ph a s;r: gsy TALI Beta of Tau Epsilon Phi, like many other college fraternities, was forced to become in- active in the sprint; of I94.T, after eighteen very suc- cessful years on the University of Maryland campus. A year after it had become inactive, four very determined members, Lenny Eisenberg, Kopel Jef- frey, Benny Herman, and Stanley Himmelstein, al- though working under great hardships, rcorganizeil Tau Beta chapter. So inspired were these four men that the difficulties whicli confronted them did not seem to be a hindrance, biit a stimulant, to the group. In June of 1944, the first pledge class of the re- organized chapter, which included Bernard Groh, Melvin Cohen, Sidney Caller, flarry Kahn, Morris Silverman, Morris Starr, Morton Schwartzman, Don- ald Levy, and Samuel Goldhagen, was installed. Schwartzman, L evy, and (joldhageii leh almost imme- diately for the armei.1 services. Although the chapter was still minus a fraternity house at the end of the summer of 1944, TLP ' s active membership rose to twenty-two. Shortly alter the fall quarter began, they regained possession of their chap- ter house. The house at 4(i()7 K ' nox Road was opened on November 14, after two hectic weeks of cleaning. TAU BETA CHAPTER Founded at COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY in 1910 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND ill 1925 painting, and repairing. A week later a house-warm- ing, which pr() ed to be the most successful affair of 1944, was given. TEP ' s present membership includes four veterans of this war, I loward Schafer, Morris Silverman, Sidney Caller, and Robert Eichberg. Sidney Caller, one of the TEP alums, is an instructor in the zoology depart- ment at the University. Mel Cohen, Chancellor of Tau Epsilon Phi, served on the musical staff of the Clef and Key for the Var- sity Show and was student president of A.I.Ch.E. Harry Kahn, vice president of the latter organization This is whiil we ' ll lio lo ' cm! 124 and treasurer of Tau Epsilon Phi, was honored in his junior year for having the highest average among chemical engineers. Stuart Schuster held the position of captain in the R.O.T.C, while Frank Grott pre- sided over A.S.M.E. TEP was well represented in sports. The team ranked second in the intramural football league and second in the intramural basketball league. Main- stays of the basketball team were Bob Lewis, Eddie Statter, and Moe Starr. TEP also participated in box- ing and baseball. During the last quarter, several new members have entered the armed forces, among them Alex Stouck, Kenneth Cowan, and Marvin Weisberg. Charlie Bresler left the campus to prep for the U. S. Military Academy. To make up for the loss, several alums, directly from overseas duty, visited the campus. Along with their other activities, the brothers helped publish the Jaii Beta Jorcb, edited by Bob Eichberg, held successful house dances, and kept the house in a veritable turmoil with their fun making. Thus, from a small but inspired beginning. Tan Beta of Tau Epsilon Phi ascended rapidly to its rightful Conit ' and ()t ' ( if . ' position among the fraternities of the University of Maryland. iMcinbcr : Albert Aaron, Benjamin Bociienei , Alfred Cohen, Edwin Cohen, Melvin Cohen, Robert Eichberg, Samuel Frank, Sidney Caller, Bernard Groh, Frank Grott, Stanley Himmelstein, Harry Kahn, Frank Millhauser, Robert Lewis, Norman Norin- sky, Fred Sapperstein, Howard Schafer, Morris Silverman, Stuart Schuster, Albert Spikloser, Maurice Starr, Edwin Statter. ' J-tTst Jiow : Bresler, Cohen, Frank, Caller, Crott, Himmelstein. Second Row. Kahn, Norinsky, Rothfeld, Schuster, Silverman, Stouck. -fS W " 5 k 4t:toKk 125 Pan-Hellenic Council Tin; Pan-Hellenic Council, composed of three representatives from each of the eleven sorori- ties at the University of Maryland, strove to promote a more cooperative spirit among the Greek organiza- tions on campus and to coordinate them with the activities of the University. The group met once a month at the various chapter houses to consider rush- ing and other inter-sorority affairs. During rush week, the Council served ns mediator and enforced the rush rules set forth in the constitution. As in previous years, the Pan-Hellenic Council worked with the other organizations on campus for the success of the drives sponsored. Sorority mem- bers signed up donors and contributed toward the blood drive. The Council worked with the Student Board for the sale of war bonds among the students. Red Cross canteen work at Camp Springs, Maryland, was done by the sorority girls, and all sororities con- tributed to President Roosevelt ' s " March of Dimes " for infantile paralysis. The Council urged all organ- izations to add what they could to the Community War Fund drive. Cooperating with X omen ' s League, the Pnn-Hellenic Council aided in the presentation of the annual Ma - Day. Realizing the need for light- ing on campus and for police protection, sorority women advocated the incorporation of College Park. In March the Pan-Hellenic Council conducted a workshop at which delegates from the National Pan- Hellenic Council, national representatives from each sorority, alumnae advisors for each sorority, represent- atives from nearby campuses, and the local Council participated in a discussion of pan-hellenic problems. . AII 1IH(1 KKr r l li ik AAA Adams Brown .Vtolden Hugiics .Monocrusos Coseboom Carson Carani Rcid Helm Lundquist Richards Coiichman Danglade Weston Jenkins Bennington Royal r 126 AHA Aon KA AE$ I S2 Aiello Fredrickson Kephart Cohen Barban Olker Smith McDonnell Smelkinson Caplan Sellhausen Atkinson Rowley Greenspoon Berkman Members of the Council served on committees, mak- ing arrangements for the business and social functions of the workshop. The conference was preliminary to the reorganization of the constitution and rush rules of the University, aiming to clarify the goal of the sororities on campus. During the week end of the workshop a tea was held; all sorority girls were invited, in order that they might acquaint themselves with the Pan-Hellenic organization. Officers for the year included Dorothy Coseboom, president for the summer and fall quarters, and Louise Richards, who took over the presidency in January. Jane Adams served as vice-president, Virginia Molden acted as treasurer, and Margaret Hughes served as secretary. The Pan-Hellenic Council is looking forward to further progress in its endeavor to promote greater inter-sorority cooperation and to contribute to cam- pus projects and activities. Three of the council ' s officers— Adams, ' Molden, and Tlughes. Ill Alpha Delta Pi BETA PHI CHAPTER Founded at WESLEYAN FEMALE COLLEGE in 1851 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 TiiF Alpha Dhi.ta Pi ' s started out an active year by redecorating their house antl by taking twenty-three new pledges under their wing. Sunday open-house for the parents of members and pledges, a tea for the faculty, and a tea for the Alpha Delta Pi akminae were given, but the highlight of the fall quarter was the annual pledge dance with Mel Mitch- ell furnishing the downbeat. In March the ADPi National Panhellenic Represent- ative, Mrs. Joseph Hubbard, visited the chapter for the weekend during the Panhellenic conference. At the end of the winter quarter, the Alpha Delt ' s, in re- turn for the kindnesses their housemother, Mrs. Allen, hatl shown them, gave a dessert and bridge party for her and her friends. May saw the Alpha Delta Pi ' s entertaining at their spring formal and, on May fif- teenth, joining with the George Washington Univer- sity chapter and the Washington Alumnae Associa- tion, celebrating Founder ' s Day with a " Brunch " in Washington. The war was not forgotten by the ADPi ' s. In addi- tion to blood donations, winning second place in the War Bond Drive, and participating in scrap drives, canteen work, and other wartime campus activities, the girls sent books, magazines, and money to the Merchant Marine Library Association and to Walter Reed Hospital. Determined not to lose the Sigma Kappa Athletic lion ' s l iis or l ririti.y ' 128 Trophy, the sisters worked hard at intramural sports. Not forgetting the non-athletic side of activities, Jane Morgan served as treasurer of Alpha Lambda Delta and president of the French Club, and Sue Hastings was secretary of the Spanish Club. Jane Adams was tapped by Omicron Nu and was chairman of the Red Cross Canteen Unit, while Bobbie Burdette balanced books for the W.R.A. and acted as vice president of Sigma Tau Epsilon. Phyllis Johnson and Hortense Bunting were treasurer and secretary, respectively, of the Women ' s Chorus, and sister Ann McGlothen attended Alpha Psi Omega, dramatic fraternity, meetings. " 7iia e " ca i 7 ien hers: Jane Adams, Violet Beebe, Hortense Bunting, Roberta Burdette, Alverta Bussey, Doris Carson, Phyllis Couchman, Lois Crouch, Ruth Dawson, Vera Catch, Betty Ann Gordy, Cecile Hale, Sue Hastings, Betty Helfrich, Phyllis Johnson, Emily Kro- bath, Jean McComas, Ann McGlothen, Helen Millar, Jane Mor- gan, Bettv Ott, Barbara Skinner, Katherine Smith. PIciiflcs: Shirley Andrews Jane Boots, Linda Lee Burgess, June Cassatt, Nancy Daugherty, Marilyn Drewyer, Betty Fearnow, Ann Fennessey, Gene Grace, Mildred Gross, Arline Hjorth, Barbara Lee Hudson, Patricia Imhoff, Jacqueline Lefever, Theresa Little, Patricia Ann Patton, Mildred Preble, Joanne Rice, Patricia Schertz, Hazel Slifer, Patricia Valentine, Alice Walker, Elsie Watkins, Edith Jane White. JirsI now: Adams, Beebe, Bunting, Burdette, Bussey, Carson, Couchman. Second Tt-ow : Dawson, Catch, Hale, Hastings, Helfrich, lohnson, Krohalh. Third Tioio . .Morgan, McComas, Ott, .McClothen, Skinner, Smith. 129 Pi Beta Phi MARYLAND BETA CHAPTER Founded at MONMOUTH COLLEGE in 1867 Establhhed at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1944 « . J ' W MAHYiAND BiiiA Chap I liR of Pi Bcta [ ' hi was t ' stnhlishcd on campus June 17, U)44. Miss Am)- B. Onkin, National President, installed the chap- ter and initiated eleven pledges. For the rest of the quarter the chapter was inactive. in the fall of 1944, the Alpha Gamma Rho Fra- ternity house was rented for the duration of the war. Although the fraternity ' s furnishings were used, the actives and pledges were kept busy renovating the house. The first formal rushing for Maryland Beta began on the 2 1st of October with open house teas. A week later, on Sunday, preference tea was held. At the end of formal rushing, the chapter pledged seventeen girls. In December, Miss Pollard, vice president of Alpha East Province, visited Maryland Beta and spoke to the actives, pledges, and officers of the group about the chapter. In the fall a " Hobo Party " was given by the pledges for the pledges of the other sororities on cam- pus, ami a tea was given for alumnae and mothers of the pledges. The chapter entertained Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity at a Thanksgiving dinner. During the week before Christmas the old pledges gave a dinner for the actives, aiul the new pledge class gave a dessert for the actives and okl pledges. In return, the actives gave a part ' for the pledges during the earlv part of January. Some MTii ' iis bwiiness. 130 Jirst Kowi Ames, Brown, Carani, Danglade. Drake, Foster, Hall. Second Kow Hamblen, Marbury, Rechner, Randall, Taylor, Yeates, Yeates. Before initiation in February, the pledges were re- quired to live at the house for a week. Although the house was crowded, everyone had a wonderful time. Ice box raids occurred nightly, and in the morning the girls fixed their own breakfast. Fortified with lumpy cereal and cofifee that had salt instead of sugar in it, they struggled up the hill. Before initiation was " silence period, " and a day later the new Pi Phi ' s emerged, wearing the gold arrow of their sorority. y teiiibcrs: Nancy Ames, Barbara Brown, Carolyn Buck, Mar- garet Carani, June Danglade, Ann Culp DeLany, Ruth Drake, Sally Foster, Barton Hail, Audrey Hamblen, Judy Marbury, Margaret Randall, Mary Recliner, Alice Van Meter, Elies Yeates, Margaret Yeates. Pledges: Priscilla Alden, Burnyce Brady, Yvonne Britt, Marjorie Boswell, Doris Carl, Mara Coffey, Jean Marie Cory, Marcia Foster, Marjorie Frederick, Rosemary Holler, Sara Ann Huebl, Jean Martin, Betty Rush, Jean Smith, Nancy Taylor, Janice Trimmer, Page Waite, Helen Williams, Doris Woodberry, Corinne Young. Jjtcr dinner tpc all ifatheied annind (o lalk. 131 K a PP a KaDDa Gamma PP 7n iirmiil notes. fvHBOXSP GAMMA PSI CHAPTER Founded at MONMOUTH COLLEGE in 1870 Established at the DNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1929 Attending other honornry meetings, Jean High- barger was scribe for Alpha Lambda Delta, accom- panied at m eetings by Nancy Simmons and Louise Stephenson. Peggy Snouffer and Kay Weston shared Omicron Nu honors. In February Sally Dunnington was crowned Pledge Queen. ALTHOUGH busy with war-time activities, Red Cross and U.S.O. work, the Kappas found time to attend meetings up the hill and to enjoy the inevitable games of bridge. In order to keep up some of the usual social functions, the traditional Spinster Skip and pledge dances were held. Between classes and in their spare time, the Kappa Keys sang; and Kay Weston took notes for the Foot- light Club and hantlled the lead in " Murder in a Nunnery. " Grace Mattingly led the sisters up the hill to Red Cross meetings, and Barbara George col- lected the funds ff)r Victory Council before ' advancing to vice-chairman. Campus publications held the attention of Pi Delta Epsilon members Eleanor Jenkins, Betty Ring, and Genie Simmons. The l)unuoihllhn.k was edited in the wintei ' antl spiing by Betty Ring, who also was treasurer for Pi Delt and secretary-historian of Mortar Board. Betty Jenkins and Genie Simmons slaved over the Teittipi)i as Co-Editor-in-Chief and Women ' s Edi- tor, respectively, and Barbara George managed the business end of the IM Ticok ' in aiklition to helping out with Diiniiomf ' iicl ' advertising. Members: Ruth Aldridge, Mary Timmons Austin, Lois Bliss, Betty Bowles, Virginia Bradford, Anna Margaret Clark, Martha Curtiss, Lucille DeGrazier, Poe Ewell, Ann Fussclbaugh, Vir- ginia Galliher, Betty Catch, Barbara George, Frances Haller, Martha Louise Hankins, Nancy Lee Hendricks, Barbara Hicks, Jean Highbarger, Elizabeth Jenkins, Jane Kudlich, Grace Mat- tingly, Virginia Molden, Carolyn .Moody, Barbara Mumford, Martha Pohl, Mary Lee Rainalter, Caroline Reid, Claire Rich, Elizabeth Ring, Ardelle Robberson, Mary Jane Rodgers, Dale Sherman, .Mary O. Shumate, Emogene Simmons, -Margaret Jiiitliiiil iIiioIIhi ii e lot ll c sliiiiiciiy. 132 Snouffer, Maryanna Snyder, Martha Souder, Joan Spears, EIna Stamen, Miriam Tittmann, Louise Vance, Marguerite Watson, Kay Weston, Patricia Willits, Patricia Wright. Vledges: Doris Bohanon Frances Case, Patricia Cross, Patricia Dibble, Joanne Edwards, Sally Dunnington, Martha Eisele, Jane Ann Hayden, Rachel Knight, Edith Krenlich, Joan Luttrell, Louise McCoIIum, Sally Morgan, Noel Moustier, Patricia Pat- ton, Patricia Piper, Barbara Renick, Yvonne Rodgers, Nancy Simmons, Phyllis Smith, Dee Speed, Louise Stephenson, Lenore Throckmorton. 7irst Jiow: Aldridge, Austin, Bowles, Bradford, Clark, Curtiss, DeGrazier. Second Row: Fusselbaugh, Ewell, Gatch, George, Haller, Hankins, Hendricks. Jhird Jiow: Hicks, Highbarger, Jenkins, Kudlich, Mattingly, Molden, Moody. Jourib Kow: Pohl, Rainalter, Reid, Rich, Ring, Robbcrson, Rodgers. Jifth Jtoiv: Sherman, Shumate, Simmons, Snouffer, Souder, Staman, Spears. Siytb Kow: Tittmann, Vance, Watson, Weston, Willits, Wright. 133 Gamma Phi Beta BETA BETA CHAPTER Founded at SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY in 1874 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 FROM the white house on the hill the Camilla Phi ' s contiiuietl their participation in campus affairs. Former presitlcnt Dottie Cockerillc was elected to the presidency of Women ' s League, which meant that she and her loyal roommate, Mary Elizabeth Marker, had to move to the dorm. But Maggie B. was close enough for them practically to live at the house. In the December tapping, Selma Helm was added to the list of Mortar Board. Ruth Lingle, besides be- ing a member of Mortar Board and president of Omi- cron Nu, received the Bortlen award given to the out- 7iiii.v )rfsii ' c- l uii imihIv. Standing Home Ec. senior. Wanda Pelczar was pres- ident of Mortar Board as well as president of the Women ' s Chorus and of Clef and Key- She starred in the Varsity Show written and directei! by sister Jean Daly. In January, President Marty Hughes moved up from the ' ice-chairmans!iip to the chair- manship of the Victory Ct)unci!. During the summer Ruth Lingle had succeeded Marty as chairman of the Red Cross LInit, and in the fall Joyce Reside was elected first vice-chairman. Joyce headed the Victory Council liook drive for the second year, while Ruth Haring and Betty Jenkins ran the campus blood drives. Hetty also reorganized the International Re- lations Club and was elected its first presitlent. Joyce Reside served as secretary of l.R.C. anti as Advertis- ing Manager of the Duniioiuihack Also on the DuiiiioiuUhKk staff were Camma Phi ' s Ruth Haring, Leatuie Editor, and ! inn ' Stewart, Assistant Circula- tion Manager. Journalistic honoiaiv ' Pi i elta F;psilon includei.1 li e Camma Phi ' s. The fiances of Margaiet I lemple, Cerry Clailvillc. Luann DeTar, and Wanda Pelczar all sent the tratli- tional five pounds ot cand ' . Camma Phi britles in- cluded Cinny Gibson llohing, Peggy Wood Rabb, and Cerrv Clailville Miller. 134 After a week of fun and informal initiation at the Gamma Phi house, ten new initiates emerged on Jan- uary 13 as active members. y tcinbcrs: Marilyn Bartlett, Frances Buckner, Cecelia Buckner, Dorothy Cockerille, Jean Daly, Luann DeTar, Jeanne Dins- more, Geraldine Gladville, Ellen Hall, Ruth Haring, Mary Eliz- abeth Marker, Selnia Helm, Margaret Hemple, Virginia Hohing, Margaret Hughes, Betty Jenkins, Mary Louise Jenkins, Mary- Lee Johnson, Ruth Lingle, Inez MacLeod, Mary Jean McCarl, Wanda Pelczar, Jane Plitt, Romona Randall, Leah Regan, J Reside, Virginia Stewart, Marjorie Vale, Betty Wathen, M, garet Weidenhamer, Louisa White, Mary Jane Wright oyce lar- Vledges: Jasmine Armstrong, Marian Benson, Jane Blizzard, Mildred Burton, Florence Childs, Dorothy Dinsmore, Patricia £oiu) Mjc and far away. Doyle, Gloria Heller, Barbara Jenkins, Mary Jane Reiney, Mari- lyn Sacks, Shirley Sacks, Meridith Schmidt, Margaret Schroeder, Millicent Sheldon, Barbara Sherman, Irene Sprung, Sally Ward. Tirst Jiow: Bartlett, Becker, Buchner, Cockerille, Daly, DeTar, Dinsmore. Second Ron ' Gladville, Hall, Haring, Harker, Hemple, Hughes, Hohing. Jhird Tiow: Johnson, E. Jenkins, M. L. Jenkins, Lingle, MacLeod, McCarl, Pelczar. Tourlb Kow: Plitt, Randall, Reside, Vale, Wathan, White, Wright. 135 ma K a pp a BETA ZETA CHAPTER Founded at COLBY COLLEGE in 1874 Establiihed at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 A SOCIAL EVENTS for the Beta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Kappa were designed both for the war effort and for pleasure. Monthly visits were made to the U.S.O. in Washington, D. C, where the Sigma Kappas danced and played ping-pong and badminton with the servicemen in the penthouse of the Y.W.C.A. Each of the members of the chapter filled a scrapbook with stories, jokes, cartoons, and pictures and sent them to servicemen. Members contributed to the blood drive and other campus drives. Sigma Kappa was represented at the Wtlt Stamp Carnival by a for- tune telling booth. Bringing in the money for stamps were the " gypsy fortune tellers, " Fat Benning, Jeanne Ingraham, Peggy Carpenter, Ellen Pennefeather, and Peggy Coldwell. Formal as well as informal events were held by the Sigma Kappas. A dinner that will long be remem- bered was one at which Colonel Alban, Military Attache of the Ecuadorian Embassy, spoke on the customs of Ecuador, his home. One of the Sigma Kappas ' pet hobbies was spend- ing their spare time in knitting socks and sweaters. Nightly jam sessions, when I:laine Craley, Sigma Kappa ' s " First Lady " of the piano, played, and chem major Margaret Barry presentetl her own special ar- rangement of " Walter, " were enjoyed by everyone. Out in full force to see sister Joan Howard do a specialty tap dance in the Varsity Show went the Sigma Kappas. Artists Kate Murgia, Rae Armstrong, and Pat Bush were representatives to the Art Club. Cordie Alden and Peggy Coldwell, members of the Glee Club, went to Martinsburg, Virginia, to the Naval Hospital, Fort Belvoir, and to Annapolis to sing for the servicemen. The Sigma Kappas will long remember the beau- tiful trip on which Mrs. Thomas Jefferson Randolph, their housemother, took them to see Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. After going through Monticello, the sisters went to Mrs. Randolph ' s home in Waynesboro, Virginia, and all came home tired but thrilled. On the more serious side of college, Peggy Hurley and l.ee Dooley were iniiiatei.1 into Sigma Alpha Omi- Kti iiiii (mil ' . 136 7irst Koit ' ; Aldin, Armstrong, Beachy, Bennington, Carpenter, Coldwell, C. Craley. Second Kow: E. Craley, Dooley, Foster, Gibson, Hurley, Ingraham, Marsden. Jhird How: Marucci, McEIfresh, Morrissey, Murgia, Niblett, Vrahiotes, Weakley. cron, Bacteriology honorary; Elaine Craley was secre- tary of the Student Grange; and Betty McEIfresh rep- resented the University ' s Grange at the two-day ses- sion at the Maryland State Grange meeting in Hag- erstown, Maryland. Betty Monocrusos was appoint- ed chairman of the study committee of the Canter- bury Club. JMenil;frs: Cordelia Alden, Rachel Armstrong, Elizabeth Beachy, Patricia Bennington, Margaret Carpenter, Margaret Coldwell, Colleen Craley, Elaine Craley, Lee Dooley, June Foster, Janet Gibson, Margaret Hurley, Jeanne Ingrahain, Doris Lundquist, Jane Marsden, Doris Marucci, Elizabeth McEIfresh, Elizabeth Monocrusos, Peggy Morrissey, Katherine Murgia, Ethel Nib- lett, Louellen Vrahoites, Susan Weakley, Patricia Wolfe. Pledges: Althea Armor, Cynthia Arthur, Margaret Barry, Patricia Bush, Ora Donoghue, Martha Dykes, Teresa Finney, Vassiliki Georgiou, Joanne Howard, Pauline Mackie, Ruth Maddox, Donna McCoy, Joan Michel, Jeanne Morsberger, Jane Mundy, Ellen Pennefeather, Laura Petrone, Irene Radziminski, Marion Robinson, Virginia Scherrer, Rosalie Sheedy, Nora Valmas. ll ' aihiug down the midnight snack. 137 Delta Delta Delta ALPHA PI CHAPTER Founded at BOSTON COLLEGE iti 1888 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MAR " LAND in 1934 Stiidviiul .-the Lincoln styl IN addition to participating in the projects of the Victory Council, the Tri-Delts rounded their sphere of activities to include several of their own. in the spring, the girls aided the College Park Red Cross Unit by rolling bandages two afternoons a week, and throughout the ) ' ear the sisters became members and assisted at the American Theater Wing ' s Stage Door Canteen in Washington. Alpha Pi Chapter and the Washington Alliance cele- brated their Founder ' s Day with a banquet in honor of the national president of Delta Delta Delta, Mrs. Charles F. Perrin. Several dances were successfully held, and various fraternities were the guests of Tri- Delta at desserts. Bobbie McKee followed in the footsteps of sister Edith Simmons as president of the Footlight Club and of Alpha Psi Omega, dramatic honorary. Edith, for- mer Tri-Delt president, was the winner of the Hale Award for outstanding activities in dramatics and of the award for the outstanding performance of the year. The Victory Council, presided over by Doro- thy Coseboon in the fall, was led bv Margie Falk during the winter and supported by numerous sorority sisters. Doris Phipps headed the drive for blood. Janet Griffith took over the bond drive, and Belle Calmes led the students in their scrap drive. Dottie Coseboon was succeeded by Dottie Hargrove as leader of the Maryland cheerleading squad. The second woman student elected Chairman of the Student Board was Tri-Delta ' s Dottie Douglas. Both Dottie and Bobbie McKee were members of Mortar Board, and Jane Grigsby served as Managing Editor on the Jcnaliin stafT. yKniiluTS; Qirlos Barnes, Elizabeth Becker, Constance Brown, Jean Bull, Jean Burnside, I-lizabetli Burris, Belle Calmes, Dorothy Clark, Carol Collins, Carol Cook, Dorothy Cosebooni, Barbara Crane, Elizabeth Crane, Jean Lou Crosthwait, Tica Davis, Doro- thy Douylas, Belty Gwynn Duval, Eleanor Eason, Jean Eichcl- berg, Marjorle Falk, Roberta Flanigan, Marie Foulkes, Barbara Gaines, .Marparet Gantz, Josephine Graybeal, Janet Griffith, Jane Grisby, Jean Harden, Dorothy Hargrove, Geraldine Hath- away, Bca Havens, Ann Johnson, Beatrice Johnson, Phyllis Ann Louis, Jane Linn, Betty .Manlcy, Clotilda .Mateny, Bobbie .McKee, Margaret .McKini, Jean Otto, Louise Owings, Doris Palmer, Jerry Pfeiffer, Doris Phipps, Dorothy Rccd, Louise R ichards, Betty Kitter. Jean Roby, Joan Robinson, Wginia 3S Royal, Jean Rubey, Sylvia Shade, Kathleen Shaughnessey, Jean Stout, Bertha Williams, Carolyn Wilson. Tkdclei: Margaret Aithcheson, Alice Antal, Agnes Brew, Caro- lyn Bryan, Cecelia Clark, Joyce Crisp, Virginia Lee Freeman, Eleanor Guista, Weems Hawkins, Betty Heyser, Jean Kaylor, Evelyn Kennedy, Patricia Libby, Marvel Maxwell, Dorothy McCaslin, Virginia Messersmith, Patricia Murphy, Ruth Pear- son, Suzanne Ruff, Patricia Ryan, Mary Ellen Sharpe, Cour- lyne Smith, Betty Sue Train, Page Watson, Patricia Wood. T-trst Row Barnes, Brown, Bull, Burnside, Clark, Burris, Calmes. Second Jiow . Collins, Cook, Coseboom, B. Crane, E. Crane, Crosthwait, Davis. Jbird How. Douglas, Eickelberg, Falk, Flanigan, Foulkes, Gaines, Graybeal. Totirth Jiow: Griffith, Grigsby, Havens, Hathaway, Hargrove, A. Johnson, V. Johnson. Jifth Row Manley, McKee, McKim, Mateny, Otto, Owings, Palmer. Siytb Row: Phipps, Pfeiffer, Reid, Richards, Rittcr, Rohy, Robinson. Senenth Roiv : Royal, Rubey, Shade, Shaughnessey, Stout, Williams, Wilson. 139 Alpha Xi Delta Fok the second consecutive year, the Alpha Xi Deltas were awarded the coveted scholarship cup. Betty Weston became social chairman of Mortar Board, and Margaret " Pip " Richardson was elected secretary of Omicron Nu, while the bacteriology hon- orary, Sigma Alpha Omicron, tapped Patricia Spellacy. Later in the year Shirley Wilson was elected secre- tary-treasurer of the Student Board, and Harriet Olker became secretary of Women ' s League. Treasurer of the Baptist Student Union was Betsy Lipp, and Mar- guerite Stitely was elected vice president of the Pres- byterian Club antl social chairman of the Grange. The Beta Eta ' s of Alpha Xi Delta contributed to the BETA ETA CHAPTER Founded at LOMBARD COLLEGE in 1893 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1934 war effort in every way possible. One hundred dol- lars was given to the Red Cross to help buy a mobile piano. Many of the girls were hostesses at Camp Springs, and groups entertained convalescents at the Beltsville Rehabilitation Center. Sally Dubois served as chairman of the Bond Sales Committee, and the Alpha Xi ' s supported a war refugee, Peter Winter- mitz, who was, through Alpha Xi aid, returned to his mother. Life at Alpha Xi was not all work anil no play. After-dinner bridge games still held the attention of many, and the usual six girls trekketl to Annapolis every weekend. The unusually large pledge class gave a Christmas part ' for the acti ' es, a formal Valen- tine dance was held, and a tea was given in honor of the national president and province president. jVlembcrs: . 1.tiv Angela Aiello, Katlilyn Bailey, Jeanne Brown, June Cameron, Aspasia Clieppas, Margaret Coggins, .Marilyn Col- lier, Sally DuBois, .Margaret Earp, Frances Ellsworth, Carolyn Irisli, Riiih lamoncl, l:li:abelli Lipp, Barbara .Marshall, Lois Martin, I lelen Mcrrilt, Eleanor McAbee, Gloria Mellinger, Jose- phine .Miller, .Mary .Miles, Jean Murphy, Holley Murray, Har- " Kfc ' iv Ihc iiiiii iMiiM ' nsv. 140 riet Olker, Ella Parks, Gloria Pasquella, Catherine Ray, Virginia Raymond, Betty Lou Reid, Jacqueline Richards, Margaret Rich- ardson, Betty Root, Jean Root, Babette Sellhausen, Mary Sewell, Patricia Spellacy, Patricia Startz, Marguerite Stitely, Jean Waters, Katherine Wiihide, Betty Weston, Shirley Wilson, Mil- dred Witz. Pledges: Carolyn Allender, Margaret Anselmo, Betty Axt, Doris Burkey, Marilyn Cannon, Marjorie Chaney, Sarah Davis, Elsie Evans, Millicent Frenschi, Betty Lancaster, Harriet Littell, Yvonne Krammer, Margaret Kauffman, Mary Lee Kemp, Shir- ley King, Mae Kinsman, Nancy Nicodemus, Patricia Powers, Mary Ann Thornton, Winnifred Vogt, Constance Wellen, Mil- dred Widmann. Education in the lucdcni ivny (o tiuikf iliidyiuif cusy. ■Jirsf Kou ' . Aiello, Cheppas, Bailey, Cameron, Collier, DuBois, Earp. Second How: Ellsworth, Irish, Lamond, Lipp, Marshall, Martin, McAbee. Jhird Kow: Mcllinger, Merritt, Miller, Murphy, Murray, Olker, Parks. Jourlh Roro; Pasquella, Ray, Raymond, Richardson, E. Root, J. Root, Sewell, Sellhausen. Ti lb Kow: Spellacy, Startz, Stitely, Waters, Weston, Wilhidc, Wilson, Witz. 141 Alpha Omicron Pi PI DELTA CHAPTER Founded at BARNARD COLLEGE in 1897 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1924 EVERY quarter the A O Pi ' s decorated their house, fdund a hard-to-get eight-piece orchestra, and threw open their portals to the entire student body, f-or one of the most successful dances, the house was turned into " Joe ' s Tavern, " complete with red and white checked tablecloths and a bar " for gendemen only. " All the A. O. Pi ' s participated in the programs for the officers and enlisted men at Forest Glen and Camp Ord, blanches ut Walter Reed Hospital, and the near lamnus c|uintet took part in the Varsity Show and sandwiched in acts for various shows on campus, jean Smith, one of the singing five, was A O Pi gavel swinger for the year, and Retty Atkinson was vice president of Women ' s Chorus and vice president and Pledge Master of the sorority. Irene Fredrickson pre- sided over the Women ' s Chorus, decorated for Stu- dent Board dances, and served as treasurer of the Pan- Hellenic Council. Mortar Board tapped Vivien Pruitt; Jean Engelbach was initiated into Omicron Nu; and Jane Boswell became a memiier of Phi Kappa Phi. The A C) Pi ' s selected as the most popular man on campus the mailman. Many of the writers of the awaited letters came home to their AlpJTa Omicron Pi girls, i.lepri ing the chapter of " Little Boo " Boswell, Fran Hazard, Suzy Randall, Nedra Simmons, and Lois Wellington. For the twentieth anniversary of the installation of A O Pi as the first national sorority on the .Maryland campus, the girls entertained at an open house tea and by pledging more rushees than any other sorority on campus. New pledge Dotty McLean was chosen as Queen of the Battalion i5all, while pledge Jeanne Wannan was matle a member of Alpha Lambda Delta. yVft ' iiilurs Betly Atkinson, Patricia Barrett, Betty Beeks, Claire Booth, Tiielma Bootli, Frances Bradley, Rose .Marie Bridges, Katherine Brisjgs, Betsy Jo Cockrcll, Phyllis Croswcll, Jean Dav- idson, Jean linyeibacli, Irene Fredrickson, Betty Garner, Char- lene llardinj;, Fllyn Molt, Dorcas Jones, Janet Jordan, Shirley Ann Knibb, Ellen Lawton, Jean .McComas, Joy .SlcFarlane, Nataly N ' otz, Eleanor Peterson, Barb.ira Price, Lois Rcid, Muriel It ' bafi ncw7 142 Rothman, Phyllis Sell, Nedra Simmons, Jean Smith, Clarissa Stewart, Nancy Troth, Lois Wellington. Pledges: Mary Claire Ahern, Barbara Allen, Loraine Allen, Jeanne Bennett, Barbara Branner, Phyllis Burton, Virginia Car- penter, Raymona Dugan, Virginia Eisele, Martha Foster, Isabel Gaither, Betty Gwaltney, Margery Hannon, Margaret Hewitt, Rita Hickernell, Margaret Humphries, Mary Lou Jensen, Ber- neil Johnson, Beryl Marshall, Blanche McFalls, Mary McLach- len, Dorothy McLean, Mildred Mooney, Margaret Munro, Zelia Mullins, Elizabeth Murphy, Louisa Nicholson, Jane Nock, Jean Patton, Mary Anne Pitcher, Jane Pollack, Polly Sellers, Jean Torbet, Betty Trump, Jeanne Wannan, Shirley Wilson, Mary Zimmerli. Wv i .; Keepincj " posled. " Jirst How: Atkinson, Barrett, Becks, C. Booth, T. Booth, Bradley. Second .Roll ' . Bridges, Briggs, Cockrell, Croswell, Davidson, Engclbach. Jhird Kotv: Hredrickson, Harding, Jones, Jordan, Knibb, McComas. Tourlh .Roir. McFarlane, Notz, Peterson, Price, Reed, Rothman. Ji(th Kow Sell, Simmons, Smith, Stewart, Wellington. 143 Kappa Delta ALPHA RHO CHAPTER Founded at VIRGINIA STATE NORMAL SCHOOL in 1897 Established at the UNIVERSIT " OF MARYLAND in 1929 f c iiiii(jiiu; Ihc idiy ' s luri " . before bedtime. McDonnell, Barhnrn k ' cphnrt, Lucille Stringer, Jean Rowley, and Lovedy Pedlow, and Juan Coney, Betty MuIIan, and Dottie Pitt were initiated into Sigma Alpha Omicron. Till. Kaim ' a Dhi.TA ' s, led for the second year by Barbara Kephart, combined presenting a show for the convalescents at Walter Reed Hospital, weekly visits to the Laurel U.S.O., and contributing to the support of three refugee children with their activities on campus and their teas, " Java parties, " dinners, and dances. Slave driver " Lovie " McDonnell, co-editor of the Terrapin, wielded her whip over " Keppie " Kephart, Business Manager, Lu Stewart, Copy Editor, and Jean Rowley, Senior Editor. Lucille Stringer served as business manager on the l iamoudback staff, and Liln Andrews dashed off the female gossip. Lucille also foimded and presided over llic Dnnce Club, and be- came the only student member of Beta Gamma Sig- ma, commerce honorary. Helen DeLoach was presi- dent of W.R.A., while the Canterbury Club elected Betty Gamble as president ami Kit Ford as vice presi- dent. " Phyl " Palmer was tapped for Omicron IMu and " Lovie " McDonnell and Jean Rowley for Mortar Board. Pi Delta Epsilon members included Elinor .Tfi ' Milurs Lila Andrews, Kerry Arnold, Mary Dixon Ashley, Eleanor Bcckiey, Jean Chickcring, Catherine Cochran, Patricia Cook, Jean Coney, Mary Harry Davis, Helen DeLoach, Barbara Faulkner, Catherine Ford, Ruth Ann Forsyth, Elizabeth Gamble, ' cra Hartman, Jean Hecknian, Jane Hershcy, Barbara Kephart, .Mary Lee Ludwig, Elinor McDonnell, Elizabeth .Mulian, Jane l)aw i(ioris or Ibc iriitdiuij slaiixiisc. 144 O ' Rourk, Mary Elizabeth Palmer, Lovedy Pedlow, Dorothy Pitt, Betty Ann Richards, Jean Rowley, Dorraine Russell, Betty Lynn Sanderson, Betty Lee Saumenig, Portia Searls, Doreen Sherman, EHzabeth Smith, Lucille Stewart, Lucille Stringer, Jean Tryon, Elizabeth Wynne. Pledges: Eleanor Anderson, Betty Jayne Atherton, Margaret Bolgiano, Mary Bolgiano, Jeanne Butler, Mary Davison Cal- lahan, Claudia DeLaVergne, Patricia Draper, Ann Fischette, Lois Fritz, Anne Gadd, Sally Garrigan, Rosemary Gordon, Jean Griffith, Kay Graban, Carol Haase, Ann Heidelbach, Gloria Hoffman, Ellen Hershey, Mary Esther Hynes, Amy Jamieson, Beverly Johnson, Mildred Kuehn, Elizabeth Marsh, Jean Miller, Edith Milligan, Dorothy Mullan, Rita Noje, Elizabeth Pitt, Janet Seal, Joyce Smith, Shirley Speaker, Phyllis Thompson, Sally Williams, Marjorie Withington. JirsI Kow: Andrews, Arnold, Ashley, Beckley, Chickering, Cochran, Cook, Davis. Second Ron ' - DcLoach, Faulkner, Ford, Forsyth, Gamble, Hartman, Hershey, Hoffman. Jhird Ron ' : Kephart, Ludwig, McDonnell, Mullan, O ' Rourk, M. Palmer, P. Palmer, Pedlow. 7ourtb Jiow: Pitt, Richards, Rowley, Russell, Sanderson, Saumenig, Searls. 7ijth Jiow: Sherman, Smith, Stewart, Stringer, Tryon, White, Wynne. 145 Alpha Epsilon Phi ALPHA MU CHAPTER Founded at BARNARD COLLEGE in 1909 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 194 i Ai I ' liA Mu ' s second year as a chapter of Alpha [ipsilon Phi piiived as eventful as its first. Myra Cohen and Ruth Shiir acted as Dean and Sub- Dean respectively, and Carol Bernstein balanced the budget, while Beverly Brody took minutes and Norma Hofstadter attended to correspondence. With Nata- lie Eskwith as Rushing Captain, the chapter pledged eighteen girls during the year. War activities took up a great deal of everyone ' s time this year. Myra Levcnson and Naomi Ziggles spiuretl tile girls on to greater patriotic efforts. Their efforts were not fruitless, for 1 lannah Needle became well known for her Red Cross knitting, and both Hannah antl Vivian Smelkinson served breakfast at the Servicemen ' s Canteen in Baltimore on Sunday mornings. The rest of the girls divided their time be- tween hospital wards in Baltimore and in Washington, helping to serve at mealtimes when the shortage was most severely felt. The pledge group did an excel- lent job of providing amusing scrap books for wound- ed servicemen. As a reward, they were given a Pledge Queen Dance, at which [erne Kandel was chosen Queen of the Alpha Epsilon Phi pledge group. The cultural angle was ably taken care of by Vivian Rose and Tcma Gokiiner in the Footlight Club and by Helene Aaronson, Natalie Eskwith, Sylvia Cohen, and Judy Goldstein in the Dance Club. Ruth Shur devoted her time to the handling of international rela- tions in the French Club, while Ruth Wolfson, Rhona Benesch, Norma Hofstadter, and Vivian Smelkinson attcmptetl to soke social problems at the Sociology Ckib meetings. Rhona concerned herself also with the athletic potentialities of the sorority by managing the basketball team. Tenia Rubenstein worked on the advertising staff of the iiiiio ii l ' iici ' and represented AEPhi at the Victory Council gatherings. Struck b ' the shortage of painters, yet resolved to have their room redecorated, Lucille Gorfine and Jean ' alom donned workmen ' s overalls and relieved the A rare moment of ri ' liixiilioii. 146 whiteness of their walls and ceiling with splashes of Holland blue paint. Not much in evidence during the winter months were the Dean and the Sub-Dean. They were busy with practice teaching during the day and spent their evenings consulting alumns Bess Greenspoon and Estelle Wolowitz, now full-fledged school teachers. As this year ' s seniors look back on their last year at Maryland, they will remember laughter, fraternal- ism, and the serious experiences characteristic of war- time college life. T cmbcrs . Helene Aaronson, Rhona Benesch, Carol Bernstein, Rhona Bernstein, Beverly Brody, Myra Cohen, Sylvia Cohen, Natalie Eskwith, Tenia Goldiner, Judith Goldstein, Lucille Gorfine, Bess Greenspoon, Norma Hofstadter, Jeanne Kaplan, Irene Kerchek, Florence Konigsberg, Myra Levenson, Hannah Needle, Elaine Ogus, Anita Reiskin, Viviene Rose, Tema Rubin- stein, Ruth Shur, Vivian Smelkinson, Adrienne Winters, Estelle Wolowitz, Ruth Wolfson, Naomi Ziggles, Jean Yalom. Plfifi cs; Eunice Caplan, Irma Doline, Charlotte Frank, Sonja Qettinct some facts before clas Friedman, Ruth Golboro, Feme Kandel, Aida Kaufman, Isobel LeBow, Rhoda Ottenberg, Dorothy Rovner, Jane Silverman, Joy SimonofF. Tirst Row: Aaronson, Bernstein, Brody, M. Cohen, S. Cohen, Eskwith, Goldiner. St ' conJ oir. Goldstein, GorKne, Greenspoon, Hofstadter, Kaplan, Kerchek, Konigsberg. Jlntd Hoir : Rose, Rubinstein, Smelkinson, Winters, Woltson, Wolou-itz, Yalom. 147 Phi Sigma Sigma BETA ALPHA CHAPTER Founded at HUNTER COLLEGE in 1913 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1936 AFTKR completing a successful rush season, the Phi Sigma Sigma ' s began a year of hard work socially, scholastically, and philanthropically. Vivian Davis, the Phi Sig Philanthropy Chairman, kept the girls on their toes sponsoring a stocking drive and winning the Fifth War Loan Drive. Lennie Shapiro and Rickye Brendler were busy throughout the year at the Stage Door Canteen in Washington, while Irene Caplan and Marilyn Rubin helped enter- tain the boys at Walter Reed Hospital. With the addition of some Phi Sig blood the Red Cross Blood Hank became a bit wealthier and the girls became a little happier. Lila Berkman, Phi Sig ' s own Thespian, held her own in Footlight productions and also acted as social chairman of the club. Another talented sister, Char- lotte Schneider, won a modeling contest in Wash- ington. Arlene Raskin was tapped for Sigma Alpha Omicron, bacteriology fraternity, whi le Harriet Kra- kow was installed in Alpha Lambda Delta, women ' s freshman honor society. Despite their numerous activities " up the hill " in Women ' s League, Pnn-Hel, W.R.A., and Victory Council, the sisters had time for mischief. Bett Barban, president, with all her dignity, was guilty oi charging up and down the stairs in the fashion of the Teddy Roosevelt of Jrsetiic rtitW Old Ldce. Botsie Weinstein couldn ' t seem to get out of the habit of pie-bed making, much to the chagrin of " William " Wolpert, whose plots for revenge evolved around wet washcloths and cornflakes. The Phi Sig telephone seemed to ring constantly, for calls from camps all over the country, and even cables fiom Russia came through to the girls. With pinnings, engagements, and weddings, the sis- ters were busy all winter munching chocolates from the well-known five-pound boxes. Annette Bernstein Often and Ruth Singer Taubman ranked with the gal- lant souls who returned to school with their new degree of Mrs. Jhh IS lI ' C IIMV ll l( ' lI . Ucth. 148 Putting their own Good Neighbor Policy into effect, the Phi Sig ' s entertained in November in honor of their campus neighbors. It was discovered at the time that the local chapter house is the oldest house in College Park, the estate having formerly enveloped all of what is now College Park. Although house- parties are not as common as they used to be, the sis- ters held one in honor of their national officers, and representatives from four eastern chapters spent the weekend of February ninth as guests of the local chapter. Representatives from Hunter College, Adel- phi College, George Washington University, and Temple University sampled real Maryland hospitality. The traditional housemother ' s affair, a dessert this year, was held in March. Jhc porch icrts ii ' oiuftr nl in Ibe spriiut JMcMiht ' fs. Bettv Barban, Lila Berkman, Annette Bernstein, Ber- nice Biron, Rickye Brendler, Irene Caplan, Vivian Davis, Jeanne de Laviez, Jeannette Feldman, Sally Friedman, Zara Gordon, Marcelle Katz, Aiieen Levin, Vera Margolies, Ruth Meitzer, Arlene Raskin, Marilyn Rubin, Lucille Stein, Lenora Shapiro, Evelyn Weinstein, Phyllis Wolpert. Plcdile : Harriet Abramson, Eunice Belaga, Phyllis Berman, Phyllis Biscarr, Brenda Blunianfeld, Edna Bralower, Geraldine Brown, Lenora Caplan, Rita Chasen, Selma Cohn, Eleanor Fishman, Anita Gold, Merle Karp, Harriet Krakow, Ann Levin, Jane Liebling, Maxine Ronibro, Bernyce Stark, Edna Stark, Charlotte Schneider. Tint Kou ' : Barban, Berl man, Bernstein, Biron, Brendler, Caplan, Davis. Second Kow: DcLaviez, Feldman, Friedman, Cordon, Katz, Levin, Margolies. Jbird Row: Raskin, Rubin, Shapiro, Stein, Weinstein, Wolpert. 149 SiifniiHi Old. B rtit: fiue III Ihc Vtir ily Shew. Pari of the 2lay Drtv toiirl. j iai y did (lifir pari hy doiialintj blood. ' Doc " Kaiuhill l((ii s (I lOniiMiiiiily 150 MILITARY AND SPORTS (?oloMt ' Harlan C. GrisicoW. Under the tDinmnnd of Col. Harlan Griswold, the Maryland ROTC worked hard for the past year keep- ing up its honor rntint and preparini? its members for active service in the armed forces. With the climinn- ROTC tion of the Advanced Army Program, the emphasis in military instruction was on preparing men for the Basic Training they will get upon induction. Capt. George Dunlap and First Lt. Harold Your- mnn were the ROTC instructors. They were assisted by M Sgt. Charles Dodson and Tech. Sgt. Fay Mor- ris. M Sgt. Howard Seebo held down the Sergeant Major ' s job. With the addition of an ASTCR) company, the battalion increased in size during 1944 to four com- panies. With the start of 1945, however, only enough men were available to form two companies, the AST JirsI Roll ' : Capt. George Dunlap, Miss Ann Little, Col. H. C. Griswold, Capt. Bohler, Li. Harold Yourman, Second Sou ' . Sgt. Charles Dodson, Sgt. Fay Norris, Sgt. Pulkn Martin. 152 ROTC Staff Wadsvvorth, Coyle, Moran, FoUansbee. unit having been discontinued and others having gone into the service of their country. Co. Co Capt. Alvin Baylus Exec. Ojfcr 1st Lt. Alfred Cohen Plat. £dr. lit Phil 2nd Lt. Robert Bates ?lat. £dr. 2iid Pint 2nd Lt. Roger Bergstrom 1st Sgt Rolf Bercowitz Plat. Sgt. lit Plat H. Rymland Plat. Sgt. 2mf Plat S. Massey Quide Sgt. lit Plat Siieldon Akers Qtiide Sgt. 2iui Plal William Ehnnantraut Quidon Sgt James Alderton Company A r r ■-» : I I ■■---■- During the winter months, the new Armory proved valuable in saving hours that might have been lost because of Maryland ' s famous bad weather on drill days. If it was too unpleasant to drill out-of-doors, the battalion formed inside and " carried out the pre- scribed drill for the day. " William Scull was the Cadet Colonel during the spring and summer quarters, with Leonard Eisenberg and Barney Eyler the Cadet Majors. Commanding the companies under Scull were Randolph Coyle, James Stapp, Calvin Dutton, and William Rosen. Randolph Coyle followed Scull as Cadet Colonel during the fall 153 and winter quartL-rs. His executive officer was John Moran. Company Commanders during the fall and winter Co. Co Capt. Stuart Sciiuster Exec. Ojcr 1st Lt. Richard Solomon Plat. £dr. 1st ?lat 2nd Lt. Oswald Perkins Vlat. £dr. 2ihl Vial 2nd Lt. Morris Warren (s( S(lt Hewitt Robertson Vlat. S0t. s( Vlat Marvin Silberman Vlat. S0l. 2iid Vlat Harold Seligman Qtiuk Sgt. lit Vlat Charles Ogle (juide Silt. 2nd Vlat Bernard Reges Quidon Silt Robert Qucnstcdt c omnan pany C Company B Co. Co Capt. Jack Frost Exec. Ofcr 1st Lt. Benjamin Bechenek Plat. £dr. !• ! Vlat 2nd Lt. Eugene Kniejski Plat £dr. 2nd Vlat 2nd Lt. Wesley Smiler s( Sgt Walter Beam Plat. Sgt. 1st Vlat Chris Henderson Plat. Sgt. 2nd Vlat Carl Bell (iuuic SiJI. (s Plat John Hutchines Cjuide Sgt. 2nd Vlat , Saul Kushnick Cfuidon Sgt Ralph Sipes quarters were Alvin Baylus, jack Frost, Stuart Schus- ter, Calvin Dutton, and Robert Bergstrom. Gilbert Levine was Captain ot the Haiul, while Edwin W ' ads- 54 worth and Conrad Follansbee, AST(R), were captains on Coyle ' s staff. Marches and bivouacs have played their part in ROTC trainin g. Under Col. Scull ' s command the bat- talion took a night march that will be remembered for years to come. Kind farmers along the way fed pieces of delicious watermelon to the men with disastrous results in the form of " gig " slips. Continuing under the personal supervision of Col. Griswold, the rifle team survived the manpower crisis and continued to function as an integral part of the ROTC. With one of the finest indoor ranges in the United States at their disposal, the men of the rifle Company D Co. Co Calvin Dutton E-xec. Ofcr Donald Diehl 1st Sgt Burdett Warden Pint. £dr. 1st Plat Vance Haydon Plat. Ldr. 2nd Plat Howard Thomas Plat. Sgt. 1st Plat George Clement Plat. S0t. 2iHi Plat William Sinclair Quide Sgt. 1st Plat John Wolfe Cjuide Sgt. 2iui Plat Richard Dole (juidoii Sgt Alfred Goldman team carried on the traditions of Maryland ' s teams. Tech. Sgt. Fay Norris, as he has for several years past, assisted the Colonel with the team. Varsity Rifle Te am Jitst Jioio: Murphy, Garziglia, Ashe, W. Bowling, Cherigos, Gooch, Rodenhausen, Bri- guglio. Secoud How: Scars, Roby, Knight, Bowers, May, Ogle, Loomis, Waesche, Buck. Jhird Tiow: Sgt. Norris, Maloy, Kniejski, Lemler, Flynn, Rowell, Schindler, Matlingly, J. Bowling, Dole, Col. Gris- wold. 155 7irst Koir Linlon, White, Diroclor Sicbeneichen, Harrison, Rhcin, Martin, Picrsol, Lt, .Madison, Shacklcford, Murphy. Secoml Row: Porter, Bisgycr. Withers, Ceibcl, Andrews, Croxton, Schrandt, Smallcy, England, Watt, Fink. Jhint Row. Draper, Patch, Mallonce, Gollner, Southard, Weaver, Lorenz, Barnett, Graver. ROTC Band During 1 ' ' 44 the ASTP unit kept Band Master Otto Seihencichen well supplied with musicians, and he turned out the music on Tuesdays and Thursdays to keep the Infantry marching. The departure in 1 ' -)45 of the ASTP men left only a small nucleus aroimd which " Sarge, " as he was affectionately called, is re- huildiny his band. ■ROJC Color (iiumi Col. (iiiMi ' t ' li slu ' ics how lis done. 156 Ifc rc(iistcicd for the nOJC in Ihc TaU. Jbii lsm7 fioic our (u ' diidfalben did it. 157 Men ' s Physical Education Coach ( liiiciuc 11 ' . S( eari. SiNCi; the hcijinnint; ot the wnr the physical fitness of men of the country has been stressed by the government, the services, and the universities. The health of the man in service, the teamwork he has been trained in, and the manner in which he is able Program to coordinate his innate and acquired abilities are of prime importance to the success of each of the armed services. The students at the University of Maryland re- ceived the same training that the A.S.T. students had received in order that they might be physically fit upon entering the service. Under the direction of Dr. Clarence W. Spears, each phase of the physical edu- cation program was taken care of. Supplementing the compulsory program were the intramural sports of football, basketball, and boxing during the winter. With spring and warm weather, gym work, corrective exercises, tennis, baseball, track, and football became the main sports of Maryland students. yovnk {kicdis ,1(ovfi III ' iidiiiiiiiiii Rcxinil lillills. Jhc Cliiiiii iii ' iis, .s ' i((iiiii ( " III. ii ' iii a tiamc. 158 Jirst V.OW : Bates, Morris, Petroff, Creer, Bauman, Behr, McCIay, Novick. Secottd Row-. Coach Herman Ball, Chisari, Cooper, Troll, Captain Les Daly, Continetti, Fastuca, Wilson, Buckley, Eckhardt, Trainer Paddy Kane. 7bird Row. Head Coach Clarence W. Spears, Geatz, Zetts, Doory, Kellerman, Jones, McCarthy, Wolfe, Terry, Bobenko, Coach Al Heagy. Jourtb Hoir . Sternman, Campbell, Rock, Love, Simmons, Bishop, Smith, Stover, Coach Harry Rice. FOOTBALL DR. Clarence W. Spears began his second year as head coach at the University of Maryland with a squad composed of seventeen-year-olds, 4F ' s, and a few discharged service men. Although eleven lettermen were returning and big things were expected of the Old Liners, they never seemed to click because of a continually changing lineup due to injuries. History was made as the Maryland University Old Liners met the Hampden-Sydney Tigers in Byrd Sta- dium in the first game played under lights. However, Maryland had a case of opening game jitters and fum- STATISTICS OF GAMES— Hampden-Sydney 12 Wake Forest 39 West Virginia 6 Michigan State 8 Florida 14 Virginia 18 Michigan State 33 Penn State 34 V.M.I 6 Maryland Maryland Maryland 6 Maryland Maryland 6 Maryland 7 Maryland Maryland 19 Maryland 8 159 Maryhiiul Jiilbts to hoU the Jlorida line. bled the game away to the Tigers 12-0. The team traveled next to North Carolina to meet the Wake Forest Deacons. The Deacons had entirely too many big guns and rolled over the Liners to the tune of 39-0. After the West Virginia Mountaineers invaded Byrd Stadium and were held to a b-b tie, Maryland ran into the undefeated Spartans from Michigan State and put up a stubborn battle before losing 8-0. The -J sorry moiiuiil at the Jlorida tjame. 160 game was played in a driving rain storm and proved to be costly for Maryland, since they lost the services of their ace back and ground gainer, Jack Love, who suffered a broken leg. ' ' %. . " Hunk " Doory. Jii k Lore Join Chisari. 161 Traveling to Gainesvilli. ' , Maryland met the stub- born Florida " Gators " and lost 14-6, and then met the Uni ersity of Virginia at Griffith Stadiimi for the Marj ' Innil homecoming game and were beaten 18-7 after a hard fought battle. The second half was played in a steady rain, bu t it didn ' t stop the Cavalier ' s run- ning attack. Meeting Michigan State on a dry field at Lansing, Michigan, proved to be none the better, for Maryland lost 33-0. The Old Liners ' next foe was the N ' ittany Lions from Penn State, and Mar ' land again went imder ' .sai .. ' .lihi.j. Maryland managed to win its only game of the season when it eked out a victory over a fighting V.M.I, team, S-h. Trull, Doory, Cooper, Continetti, and Daly were the bulwarks of the line, while Bill Oeer played a fine offensive game. Despite MaiN ' Inntl ' s (.lisnial recortl, din: cretlit should be given to Sal F-astuca, Maryland ' s ciunrtcr- back, who played brilliantly game after game. La Drtly. (..ii l.ini. 162 ■V, 5ftiItJ. Chisari, Ryan, Dory, Troll, Coaklcy. Stiindmi). Wolfe, Sturman, Ualy, Zetts, Rock, Cooper Tciry. (( M " Club AiniouGii the functions of the M Club have . been lessened because of the fewer wearers of the M and the decrease in men students, some ac- tivity has been engaged in by the members. The ckib was estabhshed years ago to honor men who hatl done outstanding work in athletics. The organization fos- ters better intercollegiate athletics and helps athletes in any way possible. A scholarship is offered to those men who show special abilit - in sports, the tuition be- ing paid by the funds of the club. in the fall the club met to plan tor the homecoming dance, the proceeds of which were used to pay for the scholarships oflfcrcd. Serving as president was Mr. E. E. Powell, former lacrosse star who initiated the playing of lacrosse at the University. Dr. Ernest N. Cory retained his position of secretary-treasurer of the organization. Only letter men may become members of the M Club. Principal function of the athletic club was the spon- soring of intramural athletics. The members make the rules, form the league, and regulate the games. This year, as in past years, the club served mainly as a medium for uniting men students who have similar interests and a desire to see Maryland outstanding in athletics. WEARERS OE THE " .M " George . liirpliy Ray Richard, Bill Filbert, Bill Greer, Tom M.tIoiu ' v, Sid SuTtimaii, Ken .Maloiie, Dick Terry, Chuck Camphell, Frank Doory, Will Rtick, l.arry Cooper, .Mike Zetts, I ' at . loran, Les Daly, Cy Contcnctti, .Mai Rosenthal, Percy Wolfe, Tom Chisari, Sal Fastuca, Boh Troll, Les Smith, Wait Raunian, Chuck Rvan, Bill Coaklcy, Jack Flynn, Jerry Heatley, Bob Vordy, Steve Chalmers, Dave Balachow, Sam Behi I larold Keller, Arthur Bosley, Jack Buckley. 164 Jirsf Kow: Valanos, Hoffcckcr, Campbell, Yordy, Flynn, Balachow, Keller, Greer. Second Jiotr . Assistant Herman Ball, Phipps, Cooch, Heatley, Holmes, Rosenthal, Bosley, Chalmers, Behr, Manager Buckley, Coach Burton Shipley. BASKETBALL THE twenty-second year of coaching for Mr. Bur- ton Shipley was completed in 1945 at the Uni- versity of Maryland, an indication of his popularity on the campus. As a student, previous to World War I, he was a member of the basketball, baseball, and football squads. Mr. Shipley keeps in close touch with his boys and watches their every move on the floor, looking for ways to improve their playing. Although paced by the ever accurate Jack Flynn, who led in total points for games played in the South- ern Conference, the Marylanders were too weak to STATISTICS OF GAMES- Nortli Carolina 52 Duke 51 North Carolina State 46 U.S. Naval Academy 70 V.M.I 28 Marine Corps 50 North Carolina State 57 Hanipdcn-Sydney 44 Virginia 57 V.M.I 35 Virginia 61 William and Ntary 53 U.S. Military Academy.... 54 Maryland 28 Maryland 24 Maryland 32 Maryland 33 Maryland 46 Maryland 32 Maryland 42 Maryland 43 Maryland 26 Maryland 27 Maryland 33 Maryland 46 Maryland 34 165 counterattack the teams who were harmed less by drafting of students into the armed services. The bas- keteers available, however, did a good job. Flynn, forward, with his uncanny eye for long shots, sparked the team in every game, while Dave Balachow, all Jack .T vMii. :T(i tiM( if crt ' c ii ' j ' di ihc Jlfiir iii Boi i ' crs. I KPIIlilK) up f)0illl ' i ,T( irv .iii, iihA ViKlitiiti 7 |,iv for Ihc Iwinls 166 state when with Forest Park High School, played both center and forward. From Charlotte Hall to appear on the squad for the first time this year came Jack Heatley. Tall and agile, Headey had considerable stamina and fight and made a good defense man. Steve Chalmers, outstanding on floor plays and under the basket, came to Maryland from George Washington University and served the team as center, although he had played the forward position for several years. JiLlhtiiui for the hall. ■0 (5 " Bosley. ' Clmck " Caii pl)cll. 167 Jirst Hoiv: Maloncv, Filht-rt. Richards, Murphy, Troll. Second Hoiv: Manager Vi ' olfe, Shipley, Coach Paddy Kane, Doory, Novick, Malone. BOXING Ai.THOucM serving as trainer for the football . squad until the boxing season got under way in January, Coach F iddy Kane acted as head man for the Maryland boxers. Replacing Fausto Rubini, who received a commission in the navy, Kane initiated an intramural boxing program in IX ' cember, l ' )4-}, in onlei to imearth talent for the season ' s team. He was assisted by Percy Wolfe, a student at the University, who has had experience in the field of boxing and who offered his services to the team for the season. One of the cleverest fighters at Maryland in many years, Tom Maloney has a good set of fists and con- siderable speed. His footwork in the ring was out- STATISTICS OF CA.MES— West Point 3H US. Coast Guard Acad. 2 2 North Carolina Univ 3 US. Navy Prc-Flight. ... 3 U.S. Navy Preflight 5 West Point 1 Pi-nn Slate 4 Maryland 4} Maryland 5J Maryland 5 Maryland 5 Maryland 3 .Maryland _. 7 Maryland 4 168 standing. Ken Malone, from Baltimore, showed the ability he is capable of exhibiting toward the end of the year. One of his greatest assets was the fine phys- ical condition in which he kept himself. Alex Boben- ko, captain of the team and one of its best fighters, was forced to give up boxing because of the great amount of study connected with his courses in den- tistry. A good worker was Bill Greer, one-hundred- and forty-five-pound class. After Harold Donofrio went out of action. Bill Filbert held down the one- hundred-thirty-five-poimd class. Not a newcomer to the team, Filbert saw a good deal of action. Jose Fossas, Puerto Rico ' s contribution to the Maryland team, showed plenty of stamina and punch but met too much opposition. Despite the fact that only a few matches were won by the Maryland boxers, the student body never lost interest in them. Vaddy Kane, Coach A fight to the finish. ll ' in or lose the spirit is there. 169 Wo men s Sports m Dr. Iknioii. Woman ' s sports at the University consisted of intrnnuirnl toiii naments, play-days with vari- ous nearby colleges, and inner-class sports. While the sophomores and seniors cupped the softball tourna- ment trophy, Jean Burnside and Janet Griffith were winners in tennis and Virs inia Amos won the archery intramural tournament. A new intramural, seven- player hockey, was hrouuht forth in the fall and won by Delta Delta Delta. In intramural bowling, Kappa Delta took first place. The fall quarter was climaxed by the W.R.A. Awards Banquet at which fourteen girls recei ' ed " M " letters ami tapping for Sigma Tau Epsilon took place. During the winter, activities in- cluded intramural basketball, won by Sigma Kappa ani.1 the distribution of the Maryland Official Basket- ball Ratings to ten qualified girls. The Sigma Tau Ep- silon Basketball Trophv and the Sigma Kappa Athletic Cup were awarded at the Spring Award Banquet. fcn inil lo ktff ' " ' ■ ' ' ' i ' f ' i ' ' " ' ' " ' ' ' - f » iniaid. 170 A modern Diana hiti the spol. " Basketball was also a icc altfiided team sporl. 171 T - VrusiiUnl fJvrJ lioivus llic 3fiiv i iU ' i ' M. Coiitctants jor " !Miss Joucbdowii. " Captain Daly crowns Vat 7boln( on. Col. C riswold dances ttnlb the Tililitary Qiiccn Carolimj al Chiislwas time. 172 173 llciuil HM ' ii III llu ' Dimiii ' Hiill iifclcrici. 1 ) l u- lull Ic liiiicl ' . Tliiisc )(iis (I ' f stilt. IhikI ' ill l if DdfVv. 7riii iiii) or fl ' iil i (ir ilrtss lofci ' . 174 J .ie J.i S. " geyser. " Jiisl ifoii ' t miss! Doiit; cuti up i one of the dances. It ' c spent hours in the lihrary. Slave trade at the Bond Bazaar. Eckhart leads the Bond rally. 175 CyriiiiiMv ri ' cK Ill ' s jor a Iik I ' one. CoM rfldilii rotis to Ihc luw Stiulcnl Hoard Cluuimiin. Cheering Ibe Jerp. At Ibe Home Economies fasbion show. T ursery school iciis mi as wet! as iiislruclwe. Watcbiiui | tiklici ' III (I ' f Sdiifiiiiii. 176 Jiiiie out to frtlfe. CoiiiMMitiity sing on the green. At Ann ArundeVs ' beachcomber par y. li ' ha else could we caW it. ' Stop off d( the Bookstore he ore go ng to class. fj! ' " 177 Appr ecia tion MR. HARRY LAVELLE of the T io Mvf.i-f llis-. ' Hiidcni ri.iii|)rtMy, without whose comments and instruction the fornmtion of the 7err,ipin would have heen a much more dlHicuh task, MR. JOSEPH S. YOUNG of CniiU J jotograpbcrs. wliosc hard work under difficult conditions was indispensable. .MR. JUl.IEN CHISOLM, University 0 .lf irvi,i.u(, for his campus views. DEAN .MARIE MOUNT and .MISS VIENNA CURTISS of the CoUcih ' of Voinc comi»jii.s for the use of Home Economies pictures. TUadciiioiscUc magazine for choosing " Miss Terrapin. 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