University of Rhode Island - Grist Yearbook (Kingston, RI)

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-V RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND presents 74e threat for nineteen fifty zad ' Dedication , the graduating class of 1950, do hereby dedicate this booh to you, the student body at Rhode Island State College, in the express hope that the theme of our yearbook - College Life - will convey to you the essence of this school which is, we feel, too often unrecognized by the undergraduate student. It ' s trite but true to say that college is what you make it. Here is your college and here are your possibilities for four years at livii ig on Rhody’s campus. Take full advantage of all the facilities and initiate yourself info the realm of those who are fully rounded, vital persons. M j 1 9 ' " r ' i V % « 1 The Class Advisors Message TO THE Cl ASS OF FIFTY: As graduation brings you to the end ot your four-year college career, it is well to re- flect a little on the impact of your presence here. Yours is, of course, the largest gradu- ating class in the history of the college. It was because of you and for you that great expan- sion in facilities and in staff were undertaken. Many of you have been able to attend school only because of considerable sacrifice and with a measure of personal inconvenience and hardship which at times has tempted you to give up on your effort. But in spite of many vicissitudes, you have come through to the successful completion of your objective. Your departure leaves a void that will indeed be difficult to fill. You have contributed much to your alma mater, and those of 11s who re- main behind hope that each of you will carry some part of the college with you. You leave the campus with a great and grave responsibility. The second half of the Twentieth Century can see the fulfillment of men ' s dreams of a safe and secure world, or it can see the total devastation of the world and the destruction of modern civilization. The management of the next half century is in your hands. Yours is a task of tremendous magnitude. I know that you will succeed. John O. Stitfi.y I Books are men oj higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for f uture times to hear. — Barr ii Wi!iIi!?!!Hi1 The President ' s Message Board of Trustees of Stale Colleges Francis I. McCanna, Chairman Miss Sara L. K err, Secretary Henry J. Blais, Jr. A. Livingston Kelley Mrs. C. Gordon MacLeod Clark F. Murdough Dr. Michael F. Walsh The Grist Board GENERAL STAFF Adam Wisnciwski Edward Cook Harold Miller Leonard Maynard Tom Pignatelli | udy Sherman Claire Trubek Helen Margolies Beverly Strauss Bob Steadman Flank Scarafile Alden Johnson William Chapman Don Shannon Walt Bassler Walter Friend Larry McLay Elizabeth Winter Jean Royal Harriet Podia t Spencer T. Phillips Jeanne Burke Margaret Amaral Eltla Bonetti Rita Bedard Charlotte Evans Marion Lee Hope Lennon Corinne Palm Bernadette Sheehan Miriam Simone Barbara Shusinan Jeanne Sundquist Olive Turner Bette Vermelte Margaret Walsh Sue Whitman Frances Welch Stanley Markowitz. Antony Mcrcurio ferric Zito fcademic SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE i Mu SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Accounting and Business Law Winfield S. Briggs Industrial Management. . . Mabel E. Dickson Marketing and Advertising Herbert H. Palmer Economics Robert Rockafellow SSSS M SfiSSSaSt . s I H ;; i v; i i| ;; iii si - , : ; ;;; iii I |( ,, ' r i ' SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING ii 2r3C£3Ci It is ex- L i srri r SCHOOL OF HOME ECONOMICS 22 Olga P. Boucher Dean DEPARTMENT HEADS Art Joseph L. Cain Child Development and Family Relations Dnra-Louise Cockrell Foods, Nutrition, and Institution Manage- ment L. Edith Andrews Textiles, Clothing and Related Art Marion Fry, Acting Head DIVISION OF NURSING In 1945, Rhode Island State College estab- The College is affiliated with several insti- DIVISION OF GRADUATE STUDIES n the fall of 1949. Senc n CLASS OF 1950 The fall of 1946 witnessed the largest regis- tration of students at Rhode fsland State Col- lege with t he undergraduate body exceeding 1800. With the entrance of the class of 1950 the college began to return to pre-war status as the fraternities reopened and additional housing units were established, such as ' ' Hut City " anti the “Chicken Coops. " We were indocrinated into the social life of the campus by the Aggie Bawl, Soph Hop and Sigma Kappa Barn Dante. Recreational facilities were now supplied by the new tempo- rary Union composed of Quonset huts. Joe Ostigny, running under the auspices of the Hut Association, became our first “Mayor of Kingston. " " WHOE. 550 on your dial. " became a reality as the radio network gained official recognition. A member of our class, Fran Welch was chosen Co-ed Colonel of the Mil Ball. Ray Dwyer was elected to lead the class as President; Hope Lennon. Vice-President; Bob Gammcl, Treasurer; Jean Stump, Secretary, and Janies Francis, Social Chairman. In anticipation of the new buildings, which we have seen become a reality, a mass assembly and torcli-light parade was held to open the campus campaign for an increased building program. rite return of Red Haire to his alma mater, as assistant coach to Frank Keaney in basket- ball and tennis heralded a new era in sports, l ' lte Inter-House Sing cup was won by Delta Zcta and Phi Mu Delta. Under the guidance of Adam Wisniewski, President; Ann Randall. Vice-President; Don Cole, Treasurer; Nancy Spencer, Secretary; Ray Dwyer, Social Chairman; we entered our second year with the sophistications of old sophomores. The Soph Hop entertained the campus with a name band, Skitch Henderson, and Wissy Armstrong reigned as queen. The faculty con- tributed to the Memorial Student Union Fund with the presentation of the " Faculty Follies, " which netted $1200 to the fund. Again a member of our class became Co-ed Colonel. This distinction went to Sally Kele- her. The resignation of our renowned Coach Keaney in the fall of our Junior year, ended his long profitable career as basketball coach. His brand of " fast break” basketball made the Keaney blue teams famous all over the coun- try. More recognition in the sports world was achieved by “record shattering” Bob Black, as he captured the National Cross Country Triple Crown. The dream of a new gym became almost real with the passage of the Gym-Amory Bill. The Class Officers for our Junior year were: Ernie St. Louis. President: Mary DeLuca, Vice-President; Sally Keleher, Secretary; Eddie Nans, Treasurer; Joe Duggan, Social Chair- The long-awaited construction of two men’s dorms began in December, and in July ground was broken for the new chemistry building. The members of our class who gained mem- bership in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities were: Bob Black. Ray Dwyer, Sally Keleher, Betty O ' Don- nell. Ernie St; Louis, and Joyce Stockton. Betty O’Donnell reigned as queen of the Junior Prom at the Sheraton-Biltmore and Charlie Barnett’s Orchestra supplied the Another exciting campaign for “Mayor of Kingston” was climaxed with the election of George “Pinhead " Pinhiero. Ann Randall and Betty O ' Donnell were elected for presidency in the W.A.A. and W.S.G.A.. respectively. The student body presented the Rhody Re- view, a variety show, to contribute to the Me- morial Student Union Fund. Sigma Kappa and Beta Psi Apha became the possessors of the Inter-House Sing cups for the following year. Our last year on campus witnessed the arrival of the first freshmen class with a minority of veterans. The Aggie Club was proud to crown a member of the Agricultural School, Jeanne Burke, as queen of the Aggie Bawl. School spirit broke forth at the Home- coming Rally with the first actual float parade. A huge bonfire in the middle of the quad- rangle climaxed the activities. Jack “Super” Bulleit was the victor in the race lor “Mayor of Kingston.” The Student Senate moved smoothly along under the direction of President Bill Hartnett; Vice-President Ernest St. Louis, and Secretary Dorothy McKenna. The resignation of Coach Bill Beck as mentor of the football squad was accepted late in the fall. The men ' s dorms were finally ready for oc- cupancy and rapid progress was made on the construction of the chemistry building. In December the Faculty Follies was again presented to the delight of the student body. Harold Kopp, Yale line coach, accepted the job as new football coach at Rhody. Reflecting upon the happy four years, we entered into the gayeties of Senior Week tem- pered with the realization of the future. Joyce Stockton Robert M. Abisch General Business 56 Mount A vc.. Providence John W. Agren B I» Agronomy 159 Pavilion Ave.. Riiniford Herman Alexandre T K E Electrical Engineering 72 Lorraine Si.. 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Hey man A X A Marketing Advertising 30 Leading St., Johnston Edward A. Hindle Mechanical Engineering Bradford Alton Rd.. Bradford Raymond Hindle 2 A E General Business 33 Main St., Bradford Milton H. Hinsch Marketing ft Advertising 74 Ernest G. Hirsch Hut 18 Mechanical Engineering 262 Lowell Avc.. Providence John A. Hockenson, Jr. Mechanical Engineering 58 Gooding St.. Pawtucket Alfred Leonard Hokenson Mechanical Engineering 218 West Forest Avc.. Pawtucket Stuart G. Hughes Ft. Kearney. Saundcrstown Frederick W. Horton, Jr. | Industrial Management k V 190 Cleveland St.. Providence IHtlU 75 Joseph H. Humphreys 2 II Marketin ' ' Advertising II Home St.. Pawtucket Russell R. Hum. Jr. Marketing Advertising S Kensington Rd.. Edgewood 76 £ 4 B. A Ivan Johnson D M A Marketing Advertising 49 Winslow Ave.. Greenwood John A. Johnson Mechanical Engineering 335 Thames Avc., Greenwood Phyllis W. 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Shusman E R H Liberal Studies 571 Wood St.. Bristol Charles W. Sidebottom Accounting Roland S. Sicmbad Commuter General Business 110 Fairview Ave., West Warwick 116 Giovanni J. Silvestri B A Mechanical Engineering 32 Unit St.. Providence George Simone. Jr. ID Rye Si.. Otneyvillc 117 t-s R. Sii Miriam Dorothy Simone A Z Lilieral Studies 21 Bigelow Circle. Norwood Paul W. Simoneatt Commuter Electrical Engineering 27 West Park Place. Woonsocket Robert (). Smith General Business Lewis T. Smith Animal Husbandry Kingston Roberta Doris Smith a a n Foods ft Nutrition Bronx. New York Robert Knight Smith A X A General Business Saiinricrstown full 119 Ernest M. Socha 2 X Accounting 955 County Rt!., West Barrington Angelina Clara Solitro E R H General Business 25 America St., Providence Charles S. Sologiozy ATT Electrical Engineering 12 Tyler St.. Newport Raymond G. Soltys Pre- Medical Salvatore Soscia P I K 12 Batchelder Arc.. Cranston John Spagnolo 17 Grove St.. Providence 120 Nancy Ann Spencer A A II Textiles Clothing Francis J. Splecki P I K 2i Russell Avc,, Newport Robert V ' incent Squadrito P I K Physical Education 2f Hatch St.. Mystic. Conn. Alvin Stallman A E II Marketing Advertising 115 Woodbine St.. Providence Charles F. Stearns John E. Stedman Commuter Wakefield 121 Edgar Arnold Steere i n Horticulture Altsalona Hill, Chepachct 122 123 124 Barbara Bowen Tewksbury X Q Child Development Claude Albert Timber I 2 K Industrial Engineering 17 Merton Rd.. Newport Herman Tiedge, Jr. B l» Civil Engineering 71 Concord Ave.. Cranstor Ruth Marilyn Towniey a a n Chemistry 285 Sargent St.. Norwood Claire Frances Trubek 2 K Liberal Studies 272 Vandelinda Ave., I eancck. N. J. 125 Lillian C. Turco Genera! Teacher Kducation 209 High Si.. Westerly 12( 127 Earl T. Waldron Chemical Engineering 141 Sumner Ave.. Central Falls Margaret M. Walsh E R H Accounting Walter E. Waitktin P I K Liberal Studies 43 Dike St.. Providence Robert C. Wakefield B 1 Agronomy Henry Burrell Ward Civil Engineering 10 Equality Paik West. Newport Edward Weiner Marketing Advertising 37 Croyland Rd.. Providence Marshall D. Weiss A E n Mechanical Engineering 24 Elnia St., Providence Earle M. Welch, Jr. 2 A E Accounting Port Kearney. Saunderstotvn Frances Catherine Welch A Z Secretarial Studies AS Richmond Ave., West Barrington Lester Allen Wells 2 A E Accounting 10 Woodruff Ave., Wakefield Chester T. Whaley, Jr. Liberal Studies 46 Fifth Ave., Narragansett Richard Charles Whaley Commuter Biology 27 Meadow Ave.. Wakefield 129 130 Arthur H. Willey 2 n Industrial Engineering 36 East Greenwich Ave., West Warwick Frederick C. Williams, Jr. Industrial Management Fort Kearney, Saunderstowii William I). Wilson Mechanical Engineering Fort Kearney, Saunderstown 131 Charles F. Winchell Horticulture iO Cambridge Avc., Coniinicut Elizabeth Blanche Winter A Z Liberal Studies 2751 Post Rd.. Greenwood I’hyllis Ann Winter A Z Liberal Studies 2751 Post Rd.. Greenwood Adam J. Wisniewski s n Agricultural Chemistry 80 Division St.. Newport Theodore J. Wolanski Mechanical Engineering 22 First Ave., Woonsocket Arthur Henry Wong I K 0 Aeronautical Engineering 256 New York Ave., Providence 132 Roger Hall Wood Civil Engineering 357 Wilson Ret. Fall River. Mass. Otis C. Wyatt. Jr. Accounting 23 Dryden Blvd., Lakewood Joseph A. Young Marketing Advertising 84 Marbury Avc.. Pawtucket Harry Aram Zartarian I M A Eugene C. McCarthy 2 A E Electrical Engineering 30 Wallcy St., Bristol Benito C. Zannini Mechanical Engineering 339 Union Ave.. Providence U 5 (I 133 STUDENTS WITHOUT PICTURES John W. Anderson Carmino Paul Asprinio Edward W. Brow Morris Brown Herman F. Esehenbacher, Jr. Joyce Gammon Marie Edwina Garberg Warren Lee Hunt J. Edward Johnson Sam M. Johnson, Jr. Anna Marie Kempenaar Prisci lla Ann Lees Paul F. Lischio Richard Norman Mastcacchio James L. Monahan Vincent Frank Montecalvo J. William Reilly Francis Marie Werner Mary Blackburn Wood Walter Zajo Mechanical Engineering Civil Engineering Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Liberal Studies Queens Division of Nursing Division of Nursing Mechanical Engineering Industrial Management Accounting Division of Nursing Division of Nursing Civil Engineering General Business Liberal Studies Marketing Advertising Division of Nursing General Business Mechanical Engineering Hopkinton Providence Portland, Me. Newport Village, L. I., N. Y. Riverside Providence Saunderstown Newport Central Falls Allenton East Greenwich Kingston Pawtucket Narragansett Charlestown Pawtucket 134 Sitting: Barbara Skooglund, Sails Hoyle. Standing: George Na aiian, Charles Moll. John Mitchell. JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS President George Nazarian Vice-President Barbara Skooglund Secretary Sally A. Hoyle Treasurer John l Mirchell Social Chairman Charles J. Moll 135 SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS President Mark H. Gifford Vice-President Barbara J. Haigh Secretary Barbara A. Bowen Treasurer Bud Archibald Social Chairman Roger Shawcross 136 Sitting : Elaine Zambarano, Charlotte Panzner. Standing: Avedis Avedisian. Jack O ' Neil, Gus Buonnao. FRESHMEN CLASS OFFICERS President John O ' Neil Vice-Presiden t Charlotte Panzner Secretary Elaine Zambarano Treasurer Avedis Avedisian Social Chairman Gus Buonnao 137 e ietwce 140 RHO IOTA KAPPA Louis Josslui 2SST 143 THETA CHI 145 The of- j H .ir H9 LAMBDA CHI ALPHA October of 1911 w OFFICERS FACULTY Larry Sullivan 151 R . « i. aSiSsSe- ! SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON = S ' S ' FACULTY 153 jay Lustig 155 1924 and Lionel L. Brown 157 TAU KAPPA EPSILON 159 161 ALPHA TAU GAMMA Alpha Tau Gamma was founded in 1929 by a group of twenty- eight men with Pro- fessor Ince as faculty advisor. After hold- ing their first meet- ings in Washburn Hall, i he newly formed group lived at the Fortin House for three years prior to occupy- ing their present home, the former Beta Phi house. The building was remodeled exten- sively at that time and again in 1941. Alpha Tau Gamma is looking lo the future, and plans have already been made to expand the present facilities to meet the needs and requirements of a steadily expanding organ- ization which now has a membership of 226 men. FACULTY BETA PSI ALPHA 1( 4 CLASS M. Antoni r. Edward M. Pease Dr. Philip E. Douj r. Andrew J. Newman Dr. Charles Fish 165 SIGMA PI ssrer 1G«J 170 . Freedman. G. Ferri, J. Ardrcy. M. Dohring, F. , D. Kacena, J. Ashley. G. Sousa. M. Stone. PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION President. The Panhellenic Organization consists of all the fraternity women of America, who symbolize true friendship, closer contacts, and better character development through frater- nal life. The members of Panhellenic stand for " high scholarship, guarding of good health, whole-hearted cooperation with college ideals, and serving to the best of their ability, in the college community.” On this campus, one senior and one junior, elected by each sorority compose Panhellenic. The laws that concern all sororities arc passed and regulated by this organization. Rushing of new students by the sororities is the major function governed each year. Other activities include the awarding of scholarship prizes to the highest standing sorority woman of each class for the preceding year, and the organiza- tion of the annual women’s interhouse sing. MEMBERS ADVISORS Miss Potter Miss Fletcher Miss Bacon Mrs. Parks Miss Ballerino Mrs. Briggs 172 17-1 CHI OMEGA 176 Carol Reid 178 ( ' LASS Elizabeth Angell OF Joy Barroivs 1950 Elda Boneui Sally Kclehcr Hope Lennon Jean McIntosh Ellen Odland Corinne Palm Barbara Roussin Miriam Simone. Jeanne Sundcjuist Dorothy Turner Frances Welch Jane Williams Ann Winter Elizabeth Winter Cynthia Bennett Carol Heald Cynthia Meyer Marilyn Slake Barbara Skooglund Shirley Steere CLASS Barbara Abel OF Barbara Allen 1952 Barbara Lee Biagi Avis Buxton Lucille Cash man Theresa Majeau OFFICERS President Corinne Palm Secretary. Miriam Simone Vice President. Jean McIntosh Treasurer, Elizabeth Angell FACULTY Miss Muriel Fletcher ADVISOR 179 1st row: A. D ' AImeida. M. Vican, B. O’Donnell. V. Falvey, A. O ' Connor, R. Norwood. M. Samaniello, M. Minard. 2nd row : V. Nelson. K. Jones, B. Bowen. I. Hoar, B. Wild. A. Merson. B. Haigh, P. Caster, R. Lischio. E. Phillips. N. Plante, D. Saravo. 3rd row: P. Quinn, G. Giusti, A. Randall. G. Sousa. S. Coogan, B. Martin, E. Perrin, S. Gendron, H. Canning, M. McIntyre. V. Curtis, M. Santaniello. ALPHA XI DELTA Alpha Xi Delta was founded at Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois on April 17, 1893, by a group of ten young women. Since that time the organization has grown until it now includes 76 active chapters with a total enrollment of 23,500 members. In May, 1948, the Beta Upsilon Chapter was established at Rhode Island Stale College when Alpha Xi Delta pledged the girls of Eta Phi, a local sorority. The purpose of Alpha Xi Delta is to culti- vate a true spirit of friendship among all its members; to encourage, aid, and protect each other by all honorable means during life, and to maintain in all its proceedings and acts the highest sense of honor and duty. 182 is:t til ALPHA DELTA PI n March 13. 1917. Then Pi. i«E H MS oc DAVIS HALL living at Davis hall was occupied by men. East modates 8-1 girls, both freshmen 1st row: B. Hovlc. R. I.cVasscur, J. Henncsse . M. Amaral. A. Solitro. M. Cairns. A. Maria- netti. 2nd row: I). loll. M. Page. P. Sharp, A. Fitzgerald. I.. Tomellini. B. McCluskv. VI. Booth. M. Reidy. J. Lundhlad, V. Kennedy. L. Shailer. 3rd row: I.. Sigloch. J. Cavanaugh. N. Kahl. N. Thomson. M. Muling. L. Bailie. T. Doughcrtv. V. Holt. S. Haigh. F. Lueders, P. Aldrich. J. l.aForgc, B. Neville. D. Travers, B. George, L. Emirzian. P. Dwyer. Ith row: R. Gcoghegan. M. Barry, P. Kenyon. B. DeVries, M. McMahon. N. Kovel, B. Durand, E. Mcuphy, B. Newman, V. Barber. F. Gove. S. Whitman, D. Selindcr, F.. YViitig. S. Devine. E. I.armie. M. Knight. ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HALL Vice President . OFFICERS Doris Pellegrini Joan Murphy ..Margaret Walsh 1 out the social activities o! 1st roir: D . Silva, P. Daigle, M. Marchand. T. St. Germain, A. Ferreira. Mrs. Weissert, M. Wood. 2nd tow: E. Maloney. M. Vancouyghcm. S. Sahagian. H. Smith, J. Lineham. G. Goud- rich, A. Keticlle. E. Page. M. Gildea. 3rd row: I. Turner. VI. Webster. S. Kelley, H. Lyons. M. Moriarty. R. Darling. NORTH ANNEX North Annex the s m a 1 1 e s t women’s housing unit on cam- pus. houses twenty- five women students in the shadow of E. R. Hall. This year thirteen of its members are Freshmen. Never before in its three and one-half years of existence have the upper- classmen been so outnumbered. The Frosh have added up. The house this year is plan ning a basketball team, a volleyball team and a softball team. A social calendar is also planned. OFFICERS Secretary Madeleine Marchand T rcasurn Pauline Daigle Social Chairman Dorothy Silva 192 Interest Activities SACHEMS OFFICERS Moderator Ray Dwyer Secretary Corinne Palm Treasurer Ed Nans FACULTY ADVISORS Miss Mary Cummings Professor Tootell Professor John B. Smith Sachems, an honorary organization founded in 1981, is composed students chosen in the junior year. “Tap- ping” for membership is based on creditable scholarship and active participation in campus activities. Three faculty advisors assist them in their work of maintaining and enforcing a high ethical code of student conduct in accordance with the best traditions of R. I. S. C. During the past year Sachems have spon- sored football rallies, campus dances and the Mayoralty Campaign. They ran class elec- tions, renewed the tradition of freshman caps for boys and successfully campaigned for a more active school spirit. This association attempts to work out solu- tions to campus problems by fostering a free interchange ol thought between the adminis- tration. the faculty, and the student body. PHI KAPPA PTII President G. A. Vice-President V. R. H. Stockard PHI SIGMA BIOLOGICAL SOCIETY Phi Sigma Biological Society was organized in 1915 at Ohio State U niversity. At present there are 35 active chapters including one at the University of Mexico and one at the University of the Philippines. Alpha Xi Chapter at Rhode Island State College was chartered on May 17 1935. The objects of the society are to promote research in biology, to provide contacts w ith other chapters through the quarterly Biologist and to offer programs designed to acquaint the college with current research in biology. In the past year. Alpha Xi Chapter has pre- sented vocational forums and speakers on different aspects of research. The Cell, the annual chapter publication was distributed in May. The Chapter plans again to take part in the Annual New England Biological Con- ference representing Rhode Island State Col- lege at Boston University by presenting papers and project demonstrations. OFFICERS President Vice-President Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary T reasurer John I.owney . Safayette Frederick . . . Mary Ferrigno Ester Depardo . . Gabriel Sarabian 1st row : VV. G. Pail, . VV. Feldman, J. H. Smith. R Fucker, H. K. (.raves, H. W. Brown- ing. I. J. Stuckey, K. V Palmatier, l . S. Crawford, H. Knulson. 2nd row: E. P. Christopher. P. L. Carpenter. F. I. Howard, II I Stuart . I. E. Odland. M. M. Parks. G. R. Griffin. C. L. Norton, R. H. Mayor, E. C. Winslow, J. G. Albright, C. E. Miller, H. ( ' . Harrison, VV. B. Hall, Mrs. C. J. Fish. 3rd row: D. M. Pratt. D. 1 . Dolan. J. I.. Tennant, I I.. Test, C. B. Clarke, J. L. Hummer, H. |. Erolander. C. J. Fish, C. VV. Houston, A. L. Quirk, R. Harrison, H. A. Bender, D. L. Kraus. S. C. Haley. SIGMA XI OFFICERS President Dr. Harold V. Browning Vice-President l)r. Harold E. Graves Secretary Dr. Irene H. Stuckey Treasurer Dr. Elmer A. Palmatier at Rhode Island State ( The National Society of the Sigma Xi was founded at Cornell University in 1886 for the purpose of en- couraging research in the various sciences. The Sigma Xi Club College was organized in the Spring of 1947 by members of the faculty who had been initiated into the Society at other institutions. At present, there are 48 members. A petition for the establishment of a chapter of Sigma Xi at Rhode Island State College was accepted by the National Executive Council in the spring of 1949 with the installation probably taking place in the spring of 1951. 199 PHI ALPHA THETA ALPHA ZETA mote the qualities of fellowship and sound there are 46 chapters Alpha Zeta was founded as a national agricultural fraternity at Ohio Slate Univer- sity on December 4, 1897. The purpose of the fraternity was to establish and pro- high scholarship, fine character. At present throughout the United The " Rhode Island Chapter” was estab- lished May 29, 1936, at Rhode Island State College, and its membership is open to all men students who are enrolled in the School of Agriculture and have shown themselves to be of outstanding character and scholarship. During the Honors Day activities each year this chapter offers a cup to the student in the freshman class of the agriculture school who obtains the highest average. Chancellor Robert C. Wakefield Censoi Eliot ( Roberts Scribe Joseph F. Crowell Treasurer Conrad R. Skogley Chronicler Minot J. Crowell, Jr. FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. Robert S. Bell Dr. Everett P. Christopher Prof. George E. Bond 1st row: S. Garabedian. E. Clinistophcr. M. Crmvcll. Jr., J. Crorvcll. R. Wakefield, E. Roberts. C. Skogley. R. Bell. C.. Dame. |r. 2nd row: I). Chase, A. Steen, W. Durtee. E. Steere. J. Rogler. A. Russo, C. I ' ync. M. Hagopian. 3rd row: G. Hayden. A. llemaine. S. Waxman. L. Smith. C. Winchcll. G. Wheatley. O. Cottrell. R. Duval. M. Clark. |W 4 1 mm 1 SIGMA MU In April of 1918, the y engineering Sigm; Mu, untied at Rhode Island State College. A total of forty-seven students the charter membership, composed of selected mem- bers of the engineering student body, faculty. and alumni. Student membership is restricted to a small percentage of each of the upper classes, and selections are made on the basis of high scholarship and exemplary character. Sigma Mu was founded as a social and fra- ternal organization whose aims arc: to foster, in those men associated with engineering, the principles which characterize the true profes- sional man; and to promote the spirit of good will and cooperation among engineers. President Vice President. Secretory T reasurer OFFICERS .Donald Eldcrkin . Theodore Masse .Salvatore Soscia .... Leo Chabot 1st row: E. R. Carpenter. F. S. Crawford. L. A. Chabot. I). A. Eldcrkin. T. F. Masse, S. Sc.sc ia. H. Campbell. W. B. Hall. 2nd row: V. B. Birch. K. S Hertell. k V. Simon. V. II. Mu " l»i a . | I ilmaii. W I Schmid. II I nldlc. V H U ilst.n I I R .m. | I I).t O. A. Vanasse. hd tow: I. |. Keegan. (.. I. Bapadopoulas. C. R. I’hamul. C. M. Billmycr, W. (;. Hall. W. Rothwcll. M. Serdjcnian. B. Osier, O. J. Silvestri, M. I.. Matthews. TAU KAPPA ALPHA OFFICER President Kenneth Aver) ' FACULTY ADVISOR Spencer Davis college community. Outstanding persons in public life or those who have helped foster the true spirit of discussion — the formulation of ideas, may be made honorary members of the society. New members are selected on the basis of several years of outstanding work in varsity debate w ' ith “Portia” or the " Wranglers " , and advanced academic standing. The society pledges annually in the spring. T.K.A. is the nation- al honorary forensic society with a chapter ai Rhode Island State. The Rhode Island State College chapter was activiatcd in the spring of 1949. The purpose of the society is to further in- terest in debate and public speaking in the 203 SCABBARD and BLADE OFFICERS Terry Welch William Ryan Eugene Hayden George Gilbert William Haskell FACULTY ADVISOR Capt. William C. Deckle HONORARY MEMBERS Col. Leroy C. Wilson Capt. Milton P. Champlin Cablain 1st Lieutenant. 2nd Lieutenant . 1st Sergeant . . . Historian The National Society of Scabbard and Blade was founded at the University of Wis- consin in 1901. The purpose of this I 7T( Society is to unite in — closer relationship the military departments of American universities and colleges and to preserve and develop the essential qualities of good and efficient officers. H Company of the 6th Regiment was estab- lished at Rhode Island State College in 1927. It was deactivated at the beginning of the war as required by the national convention. It was re-activated in 1917 through the ef- forts of Col. DeGraff and a small group of advanced R.O.T.C. students. Since then it has grown into a large and active group. 204 STUDENT SENATE STUDENT UNION COUNCIL n class. In total i The Student Union Board of Directors was formed toward the end of the school year ' 48- ' 49 with two representatives from each class with the ex- ception of the fresh- consist of six members and the Director of Student Activities. It was formed with the purpose of having student advice in the functions of the Student Union and offering advice anti suggestions on large expenditures undertaken by the Union for the benefit of the students. The acting chairman of the Board is Paul Froeberg and the secretary is Betty Corey, both of the Junior Class. Senior Representatives Ed Phelps, Nancy Spencer Sophomore Representatives Faith Jones, Donald Steen Director of Student Activities George Litchfield Sitting: I’. liochcrg. Mr. Litchfield. 2mt ruw: ., Spencer, D. Cony. E. l’liclph, K. Jones. 1st toil-: D. Noyes. A. O ' Neil. R. Benson. B. O ' Donnell. R. Norwood. R. Geoghegan, M. Pan (alone. 2nd row: C. Trubek. ». Sousa. A. Randall. B. Haigh, B. DeVries. S. Wagner, M. Lynch. A. Buxton. M. Santaniello. 3rd row: F. Tilley, B. Amber, G. Ferri. M. Minard, M. Slake. K. Jones. D. Saravo. WOMEN’S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION OFFICERS President Pice President Secretary-T reasurer Betty O’Donnell .Ruth Norwood . . . Ruth Benson The purpose of the Women ' s Student «r Government Associa- spirit of cooperation and friendship among the women students of the college and to control such matters of college life as are not under administrative rule or the rule of the Student Senate. The Association contains four branches: Council, Residence Commit- tee. Judicial Board, and Junior Council, and sponsors a freshman orientation program through the help of the Junior Counsellors. During the past year the W.S.G.A. has had, among other events, several coffee hours at Which guest speakers and musicians appeared, an annual tea for new women students, Fresh- man Freak Day, and Stunt Night, and. in addition, has endowed a hospital bed for a relief hospital in Europe. 207 THE BEACON The college weekly paper, the Beacon, was first printed in 1908. a small ten page booklet printed once a month. At the pres- ent time, the Beacon operates as a minia- ture newspaper, with a twelve to sixteen page issue and a circulation of over 2400, including students, faculty and alums. Experience in all fields of writing is open to any interested student, as well as oppor- tunities in make-up work and in the com- mercial aspects of journalism such as advertising and circulation. The Beacon is representative of student ideas, publishing all letters and articles on student or college problems. WHOE tion o£ the equipment was ing summer and completed November, 1947, WHOE a f Vynoc WOMEN’S DORMITORY ASSOCIATION I ' ice President . Secretary-Treas Social Chairma Anna Ferreira . . . Phyllis Robinson .Muriel Brownridge . . . .Marjorie Brown The Women ' s Dormi- posed of every girl living in the college dormitories, has as its purpose the coordina- tion of house activi- ties and social func- tions. The officers and representatives from each house, who are elected annually by the gil ls, form the governing board. This group discusses and endeavors to solve all problems that may arise in dormitory living. The board also distributes funds to each housing unit for social activities. Each year all the girls in the dormitories cooperate in presenting one major dance open to the en- tire campus. 214 ENGINEERING COUNCIL -A in 4 The Engineering Council of Rhode Is faculty advisors and " the Dean of the School o AMERICAN SOCIETY of CIVIL ENGINEERS AMERICAN INSTITUTE of ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS 217 AMERICAN SOCIETY of MECHANICAL ENGINEERS AMERICAN INSTITUTE of CHEMICAL ENGINEERS PHYSICS SOCIETY .! ■ INSTITUTE of the AERONAUTICAL SCIENCES OFFICERS Chairman Vice Chairman Secretary-Treasurer .Arthur H. Wong William Hinshaw Robert T. Taylor carnpus in 1947, the I. A. S. has grown steadily in member- ship. It is a successor to the Aero Club and the N. A. A. Chapter. This year not only the junior and senior ( lasses, but sophomores as well arc enrolled as active student members. It is our purpose to keep well informed of the rapid advancement in aeronautical sci- ences and bring prominent speakers to the col- lege. A more active year is planned, and it is hoped that the department as a whole will benefit through the courtesies extended by the senior branch. AGGIE CLUB ture Field Day. The club sponsors the An- ALPHA DELTA SIGMA On May 25, 1949, the Alpha Delta Adver- tising Club of Rhode Island State College became the Herbert H. Palmer Chapter of Alpha Delta Sigma Professional Advertis- ing Fraternity. One of the many objectives of the fraternity is the improvement of the quality and quan- tity of advertising in both college and general publications. To give its members a better understanding of the principles and ideals of advertising. Alpha Delta Sigma frequently has prominent men in the advertising field for lectures and discussions. Outstanding films on such sub- jects as research and merchandising are occa- sionally presented. The chapter was named after Professor Her- bert H. Palmer, chapter advisor. OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Corresponding Secretary . . . . .George Gilbert , Bruce Zimmerman . . . .Ted Zitserman Ted Lowe . . .William Avison Faculty Advisor FACULTY ADVISOR Herbert H. Palmer HOME ECONOMICS CLUB SOCIETY for the ADVANCEMENT of MANAGEMENT The Society for the Advancement of Man agement (known as S. A. M.) was started on the Rhode Island Slate campus in 1945, and reactivated in 1948, under the direc- tion and guidance of Miss Mabel Dickson. The organization has expanded to include the curricula of business administration, home economics, and industrial engineering. The Society for the Advancement of Man- agement is the recognized national profes- sional society of management people in indus- try, commerce, education, and government. It is the purpose of this organization to acquaint the student with people in these fields of busi- ness, and keep them in contact with the latest information concerning employment, business and management. The programs offered by S. A. M. include speakers well known in all phases of business and industry. President .... I ' ice President Secretary Treasurer .... Faculty Advisor. OFFICERS .Donald Dumelow .... Donald Barry . . John E. Johnson . . .Erwin Bunllege FACULTY ADVISOR Miss Mabel Dickson •Deceased. CHEMISTRY SOCIETY The Rhode Island State College Chemis- try Society is a chap- ter of the Student affi- liates of the Ameri- can Chemical Society. Membership in the local group is open to all students who are interested in chemistry, while Student Affiliates must be majors in chemistry or chemical engineering. Its purposes are to foster a professional spirit among its members, to acquaint the stu- dents with modern developments in chemistry, and to promote interest in chemistry among students in other curricula. The Society conducts lectures, field trips, demonstrations, and movies throughout the college year. An annual event is a joint meet- ing with the Chemistry Societies of Brown University and Providence College held this year at Rhode Island State. An award is presented annually by the So- ciety to the senior majoring in chemistry who has attained the highest scholastic standing in his work completed up to the end of his junior President Vice President Treasurer .William B. Davis Arnold M. Hartley .Ruth M. Townley . .Thomas J. Reilly FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. Eugene C. Winslow Dr. Douglas L. Kraus 1st row: E. Phillips. B. Kelley, A. Mcrson, N. Jenks. 2nd row: L. Ibbotson, N. Freedman. C. Palm, J. Murphy. INTER-FAITH ORGANIZATION OFFICERS President Barbara Kelley (Newman Club) Secretary Anita Merson (Hillel Foundation) Treasurer Perry Jefferies (Canterbury Foundation) FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. William Metz Dr. Edward Pease Mr. Harold Sternbach The Inter-Faith Organization, consisting of the Asbury Club, Hillel Foundation, Lutheran Club, Newman Club, and Student Fellowship, was founded to encourage membership in the religious organizations on campus, to promote understanding between them, and further their common interests. The organization aims to create closer feelings between indi- viduals of different races and religions, and to teach them to live with one another in mu- tual understanding, love, and respect. The Organization sponsors an uplifting Brotherhood Week program with clergymen of the various religious groups having a panel discussion aimed to remove false prejudices and encourage cooperation and understand- ing. The Executive Board of the Inter-Faith Council consists of three members elected from each religious club, and the advisors are members of the faculty. 230 ASBURY CLUB Asbury Club, the Methodist Club on cam- pus, meets twice a month every second Thurs- day evening from 7:00 to 8:00 in Quinn Hall, for Bible study and discussion of current prob- lems facing college students. The members have come from active church groups at home and they are an enthusiastic, cooperative set of young people. We are very fortunate in having Reverend Hodge and Dr. Albright as advisors, their interest in our welfare is so keen. The activities of Asbury Club, other than the usual bi-monthly meetings, include sponsoring interdenominational work and taking part in special youth programs on cam- pus and in local churches. The club is open to anyone who wishes to join us and we welcome newcomers. OFFICERS President George Mona Secretary-Treasurer Pat Shailer Publicity Director Harold Corey Corresponding Secretary Frances Hand ADVISORS Religious Advisor Rev. Wesley Hodge. Wakefield Faculty Advisor Dr. John G. Albright CANTERBURY CLUB The Canterbury Club, which is sponsored by the Episcopal Church, is a national organ- ization of college students seeking better un- derstanding of other religious groups and thus bringing about tolerance for all faiths. Canterbury at Rhode Island State College sponsors bi-weekly meetings for those Epis- copal Students interested in their spiritual as well as their academic life. A service of Holy Communion is held every Friday morning in Quinn Commuters ' Room with the Rev. Mr. Carl Richardson, the club ' s religious advisor, as celebrant. The purpose of the Canterbury Club is to develop among students an intelligent and growing knowledge of the Christian Church, as well as to foster fellowship and sociability. President Vice President. Secretary Religious Advisor. OFFICERS Gene A. Rose Nancy Jenks Gertrude Stevens Robert Horrocks ADVISORS Rev. Mr. C. H. Richardson FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. and Mrs. Parks Dr. Tilton HILLEL OFFICERS STUDENT FELLOWSHIP The Student Fellowship was organized in 1 980 under the guidance of Rev. Harry S. McReady of the Kingston Village Church. The purpose of this fellowship is to give to students of large and small Protestant sects, whose own churches are not directly repre- sented on the campus, an organization of their own and an outlet for the expression of their religion. The aim of the fellowship is to maintain the Christian heritage of all Protes- tants insofar as possible here on campus. In Fellowship, the student meets with others who are interested in the great religious and social problems of our time and together all earnestly strive to contribute to the working of a better world. The group takes a vital in- terest in both national and international, social and economic problems. Student leadership is encouraged in semi-monthly meetings on Thursday evenings. Membership is open to students of any race, creed, or color. OFFICERS President Edwin Phelps Vice-President Edward Brow Secretary Alice Heditsian Treasurer George Sprague ADVISORS Religious Advisor Rev. Harding Gaylord Faculty Advisor Dr. William D. Metz 1st raw : Dr. W. D. Metz, L. Ilrbotson, K. Jones, E. Phelps. E. Brow, A. Heditsian, Rev. H. Gaylord. 2nd row: M. Newmarket. M. Freeman, R. Townley, E. Perrin. M. Macrae, E. Martin. N. Farrar, L. Grocott. M. Allen, E. Phillips. PORTIA CLUB The Portia Club, the women ' s debating so- ciety, was founded in 1935 at Rhode Island State College for the purpose of fostering the art of debating. Portia members par- ticipate in debates and panel discussions with many colleges in the East. In cooperation with the Wranglers, Portia sponsors the annual Model Congress of Col- leges and a Model Congress of High Schools in Rhode Island, which are held on our campus every spring. Those members of Portia with the necessary qualifications are elegible for election to Tati Kappa Alpha, the honorary debating society. President Vice-President . . . Secretary-T reastir Social Chairman . Debate Manager OFFICERS Naomi Freedman . . Barbara Hoyle Jean Royal . Bernice George FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor ..Spencer Davis 1st raw: B. Kibarian. S. Davis. R. Jov. S Smith. J l.ilwon. R. Mcl ' eakc. F. Simon. 2nd row: A. Sampson. C. Bullock. K. Avery. I). Wight, 1 . Moore. I.. Wood. J. Kitchin. WRANGLERS President T reasurer Secretary Debate Manager. OFFICERS |ohn Gibson Rii hard li. Me Peake S. Lewis Smith Robert Joy FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor • Spencer Davis The Wranglers is the men ' s debating soci- ety. During the post war years, member- ship has gradually in- creased both in quan- tity and quality. The Wranglers, working in conjunction with Portia Club sponsors varied programs: a monthly debate and group discussion on campus, a radio broadcast over our campus network, inter-collegiate college debates, and college and high school con- gresses. All programs are concerned with social, economic, and political issues. In addition to these programs, several mem- bers belong to Tau Kappa Alpha, the national honorary fraternity. 237 SCROLL OUTING CLUB The Rhode Island State College Outing Club is a compara- tively new organiza- tion on campus. It is already a member ot the Inter - Collegiate Outing Club Associa- tion. Its main aim is to provide outdoor activities for week-enders in Kingston. It planned hikes through South County, the Great Swamp, the Blue Hills of Massachu- setts, and tile Green Hills of Connecticut. A " get-acquainted " Union Dance was one of the many activities it sponsored. The tnid- semester ski trip to Vermont was very suc- OFFICERS Pn-siilcnt Trip Director Secretary-T reasurer . Publicity Chairman. . Robin Stevenson . .Robert Vaughn .... Helen Lyons .Marion Moriartv FACULTY ADVISORS Mr. and Mrs. William Plaisted 1st row: W. Plaisted, H. Lyons, R. Stevenson. M. Moriarty, R. Vaughn. Mrs. W. Plaisted. 2nd row: M. Gildea, D. Little, J. Anderson, N. Petlctier. I. Turner. V. Farrar, L. Ludovici. BOAT CLUB 241 I? IlH “ k s%t £LS5 l r - Aubin - w - FILM PACK OFFICERS 242 RADIO CLUB ihe cessation of The primar y pur- pose of the Radio Club is to stimulate interest in all aspects of amateur radio. It was originally organ- ized in 193fi anti re- mained active until r operation at the be- ginning of the war. In 1917 it was reorganized and new transmitting equipment for the club station, W1KMV, was constructed in 1918. providing contacts with other amateurs throughout the United States and Canada. The Club is open to all persons interested in radio communication and conducts code and theory classes to help the members obtain government radio licenses. President Vice President Secretary -Treasurer . .Charles M. Billmyer .William H. Mowbray William G. Hall 1st rmv: U ' . Hall, (.. Uillmyer. VV. Mowbray. W. Birch. 2nd tour. G. Sleeper. 1). Cook. G. Hall. ft © ■■ rim i i INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB Rhody International A good way to get an education is to attend college, but, perhaps a better way to really become educated is to travel. Unfortunately all of us cannot travel — this is where the lub enters the picture. The IRC offers a link of this other world to all students and faculty interested in broaden- ing their education. Sometimes the link is a fellow student or faculty member who has lived, traveled, worked, played, or studied in a foreign country. Sometimes the medium is Groups of foreign travelers disclose their travels in panel discussions. The IRC is for- tunate to be able to attend conferences of state and regional International Relations Clubs. Occasionally a prominent person is brought to the college, another aid to those who want more than just “book learning.” President Vice President Secretary Faculty Adviso OFFICERS Robert Mason Raymond Cleeland John Bulleit Paul Froeburg FACULTY ADVISOR . Mr. Niemer HUSBANDS in COLLEGE The wives of l ried stude The HIC Club BAND • by Gofe, “March for 1 Salute " by Morton Gould and the songs by the Madrigal Singers. ORCHESTRA Manage r Robert Kettlety Director Arnold Clair CHEERLEADERS Rhode Island State ' s spirited group of cheerleaders activate enthusiasm during the football and bas- ketball seasons. They follow the campus games as possible — St. John ' s at New ' York, Holy Cross at Boston, and Providence College and Brown at Providence. New freshmen cheerleaders were selected before the basketball season and they have cheered at the freshmen games since. They will replace the graduating seniors on the var- New cheers w r crc introduced to supplement the " Old Favorites”. 2-19 Am ittdeticA 252 his speech ihe boys decided he was also one of ihe greatest after dinner speakers. Also giving honor by his presence at the banquet was Coach Frank Keaney, who estab- lished R. I. S. C. as a power in basketball. His talk held the attention of all and was great- ly enhanced by his original poems, which were both amusing and instructive. The " Mente” will remain as one of the R. I. Club ' s guest speakers for many years. Homecoming Day for the past two years has been climaxed by the R. I. Club Alumni Car- nival Dance. This event, which will be an annual affair, is enjoyed not only by those who like to dance, but also by those who are at- tracted by the booths set up in carnival style in one-half of the hall. Of the ten various booths, basketball and two putting greens proved to be the most popular. A total of pants throughout the evening. This year as guest speaker at its banquet, the R. I. Club will have Adolph Rupp. Ken- tucky basketball coach, who is certainly in keeping with the high calibre erf guest speakers who have previously been present at such ban- quets. 253 lor that matter he was the greatest distance runner in the country in 1918. The season of 1949 found him trying to repeat his cross- country grand slam, but an injury to the pcc- toralis muscle brought on cramps which caused him to lose to lesser lights jn the IC4A and National AAU Meets. He did manage to win the New England Intercollegiate Crown, and in so doing set a record of four consecutive victories in the event. Running in severe pain he showed his heels to the best in the country by winning the National Intercol- legiate Championship Cross-Country run. held at Lansing, Michigan. This was the greatest cross-country comeback in foot-racing history. Bob Black is for all his fame just a regular young man. He has made a host of friends on campus. The ovation given to him at the Kingston Railroad Station, when he returned from winning the National Inter-Collegiate cross-country run in 1918. rivalled anything like it that had been done before. Black ' s popularity on the campus earned him election into the Sachems, the senior honor society, and selection into Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges for 1948 and 1949. He has been named All-America Cross-Country and 10.000 meter All American for three years. All of these honors have come to a young man who four years ago first donned the Baby Blue of Rhode Island and placed himself under the guidance of Fred Tooiell. From an obscure freshman in 1910 to the most famous figure on Rhode Island Slate College ' s campus in 1949. That ' s the record set by Bob. It will be a long, long time before another Rhode Islander comes along to challenge the records of the Attleboro Antelope. When, in the future, harriers of Rhode Is- land run across the lower pasture, along the stone wall by the swamplands, up Phi Mu Hill, down in front of Sorority Row, and down the hill to Meade Field with the golden- red foliage of far away West Kingston look- ing on, perhaps there will be another runner in the race, far out in front, whose powder blue uniform seems part of the October-blue mists. He will inspire the faltering and weary athletes to go on and give their best for Rhode Island. He will not count in the scor- ing, but Bob Black will run in every cross- country run that Rhode Island will engage A skinny kid that had but one thing to give . . . COURAGE. But he gave it for Rhode Island State Col- lege— EVERY BIT OF IT. BASEBALL Schedule Boston College Away 256 The Rams, playing under a new varsity coach, “Vic” Palladino, opened their 1949 sea- son with a 7-6 (12-inning) victory over Brown at Kingston. After Brown had taken a 5-0 lead in the second inning Jack Smith relieved Bruce Blount and pitched 4-hit ball the re- mainder of the game. The Rams tied the score in the ninth and in the twelfth pushed over a run to win the game. Sal Vento was the hero as his perfect squeeze bunt allowed Bill Heffernan to score the winning run. Maine ' s seasonal debut was spoiled as the Rams paraded 5 runs in the seventh inning and went on to win 9-2. Three Maine hurlers made it easy for the Rams, allowing 10 hits and giving up 10 walks. Our next two games were bitter pills to swallow, as we lost them both, one to Con- necticut 4-3 in ten innings and one to Provi- dence College 4-2. In spite of collecting 14 hits the Uconns had to depend on Rhode lapses to eke out a one-run victory. Providence College ' s ace southpaw, Tom Keenan, held the Rams to 6 hits and two runs while his mates were collecting 4 runs off two Rhode Island hurlers. Errors proved costly for Rhode Island as the visitors collected two unearned runs. Sophomore Bob Underhill won his first varsity game as he pitched the Rams to an easy 12-1 over Lowell Textile at Kingston. A spirited Rhody team went to Storrs and avenged their setback the week after by shel- lacking Connecticut 9-0. Jack Smith pitched the shutout, giving up only 4 hits. He was in trouble only in the ninth inning when he gave up 2 of the four hits. Shortly after the victory over Connecticut Ed Becker R. I. ' s sensational catcher. 257 Murphy scores first run agaiust Providence College. the Rams went on their long road trip to northern New England to play three games in three days. The Rams defeated Bates at Lew- iston easily, 7-0. Bruce Blount duplicated Jack Smith when he shut out Bates, giving up only ' 1 hits. The very next day Milkonian turned in a hne pitching performance, giving up only 2 hits against Maine at Orono. The Rams won easily. 9 1. The following day at New Hampshire the Rams jumped to an early lead and then out- lasted the Wildcats, 9-4. Ray Mansolillo suf- fered a badly sprained ankle sliding into home and had to be carried from the field. At home again and rested after their road trip the Rams turned in the New England collegiate baseball upset of 1949 when they snapped Boston College ' s 1 0-game winning streak, 4-1. Capt. John Smith, State ' s star submarine bailer, pitched five-hit ball and set 10 of the Eagles down on strikes. He struck out the side in the fifth inning. Third base- man Buck McSweeney led the Ram attack with two hits in four trips and three stolen Bob Underhill won his second game for Rhode Island, allowing only 6 hits as the Rams downed Massachusetts 9-4. The Rams stole 10 bases, a new record for them this season. Buck McSweeney, Joe Malikowski and Ira Murphy led an 1 1-ltit attack with 2 hits apiece. Rhode Island ran their victory string to 8 as they rolled over New Hampshire at Meade Field. 9-3. Clutch hitting and fancy base- running again paved the way to victory. Joe Malikowski got 3 hits including a double, and drove in 3 runs. Bill Hclfernan stole 4 bases, and A1 Johnson stole home. Hal Malkonian went the route scattering 8 hits. 258 Springfield snapped Rhode Island ' s eight- gamc winning sireak at Springfield, 54 in 13 innings. With the score tied 4-4 at the end ot nine innings it took a long triple to left to break up the game in the 13th inning. Both teams played good heads-up ball and deserved Rebounding from their deicat at Spring- field the Rams routed Brown 19-5 at Aldrich Field. Buck McSweeney led a 17-hit attack with 1 hits while Malikowski and Johnson had three apiece. Brown replaced their entire first team but could not halt the Ram onslaught. The Rams remained on the road traveling to Newton to play Boston College who had lost only one game — to Rhode Island. While John Smith hurled steady seven-hit ball Joe Malikowski paced the Rams with 3 hits — one a 380-ft. home run. The final score— 7-3, Rhode Island. Kelley slides back safely. Becker tries to beat out a ground ball to short. At home again the Rams played a tough Springfield team. The Rams lost an early 5- run lead and had to score 2 runs in the ninth to win 9-8. Blount and Becker both hit long triples to spark the Rams in the late innings. Rhode Island ended their baseball season by tlefeating the Providence College Friars 6- 1 at Providence. John Smith pitched his last collegiate game. He allowed 7 hits and got 10 strikeouts while walking one. The Rams won the game in the first inning when Mali- kowski homered with McSweeney aboard. The season ' s record for the Rhode Island Rams was I I victories and 3 defeats. They won the state collegiate baseball championship with a record of 3-1. The Rams nailed down the Yankee Conference pennant with a record of 6-1. They were the only team to defeat the powerful Boston College Eagles, who repre- sented New England in the N. C. A. A. tourna- 259 Batting Averages AH R H SB Avg. Varney I 0 1 0 1.000 Andrews 2 1 1 1 .500 Malikowski 66 17 26 10 .393 McSweeney 56 22 19 11 .339 Johnson 56 8 18 4 .321 Murphy 66 18 21 11 .318 Melkonian 13 5 4 I .308 Blount 10 1 3 0 .300 Mansolillo 27 12 8 I .296 Heflernan 58 17 15 12 .258 Becker 64 12 16 3 .250 Murray 17 2 4 1 .235 Smith 29 2 4 1 .207 Zartarian 15 8 9 2 .200 Vento 20 1 4 1 .200 Franchuk 5 1 1 0 .200 Kelley 34 6 2 3 .059 Underhill 10 0 0 0 .000 Bullcr 2 1 0 0 .000 Santo I 0 0 0 .000 Totals 582 134 158 62 .271 260 Class Baker, Lennon, St. John, Brisco. R. I. S. C. Rifle Team The R. I. S. C. Rifle Team, firing for its fourth year in the New England College Rifle League, finished this past year in fourth place in the Southern Section with a record of two wins and three losses. The wins were over Connecticut and W. P. I. anti the losses were to Brown. Massachusetts, and the Coast Guard Academy. In their postal matches with colleges all over the country and Hawaii the team broke about even. In these matches the targets are fired at in the respective ranges anti the results ex- changed by mail. The rifle team this year, firing under the coaching of Sgt. 1st Class Burl Baker, is show- ing great improvement and promise. Robert Duval. Roger Wilder, and Sheldon Hockman have been consistently filing 270 out of a pos- sible 300 for three position — prone, kneeling and standing — to qualify for the National Rifle Association Expert Marksman rating. The officers elected by the rifle team are: Captain Ken Avery Manager Paul Lennon 26 1 m [Nf OUTDOOR TRACK Yankee Conference For the third straight year Rhode Island reigned over the state colleges and universities in New England. Scoring in fourteen of the fifteen events, Rhode Island had little trouble in retaining their conference title. The broad jump once again was the big factor in victory. Chuck Varney won the event with a jump of 21 feet. 10 inches estab- lishing a new record, he was closely followed by Hill Benesch and Art Sherman for a total of 10 points. The Rams set two more records before the meet ended with Sherman breaking his own record in the pole vault and Cashman break- ing his record in the 880. Rhode Island added three more first places to its credit when Rowe won the discus. Bob Black the two mile run and Larry McLay the one mile run. A bad accident in the trials hurt Rhodv ' s chances of scoring. Ray Dwyer fell in the low hurdle race and was badly cut. He tried to run again in the aft ernoon but the loss of blood made him too weak. When the final tabulations were made. Rhode Island had 01} , points in second place was New Hampshire with 17 j4 points, third Connecticut with 33 points and in fourth place Maine with 23 points. Sherman clears 13 feet. Slim Rodeiick and Bangor the team mascot. Brown Brown entered Kingston the favorites of the meet, the first time in many years. The out- come of the day. however, proved that dip- pings do not win irack meets, the Rams won 76 to 59. Two races provided excitement for the spec- tators, the -HO and 880. In the 1 10 Jon d obey nipped Ray Dwyer at the tape for the closest finish of the day. Rat ' s right arm was still heavily bandagetl from his fall in the Yankee Conference Meet. The other close one came with Dan Cashm an nosing out Jon Tobey in the last few yards of the 880, his time was One of the biggest surprises of the meet came in the pole vault. Art Sherman didn ' t bother to jump as a four way tie for first place existetl between Kenyon. Miller, DiMaio and Reilly all of Rhode Island. The sweep in the broad jump and the two first and two secontls in the sprints were the main factors in the Rams dumping the favored Bruins. New England Intercollegiates Although the New England Championship remained in Rhode Island it changed schools. Brown took to]) honors with a total of 33J4 263 264 points with Rhode Island State 11 points be- hind in second place. I ' hc team managed to lake three individual titles which helps to clean our slate a little. Bob Black turned in the best performance of the meet with a fast timing in the two mile run, his time was 9:29.6 just 6 tenths of a sec- ond oil the record. Art Sherman won the pole vault and also took second in the broad jump to become the team ' s highest scorer. The third first place tame in the broad jump with Bill Benesch winning the event with a leap of 22 feet. 2 inches. The 880 which was the closest race of the day (ountl Dan (ashman being edged out of first by inches. Bill Onley of M. I. T. just managed to catch Dan at the tape. IC4A Championships Traveling to Randall ' s Island. New York to compete for the Rams were our two out- standing trackmen, Bob Black and Art Sher- man. These two men represented the school in the pole vault and the two mile run. Bob look second in the two mile behind Horace Ashenfeltcr who set a new record of 9:09.2. Bob stayed with Horace all the way but because ol a better kick Ashenfeltcr was able to pull away from Bob in the last few In the pole vault Art tied with Neil King of Yale for first place. It looked for a moment that Art would win but he knocked the cross- bar oil on the way down on his try at 1 3 feet, 6 inches. National Collegiates Blot k and Sherman journeyed west to com- pete in the nation ' s top collegiate track meet. They both did well with Bob taking third in the two mile and Art a tie for fourth in the pole vault. The two mile again was won by Ashenfelter with Drexler second and Bob a close third, the time was 2 tenths of a second faster than the IC4A meet. Art Sherman made the best vault of his ca- reer clearing 13 feet, 8 inches. Although he tied for fourth it proved that Art is one of the country ' s best vaulters. National AAU In this meet Bob competed in two races and scored in both. He was second in the 10,000 meters and third in the 5.000 meters. In the 10.000 Bob ran one of his best races of the season but was unable to catch Will of the New York Athletic Club. Bob set the pace most of the distance but Wilt caught Bob with a lap to go and won easily. Wilt won the 5,000 also with Ashenfelter second anti Bob third. This was the last race of the season and a very successful season for Rhode Island State. 265 i lie ball deep into N. H. territory. A series of line bucks by Win " Montecalvo finally pro- duced Rhodv ' s first T.D. “Tiger " Wright added the point after. The half ended 14-7. session of the ball the Wildcats scored a T.D. the Rhody line tightened up. two T.D. ' s, Reggie Gadrow, a Rhody ' s tackle, Joe Vc ble on the N. H. s 25-y roso. The score left 267 Wright knocks down a pass. (Brown) With two Josses hanging heavy over them the Ram aggregation traveled to Providence for its traditional game with Brown. Hopes of a ' surprise upset " were very slim as the Bruins boasted its strongest club since the 1929 Iron Man Team. State ' s chances, if any, rested in the pitching arm of quarterback Bob Under- Thc Bruins, receiving the opening kickoff, fumbled on their own twenty-yard line. State recovered. Three pass plays failed to make a first down and Slate punted. From this point, of the game the Bruins found it quite easy to penetrate the Rhotly defenses. At halftime Brown led 33-0. In the secontl half the Bruins pushed across two more touchdowns. State showed some de- fensive prowess by stopping the Bruins first string in the last quarter. Score — 46-0. (Mass. State) State, after dropping three consecutive games, journeyed to Amherst to meet the U. of Mass. The Rams hopes of moving to the win col- 268 (U. of Conn.) With only two games left in which to enter the win columns, the hapless Rams journeyed to Storrs. Conn. The first half of this encounter saw the ball move back and forth on the field. State quar- terback. Bob Underhill, moved the Rams to within the Huskies twenty-yard line on several occasions only to lose the ball on downs. The first half ended 7-0 in favor of Conn. A victory-hungry State eleven entered the second half with high hopes. The Ram line held well but a fake kick and a pass netted U-Conns second T.D. Two more points were added when the Huskie line nailed “Ed " Per- naveau in the end zone. Passes from Bob Underhill to Don Gavin often put the Rams in scoring position but they lacked that all important scoring punch. The game ended with R. I. on the short end of a 23-0 score. (Buffalo) Prior to State ' s last game ol the season. Head Coach Bill Beck handed in his resignation. In an effort to salvage one game at the ex- pense of the Buffalo squad. Coach Beck shifted two of his players. Center Frank Scarafile was moved to tackle to strengthen the right side of the line. Guard Tony D ' Amico was shifted to fullback. The game ' s opening kickoff was fumbled by the Bisons and recovered by the Rams, fn five plays State moved the ball from Buffalo ' s twenty to the three-yard line. The Rams hit the line twice with no gain. On the third try State fumbled and this time the Bisons re From this point the Buffalo team went on to subdue the Rams by a score of 33-0. This game climaxed one of the most dis- astrous seasons at R. 1. State since 1926. Stel- lar defensive performances were turned in by A1 Bernstein and Frank Scarafile. Playing their last game for the Blue were Co-captains Ben Curtis and A1 Bernstein. 270 sli m 271 secuiive year that the Blue and White captured the Yankee Conference title. The opposition was rendered by the University of Maine, Uni- versity of Connecticut, Massachusetts State University respectively. Art Sherman again vaulted thirteen feet, but failed to gain a place in the scoring column. The next weekend found the Ram forces in Madison Square Garden again competing in the New York Athletic Club meet. The Blue and White quartet was given a second place in what looked to be a dead-heat with Tufts College. Anchor man Ray Dwyer was in second place by four yards when he received the baton and staged a gallant effort in trying to pass Tufts ' Armand Fury at the wire. Bos- ton University was third. The winner ' s lime was 3:26.5. The Ram quartet was made up of .Squadrito, Wiley, Johnson, and Dwyer. Again in this meet the ever dependable Sherman vaulted thirteen feet for a third place tie. On February 15 a sparse Rhody force trav- eled to Providence to compete in the New England AAU meet which was held in Crans- ton Street Armory. Once again State ' s own Bob Black brought glory to himself and our school by winning the three mile champion- ship and setting a record in the process. Bob covered the distance in 14: ' !6.7 which bettered the old mark by several seconds. Also gaining a first place was Art Sherman who became New England champ in the pole vault. The NAAU and IC4A were held on con- secutive weeks in Madison Square Garden. New York. In the former the relay team was seeded in the heal w T ith some of the best teams in the East, the highlight of this race was the battle between ‘ ' Johnny " Johnson and NYU ' s Dick Maiocco in which Johnson emerged the victor. The team was unable to gain a spot in the finals, however. The same situation resulted in the 1C4A, with the relay team again failing to qualify. Several individuals performed well in these meets. They were: Bob Squadrito and A1 Wiley in the 60, Ray 272 Dwyer in ilie 600, “Johnny " Johnson and Larry McLay in the 1000. Bright spots of the meets were Art Sherman ' s tie for fourth in the NAAIJ and his tie for third in the IC4A the height in both cases being 13 feet. The last meet of the season found the Rams once again in the familiar confines of Madison Square Garden. The matchmakers for this race reached into their hat and came up with Colgate, Fordhatu. Holy Cross, and Boston College as opponents for the " Midgets " , Ray Dwyer, who was shifted to the second leg from his customary anchor spot, was timed in 49.8 seconds, but in spite of his tremendous per- formance the Rams could do no better than fourth against this select group. There was consolation in the fact that they were well ahead of Boston College who had previously beaten them. Art Sherman brought more laurels to himself and to Little Rhody by top- ping the cross-bar in the pole vault at 13 feet which gave him a tie for second. This meet drew the curtain on the 1950 indoor season, which could be considered fairly successful. It was the last performance on the boards for Bob Squadrito, Aldcn John- son, Ray Dwyer and Art Sherman, all of whom deserve a place in Rhode ' s Hall of Fame for outstanding athletes. SUMMARY (RELAY TEAM) Prout Carnes second Mittrose Gaines fourth BAA Meet firsi (Yankee Conference Cham- pionship) N YK of C Meet fourth SUMMARY OF POLE VAULT (SHERMAN) 1 ( Men lie third FAAC Meet first (N . E. Championship) XYK of C Meet tie second 273 TENNIS On March fourth, sixteen candidates re- ported to coach “Red " Haire for practice, but by the time the first match was played the squad had been cut to eight members. Led by Captain Dick Sargeson, along with Jack Burdick, and Bill Sharry, the team con- quered for the second straight year the Yankee Conference championship. Captain Sargeson and Jack Burdick were outstanding in the fact that they did not lose a double match throughout the season. The most important victory of the season was State ' s 5 to 4 win over Brown University. This match was not decided until the final set was played. YY ' ith this win the Rhody team claimed the State championship. SUMMARY R. 1 5 Univ. of Conn 1 274 - - Bcn poymon ' Fmigno ’ GOLF d by Capt. More Curry. 15 ci George Conrad. Robert Poyton. Carl Pinuccb Bill Ferrigno, " Chip” Leech. Fred Dinger. Norm Murphy and Capt. Curry. SUMMARY 276 Franklin Park Oct. 14 Neil Barney Van Cortlandt Park Oct. 8 It was a Ram versus Ram in the sweltering heat at New York City. The flock from Ford- ham was subdued but not until after Ray Lis- ter and George Mona had shaken off Curran of Fordham to make it a 1. 2. 3 finish for Rhody. Yes, Blackie won the race in the good time of 26:14 for the better than 5 mile course. THE SUMMARY While they did sneak off with 2nd and 4th place, respectively, both Holy Cross and Har- vard succumbed to a stronger Ram team. The Rhode Islanders were too much for the re- maining Crusaders and Crimsons. Hob Black warmed up on the -1 4 mile championship course as he won the race in 21:38. Larry Mc- Clay, running very smoothly was nosed out by Ahern for 2nd spot. THE SUMMARY RUot c Island 21 Harvard 51 Holy Crass 58 2 Lister 6 Anderson 3 Mona 7 Prendergast 5 Quirk It Myers 8 McCIay 12 Harrison For Rhody also: Barney, Lennon and Votolato. Elliot Roberts Kingston Oct. 21 THE SUMMARY Rhode Island 23 Brown 36 1 Lister 3 Jon Tobey n finishers were Barney. Quirk. Ash. Running over a remeasured 4-mile course, Bob Black established a record of 20:16. Romping home first he led the Rams to a 23-30 butting of the Brown bears. Despite his su- perlative effort, Ray Lister could not quite catch the much-improved Tobey twins, who garnered 2nd and 3rd places. The Tobey ' s did not have a team comparable to the one following Black, and the " blue wave " again flooded across the line. Storrs Oct. 27 Exuding an unwarranted confidence, the ram was almost shorn of its victory string. One point, or more precisely, two feet was the margin of victory. Gambling from the start, three U-Conn huskies were quick to follow right behind Bob Black and they were never caught by the rams who were in hot pursuit. After them came Larry McClay, George Mona, Neil Barney and the 4lh U Conn runner, all close enough to cover with a blanket. Black broke his own record for this 4 1.4 mile course. The time was 21:22. 278 THE SUMMARY U (.iorchmo IS Ehihartll finishes: Ash, Roberts and Franklin Park Nov. 7 N. E. I. C. 4A and Yankee Conference Picking up two individual and team titles in one race, the Rhody runners sent staid Bos tonians away wondering if the rams would ever lose their New England supremacy. Bob Black crosses the line 600 yards in front. Black, despite mild stomach pains, ran over the oft-changed course in 21:18. He was a full minute ahead of Fred Schoefller of Tufts. The team honors were just that: a victory by a well bunched team that won on its own abilities. Ray Lister was 16th, followed by Rob- erts (20), Barney (21), and McClay (25). George Mona and Ed Quirk also ran. Brown was a strong second. The scoring: R. 1. 83, Brown 95 and U-Conn 119. Vail Cortlandt Park Nov. 21 I. C. 4 A. This was a sad day for Rhody followers. After leading for 3(4 miles. Bob Black en- countered cramps and dropped back to 34th 279 place. The team finished as follows for 10th place in the scoring: McClay (66) , Barney (71), Roberts (83), Mona (142), Lister (176) and Quirk. Dick Shea and Army walked off with the first place honors to displace favored Michi- gan Stale. Shea ' s time of 25:14.7 was off Blackie ' s record time of 25:00.4. This race was the last for Neil Barney, George Mona and Elliot Roberts. East Lansing Nov. 28 The favorites. Bob Black and the Michigan Slate team bounced back to assert their su- premacy. Running over a snow-covered 4- mile course and starting slowly at the begin- ning, Blackie moved to the front until he had “run ' em all down”. Don Gerhman of Wis- consin was second, five seconds behind Black ' s time of 20:25. Detroit Dec. 3 National A. A. U. Again the cramps returned and this time Black dropped out at the 4-mile mark with severe pains. Fred Wilt of the F. B. f. beat out Curt Slone and won the 614-mile race in 30:31. Blackie ' s record for this course, set last year, is 30:02. Josh Tobey at first turn. DIXIE TOURNAMENT 287 R. I. 51 — University of Maine 48 Behind by 8 points with 8 minutes left to be played, the Rams went on a last minute scoring spree which enabled them to pull past a vastly improved Black Bear five. Only six players were used as the Rams won No. 15. Stewart had 15 points and Golentbiewski 12. R. I. 71 — University of Conn. 74 Overcoming a first half deficit of 16 points the Kingston kids lost a heartbreaker to an improved Huskie team in the last five seconds of the ball game. UConn scored at the five second mark on a free toss, and later added two more. Golembicwski got 21 points and Blount 16 as they led the scorers. R. I. 60 — Providence College 58 Five seniors made their last home appear- ance in this tilt and they were intent to rectify the earlier defeat at the hands of the Friars. With 6 minutes and 40 seconds remaining and sporting a 56-49 lead the Rams decided to freeze the ball, a move which almost cost them the game as the Friars pecked away at their lead. Johnny Mitcheli was “the people ' s choice " to hold the ball, and hold it he did. Golembiewski gathered 16 points and Blount 14 to lead the scorers. Rhode Island 60 — Springfield 58 A determined Springfield team led the Rams 56-54 with slightly more than two minutes re- maining in the game. Blount put one up and in to knot the count. Then with 30 seconds showing on the fieldhouse clock Golembicw- ski dropped in his only two free throws of the evening to put the Rams ahead. Springfield quickly tied the score and the stage was set for the dramatic finale shot of reserve Walt Basler who sneaked in underneath and scored with but ten seconds left. R. I. 67 — Brown University 53 Outscored from the floor 21-20. but getting 27 of 40 free throws while the Bruins could muster only 1 1 of 27, the Rams went on to win their 18th game of the season and capture the State Collegiate title again. Blount had 20 points and Shannon 15 as five seniors de- parted from the Kingston basketball scene. The Rams ended the season with an 18-8 rec- ord and were crowned State and Yankee Con- ference Champions. CROSS COUNTRY S. A. E. again proved to be the power on campus in Cross Country, winning the title for the t hire! straight year. Pierce Donovan also made it three in a row by taking the in- d ividual crown for his third successive year. Although Donovan trailed Art Willey across the finish line, he was declared the winner when Paul F. Cieurzo. Director of Intramurals, disqualified Art Willey. Art had competed in a varsity meet against Harvard and, al- though dropped from the squad, he failed to obtain written permission to compete in In- tramurals. S. A. E. placed four men within the first six finishers to win the championship with ease. The live men who placed in the scoring for S. A. E. were: Donovan (I) . Mulvey (3) . McCarthy (5) , Staton (6) and Johnson (II). The first five fraternities finished as follows: First Plan- S. A. K 29 Points Second Plan- PHI MU 65 Points Third Place I.AMBDA CHI 82 Points Fourth Place SIGMA PI 102 Points Fifth Place SIGMA CHI 150 Points 289 FOOTBALL The Touch Football league proved to be the most interesting Intramural sport of the year with the last game of the season deciding the championship. S.A.E. was the ultimate winner with but one loss and one tic on its record. Beta Phi, the runner up, had two defeats, one at the hands of S.A.E. and the other defeat by Alpha Tau in the last game of the schedule. Alpha Tau continued its winning streak by beating Beta Phi 6-0, its ninth straight win. Although Alpha Tau had no chance of win- ning the title, they showed championship form in their last games. S.A.E. whose only loss was to Sigma Pi 2-0, played good ball consistently throughout the season. It was " Rebel " Murry whose fine kicking kept the Violets back in their own territory and out of the scoring column for the Theta Chi gave the Violets the best game of the season, the game ended in a 0-0 tie. Neither team could come within twenty yards of scoring. It was by far the greatest display of defensive power in the league ' s competi- Great passing by Ken Panciera, pass receiv- ing by Ira Murphy and fast running by Ray " Scat-back” Dwyer, kept the team a constant threat throughout the season. 290 BASKETBALL The Intramural basketball season ended in a photo finish with two teams tying for first place in both leagues, l ying for first place in the Fraternity league were S. A. E. and P. I. K. and in the Dorm-Hut League, the Dons and the Indians. The Fraternity League had the closest fin- ish it has had in many years. At the end of the season with each team having but one game to play there was a four-way tie for first place. Lambda Chi, P. I. K... Theta Chi, and S. A. E. all had an 8-2 record. Both Theta Chi and Lambda Chi met with disaster in their last game. In the play-offs in each league competition was very tight. S. A. E. and the Dons came up with victories to win their respective leagues. The Dons had little trouble in win- ning over the Indians by eight points while S. A. E. had trouble in winning by the same score. The Dons scored early and held it. S. A. E. and P. I. K. changed leads seven times before S. A. E. finally pulled away. Avedisian played well for the Dons setting up many of their scoring plays. Frank Scara- file played one of the greatest defensive games played at Rodman Hall breaking up I’. I. K. ' s scoring attempts in the last minutes, the rea- son for S. A. E. ' s victory. A play-off between the Dons and S. A. E. will be played to determine the Intramural Cham- pionship. 291 SOFTBALL A total of twenty-three teams entered the softball league, played on six diamonds, laid out on the sides of Rhody ' s spacious Athletic Field. These games may be the last to be played on this field as it is the site of the new gym. The teams were divided into three leagues, two fraternity leagues of seven teams and one league composed of the huts and the off- campus groups. The games which were six innings in length were scheduled daily for 6:30 P.M. Including the playoffs there were more than seventy games played. Several hundred spectators were on hand each night to watch the highly spirited games. P.l.K. and Phi Mu Della tied for first place in one league. A play-off between the two teams placed P.l.K. in the play-offs for the championship. Theta Chi anti the Rams were the winners in the other two leagues. The Rams defeated Theta Chi and won the right to play P.l.K. for the championship. In two closely fought contests. P.l.K. proceeded to win their second consecutive softball cham- pionship. by defeating the Rams. P.l.K. had one of the heaviest hitting teams in the league, and although their fielding at limes was poor their hitting more than made up this weakness. Costly errors put them be- hind in both play-off games but their hitting pulled both games out of the fire. TRACK The Intramural Track Meet was won by Beta Phi, with S.A.E. taking second place. Beta Phi gathered 2(i points, 15 of which came on first place performances. The big gun for the winners was Ken Gavin who took first place in the 100-yard dash and broad jump and also anchored the winning relay team. S.A.E. also took three firsts with Donovan winning the 880-yard run, Robert Brown tak- ing the High Jump and Leon Golembiewski walking away with the shot put. A total of 178 men competed in the meet and 800 spectators were on hand to enjoy the meet and root for their respective favorites. Although only six fraternities scored in the meet, other fraternities had teams. These teams failed to score by the narrowest of mar- gins. Many decisions were slow in coming because of the many photo-finishes that took place. The following is ihe standing of the teams: BETA PHI 26 Points • S. A. E 20 Points A. E. PI 7 Points PHI MU I Points PHI SIGMA 1 Point 293 VOLLEYBALL Volleyball, which is becoming one of the most interesting of intramural sports, finished with P. I. K. as champions. A total of seven- teen teams, which composed two leagues, took part in the competition. The two top teams in league Two and the three top teams in League One were in the playoffs. When the smoke cleared from the quarter finals, P. 1. K„ Lambda Chi, S. A. E., and Beta Phi remained. P. I. K. edged Beta Phi in two games while S. A. E. was getting trounced by Lambda Chi, 15-5 and 15-6. The finals between P. I. K. and Lambda Chi was a four out of seven series. This series required the entire seven games and took three and one-half hours to complete. The three top teams in the two leagues were: LEAGUE ONE LEAGUE TWO A. E. Pi (i 2 294 ' Wamea 4 - Sfionfo Physical Education Department NANCY C. FRENCH Head of Department 296 297 VOLLEY BALL The volley ball season extended from the end of February to the end of March of 1949. It consists of two sections, inter-class and intra- house. During this year, the Sophomore Class, managed by Gloria Sousa and captained by Sally Hoyle, won the championship after a difficult final game with the Seniors. The intramural cup was captured by Elea- nor Roosevelt Hall but not without a fig ht from Delta Zeta girls. Eleanor Roosevelt was led to glory by Captain “Liz " Maljanian. BADMINTON In 1949, the W. A. A. completed three suc- cessful badminton tournaments. This sport was received with a great deal of enthusiasm and a record participation. The Singles were won by Ginger Jones alter a dose match with Jean Cruchshank. Mary Dee and Adele Shuster played Sally Keleher and Ginger Jones in the finals of the regular doubles. After three games it was won by the latter. The mixed doubles were won by Sally Kele- her and Ken Goodwin after a battle in the final round with Jean Royal and Sam Katzen. Royal, S. Katzc L. Goodwin, elehei, J. 299 TENNIS Early in the spring of 1949 about 60 girls signed up ior the class tennis tournament. Each girl competed in her own class. The Freshman champ was Anita Merson, Anne Budlong was victor of the Sophomores, Sally Keleher of the Juniors, and Mina Koning came out on top for the Seniors. After the individual class champions were crowned, a play-off between the top four was held. In this. Sally Keleher and Anne Budlong emerged victorious and met to try for the laurels of the school. After a hard-fought battle Sally was ac- claimed as our women ' s tennis champion. It ended as one of the most successful tourna- ments of the school year. 300 ARCHERY 301 SOFTBALL m Spring of 1949 came a little too fast for the W. A. A. Because of the rainy weather and lack of time, the softball tournaments were a little rushed. However. the spirit was there and the turnout was one of the largest that we have ever had. Eleanor Roosevelt Hall came through to win the trophy after a great deal of competition in their final round robin game. They had such outstanding players at sluggers Peg Tefft and Doris Pelligrini. The all powerful Sophomores proved again that they have a fine group of athletes in their class by defeating the second place Seniors, 11-9. 302 303 S04 307 308 THE JUNIOR PROM The Shcraton-Billmore supplied the glam- ir and glitter for the Junior Prom held on ay 3. 1919. Two hundred tux ' s and gowns danced to the music of Charlie Barnett and his orchestra. The highlight of the evening was the crown- ing of the lovely queen, Betty O’Donnell. RHODE ISLAND THE SOPH HOP Clouds and angels keynoted the theme of The heavenly " queen " . Mary Lou Humph the Soph Hop held November 10, 1949 at rev. reigned over the celestial court of sopho- Lippitt Hall with Elliot Lawrence ' s orchestra. more girls. 314 THE AGGIE BAWL The colorful fall leaves, blended with ani- mals and lias, created the atmosphere for the renowned Aggie llassl which was held October II, 1949. in l-ippitt Hall. For the first time in the history of the Aggie Club the title of queen ss’cnt to an Agricul- tural student, Jeanne Burke. 316 MAY DAY The annual May Day exercises sponsored b the Women’s Athletic Association was held on May 22, 1949, in Rodman Hall. Esther Marino headed the colorful posses- sion of senior girls. She reigned over the afternoon ' s activities with her court. Traditional Maypole Dances were augment- ed by the winners of the Inter-House Sings, Beta Psi Alpha, Sigma Kappa, Alpha Delta Pi, and East Hall. The faculty advisors were Mrs. Nancy French. Mrs. Richard Hill, and Miss Dorothy Massey. 317 MAYORALTY Campus politics were ill full swing on April 5th, as six mighty candidates vied with each other for the title of Mayor of Kingston. Candidates being Rigor Martis, Rhody ' s only mortician; “Little Rhody " himself, Don Mac- Gregor; Pierce Donovan, the grand swammi from Sibi, Sisti, Shangrila-on-the-Nilc; “Handy Andy the Clem " Andrews, the farm boy; “Mad Lips Mike " Antoni, and his band; George " Pinhead” Piniheiro, with his cigar and lolly- pops. Amid wild shouts and cheers " Pin- head " received the honors. RALLY The evening preceding ihe Springfield-State game the largest rally of the year was held on the quadrangle. The rally started with a torch light parade followed by some beautiful and unusual floats. The judges of the floats were: Colonel Wilson, Coach Beck, and Co- Capt. A1 Bernstein. I he prize winners were Delta Zeta and Sigma Kappa. The climax of the rally was the presenta- tion of the new Mayor of Kingston, Jack " Super " Bullcit. HOMECOMING DAY FACULTY FOLLIES RHODY REVUE The first all-campus show since the war was presented by the student body in April, 1949, under the direction of Bob Gannnell. The show was composed of many different types of skits, musical numbers, and comedy acts. The audience was kept alert and in mood with the show by the continual antics of the Hellzapoppin " routine. A true professional touch was supplied by Sam Kestemen ' s orches- 324 325 Acknowledgements Of this book. rsjr£ Charlie Moss of the Porks at amt work he willingly gave it 320 Jhe client on the C c etuet IN THE HEART OF THE GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER Whether it ' s a simple halftone or a complex combination plate, there is a distinct difference in the craftsmanship of photo-engraving. A Parks-Mowbray reproduction possesses the kind of texture and fidelity that only expert craftsmanship cap supply. 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