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Billings Buzzer (Newspaper) - August 10, 1955, Billings, MontanaPupil receiving therapeutic treatment at cerebral palsy Center. From left Bob Mattson coordinator Marjorie Rose Mary Jane Hahn and Irene Restad therapists. Vol. 1, no. 8, Eastern Montana College of education Billings mont., August 10, 1955attendance soars at Eastern interesting data on attendance at Eastern for the year 1954-55 were reported by president a. G. Peterson. The grand total of individual students in attendance for the 1954-55 academic year including the 1954 summer session was quoted As 1725, which comprises an aggregate of 1199 women and 526 men. Total enrolment of resident students for the year was 1245, of which 538 were enrolled in the 1954 summer session. Extension students number 630. From All of these groups 150 students Are duplicates leaving the grand total of 1725. Present prospects indicate an even larger enrolment for the coming year. Regular students registered in education curricula number 372, while in the Basic curricula the number is 370. Of the students enrolled in education women outnumber men a Little better than 2 to 1 throughout the four years of the course. In the Basic curricula men far outnumber women. With freshmen there were 229 men and 67 women sophomores 57 to 5 and juniors 7 to 5. Considering total students during the academic year however men outnumber women. Enrolled in a cooperation program with the Billings deaconess Hospital and Montana state College were 8 student nurses. With the opening of the 1955 summer session a graduate study program went into effect a number of new courses were offered at the graduate level. A total of 56 students Are enrolled in these courses covering various phases of education As Well As some special subjects which include social problems contemporary Europe and juvenile delinquency. Calendar aug. 10 wednesday All school picnic weather permitting picnic area 6 30 . Aug. 11 thursday play kind lady Pioneer play House 8 15 . Pick up ticket in activity office aug. 13 saturday a trip to Virginia City aug. 14 sunday special rate to All students reservations to be made 7 Days in advanced watch for further announcements aug. 15 monday convocation Don George marionettes and building auditorium 9 30 2 30 .�?workshop aug. 18 thursday play Petticoat fever Pioneer play House 8 15 . Pick up ticket in activity office cerebral palsy Center outstanding in nation after three months leave of absence or. Bob Mattson is Back at the cerebral palsy Center. Or. Mattson came to the Center three years ago As its coordinator. Previous to this he worked with crippled children a programs and speech clinics in Montana and Texas. At Montana University or. Mattson received his . Degree. His . Degree came from the University of Iowa where he specialized in speech and pathology. At present Bob is working on his doctorate degree with emphasis on special education and psychology. Opened november 1947, with funds from the Federal children a Bureau the present Center operates now mostly on state funds. Since its opening the Center has treated about 150 cases and today treats a maximum of 25 in patients and 80 out patients. The Center operates a Standard program. Or. Mattson said a Montana is ahead of other states in the treatment of cerebral palsy children. It is outstanding in Rural assisted by Irene Restad occupational therapist Mary Jane Hahn physical therapist Francis and Hazel Benson speech therapists Ruth Grimstad and Jim Hooks teachers Lois Kebschull attendant and Grace Johnsrud Secretary or. Mattson has a specialized staff. The mental Hygiene clinic provides the Center with psychological for graduation summer Quarter 1955 according to applications on file july 5, the following students Are candidates for graduation with a . In elementary education which entitles them to the elementary advanced certificate from the state department of Public instruction Margaret Archer Charlotte Boyle Linda Coll ver Faye Harrison Harriet Marlene Carrie Pfeiffer James Thelan Joan Wester and Bessie mashed All of Billings. Burnell Ellingson Havre Frances Forgey Helena Glenn Hiner plenty Wood Althea Maris Roundup Jack Mulligan Gardiner Pauline Morang lame Deer Beth Russell Openheim Helene Miklovich Lodge grass Farrell Henry Belfry and Samuel Collins Lovell Wyoming. Graduate for two year diplomas in elementary education arc the following Evelyn Foreman Agnes Gonzales Laura Gunnels id Hutzel and Doris Matheny All of Billings. Frances Murphy and Renee Mulliken of lame Deer Joyce Beckon big Timber Pauline Bruski Wibaux Anne continued on Page 10
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