1963 Research Corp Grant 12K

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1963 Research Corp Grant 12K - Unfqu« Situotion Research Corporation Awards...
Unfqu« Situotion Research Corporation Awards Third $12,000 To LVC Science Dept. ANNVILLE. Pa. — Lebanon Valley College has been awarded its third $12,000 grant since 1959 _by the Research Corporation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving' research and teaching facilities facilities in the science departments on the small college campus. In making- the announcement of the grant, Dr. Frederic K. Miller, president at LVC, noted that he had been informed by Dr. Samuel Smith of Research Corporation that this is_the first time the foundation has made three unrestricted grants to the same college. college. On prior occasions, the Corporation had given one grant to be distributed among several departments of a college; but 1 the LVC situation is unique in the history of Research Corporation. The 1959 grant was used for expanding expanding the research facilities of the department of chemistry. The second grant, awarded in November November 1962, went to the department of physics for similar improvements. improvements. The latest grant will be used by the department of biology for developing an independent study and research program with participation by both faculty and students. Ranking Higher Dr. Carl Y. Ehrhart, dean of the college, and Dr. Francis Wilson, Wilson, chairman of the departmenl of biology, have pointed out that biology majors entering Lebanon Valley College are ranking higher today In the College Entrance Examinations than in previous years. To meet their needs, im proved facilities and improvec quality of training are needed. They further observed that Improved teaching methods will also help meet the challenge presented by students entering college after completing the Biological Biological Sciences Curriculum Study in their high schools. In addition, since the State of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania has decided to institute the BSCS curriculum in ail high schools within the next 5-10 years, LVC graduates who plan to (each high school biology courses will have to be able to use the BSCS methods. Improved Improved facilities and teaching which will be made possible by the Research Corporation grant to LVC will help to meet this . challenge. In a letter to President Miller following the 1962 grant, Dr. Samuel Samuel Smith, associate director of tha Grant Division of Research Corporation, wrote: "We are confident confident that the admirabl* spirit of dedication and determination so evident at Lebanon Valley College coupled with the high competence of the administration and faculty will assure a successful effort. Re- tcarcfo Corporation welcomes the privilege of joining with you once again in your fine work . . POLITICAL 5% Sales Tax Is Passed In House By 110-90 Vote (Continued From F»(« On*) ent and extend the levy to clothing clothing while a companion bill sought a two-step boost in the six-cents- per-pack cigarette impost. One Republican Against Only one Republican assembly man voted against the 5 per cent sales (ax which lured two Democrats Democrats from otherwise solid minor ity opposition. Rep. Enos Horst R-Franklin, was the GOP hold out. Reps. Erwin L. Murray, Ca meron, and Edward J. McNally Cambria, were for the bill. The 108 Republican votes came as a slight surprise since seven GOP assemblymen had opposec preliminary approval for the 5 per cent levy Monday. However, However, all were back on thif reserva vation Tuesday including Reps Richard Green, Cambria, and Alan D. Williams Jr., Bucks, who took the floor before the show down to denounce the measure Williams later issued a prepared prepared statement saying he voted for the bill because Scranton persuaded persuaded him at a Monday meeting of the state's need for revenue. Be described the meeting as a 'meeting of the minds" and not one of "beating me into line." Hikes Merchants' Commission The cigarette tax bill cleared th« House 117-84 with eight Democrats Democrats joining the complete GOP >Ioc in support. The measure con- ains an unpublicized provision which hikes from 1.5 to 3 per cent the commission paid merchants merchants for putting tax stamps on >acks. The measure will double he state's commission costs to just over $3 million. Ironically, this commission . cut from 4 per cent to its pres ent level by the 1961 General As

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 15 May 1963, Wed,
  3. Page 24

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