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Largest senior class awarded degrees at 78th commencement • Rev. D. Ehlman emphasizes importance of religious faith at '48 baccalaureate • Education and democratic leadership subject of Dr. Stevenson's address • Awards presented to sixteen students at commencement • Eleven seniors secure fall teaching positions • Five profs resign as semester ends • Blum elected prexy of alumni; student union plans tabled • Twenty-three leave school for further medical work • Mr. Barron, new librarian, to take over duties July 1 • Directors name Dr. Paisley to continue as Board head • Sis Bosler chosen top senior athlete • Betty J. Moyer chosen "athlete of the week" • Sport highlights • Top batting mark set by W. Widholm • Weekly sports dept. names Bakes, Bain top senior athletes • Lewis, McWilliams awarded honors at athletic banquet • Loss to Blue Hens ends bruin season • '48 track summary • Coed golf team ends year with 5-0 win over Temple • Brodbeck KO's Curtis team to gain intramural title • Girl's tennis team loses to Swarthmore coeds, 5-0

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, newspaper, commencement, Dobbs Ehlman, John A. Stevenson, C. Eugene Blum, Tilton M. Barron, Harry E. Paisley, alumni, Marion Bosler, football, field hockey, basketball, soccer, golf, swimming, softball, tennis, wrestling, Betty Jean Moyer, Wally Widholm, Andy Bain, Seth Bakes, Floy Lewis, Jane McWilliams, track team


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This is a digitized copy of the Ursinus Weekly, Volume 47, Number 25.

Ray Warner, editor-in-chief.

The Ursinus Weekly, May 31, 1948



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