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Pruis--John J. (Speech Faculty)

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1 English and Speech
Old Gold 0:0, p.141
6/1/1952 Brief description of the department with photos; photo.
2 Speech Activities Club
Old Gold 0:0, p.210
6/1/1952 Description of the club and events the club is involved in; photo.
3 Government is conference theme
College Eye 43:29, p.3
5/9/1952 Consider world government.
4 Four students proved to be a veritable powerhouse during the University of Nebraska Intercollegiate Debate and Discussion conference at Lincoln, Neb.
Public Relations News Release 1952:407, p.1
2/25/1952 The squad which walked off with many honors was composed of Joan Welle, Newton; Bob Davis, Burlington; Don Moskowitz, New York City, and Norman Cohn, Waterloo. Lillian Wagner and John Pruis of the college English and Speech department are co-sponsors.
5 Group of college debaters and faculty members all set for competition at Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Denver, Colorado
Public Relations News Release 1952:434, p.1
2/12/1952 Faculty an members listed: H. W. Reninger, head of the english and speech department; Lillian Wagner, debate coach at the college.
6 Pruis publishes in new magazine
College Eye 43:15, p.3
7 Three four-year scholarships to the college will be awarded to the winning speakers of the Brindley Discussion and Debate tournament
Public Relations News Release 1951:337, p.1
1/22/1952 The debate and discussion topics will center around the topic: "Should American citizens be subject to conscription for essential service in the time of war?" Each participant will take part in all three fields of the tourney--debate.
8 Three four-year scholarships will be awarded to the winning speakers of the Brindley Discussion and Debate tournament
Public Relations News Release 1951:336, p.1
1/22/1952 Approximately 100 high school students from 16 Iowa high schools are expected to attend the annual tournament. Student chairman of the event is Bob Davis. Lillian Wagner and John Pruis, of the English and Speech Department, are faculty advisors.
9 Brindley tourney will be here next weekend
College Eye 43:14, p.1
10 "The Speech Teacher," official publication of the speech association of America, is a new journal
Public Relations News Release 1951:319, p.1
1/14/1952 A program of general speech training in the elementary school is not only desirable but it is necessary, according to John J. Pruis, instructor of English and speech, in an article in "The Speech Teacher."
11 Pruis is an assistant editor of the publication "The Speech Teacher," and author of the article, "Why Teach Speech in the Elementary School?"
Public Relations News Release 1951:320, p.1
1/14/1952 The ability to speak is of such importance to the child, both now and later in his adult life, that its development must not be left to chance, Pruis said. He continues by stating that definite provisions should be made for a planned speech program.
12 Five department of English and speech faculty members will attend the national convention of the Speech Association of America in Chicago
Public Relations News Release 1951:267, p.1
12/14/1951 Teachers college representatives at the three-day convention will be Ernest Fossum, Elaine McDavitt, John Pruis, Oliver Skalback, and Herold Lillywhite.
13 Speech meet will attract 100 students
College Eye 43:10, p.1
11/30/1951 North Central debate to be held on campus.
14 Students from 17 colleges and universities will participate in the Sixth Annual Intercollegiate Discussion and Debate Conference Friday and Saturday
Public Relations News Release 1951:196, p.1
11/28/1951 Registration, extemporaneous speaking and three rounds of discussion are on the schedule for Friday. The debate topic is: "Resolved, that the Federal Government should adopt a permanent program of wage and price controls."
15 Sixth discussion, debate to begin
College Eye 43:9, p.3
11/16/1951 Description of the upcoming tournament.
16 SAC sets date for high school discussion
College Eye 43:7, p.6
11/2/1951 Plans for sixth annual meeting.
17 Sales clinic ends with dinner meet
College Eye 43:7, p.6
11/2/1951 Several faculty make presentations.
18 Art Brayton, secretary of the Des Moines chamber of commerce convention bureau, will be the featured speaker tonight
Public Relations News Release 1951:102, p.1
10/30/1951 Art Brayton will speak on "Telling--and Selling--the World Effectively," at the second annual retail sales training clinic. The clinic has attracted approximately 90 store managers and sales personnel..
19 The third weekly meeting of the second annual retail sales training clinic will be held Wednesday, October 24, at 8 o'clock in Gilchrist Hall chapel
Public Relations News Release 1951:90, p.1
10/23/1951 Leonard Keefe of the business education department will be the featured speaker. He will discuss "An Autopsy of a Lost Sale." Next week's speaker will be Art Brayton. Herbert V. Hake will present a chalk-talk during the dinner meeting.
20 The second weekly meeting of the second annual retail sales training clinic will be held in Gilchrist hall chapel, October 17
Public Relations News Release 1951:82, p.1
10/16/1951 Featured speaker at the meeting will be John Pruis of the English and Speech department at the college. His topic, "The Power of Speech in Selling," will include points as the importance of effective speech in developing customer good-will.
21 The annual fall conference, sponsored by the speech activities club, will be held on campus, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 16 - 17
Public Relations News Release 1951:77, p.1
10/12/1951 The conference will open in Gilchrist Hall Chapel with a symposium of three speakers, I. H. Hart, R. Bruce Hughes, and William Lang, who will present past and present problems in education.
22 The second annual retail sales training clinic sponsored by the business education department will be held October 10, 17, 24, and 31
Public Relations News Release 1951:65, p.1
10/4/1951 L. V. Douglas, head of the business education department, said the clinic will be held in cooperation with the Cedar Falls and Waterloo chambers of commerce. Topics to be discussed include the methods of developing good public relations for the store.
23 The appointments of six new faculty members have been announced by M. J. Nelson, dean of the faculty
Public Relations News Release 1950:435, p.1
7/30/1951 The appointments include two in art, two in English and speech, and one each in mathematics and women's physical education. They are: Clayton Fowler, William P. Daley, John J. Pruis, Richard Arnold, Harold C. Trimble, and Myrtle Merritt.

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