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News Release (June 1967)


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News Release (June 1967)
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New College News Release, For Immediate Release:
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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June 1967


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COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A retired Air Force Chaplain has been appointed a special counselor to students at Ne't..r College and he t..rill work closely {th the Dean of Students office. The Rev. Horace N. Cooper, who since his retirement from the service in 1959 has been associated 111ith the First Congregational Church in Sarasota, t..rill be on campus three days a t-1eek to meet with students. It is anticipated that several others ,.,ill be appointed on a similar basis to counsel with students. Rev. Cooper joined the United States Army as a chaplain in 1936 after completing his education and after spending three years as a pastor in his native Colorado. He also was director of the National Youth Administration in the western part of Colorado. Educated at the University of Denver and Nashotah Theological Seminary, Rev. Cooper was an Army chaplain for three years before to the Air Corps. In 1948, with the unification of the services, he served t..rith the U. S. Air Force until his retirement. more


NEH COLLEGE Page 2. During his long military career, Rev. Cooper served in many parts of the world, including Alaska, Canada, Japan, Okinawa, Korea, North Africa, Italy, Scotland and England. He t,ras staff chaplain for seven years Gen. Doolittle's 12th Air Force and with the Fifth Air Force during the Korean Har. At one time, he the administrative chief of a group of more than 200 chaplains. In 1953, Rev. Cooper organized and commanded the first U.S.A.F. school for chaplains. He retired as a lieutenant colonel. In addition to his interim duties tJith the Congregational Church in Sarasota, Rev. Cooper is one of the trustees and was the secretary of Plymouth Harbor. He is also president of the Board of Directors of Community Services, Inc., a non-profit organization assisting migrant Rev. Cooper has tentatively scheduled three days tJhen he will be on campus to meet and talk with students. He said that be t-till be in Hamilton Center Hednesday afternoons, Thursday evenings and Friday afternoons. 30 -

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