Iowa City, Iowa
150 lo Join Cadet Nurses
/WSUI to Broadcast Induction Ceremony Planned for May 13
One hundred fifty University of Iowa students will be inducted into the United States cadet nurse corps in a ceremony May 13 in the senate chamber of Old Capitol, it was announced yesterday by Prof. Earl E. Harper, master of ceremonies. The Iowa program is one of a series of simultaneous ceremonies throughout the country in which 96,000 women will be* inducted as members of the cadn nurse corps. The student nursing program was established by congress to help relieve the sefious shortage of nurses.
Appearing on the program will be Col. Luke D. Zech, commandant of army units at the university, who will administer the pledge; Lois Corder, director of the school of nursing; Capt. John L. Shipley, senior officer of the medical department or the Iowa Navy Pre-Flight school; Col. Doug, las W, McEnery, army medical officer; Lieut. Elmer Elsea, chaplain of the Pre-Flight school, and Chief J. J. Courtney, director of the Iowa Navy Pre-Flight school band.
The program will be broadcast over WSUI at 3:15 p. m. A program originating in Washington, !). C, and featuring government officials, will be broadcast by NBC. WSUI will also carry this program in conjunction with the broadcast of the Iowa ceremony.
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