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1910s

1910

Froth, student humor magazine, published for the first time.

Summer session for teachers established.

Liberal Arts extension work started.

1912

Student Council formed in men's student government system.

County Agent system in agriculture started.

1914

Agricultural and home economics demonstration work expanded with funds from Federal Smith-Lever Act.

1915

Women students formed Self-Government Association.

Health service began with first regular physician and infirmary.

1917

Vocational teacher training in agriculture, home economics and industries begun under Federal Smith-Hughes Act.

World War I programs took over campus; Army and Navy trainees in SATC (Students' Army Training Corps), forerunner of ROTC units.

1918

Mining Experiment Station and Mining Extension started.

1919

Penn State Players organized; became nucleus of dramatics curriculum.