College News and Departmental Notes: Household and Institution Administration
by Departmental notes - 1922
At the fifth annual meeting of the American Dietetic Association held at Washington, October 16-19, Professor Emma H. Gunther summarized some of her experiences during her recent visit to China, showing the very real interest in the introduction of work pertaining to household arts in the education of young Chinese girls and women. Professor Gunther went to China under the auspices of the Institute of International Education, and spent the major part of her time at Canton Christian College and the related middle schools in the south, and at Yenching College for Women, of Peking University in the north, with but short visits to intermediate places,—Shanghai, Soochow, Nanking, and Hang-chow. In most places she had opportunity to carry on classroom work and to present to college clubs and educational associations the very great need for training in homemaking. Through college staff conferences and group meetings of allied agencies in the community, she discussed an advance program for the promotion of household arts education.
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