Former Kent State Employee Awarded Posthumous Presidential Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama has awarded former Kent State employee Vijaya Emani a posthumous 2011 Presidential Citizens Medal. Emani, who died in a vehicle accident on her way to work in 2009, was honored for her courage in overcoming speaking out against abuse.read more
President’s Symposium on Student Retention Takes Place Nov. 29Posted Nov. 14, 2011
Members of the Kent State community on all campuses are invited to attend the President’s Symposium, and join a universitywide discussion about student success on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
Dr. George Kuh, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, will discuss “Building a Blueprint to Graduation: Retention and Persistence” at the symposium. Kuh is the founding director of the Center for Postsecondary Research and the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). Lunch will be provided.
Space is limited. RSVP at www.kent.edu/provost by Monday, Nov. 21.
The symposium is sponsored by the Office of the President and Academic Affairs.