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David Shifrin and Spencer Myer To Be Featured at Kent/Blossom Music Festival Faculty Concert at Kent State, June 29
Kulas Foundation Guest Artist, clarinetist David Shifrin, and pianist Spencer Myer will perform Saturday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall at Kent State University as part of the Kent/Blossom Music Festival Faculty Concerts.
Journalism School at Kent State University Places in Top 10 of National Competition
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The school also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categories.
Kent Stateâ€™s Kent Campus Expects Freshman Class With Highest-Ever Grade Point Average This Fall
Incoming freshmen to Kent State Universityâ€™s Kent Campus will bring impressive credentials this fall as their class boasts a 3.3 grade point average (GPA) with nearly 75 percent having at least a 3.0 GPA. Itâ€™s another sign of the continued commitment of high-achieving students to pursue and earn their degrees from Kent State.
$5 Million Gift Is Largest Made to the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State University
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton announced today a $5 million gift from John and Fonda Elliot through the familyâ€™s foundation which will create the â€œElliot Studios for Designâ€ at the new building planned for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Kent State. The gift also will fund endowments for The Elliot Program for Healthcare Design, The Elliot Scholars and The Elliot Professorship in Healthcare Design.
Kent State School of Art's Downtown Gallery Presents the National Collage Society's Annual Postcard Collage Show
The Kent State University School of Art's Downtown Gallery presents the National Collage Society's Annual Postcard Collage Show from June 19 through July 20.
Kent State Hosts Global Adolescence Research Summer School
Kent State University will host the annual 2013 European Society for Research on Adolescence (EARA)/Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) Summer School from June 16-22. The summer school brings together established researchers, who are recognized for their expertise and teaching abilities, and doctoral students from around the globe for six intensive days of research training.
Kent Stateâ€™s College of Business Administration Maintains Prestigious Dual AACSB Accreditation
Kent State Universityâ€™s College of Business Administration has maintained its business and accounting accreditations from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
Kent State Lecturer to Study U.S. Retirees in Panama with Fulbright Grant
Panama is one of the top destinations for retiring U.S. baby boomers because of its climate, accessibility, cost of living and welcoming attitude. Kent State University lecturer Craig Zamary will travel to the Central American country this July to conduct research on ways U.S. companies can tap into the resources that these retirees represent.
Kent State Study: FirstEnergy MAC Menâ€™s and Womenâ€™s Basketball Tournament Delivered $14.5 Million Economic Impact
Each spring the Mid-American Conference (MAC) brings the feel of March Madness to downtown Cleveland and Quicken Loans Arena (The Q) with the FirstEnergy MAC Menâ€™s and Womenâ€™s Basketball Tournament. As a result, the 2013 tournament brought an annual economic impact of $14.5 million for the city of Cleveland, based upon a study by Kent State University.
Kent Stateâ€™s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative Project is Part of Chicago Cultural Center Exhibition
Kent State Universityâ€™s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (CUDC) will have its â€œPop Up Cityâ€ initiative featured in the â€œSpontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Goodâ€ exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center through Sept. 1.