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Monday, February 8, 2016 - 11:55am

On Sunday, Feb. 7, Kent City Police responded to a report of a man who had been shot inside an off-campus apartment at 1632 E. Main St. in the city of Kent. Upon officers’ arrival, an 18-year-old Kent State University student was found deceased. One suspect was apprehended with the assistance of Stow Police. If you have any information regarding the situation, please contact the City of Kent Police Department at 330-673-7732. There was no imminent threat to Kent Campus safety.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:09am

When you first meet Liz Schmidt, an instant friendship emerges, filled with conversation illuminated with respect and kindness. Her friendly disposition and welcoming nature, coupled with her sense of adventure, reflects the social responsibility she lives by: “foster relationships and value people that you run into every day.”

Schmidt is a sophomore majoring in conflict management in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. She is also Yes! Magazine’s online “Justice For All” University Winner.

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:09am

When you first meet Liz Schmidt, an instant friendship emerges, filled with conversation illuminated with respect and kindness. Her friendly disposition and welcoming nature, coupled with her sense of adventure, reflects the social responsibility she lives by: “foster relationships and value people that you run into every day.”

Schmidt is a sophomore majoring in conflict management in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences. She is also Yes! Magazine’s online “Justice For All” University Winner.

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 2:24pm

Scholar of the Month
Willie H. Oglesby III
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management
College of Public Health
2009-present

Willie Oglesby is a member of the founding faculty at the College of Public Health. He is an associate professor of health policy and management and also serves as the assistant director of the Office of Public Health Practice and Partnerships.

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 1:45pm

Photo of Denise SeachristDenise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., of Rootstown, Ohio, has been selected to serve as dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, located in North Canton, Ohio. Seachrist has served as interim dean of Kent State Stark, the only public university in Stark County and the largest Regional Campus of Kent State, since July 1, 2014.

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 1:39pm
Friday, January 29, 2016 - 5:00pm

On Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m., Kent State students, faculty and staff are invited to join a celebration at the Kent Student Center Ballroom where Kent State President Beverly Warren will shed light on the university’s new brand. This high-energy brand launch event will include live music, food and themed giveaways. 

The celebration then continues on Manchester Field with a special Light the Night Kent State bonfire with s’mores and an opportunity to be part of a unique experience that is undeniably Kent State.

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 2:09pm

Molly Merryman, Kent State University associate professor of sociology and founding director of the Kent State Women’s Center, has been awarded the university’s 2016 Diversity Trailblazer Award. The annual Diversity Trailblazer Award recognizes diversity pioneers associated with Kent State who have displayed exemplary contributions to the area of diversity in the university.

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 12:00pm

Aeronautics Program to receive a Cessna aircraft and an internship opportunity for a Kent State student 

Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology is one of four universities nationwide to be selected as a partner school for Cessna’s 2016 Top Hawk program. The program encourages the pursuit of careers in aviation and provides students access to industry-leading aircraft. The program also offers an internship opportunity for a Kent State student in the summer of 2016. 

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 11:28am

Photo of Ya-Fen WangWang received a $10,000 grant for her project

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