The fall 2012 Bowman Breakfast will be held at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 3. The featured speaker is Kent State Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Todd Diacon, who joined the university in April. Diacon’s talk is titled “Why I Chose (and Love) Kent State.”
The 16th Aviation Heritage Fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow, Ohio. The fair, a celebration of aviation education past, present and future, is presented by Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program with support from the Stow-Munroe Falls Kiwanis Club.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at noon, at the center’s location at 2745 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg, Ohio. The event will celebrate Kent State’s commitment to providing students with expanded pathways to affordable and accessible higher education.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Sept. 12. The Board will convene at 1:45 p.m. in Classroom 113/115 of the Kent State University Regional Academic Center, which is located in Twinsburg at 2745 Creekside Drive (accessible from I-480 off of Route 91). The new, 44,000-square-foot facility will be formally dedicated during an outdoor ceremony at noon.
For Kent State electronic media major Katy Coduto, working this summer as a publicity intern at renowned record label company Warner Brothers Records was a dream come true.
Coduto, who also is the program director at Kent State’s TV2, has always wanted to work in publicity and public relations.
“I realize how lucky I am to be working at Warner Brothers,” Coduto said. “I love publicity and public relations, and this is only solidifying in my mind that I’ve chosen a career I am going to love.”
Working at Warner Brothers Records
As Kent State University begins a new academic year, the university is also welcoming a new freshman class that is already making a strong impression. Freshmen enrolled at the Kent Campus for the Fall 2012 Semester have the best academic profile in Kent State history. The average high school grade point average of a Kent State freshman is 3.27.
Kent State University and the city of Kent invite businesses, organizations and individuals to participate in Kent State University’s 2012 Homecoming Parade. The registration deadline for entries is Friday, Oct. 5.
The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20. This year’s theme is “Battle of the Decades.” Parade participants are encouraged to base their creative entries on any one of 10 decades in Kent State’s history.
Jim Wallis, CEO of Sojourners, a national nonpartisan Christian organization, will discuss “The Politically Engaged Believer: Morals, Ethics and Social Justice in the 2012 Election” at Kent State University on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Kiva (Student Center, Risman Drive). The event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow his talk. (For more event information, visit http://bit.ly/CSIR13sept2012Wallis.)
Archer posted three touchdowns and an opportunistic defense piled up six takeaways in 41-21 victory for Golden Flashes.
The night of Thursday, Aug. 30, shone brightly for Kent State as football season kicked off at Dix Stadium in front of a spirited crowd of 15,161.
If three fantastic bands, terrific food and wine sampling sounds like a great way to spend a Saturday evening, then join in the fun at a special tailgate party going on before the Centennial Campaign Concert at Kent State University’s Dix Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 8. The concert features headliner Sheryl Crow, along with O.A.R. and Los Lonely Boys.
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