2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
August 13, 2012 - 10:34am
Seven alumni will be recognized at third annual awards ceremony Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services (EHHS) will honor seven distinguished alumni at its third annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 28, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Tickets for the event are $38 per person and include hors d’ oeuvres, followed by a sit-down meal. The third class in the 2012 College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame includes:
by Emily Vincent
August 7, 2012 - 10:31am
Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. The university held its summer commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,590 degrees, including 942 bachelor’s degrees, 391 master’s degrees, 79 doctoral degrees, 163 associate degrees and 15 educational specialist degrees.
by Emily Vincent
August 6, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State University Alumni Association Inc. announces the following new members for its National Alumni Board of Directors: John Garofalo, of Sagamore Hills, Ohio, continues his role as president of Kent State University’s Alumni Association National Board of Directors. Garofalo is vice president of community investment for the Akron Community Foundation. He earned a Bachelor of Science in community health education in 1987 and a Master of Education in health education in 1993 from Kent State.
by Foluke Omosun
August 6, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University will host a symbolic ribbon-tying event on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. to celebrate the establishment of the new Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, formerly known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.
by Emily Vincent
August 3, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University will hold its summer commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 1,590 degrees, including 942 bachelor’s degrees, 391 master’s degrees, 79 doctoral degrees, 163 associate degrees and 15 educational specialist degrees.
by Emily Vincent
August 1, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday, Aug. 8, for the purpose of ratifying a three-year, collective bargaining agreement between the university and full-time, tenure-track faculty, who are represented by the American Association of University Professors–Kent State Chapter.
by Emily Vincent
August 1, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University will host a symbolic ribbon-tying event on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. to celebrate the establishment of the new Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, formerly known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.
by Valoree Vargo and Emily Vincent
July 30, 2012 - 10:34am
Concert presented by Kent State University Foundation, Acorn Alley and Main Street Kent Platinum-selling group O.A.R. has been added to the Sept. 8 Centennial Campaign Concert at Kent State University, joining Grammy Award-winning artists Sheryl Crow and Los Lonely Boys. The three acts will perform at Kent State’s Dix Stadium.
by Valoree Vargo
July 30, 2012 - 10:34am
Concert presented by Kent State University Foundation, Acorn Alley and Main Street Kent Platinum-selling group O.A.R. has been added to the Sept. 8 Centennial Campaign Concert at Kent State University, joining Grammy Award-winning artists Sheryl Crow and Los Lonely Boys. The three acts will perform at Kent State’s Dix Stadium.
by Emily Vincent
July 29, 2012 - 10:34am
Kent State University Police have charged William Koberna, 19, with Inducing Panic (a Felony of the Fifth Degree) and Aggravated Menacing (a Misdemeanor of the First Degree) related to a public tweet in which he threatened violence to the university campus.     Koberna recently lived in Kent, but currently resides in Brunswick, Ohio. Brunswick Police executed an arrest warrant at Koberna’s home late Sunday afternoon and took him into custody without incident.    Koberna, who is a sophomore, will be arraigned Monday, July 30.  

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