2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
September 5, 2012 - 10:34am
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.
by Alexandria Rhodes
September 5, 2012 - 10:34am
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
by Emily Vincent
September 5, 2012 - 10:34am
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.
by Emily Vincent
September 4, 2012 - 10:34am
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.  
by Department of Anthropology
September 4, 2012 - 4:56am
The Transnational Studies Reading and Working Group in the College of Arts & Sciences invites you to its first lecture of the fall semester, which will take place on September 28, 2012, between 12 noon and 1 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Department of Pan-African Studies (Room 127 C, Oscar Ritchie Hall), at the Kent campus.
by Flo Cunningham
August 31, 2012 - 10:34am
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.)
by Kent State Athletics
August 30, 2012 - 10:34am
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.
by Emily Vincent
August 30, 2012 - 10:34am
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.
by Meghan Caprez
August 30, 2012 - 4:58am
The College of Communication and Information (CCI) at Kent State University recently recognized several faculty and staff members for exceptional teaching, advising and service, based on nominations from their peers and their students.
by Center for Student Involvement
August 28, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State University community welcomes back Kent State students as the university begins its 2012-2013 academic year and offers many events and activities for new and returning students.