2012 News Archive

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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication
August 6, 2012 - 10:57am
For Kent State electronic media major Katy Coduto, working this summer as a publicity intern at renowned record label company Warner Brothers Records is 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. 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,” Coduto says. Working at Warner Brothers Records
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
August 6, 2012 - 10:35am
Blistering sound bites, attack ads and pack journalism are all parts of “dirty politics.” The focus of this year’s Poynter Kent State Media Ethics Workshop will reflect upon the significance of fact-checking, polling and anti-gender bias in political reporting at the eighth annual event at Kent State University’s Franklin Hall on Thursday, Sept. 20. Media professionals, educators and college students will attend panel discussions, question-and-answer sessions and debates led by nationally recognized media and political experts.
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 College of Nursing
August 6, 2012 - 1:07am
The Ohio Board of Nursing has approved Kent State University’s associate degree in nursing program offered at four Kent State campuses – Ashtabula, East Liverpool and Tuscarawas and the Regional Academic Center at Twinsburg. The mission of the Ohio Board of Nursing is to safeguard the health of the public through effective regulation of nursing care.
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.

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