After double over-time Kent State University’s school-record of 10 consecutive football victories came to an end on Friday, Nov. 30, with a 44-37 loss to Northern Illinois University (12-1) in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship game at Ford Field in Detroit. The Kent State Golden Flashes (11-2) reached the title game by going 8-0 in conference games and winning the MAC East title.
The team now awaits the assignment of a bowl game, their first since 1972.
Following the Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship game on Friday, Nov. 30, in Detroit, the Kent State University football team is bound for a bowl game. The announcement of which bowl game the Golden Flashes will play in is expected to be made Sunday, Dec. 2, in the evening. For information about the game, as well as ticket and travel packages, visit www.kentstatesports.com.
The Campus Kitchen Project is a national organization that provides healthy meals to those in need. All of the meals are prepared and served by student volunteers. At this year’s 2012 Campus Kitchen Project conference, the Campus Kitchen at Kent State University won the Excellence in Programming Award for its outreach and programming efforts at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market.
The Kent State University Chorale will perform a variety of Hanukkah and Christmas favorites as part of "Carols and Confections" on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall, located at 650 Hilltop Drive with free parking located off of Terrace Drive. Following the performance, guests can enjoy refreshments including coffee and desserts in the lobby.
The Division of Research and Sponsored Programs would like to congratulate the recipients of the inaugural Internal Post-doctoral Seed Program. In this initial round, 12 proposals were selected which resulted in awards for the support of 14 post-doctoral associates for one year. In addition, each of these awards was augmented by the investigators' departments and/or colleges to provide a total of two years of post-doctoral support. Proposals were submitted by both individual research investigators and groups of investigators.
The Kent State University Golden Flashes have captured the MAC East Division title with a perfect 8-0 record and will participate in the 2012 Marathon Mid-American Conference football championship against West Division Champion Northern Illinois. The Marathon MAC Championship game is Friday, Nov. 30 at Ford Field in Detroit at 7 p.m. ET.
Ceramic artist Anna Callouri Holcombe will visit the Kent State University School of Art on Thursday, Dec. 6, and Friday, Dec. 7, presented by the School of Art, the Ceramics Club and the Michener Lecture Series.
The Council of Education for Public Health has approved Kent State University’s College of Public Health to begin its accreditation process.
“Being approved means that the college has met all the council’s standards,” said Sonia Alemagno, dean of Kent State’s College of Public Health. “It means we have achieved the base set of resources in terms of faculty, academic degrees and infrastructure, as an independent school.”
Alemagno explained that the Council of Education for Public Heath requires resources to be in place before the school can apply for accreditation.
The Kent State University School of Art Gallery will present the work of several Kent State Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates as part of the BFA Gala on Monday, Dec. 3, through Friday, Dec. 7
The gallery will host a reception Thursday, Dec. 6, from 5-7 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The School of Art Gallery is located in the Art Building at 400 Janik Drive on the Kent Campus.
The Kent State University Fashion School's TechStyleLAB will present a special holiday workshop "Introduction to Digital Textile Printing: How to Create a Scarf" on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the June F. Mohler Fashion Library in Rockwell Hall at 515 Hilltop Drive, just behind the Kent State University Museum. Cost per person is $50 and can be paid by cash or check. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 330-672-1635 or emailing email@example.com.
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