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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance will present an evening of choreography created by dance faculty members on Nov. 30-Dec. 2. "Dance '12: Winterplay" will be presented on Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. in E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Drive. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for Kent State faculty, staff and alumni, $12 for seniors, $8 for students under 18 years of age or with college ID.
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton said he has never been more confident that a major investment in the university and the surrounding downtown area will make a significant impact on the region’s future, but he also admits he is simultaneously concerned for thousands of students who rely on Federal Pell Grants to attend college.
In a recent interview with WKYC-TV (Channel 3), Lefton said that downtown and university investments have already created more than 1,000 jobs through ongoing public-private partnerships.
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently selected Kent State University alumna Nancy M. Albert, RN, Ph.D., CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, as its 2013 Distinguished Research Lecturer.
Albert is the senior director of nursing research and innovation for the Cleveland Clinic enterprise (nine hospitals in Northeast Ohio and 16 regional medical practices). In addition, she is a practicing clinical nurse specialist for patients with advanced heart failure in the Heart and Vascular Institute of Cleveland Clinic main campus in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Kent State Golden Flashes finished the regular season on a roll, winning their 10th straight game with a 28-6 victory over Ohio University Friday at Dix Stadium. With a best-ever 11-1 record (8-0 in conference play), Kent State moves on to play Northern Illinois in the Mid-American Conference Championship game Nov. 30 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI.
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