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 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.
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics will host Anthony Pym, a leading translation studies scholar, during the third annual Gregory M. Shreve Lecture Series. Pym will speak about radical asymmetry in cross-cultural communication on Friday, Nov. 30, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 112-A in Satterfield Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Kent State University has announced the finalists in the competition to select an architecture firm to design the new building for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.
The four teams selected for the last stage of the design competition are:
The Kent State University Planetarium’s holiday presentation “The Skies of Winter: Holidays in the Planetarium” has been scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30, Saturday, Dec. 1, and Friday, Dec. 7, at 8 p.m. each night in Room 108, Smith Hall on the Kent Campus.
Kent State University student Glenn Bolich, a senior news major who studied in Italy, is one of the five finalists in a national contest that will decide the winner of Student Diplomat Video Contest.
The competition is sponsored by Connecting Our World, an advocacy community powered by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
WKSU host and reporter Vivian Goodman has been inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame during an event presented by the Press Club of Cleveland at the Hilton Garden Inn. Other inductees for 2012 included Jim Collins, Ted Diadiun, Vern Henry and Stuart Warner. Plaques for all inductees hang at Nighttown restaurant in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The event helped celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Press Club of Cleveland and the 31st class of the Journalism Hall of Fame.
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