A Salute to Service was the theme for Kent State University’s annual Veterans Day observance. This year’s program took place Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. on Risman Plaza.
Eric Mansfield, a Kent State employee and former Cleveland journalist, gave brief remarks. Mansfield is a retired major with the Ohio Army National Guard and served in Iraq and Kuwait.
Kent State University welcomed three international students to campus as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program. Madina Assangaliyeva from Kazakhstan, Nodirbek Ismailov from Kyrgyzstan and Kirill Zagurskiy from Russia have become part of the Kent State student body this fall semester.
Kent State wins Wagon Wheel for third straight year with win over Akron, 35-24.
Coming in to today's game, the wagon wheel resided with Kent State on the basis of the Golden Flashes’ 35-3 win at Akron last season.
That Nov. 12, 2011, game was also Kent State head football coach Darrell Hazell’s introduction to the Zips rivalry and the trophy the schools have vied for since 1946. Kent State holds a 21-19-1 lead in the series.
Kent State University Police are investigating the intentional burning of five paper name tags hung on doors in Prentice Hall. Most of the incidents are thought to have occurred sometime during the last week. All of the burnings resulted in a partial or complete destruction of each of the five paper name tags. No other damage was sustained as a result of the activity.
Deborah F. Spake, Ph.D., has been named the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Business Administration. Spake currently serves as associate dean and professor of marketing at the Mitchell College of Business at the University of South Alabama. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost made the announcement today.
The Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music Orchestra will continue its 2012-2013 season with its second subscription series performance on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive, with free parking located off of Terrace Drive.
The Kent State University School of Music's Opera Program will present "Lovesick Maidens, Their Men, and More," a medley of opera scenes, Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Wright-Curtis Theatre on the Kent State University campus.
The Kent State University Men's and Women's Choruses will perform Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive, with free parking located off of Terrace Drive in Kent, Ohio.
Each group will perform its own collection of chorus literature, as well as a collaborative piece to close the show. Douglas Beery conducts the Men's Chorus, and Dawn Wagner-Casey conducts the Women's Chorus.
Many Kent State University students are expected to vote for the first time on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and while some have voted early, others are waiting until Election Day.
Jacob Green, a sophomore public relations major at Kent State, researched the voting boundaries and developed a detailed map to help other students know where they should vote. The map has been reviewed and approved by the Portage County Board of Elections.
Polls are open from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
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