2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
November 5, 2012 - 10:33am
Studying abroad not just for students As part of Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton’s visions for the university, Kent State established an international exchange program with the University of Würzburg, Germany, to broaden students’ educational experiences.
by Bob Burford
October 31, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University will mark Global Entrepreneurship Week with a series of events Nov. 13 – 15 for students, alumni and the community. Each November, Global Entrepreneurship Week connects young people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.
by 
Bob Burford
October 31, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is seeking volunteers to assist in a free tax-filing service this tax season for low-to moderate-income individuals who qualify to have their income taxes filed free of charge. Paula DiVencenzo, business and finance tax manager at Kent State, says that she is seeking volunteers who would like to lend a helping hand while gaining valuable professional skills.
by Lindsay Kuntzman
October 29, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Homecoming took place Saturday, Oct. 20. Sponsored by the Kent State University Alumni Association, the day was filled with tradition and exciting activities. One highlight includes The Golden Flashes win over the Western Michigan Broncos, 41-24.
by Athletics
October 28, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State beats Rutgers, 35-23, and advances to a six-game winning streak on Saturday, Oct. 27, at High Point Stadium. This makes it the first time the Golden Flashes have beat a ranked team in 23 tries. Facts In A Flash
by Jennifer Kramer
October 26, 2012 - 10:33am
Dwayne Bray, senior coordinating producer for ESPN, will visit Kent State University in November to share insight into how ESPN manages to balance its journalistic duties and its business relationships with the top sports leagues and conferences whose games it broadcasts.
by Emily Vincent
October 24, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine for the fourth year in a row. In addition, Kent State University at Ashtabula and Kent State University at Tuscarawas also received the honors, both for the third year in a row.
by Bob Burford
October 24, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s College of Nursing has been selected as a recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award. The awards program recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change. 
by Bob Burford
October 23, 2012 - 10:33am
Researchers from Kent State University’s Department of Geology have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study diversity, evolution and extinction in crabs, lobsters, and shrimps. The $100,000, two-year grant will fund the study of this economically important, diverse group of animals whose geologic history extends back 400 million years.
by Bob Burford
October 20, 2012 - 10:33am
New center tells the May 4 story, set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s Kent State University officially opened its much-anticipated May 4 Visitors Center on Saturday, Oct. 20, as part of the university’s Homecoming celebration. The public was invited to experience the center’s dramatic exhibits at an open house from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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