2012 News Archive

by Bob Burford
November 8, 2012 - 10:33am
Sonia Alemagno, Ph.D., dean of Kent State University’s College of Public Health, has been appointed a member of the Akron General Hospitals' Board.
by Eric Mansfield
November 7, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Emily Vincent
November 7, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Effie Tsengas
November 6, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Effie Tsengas
November 6, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Effie Tsengas
November 6, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Eric Mansfield
November 5, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
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.
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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.

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