2012 News Archive

by Bob Burford
November 9, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Todd Vatter, Intercollegiate Athletics
November 9, 2012 - 10:33am
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.
by Center for Scholastic Journalism
November 9, 2012 - 4:27am
"Best of Show," "TV Station of the Year" and "Multimedia Story of the Year" are just a few of the national awards recently earned by Kent State University's student media organizations. College Media AssociationTV2, Kent State's student-run television station was named the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards' 2012 "TV Station of the Year" at the College Media Advisers' annual fall convention in Chicago, Ill. The station also won the award for "Best TV Sportscast."
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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 6, 2012 - 11:46am
In a candid and lively exchange with journalism students, athletes, sports reporters, and the general public at Kent State University on Monday, ESPN senior coordinating producer Dwayne Bray traced his career from his early days as a student reporter and baseball player in East Cleveland to his current post as a senior  investigative producer for America's foremost sports reporting outlet.  Bray oversees reporters for ESPN's well-respected "Outside the Lines" and "Sports Center" programs. 
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.

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