2012 News Archive

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.
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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 5, 2012 - 4:12am
A special reception and opening of “Dreamscape Diary,” a photo exhibit byBrooke DiDonato, a senior photojournalism student at Kent State University, will take place on Monday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in Franklin Hall. The solo show gathers select images from an impressive, yearlong conceptual project that won a Bronze in the Illustration category of the national College Photographer of the Year competition.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
November 5, 2012 - 4:06am
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. Bray, who oversees reporters for ESPN's well-respected "Outside the Lines" and “SportsCenter” programs, will share some of his team's work and "give the 30,000-foot view of ESPN, including newsgathering, production and competing in today's media world."
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.

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