2012 News Archive

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.
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 School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 26, 2012 - 3:27am
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."

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