2012 News Archive

by Effie A. Tsengas
October 11, 2012 - 10:33am
The Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music's Orchestra will begin its 2012-13 Subscription Series with its performance on Sunday, Oct. 14, in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall at 3:30 p.m. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive, with free parking located off of Terrace Drive.
by Emily Vincent
October 10, 2012 - 10:33am
New commercials for Kent State University are now airing as the university debuts a new television campaign. The new campaign builds on the university’s successful “Experience for Life” series that launched September 2010. The new campaign includes four 30-second commercials and highlights Kent State students in a variety of situations – participating in the classroom, getting advice from faculty, being mentored by successful alumni and competing for academic recognition.
by Bob Burford
October 10, 2012 - 10:33am
Janet Currie, professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University, will visit Kent State University on Oct. 15 and 16 as part of the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program. Currie will meet informally with students and faculty members, take part in classroom discussions and give a public talk.
by Emily Vincent
October 9, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design will soon be getting a new home on the Kent State University Esplanade, a pedestrian walkway through campus that is currently being extended into downtown Kent, Ohio.
by Emily Vincent
October 8, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton has appointed Cleveland-area trial lawyer José C. Feliciano as the 2012-2013 President’s Ambassador. The President’s Ambassadorship, a one-year, part-time appointment beginning fall 2012, is designed to bring distinguished local minority professionals to share their professional knowledge and experience with the Kent State community.
by Emily Vincent
October 8, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University students, faculty and staff members who have not yet registered to vote have until Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 9 p.m. to complete their registration in time to vote in the Nov. 6 general election.
by Emily Vincent
October 5, 2012 - 11:38am
Kent State University has increased enrollment, surpassing last year’s record and reaching a new all-time high with the release of the university’s official 15th day census data. For the eight-campus system, Kent State reports a strong enrollment of 42,513 students for the Fall 2012 semester. In Fall 2011, overall enrollment was 42,185 students. The unduplicated (or preponderant) headcount at the Kent Campus increased by 2.85 percent to 27,706 students with the number of full-time equivalent students, or FTEs, up 3.16 percent, so students are taking more hours.
by Emily Vincent
October 5, 2012 - 10:33am
Todd Diacon, Kent State University senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, today announced new leadership appointments in the Division of Academic Affairs. The Division of Academic Affairs is responsible for all academic programs at the university, including all of Kent State’s colleges, campuses and a variety of other initiatives.
by Foluke Omosun
October 5, 2012 - 10:33am
After the tsunami hit Japan in 2011, like most young people her age, Kent State senior English major Alexandria Rhodes of Tallmadge, Ohio, turned to Twitter for updates about the disaster. But rather than just monitor events from across the pond, she was moved by the plight of the victims and went a step further by getting involved. With help from friends, Rhodes decided to raise funds to help the victims. What began as a goal to raise $5,000 resulted in the team collecting close to $70,000 within just three months.
by University Communications & Marketing
October 5, 2012 - 10:33am
President Barack Obama was a special guest of the Kent State College Democrats for a campaign rally Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Kent State University’s Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

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