2012 News Archive

by Bob Burford
October 20, 2012 - 10:33am
New center tells the May 4 story, set against the political and cultural changes of the 1960s Kent State University officially opened its much-anticipated May 4 Visitors Center on Saturday, Oct. 20, as part of the university’s Homecoming celebration. The public was invited to experience the center’s dramatic exhibits at an open house from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
by Foluke Omosun
October 20, 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.
by Katie Goldring
October 19, 2012 - 10:33am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Student Green at Kent State University was held Oct. 18. The event celebrated Kent State’s commitment to provide outdoor programming space to student organizations on campus. The event, which was free and open to the public, took place at the new space in the Kent Student Center area, located at the heart of the campus.
by Emily Vincent
October 18, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University presents a lecture by Frédéric Brenner, a contemporary French photographer documenting the lives of the Jewish community, on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The lecture is free and open to the public. Brenner is best known for his opus “Diaspora,” the result of a 25-year search in 40 countries to create a visual record of the Jewish people at the end of the 20th century. During the lecture, he will share his photos and experiences about his journeys.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 18, 2012 - 2:24am
Kent State University presents a lecture by Frédéric Brenner, a contemporary French photographer documenting the lives of the Jewish community, on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The lecture is free and open to the public. Brenner is best known for his opus “Diaspora,” the result of a 25-year search in 40 countries to create a visual record of the Jewish people at the end of the 20th century. During the lecture, he will share his photos and experiences about his journeys.
by School of Visual Communication Design
October 17, 2012 - 9:23am
Lee Zelenak will be the featured speaker at a luncheon hosted by the Akron chapter of the American Advertising Federation on Thursday, December 6. The organization's Web site will post full details in the near future. In the meantime, Cleveland's Scene Magazine has this story about designing for the campaign and Lee's participation.
by Emily Vincent
October 16, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation will host its seventh annual Entrepreneurship Extravaganza on Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Kent Student Center. The theme for this year’s event is “The Magic of Entrepreneurship Exposed,” which will feature several workshops, panel discussions and speakers, and the opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs. The program is free and open to the community and to all students, but registration is required by Oct. 19.
by Eric Mansfield
October 15, 2012 - 10:33am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Student Green at Kent State University will be held Oct. 18 at noon. The event will celebrate Kent State’s commitment to provide outdoor programming space to student organizations on campus. The event is free and open to the public and takes place at the new space in the Kent Student Center area, located at the heart of the campus.
by School of Visual Communication Design
October 15, 2012 - 4:15am
Homecoming weekend is a time to reflect upon what a campus and a school means to its alumni, current and future students. Using experiential learning and a research-based design processes, Kent State University’s School of Visual Communication Design (VCD)students will use Homecoming weekend to reflect on its graduate programs for the purpose of creating marketing materials to highlight its unique characteristics.
by Department of Pan-African Studies
October 15, 2012 - 4:07am
The Department of Pan-African Studies welcomes Hilary Jones, assistant professor of West Africa and Africa Diaspora at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Room 214, Ritchie Hall.

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