2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
September 20, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University holds a grand opening of its Blackstone LaunchPad program on Friday, Sept. 28, celebrating the establishment of the entrepreneurial initiative at the university.
by Effie Tsengas
September 19, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University's College of the Arts, in conjunction with The Thomas Schroth Visiting Artist Series, is proud to present the community with two unique opportunities to see Tony award-winning performer Ben Vereen. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, he and his band will perform "Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen" in E.
by Emily Vincent
September 18, 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 Eric Mansfield
September 18, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University will host a two-day symposium on Sept. 26-27 to showcase cutting-edge university research and industry innovations in flexible liquid crystal devices such as displays, e-writers, eyewear, photovoltaics, sensors and biomedical devices.
by University Communications and Marketing
September 17, 2012 - 10:33am
University sees exciting growth in applications, retention and student quality for fall 2012
by Bob Burford
September 14, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) and the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) are presenting a diverse lineup of events for National Hispanic Heritage Month. This celebration is to recognize the contributions that Latinos and Hispanics have made in the United States.  
by University Communications & Marketing
September 13, 2012 - 10:33am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg took place on Sept. 12 at the center’s location at 2745 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg, Ohio. The event celebrated Kent State’s commitment to providing students with expanded pathways to affordable and accessible higher education.
by Bob Burford
September 12, 2012 - 10:33am
Alex Evans of Hubbard, Ohio, has been appointed by Gov. John Kasich to serve as a student member of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. His term began on Aug. 13, 2012, and ends May 26, 2014.
by Emily Vincent
September 12, 2012 - 10:33am
New commercials for Kent State University begin airing today 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.
by Emily Vincent
September 12, 2012 - 10:33am
At Kent State University, the phrase “four more years” has nothing to do with politics. It refers to the time frame for a physical transformation of the university’s Kent Campus that will be historic in size, scope and significance. That time frame became official today (Sept. 12) when the university’s Board of Trustees authorized the university to move forward with four, major capital projects on the Kent Campus totaling nearly $150 million.

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