2012 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
October 12, 2012 - 10:33am
Lecture is part of the university’s Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture Series
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.
October 9, 2012 - 4:55am
Professor Seed was informed of his award during a surprise classroom visit on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. Representatives from the Alumni Association, College of Arts and Sciences, and fellow faculty in Chemistry & Biochemistry interrupted his Basic Organic Chemistry 1 class to present the award. Cookies were passed out to all 175 students who observed the award.
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 College of Nursing
October 8, 2012 - 3:09am
Kent State University’s College of Nursing has been selected as a recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award. The awards program recognizes the outstanding work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change. 
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
October 8, 2012 - 1:17am
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication is using social media to build relationships with potential students overseas with the help of a social media strategy. Color L. Kang, recent graduate from the school, created a social media presence for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on Chinese social media platforms to build relationships with international students as part of her master's capstone project—"A Bridge to China."