2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
June 27, 2013 - 10:31am
Pointing to Kent State University’s successful efforts to meet the needs of 21st-century students and manage the university’s finances efficiently and responsibly, the Kent State University Board of Trustees today (June 27, 2013) enacted a 1.5-percent tuition increase and announced that all of it will be used to help students come to, stay in and graduate from college.
by Emily Vincent
June 26, 2013 - 10:31am
The 2013 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 14-20 on the university’s campus and culminate with the July 23 gala concert at Severance Hall’s Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland. The eight-year-old program is a highly intensive festival for talented piano students in grades 7-12.
June 26, 2013 - 4:09am
Associate Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) Ken Visocky O’Grady and his wife, VCD alumna and Chair of the Art Department at Cleveland State University, Jenn Visocky O’Grady recently released Design Currency:Understand, define, and promote the value of your design work.
by Nicole Gennarelli
June 25, 2013 - 12:00pm
School of Visual Communication Design alumnus Phillip Pastore created AMPERGRAM, a website which allows people to create typographic compositions using Instagram photos.
by Emily Vincent
June 25, 2013 - 10:31am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday, June 27, to consider the university’s operating budget for fiscal year 2014, including tuition and fees for Fall 2013. The Board will convene at approximately 9 a.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library, immediately following a meeting of the Finance and Administration Committee, which begins at 8:45 a.m.
by Emily Vincent
June 24, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s Department of Sociology is partnering with the Kent Community TimeBank to host an event that will feature Edgar Cahn, Ph.D., founder of TimeBanksUSA. Cahn and his wife, Christine Gray, Ph.D., will visit Kent, Ohio, on Saturday, June 29, and present on the topic of timebanking, alternative currencies and social justice. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place at 4 p.m. at the United Church of Christ, located at 1400 E. Main St. in Kent. A potluck dinner will follow at 5:30 p.m.
by Emily Vincent
June 21, 2013 - 10:31am
The Kent/Blossom Music Festival Faculty Concerts continue Wednesday, July 3, with a performance by Cleveland Orchestra principal cellist Mark Kosower at 7:30 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall at Kent State University. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Music and Speech Building at 1325 Theatre Drive in Kent, Ohio.
by Nicole Gennarelli
June 21, 2013 - 4:39am
The School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University is preparing students for a future in graphic design with Inspire, A Summer Creative Camp. In its second summer, the camp’s curriculum covers print design, three-dimensional design, motion and animation, photography and illustration.
by Computer Science
June 20, 2013 - 3:25am
Phase 2 of the CS Principles project, which is about to begin, will be a three-year effort leading to a new AP CS Principles course that will focus both on the creative and practical aspects of computing.  This new course will complement the current AP CS A course, which focuses on programming.
June 20, 2013 - 2:10am
Assistant Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design Jessica Barness and Steven McCarthy, professor of graphic design at the University of Minnesota, collaborated on "Glitched: Portraits of Transformation," which was accepted to the "Art/Identity" juried exhibition at Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA. The exhibition will run from June 27-July 20, 2013.