These were the vital statistics of CCI’s JobExpo2013 – Kent State’s first job and internship fair specifically for juniors and seniors from every undergraduate degree program in the Schools of Communication Studies (COMM), Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and Visual Communication Design (VCD). JobExpo2013, held on April 26 at The Ritz-Carlton in Cleveland, attracted an impressive array of regional employers, including national advertising agencies, integrated marketing communication agencies, TV stations, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, healthcare insur
Through a unique arrangement between Kent State University and the Enterprise Architecture Center Of Excellence (EACOE), undergraduate students can now earn certification as Enterprise Architects. The first group of students earned the enterprise architect certification in December 2012.
Enterprise architecture is a professional area of practice that assists enterprises in designing solutions to achieve their current and future business objectives.
Collaborative Research Incentive Awards:
Enhancing Social Cognition through Humanities Courses (Mark Bracher and Tammy Clewell, Department of English; Susan Roxburgh, Department of Sociology; Elizabeth Smith-Pryor, Department of History; Deborah Barnbaum and Michael Byron, Department of Philosophy; Nancy Docherty, Department of Psychology; Françoise Massardier-Kenney, Department of Modern & Classical Language Studies)
Innovation Research Seed Awards:
Kent State University and the City of Kent have been selected as the winners of the Larry Abernathy Award from the International Town-Gown Association (ITGA). The award honors the town-gown relationship that best represents the spirit of ITGA.
Four artists performed at this year’s FlashFest: Kendrick Lamar, Steve Aoki, Bad Rabbits and 5 & A Dime. The performances began at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).
“FlashFest serves as an end-of-the-year bash for all students,” said Kent State student Kayli Gatts, who is in charge of social media and publicity for the Undergraduate Student Government. “It’s a sign that the end of the spring semester is near and summer is coming.”
Kent State University designers.in.service (d.i.s.) students from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design partnered with students from Kent State’s Math/Science Upward Bound program for National TRIO Day.
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Boston University Professor Elie Wiesel spoke at the second Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Thursday, April 11, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) on the Kent Campus. Wiesel addressed a sold-out crowd of 5,100 people. Many of the Kent State students in attendance were familiar with Wiesel’s memoir “Night,” in which he details the saga of his family being imprisoned and killed in concentration camps.
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