2013 News Archive

by Jim Maxwell
March 28, 2013 - 10:32am
Three Kent State University faculty members were recognized during a ceremony on March 19 as the university honored its Outstanding Research and Scholar Award recipients. The recipients of the 2013 award are Michael Loderstedt, School of Art; Katherine Rawson, Department of Psychology; and Carrie Schweitzer, Department of Geology, Kent State University at Stark.
by Emily Vincent
March 28, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s College of Public Health recently received the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Grant while partnering with Sterionics Inc. for work on advancing and commercializing a wound therapy biotechnology product.
by Bob Burford
March 26, 2013 - 10:32am
A team of urban design graduate students from Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design received an honorable mention from the 2013 Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The competition received 149 submissions.
by Emily Vincent
March 25, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. Kent State has been named to the honor roll seven times since 2006.
by Emily Vincent
March 25, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s 29th Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth will be held on the evening of Thursday, April 4, and all day Friday, April 5, at the Kent Student Center. The conference provides a forum for discussion of multicultural themes and issues in literature for children and young adults. “Dreams and Promises: Multicultural Literature and the Common Core” is the theme for this year’s conference, which features authors Angela Johnson and Gary Schmidt, and illustrator Yuyi Morales.
by University Communications & Marketing
March 21, 2013 - 10:32am
Insurance companies in Ohio face a dramatic shortage of career professionals, a talent gap that could harm the industry’s standing as an economic engine for the state. A public-private partnership is now taking concrete steps with the launch of Insuring Ohio Futures, the first effort in the nation designed to attract skilled workers to the insurance sector.
by Monique Zappa
March 21, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s MBA team took home the grand prize in the Cleveland Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Competition that took place at the Union Club in Cleveland. The regional competition’s case focused on mergers and acquisitions. Members of the winning team include Josh Hostetler, Brad Neumann, Frank Russ and Kaushik Saha, all second-year MBA students who will graduate this May. They won an all-expenses-paid trip to Orlando, Fla., for the ACG Global Conference in April.
by Bob Burford
March 21, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University is now accepting applications for a federally funded scholarship program that encourages careers in the sciences. The university’s Scholarships for Broadening Participation in the Sciences will annually provide 21 undergraduate scholarships, averaging $5,000 each, to promising science students.
by Emily Vincent
March 20, 2013 - 10:32am
Four Kent State University creative groups won awards at the 2013 Akron ADDY Awards. The competition was hosted by American Advertising Federation-Akron. Kent State’s University Communication and Marketing; The Tannery, the student-run creative agency and integrated marketing firm of the College of Communication and Information; and Glyphix, the student design and illustration studio with the School of Visual Communication Design, all received multiple awards. University Communications and Marketing won five awards, including two Gold ADDYs and two Judge’s Choice awards.
by Emily Vincent
March 19, 2013 - 10:32am
Insurance companies in Ohio face a dramatic shortage of career professionals, a talent gap that could harm the industry’s standing as an economic engine for the state. A public-private partnership is now taking concrete steps with the launch of Insuring Ohio Futures, the first effort in the nation designed to attract skilled workers to the insurance sector.

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