Kent State University organizations the Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) and the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) proudly invite the community to the third annual Hablemos (Let’s Talk) Conference in the Kent Student Center on April 19. Registration and check-in for the conference begins at 9:30 a.m.
Kent State University will host the 27th Annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference on Friday, April 19, at the Hilton West in Fairlawn, Ohio. The theme for the conference, presented by Kent State’s Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC), is “Employee Ownership: Building Jobs, Wealth & Communities.”
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins visits Kent State University on Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom as part of the Wick Poetry Center’s annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading is free and open to the public.
After holding a competition that drew the interest of internationally recognized architects, the architecture team that will design the new $40 million building for Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design has been determined.
Principal investigator Christopher Woolverton, Ph.D., professor of environmental health sciences, and James Ferrell, biological sciences graduate student, have been collaborating with Sterionics since 2008. The subcontract to Kent State will extend bench research on the Sterionics device, which uses proprietary technology to kill bacteria.
The grant totaled $150,000; $50,000 of which went to Kent State, the remainder to Sterionics.
Jeff Fruit, professor and former JMC director, has been named the 2013 chapter adviser of the year for Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA), the national college honor society for journalism and mass communications.
He will receive the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award in August during the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington, D.C.
Fruit has served as adviser of the Kent State chapter for nine years, and is the 29th recipient of the annual award. In May, JMC inducted 20 juniors and seniors into KTA.
The university is aware of the social media report that a Kent State student has died following an accident on I-65 in Alabama. At this time, we cannot confirm that information through official channels. University officials are investigating. As soon as official information can be obtained, the university will issue a statement.
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