Eight professors from Kent State University will teach at Sichuan University in Chengdu, China, this summer as part of a partnership between both universities. The three-week intensive summer session, known as International Course Weeks, will run from June 30 to July 21, and is an opportunity for students at Sichuan University to gain international experience from seasoned professors.
Kent State University aeronautics student Ryan Weber, from Chardon, Ohio, won the top spot in the power-on landing competition at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’ s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON 2013) in Columbus, Ohio, on May 11. SAFECON is a national competition that brings together more than 300 students from 30 colleges and universities from across the country to vie to be the national champions for both team and pilot honors. The competition develops and advances aviation education through a strong emphasis on aviation safety.
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication announces that Susan Kirkman Zake is the new assistant professor of journalism, focusing on multimedia. Her selection demonstrates JMC’s commitment to moving forward with a multimedia curriculum and remaining relevant with the industry and our students.
The Miami String Quartet and pianist Spencer Myer will open the Kent/Blossom Music Festival faculty concert series with a performance on Wednesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Kent State University. The concert will be held in Ludwig Recital Hall at the Music and Speech Center, located at 1325 Theatre Drive in Kent on the university’s campus.
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) named a team of Kent State University students as the second-place finisher in the national PRSSA 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition. The team consisted of five Kent State seniors majoring in public relations, and its team name was KSU Blue.
Spring 2013 commencement ceremonies for Kent State University were held Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. All of the Kent Campus commencement ceremonies took place at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Across the university’s eight-campus system, more than 4,450 students graduated from Kent State this spring.
Kent State University held its 43rd annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place May 2-5, 2013. The annual commemoration provides an avenue for the university community to come together to remember those lost and injured during the tragedy and also to reflect on the meaning of May 4 for today.
Screening of May 4th Voices A preview of the video production May 4th Voices was held May 2 at the Kent Stage in downtown Kent. The production premiered on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1) on May 3.
The School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University has moved up in the rankings of the nation’s top schools of library and information studies, according to the latest edition (2014) of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science is now ranked overall at number 18, up from number 20. The school’s Services for Children and Youth program now ranks in the top 10, up from number 13.
Kent State University at Stark is responding to the current and future needs of the sciences and health sciences disciplines by adding a state-of-the-art building that will feature educational technology, as well as provide a platform for increased student research through hands-on education and active learning.
Graduate students from the School of Communication Studies on Kent’s campus shared their graduate school experience with communication studies undergraduate students at Kent State’s Stark campus in April.
School of Communication Studies Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator for Kent’s campus, Dr. Mei-Chen Lin wanted to bring communication studies graduate students to the Stark campus to speak with undergraduates about what graduate school has to offer.
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