2013 News Archive

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.
by Emily Vincent
March 18, 2013 - 10:32am
Dedication will take place during the university's 43rd Commemoration of May 4, 1970
by Emily Vincent
March 18, 2013 - 10:32am
The spring 2013 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Tuesday, April 16. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The featured speaker is Roger Di Paolo, editor of The Record-Courier. Di Paolo will speak on the topic “Beyond Audacity: Celebrating 21st Century Kent.”
by Emily Vincent
March 15, 2013 - 10:32am
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.”
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March 14, 2013 - 12:37pm
As part of the campus-wide Honors Week celebration, Kent State's chapter of the Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (SAACS) is hosting a poster session. Graduate and undergraduate students in chemistry-related fields are invited to present a poster on their research.
by Emily Vincent
March 14, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s fashion school is leading the academic runway with the creation of a master of fashion degree that is the first of its kind in the nation. The university’s Board of Trustees formally approved the path-breaking graduate program today (March 13), allowing the university’s Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising to begin enrolling students for fall semester 2013, pending approval by the Ohio Board of Regents.
by Intercollegiate Athletics
March 14, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s men’s basketball team won Thursday's quarterfinal game against Buffalo with a final score of 70-68. The Golden Flashes will advance to the semifinals on Friday, March 15, at 6:30 p.m. to face the Akron Zips. 
by Emily Vincent
March 14, 2013 - 10:32am
Nearly two years after his previous visit, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood returned to Kent, Ohio, on March 8, 2013, to tour the construction site of the new Kent Central Gateway multimodal transit center and celebrate the redevelopment of downtown Kent. Kent State University President Lester A.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
March 14, 2013 - 4:53am
Kent State University’s 29th Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth will be held on the evening of Thursday, April 4, 2013, and all day on Friday, April 5, 2013, 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 the remarkable Angela Johnson, the talented Gary Schmidt and the amazing illustrator Yuyi Morales.
by Emily Vincent
March 13, 2013 - 10:32am
The new degree program is geared toward professional practice, responding to the fashion industry’s growing use of integrated technologies and the trend toward entrepreneurship that spawns small- to medium-sized businesses that manufacture goods locally or within the United States. It is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in fashion merchandising, fashion design or related fields who want to expand their employment options in the $300-billion, global fashion industry.

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