2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
January 24, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are sponsoring a panel discussion titled “Puerto Rico: The 51st Star On the U.S. Flag?” on Jan. 31 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public. A dessert and coffee reception will follow the discussion in the Multicultural Center, Room 206 of the Kent Student Center, which is directly above the Kiva.
by Bob Burford
January 24, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Park Service, providing for enhanced collaboration in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
by Emily Vincent
January 24, 2013 - 10:33am
New York-based fashion designer, Season 5 "Project Runway" contestant and Kent State University graduate Suede will introduce his new SUEDEsays line of fabrics and patterns with a free fashion show Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Rockwell Hall Auditorium at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
by Eric Mansfield
January 18, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University has completed a first-of-its-kind online engagement project to enable its faculty, staff and students to participate significantly in envisioning the university’s academic future.
by Emily Vincent
January 18, 2013 - 10:33am
UPDATE 7/12/13: Van Campen Hall will be used for residential housing for the 2013-14 academic year. The originally planned transition to office space will not be occurring at this time. Residence Services to turn building back to Business and Finance division
by Emily Vincent
January 16, 2013 - 10:33am
Rebecca Mieliwocki, who was recognized by President Barack Obama as the 2012 National Teacher of the Year, will present a Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture at Kent State University on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 4:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. This lecture is free and open to the public.
by Bob Burford
January 11, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Kent State Latino Networking Caucus will host the Black and Brown Dialogue that kicks off commemorative events marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The engaging discussion will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m., in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to all.
by Emily Vincent
January 11, 2013 - 10:33am
As Kent State students prepare to begin spring semester class on Monday, Jan. 14, students are encouraged to be aware of the seriousness of the current flu strain. Students who have flu-like symptoms are strongly advised not to attend class or other public events during the time of their illness. Students who need to miss classes or assignments due to flu-like illness are advised to contact their professors as soon as possible. 
by Bob Burford
January 11, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, themed “Empowering the Individual, Strengthening the Community,” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public. Inspirational speaker and Professor Emeritus of Ethnic Studies Carlos Muñoz Jr., Ph.D., at UC Berkeley is the keynote speaker at the event.
by Emily Vincent
January 9, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University has undertaken a bold initiative to provide more incoming freshmen a significant increase in merit scholarships to ease the financial burden on successful students who see the university as their first choice for college.

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