The C-SPAN Bus, an interactive multi-media learning center, will visit Kent State University on Friday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The 45-foot bus will be located in the front of Kent State’s Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center and will be open for free tours for students, faculty, staff and the general public.
C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network) is a private, non-profit company created in 1979 by the cable television industry as a public service.
The three branches of the TRIO Program at Kent State University will host the second annual TRIO Achievers Recognition Luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
The luncheon will be held to celebrate National TRIO Week. TRIO is a federal outreach program that helps disadvantaged students, including providing support services to low-income students, first-generation college students and individuals with disabilities.
On Feb. 14, the Kent State University Women’s Center will join with activists around the world for One Billion Rising for Justice. The campaign will build upon the energy and momentum that was created on Feb. 14, 2013, when one billion activists in 207 countries and territories came together to rise, strike and dance in the biggest mass action in human history to demand an end to violence against women and girls.
Kent State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Park Service, providing for enhanced collaboration in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
The new agreement calls for collaborative projects and joint research primarily focused on geology, biology, hydrology and educational programs, according to Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.
Kent State University’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative is a finalist in the Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Creative Culture Grant. The Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative is part of the urban design graduate program and the public service activities of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.
The event is coordinated by Kent State’s Department of Residence Services
Nationally known speaker, thought leader and consultant Eric Stoller will present “Digital Identity, Social Media and Higher Education” on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.
Kent State University Police are investigating the burning of a hand sanitizing dispenser on the 8th floor of Koonce Hall on Feb. 8 at 2:26 am. The fire was isolated to the area of the wall where the dispenser was mounted. No other damage was sustained as a result of the incident, and no one was injured. Residents were allowed to return to their rooms approximately one hour after the incident occurred.
For Brian Lutz, Ph.D., a native of Lordstown, Ohio, what started out as a curiosity while working on his family farm has led him to where he is now: asking critical research questions on fracking and shale gas issues that can affect millions of people in his home state.
Kent State University presents its third annual Spirit of Women in Business Conference on Wednesday, March 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kent Student Center. The theme of this year’s conference is “The Enlightened Woman.” Students, professionals and seasoned business veterans are encouraged to attend.
With the release of its official 15th day census data, Kent State University has set a new record high for spring recorded enrollment. Spring 2013 enrollment is up 161 students, or 0.4 percent, for Kent State’s eight-campus system.
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