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.
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.
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.
Students and employees returning to Kent State University for the spring semester will encounter a couple of new traffic situations as they navigate campus.
A new traffic light has been installed at the intersection of Loop Road and Rhodes Road, near the Kent State Child Development Center. The new signal, which replaces the stop signs previously at that location, will be operational beginning this Friday, Jan. 11.
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Sunday, Jan. 6
Kent State University Game Watch Parties Scheduled for GoDaddy.com Bowl Game
After winning a program record 11 games, the Kent State Golden Flashes football team will take on Arkansas State on Sunday, Jan. 6, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala., in the GoDaddy.com Bowl Game. This is the third bowl appearance for the Golden Flashes. They attended the Refrigerator Bowl in 1954 and the Tangerine Bowl in 1972.
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