2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
November 13, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State’s College of Business Administration announces prominent global innovation and entrepreneurship researcher Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., as visiting scholar and endowed chair Swedish researcher and professor Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., has joined Kent State University’s College of Business Administration faculty as a visiting professor and newly appointed Bridgestone Chair of International Marketing. Wincent is a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.
by Emily Vincent
November 12, 2013 - 10:31am
Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, has been named Kent State University’s new dean of its College of Nursing. Broome currently serves as associate dean, professor and chair of the Community-Mental Health Department at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The announcement was made by Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.
by Department of Pan-African Studies
November 11, 2013 - 4:20am
Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will premiere its production of No Niggers, No Jews, No Dogs written by John Henry Redwood and directed by Terrence Spivey on Nov. 21 in Ritchie Hall on the Kent Campus.
by Emily Vincent
November 7, 2013 - 10:31am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will gather for a special meeting Friday, Nov. 8, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the corporate offices of The Davey Tree Expert Company, which are located at 1500 N. Mantua St. in Kent, Ohio. No committee meetings will be held, and no recommendations or votes will be discussed or taken. Trustees will retire into executive session during the meeting to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.” 
by Emily Vincent
November 7, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University announces it will offer the Executive MBA for Healthcare Professionals program at its College of Podiatric Medicine in Greater Cleveland beginning next year. With the induction of the new class in May 2014, the 23-month program will take place on Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine campus in Independence, Ohio, located off of Interstate 77, south of Interstate 480 in the heart of Cuyahoga County.
by Emily Vincent
November 6, 2013 - 10:31am
Summer 2014 will bring the debut of the Kent State Florence Summer Institute, as Kent State University expands its esteemed academic program in Italy. The new Florence Summer Institute will run four weeks, from May 29 to June 29, 2014, and will take place at the same facilities where Kent State study abroad programs are held during the school year.
by Emily Vincent
November 6, 2013 - 10:31am
A research group at Kent State University has described the structure of a new type of liquid crystal that had been predicted theoretically but never seen.
by Emily Vincent
November 5, 2013 - 10:31am
Knowing the right question to ask when faced with a person who is in a mental health crisis has earned Kent State University Police Services Officer Will Scritchfield of Uniontown, Ohio, the 2013 Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer of the Year Award in Portage County.
by Bob Burford
October 31, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will co-host a lecture, “Covering the Egyptian Uprising,” by Sharif Abdel Kouddous on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva on the Kent Campus. Visitor parking is available in the Kent Student Center visitor lot on Summit Street. The night before, on Nov. 6, Kouddous will lead a conversation about the Middle East that is co-sponsored by the City Club of Cleveland at The Happy Dog, located at 5801 Detroit Ave. in Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.     
by Bob Burford
October 30, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. at Risman Plaza. The outdoor program will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the Army and Air Force ROTC programs, and remarks from Kent State President Lester A. Lefton.

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