The search for Kent State University’s 12th president became official today (May 14, 2013) when the university’s Board of Trustees named Trustee and Kent State alumnus Richard H. Marsh to serve as chair of a broad-based presidential search committee. President Lester A. Lefton announced last month that he will retire effective July 1, 2014, giving the Board and the university community ample time to conduct a national search for his successor.
Salem – Kent State University at Salem recently held its convocation and pinning ceremony for its 2013 nursing graduates.
The ceremony was held at The Lake Club in Poland and helped recognize the students’ hard work and dedication to the nursing profession.
The Public Relations Student Society of America named Kent State University’s Blue Team as the second place finisher in the national Bateman case study competition May 10.
KSU Blue had been named one of three national finalists – out of 68 teams from across the country that submitted entries – in the competition April 15. Eighty teams originally entered the competition.
Associate Professor Valora Renicker will move from her position as creative director of Glyphix into a full-time instructional role beginning in the Fall 2013 semester.
In her eight years as creative director, Renicker has impacted the professional careers and personal lives of several hundred students and represented the School of Visual Communication Design (VCD) in the greater Akron and Cleveland communities.
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Tuesday, May 14. The Board will convene at 2 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.
Trustees will retire into executive session at 9 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”
Board committees will meet as follows:
The Kent State University School of Art’s Downtown Gallery will present “Capture: Photographs by Drew Smith” from May 22 through June 15. The Downtown Gallery is located at 141 E. Main Street in Kent, Ohio. The gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m. The opening reception is free and open to the public.
Two Kent State University Fashion School students will compete in the Supima Design Competition, a fashion design contest that culminates in a New York Fashion Week runway show at Lincoln Center with a $10,000 grand prize.
byKent State University Communications and Marketing
May 8, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its second Kent Multimedia Workshop—a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop—June 6-8 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus.
JMC gains two new endowed scholarships
Fifty-one students won a record-setting $64,000 in endowed scholarships and gifts and were honored at JMC’s annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony during Student Success Week.
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