2013 News Archive

by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
May 7, 2013 - 11:14am
Estee Hodge named top scholar Twenty juniors and seniors were inducted into Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA), the national honor society for journalism and mass communication, and a senior electronic media major was honored as JMC's top scholar at a ceremony held during Student Success Week.
by Bob Burford
May 7, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services seeks applications for its fourth annual Hall of Fame Award Ceremony. Applicants must be alumni of the college who have committed their lives to serving others to make the world a better place. The alumni awards categories are: •    Centennial Alumni Award •    Distinguished Alumni Award •    Recent Alumni Award •    Diversity Alumni Award •    International Alumni Award •    Distinguished Service to Kent State’s College of Education, Health and Human Services
by School of Communication Studies
May 7, 2013 - 10:15am
Every college student knows the painstaking question that goes through his or her mind, “What am I going to do after I graduate?” Kent State University and School of Communication Studies alumna, Arianne Gasser, has found success after graduation.
by Writing Commons
May 6, 2013 - 11:31am
The Writing Commons at Kent State University is partnering with local high schools to help their students become college- and career-ready writers.
by Emily Vincent
May 6, 2013 - 10:32am
Spring 2013 commencement ceremonies for Kent State University are scheduled for Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. All of the Kent Campus commencement ceremonies take place at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Across the university’s eight-campus system, more than 4,450 students will graduate from Kent State this spring.
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
May 6, 2013 - 4:47am
Written by former student Bryan Kelly, the terror-filled tale weaves the story of five young actors who reenact a grisly murder-suicide that occurred at Heathridge University 20 years ago. However, they come to realize it’s not just a simple reenactment. The students soon learn one thing – evil is real.
by College of Nursing
May 6, 2013 - 1:31am
Kent State College of Nursing faculty member Barbara L. Yoost, M.S.N., RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF, received the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award for 2013 for her work with nursing honors students. “I was shocked and humbled to have been named the university’s Distinguished Honors Faculty Award recipient this year,” says Yoost. Yoost first taught at the School of Nursing from 1979-1984.She returned to the College of Nursing in 2002 and began teaching honors courses. In the late 2000s, she was appointed College of Nursing Honors Program coordinator by Dean Laura Dzurec.
by Department of Anthropology
May 4, 2013 - 5:14am
Mark Seeman, Professor Emeritus, was on the Kent State Design and Fabricating Team for the new May 4 Visitors Center located in Taylor Hall. The Center was dedicated on May 4, 2013, and is now open to the public!
by School of Journalism and Mass Communication
May 3, 2013 - 11:11am
Professor Gary Hanson will moderate a discussion with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone as part of the 43rd annual May 4, 1970 commemoration. Stone will speak about “History and Memory in Film,” based on his films that depict ‘60s-era events, from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. on May 4 in the University Auditorium of Cartwright Hall.
by Lyndsey Maurer
May 3, 2013 - 10:32am
The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s Field House Locker Room project will take place at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 3, at the Kent State Field House located at 2227 Summit St. in Kent, Ohio. The Field House Locker Room project is the first phase of the Building Champions Fundraising Initiative. It is also a part of the university’s "Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future" initiative.