2013 News Archive

by Emily Vincent
March 13, 2013 - 10:32am
The new degree program is geared toward professional practice, responding to the fashion industry’s growing use of integrated technologies and the trend toward entrepreneurship that spawns small- to medium-sized businesses that manufacture goods locally or within the United States. It is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in fashion merchandising, fashion design or related fields who want to expand their employment options in the $300-billion, global fashion industry.
by Emily Vincent
March 11, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University’s College of Business Administration will hold Graduate Programs Information Night on March 18 in Room 310 of the Kent Student Center on the Kent Campus, and a Stark MBA Night on March 21 in Room 234 of the University Center at Kent State University at Stark, from 6 to 8 p.m. on both evenings. The information nights are free and open to anyone interested.
by Department of Pan-African Studies
March 8, 2013 - 4:16am
Dear DPAS Alumni,
by Bob Burford
March 7, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University continues its participation in the annual RecycleMania competition, where colleges and universities strive to reduce waste and increase recycling. From now through March 30, Kent State will join in the E-cycleMania phase of the competition, collecting and tracking the amount of unwanted electronics, such as computers, printers, consumer electronics and other e-waste materials. University Facilities Management at Kent State is coordinating this phase of the competition by helping faculty, staff, students and community members get rid of unwanted electronic products.
by Emily Vincent
March 7, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State sophomore Jake Wolfe awarded $1,500 for first place Advancement in headgear technology and protection was recognized when Jake Wolfe, a Kent State University sophomore, won first place in the annual Kent State Business Idea Competition for his business, WolfeCon Cushioning Solutions.
by Bob Burford
March 6, 2013 - 10:32am
Five Kent State University students will be working alongside the road crew of the rock group Bon Jovi in Cleveland this weekend as part of the band’s community service initiative recognizing students with top leadership skills and a history of volunteerism.
by Monique Zappa
March 6, 2013 - 3:11am
Kent State University attracts students from all over the world, but one student decided to make his life here official. Andrés Solano officially became an American citizen last month. Solano, who goes by Dre, was born in Ecuador but moved to Chile at a very young age. In 2001, Solano and his mother came to the United States to start a better life. According to Solano, education in Chile is very expensive; most people cannot afford it. Therefore, coming to America allowed him and his mother to study and improve their lives.
by Department of Physics
March 5, 2013 - 11:29am
ANNOUNCING: Summer 2013 REU opportunity focused on Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems at Kent State University and The Holden Arboretum
by Madalyn Etzel
March 5, 2013 - 10:33am
Kent State University is participating in the annual RecycleMania challenge, an international competition where colleges and universities strive to reduce waste and increase recycling. The month of February marks the official start of the 2013 RecycleMania calendar.
by Ryan Collins and Taylor Titus
March 5, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University provides its students with numerous study abroad opportunities to further their college careers and gain multicultural experience. The university’s program in Florence, Italy, is one of the most popular programs, offering inspiring personal, school and work experiences.