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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Kent State University and Ohio University will be rivals on the gridiron Saturday to kick off both schools’ football seasons, but the presidents of these conference foes have announced plans to be teammates in future educational collaborations. Kent State President Beverly Warren and Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis have known one another and worked together for many years, dating back to their time at Virginia Commonwealth University.  
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Kent State University welcomes the Class of 2018!
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
In observance of Labor Day, Kent State University will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, and will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 2. The University Library will be open 24 hours on Labor Day. The Student Recreation and Wellness Center will have adjusted hours – 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Have a safe and happy holiday!
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Kent State University continues to set records and reach its enrollment goals. The university released its official 15th day census data for the 2014 Fall Semester, reporting the highest retention rate for the Kent Campus in the university’s 104-year history. Retention of Kent Campus freshmen has increased to 81.7 percent, up from last year’s record retention level of 77.6 percent. This represents the percentage of freshmen who continue their studies at the university for their sophomore year. 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Ruth E. Ludwick, Ph.D., CNS, RN.C, Kent State University alumna and professor emerita at the university’s College of Nursing, has been selected as one of 168 nurse leaders to be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) during the academy’s “2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference” on Oct. 18 in Washington, D.C. The inductees are selected based on their leadership in education, management, policy and work to improve the health of the nation.  
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Once again, Kent State University has earned a coveted spot in the first-tier list in the Best National Universities category with its inclusion in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Kent State ranks 194 on the prestigious list, improving from last year’s ranking of 201. Kent State is the only public university in Northeast Ohio to make the first tier. This is the fourth time in five years that Kent State has appeared on the first tier of the Best National Universities rankings. 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Transforum Theatre, a student organization in Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, performed last month at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland. Dedicated to helping students pursue their passions and explore their creativity through art, Transforum Theatre was invited by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform an original work, “A Collection of Grimm’s Fairy Tales,” at the Greenside @ Nicholson Square venue Aug. 18–23.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
On Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m., Kent State University’s Department of Public Safety will test the emergency notification system on the Kent Campus. The purpose of this annual exercise is to familiarize students and employees with building evacuations and precautions to be taken in event of a fire or any other type of emergency.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement is introducing a new initiative this fall through its Leadership Development team. The Leadership Speaker Series features five speakers: Jerome Love, Kym Whitley, Chaz Pitts-Kyser, Lilly Ledbetter and Nikki Giovanni. The Center for Student Involvement is no stranger to bringing motivational speakers to the Kent Campus, but this is the first time that the speakers are being offered in a series.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:34
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics (IAL), in the College of Arts and Sciences, a $166,000 grant to host a three-week summer institute on literature in translation as a means of enhancing cross-cultural understanding for 30 college and university teachers from across the U.S. 

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