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by Aaron Hanlin
June 30, 2014 - 2:18pm
Four international Honors College students recently participated in the celebration of world poetry sponsored by the Wick Poetry Center. The World Poetry Reading was held on Nov. 21 at 7:30 pm in Room 317 at the Kent Student Center. Students participants shared poetry from around the globe. Poems were read in the participants' native languages. Among Honors College students featured at the event were Mariam Makatsaria (Georgia), Valentina Peralta (Venezuela), Shen Wen Tan (Malaysia), and Gyorgi Mihalyi (Hungary).
by Aaron Hanlin
June 30, 2014 - 2:16pm
Honors students were recognized for their artistic abilities and talents at the opening reception of the 8th Annual Honors College, College of the Arts Celebration of Student Work held Thursday, March 6. This collaborative effort is an opportunity for Honors students in the College of the Arts to showcase their creative work. Eight students submitted art work for the show with over a dozen pieces participating. Margalit Schindler, senior art history major, was awarded first place for her piece "Nurture Nest" during the opening reception.
by Aaron Hanlin
June 30, 2014 - 2:10pm
An internationally known sculptor, Diana Al-Hadid earned a B.A. in Art History and a B.F.A in Art from Kent State University in 2003. She graduated summa cum laude and earned graduation with honors for her thesis “Digital D@d@.”
by Aaron Hanlin
June 30, 2014 - 2:10pm
Jean Druesedow, director of the Kent State University Museum, has been named recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Honors Faculty Award. The Distinguished Honors Faculty Award was established in 1991 to recognize excellence in Honors teaching. The recipient is selected by Honors students in association with the dean on the basis of strong teaching performance, advising of independent work, and service provided to the Honors College and its students.
by Aaron Hanlin
June 30, 2014 - 2:08pm
As the final project for the semester-long Democracy Symposium Seminar, undergraduate students in the Honors College will present multi-disciplinary performances addressing issues of democracy, citizenship, and voice on Wednesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to noon. Occurring on the second day of the 2014 Symposium on Democracy, the event features a Legislative Theater Workshop with Katherine Burke, School of Theatre & Dance.
by University Communications and Marketing
June 27, 2014 - 3:47pm
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June 26, 2014 - 2:55pm
Kent State University and Eastern Gateway Community College have signed an agreement allowing for the easy transfer of credits, allowing more students to pursue bachelor’s degrees.
by Institutional Advancement
June 23, 2014 - 2:58pm
The Telly Awards has named a fundraising video created for the new Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University as a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The Kent State video submission was one of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries. 
by Office of Student Success Programs
June 23, 2014 - 12:53pm
Destination Kent State has returned! The June and July advising and registration program is a one-and-a-half-day experience for new, first-year Kent State University students that includes an overnight stay in a residence hall. Students are encouraged to invite family members to participate in the program.
by University Communications & Marketing
June 20, 2014 - 12:43pm
The Kent State University College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology's Aeronautics Program will offer a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) minor starting fall 2014. The new minor will help students take advantage of the rapidly growing UAV industry.