News Archive

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 2:30pm

Photo of Amanda GoodwinDespite obstacles, student completes public health degree online  

Amanda Goodwin of Akron, Ohio, is no stranger to adversity. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with a progressive liver disease that would eventually require a liver transplant.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:07am

Brianna Ali Arko uses princess magic to turn frowns upside down for children battling cancer.

Ali Arko is in the pre-medicine program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She volunteers for a non-profit group called, A Special Wish Foundation Inc., Cleveland Chapter.

WKYC TV followed Ali Arko as she visited University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospitals in Cleveland.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:55am

Kent State University held its 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Julian Bond, a leader of the civil rights movement, served as keynote speaker at the event.

 

 

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:34am

John DunloskyKent State University Psychology Professor John Dunlosky will participate in the White House Workshop on Bridging Neuroscience and Learning on Friday, Jan. 23, in Washington D.C.

Dunlosky will provide expert input about the current state of research relevant to neuroscience-based interventions for improving education.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 11:34am

Kent State University will be closed Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes, and offices will be closed.

View the MLK Commemorative Events Schedule

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 9:48am

It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student.

Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of Communication and Information at Kent State.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 3:21pm

Photo of Swathi Ravichandran

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has conferred its 2014 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award on Swathi Ravichandran, Ph.D., Kent State University associate professor of hospitality management. Ravichandran is receiving the award at the association’s annual meeting Jan. 11-14 in Chicago.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 2:53pm

The view through a Kent State airplane making its final approach to the Kent State University AirportKent State University just welcomed two new airplanes to its fleet. The planes are Piper single-engine trainers used to gives students an easy transition as they move to a more complex aircraft.

The arrival of the planes is spotlighted in an article on Aviationpros.com.

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 3:25pm

Photo of Kate Harmon

Kate Harmon knows that inspiring great ideas oftentimes involves generating them in inspirational environments. As associate director of Kent State University’s Blackstone LaunchPad, which has helped hundreds of students and employees become entrepreneurs, Harmon is always looking at the outside factors that help generate creative sparks.

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