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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 3:32pm

Scholar of the Month
D. Blake Stringer
Assistant Professor
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
2013-present

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:02pm

On Nov. 15, members of Kent State University’s Greek community organized and participated in Songfest, an annual philanthropy event. Together, they raised $30,000 for Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (SAVE), a national organization dedicated to suicide prevention.  

Songfest, which is hosted by the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council, brings the entire Greek community together for a good cause through singing, dancing and acting. The skits are themed to showcase the event’s beneficiary in positive and entertaining way.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

Kent State University has enhanced safety on campus and in the surrounding area with the introduction of Dexter, the university’s newest officer and explosive-detection canine.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 11:16am

An education-abroad trip to China this past summer got Kent State University student Garmai Matthew started on the path to actualizing her dream of promoting sustainable fashion. Matthew, an economics major with an international business and Chinese minor, along with five other Kent State students collaborated on research projects with students from Hebei Normal University in the Shijiazhuang Province of China during a three-week, field-experience trip.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 3:32pm

Kent State University students Samantha Phillips, a junior athletic training major from Euclid, Ohio, and Essien Cobham, a senior mathematics and computer science major from Kent, Ohio, were at the right place at the right time to save a life, but it almost didn’t happen. 

On Nov. 4, Phillips had planned to walk outside to enjoy the sunny and unusually warm fall day, but at the last minute, she decided to cut through the Kent Student Center. She is glad she did.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:58am

Kent State University students Samantha Phillips, a junior athletic training major from Euclid, Ohio, and Essien Cobham, a senior mathematics and computer science major from Kent, Ohio, were at the right place at the right time to save a life, but it almost didn’t happen. 

On Nov. 4, Phillips had planned to walk outside to enjoy the sunny and unusually warm fall day, but at the last minute, she decided to cut through the Kent Student Center. She is glad she did.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 4:04pm

A catastrophic landslide, one of the largest known on the surface of the Earth, took place within minutes in southwestern Utah more than 21 million years ago, reports a Kent State University geologist in a paper published in the November issue of the journal Geology.



Monday, November 17, 2014 - 3:37pm

**MEDIA ADVISORY**
Wednesday, Nov. 19 @ 10 a.m.

Ohio Homeland Security to Present Explosive-Detection Canine to the Kent State University Police Department

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 1:30pm

The KSU Flash-A-Thon is a non-profit student organization at Kent State University whose work benefits the Hematology/Oncology unit at Akron Children's Hospital.

This group works year-round to help patients financially and emotionally in the Hematology and Oncology department.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 1:30pm

Make A Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others. Held annually on the fourth Saturday of October, millions of Americans are rallied into a single day of action to help change the world. Everyone can participate. Find a need in your community and use the power of Make A Difference Day to mobilize your family, your neighbors, even your entire town into a day of action. Make a Difference Day will take place on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

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