A conference on creating healthy, sustainable communities across Ohio will take place at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center on April 13 and 14. “GreenTown at Kent” will bring together the public and private sectors from around Ohio to work toward creating healthy, sustainable communities. Attendees will experience the revitalized downtown Kent, learn how to create walkable, bikeable communities and explore topics, such as clean water, local food, outdoor space and how to create socially responsible businesses.
CNN anchor Carol Costello says she was intrigued to hear what millennials have to say about forgoing marriage.
Costello recently met with students from her alma mater, Kent State University, to share career advice. In return, she asked students about their views on marriage.
Learn more from CNN about what Costello and students had to say.
Kent State has set its sights on becoming one of the top 200 research universities in the country.
Rick Armon, from the Akron Beacon Journal, reports on how Kent State wants to double the amount of research money coming into the school in the next five years.
National Alcohol Screening Day returns to Kent State University for its 15th year. National Alcohol Screening Day is a promotional outreach effort to reduce and prevent at-risk drinking by providing anonymous screening for alcohol-use disorders. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Kent Student Center.
Kent State Grad Killed in the Line of Duty Honored Through 5K Run, Book Release and Hollywood Movie
Army 1st Lt. Ashley White-Stumpf always had a smile on her face. Those who knew her will never forget the tenderness and incredible strength behind it.
Kent State University freshman Javier Ojeda risked losing it all if surgery to stop bleeding in his brain did not go as planned. Ojeda faced losing the use of his arms, going into a coma, or even dying.
But the night before Easter, Ojeda amazingly walked out of the hospital.
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The Kent Interhall Council will host Lil’ Sibs Weekend from Friday, April 10, to Sunday, April 12. This weekend is a longstanding tradition for Kent State University faculty, staff and students and their families.
The Kent Interhall Council chose the theme for this year, called “Kentcation: A Sibs Getaway.”
The weekend offers a full schedule of programs and events. After check-in, Kent Interhall Council will feature several programs to engage attendees, as well as the dive-in movie at the Student Wellness and Recreation Center pool.
The Kent State University community is invited to take part in the second KENTtalks discussion to share in an open dialogue about race relations, specifically to ensure that every member of the university community feels respected, valued and safe.
E. Timothy Moore, Assistant Dean Emeritus in Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pan-African Studies, will facilitate the discussion on April 14 at 6 p.m. in the Kent Student Center, Room 306.