News Archive

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 9:21am

Kent State University student-athlete Jordan Italiano of Canfield, Ohio, was tabbed “Smartest Player in College Football” in’s 15 for ’15 series released on June 16. The pre-medicine/biochemistry major and safety on the Kent State football team carries a 3.978 heading into his senior year.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 1:19pm

Photo of Paul DiCorleto - photo credit: Cleveland ClinicFollowing a national search, Kent State University has selected Paul E. DiCorleto, Ph.D., as its new vice president for research and sponsored programs. DiCorleto comes to Kent State from Cleveland Clinic, where he has served as Sherwin-Page Chair of the Lerner Research Institute since 2002, and from Case Wester

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 12:58pm

Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services welcomes its second class of the Summer Experience for Emerging Diverse Scholars (SEEDS) program on June 17.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:56am

Providing simple encouragement goes a long way in forming a strong bond between a dad and his child, but how do you accurately measure that bond?

It is a question that Kent State University researchers pondered after many dads scored inaccurately low on traditional tests.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:46am

Photo of Harald Blomberg - photo credit: Erin LaBelleSwedish psychiatrist Harald Blomberg, M.D., will share his work, Rhythmic Movement Training (RMT), at a symposium hosted by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services from July 21-28.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 9:46am

Photo of Jordan ItalianoKent State University’s Jordan Italiano is getting national attention for his performance both on the field and in the classroom. has named Italiano to its 15 for ’15 series.

The NFL looks for players who make significant on-field contributions and demonstrate strong academic abilities.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 3:43pm

PNC Bank, N.A., a member of The PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: PNC) will start providing banking services to Kent State University students and employees in Kent, Ohio, on July 1, 2015. Under this new agreement, PNC will provide student and workplace banking, as well as financial literacy programs for the university’s more than 48,000 students, faculty and staff members for 12 years. 

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 4:27pm

WKSU was honored by the Press Club of Cleveland with nine Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards at a ceremony on June 5 at the House of Blues in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The station won four first-place and the best-in-show award for Best Newscast, which WKSU staff received for the second year in a row. Award entries were judged by a panel of journalism professionals from press clubs and news publications across the country.

WKSU winners of 2015 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Press Club of Cleveland are:

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 4:13pm

What do you wish you had known as a freshman in college? Avoid early morning classes? Carry an umbrella, even though it was sunny when you left your dorm?