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by University Communications and Marketing
September 16, 2014 - 11:01am
The fall 2014 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.
by UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING
September 15, 2014 - 5:00pm
Got 15? Encourages students to complete their degree on time. The benefits of successfully completing at least 15 hours per semester saves time, money, and increases post graduation options (graduate school & earning potential). Most degrees at Kent State University require at least 120 credits to complete, so if students want to finish their associate degree in two years or bachelor’s degree in four years, they need to take a minimum of 15 credit hours each semester.
by University Communications and Marketing
September 15, 2014 - 9:01am
May 4, 1970, was a watershed moment for the country and especially the Kent State family. We lost four students that day while nine others were wounded and countless others were changed forever.   We take great offense to a company using our pain for their publicity and profit. This item is beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life that still hurts the Kent State community today.
by Foluke Omosun
September 15, 2014 - 8:00am
Kent State University is embarking on a campaign to motivate and assist students toward timely graduation. The university’s “Formula to Finish” initiative encourages students to register for and pass at least 15 credit hours per semester in order to graduate in two years to get their associate degree or four years for a bachelor’s degree, and save time and money in the process. Kent State’s Undergraduate Studies oversees the “Formula to Finish” initiative for all students at Kent State’s eight campuses.
by Foluke Omosun
September 15, 2014 - 2:41am
Kent State University is embarking on a campaign to motivate and assist students toward timely graduation. The university’s “Formula to Finish” initiative encourages students to register for and pass at least 15 credit hours per semester in order to graduate in two years to get their associate degree or four years for a bachelor’s degree, and save time and money in the process. Kent State’s Undergraduate Studies oversees the “Formula to Finish” initiative for all students at Kent State’s eight campuses.
by University Communications and Marketing
September 12, 2014 - 12:00pm
The fall 2014 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.
by University Communications and Marketing
September 12, 2014 - 9:23am
Watch highlights from the 2013 Fall for the Arts Fiesta! This year's theme is AsianFest, and will take place Thursday, Sept. 25, from 4-7 p.m. at Risman Plaza on the Kent Campus.
by Eric Mansfield
September 11, 2014 - 4:22pm
Kent State University President Beverly Warren recently joined U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan in a meeting with regional leaders about the state of Ohio’s infrastructure and the need for increased funding to improve deficiencies.  The group met Sept. 5 in Kent at the Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority’s Kent Central Gateway multimodal transit center. Ryan discussed a report that awarded the United States an overall D+ grade in infrastructure and suggested that the nation needs to invest trillions of dollars in future transportation.
by Elizabeth Thomas
September 11, 2014 - 3:17pm
Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services will honor seven distinguished alumni at its fifth annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Tickets for the event are $35 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, followed by a sit-down meal. The fifth class in the 2014 College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame includes:
by Jim Maxwell
September 11, 2014 - 1:09pm
Does mindfulness meditation truly help in relieving stress and managing blood pressure? It is a popular technique, but until now, no large-scale studies utilizing meditation have been conducted.

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