News Archive

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:41am

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 11. The Board will convene at 2:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.

Trustees will retire into executive session as part of a working lunch at 11:30 a.m. to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Trustees will meet as a Committee of the Whole from 8-10 a.m. This will be followed by Board standing committee meetings as follows:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:29pm

Photo of Kent State campus - winterKent State University has earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management for the seventh consecutive year. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 2:49pm

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, who represents central and southern Portage County in Ohio’s 75th District, met with 30 of Kent State University’s Choose Ohio First scholarship students on Feb. 13 at the Kent Student Center to discuss a wide range of issues.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:19pm

MEDIA ADVISORY

Kent State University’s 2015 Homecoming Scheduled for Oct. 3

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:59am

Scholar of the Month
Gregory Smith
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
College of Education, Health and Human Services
2001-present

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 9:43am

Kent State University’s 11th annual Rock the Runway student fashion competition, hosted by Kent Student Center Programming, will take place on Saturday, March 7, in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event gives amateur designers, not just fashion design or merchandising majors, a chance to display their creative talents on stage during a fun and energetic evening. 

Friday, February 27, 2015 - 12:00am

Creative teams across Kent State University were honored with one gold and five silver awards at the Akron chapter of the 2015 American Advertising Federation’s 2015 ADDY Awards ceremony. 

Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing team; IdeaBase, a student-run integrated marketing communications agency of the College of Communication and Information in downtown Kent; and Glyphix, a student-run design agency within the School of Visual Communication Design, took home awards.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:06am

Photo of Gemma Casadesus Smith (center) with graduate students in her labGemma Casadesus Smith describes herself as a scientist who likes to investigate ideas that run counter to prevailing thought.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 1:43pm

Photo of Alfreda BrownThe National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) has elected Alfreda Brown, Kent State University’s vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion, to serve a three-year term on its board of directors beginning March 17. 

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