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by University Communications and Marketing
May 21, 2014 - 4:43am
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, May 28. The Board will convene at 1:15 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 at 8 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio's "Sunshine Law." Board committees will meet as follows:
by University Communications and Marketing
May 21, 2014 - 4:11am
The School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University is hosting a weeklong pre-college experience July 27 to Aug. 1, geared at exploring graphic design, illustration, photography, web design, interaction and motion. Camp attendees will get an introduction to the practice of design, the profession and creative problem solving, as well as to faculty and administrators on the Kent State campus. 
by University Communications and Marketing
May 19, 2014 - 12:07pm
Kent State University has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award by HR.com at the Global Leadership Excellence Forum held in Vail, Colorado, last month. 
by Morgan Jupina
May 19, 2014 - 9:03am
Kent State University faculty, staff and students gathered between residence halls Centennial A and B on April 24 for the annual Tree Planting Ceremony to commemorate Arbor Day and to celebrate the winners of this year’s RecycleMania competition. More than 460 universities across the U.S. and Canada were invited to practice waste minimization during the eight-week competition. Kent State placed second in the state for recycling 263,354 pounds of material, which is equivalent to keeping 67 cars off the road for a year.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 19, 2014 - 5:07am
Gene Finn is departing from his role as Kent State University’s vice president of institutional advancement and executive director of the Kent State University Foundation for a similar position with Columbia University in New York.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 16, 2014 - 2:43pm
Across Kent State University’s eight-campus system, 4,551 students graduated this spring, including those receiving associate degrees.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 16, 2014 - 10:20am
Kent State University will host the Ohio Higher Education Computing Council’s 2014 Conference May 21 – 23 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent. The theme for this year’s event is “Embracing the Cloud.” More than 300 information technology professionals are expected to attend the annual conference.


by University Communications and Marketing
May 15, 2014 - 2:52pm
Bradley A. Bielski, Ph.D., has been selected as the new dean and chief administrative officer at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. Bielski was named after a national search. He currently serves as vice president for academic affairs and dean at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 15, 2014 - 9:58am
Two Kent State University College of Nursing students recently received scholarships at the Nurses Choice Awards and Scholarship Luncheon, held at the Blackwell Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Sponsored by the Ohio Nurses Foundation, the annual fundraiser awards notable nurses and future nurses with grants and scholarships. 

Interestingly, both of the honored Kent State nursing students have family members who also chose healthcare as a profession.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 13, 2014 - 11:38am
Denise Seachrist, Ph.D., director of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, has been named interim dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, effective July 1, 2014. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement.

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