News Archive

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 4:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Pratim Datta
Associate Professor of Management and Information Systems and Director of the Ph.D. Program
College of Business Administration

Pratim Datta is an associate professor in the Department of Management and Information Systems and director of the Ph.D. Program at the College of Business Administration. His research examines global technology and supply chain management in the areas of user experience, design, security and deployment.

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 12:00am

The top Mid-American Conference (MAC) institutional awards and final standings for the Reese Trophy and Jacoby Trophy were announced by the conference office. Kent State University was honored with the Jacoby Trophy in women’s competition, while the University of Akron was honored with the Reese Trophy in men’s competition.

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:00am

05-30-14-Photo-of-Carrie-Circosta_1.jpgCarrie Circosta, who works in Kent State University’s Office of Alumni Relations, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Fulbright Seminar for U.S. Administrators in International Education in Berlin, Germany, this October. She was selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, which is is made up of 12 members appointed by the president of the United States.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 12:00am

In a ceremony held May 18 in Columbus, Ohio, WKSU was honored with seven awards from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association, including a second-place award for Best News Operation. The event celebrated the best journalism in Ohio. It is the second year that contests for print and broadcast reporting were combined.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 12:00am

James Bracken, dean of Kent State Universities Libraries, stands with Kent State University sophomore Carissa Deeds, the first recipient of the Kent State University Libraries Student Assistant ScholarshipWhat began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University sophomore Carissa Deeds could have imagined.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 12:00am

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:

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 12:00am

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.

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 12:00am

Leadership Award salutes top leadership practitioners and highlights their roles in the industry

Kent State University has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Award by at the Global Leadership Excellence Forum held in Vail, Colorado, last month.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:00am

05-15-14-Photo-of-Bradley-Bielski_1.jpgBradley 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.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 12:00am

Seachrist.jpgDenise 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. Kent State Stark is the only public university in Stark County and the largest Regional Campus of Kent State.