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Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:31am

Are you bold enough to push Kent State University to even greater heights? 

The university community is looking to “… identify our collective insights and commitment to developing a shared vision — one that reflects with bold clarity our unique distinctiveness as a university,” said Beverly Warren, Kent State president.

Warren’s goal of drafting a vision, values and university priorities by May invites additional input from the community. 

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 7:17am

Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement hosted the 37th annual Student Leadership and Honors Awards on April 8 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event celebrates and recognizes student leaders, organizations and advisors for their contributions to the Kent State community during the current academic year.

Any student, faculty, or staff member at the university is able to submit an awards nomination for any of the categories. A selection committee reviews the nominations and determines the winners.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:48am

Earlier this year, the state of Ohio designated the second Tuesday of April as “Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day.” The purpose of the day, which falls on April 14 this year, is to raise awareness of the value of internship and co-op opportunities in this state and promote the establishment of internship and co-op programs at businesses and nonprofit agencies in Ohio.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:31am
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 2:46pm

Collaboration includes radio reports and documentary film

The WKSU newsroom looks back at two significant historical events, presented in collaboration with Western Reserve PBS. As the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War approaches, Western Reserve PBS (WNEO/WEAO) joins with a national PBS effort to examine ramifications that are still being felt today of that deadly conflict. A focal point of the public television station’s coverage is a broadcast on April 28 of the Oscar-nominated documentary The Last Days of Vietnam, directed by Rory Kennedy and part of PBS’ American Experience program. 

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 10:19am

The Fashion School at Kent State University is currently accepting applications for the Summer Fashion School Academy, a one-week program that introduces high school students to key areas in fashion design and merchandising.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 4:03pm

A conference on creating healthy, sustainable communities across Ohio will take place at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center on April 13 and 14. “GreenTown at Kent” will bring together the public and private sectors from around Ohio to work toward creating healthy, sustainable communities. Attendees will experience the revitalized downtown Kent, learn how to create walkable, bikeable communities and explore topics, such as clean water, local food, outdoor space and how to create socially responsible businesses.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 3:36pm

CNN anchor Carol Costello says she was intrigued to hear what millennials have to say about forgoing marriage.

Costello recently met with students from her alma mater, Kent State University, to share career advice. In return, she asked students about their views on marriage.

Learn more from CNN about what Costello and students had to say. 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 3:19pm

Kent State has set its sights on becoming one of the top 200 research universities in the country.

Rick Armon, from the Akron Beacon Journal, reports on how Kent State wants to double the amount of research money coming into the school in the next five years.

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