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by University Communications and Marketing
May 12, 2014 - 2:07pm
Kent State University won a Best in Class award for supplier diversity from the Commission on Economic Inclusion, a program of the Greater Cleveland Partnership. The university received the award at the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s annual meeting held last month at the Cleveland Convention Center. 
by University Communications and Marketing
May 10, 2014 - 10:40pm
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by University Communications and Marketing
May 10, 2014 - 12:00pm
Kent State University congratulates its new graduates. The university held its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on May 9 and May 10 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). This spring, Kent State conferred 3,820 degrees, including 2,811 bachelor’s degrees, 860 master's degrees, 144 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.  Across the university's eight-campus system, 4,551 students graduated from Kent State this spring, including those receiving associate degrees.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 8, 2014 - 12:30pm
Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine will introduce its new dean Allan M. Boike, DPM, and pay tribute to Thomas V. Melillo, DPM, the longest-serving president of the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, during its 10th Annual Glass Slipper Féte on Friday, May 16, from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Western Reserve Historical Society in Cleveland, Ohio. The Glass Slipper Féte benefits the Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine’s Student Scholarship Fund.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 7, 2014 - 3:30am
Kent State University’s 2013 freshman class is on pace to set retention records as the number of students who have already committed to returning for a second year has risen by more than 5 percent over the previous year.
by Bob Burford
May 6, 2014 - 11:00am
Celebrated American poet Walt Whitman described his mother as “illiterate in the formal sense,” but claimed that she had an extraordinary influence on his most well-known book of poems “Leaves of Grass.” He once suggested that his great work was the “flower of her temperament active in me.”  
by University Communications and Marketing
May 5, 2014 - 12:13pm
Scholar of the Month: Kimberly S. SchimmelAssociate Professor of the Sociology of SportCollege of Education, Health and Human Services1995-present Kim Schimmel is an associate professor in the School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration of the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Her research focuses on the sociology of sport, especially political economic theory, urban redevelopment and security at large-scale sporting events in local and global contexts.
by Morgan Jupina
May 5, 2014 - 9:47am
The school year is coming to an end and finals, along with the stress that comes with them, are quickly approaching.  Kent State University students, faculty and staff can melt their stress away at the Stress-Free Zone event held by University Libraries on May 5 and 6 from 3-5 p.m. Therapy dogs will return to the first floor of the University Library to help reduce the pressures of finals week and offer a study break to students. 
by Bob Burford
May 5, 2014 - 3:21am
Constance Longmire, Ph.D., instructor and outreach coordinator in the diversity office at Kent State University at Geauga, received the Adult Volunteer of the Year Award at the Akron Area YMCA Annual Dinner in Akron, Ohio, on April 24. Longmire was awarded for her work with the Nordonia Hills YMCA and for providing leadership education to the Akron and Nordonia Hills Area YMCA Leader Clubs. She was anonymously nominated.
by University Communications and Marketing
May 3, 2014 - 11:34am
Kent State University will hold its Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, May 9, and Saturday, May 10, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) and on Friday, May 16, at Cartwright Hall. Kent State will confer 3,820 degrees, including 2,811 bachelor’s degrees, 860 master’s degrees, 144 doctoral degrees and five educational specialist degrees.

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