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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.
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.

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