The Kent State University campus is a student’s home away from home, and each year, family members are invited to make it theirs as part of Parents’ and Families Day. This year, Parents' and Families Day will occur Saturday, Sept. 6.
Kent State University has launched a national search for a new Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
The purpose of the Division of Institutional Advancement is to promote awareness among Kent State benefactors of the impact their contributions make to the growth and future success of the university.
Scholar of the MonthMargarita BenitezAssistant ProfessorCollege of the Arts2010-present
Margarita Benitez is an assistant professor of fashion design in the Fashion School of the College of the Arts. Her interdisciplinary focus on interactivity in textiles and fashion blends art and technology, interface design, tangible computing, 3D, architecture and fiber and material studies.
A Kent State tradition for 33 years, the annual Black Squirrel Festival took place Friday, Sept. 5, from 12-6 p.m. on the Student Green and Risman Plaza. The Black Squirrel Festival, which is hosted by Kent Student Center Programming, attracts more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the Kent community. The event included live music, inflatables, rock climbing wall, photo booth, food, local vendors, student organizations and thousands of giveaway items.
Kent State University and Ohio University will be rivals on the gridiron Saturday to kick off both schools’ football seasons, but the presidents of these conference foes have announced plans to be teammates in future educational collaborations.
Kent State President Beverly Warren and Ohio University President Roderick J. McDavis have known one another and worked together for many years, dating back to their time at Virginia Commonwealth University.
In observance of Labor Day, Kent State University will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, and will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
The University Library will be open 24 hours on Labor Day.
The Student Recreation and Wellness Center will have adjusted hours – 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Have a safe and happy holiday!
Ruth E. Ludwick, Ph.D., CNS, RN.C, Kent State University alumna and professor emerita at the university’s College of Nursing, has been selected as one of 168 nurse leaders to be inducted as fellows into the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) during the academy’s “2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference” on Oct. 18 in Washington, D.C. The inductees are selected based on their leadership in education, management, policy and work to improve the health of the nation.
Kent State University’s 18th Aviation Heritage Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 13, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow, Ohio. The fair, a celebration of aviation education past, present and future, is presented by Kent State’s Aeronautics Program.
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