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Monday, March 9, 2015 - 10:03am

Kent State University’s first Latina sorority, Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc., introduced themselves to the Kent State and Greek community in its step out show on Feb. 20 at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The sorority’s purpose is to give the population of identified Latina students on campus support and a sense of community.

At the show, the sorority announced its coming out to the community with stepping, strolling and bringing out traditional Latino machetes during their performance. 

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 3:56pm

Photo of Kent State students in libraryA new Kent State study finds more links between high smartphone use and low GPA

Kent State University researchers have collected more data to explain the negative relationship between smartphone use and academic performance in college students.  

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 3:23pm

Studying abroad not just for students

As part of President Lester A. Lefton’s visions for the university, Kent State established an international exchange program with the University of Würzburg, Germany, to broaden students’ educational experiences.

The program allows undergraduate students from Kent State and the University of Würzburg to travel abroad and study at the respective universities.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 2:05pm

Loose change, bake sales and restaurant discounts all helped lead up to the grand finale of fundraisers that benefit people with hearing loss.

Kent State University’s Greek organizations pulled together for the seventh annual Lip Sync contest this past weekend.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 10:41am

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 11. The Board will convene at 2:30 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 as part of a working lunch at 11:30 a.m. to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Trustees will meet as a Committee of the Whole from 8-10 a.m. This will be followed by Board standing committee meetings as follows:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:29pm

Photo of Kent State campus - winterKent State University has earned the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus USA recognition for its commitment to effective urban forest management for the seventh consecutive year. 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 2:49pm

State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, who represents central and southern Portage County in Ohio’s 75th District, met with 30 of Kent State University’s Choose Ohio First scholarship students on Feb. 13 at the Kent Student Center to discuss a wide range of issues.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 3:19pm

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Kent State University’s 2015 Homecoming Scheduled for Oct. 3

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