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Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 11:34am

Kent State University will be closed Jan. 19 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes, and offices will be closed.

View the MLK Commemorative Events Schedule

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 9:48am

It is late in the evening and the house is finally quiet. This is the time when Cathy Walsh transforms from a mother, a grandmother, a caregiver to her elderly mom, and a fulltime employee, into a Kent State University online student.

Walsh is majoring in organizational communication with a minor in public communication in the College of Communication and Information at Kent State.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 3:21pm

Photo of Swathi Ravichandran

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has conferred its 2014 Distinguished Educator of the Year Award on Swathi Ravichandran, Ph.D., Kent State University associate professor of hospitality management. Ravichandran is receiving the award at the association’s annual meeting Jan. 11-14 in Chicago.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 2:53pm

The view through a Kent State airplane making its final approach to the Kent State University AirportKent State University just welcomed two new airplanes to its fleet. The planes are Piper single-engine trainers used to gives students an easy transition as they move to a more complex aircraft.

The arrival of the planes is spotlighted in an article on Aviationpros.com.

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 3:25pm

Kate Harmon knows that inspiring great ideas oftentimes involves generating them in inspirational environments. As associate director of Kent State University’s Blackstone LaunchPad, which has helped hundreds of students and employees become entrepreneurs, Harmon is always looking at the outside factors that help generate creative sparks.

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 9:56am

 

Cover your right eye and put a blinder on the outside of your left eye – that’s how Kent State University sophomore Katie Kimble, from Rocky River, Ohio, sees the world after nine eye surgeries. 

“I’m not cool with it, but I accept it,” Kimble said. “I’m thankful for the vision I have.”

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 3:18pm

Photo of Kathy SpicerIt is so easy to put on, but so difficult to take off. That is why Kathy Spicer, outreach program manager at Kent State University in the Office of the Provost, turned to Facebook to lose weight.

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:31am

Photo of Maureen McFarlandMaureen McFarland, senior academic program director for Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program, is one of 15 newly appointed members of the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC). State Representative Rick Perales of Beavercreek, Ohio, recently announced the new public members to the committee.

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