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Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:43pm

Members of the Kent State University community were invited to attend the inauguration of Beverly Warren as the 12th president of the university on May 1 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent Campus. A reception followed in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

A week of activities and events leading up to the inauguration day celebrated student success and campus community achievements on Kent State’s eight campuses and the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg. All events were free.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:23pm

Kent State University hosted a grand opening for the Aeronautics and Technology Building on Friday, April 24.

The event celebrated the opening of the 55,000-square-foot building and the move of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology from Van Deusen Hall to the Science Corridor. The new building joins other colleges and buildings, such as Henderson Hall, the Mathematics and Computer Science Building and the Liquid Crystal Materials Science Building. Construction on the building began in summer 2013.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:41pm

Photo of Matthew LikensMatthew E. Likens, president and chief executive officer of Ulthera Inc., will be the keynote speaker at Kent State University’s Michael D. Solomon Speaker Series on April 22 hosted by the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 4:01pm

Kent State University will host Relay for Life, beginning Friday, April 17, at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, April 18, at noon in the Kent State Field House.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 11:48am

Two Kent State students are helping the cast of “Blur” better understand the play’s main character, Dot, who is losing her sight to a genetic disease.

Students Katie Kimble and Brianna Bradley talked with the cast and The Suburbanite about their own hurdles in overcoming vision loss.

“Blur” opens at the Kent State University at Stark Theatre on April 17.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 3:23pm

Photo of Kent State University President Beverly WarrenMembers of the Kent State University community are invited to attend the inauguration of Beverly Warren as the 12th president of the university on Friday, May 1, at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent Campus. A reception will follow at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 12:29pm

Kent State University’s College of Nursing and College of Public Health are collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise. This year’s simulation will be a mock Anthrax release, with a triage and treatment site, and will take place Tuesday, April 14, and Thursday, April 16, from 8 a.m. to noon at Kent State’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:31am

Are you bold enough to push Kent State University to even greater heights? 

The university community is looking to “… identify our collective insights and commitment to developing a shared vision — one that reflects with bold clarity our unique distinctiveness as a university,” said Beverly Warren, Kent State president.

Warren’s goal of drafting a vision, values and university priorities by May invites additional input from the community. 

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 7:17am

Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement hosted the 37th annual Student Leadership and Honors Awards on April 8 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event celebrates and recognizes student leaders, organizations and advisors for their contributions to the Kent State community during the current academic year.

Any student, faculty, or staff member at the university is able to submit an awards nomination for any of the categories. A selection committee reviews the nominations and determines the winners.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:48am

Earlier this year, the state of Ohio designated the second Tuesday of April as “Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day.” The purpose of the day, which falls on April 14 this year, is to raise awareness of the value of internship and co-op opportunities in this state and promote the establishment of internship and co-op programs at businesses and nonprofit agencies in Ohio.

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