Last September, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved construction of new facility for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, as a prioritized project within the “Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future” initiative. Since that time the programming, schematic and development design was completed and the final design and budget were prepared.
Kent State University students returning for the Fall 2013 Semester can expect more variety at the university’s dining centers. To expand their knowledge about fruits, herbs and seasonal vegetables, executive chefs from Kent State visited the Culinary Vegetable Institute of the Chef’s Garden in Milan, Ohio, where they had a culinary retreat.
The Culinary Vegetable Institute provides the world’s most innovative chefs with a place to share knowledge, experiment and discover techniques for growing and preparing flavorful varieties of vegetables.
Weeklong activities and events culminate with May 1 installation of Kent State’s 12th president
Dean Tondiglia of Stow, Ohio, has been named Kent State University’s new chief of police. Prior to leading Kent State Police Services, Tondiglia most recently served as the university’s assistant chief of police and associate director of public safety. He will retain the associate director of public safety title.
Andy Lovrak does not take “no” for an answer. The Kent State University senior advertising major in the College of Communication and Information was told that making a video to benefit children battling cancer might be too difficult. But with full support from Akron Children’s Hospital, Lovrak and his team got to work to overcome obstacles.
Their nearly four-minute-long dance video is on its way to going viral.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Kent State University Scholarships for Broadening Participation in the Sciences Program with funding to annually provide 21 scholarships of $5,000 each for undergraduate students.
Following a national search, Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement.
Kent State University will host scholars from Iraq and Libya for 10 weeks this summer as part of the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program. The prestigious program is sponsored by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Educational and Cultural Affairs Bureau.
This is the second year that Kent State has been selected by the State Department to host Fulbright Scholars. Last year, the university hosted scholars from Iraq for the summer program.
A selection of 2013 Lilly Conference session videos are available for free on Kent State University’s Faculty Professional Development Center’s website at www.kent.edu/fpdc/educational_resources. The conference video page at the link requires users to log in with their Kent State credentials in order to access the videos. The Lilly Conference theme of 2013 was "Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning."