With the strong support of Kent State University President Beverly Warren, who throughout her first year in office has encouraged undergraduates to enroll in at least 15 credit hours per semester in order to reap the personal, professional and financial benefits of graduating in four years, the Kent State Board of Trustees today (June 4) eliminated the additional per-credit-hour fee charged to students who enroll in 17 and 18 credit hours per semester.
UPDATED JUNE 3, 2015: There are some changes to the media advisory that was sent June 1. Please note that the Kent State University Board of Trustees will convene its next regular business meeting June 4 at 2:30 p.m. (instead of 3 p.m.). The Finance and Administration Committee meeting will meet from 12:45-2:15 p.m. Also, the Board meeting agenda has been revised. It is available at www.kent.edu/bot/meetings.
The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University held its Annual Fashion Show on April 24 and 25 at the school’s Rockwell Hall location. The 2015 show, dubbed “FS2: Visionnaire,” featured 17 collections and 55 individual looks created by 58 student designers. That sizable body of work spanned eveningwear, casualwear and sportswear, with a special category for sustainable production. There also were menswear, childrenswear and juniors collections.
Kent State University nursing and public health students are learning about how faith based organizations play a key role in providing health care around the world.
As part of their degree program, 20 students, along with Ken Slenkovich, assistant dean of Kent State’s College of Public Health, attended the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.
Anshul Sharma, a graduate student in Kent State University’s Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded the Silver Graduate Student Award at the Materials Research Society’s 2015 Spring Meeting in San Francisco, California. She was recognized for her presentation on “Visualizing Gold Nanoparticle Chirality via Nematic Liquid Crystals.”
The city of Kent is among the top ten best cities for millenials looking for work, according to www.nerdwallet.com, an online financial and industry resource.
Kent ranks in 9th place. NerdWallet highlights the location of Kent State University, as well as attractive employment options for young residents, as some contributing factors to the ranking.