College of Arts & Sciences News tagged with Wick Poetry Center

Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 10:22am

The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University will expand its successful Traveling Stanzas project with $125,000 in new funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge.

The Knight Arts Challenge funds ideas that engage and enrich Akron through the arts. 
 
Traveling Stanzas: Writing Across Borders is a partnership between the Wick Poetry Center and the Visual Communication Design program at Kent State to facilitate a global conversation through the intimate and inclusive voice of poetry. 

Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 9:09am

The Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center kicks off the 45th Annual May 4 Commemoration by hosting a multimedia presentation by Lauren Onkey, Ph.D., vice president of education and public programs for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, on March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva.

Posted: Monday, December 1, 2014 - 11:46am

The documentary film May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970, created by two Kent State University collaborators, is a recipient of the 2014 Oral History Association’s Oral History in a Nonprint Format Award. The Oral History Association is an organization that seeks to bring together all people interested in oral history as a way of collecting and interpreting human memories to foster knowledge and human dignity.

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 3:32pm

The documentary film May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970, created by two Kent State University collaborators, is a recipient of the 2014 Oral History Association’s Oral History in a Nonprint Format Award. The Oral History Association is an organization that seeks to bring together all people interested in oral history as a way of collecting and interpreting human memories to foster knowledge and human dignity.

Posted: Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 4:33pm

 

October 15 is National Poetry Day!  Please join us at the May Prentice House to celebrate. "Celebrating Our Own" is an annual poetry reading hosted by the Wick Poetry Center featuring our high school and undergraduate scholarship winners.

May Prentice House
Tuesday, October 15, 2014
7:30 p.m.

Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:33pm

On Sept. 25-27, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary with the dedication of a new home and poetry park on the Lefton Esplanade.

For more information, visit www.kent.edu/wick.

Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:33pm

For 30 years, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center has been encouraging new voices – locally, regionally and nationally – and bringing poetry to people’s everyday lives through readings, publications, workshops and scholarships. Now, the Wick Poetry Center, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, begins a new era by relocating from Satterfield Hall to the Lefton Esplanade.

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014 - 12:00am

For 30 years, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center has been encouraging new voices – locally, regionally and nationally – and bringing poetry to people’s everyday lives through readings, publications, workshops and scholarships. Now, the Wick Poetry Center, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, begins a new era by relocating from Satterfield Hall to the Lefton Esplanade.

Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:34pm

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2014 Undergraduate and High School Poetry Scholarships! Michael Mlekoday, winner of the 2012 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, selected the undergraduate winners from a pool of truly remarkable finalists.

 

Undergraduate Winners

1st Place: Ryan Lind for “A Kandiyohi County Road" (see poem below)

2nd Place: Amber Dean for "I was taught"

3rd Place: Kinsey Brown for "Witchcraft"

 

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center presents the 13th annual Giving Voice performance on Thursday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

The performance features local students (grades 3-12), senior citizens, veterans, medical care providers and patients from area hospitals all performing original poetry.

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