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Kent State Public Relations Students Place Second in National Competition
The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) named a team of Kent State University students as the second-place finisher in the national PRSSA 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition. The team consisted of five Kent State seniors majoring in public relations, and its team name was KSU Blue. The announcement was made May 10.
Kent State Receives Funding to Support Student Retention and Improve Graduation Rates
Kent State Universityâ€™s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has received funding, estimated at $80,000, from Ohio Campus Contact for two AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members who will support student retention at the university through the Connect2Complete program.
Kent State Makes Two New Appointments in Provostâ€™s Office
Todd Diacon, Kent State University senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, today announced two new leadership appointments in the Division of Academic Affairs. The Division of Academic Affairs is responsible for all academic programs at the university, including all of Kent Stateâ€™s colleges, campuses and a variety of other initiatives.
Kent State Wins Prestigious Gold SABRE Award for â€œExperience for Lifeâ€ TV Campaign
Kent State University earned a Gold SABRE Award for its â€œExperience for Lifeâ€ television campaign at the Americas 2013 SABRE Awards that took place on May 7 in New York City.
Trustee and Alumnus Richard Marsh to Lead Kent State Presidential Search Committee
The search for Kent State Universityâ€™s 12th president became official today (May 14, 2013) when the universityâ€™s Board of Trustees named Trustee and Kent State alumnus Richard H. Marsh to serve as chair of a broad-based presidential search committee.
Long-Serving Faculty Member Yoost Awarded for Work with Kent State Honors Students
Kent State University College of Nursing faculty member Barbara L. Yoost, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF, received the Distinguished Honors Faculty Award for 2013 for her work with nursing honors students.
Kent State School of Art's Downtown Gallery Presents "Capture: Photographs by Drew Smith"
The Kent State University School of Artâ€™s Downtown Gallery will present â€œCapture: Photographs by Drew Smithâ€ from May 22 through June 15. The Downtown Gallery is located at 141 E. Main Street in Kent, Ohio. The gallery will host an opening reception on Thursday, May 23, from 5-7 p.m. The opening reception is free and open to the public.
ADVISORY: Kent State University Board of Trustees Meeting, May 14
The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Tuesday, May 14. The Board will convene at 2 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.
Kent State Fashion Design Students to Show Collections in New York Fashion Week
Two Kent State University Fashion School students will compete in the Supima Design Competition, a fashion design contest that culminates in a New York Fashion Week runway show at Lincoln Center with a $10,000 grand prize.
Kent State College of Education, Health and Human Services Seeks Hall of Fame Applications for 2013
Kent State Universityâ€™s College of Education, Health and Human Services seeks applications for its fourth annual Hall of Fame Award Ceremony. Applicants must be alumni of the college who have committed their lives to serving others to make the world a better place.