Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center has been selected by the International Society for Landscape, Place and Material Culture (ISLPMC) to receive its Historic Preservation Certificate of Merit.
Kent News tagged with Department of History
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.
Mindy Farmer, Ph.D., has been selected as the new director of the May 4 Visitors Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She started her new position on July 1. Farmer also will teach public history courses in Kent State’s Department of History as an assistant professor starting in spring 2015. She most recently served as an education specialist at the federal Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California.
Studying abroad not just for students
As part of President Lester A. Lefton’s visions for the university, Kent State established an international exchange program with the University of Würzburg, Germany, to broaden students’ educational experiences.
The program allows undergraduate students from Kent State and the University of Würzburg to travel abroad and study at the respective universities.
Kenneth Bindas, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of History at Kent State University, was recently recognized for his impressive and extensive research.
Bindas is one of six recipients of Kent State’s 2012 Outstanding Research and Scholar Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize faculty members for their notable scholarly contributions that have brought acknowledgement to their fields of study and to Kent State.