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Kent State University In the News, April 23, 2014

Kent State University In the News, April 22, 2014

  • (AUDIO) Kent's journalism school faculty protest presidential search secrecy (Goodman, Mansfield)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    The university says it abided by the law, and the process yielded the best candidate for president Most of the faculty at Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication are protesting the secrecy surrounding the late stages of the univer

  • KSU faculty take issue with presidential search secrecy (Idsvoog, Mansfield)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: About 30 faculty in the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication are urging university leadership to produce all records surrounding the secret search for the school’s next president. About half of them also took out a full-pag

  • Kent State University should release records on presidential search, faculty say

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University should release all records, including those held by its search firm, pertaining to its search for president, faculty of its school of journalism and mass communications say. More than two dozen faculty sent a let

  • New wheels on Kent State University campus turn heads (Washko)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The green flash that you see out of the corner of your eye on the Kent State University campus is not an alien pod or an insect on steroids. This "sun-powered trike," as its inventor calls it, is an ELF-- an "electric, light, fun" vehicle driven t

  • Bob Dyer: KSU gets earthy

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Happy Earth Day! Great to see that our local universities are doing their part. For instance, anyone who has been following the local news knows that the presidential search committee at Kent State has been shredding and recycling documents fas

  • Kent State/Cleveland Orchestra partnership gets nod for $5.5 million

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Kent State/Cleveland Orchestra partnership gets nod for $5.5 million Kent State University and the Cleveland Orchestra Musical Arts Association will be reimbursed for more than $5.5 million in repairs to Blossom Music Center. The Ohio Controlling

  • State panel signs off on $5.5 million in improvements to Blossom Music Center

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Ohio Controlling Board signed off Monday on $5.5 million in repairs to Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls. The funding request was made by Kent State University and the Musical Arts Association to reimburse them for previous repairs to the

  • Blossom Music Center gets $5.5 million boost from Ohio Controlling Board

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Less than a month after the Ohio Controlling Board funneled $750,000 to Kent State University and the Cleveland Orchestra's Musical Arts Association, members of the little-known state panel signed off Monday on another lump sum for

  • KSU students challenged with Garment Games (Schofield, Campbell, Berry, Brown)

    Outlet: Repository, The

    Kent State University senior fashion design students have been challenged to design outfits that represent the values of the Gay Games 9 — participation, inclusion and personal best. Seven two-member teams are vying to see who can sew up a $7,500

  • (AUDIO) Parental Involvement Overrated? (Kroeger)

    Outlet: ideastream.org

    According to some researchers, the best way for your kid to get an A is to get out of their way. Parental involvement, they say, is overrated. But that flies in the face of what has been commonly understood: that parental involvement is key to a chil

  • Local news briefs —April 22

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Visitation day KENT: Kent State University’s Child Development Center will host its visitation day on Thursday and Friday on the Kent Campus. The visitation day is broken up into two days. At 7 p.m. Thursday, participants have the opportuni

  • Case, Kent professors featured on PBS Series "Your Inner Fish"

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio—Local anthropology experts from Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University will be featured this week on a PBS series exploring the evolution of the human body. The series, “Your Inner Fish,” is based on the best-sellin

  • Kent State University hosts 40th annual Meonske Accounting Conference April 24-25

    Outlet: Aurora Advocate

    The Ohio Council of the Institute of Management Accountants will host its 40th annual Meonske Accounting Professional Development Conference and Seminar on April 24-25 at Kent State University. “This conference is recognized as one of the top five a

  • Kent State journalism faculty urge release of presidential search documents (Mansfield, Leach)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Faculty of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University are urging the university to release all records covered by the state's public records law from its search for a new president. Some two dozen faculty, a majorit

  • BRIEF: State panel signs off on $5.5 million in improvements to Blossom Music Center

    Outlet: HispanicBusiness.com

    April 21--The Ohio Controlling Board signed off Monday on $5.5 million in repairs to the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls. The funding request was made by Kent State University and the Musical Arts Association to reimburse them for previous

  • Kappa Sigma brothers, jail inmates team up to clean up

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity at Kent State University had a busy weekend recently helping the residents of Portage County, spending the day walking to raise funds for cancer research and later teaming with the Portage County Sheriff's Office

  • Kent State journalism faculty publicly takes school to task

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Kent State's journalism faculty publicly chided the university for its handling of public records and the closed process related to finding departing president Lester Lefton's replacement. The resolution, which is signed by 28 of the 33 members of

Kent State University In the News, April 21, 2014

  • ALONG THE WAY: Kent author spotlights bridges

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    If you like covered bridges and want to know more about them, "America's Covered Bridges," shown to me this week by Editor Roger Di Paolo, could be the book for you. Published by Tuttle Publishing and copyrighted in 2013, this a beautiful book aut

  • History of sculpture detailed (Bruder)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KSU’s ‘Solar totem #1’ hit by bullet during events of May 4, 1970 Nearly half a century has passed since the creation of the “Solar Totem #1” sculpture near Taylor Hall at Kent State University. The piece, sculpted of Cor- Ten steel, was c

  • ALONG THE WAY: Presidential searches costly

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    When I asked a highly placed Kent State official why the confidentiality about the presidential search, he replied it was to protect those applying for the job who might not want it known to their current employers. It is said Kent State spent

  • Writers workshop

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    AKRON: Writers and illustrators can learn tools of the trade at a Get Published! workshop April 26 at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 S. Main Street in downtown. The workshop features three one-hour sessions with the following speakers:

  • Operating in the dark

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch

    Foot-dragging and excuses are, unfortunately, not uncommon responses to public-records requests. But destroying records and using an outside contractor to justify withholding documents that should be public is very concerning, and appears to be a way

  • Summit Choral Society performs 'A Mass For Peace'

    Outlet: Aurora Advocate

    Summit Choral Society will perform April 26 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre as we embark on a musical odyssey featuring Karl Jenkins' masterpiece, A Mass for Peace, being presented as a commemoration of Kent State University's May 4t

  • 2014 Boston Marathon a time to reflect on a narrow escape from bombing, and healing (Was)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Elated with his race at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Rich Wisneski wanted to soak in a great day. So, for the first time in his four races there, he went back to the finish line and joined the throng on Boylston Street, cheering other

  • KSU star women's golfer Ha earns medalist honors at Lady Buckeye Invitational (Robertson, Biggin)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Jennifer Ha wrapped up a win at the Lady Buckeye Invitational on Sunday with a 1-under-par 71, while No. 42 Kent State tied for second place with No. 24 Michigan State at 36-over. Ha shot opening rounds of 72 and 75 on Saturday before a 71 in the

  • Kent State's athletic department announces new baseball parking plans

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State announces new parking plans for home baseball games In response to ongoing construction and high ticket demand for Kent State baseball games at Schoonover Stadium, Kent State Athletics has announced plans for auxiliary parking and shutt

  • Kent State gymnast Marie Case places 13th at NCAA Championships

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State senior gymnastics standout Marie Case began competition at the NCAA Championships on Friday in Birmingham, Ala., as part of the second session of two. Case (Erie, Pa.) was the sixth Golden Flashes gymnast in school history to advance to

  • KSU New Music Ensemble at Last Exit Books

    Outlet: Kent Patch

    Kent State University New Music EnsembleLast Exit Books 11:30 A.M., Saturday, April 26, 2015 Admission Free

  • Celebrate Earth Day in Kent w/ a Film Festival & Block Party

    Outlet: Cool Cleveland

    This weekend, Kent is throwing a party to save the world – or at least try. These events are a continuation of the  8 th Annual “Who's Your Mama? Earth Day and Environmental Film Festival. On Friday, the Kent State University Student Center will hos

  • New show, "Salem" premieres tonight

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    >>> Tonight is the night for salem, a brand-new show on wgn t set in america's 17th century and it has clevelanders in the forefront. Brandon braga say kent state grad is cocreator of the I show set in massachusetts. It uses salem history and the pr

  • MBA LITE Session 4: strategic partnerships for entrepreneurs

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The Hudson Library & Historical Society's Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research concludes its mini-series of more advanced programs for the small business community on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. when Julie Messing, executive director of th

  • Semi-annual Hudson Community Chorus concert set for April 27

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Hudson Community Chorus will sing the praises of spring at its semi-annual concert on April 27 at 4 p.m. The concert venue has moved to the Hudson Middle School Auditorium. Advanced tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and are availabl

  • Kristen Sector is scholarship winner

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    About 135 students from 21 Ohio colleges and universities participated in Tuesday Musical Association's 59th scholarship competition. Auditions were held in seven categories including brass, music education, organ, piano, strings, vocal and wood

  • Blank inducted into Hall of Fame Society

    Outlet: Times Leader - Online

    Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (formerly the Ohio College of PodiatricMedicine, OCPM) announces the induction of Dr. Bruce G. Blank into the OCPM Hall ofFame Society. The induction ceremony will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 at

  • Holocaust Memorial service April 27 at Emanuel Jacob Congregation

    Outlet: Chillicothe Gazette - Online

    MANSFIELD — Emanuel Jacob Congregation will have its annual Holocaust Memorial service (Yom Hashoah) at 3 p.m. April 27 at 973 Larchwood Road. Participating will be religious leaders as well as local government officials and will include readings,

  • 40th annual Meonske accounting conference set at KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Ohio Council of the Institute of Management Accountants will host its 40th annual Meonske Accounting Professional Development Conference and Seminar April 24-25 at Kent State University. "This conference is recognized as one of the top five

  • Celebrations — April 20

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Education Kent State's College of Nursing gave Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards to 34 nurses at 28 hospitals, health networks, private medical practices and public health agencies in Northeast Ohio. Akron-area winners were: Loretta Al

  • Summit Choral Society performs 'A Mass For Peace'

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    Summit Choral Society will perform April 26 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre as we embark on a musical odyssey featuring Karl Jenkins' masterpiece, A Mass for Peace, being presented as a commemoration of Kent State University's May 4t

  • Retiring entrepreneurs find new owners on payroll

    Outlet: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Online

    Chrissy Stewart, senior chemist, does a coression test for protextive qualities of paint at KTA-Tator, an employee owned company, in Findlay, Pa., on April 9, 2014. KTA-Tator tests industrial paints used in bridges, pipelines, industrial plants and m

  • How to Become a Tough Broad in Six Steps and Three Pairs of Custom Made Shoes

    Outlet: Real Hartford

    Gown worn in “Adam's Rib” Whether or not women should “lean in” or close the “confidence gap” are debates of the moment, but this fretting should have been settled decades ago. Do you or someone you know need help figuring out how to be a tough

  • Presidential Search Records

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Officials at Kent State University are correct when they report the school has released hundreds of documents related to its search for a new president. The trouble for the university is that state law requires public institutions to do more than rel

  • Frank Jacobs '66 to Lead Musical Commemoration of Kent State Anniversary

    Outlet: DePauw University

    "Frank Jacobs was a state away when four students were shot to death at Kent State University (KSU) on May 4, 1970, as anti-war protests escalated there," begins a story in the West Side Leader of Akron, Ohio. Jacobs tells the newspaper, "I was

  • Practical nursing program at the Trumbull Career and Technical Center

    Outlet: WYTV-TV

    The Practical Nursing program at the Trumbull County Career and Technical Center will be no more after this year. The state has withdrawn its approval. With the story -- here's Jeff Levkulich. Good evening, this is going to be the last year that the

  • Solving the Unsolved: True Crime 2014

    Outlet: Publishers Weekly - Online

    The premise described above doesn't come from Michael Connelly or James Ellroy; the murder victim was none other than William Desmond Taylor, the popular president of the Motion Picture Directors Association, who was gunned down in 1922 inside his bu

  • Entrepreneurs find new owners on payroll

    Outlet: The Gulf Today

    NEW YORK: Aging baby boomer and business owner Ken Tator had several options when he wanted to cash out a portion of his largest financial asset: KTA-Tator, the Pittsburgh-area business his father started in 1949. “He looked into financial buyers

  • Summit Choral Society performs 'A Mass For Peace'

    Outlet: Gateway News - Online

    Summit Choral Society will perform April 26 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre as we embark on a musical odyssey featuring Karl Jenkins' masterpiece, A Mass for Peace, being presented as a commemoration of Kent State University's May 4t

  • Hidden at Kent State

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Officials at Kent State University are correct when they report the school has released hundreds of documents related to its search for a new president. The trouble for the university is that state law requires public institutions to do more than rel

  • Business calendar — April 20

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Wednesday 40th Annual Meonske Accounting Professional Development Conference, Two-day event — Thursday, Pre-conference seminar, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Kent State University, Kiva Theater. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. $170-$325. To register, www.ohio.iman

  • Trumbull technical school dropping LPN program (Ritter)

    Outlet: WKBN-TV - Online

    CHAMPION, Ohio (WKBN) — Trumbull Career and Technical Center is dropping its Licensed Practical Nursing program next year. The decision was made after a recent ruling by the Ohio State Board of Nursing, which decided to withdraw its approval of

  • Hillel at Kent State University's Israel Fest!

    Outlet: Kent Patch

    Hillel at Kent State University's Israel Fest! Come join a really fun event! It is going to be on the "Green" in front of the Student Center! The event is going to be based off of different cities in Israel- with many activities to do! (Including a B

  • Holocaust Memorial service April 27 at Emanuel Jacob Congregation

    Outlet: Mansfield News-Journal - Online

    MANSFIELD — Emanuel Jacob Congregation will have its annual Holocaust Memorial service (Yom Hashoah) at 3 p.m. April 27 at 973 Larchwood Road. Participating will be religious leaders as well as local government officials and will include readings

  • Retiring entrepreneurs find new owners on payroll

    Outlet: Bulletin - Online, The

    Rebecca Droke /Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Chrissy Stewart, senior chemist, performs product testing at KTA-Tator, an employee-owned company, in Findlay, Pa. KTA-Tator tests industrial paints used in bridges, pipelines, industrial plants and more. Agi

  • We Asked the World's Top Fashion Schools: How Are You Teaching Sustainability to Tomorrow's Designers? (Palomo-Lovinski)

    Outlet: Fashion Spot, The

    The designer  John Patrick  has been on the forefront of sustainability in fashion ever since he first launched his brand, Organic , in 2004. As theFashionSpot's April guest editor, JP wanted to find out whether the next generation of designers and f

  • Readers react strongly to Kent State vice president holding baby shower on campus during work hours

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Iris Harvey, vice president of university relations, had invited about 50 people who work in her departments to an afternoon baby shower in a room in the library but moved it off campus and after hours when The Plain Dealer told her of concerns from

  • 'Salem' casts an eerie spell with its story about witches

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Television has another eerie entry in the supernatural sweepstakes. Make room on the creepy landscape for the stylish "Salem," a bewitching slice of alternate history premiering at 10 p.m. Sunday, April 20, on WGN America. Co-cr

Kent State University In the News, April 18, 2014

  • Spring wild turkey hunting seasons opening: Outdoor Calendar

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    April 23: Ohio Boating Education Course, second 4-hour session on April 30, 6-10 p.m., Kent State Recreation and Wellness Center, 1550 Ted Boyd Dr., Kent. Cost $30. Pre-registration required at 330-672-4732. May 21: Ohio Boating Education Course,

  • Cleveland Arts listings for April 18-24

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    DISCUSSIONS/LECTURES Kent State University. Wick Poetry Center, 1065 Risman Plaza 330-672-2067 or kent.edu/wick. Symposium on Democracy: Poet Martin Espada. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. 04/24/14 Free. COMMUNITY THEATER Kent State University. Center

  • Ten things to do in Northeast Ohio: April 18-24

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Here's the latest installment of our weekly list of upcoming arts, culture and entertainment events that runs each Thursday on CrainsCleveland.com. On tap for the next week: The "Psycho" score performed live by the Cleveland Orchestra, "Invitation

  • There still may be room at the table for Breakfast with Bunny and Friends at Stan Hywet

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    MUSEUMS Kent State University Museum. Rockwell Hall, Main and Lincoln streets. 330-672-3450 or kent.edu/museum. 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday (until 8:45 p.m. Thursday), noon-4:45 p.m. Sunday. . $5, adults; $4, senior citizens; $3, ages 18

  • There still may be room at the table for Breakfast with Bunny and Friends at Stan Hywet

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    PARKS/OUTDOORS Kent State University. Geauga Campus, 14111 Claridon-Troy Road, Burton. 440-834-4187 or kent.edu. Earth Day Celebration. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday.(4/19)

  • NCAAs start today for Kent State star Marie Case (Biggin)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State senior gymnastics star Marie Case opens competition today in the All-Around at the NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Ala. Case, who is from Erie, Pa., qualified after tying for fifth place at the Baton Rouge Regional with a score of 39.

  • Kent State spring football: Annual kick scrimmage gives special teams a chance to shine (Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Special teams players often don’t have much to do during spring football practices once they’ve run through their unit and individual drills early each day. That’s why Kent State junior kicker and punter Anthony Melchiori was so excited abou

  • Student computer designed art exhibit and silent auction

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Kent State University in Tuscarawas and the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts are sponsoring the 10th annual student computer designed art exhibit and silent auction April 24 from 7-9 p.m. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will b

  • Get Out! Celebrate the Earth

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Here's a look at some local Earth Day events Event highlights Earth Day is Tuesday, and area residents will have lots of ways to celebrate nature, whether it's through hikes, animal visits, educational programs, craft making, document shredding

  • Summit Choral Society performs 'A Mass For Peace'

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Summit Choral Society will perform April 26 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre as we embark on a musical odyssey featuring Karl Jenkins' masterpiece, A Mass for Peace, being presented as a commemoration of Kent State University's May 4t

  • Conference eyes alternative energy

    Outlet: Weirton Daily Times - Online, The

    EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - The 10th anniversary Environmental Justice Conference will feature speakers discussing the impacts of fracking, geothermal heating and cooling as a form of alternative energy, and water problems in Dar es Salaam that have the p

  • Summit Choral Society commemorating Kent’s May 4

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    DOWNTOWN AKRON — Frank Jacobs was a state away when four students were shot to death at Kent State University (KSU) on May 4, 1970, as anti-war protests escalated there. “I was teaching at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind.,” said Jacobs, now

  • Anne Frank's cousin brings story of her life here April 24

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    Anne Frank was “no wonder child,” says her first cousin, Buddy Elias. The heroine of the world's most famous diary was “very lively, playful and she inherited the writing talent from the Frank family,” Elias said by email from Basel, Switzerland, whe

  • Get Out! Celebrate the Earth

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Here's a look at some local Earth Day events Event highlights Earth Day is Tuesday, and area residents will have lots of ways to celebrate nature, whether it's through hikes, animal visits, educational programs, craft making, document shredding

Kent State University In the News, April 17, 2014

  • Should a boss invite employees to attend a baby shower on company time? (Harvey)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Kent State vice president changes event following concerns KENT, Ohio -- An invitation to a business-hours baby shower sent by a Kent State University vice president to those who work in her departments raised concerns from employees who felt pres

  • Theatre

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance — (E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent State; 330-672-2787, www.theatre.kent.edu) Pride and Prejudice opens Friday and continues through April 27. 8 p.m

  • Unique Wheels: Taking the ‘Elf’ for a Test Ride (Washko)

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio– Some new wheels on the Kent State University campus are turning people’s heads in amazement. It’s a solar-powered tricycle that rides like a bike and drives like a dream. It’s called the ‘Elf.’ “The name is very appropriate– electri

  • Kent State University's presidential search should be on the record: editorial

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Kent State University has foolishly overshadowed the selection of Beverly Warren, provost of Virginia Commonwealth University, by conducting a top-secret search for a new president in which the university destroyed interview notes from the search com

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, 2015, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glass: Selections From the Kent State University Museum Collection through June 28, 2015; and Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye through Oct. 5, 2014.

  • Business news briefs — April 17

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    CAREERS Agriculture information An Agriculture College and Career Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Veale Center Gymnasium at Case Western Reserve University (located at 2138 Adelbert Road, Cleveland). Kent State’s Sale

  • Agricultural fair

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    CLEVELAND: U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Warrensville Heights, will host an Agriculture College and Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Veale Center Gymnasium at Case Western Reserve University, 2138 Adelbert Road. The free event is open t

  • ‘Pride and Prejudice’ will take the stage at Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    There are few modern romances that can withstand literature’s classic love stories. Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance concludes its 2013-14 season with a production of one of the greatest love stories of all time, Jane Aus

  • Arts on display in downtown Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Keep up and get involved with the thriving arts community in downtown Kent this weekend. student art show and “people ’s choice ” award Kent State University’s College of the Arts presents a new, annual juried art competition, “Stratosphere.

  • Final New Music Series concert set

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The final concert of the 2013-14 Kent State University New Music Series will be presented at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Carl F. W. Ludwig Recital Hall on the KSU campus. Admission will be free. Special guest artists will be the Akros Percussi

  • PFERD Names Tool Mobile Program Leader

    Outlet: Contractor Supply - Online

    Jeffrey Kwasny will lead mobile training program. The PFERD Tool Mobile program, which was launched in the U.S. ten months ago after proving successful in Europe and Australia, has a new applications Sales Engineer in charge. Jeffrey R. Kwasny has

  • Kent State Grad Producing Movie

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    Louisiana in movies and the witches have to do with northeast ohio going todd meany went to shreveport louisiana to talk to the cast and crew of salem and they know much about you. Said massachusetts was one of the first locations in the nation so ho

  • Cleveland State, Kent State recruits sign in; Akron still waiting (Senderoff)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Cleveland State found itself looking for a guard in the late signing period after junior Sebastian Douglas suffered a third knee injury that ended his career. The Vikings found one in Kenny Carpenter, 6-5, from Detroit, while Kent State landed junior

  • Kent State Grad Producing Movie

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    Which is louisiana movies with northeast ohio >> Todd meany tells us about the wgn america show salem massachusetts file a first location in the nation so how does that connect to the best location, ask the cast and crew of the new wgn america show s

  • The PotMaker Makes Seed Starting Simple (VerWiebe)

    Outlet: Lehman's Country Life

    Make biodegradable seed starter pots easily with The PotMaker from Lehman's in Kidron, or at Lehmans.com. Today's article comes to us from Ann VerWiebe, a staffer at 89.7 WKSU, a service of Kent State University. We're proud to help support public ra

  • Marion Public Health study to address funding questions

    Outlet: News-Herald - Online

    Kent State University director to report findings Thursday at Temple Israel MARION — Marion Public Health will receive less of its funding from the city and more from the county if the health agency’s board follows the findings of a university stu

  • Writers' Workshop recognizes local students' stories, artwork

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State Tuscarawas held the Writers' Workshop recognizing local students' stories and artwork April 11. Student choice winners were Lexi Brady and Bryandy Mossor of Carrollton; Rachel Gibbs and Sarah Grages of New Philadelphia; and Sam Carroll a

Kent State University In the News, April 16, 2014

  • POWERcorps helps to bridge the gaps

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The POWERcorps program is a program of Family & Community Services, Inc. Its goal is to provide recreation, social, and leisure opportunities for teens and adults with developmental disabilities. The POWERcorps team is here to bridge the gaps in

  • KSU to unveil new building (Hilton)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University faculty, staff and students will notice a new building on the Kent Campus this fall when the university welcomes the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall. A midpoint construction eve

  • How to make wholesale clubs worth the cost

    Outlet: Chicago Tribune

    Don't go it alone, avoid perishables, stick to list Big discounts await shoppers at wholesale membership clubs like Sam's Club, BJ's and Costco, and shoppers swear by them to save money. For small businesses who need to buy in bulk and for larg

  • Marion Public Health study to address funding questions

    Outlet: Journal & Courier - Online, The

    Kent State University director to report findings Thursday at Temple Israel MARION — Marion Public Health will receive less of its funding from the city and more from the county if the health agency’s board follows the findings of a university stu

  • National tour of ‘West Side Story’ coming to Kent State Tuscarawas

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of “West Side Story” is coming to the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas April 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’ Broadway direction is recreated

  • Marion Public Health study to address funding questions

    Outlet: Lancaster Eagle-Gazette - Online

    Kent State University director to report findings Thursday at Temple Israel MARION — Marion Public Health will receive less of its funding from the city and more from the county if the health agency’s board follows the findings of a university stu

  • On the Move

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University: AnnMarie LeBlanc has been chosen to serve as interim dean of the College of Communication and Information starting July 1. LeBlanc currently serves as director of Kent State's School of Visual Communication Design, one of the f

  • Marion Public Health study to address funding questions

    Outlet: Marion Star - Online

    MARION — Marion Public Health will receive less of its funding from the city and more from the county if the health agency's board follows the findings of a university study and the recommendation of health commissioner, Tom Quade. John Hoornbeek

  • Monuments Men author speaks at Kent State Stark

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Author and philanthropist Robert Edsel spoke to a sold-out audience at Kent State Stark on April 7 as part of the Featured Speakers series. Author and philanthropist Robert Edsel spoke to a sold-out audience at Kent State Stark on April 7 as part

  • KSU student pleads not guilty to charges

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    A Kent State University freshman pleaded not guilty Monday to felony charges stemming from shots fired on the Kent campus on April 2. 24 year-old Quavaughntay Tyler, of lake Street, in Kent faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon, tampering with

Kent State University In the News, April 15, 2014

  • Alleged Kent State gunman faces three felonies

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent man pleads not guilty to charges A Kent S t a t e University freshman pleaded not guilty Monday in Portage County Common Pleas Court to felony charges stemming from shots fired on the Kent campus on April 2. Quavaughntay L. Tyler, 24

  • Davey Tree CEO to speak in Fairlawn

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Karl Warnke, chief executive officer of Davey Tree Expert Co., will give the morning keynote address on April 24 at the annual Ohio Employee Ownership Conference. The event will be held at the Hilton Akron-Fairlawn, 3180 W. Market St. in Fairlawn.

  • Kent State University took measures to keep presidential search secret, newspaper says: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University officials were so intent on keeping their search for a new president secret that they destroyed search committee notes and documents, the Akron Beacon Journal reported. Search committee members said all notes and

  • Kent State School of Fashion hosts "Garment Games - Inclusion by Design" in support of Gay Games

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University's School of Fashion Design and Merchandising and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will be hosting the Garment Games – Inclusion By Design. It's a fashion sportswear design competition beginning at 6:3

  • Kent State spring football: Nate Terhune hoping to add more big plays to his ‘SportsCenter’ moment (Sharp)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Nate Terhune doesn’t mind being known as “a fat guy who scored a touchdown.” Being labeled a college football “freak” would be even better as far as Terhune, a Kent State junior nose tackle, is concerned. It was versatile Dri Archer who m

  • Going Places: April 14, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY: Constance D. Harper (Call & Post) received the 2014 Diversity in Media Distinguished Leadership Award. ST. PAUL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF AKRON: Iris E. Harvey (Kent State University) received the 2014 Harold K.

  • Kent State University at Stark Holds Job Fair Today

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    A big job fair will be held today. The spring job fair will host over 75 companies looking to hire in areas like manufacturing, administrative, healthcare, finance and more. The fair is from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 at the kent state stark campus. Dress

  • Huge Stark County job fair

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    Stark County Job Board hosts spring job fair today A big job fair is being held in Stark County Tuesday. The Stark County Job Board's spring job fair will host more than 75 companies looking to hire in areas like manufacturing, administrative

  • Kristin Anderson

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    Kristin Anderson rejoined the WKYC news team in October of 2013 and reports for the 6 & 7 PM newscasts. Kristin brings 15 years of broadcasting experience from all around the country to WKYC. Kristin began her career in La Crosse, WI and later mov

  • Fox 8 News at 10PM

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    If you need a job or want a better one tomorrow could be your lucky day. 75 local employers all of whom are hiring will be looking for people to fill all open positions it's pretty clear they are in stark county. Organizers say the environment for jo

  • What's going on? April 15

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Are you looking for something to do? Here's what's happening around the area. Today • Student art exhibit — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Main Hall Art Gallery, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. The Student Juried A

  • Summit Choral Society Concert

    Outlet: Kent Patch

    The 75 voice Masterworks Chorale will perform 2 Unique Masses: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass by Carol Barnett KSU Sociology Professor Emeritus Jerry Lewis, expert on the KSU May 4th, 1970 event, wil

  • YSU FOUNDATION INCREASES SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT

    Outlet: Jambar, Youngstown State University - Online

    Over the past two years, the Youngstown State University Foundation has implemented a strategic plan that has allowed the foundation to allocate a record $7.4 million dollars in scholarship support to the next academic year — a move that could attrac

  • Spending? Regionalism? Transparency? Your input needed on questions for GOP Lake Co. commissioner candidates: editorial board

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Tomorrow morning, April 15, the editorial board is scheduled to interview the three Republicans vying to go up against incumbent Democratic Lake County Commissioner Daniel P. Troy in November. All three Republicans say they would bring a new perspect

  • Flashnotes Helps Students Study–And Make Money

    Outlet: Nibletz

    If you're the smart kid in class, it's time to stop doing everyone's studying for free. Flashnotes.com is a peer-to-peer marketplace for college notes and study guides. Students post their guides on the platform, and each sells for around $10.

  • Wake Forest logo ranked ninth ugliest, gets an 'F' for creativity

    Outlet: News & Record - Online

    LostLettermen.com ranked the 10 ugliest logos at FBS schools, and although its subjective, Wake Forest came in at No. 9. As in the ninth ugliest. The ranking is more based on the lack of creativity, which the site said deserves an "F." W

  • Hepburn's Clothes On Display At CHS

    Outlet: Hartford Courant - Online

    Ladies, Katharine Hepburn knew how to shop wisely. When she found pants that fit right, she bought several pair. And as far as shoes, when she found the ones that worked best, she bought a few pair instead of just one. Proof of those habits

  • KSU New Music Series

    Outlet: Kent Patch

    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY NEW MUSIC SERIES THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE , Director Anthony Donofrio, Artistic Advisor with Faculty Guest Artists Jay White,countertenor Alissa Shuster, fluteKeith Robinson, cello Sebastia

Kent State University In the News, April 14, 2014

  • Walter ‘Doc’ Watson, 80, former director of KSU music school, dies (Seachrist)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Remembered as an enthusiastic educator, mentor Music was life for Walter “Doc” Watson. “Maybe the thing that marks it for you is when you’re working and it doesn’t seem like work,” the professor, composer, college administrator, accompanist, or

  • Dominion honors Kent, KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Dominion East Ohio recently honored the City of Kent and Kent State University with a Community Impact Award recognizing the partnership efforts resulting in the $120 million in revitalization projects that have linked the city’s downtown with the c

  • Recycling on Kent commission agenda

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent Sustainability Commission will meet Tuesday to receive a update on downtown recycling, a Kent State University greenhouse gas study, discuss the possible future projects and to review fracking reports. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at

  • Case Dismissed Against Female in Kent Lockdown Incident

    Outlet: Fox 8 Morning News - WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio — The case has been dismissed against a student accused of hiding a gun used in the Kent State University shooting incident earlier this month. Breana Francis, 20, of Columbus, faced charges of obstruction of justice and tampering with

  • Case against Kent State shooting suspect moving forward, court documents show

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio – Portage County prosecutors are moving forward with charges against a Kent State University student arrested in connection with a campus shooting, court records show. Breana Francis, 18, is accused of hiding the gun that 24-year-old Qu

  • University of Akron trustees edge closer to naming presidential finalists

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Within a few weeks, the University of Akron is expected to bring finalists to campus for interviews with administrators, faculty, students and others for the big job on campus: president. “Honestly, I want to move this along as quickly as I can,”

  • Kent State shredded documents to hide information about presidential search, committee members say (Lovejoy, Mansfield)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Kent State officials were so intent on keeping their search for a new president secret that they destroyed search committee notes and documents. Search committee member Tom Janson, a music professor, said KSU shredded his notes and documents

  • Ken Burns film 'The Address' airs a week before his talk at Kent State

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Every year, the students at Vermont's Greenwood School are challenged to memorize and publicly recite Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. And every year, New Hampshire-based filmmaker Ken Burns goes to this tiny school as a judge

  • ALONG THE WAY: David Dix (Lefton)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Lester Lefton, retiring after what appears to have been a very successful eight years as president of Kent State University, did not apply for the job, originally, but was recruited. Sandra Harbrecht, who led the search for a successor for the out

  • Student Journalist Files "Fabricated" Scene In Story Featured

    Outlet: AkronNewsNow.com

    A student journalist is no longer writing for the Daily Kent Stater newspaper, as the paper says he "fabricated" a scene in a story earlier this week. The student editor at the Kent State University newspaper says the journalism student admitted m

  • Kent State, UA students selected for Knight scholarships

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Six area college students have been selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot. A seventh student has received a scholarship from the Akron Press Clu

  • Expansion of Kent State Wi-Fi network to bring more free access to Esplanade, city (Wearley)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University and its surrounding city are working together to ensure large swaths of each have the wireless Internet connectivity modern society increasingly demands and expects. The university wants every inch of campus outside dorms and

  • Kent State Sports Report: Flashes turn in personal bests at Tennessee Relays

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State track and field athletes continued to notch personal bests in bunches last weekend at the Tennessee Relays. William Barnes took second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 13.99, moving into third on the school's all-time list with h

  • KSU spring football: Cousins Darren Goodson, Trayion Durham make football a family affair

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: College brought cousins Darren Goodson and Trayion Durham together. Now, the standout Kent State athletes are relying on football to help them become family. Goodson, a 6-foot-5, 245-pound senior forward on the basketball team, and Durham

  • Patriots' wideout to host Kent State Athletics Scholarship Auction (Geis)

    Outlet: Tallmadge Express

    Kent State has added some major star power to make its third annual Athletics Scholarship Auction the best one yet. Julian Edelman, a standout wide receiver for the New England Patriots and former star quarterback for the Golden Flashes, is expect

  • Patriots WR Julian Edelman to co-host Kent State athletics auction (Geis)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State has added some major star power to make its 3rd annual Athletics Scholarship Auction the best one yet. Julian Edelman, a former star quarterback for the Golden Flashes, who is currently a standout wide receiver for the New England Patri

  • Former area librarian being featured at KSU for her pop-up collection

    Outlet: Salem News

    A former area librarian is being featured at Kent State University for a her pop-up book collection. Carol Davis, who retired from the Leetonia library in 1983, recently donated over 500 pop-up books to the university library and has now been invi

  • Kent State man pleads not guilty after shot fired

    Outlet: WXIX-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) - A Kent State University student suspected of prompting a campus lockdown after shooting himself in the hand has pleaded not guilty to carrying a concealed weapon. A judge on Monday set bond at $40,000 and told 24-year-old Quavaug

  • Kent State Trumbull to have three fairs

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    A trio of fairs spanning a variety of interests will take place at Kent State University at Trumbull the week of April 27. All events will be in the Technology Building, 4314 Mahoning Ave. NW. Things kick off when KSU at Trumbull hosts its ann

  • Johnny Depp, 'Mad Men,' zentangle art, 'Orphan Black' and Rihanna: Pop 10

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Johnny Depp plays Dr. Will Caster, an expert in artificial intelligence who wants to create a self-aware, intelligent machine in the new science fiction movie "Transcendence." The cast includes Paul Bettany, Kate Mara and Morgan Freeman. Opens Friday

  • Arraignment Set for KSU Shooting Suspect

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    A Cleveland man is due for video arraignment in Portage County Court on Monday, following his indictment on charges in connection with the April 2 shooting incident that resulted in a lock-down on the Kent State campus. 24-year-old Quavauntay Tyler w

  • Man indicted over gunshot at Kent State

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    A Portage County grand jury has indicted a Kent State University student on three counts over a gunshot fired during an argument on campus last week. Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24, was charged with tampering with evidence, carrying a concealed weapon a

  • KSU student indicted on three felony counts in on-campus shooting

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    A Portage County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against a Kent State University student accused of shooting himself in the hand during an argument on campus last week. Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24, was charged with carrying a conceal

  • Original Charges Dismissed against KSU Student

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    The original charges of obstructing justice and tampering with evidence have reportedly been dismissed against a female student at Kent State University in the April 2 shooting incident that spawned a lock-down on campus. However, that doesn't necess

  • Breana Francis charged in connection with shot fired on Kent State campus.

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - Prosecutors are dropping the charges against a Kent State University student that was charged in connection with the shot fired on the Kent State campus April 2. Breana Francis, 20, was originally charged with obstruction of justice a

  • Ten things to do in Northeast Ohio: April 11-17

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Here's the latest installment of our weekly list of upcoming arts, culture and entertainment events that runs each week on CrainsCleveland.com. Here's the latest installment of our weekly list of upcoming arts, culture and entertainment events tha

  • Kent State students hope Showcase performances opened stage doors (Kent, Stillings

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    It all came down to a two-minute, passion-packed, talent-saturated solo performance by each singer — enough to make agents and casting directors bite, as Kent State University musical theater students showed off their triple-threat skills in New York

  • Charges dropped against student in Kent State shooting

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Breana Francis, 18,was accused of hiding the gun 24-year-old Quavaugntay L. Tyler fired on campus on April 2, university spokeswoman Emily Vincent said. The Columbus native was charged Wednesday with obstruction of justice and tampering with evid

  • Case Dismissed Against Female in Kent Lockdown Incident

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio -- The case has been dismissed against a student accused of hiding a gun used in the Kent State University shooting incident earlier this month. Breana Francis, 20, of Columbus, faced charges of obstruction of justice and tampering with ev

  • April luncheon at Dennison Yard April 17

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Twin City Chamber of Commerce will host an April luncheon at noon April 17 at the Dennison Yard, 313 Center St., Dennison. Speakers will include: Joe Belinsky, certified business advisor, SBDC Kent State University at Tuscarawas. The topic of

  • Student Computer Designed Art Exhibit and Silent Auction set for April 24

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas and the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts are sponsoring the 10th annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibit and silent auction on April 24. The event will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the center, 461 Robinson

Kent State University In the News, April 11, 2014

Kent State University In the News, April 10, 2014

  • Charges filed against student accused of hiding KSU shooter's gun

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - Officials confirm that Kent State University student Breana Francis, 20, of Columbus, has been charged with obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence. Police say Francis hid Quavaugntay Tyler's gun after he allegedly di

  • 2nd Student Charged in Kent State Lockdown Incident

    Outlet: Fox 8 Morning News - WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio — A second student has been charged after a shot was fired at Kent State University last week, prompting a campus lockdown. Tuesday, Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, pleaded not guilty to charges of carrying a concealed weapon in the incident. Ty

  • Kent State University police arrest another student in connection with April on-campus shooting

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- Kent State University police have arrested another student in connection with a on-campus shooting last week. Breana Francis, 18, was arrested Wednesday on charges of obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence, police said. T

  • Medina Community Band to perform spring concert May 4

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    MEDINA – The Medina Community Band will perform its annual spring concert at 2 p.m. May 4 at the Medina High School Performing Arts Center's Main Stage Auditorium, 851 Weymouth Rd. The free concert will feature guest conductor Dr. Jesse Leyva, dir

  • Art Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, 2015, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glass: Selections From the Kent State University Museum Collection through June 28, 2015; and Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye through Oct. 5, 2014.

  • Katharine Hepburn's Stage And Screen Costumes At CHS (Druesedow)

    Outlet: CTNOW.com

    Kent State University Owns Gowns, Curated Exhibit Legendary film star Katharine Hepburn continues to fascinate the world, and especially Hartford, the place where she was born and raised. Her independence, her uniqueness in a Hollywood that didn't

  • Monuments Men author speaks at Kent State Stark

    Outlet: Suburbanite, The

    Author and philanthropist Robert Edsel spoke to a sold-out audience at Kent State Stark on April 7 as part of the Featured Speakers series. Author and philanthropist Robert Edsel spoke to a sold-out audience at Kent State Stark on April 7 as part

  • Theater

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University at Stark Theatre — (Kent State Stark Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township; 330-244-3348) Final performances of Our House at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $7 for seniors, children under 17

  • Free milkweed, computer recycling, KSU greenhouse tour and pit bulls: AM Links for Thursday, April 10

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    GREENHOUSE TOUR: The Geauga Park District and Kent State University at Geauga are working together on a project to grow tree seedlings to reforest Orchard Hills Park, a former golf course, and you can view the project during Kent State Geauga’s Earth

  • Theater, cooking coming to Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Spring Production Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will premiere its production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf,” a choreopoem by Ntozake Shange, directed by Terrence Spivey, on Saturday

  • Water Dance set along Cuyahoga River in Kent (LaSala)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY IS PART OF NATIONAL EVENT Kent State University dance professor Erin LaSala and her students will flood the sidewalk along the winding Cuyahoga River in downtown Kent on Saturday. The group of young people, arms and legs ripp

  • Getting Their Act(ion)s Together (Gaston)

    Outlet: InsideHigherEd.com

    An almost countless number of ideas for revamping accreditation have pinballed around Washington in recent years, as higher education's system of peer-reviewed institutional accountability has been bashed on the one hand for lax oversight of poor-per

  • KSU freshman charged with hiding gun after campus shooting

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    A second Kent State University student has been charged in connection with last week's shooting incident on campus. Breana R. Francis, an 18-year-old freshman from Columbus, is accused of hiding the gun used in the shooting. She is charged with ta

  • Katharine Hepburn's Stage And Screen Costumes At CHS (Druesedow)

    Outlet: Hartford Courant - Online

    Legendary film star Katharine Hepburn continues to fascinate the world, and especially Hartford, the place where she was born and raised. Her independence, her uniqueness in a Hollywood that didn't quite get her, and especially, her forward-looking f

  • Show to feature students, faculty, staff

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present “The Rose and the Rime” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12 in the Performing Arts Center. NEW PHILADELPHIA Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present “The Rose and the Rime” at 7:30

  • How The Struggle To Read Becomes A Path To Drop Out (O'Connor)

    Outlet: StateImpact Oklahoma

    Reading is essential to almost every aspect of learning. When students have poor reading skills, it can put them behind both academically and socially, and decrease their odds of earning a high school diploma. That's what happened to thirty-yea

  • At 30, Linda Jones is finally learning to read (O'Connor)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    As early as she can remember, 30-year-old Linda Jones says reading has been a struggle. “My process of learning how to read in elementary school was very difficult,” she says. “First you have to be able to pay attention to get it. I didn't reall

  • The Struggle To Read Often Puts Students On A Path To Drop Out (O'Connor)

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    Reading is essential to almost every aspect of learning. When students struggle with reading, it can put them behind both academically and socially, and decrease their odds of earning a high school diploma. As part of our StateImpact team's special f

  • Katharine Hepburn's Costumes At CHS (Druesedow)

    Outlet: WTIC-TV - Online

    Kent State University Owns Gowns, Curated Exhibit Legendary film star Katharine Hepburn continues to fascinate the world, and especially Hartford, the place where she was born and raised. Her independence, her uniqueness in a Hollywood that didn't qu

  • KSU's Borowitz lecture focuses on Lindbergh case

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    The Kent State University Libraries is marking the 25th anniversary of the Borowitz Crime Collection with the lecture, “Little Lindy is Kidnapped: The Media Coverage of the Crime of the 20th Century” presented by Thomas Doherty at 1125 Risman Drive i

  • 2nd Student Charged in Kent State Lockdown Incident

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio -- A second student has been charged after a shot was fired at Kent State University last week, prompting a campus lockdown. Tuesday, Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, pleaded not guilty to charges of carrying a concealed weapon in the incident. Tyle

  • KSU student charged in connection with shooting

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - A Kent State University student has been charged in connection with the shot fired on the Kent State campus April 2 . Breana Francis, 20, was charged with obstruction of justice and tampering with evidence.  According to police,

  • Kent: Woman charged in connection with KSU lockdown

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    KENT -- Kent State University police have charged KSU freshman Breana Francis, 18, of Columbus, with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice. Police say that she was the woman who hi d Quavaugntay Tyler's gun after he allegedly dischar

Kent State University In the News, April 9, 2014

  • Kent State student shares dream date with U.S. Olympic skier

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Not many people can say they’ve gone on a date with an Olympic medalist. Annie Rogers now can. Rogers, 21, of Tallmadge and a senior at Kent State University majoring in zoology, was selected from thousands of entries to go on a date with Nick

  • Why Fans in Connecticut and the U.S. Riot When Their Team Wins (Lewis)

    Outlet: WNPR-FM (CPBN)

    Fans watching major sports championship games in the U.S. sometimes riot afterwards. But unlike the fist fights that happen between fans of opposing teams in Europe, researchers found that U.S. fans riot if their team wins. The University of Conne

  • Local news briefs - April 9

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Free concert KENT: The St. Nicholas ¬Balalaika Orchestra will perform at Kent State University from 7:30 to 8 p.m. Friday. The event will be take place at Cartwright Hall and is free and open to the public.

  • Jarrod Tudor named Interim Dean of Kent State University (Diacon)

    Outlet: Star-Beacon

    ASHTABULA — Kent State University has named Jarrod Tudor, Ph.D., as interim dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Geauga, located in Burton, Ohio, and the Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg. Todd D

  • At Cleveland startup expo, entrepreneurship becomes a riveting exhibit: the Mix

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio--The entrepreneurship ecosystem of Greater Cleveland went on display Monday in an artful setting--the Ames Family Atrium of the Cleveland Museum of Art. In the vast, bright, aquarium-like space stirred the citizens of a startup vil

  • KSU to get nearly $1 million for playing OSU in football this fall

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Ohio State will pay more than $2 million in total guarantees to bring Kent State, Cincinnati and Virginia Tech to Ohio Stadium to play the Buckeyes in football this fall. Cincinnati will receive the most money — nearly $900,000. Kent State, gets $850

  • Final concert in New Music Series set

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Pianist Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi will present a recital of music for piano and electronics as the final concert of Kent State University’s 2013-14 Vanguard Guest Artists New Music Series. The program is titled “Here (and There): Music For Piano And Ele

  • String Quartet to give free concert

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University’s Glauser String Quartet will perform a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St. Members of this group are Yang Zeng, Jeff Millen, Haojian Wang and Samuel Huang. Zeng is a member of the Akron Sy

  • 'Literacy Essentials' Conference at CCSU

    Outlet: Hartford Courant - Online

    NEW BRITAIN - Central Connecticut State University hosts the eighth annual Literacy Essentials Conference on April 12. It runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the student center. The theme is "Transforming Schools and Communities Through Literacy." Ke

Kent State University In the News, April 8, 2014

  • U.S. Poet Laureate to speak at KSU (Hassler)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Ted Kooser, two-time U.S. Poet Laureate, will present two programs Thursday at Kent State University in celebration of National Poetry Month. Kooser will lead a discussion and Q&A in the University Library’s Quiet Study Area at 2:15 p.m.

  • Alleged Kent State gunman pleads not guilty

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    RAVENNA, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland man accused of prompting a lock down at Kent State University after discharging his gun was arraigned via video Monday. Quavaugntay Tyler pled not guilty and bond was set at $40,000. The 24-year-old man appare

  • Kent State shooting suspect appears in court via video monitor, charged

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    RAVENNA, Ohio - The 24-year-old Kent State University freshman responsible for shooting a handgun at his own hand on campus near Bowman Hall appeared in court Monday via video. A Ravenna Municipal Court judge charged Quavaugntay Tyler with carryin

  • Man Charged in KSU Lockdown Incident Arraigned

    Outlet: Fox 8 Morning News - WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio – The student facing a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon after an incident that put the Kent State University campus on lockdown made a court appearance via video Monday. Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, pleaded not guilty. Bond was se

  • Kent State student accused of firing a gun on campus pleaded not guilty in court Monday

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- The Kent State University freshman accused of firing a gun on campus last week pleaded not guilty at an initial hearing Monday afternoon, Portage County court officials said. Freshman Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24, of Cleveland is accus

  • Winners of 2014 Orchid Photo Contest to be revealed this week

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    It’s time to announce the winners of The Plain Dealer’s 2014 Orchid Photo Contest. Ten winning images were chosen from among 366 photos that were entered in the contest. The contest invited readers to capture the exotic beauty of orchids in the Cle

  • OUR VIEW: Efforts to curb unruly Kent parties welcome

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    As the school year comes to an end at Kent State University, off-campus parties have become part of the annual rite of spring in a college town. A front porch beer blast isn't a problem, but block parties drawing crowds of non-students are a differen

  • Filmmaker Burns to visit KSU April 22 (Lefton)

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News

    Filmmaker Ken Burns will speak at the fifth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 22 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center, 1025 Risman Drive in Kent. Burns has made films for more than 30 years.

  • Kent State University names interim dean of Twinsburg, Burton campuses (Diacon)

    Outlet: Twinsburg Bulletin

    Twinsburg -- Kent State University has named Dr. Jarrod Tudor as interim dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Geauga, located in Burton, and the Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg, off Creekside D

  • Cleveland Water Alliance appoints Bryan Stubbs executive director

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Bryan Stubbs has been named executive director of the Cleveland Water Alliance, which describes itself as “a cross-sector network whose purpose is to share knowledge and spur innovative solutions to freshwater issues.” The organization said in a

  • Kent State baseball coach to speak at KACC luncheon on Thursday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    First-year Kent State baseball coach Jeff Duncan will be the featured guest speaker at Thursday's Kent Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon hosted by Ray's Place in downtown Kent. McKay Bricker Framing is acting as the luncheon's sponsor, with networ

  • Ohio State football will pay 3 visitors over $2M

    Outlet: Washington Post, The

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State will pay more than $2 million in total guarantees to bring Virginia Tech, Kent State and Cincinnati to Ohio Stadium to play the Buckeyes in football this fall. The university disclosed the payouts on Tuesday at the requ

  • Earning the Call

    Outlet: NCAA Champion

    Of 838 officials, only 10 are invited to preside over the Final Four. Mike Roberts has never received that coveted phone call. Can he survive the madness and advance to Dallas? Like most worthwhile endeavors, it starts with breakfast. They tric

  • New Kent State book looks at success of Civilian Conservation Corps in Cuyahoga Valley's Virginia Kendall Reserve

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Construction of the Virginia Kendall Reserve, 1933-1939, Edited by Kenneth J. Bindas Trails in the Virginia Kendall Reserve of Cuyahoga Valley National Park are heavily forested today. But that area, sout

  • Not guilty plea in KSU case

    Outlet: WMMS-FM - Online

    (Ravenna) - A not guilty plea Monday from the freshman student at Kent State accused of firing a 9mm handgun following a domestic argument with two women he was dating, according to KSU Police. 24-Year old Quavaugntay Tyler of Cleveland made an in

  • Not guilty plea in KSU case

    Outlet: WTAM-AM - Online

    (Ravenna) - A not guilty plea Monday from the freshman student at Kent State accused of firing a 9mm handgun following a domestic argument with two women he was dating, according to KSU Police. 24-Year old Quavaugntay Tyler of Cleveland made an in

  • Kent State man pleads not guilty after shot fired

    Outlet: WBNS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A Kent State University student suspected of prompting a campus lockdown after shooting himself in the hand has pleaded not guilty to carrying a concealed weapon. A judge on Monday set bond at $40,000 and told 24-year-old Quavaug

  • KSU student charged in shooting remains in jail Previous case involved $14,000 scam in job as Wal-Mart cell phone salesman

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    This undated photo provided by the Kent State Police Department shows Quavaugntay Tyler. Tyler, a Kent State University freshman, prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed on a concealed wea

  • KSU Suspect FINALLY Arraigned

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    It took four tries, but the arraignment hearing for 24-year-old Quavaugntay Tyler of Cleveland was finally held Monday afternoon in Portage County Municipal Court. The man accused of firing a shot last Wednesday night and sparking a lock-down at Kent

  • Kent State man pleads not guilty after shot fired

    Outlet: Dayton Daily News - Online

    A Kent State University student suspected of prompting a campus lockdown after shooting himself in the hand has pleaded not guilty to carrying a concealed weapon. A judge on Monday set bond at $40,000 and told 24-year-old Quavaugntay Tyler of Clev

  • Alleged Kent State University shooter jailed on bond

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    A Kent State University freshman who allegedly fired a shot on campus, leading to a three-hour lockdown of the Kent campus on April 2, was ordered held in the Portage County jail on 10 percent of $40,000 bond following his initial court appearance in

  • Kent State University names interim dean for Geauga campus (Diacon)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Kent State University named Jarrod Tudor interim dean and chief administrative officer of the university's Geauga campus and its Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg. Tudor — now an associate professor and director of the legal studies program —

  • Kent State student accused of firing a gun on campus pleaded not guilty in court Monday

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Mary Kilpatrick, Northeast Ohio Media Group By Mary Kilpatrick, Northeast Ohio Media Group on April 07, 2014 at 2:47 PM, updated April 07, 2014 at 2:59 PM Police gather in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services parking lot Wednesd

  • Kent launches party program

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    The City of Kent recently launched a Party Registration Program, which police say could lead to fewer fines for citizens and fewer distractions for police. Kent Police Lt. Jim Prusha tells the Record-Courier , the program is geared specifically towar

  • Kent State lockdown suspect in court

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    RAVENNA -- The man, accused of firing the shot that put Kent State University on lockdown last week, was in Portage County Municipal Court Monday afternoon for a video arraignment. Quavaugntay Tyler, 24, of Cleveland, was arrested late Wednesday f

  • ‘Anatomy of hate' to be discussed at KSU

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    The Jewish studies program and Hillel at Kent State University will host “The Anatomy of Hate: A Personal Perspective” with author Bernd Wollschlaeger at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17 in the KSU Student Center, 1075 Risman Drive. Wollschlaeger, au

  • Catch the Premiere of @KentState's African Community Theater Spring Production

    Outlet: Cool Cleveland

    Fri 4/11 – Sun 4/27 Kent State's African Community Theatre will premiere their Spring Production, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf , this weekend. The production is based on a choreopoem first produced in 19

  • Kent Trumbull Campus Volunteer Fair Set for May 1

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    WARREN, Ohio – This year's Spring Volunteer Fair is set for 1 to 3 p.m. May 1 at the Trumbull Campus of Kent State University in Champion Township. Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn from local nonprofit agencies about the

  • Alleged Kent State gunman due in court

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    RAVENNA, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland man accused of prompting a lock down at Kent state University after discharging his gun is due in court on Monday. Quavaugntay Tyler is scheduled to be arraigned. The 24-year-old man apparently shot himsel

Kent State University In the News, April 7, 2014

  • (VIDEO) FOX 8 Exclusive: Friend Said Kent State Suspect ‘Knew Better’

    Outlet: Fox 8 Morning News - WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio – Quavaugntay Tyler, 24 missed a second scheduled court appearance Friday on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon. Tyler is accused of firing a gun on the campus of Kent State University late Wednesday, sending the campus into

  • (VIDEO) Police Proud of Students, Staff after Kent State Lockdown (Peach)

    Outlet: Fox 8 Morning News - WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio– Flashing lights, lots of police and loud sirens; that was the scene at Kent State University Wednesday night. “It was very nerve-racking. You never think that something like this is going to happen to you. I was calling my parents and

  • Arraignment of alleged KSU shooter delayed again Friday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    An unnamed medical issue once again resulted in the initial court hearing for Wednesday's alleged Kent State University shooter being delayed for a second day in a row, according to the Portage County Sheriff's Office. Quavaughntay L. Tyler, 24, a

  • Finalists for dean at KSU at Tusc to visit campus (Nameth)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA The three finalists for dean of Kent State University at Tuscarawas will visit the campus over the next several weeks, giving public presentations and answering questions. The three are seeking the post being vacated by Gregg

  • Kent launches Party Registration Program

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent police are hoping to help party throwers avoid potentially costly noise citations and cut down on neighborhood disturbances. Launched last week, the Kent Police Department's pilot Party Registration Program could ultimately lead to fewer fine

  • Kent State reception honors retiring Lefton (gallery)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University President Lester Lefton kisses his wife, Linda, after he spoke during a send-off event for his retirement at the Kent State University Student Center Ballroom on Friday evening. Lefton, who will retire as KSU's 11th president on

  • Kent State men's golf team struggles in final round, winds up seventh at Aggie Invitational (Wakeling, Robertson)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State's men's golf team slipped into a tie for seventh place during Sunday's rain-soaked final round of the Aggie Invitational at the Traditions Club in College Station, Tex. The 30th ranked Golden Flashes fell two spots after closing with a

  • Kent State Roundup: Gymnast Case receives prestigious honor, advances to NCAA Championships (Biggin, Linder)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State senior gymnast Marie Case was named the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches co-Gymnast of the Year on Saturday, when she also advanced to the NCAA Championships in the All-Around. Case placed fifth overall at the NCAA

  • ‘Draft Day’ covers Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    NORTHEAST OHIO LOCATIONS In addition to Cuyahoga Community College, which doubled for the Browns’ offices, some of the locations used for the movie include: • Wildwater Kingdom in Aurora (where the Browns owner, played by Frank Langella, tells

  • Colleges find new ways to recruit today's social media savvy high school students (Garcia)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - If you want to reach a high school student you have to go where they are - online. So local colleges are using videos, e-mails and personalized ads to recruit today’s media savvy teenagers. Their success will soon become evident

  • Social Media Scholarship (Karpinski, Lepp, Barkely)

    Outlet: InsideHigherEd.com

    Heavy cell phone and social media use may hurt students' grades and well-being, new studies suggests, but having friends and family at their fingertips may also be beneficial to those farthest away from home. In papers presented at this year's ann

  • KSU branch campus offers hands-on horticulture experience

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Kent State University Salem is one of the few in Ohio where hands-on experiences reach a new level as students in the associate of applied science-urban forestry discipline, through the school's horticulture program, not only can earn a degree but ha

  • Local colleges add healthy dose of grad programs

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Northeast Ohio's colleges and universities are injecting a dose of graduate programs related to health care into their repertoire in hopes of capitalizing on the uncertainty brought on by the Affordable Care Act and the region's reliance on the healt

  • Business moves — April 6

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Kent State University AnnMarie LeBlanc was named interim dean of Kent State University's College of Communication and Information, starting July 1. She currently serves as director of Kent State's School of Visual Communication Design, one of the

  • City prepares for spring cleaning

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL-Spring cleaning in East Liverpool is serious business. What started 18 years ago as a way to dispose of hazardous household waste has turned into a citywide event with a name and a growing roster of sponsors. CitySweep 2014 w

  • Cleveland theater auditions for April 4 and beyond

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    The Ted Lewis Orchestra/Canton Comic Opera Company. Seeking a male African-American singer/dance who is a tenor age 16-26 and five feet and six inches or shorter to portray Charles "Snowball" Whitter in "Rhythm Rhapsody Revue." Performance: June 21 a

  • Kent State Showcase students: Meet Tim Welsh

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Kent State University's New York Musical Theatre Showcase is an annual event that strives to help launch the careers of some of the school's most talented seniors. The students have prepared a show they'll perform Monday and Tuesday in front of New Y

  • (VIDEO) Bizarre past of the suspected KSU gunman Quavaughntay Tyler (Peach)

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    There's a story behind the man who had a gun go off into his own hand, sending the entire Kent State University campus into lockdown. The records surrounding the case are at Kent Municipal Court, and they give a snapshot into the mind of suspecte

  • Arraignment for Kent State gun suspect postponed

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    There will be no arraignment for Quavaugntay Tyler today, according to the Portage County Common Pleas Court clerk. Quavaughtay Tyler (Photo: Portage County Sheriff) PORTAGE COUNTY -- There will be no arraignment for Quavaugntay Tyler today,

  • Show to feature students, faculty, staff

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present “The Rose and the Rime” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12 in the Performing Arts Center. Times Reporter NEW PHILADELPHIA Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present

  • Authorities expect suspect to face more charges in KSU shooting (Peach)

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Kent -- A man who shot himself in the hand during an argument with two women on Kent State University's main campus April 2 was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, but authorities expect more charges to be filed. Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24,

Kent State University In the News, April 4, 2014

  • Alleged gunman has prior felony conviction

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Arrested in Brimfield for defrauding Walmart The alleged gunman who caused a lockdown at Kent State University on Wednesday night is a convicted felon for perpetrating a fraudulent returns scheme at the Brimfield Walmart over a sixto eight-

  • Man arrested in shooting at Kent State University; suspect is only one wounded (Mansfield, Peach)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Man arrested in shooting at Kent State University; suspect is only one wounded Kent State University student Nicole Jelinek talks about the campus shooting after a media briefing at the Schwartz Center on Thursday in Kent. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Bea

  • KSU Freshman accused of firing a shot on campus

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> And now to other news, including that kent state university freshman accused of firing a shot on campus. He'll be in court today. 24-year-old quavaugntay tyler is charged with carrying a concealed weapon. He was in an arguement with two women whe

  • Twin City Chamber luncheon to discuss business growth

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    “Your Business is Growing...How About Mine?” will be the topic of the April 17 luncheon of the Twin City Chamber of Commerce. “Your Business is Growing...How About Mine?” will be the topic of the April 17 luncheon of the Twin City Chamber of Comme

  • Kent siren activation on Wednesday night causes confusion

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    After Wednesday's incident with Quavaugntay Tyler, who caused alarm on the Kent State University campus after discharging a firearm that night, Kent police see an opportunity to improve communication with residents during a crisis. KSU police act

  • KSU incident brings back memories of murders in 1991-92

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Mark Cunningham was thought to have been responsible for 2 campus shootings Wednesday's incident of a shot fired at Kent State University evokes 22-year-old memories of a suspected murderer running amok in the Kent campus and community. Descr

  • Kent State Shooting Suspect In Custody

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody

  • Quavaugntay Tyler Charged After Shot Fired At Kent State

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed Thursday on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said. The man fired only once Wedne

  • OUR VIEW: Despite a tense night, KSU campus remains safe

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    With gunman at large, crisis management plan worked well Kent State University’s response to the events that resulted in a lockdown of the campus Wednesday night following a report of gunfire there underscored the university’s focus on maint

  • Gunfire closes Kent State, suspect arrested

    Outlet: WKBN-TV

    The person who allegedly fired a gun on Kent State's campus last night was found within 3-hours. Police followed Quavaugntay Tyler by his cell phone before arresting him. Despite being 24-years old.....Tyler was just a freshman on campus. He now face

  • Details about KSU gunman

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    All right. there 're new de-tales about the shooting at kent that left the school on lock down. For several hours last night. The accused gunman remains in custody. >> About 8:30 P.M. wednesday. Kent state university police get g a disturbing call ab

  • KSU Officials Say Communication Plans Worked During Shooting Scare

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    By Ohio Public Radio and Kabir Bhatia WKSU Kent State University officials say the school's crisis plan worked well during last night's lockdown after a shot was fired on campus. From Ohio Public radio station WKSU, Kabir Bhatia reports. Local

  • Cleveland Water Alliance appoints Bryan Stubbs executive director

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Bryan Stubbs has been named executive director of the Cleveland Water Alliance. The organization said in a news release that Stubbs' appointment was the culmination of a national search effort chaired by Rebecca Bagley of NorTech and board chair J

  • Kent State student charged after firing shot (Lefton)

    Outlet: UPI.com

    Quavaugntay Tyler, of Cleveland, was the only person injured in the incident, which caused the entire campus to go on lockdown around 9:15 p.m. The gunfire, which occurred at about 8:10 p.m. Tyler suffered a gunshot wound to the hand Kent St

  • 3 speakers address ACTION's 12th annual banquet

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    BOARDMAN Rekindling action in congregations, the economy and in democracy provided the theme for three speakers at the 12th annual ACTION banquet Thursday night. More than 350 people attended the event at St. Luke Church hall, 5235 South Ave.

  • KSU lockdown suspect is criminology student (gallery)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    A man who shot himself in the hand during an argument with two women on Kent State University's main campus Wednesday remains in the Portage County jail until his arraignment this afternoon. Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24, has been charged with carryi

  • Loads of springtime things 2DO in this week's events list

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University. Geauga Campus, 14111 Claridon-Troy Road, Burton. 440-834-4187 or kent.edu. Public Lunch and Learn series: Alcohol Awareness Month (facts and figures on the impact alcohol abuse has on the county and ways the Geauga County Sheri

  • Cheers & Jeers: editorial

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Editorial Board By Editorial Board About our editorials Plain Dealer editorials express the view of the editorial board -- the publisher, editor and editorial-writing staff. As is traditional, editorials are unsigned and intended to be seen as

  • Student charged after shot fired at Kent State

    Outlet: Boston.com

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed Thursday on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said. The man fired only once Wedne

  • Student Charged After Shot Fired at Kent State

    Outlet: ABC News - Online

    Kent State University officials say the freshman fired a gun and prompted a campus lockdown shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute then was taken into custody at a hospital where he sought care. Campus police Chief John Peach says the

  • Kent State University: students return to class following lockdown

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - The entire Kent State University campus went into lockdown Wednesday, April 2 after a shot of gunfire sounded outside of a building. The accused shooter is 24-year-old Kent freshman Quavaughntay Tyler. Police say he got into an

  • Kent State: Normal campus operations have resumed (Lefton)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    During an argument with two female KSU students, he pulled a gun that discharged immediately and struck his left hand. Kent State: Normal campus operations have resumed on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1fALSWG During an argument with two female

  • Student charged after shot fired in dispute at Kent State

    Outlet: CBSNews.com

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University officials say a freshman shot himself in the hand during a dispute Wednesday night that prompted a campus lockdown. He was taken into custody at the hospital where he sought care. A look at some of the gruesom

  • Accused Gunman No Stranger to Police

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    The man accused of firing a shot that sparked a lock-down on the Kent State campus on Wednesday night is no stranger to the law. University Police said Thursday that 24-year-old freshman student Quavaugnhtay Tyler of Cleveland was on probation in a t

  • Accused KSU Gunman Wasn't Hard to Find

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Kent State University Police had a fairly easy time finding the man suspected as the gunman in Wednesday's night's shooting near Bowman Hall. Police Chief John Peach said Thursday that 24-year-old freshman student Quavaugnhtay Tyler of Cleveland was

  • Big Problems for Angry Man at KSU

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    A hot head and hot lead adds-up to a jail bed for a Kent State University student, following his arrest in connection with the shooting incident Wednesday night outside Bowman Hall. Police held a press cenference on Thursday to announce that 24-year-

  • Kent State Showcase students: Meet Brittnie Price

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Kent State University's New York Musical Theatre Showcase is an annual event that strives to help launch the careers of some of the school's most talented seniors. The students have prepared a show they'll perform April 7-8 in front of New York agent

  • Student charged after shot fired in dispute at Kent State; police say suspect hit his own hand

    Outlet: FOXNews.com

    KENT, Ohio – Kent State University officials say the freshman fired a gun and prompted a campus lockdown shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute then was taken into custody at a hospital where he sought care. Campus police Chief John Pe

  • Dean: Kent State campus prepared for crisis situations

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas has plans in place to deal with everything from a chemical spill, a fire, tornado, earthquake and mass evacuation to an active shooter. “We've been involved in pretty intense discussions on security protocols at ou

  • Student charged after firing shot at Kent State (Little)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed Thursday on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said. The man fired only once Wednesday night during

  • Student charged after shot fired at Kent State

    Outlet: Dayton Daily News - Online

    The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed Thursday on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said. The man fired only once Wednesday night during

  • VIDEO: Kent State journalism students get a real-life lesson

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Kent State University's student-run media department was the lifeline of communication to not only the campus but also the community. But their reach spread even further. From te

  • Kent State calls emergency response 'by the book' (Mansfield)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    The university says within 15 minutes of the gunshot, the campus knew it was under lockdown Eric Mansfield (Photo: WKYC-TV) KENT – While a handful of students heard the gunshot themselves, most people on Kent State University's campus learned

  • Kent State University Officials Review Emergency Notification System After Shot Fired on Campus

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    Kent State University officials say the school's crisis plan worked well during last night's lockdown after a shot was fired on campus. From Ohio Public radio station WKSU, Kabir Bhatia reports. Local and campus police locked down campus while search

  • News of Kent shooting spread via social media

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - News of Wednesday night's shooting on Kent State University's campus spread quickly on social media, but local police said beware of posts as the situation unfolds, especially from unofficial sources. “Sometimes, information that com

  • Researchers from Kent State University Detail Findings in Particulate Science

    Outlet: HispanicBusiness.com

    By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Science Letter -- Current study results on Science have been published. According to news reporting from Kent, Ohio, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Ink-jet printing of monolayer-capped gold nanopartic

  • KSU student from Cleveland charged in connection with lockdown

    Outlet: WTAM-AM - Online

    (Kent) - A Kent State University student has been charged with a felony count of concealed weapon possession after it was determined that it was an accidental discharge from his gun that prompted a campus-wide lockdown Wednesday evening. KSU polic

  • Reliving the ‘joy' of James Broughton

    Outlet: Philadelphia Gay News - Online

    The fabulous documentary “Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton” screens at International House at 7 p.m. April 5, along with “Dreamwood,” one of the pioneering pansexual poet and filmmaker's shorts. Broughton and his work are ripe for redisc

  • Students say they worked to keep each other safe during the Wednesday Kent State shooting (Lefton)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Somebody on campus had a gun, campus police said in an alert message sent at 8:49 p.m. As officers scoured campus, everyone needed hunker down. The students -- gathered in the university's TV studio quieted and listened to TV2 KSU General Manager

  • Kent State officials review effectiveness of emergency notification system

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Students say they were updated during lockdown on Wednesday night, with minor hiccups Nicole Jelinek, Sam Varner, Megan Carrasco, Raymond Allen (left to right) say they were in public areas of campus and got updates through PA systems, by text, e-m

  • Cleveland Arts Listings for April 4-10: Arts & More

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University's School of Art. Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St. 330-676-1549 or galleries.kent.edu/. Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit: "The 14th annual National Juried Cup Show," featuring 40 cups from more than

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University yesterday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody at

  • KSU freshman charged with campus shooting incident

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - A 24-year-old Kent State University freshman is charged in connection with Wednesday's shooting incident on campus. Campus police say Quavaugntay L. Tyler, originally from Cleveland, has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

  • Eleven projects in Lake, Geauga counties funded in state capital bill

    Outlet: News-Herald

    Eleven funding allocations for Lake and Geauga counties will receive funding from the state's capital budget bill that was signed into law. Ohio House Bill 497 was introduced March 18 and received bipartisan support in the Ohio House of Represent

  • Thur., 12:14 pm: Kent shooting suspect on probation

    Outlet: Tribune Chronicle - Online

    KENT - Police at a news conference today announced that the man accused of firing a shot on the campus of Kent State University has been identified as Quavaugntay Tyler. The 24-year-old freshman was taken into custody at Robinson Memorial Hospital on

  • KSU student from Cleveland charged in connection with lockdown

    Outlet: WMMS-FM - Online

    His gun went off; he shot himself in the hand (Kent) - A Kent State University student has been charged with a felony count of concealed weapon possession after it was determined that it was an accidental discharge from his gun that prompted a campus

  • Kent State Police arrest a 24-year-old student for firing a weapon on campus; classes and activities resume (Lefton)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Freshman Quavaugntay L. Tyler, 24, of Cleveland is accused of pulling the trigger of a 9- mm handgun during a fight with two women he was dating, officials said. Tyler fired once, and the bullet struck his left hand. No one else was injured. He

  • Man arrested in shooting at Kent State University; suspect is only one injured

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    A 24-year-old Cleveland man has been arrested after police say he shot himself in the hand Wednesday night during an incident that prompted a lockdown on the campus of Kent State University. Quavaugntay L. Tyler was injured in the incident, which

  • Kent State shooting suspect identified as 24-year-old freshman

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR and AMANDA RABINOWITZ 24-year-old Quavaugntay Tyler, a Kent State freshman is in custody, charged with carrying a concealed weapon, a felony. Police have identified the man suspected of firing a gun on the Kent State

Kent State University In the News, April 3, 2014

  • Kent State University campus goes on lockdown after shot fired; suspect in custody (Lefton)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio — Kent State's campus was put into lockdown and police swarmed the area Wednesday evening after a gunman fired a shot into the ground near a classroom building. Police say a suspect was taken into custody around 11:35 p.m. after some te

  • Gunfire closes Kent State, suspect arrested (Mansfield, Lefton)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Police comb campus looking for shooter during total lock down, suspect apprehended off campus Police from 10 districts and the Portage County SWAT teamed converged on the Kent State Campus around 8:30pm Wednesday evening after a shot was heard out

  • THE LIST — Area events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ART Kent State University School of Art will present the 14th Annual National Juried Cup Show, on display through April 5 at the Downtown Gallery. Free and open to the public. Location: 141 E. Main St., Kent.

  • Plenty of music will play in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    G e t o u t and listen and dance to live music this weekend in Kent “Even ing with the Orchestra” benef it Enjoy a special concert by Kent State University Orchestra music director, Charles Latshaw in the 39th Annual Evening with the

  • The Kent Dance Ensemble is ‘Movin’ On Up’ (Karpanty)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Students in Kent State School of Theatre and Dance’s preprofessional dance company, Kent Dance Ensemble will make leaps and bounds in the main stage concert of the year, “Movin’ On Up” at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sund

  • Suspect caught after shot fired at KSU (Mansfield, Lefton)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Campus lock ed down after report tha t gunman shot into ground, wa s on the loose Kent State University was locked down for several hours Wednesday night after reports of shots fired on campus. Shortly before midnight, KSU officials announced

  • New Information Expected on KSU Lockdown

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio – Authorities were expected to release more information Thursday after a shot was fired into the ground at Kent State University Wednesday night. The incident outside of Bowman Hall (an academic building) put the campus in  lockdown mode f

  • KSU Shooting Arrest

    Outlet: WTAM-AM - Online

    (Kent)- It'll be business as usual today at Kent State University after gunfire on campus forced students behind locked doors. University officials say gunman was arrested off campus overnight, three hours after a single gunshot put the school on

  • Kent State on alert after shot is fired on campus

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Armed Highway Patrol offers walks to White Hall down Terrace Drive on the campus of Kent State University as city and campus police searched for a man who fired a single shot into the ground on campus. No one was injured in the incident, according to

  • Good Morning Cleveland at 6am

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Back to school hours after a shooting. We're live at kent state with reaction from students and what the police are now saying about the alleged shooter. >>> I was scaimpletd I just wanted to get home safe -- scared. I just wanted to get home sa

  • News This Morning 6 AM

    Outlet: KDKA-TV

    >>> The person accused of firing a gun on kent state university has been arrested. University posted notice about the capture on the twitter page a spokeswoman says the man fired a shot into the ground around 9 near an academic building. No injuries

  • Update on Shooting at Kent State

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    >> Breaking details from overnight. One person is now in custody after a shooting at kent state. Gunfire at a classroom building across from the freshman dorm. We begin with breaking details out of kept state university. A shooting at a classroom bui

  • Fox 8 News in the Morning - KSU Shooter Update

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    will send it inside and our top story this morning after shots are fired on campus stacey frey is that kent state where all happened last night. Are the center of the kent state campus outside of kent which is where they fired a single shot last nigh

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Miami Herald - Online, The

    KENT, Ohio -- A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody at R

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: Steubenville Herald-Star - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A gunshot has been fired at a northeastern Ohio university, and police are seeking the shooter. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired the shot into the ground Wednesday night near Bowman Hall, an academic

  • Fox and Friends First

    Outlet: Fox News Channel

    We are following another shooting this morning. One person is in custody after firing a gun at kent state university in ohio. They locked down the campus for two hours while they searched for the suspect. The male suspect fired one shot on the ground

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Boston.com

    / April 2, 2014 KENT, Ohio (AP) — A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male susp

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Houston Chronicle - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody

  • Kent State in Ohio given all-clear after shooting report (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Baltimore Sun - Online

    (Reuters) - A lockdown at Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was lifted late on Wednesday after authorities completed their search for a man who fired a single gunshot into the ground on campus before fleeing, the school said. No one was i

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Times Leader - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State University says a person suspected of firing a gun on campus has been apprehended, and there's no longer a threat to anyone at the school. The university posted a notice on its Twitter page Wednesday night. Kent Sta

  • Kent State lockdown lifted campus wide, no arrests made

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    The school was locked down for nearly two hours Wednesday evening after a report of someone firing a single shot into the ground. http://www.wkyc.com/video/3424675087001/1/Kent-State-lockdown-lifted-campus-wide-no-arrests-made http://bcdownloa

  • Suspect arrested in KSU shooting

    Outlet: WKBN-TV - Online

    , 6:28 am KENT, Ohio (WKBN) – Kent police have a suspect in custody after shots were fired on the campus of Kent State University Wednesday night. Police have not released the name of the suspect but said he was arrested off campus.

  • Area entertainment staring April 3: First Friday highlights and more

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    WHAT IS REALITY? Reality television is a target for comic satire in “Our House,” opening Friday at Kent State University Stark. Seen here are cast members Jessica Swank (left) as a dangerously obsessed reality-TV fan, and Sophia Kisgeropoulos as a

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody

  • KSU Shooting Arrest

    Outlet: WMMS-FM - Online

    One person taken into custody (Kent)- It'll be business as usual today at Kent State University after gunfire on campus forced students behind locked doors. University officials say gunman was arrested off campus overnight, three hours after

  • Kent State in Ohio given all-clear after shooting report (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Yahoo! News

    (Reuters) - A lockdown at Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was lifted late on Wednesday after authorities completed their search for a man who fired a single gunshot into the ground on campus before fleeing, the school said. No one was i

  • Kent State in Ohio given all-clear after shooting report (Mansfield)

    Outlet: MSNBC.com

    (Reuters) - A lockdown at Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was lifted late on Wednesday after authorities completed their search for a man who fired a single gunshot into the ground on campus before fleeing, the school said. No one was i

  • Kent State lockdown lifted after shot fired

    Outlet: Chillicothe Gazette - Online

    The campus of Kent State University in Ohio. / Tim Harrison, USA TODAY CLEVELAND -- The Kent State University campus lockdown has been lifted campus wide. The school was locked down Wednesday evening after a report of someone firing a single sh

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Sacramento Bee - Online, The

    KENT, Ohio -- A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody at R

  • Suspect accused of firing into ground at Kent State captured; no one injured in shooting

    Outlet: Daily Journal - Online

    KENT, Ohio — A person suspected of firing a gunshot on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday was captured later that night and was in custody at a hospital, campus officials said. Campus police said the male suspect was in custody at Ro

  • Police investigate shot fired at Kent State

    Outlet: Marietta Times - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a report of a shot fired at a northeastern Ohio university. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired a single shot into the ground at about 9 p.m. Wednesday near Bowman Hall, an acade

  • Suspect in Shooting at Kent State in Custody

    Outlet: ABC News - Online

    Kent State University says a person suspected of firing a gun on campus has been apprehended, and there's no longer a threat to anyone at the school. Campus police say the suspect is in custody at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna. The univ

  • Kent State in Ohio given all-clear after shooting report (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Reuters - Online

    (Reuters) - A lockdown at Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was lifted late on Wednesday after authorities completed their search for a man who fired a single gunshot into the ground on campus before fleeing, the school said. No one was i

  • Kent Social Services hosting food drive Saturday

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent Social Services is conducting a food drive on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Department of Public Health at Kent State University is currently distributing food bags around the community, and will pick them up Saturday to bring to Kent

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    An order for students and faculty members to shelter in place following the firing of a gunshot at Kent State University has been lifted for most buildings on campus. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired the shot into the

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: WBNS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A gunshot has been fired at a northeastern Ohio university, and police are seeking the shooter. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired the shot into the ground Wednesday night near Bowman Hall, an academic

  • more than 2k participants expected to attend neosa tech week

    Outlet: Fresh Water

    Kent State University will host its annual Career Expo on Friday, April 17, for students who want to learn more about specific tech careers. “It's a great way for students to talk to people about what they do for a living,” says Nellis. “It's a chanc

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A gunshot was fired Wednesday night at Kent State University, leading authorities to tell students and faculty members to shelter in place while they searched the campus grounds and buildings for the shooter. A Kent State spokesw

  • NewsChannel 5 at 11pm

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> And we want to update you now on our top story tonight. >> Shots fired at kent state university. He joins us with the very latest. >> Reporter: all right. We are over here at kent state university. As you can see, right over here the police are n

  • Breaking news: Kent State Shooter

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    Welcome back, everyone. We're following breaking news. We have more now for you about kent state. The lockdown was lifted at kent state university. There's an active search for the gunman. >> That's right, we have a team of reporters out there coveri

  • Kent State in Ohio placed on lockdown after shot fired on campus (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Chicago Tribune - Online

    (Reuters) - Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was put on lockdown on Wednesday night after a man fired a single gun shot into the ground on campus and then fled, a school spokesman said. No one was injured in the incident that occurred sh

  • Breaking news: Kent State Shooter

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    >> Get back to breaking news here. Kent state university campus lock down. Following reports of a shot fired. >> Live now. On the campus of kent state university. With more. >> >> Well I can tell you that just a few minutes rag, the campus lock down

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) - A gunshot has been fired at a northeastern Ohio university, and police are seeking the shooter. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired the shot into the ground Wednesday night near Bowman Hall, an academic

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: Chillicothe Gazette - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — A gunshot has been fired at a northeastern Ohio university, and police are seeking the shooter. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired the shot into the ground Wednesday night near Bowman Hall, an academic

  • Manhunt locks down Kent campus

    Outlet: Tribune Chronicle - Online

    KENT - Kent State University and Kent police spent several hours searching door to door for an unidentified man who fired a single shot into the ground in the direction of Bowman Hall, 850 University Esplanade, at approximately 8:10 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Kent State University Campus on Lockdown After Shot Fired

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio-- Kent State University was on lockdown Wednesday night after a shot was fired outside of Bowman Hall. According to spokesman Eric Mansfield, no injuries were reported. Authorities are searching for a suspect. Stay with FOX 8 News and FOX8

  • Suspect in shooting at Kent State in custody

    Outlet: Tribune - Online, The

    KENT, Ohio — Kent State University says a person suspected of firing a gun on campus has been apprehended, and there's no longer a threat to anyone at the school. The university posted a notice on its Twitter page Wednesday night. Kent State

  • KSU: Suspect apprehended off campus, police say no longer a threat

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - Kent State University informs us that the suspect in tonight's incident has been arrested off campus. Police say there is no longer a threat. Reports of a shot fired near Bowman Hall on the Kent State University Main Campus

  • Alliance Rockers release stellar debut album

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    The Ohio Weather Band's self-titled debut album has been playing virtually nonstop in my car for more than three weeks now. I've been unwilling to hit the eject button. No doubt it's a pretty great rock ‘n' roll record, and doubly exciting because

  • Police lift shelter in place advisory for entire Kent State University campus

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    10:55PM Kent State University announced at 10:45 p.m. that the shelter in place advisory has been lifted for the entire Kent Campus.

  • UPDATED: KSU GUNMAN IN CUSTODY; SHOT FIRED NEAR COHN JEWISH STUDENT CENTER (Lefton)

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    A lone gunman terrorized the Kent State University campus Wednesday night for nearly four hours, forcing a lockdown, before being apprehended off-campus at about midnight. The gunman fired a shot into the ground near Bowman Hall, about 0.4 mil

  • Kent State in Ohio placed on lockdown after shot fired on campus (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Reuters UK

    (Reuters) - Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was put on lockdown on Wednesday night after a man fired a single gunshot into the ground on campus and then fled, a school spokesman said. No one was injured in the incident that occurred sho

  • Kent State in Ohio placed on lockdown after shot fired on campus (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Yahoo! UK and Ireland

    Reuters  –  (Reuters) - Kent State University in northeastern Ohio was put on lockdown on Wednesday night after a man fired a single gunshot into the ground on campus and then fled, a school spokesman said. No one was injured in the incident t

  • Kent State campus on lockdown: shots fired into the ground, no one hurt

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - Reports of a shot fired near Bowman Hall on the Kent State University Main Campus came in around 8:48 p.m. on Wednesday. Police are advising students and nearby residents to take shelter, stay inside their homes and lock the

  • Gunshot fired on Kent State campus; suspect sought

    Outlet: Tribune - Online, The

    KENT, Ohio — A gunshot has been fired at a northeastern Ohio university, and police are seeking the shooter. A Kent State University spokeswoman says a male suspect fired the shot into the ground Wednesday night near Bowman Hall, an academic buil

  • Kent State orders lockdown after report of gunfire

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Kent State has ordered students around Bowman Hall to “shelter in place” after a report of a shot fired on campus. The university sent out an alert to students and faculty around 9 p.m. The alert said: “Main Campus: Report of a shot fired ne

  • Police investigate report of a shot fired on Kent State University campus

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    In a campus alert put out minutes ago, people are being asked to stay away from the area around the Bowman residential hall. Students and staff already in the area were told to take shelter.

  • Women's Success Series to feature speaker Libby Drabik Wallick April 4

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Women's Success Series at Kent State University, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia, will feature speaker Libby Drabik Wallick from 8 to 11:30 a.m. April 4. Wallick is an innovative educator with New Philadelphia City Schools. She grew

  • Kent State Showcase students: Meet Jennie Nasser

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Kent State University's New York Musical Theatre Showcase is an annual event that strives to help launch the careers of some of the school's most talented seniors. The students have prepared a show they'll perform April 7-8 in front of New York agent

  • KSU will present “Rose and the Rime” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12.

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas will presents the “Rose and the Rime”. It is a modern fable, about a fictional town of Radio Falls which has been frozen over by the Rime Witch for as long as anyone can remember. Rose, a young girl and the town's

  • Intervention urged to limit gun violence (Jefferis)

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Gun violence is as much a threat to public health as it is a concern of the criminal-justice system, and its damage can be curtailed if communities commit to the effort. But too many Ohioans view the fallout of gun violence as inevitable, experts

  • Spring Fun Run at Kent Stark

    Outlet: North Neighbor News - Online

    Kent State Stark will host a Spring Fun Run, Adult 5K and kids fun run, on Sunday, April 13. Kids race begins at 8:30 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m. Cost of 5K is $17.50 before April 6. Bring a new or gently used children's book for Head Start program. Regist

  • With late-night stroke of the pen, Kasich signs capital bill targeting $135M at Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    The bill allocates nearly $2.4 billion for repairs, maintenance and construction of publicly owned buildings and other infrastructure across Ohio. Gov. John R. Kasich, who spoke Tuesday evening at the Greater Cleveland Partnership's annual meeting

Kent State University In the News, April 2, 2014

  • Construction budget clears Ohio Legislature

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    A nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds an array of community, school and park projects has cleared the Ohio Legislature. The Senate approved the bill and Gov. John Kasich signed it late Tuesday. The funds include nearly $135 milli

  • Ohio Senate approves capital budget; $33.4 million coming to Summit County

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Ohio Senate on Tuesday signed off on a $2.38 billion statewide construction budget that includes plenty of cash for Akron-area projects. Lawmakers in the House already have approved the bill. Gov. John Kasich was expected to sign it late Tuesd

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park's buildings and trails in Peninsula were built by Civilian Conservation Corps workers in the 1930s (Bindas)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    PENINSULA, Ohio - The Ledges, one of the most popular hiking trails in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, takes visitors past Ice Box Cave, massive ledge walls and a vista overlooking Akron and Cleveland. The trail, hewn stone steps and overlook w

  • Former KSU star Dri Archer works out for Indianapolis Colts after Flashes’ spring practice

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: The offseason has been a busy time for former Kent State star Dri Archer, who has worked out for four NFL teams with two more workouts scheduled as he prepares for the upcoming NFL Draft. Archer has already worked out for the Arizona Cardina

  • Does any program want to be the face of Mid-American Conference basketball?

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It was, by all accounts, a good year for Mid-American Conference basketball. The league had five teams finish with 20 wins for the season and seven finish at .500 or better. Five teams played in postseason tournaments with Ohio Uni

  • (VIDEO) KSU Offers Drone Technology Minor (Wentz)

    Outlet: Fox 8 Morning News - WJW-TV

    The future of technology has Kent State University expanding its degree program. The school now offers a minor in drone technology. Watch the video for more. To view video, please click on link: http://fox8.com/2014/04/01/ksu-offers-drone

  • Ex-Miami (OH) HC joins Kent State staff (Haynes)

    Outlet: NBCsports.com

    It took nearly six months, but Don Treadwell is finally back in the coaching game. Kent State announced via a press release Tuesday that Treadwell has been hired as Paul Haynes’ running backs coach. Treadwell was “relieved of his responsibilities

  • Former Miami head coach Don Treadwell spends first day as running backs coach at Kent State (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Don Treadwell officially took over as the Kent State football team's running backs coach on Tuesday, the first day of the spring practice season. Treadwell has been the head coach of the Miami RedHawks for the past three seasons, and has served as

  • Kent State spring football: Darren Goodson trading basketball shoes for football cleats (Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: The Kent State football team no longer has the services of versatile playmaker Dri Archer, but it appears to have gained a different kind of intriguing addition for the 2014 season. Clad in navy sweats while watching Kent State’s first sprin

  • Austin-Bailey Foundation extends grants to area programs

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The foundation supports programs that promote the physical and mental well-being of the people in Stark, Tuscarawas, Holmes and Wayne counties. The trustees of the Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation have approved grant requests totaling

  • Students test out new statewide assessments (Hart)

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    This spring, Stark County schools join more than 2,000 others across the state in field testing Ohio's new computer-based state assessments. The tests go into effect next school year. Some Louisville students returned from spring break and sat dow

  • Austin-Bailey Foundation extends grants to area programs

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    The foundation supports programs that promote the physical and mental well-being of the people in Stark, Tuscarawas, Holmes and Wayne counties. The trustees of the Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation have approved grant requests totaling

  • Kent State Showcase students: Meet Mackenzie Duan

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Editor's note: Kent State University's New York Musical Theatre Showcase is an annual event that aims to help launch the careers of some of the school's most talented seniors. The students have prepared a show they'll perform Monday and Tuesday in fr

  • Patterson eyes climate justice

    Outlet: Weirton Daily Times - Online, The

    EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - Jacqueline Patterson, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Environmental and Climate Justice Program director, will give the presentation "Another Way is Possible: Transforming a Profit-Driven Society to a

  • Students test out new statewide assessments (Hart)

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Some Louisville students returned from spring break and sat down to a state test at 8 a.m. Monday. But the assessments they completed don't count for anything — yet. This spring, Stark County schools join about 2,000 others across the state sig

  • Veteran activists dream of memorial, bike co-op for veterans

    Outlet: Stars and Stripes - Online

    Iraq war veteran Zack Gillespie had 274 dog tags made recently — one for every Ohioan who has died in Afghanistan and Iraq since the wars started in 2001 and 2003. Gillespie, 28, and veteran activists Cassie Schumacher and Billy Volchko now hope t

  • Top jazz guitarists will play in Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Brecksville Morning Update

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    BRECKSVILLE, Ohio -- We got some real cultural stuff happening in the Brecksville area so please sit up straight while you read the following: Jazz guitarists Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo will perform Saturday night at Happy Days Lodge, 500 We

Kent State University In the News, April 1, 2014

Kent State University In the News, March 31, 2014

  • Winners named in Taste of Tusc

    Outlet: Times-Reporter, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA A large crowd was on hand for this year’s Taste of Tusc, the fifth annual fundraising event for the Ohio & Erie Canal Coalition. The event was held March 14 in the Performing Arts Center on the campus of at Kent State University at

  • ACROSS OUR COMMUNITIES

    Outlet: Salem News

    Banquet in Salem being sponsored by Kent State Nursing Program SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The meal will be sponsored by the Kent State University Nursing Program.

  • For Stark County students, college can start in high school (Givan)

    Outlet: Repository, The

    Stark County high school students have the option of taking college classes at their high school, on a college campus or online through dual enrollment programs. Marissa Biclawski is in her second semester of college, but she’s already considered

  • Kent State Sports Report: Ex-Flashes baseball coach Scott Stricklin has Georgia off to strong start (Stricklin, Page)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Former Kent State baseball coach Scott Stricklin is enjoying a solid start to his first season as head coach at Georgia. The Bulldogs improved to 16-12-1 overall and 3-5-1 in the rugged Southeastern Conference by taking 2-of-3 games last weekend

  • Protesters allowed to decorate monument; monument official holds ladder

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    The president of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument committee held the ladder for activists who hung a chain of paper cranes from the gun barrel of one of the statues and tossed daisies, carnations and other flowers around the monument in downtown's P

  • KSU trustees to host event to honor retiring president

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    A reception and celebration to honor Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton will take place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The event, which is hosted by the Kent State Board of Trustees, is open to all f

  • Vacant Lots Get a Green Makeover

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    Vacant lots are a big problem for cities with population loss, like Cleveland, where researchers are tinkering with those spaces to revitalize neighborhoods and improve the environment. Anne Glausser reports forQUEST Science. Then ideastream's Tony G

  • Documentary based on Jim Tully bio nearing release

    Outlet: Louise Brooks Society

    The documentary based on the book, Jim Tully: American Writer, Irish Rover, Hollywood Brawler (Kent State University Press), is nearing release. Here's the opening clip. http://louisebrookssociety.blogspot.com/2014/03/documentary-based-on-jim-tull

  • Job hunters: Make the resume matter and the interview count

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Job seekers: Help is available. Being in the market for a job is sort of like being single. You may see a job you want, but they don't want you. Perhaps they like you, but you're not feeling the chemistry. Or maybe you're in a slump: No matter what y

  • Michigan Virtual University, Kent State University Study Online Learning (Ferdig)

    Outlet: WOOD-AM - Online

    Michigan Virtual University says a recent pilot project has suggested some ways of improving online learning. MVU and a researcher from Kent State University wanted to learn how massive open online courses, or MOOCs, could better serve students.

  • Area senior centers, universities encourage lifelong learning (Pieper)

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Some members of the Massillon Senior Center have learned to use Facebook to stay in touch with their grandchildren or family members who live out of state. The lesson was part of a series of classes that also showed participants how to turn on a comp

  • SAT gets a face-lift, but will it matter? (Donley, Southards)

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing a major revision — eliminating obscure vocabulary words, making the essay optional and returning the scoring scale back to 1,600. The new SAT will continue to test reading, writing and math skills, with

  • In other words: Punctuation: Taboo topic at family gatherings (Culleton, Leach)

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    Most people avoid discussing religion and politics at family gatherings. Not my family. Bring on the religion, but don't go anywhere near punctuation. Yes, you read that right. Punctuation. More specifically, are there two spaces or one space needed

  • Michigan Virtual University, Kent State University Study Online Learning (Ferdig)

    Outlet: WTKG-AM - Online

    Michigan Virtual University says a recent pilot project has suggested some ways of improving online learning. MVU and a researcher from Kent State University wanted to learn how massive open online courses, or MOOCs, could better serve students.

  • Trending degress in higher education

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Ohio colleges and universities today offer more than 600 degrees that didn't exist in their course catalogs four years ago. The new offerings in Stark County run the gamut from Walsh University's Spanish for health care to Kent State University Stark

  • Lefton reflects on accomplishments as Kent State University president (Lefton)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Eight years ago, Kent State University's top executive pictured himself working until someone carried him away, prying him from the campus he helped rebuild and invigorate. But life changes minds. "With maturity and experience comes a recogni

  • Concert to feature staff of Fairlawn and Hudson Schools of Music

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The Fairlawn and Hudson Schools of Music will host their first faculty recital April 6 at 3 p.m. at the new Steinway Piano Gallery in Hudson. The faculty at the Fairlawn and Hudson Schools of Music are in demand performers in the region who also make

  • SAT gets a face-lift, but will it matter? (Donley, Southards)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing a major revision — eliminating obscure vocabulary words, making the essay optional and returning the scoring scale back to 1,600. The new SAT will continue to test reading, writing and math skills, with

  • In other words: Punctuation: Taboo topic at family gatherings (Culleton, Leach)

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Most people avoid discussing religion and politics at family gatherings. Not my family. Bring on the religion, but don't go anywhere near punctuation. Yes, you read that right. Punctuation. More specifically, are two spaces or is one space needed aft

  • HCTV Program Schedule for March 31 - April 6, 2014

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Schedule for March 31 - April 6 The 57th annual Hudson Schools PTO Pancake Breakfast took place on March 1 in the packed Hudson High School Commons. The HCTV program showing highlights of the event that keeps Hudsonites coming back year aft

  • OUR VIEW: Cooperative approach to funding education will pay off in Ohio;

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Different approach to funding high education will benefit all The $2.4 billion capital budget proposed by Gov. John Kasich includes $450 million for projects for the state's 37 institutions of higher education, including Kent State University, Nor

  • Jim Hillibish: Latest fashions are all in the lookbooks

    Outlet: Wicked Local - Southborough

    In the ancient days before the Internet, a lookbook was a portfolio of seasonal fashion releases by designers. Customers rarely saw them. Lookbooks marketed a clothing line to retailers.Then came social media, and thousands of lookbooks are taking th

  • Twin City Chamber luncheon to discuss business growth

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    “Your Business is Growing...How About Mine?” will be the topic of the April 17 luncheon of the Twin City Chamber of Commerce. The event will begin at noon in the Dennison Yard restaurant. The speaker is Joe Belinsky, certified business advisor at the

  • Classrooms go tech heavy (Hollenbaugh)

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Smartphones, laptops and tablets are becoming just as common in classrooms today as paper, pencils and textbooks. Several local school districts and universities are working to put new technology in the hands of students and teachers, training them h

  • KENT STATE'S SAID SEWELL SELECTED FOR MILLENNIUM LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE INSTITUTE (Sewell)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, March 27 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Kent State University's Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs Said Sewell, Ph. D., has been selected as a protege for the Class of 2014 Millennium Leadership Initi

  • Ensemble HD, Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster, perform at Kent State University

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    The Cleveland Orchestra Associate Concertmaster, violinist Jung-Min Amy Lee and Ensemble HD will perform Mar. 31 at 8 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent

  • Around Town

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT •The Canton Museum of Art, supported by Malone University, Kent State University at Stark and Walsh University, presents the 23rd annual Stark County High School Art Exhibition, on view through April 13 in the Museum's lower ga

  • Tuscarawas Philharmonic to sponsor summer music camp

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Tuscarawas Philharmonic will host its summer music program for young musicians this June at the Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center. Registration forms are now being accepted for the Tuscarawas Philharmonic Performing Arts Camp, to be he

  • Following Showcase students

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Following four seniors in NYC Over the next two weeks, we'll introduce four Kent State University students whom we'll be following to the New York Showcase. We'll profile seniors Mackenzie Duan, Jennie Nasser, Brittnie Price and Tim Welsh, and af

  • Showcase gives Kent theater students a spotlight in New York (Kent)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    It takes a village to produce Kent State University's New York Musical Theatre Showcase, an annual event that strives to help launch the careers of some of the school's most vocally talented seniors. The students will present six performances Apr

  • New Nesiya director looks to build summer program's future

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    As the newly appointed director of Nesiya Institute, Fivel Glasser jokes that he is leading a start-up with a 30-year history. Nesiya is a six-week experiential Israeli summer program for teens entering grades 10 to 12 grades. Glasser, 38, is

  • Park Day Camp names Ross assistant director

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    Jamie Ross of Beachwood has joined the staff of Park Day Camp as an assistant director. The camp, based on the grounds of Park Synagogue East in Pepper Pike, has long been a part of Ross's life. After four years as a camper, she became a volun

  • Katharine Hepburn costume exhibit coming to Hartford

    Outlet: Republican - Online, The

    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Historical Society will celebrate one of the Nutmeg State's own, with a unique historical exhibit of one of Hollywood's biggest icons. “Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen,” an exhibit featuring over 40 co

  • Ensemble HD, Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster, perform at Kent State University

    Outlet: Gateway News - Online

    The Cleveland Orchestra Associate Concertmaster, violinist Jung-Min Amy Lee and Ensemble HD will perform Mar. 31 at 8 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent

  • New music concert set Monday

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Amy Lee and Friends will present a concert of new music at 8 p.m. Monday in the Carl F.W. Ludwig Recital Hall at Kent State University. Violinist Amy Lee, associate concertmaster of the Cleveland...

  • Philharmonic sponsoring music program

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA  Tuscarawas Philharmonic will host its summer music program for young musicians June 16-19 at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Kent State University at Tuscarawas. “Last year's camp was a great success,”  said Philharmonic

  • Smith Midland : Recruits Leading Lean Operations Manager

    Outlet: 4 Traders

    MIDLAND, VA -- To further its commitment to streamlining production and inventory management procedures through lean manufacturing philosophies, Smith-Midland Corporation has recruited Mark Loscudo as VP of Operations. " Smith-Midland has begun

Kent State University In the News, March 28, 2014

  • Religion events: Gospel choir college night

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Gospel choirs, College Night: Nine gospel choirs will be featured at the Youth for Holiness College Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Affinity Missionary Baptist Church, 4411 East 175th St., Cleveland. Free and open to the public, the annual even

  • MUSEUMS:

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Kent State University Museum. Rockwell Hall, Main and Lincoln streets. 330-672-3450 or kent.edu/museum. 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday (until 8:45 p.m. Thursday), noon-4:45 p.m. Sunday. . $5, adults; $4, senior citizens; $3, ages 18 and under.

  • State budget includes $1.14M for projects

    Outlet: Salem News

    LISBON - Three projects in Columbiana County would be funded with a combined $1.14 million included in the state's new capital spending budget, but the county grandstand is not among them. Gov. John Kasich and the Republican legislators last week

  • Education: Elms welcomes international teacher scholars

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    WEST AKRON — Our Lady of the Elms High School, in partnership with Kent State University’s International and Intercultural Education Center, recently welcomed 16 teacher scholars from seven countries. Teachers from Senegal, India, Brazil, Egypt, G

  • 3 Kent State players sign with Rox

    Outlet: St. Cloud Times

    The St. Cloud Rox announced the signings of three Kent State players for the 2014 season on Thursday afternoon. The players include junior outfielder Alex Miklos, sophomore right-handed pitcher Nick Jensen-Clagg and sophomore left-handed pitcher T

  • Kent State men's basketball assistant Bobby Steinburg a candidate at Bowling Green

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State men's basketball assistant coach Bobby Steinburg is reportedly a candidate to join new head coach Chris Jans' staff at Bowling Green. Jans, a former Wichita State assistant coach, accepted the Falcons' top post on Monday. He signed a six-y

  • UA and KSU officials say athletic union a complicated issue (Crosby)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    University of Akron and Kent State officials and coaches are not sure about the repercussions of a ruling that recognized the Northwestern University football team as a union. But they are sure that the NCAA’s model of college sports will be perma

  • Cleveland Arts listings for March 28-April 3:

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Kent State University's School of Art. Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St. 330-676-1549 or galleries.kent.edu/. Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Exhibit: "The 14th annual National Juried Cup Show," featuring 40 cups from more than

  • New music concert set Monday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Amy Lee and Friends will present a concert of new music at 8 p.m. Monday in the Carl F.W. Ludwig Recital Hall at Kent State University. Violinist Amy Lee, associate concertmaster of the Cleveland Orchestra and a member of the faculty of the Hug

  • Spring Fun Run at Kent Stark

    Outlet: North Neighbor News - Online

    Kent State Stark will host a Spring Fun Run, Adult 5K and kids fun run, on Sunday, April 13. Kids race begins at 8:30 a.m., 5K at 9 a.m. Cost of 5K is $17.50 before April 6. Bring a new or gently used children's book for Head Start program. Regist

  • Regents chancellor backs tuition guarantee plan

    Outlet: Daily Reporter - Online

    A tuition guarantee plan, reciprocity agreements with other states and the elimination of enrollment caps for five public universities are among the higher education reforms proposed in House Bill 484. The measure, which is included in the package

  • ON THE MOVE

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University: Allan M. Boike has been named dean, College of Podiatric Medicine. Boike currently serves as the director of the Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Training Programs and section head of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in t

  • U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Ohio (March 27)

    Outlet: TMCnet.com

    The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Ohio. Kent State University, Summa Health System Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 27 -- Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, and Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio, have been assigned a

  • April is the most poetic month, not the cruelest: Go out and celebrate

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1: The monthly reading series at Market Garden Brewery, Brews + Prose, gets this party started on the first day of April with a double feature: David Baker and Linda Gregerson. “If you love poetry, you probably already know what

  • FOSE : Debuts Pre-Event Workshops to Deliver Valuable Hands-On Training

    Outlet: 4 Traders

    Half-Day and Full-Day Sessions Focus on Winning Government Contracts, the Impact of the Knowledge Age, Information Assurance and More FOSE , the largest, most comprehensive event serving the government technology

  • Auditioning anthem singers hits right note at Canal Park

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    Judging the performers at the Akron RubberDucks national anthem auditions March 22 were, from left, Brian Bailey, associate professor of voice at Cleveland State University; Jay White, director of choirs at Kent State University; and Leanne Stofsick

  • Elms welcomes international teacher scholars

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    Photo courtesy of Our Lady of the Elms WEST AKRON — Our Lady of the Elms High School, in partnership with Kent State University's International and Intercultural Education Center, recently welcomed 16 teacher scholars from seven countries. Teac

  • St. Sebastian team wins regional POP

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    WEST AKRON — The St. Sebastian Parish School seventh-grade Power of the Pen team won first place at the regional tournament at Kent State University. Seventh-grade team members, shown above, included Stephanie Altier, Josh Johnson, Brianna McCarron,

  • Religion events: Gospel choir college night

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Gospel choirs, College Night: Nine gospel choirs will be featured at the Youth for Holiness College Night at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at Affinity Missionary Baptist Church, 4411 East 175th St., Cleveland. Free and open to the public, the annual

  • Egypt's al-Sisi Sheds Uniform, Readies for Presidency (Stacher)

    Outlet: Time - Online

    In Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi's dream, approximately 35 years ago, he chatted with late Egyptian president Anwar Sadat. The two men exchanged pleasantries and Sadat told Sisi he always knew he was destined to lead Egypt. Sisi replied, “I also know that I'm

  • Ensemble HD, Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster, perform at Kent State University

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The Cleveland Orchestra Associate Concertmaster, violinist Jung-Min Amy Lee and Ensemble HD will perform Mar. 31 at 8 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent

  • Ellen's Effort Raises Funds, Awareness

    Outlet: North Neighbor News - Online

    When Ellen Gray was diagnosed with melanoma, a malignant form of skin cancer, in 2006 at the age of 28, she vowed to fight, battling through several surgeries and difficult radiation treatments. To help her through the difficult times, Gray turned

  • Austin-Bailey Foundation extends grants to area programs

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The trustees of the Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation have approved grant requests totaling $180,800 to 14 nonprofit organizations in Holmes, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties, according to a news release from the foundation. The foun

  • Austin-Bailey Foundation extends grants to area programs

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    The trustees of the Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation have approved grant requests totaling $180,800 to 14 nonprofit organizations in Holmes, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties, according to a news release from the foundation. The foun

  • Egypt's election lacks candidates (Stacher)

    Outlet: Al-Jazeera (Arabic) - Washington Bureau

    Cairo, Egypt - With presidential elections fast approaching, Egyptian Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has officially declared his candidacy Interim President Adly Mansour has recently been holding meetings at the Ittihadiya presidential palace

  • About Books: AUTHOR LECTURE

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    • Ohio native and Kent State graduate Angela Johnson, who has written more than 40 teen and adult novels and poetry or short story collections, will appear at Tuscarawas County Public Library at 121 Fair Ave. NW at 6:30 p.m. April 8.

  • ACCLAIMED ENSEMBLE HD PERFORMS MUSIC FROM CLEVELAND'S HAPPY DOG AT KENT STATE

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    The Cleveland Orchestra associate concertmaster, violinist Jung-Min Amy Lee, and Ensemble HD will perform at Kent State University on Monday, March 31, at 8 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing

  • CLEVELAND CHEF ROCCO WHALEN TO SPEAK AT KENT STATE ABOUT HIS JOURNEY, LOVE FOR INVENTING NEW CUISINE

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    Former "Fat Chef" Rocco Whalen of Cleveland's Fahrenheit restaurant will speak about his journey as a chef and his love for inventing and sustaining American cuisine on Thursday, April 17, at 4 p.m. in the Ritchie Hall Theater at Kent State Universit

  • Kent State University, Summa Health System Assigned Patent

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 27 -- Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, and Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio, have been assigned a patent (8,680,142) developed by Chun-che Tsai, Kent, Ohio, James M. Jamison, Stow, Ohio, and Jackie L. Summers, Sun City Center

Kent State University In the News, March 27, 2014

  • Entertainment: Jazz

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University Jazz Ensemble — 7 p.m. Monday, Nighttown, at 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights. $5. 216-795-0550 or www.nighttowncleveland.com

  • OUR VIEW: Cooperative approach to funding education will pay off in Ohio; Different approach to funding high education will benefit all

    Outlet: Twinsburg Bulletin

    The $2.4 billion capital budget proposed by Gov. John Kasich includes $450 million for projects for the state's 37 institutions of higher education, including Kent State University, Northeast Ohio Medical University and other state universities. A

  • THE LIST — Area events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University School of Art will present the 14th Annual National Juried Cup Show, on display through April 5 at the Downtown Gallery. Free and open to the public. Location: 141 E. Main St., Kent.

  • National tours are coming to Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    From members of the Cleveland Orchestra stopping by to nat i o n a l touring acts performing this weekend, there is never a dull moment in downtown Kent. Clevel and Orchestra at KSU The Cleveland Orchestra associate concertmaster, violinis

  • OUR VIEW: Another sign of recovery for Ohio

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Capital works budget boosts Education, local government assage of a $2.4 billion capital works plan by the Ohio House of Representatives — the first such measure to include funding for local projects in six years — is another indication of e

  • Area briefs — March 26

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    KENT Food drive KENT: Kent State University College of Public Health will kick off its annual Fill the Truck Food Drive for Kent Social Services' food pantry. Students will collect donations through a community bag drop the first week of Apr

  • Grandstand not among state-funded projects

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    LISBON - Three projects in Columbiana County would be funded with a combined $1.14 million included in the state's new capital spending budget, but the county grandstand is not among them. Gov. John Kasich and the Republican legislators last wee

  • Why Thin People Might Eat More and Still Stay Slim: ‘It's Not Just the Fact that They're More Active' (Novak)

    Outlet: Blaze, The

    Much to the ire of those who exercise, eat right and still struggle with their weight, there are those individuals who can eat the same — if not more — work out the same amount and still be thinner. It would appear that it just comes naturally to the

  • Thin People May Naturally Burn More Calories (Novak)

    Outlet: Yahoo! Health

    Why is it that one person can stay slim while eating a lot of calories, while another tends to gain weight despite eating fewer? According to new research from Kent State University, the muscles of naturally thin people may just work differently.

  • Grandstand project gets no love in Columbus

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    LISBON - Three projects in Columbiana County would be funded with a combined $1.14 million included in the state's new capital spending budget, but the county grandstand is not among them. Gov. John Kasich and the Republican legislators last wee

  • Dr. Gosnell to receive OSU alumni honor

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Dr. Davina Gosnell of Kent has been selected as one of 100 Alumni Transformers in Nursing & Healthcare by The Ohio State University College of Nursing during its centennial year. She will be recognized for being among alumni of the college who h

  • Ohio House approves $135 million for Cleveland-area capital projects

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Cuyahoga County alone would get about $65 million under Gov. John Kasich's two-year capital budget, which now heads to the Senate for consideration. More than a third of that is targeted at Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College.

  • Geauga County students get head start at joint Career Day

    Outlet: News-Herald

    Donald Wayne McLeod, who speaks professionally on topics such as improving interpersonal communication, kicked off a joint Career Day by addressing a group of about 150 sophomores from Berkshire, Ledgemont and Newbury high schools gathered at the Gea

  • Ensemble HD lines up more formal appearance at Kent State University

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Case in point: a concert next week at Kent State University. At 8 p.m. on Monday, March 31, the group best known for playing at a bar in Cleveland's Gordon Square Arts District will appear at Kent's Ludwig Recital Hall. The setting will be more fo

Kent State University In the News, March 25, 2014

  • KSU start-up firms get $60,000 from state

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    COLUMBUS — The state Controlling Board OK’d more than $60,000 for high-tech startups at Kent State University. The lawmaker panel released about $27,000 from the Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-Up Fund for an effort to develop

  • Beacon Journal’s quest for KSU transparency spans three months (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Beacon Journal higher education reporter Carol Biliczky on Dec. 12 asked for the names of applicants for the job of Kent State University president in an attempt to explain the search process at the area’s largest university. In early January, the

  • KSU refuses to document that it properly spent money on presidential search (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent: Kent State University last week said it’s done answering Beacon Journal questions about its search for a new president. In a statement, the university said it delivered hundreds of pages of documents and is now moving on. In essence, the

  • (VIDEO) Special moment unfolds for Nick, Tom Hamilton: Cleveland Indians spring training notes (video)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Nick Hamilton got a surprise on Monday. So did his father, Tom, the voice of the Indians. Nick, a minor leaguer with the Indians, found out Monday morning that he’d be one of the extra players in the Indians’ Cactus League game a

  • Kent State gymnastics team slotted for NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (Biggin)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Kent State women's gymnastics team will be headed south for the NCAA Regionals. It was announced on Monday that the Golden Flashes were slotted in the Baton Rouge Regional at Louisiana State's Maravich Center, with compet

  • Cleveland tests new ways to revitalize empty lots

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    The city of Cleveland has 20,000 vacant lots. One used to be an abandoned building, flanked by houses in the city's Slavic Village neighborhood. In its place, Sandra Albro, a researcher with the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and her team are installing

  • MRSA no longer just a hospital disease (Smith)

    Outlet: Digital Journal

    In recent years the stealth-like bacteria MRSA, sometimes simply called “staph,” has expanded from people to animals: ranging from pigs and other farm animals to family pets. MRSA is a strain of Staphylococcus bacteria that is resistant to methici

  • New study examines traffic congestion on a university campus

    Outlet: Sciencecodex.com

    Some researchers believe that the United States is in a “congestion crisis”. Indeed, national transportation statistics indicate that 42 percent more vehicles used each urban lane mile in 2000 than in 1980, tripling the number of hours people spent i

  • $2.4 million local investment announced, will create 20 jobs

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    WKYC Staff, WKYC 7:50 p.m. EDT March 24, 2014 Kent State, Cleveland Orchestra, two Akron companies will benefit (Photo: WKYC-TV) The Ohio Controlling Board on Monday approved more than $2.4 million in local investment that will create 20

  • Vacant Lots Get A Green Makeover

    Outlet: WCBE-FM - Online

    By Ohio Public Radio and Anne Glausser Vacant lots are a big problem for cities that have lost a lot of their population, like Detroit and Cleveland. That's got people tinkering with ways to do something meaningful with the space, such as plant an

  • Cleveland concert hall gets $750,000 from the state for ADA, security updates (Crawford)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Members of the State Controlling Board decided without discussion Monday to appropriate $750,000 toward the 400-seat performance hall so it can be updated to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and so systems for back up emergency power

  • Vacant Lots Get a Green Makeover

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    Vacant lots are a big problem for cities with population loss, like Cleveland, where researchers are tinkering with those spaces to revitalize neighborhoods and improve the environment. Anne Glausser reports forQUEST Science. Then ideastream's Tony G

  • How to Get Smarter

    Outlet: Psychology Today - Online

    Several times already in this school year,   I've been confounded by my daughter's homework. Once I didn't even understand the directions for the task. She's seven. Which means we've got a ways to go. So, I need to step it up if I'm ever going to g

  • KSU Trumbull Hosts Career Day for Female 10th Graders

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    WARREN, Ohio -- Kent State University Trumbull Campus, Champion Township, will host its annual "The Road Not Taken" career conference April 4. Keynote speaker is Camille Favre, senior vice president of human resources at Seven Seventeen Credit Union.