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Profiles of Excellence in Action | 

February 2011

Learn more about what the world thinks about the School of Fashion Design and Merchandising.

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Welcome to Profiles of Excellence in Action, a monthly e-newsletter showcasing news and events from Kent State University. In this month's issue, learn about the new class of athletes inducted into the Varsity "K" Hall of Fame, a substantial grant for local business development and about the welcoming environment veterans find at Kent State. Also, find out how Richard Robyn has made a career of influencing students and about a new international recognition for the School of Fashion Design and Merchandising.

Eight Added to Varsity "K" Hall of Fame

Members of the Varsity "K" Hall of Fame Class of 2011 were formally inducted during a two-hour ceremony in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Feb. 5, and the list was an impressive one.

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Ohio Employee Ownership Center Receives $500,000 Award to Avert Layoffs and Grow Ohio's Economy

The Ohio Department of Development recently announced that the Ohio Employee Ownership Center based at Kent State University has been awarded $500,000 to be a partner in the department's Early Warning Network.

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Kent State Is Number One in Region in Enrolling Student Veterans

Kent State University ranks first among Northeast Ohio universities for enrolling student-veterans, according to a new report.

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Experienced Educator Robyn Honored with Outstanding Teaching Award

Richard Robyn, professor of political science and director of the Washington Program in National Issues, was recently honored with the university's Outstanding Teaching Award.

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