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Profiles of Excellence in Action | 

January 2013

It is unusual to find someone who does not have a cell phone these days. It is even more unusual to find a cell phone without a camera. So, why not create a class about cell phone photography?

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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, read about Kent State's "First Choice" initiative, the university's 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, Kent State's College of Business Administration achieving top rankings, a chemistry professor earning a Distinguished Teaching Award, and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication's new cell phone photography class.

Kent State Announces "First Choice" Initiative To Provide Larger First-Year Merit Scholarships

Kent State University has undertaken a bold initiative to provide more incoming freshmen a significant increase in merit scholarships to ease the financial burden on successful students who see the university as their first choice for college.

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Kent State’s 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Takes Place On Jan. 24

Kent State University’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, themed “Empowering the Individual, Strengthening the Community,” will take place on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

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Kent State University’s College of Business Administration Achieves Top Rankings

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration undergraduate and graduate programs recently garnered top rankings in two major news publications in consecutive years.

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Chemistry Professor Earns 2012 Distinguished Teaching Award

The Kent State University Alumni Association honors three full-time faculty members who consistently demonstrate outstanding skills in classroom teaching every year with the Distinguished Teaching Award.

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