Success Stories Archive
by Ann VerWiebe
September 21, 2012 - 10:33am
The 46th Kent State Folk Festival once again lays claim to its autumnal residency with concerts and events lined up from Thursday, Sept. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 22. The Kent Stage hosts concerts each night with Folk Alley ‘Round Town driving up the musical temperature throughout Kent on Friday and a big move downtown for the free Saturday workshops.
Matthew Putman, a research scientist at Columbia University, addresses those attending the Symposium on Flexible Liquid Crystal Devices held in the Kent Student Center Kiva.
by Jim Maxwelll
September 21, 2012 - 10:33am
Kent State University hosted a two-day symposium on Sept. 26-27 to showcase cutting-edge university research and industry innovations in flexible liquid crystal devices such as displays, e-writers, eyewear, photovoltaics, sensors and biomedical devices.
Kent State football players are welcomed onto the field by fans gathered in the end zone at Dix Stadium.
by Kent State Athletics
September 20, 2012 - 10:34am
After going 4-1 to close out the 2011 season, the Kent State football team is primed to pick up where it left off, returning most of its key players on both sides of the ball.
An exterior photo of the Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg
by University Communications & Marketing
September 13, 2012 - 10:33am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg took place on Sept. 12 at the center’s location at 2745 Creekside Drive in Twinsburg, Ohio. The event celebrated Kent State’s commitment to providing students with expanded pathways to affordable and accessible higher education.
Kent State University electronic media major Katy Coduto worked with eight bands as part of her summer publicity internship position at renowned record label company Warner Brothers Records.
by Alexandria Rhodes
September 5, 2012 - 10:34am
For Kent State electronic media major Katy Coduto, working this summer as a publicity intern at renowned record label company Warner Brothers Records was a dream come true. Coduto, who also is the program director at Kent State’s TV2, has always wanted to work in publicity and public relations. “I realize how lucky I am to be working at Warner Brothers,” Coduto said. “I love publicity and public relations, and this is only solidifying in my mind that I’ve chosen a career I am going to love.” Working at Warner Brothers Records
Kent State running back Anthony Meray celebrates an interception against Towson during the home opener at Dix Stadium.
by Kent State Athletics
August 30, 2012 - 10:34am
Archer posted three touchdowns and an opportunistic defense piled up six takeaways in 41-21 victory for Golden Flashes. The night of Thursday, Aug. 30, shone brightly for Kent State as football season kicked off at Dix Stadium in front of a spirited crowd of 15,161.
Students mingle during the Graduate Resource Fair, in the Student Center Ballroom.
by Center for Student Involvement
August 28, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State University community welcomes back Kent State students as the university begins its 2012-2013 academic year and offers many events and activities for new and returning students.
by University Communications & Marketing
August 23, 2012 - 10:34am
The start of a new school year is a busy and exciting time, especially for incoming freshmen. The residence hall move-in process can be stressful for both students and parents. To make the experience more fun and welcoming, the Kent InterHall Council (KIC) sponsors the Movers and Groovers program. Each fall during freshman move-in day, Kent State faculty, staff and students volunteer to assist incoming freshmen get settled in their new university accommodations.
Hiroshi Yokoyama, Ph.D., is director of Kent State University’s Liquid Crystal Institute, which received a $3 million grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission for new concept devices based on nanoscale engineering of polymer-liquid crystal interface.
by Emily Vincent
August 14, 2012 - 10:34am
The Ohio Third Frontier Commission has approved a $3 million award to Kent State University. The award is part of the more than $21 million in grants recommended by the commission through the Ohio Third Frontier Open Innovation Incentive and the Ohio Third Frontier Innovation Platform Program to support innovation activities in the state.
A 2012 graduate of Kent State University shows off his diploma after crossing the stage during summer commencement.
by Emily Vincent
August 7, 2012 - 10:31am
Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. The university held its summer commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,590 degrees, including 942 bachelor’s degrees, 391 master’s degrees, 79 doctoral degrees, 163 associate degrees and 15 educational specialist degrees.