Success Stories Archive

A group of Kent State University students traveled to Germany for a three-week education abroad program. The trip offered the students the opportunity to learn about German politics and history. (Photo provided by Richard Steigmann-Gall)
by Alexandria Rhodes
July 24, 2012 - 10:34am
Fourteen Kent State University students recently traveled to Germany for a three-week education-abroad program. The students gained cultural, democratic and social experiences while learning a little bit more about themselves in the process.
Kent State University fashion design professors Linda Ohrn-McDaniel (left) and Sherry Schofield-Tomschin (right) show some of the costumes they designed and created with colleague Vince Quevedo (not pictured). More than 30 costumes were created.
by Eric Mansfield
July 17, 2012 - 10:34am
Three associate professors from Kent State University’s Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising donated their time to design and create more than 30 costumes for a local dance troupe headed to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. Sherry Schofield-Tomschin, Linda Ohrn-McDaniel and Vince Quevedo completed the costumes, which will be worn by the L.I.O.N. Players, a performing arts troupe based in Akron.
The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine has officially become the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, effective July 1. The college was established in 1916 and is one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio.
by Foluke Omosun
July 9, 2012 - 10:34am
The Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine (OCPM) has officially become the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, effective July 1. The college was established in 1916 and is one of the largest and most respected podiatric medical education institutions in the country and the only accredited podiatry school in Ohio.
The Student Center ballroom overflowing with fans during the Season of Champions Celebration held Thursday evening to honor the Golden Flashes Baseball team.
by Intercollegiate Athletics
June 20, 2012 - 10:34am
The Kent State baseball team made its 12th NCAA tournament appearance this year and advanced to the Super Regional for the first time this season. The team also played in the College World Series for the first time in program history, which dates back to 1915. The Golden Flashes edged out top seed Florida in its second game at the College World Series. Kent State University’s Golden Flashes baseball team was honored at a “Season of Champions” celebration event on June 28, at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.
Kent State's Jimmy Rider scores on a wild pitch by Florida Gator Hudson Randall during the fourth inning.
by Intercollegiate Athletics
June 18, 2012 - 1:49pm
After taking a 4-0 lead, the Golden Flashes hold on to eliminate the top-seeded Gators. The Kent State baseball team (47-19) fended off a late Florida rally Monday evening in its elimination game at the 2012 College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park, as the Golden Flashes tallied a 5-4 victory over the Gators to remain alive in the national championship.
Pictured: Javed Khan, professor/chair of Department of Computer Science; Ed Mahon, vice president for information services/chief information officer; Satyendra Kumar, associate vice president for research; Grant McGimpsey, vice president for research.
by Bob Burford
March 30, 2012 - 1:49pm
Advanced optical superhighway will connect Bangladesh universities with institutions around the world so scientists, scholars and students can use cutting-edge technology to compute and communicate with colleagues in any country. An international partnership between Kent State University, the Ohio Academic Resource Network (OARnet) and Ireland’s National Research and Education Network (HEAnet) has been selected to provide advanced technical expertise in building the Bangladesh Research and Education Network (BdREN) through an international competition.

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