Success Stories Archive

Kent State student designers developed a set of cards aimed at identifying common symptoms of malaria to aid practitioners in communication during treatment.
by Emily Vincent
July 18, 2013 - 10:31am
Students in the Master of Fine Arts program in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University earned Student Notable Honoree status, placing them in the top six of all national entries, in the Core77 2013 Design Awards for their Healthcare Visuals Kibera project.
Ran R. Barniv
by University Communications and Marketing
July 14, 2013 - 10:31am
In the photo, Ran Barniv writes out “The Effect of Goodwill” model. Barniv explains, “Transparency of goodwill is a major subtle and complex aspect of financial reporting. For example, a simplified model depicts the effect of goodwill on investors.” Scholar of the Month Ran R. Barniv Professor of Accounting College of Business Administration 1990-present
Heather Wells reacts as she is crowned Miss Ohio 2013. Wells graduated from Kent State in August 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in dance, and is currently enrolled as a post-undergraduate student in the university’s nutrition program. (Proto credit: Jason J. Molyet/Mansfield News Journal)
by Danielle DeBord
July 12, 2013 - 10:31am
Kent State University student Heather Wells was crowned Miss Ohio 2013 at the competition that took place at the Renaissance Theater in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 22. Wells, who is from Warren, Ohio, competed as Miss Montgomery County against 23 other contestants. Wells graduated from Kent State in August 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in dance, and is currently enrolled as a post-undergraduate student in the university’s nutrition program.
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program, and it also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categories. This spring, the school recognized more than 40 students for earning national awards in journalism and communication competitions.
by Jennifer Kramer
July 3, 2013 - 10:31am
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The school also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categories. It will receive medallions for each award.
Kent State University faculty, staff and students collected 299,552 pounds of recyclables during the 2013 RecycleMania challenge. The amount of recycling collected per person beat the University of Akron's amount in an informal competition that allowed Kent State to retain the Braggin' Wheel.
by Carla Wyckoff
June 19, 2013 - 11:33am
Kent State University faculty, staff and students collected 299,552 pounds of recyclables during the 2013 RecycleMania challenge. This year, 523 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada participated in the eight-week competition that ranks schools based on how much recycling, trash and food waste is collected.
2013 Flashguides
by Josh Perkins
June 12, 2013 - 10:31am
Destination Kent State has returned! The June and July advising and registration program is a one-and-a-half-day experience that includes an overnight stay in a residence hall. Students are encouraged to invite family members to participate in the program. The students explore important topics, including the differences between high school and college, and navigating the university and properly preparing to be a college student.
Kent State College of Podiatric Medicine student Christina Schilero is hooded by her father, Dr. John Schilero, D.P.M., during the college’s commencement ceremony.
by Mark Syroney
June 11, 2013 - 10:31am
The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, formerly the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine, celebrated its first official Commencement as a college of Kent State on May 16, 2013. The Class of 2013 graduated 102 podiatric students from Kent State’s College of Podiatric Medicine. The ceremony was held in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall on the Kent Campus in Kent, Ohio. 
Kent State student-athletes gather around the 2012-13 Reese Trophy in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. Pictured are wrestler Mack McGuire, basketball player Devareaux Manley, football wide receiver Tyshon Goode and cross country runner Samuel Allen.
by Intercollegiate Athletics
June 11, 2013 - 10:31am
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) presented Kent State University with the Reese Trophy for the fifth straight year for men's all-sports excellence during the MAC Honors Dinner at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. The Kent State Golden Flashes have now won eight Reese Trophies dating back to 2000.
Timothy V. Rasinski has been selected as Kent State University’s Scholar of the Month. Rasinski is a professor of literacy education in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State.
by University Communications and Marketing
June 11, 2013 - 10:31am
Timothy V. Rasinski Professor of Literacy Education College of Education, Health and Human Services 1988-present
Kent State aeronautics student Ryan Weber from Chardon, Ohio, won the top spot in the power-on landing competition at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’ s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON 2013) in Columbus, Ohio.
by Foluke Omosun
May 30, 2013 - 10:32am
Kent State University aeronautics student Ryan Weber, from Chardon, Ohio, won the top spot in the power-on landing competition at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’ s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON 2013) in Columbus, Ohio, on May 11. SAFECON is a national competition that brings together more than 300 students from 30 colleges and universities from across the country to vie to be the national champions for both team and pilot honors. The competition develops and advances aviation education through a strong emphasis on aviation safety.

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