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Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am

Pianist Spencer Myer instructs a student quartet during t he 2011 Kent/Blossom Music Festival.The Kent/Blossom Music Festival is an advanced training institute operated by Kent State University in cooperation with The Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom Music Center. This summer intensive program presents public performances by distinguished artist faculty and talented young musicians.

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am

Porthouse Theatre kicks off its 2012 season with the musical comedy “Damn Yankees.”Porthouse Theatre, the outdoor, professional summer stock theatre located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, kicks off its 2012 season with “Damn Yankees” on June 19-23 and 26-30 at 8 p.m. and June 24 at 2 p.m. For tickets, call 330-672-3884 or visitwww.porthousetheatre.com. 

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00am

WKSU won two Regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA)WKSU has been honored with two Regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio-Television-Digital News Association (RTDNA). The organization received thousands of regional entries in categories covering radio, television and online journalism. WKSU competes in the Large Market division against public and commercial radio stations in major cities in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 12:00am

Watch Kent State University and the city of Kent grow over the past 100 years in this time-lapse animation. Watch video.

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:00am

Kimberly Peer, Ed.D., Athletic Training Education Program undergraduate and graduate coordinator and associate professor at Kent State, has been named a fellow of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 12:00am

A dramatic one-out double by Jimmy Rider to score Derek Toadvine gave the Golden Flashes a 3-2 victory over Oregon in the Eugene Super Regional, hosted by the University of Oregon. Read more.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 12:00am

The Portage County Regional Planning Commission is spearheading an effort to connect local producers with local consumers through the creation of a food hub built around the aggregation, packaging and distribution of agricultural products. The goal of the project is to increase market access for local food producers, service local institutional and commercial buyers and satisfy consumer demand for fresh, locally grown produce.

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 4:34pm

Kent State faculty member in the Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program and Liquid Crystal Institute® Antal Jakli, Ph.D., received an Outstanding Research and Scholar Award for his liquid crystal research.

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am

Kent State offers a year-round Weight Watchers at Work program to faculty, staff and students on all campuses and community locations. Earlier this year, Weight Watchers introduced a new monthly pass program that includes the Points Plus program and e-tools, to make losing weight easier while still enjoying many of the foods you like to eat.

The new program allows members the flexibility and convenience to attend a Weight Watchers at Work meeting or a meeting in their community. Members can also download the Weight Watchers mobile application on their smart phones at no charge.

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am

Division of Human Resources Vice President Willis Walker announced last week that Kent State will operate on a holiday schedule in December. The holiday schedule will run from Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. During that time, all nonessential operations will be closed at all Kent State campuses. Normal business operations will resume with the first shift on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.

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Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent State University at Geauga recently hosted three community events that brought students from Berkshire High School, community business owners and consumers, and senior citizens to the campus.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
With all of the fashion students and professors at Kent State, one might expect successful fashion designers, but not many people would have guessed Office of Continuing and Distance Education Outreach Program Manager Angie Stevens as one of those people.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
The Ohio Third Frontier program recently made three separate grants to Kent State University researchers through the newly established Technology Validation and Start-up Fund, which promotes the commercialization of Ohio technologies developed by the state’s institutions of highe...
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent State University’s Supplier Diversity Program Manager Veronica Cook-Euell has received the 2012 Minority Business Enterprise Advocacy award from Black Pages Ohio.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton wears many hats—from graduation cap to the hard hat.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
At its June 6 meeting, the Kent State University Board of Trustees took action on the following items: Trustees Endorse FY 2013 University Budget That Supports Major Campus Improvements The Board approved a balanced educational and operating budget for Kent State University’s eig...
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
The 22nd annual College for Kids program is being offered by Kent State University at Tuscarawas. This summer's sessions offer 46 fun and interesting youth enrichment classes for students who were in 1st through 8th grades during the 2011-2012 school year. Session I is offered Ju...
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Media invited to view massive solar panel installation on top of Kent State University Field House Local media are invited to climb to the top of the Kent State University Field House on Wednesday, June 13, at 1:30 p.m. to view the ongoing installation of 1,716 solar panels. The...
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Children in Kent State University’s Child Development Center are sending a strong message about the environment through posters and signage that they designed to draw attention to the dangers of littering and benefits of recycling.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Kent State University at Stark recently announced the recipient and finalists of the 2011-2012 Distinguished Teaching Award and the recipient of the Award of Distinction.

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