Melvin J. Gravely IIKent State University at Stark proudly announces Melvin J. Gravely II, Ph.D., president and CEO of TriVersity Construction Company, as the speaker for their 42nd Annual Spring Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony, to be held on Sunday, May 10 at 3 p.m. at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall in Canton, is a ticketed event.

College for Kids returns to Kent State University at Tuscarawas for the 25th year for the week of June 22 - 26. This year’s session offers 10 fun and interesting youth enrichment classes for students who were in first through sixth grades during the 2014-15 school year. The five-day session offers courses from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. 

Photo from Kent State's 44th Annual May 4 CommemorationKent State University holds its 45th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place April 30-May 4.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present their spring production, May 4th Voices at 7:30 p.m. on May 4 at the Performing Arts Center. The play features an ensemble cast comprised of students, staff and community members.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing that Michael Taylor Insurance & Financial, Inc., the local Allstate agency, will be the first designated season sponsor for the Performing Arts Center. “We are so honored to have had Michael Taylor Insurance & Financial, Inc. approach us to support the center through this sponsorship,” said Dr. Brad Bielski, dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State Tuscarawas. “They will actually be sponsoring both our 2015 Summer Series and the 2015-2016 season.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the establishment of a new scholarship fund, the Tuscarawas Trust, which was created with contributions from the Helen Brach Foundation and the Tuscarawas County University Foundation.

The College Credit Plus program has been established by the State of Ohio to replace PSEO and Dual Enrollment Options. The program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. College Credit Plus can include courses offered on a college campus, online or at the high school for which credit is awarded from the college.

Women's Success Series - Featuring Wendy Zucal

Wendy Zucal, executive director of the Dennison Depot Museum system, will be the featured speaker for the April 10 Women’s Success Series event at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.  The event is held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost to attend each session is $10, which includes a continental breakfast.

Zucal’s presentation will share her leadership philosophy, lessons learned and best practices, as well as her definition of success.