The Ohio Small Business Development Center (OSBDC) at Kent State University at Tuscarawas is offering an Encore 50+ Informational Seminar Aug. 12 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Canal Tavern in Zoar. The event is free and includes a complimentary breakfast.

Topics covered during the session include Learning if Entrepreneurship is Right for You, and Testimonials of Entrepreneurs Who are 50 Years of Age or Older. Attendees will also receive an entrepreneurial resource guide, and have an opportunity to ask questions.

An essential element to surviving your first year at college is support – from family, faculty and staff. Having peers to lean on also helps make the milestone transition easier.

Incoming Kent State University at Stark freshmen enroll in Destination Kent State: First Year Experience (FYE) to familiarize themselves with college life. With topics ranging from responsibility to relationships and stress to studying, there’s something to benefit each of them as they meet new friends who are embarking on the same exciting journey.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia will announce the Performing Arts Center’s 2015-2016 season during the fifth annual Season Unveiling on Aug. 1 and at a public open house on Aug. 2.

The Aug. 1 event begins at 6 p.m. and is for Performing Arts Center members only. Memberships, which are still on sale, are designed to acknowledge and benefit individuals, families and businesses. The program provides a way for everyone to be a part of the Performing Arts Center. Priced between $30 and $1500, there is a membership level for everyone. 

Kent State University at Stark Interim Dean Denise Seachrist and Sr. Facilities Manager Brian Gardner recently presented Larry and Chuck Hoover of The Hoover Foundation with a copy of the Kent State Board of Trustees’ resolution that recognizes The Hoover Foundation for their generous support of the campus’s new Science and Nursing Building. The geology laboratories and geology mud room in the building, which is opening in August, have been named in honor of the foundation.

Kent State Tuscarawas Recognizes Community Members

Kent State University at Tuscarawas recently recognized two community members with special awards.