Dr. A. Bathi KasturiarachiA. Bathi Kasturiarachi, Ph.D., has been named Kent State University at Stark’s new assistant dean of academic affairs. Serving as interim assistant dean since August 2013, Kasturiarachi accepted the permanent position on February 27, 2015.

The spring 2015 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, April 1. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas will hold an Information Night on March 12 at 6 p.m. in Founders Hall auditorium. The event is designed to give prospective students information regarding the bachelor’s and associate degree programs offered by the campus, as well as the opportunity to learn about the university’s admission process, financial aid, student success strategies and career exploration.

Get the Led Out - The American Led Zeppelin will perform in concert March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. Get The Led Out is a premiere Led Zeppelin tribute band. They have captured the essence of the legendary British super-group,Led Zeppelin by recreating the songs in all their depth and glory. The show is co-sponsored by Mix 94.1 Radio.

The Corporate University at Kent State Stark will present a one-day Nursing Home Administrators Conference on Thursday, March 12 in the Kent State Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.
Kent State University is an approved provider of continuing education credit by the Ohio Board of Executives of Long-term Services and Supports (BELTSS/BENHA). This event is approved for six (6) BELTSS/BENHA CEUs.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is holding two College Credit Plus (CCP) Information Sessions, formerly known as Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), on Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. and March 17 at 6 p.m. for students and their parents to learn details of the program.

The CCP program was recently established by the State of Ohio to replace PSEO and Dual Credit Options as one of the opportunities designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12, who qualify for college admission and receive state funding, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. 

A new educational Makerspace will be created in the Kent State University at Tuscarawas library utilizing a $23,996 grant received from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences’ Science and Technology Act (LSTA). The university will cost match the grant with $8000.

The Makerspace will provide equipment and materials to be utilized by students and community members to pursue entrepreneurial projects, bringing ideas and innovations to life.

Kent State University at Stark is proud to host the Gallery 6000 exhibit, entitled Six at 6000. The exhibit, which is open to the public, is on display through March 27 in the Conference Center Dining Room, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. Viewing hours (weekdays only) may vary depending upon other events scheduled in the Dining Room. Visitors to the exhibit should call 330-244-3300 in advance to confirm available viewing time.

In observation of Black History Month, Kent State University at Tuscarawas will present the film, Freedom Summer, at 7 p.m. on Feb. 19 in Founders Hall Auditorium. Sponsored by the Diversity Advisory Committee, admission to the film is free and open to the public. This PBS American Experience Film focuses on the 10 weeks of history changing events in Mississippi during the summer of 1964.