Kent State University's non-essential offices will be closed Dec. 24 - Jan. 1. 

Faculty and staff, the Division of Human Resources has prepared a helpful resource page about the holiday schedule.

Everyone else, why not check out some of our great, holiday-themed wallpapers?

The international percussion sensation, STOMP, is returning to Kent State Tuscarawas by popular demand for two shows – Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 4 at 3 p.m. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing that the Nursing Program application is now available online. Please follow this link to submit an application:

The nursing program is one of the largest and most popular majors on campus. For more information, contact Debbie Ellwood in the nursing office at 330-308-7480 or by email at


XIII Functional Analysis Conference, Murcia-Valencia, celebrate Dr. Aron’s 70th birthday.

Dr. Richard Aron’s academic influence has reached numerous groups in Spain. The universities Universidad De Murcia, Universitat de València, and UPV Universitat Politècnica de València have dedicated the three-day conference to his work and influence.

President Barack Obama’s recent decision to chart a new course in our country’s relationship with Cuba focuses on creating a new ally while empowering the Cuban people. Obama ordered the restoration of full diplomatic relations with Cuba and the opening of an embassy in Havana for the first time in more than 50 years. The United States also is opening diplomatic exchanges and easing financial restrictions. 

James L. Blank, Ph.D., interim dean of Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the new dean of the college. The announcement was made by Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Blank, who has been serving as interim dean since Nov. 1, 2012, becomes the permanent dean of the college effective Jan. 1, 2015.

Kent State University at Trumbull will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. During this time, all administrative offices and campus buildings will be closed.

Kent State Trumbull offices and buildings will resume normal hours on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

Have a safe and joyous holiday season.

Southern Fried Chicks' Cage-Free Comedy Tour

The Southern Fried Chicks have busted out of the hen house for a night on the town with their new show, the “Cage-Free Comedy Tour!” Join the Chicks for a night of free-range comedy starring Etta May, Sonya White, and Karen Mills. Get to know the Chicks like never before! The new Cage-Free Comedy Tour features new stories, music, audience participation, singing, dancing and a multimedia show your audience is sure to enjoy. Since the debut of their one-hour comedy special on CMT, this top-grossing all female comedy tour has played to venues packed with people and laughter.