Nye will deliver a guest lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 and give a poetry reading at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 co-sponsored by the Honors College and May 4 Visitors Center. Both events will be held in the Kent Student Center Kiva, and are free and open to the public.

The two evening events will celebrate a global conversation through poetry, and engage Kent State and Northeast Ohio communities with a unique opportunity for discussion.

David Hassler, director of the Wick Poetry Center, and Mindy Farmer, director of the May 4 Visitors Center lead a writing and discussion workshop on overcoming trauma through creative writing. The workshop took place in the May Prentice House and approximately 20 community members attended.

Chili Cook-Off

The Education Club is sponsoring the second annual Chili Cook-Off on Oct. 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the student union.Tickets are five for $4 or 10 for $7. Everyone gets to vote for their favorite chili!

Women's Success Series Featuring Atty. Elizabeth Stephenson

Three outstanding community leaders are headlining the 2015-16 Women’s Success Series, which kicks off Nov. 6 with Atty. Elizabeth Stephenson, followed by Trang Moreland, owner and operator of Trang's Family Salon, on Feb. 5, 2016 and Jeannine Kennedy, director of the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, on April 1, 2016. Each session is held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Kent State University at Tuscarawas Cost to attend each session is $10, which includes a continental breakfast.   

"Dear Monarch" is a poem written by Mrs. Vesia's Preschool Class at the Kent State University Child Development Center in collaboration with Wick Poetry Center intern, Victoria Bracher. "Dear Monarch" is part of the Traveling Stanzas project and was installed in recognition of the groundbreaking ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences' Integrated Science Building on October 2, 2015. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to advancing the collaboration between the sciences and humanities.