The Center for the Visual Arts, the new home of the Kent State University School of Art, will celebrate its grand opening on May 6. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. with a short program, immediately followed by building tours, live entertainment, student exhibitions and refreshments.
(A) Policy statement. As a state university, it is imperative that the university embrace a coordinated and consistent approach to its official dealings with all federal, state, and local government offices, boards and agencies as provided for in rule. Under the direction of the president, the office of government and community relations shall be responsible for the administration of this rule.
On Saturday, May 21, Kent State University’s Child Development Center will hold a dinner event benefiting the Robin McManus Scholarship Fund for Children. The Child Development Center is a nationally recognized laboratory school and a fiscally independent program. It is important to the school that no child is denied the opportunity to learn based on the ability to pay tuition. Therefore, the Robin McManus Scholarship Fund was created in 2012.
By Foluke Omosun
The Kent State University Gospel Choir will present its spring concert themed “Bless Me” on Wednesday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. at Cartwright Hall, 650 Hilltop Drive, in Kent. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
The concert honors victims of the May 4, 1970, shootings at Kent State and victims of the May 14, 1970, shootings at Jackson State University, and their families and friends.
The Kent State University Bookstore will host its De-Stress Fest on May 5 from 3-7 p.m. The fun event will include massages from 3-4:30 p.m., Cinco de Mayo-themed activities in partnership with the Spanish and Latino Student Association, selfies and sombreros with the bookstore’s big stuffed squirrel mascot, Stella, and raffles and refreshments.