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Kent State University at Tuscarawas will feature four area artists in their Performing Arts Center’s printed performance programs for the 2016-17 season that runs from September 2016 through June 2017.

By Kelli Weir
Canton Repository Staff Writer
August 25, 2016
Original article

Despite not having any residence dorms on campus, Kent State University at Stark is hosting 27 Chinese students this semester as part of its new emphasis on multiculturalism and globalization.

Gina Cirino completed her Master's degree at Kent State in 2015 with an emphasis on cultural anthropology. Read on to learn about what Gina is doing with her degree!

Pictured left to right: Mary Southards, Chrissy Kauth, Dr. Lada Gibson-Shreve, Dr. Denise Seachrist, Dr. Deb Shelestak, Dr. Para Jones, Beverly Mayle, Shari Shiepis and Dr. A. Bathi Kasturiarachi. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Feinberg on his election to the status of Honorary Fellow by the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania!

His nomination appeared in the ASAO Newsletter (Issue 154) in April, 2016.

Three community members have been named to the Tuscarawas County University Branch District Board of Trustees and the Tuscarawas County University Foundation at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. 

Darlene Finzer, of Stonecreek, was appointed to the Tuscarawas County University Branch District Board of Trustees, who govern the campus. Finzer is a principal and the director of benefit plan audit services at Rea & Associates in New Philadelphia. She replaces Zoe Ann Kelly, of Dover, who retired from the board after 31 years of service. 

The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University is pleased to introduce Dr. Felix Kumah-Abiwu and Dr. Asantewa Sunni-Ali and Dr. D. Amy Rose Forbes-Erickson, the newest faculty to join the department.

Eric Benjamin, of Alliance, has been hired to direct the new University Choir at Kent State University at Tuscarawas beginning Fall Semester 2016. He is an adjunct faculty member at the campus currently teaching The Understanding of Music. He is also the music director for the Tuscarawas Philharmonic, a position he has held for the past 25 years.