Kent State’s Special Education Program Receives $1.3 Million Grant, Seeks Applicants

Kristie Pretti-Frontczak (left) and Sanna Harjusola-Webb, faculty members in Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, seek applicants for the Early Intervention in Natural Environments Specialization Training through Distance Learning program. The program received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Kent State University’s Special Education program seeks applicants for its Early Intervention in Natural Environments Specialization Training through Distance Learning program to prepare individuals at the graduate level to work with infants and toddlers who have identified disabilities or delays and their families.

Enjoy the 2013 Lil’ Sibs Weekend, April 19-21

A little brother of a Kent State student gets some assistance to stay up on ice skates during Lil’ Sibs Weekend.

Kent Interhall Council (KIC) hosts the 2013 Lil’ Sibs Weekend at Kent State University from Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21. This weekend-long event has been a KIC tradition for more than 35 years. Last year, more than 2,000 people were in attendance, and event organizers are again looking forward to having record numbers in attendance at Lil’ Sibs Weekend. This event is open to all Kent State faculty, staff and students.  

Owners of Successful Snack Dip Business to Speak at Kent State’s Michael D. Solomon Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

David and Nique Mealey, owners of Back 9 Dips, will present their entrepreneurial success story at the Michael D. Solomon Entrepreneurship Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.

Kent State Hosts Its Second Annual Organic Photovoltaics Symposium on April 17

Kent State University hosts its second annual Symposium on Advances in Organic Photovoltaics (OPV) on April 17 from 9 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom on the Kent Campus. The symposium is a platform for discussions of OPV research, opportunities and development. The focus of this year’s symposium is on the progress made in recent years. It will provide a perspective on breakthroughs that are imminent in the OPV field in coming years. The symposium is free and open to the public.

Kent State’s Fashion School Spring Fashion Show Highlights Cream of the Crop Design Students, April 27

Kent State University’s Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising will celebrate its 30th anniversary during the 2013 Fashion School Fashion Show, “FS2” on Saturday, April 27, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the E. Turner Stump Theatre in the Music and Speech Building on 1325 Theatre Drive at the Kent Campus.

Kent State University Maintains Prestigious AACSB Accounting Accreditation

Kent State University has maintained its accounting accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.