LIS students can join both the American Library Association and Ohio Library Council for the low rate of $38, through Aug. 31, 2017. Kent State SLIS student Maggie Gall, this year's student ambassador for OLC, explains the benefits of belonging to a professional organization in this video.


Rita McGrath, Ph.D., professor at Columbia Business School, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Spirit of Women in Business Conference on March 9, Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has announced.

The Verve Chamber Players will present a concert on Sunday, February 26 at 7 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

Audience members will be treated to a program featuring Mendelssohn’s Song Without Words in D Major Op. 109, Shostakovich’s Trio No. 2 in E Minor Op. 67 and Brahms’ String Quintet No. 2 in G Major Op. 111.

Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

Haithem Zourrig, assistant professor in the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Kent State Stark, and his co-author Mengxia Zhang, professor of marketing at University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China, have received a Best Paper Award in Cross-cultural and Global Marketing Track, at the Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) conference Nov. 2-5, 2016.

The Kent State University Fashion School and Museum will host a lecture by the ALLELES Design Studio team in connection with the museum’s current exhibition “(dis)ABLED BEAUTY: The Evolution of Beauty, Disability and Ability.” The lecture, with remarks by ALLELES Art Director McCauley Wanner and Technology Director Ryan Palibroda, will take place on Friday, February 17, at 3 p.m.

Since his campaign to the White House, newly elected President Donald Trump continues to publically insult the press and threatens to weaken First Amendment protection all while serving as one of the most powerful public figures in America.

Looking for ways to elevate your mood, increase optimism, alleviate depression, cope with grief and get a happier outlook on life? Keeping a daily journal of things that you are thankful for could be just what the doctor ordered.

Join us on Friday, Feb. 24, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. In this workshop you will learn how to start a journal, what to include and all of the ways that gratitude journaling can benefit you. We also will have a discussion about Mindfulness Meditation as it ties into observing and finding things to be grateful for in the world around us.

Find encouraging ways to build purposeful movement that helps your mind and body while boosting your spirit. Join Team Kent State and Coach Sean Foy in our movement to Sit Less and Thrive.