Annual Children's & Teen Book Sale

The School of Library and Information Science will host its Annual Children's & Teen Book Sale on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the Kent State University Library.

New and used children's and teen books will be available at deep discounts:

  • Hardback picture books/nonfiction $4
  • Hardback novels $3
  • Board books $2
  • Paperbacks 50 cents
  • Used books in excellent condition $1

Payment must be in the form of CASH or CHECK; no credit cards can be accepted.

Kent State University has been named a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Job and Military Spouse, for the seventh year in a row.

Kent State University President Beverly Warren delivered her first State of the University address on Nov. 19 in the Kent Student Center Kiva. Kent State faculty, staff, students and members of the community were invited to attend the event, which was themed “Celebrating Today, Imagining Tomorrow.”


The Ohio Art Education Association honored two faculty members and one student from Kent State during their annual professional development conference, held in Dayton on Nov. 7.

Associate Lecturer Juliann Dorff received the Higher Education Division Award, while Assistant Professor Linda Hoeptner Poling was named an Outstanding Art Teacher for the northeast region. Meanwhile, senior art education major Cody Knepper was awarded the $2,000 top scholarship by the Ohio Art Education Association Foundation; he was also the Student Chapter Division Award recipient.

The School of Communication Studies Colloquium Series will continue on Friday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. in Taylor Hall, room 146, with a presentation by Dr. Cat Goodall, associate professor. The title of Goodall’s research is “Audience and Message Variables Moderating Emotional Reactions to Local News Coverage of Alcohol-Related Crimes, Accidents and Injuries.”

Kent State University at Salem is holding its annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Dec. 11. This event recognizes students for their research and allows them to showcase their learning through oral presentations, panel discussions, poster presentations or creative performances.

Registration for the event begins at 8:30 a.m. and a keynote speaker will address the audience at 11:30 a.m. in the Lecture Hall. Lunch and award presentations will follow.

There are just a few days left in the Kent State University 2015 United Way Campaign. The campaign runs from Nov. 1-25. The United Way focuses its attention on the common good in the areas of education, income and health.

"Mugathon" Ceramic Cup Sale

The ceramics program at the Kent State University School of Art, in conjunction with Ceramics Club, will host a unique two-day cup sale Dec. 9 and 10. The sale will take place 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and 12:30 - 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10 on the first floor of the Kent Student Center.