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Great American Smokeout: Student Breakout Session and Overview of Freedom from Smoking Program

Are you contemplating quitting smoking? Do you want additional resources to help you move toward behavior change? If so, this session will be very informative and provide encouragement toward making a change in your life. The presenter will be Health Educator Sierra Baker, M.Ed., from the Office of Health Promotion at University Health Services.

Location: Kent Student Center, room 315

Great American Smokeout: Employee Lunch & Learn

This session is designed for faculty and staff to learn more about the Freedom from Smoking cessation program, as well as several other cessation support options for them or a family member. Presenters will be Michael Schechter, M.D., from Be Well Solutions, and Lisa Kirby, MFT, PC-CR, from Impact Solutions. Employees must register.

Location: Kent Student Center, Room 313

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Traveling Stanza's World Poetry Reading

Kent State international students from eleven different countries will share poems they love from their own cultures facilitating a global conversation through the intimate and inclusive voice of poetry. This event is free and open to the public

Location: College of Architecture & Environmental Design, Room 120

For further details on this event please contact Gyorgyi Mihalyi-Jewell at or 330-672-1772

Joanne Arnett, assistant professor at the Kent State University Fashion School, received the Brandford/Elliot Award (B/EA) for Excellence in Fiber Art during the Textile Society of America (TSA) Biennial Symposium in Savannah, GA on Oct. 22, 2016.  This prestigious award is presented biennially at the Textile Society of American Symposium to an emerging artist on the strength of their work; nominated and selected by a board of professional artists in the field.

Town Hall Talk with the Director

SLIS students are invited to attend a "Town Hall Talk with the Director” – Dr. Kendra Albright -- online or in person, on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m.

Albright became director of the School of Library and Information Science on July 1, 2016. Since that time, she has been talking with faculty, staff, students and alumni to learn more about the School and discuss its future direction.