Kent State University President Beverly Warren has announced that she will personally match all gifts up to a total of $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Dec. 1, which is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of philanthropy after the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Tim Rudell named best reporter in Ohio

WKSU has received 12 Ohio SPJ Awards for 2015 from Ohio chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The competition recognized station staff for work created in 2014. The station earned more honors than any other radio station in Ohio, and reporter/producer Tim Rudell was named Best Reporter in Ohio, the second consecutive year the award went to a member of the WKSU news staff. Awards were presented during a ceremony in Cincinnati on board the Belle of Cincinnati.

The Kent State University Bookstore has announced its fourth annual Holiday Giving Tree Program. A tree is set up at the entrance to University Bookstore located in the Kent Student Center. Each ornament on the tree represents a boy or girl who is living in transitional housing in Portage County. The bookstore would like to bring a bit of holiday cheer to each child with a gift of a book. 

Kent State University President Beverly Warren has announced that she will personally match all gifts up to a total of $25,000 for donations made to Kent State on Dec. 1, which is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of philanthropy after the Thanksgiving holiday. 

The Allerton Apartment Complex went through its final phase of demolishment at the end of August. The process of closing the apartment complex has been going on since 2005. Buildings A, B, C and D were the final buildings to be razed.

Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance Premieres New Faculty Choreography in Dance ’15: Moving Parts

Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance continues its 2015-2016 season with Dance ’15: Moving Parts, a concert of diverse premieres by dance faculty members, which includes a piece by new dance division coordinator Jeffrey Marc Rockland. Dance ’15: Moving Parts runs from Dec. 4-6 in E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus.

Kent State’s School of Communication Studies to Host Colloquium Series Investigating How Different Story Features Influence Audience Response

Kent State University’s 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 Associate Professor Cat Goodall, Ph.D. 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.”

 
Timeka Rashid
Familiar Face

Timeka Rashid

Associate Dean of Students
Kent Student Center and Center for Student Involvement
Kent Campus

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