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Denise A. Seachrist, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Stark, recently announced five faculty members have achieved promotion and tenure, effective at the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year. Two faculty have been promoted in rank. 

Kent State Stark faculty promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure are as follows:

Nine new clever classes are featured in the 2017 College for Kids program to be held June 19-23 at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. A total of 16 youth enrichment classes will be offered during this 27th year of programming designed for students who were in grades kindergarten through sixth during the 2016-17 school year. The five-day session offers courses from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Campus earns designation for eighth consecutive year.

A celebration of the earth’s natural resources provides the perfect backdrop to honor Kent State University at Stark as a 2016 Tree Campus USA®. The Arbor Day Foundation and Ohio Division of Natural Resources (ODNR) will formally recognize Kent State Stark for its dedication to campus forestry management and environmental stewardship at the campus’s Earth Day 2017 Celebration on Sunday, April 23 at 2:20 p.m. 

On April 19 at the Twenty-Fifth Annual English Department Student Award Ceremony, Twinsburg student Asjaea Troutman was awarded first place in the Bedford St. Martin's College Writing Essay Contest.  The award is given to the top essay written in English 11011 by a student enrolled on any of Kent's eight campuses.  Asjaea won the contest for her essay, "Trucks are Not Just for Boys," which she wrote in Prof. Mahli Mechenbier's 11011 class in fall 2016.  

Congratulations, Asjaea! 

The Kent State University at Tuscarawas University Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. on May 3 in the Performing Arts Center. Theatre doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert is open to the public free of charge. With a theme of "A Suite Celebration," the performance will include a variety of marches, chorales, cinematic works, dance suites and a ballet transcription.

Directed by James Graves, the University Band is a wind ensemble composed of Kent State Tuscarawas students, community musicians and talented high school students. 

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The deadline for high school students to apply to the College Credit Plus program for Fall 2017 is Monday, May 1.

The College Credit Plus (CCP) program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. College Credit Plus can include courses offered on a college campus, online or at the high school for which credit is awarded from the college. 

Dr. Metin Eren is making headlines!

Kent State University at Stark commemorates Earth Day 2017 with events and activities designed to inspire awareness of environmental responsibility and to improve the appreciation of the Earth’s natural resources.

Events will take place behind the Campus Center and around the Pond and Wetlands Area on Kent State Stark’s campus, 6000 Frank Ave., NW, in Jackson Township, and is free and open to the public.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of a Garaway athlete to their softball program. On April 10, Katianna Misko signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball and run track and field for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles. 

Medical Professionals and Families Coping with End-of-Life Issues can Benefit from Living With Grief® Program

The Hospice Foundation of America’s (HFA) Living With Grief® program, When Grief is Complicated, will be presented locally at Kent State University at Stark on Thursday, April 27, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, in North Canton. Each year HFA presents a nationally recognized distance learning series to more than 125,000 people in 2,000 communities, including Stark County.