Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of a River View High School graduating senior to their golf team. On April 26, Jake Moore signed a Letter of Intent to play for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles Golf Team.

Two students received Best in Show honors as well as winning the Dean’s Choice Awards during the April 20 Kent State University at Tuscarawas 13th annual Student Computer Designed Art Exhibition. The art expo was held at the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts in New Philadelphia.

Kent State University's Regional Academic Center inducted seventeen nursing students into the Alpha Delta Nu Gamma Chapter Nursing Honor Society at a ceremony on Saturday, April 29. OADN (Organization for Associate Degree of Nursing) recognizes academic excellence of all ADN students, encourages the pursuit of advance degrees and life-long learning and participates in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the nursing profession. 

Global Education Opportunities Continue to Grow at Kent State Stark

It’s one thing to get to visit a location new to you. It’s another to explore your academic field in a different nation. Studying abroad is one of the most exciting, invigorating and challenging things you can do while in college.   

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. 

Save Now - Learn Now - Leap Ahead

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.