East Liverpool Kent State University at East Liverpool’s Wall of Fame committee announces that Willard (Chuck) Adkins is the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award and Nancy Clark is being honored with the Friends of Kent State University at East Liverpool Award.

Photo of Matthew LikensMatthew E. Likens, president and chief executive officer of Ulthera Inc., will be the keynote speaker at Kent State University’s Michael D. Solomon Speaker Series on April 22 hosted by the College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.

Kent State University will host Relay for Life, beginning Friday, April 17, at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday, April 18, at noon in the Kent State Field House.

Two Kent State students are helping the cast of “Blur” better understand the play’s main character, Dot, who is losing her sight to a genetic disease.

Students Katie Kimble and Brianna Bradley talked with the cast and The Suburbanite about their own hurdles in overcoming vision loss.

“Blur” opens at the Kent State University at Stark Theatre on April 17.

Kent State University at Stark will present Blur by Melanie Marnich as the final theatrical event of the 2014-15 season on April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. and on April 19 and 26 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. American Sign Language interpretation will be provided for the performance on April 26 at 2:30 p.m. Opening night is Scholarship Night with proceeds benefiting students in Kent State Stark theatre and music programs.

Kent State Trumbull is excited to announce two raffles in conjunction with Dr. Beverly Warren's Presidential Inauguration Week activities, with proceeds to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital Cancer wing!

The first raffle is for a Kent State Trumbull gift basket. Tickets for the gift basket are one ticket for $1, or six tickets for $5. The second raffle is for an iPad mini, with tickets priced at $5 each.

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