The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising (the Fashion School) at Kent State University held its Annual Fashion Show on April 24 and 25 at the school’s Rockwell Hall location. The 2015 show, dubbed “FS2: Visionnaire,” featured 17 collections and 55 individual looks created by 58 student designers. That sizable body of work spanned eveningwear, casualwear and sportswear, with a special category for sustainable production. There were also menswear, childrenswear and juniors collections.

East Liverpool – Kent State University at East Liverpool held its 13th annual Earth Day Environmental Justice Conference last month, during which nearly 100 students presented essays, posters and online videos to address a wide range of related topics.


Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman
Based on the New Line Cinema film written & directed by John Waters

Photo from Kent State CommencementKent State University will hold its Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, May 8, and Saturday, May 9, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center) and on Friday, May 15, at Cartwright Hall.

Attend Strategic Visioning Town Hall Meeting Thursday

How do you believe being bold at Kent State University looks when put in action? 

In a town hall format, the Strategic Vision Advisory Committee will share its initial findings and thinking on Thursday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in the Westfield Insurance Campus Tour Center, located in the Kent Student Center, Room 204. All are invited to attend.

Warren has set a goal of drafting vision, values and university priorities by May with additional input from the community. 

So what opportunities do you see for Kent State to be bold in the future?  


East Liverpool – Kent State University at East Liverpool recognized the academic achievements of several students during its annual Wall of Fame and Honors Banquet, as well as the support from community members. 

The ceremony began with tributes to the late Dr. Carole Barbato and Dr. Roxanne Burns, each a longtime faculty member and who were active in numerous activities, projects and events on the East Liverpool and Kent campuses.

Walk-In Advising

Office of Student Services | 132 Main Hall
During walk-in advising, students can meet with an academic advisor without having an appointment. Students must be admitted prior to participating in walk-in advising. Contact the Office of Student Services at 330-244-3251 with questions.