Art Auction to Benefit Center for the Visual Arts Construction

Mar. 19

The School of Art at Kent State University is proud to announce three upcoming events to celebrate and raise support for the construction of its future home, the Center for the Visual Arts. By bringing together all visual arts disciplines under one roof, the new building will provide a space for art students and faculty to collaborate, share ideas and showcase their work.

WKSU Presents Journalist John Hockenberry in Akron

Celebrated journalist and host of “The Takeaway” John Hockenberry is coming to Northeast Ohio for two events on Thursday, May 7.

Hockenberry will speak on the changing state of media and news. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Actors’ Summit Theatre in Greystone Hall in downtown Akron. Audience members are encouraged to present questions during the Q&A following his talk.

The Kent State University School of Visual Communication Design is proud to announce the 2015 inaugural Photo-Illustration scholarship recipients.

This year’s scholarship funds total in excess of $21,000. Five outstanding students were selected based on creative merit, academic achievement, and professional aspirations. Four students will receive The Wallace J. Hagedorn Scholarship and one student will receive The Christopher and Judith Everett Endowed Scholarship for Photography.

This year’s recipients of The Wallace J. Hagedorn Scholarship are: