In a ceremony held May 18 in Columbus, Ohio, WKSU was honored with seven awards from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association, including a second-place award for Best News Operation. The event celebrated the best journalism in Ohio. It is the second year that contests for print and broadcast reporting were combined.
Constance Longmire, Ph.D., instructor and outreach coordinator in the diversity office at Kent State University at Geauga, received the Adult Volunteer of the Year Award at the Akron Area YMCA Annual Dinner in Akron, Ohio, on April 24. Longmire was awarded for her work with the Nordonia Hills YMCA and for providing leadership education to the Akron and Nordonia Hills Area YMCA Leader Clubs. She was anonymously nominated.
Kent State University College of Business Administration student Danielle Flemister is the recipient of the 2014 Rising Student Entrepreneur Award.
To attract and retain the strongest journalism and mass communication students in the nation, Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is introducing a financial award program specifically designed for first-time freshmen in Fall Semester 2014.
Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services will honor seven distinguished alumni at its fourth annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Friday, Oct. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Tickets for the event are $35 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, followed by a sit-down meal.
The fourth class in the 2013 College of Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame includes:
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Students from Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Digital Sciences won the Associated Press Media Editors’ (APME) Innovator of the Year for College Students award for a class project that examines issues surrounding college suicide.
Students in the Master of Fine Arts program in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University earned Student Notable Honoree status, placing them in the top six of all national entries, in the Core77 2013 Design Awards for their Healthcare Visuals Kibera project.
Margaret O’Bryan Doheny, professor emeritus who was on the Kent State University College of Nursing faculty for 35 years, will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing on Oct. 19, in Washington, D.C. There are more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research who are members of the American Academy of Nursing.
Kent State University senior accounting major Lauren Romick of Stow, Ohio, received a $3,000 first-place honor as the 2013 Scholarship Day award recipient from the Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA). Several accounting students in Ohio competed for the award.
JMC student journalists and student media outlets continue to earn regional awards in the most award-winning academic year in JMC’s history.
Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards
The Press Club of Cleveland honored several JMC student journalists with Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, in the first year that the competition has included a student-run media category. Award presentations will take place on June 7.
The 2013 winners include:
Best Print News Story, 4-Year School