Division of Information Services and Communication Studies Faculty Member Honored
Kent State University’s Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion presented awards for outstanding contributions toward diversity at the university’s 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Jan. 26.
The Unity Award for Diversity, which honors a Kent State unit for its commitment to implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives, was awarded to the Division of Information Services (IS).
Kent State’s Vice President for Information Services Ed Mahon accepts the Unity Award for Diversity on behalf of the division from Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alfreda Brown.
Three top researchers in literary studies, liquid crystals and post-traumatic stress received Kent State University’s 2015 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Awards at a ceremony and reception held April 14 on the Kent Campus. The awards are sponsored by the University Research Council and Division of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Twelve thousand entries, 500 judges and national recognition: Kent State TeleProductions’ work ranked among the best. TeleProductions was honored with three Telly Awards for recent productions. The hard work and talent of TeleProductions crew didn’t go unnoticed by the Silver Telly Council. Productions in three non-broadcast categories: motivational, history/biography and sports, won awards.
The Kent State University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) excelled at the 2014 PRSSA National Conference and PRSA International Conference in Washington, D.C. on October 10 -14. PRSSA Kent earned multiple awards and was selected to present during a session at the national conference.
"When I let myself really think about it, I'm moved to tears," Katie Ramunni said about receiving the Outstanding Young Professional award presented by the School of Communication Studies. "It's definitely both a professional and personal highlight of my life."
Ramunni will receive the award, honoring alumni who have demonstrated success in their field for more than five years after graduation, at the annual Homecoming Centennial Awards and Reception on Friday, October 17 at 5 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony.
Fifth Third Bank Vice President Louise Gissendaner will receive The Distinguished Alumni Award from Kent State University School of Communication Studies at Homecoming. The award, which celebrates alumni who have made a significant contribution to the field of communication, will be presented during the School's Homecoming Centennial Awards and Reception to be held Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony.
KENT, OH – The School of Communication Studies will recognize three alumni for their contributions to the field of communication and bestow the Dominic Infante Scholarship during its annual Homecoming Awards and Reception Friday, Oct. 17, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom Balcony.
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.