Scholar of the Month
D. Blake Stringer
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
Scholar of the Month
The Aeronautics and Technology Building, opening in spring 2015, will be the new facility for Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. The building is approximately 55,200 gross square feet and will include air traffic control training rooms in a lower level, classrooms and shop areas on the first floor, and faculty offices and classrooms on the second floor.
Kent State University faculty, staff and students will notice a new building on the Kent Campus this fall when the university welcomes the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall. A midpoint construction event, themed “Science Springs Forward,” took place Wednesday, April 23, on the Science Mall in front of Henderson Hall and the construction site of the new building.
“Father of Technology” Charles W. Keith to Be Honored at Kent State’s 14th Annual Vision 21 Award Celebration
Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host the 14th annual Vision 21 Award Celebration at the Kent Student Center on Saturday, May 3, at 6 p.m.
Chelsea Atkins, a junior aeronautics major at Kent State University, was recently awarded an Ohio Space Grant Consortium Junior Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. Atkins, from Detroit, is one of approximately 100 students from 25 Ohio universities and colleges to receive this scholarship.
Kent State Approves Work to Begin on New Building for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
Last September, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved construction of new facility for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, as a prioritized project within the “Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future” initiative. Since that time the programming, schematic and development design was completed and the final design and budget were prepared.
Female high school students and their mothers will learn about aviation and other science-related fields at a special overnight aviation camp held at Kent State University. The university’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology is holding its fifth Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aviation Camp from Thursday, July 18, through Saturday¸ July 20.
Kent State University aeronautics student Ryan Weber, from Chardon, Ohio, won the top spot in the power-on landing competition at the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’ s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON 2013) in Columbus, Ohio, on May 11. SAFECON is a national competition that brings together more than 300 students from 30 colleges and universities from across the country to vie to be the national champions for both team and pilot honors. The competition develops and advances aviation education through a strong emphasis on aviation safety.
Robert Sines has been named interim dean of Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, effective immediately through June 30, 2015.
“Robert is an excellent choice for this key leadership position,” said Kent State Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Todd Diacon. “He has faithfully served Kent State with a track record of success going back more than a quarter century, and his experience and guidance will be invaluable to the college and to the university as a whole.”