Kent State CAEST Building Dedication

Kent State students and employees sign an I-beam that will be installed in the new building for the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. An event to welcome the addition of the college to the university’s Science Mall will take place April 23.

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 Welcomes New Building to Science Mall

A crowd gathered under a tent listens to a few words by Robert Sines, interim dean of Kent State's College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology.

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.

Design Architects of Kent State’s New Architecture Building Present Update on Jan. 16

Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi of WEISS/MANFREDI, the design architects of Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design new facility, will be on the Kent Campus to present an update on the design evolution of the building. The presentation takes place Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. in University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, go to

Join Us in Celebrating Partnership, Official Esplanade Opening This Friday

Jane Murphy Timken, chair of the Kent State University Board of Trustees, hugs Kent State President Lefton after announcing that the Kent State University Esplanade will be named the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade honoring him.

A community celebration of the solid partnership between Kent State University and the city of Kent, represented by the new Kent State University Esplanade extension that now connects the university to downtown Kent, will take place Friday, Oct. 4, starting at 3:30 p.m. The celebratory event will be held, rain or shine, at the new University Esplanade arch near Main and Willow streets in Kent. It is free and open to members of the public, and refreshments will be served.