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Aaron White
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 5:08pm
Aaron White joined the Saint Augustine Children’s Choir in the fourth grade, and he never stopped singing. Born July 27, 1971, to Jim and Mary White in Barberton, Ohio, Aaron was never the strongest in academics or athletics, but he found his place in the arts. “When it came to...
Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 4:34pm
The Telly Awards has named a fundraising video created for the new Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University as a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The Kent State video submission was one of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries. 
Ann Wagnitz
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 10:45am
Being a full-time student, wife and mother to a two-year-old is challenging. But Kent State University student, Jessica Pugliese, still anticipates graduating in Spring 2015. Jessica's hard work and dedication to her future are two reasons her goal is in sight.
Freddy Cortez
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:27am
Marketing major Freddy Cortez is a stand-out kicker for the Kent State Golden Flashes football team — the career leader in points (275) and in field goals made (51). He is also the recipient of the James S. Crisp Endowed Athletic Scholarship. Without it he never would have been a...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 12:00am
A Kent State University student media “power couple” made local history as the first to be married in the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center on July 26. Nate Sargent, ’09, and Sadie Kelly, ’10, met on the second floor of Franklin Hall. The pair could be found in t...
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 11:24am
Kent State University’s College of Business Administration announced today that two endowed scholarship funds have been established by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in honor of its retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles J. Pilliod. The Charles J. Pilliod E...
Lellan “Mac” McFarland, Carol McFarland and Lauren Marcelonis
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 11:43am
Lellan "Mac" McFarland '80 EMBA, and his wife of 52 years, Carol, have greatly enjoyed the relationship they have with their student scholarship recipient, Lauren Marcelonis, a senior in managerial marketing.
Marilyn and Rollie Walk
Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 11:34am
An interesting thing happened when Rolland “Rollie” Walk met Erika Hoot – they discovered that their goals in business were very similar, even though they were many years apart in age.
Charles and Joanne Compton
Friday, June 1, 2012 - 10:50am
Charles and Joanne Compton have included a generous gift to Porthouse Theatre in their trust plans. In these days of video-on-demand and other forms of instant, portable entertainment, finding live theatre performances is like finding rare jewels in the sand. Porthouse Theatre i...
Drs. Richard and Nancy Bredemeier
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 10:59am
Retired after 30 years of service to Kent State University, Drs. Richard and Nancy Bredemeier are creating a lasting legacy. When they came to Kent State in the fall of 1969, Richard and Nancy Bredemeier only expected to stay a few years. More than four decades later, they're st...