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Joseph Underwood at the Wright Museum at Beloit College for The View From Here
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:06am
Dr. Joseph Underwood, Assistant Professor of Art History, has curated an exhibition called The View From Here: Contemporary Perspectives From Senegal, which is traveling to multiple locations in the U.S. after its debut in Dakar in May.  Featuring work created since 2010, this ex...
Jewelry by grad student Erica Hoosic, three necklaces
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 5:20pm
Current graduate student in Jewelry/Metals/Enameling, Erica Hoosic was awarded the Juror's Choice Award in Ethical Metalsmiths Students’ "So Fresh + So Clean" online exhibition. Two alumni, Felicia Severn (BFA ’17) and Amanda Stumpf (BFA ’16), were also included in the exhibition...
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:40am
A multi-generational and interactive arts festival featuring over 33 activities, live entertainment and food trucks.  
Full Fathom Five
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 3:55pm
Multiple School of Art faculty and alumni were invited to participate in the exhibition “Full Fathom Five” organized by the Progressive Art Collection.  “Full Fathom Five” is a peer-selected invitational exhibition of 30 artists w...
Linda Hoeptner Poling in the classroom teaching students
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:05am
Associate Professor in Art Education, Dr. Linda Hoeptner Poling has been named the 2018 Ohio Art Educator of the Year by the Ohio Art Education Association.  Additionally, she will also be inducted as an OAEA Distinguished Fellow, a prestigious position for members who have made...
Kent Sate University School of Art, professors Dr. Robin Vande Zande and Mahwish Chishty
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren recently presented 13 Kent State faculty members with the 2018 President’s Faculty Excellence Award, which recognizes exceptional performance that leads to the achievement of national or international recognition in the faculty me...
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 4:12pm
Kaycee Marshall, a fashion design senior at Kent State University, says she owes a debt of gratitude to Riley Hospital for Children. She has had nine surgeries at the hospital since being born with a spine that was not fully formed. Read more from...
For Freedoms 50 State Initiative
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:06pm
Darice Polo, Associate Professor in Drawing, will be featured in a curated group exhibition, Ohio Artists for Freedoms at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.  Curated by Emily Hanako Momohara, this exhibition is part of the For Freedoms 50 State Initiative—a non-partisan, nationwide c...
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 9:57am
Throughout the past couple of months, word has begun to trickle in from our music education graduates regarding job placements. While many alumni have stayed in Ohio, several have gone on to take teaching positions in Illinois, South Carolina and even internationally, in Vietnam....
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 4:19pm
Evening to include Grammy-nominated, Tony-winning performers and significant modernist artist 

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Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 9:25pm
The Kent Dance Ensemble, under the artistic direction of Gregory King, will welcome guest artists Christopher Huggins and Daniel Harder Sep. 30 - Oct. 7. 
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 3:32pm
The School of Theatre and Dance is proud to congratulate senior B.F.A. Musical Theatre student Chantrell Lewis on receiving the Kent State University Alumni Association's 2018 Golden Flash Award. 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:14pm
The School of Theatre and Dance’s BFA Musical Theatre program has been selected by On Stage Blog as one of the top 25 programs for the 2018-2019 academic year...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 2:17pm
Professor Kimberly Karpanty's professional dance company Travesty Dance Group will perform at Playhouse Square's Dance Showcase on Friday, September 7 at 7:00 p.m. This annual performance, now in its 18th year, showcases Northeast Ohio's finest dance companies in a vast array of...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 1:05pm
Congratulations to assistant professor of dance and Kent Dance Ensemble artistic director Gregory King who has been recognized by Kent State's University College and Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with the 2018 Creative Contribution Award. The Outstanding Creative C...
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:52pm
Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance professor Tamara L. Honesty is helping bring one of Major League Baseball's most notable controversies to life in the Human Race Theatre Company's world premiere production of "Banned from Baseball."
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 9:16pm
2018 B.F.A. Musical Theatre graduate Matti-Lynn Chrisman was crowned Miss Ohio in June and will compete for the title of Miss America on Sunday, September 9 in Atlantic City.
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 2:06pm
School of Theatre and Dance assistant professor Gregory King has been selected for the San Francisco Public Library's SHOW US YOUR SPINES residency. The 1-month residency program provides an opportunity for Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) writers to work with the Hormel C...
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 10:24pm
The School of Theatre and Dance’s BFA Design, Technology, and Production program has been selected by ...
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 9:47pm
Associate professor of Theatre Fabio Polanco is set to perform in Cleveland Musical Theatre's (CMT) world premiere production of "Jane Eyre," Aug. 31 – Sept. 9 at  Tri-C East's Simon Rose Mandel Theatre. Polanco, a member of Actors' Equity Association, portrays Richard Mason.

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