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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:41pm
According to the Ohio Department of Health statistics, Trumbull County had the second highest number of overdose deaths in Northeast Ohio in 2015. In March of 2016 alone, 26 people died from overdoses. To help fight the growing trend and save lives, Kent State University at Trumb...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 8:06am
With the help of LaunchNET Kent State, Andrew Badger used perseverance and passion to find his starring role in animation.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 12:35pm
The Burr Magazine, Kent State’s general interest student magazine, was named the best student magazine in the nation by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Kent State also earned national finalist status in two categories in SPJ’s annual national Mark of Excellence Awa...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:21am
The idea for the latest MuseLab exhibit grew out of a Museum Communications course, and was later implemented by students completing their culminating experience: Four chairs rescued from a curb in Kent, Ohio. Four tales of an imagined past. Explore the...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 11:11am
A class of communication studies students earned top prize in the Outstanding New Service Initiative category at the Kent State University’s Office of Experimental Education and Civic Engagement (OEECE) annual awards program. Students enrolled in “Communication as Community: Comm...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:21am
Gary Hanson, beloved emeritus professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University, died on May 18, almost seven years after being diagnosed with cancer. Calling hours will take place Wednesday, May 24, from 6-8 p.m., and on Thursday, May 25...
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:09am
At its spring meeting, the Kent State University Board of Trustees approved the integration of the School of Digital Sciences (DSCI) into the College of Communication and Information (CCI) effective July 1, 2017. By adding the School of Digital Sciences to its family of schools,...
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 1:35pm
School of Communication Studies alumna Natalie Moses recently earned the National Award of Excellence for her feature-length movie script at the annual Broadcast Education Association and National Association of Broadcasters (BEA/NAB) conference in Las Vegas. Moses was a graduate...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 3:19pm
Kent State finished among the top 20 programs in the nation and first in the state of Ohio in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program for 2016-2017. Students and alumni also earned several top individual honors.  Known as “the Pulitzer Prize of collegiate journalism,” the Hearst Awa...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 9:41am
Senior public relations major Daniel Henderson recently accepted a prestigious internship with the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, D.C. Henderson will be interning in the External Affairs Department and working specifically with the Foreign Policy Program. “CFR’...

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