Event Archive


Access informational material on past events including links to recordings, files, and event details.

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NE Ohio Regional Virtual Interview & Exploration Day

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

  The NE Ohio Regional Virtual Interview & Exploration Day is a great virtual expo for COF scholars to explore internship and career opportunities in their field. This is a free event and open to students and alumni of all majors seeking internships, co-ops, and full-time jobs. Professional dress and resume encouraged. Registration is required.

Computer science students working on a computer case

COF-CS 2022-2023 Welcome Meeting

Friday, September 9, 2022 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Welcome COF-CS Scholars! We are very excited to start another year. During this meeting, we will discuss COF-CS expectations, eligibility and renewal criteria, schedule of events for the year, meeting attendance requirements, and faculty advisor assignments. Meet and greet all the program's freshmen, sophomores, and junior COF-CS Scholars, and get to know all our CS faculty and their research labs!

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Meet and Greet with Chemistry/Physics COF Scholars

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

Dr. Michael Tubergen, professor in the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is hosting a small group meeting of the chemistry/physics COF scholars on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 4:30 in Williams Hall room 218. This is an opportunity for COF scholars to connect with upperclassmen and network with their peers.

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Choose Ohio First Meet and Greet

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

An opportunity for the Choose Ohio First community to kick off the school year and connect with peers, faculty, and staff. Students can walk in anytime from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Integrated Science Building.

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Choose Ohio First Scholars Snack 'N Relax

Friday, April 22, 2022 -
3:30pm to 6:00pm

All Choose Ohio First scholars are welcome to come enjoy food and fellowship to unwind before finals. There will be snacks and games provided (comfortable clothing and tennis shoes are recommended).

2019 ESDRI Symposium talk by Dr. Rui Liu

2022 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 12:00pm

Join us for Kent State University’s Annual Undergraduate Symposium on Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors on Wed. April 20th, 2022 in the Kent Student Center. This event will be hosted in-person during the National Undergraduate Student Research Week.

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2022 NE Ohio COF Poster Conference

Sunday, April 10, 2022 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

This is an annual event organized jointly by NE Ohio universities and colleges, including Kent State University, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, Notre Dame College, Cuyahoga Community College, University of Akron, and Youngstown State University. Participating Choose Ohio First teams present posters based on their research projects. The presentations are judged by faculty and other experts. The abstract submission deadline is February 25th.

Thorsten Schmidt

DNA Nanotechnology: How to Build Tiny LEGO Structures

Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 5:30pm

  Dr. Thorsten Schmidt (Assistant Professor, Dept of Physics) will be presenting about his research on building DNA to engineer nanoarchitectures and tools for applications in biophysics, structural biology, nanophotonics and nanomedicine.

2022 Choose Ohio First Scholar Showcase banner

2022 Choose Ohio First Scholar Showcase

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm


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COF-CS Group LinkedIn Review

Friday, February 4, 2022 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

  Attend the COF-CS Group LinkedIn Review hosted by Dr. Gus Samba (Professor and Undergraduate Advising Coordinator, Dept of Computer Science) to receive tips on how to update your LinkedIn profile. This event will be held both in-person and virtual (Micorsoft Teams). Attendance is mandatory for one of the sessions. This event is held exclusively for COF-CS Group members.