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Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:53pm

Salem – Kent State University at Salem recognized the academic achievements of several students during its annual Student Awards Ceremony. 
Dr. Stephen Nameth, dean of the Kent State Columbiana County campuses, welcomed the students, their families and several faculty members, while emphasizing the important role each relationship plays in measuring success at a university. 

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 5:39pm

Salem – Kent State University at Salem recently held its annual awards ceremony, during which students were recognized for their academic excellence, scholastic achievements and service to the campus. Also during the event, Consumers National Bank was presented the 2015 Friends of the Campus award, the highest honor presented annually to non-students.

The award recognizes community members and businesses that support increasing access to higher education in Salem and surrounding communities. 

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 4:57pm


Salem – Dr. Steve Nameth, dean of Kent State University Columbiana County campuses, announced that this year’s commencement speakers are Dr. Todd Diacon, addressing graduates at the East Liverpool campus ceremony, and Dr. Stephane Booth, speaking at the Salem campus ceremony.

The Kent State East Liverpool ceremony is Friday, May 8, at 5:30 p.m. in the Memorial Auditorium. A reception will be held after the ceremony from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for graduates and their family and friends.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 4:19pm

Kent State University at East Liverpool hosted a nursing boot camp for the Rural Scholars program

Several students from the Rural Scholars program recently experienced nursing boot camp on the Kent State East Liverpool Campus, getting an up-close look at the basic training needed to be a nurse.

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 1:11pm

Salem, Ohio – The Kent State Salem CommUniversity Choir is presenting its annual spring concert on Saturday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the Kent State Salem City Center auditorium. This year’s theme is “The Spirit of Spring.”

The free public concert will feature the blended voices of Kent State students, faculty and community members celebrating the arrival of spring with a special selection of songs and spirituals. The choir is under the direction of Mel Fucci, music instructor at Kent State Salem. 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 1:27pm

Four Kent State Salem faculty members spent part of their spring break traveling north to Ontario, Canada, continuing their collaboration with Human Endeavor that began more than two years ago. The highlight of this most recent visit was being recognized by high-ranking community leaders at an international event and meeting with a top political figure.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 5:14pm

East Liverpool Kent State University at East Liverpool’s Wall of Fame committee announces that Willard (Chuck) Adkins is the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award and Nancy Clark is being honored with the Friends of Kent State University at East Liverpool Award.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 4:34pm

Several students in Dr. Rachael Blasiman’s research methods class participated in Kent State’s 2015 Undergraduate Symposium on Research Scholarship and Creative Activity by presenting a poster entitled “The value of online teaching methods: A comparison of professor and student perspectives.”

According to Blasiman, assistant professor of psychology at Kent State Salem, the students gained valuable hands-on experience with conducting psychological research and presenting at conferences. They reviewed literature, collected survey data, helped analyze data and created the poster.

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:28pm

Salem – Kent State University at Salem again received the Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation, which recognizes its efforts to promote forest management, horticulture studies and conservation. The campus will celebrate this recognition during its Earth Day observances on Thurs., April 23, beginning at 10 a.m. on campus.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 3:21pm

The 50th Anniversary Celebration for Kent State University East Liverpool Campus will begin on Tuesday, April 14 with an art show and music on campus, featuring the talents of local artists. The celebration will continue on Friday, April 17, with additional live musical performances.