Grand Opening

Design Innovation Grand Opening Experience

Begin the Grand Opening Experience with students, Andrea Oleniczak, DI Hub/Ecosystem Manager and J.R. Campbell, Executive Director, Design Innovation Initiative.

Experience the DI Hub 3D Virtual Walk Through and hear remarks from Trustee Shawn Riley, President Todd Diacon, Provost Melody Tankersley and other Kent State leadership, students and special guests.

Remember to join the DI Coin Treasure Hunt by accessing the icon below.


Register for the DI Coin Treasure Hunt

Special Remarks from Senator Eklund

Video Message from Senator Eklund

DI Hub Memberships

The Design Innovation Hub is an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator environment at the center of the Kent Campus, to activate a community of inquisitive people and facilitate cross-disciplinary communication and problem-solving capacities. 

Spring 2021 DI Hub Memberships will be open to Kent State students, faculty, staff and employees. DI Hub Memberships are free and provide individual access to the Labs and Shops within the DI Hub. Individual use of equipment in the DI Hub Labs and Shops will be charged for material usage and/or time. 

DI Hub Membership Tiers

  1. KSU Students (Available Spring 2021)
  2. KSU Faculty, Staff & Employees (Available Spring 2021)
  3. KSU Alumni & Community (Coming Soon)
  4. Businesses (Coming Soon)


To obtain a DI Hub Membership and learn more about the resources and access in the DI Hub login to the KSU Engage site and register for a DI Hub Membership Orientation Session.

POSTED: Friday, April 23, 2021 - 12:27pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 23, 2021 - 1:32pm