eInside - Week of June 13, 2016

What prevents some students in low-income, ethnically diverse school districts from succeeding? A Kent State University researcher suggests it may have a lot to do with their ability to envision bright, future career pathways.
Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing staff, pictured, selected an Abraham Lincoln theme and created marketing materials for the 2016 American Advertising Federation of Akron’s ADDY award ceremony.
Kent State University students and alumni received a Judge’s Choice award, along with two gold and nine silver awards at the 2016 American Advertising Federation of Akron’s (AAF-Akron) ADDY award ceremony, themed “Advertising Abe” in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.
Kent State University celebrated the grand opening of its new Center for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement on June 3. The 34,400-square-foot center brings the Division of Institutional Advancement together under one roof.  
Kent State Trumbull
Elizabeth Z. Bartz, president and CEO of State and Federal Communications, has provided a $30,000 endowment to Kent State University at Trumbull, in Warren, Ohio, to provide scholarships for graduating seniors from Howland High School.
The 10th annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards Ceremony was held recently at the Kent Student Center Ballroom.