Week of Nov. 5, 2018

The Academic Success Center in Kent State's University College helped Kellie Miley overcome academic struggles to earn her bachelor's degree in 2016 and a master's degree in 2018.
When Kellie Miley graduated from Rootstown High School in 2008, she is the first to admit she was not ready for college.
David Kaplan (center), professor in the Department of Geography, is one of three educators honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching award a tenured or tenure-track professor can receive.
Many professors have certain influences that inspire them to teach. For David Kaplan, Ph.D., professor in Kent State University's Department of Geography, that inspiration comes from his father.
Daisy Smith discovered her purpose at Kent State University.
Hear how Kent State University student Daisy Smith discovered her purpose at Kent State.
“I definitely had a purpose going into my college career, and Kent State Stark helped me achieve it,” says Kent State graduate Kent Weaver.
Armed with a biology degree, completed entirely at Kent State University at Stark, Kent Weaver says he is more than ready to pursue his calling to become a doctor of veterinary medicine.
The Kent State University women’s rugby team took matters into their own hands when they encountered a tree blocking the road on their way to a match. (Photo credit: Tina Miller)
The Kent State University women’s rugby team found themselves facing a literal bump in the road on their way to a rugby match on Oct. 7.