Week of November 9, 2015

Kent State University’s Fashion School gets a lot of requests for its world-renowned designs and high-tech creations, but an old-fashioned letter that arrived in the mail recently, contained a request unlike anything they had ever received.
When her colleagues, along with Kent State University Alumni Association staff members, a videographer, photographer, balloons and cookies, surprised her during class, Kent State Associate Professor Maureen Blankemeyer, Ph.D., didn’t know what to think.
Kent State University graduate students participate in a competition where they are given only three minutes to present their research to a panel of judges.  
Students in Lydia Rose’s Researching Society class at Kent State University at East Liverpool are using more than textbooks and notes for their lessons this semester.
From her computer to her phone, at all hours of the day and night – yep – there really is a face behind all those tweets, postings and pictures on Kent State University’s social media pages.

Melissa McCoy

New Face

Melissa McCoy

Administrative Clerk
School of Fashion Design and Merchandising
Kent Campus

David Hassler

Familiar Face


Wick Poetry Center
Kent Campus