Week of Sept. 3, 2018

Todd Diacon, Kent State’s executive vice president and provost, congratulates Rudd (Ted) Bare II during Summer 2018 Commencement.
Seventy-year-old Rudd (Ted) Bare II had the surprise of a lifetime planned for his children on Aug. 18, 2018.
The National Collegiate Honors Council has named recent Kent State University graduate Megan Swoger a 2018 Portz Scholar.
The National Collegiate Honors Council has named recent Kent State University graduate Megan Swoger a 2018 Portz Scholar. She is the ninth Kent State student to receive the honor since the inception of the Portz Scholars competition in 1990.
Freshmen at the American Academy attend a welcome reception before starting classes.
Freshmen at the American Academy attend a welcome reception before starting classes. The American Academy is a new partnership between Kent State University and Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR), a major university in Brazil, for students who want a global experience while earning their degree. 
LEADERship Ashtabula County Executive Director Laura E. Jones and Susan Stocker, dean of Kent State University at Ashtabula, pose for a photo after Dean Stocker was presented with the Marta K. Stone Excellence in Leadership Award.
Kent State University at Ashtabula Dean and Chief Administrative Officer Susan J. Stocker, Ph.D., was presented with the Marta K. Stone Excellence in Leadership Award from LEADERship Ashtabula County at the organization’s annual meeting that was held Aug. 1. 
Every stroke of the makeup brush reveals Carrie Esser's passion for self-expression.
Perhaps the most surprising thing about Kent State University student Carrie Esser is that she is not an art major but she has gained a reputation for her makeup and body-painting business.

Linnea Zimmerman
New Face

linnea Zimmerman

Associate Director, Advancement Creative Services
Institutional Advancement
Kent Campus

Robin Dever
Familiar Face

robin dever

Assistant Professor
School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies
Geauga Campus