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Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:11am
Kent State University professionals and students came home from this year’s Akron ADDY Awards decorated in gold and silver. The Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation held its annual recognition for the region’s best creative work at the American Advertising Awards....
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:57am
Managers and supervisors should have received information from the Controller's Office regarding the cut-off dates for financial transactions for the current fiscal year, which ends on June 30. View the deadlines for receipt of information and other...
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:54am
The Kent State University Women’s Center, known for its support, advocacy and education efforts, has launched a student mentorship program aimed to equip female students with the tools they need to pursue their passions, excel in their careers and reach their academic goals. Summ...
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:50am
Kent State University’s Office of Continuing and Distance Education has begun hosting a one-stop shop for summer programming at the university, called Summer Source, at www.kent.edu/cde/summer-source.  
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:48am
At Kent State University, we are committed to ensuring the quality of our academic programs, our teaching and the learning experiences of our students. Student feedback on courses and instructors is pivotal for helping to design courses and curriculum.     Flash Survey is the end...
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:46am
Outstanding costume, sound and lighting design, plus much more contribute to award-winning theatre productions, and students in Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance are exhibiting creative excellence in those areas.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:40am
Kent State University’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center's annual facility shutdown is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, through Sunday, May 20. During this time, the Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be closed to all patrons.
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:35am
On Monday, April 23, LaunchNET Kent State celebrated its 5th annual Entrepreneur Awards and Expo event at Ray’s Place. In addition to celebrating the accomplishments of LaunchNET Kent State clients over the course of the year, the staff awarded university partners, alumni clients...
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:29am
Kent has become well known for its eclectic mix of art, which continues to blossom in the downtown district through galleries, shops featuring a variety of local artists, live music events and public art. At Main Street Kent, the planning has begun for a new art-focused event ser...
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:21am
The e-Inside newsletter will take a break between semesters. The May 7 issue is the last for the Spring 2018 Semester. e-Inside will resume June 11. Copy submissions for that issue should be emailed to einside@kent.edu by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, J...

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Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:31am
Kent State University Professor Deng-Ke Yang, Ph.D., was named one of the recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award for his work in the Liquid Crystal Institute®.
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:28am
After making a name for herself in the fashion industry, Molly Langenstein, the general business manager of Macy’s Ready to Wear, is returning home to her alma mater. Ms. Langenstein was recently announced as the Kent State University Fashion School’s 2018 Hall of Fame inductee....
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:23am
Kent State University is proud of the numerous trees that decorate its campus, its LEED-certified buildings and other sustainability efforts. Arbor Day is another opportunity for the university to celebrate its roots in sustainability.   Starting at 11 a.m. on April 26, Kent Stat...
Friday, April 20, 2018 - 10:20am
In order to perform necessary maintenance on the boilers, steam transmission systems and electrical distribution systems, the Kent Campus Power Plant will be shut down beginning Sunday, May 13, at 12:01 a.m. The shutdown is expected to be completed Sunday, May 20, at 11:59 p.m. B...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:10am
Kent State University Community Members:    I am pleased to announce that J.R. Campbell, professor and director of Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, will become the inaugural executive director of Kent State’s Design Innovation Initiative.
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:00am
WKSU staff was honored with 11 awards from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors (OAPME) in a ceremony held March 24 in Columbus, Ohio. Top honors went to WKSU for General Excellence – Radio, the fourth consecutive year the newsroom earned the acknowledgement. The OAPME Awards...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 10:00am
Should we all get regular checkups from our healthcare professionals? Yes. Do we? Not always. Would getting some kind of financial incentive help? Well, for Barbara Spencer, the answer is yes. And it saved her life.
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:18am
Online faculty/staff parking permit renewals will be available from April 16-May 11. After May 11, permits can be purchased in person in the Parking Services office located in Room 123, Schwartz Center. For permit-renewal assistance or for additional information, contact Parking...
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 9:16am
The Kent Creativity Festival event planning committee invites you to submit an application to participate in the third annual Kent Creativity Festival, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 29. Last year, the event drew more than 2,500 attendees, and expectations are high for an even mor...

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