News and Projects

Members of the CABlash team accept their award for first place
By Jordan King
Mar. 09, 2018
Information Services hosted its third, semi-annual Hackathon event earlier this month. The two-day event allows participating IS workers to break free from their normative 8-5 office hours--where the focus is often completing larger projects over time--and instead work intensivel...
Manage my program
By Jordan King
Dec. 15, 2017
It’s no secret that college is difficult. But changing your program of study to adapt to your developing interests shouldn’t be. Still, there are many different rules...
Out with the Old
By Jordan King
Dec. 05, 2017
On any given day, Kent State University hosts a vast array of events, ranging from athletic competitions, to public speaking presentations, and even activity-based charity fundraisers, to name just a few. For students, these extracurricular opportunities provide the backbone of t...
KSU Mobile
By Jordan King
Dec. 01, 2017
By now it’s clear that Systems Development and Innovation is hard at work developing new products at what seems like a nearly impossible rate. With over 4,000 people using the KSUMobile app on the Apple iOS and Android platforms, in...
LEX
By Jordan King
Nov. 29, 2017
It’s not every day that you try your hand at developing a sophisticated software that can adapt to unique situations presented by each user--not unlike Apple’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) service, Siri or Amazon’s...
Applications
By Jordan King
Nov. 28, 2017
When a select team of Systems Development and Innovation developers began developing the Manage My Program tool in the fall of 2015, one thing became clear almost immediately: for it to be successful, the project would require data, and lots of it. Primarily, the data that SDI ne...
STEM
By Jordan King
Jul. 28, 2017
When you think back to learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, (STEM) in k-12 education, what comes to mind? Outdated textbooks? Mandatory state standards to meet? Rigorous testing? Perhaps these or more aspects of STEM are all still painfully familiar. But in...

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