News Archive

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 1:28pm
Uju is the founder of Pop Style (@_popstyle), an on-campus pop-up thrift shop that allows you to buy, donate and trade clothing for $3, $7, or $10. Customers can donate clothes they don't want anymore but someone else could wear and tr...
Kent State jewelry by Katie K
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 2:12pm
By Katie K is a jewelry line created by Katie Kimble, a 2017 Kent State College of Business graduate and current Higher Education and Student Affairs grad student
Donald Wayne McLeod speaks to a group in the Kent State ballroom
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 9:09am
Donald Wayne McLeod, author of Perceptionology 101, spoke in the Kent State ballroom on Tuesday October 9, to a crowd of local high school students, Kent State students, staff, faculty, and community business members from all over Northea...
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...
Andrew Konya, co-founder of Remesh and Kent State University alumnus, successfully raised $10 million from a Series A funding round for his company, which he started as a Kent State student.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:27pm
Through a series of company-building steps, programs and funding, Remesh, what started as the idea of a Kent State University student, has become a star in the Northeast Ohio tech-startup world.
Kent State University student Javon Miller's luxury pens are made from wood and acrylic.
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:51pm
Kent State University student Javon Miller started his business by combining a new hobby with a tool that humans have used for centuries.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:01am
In October 2017, two groups of local high schools students came to Kent State University to participate in an entrepreneurial workshop designed to increase the students’ awareness and knowledge of the venture formation process, hosted by LaunchNET. On Mo...
LaunchNET Elevator Pitch event on October 19, 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 9:50am
Students will have 90 seconds to pitch their personal brand or upstart business at LaunchNET’s fifth annual Elevator Pitch competition Oct. 19, from 5:30-8 p.m. on the second floor of the library. The event is open to all majors, minors and class levels....
Kristin Williams, Lori Bodnar, Tabitha Martin and Alicia Robinson launched Kent State Career Closet to help provide students with professional attire for job interviews.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression.
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 1:25pm
Six Kent State students took a week of their summer to fully immerse themselves in an entrepreneurial environment, learning what it take to start a successful business. The LaunchNET Kent State clients joined student teams from 10 other Northeast Ohio colleges and universities fo...