Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine will celebrate its centennial anniversary in 2016. Located in Independence, Ohio, it is one of nine accredited podiatry colleges in the United States and is a four-year, graduate-level medical college, granting the degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine.
They’re back! Kent State University Libraries invites all Kent State University students, faculty and staff to take a break and relax with therapy dogs on Monday, Dec. 14, and Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 3-5 p.m. There will be free popcorn and beverages for attendees.
Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. The university held its Fall 2015 Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Dec. 18 and 19 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 2,154 degrees, including 1,565 bachelor’s degrees, 526 master’s degrees, 60 doctoral degrees and three educational specialist degrees.
Across the university’s eight-campus system, 2,489 students graduated from Kent State this fall, including those receiving associate degrees.
The Kent State University Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the Alumni Awards. These awards recognize graduates in the area of leadership, service, character and professional development.
AT&T has made a $200,000 contribution to Kent State University’s Research Center for Educational Technology to implement new technology in special education environments with a focus on mobile apps, including those intended to help students learn science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
Kent State University will hold its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Friday, Dec. 18, and Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).
Kent State University's nonessential offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. Normal business operations will resume Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.
Faculty and staff, the Division of Human Resources has prepared a helpful resource page about the holiday schedule.
Everyone else, why not check out some of our great, holiday-themed wallpapers?
Kent State University’s new, shared vision for a dynamic future received endorsement from the Board of Trustees as it approved the Strategic Roadmap for a Distinctive Kent State and a six-year state capital-spending plan during its Dec. 8, 2015, meeting.
Scholar of the Month
Danielle Sarver Coombs
College of Communication and Information
Danielle Sarver Coombs is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the College of Communication and Information. Her research focuses on sports, politics and the politics of sport.
The Kent State University community welcomes Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor John Carey. Carey will visit Kent State on Wednesday, Dec. 9. Carey will meet with Kent State President Beverly Warren and discuss how the university is working with the Department of Higher Education to make college more affordable for students and prepare them for the workforce. The chancellor’s visit also will include a brief campus tour and a meeting with student media and Kent local media.