Kent State University’s N.J. Akbar, director of diversity outreach and development in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, and Brian Peters, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design, have been named “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber.
Kent State University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning and civic engagement.
Scholar of the Month
Associate Professor of Music
College of the Arts
Andrew Shahriari has been recently promoted to associate professor for the 2015-2016 academic year. He also serves as coordinator of online classes for music in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music in the College of the Arts. His current research focuses on ethnomusicology, music and autism, and online world music education.
In the gym of the MAC Center Annex, you can hear the voices of student trainers echo from one end to the other.
“Nice long strides with those feet,” shouts one student trainer.
“Let’s lunge to me,” encourages another.
Kent State University exercise physiology graduate students are playing a key role in Fit for Life, an expanded version of the former Faculty/Staff Exercise Program.
Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences will host a four-day international conference on the humanities at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center at 215 S. Depeyster St. in downtown Kent, Ohio.
WKSU is changing its Saturday and Sunday program schedules starting on Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
The station is adding The Moth Radio Hour and moving Snap Judgment to Saturdays, creating a “storytelling block” with This American Life beginning at noon.
Radiolab moves to 3 p.m. An hour dedicated to limited run specials (like last year’s Invisibilia) and hourlong documentaries will air weekly on Saturdays before All Things Considered.
Kent State University graduate student Jennifer Bryant of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, has been appointed by Gov. John Kasich to serve as a student member of the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Her term began on June 26, 2015, and ends May 16, 2017.
Fifty Kent State University students from the College of Communication and Information participated in education abroad programs in Europe this spring, visiting Northern Ireland, Ireland and England in May.