News Archive

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State University’s Women’s Center will be hosting a holiday card-making workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Women’s Center.

Registration costs $14 and includes all supplies needed for five cards of three different designs.

Limited spots are available, so make a reservation now if you are interested by calling the Women’s Center at 330-672-9230.

For more information about the Women’s Center, visit

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Aging is an inevitable process, but the rate and magnitude of the decline in physiological function may be decreased by an exercise or activity intervention. The risk of chronic disease, however, increases through the lifespan. Therefore, there is a greater need to assess the individual’s aerobic capacity, muscular strength, balance, body composition and flexibility in an effort to formulate an individualized program of exercise for the older adult. Once these factors are gathered, the individual can engage in a program of exercise.

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 12:00am

The annual International Cook-off is one of several activities marking International Education Week at Kent State University. The event, which features food from around the world, takes place Nov. 21.Kent State University will celebrate International Education Week from Nov.

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 12:00am

Poet Joshua Bennett will perform on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ritchie Hall Community Theatre. Kent State University's Wick Poetry Center is hosting the event.Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center welcomes spoken-word poet Joshua Bennett, performing Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ritchie Hall Community Theatre.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 9:20am

Husband-and-wife duo Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, who combine journalism and activism in their unique brand of reporting centered on human rights abuses and advocacy, were the featured presenters at the fourth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Nov. 14 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Kristof and WuDunn are the first married couple to win a Pulitzer Prize in journalism for their coverage of China’s Tiananmen Square democracy movement.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 12:00am

Joakim Wincent

Swedish researcher and professor Joakim Wincent, Ph.D., has joined Kent State University’s College of Business Administration faculty as a visiting professor and newly appointed Bridgestone Chair of International Marketing. Wincent is a professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 3:35pm

Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, has been named Kent State University’s new dean of its College of Nursing. Broome currently serves as associate dean, professor and chair of the Community-Mental Health Department at the University of South Alabama College of Nursing. The announcement was made by Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 12:00am

Andrea Shearer, dance division director and associate professor in Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, received the Arts Educator Award at the 7th Arts Alive! Awards ceremony.On Nov.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 12:00am

Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement began a Peer Involvement Advising program this fall. The program will serve as a resource to connect students to campus activities and organizations.

This new departmental initiative is part of the university’s commitment to providing quality resources that aid in the overall retention of Kent State students. The peer involvement advising office is housed on the first floor of the Kent Student Center in Room 120K.