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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 11:13am

Scholar of the Month 
Marcia Lei Zeng 
Professor of Library and Information Science 
School of Library and Information Science 
College of Communication and Information 
​1992-present

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:00am

MEDIA ADVISORY     

WHAT:      
Kent State University Fashion School student designers display fabric and garments inspired by Cleveland Botanical Garden’s Orchid Mania show.
        
WHEN:         
Saturday, March 8
Wine and Cheese Reception, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Awards Ceremony, 4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:00am

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, March 12. The Board will convene at 1:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the Kent Campus Library.

Trustees will retire into executive session at 8 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Board committees will meet as follows:

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 3:35pm

Scholar of the Month
Elwin C. Robison
Professor
College of Architecture and Environmental Design
1985-present

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:00am

Filmmaker Ken Burns will speak at the fifth Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:35pm

Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. Summer 2013 commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus were held Aug. 17 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State conferred 1,593 degrees, including 836 bachelor’s degrees, 455 master’s degrees, 83 doctoral degrees, 198 associate degrees and 21 educational specialist degrees. Kent State University congratulates its newest graduates. Summer 2013 commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus were held Aug. 17 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 12:00am

Ohio is conducting a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 5, at 9:50 a.m. Kent State University will be participating in this test, along with the city of Kent and other communities. Kent State tests the tornado and emergency mass notification system on the first Wednesday of every month at 11 a.m. and on the third Wednesday at 4 p.m. These tests last for three minutes. This statewide test will replace the usual 11 a.m. test in March.

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 12:00am

The second annual M.A.L.E. Initiative Conference will take place on Saturday, March 8. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., and the program runs through 6 p.m. at the Kent Student Center. The conference will feature Tim Storey, an acclaimed author, speaker and life advisor, and Desmond Howard, an ESPN analyst, Heisman Trophy Winner and Super Bowl XXXI MVP. Several Kent State University faculty and staff will facilitate dynamic conference sessions covering topics such as Media Profiles, Men and Music and Male Leadership Styles.

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 12:00am

Kent State University alumna Judith A. Jones is the first honoree of the Spirit of Women in Business Award. Jones, a 1964 graduate of the College of Business Administration’s Masters of Business Administration program, was the first woman to receive an MBA from the university.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 9:47am

Kent State University hosted a one-day conference bringing together 300 community organizations and leaders to discuss ways to increase college enrollment and graduation of first-generation and academically motivated students in Northeast Ohio. The See You @ College conference took place on Thursday, Feb. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The conference was free and was open to high school and college educators and administrators, community leaders, educational organizations and more.

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