This semester, Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising, an Ohio Center of Excellence, added a new graduate-level educational experience to its nationally and internationally ranked offerings. The new program, a Master of Fashion Industry Studies (M.F.I.S.), is the first of its kind in the academic world.
Students in Kent State’s American Sign Language/English interpreting program got hands-on experience interpreting for deaf visitors during Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
The Multi-County Advanced Manufacturing Corridor, a partnership that includes Kent State University at Tuscarawas, has received the Annual Excellence in Workforce Development Award from the Ohio Economic Development Association (OEDA).
The OEDA presented the award at its 2018 Annual Summit, held earlier this month at the Columbus Renaissance Downtown.
Each year, 12-15 universities in the United States are selected to participate in the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Internationalization Laboratory. This 18-month program provides a process to help universities assess and improve their international capabilities.
Kent State University is currently participating to help advance Kent State’s impact and reach as a leading international university.
A grant from the Army Research Laboratory has a Kent State University researcher flying high.
The grant provides more than $130,000 for Blake Stringer, Ph.D., assistant professor of aerospace engineering in Kent State’s College of Aeronautics and Engineering, to study propulsion systems for a new generation of intermediate-sized, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly known as drones.
People who suffer trauma will, with few exceptions, never forget what happened to them, but a Kent State University researcher may be able offer them the hope of living without constant fear and anxiety.
A luxury trip featuring accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton, limousine rides, spa treatments and lunch with one of the most influential women in the world. Jennifer Miller, lecturer in Kent State University’s School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, experienced these things and more after winning a sweepstakes through the WW (formerly Weight Watchers) at Work program. Ms.
The Kent State University at Salem campus hosted the first-ever STEM University, a free daylong event in September organized by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center for area students in pre-K through fifth grade.
Several local businesses and organizations provided more than 30 different hands-on activities for kids to learn how STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects are used every day by firefighters, police, nurses, pilots, farmers, teachers, those who work with animals and many more.
James Winter, Department of English, Salem Campus, published “Beyond Love” in CRAFT literary magazine, (editors Kim Winternheimer and Laura Spence-Ash), (2018). The piece won first place in the CRAFT Short Fiction Prize.
Health coaching is provided by Be Well Solutions as part of Kent State University’s employee wellness program for all full-time, benefits-eligible employees on all campuses. Health coaching appointments are individualized, 30-minute sessions with a certified health coach with expertise in a variety of areas, including exercise, nutrition, diabetes management, stress management, tobacco cessation and general health. Appointments are available face-to-face or telephonically to suit all schedules and are unlimited.