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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:59am
Eriko Tanaka (right), Japanese program coordinator and lecturer, receives a 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award.

With a strong work ethic and passion for teaching her native language, Eriko Tanaka has the ability to make students feel comfortable and at ease in her classroom.

Ms. Tanaka, Japanese program coordinator and lecturer in the Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, received one of three 2018 Outstanding Teaching Awards.

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:16am

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren is pleased to invite faculty and staff to a holiday reception on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

The reception will be held from 4-6 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:30pm
James Raber

Familiar Face

James Raber

Executive Director
Information Services
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide leadership, vision and strategy in the Educational Technology and Service Management unit of the Division of Information Technology (DoIT, formerly Information Services). This includes the help desk, desktop support, training and outreach, classroom technologies, course management support and DoIT Communications.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

October 2003

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:29pm
James Raber

Familiar Face

James Raber

Executive Director
Information Services
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide leadership, vision and strategy in the Educational Technology and Service Management unit of the Division of Information Technology (DoIT, formerly Information Services). This includes the help desk, desktop support, training and outreach, classroom technologies, course management support and DoIT Communications.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

October 2003

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 2:16pm
Anu Mahapatra

New Face

Anu Mahapatra

Business Strategy Analyst
Institutional Advancement Campaign
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for developing and implementing analytic-based strategies that support engagement and fundraising goals within Institutional Advancement.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

June 2018

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The University of Akron

likes most about kent state university:

Great environment and friendly people

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:53pm

The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold its next regular business meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5. The Board is scheduled to convene at 2:30 p.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is located on the second floor of the University Library.

 

Trustees will retire into executive session from 8-11:45 a.m. in the Urban Conference Room to consider specific topics as provided for under Ohio’s “Sunshine Law.”

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:52pm

The Peace Basket Project, gearing up for its 22nd year, continues with the support of members of the Kent State University community by providing gift bags, baskets and boxes filled with “little things” for the King Kennedy Community Center. Last year, more than 115 baskets were filled and shared at the center's holiday party. 
 

Members of the Kent State community can get involved in several ways: 

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:50pm

Kent State University faculty and staff are encouraged to submit nominations for the Diversity Trailblazer, Unity Award for Diversity and the new Student Diversity awards, which will be announced during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at 3:30 p.m.

 

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:47pm

Online final grading for Fall 2018 Full Term (POT 1), Third 5 Weeks (F3), Second Half Semester (H2), Second 7 Weeks (W2) begins Friday, Dec. 7, via FlashFAST. Grading is also now available for any fall 2018 course section that was flexibly scheduled. The deadline for grading submission is midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Any final grades for fall 2018 courses not reported in FlashFAST by the grades processing deadline will have to be submitted using the Grade Change Workflow.

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 1:46pm

Mackenzie Bailey faced the typical challenges during the start of her academic career, including  choosing a major and getting good grades. But that all paled in comparison her sophomore year when she received devastating news: Her father had terminal cancer.

 

“When I was home for winter break, he ended up passing away,” Ms. Bailey says.

 

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