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Posted: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 9:03am
Students from Phi Mu, Alpha Tau Omega and Phi Sigma Kappa act out a scene from their skit "Aladdin" at last year's Songfest.

Songfest, the annual philanthropic event hosted by the Panhellenic and Interfraternity councils at Kent State University, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center and will benefit the King Kennedy Community Center in Ravenna.

This event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

Posted: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 2:55pm

As we approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, e-Inside would like to know what you are thankful for. Share a list of the things, people, places, events, etc. that you are grateful for. Please send your submissions to einside@kent.edu by Tuesday, Nov. 17, with the subject line “Thanksgiving,” and they will be published in an upcoming issue.

View some of the submissions from last year.

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 4:36pm
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Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 1:52pm

Kent State University’s College of Public Health has received accreditation from the Board of Councilors of the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The five-year span is the maximum term the college could have achieved as a first-time applicant.

To earn the accreditation, the college met a set of rigorous quality standards in the areas of teaching, research and service. Accreditation also affirms that the faculty of the college are highly qualified to equip students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a health career.

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 1:43pm

When her colleagues from Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services, along with Kent State University Alumni Association staff members, a videographer, photographer, balloons and cookies, surprised her during class, Kent State Associate Professor Maureen Blankemeyer, Ph.D., didn’t know what to think.

“I was a little overwhelmed at first, but this was a very pleasant surprise,” Blankemeyer says.

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 11:07am

Kent State University graduate students participate in a competition where they are given only three minutes to present their research to a panel of judges.


Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:37am

Rebecca Meehan, School of Library and Information Science, authored an online journal article "Electronic Health Records in Long-Term Care: Staff Perspectives" on PubMed.gov, Oct. 12, 2015.

Summary: Her study used one-on-one interviews of direct care nurses in a Midwest United States long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) setting to describe patterns of use and areas to improve.

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:35am

Ralph Lorenz, School of Music, presented "Cymatics: Germanic Sound Study with Implications for Advances in Medical Treatments" at the German Studies Association 39th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3, 2015.

Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:34am

Brian Kelley, Department of Political Science, has been appointed president of GMIS International. Established in 1971, GMIS International is the most inclusive Government IT Association worldwide. With more than 500 member agencies representing, city, county, state and K-20 agencies across America, GMIS International represents the largest professional association of public sector IT leaders in the United States.