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Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:39pm

Kent State University's College of Nursing has been granted 10 years accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for its baccalaureate and master’s degree programs as well as the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program and the postgraduate APRN certificate program. The accreditation extends to Dec. 31, 2028.

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:36pm

The opioid epidemic has been a predominant issue in Cuyahoga, Summit, Trumbull and Mahoning counties and still affects other major areas in Northeast Ohio. When planners for the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop finalized the opioid epidemic as this year’s theme, the thought of having a free Narcan training session was at the top of the wish list.

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:34pm

Sustainability improvements and increased weather observations are the focuses of two new grants the Kent State University Airport received this year to purchase one of their top wish-list items and replace another.

The airport received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant of $309,375 for a weather observation system reporting station and a $51,399 grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for new ground equipment.

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:32pm
Chitra Rajagopal

Familiar Face

Chitra Rajagopal

Associate Professor
Engineering Technology
Tuscarawas Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teaches Electrical/Engineering Technology program courses and leads faculty for the program; conducts Women in Engineering workshops for area high school girls and serve as advisor for IEEE student club

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 1993

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Assistant professor of engineering technology at technology institute in Bangalore, India 

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:22pm
Joseph L. Underwood

New Face

Joseph L. Underwood

Assistant Professor of Art History
School of Art
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I’m responsible for teaching the visual art made by Africans on the continent and in the Diaspora. My research also looks at how African artists have helped shaped modern and contemporary art between the 1960s and the present.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 2017

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Stonybrook University and Skidmore College

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:42pm
Most children get inspiration from their parents. But, in 1994, when Sharon Barber, ’94, graduated from Kent State University at Ashtabula with a degree in nursing, she had no idea that her
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:02pm
The 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign is a monthlong event, providing an expanded timeframe for giving, additional giving options and more occasions to have gifts matched.

Throughout the month of November, alumni, employees and friends of Kent State University have the opportunity to make a tremendous impact on the lives of students and on the university.

 

On Nov. 1, the university launched the 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign. Like last year, Giving Tuesday 2018 is a monthlong event, providing an expanded timeframe for giving, additional giving options and more occasions to have gifts matched.

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 1:57pm
President Beverly J. Warren delivers the 2018 State of the University Address.

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren delivers the 2018 State of the University Address.

 

 

 

 

Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 12:59pm
Flash's Professional Closet provides accessibility to fashion.

Though Mendi Sample was born blind, she still cares about fashion. And she knows that finding an accessible place for professional clothing gives her an edge come graduation day. 

She will be looking for a job this spring after she graduates from Kent State University at Stark with her bachelor’s degree in psychology. 

Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 1:31pm
In their new paper, Kent State Biology Professor David Ward and colleagues asked whether the encroachment of woody shrubs into grasslands in South Africa would increase or decrease the amount of carbon stored in the soil under the plants.

Ecosystems in today's world are responding to a wide variety of environmental changes. What happens when these changes interact? That was the topic of a recent paper published by David Ward, Ph.D., the Art and Margaret Herrick Endowed Professor of Plant Biology in Kent State University's Department of Biological Sciences, and international colleagues and graduate students in the journal Scientific Reports.

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