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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2018 - 11:49am
Coming from a difficult home life, Diamond Lauderdale had many challenges ahead of her in obtaining a college education. But through Kent State's EXCEL program, she has found academic success – and a new home.

For Diamond Lauderdale, Kent State University is not only her chosen college, it is her home.

While growing up in Akron, Ohio, Ms. Lauderdale’s home life was challenging. She lived with her disabled father and worked two jobs to help make ends meet. Ms. Lauderdale’s father had been unable to walk for many years, and as she got older, her father’s condition worsened. Through it all, Ms. Lauderdale held onto a dream. She wanted to get a college education.

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018 - 2:19pm
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren recently presented 11 Kent State staff members with the President’s Award of Distinction. Here, Ken Ditlevson, director of Kent State's LGBTQ Student Center, is surprised with his award.

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren recently presented 11 Kent State staff members with the President’s Award of Distinction. President Warren made surprise visits to each recipient’s office with a hearty congratulations and a check for $1,500.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 3:55pm
Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren challenged the university community to embrace transformation at the annual State of the University Address.
Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 3:03pm

Q: What will the holiday schedule be this year?

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:34pm
Arvind Bansal

Familiar Face

Arvind Bansal

Professor
Computer Science
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teaching and research in the area of artificial intelligence, multimedia and virtual reality, social robotics and humanoids, computational health informatics and bioinformatics

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 1988

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Case Western Reserve University

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Beautiful campus

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 2:28pm
Taylor Livengood

New Face

Taylor Livengood

Admissions Counselor
Admissions Office
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Traveling to high schools and colleges around Northwest Ohio to help students in their college-search process (and telling them about how great Kent State is) 

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

August 2018

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

I worked as a student employee in the Admissions Office, and I worked as a student employee for the Kent State University Post Office.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:47pm

Trevor Watkins, University Libraries, presented "How African American Contributions to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Both Directly and Indirectly Had a Significant Impact During Times of War" at the 103rd ASALH Annual Meeting and Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Oct. 4, 2018.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:42pm

Get added support for the holidays with health coaching from Be Well Solutions. Health coaching is part of our 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.

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:40pm

As part of our continued commitment to building financial wellness, the Employee Wellness office is pleased to present Investment Planning Strategies on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from noon-1 p.m. in Room 107 of Heer Hall on the Kent Campus.

This seminar will explain basic and advanced investing topics to achieve specific financial goals. In this seminar, we will go through the basics of investing and cover topics, such as:

Posted: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 1:39pm

As part of our continued commitment to building financial wellness, the Employee Wellness office is pleased to present Investment Planning Strategies on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from noon - 1 pm in 107 Heer Hall on the Kent Campus.

This seminar will explain basic and advanced investing topics to achieve specific financial goals. In this seminar, we will go through the basics of investing and cover topics such as:

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