Success Stories

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 3:32pm

Scholar of the Month
D. Blake Stringer
Assistant Professor
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
2013-present

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 3:32pm

Kent State University’s efforts to help students succeed and graduate resulted in a big payoff for Northeast Ohio. The university accounted for the largest increase in the number of new graduates among colleges and universities in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of Summit and Portage Counties, Ohio, contributing largely to the region’s win of a $1 million prize from CEOs for Cities’ Talent Dividend Prize national competition.

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 18, with a Kent State Golden Flashes win of 39-17 over the Army Black Knights. Kent State alumni, students, faculty, staff and the community came together to celebrate the Homecoming theme of “Kent State Pride is Worldwide.”

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:52pm

Kent State University will celebrate the newly renovated Tri-Towers residence hall complex on Oct. 15 at 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:32pm

With the flu season approaching quickly, the Honors Prevention and Control of Diseases class taught by Christopher Woolverton, Ph.D., is working to prevent a flu outbreak by helping to organize and promote student participation in the annual Kent State flu vaccine clinic. On Tuesday, Oct.

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University celebrated the newly renovated Tri-Towers residence hall complex on Oct. 15. The event was free and open to the public.

Kent State President Beverly Warren, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Greg Jarvie and Kent Interhall Council President Brie Jutte spoke during the celebration. Following the remarks, participants toured the renovated residence halls and enjoyed light refreshments. 

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 4:33pm

Kent State University invited the community to celebrate the launch of the Center for the Visual Arts on Oct. 9. The event, which was free and open to the public, took place on the second floor of Cartwright Hall, overlooking the center’s construction site, east of Terrace Drive.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 2:04pm

The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design occurred Oct. 3. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the programs of the college under one roof. It will be located between South Lincoln and South Willow streets, just south of the Lefton Esplanade and across the street from Franklin Hall.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 4:33pm

For 30 years, Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center has been encouraging new voices – locally, regionally and nationally – and bringing poetry to people’s everyday lives through readings, publications, workshops and scholarships. Now, the Wick Poetry Center, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, begins a new era by relocating from Satterfield Hall to the Lefton Esplanade.

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 4:33pm

The groundbreaking for Kent State University’s new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design occurred Oct. 3. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the programs of the college under one roof. It will be located between South Lincoln and South Willow streets, just south of the Lefton Esplanade and across the street from Franklin Hall.

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