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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 3:05pm
Four Kent State University TRIO programs aimed at helping underrepresented student — the McNair Scholars Program and three Upward Bound programs — recently received federal grants that will fund them for the next five years. The programs are hosted through Kent State, though eac...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 3:01pm
Kent State University faculty, staff and students can honor their best interns, intern supervisors, college advisors or internship programs by nominating them online for the 2018 Expys Best Internship Awards by Dec. 31. Since 2011, the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:59pm
As Hurricane Irma’s fierce winds barreled toward Florida, mandatory evacuations turned Palm Beach County into a ghost town. The unprecedented storm destroyed homes, tore down buildings and knocked out power, causing $19 million in damage.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:58pm
WKSU will hold its 21st annual Hunger Challenge – the day the station highlights hunger insecurity in Northeast Ohio – on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The Hunger Challenge was founded to raise money for WKSU and build awareness of the opportunities to reduce food insecurity in Ohio. Repre...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:52pm
Kent​ ​State University’s College​ ​of​ ​Arts​ ​and​ ​Sciences​ ​and​ ​Office​ ​of Global​ ​Education​ ​recently hosted​ ​the​ ​MISSION:​ ​LIFE​ ​VI​ ​international​ ​innovation​ ​competition,​ ​focused​ ​on bringing​ ​together​ ​interdisciplinary​ ​teams​ ​to​ ​address​ ​major​...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:42pm
Ugly Christmas sweaters once signified unwanted holiday gifts from long-forgotten relatives. However, they have come to represent a playful forerunner of the pending holiday season in recent years. To ring in the 2017 holiday season, Main Street Kent and the Great Lakes Brewing C...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:12pm
Kent State University has set an aggressive agenda for academic excellence across all areas of the university's Strategic Roadmap. The Kent State University Foundation Board of Directors supports this agenda...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:58pm
Since the holiday season calls for delicious and indulgent foods like pumpkin pie, candied yams, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, not surprisingly a person consumes an average of 3,000 calories at Thanksgiving dinner – 1,000 over the recommended daily intake, according to Spo...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:46pm
The average person gains six to 10 pounds over the holiday season, says Tanya Falcone, registered dietitian and nutritional outreach coordinator at Kent State University. This can lead to significant weight gain over the years that does not shed, even after the New Year.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:43pm
The 2018 Learning Resources Network’s International Awards named Kent State University’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development as the “Best Brochure Design” for the center’s fall 2017/spring 2018 Catalog of Professional Development Offerings.

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