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Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:30pm
Kent State University recently announced its 2018 Varsity "K" Athletics Hall of Fame class consisting of nine new members to be introduced as part of the 40th induction ceremony on Oct. 20.
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 3:24pm
Career Exploration and Development has launched a new job posting platform called Handshake.  This will replace Flash @ Work but no other part of the employment process for students is changing (follow the steps outlined in the ...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:02am
Nine public colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio have teamed up to create a consortium agreement to improve efficiency and effectiveness, strengthen educational offerings, provide collaborative pathways to degrees and support the region’s workforce.
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 11:01am
As he walked off the plane from an out-of-state conference, David Fresco, Ph.D., professor in Kent State University’s Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, got an unexpected call. “It was so out of the blue,” Dr. Fresco says. “I was humbled.”
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:58am
With the spring semester in the books, Kent State University has proven its commitment to academic excellence with student-athletes recording a spring term grade point average (GPA) of 3.106. Thanks in part to the 43 student-athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA, the Department of Inte...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:56am
Online final grading for summer 2018 First 7 Weeks (POT W1) began Thursday, June 28, via FlashFAST. Grading is also now available for any summer 2018 course section that was flexibly scheduled. The deadline for grading submission is midnight on Tuesday, July 3. Any final grades f...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:06pm
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed the Rev. Dr. Todd C. Davidson Sr. of Lyndhurst, Ohio, to the Kent State University Board of Trustees. Dr. Davidson’s appointment began June 13, 2018, and ends May 16, 2027. He fills the seat of former Trustee Lawrence Pollock, whose term expire...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:04pm
Nearly a half century ago, sparks from a passing train not only set fire to oil-slicked debris on the Cuyahoga River, which sent flames five-stories high, it ignited the river’s reputation as one of the most polluted in the United States. Since then, clean-up efforts have helped...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:54pm
A shaved head can represent many things, but to some people, including Lisa Morde, coordinator of Community Engaged Learning in University College, a shaved head represents more than what meets the eye.
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:46pm
A public auction of items from the Art Building will take place on Wednesday, June 27, at the facility at 325 Terrace Dr. on the Kent Campus beginning at 10 a.m. The auction will be conducted by Don R. Wallick Auctions Inc.   The items listed for auction include: