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Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of a Garaway athlete to their softball program. On April 10, Katianna Misko signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball and run track and field for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles. 

Medical Professionals and Families Coping with End-of-Life Issues can Benefit from Living With Grief® Program

The Hospice Foundation of America’s (HFA) Living With Grief® program, When Grief is Complicated, will be presented locally at Kent State University at Stark on Thursday, April 27, from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, in North Canton. Each year HFA presents a nationally recognized distance learning series to more than 125,000 people in 2,000 communities, including Stark County. 

Local Business Invited to Share Best Practices to Cut Costs and Improve Processes at Lean Six Sigma Conference

For the first time, The Corporate University at Kent State University at Stark is holding a one-day conference targeting novice and seasoned professionals for a day of immersion with Lean Six Sigma experts. The conference will be held Thursday, May 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Kent State Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave., N.W., in North Canton.

Dr. Eren and colleagues published an article in the Journal of Archaeological Science that explains how fluting acted as a shock absorber. Read the full story here!

For a video featuring Dr. Eren's lab and research, click here!

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is sponsoring the 16th annual Scholarship Golf Outing on Fri., April 28 at Oak Shadows Golf Club. The four-player, 18-hole scramble registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. Greens fees include light lunch and steak dinner.  Registration deadline is April 21. All proceeds benefit Alumni Legacy Scholarships for deserving students at Kent State Tuscarawas.  

The appearance by John Quinones, the final presenter of the 2016-17 Kent State University at Stark Featured Speakers Series, has been rescheduled, for Thursday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent State Stark Conference Center. He was originally scheduled to speak at the same time on Wednesday, April 19.

Original tickets dated for April 19 will be honored at the event on April 20. 

Imagine that the way flies and butterflies drink nectar and other fluids can be imitated for use in medicine, potentially to deliver life-saving drugs to the body – and also how this method can save their own lives in times of drought.

Tickets available beginning April 3

Kent State University at Stark’s 2016-17 theatrical season will close with Reasons to Be Happy by Neil LaBute. The play will be performed on April 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 16 and 23 at 2 p.m. at the Kent State Stark Theatre. American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided for the performance on April 23. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Marilyn Norconk on her Fulbright Scholar award! Dr. Norconk will lead an international and interdisciplinary team that will concentrate on conservation efforts in Suriname, South America. 


2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant


Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of two New Philadelphia wrestlers to their wrestling team. On March 24, Blake Bollon and Cullen Brogan signed National Letters of Intent to wrestle for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles. 

Bollon was a four-year letterman for the Quakers, a recent state qualifier and finished second in the East Central Ohio League (ECOL), while Brogan earned three wrestling letters, was a district qualified this season, finished second in the ECOL and served at team captain for NPHS.