On April 19 at the Twenty-Fifth Annual English Department Student Award Ceremony, Twinsburg student Asjaea Troutman was awarded first place in the Bedford St. Martin's College Writing Essay Contest.  The award is given to the top essay written in English 11011 by a student enrolled on any of Kent's eight campuses.  Asjaea won the contest for her essay, "Trucks are Not Just for Boys," which she wrote in Prof. Mahli Mechenbier's 11011 class in fall 2016.  

Congratulations, Asjaea! 

The Kent State University at Tuscarawas University Band will present a concert at 7 p.m. on May 3 in the Performing Arts Center. Theatre doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The concert is open to the public free of charge. With a theme of "A Suite Celebration," the performance will include a variety of marches, chorales, cinematic works, dance suites and a ballet transcription.

Directed by James Graves, the University Band is a wind ensemble composed of Kent State Tuscarawas students, community musicians and talented high school students. 

Save Now - Learn Now - Leap Ahead

The deadline for high school students to apply to the College Credit Plus program for Fall 2017 is Monday, May 1.

The College Credit Plus (CCP) program is designed to allow college-ready students, grades 7-12 who qualify for college admission, the opportunity to earn high school and college credit. College Credit Plus can include courses offered on a college campus, online or at the high school for which credit is awarded from the college. 

Dr. Metin Eren is making headlines!

Kent State University at Stark commemorates Earth Day 2017 with events and activities designed to inspire awareness of environmental responsibility and to improve the appreciation of the Earth’s natural resources.

Events will take place behind the Campus Center and around the Pond and Wetlands Area on Kent State Stark’s campus, 6000 Frank Ave., NW, in Jackson Township, and is free and open to the public.

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.