Professor Lovejoy Das and Kent State Tuscarawas Selected for Membership in the National Collegiate Honors Council

Professor Lovejoy Das and Kent State University at Tuscarawas have been selected for institutional membership in the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC). Dr. is the Honors Program coordinator, a position he has held for two years, and has been a mathematics professor at the campus for 27 years.

Kent State University at Stark will host its first Run the World race from 8:30 - 10 a.m. on April 15 to raise money for student education-abroad scholarships.

Organized by Kent State Stark, the colleges within Kent State and the Office of Global Education, the race will start at 6000 Frank Ave. NW in North Canton. It will follow a 3.1-mile course with chip timing provided by Western Reserve Racing.

 

Sociology instructor Les Giesler (pictured) and English instructors Stephanie Greer, Mahli Mechenbier, and Matthew Meduri volunteered as judges at Ohio History Day on March 4 at the Cleveland History Center.   

Middle and high school students from five NE Ohio counties compete for cash regionally, and if they win, move on to a national competition. This year's theme was "Take a Stand."

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Eren and Michelle Bebber on their grant award from the History Fund of the Ohio History Connection. Their award will fund a Berlin Lake archaeological survey, and the announcement was made at the annual Statehood Day advocacy event in Columbus, Ohio on March 1, 2017. While in Columbus, Dr. Eren and Michelle had an opportunity to meet with and thank Senator Eklund, who is instrumental to the efforts of the Ohio History Connection.

Kent State University at Stark’s observance of Women’s History Month in March offers opportunities for the campus community to come together and experience diversity in all its forms. The monthlong commemoration will feature presentations, forums and a documentary about one of the 20th century’s most important female artists. Events are listed below. All are free and open to the public.

The Kent State University at Tuscarawas Engineering Technology Department held the Regional Bridge Building Contest for area high school students on Feb. 23, 2017. Students participated from the following schools: Claymont High School, Dover High School, New Philadelphia High School, and Tuscarawas Valley High School.

There were 142 individual bridges submitted. All students were given a participation award. In addition, the first and second place winners will be given the opportunity to compete in the International Contest to be held in Dallas, TX.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of a Dover High School graduating senior to their cross country team. On Feb. 23, Rikki Neading signed a Letter of Intent to run for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles Cross Country Team and Track & Field Team.

Neading was a four-year letter winner for the Tornadoes and was an integral part of two state qualifying cross country teams in her career at Dover High School. She was also named All-County, All-East District, ECOL Second Team Captain and earned a scholar-athlete award.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas is announcing the signing of four Claymont High School graduating seniors to their cross country team. On Feb. 21, Kieran Gitonga, Trevor Breehl, Dan Redmond and Angel Ervin signed Letters of Intent to run for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles Cross Country Team. 

Gitonga, Breehl and Redmond are two-year letter winners for the Mustangs. Ervin earned four varsity letters for the Mustangs girls team.  All were regional qualifiers for the past two seasons. 

Back by popular demand, the international Irish dance phenomenon Riverdance returns to the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center March 14-16 at 7:30 p.m.  Riverdance first performed at the PAC to two sold-out crowds in April 2012.

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