The call for proposals for Reimagining the Academy: Coalition-Building in a Divided World, closes in less than one week: Monday, June 3. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to submit a panel, roundtable, paper or workshop for the conference, which takes place Friday, Sept. 20 through Saturday, Sept. 21 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Virtual engagement opportunities will also be available.

  • Each year, Kent State University invites an exciting array of visiting artists to speak at the School of Art. In 2024, Kent Blossom Art Intensives welcomes eight visiting artists to participate in course workshops and give free lectures to the community. 

  • Kent State faculty are eligible to participate in the Adobe Education Institute (AEI), an invitation-only conference for faculty at Adobe Creative Campus institutions, will take place Jun. 10-14, 2024. The AEI offers a series of live, hands-on training sessions where participants will discover ways to deepen student engagement and foster multi-modal teaching using Adobe technology. All sessions will be delivered remotely and recorded for on-demand access. Register by May 31.

  • Employee Wellness is bringing back campus walk and talks, and we need your help! Do you have knowledge, stories or campus information that you'd like to share with colleagues? Consider leading a Walk and Talk. Topics can be architecture, fitness, history and more. Employees from all campuses are welcome and encouraged to participate.

  • The FSA plan year 2023 has closed. The IRS required that any 2023 balances remaining in your FSA account had to be spent by Mar. 15, 2024, and claims filed by Jun. 29, 2024, or the balance will be forfeited. This means that reimbursement for incurred expenses using 2023 funds must be filed by Jun. 29, 2024. This is known as the IRS "use it or lose it" rule and there are no exceptions.

  • Online final grading for Spring 2024 (POT 1, F3, W2) began Friday, May 3, 2024, via FlashFAST. Grading is also now available for any Spring 2024 course section that was flexibly scheduled. The deadline for grading submission is 11:59 pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Any final grades for Spring 2024 courses not reported in FlashFAST by the grades processing deadline will have to be submitted using the Grade Change Workflow.