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Campus Bird Is Live!

Platform & Integration Solutions has launched a new interactive campus map for all campuses using CampusBird, a mapping and media services product specifically geared toward higher education institutions.

This new map will benefit students, faculty and the community by giving them a more detailed look at Kent State’s campuses.

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Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:54pm
On any given day, Kent State University hosts a vast array of events, ranging from athletic competitions, to public speaking presentations, and even activity-based charity fundraisers, to name just a few. For students, these extracurricular opportunities provide the backbone of t...
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:47pm
When a select team of Systems Development and Innovation developers began developing the Manage My Program tool in the fall of 2015, one thing became cl...
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:43pm
It’s not every day that you try your hand at developing a sophisticated software that can adapt to unique situations presented by each user--not unlike Apple’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) service, Siri or Amazon’s...
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:35pm
It’s no secret that college is difficult. But changing your program of study to adapt to your developing interests shouldn’t be. Still, there are many different ...
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
By now it’s clear that Systems Development and Innovation is hard at work developing new products at what seems like a nearly impossible rate.
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:39am
When you think back to learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, (STEM) in k-12 education, what comes to mind? Outdated textbooks? Mandatory state standards to meet? Rigorous testing? Perhaps these or more aspects of STEM are all still painfully familiar. But in...
Unorganized Desk
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:30am
Paper applications forms can get messy quick, passing from person to person across departments. What if someone let’s your application sit on their desk for too long? What if they lose it? This can be solved simply by changing the paper forms to electronic forms, which is what we...
Students enjoying Welcome Back Week
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:27am
Studies have shown that students who are involved on campus are more successful. Luckily, Kent State University has several student organizations to choose from when looking for opportunities to get involved. In fact, we have 365 active student organizations as of the Fall 2015 r...
Wireless Router Icon
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 11:22am
This self-service project aimed to connect devices in seconds instead of days. A student is directed to a self-service portal where instructions help them find the mac address on their device and add the device in a matter of seconds.
Drupal Logo
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 8:27am
This is a visual of the Drupal Development workflow.