Symposia on undergraduate research showcases students
Research, scholarly work and creative activities are an integral part of a student’s college experience, and many campuses have formalized programs that feature undergraduate research.
The Kent Campus showcased and recognized students for their work at its first Undergraduate Symposium on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity in April 2014.
KSU Salem students from all disciplines and programs participated in the ninth annual Undergraduate Research Conference held in December 2013. The conference featured student presentations about research they completed during the 2013 calendar year or in collaboration with a Salem Campus faculty member.
Each year, the Kent State Stark Campus Honors Program sponsors the Student Conference to showcase the academic talents of Kent State students. Students submitted proposals to present their papers, posters, artwork, music or theatre presentations. The conference is held annually in April.
For the 10th time, Kent State University is being recognized as a “Great College to Work For,” according to the latest survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program. The program recognizes the colleges that get top ratings from their employees regarding workplace practices and policies.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Kent State University a nearly $1.2 million, five-year TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers program grant. The program is designed to provide support services to qualified adults, including veterans, who want to enter or continue a program of postsecondary education.
Kent State University Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., announced the selection of Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D., to serve as the university’s associate provost for academic affairs and dean of the Division of Graduate Studies, effective April 16.