News & Events

Monday, September 28, 2015 - 8:34pm
The Center for Applied Conflict Management is pleased and proud to share the news that Dr. Jennifer Maxwell was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award.  Congratulations Jennifer!...
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 11:53am
Karen Cunningham, associate professor with the Center for Applied Conflict Management (now the School of Peace and Conflict Studies) at Kent State University, was recently asked by YES! Magazine to write an article for their online issue on a creative assignment she gave to her A...
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:00am
Political Science doctoral student Amanda Clark and CACM Director Dr. Patrick Coy have a chapter in a new Nonviolence textbook! Their book chapter has just been published in Understanding Nonviolence: Contours and Contexts, edited by Maia Carter Hallward and Julie Norman, Polity...
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 12:00am
The new Kent State Student Mediation Services (SMS),  with program manager Jacquelyn Bleak, celebrated its grand opening on January 27.  CACM student Tori Swarm was the first place winner of the art contest sponsored by SMS as part of the celebration.  Congratulations to Jacquely...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 12:00am
Students in Karen Cunningham's Introduction to Conflict Management classes and Nonviolence: Theory and Practice class wrote essays this Fall semester for consideration in the YES! Magazine Fall 2014 Essay contest. A portion of Ray Stovall’s essay (written for Nonviolence: Theory...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 9:38am
A new on-campus mediation service is underway at Kent State University for students experiencing conflict. Student Mediation Services, which began this fall, is led by Jacquelyn Bleak and is located at 118 Twin Towers on the Kent Campus.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 9:42am
Dr. Patrick Coy, Director of Kent State's Center for Applied Conflict Management, was interviewed by WAKR about what positive, constructive conflict management steps can now be taken in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury failed to return an indictment in the Michael Brown sho...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Congrats to Dr. Patrick Coy on receiving the Magnificat Award from Marian University, Wisconsin. The Magnificat Award is given to individuals who have exhibited outstanding service to their community, their profession, and it is in recognition of Dr....
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 12:00am
Dr. Aysegul Keskin Zeren has recently accepted a position as a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Conflict Analysis and Transformation in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
Dr. Patrick Coy, Director of the Center for Applied Conflict Management, was selected as one of ten finalists for the 47th annual Kent State University Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA). The finalists were selected from a pool of 224 nominations. Three recipie...

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