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FLASHES OF BRILLIANCE
Regional Campus System celebrates 1,700 graduates with Spring Commencement Ceremonies
Student speakers shared a common theme during Kent State University’s Regional Campus commencement ceremonies this spring: Support. The Ashtabula, Columbiana County (East Liverpool and Salem), Geauga (along with Twinsburg Academic Center), Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas campuses held commencement ceremonies earlier this month for close to 1,700 graduates.
Rookie Teacher of the Year: Julianne Agnone
Julianne Agnone, ’21, is doing what she loves — teaching. But these days, it’s not only her students making the grade.
Agnone, who teaches math to sixth graders at Lake Elementary, was recently named Lake Local’s Rookie Teacher of the Year and joins newcomer teachers from Stark County’s 17 public school districts as part of the Stark County Educational Service Center’s Education All-Star Team.
This quick study got her start at Kent State University at Stark, where she majored in middle childhood education.
2023 Staff Excellence Award Recipients
On Tuesday, April 18, Kent State University at Stark recognized two very deserving staff members at the annual Staff Excellence Awards ceremony.
Randy Riffle, security officer, was the staff recipient and Stephanie Monastra, director of the Conference Center, was the administrator recipient.
Kent State Alumna and U.S. Congresswoman Emilia Sykes tours Stark Campus
While a student at Kent State University, U.S. Rep. Emilia Sykes (D-OH-13) dreamed of taking the stage as a dancer in New York City, not as a congresswoman in Washington, D.C. But today she’s a star in the eyes of many, with her federal legislative debut drawing attention beyond Northeast Ohio.
During her visit to Kent State University at Stark on March 14, Congresswoman Sykes talked about the power of a public education that’s affordable and close to home.
'Hey, Machete!': Authentic Danny Trejo Delivers Message of Hope
Iconic Hollywood star tells Canton crowd that education is key.
Danny Trejo often plays the villain on the big screen, but in real life he’s a hero to many. And while his fictional characters are bold, his authentic personality is unassuming and matched by an ability to meet people where they are — while delivering a message they’re longing to hear.
Kent State Leads 13 Ohio Institutions in Supporting Intel by Launching Semiconductor-Focused Network
Kent State University, in response to a request from Intel®, will lead a network that includes 13 other Ohio higher education institutions now poised to prepare the workforce to make the small electronic devices that play a large role in our everyday lives.
Players Guild Theatre is Now Resident Theatre Company at Kent State Stark
Kent State University at Stark is the new home to the Players Guild Theatre, now the resident theater company on campus. In October, the Players Guild held its inaugural production, “Million Dollar Quartet”, at The Mary J. Timken Theatre in the Fine Arts Building.