2013

One of the most all-encompassing transformations in university history is taking place right now at Kent State University. The Foundations of Excellence: Building the Future initiative includes the construction of new buildings, facility upgrades and establishment of dynamic, new spaces. These projects support academic success, while demonstrating...

Kent State University’s Annual Giving and Donor Services departments are sponsoring “Thank-A-Giver (T.A.G.) Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 1, on the Kent Campus as a way to acknowledge and thank the many generous donors, alumni and friends who help support Kent State and its students. The event will include food, raffle prizes, music and fun from...

The Telly Awards has named a fundraising video created for the new Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University as a bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards. The Kent State video submission was one of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.  Produced by Gateway Communications Group of Cleveland, in...

College of Communication & Information

The School of Library and Information Science is pleased to announce this call for applications for scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year.  SLIS scholarships are open to currently enrolled full- and part-time students (in SLIS) who have a minimum 3.25 GPA in all collegiate coursework. Students may apply to more than one scholarship. Each...

College of Communication & Information

Meghan Harper, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University, has received the 2013 Presidential Award from the Ohio Educational Library Media Association(OELMA). The Presidential Award honors individuals in the library field for their service to school libraries. The award will be presented...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

A Kent State University student media “power couple” made local history as the first to be married in the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center on July 26. Nate Sargent, ’09, and Sadie Kelly, ’10, met on the second floor of Franklin Hall. The pair could be found in the business office of the Daily Kent Staterlate in the...

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration announced today that two endowed scholarship funds have been established by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in honor of its retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles J. Pilliod. The Charles J. Pilliod Endowed Scholarships will be awarded each fall to two full-time...