Community & Society

A special classroom at Kent State University turned into a LEGO® city filled with roaring lions, speeding cars and spinning tops. The moving creations are part of a unique summer camp, LEGO WeDo™ Robotics, put on by the Research Center for Educational Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Services. It is one of many...

Kent State University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which is the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service-learning and civic engagement.  The Corporation for National and Community Service began awarding this honor in 2006 in...

Greater Cleveland Partnership vice president to lead university’s government outreach Kent State University President Beverly Warren has selected Nick Gattozzi as the executive director of government and community relations. Gattozzi comes to Kent State from the Greater Cleveland Partnership where he has served as vice president of government...

Kent State Invites Community to Final Public Meeting for Airport Master Plan The final public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Auditorium, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow, Ohio. The first public meeting was held in 2013 to...

Maddie Morsefield is like any other high-achieving college senior at Kent State University. She is a straight-A student. Her résumé is filled with work experience and awards, and she is going through mock interviews to help her land that first job. But what makes Morsefield extra special is that she is part of the first group of students with...

The second public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan, a public open house, has been scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6-8 p.m. at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow, Ohio. The first public meeting was held last year to introduce the project to the community and seek input about the...

Before the fall semester starts on Aug. 25, new students are invited to participate in Welcome Weekend, a four-day orientation program that ran Aug. 21-24 and helped students familiarize themselves with the Kent State University community. The events during the weekend served as an opportunity for students to transition into the university...

Kent State University and Eastern Gateway Community College have signed an agreement allowing for the easy transfer of credits, allowing more students to pursue bachelor’s degrees. The new agreement facilitates transfer of courses between Eastern Gateway Community College’s Associate of Applied Business Degree in Business Management Technology...

Kent State University’s African Community Theatre will premiere its production of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, a choreopoem by Ntozake Shange, directed by Terrence Spivey, on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the African Community Theatre, Room 230, Ritchie Hall, located at 225 Terrace Drive on the Kent...

Members of the National Student Nurses’ Association at the Kent State University Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg put smiles on the faces of families at Pinewood Gardens in Twinsburg as part of the association’s “Spread the Warmth” campaign. The nursing students organized a “Make a Blanket Day” to make fleece blankets for families...