Coronavirus

Staff assembling equipment for improved instruction. In-person instruction will change dramatically this Fall with the requirements in place to ensure physical distancing.  To accommodate the needs defined by these requirements, a Classroom Technology Committee was formed to make recommendations on technology solutions designed to support a quality instructional experience at a distance. The...

Students walk along the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus Kent State University Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., and Vice President for Enrollment Management Mary Parker, Ed.D., recently shared updates about academics and enrollment, respectively, while engaging with the university community. They answered live questions on the university’s Facebook page about fall...

Students walk along the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus Kent State Dean of University College Eboni Pringle, Ph.D., recently discussed remote support services during an appearance on Facebook Live. She answered live questions and discussed such areas as tutoring, advising, and career exploration and development, all of which remain available to students during this period of remote learning. Pringle...

Information Technology

DeWeese Health Center On March 10, Kent State University officials ceased face-to-face classes and has allowed for flexible work arrangements through April 12 due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The Division of Information Technology has created a guide on how to maintain productivity using collaborative tools like Microsoft Teams when working off site; this guide...

DeWeese Health Center Message from the Provost   Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, I want to provide you with an update related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, specifically regarding the implementation of new travel restrictions. Let me begin by reiterating that as of this writing, there are no suspected cases in Ohio, and we are thankful to learn that two students...