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Kent State University Police arrested Christopher Eugene Clark, age 21, of Newton Falls, Ohio, for gross sexual imposition, assault and obstructing official business in connection to an incident that occurred Tuesday morning near the fitness track behind DeWeese Health Center on the Kent Campus. Clark is not a Kent State student. At approximately...

The protected prairie surrounding Kent State University’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be burned on Friday, April 26, at approximately 9 a.m. to allow for new growth during the summer season. This is a rescheduled date. The previously planned prairie burn for April 26 was canceled due to rain. The city of Kent Fire Department...

Student walking through trees and flowers on campus What would Kent State University look like without its abundance of lush trees? Where would students tie their hammocks on a beautiful spring day if campus didn’t have sturdy trunks rising from the ground? Where would the signature black squirrels nestle for the night if the campus wasn’t speckled with forestry? Kent State’s efforts to...

Student walking through trees and flowers on campus Ohio is conducting a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 20, at 9:50 a.m. All Kent State University campuses will be participating in this test. We will broadcast a pre-recorded tornado education message through speaker systems and university IP (Internet Protocol) phones throughout buildings on all Kent State campuses. This is only a test...

Kent State Police Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its first K-9 unit, which features 7-year-old German Shepherd Coco and her handler, Officer Anne Spahr. Kent State University Police Services is celebrating the five-year anniversary – or the 35 dog-year anniversary – of its first K-9 unit, which features 7-year-old German Shepherd Coco and her handler, Officer Anne Spahr. “She is very high spirited, very high energy and very smart,” Officer Spahr said....

College of Architecture and Environmental Design A green roof, a geothermal heating and cooling system that is 300 percent more efficient than standard systems, and a 15,000-gallon gray tank that recycles rainwater for irrigation and flushing bathroom fixtures. These are just a few of the sustainability features that helped Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental...

College of Architecture and Environmental Design The protected prairie surrounding Kent State University’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center will be burned on Monday, April 23, at approximately 9 a.m. to allow for new growth during the summer season. The city of Kent Fire Department will conduct the controlled burning of the prairie, which has been a yearly practice since 2004. The...

Mark Polatajko, Kent State’s senior vice president for finance and administration, delivers remarks at the College of Business Administration building design presentations held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. On April 12, future generations of business leaders got a first look at design concepts from several firms competing to develop Kent State University’s new College of Business Administration building. Hundreds of students, faculty, business leaders and community members gathered Thursday evening in the Kent Student Center Ballroom for the first...

Mark Polatajko, Kent State’s senior vice president for finance and administration, delivers remarks at the College of Business Administration building design presentations held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Building will anchor new signature gateway entrance to campus as part of university’s $1 billion master plan   WHAT: As a part of a building design competition, Kent State University is inviting finalists to present their concepts for this transformational project. Through the competition, the university seeks to select a development team for...

Two Kent State University students sit beneath the trees at the Behind the Brain Plaza along Terrace Drive on the Kent Campus. Trees fill the sky every season as far as the eye can see as Kent State University students walk down the Lefton Esplanade on the Kent Campus. Large oaks provide shade on a warm summer day, glistening maple trees leave a blanket of orange and red on the ground as students move back into the residence halls in the fall and snow-covered pines bring...