Division of University Relations

An ecology student testing water in a river. A nursing student assisting a patient. A music student performing onstage. These are just three of the 30 Kent State University students featured in the new Kent State TV commercial that was developed and produced entirely in-house by Kent State staff members who are all Kent State graduates.  The...

The fall 2017 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Doors open at 7 a.m., buffet breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The featured speaker is Mark Mistur, dean of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Mistur will...

WKSU reporters have won nine awards in the Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). The competition recognized station staff for work created in 2016. Highlights of WKSU honors include Best Radio News Operation in Ohio and Best Radio Reporter in...

Out with the old and in with the new! Kent State University ushered in the New Year with a brand new website on Sunday, Jan. 8. The cross-divisional redesign team, composed of team members from Information Services, University Communications and Marketing, all departments across campus and our marketing agency, 160over90, collaborated to create...

Nationally honored strategist aims to dramatically advance Kent State’s reputation, distinction Following a national search, Kent State University has selected Karen B. Clarke as its senior vice president for strategic communications and external affairs. Clarke comes to Kent State from Temple University in Philadelphia, where she has served as...

Following a national search, Wendy Turner has been selected to serve as the new executive director and general manager of WKSU, Kent State University’s award-winning NPR-affiliated radio station. Turner currently serves as vice president of digital and technical operations at Chicago Public Media. She will begin her new role at WKSU on Oct. 31,...

On Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m., Kent State students, faculty and staff are invited to join a celebration at the Kent Student Center Ballroom where Kent State President Beverly Warren will shed light on the university’s new brand. This high-energy brand launch event will include live music, food and themed giveaways.  The celebration then...

The fall 2015 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 7. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The featured speaker is Paul DiCorleto, Ph.D., vice president for research and sponsored programs at Kent State. He will speak...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren began her second year in office by acknowledging that she is at the helm of the university at a time when the university is on an impressive upward trajectory.  In this context, Warren is intent on leading Kent State with a well-defined and bold vision – one that will distinguish the university not...

Iris E. Harvey, Kent State University’s vice president for university relations, has been elected to the ACE Women’s Network-Ohio Executive Board. The ACE Women’s Network-Ohio is a network of women administrators, faculty and staff from colleges and universities across the state that is dedicated to the professional advancement of women....