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For Christopher Dum, an assistant professor in Kent State University's Department of Sociology, the term “bringing work home” took on a new meaning during the year in which he lived in a motel to explore and chronicle the lives of those “cast aside by society.” The experience was part of his research for his book, Exiled in America: Life on the Margins in a Residential Motel, available from Columbia University Press. In his book, Dum documents the lives of struggling addicts, registered sex offenders, released prisoners and the recently homeless in order to bring attention to the issues they...

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Pictured are hospitality management students from the Ashtabula and Kent campuses. They are (left to right) Jordan Manning, Meghan Simmons, Brooke Mihalick, Kaylee Madden, Brittany Hopkins, Katie Uterhark, Quintin Caponi, Chelsa Vogel and Brittany Pope.

The Kent State Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) student chapter is composed of students in the Hospitality Management program from both Kent State Ashtabula and Kent campuses who are interested in the private country club industry. Each year, the CMAA World Conference hosts the Club of the Future award program, which allows student members to propose an idea of what they could see the club industry looking like five, 10 or 15 years in the future. Thirty-six student members make up the Kent State chapter. Of those, 17 members, including nine students from Kent State Ashtabula ...

A model walks the runway at one of the Fashion School's past Annual Fashion Shows. This year, Michael Kors will partner with the school for its 35th Annual Fashion Show.

Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors will partner with the Kent State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandising to present the school’s 35th Annual Fashion Show on Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29. FS2 Presented by Michael Kors will span three runway events. In addition, Don Witkowski, Kent State alumnus and president of Men’s at Michael Kors, will be inducted into the Fashion School’s Hall of Fame. The fashion show will include a 2 p.m. matinee and 7 p.m. awards show on April 28. The sponsor/VIP show will be held at 7 p.m. on April 29. FS2 Presented by Michael Kors i...