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Pictured are members of the Kent State University Sales Management Case Team. The team ranked fourth in the nation at the 2017 International Collegiate Sales Competition in Orlando, Florida. Make the sale. Prepare a presentation to a group of executives. Get an appointment for a job or internship. These were some of the objectives for the Kent State University Sales Management Case Team who ranked fourth in the nation at the 2017 International Collegiate Sales Competition held in Orlando, Florida. The International Collegiate...

The exhibition "Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen" is currently on display at the Kent State University Museum. Most people know the Kent State University Museum for its amazing fashion and clothing collection, but among its 30,000 pieces are unique finds in and out of the fashion world that continue to wow members of the Kent State and Kent communities.   Among the many distinctive items, the museum has 3,200 pieces of American collectible glass from Jabe...

 Bill Switaj, manager of Kent State University As athletes compete for gold in the Olympic Winter Games, Kent State University’s Bill Switaj, who serves as coach-in-chief of the Mid-American District of USA Hockey, part of the International Olympic Committee, is taking his expertise all over the world, while also impacting local players.   Mr. Switaj’s passion for hockey shines through in...

Pictured are Gold Key Portfolio Award winners (from left to right) Nalyn Schell, Isabella Victory and Jennifer Greathouse. Traveling along Canton’s Market Avenue North, one might overlook Sancta Clara Monastery. But 17-year-old Nalyn Schell not only visited the religious structure for two days, she had the opportunity to photograph its nuns. “There’s this mystery about the building just beyond the trees and how it relates to society,” says Ms. Schell, of Perry...

“Sandy’s Scrapbook,” a new exhibition at Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, pays tribute to the life of Sandy Scheuer. Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority. Outside of the classroom, she was an alumna of Boardman High School...

DeWeese Health Center created a community garden focused on growing fresh produce, learning best-practice gardening techniques and managing stress through connection with nature. Kent State University’s DeWeese Health Center is on a mission to create a culture of wellness on campus that incorporates body, mind, spirit and financial well-being, as well as a sense of community. To this end, the DeWeese Health Center’s Wellness Committee recently accomplished one of its wellness initiatives of creating a community garden...

High school students participate in a healthcare simulation event at Kent State University at Ashtabula. What does a day in the life of a healthcare professional look like? High school students interested in a healthcare career got to find out recently when Kent State University at Ashtabula hosted a hands-on simulation experience for them. The experience also gave the students a chance to learn about the allied health programs offered at the campus....

Advertising major Michael Weber performs on MTV Kent State University advertising student Michael Weber balances a 4.0 GPA with a thriving passion for music – a passion that recently propelled him to win first place on MTV’s talent show Amazingness. The episode featuring Mr. Weber, ’19, aired nationally on Jan. 5. It featured six acts competing for a $10,000 prize, which Weber ultimately...

Kent State University researchers use cameras, GPS and experts to help track opioid use in Portage County. Driving through the streets of Ravenna on a weekday afternoon, you probably wouldn’t notice anything out of the ordinary. Gray clouds hover overhead. A steady hum of traffic lurks in the air. A mom pushes a stroller down West Main Street. But as a Ravenna police officer looks at the parking lot of a popular fast food restaurant, it sparks...

Legendary journalist and news anchor Dan Rather will speak at Kent State University the evening of May 4 as part of the Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series. Few have seen the history of our world unfold like Dan Rather. The renowned journalist has been a constant presence for many monumental events – the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, the Berlin Wall, Tiananmen Square and 9/11 – to name a few.   We are pleased to announce the former lead anchor of the CBS Evening News is coming to Kent State...