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Kids at Kent State University Kent State University’s Child Development Center and University Facilities Management teamed up to host the fourth annual Meet the Trucks event. Children at the center interacted with a variety of construction and grounds vehicles used by University Facilities Management. Heather White, grounds managers for University Facilities Management,...

Kent State University employees work out at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center. Obtaining and maintaining work-life balance is no easy task, and that is why Kent State University offers numerous options in its employee wellness program to help faculty and staff achieve this balance. Programming is available to all faculty and staff to help support their personal wellbeing. These opportunities are free to employees and have...

Sara Snyder, assistant professor in Kent State University’s Fashion School, confers with a fashion design student on a project. Kent State University’s Fashion School has again been recognized in the Business of Fashion’s annual Global Fashion School Rankings. Moving up two spots in the undergraduate program category, Kent State’s Fashion School is ranked No. 17 worldwide in the 2017 review – a two-spot improvement from last year. In the Business of Fashion ranking,...

Pictured (left-right) are Kent State Trumbull nursing students Kelly Jacops and Kelly Speicher; Marsha LaPolla, director of women’s services at Trumbull Memorial Hospital; and Kent State Trumbull nursing program lecturers Lynne Walker and Kimberly Depaul. Students and faculty from Kent State University at Trumbull’s nursing program recently presented Sleep Sacks ™ for newborns at Trumbull Memorial Hospital. Kent State Trumbull’s Student Nurses Association and faculty raised money to purchase the sleep sacks for the babies born in the community. A sleep sack replaces loose blankets in the...

Diminished Faculties performs at Venice Cafe in downtown Kent. Twelve years ago, a team of Kent State University faculty members discovered their common hobby of playing instruments at a Department of Psychological Sciences’ event. After that, they created a band that now performs under the name Diminished Faculties. The band name Diminished Faculties was created as a pun – several band members study...

Kent State This year, Kent State University alumnus and coach Herb Page, ’74, ’76, celebrates 20 years as director of the university’s golf program – and nearly 40 years on staff at Kent State. A fixture on the Kent Campus since arriving as an undergraduate three-sport student-athlete in 1970, the Canadian native has grown to become one of the most...

Zhiqiang Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, earned a 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Wang is pictured with some of her students following a surprise classroom visit notifying her that she won the award. Regarded as a caring and very personal teacher by her students, Zhiqiang Wang, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was one of the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award, joining an elite group of more than 150 Kent State faculty members recognized for excellence in the classroom. Dr. Wang, who teaches at Kent...

A Kent State University sign is covered in snow. The university Dear Members of the Kent State University Community: As Northeast Ohio continues to enjoy a beautiful fall season, we all know that winter will soon arrive. One of our roles as university leaders is recommending cancellations and closures due to severe weather. While the safety of our people is our priority, in general the university does not close...

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has once again been named an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has once again been named an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The college is one of 267 outstanding business schools to have its on-campus Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs profiled in The Princeton Review’s 2018 annual business school...

Melanie Knowles, Kent State’s manager for sustainability, received the 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Silver-level award on behalf of the university. Kent State University has been awarded the 2017 Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Silver-level award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes Kent State as a leading university in environmental stewardship. Melanie Knowles, Kent State’s manager for sustainability, received the award on behalf of the...