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Professor and Dean of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) Mark Mistur was listed as one of the Top 25 Most Admired Educators in Architecture, Interiors, and Landscape Architecture from DesignIntelligence. Hard work, clear vision and creative enterprise pays off for a Kent State University dean who won a national educator award two years in a row.   Professor and Dean of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) Mark Mistur was listed as one of the Top 25 Most Admired Educators in Architecture,...

Kent State Trumbull nursing students collected toys and books for children at the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley. Pictured left to right are students Valerie Salyers, Taylor Stull, Megan Woolfrom and Kayelan Nyako. After hearing about a recent outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease at the Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley, Kent State University at Trumbull nursing students sprang into action, but not to administer care. They decided to help replace children’s books and toys that were lost when the building was sanitized.     Kent State Trumbull’s...

The Williamson House is the home of the Women After fears that the Williamson House, home of Kent State University’s Women’s Center, might be coming down were put to rest, relief was not the only thing that the center’s staff found. The staff discovered an insatiable craving to unearth and tell the history of the Women’s Center and the women who have had an impact on the history of the...

Kent State University students attempt to get the attention of cheerleaders who were throwing T-shirts into the crowd during the Homecoming football game. The Kent State University fight song will blare down Main Street, the city of Kent will be flooded with blue and gold, alumni and friends will gather and reminisce about their Kent State days, fans will pack the stadium to cheer on their beloved Golden Flashes, and the entire campus will boom with Kent State pride.   Kent State will celebrate 100...

The honorees of the 2018 Diversity and Scholarship Celebration: The Annie L. Dawson Foundation, Christa Porter, Janice Byrd, Sharlene Chesnes, Elizabeth Jean, Manny James, Betsy Justice, Gregory King and Billy Soule. Brothers Wayne and William Dawson established the Annie L. Dawson Foundation in 2007, inspired by their mother’s passion for education and setting goals for success. This year, Kent State University has named the Greater Cleveland area-based foundation the recipient of its 2018 Dr. Daniel Mahony Award for Social Responsibility. University College...

The Rural Scholars program held several workshops throughout the summer with new scholars, new mentors and a new program leader - Michelle Adkins. The Rural Scholars program held several workshops throughout the summer, with new scholars, new mentors and a new program leader - Michelle Adkins. Ms. Adkins was named the outreach program coordinator for the Rural Scholars program on Kent State University's Salem and East Liverpool campuses, and she hit the...

Meditation Across Campus is a new initiative that allows Kent State University students, faculty and staff to join their colleagues in free, facilitated meditation sessions around the Kent Campus. Anxiety, depression, stress, family issues, academic performance and relationship problems – in that order – were the major issues facing college students who seek counseling, according to a 2016 report from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health.   Studies have shown that meditation can help to reduce stress and anxiety, alleviate...

Akron’s Signet Real Estate Group will lead the design phase of the marquee building of the first phase of the Kent Gateway Plan – the proposed new home for the College of Business Administration. (Rendering courtesy of Signet) Kent State University has selected Akron’s Signet Real Estate Group to lead the design phase of the marquee building of the first phase of the Kent Gateway Plan – the proposed new home for the College of Business Administration.   The project is part of the university's Gateway to a Distinctive Kent State, a $1.2 billion master plan to...

Kent State announced salary increases for non-represented employees. */ /*-->*/ At Kent State University, we value our employees as our most valued resource. In order to remain competitive and encourage retention, we are pleased to announce a new and innovative way to provide salary increases for the non-represented classified and unclassified employees. The tiered structure is outlined in the table below: ...

Kent State University interior design major Maggie Martin donated a kidney to her father a day after classes began this fall. Donating a kidney to her father was not how Maggie Martin expected to begin her sophomore year at Kent State University. But when the Cleveland Clinic cleared her and her father, James “Jamie” Martin, for the surgery, his health took priority over classes. Preparing for Surgery Ms. Martin, 19, started her school year Aug. 23 by explaining to...