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Kent State University student Matti-Lynn Chrisman celebrates after being crowned Miss Ohio 2018. Photo credit: Lou Whitmire, Mansfield News Journal. Beauty, brains, poise and talent were on full display at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio, on June 16 where Kent State University student Matti-Lynn Chrisman bested 19 other beauty queens to win the crown and title of Miss Ohio 2018.   Ms. Chrisman follows in the footsteps of former Kent State students Heather Wells and Sarah Hider who...

Kent State University students model original designs created by Fashion School students during the school’s 2018 spring fashion show. Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising is once again ranked high among the nation’s elite, according to Fashion-schools.org. For fashion design, the school has been rated No. 4 nationally (top 3 percent of schools considered), No. 2 nationally among public schools and colleges (top 3 percent of schools...

English Lecturer Molly Mokros Natale works with a student during class. Ms. Natale and Jeanne Marie Stumpf-Carome, Ph.D., (not pictured) are collaborating on an interdisciplinary course to explore the construction of self through tourism. The opportunity for students to experience the intellectual richness that interdisciplinary study provides is the driving force behind a new course being offered this fall at Kent State University at Geauga. After attending a conference for the Society for Applied Anthropology last spring in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Kent State Geauga Associate...

Josiah J. Murphy, secretary in Kent State Grab your camera. It’s summer vacation season again, and e-Inside wants to feature some of your best vacation or staycation photos, including selfies. Submit your favorite vacation or staycation photos and a brief description to einside@kent.edu by Tuesday, July 31. Depending on the number of entries that we receive, yours might be featured...

Kent State University student entrepreneurs pose with judges of the CEBIpitch competition. To a panel of seven executives circled like sharks, seven student-run businesses pitched their ideas for a chance to win $30,000 in cash prizes at the CEBIpitch Competition held at Kent State University.   The Kent State College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation hosted the 2018 CEBIpitch competition...

A group of Kent State University students, alumni and other volunteers plant trees at the new Climate Change Grove. Kent State University is again showing its commitment to sustainability with its new climate change grove that also offers opportunities for research. The tree grove, located behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the Kent Campus, was created through a partnership between University Facilities Management and the Department of...

Kent State Stark students open Flash Much like the Kent State University at Stark students who frequent Flash’s Professional Closet on their way from classrooms to first day on the job or internship, the secondhand clothing site in Campus Center is making its mark in a new way. Now with a storefront in Belden Village Mall in Canton, Flash’s Professional Closet has expanded its...

Dianne Centa, pictured here in 1977, has witnessed many changes at Kent State University since she started working there in 1973. She recently celebrated 45 years at Kent State. In 1973, American pop group Tony Orlando and Dawn scored a number one hit on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 Singles with the song “Tie a Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree.” In 1973, the Sears Tower – now called the Willis Tower – opened in Chicago, making it the tallest building in the world at the time. In 1973, Dianne Centa walked onto the...

Roe Green, the affectionately named Fairy Godmother of Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance, is once again making wishes come true for current and future generations of students. The affectionately named Fairy Godmother of Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance is once again making wishes come true for current and future generations of students. The Roe Green Foundation has given $2.2 million for support of The Roe Green Visiting Director Series within Kent State’s School of Theatre and Dance. The award...

Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental Design has received LEED Platinum recognition, the highest ranking for the LEED system. It is Kent State’s first LEED Platinum building. A green roof, a geothermal heating and cooling system that is 300 percent more efficient than standard systems, and a 15,000-gallon gray tank that recycles rainwater for irrigation and flushing bathroom fixtures. These are just a few of the sustainability features that helped Kent State University’s Center for Architecture and Environmental...