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Dear Colleagues:    I am pleased to announce that four candidates for dean of the College of Aeronautics and Engineering will be on campus over the next several weeks. Each candidate will hold a public presentation on the following topic:   “Leading a Complex College: Fostering Community, Enhancing Reputation and Securing Resources for the...

Marilyn Norconk, Ph.D., a Professor Emerita of Anthropology in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. Last year, 396 members were awarded this honor by...

Jonathan Swoboda, associate professor at Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance and a featured keyboard artist with No. 1-selling Christmas artist Mannheim Steamroller, performed with the group at the National Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at President's Park at the White House in November 2017. Mr....

As another successful year ends, the Kent State University Alumni Association wants to say thank you to its alumni, volunteers, university colleagues and partners for their unwavering support of the alumni association. This past year, the alumni association celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Distinguished Teaching Award, recognized seven...

To ensure complete and accurate directory listings, University Communications and Marketing is requesting that designated departmental representatives verify and update departmental listings in the online directory as it is not synced up with Banner or Human Resource information. Designated staff members can review departmental listings by...

Kent State University’s School of Art is pleased to announce the artists included in the Friday Artist Lecture Series for spring 2018. Visiting artists and scholars from all over the country come to Kent State to give presentations on their work throughout the school year. Each lecture takes place at noon in Room 165 at the Center for the Visual...

The Kent State University at Stark Theatre has announced open auditions for its third theatrical production of the season, 26 Pebbles, a docudrama that incorporates verbatim interview excerpts from Newtown, Connecticut, residents recounting the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.   Directed by Brian Newberg, Kent State Stark associate...

The 12th annual Main Street Kent Art and Wine Festival will take place on Saturday, June 2, from noon-9 p.m. in downtown Kent. The event is presented by Main Street Kent, and proceeds will benefit this nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion, beautification and preservation of downtown Kent. The Art and Wine Festival will feature local...