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Online final grading for spring 2017 Second Five Weeks (F2: 2/20/2017–3/26/2017) begins Friday, March 24, via FlashFAST. Grading is also now available for any spring 2017 course section that was flexibly scheduled and has an end date no later than March 26. The deadline for grading submission is midnight on Tuesday, March 28. Any final grades for spring 2017 courses not reported in FlashFAST by the grades processing deadline will have to be submitted using the Grade Change Workflow. These spring 2017 courses will be available in the Workflow on Thursday, March 30.     New Blac...

Kent State University Dining Services has taken on the responsibility of creating a welcoming environment in the dining halls for Kent State’s international student body, which represents 109 countries. The latest example of this involved a trip to a Hindu Temple in Parma. The international food station in Prentice Café features themed events every other week, but an Indian menu had not been part of the rotation. “We encourage all students to share their recipes so they feel at home,” says Marlene Maneage, senior manager for Prentice Café. “We talk to our employees and customers to get to kn...

Kent State University has launched a brand new Kent State Golden Flashes game day experience that includes a new look for Kent State Intercollegiate Athletics under the overall university brand. With the refresh of communications, university athletics is reviewing all Intercollegiate Athletics visual elements, including the athletics logo. Kent State loves its athletics logo, so why consider changing it? It’s important that the logo captures the intense energy and bold attitude of the Golden Flashes. Changing a logo requires careful consideration and an understanding of the pride and emotio...

Recently, Kent State University Libraries launched a redesigned website, located at www.library.kent.edu, to reflect the university's new branding initiative. The features of the new site have been designed to make University Libraries experience more convenient, enjoyable and rewarding for the entire Kent State community. Streamlined Search The streamlined Discovery@Kent State universal search bar allows users to search the entire catalog including KentLINK, OhioLINK and a wealth of digital collections and materials, rather than having to navigate across search platforms. Goodb...

The Kent State University Alumni Association is seeking submissions for potential T-shirt designs for Kent State’s Homecoming 2017. A contest to create the winning T-shirt design for the Oct. 14 Homecoming festivities is open to all faculty, staff, students and alumni. “We want to get the Kent State community involved in Homecoming early,” says Joy Wesoloski, Homecoming chair and assistant director for alumni relations. “This is a great way to show your Kent State pride and share your excitement for Homecoming.”  The contest winner will receive a $100 gift card to the Kent State Boo...

The Green Dot movement is seeking individuals, including faculty and staff members, who would like to learn more about how to create a welcoming community and promote safety at Kent State University. Green Dot is about what everyone can do to make a difference in the Kent State community. It is a single choice in one moment in time to use voices, actions or choices to make one small corner of the world safer. Those who are part of the Green Dot team have a shared vision that creates momentum through the power of a common language and purpose. Organizers of the movement hope to get f...

Kent State University has launched a brand new Kent State Golden Flashes gameday experience that includes a new look for Kent State Intercollegiate Athletics under the overall university brand. With the refresh of communications, university athletics is reviewing all Intercollegiate Athletics visual elements, including the athletics logo. Kent State loves its athletics logo, so why consider changing it? It’s important that the logo captures the intense energy and bold attitude of the Golden Flashes. Changing a logo requires careful consideration and an understanding of the pride and emotion...