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Kent State University’s Division of Student Affairs hosted its annual employee celebration on April 13 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. The breakfast event brings the division together to celebrate the employees’ hard work and dedication throughout the year and to recognize integral campus partners.Shay Little and Greg Jarvie pose with the winners of the 2017 Greg Jarvie Students First Award. Pictured (from left) are Chris Jenkins, Nichole DeCaprio, Sameer Jaleel, Janet Schramm, Kjera Seregi, Shay Little and Greg Jarvie.</body></html>

Kent State University has announced that three candidates for dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University's Columbiana County Campuses (Kent State University at East Liverpool and Kent State University at Salem) will be on campus over the next several weeks. Each candidate will hold a public presentation to discuss the following:

For the third consecutive year, Kent State University was tops among nine Mid-American Conference (MAC) institutions with eight student-athletes on the 2017 Academic All-MAC Wrestling Team. 

Redshirt juniors Stephen Suglio, of Richfield, Ohio, and Chance Driscoll, Aurora, Ohio, were among just five conference wrestlers to earn the honor for a third time. The Golden Flashes are also the only team with a pair of three-time recipients.

On the weekend of March 11 and 12, the Kent State University Thai Ensemble traveled to Los Angeles to participate in a conference to highlight the restoration The Kent State University Thai Ensemble traveled to UCLA for a rare performance.of the UCLA Thai music instrument collection donated in the 1960s by David Morton.

Bethany Lanese, assistant professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health at Kent State University, has been awarded the 2016-2017 Blackboard ExemplaryBethany Lanese, assistant professor of health policy and management in the College of Public Health, has been awarded the 2016-2017 Blackboard Exemplary Course Program Award.

Kent State University was one of 51 schools to compete nationally in Game Day Challenge, the fourth-annual event hosted by the College and University Recycling Coalition, RecycleMania, Keep America Beautiful and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s WasteWise.

The Game Day Challenge is a national waste minimization and recycling competition held during football games to increase awareness of recycling at universities across the country.

Kent State placed second in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) schools in pounds recycled per person category.

Eight School of Visual Communication Design students were awarded membership to the prestigious International Society of Typographic Designers. The assessment, conducted in late February by an international team of design professionals and academics, involves a rigorous examination of editorial and typographic design.