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Kent State University's College of Nursing has been granted 10 years accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for its baccalaureate and master’s degree programs as well as the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program and the postgraduate APRN certificate program. The accreditation extends to Dec. 31, 2028. ...

The opioid epidemic has been a predominant issue in Cuyahoga, Summit, Trumbull and Mahoning counties and still affects other major areas in Northeast Ohio. When planners for the Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop finalized the opioid epidemic as this year’s theme, the thought of having a free Narcan training session was at the top of the wish...

Sustainability improvements and increased weather observations are the focuses of two new grants the Kent State University Airport received this year to purchase one of their top wish-list items and replace another. The airport received a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant of $309,375 for a weather observation system reporting station and...

Most children get inspiration from their parents. But, in 1994, when Sharon Barber, ’94, graduated from Kent State University at Ashtabula with a degree in nursing, she had no idea that her education and career choice would have such an impact on her own children. But it did, and it is leading to a family legacy...

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren challenged the university community to embrace transformation at the annual State of the University Address.   “Serious transformation is never easy,” she says. “It challenges us to let go of predictable ways and embrace something new and unfamiliar.”  ...

Following a national search, Kent State University has selected Mary G. Parker, Ed.D., as its inaugural vice president for enrollment management. Dr. Parker comes to Kent State from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, where she served as associate vice president for enrollment management. She has significant...

Throughout the month of November, alumni, employees and friends of Kent State University have the opportunity to make a tremendous impact on the lives of our students and on our university.   On Nov. 1, the university launched the 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign. Like last year, Giving Tuesday 2018 is a monthlong event, providing an expanded...

The Kent State University Alumni Association invites faculty and staff to nominate deserving alumni for the Kent State University Alumni Awards.   Sponsored by the alumni association, the Alumni Awards recognize graduates in the area of leadership, service, character and professional development.       One student award – the Golden Flash...

The Kent State University Opera Scenes annual fall production will feature a premier of an original opera produced by a student. The Opera Scenes production consists of two opera scenes and the one-act performed by students on Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in the Wright-Curtis Theater in the Center for the Performing Arts. This...

Do you have an idea for a collaborative initiative to promote health and wellness on campus? Are you planning a project or an initiative that supports Kent State University’s mission to become a model for a healthy campus?   Kent State of Wellness, a university-level initiative to promote health and wellness, is seeking applications for...