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Photo of Darin Olson Kent, OH — Kent State University’s Glauser School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Darin Olson, D.M.A., as the director of athletic bands and associate director of bands. Since 2013, Olson has served as the assistant director of bands at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Mead Witter School of Music. At Kent State, his...

Verve Chamber Players Kent, Ohio – On Sun., March 1 at 7 p.m. the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music’s Verve Chamber Players present their spring concert in Ludwig Recital Hall. The hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. Free parking is available in all surrounding lots. Formed in 2013, the Verve Chamber Players...

Verve Chamber Players Congratulations to Amoaba Gooden, Ph.D. on her award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring! Kent State University’s inaugural year for the Excellence in Faculty Mentoring awards resulted in recognition for both Dr. Gooden and Jayne Moneysmith, Ph.D., associate professor of English at the Stark Campus. A result of...

Dr. Herbert Marshall, Music Education Kent, Ohio – The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Herbert Marshall will join the Music Education faculty beginning in the Fall 2019 semester. Dr. Marshall comes to Kent State from Baldwin Wallace University, where he is a professor of music education and chair of the professional studies...

Dr. Herbert Marshall, Music Education The School of Information (iSchool) at Kent State University is pleased to announce the promotion of three faculty to associate professor with tenure: Assistant Professor Marianne Martens (MLIS program), Assistant Professor Rebecca Meehan (M.S. Health Informatics program), and Assistant Professor Catherine L. Smith (MLIS program).  Their new...

School of Communication Studies

Dr. Herbert Marshall, Music Education Shirley Dubetz, Ph.D. Jerry Feezel, Ph.D. William Gorden, Ph.D. Johnny Miller, Ph.D. Nancy Mitchell, Ph.D. Carl Moore, Ph.D. Jeff Nelson, Ph.D. Bruce Riddle, Ph.D. Alan Rubin, Ph.D. Rebecca Rubin, Ph.D. Dave Stillson, Ph.D. David Trebing, Ph.D. Stanley Wearden, Ph.D.

School of Communication Studies

Four School of Communication Studies faculty members were honored with a Faculty Recognition Award at the University Teaching Council Conference. Each year, the Kent State University Teaching Council hosts the Celebrating College Teaching Conference. At the conference, faculty members who “have made a difference in the life of a student” are recognized and receive a formal certificate from the Office of the Provost. On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, four School of Communication Studies faculty...

china As part of its commitment to building global scholars and citizens, CCI sent the largest cohort in the college’s history to Chengdu, China, this July to participate in the prestigious Sichuan University Summer Immersion Program (UIP). CCI’s Sichuan Scholars took classes with a cohort of students from select programs around the world, taught by...

Assistant Professor Aaron Bacue leads a training for part-time instructors and graduate students who will teach Introduction to Human Communication. After a year of renovations, Taylor Hall will reopen for classes on Monday, Aug. 28. The Schools of Communication Studies (COMM) and Visual Communication Design (VCD) share the space in the modernized, four-floor building. The May 4 Visitors Center also calls Taylor Hall home and will reopen with normal hours on Sept. 5. The School of Digital...

School of Communication Studies

Assistant Professor Aaron Bacue leads a training for part-time instructors and graduate students who will teach Introduction to Human Communication. Mark Beekman, mbeekma1@kent.edu B.A. in Theatre/Video & Film Production, University of Toledo M.A. in Communications/Television Production & Scriptwriting, Bowling Green State University Ph.D. in progress Angela Brodie, abrodie1@kent.edu B.A. in Business/Corporate...