Guest Speaker

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Donald Wayne McLeod, author of Perceptionology 101, spoke in the Kent State ballroom on Tuesday October 9, to a crowd of local high school students, Kent State students, staff, faculty, and community business members from all over Northeast Ohio. The event was a collaboration between LaunchNET Kent State; DECA at Theodore Roosevelt High School,...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Elizabeth Z. Bartz, founder, president, and CEO of State and Federal Communications, Inc. will serve as the guest speaker for Kent State University at Trumbull’s 2014 spring commencement ceremony which will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Avenue NW, Warren. Bartz, a former Trumbull County resident, is a...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will present the 2014 Symposium on Democracy from April 22-24. The symposium is a three-day event featuring multiple speakers and events. “This year’s Symposium on Democracy, ‘Voices of the American Experience,’ will bring together three key national figures, including celebrated American...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Public lecture by historian Kenneth Bindas on April 8 at Cuyahoga Valley National Park Pictured is the kitchen crew at the Kendall Reserve in 1935. The Kendall Reserve later enfolded into what became the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. (Photo Credit: National Park Service) One of the most popular trails to hike in Cuyahoga Valley National...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Kent State University organizations the Latino Networking Caucus (LNC) and the Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) proudly invite the community to the third annual Hablemos (Let’s Talk) Conference in the Kent Student Center on April 19. Registration and check-in for the conference begins at 9:30 a.m. LNC and SALSA have made Hablemos...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools A limited number of $50 tickets for Nobel Peace Prize winner and Boston University Professor Elie Wiesel’s appearance at Kent State University has been released and is available for purchase. Wiesel will speak at the second Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series on Thursday, April 11, at 7 p.m., at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins visits Kent State University on Thursday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Ballroom as part of the Wick Poetry Center’s annual U.S. Poet Laureate Reading in celebration of National Poetry Month. The reading is free and open to the public. “Billy Collins is probably the most popular...

Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Kent State University’s Department of Pan-African Studies welcomes Hilary Jones, assistant professor of West Africa and Africa Diaspora at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in Room 214, Ritchie Hall. Jones’ lecture is titled “Hybridity and Creole Cultures in West Africa: Urban Life in...