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CPM takes third in national poster competition Every summer, members of Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (CPM) faculty, staff and student bodies pack up and head to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Annual Scientific Meeting. Dubbed the National, the meeting is hosted in a different U.S. city each year, with this year’s location being Salt Lake City, UT....

Wellness Your Way 2019 On Tues., Sept. 10, from noon – 1 p.m., we will provide an in-depth look at the challenges of providing ongoing care to family members who are unable to care for themselves. Our presenter will be Sean Deasy, senior financial advisor, VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc. This program is open to all full and part-time employees. A light lunch will be...

Wellness Your Way 2019 The “Nine Lives” Project Performed at Akron Festival Created by KSU Jazz Studies Instructor Chris Coles, in collaboration with Gregory King, assistant professor at the School of Theatre and Dance, the “Nine Lives” project is a 40-minute interdisciplinary multi-movement music and dance project inspired by the Charleston, S.C. church...

Open Enrollment Fair 2019 2020 Open Enrollment Schedule and Campus Fairs The Open Enrollment period for selecting benefits for the 2020 plan year begins Mon., Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. and ends Fri., Nov. 1 at 4:59 p.m. The annual Open Enrollment Kiva presentation is scheduled for Wed., and Thurs., Sept. 25 and 26, from 9 – 11 a.m. The Sept. 25 presentation will be live...

Greater Akron Heart Walk The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from the #1 cause of death in the United States, heart disease. Join the walk on Sat., Sept. 7 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron at 200 S. Main St, Akron, OH 44308. Lock 3 is an outdoor park in the heart of downtown Akron, family and pet-friendly, and...

Music Man at Porthouse Theatre Last week, more than 130 Kent State University faculty and staff and their family and friends attended a special presentation of the Music Man at Porthouse Theatre on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, presented by students from the Center of Performing Arts. Employees received complimentary gifts and dined on Mexican-style cuisine in the...

Flash Survey logo The new Electronic Survey of Student Instruction (SSI) arrives at Kent State this fall. SSI provides an environmentally friendly and convenient alternative to the traditional paper surveys used in classrooms. It also expands the functionality of the electronic surveys that, until this fall, were used exclusively for online courses. SSI allows...

Molly Wang Zhiqiang Molly Wang, Ph.D., was recently promoted to full professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center. Last spring semester, she was honored at Kent State's 9th Annual Mothers, Mentors and Muses Celebration for her nurturing ‘Mother’ role among students, helping to birth new ideas and to nurture...

Molly Wang Faculty spotlight on Molly Wang - Exemplifying Excellence According to the Kent State Model Zhiqiang Molly Wang, Ph.D., was recently promoted to full professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Kent State Geauga and the Regional Academic Center. Last spring semester, she was honored at Kent State's 9th Annual Mothers, Mentors and Muses Celebration...

Molly Wang   Spotlight on the College of Aeronautics and Engineering This time last year the College of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) welcomed Christina Bloebaum, Ph.D., as its new dean. Now, on the eve of her one year anniversary, Bloebaum has effectively reshaped the team that will position the college as a global leader in the aeronautics and...