Kent State

College of Communication & Information

Our world runs on communication. It persuades, informs and shapes conversations. In the College of Communication and Information, our students are especially passionate about using communication to advocate for change. No matter what you are passionate about — the environment, homelessness, education, the First Amendment or ending drug epidemics...

Information Technology

Students at Blastoff Starting a new semester is so exciting. Here are a few ways to ensure that your semester goes smoothly as you transition back to Kent State. If you purchased a new entertainment device (Xbox, PlayStation, Roku, smart TV, etc.) during summer break, register it at MultimediaDevices.kent.edu to easily connect to the wireless network. Check out...

School of Visual Communication Design

Students at Blastoff Author and illustrator Cece Bell received a Newbery Honor for her most recent publication and first graphic novel, El Deafo, where she shares her experiences with hearing loss at a young age. El Deafo is only the second graphic novel to receive a Newbery Honor. “For years, I'd been entertaining friends with some of the funnier stories about...

Sustainability

Students at Blastoff ShredMania March 13,  2019 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Location: Kent State University R-17 Parking Lot behind Starbucks. Between S. Willow Street and S. Lincoln Street. ShredMania will be open Wednesday, March 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Kent State University R-17 Parking lot behind Starbucks: between S. Willow Street and S. Lincoln Street, as...

Students at Blastoff The Kent State University Writing Commons hosted a tutor training and development workshop for area high school students who had been selected by their teachers to become writing center tutors at their schools. More than 30 students and teachers from three high schools: Stow-Munroe Falls, Tallmadge and Cuyahoga Falls participated in the two-hour...

Students at BlastoffDr. and Mrs. Robert W. Squires Scholarships for 2014-2015 have been awarded to Nicole Datko and Jillian Goltl. The award recognizes outstanding academic scholarship and research efforts by students who are majoring in Biotechnology.  Congratulations!

On the bright morning of May 23, 2014, a large crowd of faulty and students from both universities gathered in the museum atrium, eagerly awaiting the official opening of this exhibition. Among them were a number of Hebei province government officers, art critics, and the Hebei Art TV crew: ___________xxx This unique exchange exhibit features...

The Jewish Studies Program, in Kent State University’s College of Arts and Sciences, will host the 26th Annual Midwest Jewish Studies Association Academic Conference on Sept. 14 – 15 at the Kent State Hotel and Conference Center in downtown Kent. Approximately 30 scholars and professionals in Jewish Studies from around the world will attend....

College of Arts & Sciences

We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2014 Undergraduate and High School Poetry Scholarships! Michael Mlekoday, winner of the 2012 Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, selected the undergraduate winners from a pool of truly remarkable finalists.   Undergraduate Winners 1st Place: Ryan Lind for “A Kandiyohi County Road" (see poem below) ...

Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center will host poet Martín Espada as part of the Symposium on Democracy on April 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public. “The audience will be treated to a sampling of Mr. Espada’s beautiful poems, which are both lyrical and explicit, and which manage...