Kent State University

Honors College Freshmen Class of 2023 Kent State University’s Honors College is a place of enrichment, learning, and fun for an ever-growing number of students.   This year, the number of Honors College freshmen reached a new record, totaling 572 students. In addition to Stopher and Johnson Halls, which house the administrative offices of the Honors College as well as provide...

Honors Students Listen to Alumni at Career Conversations Series For the second year, the Honors College will be hosting Career Conversations - a series beneficial to all students who are exploring majors and also those who are looking to set themselves apart in their chosen industry!   During each session, Kent State University alumni will share information and advice about their career field in...

A Conversation with Sonia Sanchez Sonia Sanchez’s visit to Kent State University’s campus on Wednesday, September 18, touched many members of the community, both students and visitors alike.    Sanchez's visit is part of the year long 50th Commemoration of the events of May 4, 1970 at Kent State.  Sanchez discussed how poetry, civil rights, student activism, and peace can...

Poet Sonia Sanchez Sonia Sanchez, a recipient of the 2019 Anisfield-Wolf Lifetime Achievement Award, will speak at Kent State University on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the KIVA auditorium on the Kent campus.    Sanchez’s visit is part of the year long 50th Commemoration of the events of May 4, 1970 at Kent State. Sanchez will discuss...

School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies is seeking two new professors to join its faculty. The School of Communication Studies and the School of Digital Sciences at Kent State University invite applications for two (2) open-rank tenure-track and/or tenured positions in Communication and Technology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor.  These appointments are two of eight new interdisciplinary...

The School of Communication Studies is seeking two new professors to join its faculty. Dressed in a tutu covered in condoms, the "condom fairy,” known formerly as Clara Varndell, a sophomore public health major, passed out an assortment of condoms Monday in order to educate students on safe sex. Kent Interhall Council kicked off the first day of Sex Week 2017 Monday with the annual Condoms on the K event in Risman Plaza. “I have...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

Gary Harwood, Danielle Wiggins, Chris Plonsky and Thor Wasbotten JMC recognized its distinguished alumni and friend of the School at its annual Alumni Awards and Friends ceremony and reception in Franklin Hall on Friday, October 2. Kent State President Beverly Warren was in attendance to deliver congratulatory remarks in recognition of the accomplishments of this year’s award recipients. JMC Director Thor...

School of Journalism & Mass Communication

JMC Promising Scholars JMC Promising Scholars and the donors who fund their scholarships invested in their “social capital” on Thursday, October 1, 2015 during a donor/recipient reception at Laziza Restaurant in Kent.   Donor Laura Gordon ‘87, who funds a $1,000 annual scholarship for freshman multimedia journalism major McKenna Corson, spoke at the event. Gordon...

JMC Promising Scholars 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...

JMC Promising ScholarsDr. 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!