LaunchNet Kent State

Local high school students participate in entrepreneurship workshop hosted by LaunchNET Kent State In October 2017, two groups of local high schools students came to Kent State University to participate in an entrepreneurial workshop designed to increase the students’ awareness and knowledge of the venture formation process, hosted by LaunchNET. On Monday, October 23, sixteen sophomore and junior-level students from Junior Leadership Hudson...

Julia Hazel, Kent State junior communications major, won the prize for personal pitch during LaunchNET Kent State Kent​ ​State​ ​University​ ​students​ ​recently used University Library elevators to compete in the fifth annual LaunchNET Elevator Pitch event. ​The​ ​event,​ ​hosted​ ​by​ ​LaunchNET​ ​Kent​ ​State,​ ​gives students​ ​90 seconds to​ ​pitch​ ​a​ ​business​ ​idea​ or their personal...

WEWS features Kent State A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression. To bridge the gap, a group of Kent State University faculty and staff members have come together to establish the Kent State Career Closet, a project to collect, organize and distribute professional attire for students in need of something suitable to...

A Kent State entrepreneur creates a website and an upcoming app that connects renters to landlords. When Army Training Sgt. Curtis Cofojohn returned from his tour in Afghanistan, he watched as his fellow soldiers struggled to find a place to live. They had been out of the country for many months and most of the housing where they wanted to live was taken. Even finding a simple advertisement was almost as rare as finding a vacancy. In addition to...

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Andrew Badger holds up a poster from his anime collection. If you don't know much about the world of animation, then you probably have not heard of anime. But chances are you have seen it, or at least passed over it while channel surfing. Anime is a distinctive art form of hand-drawn animation that originated in Japan. Its look is colorful - its characters eccentric - and its themes fantastical. Put that...

LaunchNET Kent State

Andrew Badger holds up a poster from his anime collection."LaunchNET has helped jumpstart our company to new heights. Without them, we would not be where we are today. They constantly provide great mentorship and resources for student entrepreneurs." Ariella Yager cofounder Case.MD

LaunchNET Kent State

Andrew Badger holds up a poster from his anime collection."I don't know how people start a business without an organization like this, even if you have prior experience or innate aptitude to entrepreneurship. It's valuable free help!" Shanice Cheatham founder, Endemic Solutions Masters student, Health Policy & Mgmt

Andrew Badger holds up a poster from his anime collection. If you don't know much about the world of animation, then you probably have not heard of anime. But chances are you have seen it, or at least passed over it while channel surfing. Anime is a distinctive art form of hand-drawn animation that originated in Japan. Its look is colorful - its characters eccentric - and its themes fantastical. Put that...

Kent State student-athlete Richard Dahome from the track and field team is preparing to share his secrets to his success by launching a series of athletic camps for students third grade through high school, taught by some of the best athletes in the world It all comes down to a fraction of a second. Who can push off the block first? Who can jump the highest? Who will cross the finish line ahead of everyone else? In the end, speed is the ultimate winner – it can separate the good from the great. Richard Dahome is one of the greats. This year alone, as a member of the Kent State University men’s...

Kent State University employees Tabitha Martin, Lori Bodnar, Alicia Robinson and Kristin Williams stand in the clothes racks at the Kent State Career Closet, located in the lower level of the Williamson House on the university’s Kent Campus. University employees collect, organize and distribute professional attire for students in need of appropriate clothes for job interviews A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression. To bridge the gap, a group of Kent State University employees have come together to establish the Kent State...