Office of the Provost

Kent State University President Beverly Warren signed two agreements with Dankook University of Seoul, South Korea, expanding existing partnerships. Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung joined Warren at the signing, which took place on March 12. “A top priority for Kent State is to expand our global reach and enhance opportunities for...

Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung signs an agreement with Kent State University President Beverly Warren to expand the relationship between the two institutions. Kent State University President Beverly Warren signed two agreements with Dankook University of Seoul, South Korea, expanding existing partnerships. Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung joined Warren at the signing, which took place on March 12.  “A top priority for Kent State is to expand our global reach and enhance opportunities for...

Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung signs an agreement with Kent State University President Beverly Warren to expand the relationship between the two institutions. Following a national search, Amy Reynolds, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as the new dean of Kent State University’s College of Communication and Information. Todd Diacon, Kent State’s senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, made the announcement. Reynolds currently serves at Louisiana State University as the director of...

Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung signs an agreement with Kent State University President Beverly Warren to expand the relationship between the two institutions. Lance Grahn, Ph.D., has been selected as the new dean and chief administrative officer at Kent State University at Trumbull. Grahn was chosen following a national search. He currently serves as a professor of history at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas. Grahn begins his new appointment at Kent State Trumbull on July 1, 2015. ...

Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung signs an agreement with Kent State University President Beverly Warren to expand the relationship between the two institutions. Despite obstacles, student completes public health degree online   Amanda Goodwin of Akron, Ohio, is no stranger to adversity. When she was 5 years old, she was diagnosed with a progressive liver disease that would eventually require a liver transplant. In May 2010, she had completed almost three years of nursing school and was doing really well...

Dankook University President Chang Ho-sung signs an agreement with Kent State University President Beverly Warren to expand the relationship between the two institutions. It is so easy to put on, but so difficult to take off. That is why Kathy Spicer, outreach program manager at Kent State University in the Office of the Provost, turned to Facebook to lose weight. Spicer took on a weight-loss challenge created by a food editor at EatingWell magazine. In the article, Spicer shares how a high-pressure workload caused...

A new Kent State graduate poses with his family before the start of Fall Commencement ceremonies at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. Kent State University congratulates its new graduates. The university held its Fall Commencement ceremonies for the Kent Campus on Dec. 13 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). This fall, Kent State conferred 2,423 degrees, including 1,528 bachelor’s degrees, 448 master’s degrees, 65 doctoral degrees, 381 associate...

Office of the Provost

Class in a lecture hall in the Business Building. The Linked Courses Model is a retention strategy where a student cohort is scheduled in at least two common courses. Linked courses enable students to strengthen their academic skills, see connections across disciplines, give new students a community, and improve persistence. The Linked Courses Model is being used by many colleges such as Arts...

Class in a lecture hall in the Business Building. Inspired by the interest to create more opportunities for female entrepreneurs in the region and modeled after the recent success of the TechPint/Flashstarts “Pitcher” competition, Blackstone LaunchPad and Bad Girl Ventures are teaming up to present an evening of female mentoring and networking by offering the first-ever #GirlPower Pitch Night...

Kent State University’s efforts to help students succeed and graduate resulted in a big payoff for Northeast Ohio. The university accounted for the largest increase in the number of new graduates among colleges and universities in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of Summit and Portage Counties, Ohio, contributing largely to the...