Student Life

Kent State University student security workers participated in a pilot Campus Fire Safety Ambassador Program offered by the State Fire Academy in Columbus, Ohio. Kent State was the first university to participate in the program, which included training on using fire extinguishers, finding a way out through smoke-filled rooms, climbing down a fire...

Kent State University senior music performance major Yang Zeng has been offered a contract to be part of the first violin section of the Akron Symphony. Zeng, originally from Kunming, Yunnan, China, has been a student at Kent State’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music since 2010. He started studying music at age six. An only child, due to...

Kent State University’s Faculty Professional Development Center will host the Fall 2013 Learning Institute on Oct. 11 from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Moulton Hall Ballroom. Registration is required as space is limited. Refreshments will be provided. John Dunlosky, professor of psychology and director of experimental training, Katherine Rawson,...

Nursing students practice a self-care exercise on yoga mats. Kent State University College of Nursing Associate Professor Barbara Drew, Ph.D., traveled to Prague in July to present the findings from two studies that evaluated the effect of a self-care module for nursing students. Drew was principal investigator for the studies that focused on the investigation of self-care practices, including yoga,...

Nursing students practice a self-care exercise on yoga mats. Online platform offers a comprehensive look at college suicide and aims to eliminate stigma surrounding mental illness September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Students from Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Digital Sciences won the Associated Press Media Editors’ (APME) Innovator of the...

Nursing students practice a self-care exercise on yoga mats. The United States Post Office, located in the lower level of the Kent Student Center, is finding a creative way to advertise this semester. The Post Office is running a new postcard promotion through the end of September. Postcards created by Signum Design Studio, promoting this year’s 32nd annual Black Squirrel Festival, will be distributed to...

Thousands of Kent State students took over the Student Green to participate in a  dance party during the back-to-school Blastoff. Before the fall semester went into full swing on Aug. 26, new students were invited to participate in Welcome Weekend, a four-day orientation program that ran Aug. 22-25 and helped acclimate students to the Kent State University community. The event served as an opportunity for students to transition into the university environment and learn about...

Thousands of Kent State students took over the Student Green to participate in a  dance party during the back-to-school Blastoff. The statistics proving that poverty exists in Columbiana County are alarming and staggering. Still, for many who live above the poverty level, it is difficult to understand the emotional, social and economic impact poverty has on those who live in it every day. The issue became quite real recently for about 40 nursing students and staff members...

Thousands of Kent State students took over the Student Green to participate in a  dance party during the back-to-school Blastoff. The Kent State University Alumni Association is looking for your help to find exceptional undergraduate students to be a part of the Student-Alumni Association. The goal of the program is to reconnect alumni to the university through interviews conducted by the students. Students will conduct one-hour interviews with alumni to learn about their...

Thousands of Kent State students took over the Student Green to participate in a  dance party during the back-to-school Blastoff. Kent State University's Department of Recreational Services is proud to debut the Student Recreation Fields, opening Aug. 26. The fields, located at the corners of East Summit Street and Loop Road, will be used for intramural soccer and flag football, as well as multiple club sports. The fields are also available for general use when they are not...