Student Life

Risman Plaza Fountain Doctors told her that she would never be able to walk again, she wouldn’t finish high school and would never make it to college. But this soon-to-be college graduate and upcoming Kent State University Master’s student has proven those expectations wrong. According to a report by News Channel 9 in Chattanooga, Tenn., Hannah Boulware suffered two...

Engineering Capstone Project.JPG Kent State University at Tuscarawas engineering technology students collaborated on their capstone project during the spring semester and unveiled a search and rescue robot on finals night in early May. A class of ten students from electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical/mechanical engineering technologies participated in the...

Greta Babakhanova As if graduating with your Ph.D., starting a National Research Council (NRC) postdoctoral fellowship, getting married in Nepal and organizing an international research seminar wasn’t already a full plate for Kent State University doctoral student Greta Babakhanova, how about a little dessert?   Ms. Babakhanova, a chemical physics graduate...

Knight scholars Eight College of Communication and Information students received scholarships from the Akron Press Club and John S. Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund in April, totaling $40,000 in awards. The Akron Press Club awards local students every year in memory of individuals who impacted the journalism field. "Journalism and Mass Communication students have...

Students Participate in Program at the Rising Star Center for the Arts Bethany Westphal is a very busy person.   Like most seniors, Ms. Westphal spends her time doing school work and preparing for graduation in May. But, at the same time, she also runs the full-time business she started herself.   Ms. Westphal founded Rising Center for the Arts, which aims to provide positive experiences in the arts for members of...

Photojournalism Student Nathaniel Bailey Photographs Commencement Ceremony Nathaniel Bailey has been interested in photography for as long as he can remember.   “I first started taking photos on family backpacking trips,” said Mr. Bailey, senior journalism major with a focus in photojournalism. “I love the outdoors, so that was my passion.”   After years of study and practice, Mr. Bailey’s passion has paid...

Ronda McCaskey and Caitlyn Horvath together Ronda McCaskey and Caitlyn Horvath are best friends who went through the nursing program together and graduated one year apart with Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees from Kent State University at Geauga. Now they are both intensive care nurses. But they also happen to be mother and daughter. For mom Ms. McCaskey, nursing was a life...

Group of students with award Freshman and sophomore construction management students from Kent State University's College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) attended the University of Cincinnati (UC) New Builders Competition and took first place for the second year in a row.  The project for this year challenged students to create an all-encompassing plan for...

Megan Schinker, a senior at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, participated in the College Credit Plus Science Experience Internship Program at Kent State University Imagine being a 17-year-old high school student, and in your first semester of a geology research internship, your professor asks you to identify an extinct 300-million-year-old, tiny and unknown crustacean specimen. While most high school students would likely feel intimidated, Megan Schinker, then an ambitious Stow-Munroe Falls High School...

Kent State student enjoy the pet therapy dogs during the Stress-Free Zone event presented by University Libraries. Everyone’s favorite event is back. Kent State University Libraries will host its seventh annual Stress-Free Zone on Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7. The event is open to students, staff and faculty from 3-5 p.m. in the Garden Room on the first floor of University Library. Stress-Free Zone aims to take care of students by providing them this...