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Dean Tondiglia (right), Kent State University police chief and director of public safety, goes through the PulsePoint Respond app on his phone while Kent Fire Chief John Tosko (left) looks on with an automated external defibrillator (AED) in front of him. Sudden cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating, is the leading cause of natural death in the United States. It claims an estimated 325,000 lives each year. When the heart stops beating, every second counts to get the person the help they need. If not treated quickly, sudden cardiac arrest usually results in death. ...

Kent State University students explore downtown Kent. For more than 55 years, leaders from Kent State University and the city of Kent have met over breakfast to foster successful collaboration between the university and the city. The semi-annual Bowman Breakfast, which began in 1963, brings together leaders from Kent State and the city of Kent in a forum designed to advance community issues and...

Kent State University students explore downtown Kent. Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren, emeritus artist and educator of Pan-African Studies E. Timothy Moore and head football coach Sean Lewis will serve as the guest speakers at the Fall 2018 Bowman Breakfast. The semi-annual Bowman Breakfast, which began in 1963, brings together leaders from Kent State and the city of Kent in a forum...

Kent State University students explore downtown Kent. For 55 years, leaders from Kent State University and the city of Kent have met over breakfast to foster successful collaboration between the university and the city. The semi-annual Bowman Breakfast, which began in 1963, brings together leaders from Kent State and the city of Kent in a forum designed to advance community issues and strengthen the...

Kent State University students explore downtown Kent. The fall 2017 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Doors open at 7 a.m., buffet breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The featured speaker is Mark Mistur, dean of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Mistur will...

Kent Creativity Festival Creativity is about to run wild as Kent State University and the city of Kent team up for the second annual Kent Creativity Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade between Kent State’s Rockwell Hall on Lincoln St. and downtown Kent, near Haymaker Parkway. The event will feature a wide variety of...

Kent Creativity Festival The spring 2017 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, April 5. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The topic for the event is “Kent Businesses … A Local and Global Impact.” The featured speakers are Dan Jackson,...

Kent Creativity Festival The fall 2016 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, Oct. 5. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The featured speaker is Kent State Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen. Nielsen will speak about “The Game Plan,” Kent...

Kent Creativity Festival The spring 2016 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, March 30. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The topic for the event is “Kent Businesses … Their Local and Global Impact 3.0.” The featured speakers are Brad Bass,...

Kent Creativity Festival The spring 2016 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, March 30. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m. The topic for the event is “Kent Businesses … Their Local and Global Impact 3.0.” The featured speakers are Brad Bass,...