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Flashguides, a group of diverse and fun-loving students, serve as mentors to new students during the Destination Kent State Advising and Registration program. Twenty-four students make up this year Destination Kent State is back! The June and July advising and registration program is a one-and-a-half-day experience that includes an overnight stay in a residence hall. New, first-year students are encouraged to invite family members to participate in the program. During Destination Kent State, students explore important topics, including the...

Flashguides, a group of diverse and fun-loving students, serve as mentors to new students during the Destination Kent State Advising and Registration program. Twenty-four students make up this year Eboni Pringle, Ph.D., of Kent, Ohio, has been selected as the new dean of the University College (formerly Undergraduate Studies) at Kent State University after an internal search. Pringle has served as interim dean of the college since Oct. 1, 2012. She will begin serving as the permanent dean on July 1, 2015. “As dean, I am honored to continue...

Kent State students Kyle Snyder, Nilufar Nurinova and Vincent Shannon have gained valuable experiences through internships and co-ops. They are pictured in the new Center for Undergraduate Excellence. Earlier this year, the state of Ohio designated the second Tuesday of April as “Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day.” The purpose of the day, which falls on April 14 this year, is to raise awareness of the value of internship and co-op opportunities in this state and promote the establishment of internship and co-op programs at...

Kent State student Celeste Weise stands near her research poster during the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Kent Student Center. What do sleep quality, post-traumatic stress disorder and smoking have in common? That’s the question on which Celeste Weise, a Kent State University senior psychology and sociology major, presented her research at the university’s second annual Undergraduate Research Symposium held March 11. PREPARING FOR THE SYMPOSIUM As a research...