University Communications and Marketing

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.

Out with the old and in with the new! Kent State University ushered in the New Year with a brand new website on Sunday, Jan. 8.

The cross-divisional redesign team, composed of team members from Information Services, University Communications and Marketing, all departments across campus and our marketing agency, 160over90, collaborated to create the compelling platform for the new www.kent.edu and more than 340 departmental websites that went live on Sunday.

On Monday, Feb. 1, at 4 p.m., Kent State students, faculty and staff are invited to join a celebration at the Kent Student Center Ballroom where Kent State President Beverly Warren will shed light on the university’s new brand. This high-energy brand launch event will include live music, food and themed giveaways. 

The celebration then continues on Manchester Field with a special Light the Night Kent State bonfire with s’mores and an opportunity to be part of a unique experience that is undeniably Kent State.

In the spirit of Halloween, University Communications and Marketing at Kent State University created six Kent State-themed pumpkin carving stencils – Spooky KSU, KSU Vampire, Flash Ghost, Flash Fright, Excellent Pumpkin and Dawn of KSU.

Creative teams across Kent State University were honored with one gold and five silver awards at the Akron chapter of the 2015 American Advertising Federation’s 2015 ADDY Awards ceremony. 

Kent State’s University Communications and Marketing team; IdeaBase, a student-run integrated marketing communications agency of the College of Communication and Information in downtown Kent; and Glyphix, a student-run design agency within the School of Visual Communication Design, took home awards.