University Communications and Marketing

Eric Mansfield in Washington, D.C. Note: The following essay was crafted by Eric Mansfield, executive director of university media relations in Kent State's University Communications and Marketing department and an adjunct public relations instructor with the College of Communication and Information.  ------------ I went for an early morning walk this week in the Cuyahoga Valley...

Rami Daud and Nathaniel Bailey, photographers with University Communications and Marketing, smile after receiving their Silver ADDY Awards. (Photo credit: Smithberger Photography) Kent State University brought home the gold after this year’s Akron ADDY Awards, with both professionals and students being recognized for their work. The ADDYs, put on by the Akron Chapter of the American Advertising Federation, celebrate the area’s best creative work in advertising.   A Gold ADDY was awarded...

Virus and medical worker stock image Kent State University has been recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE) for the university’s creation of a “one-stop shop” COVID-19 website, call line and email address, including its telemedicine and telehealth information for students. In the recently released report, Mental Health, Higher Education and COVID-19, Strategies for...

A Kent State University graduate biological sciences – ecology student stands in the river with a video crew to record a scene for the new Kent State TV commercial. An ecology student testing water in a river. A nursing student assisting a patient. A music student performing onstage. These are just three of the 30 Kent State University students featured in the new Kent State TV commercial that was developed and produced entirely in-house by Kent State staff members who are all Kent State graduates.  The...

A Kent State University graduate biological sciences – ecology student stands in the river with a video crew to record a scene for the new Kent State TV commercial. 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...

A Kent State University graduate biological sciences – ecology student stands in the river with a video crew to record a scene for the new Kent State TV commercial. 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...

Graphic of "come see why our future is so bright" on Feb 1., at 4 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on the Kent Campus. 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...

Celebrate Halloween with Kent State-themed pumpkin carving stencils. 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. Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university can download these stencils here under the...

Celebrate Halloween with Kent State-themed pumpkin carving stencils. 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...