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Cultural and historical geographer seeks to connect importance for today’s students, society Growing up, Chris Post watched as his mom juggled her collegiate studies and motherhood, balancing everyday life with dreams of earning her Ph.D. And while field excursions with his biologist mom are a memory of his childhood, the impact of place is...

In May 2018, Kent State University had the largest number of undergraduate degrees ever awarded. One of the majors with the biggest spikes in growth from the previous year was marketing, which saw an increase of 43 students. The marketing major at Kent State, housed in the College of Business and Administration, aims to teach students valuable...

With a passion for entrepreneurial endeavors and a knack for inspiring, Mary Heidler brings a fresh and enthusiastic approach into the classroom. Ms. Heidler, a College of Business Administration lecturer, received the 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award. The Outstanding Teaching Award credits full-time, non-tenure track and part-time members who are...

Cultural and historical geographer seeks to connect importance for today’s students, society Growing up, Chris Post watched as his mom juggled her collegiate studies and motherhood, balancing everyday life with dreams of earning her Ph.D. And while field excursions with his biologist mom are a memory of his childhood, the impact of place is...

Kent State University has chosen an international expert to lead the university’s new School of Peace and Conflict Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences, known for its study of nonviolent conflict management.  Neil Cooper, Ph.D., who is currently the head of Peace Studies and International...

Record low temperatures aren’t the only thing that has come to the region, as Kent State Ashtabula Wines is releasing its new wine, 17° (Seventeen Degrees), through its partnership with Laurello Vineyards. The new wine, an ice wine, joins the award-winning vintages in the label’s lineup.   The limited...

Julian Edelman capped off Super Bowl LIII with a victory for the New England Patriots and claimed the highest honor awarded to a player during the championship game of the National Football League (NFL). The former Kent State University quarterback and proud alumnus was named the Most Valuable Player of this year’s Super Bowl, becoming the first...

Julian Edelman will be in a familiar place on Feb. 3. The Super Bowl. The New England Patriots wide receiver and former Kent State University star is making his fourth trip to the NFL title game as the Patriots face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. Mr. Edelman also appeared in Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants, Super Bowl XLIX...

Kent State University has the distinction of ranking among the top five companies nationwide in Forbes recent list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019. Kent State ranks No. 4 among 250 companies in 25 industry sectors and No. 1 among universities in the 2019 ranking, which was released last week. Kent State was the only public or...

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration—one of Ohio’s largest and fastest-growing business schools—offers unique, innovative programs that have heightened its national and international reputation.    U.S. News and World Report ranks it among the top 100 public business schools in the nation for its undergraduate...