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Presented at a ceremony held during the association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, the award recognizes a member for outstanding performance in representing the purchasing profession through the written or spoken word by teaching, speaking or publishing.

The exhibit spanned the Lefton Esplanade throughout the spring showcasing large photographs of individuals who fled their home countries and now live in Northeast Ohio. The refugees featured in the display fled their home countries to avoid war, oppression and danger.


Kent State students Caitlin Seifert, Emelia Sherin and Danielle Vivcharenko were three of 22 women who competed for the crown in the Miss Ohio 2019 Pageant.

Phillip Grant, Jr. grew up in Kent, Ohio, and attends Kent State University as a broadcast journalism major. Considering he has spent the majority of his life in the Tree City, Mr. Grant is the perfect tour guide for WKYC's Danielle Wiggins. Watch as Mr. Grant shows Ms. Wiggins all the town has to offer. 

Plenty has been written about May 4, 1970. Ken Burhanna, dean of Kent State University Libraries, offers his preferred reading list.


Ms. Hoff is a registered nurse, who is currently pursuing a doctorate in Nursing Practice. 

Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren recently presented seven Kent State staff members with the President’s Award of Distinction.

Kent State University President-elect Todd Diacon today announced the appointment of Melody Tankersley, Ph.D., to the role of interim senior vice president and provost, effective July 1.

A team of devoted Kent State faculty led the drive to achieve national recognition of the significance of May 4, 1970.

The world-renowned fashion publication The Business of Fashion recently named Kent State University's School of Fashion Design and Merchandising as one of the best fashion schools in the world for 2019.