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On Saturday, May 4, legendary journalist Bob Woodward comes to Kent State University as part of the Presidential Speaker Series. He will speak at 7 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom.

In its 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kent State University in the top 100 of Best Graduate Education Schools.

A key leader in the community and a key player in economic development, Kent State University at Tuscarawas received the Large Business of the Year award from the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce. “We have been involved heavily this year in the community and I think a lot of good stories have come out about the campus either in traditional or social media,” said Brad Bielski, Ph.D., dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State Tuscarawas.

First impressions carry a lot of weight, especially when prospective students shop for colleges. Some call it a feeling, others say they just knew the minute they arrived on campus. It is hard to pinpoint exactly what influences students’ enrollment decisions. The Kent State Magazine explores the idea of how a university rolls out its welcome mat can make all the difference.

Students who have taken classes from Professor Mary Kutchin, MSN, RN, CNS, praise her strong communication skills, her leadership and her caring nature. It was their recommendations that led to her being selected for a 2018 Outstanding Teacher Award. “I felt like it was such an honor to be acknowledged by this teaching award,” says Ms. Kutchin.  “I know how busy students are, and I am overwhelmed that more than one student took the time to nominate me for this award.”

Kent State University's storied golf program will begin a new chapter in July. The 2018-19 golf season will be the final one for Herb Page as men's head coach and director of golf. On Thursday, Mr. Page announced his upcoming retirement and the appointment of Jon Mills as men's golf coach at the University. After leading the men's golf team to 22 MAC crowns and being a part of 20 conference titles in 20 seasons from the women's team, Mr. Page is the proud owner of 43 MAC Championship rings.

The Kent State University Board of Trustees passed a resolution at its March 6 meeting expressing appreciation to the May 4 Task Force and all those whose dedicated efforts have preserved the legacy and advanced the lessons learned from the events of May 4, 1970.  

The Kent State University Board of Trustees passed a resolution at its March 6 meeting expressing appreciation to the May 4 Task Force and all those whose dedicated efforts have preserved the legacy and advanced the lessons learned from the events of May 4, 1970.  

Kent State recently was featured in an article from The New York Times for its hiring of additional counselors in an effort to help students live mentally sound lives.

At the beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year, the School of Theatre and Dance was nationally recognized and added several new awards to its collection, and the Porthouse Theatre, Kent State University's summer professional theatre, also received multiple honors for achievements during the 2018 Season.

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