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Due to an overwhelming response for free tickets for the Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series featuring Bob Woodward on May 4, the university has moved the event to the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center).

The Excellence in Management Cup from The College Sports Lab at Texas A&M recognizes athletic departments who maximize fiscal resources that lead to championships. The unique scoring system awards more points to athletic departments that win conference and national championships while efficiently allocating money to win championships.

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.  

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