Women's Center

Community Space: A Place to Just Be The Division of Student Affairs will host a space to process the results of the Derek Chauvin trial. With a verdict being announced on Tuesday afternoon, several of the centers within the division created Community Space: A Place to Just Be to provide support our students might need.   "The goal of the community space is to provide a space for...

Participants at the Elect Her event pose for a picture. With the celebration of Women’s History Month in March, it seemed fitting that the Kent State Women’s Center would officially kick off its 25th anniversary. It will continue throughout 2021. Talks for an actual Women’s Center on campus first started in March 1995, when President Carol Cartwright –the first woman president at a state school...

Members of Sisters in Sisterhood. In the face of the coronavirus pandemic and racial injustice, one student involved with the Women’s Center seized the opportunity to bring others together. The Sisters in Sisterhood initiative is a student-led group whose mission statement is to use their unique backgrounds to advocate and promote all women to reach their full potential. As the...

Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

one woman and two males write on whiteboard Since its start over 20 years ago, the Women’s Center has been a place to gather in the community, discuss the topics of the day and find ways to create positive change. Today is no different. Although some issues have changed (and many have stayed the same), the Women’s Center remains a hub of education, advocacy and action around issues...

one woman and two males write on whiteboard School of Communication Studies Associate professor Catherine Goodall, Ph.D., will be recognized at the Kent State University Women's Center's Mothers, Mentors and Muses event ono April 3.   Goodall has been specifically identified as someone who is significantly instrumental in the lives of students and colleagues and as someone who...

one woman and two males write on whiteboard Four Kent State University employees have been named 2017 “30 for the Future” award recipients by the Greater Akron Chamber. Kent State’s Theron Brown, assistant professor of jazz piano in the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music; Cason Brunt, director of student support services and academic diversity outreach in University College; Michael...

Course Project to Build Awareness, Gather Donations of Feminine Products for Kent State Women’s Center Kent State University School of Communication Studies students are producing a persuasive health campaign to gather donations of women’s feminine products, or money to be used for such products, for the Kent State Women’s Center pantry. This project is for the course Communication and Influence which is taught by COMM Assistant Professor J.D....

Course Project to Build Awareness, Gather Donations of Feminine Products for Kent State Women’s Center The Women’s Center named 46 women, including five women from CCI, as part of its 2017 class of Mothers, Mentors and Muses.   The 2017 Mothers, Mentors, and Muses of CCI include:   Jody Boles, Special Assistant, CCI Anna Gower, Senior Secretary, Library and Information Science Alice Kopunovitz, Administrative Assistant,...

Kent State University employees Tabitha Martin, Lori Bodnar, Alicia Robinson and Kristin Williams stand in the clothes racks at the Kent State Career Closet, located in the lower level of the Williamson House on the university’s Kent Campus. University employees collect, organize and distribute professional attire for students in need of appropriate clothes for job interviews A good education and a solid résumé aren’t always enough to make a positive first impression. To bridge the gap, a group of Kent State University employees have come together to establish the Kent State...

Kent State University employees Tabitha Martin, Lori Bodnar, Alicia Robinson and Kristin Williams stand in the clothes racks at the Kent State Career Closet, located in the lower level of the Williamson House on the university’s Kent Campus.   ACL is a bi-monthly program geared toward female entrepreneurs. Meetings are designed for each participant to learn entrepreneurial skills, establish accountability amongst one another and build a professional network.  SPRING 2017 AGENDA: 2/15 Vision Mapping 3/1 Resources for Small and Female Owned Businesses 3/15 Marketing vs. Public...