Abnormal Student Theatre Production 2015
A small class assignment in college led to an off-Broadway debut for Kent State University musical theatre alumnus Scott Miesse, ’15, who will be premiering his self-written play titled “Abnormal” in January 2020.


Student Life
What do NASA, Porsche, the National Park Service, Walt Disney World, New York Fashion and C-SPAN all have in common? Kent State University students gained valuable experience and showcased their education and skills this summer at each. In the spring, summer and fall semesters of 2019 at Kent State, 2,740 students completed an internship for credit. Internships are a valuable real-world experience that provide students vital on-the-job training in their chosen fields.
Student Life
The Kent State University men’s basketball team started the 2019-20 season off on a high note with four players scoring in double figures for a 97-58 opening-night victory over the Division III Hiram Terriers at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation (MAC) Center on Nov. 6. Freshman Kalin Bennett, the first true freshman diagnosed with autism to sign a letter of intent in Division I men’s basketball, made history when he checked into the contest.
Arts & Culture
The School of Theatre and Dance’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Musical Theatre program at Kent State University has been selected by On Stage Blog as one of the Top 30 College Musical Theatre programs for the 2019-2020 academic year.
University News
Jacqueline Marino, professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, dropped all of her papers when she heard the door to her Feature Writing class open while she was lecturing. The colleagues with cameras and balloons meant she had won the Distinguished Teaching Award. Marino's enthusiasm for student success transfers to those who know her.
University News
Kent State University’s architecture and interior design graduates build such impressive skills during their studies in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design that in a national survey, hiring professionals rank them among the most-hired.

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