IN A FLASH: Providing Insight into Innovation

Leadership Portage County tours the DI Hub
Outreach Program Officer Sarah McMahon (center) shows community leaders around the Reactor's maker spaces inside Kent State's DI HUB.


Local community leaders from Leadership Portage County got to see some of the creation and innovation that's happening every day at Kent State when they toured the DI Hub earlier this semester.  The tour was led by Sarah McMahon, outreach program officer for Kent State's Design Innovation Initiative. 

Leadership Portage County tours the DI Hub


Leadership Portage County is dedicated to identifying and developing leaders in Portage County. The organization's goal is to enhance the county's economic, business, governmental, educational, cultural, social, and civic development.

Leadership Portage County tours the DI Hub


Kent State's DI Hub and its Reactor Shops and Labs contain collaborative workspaces, maker environments, classrooms, and event venues. The facility is a focal point of innovation and collaboration on campus, designed  that enable the building to operate as an open-access collaborative maker and innovation accelerator. Its goal is to activate and inspire a community of inquisitive collaborators to facilitate cross-disciplinary communication and problem-solving

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POSTED: Wednesday, March 27, 2024 09:19 AM
Updated: Wednesday, March 27, 2024 10:09 AM
Phil B. Soencksen
Kedron Trapp, director, Strategic Communications and External Engagement, Design Innovation Initiative