News

by Emily Vincent
October 29, 2014 - 4:02pm
Kent State University’s efforts to help students succeed and graduate resulted in a big payoff for Northeast Ohio. The university accounted for the largest increase in the number of new graduates among colleges and universities in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of Summit and Portage Counties, Ohio, contributing largely to the region’s win of a $1 million prize from CEOs for Cities’ Talent Dividend Prize national competition.
by Emily Vincent
October 29, 2014 - 2:05pm
Kent State University’s efforts to help students succeed and graduate resulted in a big payoff for Northeast Ohio. The university accounted for the largest increase in the number of new graduates among colleges and universities in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of Summit and Portage Counties, Ohio, contributing largely to the region’s win of a $1 million prize from CEOs for Cities’ Talent Dividend Prize national competition.
by University Communications and Marketing
October 28, 2014 - 4:16pm
Kent State University will hold its annual Veterans Day observance on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. on the Student Green at Risman Plaza. The outdoor program, called Honoring All Who Serve, will include a flag-raising ceremony conducted by a joint color guard from the Army and Air Force ROTC programs, and remarks from Kent State President Beverly Warren. Chief Petty Officer Timothy S. Flannery will be the guest speaker for this event.
by Morgan Junipa
October 27, 2014 - 2:31pm
Kent State University has expanded its student roster as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) in Pakistan, welcoming international student Khizran Ali to campus.


by Honors Section, Prevention and Control of Disease Class
October 27, 2014 - 9:04am
With the flu season approaching quickly, the Honors Prevention and Control of Diseases class taught by Christopher Woolverton, Ph.D., is working to prevent a flu outbreak by helping to organize and promote student participation in the annual Kent State flu vaccine clinic. On Tuesday, Oct.
by Beverly Warren
October 24, 2014 - 1:05pm
I want to thank the Kent State University community for your positive support during the recent Ebola concerns that swept through Northeast Ohio and involved our Kent Campus. Through the competent and caring expertise of our medical staff and faculty in the College of Public Health, we were able to respond immediately with the latest information and an explanation of potential risks and the precautions we should take as individuals and as a collective community. I am especially grateful for the support and expertise of Dr. Angela DeJulius and Dr.
by Emily Vincent
October 23, 2014 - 3:49pm
Kent State University student Robin Bonatesta, a junior computer science and fashion merchandising major from Branchburg, N.J., has been named a University Innovation Fellow by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter). The program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and directed by Stanford University and VentureWell (formerly NCIIA). 
by College of Business Administration
October 22, 2014 - 10:57am
Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has signed an agreement establishing a joint project with the U.S. Commercial Service to promote U.S. exports by locating a U.S. Export Assistance Center at the university. The U.S. Commercial Service is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. 
by Endya Watson
October 21, 2014 - 4:34pm
Kent State University’s Institute for Applied Linguistics will hold its fifth annual Gregory M. Shreve Lecture Series in Translation Studies on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 3:30 p.m. in the Moulton Hall Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be provided.


by Jim Maxwell
October 20, 2014 - 3:19pm
For Kent State University Professor of Geology Abdul Shakoor, Ph.D., studying the stability of Mount Rushmore, visited by nearly three million people each year, was a lifelong dream.