News

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.  
 
by Angela DeJulius, MD, MPH
October 17, 2014 - 3:35pm
Dear Students and the Kent State Community, I understand the fears you may be experiencing in light of the news that the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola recently visited Northeast Ohio and interacted with her relatives, including three employees who work at our Kent Campus. I’d like to thank you for staying calm during this unsettling time. This is what we know as of today.
by University Communications and Marketing
October 17, 2014 - 9:38am
On Oct. 16, Portage County Local Health Departments issued a press release that helps answers questions regarding Ebola and provides information specifically about Kent State University. Read the Portage County Local Health Departments’ press release at http://ow.ly/CULRk.
by University Communications and Marketing
October 16, 2014 - 9:16pm
We would like to provide the university community with additional information regarding the three Kent State University employees who are related to the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola. These three relatives work in administrative areas on the Kent Campus. The three employees are not faculty members. They do not teach in the classroom. Also, none work in dining services, residence halls, custodial positions, recreational services, or health services. They have little or no contact with students.
by Lawrence Vinson
October 16, 2014 - 9:00pm
Family members of Amber Vinson have asked Kent State University to release the following statement from the family’s designated spokesperson:
by Samantha Tuly
October 15, 2014 - 9:05pm
Kent State University celebrated the newly renovated Tri-Towers residence hall complex on Oct. 15. The event was free and open to the public. Kent State President Beverly Warren, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Greg Jarvie and Kent Interhall Council President Brie Jutte spoke during the celebration. Following the remarks, participants toured the renovated residence halls and enjoyed light refreshments.