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Kent State University In the News, October 21, 2014

Kent State University In the News, October 20, 2014

  • Police investigate robbery in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A robbery just off the Kent State University campus during Homecoming festivities Saturday has prompted a call for information on the crime. According to an alert sent out to KSU students, three men took a woman’s purse on University Street

  • 2014 Kent State University Homecoming Rain can’t dampen KSU spirit (Warren, Leu)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Parade, ‘Kiss on the K’, tailgate party among Homecoming traditions Golden Flashes pride was in full effect among students and alumni during the 2014 Kent State University Homecoming celebration on Saturday. KSU President Beverly Warren expres

  • Parade in Kent, showcase in Ravenna today

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent and Ravenna each will be busy today with special events. Today is Homecoming for Kent State University, and the highlight will be a parade down Main Street, stepping off at 11 a.m. from the corner of Midway Drive and East Main. The parade wil

  • Student: Kent State taking right precautions with Ebola

    Outlet: Coshocton Tribune

    KENT – A Coshocton native attending Kent State University said he thinks the college is taking the right precautions regarding its connection to the Ebola outbreak. Kent Kirker’s interest grew in news reports of Dallas nurse Amber Vinson being dia

  • Fashionable felt featured at Kent State Museum (Hume)

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times

    The flexibility of felt in fashion is featured at the Kent State University Museum through Feb. 15. Sara Hume, the curator for the museum, said there were two types of felting on exhibit, called "Entangled: Fiber to Felt to Fashion." Traditional

  • Metroparks water taxi the result of extensive research

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It is too early for details, but it can be said that the Cleveland Metroparks' new water taxi will have much in common with public transportation. There will be fares, but they have not been set. Initially there will be two sto

  • Hiram College to open enviromentally-friendly house: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    HIRAM, Ohio - Hiram College will open its environmentally friendly Teaching, Research and Environment Engagement House this month. An event will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 at the TREE House, 11745 Dean Street. It culminates three years

  • Kent State dedicates new baseball/softball training facility (Duncan, Linder)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State's perennial powerhouse baseball and softball programs officially received a unique boost Saturday morning, when the university kicked off its Homecoming festivities with the dedication of the David and Peggy Edmonds Baseball and Softball T

  • Beer may attract fans to college football games but teams also have to win (Richmond)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - On football Saturdays drinking beer isn't restricted to tailgate parties at five Ohio college stadiums. Only 21 colleges nationally sell beer at football games. The University of Akron, Kent State University, the University

  • Summit County health agency details monitoring of those who had contact with Ebola-infected nurse; no new cases found

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Only two Summit County residents are under quarantine with “enforced restrictions” on their movements after they had direct contact with a Texas nurse during her visit to the Akron area days before she tested positive for Ebola. On Sunday, Summit

  • Photo exhibit captures black student life at Kent State during the late '60s

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    KENT: When Akron native Lafayette Tolliver attended Kent State University, he could always be seen with a camera in hand. It was his job and his passion to take photos on campus. Tolliver was a photographer and columnist for the Chestnut Burr stu

  • Trying to Live in the Moment (and Not on the Phone)

    Outlet: New York Times - Online, The

    There’s a scene in the movie “Her,” a love story between a lonely writer and an artificially intelligent software program, that shows dozens of people riding the subway, deeply absorbed in their smartphones, oblivious to the world around them. They a

  • GlenOak Grad Walks for Father

    Outlet: North Neighbor News - Online

    One young man is honoring his father by bringing awareness to a deadly form of cancer. Eric Clark was diagnosed four years ago with stage IV pancreatic cancer. He lived for three years despite being given only a six-month survival prognosis. Cl

  • American classic opens season (Morelli, Irven)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will open their 2014-2015 season with the American classic drama, “The Crucible,” on Friday, Oct. 17 for a run of eight performances. This award winning drama will also be presented at the Kent State Tuscarawas

  • Colleges Isolate, Disinvite People Out Of An 'Abundance Of Caution' Over Ebola

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    Something is spreading on college campuses, and it appears to be an "abundance of caution." The University of Texas at Austin confirmed Friday that one of its students was on the same Oct. 13 flight as a Dallas nurse who later tested positive for

  • Opening night at Little Theatre

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County opens its 2014-15 season at 8 p.m. tonight with the award-winning drama “The Crucible,” presented under the direction of Don Irven. “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller, is a partially fictionali

  • As Ebola Fears Touch Campuses, Officials Respond With an ‘Excess of Caution' (Warren, DeJulius)

    Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education - Online, The

    By Katherine Mangan Colleges across the country faced Ebola scares this week that sent at least one graduate student to the hospital, several employees into quarantine, and untold numbers of students into an unnecessary panic. The widespread f

Kent State University In the News, October 17, 2014

  • ‘Art and Allah’ will be topic in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The second of three symposiums on the theme “Art and Allah” will be presented by Kent State University art professor Gingr Vaughan at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Unitarian Universalist Church sanctuary at 228 Gougler Ave. in Kent. Vaug

  • OUR VIEW: Appropriat response from KSU on Ebola

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Precautions in order; Nurse stricken with virus didn't visit Kent Amber Joy Vinson , the 29-year-old nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus after coming into contact with a Liberian man who died of the disease, did not visit the Kent

  • RMH, Portage are prepared to handle Ebola

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    HOSPITAL HOLDING DRILLS, WORKING WITH EMA, OTHER HOSPITALS TO COORDINATE EFFORTS Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna and the Portage County Health Department are taking measures to prepare for any Ebola cases that may arise in the county. T

  • Congressman Tim Ryan visits KSU for Ebola update (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    As leaders at the state and local level convene to plan a comprehensive response to the potential threat of Ebola, life continues more or less as usual at Kent State University. U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-13) visited KSU on Thursday to meet with

  • Eight under quarantine in Northeastern Ohio

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    What you sho uld know in Porta ge Portage has no cases of Ebola and the threat of virus transmission in the county is extremely low. It appears patient Amber Vinson had limited social contact outside of a small number of family and friends.

  • Kent State classes, homecoming not affected by Ebola news

    Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Kent State University officials worked Thursday to calm fears on campus after news that an alumnae had contracted Ebola. Amber Joy Vinson was diagnosed Tuesday night after traveling on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas. She had visited relatives,

  • Amber Vinson's parents, both Kent State employees, in voluntary quarantine

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    AKRON, OH (WOIO) - 19 Action News Investigative Reporter Scott Taylor has learned that Amber Vinson worked at Summa Akron City Hospital up until two years ago and that's when she left for Dallas. Her mom, Debra Berry is also in Dallas this week. S

  • Quarantined Tallmadge man works in Kent State's finance department

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    TALLMADGE, OH (WOIO) - In Tallmadge, police have closed off the entrance to Stonegate Trail, just feet away where Amber Vinson's mother and stepfather live. "It's my understanding that this where she spent most of her time at that location," said

  • Family of Amber Vinson releases statement

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    The family of Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola, released the following statement: “Our family has been overwhelmed with support and love for Amber and our extended family over the last 72 hours, and we thank you for those praye

  • Family of Amber Vinson releases statement

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    AKRON, Ohio - The family of Amber Vinson, the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola while treating a patient, has released the following statement: “Our family has been overwhelmed with support and love for Amber and our extended family over the las

  • An airplane flight makes Ebola fears real to Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    State, local and national health officials are tracking the movements of a Dallas nurse later diagnozed with Ebola who visited family over the weekend Ebola – which had seemed a world, or at least a continent, away -- became a major health concern

  • AUDIO: Kent State experts caution over-reacting to Ebola scare (Woolverton, Smith)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Two Kent State professors are saying Northeast Ohio's Ebola scare should be just that – concern and caution, but not a call to close schools. WKSU's Kabir Bhatia reports. Akron Public Schools is closing some buildings after learning that a parent

  • Kent State president addresses Ebola concerns during Akron talk (Warren)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University President Beverly Warren brought the school’s confrontation with the Ebola scare into focus at Thursday’s Akron Roundtable luncheon. “I thought you might appreciate some information regarding what we’ve been going through wit

  • The Unsteady Shelf Life of a Social Justice Symbol

    Outlet: Good Magazine

    A transgender rights trailblazer grapples with her legacy When one looks back at historic social movements, there are certain names that stand out—Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, Rosa Parks. But there are also those whose faces history has forgot

  • “Orange is the New Black" Star Laverne Cox to Visit Kent State (Brown)

    Outlet: Woodlawn Post

    Kent, Ohio– Outspoken transgender advocate Laverne Cox will visit Kent State University to give her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This event is free

  • Channel 3 News Today

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    >>> Dan any, thank you. We're learning frontier airlines is trying to get in touch with hundreds of passengers who may have been linked to amber vinson's flights between cleveland and dallas. The cdc says she may have had symptoms of ebola now as ear

  • FOX & Friends

    Outlet: Fox News Channel

    who they were in contact for example, when amber was able to whom on a flight after -- able to hop on a flight after going to C.D.C. and getting the go-ahead even though the head of C.D.C. said she shouldn't have been cleared and go to ohio to get re

  • Video: Stark County's Ebola Response (Q&A)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Video: Stark County's Ebola Response (Q&A) Posted Oct. 16, 2014 8:21 p.m. Following prepared statements, Aultman Hospital and city health officials answered questions from the media, including The Repository, regarding the local Ebola response. Fi

  • Dallas Nurse with Ebola Treated at Emory

    Outlet: WNBC-TV - NBCNewYork.com

    The second Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is in stable condition at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, and her family is "overwhelmed with support" as she battles the virus, they said in a statement Thursday evening. Amber Vinson, 29, was tr

  • Cleveland Arts listings from Oct. 17-23:

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University's School of Art Gallery. Art Building, 400 Janik Drive 330-672-7853 or galleries.kent.edu. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Exhibit: "Legacy and Prospect: Faculty Work in Context 1913-1963." Through Friday, Oct. 17. Ma'Sue Pro

  • Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson's family releases statement

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The family of Amber Joy Vinson, the Ebola-infected nurse who spent time in Northeast Ohio released a statement Thursday night. The statement, which asked for prayers from the public, revealed for the first time that the 29-year-

  • Amber Vinson's family makes statement to media

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    The family of Amber Vinson released its first statement to the media Thursday night. The family of Amber Vinson released its first statement to the media Thursday night. Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1sYs9Ij This story

  • Ebola victim's mother is assistant to Kent State president

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    Channel 3 News has learned that the mother of Ebola victim Amber Vinson is the assistant to the president of Kent State University. Channel 3 News has learned that the mother of Ebola victim Amber Vinson is the assistant to the president of Kent S

  • Channel 3 News at 11

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    >>> I don't think the panic is through the roof. I think it's concern, and I think it's probably understandable. >> If I were someone who were in direct contact with an ebola case, I would not be traveling. >> All the discussions I've had thus far wi

  • Amber Vinson's Family Thanks the Community

    Outlet: WMMS-FM - Online

    Statement From Family Spokesperson of Amber Vinson Family members of Amber Vinson have asked Kent State University to release the following statement from the family's designated spokesperson: “Our family has been overwhelmed with support and l

  • Amber Vinson's family thanks everyone for love and support, says she followed all protocols

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    Amber Vinson's family released the following statement via Kent State University Thursday: “Our family has been overwhelmed with support and love for Amber and our extended family over the last 72 hours, and we thank you for those prayers and well wi

  • CDC: Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson may have had symptoms as early as Friday; passengers on first flight being contacted

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio -- Amber Joy Vinson may have had Ebola symptoms as early as Friday, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said, and passengers on the Oct. 10 flight the Dallas nurse took to Cleveland will be contacted. There are now ei

  • University of Akron monitored 7 African students for Ebola in August

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio -- The University of Akron has no current concerns about Ebola, though the school did monitor seven students from West Africa when they came to campus in late August. "We're more concerned about the flu, frankly," university spokeswoma

  • Fox 8 News at 5PM

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    >> Want to make clear she was note in the public . And to handle cases sac county health officials say they've identified and interviewed all people that she came into contact with .al we have them an involuntary quarantine . A they're working with

  • 7 people quarantined, being monitored for Ebola in Ohio

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    At least seven people in northeast Ohio are under voluntary quarantine and being monitored because they had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola shortly after visiting the area last weekend, health officials said Thursday. Five

  • Akron bridal store closed after Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson visited

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio -- A bridal store visited by Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson over the weekend closed its doors Thursday afternoon. Television cameras peered into the windows of Coming Attractions Bridal and Formal, as a man in a suit exited only to say

  • Seven from area in voluntary quarantine; two Solon schools close over Ebola concerns; fewer Cuyahoga County voters apply for early voting: Northeast Ohio news links

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Top stories: Seven area residents are in voluntary quarantine and one Summit County business voluntarily closed because Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson had visited it. (cleveland.com)(WKYC Channel 3) Solon Middle School and Park

  • Summit County to provide update on Ebola response (live coverage)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio -- Summit County Public Health, the City of Tallmadge and state health officials will update the public on the response and investigation into Dallas nurse Amber Joy Vinson's activities in the county prior to a positive test for the Ebola

  • Seven in voluntary quarantine, one business closed after Ebola patient Amber Vinson's Akron visit

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio — Seven area residents are in voluntary quarantine and one Summit County business voluntarily closed because they had been visited by Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Amber Joy Vinson. Five people quarantined reside in Summit County and

  • Dover Exchange Club to hold spaghetti dinner Nov. 1

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Dover Exchange Club will hold its spaghetti dinner Nov. 1 to raise money for its Children's Foundation. The Dover Exchange Club will hold its spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at St. Joseph Parish Hall to raise money for its Children's

  • Campus Celeb: Megan Carrasco, BAM President

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Drum roll please, this week our Her Campus Celeb is Miss Megan Carrasco. Carrasco is the President of the Body Acceptance Movement, an emerging student organization at Kent State University. I got to interview Carrasco about the Body Acceptance Movem

  • Strongsville schools will consider offering Junior ROTC program (live coverage)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- The Strongsville Board of Education will consider offering a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program to students. David Krempasky, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, will give a presentation about Junior ROTC

  • The Co-Op Movement – Democratizing the Ownership of Wealth One Step at a Time

    Outlet: OB Rag

    By John Lawrence It has finally dawned on the American consciousness that wealth is being concentrated among fewer and fewer people. In fact just 400 Americans own more wealth than the bottom 180 million taken together. Thomas Piketty in his ground b

  • Ebola concerns land in Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Here are some of the latest developments following the...

  • Ebola patient flies in Cleveland: Have your travel plans changed?

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — While experts are saying the risks of contracting Ebola are still low in Northeast Ohio, despite infected nurse Amber Joy Vinson traveling through Cleveland Hopkins Airport Oct. 10 and 13, precautions are being taken very seriously.

  • Ohio State officials: Take extra precautions if you had contact with Ebola patient

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Columbus -- State health officials are now urging anyone who had direct contact or was in close proximity to the Texas health care worker diagnosed with Ebola to take extra precautions over the next three weeks. The Ohio Department of Health issued t

  • Organize Your Life; "DWTS" Amy Purdy

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    we would like to talk to her because as she improves she may remember things she might not have remembered the day she was ill. >> Are you saying she's unable to -- >> No, I didn't say. We're not able to talk to her. I don't know anything about her h

  • CNN Newsroom

    Outlet: CNN.com

    good luck at the hearing. >>> Still to come, U.S. travelers departing the ebola zone are presenting problems for their bosses when they get home. We'll talk about how employers need to react, what employees should be asking for, when we come back. >>

  • Westlake's Marina Strah finalist in national singing contest: West Shore Morning Links

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Marina Strah, a Westlake resident, is a finalist in a national singing contest. That's some of what's happening in the West Shore communities of Bay Village, Rocky River and Westlake. Contest: Marina Strah, a Westlake resident and senior at Kent S

  • Wynonna: All about being real

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    She's a talker that Wynonna Judd, chatty and candid, self-deprecating and funny. The country singing star phoned last week because she has an upcoming area concert. She'll perform with her band The Big Noise on Oct. 24 at the Performing Arts Center

Kent State University In the News, October 16, 2014

  • THE LIST - Areas events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    nnKent S tate U niversity will perform “You Can’t Take It With You,” a comedic Pulitzer Prizewinning play written by George S. Kauffman and Moss Hart, through Oct. 12, beginning at 8 p.m. nightly in Wright-Curtis Theatre in the Center for the

  • HOPE ON HOMECOMING

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State one of only three remaining winless FBS teams Preparing to tackle Army and its dreaded triple-option offense gives every football foe that faces it nightmares. But in Kent State’s case, maybe it’s not so bad. The Golden Flashes

  • Kent State celebrates Tri-Towers renovations (Jarvie, Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    $37.8M project more than a face lift for complex built in 1968 The Tri-Towers residence complex at Kent State University showed off more than a fresh coat of paint at a renovation celebration Wednesday. Improvements tallying about $37.8 mil

  • Kent State officials: No Ebola danger on campus (photos) (Mansfield, Warren, DeJulius, Woolverton)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University President Beverly Warren and other university officials addressed fears Wednesday that employees were exposed to an Ebola patient. Warren, university spokesman Eric Mansfield and Dr. Angela DeJulius, director of University He

  • Nurse's Ohio family 'self monitoring' (Mansfield)

    Outlet: CNN.com

    Kent State's Eric Mansfield talks to Don Lemon about what interaction Ebola patient Amber Vinson had with the university Click here to listen: http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/health/2014/10/16/ctn-intv-mansfield-kent-state-nurse-ebola.cnn

  • Family: Dallas nurse with Ebola is a 'sweetheart'

    Outlet: USA Today - Online

    Ebola victim Amber Vinson went into the healthcare feild because she always wanted to help others. Some of her family memembers who work at Kent State are being monitored. VPC

  • As second nurse is infected with Ebola, her air travel heightens fears

    Outlet: Los Angeles Times - Online

    Fears grew Wednesday that more medical workers may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus after a second Dallas nurse fell ill and health officials scrambled to alert scores of airline passengers who had been on a jet with her. After weeks of

  • Amber Vinson family members work for Kent State.

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    >>> A teach earth this skoal may have come in contact with someone with ebola. It's unclear if that person is vinson but that teach ler stay home until the health officials give a tull clear. While that school remains open two others are closed. She

  • amber vinson is related to three people at kent state university

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    . >>> Good morning, america. And breaking overnight, the newest ebola patient evacuated from this dallas hospital for emergency treatment in atlanta. The investigation this morning into why the cdc allowed that nurse to board a plane with an elevated

  • Houston Nurse Has Kent State Connection

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Precautions are being taken in tallmadge where the woman spent the weekend days before she was diagnosed. Terrence lee is live there right now. >> Reporter: good morning. The police have blocked off this road where we are this morning, shown gate

  • University officials said that vincent was never on campus

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Several sources tell us that employees at pnc operation center are being told not to come to work today, that the cdc is coming to disinfect the entire office building there. A pnc employee may have contact -- come in contact with that dallas nur

  • Relatives who work at Kent State University have been told to stay home for 21 days

    Outlet: CBS Morning News - CBS News Network

    >>> In cleveland, a teacher who may have come into contact with vinson has been told to stay home. Meanwhile the road in the akron suburb where vinson's parents live have been blocked off. Three of her relatives who work at kent state university have

  • Second Health Care Worker With Ebola Was In Isolation Within 90 Minutes: Official

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    DALLAS (AP) — The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and flew across the Midwest on an airliner the day before she fell ill, even though government guid

  • Ebola-infected nurse related to Kent State workers, attended school

    Outlet: Reuters - Online

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The second Texas nurse to test positive for Ebola attended Kent State University and is related to three employees there, but she did not visit the campus while she was in Ohio this weekend, the university said on Wednesday.

  • Ebola-infected nurse traveled little in Ohio visit: officials

    Outlet: Reuters - Online

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The second Texas nurse to test positive for Ebola made a quick weekend visit to northern Ohio to plan a wedding and appears to have had little contact outside of a small number of friends and family, health officials said on Wed

  • New Ebola Case Confirmed, U.S. Vows Vigilance

    Outlet: New York Times - Online, The

    DALLAS — New shortcomings emerged Wednesday in the nation's response to the Ebola virus after it was revealed that a second nurse was infected with Ebola at a hospital here and that she had traveled on a commercial flight the day before she showed sy

  • KSU events are still continuing, homecoming is this weekend.

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    >>> All right, thank you so much, christen. Because of vinson's visit concern over ebola is understandably growing. >> There are several hotlines up and running including on the campus of kent state university where three employees, all related to vi

  • An ebola alert as the virus lands close to home

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    . >>> On your slide with cleveland's best coverage. This is news channel 5. >>> It brings it close to home and it is scary. I'm getting nervous. >>> An ebola alert as the virus lands close to home as a patient boards a plane in cleveland causing airl

  • Kent State officials: No Ebola danger on campus (video)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University officials: No Ebola danger on campus

  • Ebola-infected nurse traveled little in Ohio visit: officials

    Outlet: Yahoo! News

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The second Texas nurse to test positive for Ebola made a quick weekend visit to northern Ohio to plan a wedding and appears to have had little contact outside of a small number of friends and family, health officials said on Wed

  • EPA Announces Winning P3 Student Teams for Pioneering Projects to Solve Environmental Problems

    Outlet: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Release Date: 10/15/2014 Contact Information: Cathy Milbourn milbourn.cathy@epa.gov 202-564- 4355 WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced up to $15,000 for each of 42 student teams to pursue projects that del

  • Latest Texas Ebola case is nurse, 29, who treated man in days before he died in Dallas

    Outlet: U.S. News & World Report

    The driver of an ambulance wears protective clothing while transporting a healthcare worker who contracted Ebola to a Dallas airport for a chartered flight to Emory Hospital in Atlanta for treatment, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Dallas. Emory and thr

  • Texas nurse with Ebola had visited family in Ohio

    Outlet: Houston Chronicle - Online

    TALLMADGE, Ohio (AP) — A Texas nurse's Ebola diagnosis after a visit to Ohio prompted public health alerts, precautions and worries Wednesday as officials tried to determine who had close contact with her and keep the illness from spreading. Offic

  • Three Kent State Employees Will Self-Monitor

    Outlet: NBCNews.com

    Kent State confirms that three of their employees are related to the second Ebola-infected nurse from Dallas and that they will stay home for the next 21 days.

  • Second Ebola-infected nurse flown from Dallas to Atlanta for specialized treatment

    Outlet: FOXNews.com

    The second nurse infected with Ebola at a Texas hospital was flown by private jet Wednesday to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for further specialized treatment. The patient was identified earlier in the day as 29-year-old Amber Vinson as aut

  • Vinson visited three relatives who work for kent state university

    Outlet: CBS Evening News - CBS News Network

    vinson was never told to stay off commercial flights. Officials in ohio say she visited three relatives there who work for kent state university. Scott, those family members have been ordered to stay off campus for 21 days as a precaution, and tonigh

  • Ebola nightmare continues in Texas: Amber Vinson ID'd by family as 2nd Dallas nurse with virus

    Outlet: New York Daily News - Online

    An Ebola-infected nurse heading home from making wedding plans flew from Cleveland to Dallas aboard a commercial airliner carrying 132 passengers, officials said Wednesday. Amber Vinson, 29, who treated doomed Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, was

  • Concern at Kent State this Afternoon

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    >>> There's a lot concern at kent state this afternoon. They held a "news conference." amber vinson visited three kent state employees family members of hers. The rumors swirled she visited the kent state campus and they said it is absolutely not tr

  • Amber Vinson graduate of Kent State University

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> We're learning more about amber vinson. Why was she in northeast ohio just days after treating an ebola patient. Investigator sarah buduson has been looking into her background. >> Reporter: that's right. We have been looking into amber vinson's

  • Kent State at 'low risk' of being affected by Ebola as three employees asked to stay home

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio — Kent State University officials stressed that there is a very low risk that the Ebola virus will affect the campus after three employees came into direct contact with the Dallas nurse who contracted it while treating a patient. Kent S

  • Common Core Causes Ohio's Teacher Training Programs to Make A Shift

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    Nearly half the teachers in the classroom said in August that have not been adequately prepared to teach to the Common Core - learning standards that emphasize reasoning over rote memorization. That national survey got us wondering if the next genera

  • Kent State officials say woman with Ebola did not visit campus

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Amber Vinson relatives who work on campus will be on 21-day paid leave

  • New US Ebola case a nurse who treated man in Texas

    Outlet: Houston Chronicle - Online

    DALLAS (AP) — The second health care worker diagnosed with Ebola in Texas is a 29-year-old nurse who treated a Liberian man in the days before he died of the disease in a Dallas hospital. Medical records provided to The Associated Press by Thomas

  • KSU Connection to area Ebola Case

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Kent State University says three of its employees are related to the Texas nurse who visited family in Akron and flew from Cleveland to Dallas shortly before she was diagnosed with Ebola. The University says the woman stayed with her family in Summit

  • Second Ebola Nurse Flew to Cleveland to Prepare for Her Wedding

    Outlet: ABC News - Online

    Meghan Keneally More from Meghan » Amber Joy Vinson, the second Texas nurse to test positive for Ebola, is seen in this 2003 Firestone High School Yearbook Photo. The Dallas nurse who traveled to Ohio before being diagnosed withEbola had flown

  • 2nd Texas health worker tests positive for Ebola

    Outlet: Houston Chronicle - Online

    DALLAS (AP) — The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and flew across the Midwest aboard an airliner the day before she fell ill. President Barack Obama

  • KSU Tuscarawas board of trustees vote to deconstruct 2 facilities

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas board of trustees voted unanimously Oct. 14 to deconstruct two buildings on the north side of University Drive to clear the land for future development. Kent State University at Tuscarawas board of trustees vote

  • KSU: Reports of Ebola quarantine are false

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    The latest Ebola patient in Dallas earned degrees from Kent State in 2006 and 2008, according to the university. The latest Ebola patient in Dallas earned degrees from Kent State in 2006 and 2008, according to the university. Check out this sto

  • CDC: Nurse infected with Ebola should not have traveled to Ohio

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    A second Dallas nurse who became infected with the Ebola virus was visiting family in Akron before she reported developing symptoms of infection. Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in a conferen

  • Houston Nurse Has Kent State Connection

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    vincent in 132 others on monday they say that dates of travel tween october 81013 . The ohio board of health confirming the registered nurse had been visiting family in the akron area planning her wedding, showed no signs of illness on the fly . Anyb

  • Ebola-infected nurse related to Kent State workers, attended school

    Outlet: Yahoo! News

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The second Texas nurse to test positive for Ebola attended Kent State University and is related to three employees there, but she did not visit the campus while she was in Ohio this weekend, the university said on Wednesday.

  • Health care worker who flew from Cleveland to Dallas tests positive for Ebola virus

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    By JAY MILLER and SCOTT SUTTELL Originally Published: October 15, 2014 1:04 PM Modified: October 15, 2014 3:02 PM Cleveland Hopkins International Airport A health care worker who flew between Dallas and Cleveland over the weekend has tested

  • Kent State Relatives of Ebola Nurse Told to Stay Away

    Outlet: NBCNews.com

    The Ebola-infected nurse who flew from Dallas to Ohio has three relatives who work at Kent State University but did not visit the campus during her visit, officials said Wednesday. A university spokesman said no one from the school had been quarantin

  • Kent State Takes Precautions as a Result of the Latest Ebola Case in Dallas

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University has informed its university community that the second confirmed Ebola...

  • Amy ROTC service member visits Hudson Montessori

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Army ROTC Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Fox, professor of military science at Kent State University, visited Hudson Montessori School recently for a presentation to the third through eighth grade students covering the basics of what and why the flag loo

Kent State University In the News, October15, 2014

  • May 4 Visitors Center recalls KSU tragedy

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University’s award-winning May 4 Visitors Center, which commemorates the deadly, historic events of May 4, 1970 when four KSU students were shot and killed by the Ohio National Guard during a Vietnam War protest, will be holding a special

  • 2014 Homecoming Court

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Queen Court Members Megan Corder Sponsored organization: National Residence Hall Honorary Major: Public Relations Hometown (City/State): Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Kent State Involvement: National Residence Hall Honorary, Kent Interhall Council, Ol

  • KSU Varsity ‘K’ invites athletes to tailgate party

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Varsity “K” Flashback All Sports Tailgate starts at 1 p.m. Saturday at Dix Stadium. A game ticket is required. The event is a way to reconnect and reminisce with all former Golden Flash athletes. Athletes from all sports and all years are inv

  • Bowman Cup is adding a virtual race this year

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ANNUAL 5K STARTS AT 8 A.M. SATURDAY The popular Bowman Cup 5K Race, a staple of the annual Kent State University Homecoming weekend, is branching out across the world this year to those unable to make it to Kent to participate. Runners all ove

  • Museum’s faculty lecture explores ‘Downton Abbey’ (Hume, Wesoloski)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    FASHION OF THE ERA TO BE DISCUSSED AT 12:30 P.M. SATURDAY IN MURPHY AUDITORIUM The Kent State University Museum will explore the World War I era in its Homecoming faculty lecture Saturday. Or, in other words, the “Downton Abbey Era.” Sara Hu

  • Lolly the Trolley returns for downtown Kent tours (Wesoloski)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    TRIP TO SHOWCASE CITY REDEVELOPMENT Alumni and other visitors in town for homecoming day will get to tour the new Kent in comfort and style. Lolly the Trolley — the Cleveland trolley tour company — will provided rides through the new downtown K

  • Take a ‘selfie’ at the Flash Photo Zone (Schiappa)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Part of every Homecoming is making new memories and meeting old friends. This year, alumni are invited to the tent outside of the Williamson Alumni Center before the parade to enjoy breakfast starting at 10 a.m. until the parade starts at 11 a.m.

  • Coffee shops in Kent to face off during contest (Wesoloski)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    TASTE THE ENTRIES AND VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE FROM 10 A.M. TO NOON THURSDAY Homecoming games and festivities can come with a chill, but Kent State alums and visitors will have a fun way to keep warm and perky Thursday. The Kent State University

  • Kent State annual tradition keeps couples puckering up

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KISS ON THE K TO BRING ROMANCE AT NOON ON SATURDAY From a flash of inspiration, great traditions grow. That’s what happened with the “Kiss on the K,” which grew from an idea to use the new centerpiece when Risman Plaza was renovated five y

  • Schedule of Events

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    TODAY Tri Towers Renovation Celebration: 4:30 p.m. Tri Towers complex; on the outside circle near basketball courts facing Centennial Court E. Celebrating the renovation to Wright, Koonce, and Leebrick residence halls. The renovation work began

  • ‘Wear blue, get brews’ at alumni spirit party before game Saturday (Wesoloski)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    NEW EVENT FROM 12:30 TO 2:30 P.M. FEATURES FOOD, BEER, AND ENTERTAINMENT A new addition to Kent State University’s Homecoming festivities will encourage school spirit in returning alumni from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 Saturday at the Williamson Alumni Ce

  • Family fun kicks off before the big game (Cook)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    TAILGATING AT 1:30 P.M., FUN ZONE FROM 2 TO 4 P.M. There’s a lot of action going on at Dix Stadium on Saturday. But it’s not just at the Kent State University football game. Before kickoff, there will be many activities for families to enjoy, s

  • Golden Flashes ready for battle on gridiron (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KSU FOOTBALL COACH SAYS ARMY TEAM SHOWED THE MOST SUPPORT AFTER LINEMAN JASON BITSKO DIED Adding to the intrigue of Kent State Homecoming 2014 is this year’s opponent on the gridiron, Army. “I think it’s an honor to be able to play a service ac

  • Kent State pride is worldwide Parade to step off at 11 a.m. Saturday, head downtown (Kapler)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Preparations are set for the 2014 Kent State University Homecoming Parade, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, with KSU alumna and Fox 8 News co-anchor Tracy McCool leading the way as grand marshal. The parade will step off from the co

  • OUR VIEW Focus on KSU regional campuses wise move

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    1 UNIVERSITY COMMISSION COULD FOSTER INCREASED INTERACTION Kent State University ’s seven regional campuses are an important aspect of its educational mission, enabling the university to extend its outreach to students throughout eastern Ohio by m

  • KSU student faces child porn charges

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A Kent State University student entered no plea to eight felony charges of downloading and possessing child pornography in Stow Municipal Court on Tuesday. Justin Williams, 22, of Cuyahoga Falls, faces four second-degree felony counts of pandering

  • KSU student arrested for child porn

    Outlet: 19 Action News at 4 PM - WOIO-TV

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) - A 22-year-old Kent State University student arrested for child porn. Justin Williams was arrested on campus on October 6. The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) started their investigation of

  • Local news briefs — Oct. 14

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    CUYAHOGA FALLS Child porn charges CUYAHOGA FALLS: A Kent State University student is accused of downloading child pornography onto his computer. Justin Williams, 22, of Cuyahoga Falls, is charged with four counts of pandering obscenity involvi

  • Report: Sexual offenses increase at KSU (Mansfield)

    Outlet: 19 Action News at 5 PM - WOIO-TV

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - The recently released Clery Act report for Kent State University shows an increase in the number of campus sexual offenses. The Clery Act mandates what statistics each university must report each year based on a variety of campu

  • Shale drilling in Ohio, neighboring states could support three large ethane cracker plants, professor says

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    JACKSON TWP.: Ohio’s Utica shale is generating enough liquid ethane to support several processing plants that can carry a price tag of several billion dollars. That assessment came Tuesday from Cleveland State University economist Iryna Lendel, a

  • Ohio colleges receive failing grades for not requiring core courses, report says: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Several colleges in Ohio, including top-ranked schools, received failing grades from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for not requiring students to take seven subjects it says are essential to a liberal arts education.

  • (VIDEO) Local singer gets Ryan Seacrest's attention

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    CLEVELAND -- A singer from Northeast Ohio has made it to the the final rounds of a contest on RyanSeacrest.com for the best cover of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off." Marina Strah of Westlake made it to the top three in the online contest and now she

  • Local KSU buildings to be torn down soon

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Two buildings owned by Kent State University at Tuscarawas — University Hall (the former Colonial Manor) and the old juvenile attention center — will be torn down in coming months. The Tuscarawas County University Branch District board of trustee

  • Kent State student competes in Ryan Seacrest's search for best Taylor Swift cover

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Kent State senior and Westlake native Marina Strah has landed in the finals of a contest looking for the best YouTube cover of Taylor Swift's hit single, "Shake It Off." RyanSeacrest.com is hosting the contest. The TV/radio host

  • KSU Student Charged with Child Porn

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    A young Cuyahoga Falls man was recently arrested at Kent State University, charged with eight felony counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor. Police and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested 22-year-old sophomore student Ju

  • Cuyahoga Falls man accused in 18-month child porn investigation

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — A Kent State University student and Cuyahoga Falls resident is accused of possessing more than 100 pictures and nine videos depicting child pornography. Justin L. Williams, 22, of Cuyahoga Falls faces eight felony charges o

  • Man accused of downloading porn arrested at Kent State

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    CUYAHOGA FALLS- Cuyahoga Falls police arrested a 22-year-old man on child pornography charges last week. Justin Williams, of Issaquah Street, faces eight felony charges of pandering obscenity with a minor. Investigators say Williams downloade

Kent State University In the News, October14, 2014

  • OUR VIEW Kent State affirms importance of visual arts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    NEW CENTER WILL PROVIDE AN APPROPRIATE FACILITY FOR PROGRAM The launching of construction to create the Center for the Visual Arts at Kent State University marks a new and hopeful chapter for the School of Art, which historically has been one of t

  • (VIDEO) Ry Haditsch – Charity Grape Stomp 10/13/14

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    The charity events in Cleveland just seem to get better each time! Joining us in the studio is Ry Haditsch from Your Wine Cellar to share more about their charity that involves stomping grapes for a good cause! Contact: Charity Grape Stomp W

  • Local nurses want CDC to issue universal directives to protect from Ebola

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio –- Local nurses and nursing students say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention need to issue directives to protect health care workers against Ebola and other deadly viruses. But the CDC says it's doing everything it can.

  • Children's authors to appear at Perry event

    Outlet: Star-Beacon - Online

    PERRY — Nationally known children’s and young people’s authors will be in Perry on Friday to appear at a special event for the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance. The conference will take place at Perry’s 700 seat state-of-the-art Good

  • (VIDEO) Cheapest out-of-state universities and how they compare to some Ohio public colleges

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    CLEVELAND - This is a big time of the year prospective college students and their families start visiting campuses. With the cost of tuition these days, we went digging for the least expensive colleges for out-of-state students and how they compa

Kent State University In the News, October13, 2014

  • Kent State Sports Report: Well-balanced field hockey team beats Ohio

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Seven different Kent State players tallied a point for the Kent State field hockey team (5-8, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) in Saturday's 4-3 victory over Ohio (2-8, 1-2). Eleven minutes after the Bobcats took a 1-0 lead, the first corner of the ga

  • PAR FOR THE COURSE

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Three former Golden Flashes golfers finish in top 10 at Haskell event tom Athison, the PGA professional at Congress Lake Golf Club in Hartville, won the senior Division at the nOPGA Professional Champi onship for the third time in four years.

  • KSU works to connect main, regional campuses (Diacon, Warren, Bielski)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Goal of 1 University Commission is to Unify System Through Distance Learning, Shared Resources Although a broad array of satel- lite campuses extends the academ- ic reach of Kent State University across Northeast Ohio, the distance between fac

  • KSU holds contest for food drive

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Finally, sculptures that you can use — and even eat. Kent State university, as part of its united way campaign, is sponsoring a can sculp- ture contest for students and staff that uses nonperishable foods, pet supplies or toilet- ries. This

  • Student crusade stilled Kent slot machines

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    One-armed bandits — slot machines feeding on a steady stream of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters — were doing big business in down- town Kent 75 years ago. The illegal gambling devic- es, along with punchboards and cigarette machines, wer

  • ALONG THE WAY:

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Remembering Al Beckwith Al Beckwith, owner of Commercial Avi- ation, who died recently, was as nice as they come. The Korean War veteran flew more than 15,000 hours while employed by Amoco and later Commercial Aviation, his air- craft charte

  • Prophecy or pseudoscience? Biologist Jeremy Griffith examines where humans are headed

    Outlet: Canberra Times

    Date October 13, 2014 - 12:15AM In his latest book,  Is It to Be Terminal Alienation or Transformation for the Human Race?, Australian biologist Jeremy Griffith bravely attempts to plumb the depths of human nature. Among the things he seeks to exa

  • Women Leading the Way: Seeds fosters passion for music

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Ever have an “aha” moment that changed life your forever? Ever have an “aha” moment that changed life your forever? Laurel Seeds, an associate professor of music at Kent State University at Stark, had such a moment during her sophomore year in col

  • Crain's adds reporter, sales account executive to staff

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Crain's Cleveland Business is pleased to announce the hiring of a new reporter and a new sales account executive. Jeremy Nobile joined Crain's editorial staff Sept. 12. He covers finance and legal affairs, including banking, law firms, accounting

  • Community Forum: Gauging the Effects of Wealth Concentration??

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    Speaker, Thom Yantek. Associate Professor of Political Science, Kent State University Contact Info cost Community Forum: Gauging the Effects of Wealth Concentration?? is a free event. details Website: firstunitariancleveland.org venu

  • Prophecy or pseudoscience? Biologist Jeremy Griffith examines where humans are headed

    Outlet: Sydney Morning Herald

    • Students have a chance to quiz particle physicist Brian Cox In his latest book, Is It to Be Terminal Alienation or Transformation for the Human Race?, Australian biologist Jeremy Griffith bravely attempts to plumb the depths of human nature. Amo

  • Rice, Herbert compete for Supreme Court post

    Outlet: Great Falls Tribune - Online

    Jim Rice and W. David Herbert run for Supreme Court office. Jim Rice and W. David Herbert run for Supreme Court office. Check out this story on greatfallstribune.com: http://gftrib.com/1w0pAVM Rice, Herbert compete for Supreme Court post

  • Garden club meeting Oct. 16

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    "Watershed and After the Storm" is the topic for the Oct. 16 meeting of the Hudson Garden Club in the Laurel Lake Community Room at 7 p.m. Social time at 6:45 p.m. Sandy Barbic, Education Specialist for the Summit Soil and Water Conservation Distr

  • Ron Coill

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    NOMINEE Senior Vice President; CFO, OEConnection LLC Originally Published: October 10, 2014 10:16 AM Modified: October 10, 2014 2:01 PM Chuck Rotuno, OEConnection's CEO, has known Ron Coill for more than 30 years and worked with him at three

  • Kent State defense to be tested by high-octane UMass offense (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    wo winless teams, both desperately seeking win No. 1, will occupy Dix Stadium this afternoon when the Kent State Golden Flashes host the Massachusetts Minutemen. KSU announced on Thursday that they expect second-year starting quarterback Colin Rea

  • Candidate profiles: Ohio House of Representatives, 36th District

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Democrat Paula Prentice is challenging Republican incumbent Anthony DeVitis for state representative from the 36th District. DemocratPaula PrenticeDate of birth: Nov. 26, 1948Address: 4235 Aldawood Hills Drive, Green, Ohio Campaign website: pau

  • Canton Student Loan Foundation to meet Oct. 16

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    JACKSON TWP. The Canton Student Loan Foundation will have its 92nd annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Brookside Country Club. The foundation offers low-interest student loans to graduates of Stark County High Schools. According to a

  • Canton Student Loan Foundation to meet Oct. 16

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    JACKSON TWP. The Canton Student Loan Foundation will have its 92nd annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at Brookside Country Club. The foundation offers low-interest student loans to graduates of Stark County High Schools. According to a

  • Around Town: Inspiring Speakers (Brown)

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Charismatic transgender advocate and television show “Orange is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox will visit Kent State University to give her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 5, in the Kent Student Center

  • 6 Skills That Will Put You on the Path to Working With the Brand of Your Dreams

    Outlet: Business 2 Community

    While many young people choose a career based on the pay, job responsibilities, or prestige, others specifically choose their line of work in hopes of working for a brand they love. Whether you have dreams of working for Nike, Disney, Facebook, Googl

  • Utica Summit II preview: Ethane key in Utica development

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Natural gas has most folks thinking about heating houses during the winter. But the natural gas being pumped from Utica Shale wells has more uses than as a fuel. A lot of the gas will end up being used to make plastics for bags, toys an

  • Massillon Museum to offer art history for homeschool students

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    MASSILLON Massillon Museum Education and Outreach Coordinator Heather Haden will teach a five-week art history class for homeschool students ages 10 and younger. The class will be held on from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 4 at

  • "Elevator pitch," a new way to sell a business at Kent

    Outlet: WTOL-TV - Online

    Posted by 19 Action News Digital Team KENT, OH (WOIO) - Dozens of students stood in line hoping to be the next business moguls. They got a chance to do it in a unique way. It's called "elevator pitching." The program is part of the Blackston

  • Civil War historian to deliver Rothbaum Lecture Oct. 13

    Outlet: Ada News - Online

    ADA – Dr. Jonathan White, a historian of the American Civil War, will present the 2014 Rothbaum Lecture, entitled “Lincoln and Civil Liberties,” at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, in the Estep Multimedia Room of the Bill S. Cole University Center. T

  • Philharmonic Children's Chorus to begin rehearsals

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Tuscarawas Philharmonic Orchestra and Children?s Chorus is offering area young people two outstanding?and free?opportunities for entertainment and fun, created on a strong base of educational benefit. The Philharmonic Children?s Chorus will be

  • BERTIN TO LEAD PANEL DISCUSSION ON ONLINE LEARNING

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    SHARON, Pa., Oct. 8 -- Pennsylvania State University at Shenango issued the following news release: Penn State Shenango will begin its 2014-2015 Faculty Lecture Series with a panel discussion led by Senior Instructor in Information Sciences and

Kent State University In the News, October 10, 2014

  • Fall fishing can be hot, but chilly waters are always dangerous -- Outdoors Notes

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Autumn has arrived and while there are still some sunny days for anglers to relish, Lake Erie and the inland waters are cooling quickly. The fall fishing can be really hot in October and November, while chilly water is always very d

  • Canton to host Utica Summit II on Tuesday, Oct. 14

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    From the Canton Chamber of Coomerce: Utica Summit II is an event that brings business people together to talk about what can be done to fuel transportation across the United States with Utica energy, to build sustainable businesses powered by Ut

  • "Elevator pitch," a new way to sell a business at Kent

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - Dozens of students stood in line hoping to be the next business moguls. They got a chance to do it in a unique way. It's called "elevator pitching." The program is part of the Blackstone Launchpad on the campus of Kent State U

  • Kent State Launches Center for Visual Arts

    Outlet: Business Journal, The

    KENT, Ohio -- Kent State University will celebrate the launch of the new Center for Visual Arts at 4 p.m. today in Cartwright Hall, which overlooks the construction site of the center. The new center will bring all visual arts programs and discip

  • OPINION: Kent State president outlines priorities

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    WARREN EYES SUSTAINABILITY IN PLAN FOR FUTURE FOR UNIVERSITY No dramatic initiatives were announced at Wednesday’s Bowman Breakfast talk by Kent State President Beverly Warren, but she did discuss some priorities that make plenty of sense, some of

  • KSU project to unite art programs (Havice, Crawford)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS TO RENOVATE AND CONNECT TWO BUILDINGS The artistic community at Kent State University is looking to become more tight-knit with the upcoming Center for the Visual Arts, a construction project launched by the university Thurs

  • Cleveland Arts listings for Oct. 10-16: "Motown, the Musical" at Playhouse Square & More

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    GALLERIES Kent State University's School of Art Gallery. Art Building, 400 Janik Drive 330-672-7853 or galleries.kent.edu. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Exhibit: "Legacy and Prospect: Faculty Work in Context 1913-1963." Through Friday, Oct. 17.

  • University of Akron, Cleveland Clinic secure large grants from Third Frontier Commission

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    The University of Akron will be able to fund a long list of high-tech projects with the $5 million it won at this week’s meeting of the Ohio Third Frontier Commission. The school won seven different grants from the Third Frontier program, which f

  • 'One Book' author to speak on Monday at KSU Tusc (Bronkar)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    “One Book, One Community” author Rick Niece will speak in Founders Hall on the campus of Kent State University at Tuscarawas at 7 p.m. Monday. Niece is the author of the book “Side-Yard Superhero: Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher.” Sponsored

  • One Book, One Community author to speak at Kent State Tuscarawas

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    One Book, One Community author Rick Niece will speak at Kent State Tuscarawas in the Founders Hall Auditorium Monday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Niece is the author of the book, “Side-Yard Superhero: Life Lessons from an Unlikely Teacher.” Sponsored by the

  • Ohio Third Frontier awards more than $8.4 million to University of Akron, Cleveland Clinic and other Northeast Ohio innovators

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Ohio Third Frontier Commission on Wednesday approved $12.5 million to support startups, commercialize technologies, and help companies develop innovative products. Two-thirds of the money, or more than $8.4 million, was awarded

Kent State University In the News, October 9, 2014

  • Kent State, UMass meet both searching for season's first win (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Out of 128 FBS squads, only five remain winless heading into this week's action. Two of those five struggling programs -- Massachusetts and Kent State -- will meet Saturday afternoon at Dix Stadium, hoping to remove their name from that unenviable

  • Kent State men’s basketball team looks to take advantage of a versatile roster (Senderoff)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Judging by its roster, it’s obvious that the Kent State men’s basketball team already is more versatile than last season’s squad — even if only on paper so far. “Going into the season, we’ll be able to play some different ways that last year we we

  • "Orange" star Laverne Cox coming to Kent State (Brown)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The official word: Outspoken transgender advocate Laverne Cox will visit Kent State University to give her “Ain’t I A Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. This event

  • Theater

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University — (Wright-Curtis Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent; 330-672-2787, www.kent.edu/theatredance) Final performances of You Can’t Take It With You at 8 p.m. Thursday-Satu

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Trend Factory: Stark Prints by Leslie Mutchler — Through Oct. 27 in Main Hall Art Gallery, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glass: Selections From the Kent State University Museum Collection through June 28.

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Fired in Freedom — Through Nov. 1 at the Kent State University, Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Kent. Featuring ceramic work by several artists.

  • THE LIST — Area events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University will perform “You Can’t Take It With You,” a comedic Pulitzer Prizewinning play written by George S. Kauffman and Moss Hart, through Oct. 12, beginning at 8 p.m. nightly in Wright-Curtis Theatre in the Center for the Performin

  • Brinsley Tyrrell showing ‘Fired in Freedom’ (Turner)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Artist Brinsley Tyrrell is more than just a sculptor. Since 2007, he’s been getting his hands dirty with large scale enamel paintings, drawings and most recently ceramics. “Fired In Freedom,” a group show featuring ceramic works by area artists J

  • Warren speaks on 1st 100 days at Kent State (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ADDRESSES SOLD-OUT CROWD AT BOWMAN BREAKFAST The past 100 days have been simultaneously challenging and inspiring for Dr. Beverly Warren. Such was the message of the new president of Kent State University, who addressed a sold-out crowd of 400

  • Lauren Innovations is anchor resident of Tolloty Tech Incubator (Bielski)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Lauren Innovations, a company dedicated to providing technologies and services that contribute to a safer society, announces it is the anchor resident of the Tolloty Technology Incubator, located in New Philadelphia. Part of the Tuscarawas Regiona

Kent State University In the News, October 8, 2014

  • New Music Ensemble to perform Saturday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The first concert of the 2014- 15 season of the Kent State University New Music Series will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Kent State University New Music Ensemble, direct- ed by Frank Wiley, will present a program of music by Verne

  • New home set for KSU College of Art

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Announcement Planned Thursday Kent State University is inviting the communi- ty to join in the launch of the new Center for Visual Arts at 4 p.m. Thursday. Students, faculty, alumni, donors, univer- sity officials and more will gather on c

  • Kent State Esplanade Project Gets First Tenant (Steidl)

    Outlet: WVIZ-TV - Online

    Kent State University officials have been planning for decades to physically connect the campus to downtown Kent. They built a $10 million esplanade last year and now it's getting its first major tenant: the College of Architecture and Environmental

  • Neotec to Discuss Export Controls, Arms Regulations

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    KENT, Ohio -- The Northeast Ohio Trade and Economic Consortium will host a two-day workshop that addresses how to reform export controls and regulations on the international traffic in arms Oct. 15 and 16. The workshop will be held at the Embassy Sui

  • Columbus among best college towns to be a landlord, report says

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Columbus and three other Ohio cities are among the top 10 college towns in the nation in which to buy rental property, according to a RealtyTrac report. The real-estate listing service found that Akron, home of the University of Akron, offered the

  • Kent Stark students mark Constitution Day with discussion

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Constitution Day might not be at the top of many people's lists of their favorite holidays, but Kent State University at Stark made sure the day didn't pass without a pause to recognize its meaning. Constitution Day might not be at the top of many

  • Campus Celeb: Chaarg girl, Madison Jordan

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Tagged With: #campusceleb #celeb #chaarg #fit #fitness Madison Jordan, Junior nutrition major at Kent State is this week's Her Campus Celebrity! Jordan is the ambassador for a brand new student organization on campus this fall, Chaarg. Check out H

  • Top 10 college towns for buying rental properties

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    RealtyTrac has ranked the top 10 college towns for buying rental properties, and you just might be surprised how many Ohio cities made the list. RealtyTrac has ranked the top 10 college towns for buying rental properties, and you just might be sur

  • KSU will formally launch construction of new, $33.5 million Center for the Visual Arts Thursday

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University on Thursday will formally launch a two-year, $33.5 million construction project involving renovation and new construction that will bring its visual arts program under one roof for the first time since 1960. The Center for th

  • Hanhart Agency announces new property, casualty agent

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    DOVER The Hanhart Agency announced that Matthew Maholm has joined its growing team as a property and casualty agent. Maholm obtained a property and casualty insurance license in September 2014 and specializes in homeowners, automobile and com

  • SPI's Michael Taylor to speak at Utica shale conference

    Outlet: Plastics News - Online

    CANTON, OHIO — An Oct. 14 conference on the impact of Utica shale development will include a speaker from the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. Michael Taylor, SPI's senior director for international affairs and trade, will speak at Utica Summ

  • Kent State Esplanade Project Gets First Tenant

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    Kent State University officials have been planning for decades to physically connect the campus to downtown Kent. They built a $10 million esplanade last year and now it's getting its first major tenant: the College of Architecture and Environmental

  • Higher Education Roundup - Energy and dollar savings at Kent State:

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Low-flow faucets, double-pane windows and lower wattage light bulbs save energy costs in a home – but if you multiply it by more than 100 buildings the savings are substantial. Kent State University estimates that it will save more than $4.7 milli

  • Kent State professor wins national architecture award

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Professor uses 3-D printing to create bricks of unusual shapes Kent State professor has won an award from ARCHITECT magazine for his project to create bricks using a 3-D printer. Brian Peters’s project called Building Bytes was one of six nati

  • Management and Information Systems Faculty selected as Outstanding Teaching Award Finalist

    Outlet: PRLog

    College of Business Administration Instructor, Gregory Blundell, Ph.D., selected as Outstanding Teaching Award Finalist for 2014. Blundell is a Management and Information Systems instructor at Kent State's Stark Campus. ...

  • Kent State's College of Business Finance Department to Host Dr. Andrew Odlyzko

    Outlet: PRLog

    Oct. 7, 2014 - The Finance Department of the College of Business Administration will host Andrew Odlyzko on Friday, Oct. 10 for his presentation entitled, "Economically Irrational Pricing of 19th Century British Government Bonds." The presentation

  • Teaching/Learning UX: Considerations for Academic-Industry Partnerships

    Outlet: Boxes and Arrows

    Higher education is poised to help produce the next generation of user experience designers, but we can't do it alone. In the wake of Fred Beecher's recent “” and studies by Onward Search, UserTesting, and the , it is clear that the UX market is boom

  • KSU Salem to offer tree preservation workshop

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    SALEM - Kent State University at Salem invites the public to a free "Below Ground" workshop that will demonstrate new technologies in tree preservation from 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 14. Hosted by the horticulture department on the Salem campus, the works

  • Clarkson University Professor Writes Textbook on Writing for a Variety of Media (Van Ittersum)

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Clarkson University issued the following news release: Clarkson University Professor of Communication and Media Johndan Johnson-Eilola has written a new textbook for first-year composition students on adapting writing for new technology.

Kent State University In the News, October 7, 2014

  • Professor Elmer Bjeregaard

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Professor Elmer Bjer- regaard, 81, was born February 4th, 1933 and died on October 5, 2014. He paid his way through college by working at a steel mill. He graduated from Kent State Univer- sity in 1957, and obtained a graduate degree from t

  • Energy upgrades to save KSU $4.7M (Bruder)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Six Year Project Nearing Completion Heating and cooling bills are expected to drop for Kent State Universi- ty to the tune of more than $4.7 million in sav- ings each year, thanks to a six-year energy effi- ciency project now near- ing com

  • Kent State football coach Paul Haynes reminds team that there is a lot of season left (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    If any college football team in the country has legitimate reason to feel sorry for itself right now, it's Kent State. The 2014 season thus far has been the sports world's version of shear hell for the Golden Flashes, who have experienced the trag

  • Homesafe to host ‘Walk Against Abuse' at Kent State Ashtabula

    Outlet: Star-Beacon - Online

    ASHTABULA — Home-safe Inc., Ashtabula County's Domestic Violence Shelter, will hold its annual “Walk Against Abuse” at the Kent State Ashtabula campus on Wednesday. People from all walks of life are expected to stroll the campus grounds to show su

  • Architects take look at Conneaut; give vision

    Outlet: Star-Beacon - Online

    CONNEAUT — It took only three days for 20 architecture students, and professors, to come up with a unique vision for the city. City leaders hope the work of the students will lead to some concrete changes in city that will lead to economic growth

  • Grant funds wind turbine at Kent Stark

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    A wind turbine will be installed at Kent State University at Stark. Keeping with its commitment to clean and green energy, Kent State University at Stark soon will harness the power of the wind. A vertical axis wind turbine will be installed on

  • Perfect Fall Look For Kent State

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Tagged With: beauty, fashion, Kent State It is officially fall, YAY! It has already began feeling like fall lately but now that it is officially fall, it is time to update your look. This means you have to put away those shorts and pull out your j

  • Industries to discuss opportunities at Utica Summit II at KSU Stark

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    The event will bring people together to discuss the development of the Utica Shale in southeastern Ohio. Utica Summit II will be held Oct. 14 at The University Center, Kent State University at Stark Campus. Presented by the Canton Regional Chamber

  • Supreme Court race hits home

    Outlet: Cincinnati Enquirer - Online

    Sharon Kennedy, who made history in 2012 when she became the first Butler Countian in 150 years to sit on the Ohio Supreme Court, is one of two incumbent Republicans fighting to keep their jobs in a court that Democrats say is too lopsided. Kenned

  • Picture Kentucky Workshop coming to Maysville

    Outlet: Ledger Independent - Online, The

    Sixteen photo-journalism students will descend on Maysville and Mason County next week for a hands-on learning experience focused around the people of Mason County. The students are from the University of Kentucky and Kent State University. They

  • Former Guild Press editor showcases latest book at Twin Cities Book Festival

    Outlet: Insight News - Online

    Poet, author and editor, Hazel Clayton Harrison, will return to Minneapolis on Saturday, Oct. 11 to showcase her latest book, "Crossing the River Ohio," at the Twin Cities Book Festival. In 1981 Harrison worked with Guild Press (Brooklyn Center) s

  • Industries to discuss opportunities at Utica Summit II at KSU Stark

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Utica Summit II will be held Oct. 14 at The University Center, Kent State University at Stark Campus. Presented by the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, The Repository and ShaleDirectories.com, the event will bring people together to discuss the d

  • ‘Ticked off' Herbert ran for Supreme Court to protest incumbent's free-speech dissent

    Outlet: Ravalli Republic - Online

    Editor's note: Today, the Ravalli Republic begins a series of stories profiling the candidates for Montana Supreme Court. HELENA – Montana Supreme Court candidate W. David Herbert of Billings decided to challenge veteran Justice Jim Rice for the

  • Kent State Announces Dates for the Stevens Family Global Business Etiquette Series

    Outlet: PRLog

    - Oct. 6, 2014 - The 2014 Stevens Family Global Business Etiquette dinners hosted by the College of Business Administration will take place Oct. 22 and Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. at the Kent State Student Center on Kent State University's main campus. The S

  • Job fair features free résumé review

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Participants in the StarkJobs.com Job Fair Oct. 15 can have their résumés reviewed for free. Second Glance Résumés of Canton will review résumés from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Center at Kent State Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. The job fair w

  • Job fair features free résumé review

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Participants in the StarkJobs.com Job Fair Oct. 15 can have their résumés reviewed for free. Second Glance Résumés of Canton will review résumés from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University Center at Kent State Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. The job fair w

  • Herbert challenging Rice for Supreme Court

    Outlet: Helena Independent Record - Online

    Montana Supreme Court candidate W. David Herbert of Billings said he decided to challenge veteran Justice Jim Rice for the court after reading the justice's opinion in a 2013 case. Herbert cited Rice's partial concurrence and partial dissent in t

Kent State University In the News, October 6, 2014

  • KSU event will benefit veterand

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Family & Community Services is sponsoring a KSU Home- coming benefit event at Dix Stadium on Oct. 18 when the Kent State University Golden Flashes play Army. A pre- game party will take place at 1:30 at the stadium fieldhouse, pre- ceding the gam

  • ALONG THE WAY: Red-carpet welcome to Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Last weekend, three days after re- turning, I represented Dix newspapers which, with Jim Smith, national repre- sentative for Steel City, and Lori Wem- hoff, executive director of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce and the Central Portage County

  • OUR VIEW: A beacon for the future for Kent State and Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Architecture Facility Will Be Asset for Campus, Downtown Area The Center for Architecture and Design, the $47 million fa- cility that will bring the Kent State University campus closer to the city’s heart than ever before, will be noteworthy

  • Fall dinner fundraiser set

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The students of United Christian Ministries at Kent State University are preparing for their Fall Fundrais- ing Dinner to be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 in Pierson Hall of the Kent Unit- ed Methodist Church. Reservations are required and can be mad

  • Local history: Akron publishing empire built on back of ornery goat

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    A mischievous goat named Billy Whiskers wandered into the Saalfield Publishing Co. and turned the Akron business upside-down. The farm animal tugged and nudged until the fledgling company became the largest publisher of children’s books in the wor

  • Exhibit on World War I at Kent State Museum highlights women, fashion changes

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times

    World War I was supposed to be the war that ended all wars. As history would show, it didn't; the second World War would follow about 21 years later. However, World War I did usher in a revolution in women's fashions and women's roles. This

  • work begins on kent state's design loft by weiss / manfredi

    Outlet: Designboom

    construction is underway in northeast ohio at the site of kent state university‘s new center for architecture and environmental design. developed by new york-based practice weiss / manfredi, the ‘design loft’ will bring the college’s numerous functio

  • Kent State women's basketball program lands Michigan point guard Megan Carter

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Two-time North Farmington High School MVP Megan Carter verbally committed to join the Kent State women's basketball program last week. Carter, a 5-foot-7 point guard, averaged 16.7 points, five steals, four assists and six rebounds during her juni

  • AJDC Exhibit Moves to Kent State, then GIA Gallery

    Outlet: Instore Magazine - Online

    After a successful seven-month-long exhibition at the prestigious Forbes Galleries in New York City, The American Jewelry Design Council has announced that their exhibition, “Variations on a Theme,” will travel to the Kent State University Museum.

  • T-R Review: 'Jekyll & Hyde' gets an A-

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    "Jekyll & Hyde” is the story of a man who seriously fantasizes about taking out anyone and everyone who makes his life miserable. It’s the 1880s version of “Horrible Bosses” and “Office Space” — with a twist. This guy actually does kill his bosses

  • Ugandan Health Worker Dies Of Marburg Virus, Ebola Relative (Smith)

    Outlet: Forbes - Online

    The Ugandan Ministry of Health is reporting today that a 30-year-old male health care worker died of Marburg hemorrhagic fever on September 30. The gentleman had been a radiographer, or X-ray technician, at the Mpigi Health Centre IV, but was recr

  • KSU Freshman wins Scholarship

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    >>> Coming up next college can be extremely expensive for most young students but note a kent university freshman and they got the surprise of her life and how that will help shape her future we'll talk to her in the studio, next. >>> College, most o

  • Candidate profiles: Ohio Supreme Court justice, term beginning Jan. 1, 2015

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Democrat Tom Letson is challenging Republican Sharon Kennedy for her position as a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, for the term beginning Jan. 1, 2015. This is a nonpartisan general ballot race, but the candidates were nominated in the Democrat an

  • Candidate profiles: Ohio Supreme Court justice, term beginning Jan. 1, 2015

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Nominated in Democratic primary: Tom Letson Date of birth: Sept. 29, 1952      Hometown: Warren, Ohio      Campaign website: www.tomletson.com Family: Married Education: Champion High School, 1970; Kent State University, Bachelor of Arts; University

  • Kent State President Beverly Warren: Good leaders know how to step aside, let people do their jobs (Warren)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Traveling far and wide on her “presidential listening tour” Beverly Warren, Kent State’s 12th president, is exploring what makes the university “unique and amazing.” She also wants to know how best to share those unique experiences with the world.

  • Kent State president to reflect on first 100 days

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    What: Kent State President Beverly Warren will reflect on her first 100 days in office at the 2014 Bowman Breakfast. Where: Kent Student Center Ballroom, 1075 Risman Drive. When: 8 a.m. Wednesday. Doors open at 7 a.m., with breakfast beginning

  • Kent State team to develop science-based mobile app for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ferdig)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    A team of Kent State University researchers is developing a new mobile device app to increase science learning among visitors to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The project, directed by Richard E. Ferdig, a professor in the Research Center for

  • Kent State Student wins scholarship

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    Imagine having four hours to drop everything and then fly to new york city, the reward was free tuition, and that was a reality for kentea state freshman jennifer rufener, is here to explained this exciting adventure. >> Welcome and congratulations,

  • Ground broken for new KSU architecture center

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    University officials, designers and contributors celebrated the future Kent State University Center for Architecture and Environmental Design at a groundbreaking event on Friday. Once complete, the center will house the KSU College of Architecture

  • Kent State closes tough three-game road trip tonight against Northern Illinois

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Kent State football team is four games into the season and still looking for win No. 1. Saturday's fifth game presents another steep test for the Golden Flashes, who will travel to face the Northern Illinois Huskies. The game is scheduled for

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY EXTENDS CONTRACT FOR PRESIDENT JAMES L. GAUDINO

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    ELLENSBURG, Wash., Oct. 3 -- Central Washington University issued the following news release: The trustees of Central Washington University today approved a three-year contract extension for President James L. Gaudino. His contract now ends Jul

  • KSU Salem nursing program sets open house

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    Teresa Santilli, assistant professor of nursing at the Kent State Salem Campus, instructs students in the nursing education lab. An open house for anyone interested in the campus's bachelor of nursing degree program is scheduled for 5:45 p.m. Oct. 23

  • Beck Center for the Arts would like to invite you to its ‘Spotlight Gala'

    Outlet: Examiner.com

    This year's honoree is Paul Clark, Regional President of PNC. Tickets are now on sale for the annual Beck Center for the Arts “Spotlight Gala pARTy”. The event kicks off on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. with attendees partying until 1 a.m.

  • Cleveland Arts listings for Oct. 3-9

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University's School of Art Gallery. Art Building, 400 Janik Drive 330-672-7853 or http://galleries.kent.edu/. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Exhibit: "Legacy and Prospect: Faculty Work in Context 1913-1963." Through Friday, Oct. 17. The

  • Theater's patron, season tickets on sale Monday

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County will open its box office for prospective patrons, as well as for the sale of season and half-season tickets from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Those interested may call the theater at 33

  • TCCF awards agencies, charities, schools with grants

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    TUSCARAWAS COUNTY The Tuscarawas County Community Foundation awarded $330,048 worth of grants to local agencies, charities and schools in 2014, according to an Oct. 2 TCCF news release. The grants are issued from the foundation’s funds and th

  • EKU psychology professor receives national award

    Outlet: Lane Report - Online, The

    RICHMOND, Ky. (Oct. 3, 2014) – Dr. Dustin Wygant, associate professor and director of clinical training in Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Psychology, has earned national recognition from the Society for Personality Assessment. Wygant

  • Tallmadge teacher uses honor as a platform

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    A high school instructor from Tallmadge has won the Ohio Teacher of the Year Award. English teacher Lori Michalec was announced as the winner at an assembly at the school Monday. Michalec says as Teacher of the Year, she has the opportunity t

Kent State University In the News, October 3, 2014

  • Kent State names its first library writer-in-residence

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    As 22 kindergarten children sat quietly listening to author Angela Johnson read one of her picture books, Julius, to them, they were wide-eyed and attentive. The book is about a pig sent by crate to Maya from her grandfather in Alaska. Julius, th

  • Austin-Bailey foundation awards nearly $180,000 to area nonprofits

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation recently approved grants totaling nearly $180,000 for 16 nonprofit organizations that support the physical and mental health of residents in Stark, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas counties. Recipients

  • Kent State Ashtabula to host college and career expo next week

    Outlet: Star-Beacon

    ASHTABULA — Area students will have the opportunity to explore different colleges and careers at the Ashtabula County College Fair and Career Expo, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at Kent State University Ashtabula Campus Blue & Gold Room and gymnasium. With

  • KSU thanks its donors (Vargo, Police)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University gave a whole new mean- ing to “tagging” on cam- pus Thursday. The social media trend of tagging iden- tifies people or ideas for quick reference before a mass audience. That’s essentially what KSU students were doing.

  • A gift from space

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KSU T-SHIRT WORN BY ASTRONAUT ON SPACE STATION IS GIVEN TO UNIVERSITY Though it may seem to involve several highly advanced rockets, the role of an astronaut condi- tioning trainer working for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

  • Getting Through Homesickness

    Outlet: Her Campus

    We are starting the sixth week of school now and you are now in full swing of your classes! I feel like the "real-ness" of college is also setting in! And, for some of us, the homesickness is setting in. What is homesickness? Homesickness is the l

  • KSUA's bookstore featured in magazine

    Outlet: Star-Beacon - Online

    ASHTABULA — The bookstore at Kent State University at Ashtabula is featured in the 9th Annual Store Design Showcase issue of The College Store Magazine. The September/October 2014 issue spotlights college bookstores from across the country and Ken

  • Stamp, scrapbook sale honors legacy of giving

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    ROOTSTOWN It’s the smallest of gestures that change the world. And that’s exactly what Ellen Drennen did. She changed the world for the better one smile, one card, one kind word at a time. “I think, even a smile to someone walkin

  • From Walmart to Wall Street, 10 Ways Students Mass for Racial Justice

    Outlet: AlterNet

    Young people are going on strike while striking debt. Photo Credit: racorn/Shutterstock.com The following was  originally published on Student Nation. Last spring, The Nation launched its biweekly student movement dispatch. As part of the St

  • Kent State Breaks Ground on WEISS/MANFREDI-Designed Center for Architecture

    Outlet: ArchDaily.com

    © WEISS/MANFREDI (Competition Renderings) Ohio's Kent State is set to break ground tomorrow on its New Center for Architecture and Environmental Design. The $48 million building was designed by New York-based WEISS/MANFREDI following a collaborati

  • Kent Stark students mark Constitution Day with discussion

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Constitution Day might not be at the top of many people's lists of their favorite holidays, but Kent State University at Stark made sure the day didn't pass without a pause to recognize its meaning. Constitution Day might not be at the top of many

  • Rea's Raber receives CMP certification

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Rea & Associates announced that Dustin Raber, CPA, has received his certified manufacturing professional certification. Rea & Associates, a regional accounting and business consulting firm, announced that Dustin Raber, CPA, has received his certif

  • Blank Named to Kent State Hall of Fame (Blank)

    Outlet: Intelligencer - Online, The

    Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (formerly the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine) recently inducted Dr. Bruce G. Blank into the OCPM Hall of Fame Society. The Hall of Fame Society recognizes distinguished alumni who display except

Kent State University In the News, October 2, 2014

  • Transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox to speak at local colleges: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Laverne Cox, a transgender advocate and Emmy nominee for the Netflix series Orange is the New Black, will speak at Kent State University and Case Western Reserve University in November. She will be at Kent State on Wednesday, No

  • Et cetera

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University Stark Campus presents Paul DePodesta — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the University Center’s Timken Great Hall, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Paul DePodesta will present Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game. Free; tickets

  • Transgender advocate and actress Laverne Cox to speak at local colleges: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Run for Kent State: You can participate in Kent State University's Bowman Cup 5K Race on October 18 without setting foot on campus. In keeping with its Homecoming theme – "Kent State Pride is Worldwide" – the Department of Recreational Services i

  • No, Ebola in Dallas does not mean you and everyone else in the US is going to get it, too (Smith)

    Outlet: Guardian, The

    By Tara C. Smith In the immortal words of Douglas Adams, Don’t Panic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced on Tuesday evening that a patient undergoing treatment in the United States does, indeed, have the Ebola virus. Nearly two we

  • Max Barton is new director of Canton Museum of Art

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Canton Museum of Art has named Max Barton as the museum’s executive director, effective immediately. Barton succeeds M.J. Albacete, who served as the museum’s executive director for 26 years until his retirement last month. The announcement wa

  • Theater

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University — (Wright-Curtis Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent; 330-672-2787, www.kent.edu/theatredance) You Can’t Take It With You opens Friday and continues through Oct. 12. 8

  • Tallmadge English teacher wins Ohio Teacher of the Year (Kist)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    TALLMADGE, Ohio -- Lori Michalec does a lot more than teach English at Tallmadge High School, and the Ohio Department of Education took note this week when it handed her its annual statewide Teacher of the Year award. At a ceremony in Tallmadge,

  • THE LIST Area events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University will perform “You Can’t Take It With You,” a comedic Pulitzer Prizewinning play written by George S. Kauffman and Moss Hart, from Oct. 3 to 12, beginning at 8 p.m. nightly in Wright-Curtis Theatre in the Center for the Perform

  • Oktoberfest and art in Kent this weekend

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Main Street Kent Presents Its First - Ever Kent Oktoberfest Add Kent’s first Oktoberfest to your calenders for Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. at Franklin Avenue, from West Main to West Erie streets. Local eateries, including Pufferbelly, Ray’s Pla

  • KSU Theatre opens season

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    "YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU" RUNS THROUGH OCT. 12 Imagine an American household where you do as you like, and no questions asked. The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University begins it 2014-15 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning

  • Halem honored for Kent service

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Sandra Halem, an award winning playwright , teacher and champion of Kent history for 40 years, will be honored with a state award in recognition of her service to the Kent Historical Society and the Kent community. Halem will receive an Outstandi

  • (VIDEO) Kent State annual crime report shows increase in campus rapes in 2013 (Peach)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - A crime report released by Kent State University on Wednesday shows an increase in campus rapes when compared to data collected the previous two years. The statistics, revealed in a Campus Safety, Security and Fire Safety Bulletin, sh

  • (VIDEO) Ohio universities release campus crime reports (Mansfield)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    CLEVELAND -- Under the Clery Act, colleges have to file a campus crime report each October 1. We looked at five area colleges and, in particular, sexual assaults on campus. According to the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, nationally, nearly 1-in-4 w

  • College programs for entrepreneurs receive grants from Burton D. Morgan Foundation

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    HUDSON, Ohio - The Burton D. Morgan Foundation continues its strong support of fostering entrepreneurship in colleges by awarding $1.03 million in grants to four Blackstone LaunchPad programs. The programs at Kent State University, Baldwin Wallac

  • Your Brain on Bicycling (Glass)

    Outlet: Bicycling - Online

    It's no secret that cycling makes you fitter. It also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. Now researchers are discovering why—and exactly how you can maximize the cognitive benefits of a good ride. Every morning Canadian neuroscientist B

Kent State University In the News, October 1, 2014

  • KSU students to conduct free analysis of Conneaut

    Outlet: Star-Beacon

    CONNEAUT — More than two dozen college graduate students will give Conneaut a thorough examination and offer suggestions through a special learning project coming to town early month. An estimated 26 Kent State University will do the free analysis

  • Kent State Stark students explore fiery art (Kwong)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Students at Kent State University at Stark dove into a world of fire when they explored art from new perspectives. “I think it allowed us to understand fire on a much more personal level,” said instructor Eva Kwong. “It creates a sense of communi

  • Kent State to Break Ground for $47.8M Architecture Center (Steidl)

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    KENT, Ohio – Kent State University will break ground Friday on its new Center for Architecture and Environmental Design. The building will serve as the new home of Kent State’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, bringing all of the pro

Kent State University In the News, September 30, 2014

  • Kent State football: Quarterback Colin Reardon gets vote of confidence after five turnovers in loss to Virginia (Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Five turnovers. That kind of game by a quarterback isn’t going to help any team come out on the winning end of many football games. It’s especially true for a Kent State team that was already overmatched in talent and depth and on the roa

  • On the record: Kent State men’s golf team finishes in fourth place at Nicklaus Invitational

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Kent State University men’s golf team finished in fourth place with a 54-hole total score of 22-over 874 in the final round of the Jack Nicklaus Invitational held at the Ohio State University Golf Club on Monday. Freshman Chase Johnson led the

  • Kent graduate recognized for honors theses (Palmer, Spurlock, Blank)

    Outlet: Vindicator

    The National Collegiate Honors Council has named Allison Moats, a recent graduate of the Honors College and the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, as a Portz Scholar for 2014. Moats, a native of Ravenna, received her bachelor’

  • Tallmadge teacher takes top state award

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    A teacher honored this spring as the top educator in Tallmadge City Schools has been named the 2015 Ohio Teacher of the Year. State lawmakers and education officials surprised Lori Michalec, an English teacher at Tallmadge High School, with the aw

  • THS English instructor Lori Michalec named 'Teacher of the Year'

    Outlet: Tallmadge Express

    Tallmadge High School English teacher Lori Michalec was named Teacher of the Year for 2013-14. Michalec teaches 10th and 12th grade college preperatory English and 12th grade advanced placement English (literature and composition). A THS teac

  • Chamber to hold Business to Business Expo

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA The Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Business to Business Expo from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 1 at First United Methodist Church, 201 W. High Ave., New Philadelphia. Participating businesses will display a va

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters now has bigger reach

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Every year, Heather Campbell and her office works to improve the lives of at-risk youth, ages 4 to 17, by pairing them with adults who will guide them academically, socially and emotionally. That’s the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of East

Kent State University In the News, September 29, 2014

  • Poets inaugurate Poetry Park at KSU’s Wick Center

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University continued its celebration of its 30th anniversary Saturday with an afternoon of poetry inaugurating Poetry Park, the interactive setting adjacent to the May Prentice House, the center’s new home. Ma

  • OUR VIEW Cherishing poets and creativity in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    WICK POETRY CENTER DEDICATION AFFIRMS THE ARTS' ROLE IN COMMUNITY The value of poetry cannot be measured in material terms. It touches the spirit of those who appreciate it, inviting a response only if it is shared. A community that cherishes p

  • KSU to break ground Friday (Steidl)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ARCHITECTURE FACILITY TO BE BUILT ALONG ESPLANADE Ground will be broken Friday for the Kent State University Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, which will bring the entire architecture program together under one roof when complete.

  • Ribbon cut at Kent State’s ‘haven for poets’ (Warren, Hassler)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    UNIVERSITY'S WICK POETRY CENTER MOVES INTO MAY PRENTICE HOUSE ON THE LESTER A. LEFTON ESPLANADE In a restored home with many stories to tell, poets of all walks of life now have a home of their own in which to find their voice. Wick Poetry Cent

  • 'You Can't Take It With You' launches Kent State theater school's season

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times

    The School of Theatre and Dance at Kent State University begins it 2014-15 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "You Can't Take It With You." Kathleen Conlin will direct, as part of the school's annual Roe Green Director Series. The show

  • Akron Urban League names Women of Power

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Akron Urban League will honor seven women during its fourth annual Women of Power luncheon on Nov. 6. Women of Power Awards are given to women who are committed to giving back and making a difference in their organizations and communities.

  • Kent State Sports Report (Sept. 28): Soccer team gets first Wagon Wheel point with shutout of rival Akron

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State women's soccer team earned the first point in the 2014-15 PNC Wagon Wheel Challenge by blanking rival Akron 3-0 on Sunday at Zoeller Field. The Golden Flashes got two goals from freshman Doni Capehart, while junior Madison Helterbra

  • Kent State Stark recognizes first responders on Patriots' Day (Williams)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Sometimes, a simple gesture means a lot. That was the principle behind Kent State University Stark’s Patriots’ Day plans to honor more than 60 first responders who serve the school’s campus on a regular basis. “We wanted to do something nice

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: Investorpoint.com

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing h

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing h

  • SEN. BROWN MEETS WITH NEW KENT STATE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT TODAY

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Sept. 25 -- The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown has issued the following news release: U. S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) met with Kent State University President Beverly Warren, Ph.D. today on campus. Brown and Warren discussed her prior

  • Bikes abandoned on college campus give boost to the less fortunate: Breaking the cycle

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new semester at Case Western Reserve University means new students with new bikes. When the school year ends, some bikes don't make the journey home like their owners. "We have a lot that are left here," Matt Jereb, Case West

  • Brass Quintet concert set Thursday

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University has announced the 2014-15 season of New Music at KSU. The two main series will be the Vanguard New Music Guest Artists Series and the Kent State University New Music Series. This year bo

Kent State University In the News, September 25, 2014

  • Fashionable felt at KSU Museum (Hume)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Exhibit on display through February The flexibility of felt in fashion is featured at the Kent State University Museum through Feb. 15. Sara Hume, the curator for the museum, said there were two types of felting on exhibit, called “Entan

  • Recognizing the team effort that rebuilt Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Heritage Ohio salutes city for redevelopment partnership effort Kent’s remarkable revi - talization didn’t happen overnight. It took years of planning, a spirit of cooperation drawing on resources from the private and public sectors and an i

  • Home solar and wind turbine tour is first October weekend, here's what you need to know

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Green Energy Ohio's annual free tour of homes and businesses featuring solar arrays, wind turbines, solar-powered electric cars, geothermal heating and other technologies is the weekend of Oct 3, 4 and 5. Across the state, there

  • AUDIO: Dr. Steven Hook Dissects ISIS, Missle Strikes (Hook)

    Outlet: WAKR-AM

    Dr. Steven Hook, professor of political science at Kent State University took a look at the terrorist group ISIS and the missile strikes against the Islamic State. He says it is still uncertain if the five countries supporting the United States, i

  • Enrollment at two-year colleges down 10 percent nationally in 2013, up 1 percent at four-year schools

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Enrollment dropped 10 percent at two-year colleges across the country last year, though enrollment in four-year schools increased 1 percent, the Census Bureau reported Wednesday. Overall, 463,000 fewer students attended college i

  • Does Cleveland have enough parking to handle the Republican convention?

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    A study shows hundreds of new spaces are needed, but an urban design expert says not to add parking for simply the week-long political convention A parking study by the Greater Cleveland Partnership shows there will be a shortage of daytime spaces

  • Baldwin Wallace University's nursing program approved by Ohio Board of Nursing: Higher Education Roundup (Kooijman)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    BEREA, Ohio - Baldwin Wallace University's nursing program has gained full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing, which cited the school a year ago for not meeting six state requirements. The full, five-year approval by the board, granted Friday

  • ART BEST BETS

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Legacy & Prospect: Faculty Work in Context 1913-1963 — Through Oct. 17 in the School of Art Gallery, Art Building, 400 Janik Drive, Kent. 330-672-1369. Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glas

  • Ex-KSU students reunite after 30 years

    Outlet: New Straits Times Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Applications, or apps, are a wonderful invention. That is what the local alumni of Kent State University (KSU) in Ohio, the United States, would attest to. Some 30 years after graduating from KSU, the old boys (and girls) are reco

  • Good Morning Cleveland: Let's talk zombies.

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Let's talk zombies. They seem to be everywhere. The walking dead on tv. Warm hearts on the big screen. Now as dave arnold shows us, some are filling their void. >> Instructor tracy west heads up a kent university course on journalism and mass imm

  • Award nomination shows Lakewood ceramics artist is kiln it

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Gina DeSantis Ceramics in Lakewood is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards in the “wildcard” category. The awards program honors makers, small business owners and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design, food a

  • Zombie college course enjoys popularity at Kent State University (West)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University instructor Traci West sort of inherited a unique course from her husband Bob after feeling her two courses just weren't enough. Zombies on Film & TV listed on the University's list of 2014-15 courses may have rai

  • The Canton Symphony Orchestra makes music more accessible to those with hearing

    Outlet: Examiner.com

    Nearly two out ten Americans suffer from some kind of hearing loss and The Canton Symphony has decided to do something about it. For those who have avoided coming to a symphony performance due to loss of hearing, there have been new renovations done

  • Kent State School of Theatre and Dance Presents “You Can't Take It With You”

    Outlet: Examiner

    Pulitzer winning classic directed by Roe Green Visiting Director Kathleen Conlin Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will be starting its 2014-2015 season on Friday, Oct 3 through Sunday, Oct. 12 with the Pulitzer Prize winning pla

  • 5 things to know about Ohio vineyard owners' concerns over harsh winter's impact on grapes

    Outlet: DailyNewsEn.com

    GENEVA, Ohio – Many Northeast Ohioans complained about the bitter winter temperatures that savaged much of the Midwest. But for farmers the frigid weather was much more personal, affecting their livelihood and bringing a potential threat to state tou

  • 5 things to know about Ohio vineyard owners' concerns over harsh winter's impact on grapes

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    GENEVA, Ohio – Many Northeast Ohioans complained about the bitter winter temperatures that savaged much of the Midwest. But for farmers the frigid weather was much more personal, affecting their livelihood and bringing a potential threat to state tou

  • Editorial: Young woman's death leaves us shocked, dismayed

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    When something as tragic and unforeseeable as the death of a young person happens because of a freak accident, our first thought often is why? Why do such terrible things happen to seemingly innocent people for no reason? Rachel

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: PR Newswire - Online

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Dominion Foundation Awards $200,000 To Eight Ohio Colleges

    Outlet: iStockAnalyst

    CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's grow

  • Group supporting ISIS tweets KSU

    Outlet: WKBN-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio (WKBN) – Kent State University officials say a group supporting ISIS tweeted the school Thursday during a journalism conference about ethics and covering terrorism. According to a CNN report, a media relations official said the tweet in

  • 'The Trial of Job' to be performed at Trinity UCC

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    A musical, “The Trial of Job,” will be performed at 7 p.m. Sunday at Trinity United Church of Christ at 3909 Blackburn Road NW. Written by local composer/playwright Sharon Dobbins Alberson, a graduate of Kent State University School of Music, Harvar

  • Steelers visit to Children's Hospital

    Outlet: KDKA-TV News Morning at 4:30 AM - KDKA-TV

    >>> Now spending time in a hospital of course is no fun especially for a child with serious illness. But kids at children's hospital had something to cheer about yesterday a special visit from the steelers. Dave crawley has more. >> From kent state d

  • Kent State to add building for institutional advancement

    Outlet: University Business - Online

    A new $20 million building at Kent State University will house its division of institutional advancement. The division oversees the university's private fund-raising activities and the alumni relations office. The 34,400 square-foot building wi

Kent State University In the News, September 24, 2014

  • KSU to dedicate Wick Poetry Center Friday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Program moving to its new facility, the home of first female faculty member Enthusiasts of the written word now have access to a communal building for reading and appreciating poetry in the form of the Wick Poetry Center, with a ribbon cut

  • Woman killed by falling tree in Stark County identified as college student

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    MASSILLON: A falling tree has killed a 21-year-old Stark County college student who decided to take a walk to clear her head after a day of studying. The Independent in Massillon reports that Rachel Schmidt attended Kent State University’s Stark C

  • Kent State Stark recognizes first responders on Patriots' Day (Williams)

    Outlet: Suburbanite, The

    JACKSON TWP. Sometimes, a simple gesture means a lot. That was the principle behind Kent State University Stark’s Patriots’ Day plans to honor more than 60 first responders who serve the school’s campus on a regular basis. “We wa

  • Colleges Work to Curb Campus Sexual Assaults

    Outlet: StateImpact Oklahoma

    The Obama administration’s “It’s On Us” campaign is getting traction on college campuses around the country, including Ohio. The public awareness initiative aims to end sexual assaults on college campuses, in part by encouraging students to get in

  • Steelers sign James Harrison

    Outlet: Score - Online, The

    The Pittsburgh Steelers made their signing of veteran linebacker James Harrison official Tuesday. Harrison posted this photo on Instagram with the caption "Done deal." Harrison, who announced his retirement from the NFL earlier this month, orig

  • Harrison puts retirement on hold

    Outlet: FoxSports.com

    Linebacker James Harrison is making a comeback with the Steelers. Updated SEP 23, 2014 11:09a ET Retirement is on hold for James Harrison, who has returned to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harrison posted a picture to Instagram on Tuesday morning

  • FORMER ASSOCIATE GRADUATE DEAN PAT CAMERINO HONORED BY KENT STATE

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    AMHERST, Mass., Sept. 22 -- The University of Massachusetts at Amherst issued the following press release: Pat Camerino, former associate graduate dean for research and director of the Office of Grant and Contract Administration (OGCA), has bee

Kent State University In the News, September 23, 2014

  • Area briefs — Sept. 22

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: The Kent State University Planetarium in the Department of Physics is hosting the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence presentation at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Oct. 3. The session will be in room 108 of Smith Hall on the Kent campus.

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Inde Online (Massillon, OH)

    Rachel Schmidt had spent the day studying. And then, 21-year old Rachel Schmidt of Perry Township took a fatal walk. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfath

  • The Insider - The Week: Sept. 15-21, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    New digs: Kent State University expects to break ground by the end of this month on a $20 million headquarters for its alumni and fundraising units. University trustees voted to proceed with the construction of a building for the Division of Institut

  • Young Kent State football team continues to work through learning curve (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    If you found yourself thinking "men and against boys" while watching the Kent State football team absorb a 66-0 shellacking at Ohio State on Sept. 13 in Columbus, it turns out you were right. The Golden Flashes' latest depth chart includes eight f

  • Report: Steelers to sign former LB James Harrison this week

    Outlet: Sports Illustrated

    The Steelers will be signing their former linebacker, James Harrison, this week, according to a tweet Monday night from Ian Rapoport of NFL.com. The news comes just weeks after the five-time Pro Bowler and former NFL defensive player of the year

  • Harrison to return

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    James Harrison is coming back to play for the Steelers, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Harrison, who announced his retirement from football early this month, will return to play “one more year” as he stated on social media Monday night. The

  • If you're feeling lost in the big city shuffle, a move to Ohio may be in order

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Ohio is heavily represented — including in the No. 1 slot — on this Forbes.com list of 19 cities “where it may be easier to make your mark.” Here’s the gist of what unites the 19 cities: “Unlike major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angel

  • Award nomination shows Lakewood ceramics artist is kiln it

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Gina DeSantis Ceramics in Lakewood is a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards in the “wildcard” category. The awards program honors makers, small business owners and creative entrepreneurs in the fields of crafts, design, food a

  • Kent wins award for urban development

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    City hosting conferen e at Kent State Hotel After years of revitalization, the many new developments in downtown Kent will take center stage during the Heritage Ohio Annual Conference today and Wednesday. Comprising more than a dozen Main S

  • Kent Stark students mark Constitution Day with discussion

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Kent State University at Stark students honored Constitution Day with the discussion of contemporary issues and Supreme Court decisions. Constitution Day might not be at the top of many people's lists of their favorite holidays, but Kent State Uni

  • Design assignment to create buzz for city land (Goodman)

    Outlet: Sandusky Register - Sandusky

    Sandusky, Kent State University team up for research project to create, rejuvenate parts of downtown Sandusky officials believe partnering with Kent State University presents a golden opportunity to generate buzz for some of downtown's blighted

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing homework.

  • Woman killed by fallen tree was KSU Stark student, Perry High grad

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Rachel Schmidt wanted to be a social worker. As a third-year communications student at Kent State University at Stark, she worked hard toward that goal, said her grandfather, Wayne Hannum. The 21-year old had spent Sunday studying and doing homework.

  • Kent State College of Business Administration Experiences Increase in Retention

    Outlet: PRLog

    - Sep. 22, 2014 - According to Kent State University's Fall 2014 Enrollment Tracking Report, Kent State's College of Business Administration reported a rise in freshmen retention. The report revealed a 3 percent increase in fall enrollment for the

  • Kent State University students dive into new unmanned aircraft minor

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    When it comes to the future of aviation, automated vehicles continue to gain relevance as the human element takes a back seat, providing new opportunities for remote operation. Students of Kent State University's College of Applied Engineering Tec

  • William Peace University Names Dr. Jeffrey Carr Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Business Administration

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    William Peace University issued the following news: William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Jeffrey Carr as Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Busines

Kent State University In the News, September 22, 2014