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Kent State University In the News, November 21, 2014

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  • Dance List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance presents Dance ’14: In Flow — 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, E. Turner Stump...

  • Classical Music List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University Orchestra: Amy Lee — 3 p.m. Sunday, Cartwright Hall Auditorium, 650 Hilltop Drive, Kent State University. Featuring Cleveland...

  • Art Best Bets List

    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...

  • Local News Briefs - Nov. 20

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT STATE UNIVERSITY Chapter wins PR honor KENT: The Public Relations Student Society of America has named Kent State University the winner of...

  • The largest landslide on Earth: Researchers reveal the ground really did move in Utah 21 million years ago - shifting 55 MILES in minutes and killing everything in its path (Hacker)

    Outlet: Daily Mail - New York Bureau

    Huge shift occurred 21 million years ago in what is now town of Beaver Covered about 1,300 square miles, and ground shifted 55...

  • Snow Problem: Extreme weather postpones Kent vs Buffalo game

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    BUFFALO, NY (WOIO) - Wednesday night's MAC football game between Kent State University and University at Buffalo has been postponed, due to extreme...

  • Snow fallout: Kent State vs Buffalo football game postponed

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    Wednesday night’s MAC football game between Kent State and Buffalo has been postponed because of the extreme weather conditions in the Buffalo, New...

  • Kent State signs top baseball recruiting class in Ohio (Duncan)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Seven high school standouts from the Buckeye state highlight incoming group Kent State boach Jeff Duncan has announced the signing of nine...

  • Snowbound equipment cancels UB-Kent State game (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Buffalo News

    Decision will be made today about playing tonight The University at Buffalo football game against Kent State came about 20 miles short of being...

  • Buffalo snowstorm postpones Kent State-Buffalo football game, throws blanket of doubt over Flashes’ game next week against Akron

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The snowbound Kent State football team sat in a Buffalo-area hotel Wednesday night unsure when, or if, it would play this week. Whether the Golden...

  • Kent State football game postponed in Buffalo; further plans pending (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Kent State did all it could, but the football game Wednesday night at Buffalo was postponed late in the afternoon as the weather,...

  • Art and music in Kent this weekend

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Orchestra to perform , artist to speak at KSU I n d u l g e y o u r s e l v e s in music and fine art this w e e k end. Kent State...

  • State provides bomb-sniffing dog to KSU police force (Witt, Peach, Spahr)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    New officer lives to play It’s a little known fact that when the president or other important people come to town, or someone calls in a bomb...

  • KSU team snowed in (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Brutal storm traps football players in Buffalo If college football had a “Bizarre Bowl,” featuring the two teams that faced the most befuddling...

  • Psychology: "We Remember What Is Meaningful To Us"

    Outlet: Running Cause I Can't Fly

    "We Remember What Is Meaningful To Us" by the Association for Psychological Science "We hold many beliefs about memory - for instance, if you study more, you learn more. We are also constantly making judgments about particular instances of learning a

  • Good Morning Cleveland at 6am

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Here's what we know now -- about that shooting just hours ago at florida state university in tallahassee. Three people shot and gunman killed. It happened in the library where we now know more than 300 students were studying for final exams at t

  • Artist uses crayons for 2015 First Night button

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    2015 First Night artist was graphic designer, teacher before retiring By Stephanie Warsmith Beacon Journal staff writer Published: November 20, 2014 - 12:29 AM Local artist Larry Walker has been trying for years to earn newfound respect for his prefe

  • Educators spread the facts about Ebola virus (Ferranto)

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    SALEM - Some area health instructors and professionals joined forces Monday to spread the word on the Ebola virus - what it is, what it isn't and preparations for dealing with it. "The more information people get, the less panic," Dr. Mary Lou Ferran

  • The largest landslide on Earth: Researchers reveal the ground really did move in Utah 21 million years ago - shifting 55 MILES in minutes and killing everything in its path

    Outlet: UK News

    Archaeologists have uncovered one of the biggest landslides ever found on earth. The huge collapse took place in southwestern Utah more than 21 million years ago. It covered about 1,300 square miles, and the ground shifted 55 miles in minutes, ki

  • Marvel Creative director talks first jobs, favorite superhero

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Before the creative director for Marvel Games got to weigh in on characters and storylines for the entertainment conglomerate, his first assignment for the company involved a photo shoot with a rapper on a rooftop in New York City. Bill Rosemann, who

  • Gigantic Landslide Was Bigger Than Rhode Island

    Outlet: IFLScience

    Geologists working in southwestern Utah have discovered the remnants of a catastrophic landslide—one of the two largest known on land—that took place within minutes around 22 million years ago. Called the Markagunt gravity slide, it extended over an

  • Twinsburg Bulletin welcomes new advertising account executive

    Outlet: Twinsburg Bulletin - Online

    Twinsburg -- There will be a new face in the area as the Twinsburg Bulletin introduces its new advertising account executive, Brittany Emmert, to the community. Emmert, 23, graduated in May with a degree in digital sciences from Kent State Univers

  • Kent State University adds a new bomb dog to its force

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Ohio Department of Homeland Security supplies five universities with the dogs "Frankly we want to be prepared. We want to be able to prevent major incidents from occurring rather than responding to it. It just makes g

  • Evidence of One of Earth's Largest Landslides Discovered in Utah

    Outlet: Nature World News

    Researchers recently discovered evidence of one of Earth's largest landslides in Utah, and though a rare event, it can help shed light on what could happen in the future as a result of modern volcanic fields. According to the study, published in t

  • Free & Worthy:

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Click to Print Published: November 19, 2014 - 06:48 PM Support a good cause and see beautiful holiday decorations at the 2014 Holiday Tree Festival Saturday through Nov. 30 at the John S. Knight Convention Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. There will be

  • Kent State, CSU get bomb-sniffing dogs

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    Officer Miguel Witt, a 14-year veteran of the Kent State Police Department, has a new partner in crime. A one-and-a-half year-old Belgian Malinois named Dexter, a dog trained explicitly to sniff out explosives. "I couldn't have asked for a better par

  • NewsChannel 5 at 11pm

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Well if you have gotten a credit score that wasn't so free? >> If so, you may since need a refund. >>> Local nurse faced a true medical mystery. Why it took a year to discover the string of pearls making her sick. >>> And they took an 11 hour roa

  • University Presidents Discuss Possibilities For Partnerships

    Outlet: Jambar, Youngstown State University - Online

    The presidents of Youngstown State University, University of Akron and Kent State University have held several discussions about possible partnerships and collaborations that could help the universities cut costs. Jim Tressel, president of YSU, sa

  • Colts looking for Cribbs to improve return game

    Outlet: USA Today - Online

    AP 5:01 p.m. EST November 19, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Cribbs insists there's plenty of tread left on his wheels — perhaps even more than his recently repaired car. At age 31 and nearly a year removed from his last NFL game, the return specialis

  • The Nutcracker ballet returns to the Performing Arts Center

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    An area holiday tradition will return to the spotlight Dec. 4 when Tuscarawas Dance Arts Center in Dover presents its 22nd annual production of “The Nutcracker Ballet.” An area holiday tradition will return to the spotlight Dec. 4 when Tuscarawas

  • Painter-turned-singer Marti Jones returns to Mountain Stage

    Outlet: Charleston Daily Mail - Online

    Marti Jones knows she's lucky. Jones, who will appear on West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Mountain Stage this Sunday, set out to become a painter and along the way accidentally became a professional musician. She attended Kent State Universi

  • Building for Kids Children's Museum: Announces two new leaders

    Outlet: WisBusiness.com

    The Building for Kids Children's Museum (BFKCM), is pleased to announce the addition of two new leaders to the organization. Jarrad Bittner has been named Executive Director of the Building for Kids Children's Museum. In this role Jarrad will manage

  • New K-9 officer for Kent State University

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:52 AM ESTUpdated: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:52 AM EST Dexter joins the force at Kent State University. (Source: KSU) There's now not one, but two K-9 officers on Kent State University's Police force.

  • New superintendent chosen for Newbury Schools

    Outlet: News Herald - Online, The

    In its search for a new superintendent, Newbury School Board didn't have to look very far. Michelle Mrakovich, principal of Newbury High School, was unanimously appointed by the board on Nov. 17 and will begin serving in her new position on Jan. 1. M

  • Buckeye open house highlights diverse courses of study

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Buckeye Career Center of New Philadelphia will host an open house for prospective new high school students Nov. 20 from 5-7 p.m. The event is aimed at allowing sophomores and their families from surrounding schools to visit and get a feel for the Car

  • Prehistoric landslide discovery rivals largest known on surface of Earth

    Outlet: EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: David Hacker, Ph.D., points to pseudotachylyte layers and veins within the Markagunt gravity slide. A catastrophic landslide, one of the largest known on the surface of the Earth, took place within minutes in southwestern Utah more than 21

  • Style blogger Chayla Marshall blends her fashions with her faith: Fashion Flash (slideshow, video)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Chayla Marshall, 26, Garfield Heights American Greetings research and development coordinator, entrepreneur and life and style blogger You studied fashion merchandising at Kent State University and you were a manager at Kohl's. How does your cu

  • Buckeye Career Center names November Student of the Month

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Alyssa Yoder, a senior in the early childhood education program, is Buckeye Career Center's November Student of the Month. Alyssa Yoder, a senior in the early childhood education program, is Buckeye Career Center's November Student of the Month.

  • BACKUP RB'S JOB NEW FOCUS 18PT-2 18PT-2

    Outlet: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The open week for the Steelers will present an opportunity to have an open competition to see who will serve as the backup to starting running back Le'Veon Bell for the remainder of the season. On the same day the Steelers released LeGarrette Blount,

  • Cleveland Institute of Art Welcomes six New Board Members

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Cleveland Institute of Art issued the following news release: Cleveland Institute of Art's Board of Directors installed two new members at its annual meeting on Nov. 18 and acknowledged four other members appointed to the board during the past

  • Ohio Homeland Security Presents Explosive-Detection Canine to the Cleveland State University Police Department

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    The Ohio Department of Public Safety issued the following news release: Cleveland State University (CSU) has enhanced safety on campus and in the surrounding area with the introduction of Rex, the university's newest officer and explosive-detec

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  • State to give bomb-sniffing dog to KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University is among five from around Ohio that are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more of those canines available for safety needs on and off... Login if you are a registered user.

  • Columbiana Co. prepares for potential Ebola cases (Freeman)

    Outlet: WYTV - Online

    SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – Inside of the Kent State University Salem City Center, the talk Monday evening turned to Ebola and ways to become educated on the topic. “People tend to be very frightened about things they don't know but they hear about over and

  • Five more universities get bomb dogs

    Outlet: Review - Online, The

    COLUMBUS (AP) -- Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more of those canines available for safety needs on and off campuses. The University of Toledo, Kent State Universi

  • More universities receive bomb dogs

    Outlet: Daily Record - Online, The

    COLUMBUS -- Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more of those canines available for safety needs on and off campuses. The University of Toledo, Kent State University, O

  • Kent State among 5 universities to receive bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Click to Print Five Ohio universities to get trained canines as program expands Published: November 17, 2014 - 10:30 PM COLUMBUS: Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more

  • Kent State students save teen's life

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Top stories Two Kent State students save high schooler's life (Akron Beacon Journal) http://www.ohio.com/news/local/two-kent-state-students-save-high-schooler-s-life-1.541847

  • Fruit Flies Learn from Others

    Outlet: ScienceNewsline

    Fruit flies do not always conform to the norm. When female fruit flies have to decide where to lay their eggs, they take their lead from what they see most others in their group do. However, some do take their personal preferences into account. So sa

  • Company 119 leaders to address Dec. 5 Entrepreneur Success Breakfast

    Outlet: News Herald - Online, The

    Executives from Company 119 in Chardon will be the featured speakers at the Dec. 5 Entrepreneur Success Breakfast sponsored by Geauga Economic Leadership and Geauga Growth Partnership. The event is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Kent State Univ

  • Two Kent State students save high schooler's life

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Two Kent State University students are being hailed as heroes after they saved the life of a visiting high school student earlier this month inside the Kent Student Center. Samantha Phillips and Essien Cobham helped revive the 19-year-old Hudson man

  • Ebola facts at KSU at Salem (Freeman)

    Outlet: WKBN-TV

    Another Ebola patient has died in the u-s. Tonight in Salem educating the public on the disease and dispelling some of the myths. And on the eve of a Senate vote on a controversial project...take a look at how opponents expressed their displeasure at

  • 5 more universities get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Click to Print By Kantele Franko Associated Press Published: November 17, 2014 - 03:31 PM COLUMBUS: Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more of those canines available for

  • 5 more universities get bomb-sniffing dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more of those canines available for safety needs on and off campuses. The University of Toledo, Kent State University, Ohio University

  • KSU Students Save Life

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    >> Kent state university students at my placeat in the right time, and their knowledge of cpr help save a life of a visiting high school student on campus on november 4 . A junior athletic training manger was inside of the student center when thesty

  • KSU receives dog trained to detect explosives

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    Bomb sniffing dogs will soon be patrolling five colleges in ohio. The university of toledo, kent state, ohio university and central state will receive dogs trained to detect explosives. Cleveland state's canines will receive extra training to be part

  • 5 more universities get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Trib Chronicle

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the

  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    Outlet: Ellen DeGeneres Show, The

    >> Ellen: hi. Have a seat. Back at you. Thanks for being here. Are you in a good mood? Are you happy, everybody? [cheers and applause] well, good. [laughter] you know, here's the thing. We keep hearing over and over again that the united states is fa

  • Kent State, Ohio U. to receive bomb-sniffing dogs

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the dogs are being present

  • 5 more universities get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Steubenville Herald-Star - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the

  • 5 More Ohio Universities Getting Bomb Dogs

    Outlet: WBNS-TV - Online

    Monday November 17, 2014 9:28 AM COLUMBUS, Ohio - Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio

  • Ohio University among five schools getting bomb-sniffing dogs

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a state program that makes more of those canines available for safety needs on and off campuses. The University of Toledo, Kent State University, Ohio Universi

  • Ohio State University's enrollment of foreign students ranks 14th in the nation, report says

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio State University's international enrollment ranks 14th in the country, according to a new report that says the lure of a United States college education continues to draw international students in record numbers. The annual

  • Kent State, Ohio U. to receive bomb-sniffing dogs

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the dogs are being present

  • Greek Life takes fundraising to the stage at SongFest 2014

    Outlet: Congoo News

    November 17, 2014 The entire Kent State Greek community sang and danced its way to raising more than $30,000 for S.A.V.E., Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, at SongFest 2014 on Nov. 15 in the Kent State Ballroom. SongFest is a song-and-skit fu

  • Cleveland State among universities to get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the

  • Kent State, Ohio U. to receive bomb-sniffing dogs

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Cleveland State, Central State and the University of Toledo will also receive dogs. Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for s

Kent State University In the News, November 17, 2014

  • 5 more universities get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the

  • University welcomes police dog

    Outlet: Toledo Blade

    Students at the University of Toledo might soon notice a furry police officer on campus. A new K-9 officer and his four-legged partner could start...

  • Event marks schools’ academic achievement

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    HOWLANDThe Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education recognized 32 school districts from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Ashtabula counties for...

  • What positions are crucial to support students in schools? (Mitchell)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Plus, more review needed: Loose ends from state debate on the "5 of 8" rule COLUMBUS, Ohio – What personnel schools really need to help students...

  • Ohio Edison, KSU Trumbull partner to train utility line workers

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    WARREN - Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is partnering with Kent State University at Trumbull to offer its program to train the next...

  • Utility line worker program offered at Kent Trumbull

    Outlet: Vindicator

    Champion - Seeing the world from 55 feet high in the air from a truck is part of utility-line worker’s perspective. It’s an opportunity a person can...

  • The HeldenFiles: Cleveland sports movies, Marvel Comics speaker, DVD notes

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Talking Marvel. Marvel Comics creative director Bill Rosemann will speak in the Timken Great Hall in the University Center of Kent State University’s...

  • Ohio State University's enrollment of foreign students ranks 14th in the nation, report says

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio State University's international enrollment ranks 14th in the country, according to a new report that says the lure of a United...

  • Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    GirlPower Pitch Night: Inspired by an interest in creating more opportunities for female entrepreneurs in the region, Blackstone LaunchPad and Bad...

  • Senderoff focuses on bolstering backcourt with latest KSU men's basketball recruits (Senderoff)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State's men's basketball program bolstered a backcourt that will be hit hard by graduation following this season by signing guards Devon Andrews...

  • Kent State field hockey falls to UConn in NCAA Tournament

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    STORRS, Conn. -- The Kent State field hockey team ran into a buzz-saw in the form of defending national champion Connecticut in its second NCAA...

  • Pair of golfers from Iceland commit to Kent State men's golf program

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State men's golf coach Herb Page has pulled two hot prospects from one of the coldest places on the planet. Gisli Sveinbergsson and Bjarki...

  • On the record: Anita Brown leads UA women to win in Akron Classic

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Anita Brown scored a game-high 22 points to lead the University of Akron women’s basketball team to an 82-49 win over Northern Kentucky (1-1) to claim...

  • Brian Budd drums up support for the Navy and the Browns

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    0 Reddit Brian Budd drums up Navy recruits and Browns fansBrian...

  • Activist to speak Tuesday in Kent on Congo dangers (Robertson)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent S t a t e University will feature L i s a S h a n - non, an a c t i v - ist for the safety of women in Congo, as part of...

  • Award-winning education

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The recent sharing by the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) and post-secondary schools in the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area...

  • Kent friends share joy through gift

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KSU grad student sponsors girl to get hand-painted shoes from nonprofit organization Casey Howard, like every other young girl, has a favorite...

  • Vindy.com - Accounting seminars planned at A La Cart

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Published: Mon, November 17, 2014 @ 4:50 a.m. CANFIELD The Mahoning Valley Accounting Society is presenting two seminars on Thursday and Friday at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon St. Registration for an auditing and accounting update begins at 8 a.m.

  • Kent State student indicted in alleged aggravated burglary

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A Kent State University student has been indicted on a charge he brook into a residence on East College Avenue in Kent early last month and...

  • Kent State University gets bomb-sniffing dog

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says the dogs are being present

  • 5 more universities get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says t

  • Tickets available for youth awards

    Outlet: Tribune Chronicle - Online

    WARREN - Twenty service-minded young people will be honored at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 as part of the Tribune Chronicle's 2014 class of 20 Under Twenty, sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital Mahoning Valley. The program honors 20 county residents younger than

  • 5 more universities get bomb dogs in Ohio program

    Outlet: WBNS-TV - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five more universities around Ohio are receiving bomb-sniffing dogs as officials expand a program that makes more of those canines available around the state for safety needs on and off campuses. Ohio Homeland Security says t

  • Tremcar looking to grow with manufacturing surge

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Growth in the oil and gas industry on a national level is directly giving a Dover business a reason to expand and add new jobs. Growth in the oil and gas industry on a national level is directly giving a Dover business a reason to expand and add n

  • Laverne Cox preseted "Ain't I a Woman?" at Kent State

    Outlet: Her Campus

    This past Wednesday, Laverne Cox, a star on the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” came to Kent State to present her series “Ain't I A Woman?”. Cox, who is a transgender woman, told her story with emotion that filled the Ballroom of the Student

  • Ohio's college teacher training programs need upgrades: editorial (Mahony)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Some colleges say the National Council on Teacher Quality's latest report on weak teacher preparation programs, called "Easy A's and What's Behind Them," deserves an F. Yet the report's harsh assessment that too many education programs offer easy

  • Richmond Must Fall: The Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, October 1864, by Hampton Newsome

    Outlet: Strategy Page

    Kent, Oh.: Kent State University Press, 2013. Pp. x, 448. Illus., maps, appends, notes, biblio., index. $45.00. ISBN: 160635132X. Stalemate at Petersburg In the Spring of 1864, U.S. Grant's Overland Campaign had driven Robert E. Lee's Army of N

  • Tuscarawas job fair features Stark County companies

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    People looking for jobs in Stark County are invited to attend a job fair Wednesday at Kent State Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. Stark County Job Board and StarkJobs.com will host 40 companies at the Tuscarawas Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wedn

  • Tremcar looking to grow with manufacturing surge

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Growth in the oil and gas industry on a national level is directly giving a Dover business a reason to expand and add new jobs. Growth in the oil and gas industry on a national level is directly giving a Dover business a reason to expand and add n

  • Rubin Art Acquisition Fund

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Herschel Rubin (center), the Elsa and Herschel Rubin Art Acquisition Fund — for the purchase and donation of art works — has been established by Kent State-East Liverpool. The fund will be used to purchase and display

  • Consumers employees volunteer in Kent State's Rural Scholar Program

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    MINERVA - Employees of Consumers National Bank recently volunteered their time to teach participants of Kent State's Rural Scholar Program about personal financial management, including how to manage credit, balance a checkbook, create and stick to a

  • Kent State invites community to provide input for airport master plan

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    The second public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan, a public open house, has been scheduled for Nov. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow. The first public meeting took pl

  • Going Places: Nov. 17-21, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    AWARDS KENT STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: Carter Strang (Tucker Ellis LLP) received the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • Make a stocking for fashion in Grey Colt contest

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Hudson -- The Grey Colt, 150 N. Main St., is inviting creative and imaginative people to make a stocking for its 13th annual Stocking Contest and raise funds for a Kent State University fashion art student. Anyone can enter a stocking for a $10 en

  • Business Briefs

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    Consumers MINERVA - Consumers Bancorp Inc. Board of Directors, the holding company for Consumers National Bank, declared a quarterly dividend on the outstanding shares of the corporation's common stock, in the amount of $0.12 per share on Nov. 12. Th

  • 'Arrive Alive' Thanksgiving traffic safety event at KSU is Nov. 18

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Portage County Safe Communities coalition and Kent State University will play host to the 2014 "Arrive Alive" Thanksgiving traffic safety event, to be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Kent Student Center on the KSU campus. Representati

  • Kent State University's Public Relations Student Society of America chapter recognized (Ewing)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Public Relations Student Society of America named Kent State University the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Chapter award at its National Conference in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 13. PRSSA, a national organization composed of students interested

  • Tressel charts a course for YSU that recognizes changing times

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    As the trustees and faculty at Youngstown State University prepare to vote on a contract that should bring labor peace to the urban institution for the next three years, President Jim Tressel, who has been on the job since July, has been meeting with

  • Parma man finds second home close to home: Parma Postings

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    PARMA, Ohio – Dave and Gayle Kapelka may be the owners of North Coast Nostalgia, the 35-year-old comics and collectibles shop on Ridge Road, but Adam Barsa has been an integral part of the shop since he started working there at 16. Barsa grew up o

  • KSU student indicted

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    A Kent State University student has been indicted on a charge he broke into a residence on East College Avenue in Kent last month and assaulted a person there. The Record-Courier reports, 22 year-old Bryce Tricker, of Brady Street, in Kent, was indic

  • KSU campus, FirstEnergy spark linemen program

    Outlet: Tribune Chronicle - Online

    CANFIELD - Kent State University at Trumbull and FirstEnergy's Ohio Edison on Friday announced a partnership program offering students a two-year degree and hands-on utility training to become linemen for the company. "Our concept with this program i

  • What's going on for Nov. 15

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Are you looking for something to do? Here's what's happening around the area. Performance — 8 p.m. at Fine Arts Theatre and Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Kent State Stark presents “One Slight Hitch” by Lewi

  • Vindy.com - OE reinstates lineman training program with Kent Trumbull

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Published: Fri, November 14, 2014 @ 9:55 p.m. WARREN Seeing the world from 55 feet high in the air from a truck is part of utility-line worker's perspective. It's an opportunity a person can experience at Kent State University at Trumbull, 4314 Mahon

  • Akron-area innovators vie for money in ‘Shark Tank'-like competition in Hudson

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Click to Print Contestants battle for cash prizes in ‘Shark Tank'-like competition in Hudson By Katie Byard Beacon Journal business writer Published: November 14, 2014 - 08:14 PM Who are you wearing? Where can I buy it? Fashion-conscious consumers co

Kent State University In the News, November14, 2014

  • Sewer District signals a wise pivot from 'Green Giant' projects in Cleveland, Opportunity Corridor, to more innovative green infrastructure (Commentary) (Schwarz)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The two newest civic landscaping projects in Slavic Village look very strange in their raw, freshly completed state, to say the least. Located at East 75th and East 78th Streets along the Morgana Run Trail, about four miles south

  • Kent State women's basketball inks five recruits for 2015-16 class (O'Banion)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State women's basketball program signed five players to national letters of intent on Wednesday. Joining the Golden Flashes starting in 2015-16 will be Alexa Golden (Pittsburgh, Pa.), Megan Carter (Farmington Hills, Mich.), Merissa Barber-Sm

  • Kent State men's basketball team ready to return to glory (Senderoff)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Last season, for the first time since 1998, the Kent State men's basketball team didn't make anything that remotely resembled a run at the Mid-American Conference title. The Golden Flashes didn't reach 19 wins, going 16-16. They didn't finish thir

  • Local College Basketball

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland State men's basketball coach Gary Waters announced Thursday that senior point guard Charlie Lee has been suspended for the first six games of the season for violation of team rules. Lee will not return until the Viking

  • Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling

    Outlet: Daily Legal News

    Published: November 14, 2014 HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Regional college administrators in Ohio faced with falling student enrollment are searching for solutions, including offering more and diverse degrees. Some regional schools in Ohio have lost as

  • Art philanthropist

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    Submitted photo Dr. Herschel Rubin (center) recently help create the Elsa and Herschel Rubin Art Acquisition Fund at Kent State-East Liverpool to honor his late wife. The fund will be used to purchase works of art for the campus, with the first piece

  • Vindy.com - Today's entertainment picks:

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Lecture on fashion during world war WARREN Sara Hume, curator of the Kent State University Museum, will present...

  • Fabulous Food Show: 4 Cleveland culinary visionaries honored: Nick Kostis, Paul Minnillo, Zachary Bruell, Sam McNulty

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – If the recipients of this year's Cleveland Culinary Awards - Nick Kostis, Paul Minnillo, Zachary Bruell and Sam McNulty - were to put their creative minds together to craft a soup-to-nuts meal, you get the feeling people would pay t

  • Environmental study nears completion in East Liverpool

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Thursday, November 13, 2014 The research focuses specifically on children who may be affected by heavy metals Scientists have been looking at health implications related to athat airborne manganese levels in East Liverpool were the highest in the

  • Tuscarawas job fair features Stark County companies

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Stark County Job Board and StarkJobs.com will host 40 companies at the Tuscarawas Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia. The free event is open to people s

  • Cleveland arts listings for Nov. 14-20

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Browsing the Arts calendar for Friday, Nov. 14. COMMUNITY THEATRE Kent State University. Stark Campus' Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave., Jackson Township. 330-244-5151 or stark.kent.edu/music. Lewis Black's "One Slight Hitch." 8 p.m. Friday-

  • Tuscarawas job fair features Stark County companies

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    People looking for jobs in Stark County are invited to attend a job fair Wednesday at Kent State Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. Stark County Job Board and StarkJobs.com will host 40 companies at the Tuscarawas Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wedn

  • Live video & blog: Rush hour updates, snow bans

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    KSU ADVISORY: Nov. 13 – Due to inclement weather, Ashtabula Campus is canceling...

  • College of Business Administration to Host HR Forum

    Outlet: PRLog

    PRLog - Nov. 13, 2014 - Kent State University human resources professors in the College of Business Administration have joined together with industry professionals to host the HR Forum “Health and Wellness Trends in Employer Sponsored Benefit Program

  • Kent State University students team up with Akron Children's Hospital for adorable video

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    CLEVELAND - Students from Kent State University teamed up with Akron Children's Hospital to create a fun video. The video, which was published to YouTube Wednesday, features children with cancer lip syncing and dancing to the song "I Lived" by One

  • International Fluid Power Society announces its 2015 president

    Outlet: Design World - Online

    The International Fluid Power Society (IFPS) has announced that Marti Wendel, CFPE, CFPS, CFPCC Curtiss-Wright Sprague Products, was elected the 55th president of IFPS during its annual meeting in Charleston, S.C. Wendel will take office in January 2

  • Kent State students make video to help kids with cancer

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    >> All right. Thank you for thee update. >> Kent state university students reach -lg out in a big and ewe unique way. >> 40 students posted a video yesterday in hopes it will go viral. A lip dub to the one republic song I live. The video stars patien

  • KSU at Ashtabula Closed

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Thank you. I am here in the weather center with jeff. You said the worst is over. You have cancellations. >> Worse is over for areas hit hard. Yeah, what brian was saying, we got a few reports up to a foot. It looked like where brian was I am seeing

  • Get out! I-X Center show is foodies' fantasy

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    “Foodies” will have a field day at this weekend's Fabulous Food Show at the Cleveland I-X Center, which is the venue for hundreds of live demonstrations, talks by celebrity chefs, wine and spirit tastings, exhibitors, shopping and, of course, food.

  • Three Ohio schools among education programs that lack rigor, report says

    Outlet: University Business - Online

    Cleveland.com Cleveland State University, Kent State University and Lake Erie College are among the nation's schools where the coursework for training teachers is not rigorous enough, according to a report released Wednesday. "Easy A's and What

  • Economic advisers getting their bearings in Elyria - Chronicle-Telegram

    Outlet: Chronicle-Telegram, The

    ELYRIA — Despite immense challenges, experts developing an economic revival strategy for Elyria say it will be realistic and doable. “We won't give you a strategy that is basically a castle built on a broken foundation,” Heather Arnold, director of r

  • Kent State Greek community raises awareness for S.A.V.E at SongFest 2014

    Outlet: Congoo News

    November 13, 2014 Kent State Greek organizations will perform at SongFest, on Saturday, Nov. 15 in the Kent State Ballroom, on the second floor of the student center, at 7 p.m. SongFest is a Kent State Greek community-wide song and skit fundraising

  • VP for Research candidate hosts open session

    Outlet: Daily Helmsman - Online

    He looked at his watch and quickly glanced at the door to see if any more guests would walk in. As he stood at the podium while remaining faculty and staff members stumbled in to find their seats, he began his introduction of one of the two finalists

  • Get out! I-X Center show is foodies' fantasy

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    “Foodies” will have a field day at this weekend's Fabulous Food Show at the Cleveland I-X Center, which is the venue for hundreds of live demonstrations, talks by celebrity chefs, wine and spirit tastings, exhibitors, shopping and, of course, food.

  • West Side Business News & Notes

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    Photo courtesy of Niko Manolis WEST AKRON — Fox 8 Cleveland’s “New Day Cleveland” will feature a segment on Akron, including a visit to Niko’s Sandwich Board and Café, located at 1947 W. Market St. in Suite 104. The show will be broadcast Nov.

  • West Side Education News & Notes: Westfield Insurance Foundation supports KSU insurance program (Sokany)

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    KENT — The Westfield Insurance Foundation has made a commitment of $500,000 to support a bachelor of science in insurance studies at Kent State University (KSU), university officials announced Nov. 6. These funds also will be used to promote caree

  • 68 percent of college graduates in Ohio had student debt, which averaged $29,090, report says

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Seven of every 10 graduates at Ohio's public and private colleges in 2013 left with student debt, which averaged $29,090, according to a report released Thursday. Two other reports released Thursday by the College Board, however,

  • Higher Education Roundup: Kent State student chapter wins award

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State student chapter wins award: Kent State University's Public Relations Student Society of America chapter was named the outstanding chapter in the nation. PRSSA, a national organization composed of more than 340 chapters of students inter

Kent State University In the News, November 13, 2014

  • 2nd concert is Sunday

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The second concert of the 2014-15 season of the Kent State University New Music Series will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The Kent State University New Music Ensemble, directed by Frank Wiley, will be joined by faculty guest artists Noa Even,

  • Classical Music

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Nightingale Opera Theatre — 2 p.m. Sunday, Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. An Afternoon in Italy will feature songs and arias from Nightingale Opera Theatre’s Italian repertoire including works by Donizetti, Bellini, Mozart, P

  • Kent State field hockey wins first NCAA Tournament game in program's history

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    NEWARK, Del. -- The Kent State field hockey team earned the first NCAA Tournament triumph in program history on Wednesday, knocking off host Delaware (13-9) 2-1 in the opening round. The Golden Flashes (11-10) are now one of 16 teams still alive i

  • Human trafficking victim shares her story at Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Popular culture has painted an image of human traffickers as charismatic gangsters in purple suits, but former victim and awareness advocate Stacy Jewell Lewis wants the world to know that real danger has no face. “There is no face to danger, there i

  • Et cetera

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University at Stark Featured Speaker Series 2014-2015 presents Bill Rosemann — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the University Center’s Timken Great Hall, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Rosemann, Marvel Comics creative director, will present

  • Theater List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University at Stark — (Kent State Stark Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township; 330-244-3348, www.stark.kent.edu/theatre) Final performances of One Slight Hitch at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. $10, $7 s

  • 2014-15 Season Preview: Kent State women's basketball eyeing continued improvement under third-year coach O'Banion (O'Banion)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Danielle O'Banion has watched her Kent State women's basketball program make strides in many areas since she took over in April of 2012. The Golden Flashes have become more talented, more skilled and more passionate over the past two-and-a-half ye

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    ASM and Kent State University Art Show — Through Jan. 20 at ASM International World Headquarters, 9639 Kinsman Road, Materials Park, Novelty, Ohio. The 2014 ASM, formerly known as the American Society for Metals, and Kent State University Art Show wa

  • Home Sacings helps out ESC

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    Submitted photo Home Savings Charitable Foundation donated $1,800 to the county Educational Service Center (ESC) to sponsor the Columbiana County Youth Leadership Summit. The summit, held Oct. 24 at Kent State-Salem, provided eighth and ninth graders

  • Gamma Iota Sigma

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    SALEM - Kent State-Salem received its official charter for its Beta Nu chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS), the international risk management, insurance and actuarial science collegiate fraternity. This is the first and only GIS chapter in Ohio. To rec

  • Women's leadership group seeks speakers for youth event

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Women?s Success Series is expanding with the intent of reaching the next generation of young female leaders. The group is seeking requests for proposals to speak at a 2015 youth leadership event. ?When the Women?s Success committee first start

  • Flying for France in Washington Connecticut

    Outlet: Patch

    Lecture in Washington CT remembering the Flyboys of WWI Dr. Walter Powell will give the free presentation, “Flying for France: The Lafayette Escadrille and the Lafayette Flying Corps in WWI” on Saturday, November, 15 at 11:00 am in the Wykeham Room o

  • Kent State students make video to help kids with cancer

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    Forty Kent State University students made this video with the kids who are cancer patients and the doctors at Akron Children's Hospital. This is all one long shot with the kids and staff singing the song "I Lived." DONATE: KSU Flash-A-Thon T

  • Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce has new executive director

    Outlet: Gazette News - Online

    ASHTABULA - After 10 months with no one in the position, the Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce has chosen a new executive director. Board of Directors Chair Tina Stasiewski announced the hiring of Julie Sundquist to the position during the Cha

  • 5 Mindful-Eating Tips for Weight Loss

    Outlet: Women's Health - Online

    Shutterstock This article was written by Cathryne Keller and provided by our partners at Fitbie.com. What if we told you that you could eliminate out-of-control eating from your life once and for all? You can, thanks to mindfulness. Recent research p

  • `Myopia' offers close look at body of work - Colorado Community Media

    Outlet: Littleton Independent

    “Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia” opened on Oct. 31 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and is presented throughout the entire museum building through April 12, 2015. The exhibit, curated by MCA Director and “Chief Animator” Adam Lerner, will next lau

  • Kiosks among technologies to 'dramatically alter' businesss-to-consumer landscape

    Outlet: Retail Customer Experience

    Technology such as kiosks, human voice assistance, predictive analytics and other disruptive technologies "will dramatically alter the relationship between business and consumers in the coming years," according to a new report issued by Kent State Un

  • Kent State, Akron, YSU consider combining services

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Northeast Ohio universities have had talks about the possibility of combining certain services such as information-technology departments, treasury services and other operations. Universities in northeast Ohio are considering ways to consolida

  • Seen on scene at Tuscarawas County Veterans Day observance

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Five-vehicle crash kills 1, injures 2 Nov. 6, 2014 Hall of Fame trustees OK plan for hotel, conference center Nov. 11, 2014 Route 62 East closed for crash Nov. 10, 2014 Rock-injured teacher greets students with smiles and waves Nov. 6, 2014

  • Managers lack awareness, tools to deal with depression in the workplace

    Outlet: Employee Benefit Adviser - Online

    Depression in the workplace can affect anyone and it takes an emotional toll on those affected, and can also have a significant financial toll on employers.  A new program developed by the American Psychiatric Foundation and Employers Health Coalitio

  • Three Ohio schools among education programs that lack rigor, report says (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State University, Kent State University and Lake Erie College are among the nation's schools where the coursework for training teachers is not rigorous enough, according to a report released Wednesday. "Easy A's and Wh

Kent State University In the News, November 12, 2014

  • Three Ohio schools among education programs that lack rigor, report says (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State University, Kent State University and Lake Erie College are among the nation's schools where the coursework for training teachers is not rigorous enough, according to a report released Wednesday. "Easy A's and Wh

  • Kent State unexpectedly receives a $3 million bequest (Warren)

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - One photojournalism class at Kent State, back in 1941, made quite the impression on Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn. He took the class while he was still in high school and it inspired him to become an amateur photographer. So impres

  • Kent State Receives $3 Million Gift

    Outlet: WAKR-AM

    It's the season of giving, and Kent State University received a big surprise present this week. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Wallace "Wally" Hagedorn took a one-day photography class back in 1941. He liked it so much that before his passing l

  • A one-day experience and a $3 million gift to Kent

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    A Cincinnati man who took a single, one-day photo class at Kent State back in 1941 has left $3 million to the university to fund photojournalism scholarships. Kent officials say they had no idea that Wallace Hagedorn had planned to leave the gift to

  • Aging symposium at KSU

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Margaret P. Calkins, an architectural researcher at Kent State University, will be one of the featured speakers at the inaugural Kent State Symposium on Aging, Life in the Balance: Fall Prevention from Multidisciplinary Perspectives, from 8 a.m. to 6

  • Kent State basketball: With added size, Flashes hope to send seniors out on high note (Senderoff)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: The seniors on this year’s Kent State basketball team came to Kent for a reason: to continue the high level of play set by the Golden Flashes throughout the past more than decade. After a 16-16 season that would be viewed as acceptable by ma

  • Family & Community services gets 2015 Safe Communities grant

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The 2015 Safe Communities grant for Portage County has been awarded to Family & Community Services, Inc. Safe Communities was started in 1996 as a strategy for comprehensive injury control at the local level. The strategies are develop

  • OUR VIEW Generosity of KSU donor will change students’ lives

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    One-time visit in 1941 prompted $3 million scholarship bequest Christmas came early for Kent State University this year, and Santa Claus was a 90-year-old man whose brief experience on the campus more than 70 years ago made an impression that

  • Tenants named for PARTA facility in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Shoe store, visitors’ center among businesses New businesses at the Kent Central Gateway parking deck were announced Tuesday, with new retail storefronts expected to be operational by April 2015. The storefronts face Erie Street from the

  • Kent ceremony pays tribute to area vets

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The sharp crack of a rifle salute and the swelling tones of the “Star Spangled Banner” marked an occasion of solemn gratitude Tuesday at the Kent Central Gateway Veterans’ Memorial Ceremony. A celebration of the service and sacrifice of

  • On With The Show

    Outlet: Gateway News - Online

    Currently: "American Tapestry Biennial 10," "Variations on a Theme: 25 Years of Design from the AJDC," "Entangled: Fiber to Felt to Fashion," "The Great War: Women and Fashion in a World at War," "Glass: Selections from the Kent State University Muse

  • Stark schools salute veterans with special lessons (Casterlow)

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    IIncreasingly more schools are using more hands-on experiences to teach about America's wars rather than relying on words in a textbook. A line of soldiers lying on their bellies along the top of the grassy hill pointed guns toward an unknown enem

  • Stark schools salute veterans with special lessons (Casterlow)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    IIncreasingly more schools are using more hands-on experiences to teach about America's wars rather than relying on words in a textbook. A line of soldiers lying on their bellies along the top of the grassy hill pointed guns toward an unknown enem

  • Stark schools salute veterans with special lessons (Casterlow)

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Increasingly more schools are using more hands-on experiences to teach about America's wars rather than relying on words in a textbook. A line of soldiers lying on their bellies along the top of the grassy hill pointed guns toward an unknown enemy

  • Visit to Kent State in 1941 nets $3 million gift (Foster, Wasbotten)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    A brief learning experience inspired a lifetime of creativity, leading to a donation for new generations of photographers. Thanks to a $3 million bequest, the Wallace J. Hagedorn Scholarship has been established for students of the photojournalism

  • (VIDEO) Dewitos? Pepsi tests Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew

    Outlet: Asbury Park Press - Online

    The day Doritos and Mountain Dew fans (well, maybe a few, at least) have long hoped for has finally arrived. It may seem like an strange combination, but PepsiCo has confirmed a report — which first surfaced on Reddit — that it is experimenting wi

  • (VIDEO) Dewitos? Pepsi tests Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew

    Outlet: USA Today - Online

    The day Doritos and Mountain Dew fans (well, maybe a few, at least) have long hoped for has finally arrived. It may seem like an strange combination, but PepsiCo has confirmed a report — which first surfaced on Reddit — that it is experimenting wi

  • Doritos Meets Mountain Dew in New Nacho-Flavored Soda (Yikes!)

    Outlet: Yahoo! Health

    A soda called “Dewitos,” a combo of Mountain Dew and Doritos, may be in our very near future. (Photo by Laura Kenney, images courtesy of PepsiCo) Thirsty for a salty, cheesy, sugar-filled carbonated beverage? You might be able to reach for “Dewito

  • (VIDEO) Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew could be a real thing

    Outlet: News-Herald - Online

    A Reddit thread coming from a student at Kent State University is saying samples were given out of a bizarre drink that combines the flavors of Mountain Dew and Doritos. Sound good? Nope, says Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones). Video provided by Buzz

  • Kent State photojournalism program receives $3 million gift (Warren, LaBelle)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    A Cincinnati man who took a photojournalism class at Kent State in 1941 has left a $3 million bequest to the program — the largest single gift ever made to the university to fund only scholarships. In a news release, Kent State said Wallace Haged

  • (VIDEO) Dewitos? Pepsi tests Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew

    Outlet: Detroit Free Press - Online

    The day Doritos and Mountain Dew fans (well, maybe a few, at least) have long hoped for has finally arrived. It may seem like an strange combination, but PepsiCo has confirmed a report — which first surfaced on Reddit — that it is experimenting wi

  • Kent State unexpectedly receives a $3 million bequest

    Outlet: WTOC-TV - Online

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - One photojournalism class at Kent State, back in 1941, made quite the impression on Wallace (Wally) Hagedorn. He took the class while he was still in high school and it inspired him to become an amateur photographer. So impres

Kent State University In the News, November 10, 2014

  • Traffic, safety factors in Willow St. plan

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent City Council Members Reluctant to Vacate the Road A proposal to enhance safety for students and pedestrians along the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade is meeting some resistance from city officials unwilling to give up a portion of S. Willow

  • Maj Ragain to read poetry Wednesday at Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Maj R again of Kent will share his poetry during a reading Wednesday at the Kent S tudent Center. Ragain, who has taught at Kent S tate University since arriving in Kent in 1969, will present selections from his works at 7:30 p.m. in Ro

  • WKSU's Sylvia Docking gives up Kent for Miles Heights: My Cleveland

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    To paraphrase her usual greeting, we're glad to have Sylvia Docking's company this morning. She's leaving WKSU-FM by year's end after nearly 25 years as classical DJ there. Could you please explain your gig to fans of Young Thug or Florida Georgia

  • Bomb-sniffing dogs patrolling Ohio's college campuses

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State University will soon receive its first police dog, joining other public colleges in Ohio that have received state homeland security money for canines trained to detect explosives. Rex, a German Shepherd, will join

  • University of Akron campus may go smoke-free

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The University of Akron is looking to join a growing list of college campuses that are going smoke-free. The University Council — a policy-making group — will hear a recommendation later this month to ban smoking and address the use of e-cigarette

  • Enough to make you turn yellow! Mountain Dew is making a nacho cheese Dorito flavored soda

    Outlet: Daily Mail

    Pepsi Co. is testing a nacho cheese-inspired soda at colleges The drink apparently tastes like Nacho Cheese Doritos A Mountain Dew flavored Dorito chip appeared in 2008 for a limited time They may sound like two of the most unlikeliest pairing

  • Kent State Sports Report (Nov. 9): Win over rival Akron clinches MAC Tournament spot for Flashes' volleyball team (Andrassy, Page, Senderoff)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State volleyball team completed a season sweep of rival Akron and clinched a spot in the Mid-American Conference Tournament with a 3-1 (25-17, 20-25, 25-18, 25-18) victory at Akron on Saturday. The Golden Flashes (15-12, 7-7 MAC) used a s

  • Kent State blanks Ohio to capture MAC Field Hockey Tournament title

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Host Kent State captured its first Mid-American Conference Field Hockey Tournament championship since 2010 by defeating Ohio 2-0 on Saturday at Murphy-Mellis Field. The regular season co-champion Golden Flashes (10-10), who had lost in the title g

  • On the record: Akron men’s soccer team earns top seed

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    By beating Buffalo on Saturday night 4-0, the Akron men’s soccer team earned the top seed and the right to host the Mid-American Conference Men’s Soccer Championship. Games at FirstEnergy Stadium – Cub Cadet Field will be held Friday and Sunday. I

  • Kent State basketball sheds last season for the return to a familiar blueprint

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- From the outside looking in, there are a lot of questions with Kent State men's basketball, even with one week to go before the Golden Flashes tip off the season, next Saturday at Youngstown State. After finishing 16-16 last season,

  • NEWS BRIEFS: Airport master plan

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    STOW Airport master plan STOW: The second public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 at Stow-Munrow Falls High School, 3227 Graham Road, Stow. In this meeting, the public will have the

  • Photography class leads to $3 million bequest to Kent State University: Higher Education Roundup (Warren)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - A passion for amateur photography ignited by a class taken at Kent State University in 1941 has led to the largest scholarship bequest in the university's history. Wallace Hagedorn, who never attended the university, has given $3 mill

  • One-day experience results in $3 million gift (Wasbotten)

    Outlet: Norwalk Reflector

    Wallace “Wally” Hagedorn took a one-day photography class as a teenager in 1941 at Kent State University. Oh what a phenomenal class it must have been. Hagedorn, a Cincinnati resident who died last year at the age of 90, left the university $3

  • Kent Stark to host campus preview Saturday

    Outlet: Review - Online, The

    Kent State University at Stark will host a campus preview for high school juniors and seniors and their parents Saturday. Optional campus tours begin at 9 a.m., and the event will be held from 10

  • Charity events — week of Nov. 10

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    FRIDAY - YWCA Night of Champions — 7 p.m. at the University Center at Kent State Stark. Entertainment with Elec Simon & Friends, live and silent auction, dinner and a spotlight on nine local Champions. $50. Call Dee Krauter at 330-453-7644 or go

  • Around Town: Fundraiser will help improve women's lives

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Support women’s causes and Soroptimist at the Canton/Stark County club’s annual fall fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brookside Country Club, 1800 Canton Ave. NW in Jackson Township. The theme is Red Carpet and features a silent auction, basket raff

  • Kent State Receives $3 Million Gift

    Outlet: AkronNewsNow.com

    It's the season of giving, and Kent State University received a big surprise present this week. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Wallace "Wally" Hagedorn took a one-day photography class back in 1941. He liked it so much that before his passing last

  • Fashion profiled through the ages: Ink on Independence (Hume)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    INDEPENDENCE, OH -- For many of us, the idea of fashion consists of what we locate on the top of the pile in our dresser drawers. The likelihood of wearing what is easily accessible is a pretty good possibility. For others however, fashion is a

  • Kent State University in New Philadelphia to hold 'Information Night' Nov. 12

    Outlet: Daily Jeffersonian - Online, The

    8:00AM NEW PHILADELPHIA -- Kent State University at Tuscarawas will hold an Information Night on Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Founders Hall auditorium. The event is designed to give prospective students information regarding... Login if you are

  • Kent State invites community to provide input for airport master plan

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    The second public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan, a public open house, has been scheduled for Nov. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stow-Munroe Falls High School, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow. The first public meeting took pl

  • Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment. Experts say fewer non-traditional students, such as out-of-work parents, are signing up for classes at two-year and

  • Area students hone math, science skills in competitions

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Dozens of middle- and high-school students spent their Saturday morning not in front of a TV set but at two local colleges at unrelated events, honing their math and science skills. Stark State College's mathematics department hosted a math competiti

  • KSU East Liverpool creates art works fund

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL - Kent State University at East Liverpool recently established the Elsa and Herschel Rubin Art Acquisition Fund for the purchase and donation of art works to be displayed on the campus, thanks to the generosity of Dr. Herschel Rubin of

  • Enrollment failing at some Ohio campuses

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment. Experts say fewer non-traditional students, such as out-of-work parents, are signing up for classes at two-year and

  • Kent State receives $3M gift (Wasbotten)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    A Cincinnati man has donated $3 million to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University to be used for photojournalism scholarships. Wallace Hagedorn, 90, died in 2013. The school will give

  • Kent State University, Kent city discuss closing down Willow Street for pedestrian use

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    A proposal to enhance safety for students and pedestrians along the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade is meeting some resistance from city officials unwilling to give up a portion of S. Willow Street. Kent State University,...

  • PARTA, Kent State Hotel to partner for Veterans Day Ceremony

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    4:00AM The Portage Area Regional Transit Authority will partner with the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center for a Veteran's Memorial Ceremony at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Kent Central Gateway Parking Deck. Intended to... Login if

  • Area students hone math, science skills in competitions

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Math, science students learn, hone their skills at two local colleges in unrelated events. Dozens of middle- and high-school students spent their Saturday morning not in front of a TV set but at two local colleges at unrelated events, honing their

  • An Afternoon in Italy with Nightingale Opera Theatre

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues with a very special performance by the Nightingale Opera Theatre on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. An Afternoon in Italy will delight with famous songs and arias from Nightingale Opera Theatre's Itali

  • Knit-a-thon in Kent Nov. 14

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Kent - Knitting for Those in Need (KTN), a not-for-profit charitable organization based in Kent, Ohio, will join its Kent State University student chapter in sponsoring a 12-hour Knit-a-thon on Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Kent State Universi

  • Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew is a thing that apparently exists

    Outlet: Mashable

    Neckbeards, rejoice. PepsiCo heard you like Doritos chips and Mountain Dew soda, so they took Doritos flavor and put it in your Mountain Dew. Yes, seriously. See also: 22 Victorious Accomplishments in Stoner Engineering The dastardly concoction

  • Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment. Experts say fewer non-traditional students, such as out-of-work parents, are signing up for classes at two-year and satellite schools. Th

  • Enrollment at some OH regional colleges dropping

    Outlet: WTVG-TV - Online

    Regional college administrators in Ohio faced with falling student enrollment are searching for solutions, including offering more and diverse degrees. Some regional schools in Ohio have lost as much as 30 percent of their student population since

  • Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV - Online

    Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment. Experts say fewer non-traditional students, such as out-of-work parents, are signing up for classes at two-year and satellite schools.

  • Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling

    Outlet: WBNS-TV - Online

    Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment. Experts say fewer non-traditional students, such as out-of-work parents, are signing...

  • Enrollment at some Ohio regional campuses falling

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Administrators at regional colleges in Ohio are searching for solutions to deal with falling student enrollment. Experts say fewer non-traditional...

  • Hillcrest Family YMCA in Lyndhurst closes for a day while volunteers give building a makeover

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    LYNDHURST, Ohio -- The Hillcrest Family YMCA was closed for business on Friday, but that doesn't mean that there was a lack of activity inside and around the building. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday volunteers from the accounting firm McGladrey, LLP

  • Rocky River library names Jamie Mason as director

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio -- Jamie Mason, interim director of the Rocky River Public Library since July, has been named its director. The library's board of trustees chose Mason to succeed Nick Cronin, who resigned. Audra Bednarski, president of the bo

  • Westfield Insurance Foundation donates $500,000 to Kent State

    Outlet: EIN News

    The Westfield Insurance Foundation has made a donation of $500,000 to Kent State University to support a bachelor of science in insurance studies program at the school and to promote career...

  • Celtic group, Tartan Terrors to perform at Performing Arts Center

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Tartan Terrors are coming to the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia March 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Tartan Terrors are their own Celtic invasion, mixing rock?s energy with traditional folklore, dance and

  • Kent State Tuscarawas launches annual campaign

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Tuscarawas County University Foundation is holding its 2014 annual campaign, For the Future. The Foundation was created in 1968 to sustain and advance a high standard of education and excellence at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. Funds raise

  • Around Town: Veterans Day events planned around the county

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Northwest High School will hold a Community Veterans Day Program at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Northwest High School commons, 8580 Erie Ave. NW in Canal Fulton. The ceremony will feature Judge Edward Elum, Lorain High School Junior R.O.T.C. “Missing Man De

  • Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew could be a real thing

    Outlet: USA Today - Online

    A Reddit thread coming from a student at Kent State University is saying samples were given out of a bizarre drink that combines the flavors of Mountain Dew and Doritos. Sound good? Nope, says Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones). Video provided by Buzz

  • Experts say police shooting was risky, but possibly justified (Banks)

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    There are a number of possible scenarios to explain why a trapped Columbus police officer shot through the closed door of a suspected drug house, despite the possibility of hitting unintended targets, scholars say. Officer Anthony Johnson's hand w

  • Could you do the 'Dewitos'?! Local taste test shocks taste buds

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    Could you do the ‘Dewitos'?! Local taste test shocks taste buds Photo courtesy: joes_nipples via Reddit Some things just go great together: peanut butter and jelly, mint and chocolate, chips and dip, ketchup and mustard; the list goes on. But– Mounta

  • Kent State receives $3 million gift for photojournalism scholarships (Wasbotten)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Wallace “Wally” Hagedorn took a one-day photography class as a teenager in 1941 at Kent State University. Oh what a phenomenal class it must have been. Hagedorn, a Cincinnati resident who died last year at the age of 90, left the university $3

  • Former DuBois Bookstore demolished (photos)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Work has begun on tearing down the former location of the DuBois Book Store at 332 S. Lincoln St. The property is currently leased by Kent State University through the Portage County Port Authority, and...

  • Westfield Insurance Foundation donates $500,000 to Kent State

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    The Westfield Insurance Foundation has made a donation of $500,000 to Kent State University to support a bachelor of science in insurance studies program at the school and to promote career opportunities within the insurance industry. In recogniti

  • Universities contemplate consolidation of operations

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Well universities in northeast ohio are apparently considering ways to consolidate their operations. This, according to a higher education official here. Presidents at kent state, youngstown state university and the university of akron have had talks

  • Would you do the Dewitos? Doritos-flavored Mountain Dew might be a real thing

    Outlet: CNET.com

    Gross or brilliant? Reports seem to indicate that PepsiCo is testing a soft drink that combines the cheesy flavor of Doritos chips with the sugar-bomb soda Mountain Dew. Doritos plus Mountain Dew = ???? PepsiCo It seems that a few lucky (or un

  • Nesiya Institute has successful relaunch

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    The Nesiya Institute, a teen leadership program formerly based in Cleveland, is thriving in Israel, according to Rabbi Fivel Glasser. Glasser, who was named the institute's director in the summer of 2013, was in Cleveland Nov. 2 to Nov. 4 to meet

  • Cleveland State University presidents, past and present, to discuss higher education: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland State University  presidents, past and present, will discuss their views of higher education from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13. Former presidents Claire Van Ummersen and Michael Schwartz and current President Ronald Be

Kent State University In the News, November 7, 2014

  • Local news briefs — Nov. 7

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    MBA program info JACKSON TWP.: Kent State University at Stark will host a part-time MBA info night at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Smith Board Room, located in the Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. This presentation is free an

  • Kent State at Stark presents 'One Slight Hitch' (Newberg)

    Outlet: Suburbanite, The

    The first theater presentation of the 2014-2015 season starts this weekend at Kent State University at Stark with “One Slight Hitch,” by comedian Lewis Black. The first theater presentation of the 2014-2015 season starts this weekend at Kent State

  • Kent State, Akron, YSU consider combining services

    Outlet: Repository, The

    The Northeast Ohio universities have had talks about the possibility of combining certain services such as information-technology departments, treasury services and other operations. Universities in northeast Ohio are considering ways to consolida

  • University of Akron, Kent State, Youngstown State leaders discuss combining services

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Three universities in the region are considering ways to consolidate their operations, according to higher education officials. Presidents at Kent State University, Youngstown State University and the University of Akron have had talks about the p

  • Local news briefs — Nov. 7

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Program donation KENT: The Westfield Insurance Foundation is donating $500,000 to Kent State University to support an insurance studies program and promote careers in the insurance industry. “The insurance industry provides a number of viable o

  • Local news briefs — Nov. 7

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Knitting event KENT: Knitting for Those in Need will join its Kent State University student chapter in sponsoring a 12-hour Knit-a-Thon from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 14 on the fourth floor of the Kent State University Library. Experienced and non-

  • What's going on? Nov. 6

    Outlet: Independent

    Nov. 6 Veterans Day observance — 11 a.m. on the Student Green at Risman Plaza on campus of Kent State University, Kent. “Honoring All Who Serve” includes a flag-raising ceremony and remarks from Kent State President Beverly Warren. Guest speaker

  • Kent State field hockey's Faulkner earns MAC Player of the Year honors (Wiler)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Hannah Faulkner has been an excellent player since she entered Kent State's field hockey program in 2011, and promptly started as a freshman. The Illinois native made steady improvements over the next two seasons, scoring seven goals during her so

  • DuBois Book Store coming down

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Work has begun on tearing down the former location of the DuBois Book Store at 332 S. Lincoln St. The property is currently leased by Kent State University through the Portage County Port Authority, and is the future location of the upcoming KSU Insi

  • Stalking squirrels Grant funds Ravenna students’ study at Kent State (Curtis)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Armed with notebooks and GPS devices, groups of eighth graders from Brown Middle School in Ravenna set off on their mission. They were on the Kent State University campus looking for squirrels — black squirrels, gray squirrels and the “dreys,” or

  • Veterans honored during KSU observance (Warren, Finkelstein, Rider)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    About 300 gather on Risman plaza for the annual ceremony A chill in the air and light rainfall did little to dampen the spirit of respect and integrity at the Kent State University Veterans Day observance Thursday, which honored all those who hav

  • Cleveland Arts listings for Nov. 7-13: Artists' panel talk at Bonfoey Gallery & More

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University. Stark Campus' Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave., Jackson Township. 330-244-5151 or stark.kent.edu/music. Lewis Black's "One Slight Hitch." 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Sunday, Nov. 16. Sign language interp

  • American Greetings asks Kent State University students to "rethink" greeting cards: Higher Education Roundup (Barness)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio - American Greetings, seeking new ways to "rethink" greeting cards, wants ideas from Kent State University students. The company is sponsoring #BestCardEver Hackathon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Kent State School of

  • Lewis Black-penned 'One Slight Hitch' opening Friday

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Before he was a curmudgeonly comedian, Lewis Black was a playwright who earned a master's degree from the Yale School of Drama in 1977. A stage comedy written by Black, titled “One Slight Hitch,” opens Friday at Kent State University Stark for a run

  • Modern Marvel: Marvel Comics Creative Director Bill Rosemann to speak at KSU

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    When Bill Rosemann first discovered the Amazing Spider-Man as a kid, it was his gateway into the Marvel comics universe. Little did he know then that one day he'd be the gatekeeper to his favorite comic brand. Rosemann, the creative director for Marv

Kent State University In the News, November 6, 2014

  • Area events beginning Nov. 6

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    CELTIC STAGE SHOW Tartan Terrors will take their high-energy, Celtic-themed variety show — with highland dancing, driving traditional music and comedy — to the stage of the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas in New Philadelphi

  • Actress talks transgender issues at KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Lavern Cox stars in Netflix’s ‘Orange is the new Black ’ Violence against marginalized groups is not a thing of the past, as one familiar face from the small screen explained at Kent State University on Wednesday. Transgender rights advo

  • Classical Music List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Tuscarawas Philharmonic Celebrating Eric Benjamin’s 60th Birthday — 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Kent State Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center, 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia. Featuring: Laura Schupbach, soprano. Program: Shostakovich, Festive O

  • Theater List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University at Stark — (Kent State Stark Fine Arts Theatre, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township; 330-244-3348, www.stark.kent.edu/theatre) One Slight Hitch opens Friday and continues through Nov. 16. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p

  • Hiram College to receive funds from Talent Dividend

    Outlet: Weekly Villager

    Hiram – Hiram College’s innovative degree completion and retention programs helped the Akron region secure a $1 million grand prize from CEOs for Cities for its growth in college degree attainment over the past four years. CEOs for Cities announce

  • American Greetings asks Kent State University students to "rethink" greeting cards: Higher Education Roundup (Barness)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - American Greetings, seeking new ways to "rethink" greeting cards, wants ideas from Kent State University students. The company is sponsoring #BestCardEver Hackathon from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Kent State School of A

  • Veterans Day events provide opportunity for reflection

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- When President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day (later to become Veterans Day) in 1919, he intended that occasion marking the end of World War I to be a time for reflection "filled with solemn pride in the her

  • VIDEO: Kent State football player is here to haunt your dreams and tear your face off

    Outlet: USA Today

    Kent State freshman Jon Cunningham was amped for his team’s game against Toledo. CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO: http://ftw.usatoday.com/2014/11/kent-state-football-player-is-here-to-haunt-your-dreams-and-tear-your-face-off Yeah, that’s the most unn

  • Ohio university leaders discuss combining services

    Outlet: KSL-TV - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders from a group of universities in northeast Ohio are discussing ways to consolidate their operations. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1qrdLCL ) presidents at Kent State University, Youngstown State Universi

  • New Ashtabula County group promoting philanthropy among young professionals

    Outlet: Star-Beacon - Online

    A new group designed to get young professionals in the county thinking about philanthropy will host its inaugural meeting today. The Ashtabula Area College Committee's 100K Club invites young professionals in the community to attend the meeting at 5

  • Teen Leaders Club meets Nov. 12

    Outlet: Twinsburg Bulletin - Online

    Teen Leaders Club is a volunteer program for teens in grades 6-12 that focuses on community service, social development, leadership training, teambuilding and fun. Kent State Geauga Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg is the club's provider of lead

  • VIDEO: Kent State freshman Jon Cunningham has intense sideline demeanor

    Outlet: Yahoo! Sports

    The Golden Flashes defensive tackle made several frightening faces during Tuesday's game against the Toledo Rockets. CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO: http://sports.yahoo.com/video/kent-state-freshman-jon-cunningham-045012816.html

  • Amber Vinson speaks out

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Top stories Ebola victim Amber Vinson speaks out on 'Today' show (WKYC Channel 3)

  • Et Cetera List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Fashions of Downton Abbey — 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road. Sara Hume, curator of the Kent State University Museum, will present a program with dresses, accessories, underwear and more

  • VIDEO: Kent State Player Possessed By Demon on Sidelines (Video)

    Outlet: Black Sports Online

    When I first saw this video I couldn't stop looking. Kent State Freshman lineman Jon Cunningham is going bonkers on the sideline like he is possessed with demons. His teammates are just hanging back letting him do his thing. If Cunningham was trying

  • Youngstown State, Kent State, University of Akron could consolidate some services, presidents say

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Jim Tressel, Scott Scarborough and Beverly Warren all became presidents of public universities in northeast Ohio last summer – and almost immediately began discussing ways for their schools to consolidate operations. Though an outright merger of Y

  • KSU Student Stalking Ordeal Used to Inpire Others

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    New this evening, the story of a young woman says she was the story of a social media nightmare. Wale aliyu spoke with her and has details. >> Alyssa was once a victim of cat fishing. >> Because it wasn't my name, I couldn't take any legal action. >>

  • VIDEO: Mets executive speaks at Kent State Stark Featured Speakers Series - Part 4

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    VIDEO: Mets executive speaks at Kent State Stark Featured Speakers Series - Part 4 Posted Nov. 5, 2014 8:43 p.m. New York Mets executive and former Cleveland Indians scout Paul DePodesta spoke as part of Kent State University at Stark's Featured S

  • Rising Stars: An Interview with Melody Moore

    Outlet: Opera Warhorses An Appreciation And Analysis Of The Standard Repertory' Of

    The following interview took place in the administrative offices of the Houston Grand Opera, whose facilitation of the interview is deeply appreciated:   [Below: Soprano Melody Moore; resized image of a publicity photograph.] W

  • Disruptive Technologies Signal Wild Ride Ahead for Business

    Outlet: BusinessWeek Investing - Online

    CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a future where a consumer scans an item through a window display and purchases it without entering the store. Groceries are ordered at a kiosk for delivery within the hour. Human voice assistance is a sta

  • Business on Demand Report Predicts "Frictionless" Future for Retail

    Outlet: GlobeAdvisor.com

    Business on Demand Report Predicts "Frictionless" Future for Retail CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a future where a consumer scans an item through a window display and purchases it without entering the store. Groceries are ordered at a

  • Campus Celeb: Lori Kratzenburg

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Tagged With: #campusceleb #kentstate #fashion #chiomega Meet Lori! The Vice President of Chi Omega Lambda Delta! Name: Lori Kratzenberg Major/ Minors: Fashion Merchandising / Marketing Year: Senior What's your involvement at Kent State

  • Encouraging Entrepreneurship with the #Girlpower Pitch

    Outlet: Paper Blog England

    Posted on the 03 November 2014 by I am looking forward to judging the#GIRLPOWER PITCH at the Blackstone LaunchPad Kent State University on Wednesday, November 12, at the Kent State University Student Center in Kent, Ohio. During this competition

  • Philharmonic will launch 79th annual season Nov. 8

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Next weekend, the Tuscarawas Philharmonic will embark on its 79th season and music director Eric Benjamin on his 60th decade of life. It seems only right to open the new season with a “Birthday Bash”! NEW PHILADELPHIA Next weekend, the Tuscarawas

  • Dancers to show the right moves

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    “Dancing Pros: Live!” will dance into town at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 for a performance in the Performing Art Center on the campus of Kent State University at Tuscarawas at New Philadelphia. NEW PHILADELPHIA “Dancing Pros: Live!” will dance into town at

  • VIDEO: Kent State student from Akron awarded free college tuition

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    NFAW Recognizes September as “National College Savings Month” - Full Tuition, Room and Board,...

  • Preventing falls

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio --The first Kent State Symposium on Aging will be held from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center, 215 Depeyster St., Kent. The topic is "Life in the Balance: Fall Prevention Fr

  • Regional campuses across Ohio struggle with enrollment

    Outlet: Dayton Daily News - Online

    State asks Ohio's public universities to develop more programs that rely on local employment needs. Regional colleges across Ohio are seeing a dive in student enrollment numbers as the economy continues to rebound, forcing college administrato

  • Disruptive Technologies Signal Wild Ride Ahead for Business

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a future where a consumer scans an item through a window display and purchases it without entering the store. Groceries are ordered at a kiosk for delivery within the hour. Human voice assistance is a sta

  • Disruptive Technologies Signal Wild Ride Ahead for Business

    Outlet: Townhall

    Imagine a future where a consumer scans an item through a window display and purchases it without entering the store. Groceries are ordered at a kiosk for delivery within the hour. Human voice assistance is a standard part of the online shopping expe

  • Disruptive Technologies Signal Wild Ride Ahead for Business

    Outlet: Indianapolis Business Journal - Online

    Imagine a future where a consumer scans an item through a window display and purchases it without entering the store. Groceries are ordered at a kiosk for delivery within the hour. Human voice assistance is a standard part of the online shopping expe

  • Wine-making class at KSU Ashtabula draws 100 students

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    A program that studies the science of wine making and grape growing at the Ashtabula campus of Kent State University has 60 online students and about 40 traditional students, Jodie Greasap Gee, the program's director,...

Kent State University In the News, November 5, 2014

  • Rubin fund will be used to purchase art for Kent State-East Liverpool campus

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL - Kent State-East Liverpool recently established the Elsa and Herschel Rubin Art Acquisition Fund for the purchase and donation of art works to be displayed on campus. The fund, made possible via the generosity of Dr. Herschel Rubin of

  • Art acquisition fund established at KSU-Liverpool

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL - Kent State-East Liverpool recently established the Elsa and Herschel Rubin Art Acquisition Fund thanks to a donation by Dr. Herschel Rubin of East Liverpool. The fund will be used to purchase art, including paintings, prints, photogr

  • Kent Stark Small Business Development Center to host information seminar Dec. 2

    Outlet: Review - Online, The

    Published:November 5, 2014 3:00AM The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University is sponsoring an information session for individuals interested in starting a small business or those who are in the early stages of business format

  • AREA VETERANS DAY EVENTS

    Outlet: Repository, The

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP • Showing of “Inglourious Basterds,” 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Kent State University at Stark, Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Sponsored by the Kent State Stark Veterans Club. Free popcorn provided. • “An Evening with

  • Preventing falls

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio --The first Kent State Symposium on Aging will be held from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center, 215 Depeyster St., Kent. The topic is "Life in the Balance: Fall Prevention Fr

  • Sacsha Sanders of Ravenna will compete for title of Miss Ohio USA

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Sacsha Sanders of Ravenna has been awarded the title of Miss Ravenna USA. She will compete for the title of Miss Ohio USA 2015 on Saturday and Sunday in Portsmouth. The final competition, which will be held at the Vern Riffe Center for the Art

  • Wine-making class at KSU Ashtabula draws 100 students (Gee)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A program that studies the science of wine making and grape growing at the Ashtabula campus of Kent State University has 60 online students and about 40 traditional students, Jodie Greasap Gee, the program’s director, told Kent Rotarians Tu

  • GREEN PORTAGE: Going ‘green’ with LEED certified building design

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The city of Kent and Kent State University have undertaken an impressive building campaign in the last few years, with more building construction expected for the next few years. With the regional professional architecture program and inaugural

  • Sloppy Joes With the ChiO's!

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Tagged With: chi, chio, food, kent, ksu, omega, philanthropy Kent Presbyterian Church This Sunday, November 9th, the Lambda Delta chapter of Chi Omega at Kent State University is hosting their annual philanthropy event, Sloppy Joes With the Chi

  • Carrollton Free Press Standard business news

    Outlet: Free Press Standard, The

    FPS staff report November 4, 2014 Kent State University at Tuscarawas Small Business Development Center is hosting a free financial workshop, “Financial Controls and Cash Management for Small Businesses” Nov. 12 from 9-11 a.m. in the Asthon House Mus

  • Veterans Day 2014 events

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    A list of Veterans Day events in Stark County and surrounding areas. AREA VETERANS DAY EVENTS BELOIT Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Beloit Evangelical Friends Church, 18042 Fifth St. Speaker will be John L. Haigh Sr., former chief steward on Ai

  • KSU Tuscarawas to hold information night Nov. 12

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas will hold an information night Nov. 12 in the Founders Hall auditorium. Kent State University at Tuscarawas will hold an information night at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Founders Hall auditorium, 330 University Drive

  • AICPA Honors Accounting Educators for Innovative Curricula

    Outlet: Journal of Accountancy - Online

    CPA Practice Advisor reported on the recent AICPA announcement of the 2014 Effective Learning Strategies Award. The article noted that the annual awards recognize educators who demonstrate innovative teaching practices in one of three educational lev

  • Chippewa grad uses education to help women

    Outlet: Post Newspapers - Online, The

    AKRON – With political unrest raging in southern Asia for many years, the city's North Hill neighborhood has become a haven for refugees and a Chippewa High School graduate is working to ease their plight both here and in the “Old Country.” Jessica R

  • Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Hosts Roundtable of Medical Professionals to Explore Strategies for Promoting Consistency in Gout Diagnosis and Management

    Outlet: PR Newswire - Online

    Paul P. Doghramji, MD, FAAFP, Family Physician, Collegeville Family Practice, Collegeville, PA, shares the primary care perspective on gout. Facebook Twitter Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor of Nursing, Kent State University, sha

  • Around Town: Fundraiser will help improve women's lives

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Support women's causes and Soroptimist at the Canton/Stark County club's annual fall fundraiser at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brookside Country Club, 1800 Canton Ave. NW in Jackson Township. Support women's causes and Soroptimist at the Canton/Stark Coun

  • College of Business Administration Professor Receives Olga Mural Associate Professorship

    Outlet: PRLog

    Xiaoling Pu, Ph.D., Professor of Finance, Olga Mural Associate Professor - Nov. 4, 2014 - Kent State's College of Business Administration Associate Professor of Finance Xiaoling Pu, Ph.D. is the recipient of the Olga A. Mural Risk Management Fund Ass

  • Traditions of giving back

    Outlet: About Stark

    Exceptional autumn volunteers and ways you can give back W ith what's projected to be another harsh winter headed toward the Midwest, local organizations are preparing to help the community with supplies such as warm clothes, food and shelter. But

  • Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Hosts Roundtable of Medical Professionals to Explore Strategies for Promoting Consistency in Gout Diagnosis and Management

    Outlet: Indianapolis Business Journal - Online

    PITTSBURGH , Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With gout incidence on the rise, an increasing number of medical professionals, across multiple fields of practice, will continue to be exposed to patients who suffer from gout and are seeking an accurate dia

  • Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Hosts Roundtable of Medical Professionals to Explore Strategies for Promoting Consistency in Gout Diagnosis and Management

    Outlet: Sun News - Online, The

    PITTSBURGH , Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With gout incidence on the rise, an increasing number of medical professionals, across multiple fields of practice, will continue to be exposed to patients who suffer from gout and are seeking an accurate dia

Kent State University In the News, November 4, 2014

  • Local news briefs — Nov. 3

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    STEM awards AKRON: The Akron Council of Engineering and Scientific Societies, a consortium of 12 local science and engineering groups, held its 67th annual banquet Thursday to recognize influential members, and promising students and educators in

  • What's going on? Nov. 4

    Outlet: Independent

    Laverne Cox speech — 7:30 p.m. at Kent State University Student Center ballroom, Kent. Cox, the transgender advocate will give her “Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood” presentation. Tickets: www.eventbrite.com and select Laverne Cox at Kent Sta

  • What's going on? Nov. 4

    Outlet: Independent

    Nov. 6 • Exhibition reception — 5 to 7 p.m. at Kent State University at Stark, Main Hall Art Gallery, lower level, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Opening reception for Action and Accident, paintings by Cecily Kahn. The exhibition runs throu

  • What's going on? Nov. 4

    Outlet: Independent

    Are you looking for something to do? Here’s what’s happening around the area. Nov. 6 • Veterans Day observance — 11 a.m. on the Student Green at Risman Plaza on campus of Kent State University, Kent. “Honoring All Who Serve” includes a flag-

  • Kent State Sports Report (Nov. 2): Progress of women's basketball team pleases coach O'Banion (O'Banion)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    With less than two weeks remaining before the 2014-15 season officially tips off, third-year head coach Danielle O'Banion believes her Kent State women's basketball team is beginning to mesh. "The five freshmen are impacting early as expected," sa

  • On the record: Wad Phaewchimplee leads Kent State women’s golf team to 4th-place finish at Jim West Challenge

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Sophomore Wad Phaewchimplee was the individual champion as the Kent State University women’s golf team concluded its season with a fourth-place finish Monday in the Jim West Challenge at Tapatio Springs Golf Club in San Antonio. As a team, the Fl

  • Randale Richmond (Richmond, Nielsen)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Associate athletic director, Kent State University Randale Richmond usually says “yes” when people ask him to do something. Even if he's not quite sure how to do it. The habit has paid off. Today, Richmond is associate athletic director at

  • Ebola watch period ends for Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    The region’s watch period for Ebola has officially come to an end. Today marks the close of the 21-day incubation period for Northeast Ohio residents who came in contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with the deadly viral disease shortly af

  • Cleveland Clinic unveils medical innovations for 2015

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    A mobile stroke unit for ambulances and a Dengue fever vaccine are two of the breakthroughs the Cleveland Clinic has placed on its annual list of Top 10 Medical Innovations expected to make major improvements in patient care over the next year. Th

  • Sexual health - including quality of information and access to contraceptives - ranked at colleges

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Forget academics – the latest college rankings look at sexual health. Ohio's schools fared well. The annual Sexual Health Report Card by condom maker Trojan evaluates 140 universities based on sexual health resources and inf

Kent State University In the News, November 3, 2014

  • Keeping our drinking water safe through better detection

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    Click here to view video: http://www.wkyc.com/videos/homepage/2014/11/02/18389487/

  • Degrees of improved performance

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Ohio long has suffered from a higher education gap. Analyses show the state ranking in the high 30s among its peers for the share of residents with a four-year college degree. Massachusetts leads the nation at 38 percent. Ohio falls 14 percentage poi

  • Higher education a major issue in gubernatorial campaigns in other states: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Higher education has been addressed in the race for Ohio governor, but has become a major issue in several other states. Gov. John Kasich, heading toward a likely second term in office, supported Ohio's move to performance-based

  • Vindy.com - Kent State University recognized for diversity (Brown)

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Published: Mon, November 3, 2014 @ 12:00 a.m. Staff report KENT For the second year, Kent State University has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest

  • Area briefs — compiled Nov. 2

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Click to Print Published: November 2, 2014 - 10:53 PM CLEVELAND Cleared from Ebola list CLEVELAND: Forty-two people have been removed from the list of Ohioans being monitored for Ebola symptoms. The state emergency operations center released a statem

  • Ohio health officials clear 42 more people from Ebola monitoring list

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Click to Print Published: November 2, 2014 - 06:39 PM CLEVELAND: Forty-two people have been removed from the list of Ohioans being monitored for Ebola symptoms. The state emergency operations center released a statement Sunday that said 122 people re

  • National Science Foundation awards three Kent State University research groups a total of $1.2 million

    Outlet: EIN News

    Kent State University said three research groups at the school were awarded a total of about $1.2 million by the National Science Foundation. The projects “will advance basic knowledge of liquid crystals and further their development in new materi

  • ALONG THE WAY: David Dix

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    When Kent's downtown rejuvenation program was going full blast, Kent State University President Lester Lefton would occasionally interject, "What's next? What's the next stage?" I'd think, "Can't he enjoy what's happening? After decades of margina

  • Chris Myers lodges complaints at Kent State for demolition along Willow Street (Mansfield)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Rental owner takes KSU to task for demolition along Willow St. One man is not happy with the result of town and gown connection projects in Kent. A modern walkway now connects Kent State University and downtown Kent, facilitating greater oppor

  • Youngstown News, Kent Orchestra Concert featuring faculty members

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    Place: Kent State University, Kent, OH When: Sunday, November 2, 3 p.m. Description: In the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall, 650 Hilltop Drive. Tickets are $15 for adults; $13 for seniors and Kent faculty and staff; $10 for groups of ten or

  • Story of Wells-Sherman House at next Hudson Heritage Association meeting

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The Kent Historical Society will present the story of the preservation, research, relocation and restoration of the Wells-Sherman House, a 1858 Greek Revival house now located on North Water Street in Kent.  In 2012, Kent State University purchase

  • The road to Miss Ohio begins tonight in Norwalk

    Outlet: Norwalk Reflector - Online

    Miss Maple City pageant begins at 7 p.m. at Main Street School. Norwalk Reflector Staff Ten young women will compete for the title of Miss Maple City 2015 and four teens will compete for Miss Maple City's Outstanding Teen 2015 tonight. The p

  • Get Schooled in the Fashions of ‘Downton Abbey' @akronlibrary

    Outlet: Cool Cleveland

    Thu 11/6 @ 6:30 p.m. Whether you're a fan of the hit show, or you like to get your bustle on (sorry fashion nerd joke), the Green library branch is holding a Fashion of Downton Abbey night. The event is free and presented by Sara Hume, curator

  • Case startup rockets near top of LaunchPad contest

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Four budding Northeast Ohio companies competed in a national entrepreneurship contest in New York City last week, and one of them — Carbon Origins out of Case Western Reserve University — brought home the third-place prize and $10,000 to invest in it

  • Nutcracker Tea supports the Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Tchaikovsky?s The Nutcracker Ballet was first performed in St. Petersburg Russia in 1892. To the students of the Tuscarawas Dance Arts Center in Dover, it is an annual holiday tradition they have performed for more than 20 years. So when Shelly Beitz

  • Be picky when searching for the perfect preschool (Unferdorfer)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    With so many options available, finding the right preschool for your child can be intimidating, but there are ways parents can narrow down their selection. With so many options available, finding the right preschool for your child can be intimidat

  • KSU Students attend Hill Day

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL - Twenty-one second-year students from the Kent State University East Liverpool Occupational Therapy Assistant Program recently attended the American Occupational Therapy Association's (AOTA) 2014 Hill Day in Washington, D.C.

  • KSU gets grant from USDA (Messing)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University's Ohio Employee Ownership Center has received a $71,998 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop and support employee-owned enterprises (ESOPs or Employee/worker-owned Cooperatives). The work will include buil

  • Kent State hosts a symposium on managing water challenges facing the region (Morgan)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    On Air News Classical Loading... Northeast Ohio Friday, October 31, 2014 Presentations examined green infrastucture, water preservation and stopping algae blooms by WKSU's LYNDSEY SCHLEY Reporter Lyndsey Schley   The symposium focus

  • Win New Clients With Genial Banter: Advisers Tell How

    Outlet: Investor's Business Daily - Online

    Rob Smith, an Edward Jones adviser and former Marine, chats with a client in his Covington, La., office.  View Enlarged Image Financial Advisers' Guide — Optimize Your Business Chatting up strangers can be lucrative. Whether you're in line

  • South Side Education News & Notes

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    Math and science standouts to be honored by council SOUTH AKRON —The Akron Council of Engineering & Scientific Societies (ACESS) is honoring outstanding Akron area science and math high school students at its Honors and Awards Banquet Nov. 6 at Gu

  • Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh brings mutants, postcards to MCA Denver

    Outlet: KPRH-FM (Colorado Public Radio) - Online

    Audio: CPR News speaks with Mark Mothersbaugh Artist Mark Mothersbaugh (left) and MCA Denver director Adam Lerner at the "Myopia" exhibition, which runs through April 12, 2015. As a young boy, Mark Mothersbaugh knew that treetops and roofs and

  • Philharmonic will launch 79th annual season Nov. 8

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Next weekend, the Tuscarawas Philharmonic will embark on its 79th season and music director Eric Benjamin on his 60th decade of life. It seems only right to open the new season with a “Birthday Bash”! NEW PHILADELPHIA Next weekend, the Tuscarawas

  • Dancers to show the right moves

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    “Dancing Pros: Live!” will dance into town at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 for a performance in the Performing Art Center on the campus of Kent State University at Tuscarawas at New Philadelphia. NEW PHILADELPHIA “Dancing Pros: Live!” will dance into town at

  • International Reading Hall of Fame member to speak in Moline

    Outlet: Quad-City Times - Online

    :  International Reading Hall of Fame member Dr. Timothy Rasinski will present effective and engaging phonics and fluency instruction ideas during a speech at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at John Deere Middle School, 2035 11th St., Moline. Rasinsk

Kent State University In the News, October 31, 2014

  • PUSHING THROUGH THE PROCESS (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State’s meteoric rise to success in 2012 has been followed by a just as fast plummet back to the bottom of the MAC. A number of factors have been factors, but recruiting stands alone at the top. In this age of instant gratification, no one

  • Kent State campus ministry donates to King Kennedy Center

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    United Christian Ministries, an ecumenical campus ministry at Kent State University, recently presented the King Kennedy Center in Ravenna with a $2,000 check from memorial gifts in the name of the late Rev. William “Jake” Jacobs, UCM former camp

  • OUR VIEW: Education prize winners rewarded for commitment

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The $1 million pri ze be - ing shared by Northeastern Ohio institutions of higher education, including the three based in Portage County, is an affirmation of their efforts to improve the quality of their educational offerings with a focus on b

  • Connie Finton featured speaker at third annual Women's Success Series

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Women?s Success Series kicks off their third year with speaker Connie Finton on Nov. 7 at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. The event is held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost to attend each session is $10, which includes a cont

  • KSU offers free cash management workshop in Carrollton

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Kent State University at Tuscarawas Small Business Development Center will hold a free workshop, ?Financial Controls and Cash Management for Small Businesses,? Nov. 12, 9-11 a.m. at the Ashton House Museum at 120 3rd Street NW in Carrollton. T

  • I Love Riding in the City – Samuel Meyer

    Outlet: Urban Velo

    NAME: Samuel Meyer LOCATION: Kent Ohio OCCUPATION: 4th Grader Where do you live and what’s it like riding in your city? Living in Kent is great for riding. It’s a small city so we can get everywhere on two wheels with a quickness. We have a Bik

  • Tuscarawas County University Foundation launched 2014 campaign

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The Tuscarawas County University Foundation is holding its 2014 campaign “For the Future,” which began Oct. 14 at Kent State Tuscarawas. The Tuscarawas County University Foundation is holding its 2014 campaign “For the Future,” which began Oct. 14

  • Cheers & Jeers, with a special Cheer to a pediatric collaboration at local hospitals: editorial

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CHEERS . . . to the Akron metro area and the University of Akron, Kent State University, Hiram College, the Northeast Ohio Medical University and Stark State College for beating out universities in 56 other metro areas to win a $1 million national Ta

  • Spaghetti dinner to benefit foster children and students

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Each year the Dover Exchange Club holds their spaghetti dinner at St. Joseph Parish Hall to raise money for their Children?s Foundation. This year the dinner will be Saturday, Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m. The Dover Echange Club Children?s? Foundation part

  • West Side Education News & Notes

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    Math and science standouts to be honored by council SOUTH AKRON —The Akron Council of Engineering & Scientific Societies (ACESS) is honoring outstanding Akron area science and math high school students at its Honors and Awards Banquet Nov. 6 at Gu

Kent State University In the News, October 30, 2014

  • Theatre List

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance — (E. Turner Stump Theatre, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent State University; 330-672-2787 or www.­kent.edu/theatredance/­hot-mikado) Final performances of Hot Mikado at 8 p

  • Classical Music

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University Orchestra — 3 p.m. Sunday, Cartwright Hall, 650 Hilltop Drive, Kent. Featuring Amitai Vardi and Yu Jin. $15 for adults, $13 seniors and Kent State faculty and staff, $8 for non-Kent State students, $5 for children and free for f

  • Free and worthy things to do Oct. 30-Nov. 6

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Making joyful sounds. The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music's Fall Flute Frenzy (try saying that three times) flute studio recital will be from 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday at Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive. More in

  • Area events beginning Oct. 30

    Outlet: Repository, The

    'ONE SLIGHT HITCH' “One Slight Hitch,” a comedy written by comedian Lewis Black, will open the theater season at Kent State University at Stark, with performances Nov. 7 through 16 at the Kent State Stark Theatre. The play is set at an Ohio family

  • Colleges Find Micro Grants Keep Some Students From Dropping Out

    Outlet: Wall Street Journal

    Institutions Buoy Degree Attainment by Bridging Small Funding Gaps for the Financially Pressed When a group of Northeast Ohio colleges teamed up to help more local residents get their degree, they found that many students were in danger of not gr

  • Akron Area Wins Million Dollar Educational Prize (Warren)

    Outlet: WAKR-AM

    The Akron area has received a big educational honor. Akron and Northeast Ohio won the million-dollar award from the Talent Dividend competition. The award was announced Wednesday afternoon in Washington, DC. The Akron area's winning entry was f

  • Local universities receive $1 million to help graduation rates

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Five Akron-area universities are sharing a million dollars to help students graduate. The Kresge Foundation put up the money in a national competition of metro regions that could demonstrate the largest increase in college graduation rates. CEOs For

  • Akron region wins $1 million Talent Dividend prize (Warren)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The University of Akron, Kent State University and other local colleges took home the $1 million grand prize Wednesday in the national Talent Dividend competition. The contest, sponsored by CEO for Cities, Living Cities and the Kresge Foundation,

  • Kent State University’s School of Theatre and Dance will present “Hot Mikado”

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    nnKent S tate U niversity’s S chool of T heatre and D ance will present “Hot Mikado” through Nov. 2 in the E. Turner Stump Theater. The production is based on “The Mikado” by W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. When the heir to the Japanese thr

  • Kent State University Orchestra Concert

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Romance will be in the air at the Kent State University’s orchestra concert on Sunday in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall, 650 Hilltop Drive. The performance starts at 3 p.m. Parking is free. Rossini’s Overture to “William Tell”

  • Area universities will split $1M prize (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Higher education in Northeastern Ohio claimed a $1 million prize Wednesday. The funds be used to further develop college degree completion and career preparedness. The Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area, representing the Northeast Ohio Counci

  • Smartphone technology affects social and academic lives of students (Barkley)

    Outlet: Ithacan - Online

    Sophomore Vanessa O'Connor once spent nearly all night and the next day helping her friend search for her lost iPhone. After losing it at a Cornell frat party, she said they tried a tracker app, walked to a nearby fraternity and cemetery, and

  • $1 million awarded to UA, KSU, Hiram, Stark, NEO partners

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    WASHINGTON D.C. -- Competing against 57 other cities across the nation, the Akron metropolitan area has won the top prize in the Talent Dividend competition, producing an impressive 20 percent increase in college degree holders between 2009 and 2013,

  • Why the Akron area's $1 million Talent Dividend prize is a win for all Northeast Ohio: Lee Fisher

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    There is no secret sauce to economic prosperity, but research shows there is one strategy that comes closest – educational attainment. While a college degree is just one point along the cradle-to-career educational continuum, it is a very good proxy

  • $1 million prize is awarded to Akron-area colleges and universities

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Higher education institutions serving Greater Akron collectively secured a $1 million prize in recognition of their success in retaining and graduating students. CEOs for Cities, a nonprofit that brings together CEOs and other urban leaders to ser

  • AICPA Honors Accounting Educators for Innovative Curriculum

    Outlet: CPA Practice Advisor - Online

    The AICPA has announced the 2014 recipients of three accounting curriculum awards. The Effective Learning Strategies Awards are bestowed annually upon educators who demonstrate innovative teaching practices in one of three distinct educational levels

  • $1 million prize awarded to Northeast Ohio for improving college graduation rates (Warren)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Northeast Ohio has won a $1 million national prize to help students stay in college and graduate in a timely fashion. Officials from colleges in Summit and Portage counties beamed as it was announced the Akron metropolitan area b

  • Players: Upper Executive Appointments in Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Inside Business Magazine (Northeast Ohio) - Online

    Health Care Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio has promoted Michelle Kerr to director of clinical operations and hired Lynne Gervasi as director of quality and Linda Ambrose as director of hospice. Kerr, a graduate of the University of Akron, previo

  • Fox 8's Wayne Dawson and his brother Judge William Dawson talk about style and who is the best dressed: Fashion Flash (slideshow, video)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Wayne Dawson, 50-ish, Highland Heights. Award-winning newscaster and co-host of "Fox 8 in the Morning" And his brother Judge William Dawson, 42, East Cleveland East Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pardon the expression, but there's qui

Kent State University In the News, October 29, 2014

  • Akron-area universities and colleges up for $1 million prize

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The number of college degrees handed out in Summit and Portage counties soared over the last four years, making the Akron region a national finalist for a $1 million prize. CEO for Cities, Living Cities and the Kresge Foundation will announce the

  • Kent State men's basketball team picked to finish third in MAC East, Brewer named preseason all-conference

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    CLEVELAND -- Kent State has been picked to finish third in the Mid-American Conference East Division in the 2014-15 MAC Men's Basketball Preseason Poll, which was announced by the conference office Tuesday. Additionally, senior guard Kris Brewer was

  • Kent State basketball: Golden Flashes looking to the inside for change this season (Senderoff)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    As the regular season approaches, Kent State basketball coach Rob Senderoff doesn’t know whether he’s a basketball coach or soccer coach. “I’ve been meeting a lot with our soccer coach — our women’s soccer coach [Rob] Marino — because we’ve been k

  • Fox 8's Wayne Dawson and his brother Judge William Dawson talk about style and who is the best dressed: Fashion Flash (slideshow, video)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Wayne Dawson, 50-ish, Highland Heights. Award-winning newscaster and co-host of "Fox 8 in the Morning" And his brother Judge William Dawson, 42, East Cleveland East Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Pardon the expression, but there

  • OUR VIEW: Stark State use of Rausch site good news for Ravenna

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    College's Presence in Landmark School Facility Will Broaden Educational Opportunities in the Area A decision by Stark State College to open operations in Ravenna in the former Rausch School site has several implications and nearly all of them ar

  • Ebola nurse is out of isolation

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Fueled Fears in Region After Flying to Cleveland ATLANTA — A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a c

  • Marvel Comics creative director to speak at Kent Stark Nov. 19

    Outlet: Review - Online, The

    Kent State University at Stark invites the community to the second event of the Featured Speakers Series' 24th season. Marvel Comics creative director Bill Rosemann will present "Marvel: Inside the World's Most Heroic Brand" at...

  • Holy Cross appoints two to positions

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Holy Cross Academy Catholic Schools recently made two new appointments. Kristie Cramer has been appointed Director of Enrollment. A native of Massillon, Kramer has spent the last five years working at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia,

  • VIDEO: Learn About Your Great Lakes at Kent State's Water Research Symposium

    Outlet: Cool Cleveland

    *Photos provided by University Communications and Marketing, Kent State. Kent State University, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and The Cleveland Water Alliance are partnering up to bring you their 2nd annual Water Research Symposi

  • 2014 Business Hall of Fame: Ray Dalton

    Outlet: Inside Business Magazine (Northeast Ohio) - Online

    Guided by his faith, serial entrepreneur Ray Dalton has built a host of companies while doing a world of good. Take a left, a right and another left as you wind your way down the hall of the Dalton Foundation's Aurora office. There, in a small

  • Kent State Exhibits Sandy Baker's Art in American Jewelry Design Council Show

    Outlet: BlackNews.com

    – Sandy Baker is a jewelry design phenom, and was the first African American designer to start participating at national trade shows Kent, OH — Kent State University, Midwestern bastion of higher education, is getting a lesson in high style. The i

  • COSE business award goes to Colby Featherbottoms, Parma startup equipping guitar heroes: the Mix

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    It's been said buying a guitar should be a lot like buying a coat. Pick one that fits your body and your personality. That desire drives Colby Featherbottom's Custom Sound Machines, the winner of the 2014 Business Pitch Competition of COSE, the Co

  • Breaking ground on energy efficient home

    Outlet: Amherst News-Times - Online, The

    By Valerie Urbanik - vurbanik@civitasmedia.com Valerie Urbanik | Oberlin News-TribuneDanna Mitchell and her family are the new owners of the high performance single-family home on Smith Street. A local resident has been selected to live in an e

  • Breaking ground on energy efficient home

    Outlet: Oberline News-Tribune - Online, The

    A local resident has been selected to live in an energy efficient home at 121 Smith St. A home that runs on sunshine was showcased in February by Zion Community Development Corporation and the Oberlin Project. Danna Mitchell and daughters N

  • US health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever

    Outlet: Egypt Independent

    A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a US health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the US response to the deadly virus.

Kent State University In the News, October 28, 2014

Kent State University In the News, October 27, 2014

  • KSU studies Ebola, food shortages (Smith)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Looking beyond the panic of a disease that ignores national borders is the goal of one new course at Kent State University, where student research is drawing connections between Ebola and food shortages in Africa. In response to the deadliest

  • Kent Business College Partnership to Promote Exports

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    KENT, Ohio -- The college of business administration at Kent State University has signed an agreement to promote exports by establishing a U.S. Export Assistance Center at the university, Todd Hiser announced today. The college will work with Hise

  • Halloween in Kent

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    >>> In kent the halloween party brought out the crowds. It also means extra patrols for anyone partying too much and police did bust 43 people, the same number as last year. Most of the under-age drinking, though. And it was not on the kent state cam

  • Author to read from newest book at Peninsula College on Thursday

    Outlet: Peninsula Daily News - Online

    PORT ANGELES — Edmonds Community College writing professor Holly Hughes will read from her newest book, Sailing By Ravens, at Peninsula College at 12:35 p.m. Thursday. The reading is co-sponsored by Peninsula College’s Studium Generale and Foothil

  • Spaghetti dinner to benefit foster children and students

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Wayne Edition - Online, The

    Each year the Dover Exchange Club holds their spaghetti dinner at St. Joseph Parish Hall to raise money for their Children’s Foundation. This year the dinner will be Saturday, Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m. The Dover Echange Club Children’s’ Foundation part

  • WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF KENT STATE UNIVERSITY FOR "PATTERNED LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT USING INK-JET PRINTED NANOPARTICLES AND USE THEREOF TO PRODUCE PATTERNED, ELECTRO-OPTICALLY ADDRESSABLE DEVICES; INK-JET PRINTABLE COMPOSITIONS" (AMERICAN INVENTORS)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    GENEVA, Oct. 27 -- Publication No. WO/2014/172252 was published on Oct. 23. Title of the invention: "PATTERNED LIQUID CRYSTAL ALIGNMENT USING INK-JET PRINTED NANOPARTICLES AND USE THEREOF TO PRODUCE PATTERNED, ELECTRO-OPTICALLY ADDRESSABLE DEVI

  • Be picky when searching for the perfect preschool (Unferdorfer)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    With so many options available, finding the right preschool for your child can be intimidating, but there are ways parents can narrow down their selection. “First off, what parents can afford gives them a starting place,” said Sophia Kruas, In

  • Universities develop financial outreach for struggling students

    Outlet: Dayton Daily News - Online

    Thousands of Ohio college students fail to pay, dropped from schools. Janell Roeper spent four years working part-time as a cashier and stowing away cash for college. But just months after she had finally arrived at Miami University for h

  • KSU Grad is Ebola Free

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    The ebola virus again with a connection to the buckeye state. New york city doctor who recently contracted the disease, is engaged to a woman from cincinnati, she is now under quarantine. She has not made reason visits to owe. >> Ohio department of h

  • American Tapestry Biennial 10

    Outlet: KTVU-TV - Online

    Where Kent State University Museum Corner of Main & Lincoln Streets Rockwell Hall - 515 Hilltop Drive Kent, OH  Upcoming 10:00 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 The American Tapestry Alliance is pleased to sponsor the 10th iteration of American

  • Conservancy's annual meeting to talk about civilian conservation corps in CVNP

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Peninsula - The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park will host its annual meeting Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at Happy Days Lodge, 500 W. Streetsboro Road, Peninsula. The meeting will feature a brief business meeting followed by a presentation about t

  • Speakers named for Women's Success Series

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    This year's Women's Success Series will again highlight three area women discussing their professional and personal achievements in Tuscarawas County. Women's Success Series 2014-2015 speakers Friday, Nov. 7 — Connie Finton Feature

  • KSU East Liverpool recognizes academic achievements

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    EAST LIVERPOOL -Kent State University at East Liverpool recently recognized the academic achievements of numerous students, and the generosity of scholarship donors during its annual Fall Scholarship Reception. Dr. Stephen Nameth, dean of the Kent St

  • App may reduce phone usage

    Outlet: Punch - Online, The

    It might be a bit like hosting an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at a bar but cellphone apps designed to track and reduce time spent on the phone are becoming hugely popular. One such app, Checky, was reported by the New York Times recently to have

  • Area schoolchildren going on career-related field trips

    Outlet: Star-Beacon - Online

    Friday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Superior and Erie Intermediate fifth-grade students will be going on a career field trip to Kent State University Ashtabula Campus to explore several different career paths and hear presentations and partici

  • Kent Halloween bash

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Kent police are gearing up for a Halloween tradition that's expected to draw thousands to party in Kent tonight. Kent Police Chief, Michelle Lee says the department is coordinating with several agencies, including Kent State University and State High

  • Hacking marathon under way at KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A celebration of all things computer savvy and technical is under way at Kent State University, as the Kent Hack Enough Hackathon kicked off Friday and will continue until closing ceremonies on Sunday. Hosted at the KSU Library by HacKSU,

  • New Book by Gray & Co. Collects Stories from Golden Age of Cleveland TV

    Outlet: BroadwayWorld.com

    Stories about some of the biggest names in Cleveland television history are retold in the new book "Cleveland TV Tales" by Mike and Janice Olszewski. The book profiles dozens of colorful men and women who helped invent local television programming fr

  • ‘The Crucible' is a must see for dramatic theater enthusiasts

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Wayne Edition - Online, The

    Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”, thought to have been inspired by the McCarthy-era fear of communism, is still relevant in 2014. The more than three-hour stage drama is still able to hold captive an audience, albeit it strikes more of a chord where re

  • DEVO's Mark Mothersbaugh gets an exhibit at Denver's MCA

    Outlet: DailyNewsEn.com

    Practically nothing tends to make art extra thrilling than genuine threat, when an exhibit has the prospective to succeed wildly or fail miserably, careers sail or stall, when an individual gathers the nerve to show one thing authentically unique and

  • 3 College Fashion Programs Worth Knowing About

    Outlet: Huffington Post, The

    Fashion is becoming an industry that more and more people want to be a part of. But the long held belief that the only way you can be involved in the industry is if you're a designer or model has flown way out the window. Now, there are so many di

  • Misrepresentation, Miss Representation

    Outlet: Her Campus

    Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down with the Body Acceptance Movement President, Megan Carrasco for the Her Campus Celeb of the week. Wednesday, October 15th, the Body Acceptance Movement and the Women's Center hosted a screening of Miss Rep

  • #RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence Activist Sil Lai Abrams Kicks Off National College Tour

    Outlet: Atlanta Daily World - Online

    Just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sil Lai Abrams (pictured above), renowned domestic violence activist and founder and CEO of Truth In Reality, Inc., has launched Redefining HERstory, a “national campus social action program” concep

  • #RedefiningHERstory: Domestic Violence Activist Sil Lai Abrams Kicks Off National College Tour

    Outlet: Chicago Defender - Online

    Just in time for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Sil Lai Abrams (pictured above), renowned domestic violence activist and founder and CEO of Truth In Reality, Inc., has launched Redefining HERstory, a “national campus social action program” concep

  • NFL notebook: Kent State's Dri Archer yanked as Steelers kickoff returner

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    The Pittsburgh Steelers yanked speedy rookie Dri Archer in favor of bruising veteran LeGarrette Blount on kickoff returns. The Steelers rank next-to-last in the NFL in average starting field position after kickoffs and 30th in average yards per r

  • Feds mull quarantine for docs who treat Ebola in West Africa (Smith)

    Outlet: MSNBC.com

    Federal officials are considering a mandatory quarantine for health care workers who come back to the U.S. from West Africa after the Ebola diagnosis Thursday of New York City doctor Craig Spencer, who was helping to fight the virus overseas. PHOT

  • Youth Leadership Summit

    Outlet: WYTV-TV

    In Columbiana County today student leaders came together to help inspire change in the community. The program was held at the Kent State Salem campus. New at 6 -- here's WYTV 33 News reporter Amanda Smith. The Columbiana County Youth Leadership Summi

  • Religion Notes — Oct. 25

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    The following is a listing of events and special services at Akron-area churches and places of worship. First Congregational Church — 292 E. Market St., Akron. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Annual Fall Forum Forgiveness & Reconciliation after Mass Vio

  • Columbiana County Youth Summit kicks off

    Outlet: WKBN-TV - Online

    SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – Student leaders in Columbiana County came together Friday to help inspire change in the community. The Student Leadership Summit is in its second year. Students in grades 8 and 9 are nominated and meet for day-long sessions to

  • Brimfield police chief offers Kent State students a guide of what not to do on Halloween

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    BRIMFIELD, Ohio — Whether it's Cinderella vomiting or Belle making out with the Incredible Hulk in a jail cell, colorful Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver has seen enough Kent State University partiers end up in jail to offer a handy guide on how n

  • Police prepare for massive Kent crowd

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    KENT – Police are gearing up for a Halloween tradition that's expected to draw more than 20,000 people to party in Kent Saturday. "Our population in KENT – Police are gearing up for a Halloween tradition that's expected to draw more than 20,000 pe

  • College students striken by poverty, homelessness fight rising college tuition costs

    Outlet: Yahoo! Xtra Business

    The spotlight on Occupy Wall Street may have dimmed in recent months, but college students across the country are still waging their own battles against the rapidly rising cost of higher education. On Thursday, dozens of students at San Diego Stat

  • Wicked Witch of the West and Freddy Krueger's daddy lead Northeast Ohio All-Star trick-or-treat team

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Celebrate Halloween Northeast Ohio style. Stray into the pop-culture graveyard, kiddies, and you'll find no shortage of creepy choices in the terror-tory claimed by movies, television and books. Yes, many an actor, writer and di

  • Actress will be introduce series of youth acting classes at Salem Community Theatre

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    Actress Niki Slaven of Leetonia will conduct an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 1 to introduce her new series of youth acting classes at Salem Community Theatre (SCT). Classes commence Nov. 15 with specific times to be announced after student

Kent State University In the News, October 24, 2014

  • The HeldenFiles: Teaching pop culture at Kent State (West)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    We all know how awash we are in pop culture. And no doubt many of you have seen those accounts of college courses teaching about television shows, or movies, or comic books, or rock music, usually with a snide, raised-eyebrow attitude of “Are they se

  • Wicked Witch of the West and Freddy Krueger's daddy lead Northeast Ohio All-Star trick-or-treat team

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Celebrate Halloween Northeast Ohio style. Stray into the pop-culture graveyard, kiddies, and you'll find no shortage of creepy choices in the terror-tory claimed by movies, television and books. Yes, many an actor, writer and d

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Trend Factory: Stark Prints by Leslie Mutchler — Through Monday in the Main Hall Art Gallery, Kent State University at Stark, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton. 330-244-3356

  • 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. Featuring ceramic work by Brinsley Tyrrell, Megan Tuttle, John Klassen, Janet Varner, John Miyazawa, Dong Jun Shin, Andrew Simmons, Idris Kabir Syed, Ry

  • 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. 330-672-3450.

  • Looking back

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Three of the four members of Kent State University’s general sciences faculty in 1938 are memorialized with campus buildings named in their honor. From left are Dr. Harry A. Cunningham, head of the Department of Biology; Dr. David Olson, head of the

  • Marburger to guest on BTL

    Outlet: Sandusky Register - Sandusky

    Author and attorney Dave Marburger will be our guest on Between the Lines Live at noon Friday. Marburger, considered the foremost first amendment attorney in Ohio and top in the field across the country co-wrote "Access with Attitude, An Advocate

  • Get out! Halloween fun in store for families

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Study will take a back seat to seasonal fun at Boo U at Kent State University at Stark, from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30 throughout the campus at 6000 Frank Ave. NW, in Jackson Township. The event will include trick or treating, spooky science experiments, g

  • Get out! Halloween fun in store for families

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Study will take a back seat to seasonal fun at Boo U at Kent State University at Stark, from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30 throughout the campus at 6000 Frank Ave. NW, in Jackson Township. The event will include trick or treating, spooky science experiments, g

  • 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

  • Ballet in Cleveland taking a giant leap in a new direction with 'The Ashley Bouder Project' (preview)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Jessica Wallis, founder of Ballet in Cleveland, is living a real-life fairy tale. Ever since she landed Ashley Bouder, star of New York City Ballet, the presenter has been walking on air – or rather, on pointe. To her, the arri

  • Get out! Halloween fun in store for families

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Study will take a back seat to seasonal fun at Boo U at Kent State University at Stark, from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30 throughout the campus at 6000 Frank Ave. NW, in Jackson Township. The event will include trick or treating, spooky science experiments, g

  • Area events beginning Oct. 23

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    DISABILITIES IN HOLLYWOOD Geri Jewell, an actress and stand-up with comedian with cerebral palsy, will talk about the realities of having a disability in Hollywood in a program titled “Celebrating Abilities” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Kent Stude