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Kent State University In the News, August 20, 2014

  • Brrr! Kent State president takes ALS ice bucket challenge

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Warren, Nielsen, Haynes Let Football Team Pour Ice Water on Them for Charity Kent State University foot- ball players emptied coolers of ice water over their coach, ath- letic director and the president of KSU on Tuesday. No, they hadn’t won

  • Local news briefs — Aug. 19

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT Kent State complaint KENT: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has charged Kent State and four of its employees with housing discrimination. According to the complaint, they refused to allow a student with disabilities

  • HUD accuses Kent State of housing discrimination involving a service dog

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    The case began with a complaint filed by a student in 2010 Kent State University has been charged by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development with a Fair Housing Act Violation. The case has to do with the definition of a “service anim

  • HUD alleges KSU discriminated against student with therapy animal in 2010

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Following a four-year investigation, Kent State University and four employees have been accused by federal authorities of violating the Fair Housing Act for allegedly refusing to allow a female student to keep an emotional support animal in universit

  • HUD charges KSU with housing discrimination over denial of a student's right to keep a therapy dog in university housing

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday that it has charged Kent State University and four KSU employees with allegedly violating housing discrimination laws after they denied a student's request for a waiver to keep a

  • Kent State University President Beverly Warren takes Ice Bucket Challenge (video, gallery) (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University football players emptied coolers of ice water over their coach, athletic director and the president of KSU on Tuesday. No, they hadn't won anything on the gridiron. But the hope is that they can help others win a fight for

  • Kent State president accepts Ice Bucket Challenge; fundraising for ALS surging

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    (from left) Kent State University President Beverly Warren puts her hand on the back of assistant residence hall director, Rebecca Windover, as she pauses to collect herself while speaking to Head Football Coach Paul Haynes and to a group of people a

  • Kent State president accepts Ice Bucket Challenge; fundraising for ALS surging

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: When Kent State graduate student Rebecca Windover saw her partner’s father slide into paralysis with ALS, she thought, “Why not have KSU President Bev Warren dump ice water on her head?” So was born the latest chapter in the Ice Bucket Chall

  • MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says deal with ESPN brings stability to conference

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference at uncertain time for college athletics. The MAC and ESPN officially announced the

  • New MAC-ESPN deal features football on TV; basketball featured on the internet

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Mid-American Conference and ESPN jointly announced a new extension of their rights agreement that goes through 2026-2027, with exclusive rights for football and basketball, and selected rights for other sports. While the fin

  • KSU football: Casey Pierce hopes to cap unlikely journey at KSU with stellar senior season (Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Kent State senior tight end Casey Pierce started his college football career as a walk-on. Five years later, Pierce, a Parma Normandy High School graduate, is a perfect example of how much patience and hard work can pay off when an athlete i

  • Kent State accused of housing discrimination

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Government officials are accusing Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support animal in her campus apartment. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Deve

  • Some legal trouble for kent state

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    >>> Some legal trouble for kent state. The university is facing a lawsuit over a housing discrimination. A student diagnosed with panic and anxiety disorders is not allowed to keep her support dog in university housing. She calls it a violation of th

  • Keeping a dog in a campus apartment

    Outlet: WHIO-TV

    New this morning-- government officials are accusing kent state of housing discrimination.it alleges the school refused to let a student with disabilities... Keep a dog as an emotional support animal... In her campus apartment. The u-s department of

  • Ohio university accused of housing discrimination

    Outlet: San Francisco Chronicle - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Government officials are accusing Ohio's Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support animal in her campus apartment. The U.S. Departme

  • HUD cites KSU for housing discrimination

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV

    KENT, Ohio - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has charged Kent State University and four of its employees with housing discrimination for refusing to allow a student with disabilities to keep an emotional support animal in her

  • HUD charges Kent State, four employees with housing discrimination

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday, Aug. 19, it charged Kent State University and four of its employees with housing discrimination for allegedly refusing to let a student with panic disorder and anxiety have an em

  • HUD accuses Kent State of discrimination over support animal

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    HUD's charge stems from complaints that were filed by a Kent State University student and her husband KENT -- Kent State University and four of its employees have been charged with housing discrimination for refusing to allow a student with disabi

  • Local universities taking action against street harassment

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    It’s been going on for centuries. But today women, including those attending the University of Akron and Kent State, are starting to answer back to the catcallers and lewd males who will not allow them to walk down the street in peace just going hom

  • Heidi Egan and daughter Carly love fashion, prepare for college: Fashion Flash (slideshow)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Heidi Egan, 49, and her daughter Carly Egan, 18, of Rocky River Heidi is a sales Executive at Joseph A. Bank and Carly is a freshman at Kent State University What are you doing to prepare for college? Carly: I've been shopping online. I boug

  • YSU, KSU Get Research Grants from NSF

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    WARREN, Ohio -- Youngstown State and Kent State universities have been awarded grants of $200,640 and $347,096, respectively, from the National Science Foundation. Both grants will be used for research, according to an announcement from the office of

  • Avon High School grad becomes Avon's newest policeman

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AVON, Ohio – When you see Matthew Kaczmarek driving the streets of his hometown these days, he's likely to be in a black and white car. Oh yes, and the car will have a bar of emergency lights across its top. Surrounded by family, friends and fello

Kent State University In the News, August 19, 2014

  • Unfamiliar names catching Haynes’ attention (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State football coach keeps his eye on so me emerging underclass men Some unfamiliar faces are starting to emerge as Kent State’s preseason football camp winds down this week. Following Monday’s afternoon practice, second-year head coach Pa

  • ALONG THE WAY Plenty going on at Kent State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    With a new president, new trustees and of course new students, Kent State University is poised to start an exciting new chapter this year. Not everything makes the headlines, but that doesn’t mean KSU isn’t constantly taking strides toward distin

  • Science foundation awards KSU grant

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University has received a $347,096 grant from the National Science Foundation, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan announced Monday. Kent State University Professor Oleg Lavrentovich is researching further liquid crystal advancement. This project addres

  • Area school superintendents take icy bath for ALS

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Area superintendents were among the long list of celebrities, TV personalities and others who have taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. If you have doused yourself in a freezing bath of ice water in an effort to raise funding for Lou Gehrig’s disea

  • Congressman Ryan announces grant money for 2 state universities

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Congressman Tim Ryan announced on Monday that two state universities will be receiving grant money. Youngstown State University will receive over $200,000 while Kent State University will receive over $300,000 The National S

  • KSU Professor Printing Building Bricks (Peters)

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    A Kent State University professor has won a coveted award from Architecture Magazine for making bricks with a 3D printer. As Mark Urycki reports, his innovation could change the way buildings are designed and constructed. You need to look no fart

  • Glass: Selections from the Kent State University Museum Collection

    Outlet: WPXI-TV - Online

    Where Kent State University Museum Corner of Main & Lincoln Streets Rockwell Hall - 515 Hilltop Drive Kent, OH Upcoming 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 This exhibition of glass showcases the breadth of the Kent State University

  • Entangled: Fiber to Felt to Fashion

    Outlet: WPXI-TV - Online

    Where Kent State University Museum Corner of Main & Lincoln Streets Rockwell Hall - 515 Hilltop Drive Kent, OH Upcoming 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 Categories Events, Museums | Sights The Kent State University Mus

  • Congressman Tim Ryan Announcing Today 20064000 Grant Youngstown State

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio (13th CD), issued the following news release: Congressman Tim Ryan is announcing today a $200,640.00 grant to Youngstown State University and a $347,096.00 grant to Kent State University, both from the National Science Fou

  • KENT STATE SPINOFF COMPANY MARKETS FLEXIBLE ELECTRONICS

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: A new company formed by a Kent State University researcher and inventor will market a technological innovation - flexible, electrically conductive transparent films

Kent State University In the News, August 18, 2014

  • Kent State golf alum Corey Conners advances to semifinals at U.S. Amateur

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Pepperdine junior Frederick Wedel advanced to the U.S. Amateur semifinals, beating 36-year-old Pittsburgh financial adviser Nathan Smith 4 and 3 at Atlanta Athletic Club. The 19-year-old Wedel, from The Woodlands, Texa

  • Rango Outing in 28th year of benefiting KSU golf (Page)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    In 1986 the Kent State University men’s golf team had already been to the NCAAs in 1984 and won the Mid American Conference championship. “We needed a little bigger budget to travel and go to the elite tournaments,” said Herb Page, KSU director o

  • U.S. AMATER CHAMPIONSHIP Former Golden Flashes star Conners reaches U.S. Amateur title match (Page)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Canada native becomes first Kent State product to advance to finals JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Former Kent State standout Corey Conners advanced to the final of the U.S. Amateur Championship on Saturday at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Conners, who fell

  • Mission Accepted Iraq war veteran, KSU grad looks to preserve stories of fellow vets

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Military histor y flows through R.J. Wilkinson’s veins. Many of his relatives have served. His grandfathers fought in World War II. He still recalls, even if somewhat vaguely, hearing stories of battles on hot, Japanese islands and in decimated

  • Conners comes up short in U.S. Amateur finals

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Yang beats former Kent State standout in title match JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — South Korea’s Gunn Yang completed his improbable run to the U.S. Amateur title with a 2-and-1 victory over Canada’s Corey Conners on Sunday. At No. 776, Yang became the l

  • Celebrations

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Iris E. Harvey of Stow, Kent State vice president for university relations, is among the 2014 Women of Note and was named at LaCentre of Westlake. She is one of 15 women selected by Crain’s Cleveland Business for its 2014 class.

  • 5 questions with 'Cleveland Indians Legends' artist Tom Denny

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Respect for the past never seems to waver in Cleveland when it comes to the Indians. Longtime sportswriter Russell Schneider and artist Tom Denny teamed up on "Cleveland Indians Legends," a coffee-table book that features 40 of the

  • The festival season is peaking, so hurry before the funnel cakes are all gone

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Kent State University Museum. Rockwell Hall, Main and Lincoln streets. 330-672-3450 or kent.edu/museum. 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday (until 8:45 p.m. Thursday), noon-4:45 p.m. Sunday. . $5, adults; $4, senior citizens; $3, ages 18 and under.

  • Audition list for Aug. 15 and beyond: MasterChef Season 6 Seeks Amateur and Home Chefs & More

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County. 466 Carrie Ave., New Philadelphia. Roles available for 10 men, 5 women and 5-9 girls for Arthur Miller's "The Crucible." 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Aug. 17-18. Performances: Oct. 17-Nov. 2 with one performance at K

  • Viewers see Gay Games through real-time photography (Foster)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Gay Games are alive online, where viewers too timid to attend in person or those remotely celebrating participants’ eclectic style can stare deeply through the eyes of four local photographers. Akron, Cleveland and Kent photographers have aime

  • College campuses prepare for students returning from Ebola-affected countries

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    While Adefemi Owoyele hasn’t been home to Nigeria in three years, he Skypes with his mother almost every day. He hears the worry in her voice. “She doesn’t want to come in contact with anyone for fear of getting Ebola,” said Owoyele, a graduate st

  • (VIDEO) Gay Games expected to bring $14M boost to Akron (Rohlin)

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

    AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The 2014 Gay Games is a competition of winners and losers, but apparently, every host city is automatically a winner by just taking part. Kent State University economic professor, Shawn Rohlin, says the Games provide a bo

  • Celebrations

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Brian Peters, assistant professor of architecture at Kent State, received a 2014 R+D Award from ARCHITECT magazine, the official magazine for the American Institute of Architects. His project was one of six to win from more than 100 entries.

  • Kent State professor wins national architecture award (Peters)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Kent State professor has won an award from ARCHITECT magazine for his project to create bricks using a 3-D printer. Brian Peters’s project called Building Bytes was one of six national winners of the magazine’s research and development awards. Pe

  • With her heart in Cleveland, even Columbus was too far (Rashid)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Every time Timeka Thomas Rashid and her family would pack up after a weekend stay in Cleveland to make the drive back to Columbus, the feelings would become more intense. She was leaving home. Rashid had lived in the state capital for 10 years, bu

  • Kent State grad putting on a 48-hour hockey game this weekend

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- It won't quite be a world record, but there will be hockey at the Kent State University Ice Arena all weekend long, free of breaks or intermission. Starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Hockey of America, founded by 2012 Kent State Gradua

  • U.S. Amateur: Former Kent State standout Corey Conners reaches final (Page)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    JOHNS CREEK, Ga.: It’s a long way from the pro shop of Ravenna’s Windmill Lakes Golf Club, home to the Kent State golf team, to the first tee at the Atlanta Athletic Club’s Highlands Course, home of today’s United States Amateur Golf Championship.

  • U.S. Amateur: Yang beats former KSU golfer Conners in final

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    JOHNS CREEK, Ga.: South Korea’s Gunn Yang completed his improbable run to the U.S. Amateur title with a 2-and-1 victory over Canada’s Corey Conners on Sunday. At No. 776, Yang became the lowest-ranked player in the world amateur standings to win t

  • Reporters' Notebook: Aug. 18, 2014 (Hilton)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Seidman Cancer Center plots growth as demand grows University Hospitals' highly regarded Seidman Cancer Center is continuing to spread its wings. Without offering many details, Dr. Nathan Levitan, the cancer center's president, told Crain's t

  • Kent State added to Google's Street View for University Campuses (Hilton)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    You’ve likely heard how much Kent State’s campus has changed over the last few years, and if you haven’t had a chance to see the improvements first hand, Google is here to help. The university is the first in Northeast Ohio to have its campus add

  • Kent State's fashion program on the rise with growing enrollment, new masters program (Campbell)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Junior Caley Taylor was one of four design students laboring quietly in the Kent State Fashion School’s NYC Studio in April, getting a jump-start on her senior collection for the next school year by soaking up all the inspiration she could in the wor

  • University Circle: Building a neighborhood (Schwarz)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Area's home to more than institutions For lack of a better phrase, life's come full circle — in the Circle — for Allen Ford. He was born in 1928 at University Hospitals, and today, the 86-year-old retired Standard Oil exec resides at Judson Manor,

  • KSU Tuscarawas adds agribusiness degree (Haldar, Bielski)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Wayne Edition - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas is now offering the Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness. The degree was added to meet the need for professionals and entrepreneurs who have the educational background to become successful decision makers in the hig

  • KSU Airport awarded $225,000 to purchase snow removal equipment

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The Kent State University Airport in Stow has been awarded nearly $225,000 by the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchas snow removal equipment, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's office announced Friday. The total award is for $224,433. It will be

  • BRADBURY LECTURE CELEBRATES MASTER STORYTELLER'S BIRTHDAY AND LEGACY

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 15 -- Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis issued the following news release: Professor Jonathan Eller, director of IUPUI's Center for Ray Bradbury Studies and Chancellor's Professor of English, will present the

  • Kent State Spinoff Company Markets Flexible Electronics

    Outlet: Industrialinfo.com

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 15 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: A new company formed by a Kent State University researcher and inventor will market a technological innovation - flexible, electrically conductive transparent films -

  • Should We Worry About Ebola Outbreak? (Smith)

    Outlet: AkronNewsNow.com

    The Ebola outbreak in Africa has made national headlines and many Americans assume the deadly disease can make its way to the states. Ebola expert Dr. Tara Smith from Kent State University tells AkronNewsNow.com that Africa is far less capable th

  • Kent State Professor Awarded for 3D Printer that Makes Custom Bricks (Peters)

    Outlet: WCPN-FM - Online

    A Kent State University professor has won a coveted award from Architecture Magazine for making bricks with a 3D printer. As Mark Urycki reports, his innovation could change the way buildings are designed and constructed. You need to look no fart

  • Gay Games 9 delivers $14 million to Akron-area economy, senator protests closing of Akron mail center: Akron morning news (Rohlin)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio -- While the Gay Games have been making headlines around Northeast Ohio, they also have been leaving something behind: cash. Economic activity generated in Akron by visitors to Gay Games 9 is between $12 and 14 million, Kent State Un

  • Gay Games bring estimated $56.7 million boost to local economy (Rohlin)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    KSU professor says the economic impact of the event is magnified because of the influx of outside visitors The 9th International Gay Games wrap up Saturday with events scheduled in Akron and Cleveland. Organizers say about 33,000 people will h

  • Commencement set Saturday at KSU

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Kent State University will hold its summer commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. KSU will confer 1,636 degrees, including 851 bachelor's degrees, 462 master's degrees, 74 docto

  • Bradbury Lecture Celebrates Master Storyteller's Birthday and Legacy

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis issued the following news release: Professor Jonathan Eller, director of IUPUI's Center for Ray Bradbury Studies and Chancellor's Professor of English, will present the inaugural Bradbury Lectur

  • Kent State Spinoff Company Markets Flexible Electronics

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Kent State University issued the following news release: A new company formed by a Kent State University researcher and inventor will market a technological innovation - flexible, electrically conductive transparent films - that can be used in

Kent State University In the News, August 15, 2014

  • Kent State freshman Matt Sommers goes from being the man to just another face in the crowd

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    For the past three years, Matt Sommers has been "the man." The pride of Kent Roosevelt High School football. A three-time First Team All-Portage Trail Conference Metro Division, two-time Metro Defensive Player of the Year, and two-time All-Ohio li

  • Kent State announces teams, schedule for inaugural Men Against Breast Cancer Classic basketball tourney

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Russ Potts Productions, Inc., in conjunction with Men Against Breast Cancer and Kent State University, announced Thursday the matchups and schedule for the Inaugural 2014 Men Against Breast Cancer Classic at Kent State University. Teams competing in

  • Ex-Kent State star Corey Conners advances to quarterfinals at U.S. Amateur golf tournament

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Record-Courier staff report For the second straight year, former Kent State All-American Corey Conners is in the title hunt at the U.S. Amateur. Conners defeated Jon Rahm of Spain 3 & 1 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 114th A

  • KACC/KSU Kickoff Luncheon set for Aug. 21

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The 4th annual Kent Area Chamber of Commerce/Kent State University Athletics Kickoff Luncheon will be held on Aug. 21 at Dix Stadium. Reservations can be made by emailing kentchamber@kentbiz.com or by calling 330-673-9855. The deadline to make res

  • KSU Tuscarawas adds agribusiness degree (Haldar)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Kent State University at Tuscarawas is now offering the Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness. The degree was added to meet the need for professionals and entrepreneurs who have the educational background to become successful decision makers in the hig

  • Good Morning Cleveland at 4:30am

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> This is a cool story. Tera saturday a summer graduation day at kent state university and one student will use his brand new degree to help war vets tell their stories. Rj wilkinson is in fact an iraq war veteran and starting a company and a websi

  • SSU receives 20k for new lab flooring

    Outlet: Portsmouth Daily Times - Online

    Just in time for a new school year, as Shawnee State University (SSU) students return to class on Monday, they will notice improvements to three labs that university officials say are used by a large number of students. These labs support a variety o

  • Recording the Stories of World War II Vets

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    Graduating from college is a huge accomplishment in a person's life and this saturday, summer graduation day at kent state university. Our bob jones reports one student getting a diploma is an iraq war veteran who plans to use his degree to help more

  • Gay Games expected to bring $14M boost to Akron (Rohlin)

    Outlet: WECT-TV - Online

    AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The 2014 Gay Games is a competition of winners and losers, but apparently, every host city is automatically a winner by just taking part. Thousands of athletes from all around the world are in northeast Ohio this week for the

  • Effect of School Unifoms on Behavior or Academics (Levinson)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    >>> Kids in the cleveland in the meantime are back in classes and some have r sporting new looks, school uniforms have been in policy for five years and they are now seeing renewed interest nationwide. Newschannel5's debora lee tells us the story. >>

  • 122nd Army Band will salute D-Day, with some help

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    When he was a student at Kent State University from 1996 to 2000, Jeremy Streem was worried about the cost of his education. “Even way back in the mid-’90s, college was still expensive to pay for,” said Streem, who received a scholarship for his

  • 'Pride of the Moment' online exhibit shows off 4 Gay Games photographers (Foster)

    Outlet: EIN News

    Akron Area Arts begins social media driven exhibit CLEVELAND - Akron Area Arts Alliance Director Sandy Kreisman said choosing four photographers among the dozens of entries to cover the Gay Games was, "Not an easy choice at all." The Alliance want

  • Kent State Professor Honored by ARCHITECT Magazine in Prestigious Competition (Peters, Willoughby)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 13 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Brian Peters, assistant professor in Kent State University's College of Architecture and Environmental Design, was selected by ARCHITECT magazine for one of its pres

Kent State University In the News, August 14, 2014

  • Kent State alum Andrew Chafin makes MLB debut

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    CLEVELAND — Kent State University product Andrew Chafin made his Major League debut on Wednesday night, starting the second game of a dou- bleheader for the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Cleveland Indians. Chafin, a 6-foot-2, 220-pound left-h

  • Warren to speak at Equality Day event

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Dr. Bev- erly J. War- ren, pres- ident of Kent State Uni- versity, will speak at the Women’s Equality Day celebration orga- nized by the League of Women Voters of Kent and the KSU Women’s Center at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 25 The Overlook, (for

  • Two W.S. Tyler Team Members Earn Lean Six Sigma Black Belts

    Outlet: PRWeb

    Particle analysis leader W.S. Tyler (http://wstyler.com) is pleased to announce that two of its team members have just earned the designation of Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Jeff Pope, Product Manager for Engineered Products and Industrial Woven W

  • Philharmonic entering 79th year with wide-ranging concert series

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The Tuscarawas Philharmonic is entering its 79th consecutive year as the cultural cornerstone of the Tuscarawas Valley and the fifth season in its new home in the state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas. A full symphony or

  • KSU president comes away with positive impression at Tuscarawas campus (Warren)

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Kent State University’s new president has come away with a positive impression of Kent State University at Tuscarawas after spending a day and a half at the campus this week. Beverly J. Warren, who became Kent State’s 12th president July 1, met w

  • Dr. Warren to speak at Women's Equality Day

    Outlet: Weekly Villager - Online

    Kent – Dr. Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University, will speak at the Women's Equality Day celebration organized by the League of Women Voters of Kent and the KSU Women's Center on Monday, Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m. at The Overlook, 1519 Overlo

  • VIDEO Google Street View Visits KSU

    Outlet: AkronNewsNow.com

    Prospective students can now take a campus tour of Kent State University without ever leaving the comfort of their own...

  • Kent State Professor Honored by ARCHITECT Magazine in Prestigious Competition (Peters, Willoughby)

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Kent State University issued the following news release: Brian Peters, assistant professor in Kent State University's College of Architecture and Environmental Design, was selected by ARCHITECT magazine for one of its prestigious 2014 R+D Award

Kent State University In the News, August 13, 2014

  • Kent State hosts U.S. hockey development camp (Switaj)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Select Group Featured 83 of the Country's Best Female Players Eighty three players rep- resenting 21 states and all 12 districts of USA Hockey recently participated in the USA Hockey Multi-District Girls Select Development Camp at the Kent

  • Summer Commencement Ceremonies Occur Saturday

    Outlet: Insurance News Net

    Kent State University will hold its summer Commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). Kent State will confer 1,636 degrees, including 851 bachelor's degrees,

  • REARDON IS READY TO ANSWER THE CALL

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State’s gridiron success likely will be directly linked to Colin Reardon’s play and the redshirt sophomore QB accepts the challenge In modern-day Mid-American Conference football, the elite teams always feature a stud quarterback. Eleve

  • As Ferguson, Mo., remains tense, dialogue keeps the peace in Akron (Coy)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Akron Police Chief James Nice was warned about the potential beehive he was invited to enter. It came amid weekly protests against two of his officers accused by some of using excessive force and causing serious head injuries to a 63-year-old unar

  • Rain brings intrigue, good stories to Cleveland Indians-Arizona Diamondbacks doubleheader

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – A persistent rain washed away what was turning into a good start for T.J. House on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. When play was stopped at 7:57 p.m., House and the Indians held a 1-0 lead over Arizona with one out in the fo

  • Kent State University offers Google Street View tour

    Outlet: University Business - Online

    Cleveland.com Kent State University is the first university in Northeast Ohio to have its campus added to Google's Street View for University Campuses. The technology offers a virtual, interactive tour of the campus, which makes it more accessi

  • Construction to begin this fall at Kent State Salem

    Outlet: East Liverpool Review - Online

    SALEM - Construction of new biology and chemistry labs and classrooms on the second floor in the Health and Sciences Wing at the Kent State Salem regional campus will begin this fall, Dr. Steve Nameth said Tuesday.

  • Google Maps provides a virtual tour of Kent State Campus

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - Going off to college can be an exciting time for most teenagers. It's the first time you're out on your own, away from parents and family. You're free to do what you want. Soon, reality sets in. You have to find your way around campus

  • Winterhurst skating rink hosts Tuesday's Gay Games competition

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio - For decades-long ice skating fans of the city of Lakewood's Winterhurst Ice Rink, seeing it now re-titled as Serpentini Arena at Winterhurst, made for a few comments pertaining to progress's winds of change as Gay Games 9 athletes an

  • Work on new KSU-Salem labs to begin

    Outlet: Salem News - Online

    SALEM - Construction of new biology and chemistry labs and classrooms on the second floor in the Health and Sciences Wing at the Kent State Salem regional campus will begin this fall, Dr. Steve Nameth said Tuesday. The KSU Salem dean shared the co

  • State funds will help KSU finish health, science wing

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    SALEM - Construction of new biology and chemistry labs and classrooms on the second floor in the Health and Sciences Wing at the Kent State Salem regional campus will begin this fall, Dr. Steve Nameth said Tuesday.

  • History of Cuyahoga River

    Outlet: Briefingwire.com

    BriefingWire.com, 8/12/2014 - The Cuyahoga watershed begins its 100-mile (160 km) journey in Hambden, Ohio, flowing southward to the confluence of the East Branch Cuyahoga River and West Branch Cuyahoga River in Burton, where the Cuyahoga River o

  • Virtual Tours

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    >>> College visits are getting much easier to take these days. You don't even need to visit one school in person. The high-tech way you can tour the campus from the comfort of your own home. Plus, he wants them to prove something important to neighbo

  • Kent State Chooses Induction Lighting for Campus-Wide Energy Retrofit

    Outlet: Energy Manager Today

    Kent State University has replaced 104 metal halide 400 W light fixtures with EverLast Acrylic High Bay 300 W induction fixtures in its student recreation and fitness center. The retrofit is part of Kent State’s campus wide energy-efficiency program.

  • Ohio professor releases book on record-breaking flight across state (Murray)

    Outlet: General Aviation News

    Pilot Gordon (Joe) Murray, Ph.D., an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University in Ohio has published “Lost in Oscar Hotel: There is Something in the Air,” chronicling the peculiar world reco

  • Kent State University offers Google Street View tour: Higher Education Roundup (Hilton)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    A crew from Google Maps visited Kent State University for two days to take more than 4,600 photos on campus to create a walking view on Google Street View. The crew walked the entire campus and also drove in a specialized car designed to take 360-deg

  • Marine's first female pilot speaking at Genoa ceremony

    Outlet: Suburban Press - Online

    U.S. Marine Corps pilot Sarah Deal will be the guest speaker at the Genoa Memorial Day ceremony at the Clay Township Cemetery, sponsored by Genoa American Legion. Lt. Col. Deal, the first female pilot in the corps, is a Pemberville native and 1987

  • GOOGLE MAPS STREET VIEW OFFERS VIRTUAL TOUR OF KENT STATE (Hilton)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 11 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Guests of Kent State University can now take a walk through the Kent Campus without ever stepping foot on campus by using the Street View for University Campuses fe

  • KENT STATE'S WICK POETRY CENTER RECEIVES GRANT TO CONDUCT OUTREACH WITH AKRON PUBLIC SCHOOLS (Jewell)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 11 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: The Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University has received a $33,472 grant from the Howard Atwood Family Fund of Akron Community Foundation. The grant project, ti

Kent State University In the News, August 12, 2014

  • Busy summer on, off court for KSU women’s basketball players (O'Banion)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State women’s basketball coach Danielle O’Banion recently took time to talk about the busy and productive summer her players have enjoyed. “This summer was the most productive summer for our team since our staff’s arrival,” said O’Banion, wh

  • Controlling Board helps Cuyahoga Falls firm, KSU Columbiana

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    COLUMBUS — The state Controlling Board released $39,000 Monday to accommodate a company expansion in Cuyahoga Falls. The funds will go toward the construction of an access road for SGS Tool Co. on Marc Drive. The project includes the exten

  • Personal View: Entrepreneurship paths for all

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Despite efforts to the contrary, a stubborn gender gap remains in entrepreneurship. Nearly twice as many males as females start their own companies. Some have suggested that closing that gap would represent the final victory of the feminist revolutio

  • (VIDEO) Foot Golf (Page)

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV

    To view video, please click on link: http://www.wfmj.com/category/179433/video-landing-page?clipId=10458204&topVideoCatNo=127564&autoStart=true

  • Election year politics seem to suppress tuition prices (Reynolds)

    Outlet: InsideHigherEd.com

    Tuition Politics Over much of the past half-century, state governors have helped keep public college tuition artificially low during gubernatorial election years, according to a new peer-reviewed article. But the study suggests more is at play tha

  • Kent State, University of Akron among schools to receive money for improvements

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Improvement projects tallying more than $1.7 million at Kent State University and the University of Akron won approval from the state controlling board on Monday. The projects were part of more than $2.71 million that was cleare

  • KSU Salem campus gets money for science wing

    Outlet: WKBN-TV - Online

    SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – Nearly $1 million in state funding is headed to the Kent State University Salem campus for its new science wing. The $985,000 will be used to build biology and chemistry labs, as well as classrooms and storage facilities. The

  • KSU Salem campus gets money for science wing

    Outlet: WYTV - Online

    SALEM, Ohio (WYTV) – Nearly $1 million in state funding is headed to the Kent State University Salem campus for its new science wing. The $985,000 will be used to build biology and chemistry labs, as well as classrooms and storage facilities. The

  • Ohio professor releases book on record-breaking flight across state (Murray)

    Outlet: General Aviation News - Online

    Pilot Gordon (Joe) Murray, Ph.D., an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University in Ohio has published “Lost in Oscar Hotel: There is Something in the Air,” chronicling the peculiar world reco

  • KSU Salem gets nearly $1-million for science lab

    Outlet: WFMJ-TV - Online

    SALEM, Ohio - Ohio has released $985,000 in state funding for the construction of new science lab facilities at the Kent State University Salem Campus. The project will include the construction of biology and chemistry science labs as well as c

  • Who Was Ernest Hemingway?

    Outlet: New York Review of Books - Online

    The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 2: 1923–1925 edited by Sandra Spanier, Albert J. DeFazio III, and Robert W. Trogdon Cambridge University Press, 519 pp., $40.00 1. Ernest Hemingway wrote the first letter in this collection when he wa

Kent State University In the News, August 11, 2014

  • KSU to offer unique dual-degree program (Spake, Haridakis)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A new program at Kent State University will allow students to work toward earning two master’s degrees in communication studies and business administration at once beginning this fall. This unique dual-degree program — offered through KSU’s Schoo

  • KSU VP Iris Harvey among 2014 Women of Note honorees

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Iris E. Harvey, Kent State University’s vice president for university relations, is among the 2014 Women of Note and was recognized on July 24 at LaCentre of Westlake. She is one of 15 women selected by Crain’s Cleveland Business for its 2014 clas

  • ALONG THE WAY A tale of three downtowns

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A tale of three downtowns In the early 1970s, when it became apparent Robinson Memorial Hospital would either move to a new site or undertake a major expansion at its site at South Chestnut and Meridian streets, I remember its board chairman,

  • Jim Tressel will be formally installed as Youngstown State University president on Aug. 18

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel will have his formal installation at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 in the Beeghly Center on campus. Tressel, former executive vice president for student success at the University of Ak

  • Kayla Morrison's Open Letter to Julio Pino

    Outlet: soundcloud.com

    Kent State student Kayla Morrison discussing why she posted an open letter to Julio Pino on Buzzfeed. To listen to audio, please click on link: https://soundcloud.com/#wakr-akronnewsnow/kayla-morrisons-open-letter-to-julio-pino

  • Kent State reprimands historian who blasted academics who support Israel

    Outlet: History News Network

    Kent State University has distanced itself from a professor who charged that academics who support Israel are responsible for the murder of 1,400 Palestinians who died during the recent conflict in Gaza. Julio Pino, an associate professor of history

  • Gay Games to boost regional economy (Rohlin)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The National Senior Games provided a $36 million economic boost to Greater Cleveland last year. Gay Games 9 should have an even bigger financial impact on Northeast Ohio this year, organizers and economists predict. Cleveland and Akron are host

  • A New Fork in the Road at Kent State (Roldan)

    Outlet: Foodservice Director

    Focused on seasonal ingredients, a new food truck will service the underserved areas of the Ohio campus. Building a new facility within the underserved parts of campus wasn’t feasible, so students at Kent State University, in Ohio, now have the ch

  • Celebrations

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Gov. John Kasich has appointed two new trustees to Kent State’s board of trustees. Stephen A. Perry of Canton was appointed to a nine-year term as a trustee. He is the retired president and executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canto

  • ESPN poll: Football coaches prefer Power 5 only schedules

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    This is what worried some when talk of autonomy for the Power 5 conferences surfaced in college athletics. An ESPN poll revealed that the majority of football coaches in those top 65 schools that comprise those conferences would prefer to play on

  • Art community mourns the death of well-known Cuyahoga Falls portrait artist

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Jack Richard was known for his artwork — especially his portraits. He was commissioned to paint first ladies Mamie Eisenhower and Barbara Bush, golfers Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and entertainers Dinah Shore and Bing Crosby. He also painted

  • Garrettsville rebuild shifts to redesign (Sharag-Eldin)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    GARRETTSVILLE: Mike Maschek faces a huge challenge — rebuilding about half of the village downtown leveled by fire in March — and Kent State architecture students want to help. Twelve graduate students recently presented Maschek, who owned a large

  • 5 Common Mistakes Young Entreprenuers Make And How To Avoid Them

    Outlet: Milwaukee Community Journal - Online

    Millennials make up the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs today. According to reporting from the Harvard Business School, 34% of startup founders are between the ages of 20-29. Experts point out that young entrepreneurs often make “rookie mistak

  • Going Places: Aug. 11, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    AWARDS KENT STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: Andy Baskin (WEWS NewsChannel5), John Garofalo Akron Community Foundation), Lauren Kotmel (Downtown Cleveland Alliance) and Carter Strang (Tucker Ellis LLP) received 2014 Alumni Awards.

  • (VIDEO) 7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell: Dr. Beverly Warren (Warren)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    Kent State University president Dr. Beverly Warren discusses the changes in higher education, pointing to the development of online/multimedia learning and the challenges of financing tuition for students. To view video, please click on link: htt

  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES SPECIAL MEETING, AUG. 11

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 7 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: The Kent State University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Monday, Aug. 11, at 9 a.m. in the George Urban Board of Trustees Conference Room, which is lo

  • UNIVERSITY SERVICES READY FOR STUDENTS THIS FALL

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 8 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: As Kent State University welcomes new and returning students, the Opening of School Master Schedule of University Services is a useful tool for departments, parents

Kent State University In the News, August 8, 2014

Kent State University In the News, August 7, 2014

  • Kent State Prof Stands by Call for 'Jihad,' Anti-Israel Remarks (Pino)

    Outlet: NewsMax

    A Kent State University associate professor of history is standing by his call for "jihad" and his statement that Israel is "a regime that is the spiritual heir to Nazism." In an "open letter" to "academic friends of Israel," Julio Pino accuses th

  • Kent State Professor Blames Palestinian Deaths on ‘Academic Friends of Israel’ (Pino)

    Outlet: National Review - Online

    A professor at Kent State University in Ohio has written a letter to “academic friends of Israel” holding them “directly responsible for the murder” of 1,400 Palestinian civilians over the past month. The letter, published by the History News Net

  • Anti-Israel Kent State professor doubles down on 'Nazi' comparison (Pino)

    Outlet: Fox News Channel

    A Kent State University associate professor of history is standing by his call for “jihad” and statement that Israel is “a regime that is the spiritual heir to Nazism.” In an “open letter” to “academic friends of Israel,” Julio Pino accuses the pr

  • Kent State prof stands by call for ‘jihad’ (Pino)

    Outlet: Watchdog News Networks

    A Kent State University associate professor of history is standing by his call for “jihad” and statement that Israel is “a regime that is the spiritual heir to Nazism.” In an “open letter” to “academic friends of Israel,” Julio Pino accuses the p

  • NASA Glenn Research Center jet to aid in the study of Lake Erie algal blooms

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    A jet from NASA Glenn Research Center is taking flight to study the algae that contaminated Toledo’s drinking water. As part of a flight campaign scheduled to begin today, Aug. 5, the jet will fly over Lake Erie’s western basin to learn more abou

  • Former HOF director Stephen Perry named a Kent State trustee

    Outlet: Repository, The

    Gov. John Kasich appointed Stephen Perry to a nine-year term on the board of trustees, ending in May of 2023. KENT Stephen Perry, former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, is Kent State University’s newest trustee, according

  • Size matters as Kent State gets ready for the season: MAC Football 2014 (Haynes)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The two-a-days start Saturday for Kent State football, but head coach Paul Haynes already likes much of what he's seen the first few days of camp. "Right now the focus, and attention to detail from this group has been different

  • Cleveland Orchestra's Alan DeMattia was born to play the horn: Meet the Musicians

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Name: Alan DeMattia Birthplace: Manchester, Ohio Instrument/Title: Horn Member since: 1984 Educational Background: Kent State University; Cleveland Institute of Music Favorite aspect of Cleveland/Northeast Ohio: Cleveland is a uni

  • Artnotes: Artspace to launch real-time online exhibit

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    On Saturday, Summit Artspace will launch Pride in the Moment, a real-time online exhibit by four local photographers in conjunction with the Gay Games 9. The project is funded by the Gay Community Endowment of the Akron Community Foundation. The e

  • New method may reduce high BP without drugs

    Outlet: Business Standard - Online

    A new mindfulness-based stress reduction technique may decrease the need for medications as the only options for optimising blood pressure levels, scientists say. Current high blood pressure treatment guidelines recommend lifestyle changes such as di

  • Kent State's 'They Led the Way' Exhibit Receives National History Award

    Outlet: Industrialinfo.com

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 4 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: A civil rights exhibit created by Kent State University Professor Ann Schierhorn and featuring photography by Kent State Lecturer David LaBelle has won a national Award

Kent State University In the News, August 6, 2014

  • Kent State professor accuses academics working with Israel of murder

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Julio Pino condemns Israel and the academics who work with Israel in the attacks on Gaza Julio Pino’s email to George Mason University’s History News Network is addressed to the “academic friends of Israel” and says he hold them “directly respons

  • Niles Consultant Named ‘Diversity Catalyst’ at KSU

    Outlet: Business Journal, The

    KENT, Ohio -- Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph.D., of Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC, Niles, has been appointed diversity catalyst at the College of Education, Health and Human Services, the university announced Monday. Doe is the first person named to the

  • KENT STATE OFFERS NEW DUAL MASTER'S DEGREE (Spake)

    Outlet: Business Journal, The

    KENT, Ohio – The School of Communications Studies and College of Business Administraation at Kent State University are offering an opportunity to earn two graduate degrees simultaneously: a master of arts in communication studies and a master of busi

  • Steelers camp: Archer aiming for big returns, production

    Outlet: Tribune-Democrat, The

    LATROBE — Diminutive Dri Archer has one big target on his radar this season. “I would like to make enough plays to be AFC offensive rookie of year,” he said, boastfully. Archer, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ third-round draft pick from Kent State,

  • New Approach to High Blood Pressure Validated

    Outlet: Medindia.com (or.net)

    Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) for hypertension has been discussed in a study and trial results have been released in Psychosomatic Medicine by the University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Richard Josephson, MD. Nearly 60 million adul

  • Study Validates New Approach to High Blood Pressure

    Outlet: Epoch Times - Online

    It truly could be mind over matter after all. University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Richard Josephson, MD, recently released trial results in a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine that discusses mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR

  • Niles Consultant Named ‘Diversity Catalyst' at KSU

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    KENT, Ohio -- Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph.D., of Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC, Niles, has been appointed diversity catalyst at the College of Education, Health and Human Services, the university announced Monday. Doe is the first person named to the

  • UH Case Medical Center study validates new approach to high blood pressure

    Outlet: Sciencecodex.com

    CLEVELAND – It truly could be mind over matter after all. University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Richard Josephson, MD, recently released trial results in a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine that discusses mindfulness-based stress red

  • Kent State University to get new Piper Arrow trainers (Sines)

    Outlet: General Aviation News - Online

    Piper Aircraft will deliver two new Piper Arrow training aircraft later this year to the Aeronautics Division at Kent State University‘s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. “Kent State’s Aeronautic Division is looking f

  • New study validates new approach to high blood pressure

    Outlet: MedicalXpress.com

    It truly could be mind over matter after all. University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Richard Josephson, MD, recently released trial results in a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine that discusses mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) fo

  • Study Validates New Approach to High Blood Pressure

    Outlet: Newswise

    New treatment plan could reduce need for medications for hypertension Newswise — CLEVELAND – It truly could be mind over matter after all. University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Richard Josephson, MD, recently released trial results in a st

  • KENT STATE'S 'THEY LED THE WAY' EXHIBIT RECEIVES NATIONAL HISTORY AWARD

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 4 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: A civil rights exhibit created by Kent State University Professor Ann Schierhorn and featuring photography by Kent State Lecturer David LaBelle has won a national Aw

  • UNIVERSITY STATEMENT REGARDING PROFESSOR'S COMMENTS

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 4 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: It has come to our attention that a Kent State University professor posted an online statement charging scholars with responsibility for civilian deaths in Gaza. We

Kent State University In the News, August 5, 2014

Kent State University In the News, August 4, 2014

  • OUR VIEW Roll out the welcome mat for the Browns

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    RETURN OF SUMMER TRAINING CAMP WOULD BE GREAT FOR KSU Ready for the Browns to come back to town? We’re all for it if Kent State University ends up being the Cleveland football team’s choice for its summer training camp site. The Browns have tr

  • Hiram College seeking veterans

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    New Hiram College President Lori Varlotta said she wants to grow and diversify student enrollment, and she says U.S. military veterans are a part of that plan. So far military enrollment is slow for the college of about 1,100 students, but it’s on

  • Book talk: ‘The Diamond Thieves,’ ‘Survival of the Fittest,’ ‘In the Wake of the Butcher’

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Author’s ‘Diamond Thieves’ first in ‘Extra Innings’ trilogy The Diamond Thieves by Akron resident B.W. Gibson is the first book in an announced trilogy called Extra Innings. The story, set in 1947 Mississippi, concerns a group of boys, led by

  • (VIDEO) My Ohio: Bobby Selvaggio keeps both jazz rhythms and college students' interest in music (Selvaggio)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    Selvaggio's saxophone is part of Kent State class CLEVELAND - Rarely does a week go by that I do not think of that historic day when at the age of 17, I walked into a Cleveland jazz club and heard the unmistakable sound of the Miles Davis Quintet,

  • Celebrations — Aug. 3

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Two area residents have received scholarships from Kent State’s School of Library and Information Science: Sarah L. Thomas of Canton, who received the Vanita Scholars in Youth Librarianship, and Brin Fisher of Medina, who received the H.W. Wilson Sch

  • Making beautiful music for 79 years – Tuscarawas Philharmonic prepares for another season

    Outlet: Times-Reporter, The

    NEW PHILADELPHIA Two pre-season events remain as the Tuscarawas Philharmonic prepares for its upcoming 79th season, and the fifth season in the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. NEW PHILADELPHIA Two pre-season events

  • University of Akron, Kent State round out top college rankings

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    AKRON, Ohio -- The University of Akron edged into Forbes' ranking of top colleges, raking 619 out of 650 included in the list. Kent State was a click higher, coming in at 594 overall. University of Akron fell from last year's Forbes ranking, when

  • MetroHealth's ambitious campus makeover may be push West 25th Street needs

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    The decision to make over MetroHealth Medical Center on Cleveland's West Side may just be the spur that gets the neighborhood surrounding the public hospital to take off. The neighborhood, with West 25th Street as its spine, has been treading wat

  • Educating veterans: Policies vary for awarding credit (Casterlow)

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    A law passed in June mandates Ohio's public institutions streamline how they award credit and that they offer special on-campus services to military veterans. The goal is to ease the transition for veterans, whom often have different needs from tradi

  • Educating veterans: Policies vary for awarding credit (Casterlow)

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    A law passed in June mandates Ohio's public institutions streamline how they award credit and that they offer special on-campus services to military veterans. The goal is to ease the transition for veterans, whom often have different needs from tradi

  • KENT STATE'S COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NAMES 2014 DIVERSITY CATALYST

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, Aug. 1 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Kent State University's College of Education, Health and Human Services announces the appointment of Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph. D., ACSM-HFS, as its 2014 Diversity

  • MINOR GAS LEAK REPAIRED AT CUNNINGHAM HALL

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, July 30 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: An evacuation of Kent State's Cunningham Hall and the neighboring Cunningham Hall Annex has now been lifted after a strange odor mandated their immediate closure.

  • Chamber announces 30 for the Future award recipients

    Outlet: Leader Publications - Online

    GREATER AKRON — Thirty young professionals from the area have been named recipients of the eighth annual “30 for the Future” award. Part of the Greater Akron Chamber’s strategy to attract and retain talent in the region, the “30 for the Future” a

  • Porthouse's talent-packed 'Oliver' a charming production (Kent)

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    A high-energy production of "Oliver!" by Lionel Bart wraps up Porthouse's 2014 summer season. The story is a familiar one for fans of Charles Dickens, whose book "Oliver Twist" was the inspiration behind the musical. In the musical, Oliver (playe

  • College students big question – buy or rent textbooks (Aylward, Uher)

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    Textbooks are a necessity for many college courses, but deciding whether to buy or rent books isn’t always easy, and some students end up buying books and never opening them. Bookstore employees and professors from Northeast Ohio schools provided tip

  • Going back to college? Groups to help defuse Middle East crisis

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    With the violence escalating in the Middle East, tensions may rise for Jewish students headed to college campuses later this month. Members of Hillels and the Anti-Defamation League of Cleveland hope the situation in Israel dies down, but are ready t

  • Kasich Announces Appointments to State Boards

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, has issued the following news release: Today Governor John R. Kasich announced the following appointments: John A. Brandt of Westerville (Franklin Co.) has been reappointed to the Motor Vehicle Salvage Dealer's B

  • Kent State's College of Education, Health and Human Services Names 2014 Diversity Catalyst

    Outlet: Targeted News Service

    Kent State University issued the following news release: Kent State University's College of Education, Health and Human Services announces the appointment of Vicki Haywood Doe, Ph.D., ACSM-HFS, as its 2014 Diversity Catalyst. Doe, a resident of

Kent State University In the News, August 1, 2014

Kent State University In the News, July 31, 2014

  • KSU a candidate to host Browns training camps (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    TEAM CONSIDERS LEAVING BEREA AS EARLY AS NEXT YEAR Kent State University Director of Athletics Joel Nielsen confirmed Wednesday night that the school is a candidate to become the future training camp site of the Cleveland Browns. The Browns have t

  • OUR VIEW Vision for the future as Garrettsville rebuilds (Sharag-Eldin)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    As Garrettsville continues to recover from the devastating fire that ravaged the downtown area on March 22, a group of Kent State University students have offered their visions for rebuilding the community. Students in KSU’s graduate architecture

  • Gas leak empties KSU building

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    There were no injuries reported after a suspected gas leak at Kent State University resulted in the evacuation and closure of Cunningham Hall for several hours Wednesday. Staff members reported smelling what was believed to be natural gas around 1

  • 2 months in jail, probation for KSU lockdown

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KENT MAN FIRED WEAPON ON CAMPUS A Kent man who sent Kent State University into lock-down mode in early April after firing a gun on campus will serve more than two months in jail and five years on probation as punishment, and has been banned from t

  • Kent State reopens two buildings after gas leak

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    An evacuation of Kent State University’s Cunningham Hall and the neighboring Cunningham Hall Annex was lifted Wednesday after a strange odor was detected and the buildings were evacuated. Staff members reported smelling the odor around 11:30 a.m.,

  • VIDEO: Kent State's World Ranking Touted With Other Top Ohio Universities

    Outlet: nbc4i.com

    To view video, please click on link: http://www.nbc4i.com/video?clipId=10418295&autostart=true

  • Which college offers the best bang for the buck? What about best outcome? New rankings offer choices

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Forbes and Money have released their annual rankings of colleges. Each used a different set of standards, which is why college officials say prospective students and their parents should look beyond rankings in choosing a school

  • Gas leak on KSU Campus - UPDATE

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    About 100 people were evacuated as a precautionary measure from Cunningham Hall on the Kent State campus just before Noon on Wednesday. University spokesman Eric Mansfield told WNIR News that a small gas leak was reported in the building located nort

  • Porthouse Theatre's rendition of ‘Oliver!' truly makes you feel at ‘ome

    Outlet: Examiner.com

    One of the absolute delights of living in Northeast Ohio is the array of Summer Theater and nobody does it better than Porthouse Theatre, but after all, they have been doing it for forty-six years. The entire staff from the parking attendants, to the

  • Kent: Evacuation order lifted after gas leak

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    An evacuation of Kent State's Cunningham Hall and the neighboring Cunningham Hall Annex has now been lifted KENT -- An evacuation of Kent State's Cunningham Hall and the neighboring Cunningham Hall Annex has now been lifted after a strange odor ma

  • Art best bets — July 31

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

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

  • Gas leak at KSU

    Outlet: WMMS-FM - Online

    (Portage County) - A few tense moments today at Kent State's Cunningham Hall and the Cunningham Annex area. A leak was discovered in a natural gas line. About 100 students and employees were evacuated. Kent fire crews thought it was just sewe

  • Gas line crack closes Cunningham Hall on Kent State campus

    Outlet: WJW-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio — A gas line crack was discovered on the campus of Kent State University on Wednesday. Kent State said it was found in the area of Cunningham Hall and the Cunningham Annex. The building and annex are closed until further notice. Ab

  • Kent State building evacuated due to gas leak

    Outlet: WOIO-TV - Online

    Kent State University officials have closed Cunningham Hall and Annex until further notice, due to a gas leak. The leak was found late Wednesday morning. KSU officials confirm the natural gas was coming from a crack in the gas line. Domin

  • Kent/Blossom Music Festival offers students opportunity to grow as musician, person (Sundet)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Between 150 and 200 student musicians from around the world auditioned for the five-week Kent/Blossom Music Festival. The Cleveland Orchestra reviewed the video auditions and chose only the best, said Danna Sundet, co-artistic coordinator of the fest

  • UPDATE: Gas leak confirmed at Kent State University

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    UPDATE (4:02 p.m.) Cunningham Hall reopened at 3 p.m. today after minor repairs were completed on a cracked natural gas pipe. Staff members reported smelling the odor around 11:30 a.m., and Kent fire fighters immediately evacuated about 100 peo

  • University of Akron strengthens how it will address sexual misconduct, as federal legislation to address campus sexual assaults is introduced

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    AKRON, Ohio -- The University of Akron has formed a Sexual Assault Response Team and will require all incoming students this fall to take a two-hour online education program. The moves are in response to heightened interest regarding how institut

  • UPDATE: Gas leak confirmed at Kent State University

    Outlet: Gateway News - Online

    UPDATE (4:02 p.m.) Cunningham Hall reopened at 3 p.m. today after minor repairs were completed on a cracked natural gas pipe. Staff members reported smelling the odor around 11:30 a.m., and Kent fire fighters immediately evacuated about 100 peo

  • Ding attends Kent State Piano Institute

    Outlet: ThisWeek Community Newspapers - Online

    Incoming Dublin Coffman High School freshman Alan Ding took part in a piano institute this summer. The son of Qing Ding and Yuhong Yang participated in Kent State University's 2014 Piano Institute for talented piano students in grades 7-12. D

  • KENT STATE OFFERS NEW DUAL MASTER'S DEGREE (Spake, Haridakis)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, July 29 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Kent State University's School of Communication Studies and College of Business Administration offer an opportunity to obtain two degrees at once: a Master of Arts

Kent State University In the News, July 30, 2014

  • Josh Kline eager to show Patriots what he’s got

    Outlet: Boston Globe

    FOXBOROUGH — Like most everyone else in Patriots training camp, Josh Kline, a second-year offensive lineman from Kent State, did not deviate one iota from the central theme or talking point of camp. As far as Kline was concerned, his second year

  • Replacing Dri Archer: How Kent State's Ground Game Will Look This Season

    Outlet: SB Nation

    While the nonconference schedule for Kent State is certainly daunting (road games at Ohio State and Virginia loom in September), the biggest hurdle facing this year's squad will be trying to fill the void that has been left by all-purpose player, Dri

  • Kent State University stuffs its food truck with culinary students (Roldan)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- Food trucks on campus? They make perfect sense. Not only are they hip and trendy, they can pull up near dorms, study areas, and anywhere else there's a critical mass of students walking around hungry. But they make extra sense at pl

  • Churches respond to stories of Akron kids getting hit by cars, try to save lives

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The statistic, reported a year ago by the Beacon Journal, shocked the conscience of Debbie Rhinesmith. Every 12 days, a student is hit by a vehicle while walking to or from school somewhere in Akron. More troubling, she thought, was that stude

  • University of Akron under consideration by Browns to host future training camps (Vincent)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    BEREA: The Cleveland Browns Family Day Scrimmage on Saturday in InfoCision Stadium at the University of Akron could serve as a dress rehearsal for something more significant. The Beacon Journal learned Tuesday that the home of the Zips is under co

  • Jo Dee Messina wants to give listeners a voice

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    A few years ago, Jo Dee Messina made a big career decision. The 43-year-old country singer decided to leave the record label that once produced her hit songs, “Stand Beside Me” and “I’m Alright,” to make an album on her own. “At that point, th

  • Food, education frame the wines to be poured at Vintage Ohio

    Outlet: Morning Journal - Online

    There will be lots to eat at the 20th annual Vintage Ohio, Aug. 1 and 2 at Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland. And most of it will taste better when accompanied by one of the dozens of wines available for tasting. Sixteen Ohio wineries will be

  • Food, education frame the wines to be poured at Vintage Ohio

    Outlet: News-Herald

    There will be lots to eat at the 20th annual Vintage Ohio, Aug. 1 and 2 at Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland. And most of it will taste better when accompanied by one of the dozens of wines available for tasting. Sixteen Ohio wineries will be

  • Study: Diverse Boards Pay More Dividends, Take Fewer Risks

    Outlet: Newswise

    Newswise — Corporations with more diverse boards of directors are more likely to pay dividends to stockholders and are less prone to take risks than firms whose boards are more homogenous. That’s what researchers at Wake Forest University found i

  • KENT STATE ROLLS OUT NEW FOOD TRUCK (Roldan)

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, July 28 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Kent State University's Dining Services is now serving burgers, tacos, salads and more from its first food truck this summer. The new food truck, called Fork in the

Kent State University In the News, July 29, 2014

  • Notes & Quotes for July 28

    Outlet: Repository, The

    “I don’t expect that we’re going to get rid of the mayor, or get rid of council or some ... grand thing. We just need some nimbleness.” Julie Sparks, who is gathering signatures on petitions to let Canton residents vote on whether to elect a comm

  • Julian Edelman ready to do it all again for Patriots

    Outlet: Boston Globe

    FOXBOROUGH – Whether he’s behind the wheel of a pace car at a NASCAR race, as he was earlier this month at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, or tracking a Tom Brady throw, or settling beneath a sky-scraping punt, Julian Edelman has always cut a dashing f

  • Kent State University To Get Two New Piper Arrow Trainers (Sines)

    Outlet: AviationPros.com

    OSHKOSH, Wisc., July 28, 2014-Piper Aircraft Inc. will deliver two new Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft to the Aeronautics Division at Kent State University's College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. Today's announcement was

  • Studying Abroad Helps Disadvantaged Students Break Frame (Fantoni)

    Outlet: U.S. News & World Report

    Aspiring music student Dennis Meacham spent the month of June studying in the Italian city of Florence, home to Michelangelo's "David" and the possible birthplace of opera. It was an experience he thinks will shape his career trajectory as he studies

  • Kent State University To Get Two New Piper Arrow Trainers (Sines)

    Outlet: Aero-News Network

    Will Join Fleet Of More Than 20 Airplanes Already Flying For The Program Piper will deliver two new Piper Arrow pilot training aircraft to the Aeronautics Division at Kent State University's College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Techn

  • New interim dean excited to be at KSU Stark (Seachrist)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Before Denise Seachrist accepted the job of interim dean at Kent State University at Stark, she drove to campus to meet with faculty leaders. “We had a really good conversation, and I felt really good about it, and that was what the deciding facto

  • Straight A Grants finalized, local districts to get funds

    Outlet: News-Herald

    More than $20 million from Ohio’s Straight A Fund have been finalized for three Lake and Geauga education projects to bring further academic innovation to the region. Though the second-round of Straight A grants were previously announced in June,

Kent State University In the News, July 28, 2014

  • PORTAGE PATHWAYS Kent State pioneers made history 100 years ago

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    For 34 young people — all but three of them women — it was a day to celebrate a personal achievement, an affirmation of academic accomplishment. For Kent State Normal School, it was a moment in history. The young college was hosting its first

  • May 4 Visitors Center earns awards (Farmer, Boes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    KSU CENTER RECEIVES HONOR FOR PRESERVATION OF STATE, LOCAL HISTORY Kent State University was recently honored with two prestigious awards for its renowned May 4 Visitors Center. The center was honored with the American Association for State and

  • KSU faculty get $2.5M in grants

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University faculty members have been awarded nearly $2.5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation for research over the next three years in biology, physics and the science of liquid crystals. The projects recently funded

  • AUDIO: Dr. Beverly Warren Talks Higher Education Costs, Ways To Help Students (Warren)

    Outlet: AkronNewsNow.com

    Kent State University President Dr. Beverly Warren spoke with WAKR's Jasen Sokol about her new position as president, as well as what to do about rising tuition. Dr. Warren says Kent State University needs to be creative in terms of helping stude

  • Kent State University Museum: Museum and exhibit curator Sara Hume (Audio) (Hume)

    Outlet: ideastream

    The Great War: Women and Fashion in a World at War, 1922 - 1922 Coinciding with the one hundredth anniversary of the start of World War I, the Kent State University Museum will launch an exhibit examining the war’s dramatic and lasting impact on

  • Local news briefs — July 28

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Farewell gathering BATH TWP.: The University of Akron Field Station at Bath Nature Preserve will hold a farewell gathering for field station manager Dr. Greg Smith from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at 4160 Ira Road. Smith, a member of the biology depart

  • Ed Start Finding the MBA program that fits your needs can be a fast-track to career advancement.

    Outlet: ibmag.com

    Stacey Less’ life had progressed just about as planned. She graduated from Ohio University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in management information systems. That same year, she joined Hyland Software as a developer, a job she parlayed into a po

  • Celebrations — July 27

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Kent State Alumni Association announced the five recipients of the 2014 Alumni Awards. All received degrees from KSU. Andy Baskin of Twinsburg, sports director for WEWS News Channel 5 in Cleveland, received the Distinguished Citizen Award; John G

  • HCTV Program Schedule for July 28 - Aug. 3, 2014

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Program Schedule for July 28 - Aug. 3 The recent interview by WKSU's Kabir Bhatia with author Michael Jaffe about his recent novel "When Blackness was a Virtue" at the Hudson Library and Historical Society as the kickoff event of the Ohio Book Fa

  • Literary success for Marshall alum

    Outlet: Herald-Dispatch - Online, The

    HUNTINGTON -- After a dozen years of research and writing, James G. Hollock published his first book titled "Born To Lose: Stanley B. Hoss and the Crime Spree That Gripped a Nation." The book tells the violent story of a Pennsylvania cop killer w

  • Porthouse Theatre delivers a Carnival cruise line ‘Oliver'

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    The works of Charles Dickens were written in various shades of grey, reflective of the dark and despairing world of 19th century London that was his milieu. In his stories, the marginalized and displaced masses eke out a vulgar and uncivilized existe

  • (VIDEO) Kent State students help Garrettsville imagine the future

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    KENT, Ohio - It's been four months since fire swept through an entire downtown block of Garrettsville, damaging 13 businesses in the Portage County community. Rebuilding will take time. But 12 graduate architecture students from Kent State Univer

  • KSU Students to Showcase Garrettsville Designs (Sharag-Eldin)

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    GARRETTSVILLE, Ohio – Students in Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design will present proposals this evening reimagining the village, which was devastated by fire earlier this year. The public is invited to view

  • OH: SARTA Utilizes Lean Ohio Process to Streamline and Improve Transportation Services

    Outlet: Mass Transit - Online

    A team of SARTA professionals recently engaged in a Lean Ohio Process known as a “Value Stream Mapping Kaizen Event” with the goal of brainstorming and problem solving transportation for SARTA’s new contract services. Lead by Kent State’s Center

Kent State University In the News, July 25, 2014

Kent State University In the News, July 24, 2014

  • THE LIST Area events and upcoming concerts

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The artists of Group Ten Gallery in Kent announce the opening of their regional juried exhibition. More than 50 works by regional northeast Ohio artists were selected by jurors Dr. Christine Havice, director of The School of Art at Kent State Univers

  • WWI fashion exhibit to show women’s history of the era (Hume)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    ‘The Great War’ opens today at Kent State University Museum “The Great War: Women and Fashion in a World at War, 1912-1922” will open at the Kent State University Museum’s Stager and Blum Galleries on July 24, where it will remain until July 5, 2

  • New Kent State president visits Stark to 'listen' (Warren)

    Outlet: Repository, The

    Beverly Warren, who was elected president of the university system in January and started the job July 1, met with about 60 government officials and community leaders at Brookside Country Club on Tuesday as part of her six-month “listening tour.”

  • Tuition on the rise at Marion Technical College

    Outlet: Marion Star - Online

    MARION — Students already strapped for cash to pay for a college education won’t get much relief this year: Tuition at 11 of Ohio’s 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. Most of the universities chose to boost tuition

  • New Kent State president visits Stark to 'listen' (Warren)

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    Beverly Warren, who was elected president of the university system in January and started the job July 1, met with about 60 government officials and community leaders at Brookside Country Club on Tuesday as part of her six-month “listening tour.”

  • 5 Common Mistakes Young Entreprenuers Make And How To Avoid Them

    Outlet: Black Enterprise Magazine - Online

    Millennials make up the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs today. According to reporting from the Harvard Business School, 34% of startup founders are between the ages of 20-29. Experts point out that young entrepreneurs often make “rookie mistak

Kent State University In the News, July 23, 2014

Kent State University In the News, July 22, 2014

  • Balloon fest kicks off Football Hall of Fame events

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    CANTON -- Although the official enshrinement ceremony isn't until early August, the city of Canton has already kicked off their Pro Football hall of Fame celebration. Thousands filled the Kent State Stark campus to watch the sky fill with hot air

  • LeBron James' return latest story in Cleveland's hospitality industry growth (Roldan)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Now that the fervor surrounding LeBron James’ return to Cleveland has tempered — at least until the weeks leading up to the season’s first basketball game — the focus has turned toward how James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers will compound the ci

  • Experienced Kent State looks for a return to winning ways: MAC Football 2014

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Kent State football reached a high-water mark in 2012 when the Golden Flashes won the Mid-American Conference East Division title and played in a post-season bowl game for the first time since 1972. But without consistent big-play

  • Student bills are going up again

    Outlet: Mansfield News-Journal - Online

    MANSFIELD — Students already strapped for cash to pay for a college education won’t get much relief this year. Tuition at 11 of Ohio’s 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. Most of the universities chose to boost tuiti

  • Kent State Stark's science building moves one step closer to opening (Williams, Hamilton, Wagor)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Kent State at Stark's new science building is one step closer to opening. Faculty, staff, administrators and students got to sign their names on the final structural beam before it was set in place. The new building is a state-of-the-art LEED Gold

  • New startup uses film for a 'virtual venetian blind' in 'smart' windows

    Outlet: Plastics News - Online

    A new Kent State University spinout company in Kent, Ohio, knows how to make windows switch from clear to opaque and vice versa. Flexible ITO Solutions, which goes by FITOS, has an informal development agreement with a smart window manufacturer t

  • College Students Sell Flashcards and Notes to Pay for Back-to-School

    Outlet: Delaware County Daily Times - Online

    It's back-to-school season already, and most college students are scratching their heads, worried about the high price tag for reading materials on their fall semester syllabi. But Laura Gayle, a rising sophomore at Florida State University, is not c

  • Tuition at most Ohio universities to rise again

    Outlet: Tribune - Online, The

    Tuition at 11 of Ohio's 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. Most of the universities chose to boost tuition as much as state limits would allow this year: 2 percent or $188, whichever is higher. Some students comp

Kent State University In the News, July 21, 2014

  • Tuition at most Ohio universities on the rise

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    COLUMBUS — Tuition at 11 of Ohio’s 13 traditional, four-year public universities, including Kent State University, will rise this fall. Most of the universities chose to boost tuition as much as state limits would allow this year: 2 percent or $18

  • Trip to OSU harkens memories of ’02 game vs. national champs

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The last time I saw Kent State’s football team play at Ohio State was 2002, when the Buckeyes defeated the Golden Flashes 51-17 and went on to capture the national championship. KSU quarterback Josh Cribbs was a sophomore that year and he took a beat

  • Curtis family bids goodbye to England

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    British Open week is always special for the Curtis family. Ben Curtis shocked the world in 2003 when he won the Open Championship at Royal St. George’s while playing in his first major championship, just three years after earning All-American honors

  • Kent State University rolls out new food truck

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University’s Dining Services is now serving burgers, tacos, salads and more from its first food truck this summer. The new food truck, called Fork in the Road, has a core menu and chef specials with a focus on culinary excellence. The men

  • Missed cut doesn’t overshadow experience

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    British Open week is always special for the Curtis family. Ben Curtis shocked the world in 2003 when he won the Open Championship at Royal St. George’s while playing in his first major championship, just three years after earning All-American honors

  • Balloons take flight over Jackson Twp.

    Outlet: Independent

    Hundreds of people packed the campus grounds Friday night of Kent State University at Stark and Stark State for the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Balloon Classic and Jackson-Belden Food Fest. For something that seems to float so slowly and serene

  • Wind fails to halt Night Glow, hot-air balloon liftoff

    Outlet: Repository, The

    The 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Balloon Classic and Jackson-Belden Food Fest began on the grounds of Kent State University at Stark and Stark State College on Friday Bobbi Miller brought her grandchildren to the 2014 Balloon Classic so they cou

  • Annual Balloon Classic takes flight over Stark

    Outlet: Repository, The

    The Balloon Classic and Jackson-Belden Food Fest, at the Kent State University at Stark/Stark State campus, continues through Sunday and features more than 65 balloons. I was born and raised in Stark County, but I’d never seen it like this before.

  • The art of fashion illustration on display at Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation Gallery in Hudson (Campbell)

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times

    Hudson -- Fashion illustration was an art form lost once advertisers began using photography in the 70s, but a collection of artwork illustrations can be viewed through Aug. 21 at the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation Gallery, 10 W. Streetsboro St.

  • Terri Kent of Porthouse Theatre loves playing outdoors: My Cleveland (Kent)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Terri Kent is a long-time professor of theater at Kent State University and artistic director of Porthouse Theatre, a roofed, unwalled showplace near Blossom in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Did they name the university and the town for you?

  • (VIDEO) Terrorism expert at Kent State suspects accidental shoot down of plane in Ukraine (Hook)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    KENT, Ohio - A foreign policy and terrorism expert at Kent State University suspects the Malaysian airliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine was accidentally shot down. Dr. Steven Hook said he doesn't see the political message that terrorists would

  • Flexible ITO Solutions has seen the light on blocking out light

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    A new Kent State spinout company knows how to make windows switch from clear to opaque and vice versa. Flexible ITO Solutions, which goes by FITOS, has an informal development agreement with a smart window manufacturer that could use the technolo

  • Exploradio: The roots of aggression (Caldwell)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    A Kent State University researcher says the hormones vasopressin and oxytocin play major roles in regulating aggression and attraction Love and anger have long been the subjects of songs and poems. But scientists are now unlocking the biological s

  • Many Ohio universities raising tuition again

    Outlet: WKRC-TV - Online

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Tuition at 11 of Ohio's 13 traditional, four-year public universities will rise this fall. Most of the universities chose to boost tuition as much as state limits would allow this year: 2 percent or $188, whichever is higher

  • Ohio tuition going up at 11 colleges

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Tuition is going up at most Ohio public universities this fall. Eleven of the 13 traditional, four-year public universities are raising tuition for next school year. But in most cases, growth will be about even with the inflation rate — schools c

  • Local arts supporters petition commissioners to establish arts council (Morelli)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Wayne Edition - Online, The

    Tuscarawas County supports the arts. The Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, the Performing Arts Center at Kent State Tuscarawas, the Little Theatre, the Tuscarawas Philharmonic, local school districts and many other arts organizations understand

  • Montego Bay to host Caribbean Accreditation in Medicine conference

    Outlet: Weekly Gleaner - Online

    Montego Bay will host the 10th Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP) conference at the Hilton Rose Hall Hotel between July 28 and 30, 2014. According to CAAM-HP spokesperson Natasha Park

  • Kent State University holds commencement ceremonies

    Outlet: Bellevue Gazette - Online

    KENT – Kent State University recently conferred degrees to Spring graduates during commencement exercises May 9 and 10 in the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center on the Kent Campus. The university awarded 738 associate degrees, 2557 bachelor’