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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’

Kent State University In the News, July 18, 2014

  • Local Ukrainian-Americans concerned for family in region after passenger jet is shot down (Hook)

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Dinner time at Olesia's Place in North Royalton is full of customers having a home cooked eastern European meal. However, today the topic of conversation is what happened thousands of miles away. "I am really sad for what happened," said owner Ol

  • Get Out! Food fest, balloons kick off HOF events

    Outlet: Repository, The

    Thanks to the timing of the U.S. National Hot Air Balloon Championships, Stark County once again gets to start off its Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival celebrations early — this weekend Event highlights Call it serendipit

  • Kent State at Ohio State noon start on Sept. 13

    Outlet: USA Today

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kent State and Ohio State will kick off at noon on Sept. 13 at Ohio Stadium. The game will be televised on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the Big Ten announced on Wednesday. Eight of Ohio State's 2014 games now have a start time, inc

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

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    JACKSON TWP. 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

  • Cleveland Arts listings for July 18-24:

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University's School of Art. Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St. 330-676-1549 or galleries.kent.edu/. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit:

  • Kent State debuts food-on-wheels

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    Kent State debuts its new food truck, called Fork in the Road, which has a core menu and chef specials . Channel 3 news is reporting, Kent State's Dining Services is now offering burgers, tacos, salads and more from its first food truck this summer.

  • Expanding Their Horizons

    Outlet: Akron Life & Leisure Magazine - Online

    Most people begin playing instruments as young children, their parents toting them to and from music lessons and school performances, hoping that one day their child might become a famous concert pianist or symphony composer. New Horizons Internat

  • Kent State debuts food truck (Roldan)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

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

  • Brothers sworn in as assistant fire chiefs in Hudson

    Outlet: Daily Dispatch

    On July 7, brothers Joe and Jeff Alexander were sworn in by Interim City Manager Scott Schroyer as part-time assistant fire chiefs. Joe joined the Hudson Fire Department in 1991, followed by Jeff in 1993. "Between them, Joe and Jeff have more than 40

  • BRIEF: Kent State University gets $2.5 million grant for science research [The Akron Beacon Journal :: ]

    Outlet: TMCnet.com

    [July 17, 2014] (Akron Beacon Journal (OH) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 17--Kent State faculty members have been awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation for research over the next three years in biology, physics and the scien

  • Kent State Researchers Win $2.5M in Science Funding

    Outlet: Youngstown Business Journal

    KENT, Ohio – Members of the Kent State University faculty 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 univers

  • Yankee Dutchmen Under Fire: Civil War Letters from the 82nd Illinois Infantry

    Outlet: Strategy Page

    ankee Dutchmen Under Fire: Civil War Letters from the 82nd Illinois Infantry, by Joseph R. Reinhart, translator and editor Kent State University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 262. Illus., maps, notes., biblio., index. $45.00. ISBN: 1606351761. The Civi

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

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    JACKSON TWP. 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

  • Kent State University gets $2.5 million grant for science research

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal - Online, The

    Kent State faculty members have been awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation for research over the next three years in biology, physics and the science of liquid crystals. The awards will fund basic research on several topics tha

  • Kent State Stark's science building moves one step closer to opening

    Outlet: North Neighbor News - Online

    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. Kent State at Stark's new science building is on

  • Federation allocations increase for fourth straight year

    Outlet: Cleveland Jewish News - Online

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland has more money to allocate to the various agencies it supports than it did the previous year. The Federation’s board of trustees approved the allocations committee’s recommendatio

  • Finding the 'Me' in Jo Dee Messina

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Having sold more than five million records worldwide, charting nine No. 1 singles and successfully touring the world, you might not think of country artist Jo Dee Messina in the independent category. But when it comes to record labels and spec

  • Candace Curtis Blog: Sharing family moments before Ben's first round on Thursday

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    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

  • Weeks: Hearn readies for first appearance at British Open

    Outlet: CTV News Channel - Online

    Golfer Taylor Pendrith is the highest ranked player on Canada's men's national team. The recent graduate of Kent State University is 18th on the world amateur rankings. More... The Latest: UFC president Dana White discusses the new EA UFC video ga

Kent State University In the News, July 17, 2014

  • Classical Music

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State’s Piano Institute: Gala Concert — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Severance Hall, Reinberger Chamber Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Free. For more information, call 330-672-1061 or go to www.kent.edu/pianoinstitute. Kent Blossom Music Festival 201

  • Et Cetera:

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    MassMu’s Brown Bag Lunch: Water Adventures in the Nimishillen Creek Watershed, Stark County, Ohio — 12:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Presented by Robert Hamilton, assistant professor of biology at Kent State University a

  • KSU fundraising head helps lead GG9 (Sokany)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent: Steve Sokany won’t take his usual vacation to Cape Cod this summer. The Kent State fundraiser has a good excuse: He’s helping to plan a party for 20,000 or so. Sokany is a co-chair for the Gay Games 9 in Cleveland and Akron. Although s

  • Around the Nation (July 16): Kent State kickoff time set for Sept. 13 matchup with Ohio State

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    COLLEGE Kent State gets noon kickoff Sept. 13 at Ohio State The Kent State football team's Sept. 13 matchup with Ohio State has been scheduled for a noon start, according to a release by the university Wednesday. The game will be nationally

  • On the record: KSU-OSU game and UA-PSU games will kickoff at noon

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State and Ohio State will kick off at noon on Sept. 13 at Ohio Stadium. The game will be televised on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the Big Ten announced on Wednesday. Eight of Ohio State’s 2014 games now have a start time, including a record five n

  • Concussion game changers: 14 people from Cleveland to Pittsburgh who have advanced football-related brain issues

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Located 135 miles southeast of Cleveland's First Energy Stadium is among the world's most well-known concussion laboratories, disguised under the name Heinz Field. In 1990, the Pittsburgh Steelers became the epicenter of football

  • Ohio State Buckeyes football vs. Kent State will be noon kickoff on Sept. 13

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State announced on Wednesday that its game against Kent State on Sept. 13 will kick off at noon. The Buckeyes now have eight of their 12 start times set more than a month before the start of the season. Ohio State opens the

  • Art Notes: Lifetime achievement

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Richard Myers, emeritus professor, Kent State University School of Art, has been named this year’s winner of the Cleveland Arts Prize Lifetime Achievement Award. Myers, who taught film production at KSU from 1964 to 1991, has been an independent f

  • Candace Curtis Blog: Sharing family moments before Ben's First round on Thursday

    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

  • British Open - Ben Curtis

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    The british open will start tomorrow, in fact, a couple of hours our time. Phil mickelson has not won a tournament since mourfield, okay? And it's been tough for him. >> The parts feel a lot better than the whole right now and I don't know when it wi

  • Teens who wore duct tape to prom receive $20K

    Outlet: WTOL-TV - Online

    Pretty in duct tape: it's why two Mid-South teens will receive $10,000 each. Outfits defined by bold colors, cut-by-hand designs, and a detachable skirt took 28 rolls of Duck brand duct tape and 102 hours to accomplish. Winning the grand prize for

  • Kent State Stark's science building moves one step closer to opening

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - 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. Kent State at Stark's new science building is on

  • Kent State students to display art at Massillon Museum

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    Students from Kent State University at Stark's Sculpture I and Drawing IV courses will exhibit their wood and mixed-media sculptures and drawings in Studio M at the Massillon Museum. Students from Kent State University at Stark's Sculpture I and D

  • Kent State Stark's science building moves one step closer to opening

    Outlet: Independent - 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. Kent State at Stark's new science building is on

  • OSU, KSU set for noon start

    Outlet: Vindicator - Online

    COLUMBUS Kent State and Ohio State will kick off at noon on Sept. 13 at Ohio Stadium. The game will be televised on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the Big Ten announced on Wednesday. Eight of Ohio State's 2014 games now have a start time, including a rec

  • Kent State Stark's science building moves one step closer to opening

    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. Kent State at Stark's new science building is on

  • The Conference That Isn't: No Panels, No Keynote Speakers -

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    At the NorTech Innovation UnConference, Attendees Are in Charge CLEVELAND, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine going to a conference without an agenda. No topics have been determined. No keynote speakers have been invited. No presenta

  • The Conference That Isn't: No Panels, No Keynote Speakers -

    Outlet: CBS Detroit (WWJ-TV - Online)

    At the NorTech Innovation UnConference, Attendees Are in Charge /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine going to a conference without an agenda. No topics have been determined. No keynote speakers have been invited. No presentations or panel discussion

  • The Conference That Isn't: No Panels, No Keynote Speakers -

    Outlet: iStockAnalyst

    At the NorTech Innovation UnConference, Attendees Are in Charge CLEVELAND, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Imagine going to a conference without an agenda. No topics have been determined. No keynote speakers have been invited. No presenta

Kent State University In the News, July 16, 2014

  • Teen stress is object of research study

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Pediatric Health and Stress Lab in the Kent State University Psychology Department is interested in recruiting for a current research study taking place at KSU. Adolescents ages 12 to 17 are being sought to participate in a research study cal

  • Kids/teens and their parents are sought for KSU research study

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Pediatric Health and Stress Lab in the Kent State University Psychology Department is interested in recruiting for a current research study for kids/teens (ages 5 to 17) and parents examining how limited food availability and stress affect family

  • Amy Sato to study obesity in low-income teens (Sato)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Low-income teenagers face a high risk of becoming obese. They are vulnerable to stress-induced eating, living in neighborhoods where it may be unsafe to go outside or in families where food and money are scarce. In a study funded by a new grant

  • BUSY PACE FOR CURTIS FAMILY IN ENGLAND

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of Candace Curtis’ blogs from England as her husband, Ben Curtis, begins play at the British Open. Record-Courier staff writer Allen Moff wrote the lead-in to Candace’s blog below. British Open week is

  • Sports Wire

    Outlet: Aurora Advocate

    Kent St.'s Melchiori is one of 25 punters on Ray Guy watch list Kent State junior Anthony Melchiori of Aurora was named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List last week. Given annually to the nation's best punter, the award will be presented live on Dec

  • On the record: UA quarterback Kyle Pohl, former St. V-M standout Mark Murphy among nominees for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    University of Akron junior quarterback Kyle Pohl and University of Indiana safety Mark Murphy, a St. Vincent-St. Mary graduate, are among 182 nominees for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The nominee list includes 90 student-athletes from t

  • Date with Olympian leads to second encounter and real friendship

    Outlet: Gateway News - Online

    Tallmadge -- As Annie Rogers blew the candles out on her birthday cake for her 22nd birthday on June 9, one has to wonder what the next year has in store for her. Annie is living proof that dreams do come true, but the most refreshing thing about

  • New Kent State president visits Ashtabula campus first day on the job (Warren, Stocker)

    Outlet: Gazette News - Online

    ASHTABULA - Dr. Beverly Warren’s first day on the job as the new Kent State University president was July 1. Just moments after 1 p.m., Warren arrived at Kent State University at Ashtabula with 13 other high-ranking Kent State officials for a tour o

Kent State University In the News, July 15, 2014

  • (VIDEO) WOMEN OF NOTE 2014 IRIS E. HARVEY (Harvey)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    Iris E. Harvey has lived in eight cities, five states and three countries. Since leaving the private sector in 2004, she has worked for three universities — the University of Maryland, Wright State and Kent State. Harvey, who has been at Kent

  • It's good news for Northeast Ohio (Coombs)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    National media outlets giving city a boost with their glowing reviews The day after Cleveland secured the 2016 Republican National Convention, USA Today- - published a flattering front page story donning the headline “Cleveland Rising” — no doubt

  • Burton D. Morgan Foundation trustees sign off on more than $1.5 million in grants

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    The Burton D. Morgan Foundation trustees signed off on more than $1.5 million in grants, including $500,000 to support entrepreneurship programming at Oberlin College and $200,000 to support microlending in Summit County through the Economic and Comm

  • From Kent to England: Curtis family prepares for week at Open Championship

    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

  • Learning Curve (Warren)

    Outlet: IBmag.com

    New president Beverly Warren has a lesson plan for making a smooth transition at Kent State University. Call it Beverly J. Warren’s freshman orientation. As the new president of Kent State University, she’s on a six-month “listening tour” trav

  • OUR VIEW ‘Students first’ a great motto for KSU, Warren

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    NEW PRESIDENT OFF TO GOOD START WITH FOCUS ON ACADEMIC ADVISING Kent State University President Beverly Warren, off to a good start with her listening tour, appears on the right track on several fronts. Her concern with students, with a specia

  • The Effects Of Obesity You Can't Always See: 5 Major Organs Damaged By Excess Body Fat (Gunstad)

    Outlet: Medical Daily

    Obesity doesn’t just add layers of fat around your thighs and torso. Some of the greatest consequences of poor diet and lack of exercise occur inside your body, out of sight and too often out of mind. We can’t see these health effects, we think, so t

Kent State University In the News, July 14, 2014

  • KSU startup building a smarter window (West)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    From windows to televisions and touchscreens, new technology created in a Kent State University laboratory could revolutionize some everyday products currently reliant on transparent glass surfaces. It could possibly even make cell phones cheaper

  • New KSU president: Students first (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    WARREN SAYS BETTER ADVISING COULD IMPROVE LOW GRADUATION RATES Kent State University’s 12th president wants the public to know that students come first. Since her first day as KSU’s president on July 1, Beverly Warren has devoted a large portio

  • Kim Hone-McMahan: Sixth-grader will push and pull friend with cerebral palsy in triathlon

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Last year, I wrote about a couple of kids who were best buddies: Rachel Prior, who is mature beyond her 12 years, and Ethan Fairhurst, who has cerebral palsy and is fully dependent on others. Rachel had set up a 1-mile run/walk course around her Tall

  • Like a startup

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron hardly mirrors what its founders envisioned six years ago. Two partners have departed. The reality of local collaboration hasn’t matched the talk. Funding has not arrived as promised, especially from the st

  • Betty Lin-Fisher: 16-year-old extreme couponer loves his ‘sport’ (Zamudio Michelsen)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Like most consumers, I love a deal. When I know I’ve saved money, it helps me justify the purchase and feel good about it. My husband and kids will tell you that I’ll often look through our fundraiser coupon books before we spend money and that m

  • Kent State ponders potential chance to host Browns training camp again (Nielsen, Linder, Oaklley)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Reports have surfaced that the Cleveland Browns may be looking to move their training camp out of their team headquarters in Berea, possibly as soon as next year. Kent State University hosted Browns training camp from 1975-1981. Would KSU be inter

  • High-tech business incubator opens in Ohio

    Outlet: Minnesota Real Estate Journal - Online

    The Tolloty Technology Incubator has officially opened in New Philadelphia, Ohio. The facility is designed to provide start-up space for companies linked to high-tech research, development and intellectual property enterprises. Located at the gat

  • Kent State study will explore link between stress, obesity in low-income teens (Sato)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    A Kent State University assistant professor will explore how stress influences the risk for obesity in low-income adolescents. As part of the new study, which is funded through a $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, Kent State ps

  • (VIDEO) GOP expert discusses RNC impact (Coombs)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    Danielle Sarver Coombs, Kent State University professor and author of "Last Man Standing: Media, Framing, and the 2012 Republican Primaries," talks about the impact the 2016 RNC will have on Cleveland. To access video, please click on link: h

  • Annie Rogers, Olympic medalist Nick Goepper embrace the true meaning of friendship

    Outlet: Stow Sentry - Online

    Tallmadge -- As Annie Rogers blew the candles out on her birthday cake for her 22nd birthday on June 9, one has to wonder what the next year has in store for her. Annie is living proof that dreams do come true, but the most refreshing thing about

  • Annie Rogers, Olympic Medalist Nick Goepper embrace true meaning of friendship

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Tallmadge -- As Annie Rogers blew the candles out on her birthday cake for her 22nd birthday on June 9, one has to wonder what the next year has in store for her. Annie is living proof that dreams do come true, but the most refreshing thing about

  • TCA's Camp Read-A-Lot strengthens reading skills

    Outlet: Weatherford Democrat - Online

    WILLOW PARK — A four-week reading camp recently wrapped up at Trinity Christian Academy. Elementary principal Lyricia Squyres and first grade teacher Candy Marsh led Camp Read-A-Lot for first through third graders. “The camp was modeled from a progra

  • Norma Wagner Uray: Fashion Illustrations exhibit at gallery starting July 15

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The opening reception for "Norma Wagner Uray: Fashion Illustrations" is July 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation Gallery. Kent State University's Fashion School and the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, 10 W. Streetsboro S

Kent State University In the News, July 11, 2014

  • Speculation on LeBron's decision overwhelming social media sites as fans search for answers and vent (Bailey)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State students Kevin Muskiewicz and Josh Jenkins have been obsessed this week gathering any possible tidbit of information surrounding LeBron James's decision. "I keep trying to check LeBron hashtag, like what everybody is saying

  • Fashion illustrations highlighted in Hudson

    Outlet: Nordonia HIlls News Leader

    The opening reception for "Norma Wagner Uray: Fashion Illustrations" is July 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. Kent State University's Fashion School and the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation present this exhibition of professional work spanning Wagner Uray's ca

  • Adam Hamilton scholar- ship Fund memorial corn- hole tournament

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State University Veterans Club presents the 4th annual Adam Hamilton Scholarship Fund Me- morial Cornhole To urnament on Saturday, Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kent VFW, located at 500 VFW Parkway in Kent. Cost is $40 pre-re

  • Ohio's Local Governments Head to Boot Camp (Kocarek)

    Outlet: Government Executive

    KENT, Ohio — Quick, simple and effective service, continuous improvement, streamlining processes, strategic planning, data analysis: these are words and phrases typically associated with the private sector as it seeks to maximize efficiency and elimi

  • Kent, OH: Kent State University Rolls out food truck – Higher Education Roundup (Roldan)

    Outlet: Mobile Food News

    KENT, Ohio – If Kent State University students, faculty and staff want a quick bite they can simply check Twitter or Facebook to find the university’s new bright yellow food truck. Fork in the Road recently rolled out and has been parking at vario

  • Cleveland Arts listings for July 11-17:

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Kent State University's School of Art. Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St. 330-676-1549 or galleries.kent.edu/. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit:

  • KSU student who fired gun on campus pleads guilty

    Outlet: WNIR-FM - Online

    A Kent State University who caused a massive, hours-long lock down on campus after firing a shot outside Bowman Hall has pleaded guilty to three felony charges; tampering with evidence, carrying a concealed weapon and inducing panic. 24 year-old Quav

  • Piano Institute Presents Its Ninth Annual Gala Concert and Series of Performances

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    Recitals July 13-19, gala concert on July 22 The 2014 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 13-19 on

  • Smartphones may free Mom and Dad to do more parenting, not less

    Outlet: Daily Independent - Online, The

    Parents who are busy with their smartphones speak more harshly to their kids, one study says. Another notes that a baby's development may be harmed by a parent's excessive texting. But that may not be the whole story. There's no question digit

  • Ohio State not only school to ban guns on campus

    Outlet: Columbus Dispatch - Online

    Concealed-carry advocates who sued Ohio State University for banning all guns on campus might as well sue the University of Cincinnati. And Miami University. And Wright State. Under Ohio law, no firearms are allowed on campus unless the owner has

  • Kent State's College of Business Administration Appoints New Finance Department Chair (Spake)

    Outlet: PRLog

    Kent State University’s College of Business Administration welcomes Steven Dennis, Ph.D., as the new Firestone Chair in Corporate Finance and the Chair of the Department of Finance. “We are pleased that Dr. Dennis has joined the college,” said Dea

  • BattelleEd and Partners Win Ohio Straight A Funds

    Outlet: iStockAnalyst

    COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - Jul 10, 2014) - Battelle's non-profit subsidiary, BattelleEd, has won more than $2 million from Ohio's Straight A Fund to manage education networks and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning. Succes

  • Former Kent train engineers visit city

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Two former Kent train engineers recently met with the artist who captured this part of Kent's iconic history in a downtown mural. Dick Lower and Dale Pearson, both 1945 graduates of Kent State Training School, visited Kent to see the mural created

Kent State University In the News, July 10, 2014

  • Gunman in KSU lockdown pleads guilty

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    A Kent State University student who caused a massive, hours-long lockdown on campus after firing a shot during an argument between him and two other people in April has pleaded guilty to three felony charges. Quavaughntay L. Tyler, 24, with a las

  • Classical Music

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Beethoven’s Seventh — 8 p.m. Saturday, Blossom Music Center, 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Featuring: Asher Fisch, conductor; Isabelle Daust, violin; and the Cleveland Orchestra. Program: Wagner, Overture to The Flying Dutchman; Mendel

  • ORMACO continues Jazz under the Stars tonight with Bobby Selvaggio

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Event Jazz under the stars Bobby Selvaggio. Date: Saturday July 12,2014 Location: Medina Public square Time: 7pm-9pm ORMACO continues Jazz under the Stars tonight with Bobby Selvaggio. Bobby Selvaggio is one of the leading alto s

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    This Is Akron With Opie Evans: The Rubber City As Seen Through the Lens of One of Its Earliest African-American Photographers — Through September at the University of Akron’s Dr. Shirla R. McClain Gallery of Akron’s Black History and Culture, Bucking

  • The Fashion Maven: Nichole Reed

    Outlet: Scene

    While finishing up a degree in fashion merchandising at Kent State University this year, twenty-something Nichole Reed started interning with Fashion Week Cleveland, only to be offered the position of artistic director a couple of months later, just

  • Have an idea? Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards grants to programs that support entrepreneurs

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    HUDSON, Ohio - Programs that support student and bioscience entrepreneurs have received strong support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The foundation, located in Hudson, invests in organizations and institutions that foster the entrepreneur

  • Kent State’s Piano Institute Presents Its Ninth Annual Gala Concert and Series of Performances

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times

    Recitals July 13-19, gala concert on July 22 The 2014 Piano Institute, in association with the Piano Division of the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University, will present a series of master classes and recitals from July 13-19 on

  • Sensors are taking the pulse of the connected world

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and the applications that populate it are big news, and for good reason. A connected world represents not only billions of dollars in market value, but also an opportunity to address our common societal priorities, as des

  • Downtown Cleveland Alliance kicks off 'StepUpDowntown' initiative (Schwarz)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Hoping to lure real estate developers and property investors to better see opportunities for downtown development, the Downtown Cleveland Alliance has kicked off “StepUpDowntown,” a five-year strategy plan that will showcase downtown as diverse, grow

  • Class Act Series brings performance art to area students (Morelli)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Since the opening of the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University Tuscarawas, the variety and scale of performances offered to audiences has grown to a level unimaginable just a few years ago. The PAC’s Class Act Series of specially scheduled

  • Step into the “Little Shop of Horrors” this weekend in Garrettsville

    Outlet: Weekly Villager - Online

    “Little Shop of Horrors” July 11 -13; 18 & 19 The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre will be presenting “Little Shop of Horrors” in the Iva Walker Auditorium located at J.A. Garfield High School, 10235 SR 88 in Garrettsville on July 11, 12,

  • Are Schools Focusing Too Much on the Active Shooter Scenario? (Hendry)

    Outlet: Emergency Management - Online

    School shootings have captured the attention of the American public and certainly school administrators, who feel compelled to do something to prevent or mitigate the effects of a similar incident taking place on their grounds. Solutions — in the

Kent State University In the News, July 9, 2014

Kent State University In the News, July 8, 2014

  • Look at gender-based violence in its context: media expert (Leach)

    Outlet: thehindu.com

    To understand the ‘trend of gender-based violence’, and raise awareness, such incidents must not be looked at in isolation, but must be pulled together to give context, said Janet Leach, associate professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communicatio

  • Local news briefs — July 7

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Study money KENT: Kent State psychologist Amy Sato received a $150,000 award from the National Institutes of Health to study how stress affects the risk of obesity in low-income adolescents. She will recruit subjects from the community, inc

  • KSU Researcher Forms Firm to Market Flexible Electronics (West)

    Outlet: Business Journal, The

    KENT, Ohio -- A new company formed by a Kent State University researcher and inventor will market a technological innovation -- flexible, electrically conductive transparent films. The product, says the inventor, can be used in electronic devices suc

  • Coming Aviation Boom Could Mean Thousands Of New Jobs (Audio) (Mangrum)

    Outlet: WCBE-FM - Online

    Experts say the aviation industry is growing, and that means hundreds of thousands of openings for qualified job seekers. They say now is the time to launch efforts to fill those jobs. Ohio Public Radio's Half a million pilots will be needed

  • Crain's editorial: Much to learn

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    On July 1, Ohio welcomed the incoming class of new leaders at its public universities. These new presidents will be steering their schools in the choppy waters in which higher education finds itself today: Scott Scarborough at the University of A

  • Hundreds Of Thousands Of Job Openings Could Be Coming In Aviation (Audio) (Mangrum)

    Outlet: WOUB-TV - Online

    Experts say the aviation industry is growing, and that means hundreds of thousands of openings for qualified job seekers. Experts in the state known as the “birthplace of aviation” say now’s the time to launch efforts to fill those jobs. Half a m

Kent State University In the News, July 7, 2014

  • When it comes to Twitter, these two are quick learners

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    The new presidents at Kent State University and University of Akron already are doing something their predecessors didn’t: maintain active Twitter accounts. Both Scarborough’s twitter feed (@PresScarborough) included his first “selfie” with s

  • Kent exhibition showcases women’s Fashion of The Great War (Hume)

    Outlet: Vindicator

    Coinciding with the 100th 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 women’s dress and societal roles. “The Great War: Women and Fashion in a Wor

  • Kent State faculty member to study link between oxytocin and aggressive behavior (Caldwell)

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    As part of a project funded by a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant, a Kent State faculty member is researching how a certain hormone during the early years of brain development can affect aggressive behavior later in life. Heather Caldwe

  • Footgolf kicks off at KSU golf course (Page)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: If you think golf’s too complicated and soccer too bruising, hold on. A new sport will debut in the Akron area this week. Starting Friday, the Kent State golf course will join 11 other courses statewide that offer the blend of soccer and gol

  • Around the Nation (July 6): Ex-Kent State star Ryan Yip finishes 12th at PGA Canada tourney

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    GOLF Ex-KSU standout Yip ties for 12th at PGA Tour Canada event Former Kent State star Ryan Yip finished in a tie for 12th on Sunday at the PGA Tour Canada’s SIGA Dakota Dunes Open in Saskatchewan. Yip fired a final-round 7-under-par 65 on S

  • KSU research looks at brain for origins of aggression

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Heather Caldwell, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at Kent State University, is studying the role of hormones on behavior in a project funded by a new $400,000 National Science Foundation grant. Caldwell will look for evidence in

  • Around Ravenna

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Also upcoming at Upper Room Ministries: Every Thursday there is a free Senior Luncheon for ages 55 and older for community residents. The lunch is prepared by Kent State University (Campus Kitchen) and served weekly at noon. There is good food and fe

  • Players: Upper Executive Appointments in Northeast Ohio

    Outlet: Inside Business Magazine (Northeast Ohio) - Online

    Bradley Bielski has been named dean and chief administrative officer of Kent State University at Tuscarawas. Bielski, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, most recently served as vice president for academic affairs and dean at Thomas More Coll

Kent State University In the News, July 3, 2014

  • Stage notes: ‘Starmites’ at Porthouse aims to please all ages (Kent)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Porthouse Theatre has chosen a swashbuckling adventure that the creative team promises will appeal to all ages with Starmites, the second show of the season at Kent State’s summer theater home. Artistic Director Terri Kent said she fell in love wi

  • Classical Music

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent Blossom Music Festival 2014 Faculty Concert Series — 7:30 tonight, Ludwig Recital Hall, Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent State University. Featuring: Isa Kavafian, violin; and Glauser String Quartet. $15, $13 seniors, $5

  • New KSU president spends first days on job in Ashtabula County (Warren)

    Outlet: Star-Beacon

    The new president of Kent State University spent her first two days on the job in Ashtabula County. Dr. Beverly Warren became Kent State University’s 12th president on Tuesday and spent her first day with students, faculty and staff of Kent State

  • Art Best Bets

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, 2015, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glass: Selections From the Kent State University Museum Collection through June 28, 2015; and Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye through Oct. 5, 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 Univer

  • Porthouse continues 2014 season with ‘Starmites’ Lost in a fantasy realm (Kent)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    PRODUCTION OPENS ON FRIDAY ON GROUNDS OF BLOSSOM MUSIC CENTER Porthouse Theatre creates a parallel universe in “Starmites” onstage starting Friday on the grounds of Blossom Music Center, 1145 W. Steels Corners Road in Cuyahoga Falls. Performances

Kent State University In the News, July 2, 2014

  • Day of firsts for university presidents

    Outlet: WKBN-TV

    KENT, Ohio (WKBN) – It was a day of first for university presidents at three local colleges. The University of Akron, Kent State, and Youngstown State University all welcomed new presidents on Tuesday. Beverly Warren officially took the helm

  • Miami University is nation's most expensive public school & Other headlines

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    KSU president among four top administrators starting this week It’s the first day on the job for Kent State University’s new president Beverly Warren. The former provost at Virginia Commonwealth University is one of four top administrators who began

  • Popular Cleveland restaurant owner killed during robbery & Other morning headlines:

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    KSU, UA, YSU presidents start jobs It’s the first day on the job for several Northeast Ohio university presidents. Scott Scarborough takes the helm at the University of Akron, Beverly Warren at Kent State University and Jim Tressel at Youngstown S

  • Q&A with Kent State's new president (Warren)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    A visit with reporters leads to a broad ranging conversation Beverly Warren took over yesterday (Tuesday) as president of Kent State. On her first day as head of the largest university in northern Ohio and second largest in the state, she talked

  • Hot dog-themed restaurant in Cleveland hosts monthly world affairs forums

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    CLEVELAND: Three smart guys walk into a bar, interrupt a hundred people drinking and watching a ballgame and start talking about the crisis in Ukraine for an hour. The crowd listens quietly and respectfully, then asks well-informed and thoughtful

  • Jazz saxophone player Bobby Selvaggio to perform in Medina's Uptown Park July 12

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    MEDINA, Ohio – Alto saxophonist Bobby Selvaggio will perform at the Jazz Under the Stars concert July 12 in Medina's Uptown Park. Selvaggio -- accompanied by Ashley Summers on bass, Chris Baker on drums and Theron Brown on piano – will play selec

  • Greater Akron Chamber picks its ‘30 for the Future’

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Greater Akron Chamber has named the 30 young professionals who will be recipients of its annual “30 for the Future” awards this year. The program honors people ages 25 to 39 whose contributions affect their industries and the Akron area in pos

  • Miami University is nation's most expensive public school

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Miami University is nation's most expensive public school The net price for a year of schooling at Ohio’s Miami University in Oxford is the highest in the nation, according to a report released Monday by US Department of Education. Other Ohio

  • New president greets KSU (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Dr. Beverly Warren spends first day with students Kent State University President Beverly Warren, becoming known to many as “just Bev,” had a photo op with Kent city officials along the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade Tuesday morning, but it wasn’t her

  • Performing Arts Center to unveil new season (Andrews, Morelli)

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    The annual unveiling for Kent State University at Tuscarawas’ upcoming Performing Arts Center new season will be July 19 at 6 p.m. Attendees will be the first to see the new 2014-2015 schedule and will be able to buy tickets for the performances.

  • Ohio's public colleges among the most costly to attend, according to federal rankings

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio's public colleges are among the most costly to attend in the country, according to rankings released Monday by the U.S. Department of Education. The annual cost for an in-state resident to attend Miami University, after rec

  • New Kent State president starts job (Warren)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    KENT -- Kent State University has a new leader. Beverly Warren started her role as KSU's 12th president on Tuesday. Her first day includes a walk through campus, breakfast with city leaders, meetings and lunch with students. As the universit

  • NEW KENT STATE PRESIDENT BEVERLY WARREN HITS THE GROUND RUNNING ON HER 1ST DAY

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    KENT, Ohio, July 1 -- Kent State University issued the following news release: Beverly Warren, who today begins her presidency at Kent State University, wasted no time getting more familiar with her new university family and the community. The

Kent State University In the News, July 1, 2014

  • New presidents begin tenures at four Ohio universities

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    New presidents begin tenures at four Ohio universities New presidents at four universities in the region are marking their first official days on the job. Michael Drake starts today as the 15th president of Ohio State University. Drake, the

  • Wellness Committee partners with Weight Watchers

    Outlet: TommieMedia - Online

    The St. Thomas Wellness Committee, which strives to sustain long-term health promotion in the workplace, began a partnership with Weight Watchers earlier this month to launch a program called Weight Watchers at Work in an effort to improve overall he

  • STRETCH class benefits cancer survivors (Humm)

    Outlet: Suburbanite - Online, The

    Keeping class members heart-healthy and helping rebuild the muscles of the upper body while increasing the range of motion are the main goals of a free program offered to breast cancer survivors or those battling with breast cancer. The class, Br

  • KSU students get credit and construction experience in the design/build renovation of a vacant house in St. Clair Superior (slideshow)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The rhythmic sound of scraping and clawing filled the air, accompanied by clouds of dust. Using hammers and muscle, a half-dozen hard-hatted architecture students from Kent State University's College of Architecture and Environ

  • It's the "first days of school" for six college presidents

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio - It may be the middle of summer but Monday and Tuesday are the official "first days of school" for six college presidents. Kent State University President Beverly Warren, University of Akron President Scott Scarborough, Youngstow

  • Experts offers insight on generations at work

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    Businesses today are facing a tough challenge — three generations of workers coexisting in one workspace. And to succeed, every leader and manager will have to figure out how to bring out the best of each generation — including workplace newcomer