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Kent State University In the News, August 28, 2014

  • Pilot details inspection before takeoff (Satyshur)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    KENT -- As authorities investigate the cause of a fatal plane crash that claimed the lives of four Case Western Reserve students, we're taking a closer look at the type of aircraft involved. The plane was a 1999 Cessna Model 172R. Ben Satyshur,

  • AMETEK sponsorship will help Kent State football open season with a bang

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    For the third consecutive season, Kent State football will open with a bang in 2014 thanks to AMETEK. AMETEK, a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with a branch office in downtown Kent, will serve a

  • Kent State has a lot on the line in its season opener against Ohio (Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    As far as season openers go for the Kent State football program, they don't get much bigger than this. The Golden Flashes will kickoff the 2014 campaign not with the typical glorified scrimmage against a lesser-level foe, but with a monumental bat

  • Lineman Alex Nielsen is ready to fill in for Jason Bitsko (Nielsen, Haynes)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Alex Nielsen is as prepared as anyone could possibly be to step in for a fallen teammate. Nielsen will be the starting center when Kent State opens the 2014 season Saturday night against Ohio University at Dix Stadium, the position that belonged t

  • Frame Shifter

    Outlet: Cleveland Magazine

    A new book highlights the acclaimed works of experimental filmmaker Richard Myers. Richard Myers knows why he's not a household name like Steven Spielberg. The experimental filmmaker and Kent State University professor emeritus structured his ofte

  • Kent State golf alum Rob Moss defends NOPGA championship

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    It started with 100 NOPGA Class A professionals on Monday at Beechwood Golf Club in Cleveland and then was cut to the top 30 for Wednesday's final round. The end almost seemed like a predictable conclusion. The 2013 champion, Rob Moss, an alumn

  • Pilot in Willoughby Hills crash made 'impossible turn' (Satyshur)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio -- Just before his Cessna 172 struck the ground Monday night, 20-year-old pilot William Felten made a last-ditch effort to save the airplane he was flying and three other Case Western Reserve University students on board. Th

  • Top College Experts on What You Need to Know to Survive Your Performing Arts Freshman Year (Crawford)

    Outlet: Playbill - New York - Online

    Survival tips based on years of watching freshmen stumble–and succeed. * All incoming freshman college students face a period of adjustment, but performing arts students face challenges unique to themselves. PlaybillEDU.com went straight to the

  • Home economists celebrate 50th anniversary

    Outlet: Sunbury News - Online

    The Delaware County Home Economists organization is hosting an anniversary reception to celebrate 50 years in the community Sept. 9. A reception is being held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Summit Room at Willow Brook West, 100 Delaware Crossing West, De

  • UNIVERSITY OF AKRON ARCHIVES COMMEMORATES CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL

    Outlet: Federal News Service

    AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26 -- University of Akron issued the following news release: More than 200 rare letters from The University of Akron archival collections that document the War Between the States were digitized to commemorate the Civil War Ses

  • Case Western Plane Crash Logistics

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    Tonight. The investigation continues into the plane crash that killed 4 case western reserve kwraoufrtd students. According to to the ntsb. The plane is now in a hanger. Where investigators are get ago closer look. Initial report on the accident is e

  • Editorial: New KSU President

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    I had the occasion last week for some interaction with new Kent State University President Beverly Warren as a result of my membership on the board of trustees for Kent State-Tuscarawas. I was impressed with her enthusiasm, humility, warmth and in

  • FOP: Judges need sentence flexibility for drug dealers

    Outlet: Lancaster Eagle-Gazette - Online

    MARION – Judges must be given more flexibility in how they can sentence drug traffickers to help stop the way some dealers game the system under Ohio's sentencing reform law, according to the head of the Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio. Jay McDo

  • Q&A With Mike Matousek, Founder and CEO of Flashnotes.com

    Outlet: EdTech Times, The

    EdTech Times finally was able to catch up with Mike Matousek, founder and CEO of Flashnotes.com, on heels of the company’s raising $3.6M in funding earlier this year and the redesign of their website. Flashnotes.com is a platform enabling students t

  • Public records expert says Kasich ruling is part of a larger trend (Smith)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    The Ohio Supreme Court has been cutting back public records laws for the last decade, retired professor says he Ohio Supreme Court has denied a public records request for information on threats to Governor John Kasich. The court unanimously rej

  • Plane that crashed killing Case students is a popular training aircraft (Satyshur)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    Investigators still looking into what the caused the generally safe and easy to fly Cessna 172-R to go down The small plane the crashed Monday killing all four Case Western Reserve University students onboard is a popular model for flight training

  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following (Kennedy)

    Outlet: Chicago Tribune - Online

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Ne

  • Ohio Supreme Court says investigations into threats against the governor are not public record (Smith)

    Outlet: WKSU-FM - Online

    The Ohio Supreme Court says threats against the governor are not public record. In a unanimous ruling, the court today denied a request from a liberal blogger for reports from the Ohio Department of Public Safety of threats made to Gov. John Kasic

  • Warren: Vision for KSU still a work in progress

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Acknowledging her vision for Kent State University is a work in process, the university's new president, Dr. Beverly Warren, said her visits throughout the university and its branches and her talks with leaders and just regular people in Northeastern

Kent State University In the News, August 27, 2014

  • (VIDEO) Pilot details inspection before takeoff (Satyshur)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    KENT -- As authorities investigate the cause of a fatal plane crash that claimed the lives of four Case Western Reserve students, we're taking a closer look at the type of aircraft involved. The plane was a 1999 Cessna Model 172R. Ben Satyshur,

  • Dr. Beverly Warren Discusses First Day of Classes At Kent State Featured

    Outlet: AkronNewsNow.com

    KSU President Dr. Beverly Warren spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner about the first day of classes at Kent State University. She spoke about the challenges in higher education, the technology students have at their fingertips, and the positivity surrou

  • Mindy Farmer new director of KSU May 4 Visitors Center

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Mindy Farmer has been selected as the new director of the May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State University and began working at her position July 1. Farmer will also teach history courses at the university in the spring. She has previously

  • Pluto: How Kent State football should honor its fallen teammate

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Pluto says KSU should "play like and act like Jason" this season. Jason Bitsko died last week due to an undetermined medical issue. It’s been one week since Kent State University’s football team lost Jason Bitsko. The Dayton-area junior center for

  • Nate Terhune tough, flexible and versatile for Kent State football (Haynes)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    DETROIT, Michigan -- Kent State head football coach Paul Haynes sat at a round table that included journalists, and junior defensive lineman Nate Terhune. The product of Chagrin Falls High has long been considered one of the more gifted and athle

  • Kent State football team back on the field after an emotional week (Haynes)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- Kent State returned to the practice field Tuesday for the first time since teammate and starting center Jason Bitsko died suddenly last Wednesday of still undetermined causes. In pads and shorts, some of the layoff rust showed in th

  • Northeast Ohio art museums and galleries launch an energetic new season: Fall Arts Guide

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For the visual arts in Northeast Ohio, the fall of 2014 will be a time of transition, consolidation and new beginnings. The most notable fresh start is happening at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where William Griswold, the forme

  • Warren: Vision for KSU still a work in progress (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Acknowledging her vision for Kent State University is a work in process, the university’s new president, Dr. Beverly Warren, said her visits throughout the university and its branches and her talks with leaders and just regular people in Northeaster

  • Sing-a-Long-a Grease at the KSU Tuscarawas Performing Arts Center

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    Sing-a-Long-a Grease will be presented at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4. This show is cosponsored by 94.1 Radio and the student theatre club AMS. From the producers of the smash hit Sing-a-l

  • Instructor explains pre-flight safety check on model in plane crash (Satyshur)

    Outlet: WKYC-TV - Online

    After this terrible tragedy, we're getting a chance to take a look at a plane like the one that crashed near the Cuyahoga County Airport Monday night. KENT -- After this terrible tragedy, we're getting a chance to take a look at a plane like the o

  • KSU Fashion Library to host after hours event

    Outlet: Gateway News - Online

    KSU Fashion Library to host after hours event The Kent State University Fashion Library will host a Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4. The event will feature hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer and tours of the tech style lab and the m

  • HONORS

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    Iris E. Harvey is one of 15 women selected by Crain's Cleveland Business as the 2014 Women of Note. The award honors women whose passion, dedication and strength led to success, not only for themselves, but their organization and colleagues as well.

  • This Week's Not-To-Be-Missed Art Events @CSUArtGallery @CANJournal f

    Outlet: Cool Cleveland

    Thu 8/28 @ 5pm Fri 8/29 @ 6pm Cleveland State’s new Fall semester marks the university’s 50th anniversary. This semester is also the first in their transition to state-mandated, 3-credit hour classes. As freshmen arrive and upperclassmen return

  • At Startup Weekend, Case Western Reserve University students will begin a new year thinking up new businesses: the Mix

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- As they start a new semester of classes, students at Case Western Reserve University are being asked to think about starting a company, too. Beginning Friday, CWRU's Blackstone LaunchPad will host its second annual Startup Week

Kent State University In the News, August 26, 2014

  • Wayne High School remembers star athlete Jason Bitsko

    Outlet: WDTN-TV

    HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) – A celebration of life happened Sunday for number 54 and 66, known to loved ones at Jason Bitsko. Bitsko’s alma mater, Wayne High School held a vigil and memorial service, after he died unexpectedly Wednesday. The

  • KSU football team attends Bitsko’s funeral service (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State football team cancelled its originally scheduled practice on Monday in order to allow for the entire unit to travel to Huber Heights to attend the funeral of Jason Bitsko. “It was a tremendous show of support,” Kent State Director o

  • Mindy Farmer new director of KSU May 4 Visitors Center (Farmer)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Mindy Farmer has been selected as the director of the May 4 Visitors Center in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University. She started her position on July 1. Farmer most recently served as an education specialist at the federal Ric

  • ALONG THE WAY Changes for Kent Stater

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    As print news across the country struggles for viability in a media landscape revolutionized by the Internet, another local publication is scaling back its commitment to paper and ink. The Daily Kent Stater, Kent State University’s student newspa

  • ALONG THE WAY Remembering Jason Bitsko

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The sudden death of Kent State University’s own Jason Bitsko has left holes in the hearts of those he touched wider than the gaps he plugged as a lineman for the Golden Flashes. But now members of the community can help honor Bitsko’s memory thro

  • OUR VIEW Rolling out the welcome mat in Kent

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    MAKING KSU STUDENTS FEEL AT HOME BENEFITS COMMUNITY, TOO Kent ’s newest residents — the incoming class at Kent State University — received a great welcome Saturday, thanks to the efforts of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce, the Central Portage Co

  • Pino’s comments controversial, but protected speech (Pino)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    As tensions escalated in Gaza in recent months, so did controversy over a Kent State University history professor. On Aug. 2, reports showed 47 percent of Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes were known terrorists. But among the non-terrorists

  • Equality Day Helen Dix scholarship announced at LWV event (Warren)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Not one to gloss over the truth, Beverly Warren, the new president of Kent State University, told those attending the League of Women Voters “Women’s Equality Day” celebration Monday that she had not yet managed to find time to register to vote in O

  • Kent State students awed by new look of campus (Myers)

    Outlet: Star-Beacon

    SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Returning fall semester students at Kent State University Ashtabula Campus were treated to a new look Monday. There’s been an entire makeover of the Main Hall’s Commons, student lounge and food service area. Returning students,

  • UA enrollment down, but quality up

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The bad news is that the University of Akron’s enrollment may be down about 3.5 percent this fall to about 25,771. But there’s some good news, too. “There are many preliminary indicators that are most promising,” President Scott Scarborough emaile

  • OHIO MBA GUIDE 2014 Kent State University

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business

    COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LOCATION: KENT EXECUTIVE MBA PROGRAMS PHONE: 330-672-3622, EMAIL: JJANOSKO@KENT.EDU FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME MBA PROGRAMS PHONE: 330-672-2282 EMAIL: GRADBUS@KENT.EDU TYPES OF MBAS AVAI

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

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

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

  • New director of May 4 Visitors Center at Kent State University plans to use the events as a teaching tool (Farmer)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio - One of Mindy Farmer's first opportunities to further non-partisanship at the Richard Nixon Library in 2009 was to rewrite the panel on Kent State University to acknowledge – in clear terms – that the Ohio National Guard was responsible f

  • Business development session Sept. 4 at KSU Stark

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University will sponsor an information session for budding entrepreneurs and those who are in the early stages of business formation, according to a news release from the school. The inform

Kent State University In the News, August 25, 2014

  • WKSU hires news director

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Andrew Meyer, assistant news director for public radio station WBGO in Newark, N.J., has become news director for WKSU, the public radio and online operation based in Kent. He succeeds M.L. Schultze, who chose to step down as news director two yea

  • PHOTOS: Move-in day for freshmen students at Kent State

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Phoeby Trask, left, assists her friend Danielle Salopek, right, move into the Centennial B dorm at Kent State University. Hundreds of freshman students were seen lugging boxes, clothing, and furniture as they enter a new stage of life. Click here

  • Do your homework before buying real estate in a college town

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    Investing in real estate in a college town is not for everyone. The positives associated with owning rental houses are significant – a large, renewable tenant base, usually a stable community and a decent profit for the property owner. Many students

  • Welty Family Foundation awards $200,750 to local nonprofit organizations

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    The Welty Family Foundation awarded $200,750 in grants to local nonprofit organizations at its 2014 midyear meeting. The foundation announced the awards last week. They went to: • Akron Area Arts Alliance, for Summit Artspace exhibitions, progr

  • Four Ohio universities rank among top 500 in world

    Outlet: Cincinnati Business Courier

    The Academic Ranking of World Universities, done by the Shanghai Rankings Consultancy, has placed four universities in the Buckeye State on its 2014 list of the top 500 universities in the world. Locally, the University of Cincinnati made the list

  • Kent State football player remembered by teammates

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Kent State football player remembered by teammates A Kent State university football player who was found dead this week in his off-campus apartment will be laid to rest on Monday in his hometown of Dayton. Jason Bitsko, the 21 year-old starting c

  • Funeral set for Kent State football player

    Outlet: Associated Press (AP)

    HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Funeral services are set for a Kent State football player who was found dead in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment this week. The university has said police believe 21-year-old Jason Bitsko passed away from an undet

  • Services set for Kent State student-athlete who passed away unexpectedly

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio — Services have been set for a Kent State University student-athlete who passed away unexpectedly this week. Jason Bitsko, 21, was found unresponsive Wednesday in his off-campus apartment after not reporting to football practice. He was

  • Funeral set for Kent State football player

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio - Funeral services are set for a Kent State football player who was found dead in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment this week. The university has said police believe 21-year-old Jason Bitsko passed away from an undetermin

  • Funeral set for Kent State football player

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Funeral services are set for a Kent State football player who was found dead in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment this week. The university has said police believe 21-year-old Jason Bitsko passed away from an undet

  • Funeral plans set for KSU football player

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Funeral plans are set for the Kent State University football player who died unexpectedly this week. Jason Bitsko, 21, was found dead in his off-campus apartment on Wednesday morning. The Portage County coroner says the autopsy has been comple

  • Coroner: KSU football player's death appears to be natural

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    The Portage County coroner says the autopsy on Kent State University football player Jason Bitsko has been completed, but a cause of death will not be determined for several weeks. The coroner says it does appear to be natural. KSU football pla

  • Kent State Football Notebook (Aug. 22): Trayion Durham could miss opener vs. Ohio as recovery from foot surgery continues

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Senior running back Trayion Durham continues to be hobbled by a foot injury, and although Flashes coach Paul Haynes on Friday morning considered him "probably questionable" for the season opener, it's difficult to imagine him having enough time to ge

  • Funeral for Kent State football player Jason Bitsko set for Monday at 1 p.m. in Huber Heights

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State's entire football family will attend a funeral service for Jason Bitsko on Monday at 1 p.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Huber Heights, a suburb of Dayton. Bitsko, a 21-year old Huber Heights native and Wayne High School graduate w

  • Saying goodbye to Jason Bitsko

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    By all accounts, Jason Bitsko led a chosen life. He just didn't know it. But others sure did. "When you look at how many thousands of people that he touched in such a short time, it does give you a feeling that his mission was accomplished," said

  • Kent State football team to attend teammate’s funeral (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: The Kent State University football team and others will travel to the Dayton suburb of Huber Heights on Monday for the funeral of starting center Jason Bitsko. KSU Athletic Director Joel Nielsen said the university will charter buses for the

  • ESPN anchor says too much Johnny Manziel, Ohio State coverage, not enough on Jason Bitsko's death

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio — Sports anchor Neil Everett had a problem with what news took priority at ESPN on Wednesday night. Everett shares news about the Aug. 20 death of Kent State University's Jason Bitsko in a recent SportsCenter segment, but disgustedly no

  • Jason Bitsko services set for Sunday and Monday in Huber Heights, Ohio

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Visitation and funeral services have been set for former Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly earlier this week at his apartment in Brimfield, Ohio. Visitation is set for 1-8 p.m. on Sunday at St. Peter

  • Brimfield police chief shares thoughts on death of Kent State football player Jason Bitsko

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Many questions remain surrounding the death of Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, even as arrangements are being made for his final services. A young athlete, 21, is projected to be the picture of health. Any tragic early

  • Local ALS nets thousands from Ice Bucket frenzy but don't expect other groups to follow suit

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Locally and nationally, ALS continues to ride the increasingly popular Ice Bucket Challenge wave. ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter has raised $270,000 between July 29, when the challenge went viral, and now, said spokeswoma

  • Kent State Sports Report (Aug. 24): Women's soccer team starts 2014 campaign with split

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State's women's soccer team kicked off the 2014 fall sports season by splitting a pair of weekend matches. The Golden Flashes opened the 2014 campaign with a 3-0 victory over Western Illinois on Friday afternoon at Zoeller Field. "It was a

  • Par for the Course (Aug. 23): Kent State Golf Course to host 'Footgolf' in September

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    FOOTGOLF BEGINS Golfers at Kent State University Golf Course have noticed flags in odd places and large holes that players can only wish was the size of the putting cups. This is FootGolf. Using the existing tees and pre-made holes that are larg

  • Back to Classes

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    Well most school districts already beginning classes, but today the big kids, they head back to the books. College students at cleveland state, the university of akron, and kent state, all begin their fall semester this morning. Up and at 'em, I gues

  • Talk on the web: Aug. 25, 2014

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    Re: Kent State added to Google's Street View This is really good news for KSU. As I am a 1967 graduate, and have had the good fortune to see two daughters graduate from Kent, I have seen many of the changes and additions to the campus and city

  • With artwork and fancy cocktails, Gallery 121 is a different kind of Massillon nightspot

    Outlet: Repository - Online, The

    It's an unexpected venue for downtown Tiger Town, especially at nighttime when shifting colored lights make the place a vibrant beacon on Lincoln Way West. Gallery 121, which opened Aug. 4, is an art gallery, a bar-restaurant and a gathering pla

  • New KSU students get to Discover Kent (Little, Perkins)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    The proverbial welcome mat was put out at the foot of Main Street on Saturday introducing the incoming class of Kent State University freshmen to their new home away from home, courtesy of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce. Once again the chamber,

  • Women's Equality Day event is Monday

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    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 at 4:30 p.m. Monday at The Overlook, 1519 Overlook Road, Kent.

  • League of Women Voters Hudson upcoming events schedule

    Outlet: Hudson Hub-Times - Online

    The LWV Hudson has planned some informative and interesting events to be held during the next few months. Further details of each event will become available later on. Check the website www.lwvhudsonohio.org for more information. LWV Hudson will b

  • Neil Everett calls out ESPN over Johnny Manziel coverage

    Outlet: USA Today - Online

    Kent State announced earlier this week that starting center Jason Bitsko had passed away from an undetermined medical issue. He was found in his bedroom unresponsive early Wednesday morning. The 21-year-old was in his fourth year at Kent State, had s

  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate (Haynes)

    Outlet: Buffalo News - Online

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-

  • Hud Charges Kent State University with Housing Discrimination for Refusing to Allow Support Animal in Campus Housing

    Outlet: HighBeam Research

    WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has charged Kent State University, in Kent, OH, and fo

  • Top College Experts on What You Need to Know to Survive Your Performing Arts Freshman Year (Crawford)

    Outlet: Playbill - New York - Online

    Survival tips based on years of watching freshmen stumble–and succeed. All incoming freshman college students face a period of adjustment, but performing arts students face challenges unique to themselves. PlaybillEDU.com went straight to the sour

Kent State University In the News, August 22, 2014

  • 3rd annual "Dancing for the Kids" benefit

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24. Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. $25 ($10, children), $100 (VIP, includes stage seating, special reception). The community can vote for their favorite dancer online through donations or at the event, which featu

  • There's lots of fun to be had for both families and singles in this week's 2DO list

    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.

  • (AUDIO) Kent State rolls out its new campus food truck

    Outlet: WKSU-FM

    Traditional burgers and fries are on board the Fork in the Road along with trendier and even some healthier choices Students returning to campus Monday for Kent State’s fall semester might want to come hungry. A new food truck is chock-full of

  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Outlet: Associated Press (AP)

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-

  • Autopsy expected in KSU football player's untimely death; players & coach remember his life

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - The Portage County Medical Examiner says an autopsy will be performed on Thursday, to determine the cause of death of a 21-year-old Kent State University football player. Additional Links Kent State University football player d

  • Kent Coach: Players to wear #54 on their helmets

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    Kent State football players will wear the number 54 on the side of their helmets this season in his honor. KENT -- Kent State University football coach Paul Haynes sat down with the media Thursday afternoon, following the death Wednesday of KSU fo

  • Kent State student-athlete to be honored this football season

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio — Kent State’s head football Coach Paul Haynes spoke at a press conference today about the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly Wednesday. “Jason Bitsko was not just a Golden Flash; he was a son; he was a brother;

  • Kent State University player remembered for his smile (gallery)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Jason Bitsko certainly gave members of his Kent State University football family plenty to remember him by. His infectious smile, constant glow, quick wit, and 'rent' paid in food from Taco Bell were recalled with both extreme joy and bitter sadne

  • Ohio.com Sports Kent State Kent State football team remembers Jason Bitsko for his qualities as a friend and leader

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    KENT: Jason Bitsko will be remembered by those whose lives he touched as a man with a smile on his face. A man who knew how to crack a joke on a bad day. A man who stood for what he believed in. A man who didn’t take life for granted. Bit

  • Kent State begins to regroup following death of center Jason Bitsko

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- As the first stream of students began to trickle back to the Kent State campus Thursday, the football team quietly regrouped after the unexpected death of starting center Jason Bitsko. Just five days before the start of school and 10

  • (VIDEOS) LeBron James to soccer champs; Akron's best ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    AKRON, Ohio -- LeBron James did it on a boat. Kent State University President Beverly Warren gave a soaking-wet thumb's up after she did it. It seems as though everybody who's anybody has been or is about to be drenched with ice water to raise awa

  • Kent State facing adversity to start season -- MAC Football 2014 (video, poll)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Which team will Kent State be by the end of the 2014 Mid-American Conference football season? Every year there seems to be a team kissed with good fortune, a team cursed to struggle, and a team destined to overcome the odds. The

  • National researchers who seek brain donations include Kent State graduate Vahram Haroutunian: Q&A

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    BRONX, N.Y. -- Twenty years ago, not long after he received his Ph.D. from Kent State, professor Vahram (Harry) Haroutunian stood on people's doorsteps while they were mourning asking them to donate their friend or family member's brain in the name o

  • Kent State '54' Helmets to Honor Deceased Teammate

    Outlet: ABC News - Online

    KENT, Ohio ? Aug 21, 2014, 6:32 PM ET Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in

  • Meanwhile, back in Tuscarawas County, rubbish moves into the forefront

    Outlet: Bargain Hunter - Tuscarawas Edition - Online, The

    I’m rather amazed at how passionate the locals are about rubbish collection. I don’t think I’m exaggerating by noting that Uhrichsville has been embroiled this summer in a debate over who should get the city’s nod as its official hauler. Congratul

  • Students return to Kent State (gallery)

    Outlet: Record-Courier - Online

    Students at Kent State Univesity were hauling bags, containers and furniture as they returned to the residence halls on Thursday..

  • Akron forum looks past mass violence

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    The Akron Area Interfaith Council will hold its annual fall forum on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 292 East Market St., Akron. Subject: "Forgiveness and reconciliation after mass violence," featuring Professor

  • Kent State to wear No. 54 on helmets in honor of late teammate

    Outlet: FoxSports.com

    Updated AUG 21, 2014 7:27p ET KENT, Ohio -- Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsi

  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Outlet: Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-

  • Kent State coach Paul Haynes, teammate Nate Vance speak on loss of Jason Bitsko (Haynes)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    KENT, Ohio -- Coach Paul Haynes and senior defensive lineman Nate Vance met with the media Thursday afternoon and spoke about moving on following the untimely death Wednesday of junior center Jason Bitsko. "The unexpected and tragic loss of Jason

  • Kent State ‘54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Outlet: Las Vegas Sun - Online

    Published Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 | 3:31 p.m. Updated 1 hour, 40 minutes ago KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this

  • Kent State will honor fallen teammate

    Outlet: NBCsports.com

    After the tragic loss of center Jason Bitsko, Kent State athletic director Joel Nielsen said, “We are heartbroken by the news of Jason's death. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, teammates and everyone whose lives he touched.”

  • Kent State '54' Helmets to Honor Deceased Teammate

    Outlet: New York Times - Online, The

    KENT, Ohio — Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campu

  • Kent State to honor Bitsko with helmet decal

    Outlet: ESPN.com

    Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season.

  • HUD charges Kent State University with housing discrimination

    Outlet: University Business - Online

    Cleveland.com 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

  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Outlet: Charlotte Observer - Online

    KENT, Ohio Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. The 21-year-old Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus

  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Outlet: Lexington Herald-Leader - Online

    Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. Click to Continue »

  • Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

    Outlet: Fresno Bee - Online

    Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. Click to Continue »

  • American Missionaries Cured of Ebola Infections; Brantley: 'Today Is A Miraculous Day'

    Outlet: Forbes - Online

    Update, 11:07 am, EDT: Emory officials have now confirmed that Nancy Writebol was released from the hospital on Tuesday, August 19. Dr. Kent Brantly will be released today. “After a rigorous and successful course of treatment and testing, the Emor

  • Up in smoke: Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount arrested on pot, DUI charges

    Outlet: WEWS-TV - Online

    Will Kent State's Dri Archer start for Pittsburgh? PITTSBURGH - Two Pittsburgh Steelers running backs are proving more "up in smoke" than "three yards and a cloud of dust." Second-year rusher Le'Veon Bell and veteran back LeGarrette Blount wen

  • Seven employees of Chagrin Falls Schools recognized for 20 years of service

    Outlet: Plain Dealer - Online

    At the staff convocation meeting on Aug. 14, Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools honored seven employees who are celebrating their 20th anniversaries with the district. The dedicated staff members are Heather Reeder, Tamara Mrofchak, Barb Cymanski

Kent State University In the News, August 21, 2014

  • Kent State's Season Opens With A Bang Thanks To AMETEK

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    GAME DAY PARKING ADDITIONAL FREE PARKING LOTS NEAR STUDENT CENTER General parking accessible from State Route 261 north or south bound turning onto Summit Street or from State Route 261 north bound turning left onto Campus Center Drive. FREE

  • Did Somebody Say College Football Season?

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    In my world, college foot - ball season ranks right up there with my birthday and Christmas as the happi - est times of the year. No one said I was nor - mal, but intercollegiate athletics has always been a passion of mine. In fact,

  • Auditions

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    Kent State University at Stark — Open auditions for One Slight Hitch will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 2 and 3 in the Fine Arts Building theater, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Roles are available for three men and four women. Those auditioning hav

  • Kent State starting center Jason Bitsko dies in sleepn (Nielsen)

    Outlet: USA Today

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State says one of its football players has died and that police believe he passed away from an undetermined medical issue. The school said in a release that starting center Jason Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom o

  • Kent State University football player dies unexpectedly (Haynes, Nielsen)

    Outlet: WOIO-TV

    KENT, OH (WOIO) - Kent State University mourns the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. Police believe

  • Kent State student-athlete dies unexpectedly (Nielsen,Haynes)

    Outlet: WJW-TV

    KENT, Ohio — A Kent State student-athlete died unexpectedly from what was believed to be an undetermined medical issue, the university said Wednesday. Jason Bitsko, 21, was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly befo

  • Kent State student, football player Jason Bitsko dies unexpectedly (Nielsen, Haynes)

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    KENT, Ohio - A Kent State University student and athlete, Jason Bitsko, was found dead in his off-campus apartment Wednesday. Bitsko died of an undetermined medical issue, the university reports. A University spokesperson said that the man's ro

  • Kent State mourns unexpected death of football player

    Outlet: WKYC-TV

    Members of the football team were told of Bitsko's passing during the end of the morning practice. KENT, Ohio -- Kent State University is mourning the loss of student-athlete Jason Bitsko, who died unexpectedly early Wednesday, August 20. In a

  • Kent State football player found dead Wednesday at off-campus apartment

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Kent State University confirmed the death of Kent State football player Jason Bitsko on Wednesday afternoon. Bitsko, a redshirt junior center from Huber Heights, was found dead in his off-campus apartment after he failed to show up for this morni

  • Kent State football team turns to social media to mourn death of Jason Bitsko

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    Last Monday night, I spoke with members of the 2014 Kent State football program about media-related issues. I started my lecture by thanking them for keeping the phone calls I dread the worst to a minimum, those late night or early morning calls f

  • Kent State University mourning death of football player (Haynes, Nielsen)

    Outlet: Record-Courier

    The Kent State University football family and the entire campus community are mourning the sudden death of Jason Bitsko, one of the most beloved members of the athletic program. Bitsko was found dead in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment by a

  • Kent State football player found dead in his Brimfield apartment (Nielsen, Haynes)

    Outlet: Akron Beacon Journal, The

    ENT: Jason Bitsko, the starting center for the Kent State University football team, was found dead in his bed at about 9 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities believe an undetermined medical issue was the cause. Team members were alerted that something was

  • Death of Kent State's Jason Bitsko leaves a void on and off the field (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio -- One day before students were scheduled to arrive at Kent State, the unusually quiet campus was coming to grips with the untimely death of KSU football player Jason Bitsko. The starting center and clear leader of a young offensive lin

  • Kent State football player Jason Bitsko found dead in his room (Nielsen)

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Kent State football player Jason Bitsko has died from an undisclosed medical condition. According to a Kent State release, Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Kent State University issues Ice Bucket Challenge to Ohio University: Higher Education Roundup

    Outlet: Plain Dealer

    KENT, Ohio - Kent State University took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a new level. Instead of simply challenging individuals to pour a bucket of ice water over their head to increase awareness and contributions to ALS, President Beverly Warren,

  • 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; and Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye through Oct. 5. 330-672-345

  • Good Morning America - Counselors will be on hand at kent state

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    Counselors will be on hand at kent state, following the death of a popular athlete. He was found -- it is believed he died in his sleep of natural causes. An autopsy will be performed.

  • Good Morning Cleveland at 5am - KSU mourning death of student athlete

    Outlet: WEWS-TV

    kent state athletes students today are mourning after the death of jason bitsko. The medical examiner will perform an autopsy today but it is believed that he died from natural causes.

  • Wayne grad, Kent State senior Bitsko found dead in dorm

    Outlet: Dayton Daily News - Online

    Jason Bitsko, a larger-than-life personality first as an offensive lineman at Wayne High School and then at Kent State University, was found dead in his dorm room Wednesday morning at the Kent campus. He was 21. Read the complete story... The s

  • Kent State's top research official is stepping down from the post to return to faculty

    Outlet: Crain's Cleveland Business - Online

    After three years on the job, Kent State’s top research official, Grant McGimpsey, will step down from his administrative post and return to the faculty. McGimpsey has agreed to remain in his position as vice president for research and sponsored p

  • Kent State's Bitsko found dead in his room

    Outlet: Calgary Sun - Online, The

    Kent State starting centre Jason Bitsko has died from an undetermined medical condition, the university confirmed Wednesday.

  • Kent State starting center dies in sleep

    Outlet: Hawaii News Now

    The school said in a release that starting center Jason Bitsko was found unresponsive in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment shortly before 9 a.m. The 21-year-old Bitsko was in his fourth year with the Golden Flashes. He started all 12 games i

  • U.S. Charges Kent State With Housing Bias for Refusing Student's Therapy Dog

    Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education - Online, The

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Tuesday charged Kent State University and four of its employees with housing discrimination for refusing to allow a student to keep a therapy dog in her campus apartment, the Plain Dealer report

  • Kent State accused of housing discrimination

    Outlet: Times-Reporter - Online, The

    The university allegedly refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support animal in her campus apartment. Government officials are accusing Ohio's Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to

  • Kent State accused of housing discrimination

    Outlet: Independent - Online, The

    The university allegedly refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support animal in her campus apartment. Government officials are accusing Ohio's Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to

  • Kent State Lineman Dies In Apartment

    Outlet: Austin American-Statesman - Online

    Kent State starting center Jason Bitsko, 21 years old, died earlier today. He was found unresponsive in bed after failing to show for morning practice. According to an athletic department press release, police believe he died from an "undetermined me

  • Kent State starting center dies in sleep

    Outlet: Herald and News - Online

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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