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Kent students raise over $17,000 for The Akron Children’s Hospital

March 6, 2023

For over six hours KSU Flashathon led nonstop dancing for the Akron Children's Hospital. Flashathon, a student-run year-round philanthropic movement, hosts a dance marathon once a year to fund the...

The HiHo Brewing Company, opened in 2017 by husband-and-wife co-owners Ali and Jon Hovan. The couple is from Hudson but lived in Denver from 2007 to 2015 during the peak of the craft-brewery trend. They eventually carried the Colorado craft-brewery trend to their new home in Cuyahoga Falls.

Behind the brew: The women behind Northeast Ohio’s breweries

Zach Shepherd Reporter February 14, 2022

On February 1, the Pheonix Brewing Company in Mansfield, Ohio opened its doors to women from 12 breweries and organizations, all from central and northern Ohio. Together, the women started the 3-week...

Ohio lawmakers override Gov. DeWine‘s veto on Senate Bill 22

Alexandria Manthey TV2 Reporter March 24, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, Gov. Mike DeWine has issued a stay at home orders, mask mandates, regulations on restaurants and more. Ohio legislators are now looking to take that power away. As of Wednesday,...

Chris Flessner, an associate professor in the department of psychology. 

Kent State professor receives grant for food allergy safety training project

Sabrina Scott September 8, 2019

Christopher Flessner, an associate professor in the department of psychology, is launching a food allergy safety training project through a national grant to help lower-income children and their families...

Sunita Shakya, doctoral student in the College of Public Health. 

Public health professor investigates lead blood levels among resettled refugee children

Shams Mustafa August 25, 2019

Substance abuse, obesity and nutrition have recently been some of the most important public health issues concerning scientific scholars and pediatricians. But in recent years, lead poisoning has come...

Valentines cards made for patients, at Akron Childrens Hospital. 

Students craft cards for patients at Akron Children’s Hospital

Molly Heideman February 13, 2019

Students in the Quad area have been making Valentine’s Day cards for the last two weeks for patients at Akron Children’s Hospital.Emma Rader, a sophomore psychology major, put on the activity so residents...

Participants of Kent States sixth annual Flashathon pose with the total amount raised Saturday, April 7, 2018. 

Fundraising a miracle

Shelbie Goulding April 9, 2018

On Saturday, Alieen Smith gathered in front of a crowd of stangers during Kent State's sixth annual Flashathon to tell a story about her daughter Fiona.“I’m going to try and get through this without...

Flashathon fundraises with Zumbathon

Shelbie Goulding February 16, 2018

The Flashathon team hosted a free Zumba class at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center Thursday to fundraise and bring awareness to their philanthropy in benefiting the kids of Akron Children’s...

Photo Story: Young heros encourage Akron Marathon runners

Austin Mariasy September 25, 2017

During this year's FirstEnergy Akron Marathon, Half Marathon and Team Relay, which is part of the Akron Children's Hospital Marathon Race Series, 14 children dressed up as a superhero and joined family,...

Students take part in the 2017 KSU Flash-A-Thon’s 12-hour dance marathon to help raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

KSU Flash-A-Thon receives strong participation

Madeline Zupko April 8, 2017

Approximately 450 people of all ages and degrees from the Kent State community came together Saturday to raise $45,000 in donations for cancer patients.The KSU Flash-A-Thon, a non-profit philanthropic...

The members of the Board of Trustees gather to approve and review the results of the multiple morning meetings regarding the school and plans for the future on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015.

Board of Trustees approves university vision statement, awards bonus to Warren

Kent State’s Board of Trustees approved the Strategic Roadmap for a Distinctive Kent State and a six-year capital spending plan at the Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 8.The meeting, held at Akron Children’s...

Laura Schuch is a PhD candidate in geography researching the prevalence and distribution of lead paint in older structures in Akron neighborhoods. With her is Professor of Geography Andrew Curtis.

Kent State doctoral student making progress in lead exposure research

Gabrielle Woodard September 17, 2015

A geography doctoral student has paired with Akron Children’s Hospital to use research technology to prevent high lead levels in children in Akron neighborhoods for the past two years.Laura Schuch, who...

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