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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The pandemic halted the study abroad experience for international relations students, but educational travel slowly makes a come back.

CCI creates three-week study abroad course at Florence campus

Chong Chen Reporter February 5, 2022

The College of Communication and Information first-ever intersession course in Florence will give students an immersive experience while working to think creatively to turn ideas into deliverable stories.The...

Squirrel City Jewelers is located in Downtown Kent.

Alumnus-owned business employs local artists despite economic uncertainty for small businesses

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter May 11, 2021

Downtown Kent has a wide array of shops, bars and restaurants that are locally owned and operated. Squirrel City Jewelers is owned by Kent State alumnus Michael Faehnel. He received his B.F.A in jewelry,...

Olson Hall is home to the CCI Commons.

CCI Commons events expanded virtually during COVID-19 semesters

Austin Monigold May 7, 2021

The CCI Commons were adjusted to accommodate students during the past two semesters and typical staples of CCI like RA events, storage for projects and computer availability faced severe changes.The commons...

OPINION: Is the Gaming Industry in Trouble?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer April 23, 2021

With all the noise that the once deferred and despised GameStop received in the stock market this past quarter of 2021, I thought a lot about how the state of the gaming industry is outside of a store...

Matthew Rollyson is the assistant dean of CCI.

CCI Core approaches 10-year anniversary

Austin Monigold reporter March 29, 2021

The CCI Core, a base set of cross-major courses required for students with majors in the College of Communication and Information, has grown in 10 years from three required classes to 10 options.For the...

CCI Dean Amy Reynolds (left), CCI Student Recruitment Specialist Debra Lamm (top right) and CCI Assistant Dean Matt Rollyson (bottom right).

Arts, Communication and Information undergraduate programs see decrease in spring enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 22, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have led some students to take a semester off and some have considered other options, overall leading some programs to see a decrease in enrollment. The College of Communication...

Journalism professor Jeff Fruit is the current interim director for School of Library and Information Science. The school is currently searching for a new director, after the former director resigned last year.

JMC change to MDJ creates more inclusive school name

Auston Monigold Reporter March 4, 2021

The history of media at Kent State reached a new milestone when the School of Journalism and Mass Communication changed its name to the School of Media and Journalism, becoming more inclusive to its umbrella...

Student design agency joins College of Communication and Information in Franklin Hall

Jessica Cobb Reporter November 25, 2020

IdeaBase, a Kent State student-powered design agency, has a new home on the third floor of Franklin Hall this year, providing new opportunities for College of Communication and Information students.  Students...

CCI alumna Brenna Parker shares Kent State experience, work on the Biden campaign

Jessica Cobb reporter November 25, 2020

Brenna Parker starts her morning meetings pushing public policies and media content for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, along with her colleagues who are spread across five time zones. Parker works...

New CCI directors find home at Kent State despite challenges of pandemic

New directors in the College of Communication and Information came into their roles at a difficult time, but are working toward greater involvement despite the COVID-19 pandemic.Among these administrators...

Psychological safety focuses on workforce culture

Becca Sagaris Health reporter September 27, 2019

Speaker Dr. Joel Gecht told a group of Kent State faculty psychological safety is “heavily rooted in awareness and perception.” Gecht is a psychologist that specializes in the design and implementation...

Living-learning residence halls help with grades, connections

Hannah Gooch Housing Reporter September 27, 2019

Students in living-learning communities are able to take advantage of events, speakers and resources that are geared toward their theme or college.“Every year, the students that are in LLCs have higher...

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