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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Kent State President Todd Diacon

President Todd Diacon announces financial summary for upcoming fiscal year as enrollment trends downward

Zaria Johnson Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2021

Kent State’s enrollment continues to be a key factor in determining the university’s financial stability, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday to members of the Kent State community. Diacon...

Melody Tankersley is the senior vice president and provost at Kent State University.

Spring 2022 courses delivery to ‘reflect pre-pandemic’ levels, College of Business and Administration renamed

Emma Andrus Reporter October 11, 2021

University officials discussed plans for course delivery in future semesters and the development of a new strategic plan for academic success at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday. Senior Vice President...

Women’s golf competes at Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Tournament

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 23, 2021

Kent State’s women’s golf team finished in 11th place out of 17 teams in its second tournament of the season on Monday and Tuesday.“I’ve been here three weeks, and it's been great to watch our...

Terrace Hall will be torn down once fundraising for the new business building is complete. Kent State’s Gateway Masterplan is off to a slow started while the pandemic continues.

With efforts to raise funds for new business building, Terrace Hall’s demolition pauses

Liam Morrison Reporter September 21, 2021

Terrace Hall will not be torn down until the fundraising goal of $20 million is met for the new College of Business Administration building, as a part of Kent State’s 10-year Gateway Master Plan.President...

Graduation Q & A

Q&A: Spring commencements and ceremonies

Emma Andrus Reporter April 11, 2021

As the spring 2021 semester comes to a close, celebrations for graduating students are soon to be underway. Kent State announced its plans to host optional in-person commencement ceremonies in an email...

Isabella “Zaz” Alvarino is the candidate for Senator for the College of the Arts for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Senators

Blake Westover, Reporter Ashley Blood, Reporter Lindsey Vlasic, Reporter March 15, 2021

Senator, College of the Arts Candidate: Isabella "Zaz" Alvarino Q: What is your platform? A: “I’m running for the students. I want to bridge the gap between the students and faculty. I want to run...

Kel Reed is a career advisor for the Career Services office in the College of Business Administration at Kent State. 

Online job applications more than a few clicks

Dylan Bowers Reporter February 16, 2020

Applying for jobs online embodies the process of finding a job in the year 2020. As student tenure winds down at Kent State, getting a job quickly jumps to the top of the list of priorities.Job applications...

Online courses give students more options

Katie Thompson Teaching reporter October 13, 2019

In 1922, Kent State offered its first distance learning program through correspondence courses.Today, 54 percent of undergraduate students are taking at least one online course said Laura Andrews the...

Diacon announces hiring freeze due to $12 million budget gap

Molly Heideman September 9, 2019

During the Faculty Senate meeting Monday, President Todd Diacon announced the implementation of a hiring freeze for the university.Diacon said because of the university’s challenges of decreasing enrollment...

Bonnie St. John, keynote speaker at the Spirit of Women in Business Conference, speaks to the audience Thursday, March 7.

KSU hosts 9th annual ‘Spirit of Women in Business’ Conference

Autumn Rietzel March 9, 2019

Bonnie St. John, a Paralympic medalist, told women, and a few men, that being normal is overrated.“Aim higher than normal,” St. John said.St. John, the keynote speaker at the Spirit of Women in Business...

Faculty Senate members settle into their seats as their monthly meeting kicks off in the Governance Chambers Monday, March 12, 2018.

Faculty Senate rejects proposal for new global-learning program

Valerie Royzman March 13, 2018

Faculty Senate spent close to 40 minutes of the meeting Monday discussing a newly proposed program focused on global and intercultural learning, only to shoot it down.Kenneth Burhanna, the interim dean...

$3.1 million donation to the College of Business Administration for student scholarships

Kelsey Meszaros October 17, 2017

The College of Business Administration received a $3.1 million scholarship endowment from alumnus Joseph Stevens and his wife, Fran Stevens. The money will benefit juniors and seniors in the college who...

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