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Kent Wired

Nick Petrella, an art Professor at Kent State and the co-creator of the event. 

Art Without Limits viewed worldwide

Benjamin Weaver Reporter February 5, 2022

Having a flexible set of skills is crucial to be successful in your career, said Silas Hite, professional musical composer and performer, during his virtual art entrepreneur session on Feb. 4. “If your...

Kent States DI Hub where Art Without Limits was scheduled to be.

Art Without Limits moves to virtual platform following winter weather conditions

Benjamin Weaver Reporter February 3, 2022

The massive snow storm hitting campus has caused The College of the Arts’ art entrepreneurs panel to be fully virtual Feb 4. Art Without Limits was originally taking place in the DI Hub from 9 a.m....

Helena Richardson, a graduate student at Kent State, stands in front of one of the tapestries featured at the Line by Line exhibit.

New Kent State gallery focuses on textiles as an art form

Benjamin Weaver Reporter January 29, 2022

Weaving is an art technique that is centuries old, but the new art gallery, Line by Line on display at the Center for Visual Arts at Kent State, displays weaving being modernized in innovative ways.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...

USG Election results: Chazzlyn Jackson is the new USG president

Blake Westover Reporter March 21, 2021

The USG election concluded Wednesday with over 600 ballots cast. The election featured nineteen elected positions; all but five of the positions were uncontested. The contested positions were Senator for...

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...

Chazzlyn Jackson is the candidate for the Student Body President for USG in the ’21-’22 school year. 

Meet the Candidates: Meet the Directors

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

Student Body President Candidate: Chazzlyn JacksonQ: What is your platform? A: “I am dedicated to a climate of inclusivity, advocacy and wellness. I want to enhance the student life experience through...

Dane Paris, senator of the Honors College candidate for USG. 

Candidates present new ideas and platforms at USG debate

Annie Zwisler Reporter March 5, 2020

There were no winners or losers Wednesday night as USG candidates vowed to implement more mental health resources, environmental protection and better restrooms for Kent State students at the annual USG...

The Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising at Kent State University announced the appointment of Louise Valentine as its new director. Valentine will hold the Peg’s Foundation Endowed Leadership Chair. She most recently served as professor and chair of design at the University of Dundee’s Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Scotland, U.K.

Kent State announces new director of School of Fashion Design and Merchandising

Kent State announced Louise Valentine as the new director of the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Valentine, an applied design researcher, recently served...

An 80s display, part of an exhibit in the Kent State University Museum, in Rockwell Hall Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.

Kent State Museum, College of the Arts channel the ’80s in latest exhibit

Ella Abbott November 4, 2017

Guests of the Kent State University Museum partied like it was 1985 on Friday night.The museum, in collaboration with the College of the Arts, held an '80s-themed party in the Rockwell Hall Atrium where...

Rocco, 7, gets his feet painted to help break the Guinness World Record the world’s largest barefoot painted mural.

Kent gets crafty: Local artists teach skills at second annual Creativity Festival

Chyenne Tatum September 30, 2017

Students and families were artists for the day at the second annual Kent Creativity Festival on the Esplanade.Sponsored by the College of the Arts, the festival provides an opportunity for people of all...

John Crawford-Spinelli, the dean of the College of the Arts (left), interviews Emmy and Tony Award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell about his life as a costume designer after his speech Monday.

‘Hamilton’ costume designer discusses race in theater industry

Quaylyn Hairston September 27, 2017

"Hamilton" costume designer Paul Tazewell spoke about race and its influence on his career Monday at the E. Turner Stump Theatre at Kent State.“Being a black man in theater, I wouldn’t trade it for...

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