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Kent States Student Construction Management Team placed in the top four for their annual Mechanical Contractors Association of America competition hosted in San Diego, Calif. on March 16.

Kent State’s Construction Management Team places in national competition

Grace Hare, Reporter March 23, 2022

For the first time, Kent State's Student Construction Management Team placed in the top four for their annual Mechanical Contractors Association of America competition hosted in San Diego, Calif. on March...

James Bowling, superintendent of the city of Kent’s engineering department, led the public meeting to discuss the East Main Street traffic circle project. The meeting was held at the Kent United Methodist Church on Tuesday evening.

Roundabouts reduce driver’s speed and heighten pedestrian safety, East Main Street project

Liam Morrison Reporter September 23, 2021

Speed reduction was addressed at the East Main Street public meeting Tuesday evening.   The city of Kent plans to eliminate the entrance to Terrace Drive on East Main Street to prevent drivers from using...

President Todd Diacon sent an email press release requiring vaccinations for student, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses. 

Kent State announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement, plans for December deadline

Emma Andrus Reporter August 27, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students, faculty and staff at all Kent State campuses will be phased in over the fall semester, according to an email sent by President Todd Diacon Friday.“As the delta...

The Board of Trustees approved two new institutes in a Zoom meeting Wednesday, March 10. The trustees also approved changes in course fees and the addition of new campus solar array project. 

Changes to course fees, new campus solar array project approved by Board of Trustees

Emma Andrus Reporter March 10, 2021

The Kent State Board of Trustees approved the removal and addition of numerous course-related fees alongside the implementation of a solar array at its March 10 meeting. The changes to programming course...

Local company sews masks during pandemic

Emily Walters Reporter April 18, 2020

Three weeks ago a hairdresser walked into her friend’s office and said “let’s make masks,” and since then three women have made over 400 masks. A&H Hose and Fitting in Indian Lake, OH makes...

J.R. Campbell (left) and Kevin Pospichel (right) working with DI Hub Technology.

Design Innovation Hub construction continues through pandemic

Theresa Lovrak Reporter April 16, 2020

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a source of uncertainty for Kent State, construction of the Design Innovation [DI] Hub is still underway and scheduled to be ready for use for the fall 2020...

This is a colored adhesive sculpture. The gallery is open until Oct. 5, 2019.

Kent State’s glass program celebrates 50 years through glass exhibitions

Abigail Mack September 4, 2019

Although it’s often called the "golden anniversary," 50 years is looking a little different for Kent State’s School of Art.Started in 1969 by Henry Halem, Kent State’s studio glass program is celebrating...

Plans show what the new Design Innovation Hub will look like when it opens in August 2020.

Design Innovation Hub coming to center campus

Samantha Farland March 6, 2019

The $44.9 million Design Innovation Hub construction will begin in April on the old Art Building.As part of Phase 1 of the 10-year Master Plan, the facility will open in August of 2020.The Design Innovation...

Terrace Hall will be torn down in Summer 2019 in order for the College of Business Administration to construct its new building.  

Terrace Hall to be torn down

Jill Golden February 21, 2019

The ROTC building will be demolished this summer so the new College of Business Administration has room for its new building.The ROTC building, or Terrace Hall, is where Kent State’s Army and Air Force...

The Market dining hall, on the second floor of the Student Center, will close in Fall 2020.

Kent State’s dining hall The Market to be replaced in Fall 2020

Samantha Farland February 15, 2019

The Market, formerly known as Kent Market 2, is set to leave the Student Center in Fall 2020.This is a part of Phase One of the university's 10-year Facilities Master Plan, which shows more dining toward...

Map of Camp James

Missile defense site to possibly be built near KSU main campus

Jill Golden February 2, 2019

A missile defense site may be built 20 miles east of Kent State after the U.S. Department of Defense announced it is looking to add a third location to the country’s missile defenses.A missile defense...

A PARTA bus pulls into the Kent State Student Center stop on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. 

PARTA sees a slight increase in bus ridership

Sarah Limas October 24, 2018

More students are riding PARTA buses this semester, and the crowding on the transportation is becoming a slight issue.From the beginning of the semester to the end of September, students rode the bus 512,001...

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