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When students keep their cameras off, the professor may see a screen full of blank boxes. However, assuming theyve turned their cameras off because theyre not paying attention is unfair. There are many legitimate reasons for wanting to keep their cameras off, such as those listed here. 

OPINION: Professors, it’s time to rethink that mandatory cameras-on policy

Lyndsey Brennan Opinion Writer March 4, 2021

I know, I know. Professors who adopt cameras-on policies for their online classes are usually well-intentioned.They want to make sure we’re understanding the material and engaged. They want to give...

Tony Snyder has cerebral palsy and works in the Kent State University library as a Copyright and Interlibrary Loan Associate. He works on processing interlibrary loan requests that will eventually result in items from the libraries being sent across the country and worldwide. Snyder says, Interlibrary loan is like having the worlds libraries at your fingertips.

Becoming an ally of the disabled takes information, understanding

Dealing with misconceptions about his physical condition doesn’t stop Tony Snyder, a Kent State copyright and library loan associate, from excelling in life and his career.Snyder has cerebral palsy,...

Kent provides mental health training for faculty

Rachel Hale August 25, 2019

The College of Public Health received a three-year $306,000 federal grant to provide mental health awareness training to Kent State faculty and staff.The Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention Grant...

Freshman fashion design major Kaycee Marshall sews on a jacket she designed for class in the Schwartz Center on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

Fashion student overcomes challenges to pursue dreams

Dana Miller April 13, 2016

When freshman fashion design major Kaycee Marshall is in the sewing lab of Kent State’s Fashion School, she places the pedal of the sewing machine in between her knees because her legs aren’t strong...

Kent community to celebrate disability Awareness Month

Toni Hunt September 30, 2015

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) invites individuals to acknowledge their differences and increase awareness of the obstacles they face on and off campus with "disAbility Awareness Month" (dAM).The...

Winter weather raises concerns for students with disabilities

For Kent State students with physical disabilities, the severe weather of the winter season can make life more difficult and dangerous.“For me, a lot of the challenge is the cold weather,” senior paralegal...

Kent State advancing accessibility across campus

Carley Hull December 4, 2013

Figuring out the best way to access a stadium-style classroom, finding a family bathroom or simply crossing the street are tasks the average Kent State student completes daily without a second thought....

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