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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Ashtabula, Columbiana, Summit and Tuscarawas counties, where Kent State operates several campuses and locations, recently moved into the “high” community level designation for COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Masks now required at Kent State’s Ashtabula, Columbiana, Summit and Tuscarawas campuses, locations

Emma Andrus, Managing Editor August 5, 2022

Masks are now required indoors at Kent State campuses in Ashtabula, Columbiana, Summit and Tuscarawas counties, according to an email sent by the university Friday morning.  The decision comes following...

UPDATE: Ohio’s ‘Heartbeat Bill’ goes into effect, causing immediate change to the state’s abortion landscape

Emma Andrus, Managing Editor June 24, 2022

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information regarding the emergency motion to dissolve the federal injunction of Ohio's "Heartbeat Bill."  On Friday evening, a federal court moved...

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State Board of Trustees voted to approve the renaming of the college and construction of the new building at its meeting on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021.

Board of Trustees discusses potential partnership with local restaurateur, approves donor name spaces for Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Kent State’s Board of Trustees authorized the senior vice president for finance and administration to lease the property located at 430-436 E. Main St, formerly known as the “cottage Starbucks”...

University officials discuss vaccination requirements, exemptions, repercussions at town hall meeting

Alexandra Golden and Emma Andrus November 17, 2021

As the Dec. 20 deadline approaches for Kent State’s COVID-19 vaccination requirement, a panel of university representatives discussed details of the requirement and information about exemptions at a town...

Crawford Building

Crawford Building

A rendering of Crawford Hall, what will be the new building for the Ambassador Crawford College of Business and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as the College of Business Administration. The Kent State...

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...

AAUP-KSU reaches tentative agreements with university for faculty vaccine requirements

Emma Andrus Reporter September 18, 2021

Leaders of Kent State’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), the faculty union, reached separate tentative agreements with Kent State on language for two memoranda of...

The Kent State Board of Trustees at their Wednesday meeting.  

WKSU, Ideastream merger approved by Kent State Board of Trustees

Kent State’s NPR-affiliated radio station WKSU will be operated by Cleveland-based Ideastream Public Media beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The board approved the management transfer as part of a public service...

Kent State hosts Q&A webinar for faculty, staff ahead of fall semester

Emma Andrus Reporter August 21, 2021

Kent State held a virtual town hall for faculty and staff Thursday to answer questions and concerns related to the fall 2021 semester.Panelists included Peggy Shadduck, vice president for regional campuses...

Kent State recommends face coverings for indoor gatherings

Emma Andrus Copy Editor July 28, 2021

Kent State announced revisions to its guidelines for face coverings in an emailed statement Wednesday.“Beginning today, we strongly recommend face coverings be worn by both vaccinated and unvaccinated...

KIC poster advertising the February bonding event where students made cards for staff members.

How KSU students are spending their Valentine’s Day

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 13, 2021

What better day than Valentine’s Day to spend with your significant other or friends? This year is particularly special because of the current pandemic, so students need to adjust and find new ways to...

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