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In-person classes to move to a 3-feet distancing format in Fall 2021

Gina Butkovich Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

In-person classes will move to a “3-foot distancing format” in the fall of 2021, the Office of the Provost announced Friday in an email to faculty. The move follows new recommendations made by the...

A porch portrait of Suzy DEnbeau, her mom, Mimi and her kids. 

PERSONAL ESSAY: Students support, give back to faculty who are also struggling during pandemic

Suzy D'Enbeau Contributor March 23, 2021

For most of the pandemic, I was drowning like just about every other working mother, trying to homeschool while also doing my full-time job as an associate professor in the School of Communication Studies....

Aviad Israeli is a professor within the College of Education, Health and Human Services and the undergraduate program coordinator for the Hospitality Management program. 

Changes to hospitality program, curriculum to begin fall 2021

Emma Andrus Reporter March 14, 2021

Students of Kent State’s hospitality program will now be offered additional courses and the chance to select concentrations within the degree after the Kent State Board of Trustees approved the changes...

The presentation of the winner of the 2020 annual undergraduate symposium. The research study was done by Caroline Nitirahardjo for the biological science field and focused on the association between mosquito spread and neurodegenerative diseases. 

Students to showcase research in virtual symposium, compete for a cash prize

Morgan Boyd Reporter March 12, 2021

Instead of creating poster boards and setting up at the Student Center, students will present their research projects virtually as part of the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium later this semester.  Scheduled...

Kurahashi book cover

Courtesy of Yuko Kurahashi February 25, 2021

This is the front cover of Yuko Kurahashi's book, “The Interdisciplinary Theatre of Ping Chong,” which focuses on Chong’s contributions to the world of theatre as well as his dedication to challenging...

Students are stressed, so are the faculty

Katie Thompson September 10, 2019

As fall semester starts, students know the amount of stress they are going to go through, but they may not realize the stress their professors will face. One-fourth of full time faculty that participated...

Faculty Senate discusses changes to commencement, fall schedule

Sydney Purtee March 12, 2019

The Faculty Senate discussed commencement changes and future enrollment plans during their meeting on Monday.Faculty Senate Chair Pam Grimm centered conversation around the May 4 commemoration. Grimm spoke...

Faculty union, administration select fact-finder for contract negotiations

Lauren Sasala February 7, 2019

The faculty union and Kent State administration have chosen a fact-finder to try and reach an agreement over contract negotiations.In an email sent to members of the Kent chapter for the American Association...

Microsoft Office 365 receives an upgrade that will help staff and faculty collaborate

Jenna Langan November 4, 2018

The Division of Technology has expanded the university’s agreement with Microsoft to include more beneficial collaboration tools.The upgrade gives faculty and staff a convenient space to access chat...

Faculty Senate chair Deb Smith speaks during the first meeting of the semester on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.

Faculty union declares impasse in negotiations

Rachel Hale October 29, 2018

The faculty union declared an impasse with the Kent State administration regarding contract negotiations.The Kent chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the university...

‘Fashion Meets the Body’ reception shows off designs from faculty

Ashley Johnson October 10, 2018

The Kent State University Museum held a reception for “Fashion Meets the Body: Juried KSU Faculty Exhibition” Tuesday evening in Rockwell Hall.The event started with welcoming remarks from John Crawford-Spinelli,...

While speaking at a 9/11 anniversary event at Franklin Hall on Sept. 11, 2018, Chuck Banks informed Kent State students that 8 miles away from the CIA Directors location was the Pentagon. We knew it was a terrorist attack, but it happened so quick... I called my wife... I called my sons... I even called my mother in Maryland... I felt I needed to hear everyones voice before I could get back to work.

CCI event reflects on American response to 9/11, urges students to carry on remembrance

Maria McGinnis September 12, 2018

Seventeen years ago, the nation experienced a sudden tragedy that changed the course of American history forever.For some, 9/11 remains so vivid it’s hard to believe it happened nearly two decades ago....

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