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Plans for international students in the fall

Alexandra Golden Reporter May 14, 2021

KSU is preparing for international students during the fall 2021 semester to make them feel prepared and welcomed. “We are planning to have new international students here in the fall. We are planning...

Kent State is encouraging anyone who is eligible to be vaccinated to do so.

KSU fall 2021 COVID-19 preparations

Alexandra Golden Reporter May 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to Kent State and many of the safety precautions will continue into the fall. KSU and the city of Kent will be working together to ensure safety for residents...

Photo courtesy of the Wick Poetry Center.

Wick Poetry Center debuts Global Vaccine Poem Project

Morgan McGrath Feature Writer May 2, 2021

“I like to think the global vaccine poem is spreading faster than the variants of the virus,” said David Hassler, director of Kent State’s Wick Poetry Center.Hassler collaborated with the University...

Victoria Clement, senior special education major, Delta Zeta member and acting president of Kent State’s Panhellenic Council. Photo courtesy of Victoria Clement.

A look into sorority formals: COVID-19 edition

Morgan McGrath Feature Writer April 23, 2021

COVID-19 has altered almost every aspect of modern life, including the in-person college experience. At Kent State, clubs and organizations are trying their best to remain active through Zoom calls, small...

Email sent out by the university regarding procedures for fall classes.

Fall classes on weekends, at night and in-person

Alexandra Golden Reporter April 5, 2021

Kent State went virtual over a year ago, but those changes are still affecting students. “Everything feels like school because you’re doing school where you should be relaxing,” said Natalia Cruz,...

Members of Kupita in the 2019 closing ceremony.

Kupita/Transiciones offers guidance for new multicultural students on campus despite COVID-19 restrictions

Chris Bright Reporter March 30, 2021

The Student Multicultural Center’s Kupita/Transiciones program offers African American, Latinx, Hispanic, Native American and all multiracial students the opportunity to get better orientated with college...

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

Shelley Marshall is an associate lecturer in information technology at Kent State Ashtabula.

New cybersecurity degree introduced to fill the need for security professionals in the workforce

Olivia Futo Reporter March 24, 2021

Kent State regional campus students can now earn an associates degree in cybersecurity in a fully online program. With a need identified for security professionals in the workforce, especially in Ohio,...

Canvas training

University makes progress on transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 18, 2021

After the announcement of switching the university’s content management system from Blackboard to Canvas, faculty are gaining access to the system and students will be able to do so in the near future. Jim...

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...

As the meeting was held on International Women’s Day, Tankersley invited all female-identifying meeting participants to turn on their cameras for recognition. “I want to especially recognize the amazing women of Kent State who change the world every single day through their scientific breakthroughs, their creations and innovations, their support of one another, instruction of students, their work and communities and agencies all to better our society,” Tankersley said. 

Faculty Senate brings updates on fall 2021 semester, class scheduling

Emma Andrus, Reporter Kaitlyn Finchler, Reporter March 8, 2021

University officials released plans and hopes to move to fully in-person classes and experiences as early as the spring of 2022, Senior Vice President and Provost Melody Tankersley said in the Faculty...

Kent State announces plans for fall 2021 semester

Elias Shingleton Digital Content Producer February 25, 2021

Kent State announced it will conduct more in-person classes and activities in the fall 2021 semester amid continuing protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.According to a letter from the Office...

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