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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Kent State University President Todd Diacon speaks to the audience during the groundbreaking ceremony.

Gateway Master Plan starts; Terrace Drive closed for year

September 1, 2022

Kent State began part one of its three-part plan which aims to add new buildings to campus while making the campus a more walkable place. The 10-year plan is known as the Kent Campus Gateway...

An overview of the site of the proposed intergenerational village project shown to attendees of the Vision of a Village community meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021. 

‘A Vision of a Village’: Kent State, Kent representatives hold public meeting for intergenerational housing project

Emma Andrus Reporter October 29, 2021

Representatives from Kent State and the city of Kent hosted a public information session for a proposed intergenerational housing project Wednesday evening. The proposed project would be a community of...

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...

Terrace Hall will be torn down once fundraising for the new business building is complete. Kent State’s Gateway Masterplan is off to a slow started while the pandemic continues.

With efforts to raise funds for new business building, Terrace Hall’s demolition pauses

Liam Morrison Reporter September 21, 2021

Terrace Hall will not be torn down until the fundraising goal of $20 million is met for the new College of Business Administration building, as a part of Kent State’s 10-year Gateway Master Plan.President...

Capital Budget Infographic

Kent State receives roughly $23.25 million from state for maintenance, renovation projects

Emma Andrus Reporter February 5, 2021

Renovations to Kent State’s School of Fashion, one of several planned maintenance projects across its campuses, will soon be underway with funds from Senate Bill 310, signed into law by Ohio Gov. Mike...

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...

School of Fashion expansion set for fall 2021

Rockwell Hall, home of Kent State’s School of Fashion and Merchandising, is expected to be renovated before the fall 2021 semester.In part of Phase I of the Gateway Master Plan, Rockwell Hall will expand...

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