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Kent Wired

Three Kent State professors receive Outstanding Teaching Award

Jordan Bryski, Reporter February 23, 2022

Even some of Kent State’s best professors struggle. Three recipients received the Outstanding Teaching Award, despite the difficulties faced during the pandemic. Aaron Bacue, Jamie McCartney and Ana...

Aaron Bacue is an Associate Lecturer in the School of Communication Studies. 

Three Kent State professors receive Outstanding Teaching Award

Jordan Bryski Reporter February 23, 2022

Even some of Kent State’s best professors struggle. Three recipients received the Outstanding Teaching Award, despite the difficulties faced during the pandemic.Aaron Bacue, Jamie McCartney and Ana Wetzl...

CCI Dean Amy Reynolds (left), CCI Student Recruitment Specialist Debra Lamm (top right) and CCI Assistant Dean Matt Rollyson (bottom right).

Arts, Communication and Information undergraduate programs see decrease in spring enrollment

Kaitlyn Finchler Reporter March 22, 2021

The effects of COVID-19 have led some students to take a semester off and some have considered other options, overall leading some programs to see a decrease in enrollment. The College of Communication...

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...

Sophomore communication studies major Lilli DiFinis home workspace.

One year later: Kent State students’ relationship with remote learning

Morgan McGrath Feature writer March 14, 2021

Students at Kent State University, like most colleges, have had no choice but to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic that’s been terrorizing the United States for nearly a year now. In fact, 2,260 students...

Ben Vrobel continued going to his online classes after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Sick days during online learning

Ashley Blood Reporter March 12, 2021

Sick days are no longer mandatory because of online learning and many students are working through their illness.Before COVID-19, students took a break from school when they were sick. Now, because of...

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...

Gene Shelton, professor in the Media & Journalism department.

Students and professors alike manage the positive and negative aspects of classroom technology

Zach Shepherd Reporter February 16, 2021

As vaccines become more readily available, more schools are opening up. Students and teachers are looking for ways to improve the classroom environment using technology acquired during the pandemic, but...

Water Street Tavern.

The deal with downtown Kent: How local restaurants are adjusting to COVID-19

Morgan McGrath Reporter February 11, 2021

As we approach the one year anniversary of COVID-19’s appearance in the U.S., colleges across the country are continuously making necessary implementations of social distancing and online learning in...

The Adobe Creative Cloud application, where users can then pick and choose which Adobe apps they’d like to install.  

KSU offering Adobe, other software free to students for remainder of semester

Dylan Bowers Reporter March 31, 2020

With the outbreak of the coronavirus in the United States, Kent State and other universities face the challenge of adjusting to the new normal.As the university finishes the remainder of the spring semester...

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